SCIENCE IN A GOLDEN AGE – AL-RAZI, IBN SINA AND THE CANON OF MEDICINE

Science in a Golden Age – Al-Razi, Ibn Sina and the Canon of Medicine Mon 04 November 2019: We explore the links between medical research in the Golden Age of Science and the modern practice of medicine today. Standing in one of the largest neo-natal units in the world at Hamad Hospital in Qatar, you […]

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LIBYA RENDITIONS: THE CIA, MI6 AND GADDAFI’S SECRET PRISONS (WATCH)

Libya Renditions: The CIA, MI6 and Gaddafi’s Secret Prisons Sun 03 November 2019: How British and US secret services collaborated with the former Libyan regime to detain and torture dissidents. In 2004, Sami al-Saadi and Abdel-Hakeem Belhaj – two Libyan opponents of the Muammar Gaddafi regime – were abducted en route to the United Kingdom, then repatriated to Libya where […]

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In Bad Faith: Child Sex Abuse and the Catholic Church (WATCH)

Tue 29 October 2019: Child victims of abuse by a Catholic priest call on New York City’s most influential cleric to remove him from ministry. In a series of exclusive interviews with Fault Lines, several men across New York City come forward with painful memories of abuse by a Catholic priest. They say that Father John […]

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Tell the World: The Silent Plight of China’s Uighurs (WATCH)

Tell the World: The Silent Plight of China’s Uighurs How mass detention camps and heavy surveillance in Xinjiang are affecting Uighurs not just in China but also abroad. Filmmaker: Sophie McNeill Most members of the Australian Uighur community are missing someone. They all say they have a family member detained, imprisoned or trapped in what the Chinese […]

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India’s Wushu Warrior Girl (WATCH)

A Muslim schoolgirl fights prejudice and patriarchy with every punch. Muslim schoolgirl Fareeha dreams of becoming a martial arts champion. Her school started teaching the Chinese martial art, wushu, because of growing concerns about violence against women in India.  Now, after qualifying for an Indian national tournament, Fareeha has her goal firmly in sight. But her […]

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Why are Iraqis protesting against the government? | Inside Story

Thu 03 October 2019: Iraq’s barely year old government is being forced to deal with the largest nationwide protests since taking over. Riot police contained demonstrators in Baghdad on Wednesday, 24 hours after bullets and tear gas were fired. At least three people died and hundreds of others were injured in Baghdad as well as […]

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‘I’m innocent’: Tariq Ramadan on rape allegations | Talk to Al Jazeera

Tue 01 October 2019: Tariq Ramadan is recognised by many as the most prominent Islamic studies academic in the Western world. But at the height of the #MeToo movement in 2017, Ramadan was forced to take leave from his post as Oxford University’s Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies over sexual assault allegations. He denied the […]

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Kashmir In Crisis: What’s India Doing? (WATCH)

Wed 18 September 2019: Kashmir has been under a strict lockdown ever since Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi stripped the state of its autonomy in August 2019. But repression in Kashmir isn’t new. Since partition in 1947, Kashmir has faced heavy militarization, brutal crackdowns and communication blackouts. Why have Indian governments attempted to squash dissent […]

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Xinjiang: The story China wants the world to forget | The Listening Post (Full)

Tue 10 September 2019: In this special edition of The Listening Post, we focus on Xinjiang’s detention camps and examine how Uighur journalists, Chinese state media, and “open-source” researchers have covered the story. How China spins the Xinjiang story to the Chinese It is not clear how many people are currently being held against their […]

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