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· August, 2011

Stories about Video from August, 2011

Zambia: Netizen Launches Vlog Ahead of Elections

As Zambians are getting ready for the country's September 20 tripartite elections, a Zambian political activist has decided to put across his political and socio-economic messages through videos. He shares...

China: Music Video – People of July

China Digital Times translates a song written by Chuanzi in response to the Wenzhou High-speed Train crash.

Iran: Ahmadinejad & Asad united in an animation

Here is an animation in You Tube showing Bashar Asad and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad came together to repress Syrian and Iranian people. Watch more in Wikisham.

Syria: World Cities Rally Against and For Bashar

Events in Syria are being echoed around the world. Syrians in the diaspora rallied in the majority of the cities in the world, either asking to overthrow Bashar Al Assad...

Tunisia: “The People Want an Independent Judiciary”

“People want independent judiciary" is a slogan that has been recently raised in the streets of Tunisia. Afef Abrougui takes a look at the reactions of bloggers following the release...

World: Share Your Life With the World on 11-11-11

What will you be doing on November 11, 2011? Share it with the rest of the world through 11Eleven Project and help achieve the United Nations Millennium Development Goals!

Japan: “Plutonium is safe,” they say

Youtube user tokyobrowntabby has translated into English the video clips of three Japanese nuclear researchers who claimed safety for plutonium in a TV show. A blogger at EX-SKF – who...

Israel: Protests for Social Justice Sweep the Country

What started as a local protest against the skyrocketing housing market in Tel-Aviv has escalated into the largest public uprising that the state of Israel has ever witnessed. The movement...

Chile: Demonstrators Thwart Hooded Violent Protestors

Chilean students protesting for educational reforms have been rallying since April and in the process have been forcefully controlled with water cannons and tear gas. A recent video has shown...

Chile: August 9 Protests for Education Reform

Katie Manning from citizen news site Mi Voz reviews the August 9th student protests in Chile. She concludes: “Today their effort gained momentum globally. Chileans took to the streets of...

Libya: Humanitarian Conditions Continue to Deteriorate this Ramadan

Libyans continue to suffer from dire humanitarian conditions as the war in their country rages this Ramadan. From food to water to fuel and power shortages, to burying their dead...

Chile: How to Follow the Student Protests Online

Students in Chile are marching for education reform once again today, August 9. Blogger Daniel Fajardo provides a guide on how to follow the protests and the student movement online....

United Kingdom: Making Sense of the London Riots

London woke up to a wave of destruction on Tuesday morning, following another night of anarchic rioting and looting. As communities clear the damage and brace themselves for more unrest,...

Brazil: Hetero Pride or Homo Intolerance?

On August 2, 2011, the city council of Sao Paulo, Brazil, established Heterosexual Pride Day, an event to be celebrated on the third Sunday in December. Indignant netizens are asking...

United Kingdom: London Burning (Videos)

Anger over the police killing of a 29-year old man in Tottenham, north London on August 4, 2011 fueled by racial tension, has spiralled into rioting and looting by youth...

Mexico's ‘Train of Death’

Thousands of Central American migrants risk their lives to hop on top of moving freight trains going from southern Mexico to northern destinations along the US border. A new documentary...

Syria: Death Toll Mounts as Ramadan Massacre Continues

Protests calling for President Bashar Al Assad “to leave” continue in Syria this Ramadan. As the death toll mounts, reactions continue to pour in from across the Arab world.

Venezuela: A funny tribute song for Google +

Infelix and  team of creative friends got together to record the musical video “I'm leaving for Google+” which explains why people are turning away from social network facebook to the...

Spain: Journalist Arrested and Demonstrations Restricted

The Spanish protest movement that took thousands to the streets to demand a more democratic system has reached a new stage. The authorities have decided not to allow any more...

Lithuania: Mayor in Tank Crushes Illegally Parked Car

The Mayor of Vilnius got fed up of expensive cars getting parked illegally on the bicycle lane. To make his displeasure with this blatant disregard for laws very clear, he...

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Juliana Rincón Parra is the Citizen Video editor. Email her story ideas or volunteer to write.


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