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Greenpeace gets the results of the Freedom of Information Act request for government documents related to the BP Gulf Coast oil spill. The result is many terrible photos of oil soaked wildlife not previously seen by the public.
And this photo, which, admittedly, is a bit of a downer. But why was it withheld?
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For anyone who still doesn’t appreciate how much a handmade sign (in English!) and proximity to a wire photographer has become a political protest game-changer.
Nigerian fuel protests
Unions urged more than 2 million members to stage an indefinite strike over the government’s decision to remove state subsidies on fuel, which raised prices to about 65p a litre
(Source: , via socialuprooting)