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.

from UK News:

March highlights BNP controversy

August 17, 2009

I went to the anti-fascist protest against the far-right British National Party's annual summer "festival" on Saturday fearing trouble.

from The Great Debate (India):

Did Indians overreact to Shah Rukh Khan being detained?

August 16, 2009

Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan was en route to Chicago for a parade to mark Independence Day when he was detained and questioned at Newark airport.

from Oddly Enough Blog:

$650? Who do I have to kill?

August 10, 2009

From Nepal comes news that women marched through Kathmandu today to denounce a government plan to pay cash incentives to men for marrying widows.

from Our Take on Your Take:

Gray day in Jerusalem

July 31, 2009

Be waiting until the main action of the protest had died down and using a low angle, Oded Gal has created a moody street scene of the aftermath of a demonstration in Jerusalem.

from AxisMundi Jerusalem:

Walls and balls

July 12, 2009

Last week we posted about the fifth anniversary of the International Court of Justice ruling on the separation barrier Israel is building in and around the West Bank.

from AxisMundi Jerusalem:

Too Close for Comfort

July 7, 2009

Every week our photographers and cameramen cover any number of demonstrations organised by activists protesting against the barrier Israel is building in and around the West Bank. Palestinians say the barrier is an Israeli land-grab that stifles freedom of movement and economic growth. Israeli authorities say the barrier prevents would-be attackers from reaching Israel.

from Our Take on Your Take:

Images of a democracy icon

May 15, 2009

Detained Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is one of the most difficult people for journalists to photograph as access to the democracy icon is severely limited. Often the only way to see an image of Suu Kyi is on the posters and placards of demonstrators protesting her detention, or in the case above against fresh charges brought against her.

from Photographers' Blog:

Human roadblock

May 11, 2009

I was relaxing Sunday evening killing zombies on the Xbox, when I got a news alert on my blackberry stating Tamil protesters were blocking two lanes of traffic on the Gardiner Expressway.  The Gardiner is a major freeway that goes through downtown Toronto. We don’t often see big protests or demonstrations, so my excitement begins to build.

from Our Take on Your Take:

Through the flag lies the protest

April 17, 2009

Your View contributor Balint Fejer has waited for the moment that a flag is lowered into his frame in this scene from a protest in Hungary.