Stories from 27 December 2013
“There is no Hamid the photographer without the revolution. Hopefully there will still be one when the revolution ends.”
Amidst all the sad and violent news coming out of Yemen, we managed to dig out a few news items that you might have missed.
An auction in Mato Grosso do Sul raised one million Brazilian reals for armed security on farms "against indigenous occupations. Ruralists claimed the funds would not finance a militia.
"It reminds me to love and respect everybody-- something many people here tend to have forgotten."
Pakistan now has its own version of the popular Idol singing competition. The first episode of Pakistan Idol was broadcast on December 6, 2013.
Thousands of Cambodian garment workers have joined a nationwide strike to press for a pay hike. Many workers also joined a protest rally organized by the opposition
What if the news could inspire and empower us to become more active citizens, to actually have an impact on the world?