Twenty years ago today marks the beginning of one of the worst genocides of the 20th century. Estimates put the dead from the 100-day slaughter at close to one million people. We deconstruct what happened with former General Romeo Dallaire, head of U.N.
As Syria's government continues its military crackdown against all opposition, the BBC program Witness goes back 12 years to when the country's dissidents came out of hiding to enjoy what is sometimes referred to as the "Damascus Spring."
Since its launch in 2009, the BBC Persian's television channel has been a thorn in Iran's side. The regime has tried jamming the station’s satellite signals and intimidating the families of journalists who work for the network.