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Police in Minnesota Round Up, Detain Photographers Covering a Protest | PetaPixel

Journalists and photographers covering the protest of the death of Daunte Wright in Minneapolis this past Friday night were rounded up by law enforcement, forced on their stomachs, and only released after they had their faces and press credentials photographed.
#law #politics #protest #justice #US #USA #police #press #journalism
Police in Minnesota Round Up, Detain Photographers Covering a Protest
 

Paint, Easter eggs and watermelons – Myanmar’s creative protests in pictures | World news | The Guardian

Protesters in Myanmar have become creative in their opposition to military takeover in February
#photography #photojournalism #Myanmar #protest

https://www.theguardian.com/world/gallery/2021/apr/12/paint-easter-eggs-and-watermelons-myanmars-creative-protests-in-pictures

 

‘Kill the bill’ and trans visibility: human rights this fortnight in pictures | Global development | The Guardian

A round-up of the coverage on struggles for human rights and freedoms, from Mexico to China
#photography #photojournalism #HumanRights #protest

https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/gallery/2021/apr/10/kill-the-bill-and-trans-visibility-human-rights-this-fortnight-in-pictures

 

Public should be ‘really worried’ about new crackdown on right to protest, ex-police chief says | The Independent

An ex-police chief says the public should be “really worried” about a new crackdown on protests – accusing the government of putting rights “fundamental to our democracy” at risk.
...
“You may think the events of the past few days have shown beyond doubt that the police cannot be trusted to protect our free speech rights. Well, it’s about to get worse,” said the human rights barrister Adam Wagner.
#crime #politics #UK #protest #Tories
 
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Meanwhile outside of a courthouse in Portland, a protester with a Hello Kitty helmet ran up to a tear gas grenade with a hockey stick and whacked it back at federal officers. I think I just got into sports...

Photo by Nathan Howard from Blackpowderpress


#art #photo #photography #blm #portland
#usa #police #protest #riot #sport #hockey #woman #gas
 

Arrest of photographer at Kent protest raises press freedom fears | UK news | The Guardian

Concern is growing over press freedom following the arrest of a photographer after he took and shared photos of a protest at a former military barracks controversially housing asylum seekers.
Andy Aitchison, 46, documented a demonstration outside Napier barracks in Folkestone, Kent, on Thursday morning as protesters threw buckets of fake blood at the doors of the site amid allegations of overcrowding, poor hygiene, significant risks posed by Covid-19, and limited access to healthcare and legal advice.
Arresting a press photographer for documenting a protest is just wrong.

#law #UK #PressFreedom #protest #demonstration #journalism #photography #photojournalism
 

US police three times as likely to use force against leftwing protesters, data finds | US policing | The Guardian

Police in the United States are three times more likely to use force against leftwing protesters than rightwing protesters, according to new data from a nonprofit that monitors political violence around the world.
Police used teargas, rubber bullets, beatings with batons, and other force against demonstrators at 511 leftwing protests and 33 rightwing protests since April, according to updated data made public this week.
#politics #protest #USA #police #LawEnforcement
 
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Happy 18th Birthday, Greta!


~ January 03, 2003 ~

"Thank you so much for all the well-wishes on my 18th birthday! Tonight you will find me down at the local pub exposing all the dark secrets behind the climate and school strike conspiracy and my evil handlers who can no longer control me! I am free at last!!"
#quote #gretathunberg #greta #birthday #03jan2003 #activism #climatechange #environment #protest #sweden
 
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Happy 18th Birthday, Greta!


~ January 03, 2003 ~

"Thank you so much for all the well-wishes on my 18th birthday! Tonight you will find me down at the local pub exposing all the dark secrets behind the climate and school strike conspiracy and my evil handlers who can no longer control me! I am free at last!!"
#quote #gretathunberg #greta #birthday #03jan2003 #activism #climatechange #environment #protest #sweden
 
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Happy 18th Birthday, Greta!


~ January 03, 2003 ~

"Thank you so much for all the well-wishes on my 18th birthday! Tonight you will find me down at the local pub exposing all the dark secrets behind the climate and school strike conspiracy and my evil handlers who can no longer control me! I am free at last!!"
#quote #gretathunberg #greta #birthday #03jan2003 #activism #climatechange #environment #protest #sweden
 
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Happy 18th Birthday, Greta!


~ January 03, 2003 ~

"Thank you so much for all the well-wishes on my 18th birthday! Tonight you will find me down at the local pub exposing all the dark secrets behind the climate and school strike conspiracy and my evil handlers who can no longer control me! I am free at last!!"
#quote #gretathunberg #greta #birthday #03jan2003 #activism #climatechange #environment #protest #sweden
 

Do Protests Even Work?


