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#Protests

# protests - Thursday 20 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Protests and arrests in St Louis after black teenager shot dead by police Racial Tensions

Protests and arrests in St Louis after black teenager shot dead by police

Police say the 18-year-old pointed a gun at officers before they opened fire.

# protests - Thursday 16 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water denies it’s carrying out ‘surprise’ meter installations to avoid protesters No Siree

Irish Water denies it’s carrying out ‘surprise’ meter installations to avoid protesters

One woman said her driveway was blocked for two hours.

# protests - Thursday 25 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Courtney Love got ‘taken hostage’ during a protest in Paris Uber Angry

Courtney Love got ‘taken hostage’ during a protest in Paris

Then she gave the French President a serious talking to.

# protests - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Channel Tunnel chaos as protesters burn tyres on train tracks Sailors

Channel Tunnel chaos as protesters burn tyres on train tracks

Eurotunnel has closed the crossing for the evening.

# protests - Sunday 24 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Police officer who shot 49 bullets into car where two died found not guilty Cleveland

Police officer who shot 49 bullets into car where two died found not guilty

The acquittal sparked protests in Cleveland.

# protests - Sunday 3 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘This is out of control, we’re being murdered for no reason’ Brandon Tate Brown

‘This is out of control, we’re being murdered for no reason’

The mother of a black man shot dead by police speaks to TheJournal.ie from Philadelphia.

# protests - Saturday 2 May, 2015

From The42 Blackpool’s final game of abysmal season abandoned after fans invade pitch in protest Protests

Blackpool’s final game of abysmal season abandoned after fans invade pitch in protest

Watch out for the fan on the mobility scooter making his way onto the pitch.

# protests - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Why aren’t the Irish protesting? A question that was being asked a few years ago. Not anymore. Right2Water

Why aren’t the Irish protesting? A question that was being asked a few years ago. Not anymore.

A new academic report into the water charge movement was launched today.

# protests - Monday 20 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “I was simply standing on a public footpath” – Joan Collins TD arrested at Dublin protest Water Meters

“I was simply standing on a public footpath” – Joan Collins TD arrested at Dublin protest

The United Left TD was arrested along with Cllr Pat Dunne.

# protests - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Woman left bloodied after gardaí attempt to move anti-water charge protesters Fingal

Woman left bloodied after gardaí attempt to move anti-water charge protesters

The woman was sitting in a doorway at Fingal County Council last night.

# protests - Saturday 11 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Polish far-right leader calls protesters “the agents of Putin in Ireland” The War At Home

Polish far-right leader calls protesters “the agents of Putin in Ireland”

Gardaí were called to a Dublin hotel last night.

# protests - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí keep protesters from Taoiseach amid shouts of ‘traitor’ and ‘parasite’ Making An Entrance This post contains videos

Gardaí keep protesters from Taoiseach amid shouts of ‘traitor’ and ‘parasite’

Enda Kenny was arriving at Yahoo’s new €11m offices in Dublin.

# protests - Monday 23 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Plan to take water charges from wages a ‘bullying’ tactic – Murphy Won't Pay

Plan to take water charges from wages a ‘bullying’ tactic – Murphy

It’s understood enhanced compliance measures are being considered by the government.

# protests - Saturday 21 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie In pics and videos: Huge turnout for latest ‘Right2Water’ rally Live Issue

In pics and videos: Huge turnout for latest ‘Right2Water’ rally

Dublin’s O’Connell street was packed.

# protests - Monday 16 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ferguson protesters tear up American flag Ferguson

Ferguson protesters tear up American flag

A man aged (20) was charged with shooting two police officers from a car.

# protests - Saturday 14 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Nun (75) gang-raped after burglars break into Indian convent school Protests

Nun (75) gang-raped after burglars break into Indian convent school

Local residents have taken to the streets in anger.

# protests - Saturday 28 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Hide your phone, here comes Joan’: A few hundred protesters are outside the Labour conference Water Charges This post contains videos

‘Hide your phone, here comes Joan’: A few hundred protesters are outside the Labour conference

They were mostly peaceful and good-natured as the conference continued inside. A demonstration is also taking place in Dublin.

# protests - Monday 23 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie In photos: Two men arrested after water meter van blocked with staff inside Rialto This post contains images

In photos: Two men arrested after water meter van blocked with staff inside

They were held at Irishtown garda station.

# protests - Sunday 22 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Protesters gather at Carlow event Tánaiste attending Water Protesters

Protesters gather at Carlow event Tánaiste attending

It comes after two rallies were held yesterday demonstrating against the jailing of five water protesters on Thursday.

# protests - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Protesters take to the streets of Brazil over their dwindling water supply Sao Paulo

Protesters take to the streets of Brazil over their dwindling water supply

Angry protesters say local and national governments have neglected problems for too long.

