This week we’re sharing ‘tweeted’ bits of news discussing copyrights issues, video of residents in China protesting a land seizure, the death of Khale Said possibly being related to the uploading of a video, the ACLU letter to Lindsay Lohan and how video can be contextualized to fit a news networks’ needs. The last item is from our Board of Directors, Mallika Dutt, who is the founder and executive director of Breakthrough.
- gracelile British Library asks: Is copyright a help or a hindrance? http://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/22774 via @creativecommons
- PriscilaNeri VIDEO RT @citizentube: Suzhou, China: Residents protest land seizure to make way for factory. http://bit.ly/b9wvd9 #video4change
- PriscilaNeri Egypt: was #KhaledSaid beat 2 death by police b/c he was uploading video of them dealing drugs? Arabist: http://bit.ly/9J0DdL #video4change
- WITNESSchris I like @ACLU‘s move w/ this open letter to lindsay lohan to spotlight #humanrights issues in LA #prisons http://bit.ly/9E9Glp
- From the WITNESS Board twitter list, mallikadutt Breaking: New video shows Breitbart ‘hearts’ terrorists. Watch now http://bit.ly/cHhzV0
Last, but not least, is a BIG congratulations to the Timur Islamov Charitable Foundation – Russia, an alumni of our 2010 Video Advocacy Institute (VAI), that has been awarded this year’s UNAIDS Red Ribbon Award.