A French Videographer is Detained, Highlighting France’s Odd Use of ‘State of Emergency’

This article by Suzanne Lehn and Marie Bohner originally appeared on Global Voices on November 11, 2014. French freelance videographer Gaspard Glanz was taken into custody on October 26 as he was filming a video of the dismantling of the Calais “jungle”, a massive refugee camp near Port of Calais, which was evacuated by French Read more about A French Videographer is Detained, Highlighting France’s Odd Use of ‘State of Emergency’[…]

50 participants and heavy rain at Pegida Munich 29th august 2016

The heavy rain did not stop Pegida Munich from marching through the streets again. This time, they “walked” from the Siegestor to the Münchner Freiheit, where they turned into a byroad and back. It was a typical Pegida without any highlights; some counter-protesters tried to block and so Pegida had to use the other side of the street. The demonstration Read more about 50 participants and heavy rain at Pegida Munich 29th august 2016[…]