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Protests

# protests - Thursday 27 March, 2014

BAI says that Bryan Dobson wasn’t being biased when he called protestors ‘idiots’

The BAI did acknowledged that Dobson “could have handled the situation in a better manner”.

# protests - Friday 7 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Three charged over protests outside European People’s Party congress Public Order

Three charged over protests outside European People’s Party congress

The protests took place last night, and four gardaí were injured during the scuffles.

# protests - Saturday 1 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Russia approves use of military in Ukraine RUSSIAN FORCES

Russia approves use of military in Ukraine

British Foreign Secretary William Hague condemned the decision stating that it is potentially grave threat to the sovereignty.

From TheJournal.ie Students hit with water cannons and tear gas in Venezuela protests Violence

Students hit with water cannons and tear gas in Venezuela protests

Foreign journalists were among 41 arrested as clashes intensified in the capital Caracas.

# protests - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Students gear up for new rally in Venezuela Anti-government

Students gear up for new rally in Venezuela

The Venezuelan government is set to name its ambassador to Washington today.

# protests - Sunday 23 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Fears of further political violence mount after two die in Bangkok grenade attack Thailand

Fears of further political violence mount after two die in Bangkok grenade attack

It comes a day after dozens were injured in an attack at an anti-government rally.

From TheJournal.ie Ousted Ukrainian President tried to flee but was stopped by border guards Regime Change

Ousted Ukrainian President tried to flee but was stopped by border guards

Viktor Yanukovych’s plane was from leaving the country as Yulia Tymoshenko announces a bid for the presidency.

# protests - Saturday 22 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine parliament votes to oust president Kiev

Ukraine parliament votes to oust president

A motion to remove Yanukovych received 328 votes in the 450-seat parliament

From TheJournal.ie Orange Revolution leader freed from prison as president leaves Kiev Taking To The Streets

Orange Revolution leader freed from prison as president leaves Kiev

Yulia Tymoshenko spearheaded Ukraine’s pro-democracy 2004 Orange Revolution.

# protests - Friday 21 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Man allegedly ‘raped with gun’ after arrest in Venezuela protests Unrest

Man allegedly ‘raped with gun’ after arrest in Venezuela protests

The death toll has risen to eight with 137 wounded and more than 100 people detained in the protests.

# protests - Thursday 20 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Before and After: Pics of Kiev’s Independence Square City Burning This post contains images

Before and After: Pics of Kiev’s Independence Square

At least 26 people died during violence in the Ukranian city this morning.

# protests - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie At least 25 dead as Ukraine president blames protesters Blame Game

At least 25 dead as Ukraine president blames protesters

Another 241 people have been hospitalised in fierce clashes between police and anti-government protesters in Kiev.

# protests - Monday 17 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 300 taxi drivers protest in Dublin city over ads, parking and too many taxis Protests

300 taxi drivers protest in Dublin city over ads, parking and too many taxis

They said that they are concerned about the affects that the taxi regulations are having on their livelihood.

# protests - Friday 14 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie UN calls for action over deaths in Venezuelan protests Violence

UN calls for action over deaths in Venezuelan protests

Three have died and dozens more injured in anti-government protests this week.

# protests - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gay rights student protest takes place at Russian Embassy in Dublin Winter Olympics

Gay rights student protest takes place at Russian Embassy in Dublin

Last year, Russia banned the promotion and providing of information on homosexuality to under 18-year-olds.

# protests - Friday 31 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ukranian activist says he was tortured and crucified Abduction

Ukranian activist says he was tortured and crucified

Thirty-five-year-old Dmytro Bulatov appeared on national television today, more than a week after being reported missing.

# protests - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine could be on the verge of civil war Euromaidan

Ukraine could be on the verge of civil war

“It is a revolution”, a former president warned the country’s parliament today, as they prepare to debate an amnesty for jailed protesters.

# protests - Sunday 26 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Kiev protesters seize police base after opposition leaders reject offer Ukraine Crisis

Kiev protesters seize police base after opposition leaders reject offer

‘Euromaiden’ demonstrators seized the building in an early morning raid as fresh clashes erupted in the Ukrainian capital.

# protests - Saturday 25 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Another fatality in Kiev protests as minister warns peace efforts ‘futile’ EUROMAIDEN

Another fatality in Kiev protests as minister warns peace efforts ‘futile’

Protesters in Kiev are warning the conflict will escalate if President Viktor Yanukovych uses force to end the demonstrations.

# protests - Thursday 23 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘If it’s a bullet to the head, it’s a bullet to the head’ says Ukrainian opposition leader Ukraine

‘If it’s a bullet to the head, it’s a bullet to the head’ says Ukrainian opposition leader

Ukrainian opposition leaders have issued an ultimatum to President Viktor Yanukovych after talks failure.

