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35 Powerful Images of Kindness Found Within Conflict

Kindness Blog | Posted 12.29.2014 | Good News
Kindness Blog

During times of conflict and political or religious civil unrest, the power of the human spirit's capacity for non-violent protest and kindness still shines through.

After Being Beaten By Police, These Protesters Came Back Armed With Something Stronger Than Weapons

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

In the final weeks of 2013, the nascent Ukrainian protest movement, dubbed EuroMaidan, was met with a brutal crackdown by the Ukrainian riot police fo...

Experiencing a Coup On Vacation: Adventure Travel Runs Smack Into Real Life

Peter Mandel | Posted 09.24.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The army's recent intervention in Egypt, and the turmoil there, have brought memories surging back of a time in 2005 when I was on my way to a vacation in Ecuador and the Galapagos islands. World events chose that moment to intervene in my carefully made plans.

Harassed by Cops in Istanbul: A Journalist's Experience (VIDEO)

Barry Yourgrau | Posted 08.17.2013 | World
Barry Yourgrau

They patted my upper leg area down, pulled out my fold-up umbrella from my back pocket (it was an Xmas gift), then found my camera in my other back pocket, bellowed at me to show pictures, then bellowed furiously, "Delete! DELETE QUICKLY!!"

WATCH: Riot Police Chase Fans Around Soccer Field

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Late in the friendly soccer match between Mexico and Venezuela on Tuesday, fans started to charge onto the pitch. Riot police chased several fans arou...

Ugly Face of British Policing Has Shocked Me

Deborah Hobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Deborah Hobson

As dustbins burned near Bank underground station and effigies of bankers swinging from lamp posts slowly turned to ashes, riot police grasped their batons unmoved and unwilling to attend to the emerging dangers.

Russian Police Crack Down On Protesters, Including Me

Oleg Kozlovsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Oleg Kozlovsky

Russia banned opposition marches last week, including one that I planned. We had official approval, but the government didn't give a damn. They've got the police, so why worry about the laws?