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· August, 2008

Stories about Humanitarian Response from August, 2008

28 August 2008

South Ossetia, Russia: Photos From Tskhinvali and Vladikavkaz

South Ossetia: Photos From Tskhinvali

Venezuela: Yukpa Indians, Chávez and land disputes

Citizen media videos have been uploaded informing of the situation arising in Venezuela between the Yukpa Indians of the Perijá Mountains, landowners and President Chávez. This dispute over land limits...

26 August 2008

East Timor: Wikileaks on Ramos-Horta attempted assasination

Japan and Thailand: Children of the Dark

Roy Berman from Multant frog elaborated his comments on a newly released film “Children of the Dark” which is about how children in Thailand are exploited by developed countries.

23 August 2008

Palestine: Boats break siege of Gaza

The latest news on the two boats attempting to sail to the Gaza Strip as an act of solidarity is that they have reached Gaza, despite earlier warnings that they...

22 August 2008

South Ossetia: Tskhinvali Photos and Reports

On Aug. 21, Columbia Journalism Review published Julia Ioffe's overview of several Russian journalists' blogging from the war in South Ossetia. Featured in her piece are reports by LJ user...

Pakistan: In tears again

China: Victims of Sport

China: He Kexin and “babygate”

21 August 2008

Mexico: Videos raise awareness of kidnapping crisis

Mexico has seen a steep rise in kidnapping for ransom cases this year, and a group of videobloggers have decided to take a stand and make videos proposing solutions for...

Georgia: A War Diary

China: Earthquake 100 days

19 August 2008

Georgia, Russia: Feeding Looters and Refugees

A number of Tbilisi residents gathered in front of the Russian embassy Saturday for a protest prank against looting. LJ user oleg-panfilov posted photos of the items left by the...