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#Protests

# protests - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Explainer: Why are farmers protesting outside Leinster House this week?
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Explainer: Why are farmers protesting outside Leinster House this week?

Nov 27th 2019, 2:51 PM 17,961 Views 4 Comments

A deal was brokered and a task force established – so why are there still protests?

# protests - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Top hat belonging to Adolf Hitler sells for €50,000 at auction amid international protests
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# Nazi Memorabilia

Top hat belonging to Adolf Hitler sells for €50,000 at auction amid international protests

Nov 20th 2019, 9:28 PM 19,483 Views 48 Comments

Several items of Nazi memorabilia fetched hundreds of thousands of Euro at the auction.

Hong Kong Open postponed due to anti-government protests
# Social Unrest
# Social Unrest

Hong Kong Open postponed due to anti-government protests

Nov 20th 2019, 10:30 AM 2,766 Views 0 Comments

The European Tour has released a statement today, adding that they hope to reschedule for early next year.

# protests - Monday 18 November, 2019

Hong Kong: Student protesters escape police siege by climbing down ropes to waiting motorbikes
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Hong Kong: Student protesters escape police siege by climbing down ropes to waiting motorbikes

Updated Nov 18th 2019, 2:17 PM 20,494 Views 28 Comments

Police said they had fired three live rounds at a protest site near the university.

# protests - Sunday 17 November, 2019

Hong Kong police officer shot with arrow as violence escalates
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Hong Kong police officer shot with arrow as violence escalates

Nov 17th 2019, 5:10 PM 15,084 Views 36 Comments

Protesters also set an overhead footbridge on fire.

# protests - Friday 15 November, 2019

Man dies in Hong Kong as government condemns 'malicious' protests
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Man dies in Hong Kong as government condemns 'malicious' protests

Nov 15th 2019, 7:18 AM 9,900 Views 14 Comments

The 70-year-old man was hit on the head with a brick.

# protests - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Irish students studying in Hong Kong forced to return to Ireland amid violent protests on campus
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# Chaos

Irish students studying in Hong Kong forced to return to Ireland amid violent protests on campus

Nov 14th 2019, 4:14 PM 15,935 Views 12 Comments

Students from UCD, Trinity College and NUIG are in discussions about returning as a result of the protests.

Universities on shutdown in Hong Kong as foreign students are encouraged to leave over  violent protests
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# Shutdown

Universities on shutdown in Hong Kong as foreign students are encouraged to leave over violent protests

Nov 14th 2019, 8:05 AM 7,242 Views 7 Comments

It follows five months of unrest from pro-democracy protesters.

# protests - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Subway, shops vandalised in Hong Kong as experts warn independent review of police force needed
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Subway, shops vandalised in Hong Kong as experts warn independent review of police force needed

Nov 10th 2019, 10:48 AM 8,476 Views 9 Comments

Hong Kong asked international experts to assist in reviewing the force’s response to protests.

# protests - Friday 8 November, 2019

Fresh outrage as Hong Kong student dies after falling during clashes with police
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Fresh outrage as Hong Kong student dies after falling during clashes with police

Nov 8th 2019, 7:25 AM 7,340 Views 7 Comments

Alex Chow was taken unconscious to hospital early on Monday morning following late-night clashes.

# protests - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Chinese news agency slams ‘barbaric’ attack on its Hong Kong office by protesters
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# Hong Kong

Chinese news agency slams ‘barbaric’ attack on its Hong Kong office by protesters

Nov 3rd 2019, 11:54 AM 7,667 Views 9 Comments

More protests were being planned in seven districts today.

# protests - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Hong Kong protesters target Chinese state-owned news agency in latest round of marches
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Hong Kong protesters target Chinese state-owned news agency in latest round of marches

Updated Nov 2nd 2019, 11:17 AM 7,047 Views 9 Comments

Earlier, police fired tear gas and a water cannon after some protesters hurled petrol bombs.

# protests - Friday 1 November, 2019

Outrage in Spain after men are acquitted of raping girl 'because she didn't fight back'
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# Sexual Assault

Outrage in Spain after men are acquitted of raping girl 'because she didn't fight back'

Nov 1st 2019, 9:44 PM 104,894 Views 43 Comments

The 14-year-old victim was unconscious at the time.

# protests - Saturday 26 October, 2019

Dozens of people killed during anti-government protests in Iraq
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Dozens of people killed during anti-government protests in Iraq

Oct 26th 2019, 2:19 PM 9,966 Views 20 Comments

Nearly 200 people have died and thousands have been wounded since the rallies first began earlier this mont.

One million Chileans take to streets to demand resignation of president Sebastian Pinera
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One million Chileans take to streets to demand resignation of president Sebastian Pinera

Oct 26th 2019, 7:37 AM 7,721 Views 11 Comments

It was the seventh day in a week of protests that has seen 19 people killed.

