[11 photos] On October 10 (‘104’), several thousand people protested against skyrocketing housing prices. Since 2001, real estate prices have tripled in Taipei while income has stagnated. This has made Taipei the worldwide #1 city of income/housing price disparity. 70 civic groups organised a large-scale sleep-out on Ren-Ai Road, Taipei’s most expensive residential area.
[4 Photos] Taiwanese Bands perform at the 104 Adequate Housing Protest in Taipei, Taiwan.
[11 photos] On October 1st, 5000 people gathered in Taipei’s #Liberty Square to support Occupy Hong Kong (香港).
[13 photos] PROTEST AT HONG KONG TRADE OFFICE IN TAIPEI TAIWAN SHOWS SOLIDARITY WITH HONG KONG MOVEMENTS As a sign of solidarity with the Hong Kong Class Boycott and Occupy Central, Taiwanese groups attempted to occupy the Hong Kong trade office in Taipei in the night of September 28 to 29. In the morning of […]
Su Beng, who fought with the Chinese Communist Party against Japan during the fourties, planned to assassinate Chiang Kai-Shek in the 1950s, wrote “Taiwan’s 400 Years of History” in Japanese Exile, still receives people interested in his story and views at the age of 95.
[9 Photos] — September 10, 2014
A few few shots from a demonstration against cuts in higher education in Tübingen, Germany, on May 21, 2014.
Soldiers march towards the Atatürk Mausoleum, Anıtkabir
An artisan paints a paper fan in his workshop in a village close to Taichung, Taiwan.
On a grim day in Taipei on October 9, 2011, the members of various aboriginal peoples of Taiwan gather in front of the Presidential Palace to voice their anger against the government’s occupation of aboriginal land as well as against the repression of languages and culture (photo series). Omi Wilang of the Atayal explains the […]
Within a few hours the Pacific Ocean close to Hualien, Taiwan, changed from a tranquil water into a dark and muddy sea as the typhoon Nanmadol approaches, at this time still hundreds of kilometers away.
A visitor watches a projection in the hall where the former inmates of the Ulucanlar Prison (Ulucanlar Cezaevi) in Ankara, Turkey, watched movies. The prison has since been converted into a museum.
Street barber in Ho-Chi-Minh-City, Vietnam
French train drivers protest against the planned abolishment of certain privileges in Toulouse, France.
A group of agitated youths burn flags during a protest against the Gaza War in early 2009 (Toulouse, France).
Airbus employees of the company’s factory in Toulouse, France, protest against the relocation of the A320 production to Hamburg.
A group of CRS anti-riot police forces approaches a burning barricade during protests against Jean-Marie Le Pen in Toulouse, France.
The market vendor seems unimpressed, as a huge demonstration by Airbus employees passes through the city of Toulouse, France. While some people stop to watch, others continue with their daily routine.
The employee of a french giant supermarket (“Hypermarché”) looks onto the group of students that attempted to occupy the supermarket during the protests against the Contrat Première Embauche (CPE) in 2006 in Toulouse, France. The students were able to enter the mall of the complex, but security employees were able to close down the fence […]
Protesters grab the fence around a detention center at the airport of Toulouse-Blagnac.
Sherwyne Pereira of Wailin’ Soul during the Bal Populaire in Taipei, Taiwan.
French feminists confront a group of anti-abortionists, which had gathered around the church of St. Etienne in Toulouse, France, to pray against abortion.
A group of protesters gathers in Toulouse during a demonstration organized by Amnesty International against the detention camp at Guantanamo Bay.