from the sister (durban) blog .. some images to soothe your eyes and fire your (h)art

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From the world

               From this week

                    From point to place

               From silence to rage

          The world is burning

     The Earth is turning

a new leaf

a new life

a new way to live and love

On Sunday, Ukraine saw its biggest protest since the 2004 Orange Revolution. At least 300,000 people took to the streets of Kiev, the capital city, to call for the resignation of president Viktor Yanukovych.

Protests first began after Yanukovych’s decision to back away from a landmark trade deal with the European Union on Nov. 21.

The protests have been ongoing, but things turned violent on Sunday when riot police fired flash grenades, tear gas, and truncheons on a crowd of demonstrators surrounding the president’s…

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