Monday 25 January 2010
As Britain raised its international terrorism threat level to ‘severe’ – despite a lack of intelligence, home secretary Alan Johnson pointed out, that suggested an attack is imminent – thousands of professional and amateur photographers gathered in London’s Trafalgar Square to protest against the police’s extended stop and search powers under section 44 of the Counter-Terrorism Act 2000.
View spiked’s photo report from the protest here.
Pictures by David Cowlard, documentary and urban landscape photographer (view his work here). Words by Nathalie Rothschild, commissioning editor of spiked.
You can view more spiked photo essays here.
reprinted from: http://www.spiked-online.com/site/article/7996/