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#Protests

# protests - Friday 14 August, 2020

Lebanon's parliament approves two-week state of emergency in Beirut
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Lebanon's parliament approves two-week state of emergency in Beirut

Aug 14th 2020, 7:36 AM 8,874 Views 0 Comments

Dozens of demonstrators shouted as lawmakers arrived at parliament to ratify the emergency measure.

# protests - Thursday 13 August, 2020

700 more people detained in Belarus as Lukashenko calls protesters 'sheep'
# Disputed Election
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700 more people detained in Belarus as Lukashenko calls protesters 'sheep'

Updated Aug 13th 2020, 11:49 AM 15,202 Views 12 Comments

More than 6,700 people have been detained following protests over a disputed election.

# protests - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Explainer: Why protests have erupted in Belarus against Europe's 'last dictator'
# Alexander Lukashenko
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# Alexander Lukashenko

Explainer: Why protests have erupted in Belarus against Europe's 'last dictator'

Aug 11th 2020, 3:59 PM 16,353 Views 43 Comments

Alexander Lukashenko just won another presidential election, although the opposition has said it was rigged.

# protests - Monday 10 August, 2020

Police and protesters clash amid accusations of rigged Belarus presidential vote
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Police and protesters clash amid accusations of rigged Belarus presidential vote

Aug 10th 2020, 7:18 AM 13,902 Views 4 Comments

Opposition candidate Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya rejected the results of the exit poll.

# protests - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Fire breaks out at courthouse in California during tense late night protests
# Oakland
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# Oakland

Fire breaks out at courthouse in California during tense late night protests

Jul 26th 2020, 1:19 PM 17,135 Views 46 Comments

Demonstrators broke windows, spray-painted graffiti, set off fireworks and pointed lasers at officers, police said

# protests - Friday 24 July, 2020

Tense Portland standoff with US federal police continues after mayor tear-gassed
# Oregon
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# Oregon

Tense Portland standoff with US federal police continues after mayor tear-gassed

Jul 24th 2020, 7:28 AM 23,672 Views 38 Comments

Mayor Ted Wheeler was gassed while leading a protest against the presence of federal agents.

# protests - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Police converge on Seattle’s protest zone after mayor orders clearance
# Occupied
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# Occupied

Police converge on Seattle’s protest zone after mayor orders clearance

Jul 1st 2020, 2:52 PM 13,101 Views 16 Comments

Two people have been killed and three others seriously injured since protests started on 8 June.

# protests - Saturday 27 June, 2020

Glasses and bottles thrown at police in violent clash between police and football fans in Liverpool
# Liverpool
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# Liverpool

Glasses and bottles thrown at police in violent clash between police and football fans in Liverpool

Jun 27th 2020, 7:28 PM 64,875 Views 123 Comments

Two officers needed medical treatment for injuries to their backs after bottles were thrown at them.

# protests - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Protesters attempt to pull down statue of former US president near White House
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# Andrew Jackson

Protesters attempt to pull down statue of former US president near White House

Jun 23rd 2020, 12:47 PM 34,954 Views 82 Comments

Police used pepper spray to move protesters out of Lafayette Square, where the Andrew Jackson statue is located.

# protests - Sunday 14 June, 2020

Atlanta police officer sacked after fatal shooting of black man
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Atlanta police officer sacked after fatal shooting of black man

Updated Jun 14th 2020, 3:31 PM 65,610 Views 56 Comments

Rayshard Brooks was running away when he was shot by a police officer.

28-year-old arrested after image shows man urinating next to police officer's memorial in London
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# Keith Palmer

28-year-old arrested after image shows man urinating next to police officer's memorial in London

Updated Jun 14th 2020, 12:05 PM 49,234 Views 81 Comments

Home Secretary Priti Patel described the act as “appalling and shameful”.

# protests - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

TV show Cops axed amid racial tensions and protests
# George Floyd
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# George Floyd

TV show Cops axed amid racial tensions and protests

Jun 10th 2020, 8:21 AM 25,013 Views 108 Comments

The programme had been pulled temporarily from the air in late May, but that move has now become permanent.

At least 25 people arrested as hundreds march in Hong Kong to mark year since start of protests
# One Year On
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# One Year On

At least 25 people arrested as hundreds march in Hong Kong to mark year since start of protests

Jun 10th 2020, 7:09 AM 5,356 Views 12 Comments

Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam marked the occasion by calling for peace and stability.

# protests - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

'He has not died in vain': Thousands gather in Houston to mourn George Floyd before private funeral
# Black Lives Matter
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# Black Lives Matter

'He has not died in vain': Thousands gather in Houston to mourn George Floyd before private funeral

Jun 9th 2020, 7:13 AM 14,344 Views 77 Comments

The death of George Floyd has triggered protests and anger in the US and beyond.

