Stories about Video from August, 2014
From a “Gaza Stripper” in Texas to Chinese Migrants in Egypt, Kim Badawi Photographs Intercultural Encounters
In this interview, photographer Kim Badawi discusses his work on cultural encounters, and on the role of social media when mainstream news fails to report stories that matter to communities.
Powerful Video Shows a Syrian Toddler's ‘Rebirth’ From Under the Rubble of a Bombed Building
A barrel bomb destroyed little Ghina's home and killed her mother. She survived, despite being buried in rubble herself.
‘Showcase of Shame’ Campaign Is Forcing Venezuelans to Confront the Uncomfortable Reality of Teen Pregnancy
The campaign set up a shop window of mannequins dressed as schoolgirls with pregnant bellies to raise awareness of the issue of teen pregnancy.
African Ebola Survivors Share Their Stories of Recovery and Stigma
"Thank god for the doctors. They gave me a certificate that indicates I am free of Ebola in case anyone would still doubt."
Eerie Similarities in Deaths Provoked by Police Brutality in Staten Island and Paris
Eric Garner was a 44-year-old African-American man who died following an attempted arrest by the NY Police Department. On July 17, 2014, when police officers attempted to arrest Garner, he had broken up a fight. Garner who suffered from asthma was wrestled to the ground. Medical examiners concluded chokehold and...
Two Years Ago, Tens of Thousands of Macedonians Took to the Streets Against Poverty and Corruption
Macedonians are marking two years since the beginning of the "AMAN" protests that called for an end to social disparity and corruption in the country, one of Europe's poorest.
Watch How Conversations Between Strangers Help Bridge the Divide Between Indians and Pakistanis
The bad blood between India and Pakistan dates back to 1947, and the two countries' relationship remains strained today.
The Egyptian Government Asks the U.S. to “Show Restraint in Ferguson” and Twitter Users Respond With This Brilliant Hashtag
Through the sarcastic hash tag #EgyPoliceTipsToUS, Twitter users are advising US police on how to respond to protestors in Ferguson, Missouri.
Armed Egyptian Group Hilwan Brigades Blasts State Violence and Muslim Brotherhood's ‘Pacifism’ in YouTube Debut
It's been one year since security forces opened fire on peaceful protesters opposed to the ousting of Egypt's first democratically elected President Mohamed Morsi, killing hundreds.
VIDEO: Is the IDF Glorifying Its Air Bombings of Gaza?
Israeli blogger Elizabeth Tsurkov challenges the IDF to make an English version of a video it had released in Hebrew, which she describes as “glorifying air bombings of Gaza.” She tweets: Hey, @IDFSpokesperson, why didn't you make an English version of this snazzy video glorifying air bombings of Gaza? http://t.co/R651aWr0uC...
Activists Are Connecting Peruvians With Their Country's Impressive Archaeological Heritage
Lima is famous for its cuisine and Republican, colonial-style historic center, but not so much for its archeological history. A group of activists are working to change that.
Video: Listen to Nairobi Coffee Shop Entrepreneur
Meet Peter Owiti, coffee shop entrepreneur in Nairobi, Kenya: The story of Peter Owiti, the brains behind Pete’s Coffee shop, speaks volumes of the great deal of effort that is spent when setting up a successful business. In the brief video below, Pete, who is a father of three, talks...
The Worst Explosion in Taiwan's History Has Set Off a Major Political Debate
A recent gas-line explosion killed 30 people in Kaohsiung, Taiwan’s second largest city, setting off a debate about the the underground pipelines that serve the nation's petrochemical industry.
Chinese Soldiers Are Dancing to Viral Hit ‘Little Apple’ to Convince People to Enlist
Some media have called "Little Apple" China's answer to Korean K-pop's "Gangnam Style."