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· June, 2012

Stories about Video from June, 2012

20 June 2012

Iran: Songs of Freedom

United4Iran, a non-profit organization campaigning for human rights in Iran has created an online music compilation designed to revive hope for freedom for Iranians.

Uruguay: Government Proposes to Decriminalize Sale of Marijuana

The government's attempts to decriminalize the controlled sale of marijuana have generated mixed reactions. The government presented its proposal as a security measure to prevent the consumption and trafficking of...

Rediscovering Africa's ‘Forgotten’ History

Contrary to what former French President Sarkozy said in a speech in Dakar, the history of the African continent is full of rich civilisations and iconic characters. But this history...

19 June 2012

Togo: Violent Police Clash With ‘Save Togo’ Protesters

A peaceful march by the 'Save Togo' collective on June 12 degenerated into a stand off with security forces and around 120 injuries were recorded. Amongst other things, the protesters...

Hong Kong, China: Military Vehicles Entered the City

18 June 2012

Nicaragua: The Continued Struggle to End Child Labor

It hasn't been easy to try and stop child labor in Nicaragua. While some families are seeing value in getting their children educated and are responding to awareness campaigns, for...

Puerto Rico: Concerns About Wind Energy Proposal

“Don Quijote felt he needed to defend himself from giants. I need to protect my family from these giants that are being installed in a densely populated area. Not only...

United States: “Shooting Blind” – Seeing With Different Eyes

Every Tuesday, a group of visually impaired photographers come together in Manhattan, New York City, grouped under the name Seeing with Photography Collective. We share some stunning images by the...

Angola: Rhythms of Resistance, Past and Present

While international human rights organizations and bloggers are calling attention to the escalation of violence and repression against Angolan activists and musicians in the run up to this year's elections,...

Togo: Protests for Human Rights Repressed with Violence

14 June 2012

Egypt: Documentary on Female Journalist of the Revolution going on US Tour

Words of Witness, a documentary on a young female journalist reporting the Egyptian revolution is going on tour in the USA. First in film festivals in California and in New...

Video: Youth and the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development

Afghanistan's First Computer-Animated Movie

Leaving the three decades of war and destruction behind, Afghans make use of modern technology and media to rebuild the country and raise new generations with a brighter vision for...

13 June 2012

Latin American Graffiti and Urban Art: Online and in the Streets

Urban art and graffiti are present throughout Latin America. Here's a look at some recent posts by bloggers who share photos and videos of this vibrant urban art movement in...

Egypt: Right to Housing initiative

Africa: Improving Governance and Accountability with New Media

L. Abena Annan speaks with Kwami Ahiabenu,II from African Elections Project about the impact of new media technologies in coverage of elections in Africa. African Elections Project enhances the ability...

Tajikistan: Students Sent to the Streets to Greet President

Tajikistan: Using Films to Promote Inter-Ethnic Tolerance

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