04/06/2011

Politics

Hope and fear in Benghazi

Libyans in the rebel stronghold Benghazi may parade and fire guns in the air but a few blocks away stores are closed. The streets are silent - with rebels dying on the front line, few people are ready to go shopping. Ben Gilbert reports from Benghazi.

Conflict & Justice

Tik Root discusses prison in Syria

American student Pathik Root was studying Arabic at Damascus University when he was picked up by Syrian security forces and held for 15 days. He was released last Friday. He tells host Marco Werman that prisoners in Syria are treated "like zoo animals".

Politics

Hope and fear in Benghazi

Libyans in the rebel stronghold Benghazi may parade and fire guns in the air but a few blocks away stores are closed. The streets are silent - with rebels dying on the front line, few people are ready to go shopping. Ben Gilbert reports from Benghazi.

Conflict & Justice

Tik Root discusses prison in Syria

American student Pathik Root was studying Arabic at Damascus University when he was picked up by Syrian security forces and held for 15 days. He was released last Friday. He tells host Marco Werman that prisoners in Syria are treated "like zoo animals".