A protest was held outside the US embassy in London in solidarity with detained US Army Intelligence Analyst, Bradley Manning on his 24th birthday. His hearing resumes today in Fort Meade, Md. London, UK, 17/12/2011.
Riot police and Territorial Support Group (TSG) officers pushed back Congolese protesters away from Downing Street toward Trafalgar Square. This took some time and minor skirmishes occurred. London, UK, 14/12/2011.
Just before 10am, four female protesters entered the Egyptian embassy in London to protest against continued government oppression. They were each arrested by Diplomatic police and all were brought out by 11am. London, UK, 05/12/2011.
Feminist protesters gathered outside Earl’s Court 2 to demonstrate against the Miss World Pageant. London, UK, 06/11/2011.
Roads surrounding Buckingham Palace were closed after a suspicious package was found. London, UK, 06/11/2011.
Activists in London protest in solidarity with anti-Tar Sands protests in the U.S. against construction of the Keystone XL pipeline with a mini White House outside the U.S. Embassy in London, UK, 06/11/2011.
At least 4 arrests were made as police blocked access to Parliament following an Occupy London ‘March on Parliament’. Arrests were made under the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act (SOCPA) 2005, section 132. London, UK, 05/11/2011.
Hundreds of people turned out to listen to American filmmaker, author and social critic Michael Moore as he spoke to Occupy Portland protesters who are protesting corporate greed and corruption in Terry Shrunk Plaza. Portland, OR, USA, 31/10/2011.
An Occupy Portland photographer was arrested and taken away by Homeland Security FPS at Terry Shrunk Plaza. Although not an official press photographer he was still within his rights to be there. Portland, OR, USA, 31/10/2011.
City Commissioner Amanda Fritz held an open forum at 1pm in Terry Shrunk Plaza, next to the Occupy Portland camp to answer questions from the public regarding government and citizen concerns. Portland, OR, USA, 18/10/2011.
Approximately 100 people gathered to protest outside the US Bankruptcy Court on S.W. 5th Avenue and S.W. Salmon in downtown Portland to demand full dischargability of all student loans in bankruptcy. Portland, OR, USA, 17/10/2011.
Over 100 Vietnamese marched through downtown Portland, eventually meeting up with the larger anti-war and corporate greed march in Pioneer Courthouse Square. Portland, OR, USA, 15/10/2011.
Both Chapman and Lownsdale Square remain packed full of tents in all shapes and sizes, with everything from information tents to a ‘Food Not Bombs’ set up on what is day 10 of Occupy Portland, Portland, OR, USA, 15/10/2011.
Police allowed the ‘End Wars – Bring our Dollars Home’ protest to continue to march through the downtown area. Protesters ended up in Pioneer Square as well as the at the ‘Occupy Portland’ site. Portland, OR, USA, 15/10/2011.
Over 5,000 people marched through downtown Portland in a protest calling for an end to wars. After meeting at Shemansky Park the march headed to the ‘Occupy’ rally in Chapman Park, later meeting up again in Pioneer Square. Portland, OR, USA, 15/10/2011.
R2DToo is a new Oregon non-profit organization supported by members of Right 2 Survive. Today a space was opened up on N.W. 4th and Burnside in downtown to provide a safe place for those that need it. Portland, OR, USA, 10/10/2011.
The 2011 Portland Marathon snaked it’s way through the city to the finish at Chapman Square – the current home of the Occupy Portland movement which was allowed to remain after talks with the police and Mayor Sam Adams. Portland, OR, USA, 09/10/2011.
A rally was held at Pioneer Square marking 10 years since the invasion of Afghanistan. A march and forum will be held in Portland on Saturday, October 15, calling to “End the Wars – Bring our $$ Home.” Portland, OR, USA, 07/10/2011.
Occupy Portland is in day 2 as a few hundred Portlanders continue to camp out in Chapman Park. The road running through the park is blocked off on either end by protesters waving banners supporting a number of causes. Portland, OR, USA, 07/10/2011.
After marching from Waterfront Park, over two thousand people congregated in Pioneer Square in the downtown area. Following a pause for an hour, the march continued to Lownsdale Square which was also occupied. Portland, OR, USA, 06/10/2011.
Thousands gathered by the fountain at Waterfront Park as part of Occupy Portland in response to the growing movement, which began on Wall Street and continues with increasing support nationwide. Portland, OR, USA, 06/10/2011.
Around 75 people held a vigil for Troy Davis opposite the Pioneer Courthouse in downtown Portland. Davis was executed in Georgia after being convicted for the murder of off-duty police officer Mark MacPhail in 1989. Portland, OR, USA, 22/09/2011.
A rally for Troy Davis was held at Portland State University after he was executed following conviction for killing an off-duty police officer, Mark MacPhail on August 19 1989 in Savannah, Georgia. Portland, OR, USA, 22/09/2011.
