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· July, 2011

Stories about Video from July, 2011

31 July 2011

Syria: Tanks Enter Hama on Eve of Ramadan

On the eve of Ramadan, Syrian troops have entered the city of Hama, reportedly killing as many as 45 people by 11:00 am on Sunday, July 31.

China: Music Video on Wenzhou Train Crash

Chile: Starbucks Employees on Hunger Strike

29 July 2011

Kuwait: Bidun fly “Freedom Balloons”

A month ago, the stateless community of Kuwait started a 3 day-long campaign of “flipping your twitter avatar” to catch the media's attention and highlight their cause for the world....

27 July 2011

Colombia: Dancing Police Welcome Soccer Players

In Medellin, Colombia, police officers welcomed England's U-20 soccer players at the airport with a dance, making a good impression on visitors but raising concerns on security for some locals.

Jamaica: Public Outbursts from Diasporan Women

Russia: Policeman that Promised to “Rob and Kill” Dismissed

26 July 2011

Iran: Campaign to Free Last Two Jailed American Hikers

Sarah Shourd spent 410 days in solitary confinement in Tehran, Iran, on charges of "espionage". She now calls on the world to speak up for her two friends, Shane Bauer...

24 July 2011

Turkey: Ethnic Tension Rises Further as Street Clashes Erupt in Istanbul

In the aftermath clashes between army and separatist Kurdish PKK militants earlier this month, ethnic tension in Turkey continues to grow. Marches in the Zeytinburnu district of Istanbul broke out...

21 July 2011

Guatemala's DipuKids: A New Generation of Candidates for Congress

A new generation of Guatemalan politicians under 30, dubbed the 'Dipukids', are causing controversy. Well educated and well travelled, many from the country's upper class - can they truly represent...

Sri Lanka: I Am Sri Lankan

20 July 2011

Russia: President Medvedev's Gadgets Evaluated in a YouTube Video

Hong Kong and China: Free Ai Weiwei

Chile: Students Take Over Schools Demanding Education Reform

Students have taken over hundreds of schools throughout Chile, turning their classrooms into temporary homes while they demand free and higher quality education. They are sharing their movement online through...

Peru: Amazonian Indigenous Life Threatened By Petroleum

An hour long documentary shows the traditional lives of indigenous people in the Amazon, and how their subsistence lifestyle is threatened by petroleum exploitation and monoculture of renewable energy sources...

19 July 2011

Iran: Rage Against Pre-Islamic Statues

It seems that even statues are not safe in Iran. Religious motives appear to be behind the recent theft and destruction of several bronze statues of Iranian national heroes from...

18 July 2011

Iran: Summer Heat Gives Way to Crackdowns on “Improper” Clothing

In many places, summer means sun, sea and holidays. In Iran, summer means at least one more thing: crackdowns on women wearing improper or “un-Islamic” clothing.

16 July 2011

Tunisia: Police Brutally Disperse Peaceful Protesters

Tunisian police brutally dispersed protesters outside the headquarters of the Cabinet yesterday (July 15). The protesters were calling for reform and were planning to launch a third sit-in at Kasbah...

15 July 2011

China: DIY I-Pad 3

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