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Dublin: 16 °C Saturday 30 August, 2014

Violence

# violence - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Feminist pop culture writer leaves home after Twitter threats Feminist Frequency

Feminist pop culture writer leaves home after Twitter threats

Anna Sarkeesian had critiqued the trope of violence against women in video games.

# violence - Sunday 24 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Why are so many victims of child sexual abuse reluctant to report it? Trauma

Opinion: Why are so many victims of child sexual abuse reluctant to report it?

Lenient sentencing in sexual assault cases has negative consequences – not just for individuals, but for all victims.

# violence - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Teen arrested after video of him beating boy with autism goes viral Violence

Teen arrested after video of him beating boy with autism goes viral

The video was found on the suspect’s Facebook page.

# violence - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Two students arrested on suspicion of plotting mass shooting at high school Los Angeles

Two students arrested on suspicion of plotting mass shooting at high school

Police said the adolescents had planned to kill three staff members and as many students as possible.

# violence - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Man stabbed in the heart after ‘bumping into someone while texting’ Violence

Man stabbed in the heart after ‘bumping into someone while texting’

Toronto Police say the man he bumped into “took exception at a perceived slight and attacked the victim”.

# violence - Friday 1 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Crisis team’ set up to help Irish in Libya, as French and British leave on naval ship Fresh Violence

‘Crisis team’ set up to help Irish in Libya, as French and British leave on naval ship

Around 200 people have been killed in the last two weeks in Tripoli and Benghazi.

# violence - Thursday 31 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Have you seen the mural about the Gaza conflict painted on the Falls Road? Belfast

Have you seen the mural about the Gaza conflict painted on the Falls Road?

The artwork calls for the “immediate expulsion of all Israeli diplomats from Éire”.

Player gets kicked in the head as four sent off during Milk Cup game

There were ugly scenes in Coleraine during the game between Northern Ireland and Mexico on Wednesday night.

# violence - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie In pics: Israeli plane drops leaflets warning Gaza civilians Warning From Above This post contains images

In pics: Israeli plane drops leaflets warning Gaza civilians

The leaflets urged civilians to stay away from Hamas militants and to report any rocket launches.

# violence - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “Over 100″ Palestinians killed as Israel ramps up attacks on Gaza Bombardment

“Over 100″ Palestinians killed as Israel ramps up attacks on Gaza

Around 60 airstrikes have been carried out by Israeli forces today. The US says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has asked for fresh help brokering a ceasefire.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí still at scene of Cappagh Road standoff Finglas

Gardaí still at scene of Cappagh Road standoff

Gardaí could not confirm if any arrests have been made.

# violence - Sunday 27 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Germany warns citizens to leave Libya after deaths of 38 in clashes Get Out

Germany warns citizens to leave Libya after deaths of 38 in clashes

Cashes broke out yesterday when Islamist groups launched an assault on the headquarters of a special forces unit

# violence - Friday 18 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish Government expresses ‘strong concerns’ with Israeli ambassador over situation in Gaza Gaza Strip

Irish Government expresses ‘strong concerns’ with Israeli ambassador over situation in Gaza

Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan said he registered the Government’s strong concern that over Israel’s ground operation.

# violence - Monday 14 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how Ireland is tackling violence against females during conflict Helping Hands

Here’s how Ireland is tackling violence against females during conflict

The money will be used by the International Rescue Committee to help during times of conflict or natural disaster.

From TheJournal.ie Austerity has ‘weakened’ the human rights of Ireland’s most vulnerable United Nations

Austerity has ‘weakened’ the human rights of Ireland’s most vulnerable

The State is appearing before a United Nations committee to hear concerns over human rights in Ireland.

# violence - Sunday 13 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Palestine death toll from Israeli air strikes jumps to 162 Calls For Truce

Palestine death toll from Israeli air strikes jumps to 162

Yesterday was the deadliest day since conflict broke out on Tuesday.

# violence - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Palestinian teenager forced into car and killed in apparent revenge attack Escalation

Palestinian teenager forced into car and killed in apparent revenge attack

The youth was seen being kidnapped from the Arab half of Jerusalem.

# violence - Sunday 29 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Iraqi forces attempt to retake northern city of Tikrit Escalating

Iraqi forces attempt to retake northern city of Tikrit

Tikrit is said to be a hotbed of antipathy toward Iraq’s Shiite-led government.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland to send supplies to people of Iraq displaced by violence Aid

Ireland to send supplies to people of Iraq displaced by violence

Supplies such as blankets, kitchen sets, jerry cans and shelter supplies are being sent to those most in need.

# violence - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie US troops flow into Iraq as ISIS continues advances Iraq

US troops flow into Iraq as ISIS continues advances

Another four teams will arrive in the coming days.

# violence - Monday 23 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Human skulls found inside teddy bears at Mexico airport Unusual Trade

Human skulls found inside teddy bears at Mexico airport

Skulls are in demand by people who practice santeria, an Afro-Caribbean syncretic religion.

