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#Anti-government

From TheJournal.ie Coordinator for Irish rights group among 57 arrested ahead of protests in Belarus Anti-government

Coordinator for Irish rights group among 57 arrested ahead of protests in Belarus

The head of the main opposition party was also arrested by police ahead of the protests in Minsk.

From TheJournal.ie World chess champ and Kremlin foe wins European court case against Russia Garry Kasparov

World chess champ and Kremlin foe wins European court case against Russia

Garry Kasparov was arrested for peaceful protests on several occasions, the court found.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: An incredible THREE MILLION people have joined an anti-government protest in Brazil People Power

Pictures: An incredible THREE MILLION people have joined an anti-government protest in Brazil

The protest was directed at the country’s embattled president Dilma Rousseff amid an anti-corruption probe into the workings of her government.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-government rancher killed in standoff had vowed to die rather than go to jail Lavoy Finicum

Anti-government rancher killed in standoff had vowed to die rather than go to jail

“I love the elements. And this is where I’m going to breathe my last breath…I’m not going to spend my last days in a cell.”

From TheJournal.ie Armed militia refuse to leave government property after men they were "defending" hand themselves in Oregon

Armed militia refuse to leave government property after men they were "defending" hand themselves in

Police urged the protesters to “Go home, be with your own families and end this peacefully.”

From TheJournal.ie Students gear up for new rally in Venezuela Anti-government

Students gear up for new rally in Venezuela

The Venezuelan government is set to name its ambassador to Washington today.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Tens of thousands of protesters attempt to 'shut down' Bangkok Thailand

PHOTOS: Tens of thousands of protesters attempt to 'shut down' Bangkok

The demonstrators want Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to resign to make way for an unelected “people’s council” that would oversee reforms.

From TheJournal.ie Young, urban women: the face of Turkey's protest movement Turkey

Young, urban women: the face of Turkey's protest movement

Meet the women on the frontline of Turkey’s mass anti-government protests. Their grievances include proposals to limit abortion rights, tighten rules for morning-after poll and ban late-night sale of alcohol.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-government protests rage for second day in Istanbul Turkey

Anti-government protests rage for second day in Istanbul

Anti-government protests also spread to other cities.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore condemns Syrian massacre while Assad regime pleads innocence Syria

Gilmore condemns Syrian massacre while Assad regime pleads innocence

The Tánaiste deplores the attacks in Houda which killed 90, while the Assad government denies responsibility.

From TheJournal.ie Troops kill at least 90 in Syria, say activists Syria

Troops kill at least 90 in Syria, say activists

The reported massacre in Houla represents one of the highest death tolls in a single area since an internationally-brokered cease-fire went into effect last month.

From The42 Head in the sand: Human rights organisations blast F1 for ignoring Bahrain Grand Prix concerns Politics Of Sport

Head in the sand: Human rights organisations blast F1 for ignoring Bahrain Grand Prix concerns

The Formula One race is set to go ahead this Sunday amid rising tensions and anti-government protests

From TheJournal.ie Arab League to discuss suspending Syria Syria

Arab League to discuss suspending Syria

Officials have called an emergency meeting to discuss putting more pressure on Syria’s government to end its bloody crackdown on anti-regime protesters.

From TheJournal.ie UN condemns sentencing of doctors in Bahrain Bahrain

UN condemns sentencing of doctors in Bahrain

Twenty doctors, some of whom trained in Ireland, have been sentenced to between five and 15 years in prison for treating anti-government protesters.

From TheJournal.ie Syrian army moves into Hama after massive demonstrations Crackdown

Syrian army moves into Hama after massive demonstrations

Day 112 of the Syrian Revolution and Assad’s crackdown on the anti-government movement continues as tanks move on the city of Hama.

From TheJournal.ie Four killed in government crackdown on protesters in Yemen Yemen

Four killed in government crackdown on protesters in Yemen

Demonstrations calling on President Saleh to step down continued in the capital Sanaa today, as Saleh turned his back on a deal which would have offered him immunity if he resigned.