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· July, 2009

Stories about Video from July, 2009

17 July 2009

Out of Africa Emerges Digital Art and Animation

‘Digital' has become the latest buzz word not just in Kenya but in Africa where most things are still analogue. However, Digital Art is a rather new term to even...

Iran: Protesters’ film in You Tube

China: When a gang rape scandal turns into state secrets…

Yesterday (July 16) in early morning, twitterer amoiist sent out a mobile message to twitter saying: “I have been arrested by Mawei police, SOS.” And the second message is: “Pls...

16 July 2009

Iran: Online videos send messages to Joe Biden

About 100 Iranians, Americans and Iranian-Americans have posted short personal messages on YouTube to support the Iranian opposition movement that is calling the 12th of June presidential election a fraud. They...

Azerbaijan: Video Campaign to Release Detained Activists

The recent detention of two cyber-activists and youth leaders in Azerbaijan this past week has caused consternation among bloggers and activists inside and outside Azerbaijan, and now a video campaign...

12 July 2009

Iran: Protesters defy Islamic regime again

Thousands of demonstrators chanted "Down with the dictator" and "Allaho Akbar (God is Great)" slogans in Tehran on Thursday defying a government warning against protests about the disputed June 12...

Palestine: A Campaign Like Never Before

A campaign was launched earlier this year, at the time of the Israeli attacks on Gaza, to promote the concept of taking pride in Palestinian resistance, and to focus on...

11 July 2009

Azerbaijan: Youth activist, prominent blogger imprisoned after trial behind closed doors

In what might be the first case of a blogger being assaulted and detained in the South Caucasus, two youth activists were yesterday imprisoned for two months pre-trial investigative detention...

8 July 2009

Azerbaijan: Youth activists and bloggers beaten and detained

Emin Milli, one of the founders of AN Network, a grassroots youth movement and Adnan Hadji-zadeh, a videoblogger from OL! Youth Movement have been severely beaten by unidentified persons while...

7 July 2009

Honduras: Videos attempt to explain political situation

After the recent confusing events in Honduras, which some call a constitutional change in power and others a coup d'état, citizens try to make sense of the situation, as shown...

6 July 2009

China: Urumqi mass incident and beyond

According to Xinhua latest report (July 6), the violence in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, has led to at least 140 people dead and 828 injured....

3 July 2009

The Uyghurs: Persecuted Muslim Minority in NorthWest China

Today we take a look at the situation faced by the Uyghur people, a Muslim minority in the Xinjiang region of China, where their culture is being obliterated by the...

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