Last week, the U.S. Ambassador to Libya was killed in a violent protest against a U.S.-made film about the Prophet Muhammad. The attack has been blamed, by some, on radical Islamists. The BBC’s Middle East Correspondent, Wyre Davies returned to Benghazi, the scene of the recent demonstrations and attacks on the U.S. embassy and reports on the country’s transition to democracy.
Jeremy Hobson joins Robin Young as co-host of Here & Now in its new 2-hour format, from WBUR and NPR.
Opposition leader Olga Bielkova says the attempt by the police to disperse protesters overnight in Ukraine was yet another instance of the country’s president breaking a promise.1 Comment | more »
Marianne Mollmann, director of programs at the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission, joins us to discuss gay rights from India to Uganda.4 Comments | more »
In the early 1980s, Nelson Mandela’s name was virtually unknown in the United States. In fact, it was Steve Biko, who first put the struggles of black South Africans into public consciousness in the U.S.9 Comments | more »