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John Johnston

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Senior Video Producer at HuffPost UK.
George Floyd Anti-Racism Protests Spread Across The HuffPost UK

George Floyd Anti-Racism Protests Spread Across The World

Thousands of anti-racism protestors gathered in London’s Trafalgar Square following the death of Black man George Floyd, who was killed by police. Similar scenes have been seen in Canada, Germany and New Zealand. The protests follow the death of George Floyd while in police custody, sparking a wave of anger in more than 75 cities across America.
02/06/2020 4:09 PM AEST
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Watch: Here’s The Latest On Coronavirus

British people currently abroad will be helped to return home by the UK government, with a $151.6 million airlift operation. India’s lockdown causes a mass migration, the navy rolls into New York city as hospitals there continue to be overrun and one of Van Gogh’s paintings is stolen from a museum near Amsterdam.
01/04/2020 2:58 PM AEDT
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Watch: Here’s The Latest On Coronavirus

London builds a temporary field hospital, India has announced a lockdown for its 1.3 billion population, the Olympic and Paralympic Games are finally postponed and the US Senate has agreed a $2 trillion economic rescue plan, as infections each over 400,000 globally.
26/03/2020 3:42 PM AEDT
Siberian Wildfires Burn Across Millions Of

Siberian Wildfires Burn Across Millions Of Hectares

Wildfires in Russia’s Siberia continue to burn as emergency services fight to keep them under control. The country’s prime minister has ordered an investigation into the cause of the fires, which are currently burning over 3.1 million hectares of largely uninhabited forest.
06/08/2019 1:20 AM AEST
Airport Staff Stage Sit-In To Protest Against Hong Kong

Airport Staff Stage Sit-In To Protest Against Hong Kong Violence

Flight attendants and airport staff have begun a planned 11-hour protest at Hong Kong international airport to call on the government to account for a violent attack on residents by suspected gang members last week. The aviation staff were joined by demonstrators dressed in black, who staged the sit-in changing “Free Hong Kong” as travellers continued to use the terminal.
29/07/2019 10:47 PM AEST
I've Created My Own Space To Be Black And

I've Created My Own Space To Be Black And LGBTQ

Lee Gray came out to his traditional Caribbean family in an unusual manner but thankfully they were welcoming of his decision to come out. However, Lee is well aware that his experience isn’t the norm across the black community and has set up a podcast helping black people navigate through the world of LGBTQ. His advice? Create your own space to be the person that you want to be.
01/06/2019 12:10 AM AEST
Finding A Space For Myself To Be Muslim And

Finding A Space For Myself To Be Muslim And Queer

Ferhan Khan knew he wasn’t like other people at school, never having an attraction to the opposite sex but with a traditional Muslim family and section 28 preventing teachers from discussing same sex relationships he had nowhere to find out about himself until university. What happened was a difficult relationship with his faith, which through time, has been rekindled and he now talks about this through advocacy work in schools.
01/06/2019 12:01 AM AEST
Carmen Liu | Why My Lingerie Is Helping Trans

Carmen Liu | Why My Lingerie Is Helping Trans Women

When Carmen Liu began the transition from male to female, she found that the options for underwear left her feeling like an outsider and different from other women. Carmen decided to change that, telling her story to the world and developing a line of lingerie for trans women that helps them feel more confident and happy in themselves.
31/05/2019 11:44 PM AEST