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Battle of  the Camel

Battle of the Camel

Taken on 2011-02-02

Anti-government protesters flooded into the rock-covered former no-man's land after beating back pro-Mubarak men at around 2:00 in the morning.

Source: Al Jazeera English

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-02-10

Tibetan Protester Monks Put Under Arrest by Chinese Authorities; Ngaba, Sichaun, China, Apr 2008

Tibetan Protester Monks Put Under Arrest by Chinese Authorities; Ngaba, Sichaun, China, Apr 2008

Taken on 2008-04-05

On 16 March 2008, Tibetan monks staged a protest in the Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture of Sichuan province against their allegedly harsh treatment by the Chinese government. Protests in the autonomous prefecture continued throughout the month and into April. Featured in this photograph are monks put under arrest by Chinese authorities. The arrests were part of a wider crackdown on Tibetan protesters throughout the region that started on the 10th of March 2008. On April 5, the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) stated that the Chinese authorities arrested over 2,300 Tibetans from various parts of Tibet. According to the Tibetan Government in Exile, more than 140 people were killed in the crackdown.

Source: SFT HQ/Flickr

Uploaded by Alison Cooke on 2015-11-16

Chinese Authorities Arrest Tibetan Protester Monks; Ngaba, Sichaun, China, Apr 2008

Chinese Authorities Arrest Tibetan Protester Monks; Ngaba, Sichaun, China, Apr 2008

Taken on 2008-04-05

The arrest of Tibetan Buddhist monks by Chinese authorities in the Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture of Sichuan province in line with a wider crackdown on protests and civil unrest throughout Tibet in March and April 2008. Protests in the region began on March 10 2008 (Tibetan Uprising Day) and grew in intensity as a reaction against allegedly harsh treatment and discrimination by the Chinese government. On April 5, the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) stated that the Chinese authorities arrested over 2,300 Tibetans from various parts of Tibet. According to the Tibetan Government in Exile, more than 140 people were killed in the crackdown.

Source: SFT HQ/Flickr

Uploaded by Alison Cooke on 2015-11-16

Mapuche Protest

Mapuche Protest

Taken on 2005-01-05

Protest staged by the Mapuche community of Chile against the government in Santiago, Chile, 2005. Following restitution of democracy, the Mapuche community has been active in demanding greater rights particularly over land they feel was taken from them by the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. The banner reads: "Patricia Troncoso on a hunger strike Matias Katrileo killed by the bullets of the Chilean state!!"

Source: Darkonewen

Uploaded by MicroscopeLens on 2014-01-22

Nusaybin After Turkish Army Bombardment; Turkey, 2016

Nusaybin After Turkish Army Bombardment; Turkey, 2016

Exact date taken unknown

The Kurdish city of Nusaybin in Turkey after being sieged and bombarded by the Turkish Army. The siege on Nusaybin has been part of the Turkish government's assault on Kurdish nationalist movements, and war against the PKK and YPS.

Source: Dr Partizan/Twitter

Uploaded by parkinth on 2016-05-25

Nur Neighborhood Under Aattack In Cizre; Turkey, 2015

Nur Neighborhood Under Aattack In Cizre; Turkey, 2015

Exact date taken unknown

Destruction in the Nur neighborhood of Cizre from conflict between Kurds and the Turkish government. The Turkish government claims they have been fighting members of the Kurdish Workers Party (PKK) in Cizre, while Kurdish and human rights groups claim the government has been attacking civilians. Because of the conflict within the city authorities have issued a curfew.

Source: Zekî Ozmen/Twitter

Uploaded by parkinth on 2016-01-12

Hector Pieterson Death, Soweto, Jun 1976

Hector Pieterson Death, Soweto, Jun 1976

Taken on 1976-06-16

Antoinette Sithole and Mbuyisa Makhubo carrying and 12-year-old Hector Pieterson moments after he was shot by South African police during a peaceful student demonstration in Soweto, South Africa

Source: Dzambukira, Proud/Wikipedia

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2015-01-11

US Marshals Drag Vietnam War Protester, Washington D.C., October, 1967

US Marshals Drag Vietnam War Protester, Washington D.C., October, 1967

Taken on 1967-10-22

US marshals drag a Vietnam War protester, Washington D.C., 1967.

Source: National Archives and Records Administration

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-17

Aftermath of Anti-Serb Riots in Sarajevo, June 1914

Aftermath of Anti-Serb Riots in Sarajevo, June 1914

Taken on 1914-06-29

Sarajevo experienced anti-Serb riots after the death of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand at the hands of Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip.

Source: Historijski Arhiv Sarajevo

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-02

Human Rights Campaigner Emily Hobhouse

Human Rights Campaigner Emily Hobhouse

Taken on 1902-08-01

British-born Emily Hobhouse campaigned to improved the horrendous conditions of Britain's concentration camps during the Second Boer War.

Source: National Portrait Gallery, London

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-02

Burning Boer Homestead

Burning Boer Homestead

Taken on 1901-01-01

The British employed a scorched earth policy in response to Boer guerrilla actions.

Source: unknown

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-02

President Madero & Advisers; Mexico, Mexican Revolution, 1911

President Madero & Advisers; Mexico, Mexican Revolution, 1911

Exact date taken unknown

Northern leaders of the revolt against Díaz pose for a photo after the First Battle of Juárez. Present are José María Pino Suárez, Venustiano Carranza, Francisco I. Madero (and his father), Pascual Orozco, Pancho Villa, Gustavo Madero, Raul Madero, Abraham González, and Giuseppe Garibaldi Jr.

Source: Published by Bains News Service - Flickr Commons project, 2008.

Uploaded by Nimm0810 on 2016-07-11

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