It sometimes takes decades to find out

Zeymep Tufekci, June 24, 2020
...In the long term, protests work because they can undermine the most important pillar of power: legitimacy. Commentators often note that a state can be defined by its monopoly on violence, a concept going back to the philosopher Thomas Hobbes and codified by the sociologist Max Weber. But the full Weber quote is less well known. Weber defined the state by its “monopoly of the legitimate use of physical force.” The word legitimate is as important as the words physical force, if not more. Especially in the modern world, that monopoly on violence isn’t something that self-perpetuates. Violence doesn’t just happen; it has to be enacted and enabled by people. The Soviet Union did not fall because it ran out of tanks to send to Eastern Europe when the people there rebelled in the late 1980s. It fell, in large part, because it ran out of legitimacy, and because Soviet rulers had lost the will and the desire to live in their own system. Compared with Western democracies, their system wasn’t delivering freedom or wealth, even to the winners. If the loss of legitimacy is widespread and deep enough, the generals and police who are supposed to be enacting the violence can and do turn against the rulers (or, at least, they stop defending the unpopular ruler). Force and repression can keep things under control for a while, but it also makes such rule more brittle. ...
https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2020/06/why-protests-work/613420/

(Emphasis in original.)

Previously. Previously (by @Phil Landmeier (ᚠ)).

#FeetToTheFire #ZeynepTufekci #protest #legitimacy #MaxWeber
 
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Syria war photographer ‘wounded by police’ during Paris protest

#Paris #France #police #democracy #journalism #protest

traduction DeepL :

Un photographe de guerre syrien "blessé par la police" lors d'une manifestation à Paris


Selon le groupe de presse, le photojournaliste primé Ameer Alhalbi a fui la Syrie pour échapper à la violence

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Agence France-Presse, 29/11/2020.

Un groupe de défense de la liberté de la presse a dénoncé la blessure "inacceptable" d'un photojournaliste syrien primé lors d'une manifestation à Paris contre les brutalités policières.

Ameer Alhalbi, un photographe indépendant qui travaillait pour le magazine Polka et l'AFP, couvrait les manifestations contre les violences policières et la nouvelle loi du gouvernement limitant le partage des images des officiers pendant le week-end où il a été blessé.

Les photos montrent que le visage d'Alhalbi semble meurtri et qu'une grande partie de sa tête est couverte de bandages.

Christophe Deloire, secrétaire général de Reporters sans frontières, a tweeté que le jeune homme de 24 ans avait été blessé place de la Bastille par "un bâton de police" et a condamné les violences.

"Ameer est venu de Syrie en France pour se réfugier, comme plusieurs autres journalistes syriens. Le pays des droits de l'homme ne doit pas les menacer, mais les protéger", a-t-il déclaré dans un deuxième tweet.

M. Deloire a également noté qu'Alhalbi avait été clairement identifié comme un journaliste.

Dimitri Beck, directeur de la photographie de la Polka, a déclaré qu'Alhalbi avait eu le nez cassé et le front blessé, et qu'il avait été conduit à l'hôpital.

Alhalbi a remporté plusieurs prix internationaux, dont le deuxième prix dans la catégorie "spot news" pour le World Press Photo en 2017, principalement pour sa couverture du conflit syrien dans sa ville natale d'Alep pour l'AFP.

Des milliers de personnes à travers la France se sont rassemblées pour soutenir la liberté de la presse après que le film de la police battant un producteur de musique noire a attisé la colère contre un projet de loi qui est considéré comme limitant le droit des journalistes à faire des reportages sur les brutalités policières.

A Paris, les manifestants ont mis le feu au mobilier urbain et se sont heurtés à la police alors qu'ils tentaient de bloquer l'accès à certaines rues. À Lille, Rennes, Strasbourg et dans d'autres villes, des milliers d'autres personnes ont protesté contre le projet de loi.

Jean Castex, le Premier ministre, a annoncé qu'une commission indépendante examinera et réécrira l'article controversé du projet de loi.

Traduit avec www.DeepL.com/Translator (version gratuite)
 
reshare from @freebird

Syria war photographer ‘wounded by police’ during Paris protest

#Paris #France #police #democracy #journalism #protest

traduction DeepL :

Un photographe de guerre syrien "blessé par la police" lors d'une manifestation à Paris


Selon le groupe de presse, le photojournaliste primé Ameer Alhalbi a fui la Syrie pour échapper à la violence

Image/Photo

Agence France-Presse, 29/11/2020.

Un groupe de défense de la liberté de la presse a dénoncé la blessure "inacceptable" d'un photojournaliste syrien primé lors d'une manifestation à Paris contre les brutalités policières.

Ameer Alhalbi, un photographe indépendant qui travaillait pour le magazine Polka et l'AFP, couvrait les manifestations contre les violences policières et la nouvelle loi du gouvernement limitant le partage des images des officiers pendant le week-end où il a été blessé.

Les photos montrent que le visage d'Alhalbi semble meurtri et qu'une grande partie de sa tête est couverte de bandages.

Christophe Deloire, secrétaire général de Reporters sans frontières, a tweeté que le jeune homme de 24 ans avait été blessé place de la Bastille par "un bâton de police" et a condamné les violences.

