Student protests: the riot girls

“A picture of schoolgirls peacefully stopping attacks on a police van during this week’s student demonstrations sends out a powerful message of hope and defiance.  The image reveals that most protesters are peaceful, idealistic, with a sense of history and of the gravity of their actions. Most of all it tells us how amazingly young many of them are.”

Check out the full article (including the picture) here: Student Protests

Our View:

Surely this is the type of ‘news worthy’ protesting that we should be encouraging to get across the right message, without violence ~ don’t people say that ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’?

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