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· November, 2009

Stories about Photos from November, 2009

Egypt: Spotlight on Zabbaleen

Regine, at we make money not art, introduces us to photographs by Bas Princen of Cairo's Mokattam Ridge or Garbage City (Zabbaleen) – where a community of mainly Coptic Christians...

Lebanon: Bulldozing Ancient Ruins in Beirut

Lebanese Blogger finkployd at Blogging Beirut posted photos of a bulldozer clearing ancient ruins facing Martyr Square in Downtown Beirut to make way for another building.

Peru: Cow Parade arrives to Lima

Parks and public spaces in Lima have been invaded by life-size cow sculptures, as the Cow Parade arrives to show 80 different works aiming to collect funds for several organizations.

Russia: Thousands Protest Against Trading Center Construction

On November 29, thousands of people in Moscow went out on the streets to protest against the construction of a new trading center. This center would replace the “Cherkizovski” market...

Kuwait: Bahrain and Back

Kuwaiti ZDistrict visits Bahrain and shares his experience here.

Morocco: A Tasty Little Tale

My Marrakesh shares this “tasty little tale” from Marrakech, in Morocco.

Puerto Rico: Voices Against Violence

On occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, bloggers in Puerto Rico have written posts on how violence affects their lives, their families, and their...

Georgia: Why?

Serqqizi's Photo-Weblog posts photographs of the anti-government Why? youth movement in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Russia: Anti-fascists Mourn Murder of Activist Killed By Neo-Nazis

Hundreds of young anti-fascists gathered in the center of Moscow. They mourned the murder of Ivan Khutorskoy, an activist of “Antifa,” Russian anti-fascist movement. A blogger chtodelat claims [ENG] it's...

Russia: Blogging the Winter in Yakutia

Winter is yet to arrive in much of Europe, but one of its geopolitical attributes is already back in the spotlight: fears of disruptions of Russian gas deliveries are growing...

Bahrain: Three Kingfishers

From Bahrain, bird watcher Howard King shares his find: three kingfishers.

Iran: Art in Protest

The artistic creativity of the ‘green' protest movement since the June 12 presidential election has perhaps been unique in Iran's history.

Azerbaijan: More reaction to video blogger trial verdict

Days after the sentencing of two video blogging youth activists in Azerbaijan, other bloggers are starting to speak out about the imprisonment of Adnan Hajizade and Emin Milli. The two...

Algeria-Egypt: Online Feud Over Football Match

Tension is building between Egyptian and Algerian football fans ahead of a decisive football match due to take place in Cairo on November 14, which could determine which of both...

Russia: Bird's Eye View Photos of Central Part of the Country

Russian landscapes from the board of a small plane. LJ-user Makarena [RUS] shared some breathtaking photos here.

Russia: Flashmobbers Connect With Each Other Via USB (photo)

About three dozen of Moscow flashmobbers got together to participate in a 7-minute flashmob act they called "USB global connect". Each actor held a USB cable to connect to the...

Trinidad & Tobago: Getting Closer

Trinidadian artist Rodell Warner posts photos from a project called Closer, in which “passersby were asked to stand for a photo with a stranger, however close they were comfortable with,...

Southern Madagascar Hit Hard by Severe Drought and Toxic Spill

While the political direction of Madagascar remains mired in total uncertainty since the coup d'etat in March, in Addis Ababa, the international community is again trying to mediate an agreement...

Honduras: Blog of Historial Photos

Memoria Gráfica de Honduras [es] is a blog that publishes historical photos from Honduras, with accompanying background information. Some of the photos include old maps, and photos of the city...

Latin America: Photos of Cemeteries in Ecuador and Peru

In commemoration of the feast of All Saints, which is a holiday across Latin America where family members honor their deceased relatives, Natalia Cartolini posts a series of photographs she...

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