# violence - Sunday 22 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Obama warns that Iraqi extremists could destabalise other countries ISIL

Obama warns that Iraqi extremists could destabalise other countries

The US President has said the unrest in Iraq could spill over in other countries such as Jordan.

# violence - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Lack of hate crime legislation creates “permission to hate” in Irish society Transgender

Lack of hate crime legislation creates “permission to hate” in Irish society

The warning comes as Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) launches a new report documenting 32 incidents of violence or discrimination.

From TheJournal.ie Iraqi militants attack country’s main oil refinery Isis

Iraqi militants attack country’s main oil refinery

Militants attacked parts of the refinery complex, leading to heavy clashes.

# violence - Sunday 15 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Iraqi security forces stage major counter-attack against militants Insurgency

Iraqi security forces stage major counter-attack against militants

As many as 279 “terrorists” have been killed in the past 24 hours, security officials said.

# violence - Saturday 14 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 49 dead as pro-Russian rebels shoot down Ukrainian troop plane Violence

49 dead as pro-Russian rebels shoot down Ukrainian troop plane

The US has also accused Russia of sending tanks and weaponry to the rebels.

# violence - Thursday 12 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A childhood in dangerous Colombia inspires… IMPAC Award

A childhood in dangerous Colombia inspires…

Juan Gabriel Vásquez grew up in a Bogotá rife with violence, and a drugs trade beginning to take off. His experiences inspired his IMPAC-winning novel.

# violence - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 467 women and 229 children received domestic abuse support in just one day last year Domestic Violence

467 women and 229 children received domestic abuse support in just one day last year

SAFE Ireland says that women and children are made homeless by domestic abuse.

# violence - Monday 9 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie One in eight women suffers domestic abuse during pregnancy Domestic Abuse

One in eight women suffers domestic abuse during pregnancy

Many women begin suffering during pregnancy.

# violence - Thursday 5 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Brazilian police threaten to mar World Cup: Amnesty International World Cup

Brazilian police threaten to mar World Cup: Amnesty International

Amnesty says the Brazilian police are guilty of indiscriminate use of tear gas and rubber bullets against peaceful protesters, arbitrary arrests and the misuse of laws.

# violence - Monday 26 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Japanese girlband attacked by man armed with a saw Violence

Japanese girlband attacked by man armed with a saw

The two young women are being treated in hospital but are expected to be discharged tomorrow.

# violence - Friday 23 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘I was the punching bag, the sex toy, the maid’ – Michelle Knight describes life being held by Ariel Castro Survival Story

‘I was the punching bag, the sex toy, the maid’ – Michelle Knight describes life being held by Ariel Castro

Knight spoke to RTÉ about her 11 years in captivity in which she became pregnant five times.

# violence - Thursday 22 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Pro-Russian rebels kill 17 Ukrainian troops ahead of vote Violence

Pro-Russian rebels kill 17 Ukrainian troops ahead of vote

A toll puts the number of dead in violence in the east of the country at 140.

From TheJournal.ie Thai army seizes power in military coup Takeover

Thai army seizes power in military coup

General Prayut Chan-O-Cha made the announcement in a televised address to the nation today.

From TheJournal.ie Nine Ukraine soldiers killed by Russian separatists Renewed Clashes

Nine Ukraine soldiers killed by Russian separatists

It’s the the deadliest day for the military in weeks of fighting between Russian separatists and Ukrainian security forces in the east of the country.

# violence - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Mothers more likely to suffer depression four years after childbirth Take Care

Mothers more likely to suffer depression four years after childbirth

Though little research has been done in Ireland on postpartum depression past the 12 month mark, one expert said increased resourcing for public health nurses is key to tackling the problem.

# violence - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Check out Tom Youngs and Salesi Ma’afu’s brilliant Twitter reaction to their on-field scuffle

Both players played down the punch that marred Friday’s Premiership game.

From TheJournal.ie 3,000 evacuated from Vietnam after wave of anti-Chinese violence Chaos

3,000 evacuated from Vietnam after wave of anti-Chinese violence

The violence was triggered by Beijing’s deployment of an oil rig in contested South China Sea waters.

# violence - Saturday 17 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Domestic violence is just that – violence. Why not treat it that way? Abuse

Aaron McKenna: Domestic violence is just that – violence. Why not treat it that way?

In Ireland, as with most social issues, we treat the matter of domestic violence as a pariah topic that occasionally gets an airing. It’s just not good enough.

# violence - Friday 16 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Abuse, violence, mental health: Children in Ireland called for help 664,000 times last year Childline

Abuse, violence, mental health: Children in Ireland called for help 664,000 times last year

Figures from Childline indicate children are more comfortable talking about mental health on the web, with 20 per cent of online contacts relating to this area.

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