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Violence

# violence - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: I watched thirsty children collect water contaminated with sewage Emergency

Column: I watched thirsty children collect water contaminated with sewage

There are clear signs of impending famine in South Sudan – immediate, focused humanitarian efforts are needed to prevent imminent disease and starvation.

# violence - Friday 18 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Assault victim kidnapped by group of men, taken to town’s outskirts for beating Police Appeal

Assault victim kidnapped by group of men, taken to town’s outskirts for beating

The 28-year-old man was injured during an assault that took place in fields on the outskirts of Coleraine.

From TheJournal.ie Two men stamp on head of victim outside shoe shop Violence

Two men stamp on head of victim outside shoe shop

The 46-year-old male victim sustained serious face and head injuries.

# violence - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Unprovoked violence on Dublin’s streets shouldn’t be accepted as ‘normal’ Violence

Column: Unprovoked violence on Dublin’s streets shouldn’t be accepted as ‘normal’

Dublin is now a more modern, vibrant and cosmopolitan city, but senseless violence also breaks out on the streets of the capital – we can’t ignore that.

# violence - Sunday 13 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Head orgasms, a miracle gadget and a very smart bed Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Head orgasms, a miracle gadget and a very smart bed

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

From TheJournal.ie Police fire tear gas on anti-austerity protesters in Rome, 20 officers were injured in violence Clashes

Police fire tear gas on anti-austerity protesters in Rome, 20 officers were injured in violence

One protester lost a number of fingers after a firecracker apparently exploded prematurely in his hand.

# violence - Monday 7 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Increase in domestic abuse applications in courts ‘only the tip of iceberg’ Protection

Increase in domestic abuse applications in courts ‘only the tip of iceberg’

There was a 20 per cent increase in applications for safety and protection orders but one group said women in dating relationships who are abused do not qualify for these protections.

# violence - Sunday 6 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Man in court over assault in Dublin apartment as victim remains in critical condition Violence

Man in court over assault in Dublin apartment as victim remains in critical condition

The man is expected to appear before a sitting of Dublin District Court tomorrow morning charged in connection with the investigation.

# violence - Monday 24 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie How much does alcohol abuse affect others in Ireland? A lot, says a new report Problem Drinking

How much does alcohol abuse affect others in Ireland? A lot, says a new report

The harm experienced by people due to their own drinking is only part of the story argues Alcohol Action Ireland.

# violence - Friday 21 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish children are dying from neglect and abuse Intentional Injury

Irish children are dying from neglect and abuse

That’s according to a new report from the European Child Safety Alliance.

# violence - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí have identified those involved in St Patrick’s Day violence video Violence

Gardaí have identified those involved in St Patrick’s Day violence video

The video shows a man being kicked in the face as he lays on the ground.

From TheJournal.ie Man released over death of Jason Saunders who was found beaten outside Dublin pub Violence

Man released over death of Jason Saunders who was found beaten outside Dublin pub

Saunders was found outside the Cabra House Pub on Fassaugh Avenue yesterday morning.

# violence - Sunday 16 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Shot, burnt and ‘hacked with machetes’: Over 100 killed in three Nigerian villages Attacks

Shot, burnt and ‘hacked with machetes’: Over 100 killed in three Nigerian villages

Around 20 assailants with guns and machetes stormed the villages in central Nigeria, local officials say.

# violence - Saturday 15 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Two Ukrainians killed on eve of Crimea breakaway vote Violence

Two Ukrainians killed on eve of Crimea breakaway vote

The incident occurred on the second successive day of deadly unrest.

# violence - Friday 14 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Indian court convicts 3 over gang rape of Catholic nun Violence

Indian court convicts 3 over gang rape of Catholic nun

One of the accused was found guilty of rape while two others were convicted of “outraging the modesty of a woman”.

# violence - Monday 10 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Riot squad arrest 73 at pre-St Patrick’s Day ‘Blarney Blowout’ at US college Drunken Mayhem

Riot squad arrest 73 at pre-St Patrick’s Day ‘Blarney Blowout’ at US college

One resident near the University of Massachusetts said the scenes were like “a revolution”.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland have a domestic violence register? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland have a domestic violence register?

