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Animal farm violence in Denmark brought to attention by IndieFrame video

by Newsroom 7 months ago

Danish animal rights organisation Anima brings into spotlight sensitive issue of violent killings of sick piglets as common practice at the farms producing meat for public consumption. The video that triggered media attention was filmed two years ago by a farm employee in Jutland, who claims he was forced to kill the piglets in cold blood in order to keep his job. He eventually uploaded the smartphone video to IndieFrame app in order to raise an alarm signal on the practice. Video: @illa_bv / IndieFrame | Published by anima.dk on Vimeo.The video was highly mediatised last week by Danish radio ( Radio24syv ), television (TV2), written press (BT online) and several web portals, generating debate on the subject.Around 5,000 pig farms in Denmark produce approx. 28 mill

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Anglophones killed by Government's military in Cameroon | photos |

by Newsroom 7 months ago

Shootings and civilian killings have been recently going on in Southern Cameroon, reports journalist Solomon Amabo for IndieFrame on 29th of March 2019. The Francophone majoritarian Govt. is using the army for 'minority cleansing' and repression in the area, in the aftermath of  the declaration of independence for state of Ambazonia by English-speaking minority back in October, 2017.As a result, many have fled the country to Nigeria, who is now facing a refugee crisis. But the Southern Cameroonians that stayed despite the odds, are now literally hunted down. Fear of insurgence has led to heavy military operations,  targeting the male Anglophone population.Women taking cover from bullets in a church from South West Region Cameroon, as a result of clashes between Government tr

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#BrexitDay |Photos from smartphone reporters on IndieFrame

by Newsroom 7 months ago

Britain formally triggers Article 50 to leave the EU today, March 29, 2019. Forty-four years after joining the European Economic Community, the forerunner of the modern day EU, Britain, has begins formal divorce talks with the bloc.We followed most interesting photo materials on the highly mediatized political phenomena, seen through the lenses of smartphone citizens on IndieFrame. Here are some perspectives:Man dressed in traditional Scottish kilt reads pro-EU placard at anti-Brexit rally in Florence, Italy | 22.09.2017 - Photo: Elena Dan  / IndieFrame'Brex-Shit' , Italy 2017 | Photo: Elena Dan / IndieFrame'Brexit Rocket' giant statue at Nice Carnival, France, 2018 | Photo: George Hristu / IndieFrame Game of Thrones new series ad in Scandinavia | Photo: @viktorsHave photos

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Google News Initiative finances IndieFrame & partners for new reporters media bridge

by Newsroom 7 months ago

International Media Support, Danwatch and Indieframe have received €547,000 from the Google Digital Innovation Fund for a digital platform that will help connect news stories from underreported areas with the global media agenda. The world is full of stories that remain untold or only reach a limited local audience, even though they have the potential to draw international attention. With Mediabridge.org, IMS, Danwatch, and IndieFrame join forces to close the gap between media working in hard-to-reach areas and their European counterparts, while economically benefiting all parties involved.  Mediabridge.org will be a platform where certified local media organisations can post a pitch, a snippet of their exclusive story, or a description of their unique documentation. Europ

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Photojournalism | Daily life of Afghan refugees in Turkey

by Newsroom 7 months ago

The new wave of migrants from Afghanistan to Turkey, due to social and political instability - who created poverty and lack of chances for Afghan youth - is photo-documented for IndieFrame by Turkish photojournalist Anil Yurdakul.'The Afghan Apartment' project is a witness to Afghan youth placed in three rooms of a three-storey building in Küçükpazar for a period of three month of home life.Squatting historical buildings that are not occupied in the Turkish capital, without running and heating, the youngsters are trying to make the best out of their lives in the newly discovered territory. This is a story about a neglected generation and their struggles.Afghan refugees playing in one of the occupied historical building apartments in Instanbul, Turkey | Photo: Anil Yurdakul / I

