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· June, 2008

Stories about Video from June, 2008

No More Highschool For Omani Blogger

Omani Blogger Abdullah has completed his high school exams and is back on the blogging scene. He has also posted a vlog to tell us how his exams went.

Iran: Citizen Media Sex Scandal

Earlier this month, students at Zanjan University in North-West Iran recorded and uploaded a video of their school's vice president, Hassan Madadi, with his shirt unbuttoned, allegedly preparing to have...

Israel: New National Bird Good for a Laugh

Embarrassed about your country's national bird? Don't be. Israel has one far more comical. Comedy Central's hit television show “The Colbert Report” cites Israel's choice of the long-billed hoopoe as...

Ukraine: Paul McCartney in Kyiv

Ukrainiana writes about and posts photos and video from Paul McCartney's concert in Kyiv.

Jordan: Queen's Message

Jordanian Jad posts a YouTube message featuring Queen Rania of Jordan, who calls upon people to dispel some of the stereotypes people have on Arabs.

Jamaica: Red Man

Jamaican litblogger Geoffrey Philp posts a poem on “the curse of being apart, neither black nor white, but red…”

EmPivot: Green media aggregator

EmPivot is a website made for sharing videos with a specific theme: environment. This green-related media content is added to the website so that people, organizations and companies can connect...

Iran:Sex scandal in University

Several Iranian news sites and blogs including Moeini reported [fa] that Hassan Madadi,Vice president of Zanjan University, was caught on film by students as he was taking off his shirt...

Kuwait: $10,000 Car Treat!

Would you spend $10,000 getting your car waxed? I know I wouldn't - but Lebanese blogger Mark, who lives in Kuwait, draws our attention to someone who did just that.

Trinidad & Tobago: Wet Season

It's finally rainy season in Trinidad and Tobago – and Now Is Wow Too takes the time to appreciate its beauty.

Colombia: The struggles of Barrancabermeja documentary

This nine part documentary created by Taline Haytayan of her experience as part of the Peace Brigades International organization in the strife ridden Barrancabermeja region of Colombia captured my attention...

Serbia: Farewell to Šaban Bajramović, the Gypsy King of the Balkans

Šaban Bajramović, known as the “King of Gypsy music,” died on Sunday in Niš, his hometown in Southern Serbia of a heart attack. Here's a sample of what the blogosphere...

Jamaica: Continuing Crime

“Simply being aware and trying to keep myself safe currently feels like a great deal of work”: Transition Sunshine wonders why crime continues to escalate in Jamaica and links to...

Kuwait: Japanese Bug Fights

“Is there a game show the Japanese haven’t invented yet?? Japanese Bug Fights is a site with videos of bugs of different species battling out in a small glass arena,”...

Egypt: Favourite Songs from the 90s

Egyptian Triple M shares videos of his favourite songs from the 90s in this post.

Mexico: citizen complaint over land expropiation in Copala

In Copala [en], a town south of Acapulco in the province of Guerrero in Mexico, comes this video denouncing the alleged expropriation of lands belonging to Isabel Pisa and Fabiola...

Iran: Judicial Investigator Publically Accuses Ayatollahs of Corruption

A member of Iran's Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission, Abbas Palizdar, created a scandal this month by accusing several top clerics and influential members of the Islamic Republic of corruption...

Slovenia: Biking to Work

Dr. Filomena films part of her bike ride to work in Ljubljana.

Iran: Voices for Peace

Watch in You Tube the first cut of a public service announcement about thirty-one Iranian Americans: who we are, what we believe in and why we're for peace.

Egypt: Doctors shoot video of hospital blackout emergency

With more frequency now, hospitals are being managed as big businesses with clients instead of health facilities with patients. Doctors who wish to honor their Hippocratic Oath have to hope...

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


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