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· October, 2010

Stories about Photos from October, 2010

Iran: Digital Media Fair

The 4th International Digital Media Fair was run from October 9 to 16 in Tehran. Akase Mosalman, has published several photos from this digital event in Iran.

Iran: Tehran at night

Kosoof, a leading photo blogger from Iran, has published a collection photos of Tehran at night.

Puerto Rico: Reclaiming Public Space One Song at a Time

Frecuencias Alternas has covered Puerto Rico’s independent music scene for the past decade through its radio show, and more recently, its website. The newest addition to their site is the...

Guatemala: Photo Essay: ‘K'iche’ People Reject The Exploitation of their Natural Resources’

James Rodríguez begins his photo essay reporting that, “On a historic day, residents from the municipality of Santa Cruz del Quiché – one of Guatemala’s most important hubs and the...

Trinidad & Tobago : Fix the Floods

The Undisputed Truth thinks it “laughable” that taxpayers’ money has been spent on things like summits “when we have such stupid problems, i.e. 20-30 mins of rain and the entire...

France: Youth against Pension Reform

October 19 was the seventh consecutive day of nationwide demonstrations in France against the pension reform bill. As the foreign press is reporting the protests mainyl as a social conflict,...

Poland: Krakow

Polandian follows the construction of Krakow's new pedestrian bridge and reports on the process in this photo post. Greetings from Kyiv visits Krakow, finds the city “gorgeous” and posts some...

Bangladesh: Long March To Protect Natural Resources

A number of Bangladeshi citizens started a long march from capital Dhaka to North-Western district Dinajpur in a bid to protect the country’s natural resources. ShahidulNews posts photos and videos...

Ghana: Ghana's Unique Coffins

Do you know Ghanaian unique coffins?: “On the dusty, honk-echoing, chicken-crossing, exhaust-fumed streets right outside of Accra, the capital of the English-speaking West African country, one tribe called the Ga...

Russia: Photos of Kurdish Refugees and Homeless People

At PhotoPolygon, photos of ethnic Kurdish refugees from Uzbekistan living in the woods outside Novosibirsk (by user Bender13, via English Russia), and of the homeless people in Blagoveshchensk (by user...

Puerto Rico: Presenting the reputable online paper “The Yam”

They are definitely funny. Not to mention that the often absurd and surreal Puerto Rican political landscape gives them plenty of material. They are El Cangrimán, El Rata and Oscar...

Benin: Text Messages to Help Protect Children Against Violence: Lessons Learned

The Violence Against Children (VAC) project is an initiative co-implemented by PLAN and Save the Children in West Africa and takes place over 4 years in seven countries. The project...

Uruguay: Images of Montevideo and Uruguay

Since 2005, Julio F. has been sharing photographs of Montevideo and other parts of Uruguay in the blog Images of Montevideo and Uruguay.

Angola: The Origin of Angolan Kuduro

What is the origin of Angoln Kuduro?: “It all started here: an Angolan amputee, a car, and a dream. Okay, Kuduro, a genre of Angolan dance music, started long before...

Russia: Photos of Children's Camp Decorated as a Social Network

Habrahabr user goodsprite posts pictures of the children's summer camp. Author, who worked at the camp, claimed that children had to register in Russian social network Vkontakte.ru. Photos depict camp's...

China: Life at the bottom of the society

Annie Lee writes a feature on the daily life (and pain) of the bottom of the society in China (via China Hush).

Sierra Leone: Supporters of Leone Stars in Action

Photos of supporters of Sierra Leone national soccer team Leone Stars by Sierra Leonean blogger Vickie Ramoe.

Iran: Daily Photos of Art and Persian History

Iranian citizen media does not only talk about politics and protest, but also life, art and history. Vahid Rahmanian is a creative photo blogger who publishes photos of art and...

Iran: History in photos

Vahid Rahmanian, a talented photo blogger, shows Iran's history in photos in his blog.

China: Waiting for Nobel Peace Prize result

Mark Mackinnon posted photo of journalists waiting outside the Beijing residence of Liu Xia, wife of Nobel front runner Liu Xiaobo, 45 mins before announcement.

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