Posts Tagged ‘protest’

12 hour street photography challenge

12 hour street photography challenge

The brief: to photograph in Manchester, non-stop, for 12 hours, starting at 2pm Saturday and finishing at 2am Sunday. The format: street photography. The goal: to select one good photo from each hour. This is my first draft selection, from which I’ve got to select a final 12. Some hours were, inevitably, more fruitful than […]

EDL Cambridge Demo, 9th July 2011

EDL Cambridge Demo, 9th July 2011

The English Defence League protested against a proposal for the construction of a new mosque, in Cambridge, on 9th July 2011. On the same day, a coalition of groups opposed to the EDL, held a counter demonstration. Younger EDL supporters before the demonstration: Those opposed to the EDL held a separate march: EDL supporters gather […]


UK Uncut at Fortnum & Mason

UK Uncut at Fortnum & Mason

UKUncut target those organisations they say avoid tax, using legal loopholes. They say that, if these organisations were obliged to pay tax at the same rate as those businesses that don’t exploit these loopholes, the need for cuts in public services would be reduced as the exchequer would raise more revenue which, in turn, could […]

Stanlow Fuel Protests, 8th May 2011

Stanlow Fuel Protests, 8th May 2011

Some nice sunshine and bright colours made for vivid pictures: You can just spot my flash glaring in the bottom right corner of the shot above. Organiser Ian Charlesworth posing for a portrait before the demonstration started: Police held protesters back to prevent them from blocking fuel tankers: Protest organisers were disappointed, as tankers continued […]

Remember Gaza protest, 27th December 2010.

Remember Gaza protest, 27th December 2010.

27th December 2010; London, UK. On Kensington High Street, as near to the Israeli embassy as protesters are permitted, a hundred or so gathered in support of the Palestinian cause. The protest was vocal and peaceful: The most boystreous chants came from younger protesters: A small contingent of Orthodox Jews from “Neturei Karta”, an organisation […]