Jess Hurd

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Posts Tagged ‘Occupy’

Lawyers Occupy Istanbul Court

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Relatives and friends gather outside the Central Criminal Court where lawyers staged an overnight occupation to demand due process for the 171 detained May Day protesters. Lawyers claim their clients have been beaten and denied food and water. Istanbul Turkey.

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Taksim Square Mass Rally

People rally in Taksim Square, some with pictures of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, founder of the Turkish Republic. Protests began when police attacked a camp occupation against the redevelopment of Gezi Park but protests have escalated across the country against Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan, his AKP government’s conservative policies and state repression. Istanbul, Turkey.

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Atos – Blood On Their Hands

 

Disabled protesters from DPAC and UK Uncut against the cuts to disabled benefits through the Paralympic sponsor Atos, outside Atos HQ and later occupy the Department of Work and Pensions. London.

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Occupy Leyton Marsh

Local supporters climb under a tanker to prevent it entering the planned Olympic site. Activists are arrested after blocking the site entrance to construction vehicles and breaching the site. Hackney, East London.

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Occupy Everywhere

Occupy the London Stock Exchange against corruption and the banking crisis. Banner reads “Make Money Free – Take back the Bank of England”. St Paul’s, London.

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