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· March, 2012

Stories about Video from March, 2012

23 March 2012

Spain: Documentary in Production on the Healing Power of Flamenco

Video: Indigenous Communities Document their Growth and Governance

The Indigenous Territory and Governance Platform is made up of a series of institutions all working together to provide the indigenous people of Latin America the tools and resources to...

Azerbaijan: 17 March youth protest in images

Azerbaijan: Novruz Bayram

Alongside Iran and elsewhere, Azerbaijan once again celebrated Novruz, the Zoroastrian or Persian New Year. One of the most important dates in the country's calendar, foreigners blogging from Azerbaijan, as...

22 March 2012

Video: Short Film for Gender Equality Contest Open for Submissions

European Commission's ‘Clash of Civilizations’ Video Blunder

A video parodying the film Kill Bill and building on a 'clash of civilizations' theme was made to promote enlargement of the European Union to young adults. However, the video...

Mali: Citizens Stunned by Sudden Military Coup

Rengade soldiers have announced that they are seizing power in Mali, after taking over the state television building and presidential palace. They say the government failed to adequately support their...

Puerto Rico: An Archipelago of Indie Music

The music blog Puerto Rico Indie has launched their first video series titled Archipiélago (Archipelago). The series aims to document the local independent music scene on the island. Global Voices...

Ecuador: The ‘March for Life’ Approaches Quito

The March for Life is approaching the Ecuadorean capital of Quito without any major delays. As we reported in a previous post, indigenous communities and organizations of civil society have...

Portugal: Subversive Priest's “Homily” to General Strike on YouTube

Mário Pais de Oliveira, priest and writer, has "converted" to social networks to preach his subversive thoughts on the world. Today's general strike in Portugal brings back memories of the...

Mexico: 7.8 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles the Country

On March 20, around midday, a strong 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the south and central part of Mexico. Many turned to the Internet to contact family and report the situation...

Argentina: Documentary on Indigenous People in Buenos Aires

The documentary 'Runa Kuti, Urban Natives' shows us the stories of four descendants of indigenous communities living in the city of Buenos Aires, and how they struggle with reclaiming their...

21 March 2012

Video: Studying, Creating and Editing Videos with Cerebral Palsy

Uganda: Kony 2012 Video Response From Ugandan Prime Minister

Uganda’s Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi has taken to YouTube to respond to a viral video campaign launched by Invisible Children to raise support for the arrest of wanted war criminal...

Iran: Iranians react to Obama's Nowruz message

South Korea: Three Major TV Stations Protest for Fair Journalism

In South Korea, following one of biggest TV network’s desperate attempt to overthrow its president over unfair news coverage and corruption allegations, the nation’s two other major TV stations have...

20 March 2012

Mexico: Videos of the 7.8 Earthquake Felt in Mexico

On 20 March, an earthquake struck off the coast of Acapulco in Mexico, reportedly between 7.6 and 7.8 on the Richter scale. So far, no casualties have been reported. Following,...

Colombia: Video Contrasts Ads Vs. Reality of Oil Extraction Companies

Senegal: Meet Cheikh Bethio Thioune, President Wade Divine Helper

Norway Hosts First Journalism Award for Indigenous Broadcasters

Norway is widely known for hosting the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize Awards. This month, the Scandinavian country is hosting the debut of another important yet largely unknown journalism award ceremony...