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· February, 2012

Stories about Video from February, 2012

22 February 2012

Armenia: Activists #Occupy Yerevan Park

Green spaces in Armenia continue to dwindle at an alarming rate, but a small yet dedicated group of environmental activists has also grown. Now, in order to prevent further damage,...

21 February 2012

Nicaragua: Discovering ‘1001 Tropics’ with Blogger Mildred Largaespada

The well-known blogger and journalist Mildred Largaespada was recently interviewed about her participation as the first Nicaraguan woman in the 20minutos.es Premios 20Blogs blog competition. Here we share the video...

Global: Vigils in Solidarity with Tibetans

Since February 2009, 23 Tibetans have self-immolated to protest for a free Tibet and the return of the Dalai Lama. In the month of the Tibetan New Year, activists from...

Spain: Crackdown Against Students Continues in Valencia

Just a few days after the police crackdown at the Luis Vives Institute of Secondary Education in Valencia, students have again been the targets of beatings, pushing and violence from...

20 February 2012

United States: Another Assault on Immigrant Culture

The decision to eliminate the Mexican-American studies program from the curriculum of schools has caused outrage. Yarisa Colón covers several initiatives that have been launched to stop this act of...

Yemen: All Set for the One Man Presidential Election

Just one more day to go to Yemen's uncontested and unprecedented “one man” election”, which will start tomorrow, February 21. It will end 33 years of President Ali Abdullah Saleh's...

Egypt: Among Bulaq's Ruins in an Unfinished Revolution

Bulaq Abu el-Ela is one of Cairo’s main informal neighbourhoods, threatened with demolition and its inhabitants resettled into apartment blocks in the middle of the desert. Italian film-makers Davide Morandini...

Hong Kong: Videos Against Homophobic Bullying in Schools

A LGBT group in Hong Kong has released a series of advocacy videos against homophobic bullying in schools. Oiwan Lam reports.

Egypt: Architecture without Architects

19 February 2012

Spain: Police Violence Against Students in Valencia

Students gathered at the Luis Vives Institute of Secondary Education in Valencia to protest cuts and because they have to bring blankets to school due to lack of heating. The...

18 February 2012

Senegal: Week Before Elections Police and Protesters Clash in Dakar

A week before the presidential elections, Senegal is marred in pre-electoral violence over the candidacy of incumbent president Abdoulaye Wade seeking for a third term. Lova Rakotomalala reports.

17 February 2012

Libya: Celebrations Mark Revolution's First Anniversary

Celebrations are continuing in Libya, which marks the first anniversary of a revolution that ousted Muammar Gaddafi, who ruled the country for 42 years. Netizens share scenes of the celebration...

Costa Rica: Videos from the Past

Brazil: LGBT AIDS Prevention Campaign Excluded From TV

Video Highlights: Video Advocacy and Recent Events

A selection of Global Voices' recent and interesting stories on video advocacy including indigenous rights and recent news from Latin America, East Asia and Sub Saharan Africa selected by Juliana...

16 February 2012

UK: Video Series to Showcase Local Poets

Video: Showcasing the Beautiful Landscapes of Chile and Patagonia

Uganda: The Anti-Gay Bill That Won't Go Away

Uganda has again re-tabled the controversial anti-gay bill, which seeks to introduce the death penalty for "the offence of aggravated homosexuality". Haute Haiku reports.

Spain: “We Have Memory, We Want Justice”

The ruling to bar the National Audience Magistrate, Baltasar Garzón from the legal profession for 11 years has caused outrage in Spain and around the world. Chris Moya interviews former...

Sri Lanka: The Current Situation On Human Rights