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Second night of protests in Minneapolis over fatal shooting of man by US marshals
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Second night of protests in Minneapolis over fatal shooting of man by US marshals

Jun 5th 2021, 12:17 PM 25,573 Views 24 Comments

Winston Boogie Smith Jr died on Thursday night in Minneapolis.

Brazilians stage more protests against Bolsonaro
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Brazilians stage more protests against Bolsonaro

May 30th 2021, 10:27 AM 13,818 Views 19 Comments

The protests are focused on the Bolsonaro regime’s pandemic response, which has claimed more than 461,000 lives here.

Protest in solidarity with Belarusian political prisoners takes place in Dublin
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Protest in solidarity with Belarusian political prisoners takes place in Dublin

May 29th 2021, 6:36 PM 15,143 Views 24 Comments

The gathering was small and in line with Covid-19 regulations which limit how many can meet in public.

'An epic journey': Three former Debenhams workers on picketing during a pandemic
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'An epic journey': Three former Debenhams workers on picketing during a pandemic

May 22nd 2021, 6:00 AM 11,126 Views 14 Comments

Their picketing days are over but they are determined to keep fighting for workers’ protections.

Man United fans launch fresh protest ahead of Liverpool clash
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Man United fans launch fresh protest ahead of Liverpool clash

May 13th 2021, 7:46 PM 20,697 Views 29 Comments

The fixture was postponed 11 days ago when supporters stormed the pitch.

Joel Glazer vows to improve communication with Man United fans
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Joel Glazer vows to improve communication with Man United fans

May 7th 2021, 3:57 PM 4,691 Views 19 Comments

The supporters have said ‘change is needed and the club must act now’, setting out a five-point plan.

Jurgen Klopp criticises pundits’ push for protests
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Jurgen Klopp criticises pundits’ push for protests

May 7th 2021, 3:40 PM 5,470 Views 3 Comments

Last weekend’s match against Manchester United at Old Trafford was postponed.

Manchester United promise to ban supporters involved in violent behaviour during protests
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Manchester United promise to ban supporters involved in violent behaviour during protests

Updated May 3rd 2021, 4:43 PM 31,701 Views 40 Comments

A number of supporters forced their way into Old Trafford on Sunday as a demonstration against the Glazer family.

Old Trafford protests ‘just the start’ and Glazers should take note – Roy Keane
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Old Trafford protests ‘just the start’ and Glazers should take note – Roy Keane

May 2nd 2021, 7:13 PM 14,604 Views 42 Comments

The demonstration caused the postponement of Manchester United’s Premier League clash with Liverpool.

Protests in Minneapolis after fatal shooting of black man by officer who 'drew handgun instead of taser'
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Protests in Minneapolis after fatal shooting of black man by officer who 'drew handgun instead of taser'

Apr 13th 2021, 7:32 AM 17,948 Views 103 Comments

The city is already experiencing tensions as the George Floyd murder trial continues.

Judge refuses to sequester George Floyd trial jury after new unrest
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Judge refuses to sequester George Floyd trial jury after new unrest

Updated Apr 12th 2021, 7:17 PM 49,024 Views 0 Comments

Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill said he expected closing arguments to begin next week.

Military limits internet use as Myanmar information blackout worsens
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Military limits internet use as Myanmar information blackout worsens

Apr 9th 2021, 7:15 AM 5,505 Views 3 Comments

Protests against the 1 February coup that ousted the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi are still ongoing.

Myanmar shuts down wireless internet services as coup protests continue
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Myanmar shuts down wireless internet services as coup protests continue

Apr 2nd 2021, 9:44 AM 8,870 Views 15 Comments

Meanwhile, the UN Security Council has strongly condemned the use of violence against peaceful protesters.

Belgian police clash with large crowd at 'April Fool's' party in Brussels park
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Belgian police clash with large crowd at 'April Fool's' party in Brussels park

Apr 1st 2021, 10:50 PM 27,071 Views 49 Comments

The festival, dubbed ‘La Boum’ or ‘the party’, had been advertised on social media and police warned that it was a fake event on April Fool’s Day.

Arrests amid major Garda presence as anti-lockdown events take place in Dublin
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Arrests amid major Garda presence as anti-lockdown events take place in Dublin

Mar 17th 2021, 8:21 PM 147,073 Views 154 Comments
  • 16 arrests had been made as of 3pm this afternoon, gardaí said.
  • Officers are appealing to people not to attend parties or gatherings tonight.
'People lack hope': Labour calls for more nuanced approach towards anti-lockdown protests
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'People lack hope': Labour calls for more nuanced approach towards anti-lockdown protests

Mar 16th 2021, 6:38 PM 19,975 Views 40 Comments

Labour’s Aodhán Ó Ríordáin says dismissing protesters as ‘cranks’ will not work.

Myanmar's junta declares martial law in two townships after one of deadliest days
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Myanmar's junta declares martial law in two townships after one of deadliest days

Updated Mar 14th 2021, 7:28 PM 11,316 Views 4 Comments

Earlier, the civilian leader of Myanmar’s government vowed a ‘revolution’ against the junta.

Four killed as Myanmar forces continue clashes with protesters
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Four killed as Myanmar forces continue clashes with protesters

Mar 13th 2021, 10:05 AM 5,464 Views 7 Comments

More than 70 people are believed to have been killed during the clashes.

Myanmar protesters defy curfew as media outlets ordered to shut
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Myanmar protesters defy curfew as media outlets ordered to shut

Mar 9th 2021, 7:08 AM 4,442 Views 8 Comments

Students and other civilians took part in one of many daily protests across the country against the military’s seizure of power last month.

Myanmar protesters return to streets as crackdown continues
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Myanmar protesters return to streets as crackdown continues

Mar 2nd 2021, 8:48 AM 5,230 Views 1 Comment

Police in Yangon used tear gas against the protesters.