# protests - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Assaults on police officers at UK anti-racism rally ‘shocking’, Met Police chief says
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Assaults on police officers at UK anti-racism rally ‘shocking’, Met Police chief says

Jun 7th 2020, 3:45 PM 26,182 Views 53 Comments

The police force said 29 people were arrested after tensions escalated yesterday.

# protests - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Explainer: Why is a new law in Hong Kong about the Chinese national anthem so controversial?
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Explainer: Why is a new law in Hong Kong about the Chinese national anthem so controversial?

Jun 6th 2020, 7:45 AM 15,439 Views 27 Comments

The law was approved by Hong Kong legislators on Thursday.

# protests - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Crowds gather to celebrate and mourn George Floyd at Minneapolis memorial
# Black Lives Matter
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# Black Lives Matter

Crowds gather to celebrate and mourn George Floyd at Minneapolis memorial

Jun 4th 2020, 9:20 PM 12,300 Views 92 Comments

Civil rights activists and politicians gathered at the memorial for George Floyd, whose death has sparked protests across the US.

New Hong Kong law bans insults to China's national anthem
# Hong Kong
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# Hong Kong

New Hong Kong law bans insults to China's national anthem

Jun 4th 2020, 1:36 PM 11,377 Views 27 Comments

Today protesters defied a ban against a mass vigil commemorating the Tienanmen anniversary.

# protests - Monday 1 June, 2020

'You have to arrest people': Trump says state governors are ‘weak’ in face of protests
# George Floyd Protests
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# George Floyd Protests

'You have to arrest people': Trump says state governors are ‘weak’ in face of protests

Updated Jun 1st 2020, 5:17 PM 165,803 Views 308 Comments

The president had to take refuge in a White House bunker during angry scenes outside.

# protests - Friday 29 May, 2020

Kaepernick voices support for Minneapolis protesters after killing of George Floyd
# Rest In Power
# Rest In Power

Kaepernick voices support for Minneapolis protesters after killing of George Floyd

May 29th 2020, 8:09 AM 6,612 Views 25 Comments

The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback was ostracised by the NFL after his own protest in 2016.

National Guard deployed to Minneapolis following third night of protests over black man's death
# George Floyd
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# George Floyd

National Guard deployed to Minneapolis following third night of protests over black man's death

May 29th 2020, 7:12 AM 20,565 Views 65 Comments

Demonstrations have been sparked by those angered at a video showing 46-year-old George Floyd’s arrest.

# protests - Sunday 24 May, 2020

Thousands protest in Hong Kong over China security law proposal
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Thousands protest in Hong Kong over China security law proposal

May 24th 2020, 4:47 PM 10,572 Views 9 Comments

The scenes today were the most intense in months.

Police fire tear gas as hundreds take to Hong Kong streets to protest China security proposals
# Hong Kong
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# Hong Kong

Police fire tear gas as hundreds take to Hong Kong streets to protest China security proposals

May 24th 2020, 8:14 AM 11,280 Views 18 Comments

Protesters chanted slogans such as ‘Stand with Hong Kong’ as they gathered in a popular shopping district.

# protests - Thursday 21 May, 2020

'This is the end of Hong Kong': China proposes controversial security laws
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'This is the end of Hong Kong': China proposes controversial security laws

Updated May 21st 2020, 11:59 PM 44,951 Views 72 Comments

The proposal follows major protests in Hong Kong last year.

# protests - Friday 15 May, 2020

Hong Kong watchdog says police only used force to protect their safety during pro-democracy protests
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Hong Kong watchdog says police only used force to protect their safety during pro-democracy protests

May 15th 2020, 10:24 PM 8,233 Views 4 Comments

Although described as independent, the council is appointed by Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam.

# protests - Monday 20 April, 2020

Explainer: Why are people protesting against Covid-19 lockdowns in the US?
# Coronavirus
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# Coronavirus

Explainer: Why are people protesting against Covid-19 lockdowns in the US?

Apr 20th 2020, 3:11 PM 33,307 Views 75 Comments

At one protest in Colorado, a woman shouted at a healthcare worker ‘You go to work, why can’t I go to work?’

# protests - Sunday 19 April, 2020

Some lockdown measures eased in US as protesters demand more
# United States
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Some lockdown measures eased in US as protesters demand more

Apr 19th 2020, 8:49 AM 41,918 Views 94 Comments

The number of Covid-19 cases, particularly in hotspot areas, continue to rise.

