When looking around us and at what is currently being reported about the world, it seems clear that the world is in a state of upheaval. Protestant civil unrest is unfolding all over the globe.
Participating in a struggle/cause, taking to the streets in the name of democracy is nog without danger. Protesters, most of them young, clash with police, and in many places we see and hear of the resulting injuries and even death.
The occurrence of masks in these situations is common and by many, seen as a tool for unification and empowerment. By others, as a way to harm escape justice and commit crimes/vandalize.