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· October, 2013

Stories about Video from October, 2013

31 October 2013

Ballett Dortmund's Red Dream Ballet Censored in Hong Kong

Scenes and images related to the Cultural Revolution were removed abruptly before and after Ballett Dortmund's Red Dream opening performance in Hong Kong.

30 October 2013

Documentary Explores 90s Rap Culture in Sao Paulo

100% Bolivian: Video of Life as a Migrant in São Paulo

A mini-documentary produced by our partner Agência Pública, shows the life of a second generation Bolivian migrant in the centre of São Paulo.

27 October 2013

Massive Saudi Police Presence on the Day for Women Driving

Traffic police stopped Saudi women from defying a ban on driving. This action spells out the Kingdom's official position on driving, long blamed on a traditional society.

Iranian Student Leader Majid Tavakoli Is Out on Bail

After 4 years in jail, an influential Iranian student leader was welcomed home by his family and supporters.

26 October 2013

VIDEO: “No Woman, No Drive” Stuns Saudi Arabia

VIDEO: The Human Cost of Development in India

A proposed steel plant is threatening the homes and livelihoods of residents in Jagatsinghapur, India. Activists are fighting an uphill battle against the governments and company behind the project.

25 October 2013

VIDEO: Angola's Kuduro as an Urban Phenomenon

Portugal Says “Thank You Troika”, Really?

VIDEO: “Myths and Murals” of East Timor

Bahrain: More Tear Gas Than People

With a total population of 1.3 million, Bahrain plans to purchase 1.6m canisters of tear gas. Here's how a group of activists plan to stop the shipment from South Korea.

24 October 2013

Central Asia's Presidents: Political Stalwarts and Musical Softies

Some presidents in Central Asian countries sing, dance, and play musical instruments. When they fail to impress their populations, however, people sing against them.

23 October 2013

Video: Saudi Girls Blamed for Being Attacked Outside Mall

Girls are being blamed for being attacked by youth in a shopping mall in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, for not covering their faces - and actually going to a mall.

22 October 2013

The Crowd in the Machine

The Bridge

How we create images of crowds affects our understanding of them.

21 October 2013

Why I'm Not Giving Up On Politicians (Yet)

The Bridge

Madagascar's political situation can seem hopeless, but Lova Rakotomalala has still decided to actively support one of the candidates in October 25's presidential election. Here's why.

20 October 2013

#FreeBoussa: Moroccan Netizens Protest Teen Trial over Public Kiss

Three teenagers have been arrested in Morocco. Their crime? The first two were arrested for kissing in public, and the third for photographing them.

19 October 2013

Artists Search for Eid in Syria's War

Syria’s rising talents and distinct voices share their views on Eid Al Adha - a festivity difficult to celebrate among the rubble and dead bodies.

Viral Video Compares Chinese Top Leaders to Kung Fu Masters

Viral video in China: What kind of leaders do you want? American idols or Kungfu masters?

18 October 2013

GV Face: Malala's Pakistan

GV Face

This week we talk about why Pakistan feels so conflicted about Nobel Peace Prize nominee Malala and the role social media has played in spreading her fame and discredit.

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