"Ameer est venu de Syrie en France pour se réfugier, comme plusieurs autres journalistes syriens. Le pays des droits de l'homme ne doit pas les menacer, mais les protéger", a-t-il déclaré dans un deuxième tweet.

M. Deloire a également noté qu'Alhalbi avait été clairement identifié comme un journaliste.

Dimitri Beck, directeur de la photographie de la Polka, a déclaré qu'Alhalbi avait eu le nez cassé et le front blessé, et qu'il avait été conduit à l'hôpital.

Alhalbi a remporté plusieurs prix internationaux, dont le deuxième prix dans la catégorie "spot news" pour le World Press Photo en 2017, principalement pour sa couverture du conflit syrien dans sa ville natale d'Alep pour l'AFP.

Des milliers de personnes à travers la France se sont rassemblées pour soutenir la liberté de la presse après que le film de la police battant un producteur de musique noire a attisé la colère contre un projet de loi qui est considéré comme limitant le droit des journalistes à faire des reportages sur les brutalités policières.

A Paris, les manifestants ont mis le feu au mobilier urbain et se sont heurtés à la police alors qu'ils tentaient de bloquer l'accès à certaines rues. À Lille, Rennes, Strasbourg et dans d'autres villes, des milliers d'autres personnes ont protesté contre le projet de loi.

Jean Castex, le Premier ministre, a annoncé qu'une commission indépendante examinera et réécrira l'article controversé du projet de loi.

Traduit avec www.DeepL.com/Translator (version gratuite)
 
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How to hack Electronic Road Sign (VMS)

FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY

How many times have you driven by an electronic road sign like one of these?

This is the ADDCO portable sign. Today, you see what is on the inside, and how they are programmed to display important information.

WARNING YOU SHOULD NEVER TAMPER WITH THESE SIGNS

The access panel on the sign is generally protected by a small lock, but often are left unprotected. Upon opening the access panel you can see the display electronics.

The black control pad is attached by a curly cord, with a keyboard on the face.

Programming is as simple as scrolling down the menu selection to "Instant Text". Type whatever you want to display, Hit Enter to submit. You can now either throw it up on the sign by selecting "Run w/out save" or you can add more pages to it by selecting "Add page"

DO NOT ENTER PASSWORDS THAT DONT BELONG TO YOU BUT IF YOU WERE CURIOUS... Should it will ask you for a password. Try "DOTS", the default password.

In all likelihood, the crew will not have changed it. However if they did, never fear. Hold "Control" and "Shift" and while holding, enter "DIPY". This will reset the sign and reset the password to "DOTS" in the process. You're in!
#hack #hacking #road #sign #Electronic
#acab #protest #blm #diy
 
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How to hack Electronic Road Sign (VMS)

FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY

How many times have you driven by an electronic road sign like one of these?

This is the ADDCO portable sign. Today, you see what is on the inside, and how they are programmed to display important information.

WARNING YOU SHOULD NEVER TAMPER WITH THESE SIGNS

The access panel on the sign is generally protected by a small lock, but often are left unprotected. Upon opening the access panel you can see the display electronics.

The black control pad is attached by a curly cord, with a keyboard on the face.

Programming is as simple as scrolling down the menu selection to "Instant Text". Type whatever you want to display, Hit Enter to submit. You can now either throw it up on the sign by selecting "Run w/out save" or you can add more pages to it by selecting "Add page"

DO NOT ENTER PASSWORDS THAT DONT BELONG TO YOU BUT IF YOU WERE CURIOUS... Should it will ask you for a password. Try "DOTS", the default password.

In all likelihood, the crew will not have changed it. However if they did, never fear. Hold "Control" and "Shift" and while holding, enter "DIPY". This will reset the sign and reset the password to "DOTS" in the process. You're in!
#hack #hacking #road #sign #Electronic
#acab #protest #blm #diy
 
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How to hack Electronic Road Sign (VMS)

FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY

How many times have you driven by an electronic road sign like one of these?

This is the ADDCO portable sign. Today, you see what is on the inside, and how they are programmed to display important information.

WARNING YOU SHOULD NEVER TAMPER WITH THESE SIGNS

The access panel on the sign is generally protected by a small lock, but often are left unprotected. Upon opening the access panel you can see the display electronics.

The black control pad is attached by a curly cord, with a keyboard on the face.

Programming is as simple as scrolling down the menu selection to "Instant Text". Type whatever you want to display, Hit Enter to submit. You can now either throw it up on the sign by selecting "Run w/out save" or you can add more pages to it by selecting "Add page"

DO NOT ENTER PASSWORDS THAT DONT BELONG TO YOU BUT IF YOU WERE CURIOUS... Should it will ask you for a password. Try "DOTS", the default password.

In all likelihood, the crew will not have changed it. However if they did, never fear. Hold "Control" and "Shift" and while holding, enter "DIPY". This will reset the sign and reset the password to "DOTS" in the process. You're in!
#hack #hacking #road #sign #Electronic
#acab #protest #blm #diy
 
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