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· December, 2009

Stories about Video from December, 2009

10 December 2009

Video: Human Rights Day and Non-Discrimination

December 10th is Human Rights Day, and this year's topic is Non Discrimination and today we bring you a small selection of some of the videos people have made and...

9 December 2009

Armenia: 21st Anniversary of the 1988 Earthquake

Monday marked the 21st anniversary of the 1988 earthquake which devastated many areas in northern Armenia leaving around 25,000 dead and many more homeless. Bloggers examine conditions in the region...

Featured Author: Jillian York

Jillian York describes herself as "a writer, activist, Internet censorship combatant, and blogger." She is based in Boston where she works at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society on...

Featured Author: Eman AbdElRahman

Egyptian Global Voices Online contributor Eman AbdElRahman, also known as Lasto Adri, is active in a project called Kolena Laila, which she presented at the Second Arab Bloggers Conference in...

7 December 2009

Iran: Student Day Demonstration on YouTube

Thousands of protesters defied the Islamic regime today by protesting during Student Day, chanting slogans against Ali Khamenei, the leader of the Islamic Republic, and protesting the government's foreign policy.

Russia: “Free Labor or People For Rent” Video

Featured Author: Mac-Jordan Holdbrookes-Degadjor

From his home in Accra, Ghana, Global Voices author Mac-Jordan Holdbrookes-Degadjor talks about his prolific blogging and tweeting activity and his many collaborations with online communities.

Madagascar's forests decimated for $460,000 a day

As the world's nations gather in Copenhagen for the UN Convention on Climate Change, Madagascar, having already lost 90% of its original forest, faces continued threats from black market logging,...

Iran: Students chanted slogans against regime

Africa: Marking World AIDS Day Poetically

Blogger poets in Africa mark World Aids Day 2009 with selective words to describe the registry of emotions triggered by a pandemic that still sees no end.

ICT4D for Women: Opportunities and Risks

The Future of ICT for Development

Mobile phones present opportunities for development as well as risks for further abuse and marginalization of women. Gender awareness is crucial when it comes to using ICT for development.

6 December 2009

Iran: Tensions Rise as Student Day Approaches

The Iranian opposition has planned a large demonstration for Monday, December 7 as Iran marks the annual Students Day. Online expressions of solidarity are appearing worldwide.

5 December 2009

Cameroon: Video Shows Harsh Conditions of Rural Medicine

As in many parts of Sub-Saharan Africa, doctors in Cameroon work without adequate training or equipment--a fact that in itself is not surprising, but is made disturbingly real by four...

4 December 2009

Congo: Doctors without Borders tell people's stories through web video

Condition Critical is a website showcasing the stories of victims of the violence in Eastern Congo coordinated and launched by Doctors without Borders/Medecins sans Frontiers (MSF). With slideshows and first...

Trinidad & Tobago: Small Farmers

3 December 2009

M-banking: Going where no bank has gone before

The Future of ICT for Development

Millions and millions of low-income, unbanked people stand to benefit (and maybe prosper?) from the development of mobile financial services in the next years, but there are several technological, logistical,...

Colombian 3D Animation short film to be released online

After more than a year's worth of work, two Colombian companies have finished a short animated film telling the impossible love story between the flu virus and a white blood...

Disaster Management and the role of ICTs (Part 2)

The Future of ICT for Development

In this post, we examine some more ICT based tools and applications in the arena of early warning systems to help reduce damage to life and property in natural disasters...

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