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· December, 2010

Stories about Video from December, 2010

Brazil: Key player at COP 16 but bad example at home?

In Cancún, there is great deal of expectation towards the Brazilian delegation. Meanwhile, back in Brazil, the new Forestry Code proposal suddenly made its way back to the National Congress...

Azerbaijan: Hijab ban introduced in schools

Last week hundreds of protesters staged a demonstration in front of the Ministry of Education in Baku, Azerbaijan, expressing their outrage against new regulations banning the wearing of hijabs in...

Syria: Let It Snow!

It's been a whirlwind week of weird weather for much of the Levant, as relieving rains and surprise snows blanket the landscape. In the Syrian capital, the streets are covered...

Japan: Fruity Samurai

Costa Rica: The History of a Village in Calypso Songs

Walter "Gavitt" Ferguson, said to be the last remaining Calypsonian, has become the memory keeper of Cahuita in Costa Rica's Caribbean south. He sings about his life and the history...

Azerbaijan: Adnan and Emin are back… and say thank you

Ukraine: Donbass Coal-Miners’ Miserable Working Conditions

Armenia: Police target Emos

Although understood to be a fairly conservative and traditional country, reports that police in Armenia were targeting Emos, a stereotypically melancholic sub-culture associated especially with teenagers, caused alarm and outrage...

Burundi: A documentary on land rights

Russia: Photos and Videos of Soccer Fans Protesting in Moscow

South Africa: The Vuvuzela gets a makerover

India: One Day Women Can Play and Dance

India Unheard shows us two different festivities in different areas of the country where married women from tribal communities can, for one day only, play and dance in public without...

China: Deconstructing Foxconn

Sao Tome & Principe: “Africa is your Home”

Africa: Painting Cultural Portraits with Remixed Radio and Video

Radio Continental Drift has an interesting proposal: with audio from radio workshops and videos shot around several cities in Kenya and Uganda they've made a series of remixed videos meant...

Puerto Rico: Tense Prelude to the Student Strike

A 48-hour blockade organized by students from the state-run University of Puerto Rico in protest against a proposed $800 annual fee got off to a tense and violent start early...

Russia: Winter in Yakutia

Puerto Rico: Artist Collective Paints Pixel By Pixel

The blog UNDOdigital has become a unique space in which digital artists can interact with the broader online community, share their creations, promote their exhibits, and expose their readers to...

The Sad Fate of Russia's “YouTube Cops”

Several police officers have followed in the footsteps of Alexey Dymovskiy, uploading YouTube testimonies of wrongdoings within the police force in the past year. Unfortunately, nearly all have suffered arrests,...

Iran: Planning Underway for Student Day Protests

On December 7, Iran's "Student Day" [16th of Azar] protests against student repression in Iran will be organized around the world. Last year thousands of protesters defied the Islamic regime...

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