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'Slumboat' returns on Thames: Exclusive health hazard photos from IndieFrame smartphone reporter

by Ioan Pupila 7 months ago

Former Airbnb-listed Thames houseboat investigated by BBC journalists in 2016, was recently spotted having cabins for rent from £300 per month near Hampton Court Palace - London. According to IndieFrame user मारिअस फ्लोरिन©, cabins are still rented by owner Alistair Trotman in extremely bad conditions: photos taken two months ago inside the boat show dirty toilets, no showers and current water, and health safety hazards.Photo: indieframe.comSmartphone reporter says at the time (23rd Feb. 2018), several people who desperately needed a place to stay on a budget in London accepted to live there: ''Lots of people living in this boat in this condition. England. That owner Alistair Trotman is an ex cop rented for 300£ maybe more one Cabin on this

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Barcelona huge rally demands freedom for jailed Catalan leaders [Photos]

by Ioan Pupila 7 months ago

Huge demo filled streets on Barcelona today, 15.04.2018 for '#UsVolemACasa' (WeWantYouHome): over 300K joined the rally that wants Puidgemont and other Catalan leaders free of charges and imprisonment after Catalan independent elections. Here's a report of the day in photos from IndieFrame Danish reporter in Catalonia, Helle Kettner©: Former persident of Catalonia, Artur Mas, and the former mayor of Barcelona, Xavier Trias, join the 'UsVolemACasa' demonstration for freedom:: Get Photo Rights :: Around 300K participated in Barcelona rally according to CatalanNews:: see full video before the march started here:: connect with our UGC reporters on ip[at]indieframe.com'Respect rights and freedom: We want them home' banner says

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US, EU and UK flags burn in Athens in anti #SyriaStrike demo

by Ioan Pupila 7 months ago

Athens, Greece 14.04.2018 - Thousands marched to the US embassy during an anti-war rally opposing the NATO military strikes by western countries in Syria. Photos by Giorgos Panagakis© / IndieFrame Protesters carried Communist Party flags and asked for no military intervention in Syria  [Get Photo Rights]A protester holds a burning U.S. flag during a rally outside the U.S. embassy in Athens, Saturday, April 14, 2018. [Get Photo Rights]Protesters also burnt EU and United Kingdom flags during the Athens march against Syria attacks [Get Photo Rights]Protester burns Great Britain's flag in Athens, 14.04.2018 [Get Photo Rights]:: Share IndieFrame tweet on Athens demo against Syria Strikes:: See all demo photos by Giorgos Panagakis on IndieFrame

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Over 1000 children abducted in Nigeria since 2013: Unicef report on Boko Haram

by Ioan Pupila 7 months ago

As Nigeria prepares to mark the fourth anniversary of the Chibok kidnapping, UNICEF reported today that over 1 000 children have been abducted by Boko Haram group since 2013.According to the child protection organisation:The Boko Haram crisis has forced 1.4 million children to flee their homes.Children used as weapons: Nearly 1 out of every 4 suicide bombers is a child.At least 2 295 teachers have been killed and more than 1 400 schools destroyed by the Islamist extremists since the conflict started in 2009.Of the 276 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram from the northeastern town of Chibok on April 14, 2014, over 100 are still missing.Cover photo by Lise-e© on IndieFrame :: graffiti representing missing Chibok girls in Nigeria, 2014

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Lesbian couple shares Copenhagen wedding photos forbidden on Russian social media

by Ioan Pupila 7 months ago

Olga and Irina traveled from Russia to Denmark in 2016 to officially get married. Their love story is unique, but in a broader sense, iconic for what many Russian LGBTQ confront in their home country regarding sexual rights and freedom of expression. They chose to exclusively share their Copenhagen wedding photos on IndieFrame [ under their common profile name Wasp] , as their photo-memories are illegal to store & share in today's Russia:''It was an unforgettable day, that started our life as a family in Copenhagen''“Copenhagen is the hub of freedom for gay and lesbian couples from all over the world who want to get married. Russian law strictly forbids gay marriages, and the level of homophobia in Russian society is very high”“It is not possible to share our memories of our

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Poaching sharks in Sierra Leone [VIDEO]

by Ioan Pupila 8 months ago

Explicit illegal fishing VIDEO of endangered shark species in Sierra Leone's waters is revealed today by smartphone reporter Issam© on IndieFrame. Here's his perspective on it:''Every year during the months of March and April along the west African coastline , sharks begin to migrate , species like the lemon shark tiger shark , hammerhead and others use the changing water currents and temperature as their sign to begin their migration! Just as we humans know that rain is imminent by looking at the clouds and other weather conditions!The migration of these sharks and the changing water temperature pulls them closer than normal into the coast and this is normal! An increase in local fishing means that more of these sharks are being caught.More Chinese fishing companies are on the

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Spotlight on Rohingya humanitarian crisis

by Ioan Pupila 8 months ago

'Ethnic cleansing' of Myanmar's Rohingya is on news spotlight today. At IndieFrame, people reported on smartphones and cameras reactions of civil society and Rohingya minority living in Europe.Photo by FrankZlatko Wuich© / IndieFrame :: Copenhagen, 'Save Rohingya' demo, 11.09.17Latest news on Rohingya crisis:NY Times on Facebook's role in spreading hate speech in Myanmar BBC on Myanmar soldiers jailed for 10 years for Rohingya killingsUNICEF on Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh Have photos and videos from Burma or Bangladesh? Upload your independent story on:Android: https://goo.gl/mldHF4iOS: https://goo.gl/VkFXIADesktop: indieframe.com

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#OK18 - Nilen sculptures protest for workers rights in Copenhagen

by Ioan Pupila 8 months ago

Iconic sculpture 'Nilen' in Søtorvet in Copenhagen, was spotted today in unusual posture by our smartphone reporter Mette Myntegård:The representation of Nile river and its 16 children wore red hats with En løsning for alle and FOA trade union's badges. The sculpture had an #OK18 message attached on an A3 paper, saying 'Bakker op om de offentligt ansatte' /'Backing up the absentee stuff''  , an allusion to the possible effects of recent budget cuts in Danish educational system.      

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Getting arrested for spreading anti-corruption election leaflets in Russia

by Ioan Pupila 8 months ago

Reported for IndieFrame by Serj Komandirov in Smolensk, Russian Federation:'' This is Andrey Volobuev - the head and volunteer of opposition politician Alexei Navalny Presidential campaign office in Smolensk. With a balloon "Navalny 2018" in front of the building of city administration. He got a huge fine of 150.000 RUB and criminal record for reposting on VK network a text about the gathering in front of the police station, and supporting an activist who got police detention for organisation of anti-corruption protests in Smolensk in January 2018. ''23 September 2017 -  young volunteers carrying red balloons and walking to support the Presidential campaign of Alexei Navalny in SmolenskInside the Russian police car - arrested for spreading

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Published from IndieFrame: balcony collapsed on cars in central Bucharest

by Ioan Pupila 8 months ago

IndieFrame user Radu M Savin© uploaded photo of damaged car after balcony of historical building collapsed due to lack of maintenance. The photo was published by Click.ro in an article about public safety and dangers of neglected old buildings on main touristic streets of Romanian capital.--Have similar photo-video materials? Shoot, upload and monetize:Android: https://goo.gl/mldHF4iOS: https://goo.gl/VkFXIADesktop: indieframe.com

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