Jess Hurd

Photographer
Posts Tagged ‘Turkey’

Happy Birthday Cash Machine!

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Today we celebrate 50 years of the ATM, cash machine or “hole in the wall”. Happy Birthday.

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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.

© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

 

Mayday Istanbul

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Turkish police form a ring of steel around Tazim Square to prevent May Day marches. Istanbul, Turkey.

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Oxford Human Rights Festival

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Myself and video journalist Jason N. Parkinson are honoured to have been asked to speak about our joint work at the 12th Oxford Human Rights Arts Festival this year.

We will be showing film and photographs, with Q&A at the Ultimate Picture Palace  –

Tickets are available to book here for The Life and Work of a Video/Photojournalist on Wednesday 26th February 2014 6-8pm

Exhibition – Ethnic Cleansing

I have also been commissioned by the Oxford Human Rights Arts Festival to exhibit photographs about the persecution of gypsies and travellers, an issue that I have documented for 20 years.  The exhibition will run throughout the festival 24-28th February at the Old Fire Station.

The featured image is one from the exhibition – Police and bailiffs evict travellers and their supporters from Dale Farm, Basildon. Essex. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

 

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.

© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

 

 

Gazi Riot – Istanbul

 

 

Turkish riot police use rubber bullets (correction), CS gas and water cannon to disperse anti government protesters in Gazi, a Kurdish district of Istanbul. Police attacked an occupation against the redevelopment of Gezi Park and protests have escalated across the country against Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan, his AKP government’s conservative policies and state repression. Istanbul, Turkey.

© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Images available to licence from www.reportdigital.co.uk

 

 

Turkish Football Supporters

Football supporters march into Taksim Square from the football stadium in support of th occupation. 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.

 

© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

 

Barricade Break

Protester takes a break on the barricades in the streets around Taksim Square in front of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel.

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.

 

© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Images available to licence from www.reportdigital.co.uk

 


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