China Forces Muslim Uyghurs to Sing Chilldren's Songs in English, Milos Reviews Netflix Releases, La Ruta at Steppenwolf Theatre
On today's show:
- China’s Muslim minorities have faced increased pressure to assimilate to Han Chinese culture, and self-suppress their religious and ethnic practices.
- WBEZ’s Film Contributor, Milos Stehlik of Facets Chicago, has always been skeptical of the trend of streaming services, like Netflix and Amazon Prime, releasing major films, and bypassing theaters.
- January is International Human Trafficking Month, and today is International Human Trafficking Day. Worldview’s Weekend Passport segment commemorates this issue by highlighting the play “La Ruta”, a collaboration between Steppenwolf Theatre and the Salvation Army’s “Stop it Initiative Against Human Trafficking”.