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#Violence

# violence - Friday 20 July, 2018

Appeal for information on 'shocking' video of teen throwing petrol bomb at van
# Derry
# Derry

Appeal for information on 'shocking' video of teen throwing petrol bomb at van

Jul 20th 2018, 12:07 PM 16,854 Views 21 Comments

The incident happened last week in Derry.

# violence - Thursday 19 July, 2018

67 arrested as Met Police 'remove dangerous individuals from communities they're abusing'
# Operation Puglia
# Operation Puglia

67 arrested as Met Police 'remove dangerous individuals from communities they're abusing'

Jul 19th 2018, 4:25 PM 18,523 Views 0 Comments

The arrests were made under the Met Police’s Operation Puglia.

13 players and 2 coaches suspended following 'basketbrawl'
# Violence
From The42
# Violence

13 players and 2 coaches suspended following 'basketbrawl'

Jul 19th 2018, 12:32 PM 8,057 Views 3 Comments

The crew officiating the game, which degenerated into wild punches and flying kicks before stunned spectators, were also suspended from competition.

# violence - Monday 16 July, 2018

CCTV footage shows moment explosive device was thrown at home of Gerry Adams
# Attack
# Attack

CCTV footage shows moment explosive device was thrown at home of Gerry Adams

Jul 16th 2018, 10:13 AM 27,947 Views 33 Comments

Sinn Féin is holding a rally in West Belfast this evening in light of the incident.

# violence - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Gerry Adams says he doesn't know who attacked his home but he wants to speak with them
# Violence
# Violence

Gerry Adams says he doesn't know who attacked his home but he wants to speak with them

Updated Jul 14th 2018, 12:43 PM 58,893 Views 135 Comments

Sinn Féin has said Adams’ home and that of party member Bobby Storey were attacked with explosive devices.

# violence - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Petrol bombs thrown at police in third night of violence in Derry
# Flashpoint
# Flashpoint

Petrol bombs thrown at police in third night of violence in Derry

Jul 10th 2018, 9:20 AM 17,049 Views 59 Comments

The incidents come in the run-up to the Twelfth.

# violence - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Why having over 100 nuclear weapons could do more harm than good to a country
# Starvation
# Starvation

Why having over 100 nuclear weapons could do more harm than good to a country

Jun 16th 2018, 10:00 AM 13,854 Views 56 Comments

Experts have looked into the impact using such weapons would have on a nation’s population and resources.

# violence - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Man 'threatened to make personal photos of ex public after beating her up'
# Plaza Hotel
# Plaza Hotel

Man 'threatened to make personal photos of ex public after beating her up'

Jun 7th 2018, 9:45 PM 30,902 Views 0 Comments

A judge told Christopher Lenihan he is undoubtedly facing a prison sentence.

# violence - Monday 7 May, 2018

Two London teens shot in broad daylight as violent crime surges
# Gun Crime
# Gun Crime

Two London teens shot in broad daylight as violent crime surges

May 7th 2018, 7:32 AM 32,981 Views 37 Comments

Both suffered head injuries.

# violence - Thursday 3 May, 2018

'Groundbreaking' domestic violence law covers psychological abuse and the views of children
# Coercive Control
# Coercive Control

'Groundbreaking' domestic violence law covers psychological abuse and the views of children

May 3rd 2018, 8:31 AM 30,477 Views 48 Comments

The legislation gives extra support to survivors.

# violence - Monday 23 April, 2018

Hajduk Split player hurt after being attacked by own supporters
# Violence
From The42
# Violence

Hajduk Split player hurt after being attacked by own supporters

Apr 23rd 2018, 11:47 PM 5,967 Views 2 Comments

Several players were targeted as they passed in front of premises belonging to Torcida, a group of ultras.

Journalist shot dead during violent clashes over pension reform in Nicaragua
# Violence
# Violence

Journalist shot dead during violent clashes over pension reform in Nicaragua

Apr 23rd 2018, 10:31 AM 4,983 Views 14 Comments

The protests are the worst experienced in the 11 years President Daniel Ortega has led the country.

# violence - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Chelsea fans 'hurt' in clashes before Barcelona game
# Violence
From The42
# Violence

Chelsea fans 'hurt' in clashes before Barcelona game

Mar 15th 2018, 10:33 AM 5,036 Views 4 Comments

Alleged incidents outside Camp Nou before Wednesday’s Champions League match have led the Blues to ask for fan testimony.

Man who threw burning pint glass of petrol into neighbour's garden jailed for 16 months
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man who threw burning pint glass of petrol into neighbour's garden jailed for 16 months

Mar 15th 2018, 6:15 AM 21,957 Views 22 Comments

The 23-year-old spent four days in hospital after sustaining burns after striking a match to the glass full of petrol.