Portland Fire & Rescue (PF&R) hosted a remembrance ceremony with Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, Congressman Earl Blumenauer, Portland Mayor Sam Adams, City Commissioner Amanda Fritz and members of Portland City Council and the Portland Police Bureau. Portland, OR, USA, 11/09/2011.
Hundreds of Portlanders gathered underneath the Marquam Bridge to float across the Willamette River. The first annual event was organised by the Willamette Riverkeeper and is a celebration of the which now is clean for recreational use. Portland, OR, USA, 31/07/2011.
Hundreds turned out in costume for the Portland Slutwalk, a global protest movement which began in Toronto after a police officer told girls to stop dressing as ‘sluts’. Portland, OR, USA, 31/07/2011.
A demonstration was held outside of Royal Bank of Scotland Angel branch. Bank robbers performed theatrically inside and outside to highlight the daylight robbery the public has faced as a result of banking malpractice and bail outs. London, UK, 16/07/2011.
On March 26 whilst covering the cuts protests in London, NUJ member Alex Milan Tracy was hit with a baton above his left knee, arrested and de-arrested for criminal damage, hit with riot shields in the face and had two lens hoods broken by police. London, UK, 26/03/2011.
Topshop Oxford Circus was covered with paint and had windows smashed by protesters during the anti-cuts demonstration combined with activist actions that went on throughout the capital. London, UK, 26/03/2011.
Protesters occupied Oxford Circus and Piccadilly Circus this afternoon during a mass day of protests against government cuts. London, UK, 26/03/2011.
HSBC bank on Cambridge Circus was trashed by protesters who also targeted many other locations in the West End and Central London. London, UK, 26/03/2011.
Many corporate targets such as Santander, Lloyds bank and Mc Donalds were targeted by protesters in London during anti-cuts protests. Windows were smashed and graffiti daubed across shops in central London. London, UK, 26/03/2011.
Department store Fortnum & Mason on Piccadilly was occupied by protesters this afternoon amidst the action. Police where overwhelmed by the sheer numbers of people and became kettled themselves causing brief clashes. London, UK, 26/03/2011.
Police were overwhelmed by the sheer number of protesters who kettled them throughout the day. Although the police had said they would change their tactics, kettling was sparse but police brutality was on the rise. London, UK, 26/03/2011.
Around 100 EDL members demonstrated opposite the proposed site of an Islamic Centre which will be replacing Dereks butcher’s at 798 Green Lane in Dagenham. A small UAF counter protest was held. London, UK, 12/03/2011.
Squatters calling themselves ‘Topple the Tyrants’ moved in to Saif Gaddafi’s £11m house in North London this morning as they do not trust the British government to properly seize Gaddafi’s corrupt assets. London, UK, 09/03/2011.
At 10am many families and children invaded the NatWest bank in Camden as part of UK Uncut’s ‘Big Society Bail-Ins’ to demonstrate against cuts and the way they will affect women in particular. London, UK, 26/02/2011.
UK Uncut forced the closure of Barclays Bank in Piccadilly Circus just after 11am. Yesterday it was revealed that the bank paid just 1% corporation tax in 2009 – £113m after record profits of £11.6bn. London, UK, 19/02/2011.
Police arrived in Friedrichshain at Liebig 14 from 4:00am to begin the eviction of a former squat, now a housing project. The eviction began just before 8:00am and riots ensued in the surrounding area afterwards. Berlin, Germany, 02/02/2011.
Tony Blair left the Chilcot Inquiry at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in Westminster shortly after 2:30pm. He presented a little grin for the press before getting in his BMW. London, UK, 21/01/2011.
Individuals forming part of the ‘Anonymous’ movement protested against the Church of Scientology at the Dianetics and Scientology exhibition near Blackfriars station on Queen Victoria Street. London, UK, 15/01/2011.
Protesters gathered outside the headquarters of the Royal Bank of Scotland in the City of London to demonstrate the bonuses top bankers receive. They tried to enter the building demanding it was their bank and their right. London, UK, 14/01/2011.
Nick Griffin was forced to retreat from the Frontline Club after he arrived to take part in a Q&A panel session on the documentary film ‘The Battle for Barking’. The UAF forced him and his security unit to retreat. London, UK, 13/01/2011.
Julian Assange speaks to the world’s media following his pre-trial hearing at Belmarsh Magistrates’ court. Lawyer Mark Stephens said that he is ready to fight extradition to Sweden at the next hearing set for February 7th and 8th. London, UK, 11/01/2011.
Around 30 anti-police protesters marched from the Hollywood transit centre to the Southeast Portland police precinct in order to demonstrate against the recent continued police involved shootings and deaths. Portland, OR, USA, 03/01/2011.