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· October, 2008

Stories about Video from October, 2008

Canada: Indigenous Femicide on the Spotlight

Canadian documentary which is bringing to public attention the disappearances and murders of more than 500 aboriginal women in Canada in the past 30 years. The film is called Finding...

Africa: Africa's Only McCain Supporter

David Sasaki posts a video of Africa's McCain supporter: In the spirit of post-partisanship, here is a video of what very well might be Africa’s only McCain supporter. If I...

Global: Babbling Doll Offensive to American Parents

If you think that the incomprehensible sounds babies make mean nothing, think again. Keeping up with the times, the blogopshere is abuzz over Fisher-Price’s Baby Cuddle and Coo doll, which...

Ukraine: Rally Against UPA

At Ukrainiana, lots of photos and video from a rally against the Ukrainian Insurgent Army, which took place in Kyiv today: “As expected, I found myself in the Jurassic Park...

Ukraine: Chernobyl Sarcophagus 2006 Video

Chernobyl and Eastern Europe posts a Stern.de's 2006 video from inside the Chernobyl Sarcophagus.

USA: Homeland Guantanamo

A new interactive online game by human rights organization Breakthrough uses video to illustrate the injustices many documented and undocumented immigrants face in detention centers across the United States. In...

India: Community Journalism with Video Volunteers

Video Volunteers is an organization of media producers from the villages and slums in India, creating content that is relevant to themselves and screening it inside the communities, reaching thousands...

XDR-TB: Photographer Brings Emerging Disease Into Focus

In 2007 renowned war photographer and photojournalist James Nachtwey received a TED Prize, granting him $100,000 and one wish to change the world. Nachtwey's wish was to share a vital...

International Eye on the US Elections

As the US Elections loom closer, international attention to US Policy and the candidates has increased. Projects like Current TV's Collective Journalism and Global Voices' Voices Without Votes have taken...

Israel: Yom Kippur Reminder

From Israel, YMedad posts a Yom Kippur reminder in this video post.

Iran: Golshifteh Farahani, Iranian top actress in NewYork

Several Iranian bloggers such as Karaa reported [fa] about Iranian actress,Golshifte Farahani's interview for her new film, Ridley Scott's “Body of Lies” in New York. Watch her photos here. Many...

The Blogging Revolution: from Iran to Cuba

Antony Loewenstein, a Sydney-based freelance journalist and blogger, has recently published his new book: The Blogging Revolution. This book talks about the impact of blogging on six countries: Iran, Syria,...

Jamaica, Haiti: School Term Delayed

Jamaica's Abeng News Magazine reports that schools in hurricane-ravaged areas of Haiti are struggling to re-open after the storms.

Chile: Students produce bullying awareness short

Chilean High School students produce a short film titled "Bullying" to share their perspective on teen suicide and it's probable causes. The short uses body language and facial expressions as...

Brazil: Impunity and forgetfulness over Carandiru Massacre

Sixteen years ago, Brazil was shocked by one of the biggest human rights violation in its history. The Carandiru Massacre saw the assassination of hundreds of unarmed inmates inside what...

USA: Voices without Votes watch the Debate

You may not be able to see Russia from your backyard, but if you tune into Global Voices' U.S election website, Voices without Votes, you can learn about what the...

Iran hit by Sandstorms

In recent weeks several Iranian cities in the south and southeast of country faced sandstorms. Several bloggers say that Iranian media did not cover these events, but they provided films...

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