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#Protests

# protests - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Protests in Minneapolis after fatal shooting of black man by officer who 'drew handgun instead of taser'
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Protests in Minneapolis after fatal shooting of black man by officer who 'drew handgun instead of taser'

Tue 7:32 AM 17,917 Views 103 Comments

The city is already experiencing tensions as the George Floyd murder trial continues.

# protests - Monday 12 April, 2021

Judge refuses to sequester George Floyd trial jury after new unrest
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Judge refuses to sequester George Floyd trial jury after new unrest

Updated Mon 7:17 PM 48,949 Views 0 Comments

Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill said he expected closing arguments to begin next week.

# protests - Friday 9 April, 2021

Military limits internet use as Myanmar information blackout worsens
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Military limits internet use as Myanmar information blackout worsens

Apr 9th 2021, 7:15 AM 5,499 Views 3 Comments

Protests against the 1 February coup that ousted the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi are still ongoing.

# protests - Friday 2 April, 2021

Myanmar shuts down wireless internet services as coup protests continue
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Myanmar shuts down wireless internet services as coup protests continue

Apr 2nd 2021, 9:44 AM 8,862 Views 15 Comments

Meanwhile, the UN Security Council has strongly condemned the use of violence against peaceful protesters.

# protests - Thursday 1 April, 2021

Belgian police clash with large crowd at 'April Fool's' party in Brussels park
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# Belgium

Belgian police clash with large crowd at 'April Fool's' party in Brussels park

Apr 1st 2021, 10:50 PM 27,041 Views 47 Comments

The festival, dubbed ‘La Boum’ or ‘the party’, had been advertised on social media and police warned that it was a fake event on April Fool’s Day.

# protests - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Arrests amid major Garda presence as anti-lockdown events take place in Dublin
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Arrests amid major Garda presence as anti-lockdown events take place in Dublin

Mar 17th 2021, 8:21 PM 147,006 Views 154 Comments
  • 16 arrests had been made as of 3pm this afternoon, gardaí said.
  • Officers are appealing to people not to attend parties or gatherings tonight.

# protests - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

'People lack hope': Labour calls for more nuanced approach towards anti-lockdown protests
# St Patrick's Day
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# St Patrick's Day

'People lack hope': Labour calls for more nuanced approach towards anti-lockdown protests

Mar 16th 2021, 6:38 PM 19,943 Views 40 Comments

Labour’s Aodhán Ó Ríordáin says dismissing protesters as ‘cranks’ will not work.

# protests - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Myanmar's junta declares martial law in two townships after one of deadliest days
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Myanmar's junta declares martial law in two townships after one of deadliest days

Updated Mar 14th 2021, 7:28 PM 11,311 Views 4 Comments

Earlier, the civilian leader of Myanmar’s government vowed a ‘revolution’ against the junta.

# protests - Saturday 13 March, 2021

Four killed as Myanmar forces continue clashes with protesters
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Four killed as Myanmar forces continue clashes with protesters

Mar 13th 2021, 10:05 AM 5,464 Views 7 Comments

More than 70 people are believed to have been killed during the clashes.

# protests - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Myanmar protesters defy curfew as media outlets ordered to shut
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Myanmar protesters defy curfew as media outlets ordered to shut

Mar 9th 2021, 7:08 AM 4,441 Views 8 Comments

Students and other civilians took part in one of many daily protests across the country against the military’s seizure of power last month.

# protests - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Myanmar protesters return to streets as crackdown continues
# Yangon
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Myanmar protesters return to streets as crackdown continues

Mar 2nd 2021, 8:48 AM 5,227 Views 1 Comment

Police in Yangon used tear gas against the protesters.

# protests - Sunday 28 February, 2021

Police in Myanmar intensify use of force at anti-coup protests
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Police in Myanmar intensify use of force at anti-coup protests

Feb 28th 2021, 9:55 AM 5,364 Views 0 Comments

Footage showed protesters in Yangon running away from police as they charged at them.

# protests - Saturday 27 February, 2021

Myanmar police escalate crackdown on coup protesters
# Mandalay
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# Mandalay

Myanmar police escalate crackdown on coup protesters

Feb 27th 2021, 10:48 AM 8,214 Views 5 Comments

Demonstrators had sought to assemble in Yangon and Mandalay.

