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· November, 2010

Stories about Video from November, 2010

Philippines: Student unrest over education budget cuts

Students from various public universities in the Philippines held massive protest actions against the budget cuts imposed by the government. Students documented the 'campus strikes' by using the internet.

Take Back the Tech to Eliminate Violence Against Women

The global campaign Take Back the Tech! started on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. This year it is focused on developing actions that...

Russia: Online Cartoon Against Corruption in Road Construction

Antimult studio published [RUS] an informative and entertaining cartoon on corruption in road construction in Russia. Together with usage of the old technologies, corruption causes 4 times higher price of...

Portugal: Citizen Videos Promoting 24/11 General Strike

Youtube profile GreveGeral2010 [General Strike 2010, pt] gathers several one minute videos promoting today's mobilisation of Portuguese citizens against the austerity budget to be voted this week in the Parliament,...

Dominican Republic: The death of an exemplary human being

November 18th was a sad day for Dominicans: Freddy Beras Goico passed away. The communicator and TV host was involved in his last years in philanthropist activities helping people with...

Costa Rica: Germany and Colombia win La Ruta endurance cycling race

La Ruta de los Conquistadores is considered one of the world's hardest cycling races in stages and it took place last week in Costa Rica, with Colombian Angela Parra winning...

Ukraine: “Revolution 2.0″

Andriy Kachor (@Ka4or) reports (UKR; #kat_ua) that Khreshchatyk, Kyiv's central street, has been “blocked” by the protesters and that “the number of cops is growing proportionally to the number of...

Ukraine: Protests Against New Tax Code in Kyiv

Thousands of representatives of the Ukrainian small and medium business community are protesting against the new tax code in Kyiv. Live Ustream broadcast is here (over 5,000 viewers); Twitter tag...

Angola: Is Yuri Da Cunha the future of Angolan music?

Africa Is a Country posts a video of Angolan musician Yuri Da Cunha: “Yuri Da Cunha is a household name in Angola,and is on his way to becoming an international...

Macedonia: Skopje Zoo Improvements

Basic improvements at the Skopje Zoo have brought new quality of life for the captive animals and the visitors, who regain confidence in this public enterprise.

Azerbaijan: Emin Milli released, but another activist detained

Following yesterday's news that video blogging youth activist Adnan Hajizade had been conditionally released in Azerbaijan, Facebook was today awash with news that his friend and fellow activist, Emin Milli,...

Azerbaijan: Video blogger Adnan Hajizade released

In a surprise decision, an Appeal Court in Azerbaijan today ordered the conditional release of video blogging youth activist Adnan Hajizade. The news, as well as reaction, quickly spread on...

Colombia: Protests against bad service in public transportation

Commuters in Bogota, Colombia once again protested against the bad service of the Transmilenio public transportation system as can be seen in this video. It seems that during rush hour...

Iran: Online Rage against Lebanese Hezbollah Leader

Several Iranian bloggers have reacted to an online video where Lebanese Hezbollah Leader, Sayyid Hassan Nasrallah, makes the controversial claims that Iran does not have any Persian civilisation and that...

USA: Hunger Strike of Border Women at White House Ends

Eleven women from the organization La Mujer Obrera (Working Women) who advocate for community-led economic development along the United States-Mexico border, ended a ten-day hunger strike in front of the...

Russia-France: Antifascists Rally for Khimki Forest in Louvre

French antifascists shot a video [FR/EN] of a protest action in Louvre, France. Activists demanded cancellation of the highway that would cross Khimki forest park as well as stopping prosecution...

Ecuador: Short Film About Migration Available Online

Forced Migration Online shares a link to a short film by Simon James called “Ecuador: Migration and Remittances”: “This short video offers a general overview of current Ecuadorian migration to...

Trinidad & Tobago: Global Africa Project

Alice Yard is taking part in The Global Africa Project, “documenting the physical and critical spaces of the Yard and its creative network” – watch the video, here.

Costa Rica: Protecting your Data

On twitter, Tecnología Sí CR shares with us Protect your Data, the winning video for their 2009 contest.

Puerto Rico: Prensa Comunitaria, A Project of Media Activism

Prensa Comunitaria was founded in 2004 with the objective to empower the Puerto Rican communities through the creation of media. The board president, Samuel Rosario, talked with Global Voices about...

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