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· March, 2013

Stories about Video from March, 2013

14 March 2013

Banned Music and Missing Voices in Angola

The Angolan National Police have confiscated, amongst other works, DVDs by rapper Brigadeiro 10 Pacotes in an act of censorship against voices that are unsettling the Angolan authorities. A protest...

13 March 2013

Grievance of a Young Indignant Santomean

Angry Mob Torches Christian Neighbourhood in Pakistan

Riled by blasphemy charges, a Muslim mob of 3,000, torched 100 houses in Joseph Colony, a largely Christian neighbourhood in Pakistan's second largest city Lahore, on Saturday, March 9, 2013.

“Ten Years Without Zoran Djindjic”: Serbia Honors Slain Politician

Zoran Djindjic, the first democratically elected Serbian Prime Minister, was shot to death on March 12, 2003. On the tenth anniversary of his assassination, thousands of people marched in Belgrade...

11 March 2013

Omar Banuchi Finds His Niche in the Puerto Rican Web (Part III)

Banuchi's career path can be seen in the transformation that his illustrations have had in the last five years. The technique has been refined, and the topics point towards an...

Video: Greece Austerity Protests Teargassed

Video: Ukrainian Lawmaker Flouts Law, Berates Airport Employee

Vadym Kolesnichenko, a Ukrainian ruling party MP, set off a small-scale online campaign when he lashed out at an airport employee who was just doing her job.

10 March 2013

FIFA Beware! Journalist Teams Up with Brazil's World Cup Victims

British journalist Andrew Jennings joined a group of Brazil's popular movements to discuss the country's preparations for the 2014 World Cup.

9 March 2013

Changing Attitudes on Child Marriage in India

In rural India, two out of five girls are child brides. Though Indian law has made child marriage illegal, girls and boys bonded by traditional social norms and values are...

5 March 2013

Uruguayans Push for Sustainable Transport

Uruguayan citizens collect over 10,000 signatures to pressure their government to provide adequate infrastructure for sustainable transport, starting with bicycle lanes. The initiative seeks to address the omission to consider...

Viral Japanese Animated Video Leaves Internet Misty-Eyed

A short animated video created by popular Japanese comedian Tekken, better known for cracking jokes in black-and-white makeup than producing stop-motion tearjerkers, still has the Web talking a year after...

4 March 2013

Hafez Al Assad's Statue Destroyed in Syria

VIDEO: Brazil Bulldozes Neighborhood Without Warning for World Cup

Video records the moment when Rio de Janeiro officials armed with bulldozers burst into Restinga, intent on demolishing the homes and businesses of 153 families who live in the neighborhood....

3 March 2013

Saudi Prince: “A Rational Man Would Not Tolerate Women Going to The Streets”

A Saudi Prince said today that a rational man would not tolerate women going to the streets [in protest]. The comments, by the deputy governor of Qassim province Faisal bin...

2 March 2013

Deadly Clash Between Police and Farmers in Myanmar

A deadly clash broke out between farmers and the police in southern Myanmar over a confiscated land property. One police officer was killed and 45 people were injured. Land grabs...

Ukraine's Roads: An Endangered Species

This winter, Ukraine's roads look as if they've been hit by hundreds of small meteors. The public outrage over the appalling state of the roads has temporarily stolen the social...

1 March 2013

Tough Questions to Iran's President Censored on State TV

Iranian state broadcaster IRIB cut away suddenly from the broadcast of an interview with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad interrupting tough questions and answers about Iran's economy with another show.

Brazilian Family Loses Home to the World Cup

In this article by Agência Pública, we meet another Brazilian affected by preparations for the 2014 World Cup. This time, it's Elisângela, whose Rio de Janeiro home was demolished without...

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