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· June, 2007

Stories about Video from 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...

Palestine: Daily Misery

Palestinian Haitham Sabbah posts videos produced and published by B’tselem (The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories) showing the misery Palestinians undergo.

Iraq War Profiteers

A Citizen of Mosul posts a video of why the war on Iraq is continuing here.

Trinidad & Tobago: The Wind and The Temple

Multimedia artist Elspeth Duncan posts video of Trinidad's Temple on the Sea.

Iraq: Women's Arrests Spark Protest

Alive in Baghdad brings us a video of a protest in Adhamiya earlier this year against the arrest of Iraqi women.

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...

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...

Palestine: What's Left of the Palestinian Dream?

Palestinian Haitham Sabbah links to an Al Jazeera programme on Palestine and asks: What's Left of the Palestinian Dream?

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...

New Caledonia by aerodrome

5 minutes en Nouvelle Caledonie: Sebastian took a tour of New Caledonia by aerodrome and has the video to prove it.

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...

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,...

Qatar: Israeli Troops Attack Hebron Family

Abdulrahman from Qatar posts a video showing Israeli troops shooting at a Hebron family here. WARNING: The material may not be suitable for all viewers.

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...

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...

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

“You must look at this video on the NY Times website showing young Iraqis at graduation. This story is a tragedy. And it reminds us that human beings survive and...

Israel: New McDonald's Ad

Israeli blogger Lisa Goldman links to a new McDonald's ad, with a twist. “That is the silly-but-kinda-funny premise for the most recent McDonald's advertisement on Israeli television. Brought to you...

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Juliana Rincón Parra is the Citizen Video editor. Email her story ideas or volunteer to write.


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