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.
The won't recognize an upcoming Crimean referendum to join Russia. We'll get an update from Jeffrey Mankoff from the Center for Strategic and International Studies. And a new report by the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack says there were hundreds of violent attacks on teachers, students and school buildings in the last five years alone. Diya Nijhowne, the group’s director, will detail some of the attacks.
We take a look at a local synagogue's connection to upheaval in Ukraine and how it is affecting the country's Jewish population. Plus, surprising facts about who colon cancer is affecting. And, a performance from Chicago's Eighth Blackbird.
President Viktor Yanukovych returned to work in Ukraine on Monday after taking a four-day sick leave. Despite his absence, protesters continued to demand his resignation. We'll get an update from Kiev.
Former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko has been on a hunger strike since April 21 to protest her treatment by prison guards. Tymoshenko rose to prime minister during Ukraine's 2004 Orange Revolution. She ran for president in 2010 but lost to her rival Viktor Yanukovich.
Hunger strikes are the most desperate form of protest and they seem to be growing in number around the world.In Bahrain, Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, a prominent political activist, has been on a hunger strike for nearly three months to protest his arrest.