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Danish police war on Christiania drug dealers in photos and videos from local reporters

by Ioan Pupila 11 months ago

The most recent article of New York Times - ''In Anarchic Corner of Copenhagen, Police and Dealers Play Cat and Mouse'' on current cannabis dealing issue of Copenhagen police versus the Pusher Street sellers, captures the aftermath of an ongoing 'war on drugs' since 1971. Local smartphone reporters closely covered on IndieFrame App different aspects of Christiania commune's life in regards to casual police raids and arrests, exclusive photos from farm cannabis providers outside Copenhagen or the resident's struggle to end up drug dealing in Green Light District.Here are some highlights from the past year through their perspective (all images and videos can be purchased non-exclusively on links):Policeman stands in front of 'No hard drugs' graffiti in Christiania during raid - Photo by

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Denmark plans 40 million kroner investment in fine dining industry | Photos |

by Ioan Pupila 11 months ago

10 million kroner per year for the next four years will be allocated to Denmark’s gastronomical sector in a bid to create jobs. The measure is part of the upcoming 2019 budget, the Danish Ministry of Environment and Food wrote in a press statement.A number of initiatives will benefit from the investment over a four-year period, helping to consolidate Denmark’s place as a global leader for gastronomy. One of the initiatives funded by the government investment will be a new academy to train gourmet chefs.Neel Engholm, owner of Plant Power Food in Copenhagen, cooking | Photo: Jens Panduro / IndieFrame“Gastronomy can help provide jobs in Denmark through both tourism and agriculture. That would be a development that would benefit all Danes”, Minister for the Environment a

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August Full Moon 2018 - best lunar photography on IndieFrame

by Newsroom 11 months ago

The last Full Moon of the summer happened 26th of August 2018  and was caught on cameras by photographers worldwide. The August Full Moon is also known as the Sturgeon Full Moon.The so-called Sturgeon Moon is the ninth Full Moon phase of this year’s lunar cycle and the final one to grace the night skies before Autumn. If you looked up at the sky, you could see 100 percent of the lunar orb’s face lit up by the Sun. This happened because for one moment this month the Moon sat directly opposite the Sun at 180 degrees.Second 2018 full moon | 'Blue moon' by Rabih Mohamed / IndieFrame Denmark| [get photo rights on link]Half moon - Photo by Hrituc Alex / IndieFrame Romania [get photo rights]Moon on March 3rd 2018 | Photo - Alex Hrituc / IndieFrame [get photo rights]Total moon eclipse in

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Tens show up at staged demo to support riot police in Romania | photos |

by Ioan Pupila 11 months ago

Bucharest - 25.08.2018, 15:00 AM, in front of secret service SRI building, Bd. Libertatii - Social Democrat PSD party and riot police 'Jandarmeria' organise demo for supporting policemen accused of violence in the aftermath of Romanian protests on 10th of August 2018. Not more than 100 people showed up. The event is highly mediated by private pro PSD television Antena 3. Crowd gathered to support riot police - Photo: Alex Buzica | IndieFrameOver 650 people were hurt by tear gas spray and rubber bullets by riot police during 10.08.2018 anti-Govt. protests, and later sued 'Jandarmeria' and the Romanian state.Gendarmes with spray gas on their shields, 10.08.2018, Piata Victoriei, Bucharest - Photo: @Ana Maria Zen | IndieFrame:: see video with riot police violence on IndieFrame,

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Pope Francis visits Ireland | Smartphone photos wanted

by Newsroom 11 months ago

Today it's the first papal visit to Ireland since Pope John Paul II in 1979 - Pope Francis is on a two-day visit to Ireland. He landed this morning, 25.08.2018, in Dublin Airport.  The pontiff was greeted by the Irish President, Michael D. Higgins, and is now at Dublin Castle. He due to address the World Meeting of Families in Croke Park, Dublin, later today. He will also have a private meeting with homeless families. The Pope's visit to Ireland comes a week after a grand jury report revealed the covering up of more than 1,000 cases of children abused by over 300 priests.Smartphone Photos from Pope's visit to Ireland wanted on IndieFrame app!If you happen to be in one of the public spaces in Ireland where Pope Francis will attend, upload your unique photo

