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· October, 2010

Stories about Video from October, 2010

Georgia: Halloween protests & revelry

The Young Georgians examines the history of Halloween, and not least in Georgia where controversy often results in religious groups objecting to young people holding their own events. This year...

Iran:First talking clip of Reza Shah found after 76 years

The first video in which Reza Shah talked with Kamal Ataturk , filmed in 1934 found accidentally in a fruit shop in Istanbul after 76 years.

Greece: Iranian refugees on hunger strike

Twenty-five Iranian refugees in Athens, Greece have gone on hunger strike since October 14 demanding that Greek authorities process their political asylum applications. Some have had their mouths sewn shut.

Pakistan: Another Video Of Abuse By Pakistan Army Appears

“Yet another video can be seen on you tube where apparently Pakistani Army severely beating up the suspected militant,” informs Teeth Maestro.

Gabon, France: Gabon-raised Frenchman to Run for Elections

Will Mael Nyamat explains [Fr] what a black candidate who was raised in Gabon like himself can bring in terms of perspective to the political discourse during the French primary...

Puerto Rico: Reclaiming Public Space One Song at a Time

Frecuencias Alternas has covered Puerto Rico’s independent music scene for the past decade through its radio show, and more recently, its website. The newest addition to their site is the...

Video: One Minute Jr video nominees for 2010 Awards

The nominees for each of the 3 categories in the One Minutes Jr project competition 2010 have been selected. In each of the categories of  (Self)-portrait, Inside-Out and One Minute...

Ecuador: The Kichwa of Ecuador and the Oil Companies

Waves of Change points us towards I am a Defender of the Rainforest, a 2008 documentary by the Kichwa people of Ecuador, where they documented their struggles with oil companies...

France: Youth against Pension Reform

October 19 was the seventh consecutive day of nationwide demonstrations in France against the pension reform bill. As the foreign press is reporting the protests mainyl as a social conflict,...

Paraguay: Immigrant to Spain shares her experience in guaraní

Camino al Paraguay [es] posted a video of a Paraguayan woman talking about her experience as an immigrant in Spain in guaraní.

Jamaica: Farewell to the “Cool Ruler”

Jamaican reggae icon Gregory Isaacs, popularly known as the “Cool Ruler”, died this morning at this home in London, after a long battle with cancer. Possessing one of the most...

Bangladesh: Long March To Protect Natural Resources

A number of Bangladeshi citizens started a long march from capital Dhaka to North-Western district Dinajpur in a bid to protect the country’s natural resources. ShahidulNews posts photos and videos...

Philippines: Popular dancing videos

Dancing prisoners. Dancing maids. Dancing flight attendants. And now Dancing Tax Collectors. Watch again these popular dancing videos from the Philippines.

Ukraine: Dog does Parkour

This video is once again making its rounds internationally, adding a twist to the usual parkour video. In it,  a  Staffordshire Terrier can be seen running up walls, trees and...

China: My father is Li Gang!

The son of a deputy police director in Hebei province killed a young woman in a traffic accident on October 16 and reportedly shouted to an angry crowd, "Go ahead...

Ghana: Ghana's Unique Coffins

Do you know Ghanaian unique coffins?: “On the dusty, honk-echoing, chicken-crossing, exhaust-fumed streets right outside of Accra, the capital of the English-speaking West African country, one tribe called the Ga...

Thailand: Worst flooding in decades

Heavy rains in the past weeks produced the worst flooding in many decades in the rural northeast of Thailand. Since October 10, flooding also hit 13 provinces of Thailand. Netizens...

Kuwait: Police Brutality Caught on Video?

Police brutality has been caught on video around the world. Here's one from Kuwait which was posted on a popular blog and attracted a lot of comments - many attacking...

China: Student protested against the removal of Tibetan textbooks

A student protest took place in Qinghai Tongren at 8am October 19 against the removal of Tibetan textbooks at schools. (Via Twitterer @Iahu and RFA has posted the video to...

Madagascar: Citizens Reporting of the Latest Clash Between Armed Forces and Protesters.

Blogger Jentilisa gives a detailed eyewitness account [mg] of the latest acts of violence [fr] between security forces and protesters on October 18th in Antananarivo, Madagascar.  An estimated 1,500 people protested in front...

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