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· July, 2009

Stories about Photos from July, 2009

Russia: Riot Police Break Up Opposition Rally

Some 100 protesters gathered for an unsanctioned opposition rally in central Moscow on Friday. At 6 PM, hundreds of riot police broke up the rally, detaining 47 people, some of...

Trinidad & Tobago, Curacao: Sweet Tooth

Lifespan of a Chennette blogs about traditional sweets from Curacao: “It was a reminder that even if names were different, and languages, the people and food of the Caribbean do...

Iran: Mourning the Green Movement's Victims

Several Iranian bloggers and news sites reported that several thousands people commemorated the protest movement's victims when the police attacked them. Here is a video of today's gathering in Behesht...

Barbados: Humming Birds

my rustic bajan garden manages “to capture some photos of the emerald throated humming bird” and her young ones, who will soon be ready to leave the nest.

Azerbaijan: Watermelon season

Sheki, Azerbaijan says that watermelon season has started in the country, posting photographs and detailing some of the traditions associated with the summer fruit.

Morocco: Summer Flower

From Morocco, Hassi Milli posts those photographs which he captions as “Summer Flower.”

Israel: Interesting Talk on Sovereignty

Muse and her husband, from Israel, attended a day at the Knesset and shares her impressions as well as photographs she took in this post. “We attended a very interesting...

Armenia: Political graffiti

The Hima! [AM] youth movement blog posts a photograph of graffiti appearing in Yerevan. The blog posts a photograph of one example remembering 1 March 2008 when 10 people died...

Iran: Solidarity with Green Movement in Dubai

Several Iranians took part in a demonstration in Dubai on Saturday July 25, to support Iranians in their struggle for democracy. According to Saharlar, the police dispersed the rally after...

Bangladesh: Photos Of Solar Eclipse

Anil Advani posts some amazing photos of the total solar eclipse of last Wednesday taken from Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Trinidad & Tobago: In Pictures

A few “random shots” of Trinidad and Tobago, courtesy This Beach Called Life.

Macedonia: On Visiting Offline Museums

Volan recommends visiting what's in his opinion is a somewhat neglected Macedonian National Gallery at the Daut Pasha Hammam in Skopje, situated in a former harem bath of a high...

Aruba, Suriname: Journey of Discovery

“It was so incredibly beautiful. The big trees rising from the gorges. The river flowing seemingly endless past the jungle…”: Arubagirl visits Suriname and posts some photos from her trip.

Armenia: Vardavar

Ianyan marks the much-loved Armenian holiday of Vardavar. The blog examines the roots of a tradition which usually revolves around children dousing complete strangers with buckets of water.

Bahrain: No to Eating Corn in Shop

On Twitpic, Bahraini Twitter user Hussein Nasser posts a photograph of a sign posted in a boutique which reads: “You are not allowed to eat sweet corn inside the shop.”

Russia: Shalamov's Siberia

Russian Blog does a follow up on the Russian writer and Gulag prisoner Varlam Shalamov, visiting sites of his incarceration in the Ural and posting pictures to illustrate the story

Brazil: Amnesty for illegal immigrants sparks hope and controversy

A new amnesty for illegal immigrants has just become law in Brazil, benefiting between 50,000 and 200,000 people. The hope is that the amnesty will bring at least better working...

Iran: Protests prompt emergence of underground Internet newspapers

The recent emergence of internet newspapers in Iran is evidence of the will of Iranian citizens and opposition forces to continue to communicate even as the Islamic Republic intensifies censorship,...

Yemen: Intricate Windows

Yemeni blogger Omar Barsawad photographs and writes about the intricate windows of Yemen: “I don't know of any where else, where so much care is taken to build such very...

Iran:”China is the new Israel”

Kourosh Alyani has published several photos of the Muslim Uighur minority riots in China. The post's title is ” Yellow Israel or unimportant photos that you may not see”.

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