Stories about Video from March, 2014
Documentary Highlights Resilience of Puerto Ricans Living in New York
A new documentary, "Toñita’s," exposes the crossroads at which the Caribbean community, and the Puerto Rican community in particular, finds itself, in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn in New York City.
VIDEO: Fashion Resistance to Militarism
The “Fashion Resistance to Militarism” [ja], a fashion show organized by Asian Women’s Association, a non-profit women's right organization to call attention to the issue of violence against women, took place on December 1, 2013. The full video is now available here.
Global Voices Partners With Refugees United
We're proud to assist Refugees United with translation and local advice as they help families who have lost each other reconnect online.
100 Days in Prison without Trial: The Story of Alaa Abd El Fattah
Prominent Egyptian blogger Alaa Abd El Fattah completed his 100th day in prison without trial today. Watch this video to find out about his case and more.
Pascal Simbikangwa, Prime Accused in the Rwandan Genocide, Goes on Trial in France
Pascal Simbikangwa, charged with complicity in the 1994 Rwandan genocide, is finally being brought to trial in a French court, 20years after the massacre of about 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and moderate Hutus.
Ukraine's Activists Debunk Russian Myths on Crimea
As the conflict between Russia and Ukraine escalates, Russian mass media attempts to distort events in Ukraine are questioned and fact-checked by online activists.
7 Nepali Women, 7 Summits in 7 Continents, 1 Mission
A group of young Nepali women are creating history in mountaineering. Their mission, to climb the highest peak in each of the seven continents. Five completed, two to go.
Video: Distributing Food in Yarmouk Camp-Syria
FAJER PRESS posted a video of the besieged Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus while receiving food parcels to feed the 18,000 remaining residents of the camp, who have been forced to eat stray animals to survive amid critical food shortages. The video is dated December 30, 2013.
VIDEO: A “Waiting House” for Pregnant Women in Peru
In rural Peru, women are encouraged to spend their last weeks of pregnancy in special residential facilities that offer comfort and care. But the waiting is difficult.
Singer Rubén Blades and President Maduro Exchange Words Over Venezuela
A recent publication by the popular Panamanian singer-songwriter Rubén Blades on the subject of the protests in Venezuela has given rise to controversy.
Nine Questions for Carola Cintrón Moscoso, or Why “Silence Doesn't Exist”
"In everyday life, we often don't let ourselves walk, contemplate, and much less listen," says the artist Carola Cintrón Moscoso.
The Soundtrack of the Syrian Resistance
Music has been at the core of the Syrian uprising since its beginning in 2011, and for the same reason musicians have been killed and are being silenced by force.
[Video] Decoding Indian Headshakes in Less Than Two Minutes
Many people are confused about the meaning of Indian “headshakes” and how to communicate using them. That may explain why a satirical video deciphering different types of Indian headshakes has gone viral. The 1:44 minute-long video, titled “Indian headshakes, what do they mean?“, has attracted more than 1.2 million views...
VIDEO: #KholoBC Viral Music Video Fights Pakistan's YouTube Ban
#KholoBC, a rap song sung partly in Urdu, partly in English by comedian Ali Gul Pir and rapper Adil Omar, has gone viral on Pakistani social media.