In the documentary, Ugandan women tricked into domestic slavery in Iraq, the BBC’s Anna Cavell investigates how a group of 147 Ugandan women were lured into Iraq. The women were told they would get decent jobs with the U.S. military.
Bosnian-Americans in the Chicago area today welcomed news that longtime war crimes fugitive Ratko Mladic had been captured in Serbia. Mladic is expected to stand trial at the International Criminal Court at the Hague for crimes dating back to when he was a Bosnian-Serb General.
The Pakistani government is questioning the credibility of a key witness in a terrorism trial in Chicago. David Coleman Headley is testifying that his friend Tahawwur Rana provided material support for the 2008 Mumbai, India attacks.
The sudden wave of unrest in the Middle East may make it appear as though that part of the world has only recently undergone a political awakening. But some activists have been fighting for change for a long time. In some cases their work has forced them to flee and work from afar.
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