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· December, 2009

Stories about Youth from December, 2009

14 December 2009

Colombia: Children Dying of Hunger

Greece: Riots and Police Brutality Commemorate Teenager's Death

Riots broke out in Athens and Thessaloniki during memorial gatherings for a 15-year old named Alexandros Grigoropoulos who was shot dead by police on December 6, 2008. Ample citizen media...

10 December 2009

Video: Human Rights Day and Non-Discrimination

December 10th is Human Rights Day, and this year's topic is Non Discrimination and today we bring you a small selection of some of the videos people have made and...

Russia: Drug Abuse; HIV/AIDS

7 December 2009

Iran: Student Day Demonstration on YouTube

Thousands of protesters defied the Islamic regime today by protesting during Student Day, chanting slogans against Ali Khamenei, the leader of the Islamic Republic, and protesting the government's foreign policy.

Kenya: Bloggers discuss Kenyan explosive drama, Shuga

Staying alive campaign being the world largest youth focused HIV prevention campaign content together with MTV bring an explosive drama for the world AIDS Day Shuga . Shuga slides away...

China: Young people and housing

4 December 2009

Congo: Doctors without Borders tell people's stories through web video

Condition Critical is a website showcasing the stories of victims of the violence in Eastern Congo coordinated and launched by Doctors without Borders/Medecins sans Frontiers (MSF). With slideshows and first...

Trinidad & Tobago: Small Farmers

3 December 2009

Young Leaders from Sweden and Middle East in Dialogue

Last month, the Swedish Institute in Paris hosted a meeting of 26 young people from Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria and Sweden to improve dialogue between opinion...

Jamaica: Cricket Combating Crime?

2 December 2009

Peru: Students Complain After Charge on Raffle Tickets

Ukraine: Charity

Austria: How Social Media Set “Universities on Fire”

Did you know that at this very moment many universities throughout Europe are occupied by students? This remarkable movement has been coordinated entirely via online social media.

1 December 2009

China: Environmental issues, citizens on move

Last Thursday, in a press conference the Chinese premier Wen promised a 40% carbon emissions cut by 2020 as a measure to deal with climate change. Facing suspicion and questions,...