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

Mar 25th 2017, 3:24 PM 11,100 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Dec 14th 2016, 8:04 AM 7,581 Views 27 Comments

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

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

Mar 14th 2016, 8:52 AM 20,979 Views 62 Comments

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

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

Jan 27th 2016, 11:54 PM 24,381 Views 27 Comments

“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.”

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

Jan 5th 2016, 12:16 PM 10,794 Views 27 Comments

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

Students gear up for new rally in Venezuela
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Students gear up for new rally in Venezuela

Feb 25th 2014, 11:44 AM 4,584 Views 57 Comments

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

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

Jan 13th 2014, 11:41 AM 5,795 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Jun 10th 2013, 1:45 PM 6,902 Views 77 Comments

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.

Anti-government protests rage for second day in Istanbul
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Anti-government protests rage for second day in Istanbul

Jun 1st 2013, 11:08 AM 5,074 Views 17 Comments

Anti-government protests also spread to other cities.

Gilmore condemns Syrian massacre while Assad regime pleads innocence
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Gilmore condemns Syrian massacre while Assad regime pleads innocence

May 27th 2012, 6:32 PM 2,187 Views 19 Comments

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

Troops kill at least 90 in Syria, say activists
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Troops kill at least 90 in Syria, say activists

May 26th 2012, 9:50 AM 1,021 Views 6 Comments

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.

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

Apr 19th 2012, 1:12 PM 2,218 Views 5 Comments

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

Arab League to discuss suspending Syria
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Arab League to discuss suspending Syria

Oct 16th 2011, 4:40 PM 124 Views 2 Comments

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

UN condemns sentencing of doctors in Bahrain
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UN condemns sentencing of doctors in Bahrain

Oct 1st 2011, 8:05 AM 352 Views 12 Comments

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

Syrian army moves into Hama after massive demonstrations
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Syrian army moves into Hama after massive demonstrations

Jul 5th 2011, 1:09 PM 288 Views 0 Comments

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

Four killed in government crackdown on protesters in Yemen
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Four killed in government crackdown on protesters in Yemen

Apr 30th 2011, 4:11 PM 216 Views 1 Comment

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.