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· August, 2013

Stories about Video from August, 2013

15 August 2013

Hong Kong's Land Expansion ‘Killing’ Local Fishing Industry

Hong Kong's fishermen have bore witness to the negative effects of Hong Kong's push to expand by filling in land from the surrounding ocean.

14 August 2013

VIDEO: Shop at the ‘Barrio’ in Asunción, Paraguay

Brazil's Urban Mobility Crisis

Searching for solutions which will improve urban mobility in Brazil, Luciane Salles writes about the lack of an effective national plan and the increase in individual transport.

VIDEO: Brazil’s Vinegar Revolt Captured in Independent Film ‘Vandalism’

Produced by a group of independent journalists, this documentary discusses the diversity within the recent protests in Fortaleza and several major Brazilian cities.

13 August 2013

Eid Terror in Yemen Amidst US Drone Strikes

The US sent drones to kill unsuspecting Yemenis, referred to as "suspected militants" over Eid, the celebration the culminates the end of the holy month of fasting - Ramadhan.

Police Censor Film Screening in Brazilian Neighbourhood

12 August 2013

Intense Debate Over Changes in Puerto Rico's Political Status

What does the future hold for Puerto Rico's political status? The Caribbean island has been a U.S. territory—or colony, according to some—for more than a century.

9 August 2013

‘Chile Movilizado’ Monitors Student Revolts

Periodismo Ciudadano's Elisa Morena Gil interviews Pablo Loyola of Chile Movilizado, a web-based geotracking tool which reports on the student movement in Chile.

VIDEOS: Vietnam’s Pride March 2013

Vietnam will soon deliberate the proposal to legalize same sex marriage. But are LGBT issues being properly addressed?

6 August 2013

Do FEMEN's Topless Protests Advance Women's Rights or Jeopardize Them?

When a man sets himself on fire in protest, no one accuses him of harming the movement he self-immolated for. Why does FEMEN face those accusations?

Syrian Pianist Malek Jandali: “We Need Freedom for True Art”

Dictators fear the soft power that can transform people’s mind, which is why they target artists and intellectuals. Syrian musician Malek Jandali speaks out

3 August 2013

Bloodied Dolphin Prop Gets Activists Kicked Out of Hong Kong Aquarium Protest

The demonstration at Hong Kong Ocean Park was part of the "Empty the Tanks" global day of protest against marine mammal captivity.

1 August 2013

Senegalese Literacy Contest Winner Turns Down French Visa in Protest

Bousso Dramé describes the ill treatment she received when obtaining a French visa in a widely circulated open letter.

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