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· April, 2013

Stories about Video from April, 2013

30 April 2013

Yemeni General Apologizes for 1994 Civil War on Facebook

Waving flags of a country that once existed, thousands assembled in former cities that used to make up South Yemen on 27 April 2013, to commemorate the day the north...

Cartoon: Girls Prevented from Leaving Kyrgyzstan

Brazil: Police Condemned for the Carandiru Massacre

Over 20 years after the rebellion in São Paulo’s Carandiru Penitentiary, ending with the deaths of 111 inmates, 23 military police have been condemned to 156 years in jail for...

26 April 2013

Chernobyl: “The Most Horrifying Phone Talk of the Century”

Indigenous People Occupy Brazil's Congress Over Land Rights Bill

The occupation of a plenary session of the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies by around 300 indigenous people, on April 16, have caught congressmen by surprise and have put the spotlight...

25 April 2013

“Drone Strikes are the Face of America in Yemen”

22-year-old Yemeni Farea Almuslimi, appeared before the U.S. Senate hearing on America's secret drone war and gave a powerful testimony. The activist and freelance journalist comes from Wesab village, which...

24 April 2013

Cheap Gold Puts China in a Frenzy

Mainland Chinese tourists tempted by the plunging price of gold emptied Hong Kong's local banks and jewelry shops over the weekend of the precious metal.

23 April 2013

Documenting Cases Of Discrimination To End Untouchability

Video Volunteers, an international media and human rights NGO, launched the ARTICLE 17 campaign last year which involves taking actions on testimonies of different forms of untouchability documented on video...

22 April 2013

Video: Meet the New Greek Diaspora

Brazilians Accuse FIFA of Stamping Out Local Culture

Anger in Brazil is on the rise as World Cup authorities refuses to allow street vendors in the northeastern city of Salvador, one of 12 cities hosting the 2014 football...

Venezuela: The Start of Reconciliation?

In the midst of the confusion and clashes that set the standard in the streets and on the Internet after the elections on 14th April, citizen media were also the...

21 April 2013

Venezuela: Post-Election Suspicion and Uncertainty Spark Violence

Heated arguments about the outcome of Venezuela's elections on April 14 continue in the streets and on the Internet. Social networks are full of angry messages and accusations from both...

19 April 2013

Iran: Act Like a Man, Dress Like a Woman!

Kurdish men have photographed themselves dressed as women as part of a Facebook campaign to say, “Being a woman is not an instrument to punish or humiliate anybody.”

18 April 2013

Muslims Mourn Boston Marathon Victims

Brazil Accused of Spying on Belo Monte Dam Opponents

An activist collective opposed to the construction of the controversial Belo Monte hydroelectric dam in northern Brazil uncovered a spy among its members who confessed to infiltrating the the group...

17 April 2013

Chatting with Marianna Breytman, Global Voices Translator

We introduce you to Marianna Breytman, a translator for Global Voices, who tells us about what it's like to be a collaborator with GV and other things related to translation...

Displaced Residents Accuse Brazilian Power Plant of False Promises

Among 4,325 people that have been either removed or indirectly affected by the construction of the Jirau and Santo Antonio dams in the Madeira river region, in the Brazilian Amazon,...

Portugal: One Arrested in “Screw the Troika” Protest

14 April 2013

Yemen: Anti Drone Protests in the US

Yemenis join nation-wide rallies across the US in protest against predator drones and extrajudicial killings.

10 April 2013

Zambian Activist Arrested After Speaking Out for Gay Rights

Gay rights activist Paul Kasonkomona was arrested in Zambia after he appeared on live television arguing that the country, which criminalises homosexual acts, should respect same-sex relationships. His arrest came...

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