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International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women within the EU: Greece and Romania

by Newsroom 2 weeks ago

November 25. Timișoara The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women was marked by a silent march in Timișoara, Romania. Hundreds of people, wearing plain, white masks, marched on the streets of the city, to raise awareness about about the problem. It is the fifth consecutive year in which Romanians protest against the physical, psychological and other forms of violence against women. Official data shows that in the first six months, almost 12.000 women for Romania were victims of violence.  In 2018, over 38.000 women filled complaints after they were abused by their partners. Protesters also took the streets of Athens to mark this day, as thousands of people marched to show support to victims of domestic violence. Greek authorities promise

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Romanian Presidential Election - second round, in UGC photos

by Newsroom 2 weeks ago

Romanian Presidential election. Diaspora overwhelms with record participation. Romanian voters disappoint - less than 50 percent of registered voters casting ballots.25 November. Copenhagen. Newsroom With almost 100 percent of the ballots counted, it is clear that the Liberal Party endorsed candidate, Klaus Iohannis, will be Romania’s President for the next five years. The current head of state won in a landslide, with 65.88 percent, according provisional estimations of the Romanian Central Election Office (BEC). His opponent, the former Prime-Minister Viorica Dăncilă, only gathered 34.12 percent of the total votes. The social democrat candidate managed to win in only 5 out of 41 Romanian counties. Dăncilă lost in regions considered by analysts as social democrat loyal

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Romania votes in first round of presidential election | Photos |

by Newsroom 1 month ago

Romanians living abroad attended in record numbers for the first round of the Presidential elections. Almost 700.000 people voted in the 835 polling stations outside Romania’s borders, according to Romanian Central Election Office BEC. 14 candidates ran for the Presidential Office. According to official estimations, Klaus Iohannis, Romania’s current head of state, got a landslide victory in Diaspora, with more than 53% of the votes. Almost 120.000 Romanian citizens voted in the United Kingdom, with almost half of the ballots being cast in London. Considered to be the highest Romanian populated city abroad, more than 54.000 people voted in the 18 polling stations arranged in the UK capital city. London, UK, 08.11.2019 | Romanian flag hanged near one of the

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Clinic for severe burn injuries opened in Romania 4 years after #Colectiv fire

by Newsroom 2 months ago

Almost four years passed since Colectiv nightclub fire, a deadly fire in Bucharest, Romania, that killed 64 on 30th October 2015. Overwhelmed by the high number of victims and lack of hospital facilities, the authorities transferred the victims in Western EU countries abroad. Massive protests over the corruption linked to the fire led to the resignation of the PM at the time.Timisoara, 09.10.2019Special section for severely burn injured opens in presence of Romanian Minister of Health Sorina Pintea (see cover photo by Cornel Putan / IndieFrame)Fully equipped clinic for burnt victims is opened in western city of Timisoara. Investment comes form World Bank and Local Council, through Romanian Ministry of Health.Photos: Cornel Putan 

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Greek demo burns US flag during Secretary's Pompeo visit

by Newsroom 2 months ago

05.10.2019 - Athens, GreeceUS Secretary of State Mr Mike Pompeo visited Greece, where he met Prime Minister Mitsotakis, Foreign Minister Dendias, and Defence Minister Panagiotopoulos. The visit of the US Secretary of State was not well received by some of the Greek population, who gathered to protest in Athens, in front of the USA Embassy in Greece.NATO and US flags were burnt during the protest, who was little mediatised in the international press. An increased number of riot police units was present to defend the Embassy building. Photo-report by Giorgos Panagakis / IndieFrameGreeks show 'Pompeo, go home!' signs Demonstrators burning an USA flag In front of the American Embassy In protest against the visit of Secretary of State Michael PompeoBurning the US flag, Athens 05.

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Russian activist charged for mocking Putin asks for support on IndieFrame

by Newsroom 3 months ago

Russian blogger Sergei Komandirov, who posted a meme mocking President Vladimir Putin, has been charged under a controversial new law penalizing "disrespect toward the authorities" in May, 2019.Komandirov's post was a form of protest over the conviction of Yury Kartyzhev, a man in the northwestern region of Novgorod who was the first person to be found guilty under the new oppressive law.:: read the full story of Sergei's meme on RadioFreeEurope ::SUPPORT ON INDIEFRAMEAfter several fines and court appearances, Sergei's wish is to continue his fight for freedom of expression.You can support him through IndieFrame, by buying photos or donate directly on https://www.paypal.me/deshume

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Copenhagen Pride 2019

by Newsroom 4 months ago

CPH Pride Parade 2019 | Photo by Me / IndieFrame'May the fetus you save be gay' | Photo: @Lcvbild / IndieFrame'Queers against capitalism' | Photo: @Lcvbild / IndieFrame#frankjensen #cphpride19#cphpride19 #larsløkke#cphpride19 #alternativet #elbækUS Embassy in Copenhagen, Denmark @Pride2019 | photo @CeciliaValsted#cphpride19  @lcvbild:: cover photo @lcvibild ::read more on the topic:- Copenhagen will host WorldPride 2021- CPH Pride 2018 (de)commodification

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Roskilde Festival | Best-off 2019

by Newsroom 4 months ago

Photos by Jens Panduro© | IndieFrame | Roskilde Festival 2019 - artist photo-highlights29 June - 6 July, Roskilde - DenmarkRobyn, RF 2019 | get photo-rights |ROBYN, Roskilde Festival 2019 | get photo rights|Underworld, RF 2019 | get photo rights|Underworld, RF 2019 | get photo rights|WU-TANG CLAN (US), RF 2019 | get photo rights | WU-TANG CLAN, Roskilde Festival 2019 | get photo rights |Saweetie | get photo rightsBring me the horizon, RF 2019 | get photo rightsBring me the horizon, RF 2019 | get photo rightsBrockhampton, RF 2019 | get photo rightsChristine and the queens, RF 2019 | get photo rightsCardi B, Roskilde Festival 2019 | get photo rightsBaby in vain x Corpus, RF 2019 | photo rights | Public @Roskilde 2019 | All photos by Jens Panduro / IndieFrame:: see all RF

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Main election rally of SYRIZA , Athens 2019

by Newsroom 5 months ago

President of SYRIZA and Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras, gives a speech during a election rally in Syntagma square Snap Elections are planned for the 7th of July.ALL PHOTOS BY ELENI PARAGLOU© / IndieFrame :: follow Greek elections updates from UGC reporters on IndieFrame

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Copenhell 2019

by Newsroom 5 months ago

Cover Photo: Beast, @jenspanduro:: see more than 200 photos from Copenhell 2019 on IndieFrame ::HighlightsSkindred, Copenhell 2019Copenhell, Rob ZombieCopenhell 2019 EODM Eagles of death metal Copenhell, Living ColourCopenhell, Amon Amarth

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