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#Protests

# protests - Monday 14 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Chaos at Barcelona airport as thousands protest over sentencing of Catalan leaders Protests

Chaos at Barcelona airport as thousands protest over sentencing of Catalan leaders

Demonstrators flooded the streets of Barcelona before marching towards El Prat airport in Barcelona.

From TheJournal.ie Spain's supreme court finds Catalan leaders guilty of sedition over failed independence bid Independence

Spain's supreme court finds Catalan leaders guilty of sedition over failed independence bid

The leaders of the independence movement were found guilty on charges of sedition and misuse of public funds.

From TheJournal.ie Xi Jinping warns of 'smashed' bodies and 'bones ground to powder' as Hong Kong protests continue Hong Kong

Xi Jinping warns of 'smashed' bodies and 'bones ground to powder' as Hong Kong protests continue

He made the comments during a visit to Nepal at the weekend.

# protests - Saturday 12 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Extinction Rebellion: Former Irish Paralympian denies charge of gluing himself to plane at London City Airport Court

Extinction Rebellion: Former Irish Paralympian denies charge of gluing himself to plane at London City Airport

James Brown entered a not guilty plea at Westminster Magistrates’ Court

# protests - Friday 11 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Leinster House cancels Open House participation after Extinction Rebellion protest CLOSED HOUSE

Leinster House cancels Open House participation after Extinction Rebellion protest

Five protesters were arrested last night after chaining themselves outside the gates.

From TheJournal.ie Extinction Rebellion protesters have covered government climate department building with scientific papers Climate Action

Extinction Rebellion protesters have covered government climate department building with scientific papers

The papers were stuck to the department’s walls with paint rollers.

# protests - Thursday 10 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Arrests as Extinction Rebellion activists target London’s City Airport Protests

Arrests as Extinction Rebellion activists target London’s City Airport

A man grounded a Dublin-bound flight this morning after disrupting passengers.

# protests - Sunday 6 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Fresh protests begin as Hong Kong court rejects a challenge to the 'face mask ban' Rallies

Fresh protests begin as Hong Kong court rejects a challenge to the 'face mask ban'

Thousands of protesters have been staging unsanctioned flashmob rallies across the city.

From TheJournal.ie Paris climate activists barricade themselves into shopping centre ahead of Extinction Rebellion protests Protests

Paris climate activists barricade themselves into shopping centre ahead of Extinction Rebellion protests

Meanwhile in London, police raiding a storage warehouse used by protesters.

# protests - Friday 4 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong: Anger as masks ban at rallies following months of protests Protests

Hong Kong: Anger as masks ban at rallies following months of protests

The ban was imposed under a colonial-era emergency ordinance that was last used over half a decade ago.

# protests - Thursday 3 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Week of protests in Iraq leave 30 people dead Baghdad

Week of protests in Iraq leave 30 people dead

Protesters have been angered by corruption and unemployment.

# protests - Saturday 28 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Tear gas and bricks: Renewed clashes as Hong Kong marks five years since Umbrella protests Umbrella Movement

Tear gas and bricks: Renewed clashes as Hong Kong marks five years since Umbrella protests

Tens of thousands crammed into a park outside the city’s parliament this afternoon.

# protests - Thursday 26 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Drew Harris says existing legislation adequate in dealing with protests outside abortion centres Exclusion Zones

Drew Harris says existing legislation adequate in dealing with protests outside abortion centres

In July, Minister Simon Harris said exclusion zones outside hospitals and GP surgeries will be a “major priority”.

# protests - Saturday 21 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong protests roll into their 16th weekend - and show few signs of ending Clashes

Hong Kong protests roll into their 16th weekend - and show few signs of ending

The clashes with police were less sustained than the intense battles of previous weekends.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers end blockades at several beef processing sites Protests

Farmers end blockades at several beef processing sites

Protests are still taking place outside certain factories.

From TheJournal.ie 'Change is coming': Millions take part in climate change strike Greta Thunberg This post contains videos

'Change is coming': Millions take part in climate change strike

Thousands of people attended rallies across Ireland.

# protests - Friday 20 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Thousands of students turn out around the country for climate strikes Climate Strike

PHOTOS: Thousands of students turn out around the country for climate strikes

Ireland’s strikes are part of a global movement calling for urgent action to address climate change.

# protests - Monday 9 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong protesters march to US consulate to increase pressure on Beijing Democracy

Hong Kong protesters march to US consulate to increase pressure on Beijing

Millions of Hong Kongers have protested in the past three months.

# protests - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she will withdraw controversial extradition bill Hong Kong

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she will withdraw controversial extradition bill

Withdrawing the bill is a key demands of protesters who have taken to the streets in their millions in recent weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Chinese delegation will visit Roscommon meat plant today following mediation with protesters Kepak

Chinese delegation will visit Roscommon meat plant today following mediation with protesters

Mediation between the parties involved earlier this morning lead to the meeting going ahead today.

