Wednesday, 31 March 2010

MP's - Smile for the Camera!

Hundreds of letters encouraging MP's to support the "I'm a Photographer Not a Terrorist!" campaign by photographing themselves with a mini placard are delivered to Portcullis House. Westminster Parliament. London.

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Saturday, 27 March 2010

“Willie, Willie, Willie. Out, out, out!”

Willie Walsh, BA chief in a Heathrow urinal. British Airways cabin crew strike over pay and working conditions. Hatton Cross. London.

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Thursday, 25 March 2010

Hostile Reconnaissance

The London Photographers’ Branch is proud to announce a pre-election rally on Terror Laws, Civil Liberties & Press Freedom at 7pm on the 13th of April at Friends Meeting House in Euston.

The rally will be chaired by photographer Jess Hurd and speakers include:

Jeremy Dear General Secretary National Union of Journalists
Paul Lewis Guardian journalist & British Press Awards Reporter of the Year 2010
Keith Ewing Professor of Public Law at King’s College London & author of Bonfire of the Liberties
Henry Porter Observer columnist, author & British editor of Vanity Fair
Chez Cotton Head of Action Against the Police at Bindmans Solicitors & a co-ordinator of the Police Action Lawyers Group
Marc VallĂ©e Photojournalist, investigative journalist and one of the organisers of the I’m A Photographer, Not a Terrorist! campaign group.
Pennie Quinton, Filmmaker who won the ECHR case that ruled s44 is unlawful.

More speakers are TBC and will include high-profile photographers, journalists and lawyers who have dealt with the raft of terror laws that we face today.

Supporting the rally are the National Union of Journalists, NUJLondon Central Branch and the ‘I’m a Photographer, Not a Terrorist!‘ campaign group.

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Sunday, 21 March 2010

Saturday, 20 March 2010

English Defence League - Bolton

Police attack Unite Against Fascism as they assemble to stop the English Defence League. Bolton.

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Sunday, 14 March 2010

Red Road

Derelict area of the Red Road Flats, Springburn, Glasgow. Scotland.

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Saturday, 13 March 2010

We Belong to Glasgow!

Refugee and asylum seeker campaigners march after the tragic death of a Kosovan family of three who jumped to their deaths from the Red Road Flats, Springburn, Glasgow. Scotland.

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Thursday, 11 March 2010

Saturday, 6 March 2010

EDL welcomes Geert Wilders

English Defence League march in support of the Dutch Islamophobic politician Geert Wilders, a guest of UKIP at the Houses of Parliament. They are challenged by a UAF counter demonstration. London.

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Monday, 1 March 2010

First Day of Spring

Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London.