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· December, 2008

Stories about Photography from December, 2008

Azerbaijan: Day of Solidarity

Sheki, Azerbaijan writes that 31 December is not only New Year's Eve, but also marks the Day of Solidarity in her country. The blogger says that while Azerbaijan posses an...

Myanmar: Pictures of fishing villages

dawn_109 went to the delta region of Myanmar, and posted pictures of fishing villages which were destroyed by a deadly cyclone last May.

From Britain to Morocco to Gaza

Reda Blog, on what connects Prince Edward's animal cruelty, the Moroccan police's crackdown on protesters, and the Gaza bombings.

2008: A turbulent year for South Asia

Looking back on the events that rocked South Asia in the year 2008 we see that terrorism took the center stage in many places in this region. This was also...

Southeast Asia: Newsmakers of 2008

For Southeast Asia, 2008 was a year of terrible disasters, both natural and man-made. Rice consumption was reduced, milk products were contaminated with melamine, jobs were lost, bloggers were arrested,...

Vietnam: Extreme street cables

oobject posts pictures of extreme street wiring in Vietnam cities.

Bangladesh: A Calm Election

Kristin Boekhoff posts some pictures of the street advertisements of the candidates of the Bangladesh election. She comments that so far the election has been quite calm.

Haiti: Photo of the Year

Haiti Innovation reports that the UNICEF “Photo of the Year” features the plight of Haiti, while the photographer, who has her own blog, says of her win: “It’s not only...

Trinidad & Tobago: A Day in the Life

TriniGourmet.com posts “A Day in the Life” flickr photoset.

Azerbaijan: Into the Mountains

After living and working in the Azerbaijani capital, Baku, for two months, a religious holiday provides Joe's Trippin’ with the opportunity to explore the north of the country. In particular,...

Museum of Ethnology of Vietnam

Jerome posts a picture of Hanoi's Museum of Ethnology of Vietnam which features the numerous ethnic minorities in the country.

Maldives: Presence in Flickr

Unique Maldives is a Flickr group dedicated to images of or from Maldives only. So far it has more than 1100 members and more than 17000 photograph entries. Similar groups...

Cambodia: Banned photos

Cambodia's Department of Cinema prevented organizers of a cultural event to show pictures of people collecting countryside rats, pictures of opposition party leader Sam Rainsy and a slideshow of evicted...

Laos: Boun That Luang festival

Nye Noona attended and was impressed by the Boun That Luang festival in Laos.

Modern Lao wedding

New Garden posts pictures and describes how a modern Laotian wedding is celebrated.

Nigeria: James Iroha Uchechukwu wins photography prize

African Loft reports that James Iroha Uchechukwu has won the Prince Claus prize for photography, and posts a slideshow of his work.

Eritrea: Architecture in Asmara

Sociolingo's Africa posts a few pictures of different buildings in Asmara, the capital of Eritrea.

DR Congo: Subversive photo montages

Art me Africa features the work of Sammy Baloji, a Congolese artist that “extracts b&w images of migrant mine workers from the early 20th Century and superimposes them over contemporary...

Côte d'Ivoire: Interview with Best Francophone Blogger Israël Yoroba

Global Voices interviews the Abidjan-based author of this year's 'Best Blog in French' (as chosen by the Best of Blogs jury), Israël Yoroba on how he started a blog, on...

Armenia: Earthquake Anniversary

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the 1988 earthquake which devastated parts of northern Armenia including the country's second largest city of Gyumri. Unzipped says that for the estimated 7,000...

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