2012-03-14

Flower Power

An American young girl, Jan Rose KASMIR, confronts the American National Guard outside the Pentagon during the 1967 anti-Vietnam march. Washington DC, 1967. (Marc Riboud/Magnum Photos)




An anti-government protestor offers a riot police office flowers during clashes between the factions in Sanaa, Yemen, Sunday, March 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)


An Iranian soldier holds a gun with a carnation stuck in it during a demonstration in Isfahan, Dec. 1979.  (AP Photo/Michel Lipchitz)


A supporter of pro-Western opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko places a flower on a riot policeman's shield as they guard the Presidential office building in Kiev, 24 November 2004. (VIKTOR DRACHEV/AFP/Getty Images)


A demonstrator presents a flower to a policeman, 18 March 2006 in Lyon, France. (JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK/AFP/Getty Images)


A Pakistani human rights activist presents flowers to policemen after police stopped protesters from marching towards the house of former Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry in Islamabad, 22 November 2007. (FAROOQ NAEEM/AFP/Getty Images)


Protesters clash with police in Threadneedle St in London's financial district as global leaders attend the G20 Summit on April 2, 2009 in London, England. 


A south Korean woman hands flowers to a riot policeman near Myongdong Catholic Cathedral in Seoul on June 14, 1987, on the fifth day of protests against the government of President Chun Doo-Hwan. (AP Photo)


A student places a flower in the visor of a riot police officer, Seoul, 12 June 1993. (CHOO YOUNG-KONG/AFP/Getty Images)


Students offer flowers to police officers in front of the Italian parliament, during a protest in against the government-proposed education reforms which are being discussed at the Italian senate, in Rome, Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010.  (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)


Young woman offers a flower to police during a protest in central Madrid, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011.  (AP Photo/Arturo Rodriguez)


An anti G8 protester decorates the hat of a police officer with a flower during a demonstration near the Lake Geneva in the Swiss city of Lausanne Saturday, May 31, 2003. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)


A Lebanese pro-opposition protestor distributes roses on Lebanese riot policemen standing guard in downtown Beirut during an anti-Syria rally 28 February 2005. (RAMZI HAIDAR/AFP/Getty Images)


A demonstrator dressed as a clown gives a riot policeman a flower during a confrontation between anti-G8 activists and police June 4, 2007 in Rostock, Germany. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)


A riot policeman receives a paper flower from a student dressed in a white veil and painted face representing the plight of the Indonesian people during an anti-government protest at March 11 University in Solo, 400 kilometers (250 miles) east of Jakarta Wednesday, April 22, 1998. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)


Student protesters hand flowers to a riot police officer in central Athens, Monday, Dec. 15, 2008.  (AP Photo/ Thanassis Stavrakis)


An anti-globalization protester places a flower on a riot policeman's helmet during a rally against the Fifth WTO Ministerial Conference, 13 September 2003 in Cancun, Mexico. (ALI BURAFI/AFP/Getty Images)


Source: Le FigaroIl Post