National Union of Journalists (NUJ) protest at the Egyptian Embassy in London, calling for the release of all detained journalists and an end to the crack-down on media workers. Many have been killed, others, including Peter Greste, Mohamed Fadel Fahmy and Baher Mohamed of Al-Jazeera, have been imprisoned and face 15 years in jail.
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Sunday 8 September saw the start of the protests against the biennial DSEi London weapons convention. The first day saw several hundred protestors block several entrances to the Excel Convention Centre in East London, to disrupt the delivery of equipment for the arms fair. Police arrested at least 10 protestors for blocking a public highway. Read More →
Tuesday 3 May 2011, World Press Freedom Day. Campaign group I’m a Photographer Not a Terrorist(PHNAT) swooped on City Hall in London, notorious for private security restricting and even banning photography in the privately controlled public space.
Around 40 photographers turned up to highlight the problem of private security continually restricting press freedom along the Thames Walk and in other areas across the capital.
The report holds interviews with NUJ London Photographers’ Branch (LPB) Chair and PHNAT Co-Founder Jess Hurd, a few choice words from journalist/filmmaker Leah Delfin Borromeo and “A Letter to Boris” from LPB committee member and PHNAT organiser Grant Smith.
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