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· November, 2007

Stories about Video from November, 2007

Kuduro: The Sexy Angolan Rhythm With a Message

Whether the word Kuduro comes from the Kimbundu language, native to northern Angola and means “location” or from the Portuguese expression meaning “hard ass” or “stiff bottom” is debated but...

Iraq: Artisans Keeping Tradition Alive

Alive in Baghdad sheds some light on Iraq's artisans.

Egypt: YouTube Disables Activist's Account

A storm is brewing in the Egyptian blogosphere after video hosting site You Tube removed several videos featuring policemen torturing victims from their site. "This is by far the biggest...

Hong Kong and China: Andy Lau Save Fan From Security Guards

The video showing how Hong Kong pop-star Andy Lau saved fan from security guards during his concert in Chengdu has caught a lot of attention in youtube and other local...

Hong Kong: Political Mob

During the district council election, civil party candidate Mandy Tam was surrounded and detained for 45 minutes by supporters of her political opponent, Choi Luk-sing, in Wong Tai Sin district....

Egypt: Baha'ii Rights Film Available

A film on Egyptian Baha'iis is now available online for downloading, announces Mideast Youth.

HiperBarrio: Changing Perceptions with Creativity

Rising Voices grantee, the HiperBarrio project, is a great example of how underrepresented communities are increasingly able to tell their stories to the world from distant and remote places. Their...

Palestine: Patient's Plight

Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah posts a video highlighting the plight of Palestinian patients, who cannot seek treatment abroad because of the closure of borders. Medicine supplies are also running out.

French-Congolese Musician Kamini's New YouTube Video

Tu bloggues ta part introduces a new YouTube video [Fr] from French-Congolese musician/comedian/provocateur, Kamini.

Bahamas: Behind the Scenes

Nicolette Bethel blogs “about the difficulties that come with serving in public office”.

Access Denied Map: Mapping Web 2.0 Censorship

In order to shed light on the battle being waged between state censorship and anti-censorship groups, I’ve created the Access Denied Map, an interactive Google Maps mashup that provides information...

Japan: Cat Pot Video

Cat pot video became a popular motif in Japan. According to Mari, this is the first video clip and here is the search result from youtube.

Bermuda: Vote – Or Else

Politics.bm posts video of an ad designed to encourage Bermudan citizens to register to vote: “The exact same ad, paired with a very uplifting audio track, could have been more...

Philippines: CokskiBlue leads Filipinos in vlogging

CokskiBlue is a whiff of fresh air in the Philippine blogosphere, and features videos, vlogs and vodcasts.

Oman: Child Exploitation

Omani blogger Sleepless in Muscat joins the crusade against child exploitation here.

About our Video coverage

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


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