2012 (10)
Nov 2 2012 1:10PM
Unreported World
Unreported World is back with a new series of reports starting this evening, 2 Nov. 2012 on Channel 4 at 7:30 pm. Here is a preview clip for Talk Show Nation , with Krishnan Guru-Murthy meeting talk radio hosts in the USA as the presid...
Jun 18 2012 3:59PM
Andrew Marr and the world beyond the UK
Andrew Marr interviews both the Dalai Lama and the International Development Secretary in the UK government, Andrew Mitchell, on BBC 1 on Sunday 24 June 2012 from 9 am. Last Sunday he interviewed Aung San Suu Kyi, the Burmese oppositio...
Jun 17 2012 12:53PM
Baaba Maal appeals for help against famine in Africa
Senegalese musician, Baaba Maal, has written in the Guardian about food shortages in west and central Africa and has started a petition on Avaaz . When the petition reaches 1 million it will be presented to world leaders in a joint act...
Apr 20 2012 10:23AM
Killing for Honour?
I heard an interview with Elif Shafak on BBC Radio 4 and she has also been featured in Meet the Author in the Observer. Her book, Honour , deals with the subject of honour killings and in the radio interview she said that it is about t...
Apr 12 2012 9:10PM
Unreported World from Sudan
Channel 4 shows Unreported World on Friday 13 April 2012. The report this time comes from Sudan and may show why George Clooney was willing to get arrested to draw attention to what is happening there. You can get an idea from this quo...
Apr 8 2012 3:19PM
Mexican newspaper fights for truth
A tiny Mexican newspaper is leading the fight for truth in the face of the drugs war, says this article only just published on the Guardian website. Meanwhile Latin American leaders admit that the war against drugs has failed.
Apr 3 2012 4:51PM
Newsnight on 3 April reports from Burma
Newsnight on 3 April 2012 included a report by Sue Lloyd Roberts from Kachin in Burma. How pleased with the election result should we be or is there still a long way to go before Burma is democratic? You can read Sue Lloyd Robert's rep...
Mar 20 2012 1:50PM
Escape from a North Korean prison camp
This Guardian article tells how one man escaped from a North Korean prison camp . For more insights go to Liberty in North Korea or Link.
Mar 16 2012 3:22PM
George Clooney arrested protesting against Sudanese leaders
George Clooney has been arrested outside the Sudanese embassy in Washington. He and others are protesting about the tactics that were used in Darfur and are now being used in southern Sudan, with the likely result of many thousands of...
Mar 16 2012 2:38PM
A fate worse than death
In Tibet some people have been killing themselves by fire . How bad must life be like under Chinese rule for some people to turn to such desperate protests? The funeral of one recently has led to a protest .