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# protests - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘You can protest, but you can’t stop them’ – Judge to water meter protesters Right To Protest

‘You can protest, but you can’t stop them’ – Judge to water meter protesters

The judge declined to decide on a request from the company for a 20m exclusion zone around workers.

# protests - Saturday 18 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Anti-water charge protests take place around the country Demonstration

Anti-water charge protests take place around the country

Large crowds were reported at some of the demonstrations.

From TheJournal.ie Protesters in Hong Kong have retaken their protest camp Umbrella Revolution

Protesters in Hong Kong have retaken their protest camp

Protesters are angry at what they see as China’s interference with Hong Kong’s independence.

# protests - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Video of Hong Kong police beating handcuffed protester hikes tensions Dark Alley This post contains videos

Video of Hong Kong police beating handcuffed protester hikes tensions

Police have begun raiding protest sites and tearing down barricades

# protests - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Water charges, turf cutters and an Irish Che Guevara: Who’s protesting the Budget? Leinster House

Water charges, turf cutters and an Irish Che Guevara: Who’s protesting the Budget?

There aren’t too many protestors outside the Dáil today…

From TheJournal.ie Dog of Texas nurse with Ebola won’t be put down Happy Tail

Dog of Texas nurse with Ebola won’t be put down

There was uproar when it was suggested that the dog of a Spanish Ebola patient be put down.

# protests - Saturday 11 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Tens of thousands take to the streets of Dublin to protest against water charges Right 2 Water This post contains images

# protests - Thursday 9 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Now the protesters are being accused of intimidation in Clare Hall Opposing Views

Now the protesters are being accused of intimidation in Clare Hall

The protesters are also accusing the gardaí of using heavy-handed tactics…

From TheJournal.ie Off-duty Missouri police officer fires 17 shots killing teen – police say he fired first Tensions

Off-duty Missouri police officer fires 17 shots killing teen – police say he fired first

St. Louis Police say the deceased man fired at the officer first.

# protests - Monday 6 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water, Garda criticism and references to Stalin – Dublin City Council had a busy meeting Protests
From TheJournal.ie Protests dwindle as Hong Kong goes back to work Pro-democracy

Protests dwindle as Hong Kong goes back to work

Schools have reopened and civil servants have returned to work today.

# protests - Sunday 5 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you pay your water charge bill? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you pay your water charge bill?

What are your feelings?

From TheJournal.ie Underground or overground cables? No decision yet, but campaigners haven’t gone away

Underground or overground cables? No decision yet, but campaigners haven’t gone away

The expert group is not expected to give their opinion until next year.

# protests - Saturday 4 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Thousands gather for defiant peace rally in Hong Kong Democracy

Thousands gather for defiant peace rally in Hong Kong

The city’s chief secretary has again urged them to leave.

# protests - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The peaceful anarchy of Hong Kong’s student protesters is infectious Democracy

Opinion: The peaceful anarchy of Hong Kong’s student protesters is infectious

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests gained a momentum of their own after the catastrophic miscalculation to fire tear gas at peaceful demonstrators.

From TheJournal.ie Chinese pigeons were given a rectal exam before a national day celebration Foul Play

Chinese pigeons were given a rectal exam before a national day celebration

The 10,000 pigeons were checked for ‘suspicious material’.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong Occupy leader says protests will spread ‘like flowers’ Democracy

Hong Kong Occupy leader says protests will spread ‘like flowers’

Pro-democracy leaders pleaded with residents to understand why the city has been brought to a standstill.

# protests - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 12 arrested during Irish Water protest on Dublin estate Water Charges

12 arrested during Irish Water protest on Dublin estate

Meanwhile, a protest took place at Coolock Garda Station.

# protests - Monday 29 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Who is protesting in Hong Kong and why? Explainer

Who is protesting in Hong Kong and why?

Here’s six things you need to know.

# protests - Sunday 28 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Pro-democracy protesters tear-gassed in Hong Kong Occupy Central

Pro-democracy protesters tear-gassed in Hong Kong

Large parts of the city were shut down by the demonstrations.

# protests - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Leonardo DiCaprio and Al Gore are at the UN Climate Summit but China and India are no shows Climate Change

Leonardo DiCaprio and Al Gore are at the UN Climate Summit but China and India are no shows

Leaders from China and India, two of the world’s largest polluters, are not attending.

# protests - Sunday 7 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Kilkenny bridge controversy due back before court on Wednesday Suspension

Kilkenny bridge controversy due back before court on Wednesday

The bridge at Green’s Bridge has been the site of protests in recent months.

# protests - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The protesters in Missouri have wrongly become enemies of the State Ferguson

Opinion: The protesters in Missouri have wrongly become enemies of the State

Blurring the boundary between law enforcement and military action creates the conditions for a military dictatorship.

