Palestinians chant slogans during a protest in front of the Dome of the Rock Mosque at the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City, Friday, June 18, 2021. 
Critical State, a foreign policy newsletter by Inkstick Media, takes a deep dive into recent research on how — and for whom — civil resistance actually works.
A man wearing a red cardigan with dark hair walks near a police officer.
On Wednesday, police in Russia raided the home of Roman Dobrokhotov, editor-in-chief of The Insider, an independent, investigative media outlet. Dobrokhotov joined The World's host Marco Werman to talk about the pressure journalists are under in Russia.
A medical worker administers a shot of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine at a vaccination center in Gostinny Dvor, a huge exhibition place in Moscow, Russia.
Judy Twigg, a global public health expert at Virginia Commonwealth University, joins The World's host Marco Werman to discuss the science behind Russia's new vaccine cocktail.
Faeza Satouf, from Syria, looks at a photo of her graduation day on her phone during an interview in Nivaa, Denmark, Wednesday, April 21, 2021. 
Critical State, a foreign policy newsletter by Inkstick Media, takes a deep dive into new research on how family networks allow people who flee violence to survive in their new homes. 
A woman and a boy walk on the dried up riverbed of the Zayandeh Roud river that no longer runs under the 400-year-old Si-o-seh Pol bridge, named for its 33 arches, in Isfahan, Iran
Kaveh Madani, a senior fellow at Yale University and former deputy head of Iran's Department of Environment, joins The World's host Marco Werman to discuss some of the reasons behind Iran's latest water shortages.
In this photo taken Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, Anna Acheng, a 45-year-old who was abducted by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) and whose left ear was partly sliced off by them, stands near her home in the Barlonyo displaced persons camp in northern Uganda.
Critical State, a foreign policy newsletter by Inkstick Media, highlights new research about how family networks shape individual decisions about security, with a focus on family ties among people subject to forced marriages and pregnancy by the Lord's Resistance Army.
Social media accounts of LGBTQ student groups and feminist activists have been shut down in China.
Feminist and LGBTQ groups in China face online harassment and government censorship of their social media accounts and activities.
A person stands in a tower on the perimeter of the Number 3 Detention Center in Dabancheng in western China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region on April 23, 2021. 
A recent report shows that polysilicon companies — a key component of solar panels — used forced labor of Uyghur people. 
Looters outside a shopping centre alongside a burning barricade in Durban, South Africa
William Gumede, the executive chairperson of the Democracy Works Foundation in South Africa, discusses the recent civil unrest in South Africa with The World’s host Marco Werman.
Peacekeepers from the United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS) provide security during a visit of UNCHR High Commissioner Filippo Grandi to South Sudan's largest camp for the internally displaced, in Bentiu, South Sudan, Sunday, June
Critical State, a foreign policy newsletter by Inkstick Media, takes a deep dive into the role of peacekeepers since the Cold War, who have taken a more expansive view of their purpose in conflict zones.

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