# protests - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Dawn Meats granted leave to serve committal to prison notices against 18 protesters High Court

Dawn Meats granted leave to serve committal to prison notices against 18 protesters

The company said it has photographs of previous notice of court orders being ripped from pole.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong leader vows to stay on despite leaked recording Carrie Lam

Hong Kong leader vows to stay on despite leaked recording

A recording was released of Carrie Lam telling business leaders that she wanted to stand down.

# protests - Monday 2 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie US Vice President Mike Pence has touched down in Ireland Mike Pence

US Vice President Mike Pence has touched down in Ireland

Pence will meet with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar tomorrow as well as President Michael D Higgins during his visit.

From TheJournal.ie IFA calls for commission to solve beef price stalemate as protests continue Protests

IFA calls for commission to solve beef price stalemate as protests continue

A man was arrested in Cavan outside a meat processing plant today.

# protests - Sunday 1 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong activists block routes to airport after violent clashes in metro station Hong Kong

Hong Kong activists block routes to airport after violent clashes in metro station

Video footage yesterday showed police pepper spraying protesters in a train carriage.

# protests - Friday 30 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Leading Hong Kong democracy activists granted bail after being arrested ahead of weekend protests Protests

Leading Hong Kong democracy activists granted bail after being arrested ahead of weekend protests

More than 850 people have been arrested in connection with protests since June.

From TheJournal.ie Meat processing industry says operations at 12 plants brought to a halt by blockades Beef Plan Movement

Meat processing industry says operations at 12 plants brought to a halt by blockades

The owners of a number of plants have secured injunctions to stop protesters blockading their factories.

# protests - Thursday 29 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong police ban pro-democracy rally over fears of violence by protesters Democracy

Hong Kong police ban pro-democracy rally over fears of violence by protesters

It follows a return to violence during protests in the region last weekend.

# protests - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Meat plants 'will seek to jail protesters' as farmers denounce 'heavy-handed legal tactics' China Deal

Meat plants 'will seek to jail protesters' as farmers denounce 'heavy-handed legal tactics'

There have been reports of scuffles at protests outside plants today.

# protests - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie More pickets at beef plants as talks labelled 'a waste of time' unless prices are on the table Beefed Up

More pickets at beef plants as talks labelled 'a waste of time' unless prices are on the table

The unofficial protests are ongoing amid unrest among farmers.

# protests - Monday 26 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Unofficial' protests under way amid 'widespread disgust' at deal among beef farmers Beef Plan

'Unofficial' protests under way amid 'widespread disgust' at deal among beef farmers

The Beef Plan Movement has said it does not endorse the pickets.

# protests - Sunday 18 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of thousands attend another huge protest in Hong Kong Democracy

Hundreds of thousands attend another huge protest in Hong Kong

Weeks of demonstrations have plunged the city into crisis.

# protests - Saturday 17 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'We wouldn’t like to see Tiananmen Square happen again' - Hong Kong citizens in Ireland on why they support the protests Hong Kong

'We wouldn’t like to see Tiananmen Square happen again' - Hong Kong citizens in Ireland on why they support the protests

Hong Kongers in Ireland believe there is no end in sight for protesters.

From TheJournal.ie 'If we stop now, things will only get worse': More mass protests take place in Hong Kong Democracy

'If we stop now, things will only get worse': More mass protests take place in Hong Kong

Rival pro-democracy and pro-government demonstrations were held in the city today.

# protests - Friday 16 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Councillors meet with gardaí to discuss Gemma O'Doherty-led protests at Google HQ Barrow Street

Councillors meet with gardaí to discuss Gemma O'Doherty-led protests at Google HQ

Gardaí said they had received over 40 complaints about the Barrow St protests.

# protests - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Flights resume at Hong Kong airport as protesters ask for forgiveness Hong Kong

Flights resume at Hong Kong airport as protesters ask for forgiveness

After nightfall, a new protest outside a police station in the city was dispersed as officers fired tear gas.

# protests - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Chaos at Hong Kong airport as riot police clash with pro-democracy protesters staging sit-in Mass Protests This post contains videos

Chaos at Hong Kong airport as riot police clash with pro-democracy protesters staging sit-in

Arrival and departure halls have once again been blocked by thousands of demonstrators.

From TheJournal.ie Special council meeting called to address Gemma O'Doherty-led protests at Google HQ Dublin City Council

Special council meeting called to address Gemma O'Doherty-led protests at Google HQ

It is understood protesters were approached by gardaí yesterday afternoon.

# protests - Monday 12 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Chaos at Hong Kong airport after all flights cancelled amid massive pro-democracy protests Shut Down

Chaos at Hong Kong airport after all flights cancelled amid massive pro-democracy protests

Police reports said up to 5,000 people arrived at the terminal.

# protests - Friday 9 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Beef farmers withdraw from one protest location over small number of demonstrators not abiding by rules Beef Plan Movement

Beef farmers withdraw from one protest location over small number of demonstrators not abiding by rules

Farmers around the country have been holding protests in recent weeks.

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