# protests - Monday 18 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Greyhound welcomes initiative to seek legally binding pay rates for bin workers Protests

Greyhound welcomes initiative to seek legally binding pay rates for bin workers

SIPTU workers at Greyhound have been protesting about cuts since June 17.

# protests - Saturday 16 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Why are people protesting against a bridge being built in Kilkenny? Central Access Scheme

Why are people protesting against a bridge being built in Kilkenny?

The protests have been going on for five weeks.

# protests - Friday 15 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “Appalled”: Two asylum seekers transferred after protests at Direct Provision centre Limerick

“Appalled”: Two asylum seekers transferred after protests at Direct Provision centre

The protest took place outside a centre in Foynes yesterday.

# protests - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

From The Score ‘I just don’t agree with what’s happening’ – Gordon D’Arcy’s support for Gaza Protests

‘I just don’t agree with what’s happening’ – Gordon D’Arcy’s support for Gaza

The international centre wants Ireland to show solidarity with the people of Gaza.

# protests - Saturday 2 August, 2014

From The Score Snapshot: Gordon D’Arcy among those in attendance at Gaza protests in Dublin Support

Snapshot: Gordon D’Arcy among those in attendance at Gaza protests in Dublin

Ex-rugby player Trevor Hogan is also affiliated with the movement.

# protests - Friday 25 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “We didn’t think it was appropriate.”- Charlie Flanagan defends Ireland’s abstention on Gaza vote Under Fire

“We didn’t think it was appropriate.”- Charlie Flanagan defends Ireland’s abstention on Gaza vote

He will speak to the Israeli Ambassador but stressed that Israel has a right to defend itself.

# protests - Friday 18 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Protest over Kilkenny bridge grows from ‘a dozen to hundreds of people’ Over Troubled Waters

Protest over Kilkenny bridge grows from ‘a dozen to hundreds of people’

This morning gardaí cordoned off the roads to escort machinery into the site.

# protests - Monday 7 July, 2014

From The Score ‘F**k FIFA’ – Brazilians protest at World Cup costs as Silva awaits redemption Letter From Brazil

‘F**k FIFA’ – Brazilians protest at World Cup costs as Silva awaits redemption

Mikey Stafford reports from Rio, where the real fans cannot afford to attend matches in the flesh.

# protests - Saturday 5 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Palestinian teen ‘burned alive’, post-mortem suggests Israel

Palestinian teen ‘burned alive’, post-mortem suggests

Mohammed Abu Khdeir was buried on Friday at a funeral attended by thousands of people.

# protests - Saturday 28 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Protesting outside politicians’ homes cheapens your argument Protests

Aaron McKenna: Protesting outside politicians’ homes cheapens your argument

Politicians do not deserve to be deliberately intimidated, which is essentially what protesting at a person’s house is designed to do.

# protests - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Scandalous’: One TD does not want gardaí at water meter protests Response Times

‘Scandalous’: One TD does not want gardaí at water meter protests

Joe Higgins said that their presence at peaceful protests could lead to slower response times to other crimes.

# protests - Saturday 7 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie With five days to go, police fire tear gas at striking train workers in Brazil Sao Paulo

With five days to go, police fire tear gas at striking train workers in Brazil

There were scuffles in Sao Paulo while demonstrators blocked the streets and the national team was booed.

# protests - Saturday 24 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Thailand’s coup leaders to hold ousted government to give them “time to think” Protests

Thailand’s coup leaders to hold ousted government to give them “time to think”

Thailand’s fragile democracy has been repeatedly stunted by 19 actual or attempted coups since 1932.

# protests - Friday 23 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Shell can celebrate all they want, but the fight is by no means over’ The Pipe

‘Shell can celebrate all they want, but the fight is by no means over’

The newly constructed tunnel has been mired in controversy as it will house the onshore section of the Corrib gas pipeline.

# protests - Saturday 10 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Paying any new tax is galling, but water needs to be paid for Column

Aaron McKenna: Paying any new tax is galling, but water needs to be paid for

The more we pay for water, perhaps the more we’ll think about how we use it, writes Aaron McKenna.

# protests - Friday 2 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie May Day protests in Turkey turn violent with 90 injuries and 142 arrests May Day

May Day protests in Turkey turn violent with 90 injuries and 142 arrests

Meanwhile in Moscow, over 100,000 turned out to voice their support for Vladimir Putin.

# protests - Monday 21 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Chinese asked to fight for democracy as they remember Tiananmen Square Fight For Democracy

Chinese asked to fight for democracy as they remember Tiananmen Square

A new museum dedicated to the events of June 1989 will open in Hong Kong this week.

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