Seelan’s most recent video is a message by Dr Chee Soon Juan to President Obama on his inauguration day. Dr Chee is an opposition party leader in Singapore who has been jailed several times, made a bankrupt and is yet facing multiple charges of defying local protest laws and other offences.
Chi Too from Malaysia is a tree-hugger with a video camera and EngageMedia’s feature filmmaker for February. After a long childhood obsession with the leatherback turtle, he was deeply disturbed to learn that it was near extinction when he was 12. It was then that he realised that something was very wrong.
The uprising in Tibet is highlighting the power and necessity of independent video and do-it-yourself news making. These images have mobilised people around the world to take action for an independent Tibet. We’re compiled a list of places where you can find video coverage of the uprisings.