Jess Hurd

Photographer
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EDL Leeds


English Defence League members scream at members of the press. The Leeds EDL protest was countered by Unite Against Fascism.

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© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Please see web gallery here
Read NUJ statement, Death threats for journalists covering right wing demos here

Images available from: www.reportdigital.co.uk

Silly Season


Bus drivers get revealing about pay drops on London’s buses.

Press photographers shoot underwear protest in central London in call for end of “race to the bottom”. Marble Arch, London.


© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk


Images available from www.reportdigital.co.uk

I’m a Photographer Not a Terrorist – NUJ media event

Hundreds join the ‘I’m a Photographer Not a Terrorist’ NUJ media event outside New Scotland Yard. Press and amateur photographers gather outside Police HQ to highlight infringement of press freedom under the terrorism laws. London.

© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk


See web gallery here

BBC Radio Scotland am  here

BBC Radio Wales here

BBC Radio Scotland lunch here

BBC London here

Metropolitan Police Federation statement supporting photographers here

Stella Rimington on the police state in The Times here

Read NUJ report here

See NUJ video here 

Read EFJ article here

Read the Guardian here

Read the Telegraph here



London Paper Gallery here

Morning Star here

See BJP video here

Read BJP article here

Press Gazette here

Standard here

Read Londionist.com here


Images available from www.reportdigital.co.uk


Listen to the audio of the police stopping me under S44 of the Prevention of Terrorism Act covering a traveller wedding in the London Docklands here


View the Dale Farm traveller wedding articles here

Islam, War and the Media Conference

Tomorrow there is a half-day conference hosted by Media Workers Against the War


There will be a workshop called “Journalists and the “terror” laws” with the campaigning lawyer Louise Christian, Hicham Yezza the editor of Ceasefire Magazine who was arrested for downloading an al-Qaeda document from a US government website and photojournalist Marc Vallee


Jason N.Parkinson and I will still be showing the NUJ sponsored film – Press Freedom: Collateral Damage as part of the workshop and we will also do a Q&A after the film.


http://mwaw.net/conference/2008


The conference is being held at the London School of Economics and starts at 2pm. The event is open to all and not just media workers.


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