# violence - Sunday 11 March, 2018

Gardaí's home and car targeted as they investigate actions of criminal gang in north-east
# Intimidation
# Intimidation

Gardaí's home and car targeted as they investigate actions of criminal gang in north-east

Mar 11th 2018, 12:05 AM 50,314 Views 47 Comments

Intimidation of officers can be common.

# violence - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Gardaí launch murder investigation after man found dead in Sligo
# Sligo
# Sligo

Gardaí launch murder investigation after man found dead in Sligo

Feb 24th 2018, 4:24 PM 22,214 Views 0 Comments

A man has been arrested and is being questioned by gardai.

# violence - Monday 15 January, 2018

Man who poured boiling water over his partner in front of their children given suspended sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Man who poured boiling water over his partner in front of their children given suspended sentence

Jan 15th 2018, 10:29 PM 31,367 Views 55 Comments

Judge Martin Nolan said it was a “despicable” and “cowardly act” but he said he did not believe it merited a jail sentence.

# violence - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Over 600 people arrested in Tunisia after three nights of widespread unrest
# Tunisia
# Tunisia

Over 600 people arrested in Tunisia after three nights of widespread unrest

Jan 11th 2018, 11:15 PM 8,765 Views 21 Comments

The latest unrest saw a provincial police station torched, Molotov cocktails hurled at police and tear gas fired.

# violence - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Two people killed in protest against rape and murder of eight-year-old girl
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Two people killed in protest against rape and murder of eight-year-old girl

Jan 10th 2018, 9:30 PM 30,146 Views 40 Comments

Hundreds of people attended the protest in Kasur, which turned violent.

# violence - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Children suffered a shocking scale of violence in conflict zones in 2017, Unicef warns
# Violence
# Violence

Children suffered a shocking scale of violence in conflict zones in 2017, Unicef warns

Dec 28th 2017, 10:43 AM 5,291 Views 14 Comments

In conflicts around the world, children have become frontline, used as human shields, killed, maimed and recruited to fight.

# violence - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Instead of asking 'Why didn't she leave', ask 'Why did he hit her?' - domestic violence survivor
# Emma Murphy
# Emma Murphy

Instead of asking 'Why didn't she leave', ask 'Why did he hit her?' - domestic violence survivor

Dec 9th 2017, 7:57 AM 26,931 Views 77 Comments

Emma Murphy said the gardaí involved in her case were “amazing” and she “can’t thank them enough”.

# violence - Friday 8 December, 2017

Violence worsens in Israel as thousands clash in response to Trump's Jerusalem decision
# West Bank
# West Bank

Violence worsens in Israel as thousands clash in response to Trump's Jerusalem decision

Dec 8th 2017, 8:41 AM 15,103 Views 103 Comments

The Israeli military has deployed hundreds more troops to the occupied West Bank.

# violence - Sunday 26 November, 2017

'A knife was pulled on me for refusing a prescription': GPs want more protection from violent patients
# HSE
# HSE

'A knife was pulled on me for refusing a prescription': GPs want more protection from violent patients

Nov 26th 2017, 12:05 AM 18,344 Views 27 Comments

A union representing GPs say there’s been an increase in the number of attacks on their members over the past several years; GPs want the HSE to put a process in place to protect staff and patients.

# violence - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

'Alarming': Attacks on mental health staff went from 11 in 2015 to 149 so far this year
# Violence
# Violence

'Alarming': Attacks on mental health staff went from 11 in 2015 to 149 so far this year

Nov 15th 2017, 6:05 AM 5,457 Views 11 Comments

The HSE says that it takes the safety of staff seriously and works to continually improve this.

# violence - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

People warned that small weed or cocaine habits are fuelling violent crime
# Intimidation
# Intimidation

People warned that small weed or cocaine habits are fuelling violent crime

Nov 8th 2017, 6:20 AM 27,107 Views 76 Comments

“Often people who engage with recreational drug use do not see the link with organised crime and intimidation.”

# violence - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Trump calls Las Vegas shooter 'sick' and 'demented man'
# Shooting
# Shooting

Trump calls Las Vegas shooter 'sick' and 'demented man'

Oct 3rd 2017, 4:51 PM 11,770 Views 93 Comments

Trump has labelled the Sunday night shooting at an outdoor music festival an “act of pure evil”.

Government minister Halligan says Ireland needs to call in Spanish ambassador to condemn police violence
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

Government minister Halligan says Ireland needs to call in Spanish ambassador to condemn police violence

Oct 3rd 2017, 7:07 AM 8,284 Views 51 Comments

A new poll, meanwhile, suggests that most Irish people think that Catalans should be allowed to pursue independence from Spain.

