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· October, 2008

Stories about Photos from October, 2008

India: Mangalore violence

  29 October 2008

“It has been over a month since the riots in Mangalore but the anger has not gone away,” writes Apurva Mathad at Kafila after visiting a Monastery which was attacked in retaliation to the allegation of forced conversions. Madhat posts some pictures in his blog.

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Venezuela: How Children Show Their Community Through Photography

  28 October 2008

Ancla2 is an educational cooperative devoted to teaching photography, technology, and media skills to children from small and poor communities in Venezuela, who have discovered a new way to see and appreciate their own surroundings, and at the same time, have learned new life skills that will help them in many other areas.

Belize: Major Flooding

  20 October 2008

“Massive flooding in the western and central areas of Belize has cut off many villages and towns from the rest of the country, led to emergency evacuations, loss of crops and the closure of most schools…”: Belizean has the details.

Iran: No World record sandwich for Iran

  17 October 2008

Biseda, an Iranian blogger, has published a couple of photos of a 1,500m (4,920ft) long sandwich made of ostrich meat.The crowd started attacking the sandwich before any of the three Guinness representatives present had the chance to confirm its length. The blogger says these people are hungry and do not...

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China: Co-operation 2.0 on Beijing’s Black Jails

  17 October 2008

In cooperation with citizen reporter Zhou Shuguang (Zola) and other two journalists Chen Er (Doubleaf) and Guo Jiannong, Xu Zhiyong, who firstly blogged Beijing’s black jails in the end of September, went to visit one of the unlawful prisons again on Monday, attacked by a group of thugs who were allegedly hired by the authorities.

Ukraine: Rally Against UPA

  14 October 2008

At Ukrainiana, lots of photos and video from a rally against the Ukrainian Insurgent Army, which took place in Kyiv today: “As expected, I found myself in the Jurassic Park of communism, progressive socialism, pan-Slavism, Russian monarchism, imperialism, Eurasianism and whatnot.”

Jamaica: Guineps

  13 October 2008

Moving Back to Jamaica features a post by Susan Warmington about Guineps, a local fruit: “Do you remember how that Guinep sounds when you bite into it? The delicious crack that it makes as the crisp skin gives way under your teeth? That flavor cannot truly be compared to any...

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