Latest Stories Tagged: Conflict & Justice

Global Politics

Hezbollah in Lebanon

Some say the militant group Hezbollah has a good chance of winning a majority in Lebanon's legislative elections next month. The World's Aaron Schachter reports on what the reaction in the US and Europe might be to a Hezbollah-dominated government.

Global Politics

Burmese pro-democracy leader faces trial again

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Jonathan Head about the new charges brought by the military government of Myanmar against opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. She faces a new trial just as her current house arrest was about to end. The new charges stem from a bizarre incident last week when an American man swam across a lake to Suu Kyi's house.

Global Politics

Sunnis and Shias in Iraq

The establishment of the Sunni Awakening Councils were a key element in bringing some stability to war-ravaged Iraq. The BBC's Natalya Antelava now reports that the councils are feeling sidelined by Iraq's Shia dominated government.

Global Politics

Shirin Ebadi on Roxana Saberi

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Shirin Ebadi, the Nobel Peace Prize winning Iranian human rights activist. Ms. Ebadi speaks about the case of Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi, who was just released from a Tehran prison.