A US transgender activist seeking refuge in Sweden, Sudan's second month of protests, the surreal trial of El Chapo

January 21, 2019

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A Sudanese man makes a peace sign with his hands

A Sudanese man gestures near the home of a demonstrator who died of a gunshot wound sustained during anti-government protests in Khartoum, Sudan, Jan. 18, 2019. 



Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:
Song: Ndoli
Artist: Kaira Ba Diali Cissokho
Label: okaymusic
Song: Tassi
Artist: Vaudou Game
Label: Hot Casa Records
Song: Addis Nat
Artist: Hailu Mergia
Label: Awesome Tapes From Africa
Artist: Kamal Tarbas
Label: Ostinato Records LLC

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