Posts Tagged ‘Uprising’

Taksim Commune: Gezi Park and the Turkish Uprising

Mittwoch, August 7th, 2013

Riot from Wrong

Dienstag, September 11th, 2012

Auf der Seite der Occupied Times of London gibt es einen weiteren Text dazu.

By August 2011, the average Brit had endured months of headlines detailing shocking deceit and manipulation. With the News of the World phone hacking scandal having taken place under the editorship of then Conservative Party Communications Chief Andy Coulson, and overseen by David Cameron’s long-time Christmas bunting chum Rebekah Brooks, public confidence in our newly elected coalition government was at an all-time low.

This was nothing compared to what was to follow shortly after, during what has been labelled as the biggest civil unrest seen in the UK for more than thirty years. The English media relished the opportunity to brandish young people as feral hoodies, and none more so than the young black male victim of a police shooting in Tottenham, the catalyst which sparked the UK riots of 2011. Weiterlesen.