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· November, 2010

Stories about Video from November, 2010

Puerto Rico: Indie Rockers Inspired by Internet Culture

Since entering Puerto Rico's buoyant independent music scene in late 2008, Los Niños Estelares have been known for their unique brand of socially-conscious, self-referential folk-pop sing-a-longs both online and off....

Africa: Why fair skin is the hope for African women

Is fair skin the hope for African women?: A friend once said to me. “Whites want to be black by tanning and Blacks and Browns want to be light by...

Côte d'Ivoire: New song for presidential election

Museke posts a video of a new song “Voter” written specially for Côte d'Ivoire Presidential Election. The song is performed by Le Griot-Guére, Jackivoire, Soro Solo, and lead guitar by...

Ethiopia: Legendary Ethiopian Athlete Abebe Bikila’s Biopic

Legendary Ethiopian athlete Abebe Bikila’s Biopic: “Running the streets of Rome in 1960, an unknown, barefoot Ethiopian man stunned the world by winning Olympic gold in the marathon.”

Colombia: Discrimination Against LGBT Community

Bitácora [es] shares a video report created by university students on the discrimination against the LGBT community in Colombia.

Online Video Contest on Responsible Consumption has Winner

A Colombian short film was selected as the winner from 10 international finalists in the 4th International online short film contest for Responsible Consumption Culture. This contest, organized by ECODES...

Cuba: A Call to Keep Up the Pressure

Uncommon Sense re-posts “an extraordinary interview” with one of the Damas de Blanco, who “calls on the international community to pressure the Castro dictatorship to free her husband and 12...

Ukraine: FEMEN Activists Protest Sakineh Mohammadi-Ashtiani's Death Sentence

A group of female activists from FEMEN protested the death sentence given to Sakineh Mohammadi-Ashtiani in front of the Iranian Embassy in Kyiv on Nov. 3 (a YouTube video) and...

Colombia: Peaceful Protests to Violent Events in Medellin

The University of Antioquia in Medellin, Colombia was once more the center of a three point struggle between the government's police units, insurgent groups and the students, where the students...

Uganda: President's Rap Song

Ugandan President's own rap music: “In the case of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, the bright yellow of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) is accompanied by a song that has...

Video: It Gets Better for Queer Youth

The It Gets Better Project was started by Dan Savage as a way of preventing gay teens from committing suicide through videos explaining what gay adult life could be: lots...

Costa Rica: Rescue Efforts Continue in Rain Ravaged Areas

Many areas are still isolated due to the heavy rains and flooding in Costa Rica and the Costa Rican Red Cross is working hard to rescue and aid as many...

Japan: Leaked video of collision with Chinese boat

What is believed to be the authentic footage of the collision between the Japanese patrol ship and a Chinese fishing boat has been leaked and uploaded onto Youtube [video, ja]....

Madagascar: President linked to illegal logging

Wild Madagascar posts a video released by Global Witness and the Environmental Investigation Agency showing Madagascar's President Andry Rajoelina involvement in illegal logging.

Armenia: Iranian Embassy Protest

Unzipped posts video and photographs of today's protest outside the Iranian Embassy in Yerevan, the Armenian capital, in support of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, sentenced to death in Iran for infidelity....

Costa Rica: Red Alert and National Emergency due to Strong Rains

Tropical storm Thomas has seriously affected Costa Rica which has declared a State of National Emergency. The strong rains have caused extensive damage throughout the country: So far 20 people...

Costa Rica: Video Seeks to Raise Awareness on Negative Consequences of Mining

Conejitos Suicidas [es] shares a video called, “Say no to mining,” which seeks to raise awareness on the negative consequences of mining and calls on viewers to defend their rights...

China: Another case of self-immolation against demolition

A youtube video posted by MrTingpan showing an old man at Mishan city in Heilongjiang setting himself on fire to protest against force demolition of his home.

Macedonia: TEDxSkopje Attracts Attention Online

Participants who spoke after it, consider the first TEDx event in Macedonia a great success. The one-day conference organized independently under license from American nonprofit TED enabled widening the range...

Georgia: Reflections on Teach and Learn

Teach and Learn with Georgia (TLG) is a project established by the Georgian government aiming to recruit 1,000 native English speakers willing to teach English at local schools. Many of...

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