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· September, 2009

Stories about Video from September, 2009

29 September 2009

Madagascar Delegation Barred from UN General Assembly Stage

In an attempt to legitimize the military-backed government, Madagascar's acting leader was scheduled to speak at the UN General Assembly on Thursday, only to be barred. Malagasy bloggers and twitterers...

Dominica: Happy Independence!

27 September 2009

Israel: “Ajami” Reveals Nuanced Look at Israeli Society

The film "Ajami" was the big winner at last night's Ophir Prizes and will continue on to international audiences as Israel's foreign film nominee for the 2010 Academy Awards. Israeli...

Philippines: Worst Flooding in 40 Years

Tropical Storm "Ondoy" hit the Philippines last Saturday triggering the worst flooding in 40 years which left 50 people dead and 280,000 residents displaced. Social media sites were maximized to...

Israel: Leonard Cohen Performs to Rave Reviews

Songmaster Leonard Cohen visited Israel this week, performing to a sold out crowd of 47,000 fans. Israeli bloggers who were lucky enough to attend gave rave reviews.

26 September 2009

Cuba: Concert for Peace

The "Paz sin Fronteras" concert organized by the Colombian singer Juanes and celebrated on Sunday September 20, 2009, at iconic Revolution Square in Havana, Cuba, ignited many passions and heated...

Iran: Green rage against Ahmadinejad in New York

Protesters against Iranian human rights violations and election irregularities demonstrated against Iranian president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in New York City, as he addressed the United Nations General Assembly.

25 September 2009

USA: Clashes with Police at Pittsburgh G-20 Summit

Citizens published photos and videos of clashes between protesters and police during the G-20 meeting of world leaders in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this week.

Video Contest: Citizen Embassadors for the 64th UN Day

Actor George Clooney explains how you can participate and be one of the 5 winners who get a chance to be a part of the 64th UN Day in the...

24 September 2009

South Korea: Woman and Korean Soju

Honduras: Citizen Videos from a Country Under Curfew

A curfew has been imposed by the interim government in Honduras while clashes between protesters and police persist after the return on September 21 of ousted president Mel Zelaya. Citizens...

23 September 2009

Honduras: Scenes in El Carmen Colonia

Iran: Animations vs. Dictatorship

Many designs, posters, songs and videos have been created in support of Iran's "green" protest movement. Animators too, have declared war on the dictatorship in Iran.

Iran: Protests Greet Ahmadinejad in New York

Protests against the Iranian government and human rights violations in Iran will welcome Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who is traveling to New York this week to attend the United Nation's...

USA: Video Contest Promotes “Swine Flu” Prevention

In anticipation of flu season, which officially kicks off October 4, the U.S. government announced the winner of a video contest today to encourage flu prevention, including stopping H1N1 or...

21 September 2009

Puerto Rico: Debate on Censorship

The Department of Education of the government of Puerto Rico recently eliminated five books from the eleventh grade curriculum of the public school system. Numerous writers and artists in Puerto...

19 September 2009

Morocco: Don't Blame the Rain

Recent flooding in Morocco has prompted bloggers to air their discontent with their country's lack of sanitation infrastructure. They went around taking pictures and shooting videos, sharing scenes seldom broadcast...

18 September 2009

Iran: Videos from Quds Day Protests

On September 18, Iranian protesters wearing green in support of the opposition, once more defied the Iranian government in the streets of Tehran, Shiraz, Isfahan, and several other cities as...

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