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· June, 2016

Stories about Youth from June, 2016

27 June 2016

Macedonian Youth Speak Out About Freedom of Expression Through Mini-Videos

"The important thing for the youth to understand is that you do not let them mute you, no matter what."

26 June 2016

Manila's Pride March Advocates to “End the Hate and Let Love In”

"This year, we need everyone to come together and advance the campaign for love. We call on all Filipinos to let love into their homes, communities, and the whole country."

22 June 2016

Updated and Translated, ‘Hiroshima Archive’ Preserves Eyewitness Testimony of Atomic Attack

"Few survivors remain today and soon there will be none. Who then can speak from personal experiences of the effects of nuclear war upon humanity?"

A Jamaican Children's TV Show Promotes Respectful, Caring Communities

"If we don't invest in the youth, we will never grow. They need our hands, our wisdom, our support, our investment. Let's have a collective vision."

21 June 2016

Erdogan's New Turkey Finds Forgiveness for Some, Tear Gas for Others

"Riot police have used more rounds of teargas and [smoke] grenades to counter reconvening protesters in #Firuzağa #Istanbul."

16 June 2016

One Photographer’s Mission to Change People’s Perception of Burn Survivors

"For me all of them are inspiring. They are not victims. They are survivors. Fighters. Literally, they are happy."

15 June 2016

Blood on Campus: How the Killing of a Student Sparked Nationwide Protests in Sudan

The Bridge

Sudan has a long tradition of student protest, but the government appears bent on suppressing the latest wave, triggered by the killing of a student from the contested Nuba region.

13 June 2016

What It Means to Reclaim Indigenous Knowledge in a University Setting in Bolivia

"The University [...] exists thanks to the struggle of our grandparents"

10 June 2016

Students Have Occupied More Than 300 Schools Throughout Brazil in Recent Months

"We are vacating with joy because we can pass on our power to organize, to act. It was 56 days of resistance, despite attacks from all sides."

No Happy Endings for Tajikistan's Romeo and Juliet

Another tale of tragedy from a Central Asian country that seems to produce them more regularly than most.

7 June 2016

Come Along on a Canoe Ride Through the Amazon With Young Sarayaku Footballers

Rising Voices

Every week, Sarayaku youth must travel six hours along the Bobonanza River in Ecuadorian Amazon for a football match. Sarayaku fillmaker Eriberto Gualinga takes you along for the ride.

2 June 2016

How Madagascar's The Dizzy Brains Is Rocking Its Way Into European Hearts

The Dizzy Brains to Madagascar's prime minister: "Just do your job, man!"

Zanj Radio: Jamaica's Online Music Station With a Social Message

"This is not just another media entity. It is a solution."

Is Social Media Helping to Perpetuate Violence in Afghanistan?

Advox

"Those who share the bloody pictures of victims not only irritate [victims'] families but also unintentionally assist the Taliban in their propaganda."

1 June 2016

Colombia City Combines Gardening and Hip Hop to Revive Community

In one of the poorest areas of Colombia, people sing and cultivate collective memory and community empowerment.

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