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· May, 2008

Stories about Photos from May, 2008

Brazil: Visible and Invisible Indians and Scoops

Brazilian Indians were in the spotlight of world media this week. From the images of an uncontacted tribe in the Amazon, to the enraged protest caught on camera against the...

Lebanon: Palestinian Children's Exhibition

Lebanese Rania Masri writes about a photography exhibition by the children Palestinian refugees, living in camps in Lebanon. “500 cameras were placed in the hands of 500 children in all...

Iran:”Propaganda against Shi'ites in Saudi Arabia

Ghaghnoos, an Iranian blogger, says[Fa] that in Saudi Arabia some preachers publicly talk against Shi'ites. He has published several photos from his trip in Saudi Arabia.

Bahrain: Shia Shrines

Bint Battuta in Bahrain visits two Shia shrines and posts pictures here.

Jordan: Shy of Bras

An exhibition with a difference is being held in Jordan – that of bras – and the media is shy from covering it, writes Ahmed Humeid.

Ukraine: Pre-Election Kyiv

Five installments of pre-election Kyiv photos, video and commentary – at Ukrainiana: here, here, here, here, and here.

Australia: Ethnic Macedonian Protest

S.M. of Macedonia: Cradle of Culture, Land of Nature posted photos and videos from the recent protest of over 30,000 ethnic Macedonians in Australia, who demanded that their government stop...

Iran: Persian Gulf,Protest and Repression

Jamshidi writes [Fa]that several hundreds Iranians on Friday gathered in front of the United Arab Emirates embassy in Tehran again and protested against renaming of the Persain Gulf by several...

Iran:Sun Palace in Photo

Mehdi Boolrian,Iranian photo blogger, has published a photo from Khorshid (means Sun) Palace , in Iran.

Iran:Two Persian Women in 1900

Here is a photo from two Persian/Iranian women in 1900,showing two different styles.

Russia, Ukraine: Photos

Photos from Russia and Ukraine by Flickr user In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (via Olechko).

Iran: Anniversary of liberation of Khoramshahr

Several Iranian bloggers celebrated the 26th anniversary of liberation of southern city, Khoramshar, during Iran-Iraq war. Muslim Bloggers created a logo that says “God liberated Khoramshar” and Elaheh Mehr has...

Iran: Remember Reformist Khatami

Several Iranian bloggers remembered the 11th anniversary of presidential election where Mohammad Khatami came to power.Mind-Sketch has published 35 photos from Khatami's days.

Poland: Photoblogs

Polandian reviews Polish photoblogs.

China: Mourning for Earthquake at Tiananmen

hk1183 posted photos of Sichuan earthquake mourning at Tiananmen square on 19 of May, Beijing.

Russia: British Fans and UEFA Cup

LJ user yashin posts LJ user marie_automne‘s pictures of the British football fans arriving in Moscow for the Champions League final. Pictures of Moscow posts a photo report from the...

Libya: Tree of Shade

In 1996, Khadija Teri took seeds of a Florida tree to her new home in Libya. “I planted two of them in my garden and they overhang in the street...

Jamaica: Un-Welcome?

Montego Bay Day by Day says that one unique local restaurant would be “extremely happy to welcome you” – once you read through the fine print.

Israel: New World Record for Biggest Hummus Plate

Weighing in at 400 kilos (880 pounds) on a plate that was 4 meters (4.35 yards) in diameter, Hummus Tzabar became the Guinness Book of World Record's official title holder...

Korea: The birth of the New Political Generation Online

Since the content of the US-Korea Beef Trade agreement was publicized in Korean society, many things have happened. Unexpected scenes of teenage students’ active participation in candlelight vigils against the...

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