Tahrir / Sol / Zuccotti: Three beautiful photos everybody should see from the protest squares for democracy under Creative Commons license.

In the worldwide protests for democracy and change that started this year, the squares — often assemblies — are (1) a symbol for the high number of people participating, (2) a symbol for expression of opinion, and (3) a symbol for working together as democratic equals. The last couple of weeks I searched through online image databases (mainly Flickr) to find beautiful photos that symbolize these said aspects in pictures from the three most well-known squares: the Tahrir Square (Liberation Square) in Cairo, the Puerta del Sol (Gate of the Sun) in Madrid, and the Zuccotti Park (also known as Liberty Plaza Park) in New York. Of course there are a lot more places like these three all over this planet. Condition for the photos was that they are provided under a Creative Commons (CC) license, so they can be used by the global community attributing the creators. What I found, I compiled and structured here in this posting to be seen, re-used and spread:

1 — Tahrir Square:

Tahrir Square, 12 February 2011, by Nebedaay under cc-by-nc-sa; #jan25 #egyptianrevolution #arabspring #globalchange
Tahrir Square, 12 February 2011, by Nebedaay under cc-by-nc-sa (high resolution)
#jan25 #egyptianrevolution #arabspring #globalchange

2 — Puerta del Sol:

Puerta del Sol, 20 May 2011, by Julio Albarran under cc-by-nc-sa; #15m #spanishrevolution #democraciarealya #realdemocracynow #globalchange
Puerta del Sol, 20 May 2011, by Julio Albarran under cc-by-nc-sa (high resolution)
#15m #spanishrevolution #democraciarealya #realdemocracynow #globalchange

3 — Zuccotti Park:

Zuccotti Park, 4 October 2011, by Bogieharmond under cc-by; #ows #occupywallst #occupywallstreet #occupy #globalchange
Zuccotti Park, 4 October 2011, by Bogieharmond under cc-by (high resolution)
#ows #occupywallst #occupywallstreet #occupy #globalchange

Additional photos for the three places:

In addition to these three beautiful photos above, for each of these three places, I found a couple of more beautiful photos that I don’t want to withhold:

Tahrir square:

Tahrir Square, 8 February 2011, by Monasosh under cc-by; #jan25 #egyptianrevolution #arabspring #globalchange
Tahrir Square, 8 February 2011,
by Monasosh under cc-by (high resolution)

Tahrir Square, 11 February 2011, by Carole Kerbage under cc-by-nc-sa; #jan25 #egyptianrevolution #arabspring #globalchange
Tahrir Square, 11 February 2011,
by Carole Kerbage under cc-by-nc-sa (high resolution)

Tahrir Square, 15 July 2011, by Ahmed Abd El-fatah under cc-by-nc-sa; #jan25 #egyptianrevolution #arabspring #globalchange
Tahrir Square, 15 July 2011,
by Ahmed Abd El-fatah under cc-by-nc-sa (high resolution)

Puerta del Sol:

Puerta del Sol, 20 May 2011, by Julio Albarran under cc-by-nc-sa; #15m #spanishrevolution #democraciarealya #realdemocracynow #globalchange
Puerta del Sol, 20 May 2011,
by Julio Albarran under cc-by-nc-sa (high resolution)

Puerta del Sol, 15 October 2011, by AsaltaMentes under cc-by-nc-sa; #15m #spanishrevolution #democraciarealya #realdemocracynow #globalchange
Puerta del Sol, 15 October 2011,
by AsaltaMentes under cc-by-nc-sa (high resolution)

Zuccotti Park / New York:

Foley Square, 17 November 2011, by Cisc1970 under cc-by-nc; #ows #occupywallst #occupywallstreet #occupy #globalchange
Foley Square, 17 November 2011,
by Cisc1970 under cc-by-nc (high resolution)

Brooklyn Bridge, 1 October 2011, by Brennan Cavanaugh under cc-by-nc; #ows #occupywallst #occupywallstreet #occupy #globalchange
Brooklyn Bridge, 1 October 2011,
by Brennan Cavanaugh under cc-by-nc (high resolution)

Washington Square Park, 8 October 2011, by Bogieharmond under cc-by; #ows #occupywallst #occupywallstreet #occupy #globalchange
Washington Square Park, 8 October 2011,
by Bogieharmond under cc-by (high resolution)

Times Square, 15 October 2011, by Pameladrew212 under cc-by-nc; #ows #occupywallst #occupywallstreet #occupy #globalchange
Times Square, 15 October 2011,
by Pameladrew212 under cc-by-nc (high resolution)


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