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· May, 2014

Stories about Photos from May, 2014

28 May 2014

“How are We Malagasy Supposed to Provide School Supplies and Medications for our Children ?”

What Happens When a Muslim, Jew, Christian, Atheist and Agnostic Travel the World Together?

Victor, Josselin, Samuel, Ilan and Ismael all belong to different religions (or none at all). Together, they created the InterFaith Tour.

27 May 2014

“Why Edward Snowden Wishes He'd Sought Asylum in Poland”

Edward Snowden's name echoes once again through an irreverent advertising campaign.

26 May 2014

PHOTOS: 20,000 People Protest in Macau Against ‘Bill of Greed and Privilege’

A bill would give the head of government in Macau, a special administrative region of China, criminal immunity while in power and continued monthly compensation after leaving office.

25 May 2014

People with Disabilities and Rare Diseases Contest European Elections

"We are a group of people affected, directly or indirectly, by a disability or rare disease, united by a common goal — improving the lives of those affected."

Syrian Dark Humor and the Elections

It is no surprise to see Bashar al-Assad nominate himself for the Syrian presidency in the upcoming elections on June 3. Syria Untold checks out what cartoonists have to say.

24 May 2014

PHOTOS: Hundreds Join Anti-Coup Protests in Thailand

Hundreds joined the 'Stop the Coup' gathering to challenge the military rule in Thailand. Anti-coup sentiments are also growing online.

23 May 2014

These Egyptians Say No to Mandatory Military Service

On May 15, a group of Egyptian young men and women started an online campaign against military service. Find out why.

22 May 2014

Yoani Sánchez's New Online Magazine is Blocked in Cuba

When residents of Cuba look for the URL www.14ymedio.com, they are redirected to a site that says "Yoani$landia.com."

21 May 2014

Why are Saudis Kissing their Camels?

Saudis are defying the Coronavirus by kissing their camels and posting their photographs on Twitter and videos on YouTube.

‘Trash Selfies’ for a Clean Tunisia

Tunisia social media users are posting "trash selfies" to denounce the piling up of trash in the country's streets.

20 May 2014

#Conservaeloso: The Campaign to Save the “Alcatraz of the Caribbean”

The space will be used to open a center for cancer treatment.

Iranian Women Defiantly Remove the Veil

Women activists Iran all over are defiantly removing their veil to protest governmental discrimination against women. See how they break the law and flout their photographs online.

19 May 2014

The Courageous Career of Slain French Photojournalist Camille Lepage

Camille Lepage was killed while covering the conflict in the Central African Republic. As a journalist, she was determined to cover stories in Africa often ignored by western media.

Stealthily but Publicly, Iranian Women Remove Their Veils Online

Forced for decades to wear headscarves or face arrest, thousands of Iranian women are now sharing photos of themselves unveiled as an act of protest.

17 May 2014

PHOTOS: Poui Season in Trinidad & Tobago

The jewels of Trinidad and Tobago's dry season, the pink and yellow Poui trees, are offering a last burst of splendour as the country looks forward to the rainy season.

Spanish Government Threatens to Censor Social Media

Many politicians have been offended by comments on Twitter on the assassination of the president of the Province of León, and demand a greater control of social media.

16 May 2014

Why Chadian Students Braved Arrest and Stormed Their Embassy in Algeria

Hisham Almiraat interviews blogger Makaila Nguebla about student leader Issa Kelei's arrest and the condition of Chadian students in Algeria.

15 May 2014

Increasing Connection Between the Online and the Offline in Cuba

In Cuba, an intrepid connection between virtuality and reality has flourished.