from FaithWorld:

Shots fired to disperse Afghan Koran protest in Kabul

October 25, 2009

afghan-koran-protest (Photo: Afghans protest at parliament building in Kabul, 25 Oct 2009/Ahmad Masood)

Afghan police fired into the air on Sunday to break up a protest by thousands of people who had gathered in the capital, Kabul, to protest against what they said was the desecration of a copy of the Koran by foreign troops.

from Oddly Enough Blog:

Got milk? Farmers face lactose intolerance…

October 5, 2009

Blog Guy, I heard milk farmers staged a big protest today. Boy, it's violence everywhere, isn't it? What was it this time? Guns, firebombs...

from Our Take on Your Take:

Show of commitment

October 2, 2009

Sometimes news events can drag on longer than a photographer plans. Just ask Reuters Honduras photographer Edgard Garrido, who has been in the Brazilian embassy holed up with the ousted President for more than 10 days. Your View contributor Edin Tuzlak has been following the story of Bosnian veterans protesting on the streets of Sarajevo for two days. Edin has managed to capture both sides, the police and the protesters, to give viewers an insight into the news event.

from Oddly Enough Blog:

The worst thing about protest? Take your pick!

October 2, 2009

Okay young man, thanks for volunteering, but do you think you have what it takes to be a pro-democracy protester here in Hong Kong?

from MacroScope:

Scenes from a G20 protest, Day Two

September 25, 2009

Quite a contrast to the previous day. The permitted march in Pittsburgh was peaceful on Friday.

from MacroScope:

Scenes from a G20 protest

By Reuters Staff
September 25, 2009

Reuters reporter Michelle Nichols was on the scene for Thursday's G20 protests. A note to the organizers of next year's summit: You might want to lock up the dumpsters on wheels.

from From Reuters.com:

Graphic: G20 Summit Protests

By Reuters Staff
September 21, 2009

from FaithWorld:

Malaysian Muslims charged for cow-head protest against Hindus

September 10, 2009

cow-head-protestSix Malaysian Muslims have been charged with sedition after they marched with a cow's head to protest the construction of a Hindu temple in a case that has stirred racial tensions in the country. The men were from a group of about 50 who had marched on Aug. 28 with the head of a cow, which is sacred to Hindus, to protest a plan to build a Hindu temple in their mainly Muslim neighbourhood.

from Our Take on Your Take:

Drama in the details

August 22, 2009

Sometimes pictures need to be seen big. This week's picture of soccer fans clashing with police in the Czech Republic is one of those pictures. Click here to see the full size image.

from Oddly Enough Blog:

Exploding wieners, run for cover!

August 22, 2009

Blog Guy, I'm afraid this suicide bomb trend is spreading, and it scares me.

Me too. There are way too many kinds of explosive gadgets. I saw this photo of a woman wearing a device made of an alarm clock and sausages.