AP Photographer Wounded in Haiti when Senator Fired Gun to Disperse Protesters – Photography Article

Associated Press photographer Chery Dieu-Nalio was hit in the face by bullet fragments on Monday when Haitian senator Ralph Fethiere opened fire in a crowd of protesters outside of the country’s Parliament in Port-au-Prince. The incident took place after Fethiere and fellow senators from the governing party convened to approve a nomination for Prime Minister. As Fethiere and his entourage were attempting to leave Parliament, opposition protesters yanked open his door; that’s when the senator reportedly pulled a gun and…

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This is How Hong Kong Photojournalist Are Protesting Police Actions – Photography Article

Hong Kong police held a press conference yesterday to discuss the anti-extradition bill protests that have been raging this week. Photojournalists showed up to the presser wearing helmets, gas masks, and safety vests in protest of the excessive force they say police have been using against them. The large crowd of photographers wearing bright high-visibility jackets and protective gear at the peaceful indoor press conference made for an unusual sight. “Photojournalists in full protective gears attend police chief’s presser in…

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Facebook to Reconsider Nudity Policy After Photographers Protest – Photography Article

Facebook has agreed to rethink its stance on nudity following an outcry from photographers who have been protesting the social network’s banning of artistic nudity in photographs. Warning: This article contains some mild nudity that may not be safe for work. “In recent months, Facebook has faced scrutiny for its community guidelines and censorship practices,” writes the National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC). “The site’s policies, which make an exception for nudity in paintings and sculptures, exclude photography. Photographers reported having…

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