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· September, 2011

Stories about Video from September, 2011

Yemen to the Rest of the World: Silence Kills!

Yemenis have been protesting for democracy and dignity since February 11. Their struggle is being faced with excessive violence by the regime and a deafening silence from the world. Noon...

Angola: The Hot Embers of a Repressed Protest

Recent events have shaken Angolan society and the state. After a large police response to the demonstration against the 32 year-long government of José Eduardo dos Santos on September 3,...

Pakistan: Speaking Out the Unspoken – Gawaahi

Information and communications technology (ICT) has long been hailed as a harbinger of a global change. Gawaahi is one such venture that aims to bring to fore underrepresented voices of...

Puerto Rico: Tuning In to a New Voice For Political Satire

En Serio is a new political satire program broadcast on TV and through the web. It’s inspired mainly by successful American political satire shows, and the team of hosts and...

Brazil: Floods Hit Santa Catarina State Again

Intense rains over the state of Santa Catarina in Brazil’s South Region have once again caused floods in several cities. Since September 8, floods, flash floods and landslides have hit...

Lebanon: Empowering Migrant Workers With Language

A community of enthusiastic young people in Beirut, The Migrant Workers Task Force, are working to support foreign domestic workers in Lebanon whose living and working conditions are often desperately...

Azerbaijan: Caspian Dreaming…

Aaron in Azerbaijan posts a well-produced music video by two of his fellow Peace Corps Volunteers in the country, singing under the name of the Caspian Dreamers, ahead of next...

Spain: Intense Political and Social Debate on the Constitutional Reform

Political and social debate in Spain has been intense these past few months. The latest news that has once again caused thousands to take to the streets in protest has...

Guatemala: Voting Out Cultural Intolerance

Sakis González shares a video [es] of Guatemalan artists speaking out against “cultural intolerance” after the municipality of Guatemala City rejected the reopening of the cultural center ‘Rock’ol Vuh’. Sakis...

Venezuela: A Dairy Cooperative's Struggle for Food Sovereignty

“PROLESA is a small dairy cooperative in the Venezuelan state of Tachira. […] the main focus of the cooperative is to purchase milk from the local community for the production...

China: Funeral for Starved Cows After Melamine Milk Scandal

Ministry of Tofu translates a local report about a funeral held for cows by local farmers in Henan province. The cows were starved to death because the local government cut...

Bahrain: Medical Staff Released After Hunger Strike

Bahrain yesterday released doctors and medical personnel who have been behind bars since March 2011, after increased international condemnation and a series of hunger strikes by supporters inside and outside...

9/11 Retrospective: The Birth of a Generation

Ten years have passed since the coordinated 9/11 attacks on the USA by al-Qaeda, an event that changed the world in many ways. All this is discussed through short videos...

Israel: Stop Motion Inside Stop Motion

Eran Amir produced a stop motion video showing 500 people around Israel holding up more than 1500 developed pictures. You'll have to see it twice, once to focus on the...

Russia: Plane Crashes with Lokomotive Ice Hockey Team

On the afternoon of September 7, 2011 an airplane carrying nearly all the players of the Lokomotive professional ice hockey team crashed only 500 meters after take-off near Yaroslavl in...

Brazil: Road to World Cup and Olympics Paved with Forced Evictions

In the run up to Brazil's World Cup 2014 and Olympics 2016, thousands of people are being forcefully evicted from their homes to make room for office buildings, stadiums and...

Guinea-Bissau: Unique Footage from 1969-74

Pierre Fargeas, a former aircraft technician from France, shared a unique film footage of daily life in Guinea Bissau from 1969-74 on Youtube.

Mexico: Hero Reports, Mapping Acts of Kindness

Heroreports is a non-profit project dedicated to crowdsourcing and mapping reports of citizen courage and positive social behavior. It started in Ciudad Juárez, México as an initiative of the MIT...

Angola: Videos from Repressed Youth Protest in Luanda

On Saturday, September 3, 2011 a group of around 200 young people assembled in Luanda, Angola to protest lack of freedom and the 32-year reign of President José Eduardo dos...

Macedonia: Authorities Keep Ignoring Protesters’ Demands

The legislative and executive branches of the Macedonian government continue to ignore the demands of protesters against police brutality, but those who have participated in the protests during the past...

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


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