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· July, 2008

Stories about Video from July, 2008

16 July 2008

Chile: Student throws water at the Minister of Education's face

In Chile, a student fed up with the repression and incarceration of participants in the protests against the new General Education Law (LGE) and the beatings and abuse sustained by...

Morocco: Bring on the Gnaoua!

Every year in June, thousands upon thousands of tourists from around the world and Moroccans from all over the country flock to Essaouira, a small coastal city about 200 kilometers...

11 July 2008

Japan: View from Ecuador on WaiWai “Child Hunt”

WaiWai was a column in Japan's fourth largest newspaper Mainichi, published for years in the English version of their website and featuring some of the most scandalous (and mostly fabricated)...

10 July 2008

Iran: Traffic in Tehran

Colombia: Humane Group Protests Circus Animal Cruelty

AHURA, the Humanitarian Association for Animal Rescue, peacefully protested last Monday in Bucaramanga against the Mexican Circus, part of the Hermanos Gasca circus company who uses animals as part of...

8 July 2008

Argentina: Students chain themselves demanding a better school

In the province of Rio Negro near the city of General Roca in Argentina, the students of the CEM 106 are asking the government to follow through with their promises...

“No Car Day” in Southwestern Chinese City

Last year, Kunming, China took part in “No Car Day” (无车日). Now, the southwestern Chinese city has gone above and beyond by instituting a “No Car Day” every month. Kunming,...

6 July 2008

Global Lives Project: Recording the lives of 10 people for 1 day

The Global Lives Project is a global initiative created to showcase the lives of 10 different people from all over the world by following them and recording 24 hours of...

Iran: Peaceful protest movement against corruption

5 July 2008

USA: Al Jazeera Blackout?

When Burlington Telecom, owned by the small city of Burlington, Vermont (population 39,000), decided to carry Al Jazeera English, debate sparked amongst its residents, leading some groups to protest for...

2 July 2008

Ukraine: Grassroots Activism

Many Ukrainians, fed up with a culture of lawlessness that is flourishing in their country, are becoming increasingly involved in grassroots activism. One of the latest rallies - Velonayizd ("Bicycle...