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Rise - Night Version by yuumei Rise - Night Version by yuumei

I couldn’t decide which version to draw since each conveys a different atmosphere. The day version focuses more on hope, while the night version focuses more on oppression, so in the end I drew both.

Day Version

~~~Original Description~~~

A scene from Fisheye Placebo.

This image was inspired by a free Breadley Manning protest I participated in. We were a small group of about 20-30 peaceful protesters met by an overkill of riot police. We dissipated peacefully to avoid arrest but the image of facing against a roll of riot police remained in my mind.

For those not familiar with Bradley Manning, he was the one who leaked the Collateral Murder video to Wikileaks. The video details the slaughter of innocent Iraqi civilians and journalists by American soldiers. Amongst the injured were 2 children whose father was killed. When the journalists' families asked about how they were killed, they were lied to. For revealing the true casualties of war, Manning was put into solitary confinement and tortured without trial. Learn more and support the cause at [link]

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mitchell616 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome image
SSJ3Adean Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student Writer
This is like that song from Skillet
Ubergliesen Featured By Owner 4 days ago  New member Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome! Cool! Impressive! Perfect!
(I need some synonymic guides... The thick ones...)
La la la la La la la la La la la la ClapClapClap 
IsaacLangan Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
The night version is my favourite
RejectedAngel903 Featured By Owner 5 days ago  New member
As Captain America would say, "We aren't protecting the country, we're putting guns to people's heads and calling it the law." Komari Serious Icon (i couldn't find a Captain America gif so here's a cute anime girl). 
UnbearableME Featured By Owner 5 days ago
good idea :)
Berightbackok Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome doe
zoelaurendixon Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014  Student General Artist
a lot of thats happened around the world these days and throughout history tbh
KuroSplash Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I just love the consept sooo much (: brilliant
kori-hibana Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2014  Student General Artist
this is what i need for the situation in hk right now
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