# protests - Friday 25 October, 2019

Explainer: How did protests over metro fares in Chile lead to days of violent fatal clashes?
# Unrest
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# Unrest

Explainer: How did protests over metro fares in Chile lead to days of violent fatal clashes?

Oct 25th 2019, 6:05 AM 6,776 Views 8 Comments

Yesterday, a four-year-old child was killed during the latest round of protests.

# protests - Sunday 20 October, 2019

Violence in Chile sparked by metro fare hike has left three dead
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Violence in Chile sparked by metro fare hike has left three dead

Oct 20th 2019, 11:10 AM 16,879 Views 14 Comments

Protests are angry at the increasing cost of living in Chile.

# protests - Saturday 19 October, 2019

President Higgins and Minister Paul Kehoe evacuated from Beirut hotel due to 'security concerns'
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President Higgins and Minister Paul Kehoe evacuated from Beirut hotel due to 'security concerns'

Oct 19th 2019, 6:37 PM 25,148 Views 41 Comments

Their itinerary for today was cancelled due the ongoing protests in the city.

# protests - Friday 18 October, 2019

Catalonia protests: Marches and strikes paralyse city of Barcelona
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Catalonia protests: Marches and strikes paralyse city of Barcelona

Oct 18th 2019, 10:45 PM 12,237 Views 28 Comments

Highways were occupied by thousands of people joining five marches from inland towns.

El Clasico postponed for security reasons
# Political Unrest
# Political Unrest

El Clasico postponed for security reasons

Oct 18th 2019, 10:55 AM 10,148 Views 12 Comments

Next Saturday’s meeting between Barcelona and Real Madrid has been called off due to the Catalonia protests.

# protests - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Several arrests as angry London commuters drag Extinction Rebellion protesters from roof of train
# Tube Disruption
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# Tube Disruption

Several arrests as angry London commuters drag Extinction Rebellion protesters from roof of train

Updated Oct 17th 2019, 8:56 AM 60,827 Views 146 Comments

The protesters were holding a banner which read: “Business As Usual = Death”.

# protests - Monday 14 October, 2019

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

Oct 14th 2019, 8:34 PM 38,714 Views 42 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 14th 2019, 8:48 AM 10,966 Views 45 Comments

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

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

Oct 14th 2019, 8:20 AM 15,295 Views 13 Comments

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

# protests - Saturday 12 October, 2019

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

Oct 12th 2019, 11:57 AM 15,159 Views 0 Comments

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

# protests - Friday 11 October, 2019

Leinster House cancels Open House participation after Extinction Rebellion protest
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# CLOSED HOUSE

Leinster House cancels Open House participation after Extinction Rebellion protest

Oct 11th 2019, 3:34 PM 15,110 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Oct 11th 2019, 1:50 PM 12,948 Views 80 Comments

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

# protests - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Arrests as Extinction Rebellion activists target London’s City Airport
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Arrests as Extinction Rebellion activists target London’s City Airport

Oct 10th 2019, 4:16 PM 21,283 Views 73 Comments

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

# protests - Sunday 6 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 6th 2019, 8:45 AM 8,386 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Oct 6th 2019, 7:44 AM 11,111 Views 33 Comments

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

# protests - Friday 4 October, 2019

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

Oct 4th 2019, 4:14 PM 5,750 Views 6 Comments

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

# protests - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Week of protests in Iraq leave 30 people dead
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Week of protests in Iraq leave 30 people dead

Oct 3rd 2019, 10:45 PM 7,992 Views 5 Comments

Protesters have been angered by corruption and unemployment.

# protests - Saturday 28 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 28th 2019, 5:01 PM 5,294 Views 7 Comments

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

# protests - Thursday 26 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 26th 2019, 8:00 PM 7,970 Views 78 Comments

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

# protests - Saturday 21 September, 2019

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

Sep 21st 2019, 4:44 PM 6,695 Views 9 Comments

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

Farmers end blockades at several beef processing sites
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Farmers end blockades at several beef processing sites

Sep 21st 2019, 2:11 PM 12,703 Views 33 Comments

Protests are still taking place outside certain factories.

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

Sep 21st 2019, 8:45 AM 10,150 Views 82 Comments

Thousands of people attended rallies across Ireland.

# protests - Friday 20 September, 2019

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

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

Updated Sep 20th 2019, 3:15 PM 32,099 Views 219 Comments

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

# protests - Monday 9 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 9th 2019, 8:37 AM 6,549 Views 20 Comments

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

# protests - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

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

Sep 4th 2019, 11:15 AM 10,731 Views 22 Comments

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