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· September, 2012

Stories about Video from September, 2012

China, US: Anti-Japan Protesters Stop Ambassador's Vehicle

A YouTube video uploaded by Weiwei Ai shows how a group of Chinese anti-Japan demonstrators stopped United States Ambassador Gary Locke's vehicle at the back of the US embassy to protest against...

India: Hurrah For Hornbills – Defence Project Stalled in Narcondam

A proposal from the Indian Coast Guards to install coastal surveillance equipments in the Narcondamm Island in the Andaman Sea, has been stalled by the Indian government. This news, coming...

Mexico: A Photographic Glimpse into Midwifery Around the World

Intercultural Midwifery is the topic of this Offbeat Mama guest photo blog post by Brooklyn based photographer Alice Proujansky. While 5 months pregnant she traveled to photograph a cultural knowledge...

Anniversary Interview with Occupy Wall Street Movement Activist

David DeGraw, one of the early participants of the 99% movement explains about the birth and development of the Occupy Wall Street movement around its one year anniversary. He touches...

Syria: Happy Birthday Bashar?

Syrians marked the birthday of President Bashar Al Assad, who turned 47, on September 11, in their own way. With the Syrian Revolution reaching its bloodiest peak, many netizens took...

Georgia: Brutality Behind Bars

A video showing prisoners being beaten up in one of Georgia's modernized prisons has been uploaded onto YouTube. Other videos appears to show more graphic incidents with one comment on...

Sudan: YouTube Banned After Protesters Burn German Embassy

Angered by the trailer of a movie which insults Prophet Mohammed, made by an Egyptian in the United States and posted on YouTube, Sudanese protesters burned the German Embassy in...

Kenyans Rally to Help Destitute Former Female Champion Boxer

A moving television interview has shown how former Kenyan female champion boxer, Conjestina Achieng, is currently destitute and suffering from mental illness. Kenyan netizens have rallied round to support her.

Free Money Day Hits the Streets

Portugal: Massive Protest Against Troika Sparks Momentum

The biggest demonstration of recent decades in Portugal took place on September 15, under the anti-austerity motto 'Screw the troika! We want our lives'. Nearly one million people took to...

China: Censor Machine Suspended for Anti-Japan Mobilization?

As the tension between China and Japan over the disputed Diaoyu Islands (also known as the Senkaku Islands) has elevated, large scale anti-Japan protests have taken place all over China...

Peru: Alternative Mistura: Eating in the Street

Peruvians and foreigners visited the famous Mistura gastronomic fair in Lima from September 7 to 16. However, in the Peruvian capital you can find great food at any time of...

Japan: Imagining Future Japanese-Korean Relations with ‘Free Hugs’

A "free hugs" video filmed in Korea by a young Japanese man attracted another round of attention this summer. The creator's intent was to "prove that there is hope for...

Portugal Protesting: “We Want Our Lives”

Before September 15's anti-austerity protest in Portugal titled 'Screw troika! We want our lives', high participation was expected, at least on social media. The austerity measures recently announced by the...

Argentina: Protesters Say “Enough” to Government's Policies

Responding to calls on social networks, on September 13 citizens attended mass demonstrations in different parts of the country to protest against the policies enacted by the current government of...

Greece: Petition for Neo-Nazi ‘Golden Dawn’ Group Investigation

Twitter users are promoting an international petition to urge a full criminal investigation into the Golden Dawn party in Greece.

China: The Million Tree Project

Jonah Kessel introduces a NGO called Shanghai Roots & Shoots which carried out the Million Tree Project in Kulun Qi of inner Mongolia by working with the national and regional...

China: Street Drummer Performance

Ecuador on Alert over Forest Fires

Ecuador is in a state of emergency due to forest fires that have been burning since June. As soon as the warning signal was given by citizens and authorities, the...

Video: “Social Media Has Consumed Our Lives”

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