# protests - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie State of emergency declared in Bangkok as protests continue Thailand

State of emergency declared in Bangkok as protests continue

As many as 5,000 protestors were gathered across five really points this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Two killed in Ukraine clashes Protests

Two killed in Ukraine clashes

Ukraine’s long-running political crisis reached a new phase last week after President Viktor Yanukovych pushed through harsh anti-protest legislation.

# protests - Monday 20 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds wounded as police and protesters clash in freezing temperatures in Ukraine Ukraine

Hundreds wounded as police and protesters clash in freezing temperatures in Ukraine

More than 200 people were wounded amid mounting fury over draconian new anti-protest laws.

# protests - Saturday 18 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s been talking about the death of toddler Mikaeel Kular in Scotland and the fallout from the CRC revelations…

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What’s happening with electricity pylons and why is it such a big issue? Pylons

Explainer: What’s happening with electricity pylons and why is it such a big issue?

Heard a lot about pylons in recent weeks, but not sure what it’s all about. Here’s Eirgrid’s projects explained.

# protests - Thursday 9 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Toilet brush becomes an unlikely protest symbol in Hamburg demonstrations Brush With The Law

Toilet brush becomes an unlikely protest symbol in Hamburg demonstrations

The unrest in the German city centres on the eviction of an anarchist community centre.

# protests - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Morsi trial delayed to February because of weather in Egypt Absent

Morsi trial delayed to February because of weather in Egypt

The former president is accused of inciting the killings of opposition protesters in December 2012 outside the presidential palace.

# protests - Monday 6 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Deadline for submissions on Eirgrid’s Gridlink project closes tomorrow Pylons

Deadline for submissions on Eirgrid’s Gridlink project closes tomorrow

Opposition groups were out protesting against pylon developments yesterday.

# protests - Saturday 28 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Student killed as Egypt police clash with protesters Egypt

Student killed as Egypt police clash with protesters

The unrest follows nationwide repression of Islamist protests after the military-installed government listed the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation.

# protests - Friday 27 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Hunger strikes and pepper spray – 2013 in protests Review 2013

Hunger strikes and pepper spray – 2013 in protests

Abortion, flags and cuts cuts cuts – here’s a round-up of what people stood against this past year.

# protests - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 39 photographs that took our breath away this year Pics Of The Year

The 39 photographs that took our breath away this year

From Commander Hadfield to Batkid, here are the most striking photographs from 2013.

# protests - Sunday 15 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie “America stands with you,” John McCain tells Ukraine protesters Protests

“America stands with you,” John McCain tells Ukraine protesters

The EU has suspended historic partnership talks with Ukraine today as 200,000 protesters gathered in Kiev.

# protests - Saturday 14 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about Gerry Adams at Nelson Mandela’s funeral, Commander Chris Hadfield in Dublin, and the weather…

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine suspends mayor after brutal police crackdown on protesters Protests

Ukraine suspends mayor after brutal police crackdown on protesters

The suspended officials are being investigated over allegations they pressured Kiev’s police chief to use violence against the protesters.

# protests - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ukrainian security forces fail to retake Kiev city hall after clashes Protests

Ukrainian security forces fail to retake Kiev city hall after clashes

They made a failed bid to retake the building from 200 opposition activists who have occupied it for a week.

# protests - Monday 9 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Thailand set for elections as parliament is dissolved Protests

Thailand set for elections as parliament is dissolved

Up to 100,000 protesters remain on the streets of Bangkok, calling for the complete ousting of the current government.

# protests - Monday 2 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine protesters take over mayor’s office and set up ‘Revolution HQ’ Kiev

Ukraine protesters take over mayor’s office and set up ‘Revolution HQ’

Protesters have taken over several buildings in Kiev after the president scrapped a deal with the EU in favour of closer relations with Russia.

# protests - Friday 29 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Thai protesters storm army HQ and ruling party offices Thailand

Thai protesters storm army HQ and ruling party offices

Key government buildings have been targeted in the largest demonstrations since 2010’s mass rallies.

# protests - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why don’t the Irish protest against austerity? Opinion

Column: Why don’t the Irish protest against austerity?

There is not much coverage of protests in the media, with the result that many people either don’t know about them or don’t feel like joining them, writes Julien Mercille.

# protests - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Rabbitte: ‘I want Eirgrid to do everything it can to secure community acceptance’ Electricity Supply

Rabbitte: ‘I want Eirgrid to do everything it can to secure community acceptance’

There have been protests recently opposing EirGrid’s plans to upgrade the transmission network though overhead pylons.

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