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· August, 2009

Stories about Photos from August, 2009

Israel: For the Love of Food

With the Jewish High Holidays approaching, food seems to be on everyone's minds. The Jewish blogosphere is ripe with sumptuous tidbits and contemplations about the cultural implications of food, food...

Russia: Photos and Drawings of Opposition Rally

Georgia: Bicycle Trip from Poti to Batumi

Afghanistan: Voting Day in Photos

On the nation's second-ever election day, Afghan photo bloggers shared pictures from the polls showing military presence as well as voter enthusiasm.

Arab World: Welcoming Ramadan

Ramadan is an important month in the Muslim calendar. Bloggers writing in Arabic celebrate the month, already in its first week, in this post, where we share some of the...

Spain, USA : Artists (Dis)cover the Veil

Azerbaijan: Washington DC protest for detained activist bloggers (updated)

With detained video bloggers Adnan Hajizade and Emin Milli now facing an additional charge in their native Azerbaijan, The Collegian says that support for the two imprisoned youth activists yesterday...

Trinidad & Tobago: Barbadine Punch

Brazil: Outrage at violent São Paulo eviction

On Monday, 240 police went to evict 800 families from the Olga Benário squatter settlement in São Paulo. Bloggers and photojournalists report on the violence, despair and lack of social...

Russia: Stalin at Renovated Kurskaya

Ukraine: Independence Day Parade

Greece: Wildfires encroaching on Athens

Forest fires are blazing still closer to Athens, the capital of Greece, threatening to consume even more land and property. Meanwhile, citizens are tracking developments via the web and Twitter.

Russia: Flag Day Rally

Nepal: Sadhus – The Mystic Men

Trinidad & Tobago: Counting the Cost

Azerbaijan: Sheki

Russia: Two Jets Collide at Air Show

Armenia: Youth rally for detained activist

Ghana: Pictures from around Accra

Russia: Moscow High-Rise on Fire

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