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#Protests

From TheJournal.ie Man dies in Hong Kong as government condemns 'malicious' protests Death

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish students studying in Hong Kong forced to return to Ireland amid violent protests on campus Chaos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Universities on shutdown in Hong Kong as foreign students are encouraged to leave over  violent protests Shutdown

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Subway, shops vandalised in Hong Kong as experts warn independent review of police force needed Protests

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Fresh outrage as Hong Kong student dies after falling during clashes with police Fatality

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Chinese news agency slams ‘barbaric’ attack on its Hong Kong office by protesters Hong Kong

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

More protests were being planned in seven districts today.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong protesters target Chinese state-owned news agency in latest round of marches Hong Kong

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Outrage in Spain after men are acquitted of raping girl 'because she didn't fight back' Sexual Assault

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Dozens of people killed during anti-government protests in Iraq Baghdad

Dozens of people killed during anti-government protests in Iraq

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

From TheJournal.ie One million Chileans take to streets to demand resignation of president Sebastian Pinera Unrest

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: How did protests over metro fares in Chile lead to days of violent fatal clashes? Unrest

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Violence in Chile sparked by metro fare hike has left three dead Santiago

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

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

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins and Minister Paul Kehoe evacuated from Beirut hotel due to 'security concerns' Protests

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Catalonia protests: Marches and strikes paralyse city of Barcelona Catalonia

Catalonia protests: Marches and strikes paralyse city of Barcelona

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

From The42 El Clasico postponed for security reasons Political Unrest

El Clasico postponed for security reasons

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

From TheJournal.ie Several arrests as angry London commuters drag Extinction Rebellion protesters from roof of train Tube Disruption This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Chaos at Barcelona airport as thousands protest over sentencing of Catalan leaders Protests

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Spain's supreme court finds Catalan leaders guilty of sedition over failed independence bid Independence

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Extinction Rebellion: Former Irish Paralympian denies charge of gluing himself to plane at London City Airport Court

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Leinster House cancels Open House participation after Extinction Rebellion protest CLOSED HOUSE

Leinster House cancels Open House participation after Extinction Rebellion protest

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

From TheJournal.ie Extinction Rebellion protesters have covered government climate department building with scientific papers Climate Action

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Arrests as Extinction Rebellion activists target London’s City Airport Protests

Arrests as Extinction Rebellion activists target London’s City Airport

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

From TheJournal.ie Fresh protests begin as Hong Kong court rejects a challenge to the 'face mask ban' Rallies

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Paris climate activists barricade themselves into shopping centre ahead of Extinction Rebellion protests Protests

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong: Anger as masks ban at rallies following months of protests Protests

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Week of protests in Iraq leave 30 people dead Baghdad

Week of protests in Iraq leave 30 people dead

Protesters have been angered by corruption and unemployment.

From TheJournal.ie Tear gas and bricks: Renewed clashes as Hong Kong marks five years since Umbrella protests Umbrella Movement

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Drew Harris says existing legislation adequate in dealing with protests outside abortion centres Exclusion Zones

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong protests roll into their 16th weekend - and show few signs of ending Clashes

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Farmers end blockades at several beef processing sites Protests

Farmers end blockades at several beef processing sites

Protests are still taking place outside certain factories.

From TheJournal.ie 'Change is coming': Millions take part in climate change strike Greta Thunberg This post contains videos

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

Thousands of people attended rallies across Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Thousands of students turn out around the country for climate strikes Climate Strike

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong protesters march to US consulate to increase pressure on Beijing Democracy

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she will withdraw controversial extradition bill Hong Kong

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Chinese delegation will visit Roscommon meat plant today following mediation with protesters Kepak

Chinese delegation will visit Roscommon meat plant today following mediation with protesters

Mediation between the parties involved earlier this morning lead to the meeting going ahead today.

From TheJournal.ie Dawn Meats granted leave to serve committal to prison notices against 18 protesters High Court

Dawn Meats granted leave to serve committal to prison notices against 18 protesters

The company said it has photographs of previous notice of court orders being ripped from pole.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong leader vows to stay on despite leaked recording Carrie Lam

Hong Kong leader vows to stay on despite leaked recording

A recording was released of Carrie Lam telling business leaders that she wanted to stand down.

From TheJournal.ie US Vice President Mike Pence has touched down in Ireland Mike Pence

US Vice President Mike Pence has touched down in Ireland

Pence will meet with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar tomorrow as well as President Michael D Higgins during his visit.

From TheJournal.ie IFA calls for commission to solve beef price stalemate as protests continue Protests

IFA calls for commission to solve beef price stalemate as protests continue

A man was arrested in Cavan outside a meat processing plant today.

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