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· May, 2007

Stories about Photography from May, 2007

Bolivia: Residents of El Alto Fed Up With Bars

Residents of the city of El Alto took the streets and forcibly “closed” clandestine bars that were said to contribute to the rising delinquency of the city. Mario Duran, GV...

Venezuela: More Protest Photos

GV Author Luis Carlos Díaz continues his on-the-ground coverage of the post-RCTV closure and adds another Flickr photoset.

Hong Kong: Censorship Bureaucrats

Roland Snoog has translated the article from Inmediahk.net on the author's encounter with the staff from the Television and Entertainment Licensing Authority (TELA) who gave an “advice” to the website...

Albania: Paramotor Photos

A sampling of Alket Islami's pictures of Albania from the air – over at Our Man in Tirana.

Kuwait: What Kuwaitis Did This Week?

It's been yet another busy week for Kuwaiti bloggers who give us a break down of their day to day activities. While one contemplates why he should register to attend...

Venezuela: RCTV Protest Photos

Luis Carlos Diaz posts a Flickr photo set featuring images from the May 28 protests against the closing of RCTV.

India: Vasai

Trivial Matters has a wonderful photo post on Vasai, one of the suburbs on Mumbai. A place that has obviously seen better days. “By the year 1534 the King of...

Iran:How Iranian Girls Used to Wear Before Revolution

Here is a photo that shows how Iranian girls used to wear in University of Tehran before 1979 revolution and after that.

Hong Kong: Flickr photo got warned

Inmediahk.net's editor (it is me) got a warning phone call from Television and Entertainment Licensing Authority about a filed complaint to a photo sharing link to flickr. The Authority advised...

China: Student hits teacher video

Think Chinese high school students today are Party drones? Or unruly punks? How about their teachers? Cellphone footage of a student smacking a teacher hits the video sharing website circuit...

Hungary: Budapest Photos

Budapest photos – at Pestcentric.

Syria: Spring Blooms

Syrian blogger Abd gives us a break from politics and posts photographs of some of his country's spring blooms here.

Lebanon: Pictures of Destruction

Lebanese blogger FaiLaSooF brings us live images of the destruction witnessed in the Lebanese town of Tripoli here.

Iran:An Amazing Photo from Iran

An amazing photo from Hozrmozgan, a province in the south of Iran.

Bhutan: Layap Community

Stunning photographs of the Layap community at Earth-Bound Insight. “My cousin, whom I’ve already mentioned as the one who took pictures of the Motithang batch, sent more photographs from his...

Armenia: The World's Best Flea Market

Joshua Kucera has photos from a Yerevan market that he calls “the best flea market in the world.”

Arabeyes: The Middle East in Pictures

Today's Middle East in Pictures tour takes us to Dubai's lovely beaches, Doha at night, a picture of a flower in Bahrain, the blooming flower gardens of Syria this spring...

Kuwait: Food, Protocol and Dust Storms

What is the difference between Chicken Majboos and Chicken Biryani? How do you react when you are suddenly face to face with the Amir (Ruler) of Kuwait? And how do...

Ukraine: Kyiv Street Fashion

Inspired by the weather, Olechko takes pictures of Kyiv's “simply beautiful people, irony aside” and posts them on Flickr, in her Kyiv street fashion photo set.

China: Citizen blogger treading new ground?

With all the hype and money behind web 2.0 citizen media in America, is it possible that one young Chinese vegetable farmer has been able to make more gains more...

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