As part of brainstorming more EA art, I put together a set of images with a large contrast between a peaceful protester and heavily armed police/military. Further suggestions are appreciated. (Note: I'm not filtering for EA-related or high-impact/positive causes/protests.)

 

 

A Vietnam War protester places carnations into soldier’s rifle barrels. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flower_Power_(photograph)

 

 

An unknown protester blocks tanks in Tiananmen Square. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tank_Man

 

 

Iesha Evans is arrested while protesting the shooting of Alton Sterling. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taking_a_Stand_in_Baton_Rouge
 

 

 

Walter Gadsen is attacked by police dogs during the Birmingham Campaign. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birmingham_campaign#Images_of_the_day

 

 

Matangini Hazra is shot to death by police during the Indian independence movement. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matangini_Hazra

 

 

Lam Ka Lo ("shield girl") meditates in front of riot police during the Hong Kong 2019 protests. https://www.theepochtimes.com/interview-with-hong-kongs-shield-girl-the-story-behind-an-iconic-image-from-the-hong-kong-protests_2971813.html

 

 

A migrant child gives flowers to police blocking immigrants from entering Turkey. https://metro.co.uk/2015/09/20/refugee-child-hands-flower-to-turkish-riot-police-who-are-blocking-the-border-5400438/

 

 

An unknown student offers flowers to riot police during the Greek 2008 protests. http://archive.boston.com/bigpicture/2008/12/2008_greek_riots.html

 

 

Jan Rose Kamir holds a chrysanthemum during an anti-Vietnam War protest. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Ultimate_Confrontation

 

 

Ceyda Sungur (“Lady in Red”) is pepper sprayed during Turkish 2013 antigovernment protests. https://www.theverge.com/2013/6/7/4405412/ceyda-sungur-lady-in-red-photo-becomes-symbol-of-turkey-protests

Sanitation workers strike in Memphis in 1968. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/revisiting-sanitation-workers-strike-180967512/

Scott Jones kisses his girlfriend Alexandra Thomas after she was injured in a Vancouver riot triggered by the Stanley Cup. https://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/couple-photographed-kissing-vancouver-riots-shocked-picture-article-1.132418 

cACT UP organizers protest the FDA blocking access to an experimental AIDS drug. https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/02/09/689924838/how-to-demand-a-medical-breakthrough-lessons-from-the-aids-fight 

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Ben previously posted computer generated EA art (using style transfer)