# protests - Monday 17 February, 2020

Extinction Rebellion digs up Cambridge college lawn in environmental protest
# Climate Action
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# Climate Action

Extinction Rebellion digs up Cambridge college lawn in environmental protest

Feb 17th 2020, 10:20 PM 41,517 Views 52 Comments

Extinction Rebellion cited the college’s ‘ties with fossil fuel companies’ in its reasoning.

# protests - Friday 17 January, 2020

Explainer: What's next for the farmers and will there be more protests?
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# Beef Crisis

Explainer: What's next for the farmers and will there be more protests?

Jan 17th 2020, 6:50 AM 14,230 Views 48 Comments

Farmers said they were returning home to rethink their next moves, adding that they have nothing left to lose.

# protests - Monday 13 January, 2020

Iranian police fire tear gas at people protesting against downing of passenger jet
# Tehran
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# Tehran

Iranian police fire tear gas at people protesting against downing of passenger jet

Jan 13th 2020, 7:19 AM 9,317 Views 23 Comments

US President Donald Trump warned Iran that the world and “more importantly, the USA is watching”.

# protests - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Vast majority of people support banning protests outside facilities that provide abortion services
# Exclusion Zones
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# Exclusion Zones

Vast majority of people support banning protests outside facilities that provide abortion services

Jan 8th 2020, 6:00 AM 16,114 Views 77 Comments

Eight in 10 women and over seven in 10 men support the measure, according to a new opinion poll.

# protests - Thursday 2 January, 2020

'How dare you': Minister slams protesters who demonstrated outside the National Maternity Hospital
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# Exclusion Zones

'How dare you': Minister slams protesters who demonstrated outside the National Maternity Hospital

Jan 2nd 2020, 5:24 PM 69,855 Views 189 Comments

Simon Harris said the protests held outside Holles Street yesterday were ‘sickening’.

# protests - Thursday 26 December, 2019

'Nothing special being asked of Oughterard' in accommodating asylum seekers, said top Justice official
# Asylum Seekers
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# Asylum Seekers

'Nothing special being asked of Oughterard' in accommodating asylum seekers, said top Justice official

Dec 26th 2019, 7:00 AM 15,176 Views 42 Comments

Plans for a Direct Provision centre were abandoned after weeks of protests by locals.

# protests - Thursday 19 December, 2019

1,200 people detained in India amid widespread protests over new citizenship law
# India
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1,200 people detained in India amid widespread protests over new citizenship law

Dec 19th 2019, 10:18 PM 10,911 Views 6 Comments

At least three people were reported to have been killed during protests around the country.

# protests - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

French police fire tear gas as hundreds of thousands protest pension reform plans
# Transport Stoppages
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# Transport Stoppages

French police fire tear gas as hundreds of thousands protest pension reform plans

Dec 17th 2019, 11:06 PM 10,649 Views 14 Comments

Commuters in Paris and other big cities have borne the brunt of transport stoppages so far but Christmas travel plans are now at risk.

Fears El Clasico could be overshadowed by protests
# Disruption
# Disruption

Fears El Clasico could be overshadowed by protests

Dec 17th 2019, 11:54 AM 5,932 Views 0 Comments

Zinedine Zidane insists Real Madrid are only focused on football.

# protests - Monday 16 December, 2019

Police fire tear gas at Hong Kong protesters in end to temporary lull
# MONGKOK DISTRICT
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# MONGKOK DISTRICT

Police fire tear gas at Hong Kong protesters in end to temporary lull

Dec 16th 2019, 6:55 AM 4,414 Views 0 Comments

Police say radical protesters threw bricks at officers and tossed traffic cones at a police vehicle.

# protests - Friday 13 December, 2019

Roads reopen and delays expected as housing protest finishes in the centre of Dublin
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Roads reopen and delays expected as housing protest finishes in the centre of Dublin

Updated Dec 13th 2019, 6:23 PM 48,040 Views 25 Comments

Last Friday, protesters also blocked off Aungier Street in a housing protest.

# protests - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Ligue 1 match halted for more than 25 minutes amid protests
# Disruption
# Disruption

Ligue 1 match halted for more than 25 minutes amid protests

Dec 3rd 2019, 8:53 PM 5,498 Views 0 Comments

Bordeaux might be riding high in the table this season, but the club’s fans are far from happy.

# protests - Sunday 1 December, 2019

MPs back Malta Prime Minister to keep job despite protests over murder probe
# Daphne Galizia
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# Daphne Galizia

MPs back Malta Prime Minister to keep job despite protests over murder probe

Dec 1st 2019, 6:58 PM 7,019 Views 0 Comments

Anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed by a car bomb in 2017.