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· March, 2009

Stories about Video from March, 2009

Macedonia: Student Protest Ends in Violence

Recently, the Macedonian government decided to build an Orthodox church with public financing on the main square of Skopje, a decision that the citizens of the city disapproved of. On...

Cambodia: Trial begins for Khmer Rouge leader

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia began the first public hearing of Kaing Guek Eav, known as Duch. During the Khmer Rouge regime, Duch headed the infamous Tuol...

Water: One Take International Video Contest

“Is access to clean, safe water for drinking a basic human right? Why? or Why not?”. That is the question One Take is asking for you to answer in your...

Japan: Tourism videos

Edo from Pink Tentacle introduces a series of official tourism videos produced by the city of Hakodate. The videos are about aliens invasion of the city.

Iran:Iranian football coach sacked

Several Iranian sites and bloggers reported that Ali Daei, Iranian national football coach was sacked after Iran suffered a humiliating 2-1 defeat against Saudi Arabia in its fifth World Cup...

India: Vlog of a Mumbai Youth

Rahul Katyayan scripted, shot and directed a movie on his life in Mumbai and posted in his blog. The movie (vlog) was made for American students who wants to know...

Palestine: Remember The War

Young Gazan blogger Lina AlSharif has made two videos to mark three months since the Israeli attacks on Gaza began.

Mexico: Unsolved Feminicide Along the Border

Violence along the United States - Mexico border has reached staggering levels. The killings in border cities like Ciudad Juárez has already totaled 400 in the first two months of...

Cambodia: Rice politics

Rice is more than a staple of the Cambodian diet. It also implicates land rights, trade and international relations. Some Cambodians are frustrated over land leases to neighboring Vietnam. They...

Bangladesh: 1971 Genocide video

Mash at Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying posts a rare video footage of the massacre by Pakistan army in a village near Dhaka, Bangladesh in late November of...

India: Gujarat Diamond Workers Suicide in the Face of Crisis

On the following videos we can see and hear about the situation the Gujarat diamond polishers in India are facing. As the world recession and economic crisis affects their industry,...

Tunisia: Gaza's Closed Zone

Tunisian blogger Sami ben Gharbia [Ar] reviews Israeli-made Closed Zone, a 90 second new animated film on the closure of Gaza.

Iran: New Year and Obama's message

Iranians celebrate Norouz (Nowruz) or New Year today and President Obama has sent a message of peace to Iranian people and leaders.Watch it here.

Omid Reza Mir Sayafi, Iranian blogger Dies in Prison

Omid Reza Mir Sayafi, a 29-year old Iranian blogger and journalist died in Evin Prison in Tehran on March 18. In December, he was sentenced to two and half years...

Hong Kong: Ng-hao big-naug or you are dead!

On Tuesday, March 18, a local police shot at a Nepali homeless man twice at close range and one of the bullets end up in the head, leading to the...

Colombia: Documenting the trucker's life on the road

What is life like when you are constantly on the road? Blogger Francisco Cárdenas, best known for his blog Cine al Oído, has set out to experience that and share...

Saudi Arabia: A Well-Documented Sandstorm

Armed with their cameras and video cameras, bloggers in Saudi Arabia documented a massive sandstorm which covered the capital Riyadh, bringing visibility to only a few metres and life to...

Armenia: Homophobia

The Armenian Gay & Lesbian Association of NY posts a short video of a recent presentation on homophobia in Armenia. Unzipped: Gay Armenia comments on the video in a separate...

Iran: Hopes, Doubts, Questions over Former President's Candidacy

Former reformist president Mohammad Khatami's announcement on 8 February that he will run in the 2009 Iranian presidential election, attracted a lot of attention in the virtual as well as...

Iran: Iranian Women's art in London

Iranian female artists share their stories in London. Watch their art here

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


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