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  • Mar 03

    WHYS: India's Daughter - discussion of the Delhi rapists

    Many of you will remember the story of the young woman who was raped in Delhi in 2012. A documentary which will be shown on the BBC on International women's day, tells the story of the brutal gang rape and murder of the 23 year old. The film maker, Leslie Udwin said she wanted to tell this story to try and understand why men rape? The film examines the values and mindsets of the rapists. One of them, Mukesh Singh says "women who go out at night, only have themselves to blame." We speak to Leslie Udwin and a group of Indians to discus whether attitudes towards women in India have changed since the attack.
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  • Mar 02

    LA police shot and killed a homeless man

    US police have shot and killed a man during an altercation in central Los Angeles, in an incident caught on video. The graphic film shows a violent struggle between the man and several officers in the city's Skid Row area. The LA police department said officers had been responding to reports of a robbery and had attempted to use a Taser to subdue the suspect but he had "continued fighting and resisting".
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  • Feb 27

    WHYS: Free speech in Bangladesh

    US-Bangladeshi blogger Avijit Roy has been hacked to death as he walked back from a book fair with his wife. World Have Your Say gets reaction to the murder from people in Bangladesh as well as friends and colleagues of Avijit Roy.
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  • Feb 26

    WHYS: 'Jihadi John' identified & life in Gaza

    Masked Islamic State militant 'Jihadi John' is identified as Mohammed Emwazi, a Kuwaiti-born British man. Also, has the world broken its promise to rebuild Gaza? We speak to people living in Gaza.
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  • Feb 25

    What's it like living with a PTSD?

    We are talking with the war veterans about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and what it is like once they return home or retire from the military
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