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From TheJournal.ie Bangkok shuts down transport systems as protests continue Thailand

Bangkok shuts down transport systems as protests continue

Pro-democracy activists have been using social media to assemble major rallies in Thailand’s capital.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin taxi drivers 'working 10-12 hours for less than €50 or €60' Decimated

Dublin taxi drivers 'working 10-12 hours for less than €50 or €60'

A number of taxi groups protested outside Leinster House today.

From TheJournal.ie Irish journalist: I spent the last five years covering Hong Kong, but then my visa was declined Democracy

Irish journalist: I spent the last five years covering Hong Kong, but then my visa was declined

Irish journalist Aaron Mc Nicholas has returned from the territory and here, he documents the daily challenges faced by journalists and other activists in a politically tense Hong Kong.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-Debenhams workers occupy Waterford store Waterford

Ex-Debenhams workers occupy Waterford store

Workers from around the country have been protesting since April in a dispute over redundancy terms.

From TheJournal.ie 'I've never felt so low in my life': Jedward speak about impact of pandemic on mental health Misinformation This post contains videos

'I've never felt so low in my life': Jedward speak about impact of pandemic on mental health

The twins also hit out at conspiracy theorists and people who refuse to wear face masks.

From TheJournal.ie 100,000 join march as protests continue in Belarus Belarus

100,000 join march as protests continue in Belarus

Protests began on August 9 after a disputed election result.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for Van Morrison to be stripped of city honour Ban The Van

Calls for Van Morrison to be stripped of city honour

The musician was given freedom of the city of Belfast in 2013.

From TheJournal.ie 'Families have suffered enough': Emotional scenes outside the Dáil as publicans demand 'fair play' Protest

'Families have suffered enough': Emotional scenes outside the Dáil as publicans demand 'fair play'

The pubs have been given the green light to reopen on 21 September.

From TheJournal.ie New York grand jury to investigate 'spit hood' death in Rochester Daniel Prude

New York grand jury to investigate 'spit hood' death in Rochester

Daniel Prude died after being hooded and held down by Rochester police earlier this year.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Does this photo show a protest against Covid-19 restrictions in South Korea? Factcheck

FactCheck: Does this photo show a protest against Covid-19 restrictions in South Korea?

Posts on social media have represented anti-government protests in Seoul as anti-coronavirus restrictions.

From The42 Lakers, Clippers vote to abandon NBA season - reports Protest

Lakers, Clippers vote to abandon NBA season - reports

The meeting followed the Milwaukee Bucks’ boycott of their first round playoff game against the Orlando Magic.

From TheJournal.ie Brazilian indigenous protesters block highway through Amazon demanding help against Covid-19 Brazil

Brazilian indigenous protesters block highway through Amazon demanding help against Covid-19

Brazil has the second-highest number of infections and deaths in the pandemic, after the US.

From TheJournal.ie Debenhams workers postpone Saturday protest pending settlement talks Redundancy

Debenhams workers postpone Saturday protest pending settlement talks

The workers are calling on the liquidation process to be frozen or extended until after the Covid-19 crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of US workers walk out in 'Strike for Black Lives' Protest

Thousands of US workers walk out in 'Strike for Black Lives'

Employees from a broad range of industries briefly walked off their jobs in a call to end “systemic racism”.

From The42 James McClean frustrated by lack of support following nine years of abuse Protest

James McClean frustrated by lack of support following nine years of abuse

The Ireland and Stoke winger has received racial and sectarian abuse.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach says Debenhams has treated its Irish workers 'very badly' Leaders' Questions

Taoiseach says Debenhams has treated its Irish workers 'very badly'

Some 1,500 Debenhams workers in Ireland have lost their jobs.

From The42 FIA gives green light to Mercedes’ controversial steering system Protest

FIA gives green light to Mercedes’ controversial steering system

Hamilton was quickest in both practice sessions, finishing two tenths clear of his team-mate Valtteri Bottas.

From TheJournal.ie CityJet's Dublin pilots to protest at airline's Irish HQ CityJet

CityJet's Dublin pilots to protest at airline's Irish HQ

Fórsa says it has put forward a range of proposals aimed at securing pilot roles in Dublin

From TheJournal.ie A 'number of people' injured in terror-related stabbing in English park Reading

A 'number of people' injured in terror-related stabbing in English park

The incident is believed to be terror-related.

From TheJournal.ie Priti Patel condemns ‘unacceptable thuggery’ as ‘statue protectors’ clash with police London

Priti Patel condemns ‘unacceptable thuggery’ as ‘statue protectors’ clash with police

Hundreds of people converged on Parliament Square in London today after far-right groups, including Britain First, called on supporters to guard the monuments.

