Pennie Quinton

Pennie Quinton is a freelance journalist based in East London. You can read more of her writings on her website and on her blog.

Articles by this author

Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Running Through Riotous London
Yesterday, the streets of London were full of the rage of youth. When I went out to photograph events, the situation was scary and volatile - but I met children who looked out for me, covering my back when I was using my camera, telling me when gangs and thieves were stalking me.
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Monday, June 20, 2011
'Unsung Hero' Brian Haw, British Anti-war Activist, 1949-2011
On Sunday June 19, 2011, Brian Haw died peacefully in his sleep following a long fight against lung cancer. Brian's death ends his decade-long challenge to the British establishment and his constant reminder to Members of Parliament and civil servants entering the Houses of Parliament in London of the brutal effects on ordinary people of economic sanctions and wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Saturday, April 16, 2011
Vale Vittorio Arrigoni, 'Hero of Palestine'
Hearing of the murder of Vittorio Arrigoni , a committed peace activist who for the last 10 years campaigned for recognition of Palestinian human rights under Israeli occupation, has left me shaking and crying with rage at the sheer cruelty and stupidity of those who would carry out such an act.
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