# protests - Friday 19 February, 2021

Woman shot during Myanmar protest dies
# Naypyitaw
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# Naypyitaw

Woman shot during Myanmar protest dies

Feb 19th 2021, 8:40 AM 5,543 Views 2 Comments

Mya Thwet Thwet Khine was shot during a demonstration in Naypyitaw on February 9.

# protests - Monday 15 February, 2021

Fresh protests in Myanmar after junta cuts off internet, deploys troops
# Military Coup
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# Military Coup

Fresh protests in Myanmar after junta cuts off internet, deploys troops

Feb 15th 2021, 7:35 AM 6,978 Views 1 Comment

The country’s new military leadership has so far been unmoved by a torrent of international condemnation.

# protests - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Myanmar protesters return to streets despite police violence
# Military Coup
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Myanmar protesters return to streets despite police violence

Feb 10th 2021, 8:16 AM 4,750 Views 4 Comments

Protesters are calling for power to be restored to Aung San Suu Kyi’s deposed civilian government.

# protests - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Russian court jails Kremlin critic Navalny as over 1,400 protesters detained
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Russian court jails Kremlin critic Navalny as over 1,400 protesters detained

Feb 3rd 2021, 7:22 AM 14,609 Views 19 Comments

Britain, France, Germany, the United States and the European Union denounced the ruling and called for his immediate release.

# protests - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Over 4,000 people detained at Alexei Navalny protests across Russia
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Over 4,000 people detained at Alexei Navalny protests across Russia

Updated Jan 31st 2021, 3:29 PM 18,753 Views 20 Comments

Protesters defied government warnings to rally from Vladivostok to Saint Petersburg in a second weekend of mass demonstrations.

# protests - Monday 25 January, 2021

Explainer: What's going on with anti-lockdown protests in the Netherlands?
# Coronavirus
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# Coronavirus

Explainer: What's going on with anti-lockdown protests in the Netherlands?

Jan 25th 2021, 2:54 PM 45,638 Views 62 Comments

Around 250 people were arrested following protests across the Netherlands yesterday over a new curfew.

Netherlands anti-curfew protests spark clashes with police
# Lockdown
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# Lockdown

Netherlands anti-curfew protests spark clashes with police

Jan 25th 2021, 8:08 AM 24,823 Views 73 Comments

Hundreds gathered to protest a curfew in place until February.

# protests - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Kremlin accuses US of meddling after 3,500 protesters detained
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Kremlin accuses US of meddling after 3,500 protesters detained

Updated Jan 24th 2021, 4:53 PM 27,769 Views 40 Comments

Tens of thousands rallied in support of jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny in Russia this weekend.

# protests - Friday 22 January, 2021

Woman arrested after Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu harassed by far-right protesters outside Mansion House
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# Dublin Lord Mayor

Woman arrested after Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu harassed by far-right protesters outside Mansion House

Jan 22nd 2021, 3:10 PM 47,405 Views 53 Comments

Hazel Chu was approached by a group of people who criticised her for wearing a mask and referred to her as a ‘shape-shifting dragon’.

# protests - Monday 30 November, 2020

Police investigating Celtic protests that left three officers injured
# Condemned
# Condemned

Police investigating Celtic protests that left three officers injured

Nov 30th 2020, 5:59 PM 5,078 Views 8 Comments

Fans gathered outside the stadium calling for manager Neil Lennon to be sacked after a defeat to Ross County.

# protests - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Four French police officers appear in court after being filmed appearing to beat black music producer
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# France

Four French police officers appear in court after being filmed appearing to beat black music producer

Nov 29th 2020, 1:25 PM 27,445 Views 18 Comments

The four officers are under investigation for ‘violence with a racist motive’.

# protests - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Human rights group says over 500 arrested following Belarus protests
# Belarus
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# Belarus

Human rights group says over 500 arrested following Belarus protests

Nov 15th 2020, 6:12 PM 10,468 Views 2 Comments

In the capital Minsk, police wielded clubs and used tear gas and water cannon to disperse thousands of demonstrators.

Peru president faces calls to resign after three protesters killed
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# Lima

Peru president faces calls to resign after three protesters killed

Nov 15th 2020, 9:40 AM 13,900 Views 3 Comments

Seven ministers of Peru’s cabinet resigned last night.

# protests - Friday 6 November, 2020

Trump supporters protest outside count centres in several US states
# Endgame
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Trump supporters protest outside count centres in several US states

Nov 6th 2020, 7:40 AM 14,622 Views 22 Comments

The protesters, some of them armed, gathered overnight in the wake of the president’s baseless claims of election fraud.

