Event: The Denial of Grief and Mourning – solidarity with families resisting in Palestine

Shooting Death

provided by: Migrant Media
published: 23 August 2021

Diaspora activists, UFFC, Migrant Media and JLAC invite you to join their online Panel Discussion titled “The denial of grief and mourning: practicing solidarity with families resisting in Palestine and the UK”

Date: 30 August 2021
Time: @ (UK, UCT+1) 6:30pm – 7:30pm + Q&A,
Participation Link: Please click here
Meeting ID: 896 2802 6993
“Please turn up 5 mins early so we can start on time.”

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Exhibition: Someone’s Daughter (sponsored by The Guardian)

Woman in Prisonprovided by: The View Magazine
published: June 2021

This exhibition, Someone’s Daughter by The View Magazine, sets out to initiate reform of a failing system by use of photography by leading practitioners from the UK and abroad to capture the portraits of former prisoners, and placing them alongside professional women so that they can be seen in the same light as others in attempt to change how they are seen, and by doing so change the way justice is served.

Supported by esteemed artist Sir Anish Kapoor CBE, The View Magazine is a not-for-profit CIC, a social enterprise organisation, established by formerly imprisoned women. Its content is produced by women either serving sentences, on probation or those affected by the incarceration of women.

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Privacy International launches new guide to resisting high tech police surveillance

Free to Protest - Privacy-International-Guide promotional image
Image Credit : Privacy International

source: Netpol
published: 29 June 2021

This is a guest post by Harmit Kambo, Campaigns Director, Privacy International

Imagine going to a peaceful protest and having to show your ID to the police before you can join it. Or having to fill out a form about why you are attending that particular protest. Sounds absurd, right? Surely we should all be free to protest, without the police knowing who we are?

But high tech surveillance of protests is real, and it enables the police to identify, monitor and track protestors, indiscriminately and at scale.

For example, your face is increasingly becoming your ID card with the rapid development of facial recognition technology and its deployment at protests.

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