Posts Tagged ‘protest’

(SEATTLE) Apr. 30, 2013 – Seattle government and police say they are prepared for this year’s May Day

  (SEATTLE) Apr. 30, 2012 – Seattle government and law enforcement said today that unlike the chaos that ensued in Seattle’s downtown business corridor in 2012, that they are more prepared to deal with civil unrest that could develop in tomorrow’s May Day protests that could potentially develop as seen in this file photo from […]


The Image Arsenal covers (survives) volatile May Day protests and destruction in Seattle business district

All photos on this BLOG Post (c) Anthony Bolante/REUTERS, 2012 (SEATTLE)  May 1, 2012 – Conflict photojournalism isn’t something that I specifically seek-out in my visual reportage career.  I live and love adventure (as you all know) both at work and during my rare leisure time.   But over the years, it seems as if once every six months, […]


(SEATTLE) May 1, 2012 – May Day protestors turn violent and destroy numerous downtown Seattle storefronts

  Masked protestors use bats and wooden poles to destroy the glass storefront of an American Apparel store during May Day demonstrations that went violent in downtown Seattle on May 1, 2012. Several hundred demonstrators, including hundreds in black masks, hoods and armed with bats destroyed the windows of a Wells Fargo Bank, NikeTown and […]


(LAKEWOOD, WA) Mar. 12, 2012 – Community reacts to Joint Base Lewis McChord soldier’s killing of 16 Afghans

Thousands of yellow ribbons flutter in the wind as commuters drive across “Freedom Bridge” over Interstate-5 freeway as they enter the Madigan Army Hospital gate of Joint Base Lewis McChord (JBLM), Washington on March 12, 2012. JBLM is the homebase of the U.S. Army Staff Sergeant linked to the methodic killing of more than a dozen […]


(OLYMPIA, WA) Nov. 29, 2011 – ‘Occupy’ protestors conduct sit-in at Washington State Capitol rotunda during Legislative Special session in Olympia

Occupy Olympia supporter Alex Markey of Tacoma, Washington holds a sign while sitting inside the Washington State Capitol building in Olympia, Washington on November 29, 2011. On November 28, three protestors were tased, four protestors were arrested and six Washington State Troopers were injured when the demonstration erupted when police clashed with protestors who refused […]


(RENTON, WA) Nov. 25, 2011 – Occupy Seattle protestors face Black Friday shopping rush at Wal-Mart store

Lillian Kuehl of Quilcene, Washington taped a dollar bill across her mouth and carries a “We are the 99%” sign while she and dozens from Occupy Seattle demonstrate during the ‘Black Friday’ holiday shopping rush at the Wal-mart retail store in Renton, Washington on November 25, 2011. REUTERS/Anthony Bolante (UNITED STATES)


WTO protestor shows shot-injuries from Seattle riot police beanbag gun

Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal

Masked protestor Frank (last name not given) shows a line of police on December 1, 1999 where he was hit in the leg with non-lethal beanbags shot by Seattle police on November 30 during riots near the World Trade Organization (WTO) conference in Seattle.   The Space Needle is in the background.  Protestors overwhelmed law enforcement staffing […]