From TheJournal.ie 'From the moment a hate crime is reported, the hate element is filtered out by the system' Opinion

'From the moment a hate crime is reported, the hate element is filtered out by the system'

Grace Tierney of the Irish Council for Civil Liberties is living in the US through lockdown and witnessing the Black Lives Matter protest. She says Ireland must ask itself the hard questions.

From TheJournal.ie 'Cruel and reckless': NY governor slams Trump over claims about protester (75) who was hospitalised by police Criticism

'Cruel and reckless': NY governor slams Trump over claims about protester (75) who was hospitalised by police

The president attempted to cast doubt on footage showing police in the city of Buffalo shoving the man.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of people gather for Black Lives Matter protest at the US embassy Dublin

Hundreds of people gather for Black Lives Matter protest at the US embassy

Thousands are expected to gather at the US Embassy today at 3pm.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why is a new law in Hong Kong about the Chinese national anthem so controversial? Protests

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

The law was approved by Hong Kong legislators on Thursday.

From The42 Snooker player Alfie Burden takes a knee at start of Championship League match Protest

Snooker player Alfie Burden takes a knee at start of Championship League match

Burden lost his first game 3-0 to Ryan Day.

From TheJournal.ie Black Lives Matter protest still set to go ahead on Saturday after separate demonstration cancelled George Floyd

Black Lives Matter protest still set to go ahead on Saturday after separate demonstration cancelled

A protest on Saturday is still scheduled to go ahead, despite concerns from health officials.

From The42 German FA takes no action against Jadon Sancho over George Floyd protest Reaction

German FA takes no action against Jadon Sancho over George Floyd protest

In a statement, the Bundesliga confirmed it would take ‘no proceedings’ against the player.

From TheJournal.ie 'Large gatherings are dangerous': Harris says planned anti-racism march should be cancelled Black Lives Matter

'Large gatherings are dangerous': Harris says planned anti-racism march should be cancelled

A garda investigation into Monday’s protest is underway.

From TheJournal.ie Nissan workers burn tyres at gate of Barcelona factory after closure announced Protest

Nissan workers burn tyres at gate of Barcelona factory after closure announced

There will be 3,000 job losses with 20,000 families expected to be affected in Spain’s Catalonia region.

From TheJournal.ie Three politicians ejected from Hong Kong chamber amid China anthem debate Anthem Debate

Three politicians ejected from Hong Kong chamber amid China anthem debate

One of the politicians was forcibly carried out of the legislative chamber by security forces.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of protesters gather in Hong Kong before legislators debate national anthem law Hong Kong

Thousands of protesters gather in Hong Kong before legislators debate national anthem law

In the Central business district, police shot pepper balls at protesters and searched several people.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're asking for the government's help': Debenhams staff stage protest outside Dáil Dublin

'We're asking for the government's help': Debenhams staff stage protest outside Dáil

The closure of the Irish branches of Debenhams saw the loss of 2,000 jobs.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí restrict access to Phoenix Park due to planned anti-lockdown protest Dublin

Gardaí restrict access to Phoenix Park due to planned anti-lockdown protest

A ‘March for Freedom’ protest was planned in the Park at 2pm today.

From TheJournal.ie 'Deceived by Debenhams': Workers urge government to save their jobs ahead of liquidation hearing Liquidation This post contains videos

'Deceived by Debenhams': Workers urge government to save their jobs ahead of liquidation hearing

Some 500 people logged onto Zoom this afternoon for an e-rally in support of the Debenhams workers.

From TheJournal.ie Nine killed in Peru prison protest against overcrowded conditions during pandemic Lima

Nine killed in Peru prison protest against overcrowded conditions during pandemic

Officials said the nine inmates were shot during clashes with authorities.

From TheJournal.ie Protesters staging demonstration outside Debenhams store in Dublin are moved on by gardaí Henry Street

Protesters staging demonstration outside Debenhams store in Dublin are moved on by gardaí

The closure of the stores saw the loss of 2,000 jobs.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds protest over Michigan governor’s social distancing order Coronavirus

Hundreds protest over Michigan governor’s social distancing order

Governor Gretchen Whitmer said she was ‘really disappointed’ to see protesters close together without masks.

From The42 Rangers want SPFL chief banned over controversial vote Protest

Rangers want SPFL chief banned over controversial vote

‘Rangers will not be bullied into silence,’ a statement from the Glasgow club read.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds take to Dublin streets calling for left-wing government March

Hundreds take to Dublin streets calling for left-wing government

Several hundred people from various groups took part in a protest this afternoon.

From The42 Bizarre scenes as Bayern and Hoffenheim play keep-ball for 10 minutes in response to offensive banner Protest

Bizarre scenes as Bayern and Hoffenheim play keep-ball for 10 minutes in response to offensive banner

The Bundesliga game was halted three times due to an offensive banner.

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