On this week's show: This month marks the 50th anniversary of The Troubles. We'll hear the story of a boy from Northern Ireland who was shot — and later befriended the soldier who pulled the trigger. And in New Delhi, people from Kashmir are growing increasingly worried about their families after India scrapped Kashmir's special status. Plus: making the outdoors accessible to minorities in the US.
WorldLink: Navigating dangerous territory
This week: A new tactic Hong Kong protesters are using to outsmart the police, an exclusive look behind the walls of a Cambodian prison and catching up with a budding new industry in Canada. Plus: a closer look at homelessness in Manchester, and ecological farms in Haiti.
WorldLink: Away from home
We hear about the plight of Uighurs who have found refuge in Turkey after fleeing persecution in China, and how their safety is tainted with fear for loved ones back home. Plus: We meet a British-Somali woman reconnecting with her roots through food, a DJ mixing classical music and clubbing, and the man with all the moves — the founder of dance fitness sensation Zumba.
WorldLink: Myths and legends
On this week's show, the true story of the most famous diamond in the world: the Koh-i-Noor. The tale of this legendary stone has all the trappings of a cracking good adventure novel, complete with emperors and wars, greed, secrets and even a curse. Plus, we take a journey down the mighty River Nile, a life line for many countries in eastern Africa.
WorldLink: Art smart
On this week’s show, we’re going to India to meet a group of comedians known as Aisi Taisi Democracy who are taking a no holds barred approach to satire. We'll also talk to Russian rap legend Ptakha about the political shakedown on the rap scene there.