Uighurs Under Threat as China Expands Repression

The Id Kah mosque in the western Chinese city of Kashgar had long held thousands of worshipers every Friday. Yet as a government crackdown on China’s Muslim Uighur minority intensified earlier this year,...

China’s Uighurs face cultural assault

Over the past year, China has vastly increased repression of the country’s Uighur minority. A Turkic group that practices Islam, the Uighurs have long faced restrictions from Beijing – but over the...

Impunity in Myanmar

Just over a year ago Myanmar security forces were wrapping up a massive offensive against the country’s Rohingya Muslim minority. In a matter of weeks, more than 720,000 Rohingya were forced to flee to...

Europe’s border pushback

Agreements with countries like Turkey, Sudan and Libya have helped the European Union dramatically cut the flow of migrants to the continent. But some of these partnerships have generated controversy amid...

Poland gay rights group sees rising hate

"It’s hard to work in an environment where you see the basis of democracy deteriorating." Earlier this year, gay rights activists unveiled a large holographic rainbow in a square in downtown Warsaw just...

Halting India’s witch hunts [rebroadcast]

For many, witch trials may seem like a relic of early colonial America. But in fact witch-hunting is still a feature of rural life today in many parts of the world. One place where it's prevalent is India....

The market in human organs

The imbalance between the supply of organs for transplant and the demand for them can be staggering. There are about 75,000 people active on the U.S. waiting list for kidneys, livers and other...