Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Worldview: Norway's prison culture, Cambodia's war crimes, and training India's future leaders March 28, 2013 WBEZ [View the story "Worldview: Norway's prison culture, Cambodia's war crimes, and training India's future leaders" on Storify]Worldview: Norway's prison culture, Cambodia's war crimes and training India's future leadersWe take a look at Norway's approach to its prison system. In Cambodia, a major Khmer Rouge leader recently died while standing trial. We find out what's next. Plus, Global Activism revisits a group that focuses on leadership training.Storified by · Thu, Mar 28 2013 12:43:41Norwegian prisons have a different approach by WBEZ's WorldviewThere is no such thing as life sentence in Norway. In the 1970's the country reformed its prison system and turned the focus to rehabilit...Norwegian prisons have a different approachThere is no such thing as lifesentence in Norway. In the 1970s the country reformed its prison systemand turned the focus to rehabilitation, rather than punishment. Thesedays you have prisons like Bastoey, an open prison which include tennis courtsand a beach for swimming. The inmates live in wood homes that they sharewith other inmates. The idea is that prisoners should be able to reintegrateinto the larger community when they get out. Margaret Hayford O’Leary,author of Culture and Customs of Norway and head of the Norwegiandepartment at St. Olaf College, explains the Norwegian approach tojustice.Inside the World's Most Humane Prison - Photo Essays - TIMEAnders Behring Breivik, the man accused of the July 22 killing spree and bomb attack, could be sent to Halden, a Norwegian high-securit...Cambodia still strives for justice by WBEZ's WorldviewEarlier this month, Ieng Sary, one of the founders of the notorious Khmer Rouge, the brutal Communist organization that ruled Cambodia in...Cambodia still strives for justiceEarlier this month, Ieng Sary, one of the founders of the notorious Khmer Rouge, the brutal Communist organization that ruled Cambodia in the 1970s, died at the age of 87. He was in the midst of standing trial with two other high-ranking Khmer Rouge officials for the estimated 1.7 million deaths that occurred during their rule. Now, the trial continues, even as the defendants age and die off. Can justice still be done? Worldview talks with Northwestern University professor of law David Scheffer, who also serves as the United Nation Secretary-General's Special Expert on the Khmer Rouge Trials.Khmer Rouge's Ieng Sary dies during genocide trialPHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) - Ieng Sary, who co-founded the brutal Khmer Rouge movement in 1970s, was its public face abroad and decades la...Global Activism: LIFT empowers future leaders of India by WBEZ's WorldviewIn 2010, Reese Mugerditchian heard Father Jamels James talk about his group, Leading India's Future Today (LIFT), on Wordview. The NGO pr...Global Activism: LIFT empowers future leaders of IndiaIn 2010, Reese Mugerditchian heard Father Jamels James talk about his group, Leading India's Future Today (LIFT), on Wordview. The NGO provides education and leadership training for children from various religious and social castes. After hearing the broadcast and attending the Global Activism Expo, Mugerditchian was so inspired that she decided to volunteer with the group. Since then, she’s been to India several times to work for LIFT. Mugerditchian is back from another trip to India and joins Worldview to tell us about it.Teaser Image: Sean Hayford O'Leary/Wikimedia Commons. Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Previous post in Worldview Global Activism: LIFT-USA making a difference for families in India Next post in Worldview North Korea's rattling saber, Russia pressures NGOs and 'Spring Breakers' review View the discussion thread. Top Headlines On WBEZ.org Discussing Nelson Mandela in Room 215 Young man finds new hope after HIV diagnosis The Best Albums of 2013: The Top 10 Looking back at 1970s Uptown Strange Brews Podcast The politics behind the Illinois pension vote Chewing the Fat with Monica Eng and Louisa Chu How do kids like the new CPS lunches? Remembering the 'Forgotten Hoosiers'