Editor's Picks 18 July 2013

Collection with 10 media items created by Editor's Picks

18 Jul 2013 08:00

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Homemade oil refineries (1 of 12)
Ras al Ain, Syria
By Jeffry Ruigendijk
21 Apr 2013

One of Abu Zechariah's sons covers his mouth and nose while working with the refinery to avoid inhaling the smoke emitted from the rusty tank in Ras al-Ain, Syria, April, 2013.

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The peaceful revolution (13 of 22)
Sofia, Bulgaria
By Georgi Kozhuharov
19 Jun 2013

Protesters have climbed on the monument of (Tsar Osvoboditel) and are shouting cries against the government of the Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Thousands of mainly younger, well-educated Bulgarians have been rallying in Sofia and other cities since June 14 to demand the resignation of the Socialist-led cabinet. Up to 30,000 daily in Sofia alone – the protests in the EU’s poorest member are unprecedented since communism fell two decades ago.

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Nigeria Youth Unemployment
Lagos, Nigeria
By Taiwo Adeleke
08 Feb 2013

The short documentary shows the everyday life of some Graduate youth in Lagos Nigeria who faces the daily challenges of unemployment and the hard economic situation in the country . Some of them narrated their experience with me and how they were able to find a means of livelihood for their self by been entrepreneur and how government as not fund the small business owners in the country.

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Young Girl Invents a Urine Powered Ge...
Lagos, Nigeria
By Taiwo Adeleke
23 Jan 2013

Taiwo Adeleke

Fourteen years old Nigeria girl created a generator that produces electricity for six hours using a single liter of urine as fuel .

Girl power generator with urine in Nigeria.


Taiwo Adeleke / --

Duro-Aina Adebola (Female), Urine power Generator initiator (Student)
Omotayo Fakinlede(Male), Professor of Engineering
Olatuji Araoye (Male), Engineer
Patrick Uloba (Male) Teacher.
VAR of student starting the Generator.
VAR of cylinder and filters
VAR of bulb and socket with electricity
VAR of students talking
VAR of School University
VAR of Man in the Office
VAR of Lagos Street at Night
VAR of man starting generator
VAR of generator sounds
VAR of secondary school building
VAR of teacher with student in the classroom

SOUNDBITE 1, Duro-Aina Adebola (Female), Urine power Generator initiator (Student) (English, 00:14:18 seconds ):
"I got the idea when i went on net and i saw a family of five (5) killed by carbon-monoxide poison. its now stroke me that people are dying regularly from generator poison and that what could be done that wouldn't releases any harmful gases into the environment . Urine is a waste material definitely Nigerians will opt for urine since is a waste material, Nigerians like cheap things "

SOUNDBITE 2, Omotayo Fakinlede(Male), Professor of Engineering (English. 14:01 seconds)
"we can view hydrogen as the hydro carbon minus the carbon. There are very good properties that its as one of the most important thing is the environmental friendliness".

SOUNDBITE 3, Olatuji Araoye (Male), Engineer (English 10:18 seconds).
"Its depend on the cost of the generator first and i will look at the durability at the same time".

SOUNDBITE 4, Patrick Uloba (Male) Teacher.(English 20:18 seconds)
"We have done several other project before this, we are hoping that with the volume of information that as gone out on this project, we are trusting that somebody will come and pick up this project , so that it can be mass produce and it can be there in the market.

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Egyptian Police Clash with Morsi Supp...
Cairo, Egypt
By Jihan Hafiz
15 Jul 2013

TEXT (00-00 - 00:10) Pro-Morsi supporters continue to take to the streets throughout Egypt. On the evening of July 15th, they blocked a major road and main bridge heading out of downtown Cairo.

Scuffles between Pro-Morsi supporters and residents escalated and the police moved in, shooting tear gas, buckshot and rubber bullets. At the same time protesters cut off the bridge, many were praying.

SOT, Morsi supporter (00:12 - 00:19) "I want to say that this is the second time the Egyptian army and the interior ministry attack us during prayer."

SOT, Morsi supporter (00:19 - 00:22) "It's always during prayer! every time it's during prayer!:

TEXT: (00:22 - 00:26) Protesters expressed anger over the 'Made in USA' tear gas canister shot at them

SOT - (00:27 - 00:34) "This isn't the message from the US people it's from their regime"

TEXT: (00:42 - 00:51) - "Pro Morsi marchers cut off the October 6th bridge and a major square to on coming traffic where clashes ensued for hours"

TEXT: (00:55 - 01:22) Protesters began breaking up the concrete to make rocks. The square also came under attack by local residents and what many claim were government thugs. Down one of the streets leading into Ramses square, fire work clashes raged as rocks, glass and metal pipes where thrown back and forth

TEXT: (01:23 - 01:30) Although many of those who cut off the main road and bridge were Morsi supporters, anti-Morsi and anti-military protesters joined in when clashes began.

SOT, (01:31 - 01:39) protester, ANTI MORSI/ANTI-MILITARY "I fought in Mohammed Mahmoud, Magles el Wazara (2011) Tahrir, all of it, many battles the Brotherhood never showed up for. I came here to see the tear gas"

SOT, (01:39 - 01:57) Jimmy ANTI-MORSI/ANTI-military "The police and thugs are on top of the bridge firing on the Brotherhood below. They are also fighting them down these two streets with buckshot and tear gas. It's not a good situation at all. Even if they are Brotherhood and I'm against Morsi's regime, they can't keep doing this"

TEXT (00:57 - 2:07) TRNN film crew also witnessed Morsi supporters fired handmade guns into the streets. The brotherhood has called on their supporters to stay on the streets until Morsi is reinstated as President. It's been less than two weeks since his ouster on July 3rd.

TEXT (02:07 - END) Clashes also raged throughout the night in Ramses, the Ghrama district and Giza district. The latest violent deepened fears of prolonged unrest during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

The health ministry reports over 250 people were wounded and 7 killed in the deadly street battles.

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Egyptians Interaction with the Army A...
Tahrir Square, Cairo , Egypt
By Ali Khaled
01 Jul 2013

Egyptians interaction with the army again after the dismissal of President Morssi .

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Egypt's Garbage Slums (7 of 14)
Cairo, Egypt
By Simon Letellier
22 May 2012

The Zabaleen earn their livelihood by sorting and recycling the city’s waste. The government rarely tends to the slum settlement and relies on the them to do the necessary but dirty work. Cairo, Egypt. May 2012.

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If You Eat Garlic, You Will Get Full
Heraat, Afghanistan
By sarakeawal
11 Jan 2012

This film features the miserable life of a group of children in the western city of the Heraat province of Afghanistan by showing their work on the streets of the city.

More importantly, it shows the ill behavior of the residents of the city toward these kids. The film shows how they are treated as outcasts in the society, with people not allowing them in the sports fields, shops, and so on.

The film is ten minutes long.