# protests - Monday 16 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Thousands of people protested The Simpsons being taken off air in Bolivia

Thousands of people protested The Simpsons being taken off air in Bolivia

Yes, people are still devoted to The Simpsons.

From TheJournal.ie Protester told meter installer “I’ll put you on your back”, court told Protests

Protester told meter installer “I’ll put you on your back”, court told

Six of the seven were in court today.

# protests - Sunday 15 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Paul Murphy calls for “significant response” if Jobstown protest arrests continue Policing

Paul Murphy calls for “significant response” if Jobstown protest arrests continue

The TD described the arrests as “not acceptable”.

# protests - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Rabbitte: The selective targeting of public figures needs to stop Abuse

Rabbitte: The selective targeting of public figures needs to stop

TD Ruth Coppinger said people are more concerned about the arrests in relation to the Jobstown protests.

# protests - Sunday 1 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water says over 1 million have registered ahead of tomorrow’s deadline Water Charges

Irish Water says over 1 million have registered ahead of tomorrow’s deadline

Taoiseach Enda Kenny confirmed today that those who do not register will not have their water cut off.

# protests - Saturday 31 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Will ‘midget-gate’ affect turn-out for today’s water protests? Tapping Into Anger

Will ‘midget-gate’ affect turn-out for today’s water protests?

Demonstrations are being planned across the country. But today’s events shouldn’t be compared to the pre-Christmas ‘days of action’ left-wing TDs have said.

# protests - Saturday 24 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should protests be banned from our city centres? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should protests be banned from our city centres?

Taxi drivers brought Dublin traffic to a near standstill this week. Do you think such protests should be kept away from the centre of town?

# protests - Monday 19 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Terror threat to Ireland is low, but it’s important to remain on alert’ Belgium

‘Terror threat to Ireland is low, but it’s important to remain on alert’

Europe is on a high terror alert as a mastermind of a jihadist cell in Belgium remains at large.

# protests - Friday 16 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí could soon be wearing body cameras Protests

Gardaí could soon be wearing body cameras

Dublin councillors want a pilot scheme to be rolled out in the city.

# protests - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Cologne Cathedral plunged into darkness in protest over anti-Islam rallies PEGIDA

Cologne Cathedral plunged into darkness in protest over anti-Islam rallies

The move came as 18,000 people turned out an anti-immigrant demonstration.

# protests - Thursday 1 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Egypt’s highest court orders retrial of three Al-Jazeera journalists Egypt

Egypt’s highest court orders retrial of three Al-Jazeera journalists

The three men have been detained since December 2013.

# protests - Sunday 21 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New York reeling after policemen shot dead in their car before gunman shoots himself Ambush

New York reeling after policemen shot dead in their car before gunman shoots himself

The man posted online that he was planning to kill two police officers in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner.

# protests - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Pedestrian rushed to hospital after car crashes into group of protesters Liberty Hall

Pedestrian rushed to hospital after car crashes into group of protesters

It happened after a small group of protesters attempted to block traffic in the area.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí have some advice for those attending today’s Right2Water protest To The Streets

Gardaí have some advice for those attending today’s Right2Water protest

A number of roads will be closed as marchers head for Leinster House.

# protests - Monday 8 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Police and demonstrators clash as US protests continue for a second night California This post contains images

Police and demonstrators clash as US protests continue for a second night

President Barack Obama urged the country’s youth to be patient in the fight against racism.

# protests - Saturday 6 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Wednesday can be a knockout blow to water charges’ Flood The Streets

‘Wednesday can be a knockout blow to water charges’

Anti Austerity Alliance TD Ruth Coppinger said that a big turnout could hit the “appalling and arrogant” government.

From TheJournal.ie Grand jury to consider latest police killing of an unarmed man in New York Protests

Grand jury to consider latest police killing of an unarmed man in New York

The father of a young girl was shot dead by a single bullet on a dimly lit staircase at a Brooklyn apartment building.

# protests - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie DUP and UUP fanned flames of violent flag riots but lost control Flegs

DUP and UUP fanned flames of violent flag riots but lost control

Research from Queen’s says the parties did more than anyone to heighten tensions.

# protests - Monday 1 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Remember the protests in Hong Kong? They’re still going – and are more violent Frustrations Mounting

Remember the protests in Hong Kong? They’re still going – and are more violent

This is the third month of the protests, and police used pepper spray and batons on the students overnight.

# protests - Saturday 29 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘We won’t pay’: Protesters gather outside Irish Water HQ Water Charges

‘We won’t pay’: Protesters gather outside Irish Water HQ

There are also protests in Limerick, Galway, Cork and elsewhere.

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