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PHNAT are disturbed by the Metropolitan Police’s reaction to a
press release from Jason Knauf, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s Communications Secretary.
Kensington Palace has focused on the alleged harassment and surveillance of Prince George and Princess Charlotte by ‘paparazzi photographers,’ a sweeping generalisation of photographers often used by the Royals.
Image © Grant Smith.
On Thursday 9 July 2015 the controversial
Freedom of Panorama proposal was dropped.
Only 40 of 751 MEPs voted in favour of it.
The proposal caused mass outrage on the rights of photographers in the UK and saw a petition opposing it was signed by more than
555,000 people. (more…)
Image © Grant Smith
On 9 July 2015 the European Parliament will vote on the
“Freedom of Panorama” legislation, a law that if passed will restrict your right to take photographs from a public place of buildings and even views that have been copyrighted. Read more here.
In the the days leading up to the vote photographers rights campaign group
I’m a Photographer Not a Terrorist (PHNAT) and the London Photographer’s Branch of the National Union of Journalists calls on all photographers, professional and amateur, to go out and photograph your local landscapes and views, then tweet your photos to the European Parliament. (more…)
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July 2, 2015 4 Comments
I’m a Photographer Not a Terrorist announces its Annual General Meeting.
7pm – 22nd July 2015
Please bring your ideas and enthusiasm for defending the right to photograph in a public place.
Bar snacks for the early birds.
All are welcome.
The NUJ London Independent Broadcasting and New Media Branch and NUJ London Photographers Branch are hosting a talk with Nablus-based photojournalist Abed Qusini, who is visiting the UK this month.
Abed will be discussing the challenges he has faced working as a photojournalist for 17 years in the occupied West Bank and showing an array of his work.
Police evidence gatherers outside TUC Congress House. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk
I’m a Photographer Not a Terrorist campaigners are at the centre of a major legal challenge to have their data removed from a police domestic extremist database.
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November 20, 2014
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Police surveillance at the security fence surrounding the Nato Summit. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk
PHNAT website is back online with a whole new website. We have taken many hours painstakingly rebuilding the site after prolonged cyber “glitches” on the old website. (more…)
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November 17, 2014
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