The march left Washington Square Park at 2:00pm. Nine and half hours later, at 11:30 that night, I finally stopped marching.
Guest Post by Amy McTighe I met Mariam in Khanki camp in Iraqi Kurdistan. She was hiding behind a tent, scared of the crowds of other children fighting for boxes of toys being distributed by an American charity. Her expression, her eyes, were compelling and I took picture after picture of her. As I went for a [...]
Guest post by Yasbelle Kerkow The G20 summit hit Brisbane this weekend drawing a great deal of international attention to an otherwise unassuming city. The G20 People’s March on Saturday, the biggest of all the protests, was a collaborative effort between 13 community groups. The march attracted around 1500 attendees who all braved the 40°C [...]
In July, while traveling in Moldova (two days after I was arrested in Transniestria) I had coffee with a stranger. We discussed lots of things, and the sum of the parts got me thinking about something new: Could new technologies be used add accountability to illegal migration contracts? I did enough research to convince [...]
I’ve published accounts of three different arrests, on three different continents, in three different publications. That seems worth celebrating.
It’s a fairly absurd situation and I’d like to document exactly what happened.