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An effigy in Seoul of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un tied to a mock missile was lit in protest against North Korea's rocket launch.

Apr. 13, 2012

Smuggled out of Iran in a cake for its world premiere at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, This is Not a Film captures Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi in passive-resistant defiance after Iranian authorities sentenced him to a six-year prison term and a 20-year ban on filmmaking. Contributor Milos Stehlik shares his thoughts on the film.

Then, North Korea claimed its failed rocket launch only meant to put a satellite in orbit, but the U.S. and other countries are skeptical. Worldview talks with Bruce Cumings, chair of the University of Chicago's history department and author of The Korean War: A History.

And it's time for another edition of Weekend Passport. Global citizen Narimon Safavi helps listeners plan their international weekend.