THE TIME IS UPON US
IT IS TIME TO STAND UP STAND TALL
WE COME WITH ANGER IN OUR EYES BUT LOVE IN OUR HEARTS
Anonymous, the group of hackers known for their activism initiated a worldwide protest of governmental corruption in celebration of Guy Fawkes Day.
Guy Fawkes Day is an annual holiday named for Guy Fawkes, a Catholic terrorist who was arrested by British authorities on Nov. 5, 1605. Fawkes’ was arrested midway through a plot to blow up the House of Lords and assassinate King James.
Why The Million Mask March?
"To remind this world what it has forgotten, That fairness, justice, and freedom are more than just words," reads their mission statement.
Where Did The Million Mask March Took Place?
It was an international event and took place almost simultaneously at 450 protest locations across the world. Major presence was noted in the following cities:
Washington, Vancouver, Boston, Los Angeles, Denver, USA
London, Birmingham, UK
Edinburgh-Scotland, New Zealand
Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane, Adelaide, Tasmania, Darwin and Perth, Australia
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Another Million Mask March is scheduled to take place in Switzerland on Nov 9th.
It has been a predominantly non-violent event with so far only one arrest reported:
The supporters and participants of the march kept updating from various locations. Here’s the march through their eyes:
Amazingly there was no main stream media coverage of the massive event.
Whatever party they claim to represent in the day, at night they show their true colours and all go to the same party. #MillionMaskMarch— Russell Brand (@rustyrockets) November 5, 2013