Clare’s Law has been introduced in the UK, should it be copied here?

# violence - Thursday 6 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Paddy Power suspend its Oscar Pistorius bet? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Paddy Power suspend its Oscar Pistorius bet?

The bookmaker is offering bets on the outcome of the murder trial. Is this a step too far?

# violence - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning, need the news as you start your day? It’s all here.

From TheJournal.ie One in three European women have experienced physical or sexual violence since the age of 15 Domestic Violence

One in three European women have experienced physical or sexual violence since the age of 15

This is the largest European study on violence against women, including interviews with 42,000 women across Europe.

# violence - Sunday 2 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Appeal made for information on late-night assault Attack

Appeal made for information on late-night assault

PSNI officers believe that a large number of people were in the area at the time.

# violence - Saturday 1 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ETA confirms disarmament move, Spanish media calls it ‘a farce’ Basque

ETA confirms disarmament move, Spanish media calls it ‘a farce’

A statement during the week has been confirmed by ETA, but the Spanish government is indifferent.

From TheJournal.ie Two men attacked with bats and a hammer during burglary Violence

Two men attacked with bats and a hammer during burglary

The PSNI is asking for witnesses to the attempted burglary which occurred in the early hours of this morning.

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.

# violence - Friday 28 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “A deception by omission” – Robinson says the DUP was misled over ‘on-the runs’ War Of Words

“A deception by omission” – Robinson says the DUP was misled over ‘on-the runs’

Martin McGuinness disagrees saying that if the DUP’s outbusts are about appeasing hardline unionists and electioneering.

# violence - 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.

# violence - 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.

# violence - Thursday 20 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Death toll climbs to 60 in Kiev as 67 police officers ‘seized’ Ukraine

Death toll climbs to 60 in Kiev as 67 police officers ‘seized’

The death toll from today’s earlier violence stands, unofficially, at 26.

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.

# violence - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie As Kiev barricades burn, the EU mulls sanctions against Ukraine Riots

As Kiev barricades burn, the EU mulls sanctions against Ukraine

At the Winter Olympics in Sochi, shocked Ukrainian athletes were stopped from wearing black armbands to mourn the dead.

# violence - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Photos: 13 people killed in Kiev after police storm protest camp Ukraine

Photos: 13 people killed in Kiev after police storm protest camp

The violence today was the deadliest in nearly three months of anti-government protests.

From TheJournal.ie At least seven killed during fresh wave of violence in Kiev Unrest

At least seven killed during fresh wave of violence in Kiev

The incident has been condemned by the USA, EU and NATO.

From TheJournal.ie Five men, two women arrested in connection with sexual assault of young girl Crime

Five men, two women arrested in connection with sexual assault of young girl

The seven people are being held across south Dublin.

# violence - 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.

# violence - Saturday 1 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Why do the Irish courts not care about women? Payoff

Aaron McKenna: Why do the Irish courts not care about women?

Our courts seem to have affected an uncaring view towards violent and sexual crimes against women – allowing offenders to escape jail sentences by simply giving their victims a payoff. It is horrific and unacceptable.

# violence - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Charge upgraded to murder in James Humphries killing Tallaght

Charge upgraded to murder in James Humphries killing

A man originally charged with manslaughter will now face court accused of murder.

# violence - Friday 24 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Suicide bombs kill five in Cairo Egypt

Suicide bombs kill five in Cairo

The Egyptian capital was rocked by three separate blasts, as police prepare for pro-Morsi protests.

# violence - Thursday 23 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Government rejects need for Civil Defence on Tallaght streets after judge’s call Social Order

Government rejects need for Civil Defence on Tallaght streets after judge’s call

Judge Anthony Halpin has claimed that there has been a ‘a total breakdown of social order’ in the Dublin suburb.

From TheJournal.ie Ceasefire agreed in bloody South Sudan conflict Civil War

Ceasefire agreed in bloody South Sudan conflict

The United Nations has said it is investigating widespread reports of atrocities and war crimes, including massacres, gang rapes and summary executions.

# violence - 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.

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