Visual artist Ra di Martino grew up loving Star Wars. A few years ago, she set out to photograph the ruins of the old sets used to film the movie's desert scenes. It took her to Morocco, and Tunisia, where she found the house Luke Skywalker lived in.
The arrest of Egyptian satirist Bassem Yousef over the weekend made us ask how freedom of expression has evolved in the nations affected by the Arab Spring. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with middle east expert, Michael Wahid Hanna at the Century Foundation.
Jean-Pierre Filiu, a professor of Middle Eastern Studies at the School of International Studies, SciencesPo in Paris stopped by our studio to talk with anchor Marco Werman about hip hop inspired by the Arab Spring.
It's been two years since the revolution that swept Tunisia's long-time president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali from power. Ben Ali was forced to flee to Saudi Arabia, but it he left behind a palace-full of luxury possessions.
Last year, 17 journalists were killed in Syria. One of them was award-winning French photojournalist Rémi Ochlik. His friend Karim Ben Khelifa says Ochlik is remembered as someone who felt invested in his mission.