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Eleven pregnant fin whales hunted this summer in Iceland

by Newsroom 1 year ago

Whale hunters working for Hvalur hf. have hunted eleven pregnant fin whales this summer. This was confirmed by director of the company, Kristján Loftsson, cited by Iceland Monitor.The fin whale is on the list of endangered species and, next to the blue whale, is the second largest mammal in the world. According to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS), it has an unfavourable conservation status or would benefit significantly from international co-operation organised by tailored agreements.Dead whale in Faroe Islands | Photo - Christian D. Kejser Birkedal / IndieFrameAccording to section 2 of Icelandic whale hunting laws, it's forbidden to hunt whale calves, or female whales that are accompanied by calves. However it is not forbidden t

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Photos by IndieFrame reporter harassed by riot police in Romania

by Ioan Pupila 1 year ago

The story of IndieFrame Romanian reporter who was harassed during August 10th anti-governmental protests while photo-documenting riot police 'Jandarmeria' violence, was published today on the front page of Libertatea newspaper.Article photo-scan Ana Maria Gheorghe for IndieFrameHere's some of the highlight's of Ana's interview in top Romanian press tabloid newspaper:I was trying to go behind the police units to do my job as a freelance photographer. I was not allowed to get behind the lines. I personally get really angry when someone stops me from doing my job. I asked for an explanation. That moment a policeman touched my hips and tried to shove me. He had no right to touch me, so I protested [...]During the evening I had spray gas in my face, though I held a press card around my nec

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Greece bailout - first reactions from Greek citizens in photos

by Newsroom 1 year ago

Greece officially exited its eight-year EU bailout programme yesterday, becoming once again a 'normal' member of the single currency, according to the Brussels authorities and Greek government who did the announcement. Beyond the current struggles and former austerity measures common Greeks experienced in order to (re)obtain this symbolic status, we asked smartphone citizens reporters on IndieFrame how does the situation looks like today in the country, from people's perspective.20.08.2018 - Old Royal Palace, Athens - Hundreds demonstrated to convince Greek Government to immediately help financially the people affected by the forest fires last month.Greeks ask their Government to subsidise citizens affected by forest fires - Photo: Giorgos Panagakis| IndieFrameDue to financial austeri

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Copenhagen Pride 2018 (de)commodification as seen by IndieFrame photographers

by Ioan Pupila 1 year ago

A record number of attendees of over 30K gathered for Copenhagen Pride Week 2018 parade Saturday, 18th of August, on the streets of Danish capital. As the event becomes more popular each year, and part of  the city mainstream culture, we are focusing on how #cphpride18 looks like from this perspective, through the lenses of smartphone reporters and participants on IndieFrame App.Selfie with Danish PM, Lars Løkke Rasmussen at Copenhagen Pride 2018 | Photo: Bysukro, IndieFrame [get rights here]Politicians took part in the event to show support and meet the participants, adding a great deal of media coverage to the event, whilst raising questions about sporadic politicization of sexual minority rights and lifestyle.Uffe Elbæk, Party leader of The Alternative, at CPH Prid

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Wireless free mobile Internet for the first time in Cuba last night | Photos |

by Ioan Pupila 1 year ago

Access to free information on World Wide Web is not something Cubans take for granted. In order to post on social media, use e-mails or read the news online, Cubans must buy a 1$ Internet access card from ECTSA (the centralised state-run telecommunications company) and find a public outdoors hot spot. But last night, for about 9 hours, this reality has changed: on Wednesday, Cuban Government tested wireless net directly on mobile phones nationwide. For a short period, Cubans used the net from their homes and could get in touch freely with the world news and SoMe networks.Silvio is one of the many  Cubans who have no connection to their family members who immigrated in the US, due to lack of proper and affordable internet connection throughout the countryPhoto and documentation: D

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