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Fleeing persecution in Burma, 740,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh, which is struggling to welcome them. Many refugees end up in the Cox’s Bazar refugee camp, the most densely populated in the world and also the most dangerous.– ARTE
Ludovic-Mohamed Zahed is an exception in the Muslim world: The French-Algerian imam is openly gay. For the past ten year he has led a progressive and inclusive movement promoting an Islam that respects the LGBT+ community, women’s right, and interfaith dialogue.– ARTE
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In the early 1980s around 25,000 women were behind bars in the USA. This number now stands at around 230,000 with the state of Oklahoma having one of the highest rates of female incarceration in the country.– ARTE
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Serbia, a country of 7 million people wants to join the European Union. But its path to accession is built on an economic model that gives short shrift to environmental protection. Belgrade regularly tops the list of the worst air in Europe due to polluting coal power plants.
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Israel continues to expand its road network into the occupied West Bank. New settlements sprout around Tel Aviv and Jerusalem in response to demographic shifts. Is there space for a Palestinian state?
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