free speech

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we wanted you to name an central European capital known for its spires. The answer is Prague, in the Czech Republic. A radio station there is at the center of a controversy over free speech. The World's David Leveille has the story.

Global Politics

Azerbaijan's virtual candidate

The World's Clark Boyd reports on a "virtual candidate" running for president in Azerbaijan today. Most real candidates boycotted the election, to protest political repression by the incumbent. The World's Clark Boyd has the story.

Arts, Culture & Media

Free Theatre Belarus

Belarus is called the last dictatorship in Europe. The government censors the arts, so performance troupe Free Theatre Belarus performs secretly, in converted houses, to avoid arrest. American playwright Aaron Landsman went to visit the group in Minsk, and learned what theater is really all about. Produced by David Krasnow and Gretta Cohn.

Conflict & Justice

Burmese youth speak

Burmese youth have launched their first television current affairs program. The program, called Youth Speak, is produced by an exile station, and broadcast via satellite from Thailand.

Health & Medicine

China infant formula scare

The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on concerns about the safety of infant formula produced in China. Two infants have died and hundreds became ill after drinking tainted formula produced by a Chinese state-run company.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Classical music that was banned by the Nazis in the 1930's was recently performed at a summer concert in California. Correspondent Lonny Shavelson was there and sent us this report.

Environment

iTunes blocked in China

Apple's popular iTunes music service went offline in China recently, when an album called "Songs for Tibet" became available. Cyrus Farivar has the story.

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