A statue of Robert Milligan, an 18th century slave trader, was removed from its plinth outside a London museum after global anti-racism protests triggered a debate about how Britain commemorates its imperial past.
Milligan, who owned sugar plantations in Jamaica, was involved in the construction of London’s West India Docks. Continue reading »
Hong Kong protesters have alighted on a new way to counter the police, as the five-month old anti-government resistance grinds on and their tactics evolve further. Continue reading »
“Hong Kong On Fire”: Local Photographer Captured Stunning Images Of The Days In Fight For Civil Rights
The 2019 Hong Kong protests are an ongoing series of demonstrations in Hong Kong and solidarity protests in other cities abroad which began with the aim of withdrawing an extradition bill proposed by the Hong Kong government. If enacted, the bill would allow local authorities to detain and extradite people who are wanted in territories that Hong Kong does not have extradition agreements with, including mainland China and Taiwan. Concerns were raised that the bill would place Hong Kong citizens and visitors under mainland Chinese jurisdiction, undermining the autonomy of the region and people’s rights and freedom. Continue reading »
Zehra Doğan (born 1989) is a Kurdish artist and journalist from Diyarbakir, Turkey. She is a founder and the editor of Jinha, a feminist Kurdish news agency with an all female staff. She was jailed by the Turkish government for a painting of the destruction of the city of Nusaybin in 2017. Her imprisonment has prompted international outcry, including a 2018 mural by street artist Banksy in New York. Continue reading »
KamaSurra it’s a series of posters based on the original positions of Kama Sutra, but instead of portraying couples making love, we see policemen spreading hate, while abusing innocent citizens. The illustrations portraits real events seem on street protests that have been taken place in Brazil since the beginning of 2013. Continue reading »
Activists protest against the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement in front of the government palace in Vilnius , Lithuania. ACTA aims to harmonize international standards on protecting the rights of those who produce music, movies, pharmaceuticals, fashion, and a range of other products that often fall victim to piracy and intellectual property theft, but some Internet users are worried it could lead to online censorship. (Mindaugas Kulbis/Associated Press) Continue reading »
n what appeared to be a clear indication of the mounting discontent over Vladimir Putin’s 12-year reign, tens of thousands of Russians joined a massive wave of protests against the alleged rigging in the Dec 4 parliamentary elections.
According to agency reports, Moscow saw the biggest show of solidarity by protesters. People descended on Sakharov Avenue in thousands braving harsh wintry conditions. The protesters converged on a broad avenue which is just a couple of miles away from Kremlin.
Demonstrators wearing masks take part in a protest against recent parliamentary election results in Stavropol. (Reuters) Continue reading »
Spain celebrates a Saint Fermin (San Fermin Festival), traditionally takes place in the city of Pamplona. The main «enserro» is a bulls runs through the streets of the city. The ceremony of «Sanfermines” (Los Sanfermines) opened on Monday at noon with a traditional rockets launch from the City Hall balcony.
A day before, in Pamplona… PETA and Animas Naturalis had a bloody campaign against the entertainment in the days of the festival of St. Fermin. Dozens of people on the central square of the city poured paint on their bodies like blood. The aim of the activists – to ban corrida and street race with bulls.
Meanwhile, on 5th of July a corrida has started in Barcelona, the traditional season which begins in March and ends in October.
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