Jess Hurd

Photographer
Posts Tagged ‘Ethnic Cleansing’

Dale Farm Protest Police Bill

Dale Farm travellers and activists gather to mark 10 years since the eviction of the largest traveller site in Europe and to protest against the Tories’ police bill, calling for the release of Charlie Anderson, sent to prison for seven months for the “crime” of living on his own land at Hovefields, Wickford (pictures on Charlie’s flattened land).

Charlie was picked up by police a the airport going to his honeymoon and jailed for 7 months.

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Dale Farm Eviction – 10 years

10 years ago today at 06.06 riot police aimed a taser at my head (pictured). They were storming the Dale Farm site to brutally evict travellers that owned their own land. Basildon. Essex

All images © Jess Hurd

To license please contact: jess@jesshurd.com

For video coverage: Jason N. Parkinson

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Dale Farm – The Eviction opening night

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Tate private event Dale Farm – The Eviction, Tate Modern.

Really chuffed to have my images from Dale Farm included in this exhibition from the “Kids Barricade”.

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Dale Farm Eviction

It has been a real privilege to document the Dale farm community over the past few years and share the joy and the sorrow at family events, on the protests and barricades. I will cherish the generosity and warmth shown to me at times of great emotional upset.

I hope the long battle against this eviction will mark in history a turning point, an end to the casual racism and vicious discrimination against travellers, gypsies and their way of life.

See eviction slideshow here

Police and bailiffs move in to remove travellers and their supporters from Dale Farm, who build barricades and burn caravans to stop them. Basildon. Essex.

© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

See Dale Farm Children’s Barricade here

Happier times, see Dale Farm wedding blogs here and here

More archive images available to license from: www.reportdigital.co.uk

 

Dale Farm

Rihanna dancing. Travellers from Dale Farm ahead of the planned eviction by Basildon Council. Essex.

© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Dale Farm – High Court

Message left on a paper napkin outside the Royal Courts of Justice reads:

“No Ethnic Cleansing in Our Land”

Travellers from Dale Farm are supported by campaigning actress Vanessa Redgrave at the High Court as they lodge an eviction appeal against clearance of their site by Basildon Council. The Strand, London.

See slideshow here

For my 5 year archive of images from Dale Farm please visit www.reportdigital.co.uk

See traveller wedding blog posts here

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