PUKAR is an independent research collective and urban knowledge production center based in Mumbai, India. PUKAR means to “call out” in Hindi. Worldview visited the collective in India. One of their projects is known as the "Barefoot Researcher" project. Young people from disadvantaged communities take on research projects and document what is happening with things like water quality or tuberculosis. PUKAR Executive Director, Anita Deshmuk gave us a tour of the slum area.
Jurors are scheduled to begin deliberating Wednesday in the trial of a Chicago man accused of helping terrorists.When the jurors start deliberating, they'll be asking what Tahawwur Rana knew. Did he know he was supporting a terrorist group in Pakistan?
Prosecutors in Chicago are expected to finish up their questioning of terrorist David Headley Wednesday afternoon. Then Tahawwur Rana's defense attorneys will get a chance to cross examine the government's star witness.
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.
An admitted terrorist will be back on the stand Tuesday in a Chicago courtroom. David Headley is the government's star witness in the terrorism trial of Chicagoan Tahawwur Rana, but Headley is a sketchy star witness. He's been convicted twice for bringing heroin into the U.S.