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· May, 2014

Stories about Video from May, 2014

28 May 2014

What Happens When a Muslim, Jew, Christian, Atheist and Agnostic Travel the World Together?

Victor, Josselin, Samuel, Ilan and Ismael all belong to different religions (or none at all). Together, they created the InterFaith Tour.

Another Singer Arrested in China for Praising Tibetan Identity and Culture

Following Tibetan singer Gepe's arrest in China, here's a roundup of similar arrests along with some of their music videos from YouTube.

25 May 2014

People with Disabilities and Rare Diseases Contest European Elections

"We are a group of people affected, directly or indirectly, by a disability or rare disease, united by a common goal — improving the lives of those affected."

Against All Odds, Yemen Is Happy Too!

The cover video of Pharrell William's viral song Happy was generated with a Yemeni twist, showing the creativity and talent of Young Yemenis as well as their sense of humor.

Hong Kong Public Libraries Ignore Biggest Minorities’ Need

22 May 2014

GV Face: People Powered Flood Relief in Serbia

GV Face

This week we talk to friends in Serbia involved in relief efforts. What are next steps for citizens and government? And why is social media under threat?

A Low-cost Solution to Heal Cataract in Sub Saharan Countries

The “Happy” Video That Got Six Young People Sent to Jail

They were jailed and forced to confess on national television that they were tricked into the making of a "Happy" video in Tehran.

21 May 2014

Why are Saudis Kissing their Camels?

Saudis are defying the Coronavirus by kissing their camels and posting their photographs on Twitter and videos on YouTube.

20 May 2014

VIDEO: “Same But Different” Kids With Disabilities Tell Their Stories

Iranian Women Defiantly Remove the Veil

Women activists Iran all over are defiantly removing their veil to protest governmental discrimination against women. See how they break the law and flout their photographs online.

16 May 2014

GV Face: Freeing Ethiopia's Zone 9 Bloggers

GV Face

Nine bloggers and journalists -- four of them Global Voices members -- are currently being detained in Ethiopia because of their work. Learn how you can support the #FreeZone9Bloggers campaign!

China's Social Web Late to Vietnam Dispute Thanks to Censors

Even after Chinese companies in Vietnam were attacked by Vietnamese protesters, propaganda authorities continued sending instructions to local media forbidding them to report on the news.

14 May 2014

VIDEOS: Vintage Southeast Asia in the British Pathe Archive

Many of the films in the British Pathe collection are valuable resource that could teach us a lot about Southeast Asia's recent past and even the present.

A 5-Minute Video Could Be Your Ticket to New York

12 May 2014

Two Activists Arrested During Electoral Crackdown in Algeria

Mohand Kadi and Moez Benncir had the misfortune of sipping a coffee on a terrace at the same time as opposition movement Barakat! staged a demonstration ahead of presidential elections.

Hong Kong: End Foreign Domestic Worker's Live in Requirement

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