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#Demonstration

From TheJournal.ie Column: Mass protest is the only way to win change on abortion Opinion

Column: Mass protest is the only way to win change on abortion

It is tragic that it took Savita Halappanavar’s death to galvanise action. The Government must be told that a failure to act now will damage them, writes Stephanie Lord.

From TheJournal.ie Vigils held around the country for Savita Halappanavar Savita This post contains images

Vigils held around the country for Savita Halappanavar

Thousands attended vigils and demonstrations in Dublin, Cork and Limerick yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie Portugal government faces backlash over austerity Portugal

Portugal government faces backlash over austerity

Demonstrators gathered outside Parliament after the Finance Minister announced his plans to introduce steep tax increases.

From TheJournal.ie Russia frees one Pussy Riot member, keeps two in jail Pussy Riot

Russia frees one Pussy Riot member, keeps two in jail

Yekaterina Samutsevich was judged not to have had an actual involvement in the “punk prayer” performance at a Moscow cathedral in March.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here are nine things you should know as you start your day…

From TheJournal.ie In photos: Greencore workers travel from Hull with petition for Irish govt Greencore This post contains images

In photos: Greencore workers travel from Hull with petition for Irish govt

Workers are calling for previous pay and conditions to be reinstated.

From TheJournal.ie Animal rights group to march in Dublin Animal Rights

Animal rights group to march in Dublin

ARAN is calling on the government to introduce tougher sentences and fines for animal abuse and cruelty.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Tear gas used as 25,000 rally for reforms in Malaysia Protest This post contains images

Photos: Tear gas used as 25,000 rally for reforms in Malaysia

The protest, one of the largest held in the country in the past decade, was held to demand an overhaul of biased electoral policies.

From TheJournal.ie GALLERY: 5,000 attend anti-Household Charge demo in Dublin Household Charge This post contains images

GALLERY: 5,000 attend anti-Household Charge demo in Dublin

Thousands gathered outside the National Convention Centre, where Fine Gael’s Ard-Fheis is taking place this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Complaint to Garda Ombudsman over treatment of protesters during China visit China Visit

Complaint to Garda Ombudsman over treatment of protesters during China visit

The Garda Ombudsman is reviewing a complaint concerning the treatment of protesters during the recent official visit of China’s Vice President to Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Violence erupts after US military burns Qurans in Afghanistan Afghanistan

Violence erupts after US military burns Qurans in Afghanistan

The US said the burning of Muslim holy books was an accident.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Athens is burning – so why are Ireland’s streets still quiet? Opinion

Column: Athens is burning – so why are Ireland’s streets still quiet?

We haven’t rebelled at cut after cut, writes Fergal Browne. So are Irish people really such pushovers, or are there more complex factors at work?

From TheJournal.ie Slideshow: Topless protesters arrested at Davos summit Topless Protest This post contains images

Slideshow: Topless protesters arrested at Davos summit

The demonstrators painted anti-capitalist slogans on their bodies after making their way to the heavily-guarded town.

From TheJournal.ie Egyptians mark first anniversary of 'Friday of Rage' Egypt

Egyptians mark first anniversary of 'Friday of Rage'

Tens of thousands of people gathered in Tahrir Square today to demand an early transfer of power by the ruling military and the trial of generals for the killing of protesters.

From TheJournal.ie Medvedev responds to Russia protests with Facebook vow to probe fraud Russia

Medvedev responds to Russia protests with Facebook vow to probe fraud

But the prime minister’s status update was met with derision – with hundreds of comments expressing voters’ anger.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Thousands of Russians join biggest protests since Soviet era Russia This post contains images

In pictures: Thousands of Russians join biggest protests since Soviet era

Tens of thousands of people thronged Moscow to demand an end to the rule of Vladimir Putin.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: march against cuts to youth and community projects Protest This post contains images

In pictures: march against cuts to youth and community projects

A colourful march of community groups and others took place in the capital today.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are people in Ireland too apathetic? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are people in Ireland too apathetic?

People in Ireland are happy to complain – but often unwilling to take real action, Alice Burke writes on TheJournal.ie this morning. So what do you think?

From TheJournal.ie Christy Moore visits the Occupy Dame St camp Occupy This post contains images

Christy Moore visits the Occupy Dame St camp

The legendary musician had a cup of tea and a chat with protesters, before promising to return and play some songs during his next visit.

From TheJournal.ie Occupy Oakland camp being cleared out by police Occupy

Occupy Oakland camp being cleared out by police

Police issued four cease and desist letters to protesters before beginning to move them on in the early hours of this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The Occupy protests show an overwhelming sense of entitlement Opinion

Column: The Occupy protests show an overwhelming sense of entitlement

We do need radical social change – but the Occupy protesters are going about it the wrong way, writes Evert Bopp.

From TheJournal.ie St Paul's Cathedral priest resigns over Occupy London eviction plan Occupy London This post contains videos

St Paul's Cathedral priest resigns over Occupy London eviction plan

Giles Fraser has stepped down in support of the protest camp, after arguing that they should not be forcibly evicted.

From TheJournal.ie Column: I'm a businessman. Here's why I joined Occupy Dame Street Opinion

Column: I'm a businessman. Here's why I joined Occupy Dame Street

He isn’t a dreadlocked New Ageist and he hates drumming circles – but David Johnson believes in Occupy Dame Street. Here he explains why our system has to change.

From TheJournal.ie Dozens arrested at Occupy Boston as anti-Wall Street movement spreads Occupy Wall Street This post contains videos This post contains images

Dozens arrested at Occupy Boston as anti-Wall Street movement spreads

Meanwhile, the NYPD has spent over $1.9m on its Occupy Wall Street patrols so far.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Occupy Dame Street protests enter third day Occupy Dame Street This post contains images

In pictures: Occupy Dame Street protests enter third day

Some bank robbers appeared at the event today – as one protester explained his motivation.

From TheJournal.ie More than 700 protesters arrested in Brooklyn Bridge showdown Occupy Wall Street

More than 700 protesters arrested in Brooklyn Bridge showdown

Marchers from the Occupy Wall Street movement clashed with New York cops yesterday as protests spread across the US.

From TheJournal.ie What are the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York? Occupy Wall Street

What are the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York?

As demonstrations spread to Boston and San Fransciso, read TheJournal.ie’s guide to the Occupy Wall Street protests.

From TheJournal.ie Actress among group arrested during anti-pipeline White House protest Pipeline Protest

Actress among group arrested during anti-pipeline White House protest

Daryl Hannah took part in a sit-down protest against an oil pipeline which is planned to run from Canada down to the US Gulf Coast.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Police fire on protesters in Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Police fire on protesters in Saudi Arabia

One person reportedly injured after police fired guns and stun grenades during today’s demonstration.