Thursday, March 27, 2014

Profile Pics to Declare Your Solidarity with the Taiwan Sunflower Student Movement

Immediately after the violent removal of occupiers of the Executive Yuan, facebook users began to declare their solidarity with the students by turning their facebook profile pictures black. So in addition to the sunflower symbols, due to the violence. The black also represents the "black box" hidden closed door's negotiations, the opposite of the sunflower's image of democratic openness and transparency, operating in the daylight.

Following are some other facebook profile images used to express solidarity with the students' demands.

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