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· June, 2007

Stories about Video from June, 2007

30 June 2007

Iran: Protestors Torch Gas Stations

Enraged Iranian protesters torched several gas stations in Tehran and other cities on Wednesday, after the Iranian government announced fuel rationing for private vehicles. There is news item in Ilna...

22 June 2007

Students protest for public universities in Brazil

Students from the most important university in Brazil, the University of São Paulo, occupied the office of the head of the institution on May 3rd to protest against new policies...

21 June 2007

Egypt: Blogger is Released, Court Case to Block 50 Blogs, Press Attacked By Bloggers and More

In this week’s round-up from Egypt, Big Pharaoh is back, bloggers are unhappy with the Press, a blogger who was arrested last week is now free, public opinion is not...

Colombia: Pixelazo New Media Urban Lab and Medellín Blogger Meetup

Colombia has been enjoying a flurry of new media-related activities. Last week was the MedalloBloguero (the city of Medellin´s blog community) beers and blogs, where Colombian bloggers in the city...

18 June 2007

Arabeyes: The Middle East in Pictures

This week's pictorial tour of the Middle East takes us to a wedding with a difference in Amman, Kuwait in a dust storm, where Lebanese escape the news and finally...

14 June 2007

G8 Summit: Is the world a better place yet?

The G8 (+5) met in Heiligendamm, Germany last week. The world's richest countries came to agreements on climate change and poverty in Africa that are unlikely to satisfy most critics...

13 June 2007

China: “Won't Sell Even If It Kills Me”

China has gone crazy for diverse portfolio capitalism—literally, in the case of one investor who couldn't get online to check his stocks when values dipped last week. Count on netizens,...

12 June 2007

Qatar: Israeli Troops Attack Hebron Family

GV's Advocacy Director at AI-Observer-Irrepressible.info's June 6 meeting

On June 6, 2007, Global Voices' Advocacy Director Sami Ben Gharbia appeared at an event in London marking the one-year anniversary of the Amnesty International-Observer-Irrepressible.info campaign. Read on to view...

7 June 2007

Iran: Second Cultural Revolution Coming?

Universities in different parts of Iran are experiencing a new wave of repression by security forces. Between 6-8 student activists, members of student associations, and independent professors who dare to...

Egypt: Banned Documentary, Cairo Metro Strike, Torture Trial and More

It's all happening in Egypt - from the release of jailed bloggers, to the trial of corrupt officers implicated in torture videos which are spreading like a bush on fire...

6 June 2007

Chávez, Lula and the media: is it a samba or a waltz?

It was a funny week that passed by here in Brazil, in the wake of the implementation of the Chávez government decision not to renew the broadcasting license of Radio...

Iraqi Graduation

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