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#Protests

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of thousands attend another huge protest in Hong Kong Democracy

Hundreds of thousands attend another huge protest in Hong Kong

Weeks of demonstrations have plunged the city into crisis.

From TheJournal.ie 'We wouldn’t like to see Tiananmen Square happen again' - Hong Kong citizens in Ireland on why they support the protests Hong Kong

'We wouldn’t like to see Tiananmen Square happen again' - Hong Kong citizens in Ireland on why they support the protests

Hong Kongers in Ireland believe there is no end in sight for protesters.

From TheJournal.ie 'If we stop now, things will only get worse': More mass protests take place in Hong Kong Democracy

'If we stop now, things will only get worse': More mass protests take place in Hong Kong

Rival pro-democracy and pro-government demonstrations were held in the city today.

From TheJournal.ie Councillors meet with gardaí to discuss Gemma O'Doherty-led protests at Google HQ Barrow Street

Councillors meet with gardaí to discuss Gemma O'Doherty-led protests at Google HQ

Gardaí said they had received over 40 complaints about the Barrow St protests.

From TheJournal.ie Flights resume at Hong Kong airport as protesters ask for forgiveness Hong Kong

Flights resume at Hong Kong airport as protesters ask for forgiveness

After nightfall, a new protest outside a police station in the city was dispersed as officers fired tear gas.

From TheJournal.ie Chaos at Hong Kong airport as riot police clash with pro-democracy protesters staging sit-in Mass Protests This post contains videos

Chaos at Hong Kong airport as riot police clash with pro-democracy protesters staging sit-in

Arrival and departure halls have once again been blocked by thousands of demonstrators.

From TheJournal.ie Special council meeting called to address Gemma O'Doherty-led protests at Google HQ Dublin City Council

Special council meeting called to address Gemma O'Doherty-led protests at Google HQ

It is understood protesters were approached by gardaí yesterday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Chaos at Hong Kong airport after all flights cancelled amid massive pro-democracy protests Shut Down

Chaos at Hong Kong airport after all flights cancelled amid massive pro-democracy protests

Police reports said up to 5,000 people arrived at the terminal.

From TheJournal.ie Beef farmers withdraw from one protest location over small number of demonstrators not abiding by rules Beef Plan Movement

Beef farmers withdraw from one protest location over small number of demonstrators not abiding by rules

Farmers around the country have been holding protests in recent weeks.

From TheJournal.ie 'The majority of farmers have to find other jobs to supplement their income. It's come to a head' Beef Farmers

'The majority of farmers have to find other jobs to supplement their income. It's come to a head'

Multiple protests have popped up across the country.

From TheJournal.ie Minister 'reaches out' to Beef Plan Movement to enter talks Protests

Minister 'reaches out' to Beef Plan Movement to enter talks

Farmers around the country have been holding protests over the past 10 days.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why have beef farmers across the country been protesting in recent weeks? Farming

Explainer: Why have beef farmers across the country been protesting in recent weeks?

The Irish Farmers’ Association has said the Irish and European beef sectors are “in crisis”.

From TheJournal.ie Riot police fire tear gas at Hong Kong protesters defying police ban YUEN LONG

Riot police fire tear gas at Hong Kong protesters defying police ban

Thousands of protesters defied a police ban today.

From TheJournal.ie Mob attack in Hong Kong leaves dozens wounded following protest march Hong Kong

Mob attack in Hong Kong leaves dozens wounded following protest march

Police in Hong Kong have been criticised for not doing enough to stop the violence.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says China extradition bill is 'dead' Protests

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says China extradition bill is 'dead'

However, she stopped short of demands to immediately withdraw the bill.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong's leader condemns 'extreme use of violence' by masked protesters Protests

Hong Kong's leader condemns 'extreme use of violence' by masked protesters

Meanwhile, China’s central government has condemned the ransaking of the legislature yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong protest: Riot police fire tear gas on crowd hours after group breaches parliament Violent Protests This post contains videos

Hong Kong protest: Riot police fire tear gas on crowd hours after group breaches parliament

Today is the 22nd anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong from UK to Chinese rule.

From TheJournal.ie How is Hong Kong different to China and what do protesters worry might happen? China

How is Hong Kong different to China and what do protesters worry might happen?

After the biggest mass demonstration in years last month, there is more violence in the city today.

From TheJournal.ie A mysterious brain fever linked to lychees has killed over 100 children in India Bihar

A mysterious brain fever linked to lychees has killed over 100 children in India

Over 113 chidlren have died so far.

