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· October, 2011

Stories about Photos from October, 2011

24 October 2011

Mozambique: Uniting Small Farmers for a Better Tomorrow

7 Billion Actions

Mr. Júlio dos Santos Pêssego is one of the principal leaders of the "peasant movement" in Niassa province in Mozambique. He helps organize community groups that work to defend land...

Russia: ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Demonstration Attracts Only Few

23 October 2011

Tunisia: Long Queues and Mixed Feelings on Election Day

Today will be engraved in the memories of Tunisian voters, who poured into polling stations, from the early hours of the morning. Tunisians are electing a national constituent assembly to...

France: Tunisian Diaspora Open “The Blue Finger Club”

The three-day anticipated vote for Tunisian living abroad is now over and has established a new "blue fingers club" on social media networks. Tunisian voters in France flaunt their ink-stained...

22 October 2011

Spain: The October 15 Protests and Mass Media Coverage

The global October 15 manifestation that demanded the exercise of real democracy and protested against the corruption of elite financial corporations was truly massive in Spain. In this post, we...

Armenia: An Azerbaijani car in Yerevan

20 October 2011

Bolivia: TIPNIS Indigenous Marchers Arrive in La Paz

The indigenous marchers of the TIPNIS reached their final destination of La Paz, Bolivia, where they were greeted as heroes by the city's residents. They still have hopes of meeting...

Chile: Photos of October 19 Student Protest

Russia: 7 Temporarily Detained During the President's Meeting with Journalism Students

France: Blue Fingers and Tears of Joy as Tunisian Diaspora Vote

Tunisians living in France went to the polls today, ahead of the October 23 election in their country. Voters are voting freely and democratically for the first time in 50...

Cameroon: Biya Tipped to Win After Temporary Results Are Leaked

Weekly newspaper Le Messager has published a leak of Cameroon's temporary presidential election results in an article, which tips current incumbent Paul Biya to win. Julie Owono reports on netizens'...

19 October 2011

Indonesia: Yogyakarta Royal Wedding

The Yogyakarta sultanate in Indonesia is celebrating the Royal Wedding of Princess Bendara and Prince Yuda. The happy event was live streamed through microblogs and other social media platforms for...

Commemorating Mozambique's Founding Father, Samora Machel

Mozambique commemorates on October 19, 2011, the 25th anniversary of the loss of its founding father and President Samora Machel, who was killed in a plane crash in Mbuzini, South...

Italy: October 15 Protest Turns Violent in Rome

This post is part of our special coverage #Occupy Worldwide. Inspired by the “Occupy Wall Street” movement in New York and by the Spanish “Indignados”, citizens in 951 cities and...

Israel: Netanyahu Rapped for Exploiting Shalit's Return

Kidnapped Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit is back home after 1,941 days of Hamas captivity. It is left for social media and a few marginal sections of the online newspapers to...

18 October 2011

Malawi: A Growing City and its Pay-to-Cross Footbridges

7 Billion Actions

Hand-made wooden bridges now connect two popular markets on each side of a river in Malawi's capital Lilongwe, providing a local solution to both joblessness and growing urbanization for the...

Iran: History of Women's Dress and Clothing

USA: October 15 on the Streets and Social Networks

It's no secret that Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, among other social networks, have played a key role in the recent local and global protests. As was expected, the global protests...

Argentina: Photos of October 15 Protests in Buenos Aires

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