Police in Myanmar intensify use of force at anti-coup protests
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Police in Myanmar intensify use of force at anti-coup protests

Feb 28th 2021, 9:55 AM 5,364 Views 0 Comments

Footage showed protesters in Yangon running away from police as they charged at them.

Myanmar police escalate crackdown on coup protesters
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Myanmar police escalate crackdown on coup protesters

Feb 27th 2021, 10:48 AM 8,217 Views 5 Comments

Demonstrators had sought to assemble in Yangon and Mandalay.

Woman shot during Myanmar protest dies
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Woman shot during Myanmar protest dies

Feb 19th 2021, 8:40 AM 5,543 Views 2 Comments

Mya Thwet Thwet Khine was shot during a demonstration in Naypyitaw on February 9.

Fresh protests in Myanmar after junta cuts off internet, deploys troops
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Fresh protests in Myanmar after junta cuts off internet, deploys troops

Feb 15th 2021, 7:35 AM 6,978 Views 1 Comment

The country’s new military leadership has so far been unmoved by a torrent of international condemnation.

Myanmar protesters return to streets despite police violence
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Myanmar protesters return to streets despite police violence

Feb 10th 2021, 8:16 AM 4,757 Views 4 Comments

Protesters are calling for power to be restored to Aung San Suu Kyi’s deposed civilian government.

Russian court jails Kremlin critic Navalny as over 1,400 protesters detained
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Russian court jails Kremlin critic Navalny as over 1,400 protesters detained

Feb 3rd 2021, 7:22 AM 14,640 Views 19 Comments

Britain, France, Germany, the United States and the European Union denounced the ruling and called for his immediate release.

Over 4,000 people detained at Alexei Navalny protests across Russia
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Over 4,000 people detained at Alexei Navalny protests across Russia

Updated Jan 31st 2021, 3:29 PM 18,792 Views 20 Comments

Protesters defied government warnings to rally from Vladivostok to Saint Petersburg in a second weekend of mass demonstrations.

Explainer: What's going on with anti-lockdown protests in the Netherlands?
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Explainer: What's going on with anti-lockdown protests in the Netherlands?

Jan 25th 2021, 2:54 PM 45,687 Views 62 Comments

Around 250 people were arrested following protests across the Netherlands yesterday over a new curfew.

Netherlands anti-curfew protests spark clashes with police
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Netherlands anti-curfew protests spark clashes with police

Jan 25th 2021, 8:08 AM 24,838 Views 73 Comments

Hundreds gathered to protest a curfew in place until February.

Kremlin accuses US of meddling after 3,500 protesters detained
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Kremlin accuses US of meddling after 3,500 protesters detained

Updated Jan 24th 2021, 4:53 PM 27,783 Views 40 Comments

Tens of thousands rallied in support of jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny in Russia this weekend.

Woman arrested after Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu harassed by far-right protesters outside Mansion House
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Woman arrested after Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu harassed by far-right protesters outside Mansion House

Jan 22nd 2021, 3:10 PM 47,460 Views 53 Comments

Hazel Chu was approached by a group of people who criticised her for wearing a mask and referred to her as a ‘shape-shifting dragon’.

Police investigating Celtic protests that left three officers injured
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Police investigating Celtic protests that left three officers injured

Nov 30th 2020, 5:59 PM 5,088 Views 8 Comments

Fans gathered outside the stadium calling for manager Neil Lennon to be sacked after a defeat to Ross County.

Four French police officers appear in court after being filmed appearing to beat black music producer
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Four French police officers appear in court after being filmed appearing to beat black music producer

Nov 29th 2020, 1:25 PM 27,450 Views 18 Comments

The four officers are under investigation for ‘violence with a racist motive’.

Human rights group says over 500 arrested following Belarus protests
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Human rights group says over 500 arrested following Belarus protests

Nov 15th 2020, 6:12 PM 10,474 Views 2 Comments

In the capital Minsk, police wielded clubs and used tear gas and water cannon to disperse thousands of demonstrators.

Peru president faces calls to resign after three protesters killed
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Peru president faces calls to resign after three protesters killed

Nov 15th 2020, 9:40 AM 13,900 Views 3 Comments

Seven ministers of Peru’s cabinet resigned last night.

Trump supporters protest outside count centres in several US states
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Trump supporters protest outside count centres in several US states

Nov 6th 2020, 7:40 AM 14,623 Views 22 Comments

The protesters, some of them armed, gathered overnight in the wake of the president’s baseless claims of election fraud.

Trump backers demand that Michigan vote centre ‘stop the count’
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Trump backers demand that Michigan vote centre ‘stop the count’

Nov 5th 2020, 7:57 AM 58,589 Views 91 Comments

Protests by Trump supporters took place in multiple locations, whereas other marchers demanded every vote must be counted.

'Whose streets? Our streets': Anti-Trump protesters gather outside White House
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'Whose streets? Our streets': Anti-Trump protesters gather outside White House

Nov 4th 2020, 7:04 AM 11,405 Views 4 Comments

Scattered protests also took place from Seattle to New York City, but across the US there were no signs of widespread unrest.

Nationwide strike and protests take place in Poland after abortion ruling
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Nationwide strike and protests take place in Poland after abortion ruling

Oct 28th 2020, 10:52 PM 26,406 Views 47 Comments

Krakow, Wroclaw, Szczecin and Lodz have all seen protests.

Abortion protests 'aim to destroy Poland', leader of country's ruling party says
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Abortion protests 'aim to destroy Poland', leader of country's ruling party says

Oct 27th 2020, 7:59 PM 28,292 Views 36 Comments

A court ruling last week, when published, will rule out abortions in almost all cases in Poland.

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