A federal judge in California orders the release of immigrant children from detention centers, and we take a look at the choices facing the EU as its refugee crisis worsens. Also, we're joined by the founder of an organization devoted to empowering adolescent refugee girls.
Blair Brettschneider, founder of GirlForward, returns for our Global Activism series. GirlForward mentors refugee girls and provides “educational programs and leadership opportunities, creating a community of support that serves as a resource and empowers girls to be strong, confident and independent.” She'll talk about her latest group of refugee girls, especially her work with Syrian refugees.
We talk to Larry Cohler-Esses, the first journalist from an American Jewish publication to be given an Iranian visa since 1979. Also, the Greek island of Kos is being overwhelmed by refugees, and the political stalemate in Lebanon continues.
The fallout from the Tianjin explosions continues, we explore the refugee crisis in Calais, and Laura Carlson of the Americas Program for the Center for International Policy joins us to discuss the murders of journalists in Mexico.
India has faced an uphill battle in fighting corruption. But several months ago it passed legislation to protect whistleblowers. Public interest attorney Prashant Bhusan joins us to discuss whether the new law is having an impact.
Earlier this week, ISIS returned 46 hostages to Turkey, which has said it will not engage in military operations against the terrorist organization. We discuss Turkey's complicated relationship with ISIS with professor Henri Barkey.
Syrian and Iraqi refugees are pouring into Europe to escape ongoing conflicts in their countries. We'll discuss how Europe has been handling the influx with Elizabeth Collett, director of Migration Policy Institute Europe.