From TheJournal.ie Tens of thousands hit Hong Kong streets in anger at extradition law EXTRADITION BILL

Tens of thousands hit Hong Kong streets in anger at extradition law

Protesters are calling for the city’s leader Carrie Lam to step down; Lam apologised again today.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong leader suspends divisive extradition bill ahead of further protests Carrie Lam

Hong Kong leader suspends divisive extradition bill ahead of further protests

More mass protests are expected today, forcing politicians to consider putting the bill on hold to “cool citizens down”.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong police face brutality claims after violent clashes over extradition bill Protests

Hong Kong police face brutality claims after violent clashes over extradition bill

Protesters were met yesterday with police officers who sprayed tear gas and fired rubber bullets.

From TheJournal.ie 'He's stupid, arrogant and vulgar': Thousands attend march against Trump visit in Dublin city centre Trump In Ireland

'He's stupid, arrogant and vulgar': Thousands attend march against Trump visit in Dublin city centre

Various groups taking exception to the US President have turned out in force at Parnell Square.

From TheJournal.ie 'Trump for Taoiseach': Rival protest groups greet President ... well out of view of the President The Trump Divide

'Trump for Taoiseach': Rival protest groups greet President ... well out of view of the President

A pro-Trump demonstration was dwarfed by a much larger ‘anti’ one on the outskirts of Shannon.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach has no plans to beef up security for ministers after protests at their homes Home Security

Taoiseach has no plans to beef up security for ministers after protests at their homes

Leo Varadkar says he has not added any extra security after protests at his home.

From TheJournal.ie 'Extinction Rebellion': London climate change protests enter fourth day Civil Disobedience

'Extinction Rebellion': London climate change protests enter fourth day

428 people have now been arrested in the UK capital.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What's happening in Sudan? Sudan

Explainer: What's happening in Sudan?

The country’s president Omar-al-Bashir was removed from power and detained by the army yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie 3 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire as tens of thousands gather at Israel-Gaza border Conflict

3 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire as tens of thousands gather at Israel-Gaza border

Israel deployed several thousand troops along the border, with the anniversary coming at a sensitive time ahead of its 9 April elections.

From TheJournal.ie French yellow vests stage 20th week of protests as banks call for end for violence Gilets Jaunes

French yellow vests stage 20th week of protests as banks call for end for violence

The demonstrations began in November of last year.

From TheJournal.ie Paris police chief fired following yellow vest riots on Champs-Elysées Paris

Paris police chief fired following yellow vest riots on Champs-Elysées

About 5,000 police were deployed in the capital on Saturday to deal with the protests.

From TheJournal.ie Yellow Vest protester's hand 'blown off' during violent clashes in Paris Grenade

Yellow Vest protester's hand 'blown off' during violent clashes in Paris

Witnesses said the injured man was photographing the protest.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands march in Paris 'yellow vest' protest to rally against alleged police violence March For The Injured

Thousands march in Paris 'yellow vest' protest to rally against alleged police violence

A police estimate put the turn-out at 10,500 in Paris.

From TheJournal.ie Pressure on Maduro as self-declared president calls for 'biggest march in history of Venezuela' Venezuela

Pressure on Maduro as self-declared president calls for 'biggest march in history of Venezuela'

Tomorrow’s rally coincides with the 20th anniversary of Maduro’s predecessor Hugo Chavez.

From TheJournal.ie Two men are claiming to be president of Venezuela, so what exactly is going on? Explainer

Two men are claiming to be president of Venezuela, so what exactly is going on?

The current political crisis has been years in the making.

From TheJournal.ie Venezuela's opposition leader declares himself president amid anti-Maduro clashes Juan Guaido

Venezuela's opposition leader declares himself president amid anti-Maduro clashes

US President Donald Trump acknowledged the “interim leader” and called on Nicolas Maduro to resign.

From TheJournal.ie French yellow vests hit back at Macron's debate attempts with 10th weekend of protests YELLOW VESTS

French yellow vests hit back at Macron's debate attempts with 10th weekend of protests

In Paris, several thousand people marched peacefully through the Left Bank in freezing temperatures.

From TheJournal.ie Controversial 'McJesus' sculpture causes outrage and protests by Israeli Christians Ronald McDonald

Controversial 'McJesus' sculpture causes outrage and protests by Israeli Christians

Hundreds of Christians have called for the for the removal of the sculpture.

From TheJournal.ie 'Macron out': Tens of thousands of 'yellow vest' protesters march in France Riot Police

'Macron out': Tens of thousands of 'yellow vest' protesters march in France

Officials have vowed zero tolerance for the violence that has marred the weekly protests since they began two months ago.

From TheJournal.ie 'People are being shot dead and no one is saying a thing': Sudanese community in Ireland protest government violence Food Shortages

'People are being shot dead and no one is saying a thing': Sudanese community in Ireland protest government violence

Up to 40 people have been killed in violent protests in Sudan in recent weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Macron appeals for 'order' after yet more violence sees police officers attacked in Paris YELLOW VESTS

Macron appeals for 'order' after yet more violence sees police officers attacked in Paris

In one incident, a group of three officers were forced to make a hasty escape after coming under attack on the Champs-Elysees.

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