# violence - Monday 2 October, 2017

Poll: Should the Irish government criticise the intervention of Spanish police in Catalonia's referendum?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Irish government criticise the intervention of Spanish police in Catalonia's referendum?

Oct 2nd 2017, 9:27 AM 37,198 Views 192 Comments

The aggressive intervention of the Spanish police in the weekend’s referendum has been criticised by many European leaders.

Catalan leader says region has won right to independence after 90% vote Yes in chaotic referendum
# Independence Day
# Independence Day

Catalan leader says region has won right to independence after 90% vote Yes in chaotic referendum

Oct 2nd 2017, 7:08 AM 19,231 Views 63 Comments

The controversial referendum saw violent scenes as Spanish police attempted to prevent the poll from taking place.

# violence - Saturday 30 September, 2017

'I've had to face the harsh reality that exists in America: black people are not safe'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I've had to face the harsh reality that exists in America: black people are not safe'

Sep 30th 2017, 8:30 PM 13,288 Views 138 Comments

Playwright Keith Wallace writes about racial inequality, police brutality, and the trauma it inflicts on minority communities in America.

# violence - Sunday 17 September, 2017

U2 and Ed Sheeran cancel concerts in protest-hit St Louis
# Violence In St Louis
# Violence In St Louis

U2 and Ed Sheeran cancel concerts in protest-hit St Louis

Sep 17th 2017, 12:27 PM 24,226 Views 90 Comments

There were violent scenes after the acquittal of a police officer of the murder of a black man.

# violence - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Over 100 high-risk prisoners escaped a British island prison during Hurricane Irma
# British Virgin Islands
# British Virgin Islands

Over 100 high-risk prisoners escaped a British island prison during Hurricane Irma

Sep 12th 2017, 6:20 PM 18,167 Views 15 Comments

As many as 60 have yet to be recaptured.

Police 'failed' in releasing violent offender who killed his partner three days later
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Police 'failed' in releasing violent offender who killed his partner three days later

Sep 12th 2017, 9:15 AM 22,528 Views 26 Comments

Sean Hegarty, who had more than 70 convictions, was jailed for the murder of Caron Smyth and her friend Finbar McGrillen.

# violence - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Survivors of Myanmar violence say children were beheaded and men burnt alive
# Rohingya
# Rohingya

Survivors of Myanmar violence say children were beheaded and men burnt alive

Sep 2nd 2017, 2:10 PM 34,004 Views 54 Comments

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused Myanmar of “genocide” against the Rohingya Muslim minority.

# violence - Thursday 31 August, 2017

World 800m champion suffering 'unspeakable psychological damage' after attack
# Violence
From The42
# Violence

World 800m champion suffering 'unspeakable psychological damage' after attack

Aug 31st 2017, 9:25 AM 7,797 Views 0 Comments

Pierre-Ambroise Bosse sustained “multiple facial fractures” as a result of the incident.

# violence - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Protesters clash in Phoenix as Trump defends his response to Charlottesville violence
# Defensive
# Defensive

Protesters clash in Phoenix as Trump defends his response to Charlottesville violence

Aug 23rd 2017, 7:09 AM 15,046 Views 41 Comments

Trump made his comments during a rally in Phoenix, Arizona.

# violence - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Candidate shot dead as Venezuelans line up to vote in controversial election
# Constituent Assembly
# Constituent Assembly

Candidate shot dead as Venezuelans line up to vote in controversial election

Jul 30th 2017, 6:05 PM 17,128 Views 35 Comments

Locals have reported troops firing at buildings and people in the capital as tensions escalate.

# violence - Friday 7 July, 2017

Protesters and police clash violently on first day of G20 summit
# Hamburg
# Hamburg

Protesters and police clash violently on first day of G20 summit

Jul 7th 2017, 10:41 PM 8,385 Views 34 Comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned the violent protests as “unacceptable”.

Teenager pregnant from rape jailed for murder after stillbirth in El Salvador
# Violence
# Violence

Teenager pregnant from rape jailed for murder after stillbirth in El Salvador

Jul 7th 2017, 11:34 AM 31,497 Views 74 Comments

Evelyn Beatriz Hernandez Cruz faces a 30-year sentence.

# violence - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

'If men are caught, they are killed. If women are caught, they are raped'
# South Sudan
# South Sudan

'If men are caught, they are killed. If women are caught, they are raped'

Jul 4th 2017, 6:10 AM 56,435 Views 59 Comments

Men, women and children in South Sudan have been shot, hacked to death with machetes and burnt alive.