Protesters

Umbrellas vs. Riot Shields as Hong Kong Protesters Expand Occupy Camp

Tom Grundy | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK
Tom Grundy

'Umbrella Movement' activists in Hong Kong clashed with riot police on Tuesday evening in an attempt to expand an area near the city's government headquarters currently being occupied by pro-democracy demonstrators.

TV Reporter Attacked By Anti-Obama Protester

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK

“Obama is a war criminal,” shouted a hooded protester as he manhandled a TV reporter during a live report on Wednesday afternoon. Reporting on...

Iranian Student Sentenced To Seven Years In Jail By The 'Judge Of Death'

The Huffington Post UK | Amelia Amin | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

An Iranian student and political activist, Maryam Shafipour, has been sentenced to seven years imprisonment by the "judge of death" for crimes against...

Security Forces 'Had To Respond' Claims Ambassador

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 15.08.2013 | UK

The Egyptian ambassador to the UK has insisted the authorities' "did not use excessive force" in a crackdown on supporters of the ousted president whi...

Fracking in Balcombe: A View From Inside the Camp

Ellie Dawes | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK Politics
Ellie Dawes

It is a brilliant camp and if you're clever enough to realise what a monumentally bad idea fracking is, I'd urge you to go down there and join them. For the day, for the weekend, even just for an evening. You'll learn about the arguments, show your support and you might be surprised to find you'll have a bloody good time.

Does an End to Fracking Demand We All Dig a Little Deeper?

Richard Reoch | Posted 09.10.2013 | UK
Richard Reoch

As police and protesters continue to confront each other over fracking in the Sussex countryside, Frances Leader, a 61-year-old grandmother, told reporters: "This isn't about one place, it's about the whole country, and the future of the planet."

LOOK: Mining Town Makes Thatcher Feelings Clear

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2013 | UK

When Margaret Thatcher won the 1979 election she quoted St Francis of Assisi on the steps of Number 10: "Where there is discord, may we bring harmo...

Boos & Chants Of 'Scum' As Margaret Thatcher's Funeral Procession Passes Through Ludgate Circus

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.04.2013 | UK

Protesters booed, chanted “scum” and “what a waste of money” as Margaret Thatcher’s funeral procession passed through London’s Ludgate Cir...

Thatcher Funeral Protesters Hang Effigy Of Former PM

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2013 | UK

As Margaret Thatcher's coffin lay in St Paul's Cathedral, the former Prime Minster continued to prove as divisive in death as in life, with many unabl...

The Faces of Occupy: Stephen R Moore

Paul Davey | Posted 11.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Davey

The camp at Finsbury Square seems to have changed a little. Familiar faces are missing, and one rickety shelter I watched being constructed only two weeks or so ago, near the kitchen tent, has been demolished - whether by accident (it was waiting to happen) or design I couldn't establish.

The Faces of Occupy: Annie

Paul Davey | Posted 19.05.2012 | Home
Paul Davey

Why should Occupy be different to any other organisation where mixed agendas struggle to get to the top of the pile? There are people who through sheer force of personality will have a stronger voice, a winning argument. Occupy is no different from the real world.

The Faces of Occupy: Jimmy, Lord of St Paul's

Paul Davey | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Davey

Jimmy. Photographed on Sunday 26 February just after he'd been into St Paul's Cathedral to show them his documents from the Land Registry. Quite why Jimmy decided to pose shirtless is anyone's guess - I thought he was going to strip naked!

Three Protesters Killed After Egyptian Riots In Suez And Cairo

Posted 03.02.2012 | UK

Three protesters have now been killed after riots broke out in both the coastal city of Suez and Cairo in response to violent clashes at a football ma...

Occupy London: Protesters Appeal After Losing Bid To Keep Campsite At St Paul's

Huffington Post UK / PA | Posted 21.03.2012 | UK

One of the anti-capitalist protesters who lost their bid to stay camped outside St Paul's Cathedral has launched an appeal. An application for perm...

Campaigners Protest Against Same-Sex Marriage Plans

PA | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

A campaign group will gather outside the Scottish Parliament to rally against proposed changes to the law which would legalise same-sex marriage. C...

Egyptians Take To Polls Despite Protesters' Demand To Military Rulers

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 28.01.2012 | UK

Egyptians have taken to the polls for the country’s first elections since the fall of Mubarak’s regime in February. Reports suggest that queue...

Pictures Of The Day: The Great Train Robbery And Protests

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.11.2011 | UK

As Occupy protesters in Wall Street hit the headlines once again, protesters in Italy took to the streets in Naples railing against austerity cuts and...

Fortnum And Mason Protesters Found Guilty

PA | Posted 17.11.2011 | UK

Ten protesters who occupied Fortnum and Mason during an anti-cuts demonstration earlier this year have been found guilty of aggravated trespass. Th...

Occupy London: Eviction Notices Attached To Tents Outside St Paul's

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.11.2011 | UK

The City of London Corporation has attached eviction notices to tents belonging to Occupy London protesters outside St Paul's Cathedral. The notice...

City Of London To Take Legal Action Against Occupy London Protesters

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK

The City of London Corporation has said it intends to take legal action against the Occupy London protesters camped outside St Paul's Cathedral. Ac...

Seventy Reported Dead In Deraa As Syrian Bloodshed Continues

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK

At least 70 people have been killed in Syria in one of the bloodiest days since the uprising began in March, according to the Syrian Observatory for H...

Embassies Attacked During Pro-Government Rallies In Syria

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 14.11.2011 | UK

Thousands of supporters of the beleaguered Syrian regime took to the streets over the weekend to protest against the Arab League's decision to suspend...

Student Protest Pictures: Striking Shots From Day Of Demonstration

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK

Thousands of students and activists have marched through central London have joined forces to protest against rising tuition fees. More than 4,000 ...

Occupy Glasgow Protester Vote To Leave City Centre Camp

PA | Posted 02.01.2012 | UK

Anti-capitalist protesters have voted to leave their camp in a city square on the eve of the local council's court bid to oust them from the site. ...

Sixteen Arrested At Southend Airport

PA | Posted 29.12.2011 | UK

Sixteen people have been arrested after a protest at an airport, police said. Activists went on to the runway at Southend Airport in Essex shortly ...