Stories about Video from August, 2016
On the Blossoming Pop Careers of Uganda's Security Hardmen
Both the new police grooves and the old army tunes are decidedly patriotic in tone.
Twenty Years of Russian Political Campaign Ads
RuNet Echo looks back at the most memorable political advertisements in Russia over the past two decades, highlighting some of the strangest, silliest, and scariest videos put out by politicians.
Defying Web Censors, Chinese ‘Worship’ Toads to Mark a Former State Leader’s 90th Birthday
"While the toad's era was not free, it looked better than [Xi's] era...Chinese people worshiping the toad is similar to prisoners in confinement, missing their brief outdoor recess."
When Never Forgetting the Attacks on France, Try to Remember the Heroes, Too
Global Voices looks at several heroic stories during the latest mass attacks on French soil.
Global Voices Partners With India-Based Video Volunteers
With a focus on India, Video Volunteers trains disadvantaged citizens in video journalism and data gathering so they have a voice in media and can demand their rights.
Ethiopian Authorities Killed 100 Protesters Over the Weekend
"I urge activists to focus on constructively helping the ongoing struggle aiming at creating free and fair Ethiopia that we are going to have sooner."