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Brazil's anti femicide march on Women's Day 2019 in photos

by Ioan Pupila 8 months ago

Thousands marched for women's rights, against government in Brazil, on Internationla Women's Day 2019.Protestors denounced gender violence and sexual discrimination, in a country that has the fifth highest rate of femicide in the world. Last year elected right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro, has repeatedly used rhetoric widely seen as sexist and racist.08.03.2019, Rio de Janeiro | Thousands gathered around the streets of Candelaria in the Centro of Rio de Janeiro to show their commitment to the feminist fight, or "luta" as it is called in Portuguese  Photo and description: Diana Contini / IndieFrame [get photo rights]Loud calls and chants for increased female solidarity among the demonstrators, most of whom were women. Many demonstrators carried banners paying tribute to

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Top 5 #WallFrame photos of the week

by Newsroom 8 months ago

On IndieFrame, you can easily upload and sell your best photos to private individuals, media and businesses, in printed and framed formats. Our photo project is called #WallFrame and anyone who uses the tag while uploading photos on IndiaFrame app or web, can join. You can also use the Assignment to get your photo works noticed to media all around the world. Tens of independent photographers joined WallFrame this week. Here are the editor's weekly choices:TOP 5 #WALLFRAME PHOTOS OF THE WEEK 1. Budapest, Hungary - Hungarian Parliament building from Elisabeth lookout | Photo: Mark Vincze:: get digital full resolution photo here ::2.  The 'Iceberg' (Isbjerget) buildings in Aarhus, Denmark | Photo: Gitte Vinum :: get digital full reso

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Polish women march Manifa 2019 demo in photos

by Newsroom 8 months ago

Polish women took to the streets in the annual “Manifa” demonstration, which became a tradition for 20 years in 2019.The event aims to promote women’s rights and gender equality. It also highlights key problems that women face today, such as physical, psychological, sexual and economic violence.“Manifa” marches took place on March 3 in major Polish cities, including Warsaw, Poznań and Katowice. Polish women manifesting on the streets of Warsaw, during Manifa 2019 | Photo: Ivan Mezhui / IndieFrame [get photo rights]Young Polish woman in unicorn costume, holding violet plastic bat | Manifa, Warsaw 03.03.2019 | Photo: Ivan Mezhui / IndieFrame [get photo rights]Environmentalist placards for climate change action at Manifa 2019 | Photo: Ivan Mezhui / IndieFrame [get photo r

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Chicago will elect first black female mayor | photos of Toni Preckwinkle

by Ioan Pupila 8 months ago

Former federal prosecutor Lori Lightfoot and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, are headed on an election race to decide who will be USA's third-largest city’s next mayor.One of the candidates will become Chicago's first black woman mayor, and will make Chicago the largest U.S. city to be led by one. April 2nd 2019 is the final day of the runoff.Exclusive campaign photos of Toni Preckwinkle on IndieframePhoto: Sur Tamas / IndieFramePhoto: Sur Tamas / IndieFrame Photo: Sur Tamas / IndieFrame Photo: Sur Tamas / IndieFrameCover photo: @sur.tamas©

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Hydrocarbons exploration drilling at Ionian sea contested by environmentalists

by Newsroom 8 months ago

Athens, 21.02.2019 | Environmental activists and citizens, supported by Greenpeace and WWF, rallied against hydrocarbons exploration in Greece.  Greece has entered the final stretch towards the start of hydrocarbons exploration drilling in the Ionian sea in western Greece in 2019, while at least 500 million euros (567.6 million U.S. dollars) are expected to be invested on the entire project over the next seven to eight years.A consortium of US oil and gas giant ExxonMobil, French energy major Total, and Greece’s Hellenic Petroleum (HELPE) has been awarded a tender to explore for oil and gas off the island of Crete, Greece’s Energy and Environment Ministry granted on July, 2018.According to environmentalists, iconic and ecologically sensitive marine and coastal areas are at se

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