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Inside Story | 12 Dec 2010 06:53 GMT
Julian Assange and his whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks continue to make headlines - with daily revelations continuing, even though Assange is himself now behind bars.Is he a hero or a villain? Can he be held legally accountable? Are the revelations on his site endangering lives or are they simply embarrassing for the US government? And what of freedom of expression?Inside Story will be dealing with all these issues and more in a series of programmes over the coming week. We begin with the fundamental issue of freedom of speech and information. Joining us to discuss this are: Charlie Wolf, a political commentator; Ernest Sagaga, a human rights and information officer at the International Federation of Journalists; and Khawar Qureshi, an international law specialist.This episode of Inside Story aired on Friday, December 10, 2010.
Source: Al Jazeera
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China, Egypt, Pakistan, United Kingdom
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US & Canada, Afghanistan, Iraq, Qatar, Saudi Arabia
Frustrated by long queues, thousands of refugees register with German authorities struggling with the recent influx.
Refugees, Humanitarian crises, War & Conflict
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Women, Human Rights, Mexico
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Human Rights, Education, United Kingdom
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Military, Human Rights, Japan
101 East follows the lives of seven people in Nanjing and asks what they think of the direction their country is taking.
Politics, Asia Pacific, China
In a Delhi slum, puppeteers, musicians, jugglers and acrobats try to unite as they wrangle with an approaching eviction.
Business & Economy, Arts & Culture, Poverty & Development
An investigation into the high rate of child sex abuse in Jamaica and the government's failure to protect its children.
Human Rights, Jamaica, Rape
The story of the 1994 Rwandan genocide told through the prism of the media, exploring their role then and today.
Media, War & Conflict, Africa