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Pro-Tibetan Activist Protest Xi Jinping's Arrival; Prague , Czech Republic, March 2016

Pro-Tibetan Activist Protest Xi Jinping's Arrival; Prague , Czech Republic, March 2016

Taken on 2016-03-28

Pro-Tibetan activists protest China's President Xi Jinping at the arrival of Chinese head of state, Xi Jinping, first visit to the Czech Republic. Pro-Tibetan demonstrators, as well as pro-Beijing supporters, lined the road leading from the airport to Prague leading to scuffles between the two groups. A number of activists were detained by the police after they replaced the Chinese national flags, which lined the road, with Tibetan flags.

Source: Zewlakk - aktivistická fotografie

Uploaded by Alison Cooke on 2016-03-28

Pro-Saffron Revolution Protest Orchestrated by Burma Center Prague; Czech Republic, November 2011

Pro-Saffron Revolution Protest Orchestrated by Burma Center Prague; Czech Republic, November 2011

Taken on 2011-11-01

The Burma Center Prague, an Non Governmental Organization, based in Prague stage a protest in support of Burma's or Myanmar's Saffron Revolution. The image shows protestors displaying the flag of National League for Democracy, a democratic socialist and liberal democratic political party in Burma/Myanmar.

Source: Wikipedia User: Burma Center Prague

Uploaded by Alison Cooke on 2016-06-05

Czechoslovak Legion, Siberia, World War I

Czechoslovak Legion, Siberia, World War I

Taken on 1918-01-01

"The Czechoslovak Legion were volunteer armed forces composed predominantly of Czechs and Slovaks fighting together with the Entente powers during World War I. Their goal was to win the Allies' support for the independence of Bohemia and Moravia from the Austrian Empire and of Slovak territories of the Kingdom of Hungary, which were then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire." 1918, exact date unknown.

Source: nortvoods.net

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-06