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· December, 2007

Stories about Video from December, 2007

Dubai: Sex Slaves Exist

Bahraini Esra'a says slavery isn't a thing of the past and that sex slaves exist in our modern day and age. She also posts related videos which expose the sex...

Bahrain: Riot Police Burn House

Bahraini blogger Hayathoo (Ar) was at the heart of riots in Bahrain. This video shows youth being attacked by riot police, who also burned a house in the area.

Suso, Gratitude, and Human Dignity

Originally published on Rising Voices. Every neighborhood has it's own local set of celebrities who become either famous or infamous for their talents, idiosyncrasies, and personal histories. They are the...

Iraq: Iraqi Refugees in Syria

Alive in Baghdad highlights the plight of Iraqi refugees in Syria in this video.

Taiwan: Migrant Worker Rally-“I want my day off!!”

On International Human Rights Day, the dogfighting politics of the two major parties still occupied the front pages in Taiwan's mass media. The politicians consume the terms “democracy” and “freedom”...

Yemen: Making Sesame Oil the Old Way

Omar Barsawad from Yemen shows us a video clip of how sesame oil is traditionally made in his country.

Palestine: Will the Real Muslim Americans Please Stand Up

Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah uncovers the story behind a video featuring Christian Americans of Arab origins and portraying them as Muslims.

Russia: Andrei Nekrasov's Film & Article

At Robert Amsterdam's blog – a 2004 film by Andrei Nekrasov, which “presents a theory of the 1999 apartment bombings,” and Nekrasov's piece on “Vladislav Surkov and the Ideology of...

China: Please, Give Me a Job

Although there are almost half a year before graduation, the seniors in the universities of China have already thrown themselves into the cutthroat job-hunting war. Those ready-to-be graduates are busy...

Burkina Faso: What Causes Corruption?

Babilown posts a video [Fr] where the head of an NGO in Ouagadougou describes corruption in Burkina Faso and its causes, while another discusses the situation in Brazil.

Malaysia: Memorandum Against the Election Commission Chief

Malaysian opposition groups are protesting the extension of retirement age of the current election commission chief as they suspect his neutrality. Earlier this week, authorities tried to block a memorandum...

Serbia: Dusan Saponja & Dusan Cavic

Belgrade 2.0 posts a wonderful selection of the wonderful video stories by Dusan Saponja and Dusan Cavic: “For short episodes such as these you just saw, it’s not really necessary...

Russia: Prison Torture Video

Robert Amsterdam posts “a secret video made in 2006 by a prison guard of a ‘Preventative Actions’ exercise by the OMON (special police squad) performed at a prison camp in...

Happy Human Rights Day

Activists around the world are finding new, innovative ways to use technology to tell their stories, and fight back against censorship and oppression. Yesterday, six Global Voices bloggers on different...

Japan: NOVA Video Story

A youtube video story on the jobless life of foreign teacher after the close down of NOVA – via ying yang report.

China: A blow to citizen bloggers

Below is Zola's recount of what he's been through over the past few days and his abrupt conclusion. In a second blog post since his forced return earlier this week...

Interview with Cristina Quisbert of Voces Bolivianas

Voces Bolivianas, a citizen media outreach project supported by Rising Voices, has trained 23 participants how to blog, post digital photos, and even shoot video. One of the most consistent...

Palestine: Gaza Calling

Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah posts a video clip showing the suffering of Palestinians in Gaza here.

Taiwan: Trucker Ran Over Journalists During Demonstration

ESWN translated local reports and posted some youtube video on yesterday's accident: a trucker ran over journalists in its way to join the demonstration.

Bolivia: Immigrant Community Stages March in Buenos Aires

Barrio Flores shot video footage of members of the Bolivian community, who marched in Buenos Aires in support of the government of Evo Morales.

About our Video coverage

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


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