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Footage of the Dissenter’s March

Last March 28, Andrew K. Woods published a very interesting article on Slate about the Khaled el-Masri case and the use of online video sites like YouTube by human rights advocates. Woods writes “As user-generated outlets like YouTube grab an ever-greater share of the media market, human rights activists will increasingly depend on online tools to change the cultural landscape and with it, they hope, the legal one.” True to form, civil society leaders in Russia have stormed the internet to post numerous amateur videos and borrowed news clips from the weekend protests. These are just a few examples – there are many more. These are from a German television source (ARD Weltspiegel). And here is some amateur footage: