Jess Hurd

Photographer
Protest

Kill the Bill National Day of Action

Kill the Bill protest the Nationality & Borders Bill, Lincoln’s Inn Fields to Parliament Square, London.

© Jess Hurd 15/01/2022

Photo gallery and licensing

Positive Money Bank of England

Positive Money protestors wearing masks of Rishi Sunak, Governor of the Bank of England and Andrew Bailey, Governor of The Bank of England, outside the Bank of England as the bank releases its Financial Stability Report, protesting against policymakers’ failure to reign in the City of London’s funding of fossil fuels, City of London.

 

Shot on commission for Positive Money

Save London’s Transport

Save London’s Transport protest outside Parliament, Transport workers in London are facing an attack on their pensions, pay freezes and threats to services and jobs, imposed as part of the government’s conditions for bailout out Transport for London. Old Palace Yard, Westminster, London.

© Jess Hurd

People’s Covid Inquiry report

Keep Our NHS Public  launch the People’s Covid Inquiry report with chair Mike Mansfield QC, One Great George Street, Westminster, London. 

©Jess Hurd

No More Deaths

No More Deaths after 27 refugees drown making the Channel crossing to claim asylum, Sisters Uncut protest outside the Home Office, Westminster.

© Jess Hurd

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Cannae afford a carbon footprint – COP26

Cannae afford a carbon footprint, working class graffiti during COP26, Glasgow.

© Jess Hurd

COP26 Global Day of Action for Climate Justice

Global Day of Action for Climate Justice marching through Glasgow during COP26.

© Jess Hurd

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Global Climate Strike

Global Climate Strike, school strike movement, Fridays for Future, marching through Glasgow during COP26.

© Jess Hurd

 

COP26 Minga Indigena Fire Ceremony

Traditional sacred Fire Ceremony of Minga Indigena at COP26 UN Climate Conference, Hidden Gardens, Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland.

© Jess Hurd

Police Kettle Extinction Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion block roads and are kettled by police during COP26 UN Climate Conference, Glasgow, Scotland.

© Jess Hurd

Jubilee Loch Ness Debt Monster COP26

Jubilee Debt Campaign Loch Ness Debt Monster is impounded by police under Section 20 Police, Fire and Reforms act 2012, in a dawn raid at COP26 UN Climate Summit, Govan Dry Dock, Glasgow, Scotland. Photo credit: © Jess Hurd

Nessie photo coverage: BBC News, Sky News, Washington PostEvening Standard, Guardian, Express, Metro, Independent, The NationalDaily Record, Mail Plus, NY Times Post, Glasgow Times, Yahoo, Daily Mail, Northern Times, STV News, Scottish Sun, Edie, Vehlad, Amazon, Express and Star, Tribune Times, Tortoise Media, Daily Post, Wandsworth Guardian, Bracknell News, Northern TimesYahoo News, Irish Examiner, News TimeDevonport Online NewsTechnotrenz, Canary, Belfast Telegraph, Daily Star, MSN, Toys Matrix, Eminetra, Headtopics, Breaking News, Native News, Forest Gazette, Hendon Times, Global Herald, Colchester Gazette,My Style NewsShropshire StarUNILAD, East London and West Essex GazetteGlasgow World, Enfield Independent, Glasgow Live, Inverness Courier, National World, News and Star,etc.

Best photographs of the day – The Guardian.

 

 

Extinction Rebellion block the Clyde Arc COP26

Extinction Rebellion block the Clyde Arc outside COP26 UN Climate Conference, Glasgow, Scotland. © Jess Hurd

 

Rally Outside World Leaders’ Dinner

Rally outside the COP26 world leader’s dinner at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow, Scotland.

© Jess Hurd

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COP26 Oxfam Heads of State

Oxfam heads of state COP26 Hot Air Band stunt with Boris Johnson, Exchange Square, Scotland.

© Jess Hurd

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COP26 Halloween Lantern Procession

Shine a Light on the climate crisis, zombie walk and lantern procession to highlight the issues around climate change during COP26, Hamiltonhill Claypits Local Nature Reserve, Scotland.

© Jess Hurd

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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.

© Jess Hurd

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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

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For video coverage: Jason N. Parkinson

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Covid-19 Day of Shame

Covid-19 Day of Shame protest by Global Justice Now, highlighting the Covid death toll and calling for the suspension of Covid-19 vaccine patents to the Foreign Office, Whitehall, London.

Shot on commission for Global Justice Now

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Travellers Lead Protest Conservative Party Conference

Travellers lead Protest The Tory Party, against the Crime and policing bill, organised by People’s Assembly Against Austerity outside Conservative, Manchester, UK.

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Abortion Rights Solidarity With Texas

Abortion Rights protesting for a woman’s right to choose, solidarity with Texas, from Trafalgar Square to the American Embassy, London.

All images © Jess Hurd

Shot on commission for Abortion Rights

Sabina Nessa Vigil

Vigil for Sabina Nessa, a woman, a teacher murdered in Kidbrook, South East London.

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COP26 Bow School Mural

New Earth mural by Bow School students to highlight the environment to COP 26 leaders, East London.

Also a cover feature in the Sept issue of the National Union of Teachers Educate magazine.

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On now – A Visual Retrospective -20 Years of Stop the War

20 Years of Stop the War – A Visual Retrospective
Really excited to be part of this exhibition celebrating 20 years of Stop the War with Banksy, Vivienne Westwood, David Gentleman, KennardPhillips & others.
8-19th September 10am-4pm every day until 19th Sept (except Mon 13th)

@ Nunnery Gallery, Bow Arts, 181 Bow Rd, London, E3 2SJ

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Captions:
Stop the War demonstration against attack on Iraq, Embankment, London. 15/02/2003
School kids take strike action against War with Iraq and march to Westminster. Bow, Tower Hamlets, East London. 20/03/2003
Parliament Square installation by anti war artist David Gentleman. Each drop of blood is meant to represent the estimated 100,000 lives lost in Iraq since the occupation began. Stop the War Coalition demonstration, Westminster. 18/03/2006
End The Blockade: Stop Arms Sales To Israel: Bring The War Criminals To Justice: Free Palestine. Hyde Park, London. 01/10/2009

Extinction Rebellion welcome MP’s with Die-in

Extinction Rebellion protesters welcome back to Parliament with a die in highlighting climate change, Parliament Square, London.

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