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· September, 2012

Stories about Photos from September, 2012

19 September 2012

India: Hurrah For Hornbills – Defence Project Stalled in Narcondam

A proposal from the Indian Coast Guards to install coastal surveillance equipments in the Narcondamm Island in the Andaman Sea, has been stalled by the Indian government. This news, coming...

Egypt: Artists Re-Paint Murals Destroyed by Police

Mexico: A Photographic Glimpse into Midwifery Around the World

Intercultural Midwifery is the topic of this Offbeat Mama guest photo blog post by Brooklyn based photographer Alice Proujansky. While 5 months pregnant she traveled to photograph a cultural knowledge...

Egypt: 1.5km Human Chain Protest Outside Nile University

Syria: The Revolution through the Designs of Wissam Al Jazairy

Wissam Al Jazairy is a young Syrian graphic designer. The suffering of his people is evident in art work he published online as part of his contribution to the Syrian...

Dominican Republic: The Crime of Being a Rocker

The murder of José Carlos Hernández (Chiva), a 23-year-old Dominican rock musician, has been one of the the country's most spine-chilling crimes in the past few years. While the traditional...

18 September 2012

Italy: Workers Occupy Sardinian Coal Mine

When threatened with the future closure of Carbosulcis coal mine in Italy, miners from the pit occupied their workplace some 373 metres underground in protest. The occupation may have ended...

Bahrain Censors UN Website for Human Rights Session Live Stream

17 September 2012

World: Hilarious Muslims Rage on Twitter

Twitter was a happy place for Muslims today, who took turns to pour out their rage, 140 characters at a time. Some were even creative enough to share memes in...

United States: Spanish Stands Out in Political Conventions

In the race for the White House, the political conventions held at the end of August and beginning of September served as a showcase for the Republican and Democratic parties....

Portugal: Massive Protest Against Troika Sparks Momentum

The biggest demonstration of recent decades in Portugal took place on September 15, under the anti-austerity motto 'Screw the troika! We want our lives'. Nearly one million people took to...

Greece: Poster Response to Unemployment Crisis

15 September 2012

Pakistan Reacts to Anti-Islam Movie

Pakistan has reacted to the anti-Islamic movie which prompted protests in Libya that left the US Ambassador and others dead. Diplomatic agencies across the country have tightened security, but so...

14 September 2012

Ecuador on Alert over Forest Fires

Ecuador is in a state of emergency due to forest fires that have been burning since June. As soon as the warning signal was given by citizens and authorities, the...

India: Koodankulam Nuclear Plant Starts Amidst Protests

The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu, India started operations recently despite protests to stall it. Police cracked down on some 8,000 people from...

13 September 2012

Tajikistan: The Beauty of ‘Pamiristan’

Streets of Afghanistan Photo Exhibit Heads to Kabul

China: Hulunbuir Grassland Destroyed by Coal Mining Activities

Hulunbuir Grassland, one of the most beautiful landscapes in inner Mongolia, is eroding as a result of coal mining near the surface of the ground. A Chinese blogger has pointed...

12 September 2012

Libya: Sorry Chris, Benghazi Couldn't Protect You

A small crowd of Libyans gathered in Al Shajara Square in Benghazi on September 12, to protest against the attack on the US Consulate which killed four Americans including Ambassador...