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10 Interesting and Strong ways of Protests shown by people around the world


Protests with a pinch of art or shock factor seem to grab attention readily. The right set of words or a clever mass activity is a lot classier than the old school stone throwing. This is a lot of such very interesting ones devised by people around the world.

1. ‘Heads in the sand’ shot taken during protest in Christchurch Aotearoa New Zealand. The protest was to raise awareness that Aotearoa New Zealand’s politicians’ are putting their ‘heads in the sand’

https://500px.com/photo/100737013/heads-in-the-sand-by-jennifer

2. On April 9th, hundreds of prostitutes took to the streets to protest against the city of Amsterdam closing down more and more windows/workplaces.

https://500px.com/photo/106607279/red-light-disctrict-protest-by-noonski

3. The Umbrella Revolution, sometimes used interchangeably with Umbrella Movement, was a series of sit-in street protests that occurred in Hong Kong from 26 September to 15 December 2014. The protests began after the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPCSC) came to a decision regarding proposed reforms to the Hong Kong electoral system. The decision was widely seen to be highly restrictive, and tantamount to the Chinese Communist Party’s pre-screening of the candidates for the Hong Kong Chief Executive election in 2017 before the candidates are presented to the Hong Kong electorate.

https://500px.com/photo/103801779/the-hong-kong-1-july-protests-by-hinmaphotography

4. Protests in Brazil against corruption and to denounce the government of President Dilma Rousseff

https://500px.com/photo/118481857/protests-in-brazil-against-corruption-by-roberto-epif

5. A demonstration was held at the White House in Washington, DC with protestors in favor of net neutrality.

https://500px.com/photo/88949611/save-the-internet-by-joseph-gruber

6. Protesters in Hong Kong asking for true Democracy built this colourful wall made of memo paper with all wishes written on.

https://500px.com/photo/86994695/the-wall-by-dick-tang

7. A general view of thousands of yellow helmets laid out as part of a protest during an event to address working laws within the construction industry, in front of the Milan stock.

construction-hat-protest-italy

8. EU dairy farmers protest in Brussels, use milk cannon against police

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9. Indian men protest against Government comments that “those who dress immodestly are inviting rape”

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indian-men-protest

10. Hundreds of people lined the Interstate Bridge over the Columbia River to protest plans to build fossil fuel terminals nearby and block coal, oil and gas transports.

fossil-fuel-protest

Source: 500px.com, wikipedia.org

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