# protests - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Trump backers demand that Michigan vote centre ‘stop the count’
# Unrest
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Trump backers demand that Michigan vote centre ‘stop the count’

Nov 5th 2020, 7:57 AM 58,585 Views 91 Comments

Protests by Trump supporters took place in multiple locations, whereas other marchers demanded every vote must be counted.

# protests - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

'Whose streets? Our streets': Anti-Trump protesters gather outside White House
# Tensions Brewing
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# Tensions Brewing

'Whose streets? Our streets': Anti-Trump protesters gather outside White House

Nov 4th 2020, 7:04 AM 11,403 Views 4 Comments

Scattered protests also took place from Seattle to New York City, but across the US there were no signs of widespread unrest.

# protests - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Nationwide strike and protests take place in Poland after abortion ruling
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Nationwide strike and protests take place in Poland after abortion ruling

Oct 28th 2020, 10:52 PM 26,402 Views 47 Comments

Krakow, Wroclaw, Szczecin and Lodz have all seen protests.

# protests - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Abortion protests 'aim to destroy Poland', leader of country's ruling party says
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Abortion protests 'aim to destroy Poland', leader of country's ruling party says

Oct 27th 2020, 7:59 PM 28,284 Views 36 Comments

A court ruling last week, when published, will rule out abortions in almost all cases in Poland.

# protests - Monday 26 October, 2020

Strikes in Belarus as protests against president continue
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# Lukashenko

Strikes in Belarus as protests against president continue

Oct 26th 2020, 5:17 PM 20,472 Views 19 Comments

There have been protests in Belarus since early August.

# protests - Sunday 25 October, 2020

Protesters demand resignation of Belarus leader amid threat of strikes
# Minsk
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# Minsk

Protesters demand resignation of Belarus leader amid threat of strikes

Oct 25th 2020, 7:37 PM 19,792 Views 12 Comments

More than 200,000 people swarmed the streets of the country’s capital, Minsk.

# protests - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Nigeria’s president blames ‘hooliganism’ for deaths of civilians
# Muhammadu Buhari
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# Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria’s president blames ‘hooliganism’ for deaths of civilians

Oct 24th 2020, 7:55 AM 15,161 Views 5 Comments

An official toll says 51 civilians, 11 policemen and seven soldiers have been killed during unrest linked to protests about police abuse.

# protests - Friday 23 October, 2020

Fifteen people detained at protests following Poland abortion ruling
# Warsaw
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Fifteen people detained at protests following Poland abortion ruling

Oct 23rd 2020, 1:24 PM 22,254 Views 36 Comments

The Constitutional Court ruling severely restricts access to abortion in Poland.

# protests - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Nigeria’s president addresses nation on unrest but doesn't mention protesters’ deaths
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# Lagos

Nigeria’s president addresses nation on unrest but doesn't mention protesters’ deaths

Updated Oct 22nd 2020, 10:21 PM 30,380 Views 7 Comments

Nigeria has been gripped by protests against police brutality.

# protests - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Nigeria security forces fire on protesters as curfew imposed amid widespread demonstrations
# Lagos
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# Lagos

Nigeria security forces fire on protesters as curfew imposed amid widespread demonstrations

Oct 21st 2020, 7:35 AM 16,415 Views 8 Comments

Defiant protesters at the scene had sung the national anthem and pledged to remain out on the streets despite the stay-at-home order.

# protests - Sunday 18 October, 2020

Tens of thousands march in Belarus despite police threat to open fire
# Minsk
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# Minsk

Tens of thousands march in Belarus despite police threat to open fire

Oct 18th 2020, 4:18 PM 15,558 Views 22 Comments

More than 100 people have been detained by Belarusian police as thousands protest.

# protests - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Hundreds march in Lebanon to mark year of protests
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Hundreds march in Lebanon to mark year of protests

Oct 17th 2020, 6:56 PM 16,383 Views 2 Comments

The protesters held a candelit vigil in Beirut at the site of the port explosion in August.

# protests - Friday 16 October, 2020

Thailand’s prime minister refuses to quit in face of mass protests amid state of emergency
# Unrest
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# Unrest

Thailand’s prime minister refuses to quit in face of mass protests amid state of emergency

Oct 16th 2020, 3:49 PM 12,332 Views 5 Comments

The emergency was declared in the capital following months of protests.

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