Solidarity with Refugees march in London 2015

On Saturday the 12th of September tens of thousands of people in London gathered to offer solidarity to the refugees who are fleeing war zones into Europe, in the biggest mass movement of people in a generation.

Here are some photographs of the march – if you want to use them they are available via this link at Demotix.  Please keep any comments constructive.

All shots were taken with either the Fuji X-T1 (with 56mm f1.2 lens) or the Fuji X-Pro1 (with 35mm f1.4 lens).

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A refugee from Eritrea who now lives in Glasgow has travelled down to London for the march. He is carrying the Scottish and original Eritrean flags.

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A member of Black Activists Rising Against Cuts (BARAC) UK declares refugees are welcome before the march begins.

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Tim Farron MP calls for immediate action on the refugee crisis to calls of “not enough” from the crowd.

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“Our silence kills them”. Protestors highlight the use of chemical weapons in the war in Syria.

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All refugees welcome – a heartfelt but emotive message from a protestor before the march begins.

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A protestor waits for the march to begin at Park Lane

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Two friends on the Solidarity with Refugees march in Piccadilly

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A marcher declares that refugees and asylum seekers are welcome on the march in Piccadilly

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A protestor at the front of the march poses for the press photographers before the march begins

About photoponica

A documentary style photographer - started with film now shooting digital with the Fuji X system.
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