29 Oct 2013 by IPSTV
In Saudi Arabia, the #Women2Drive movement challenges ban, despite pressure.
In New York, ‘Stop and Frisk’ targets Black and Latino youth. But NY police contend that the policy has been effective.
In Rio, people continue to disappear more than a decade after end of military rule. How is the government addressing accountability for police actions?
BEHIND THE HEADLINES
Topics discussed: #’Women2Drive campaign, Police violations in Americas.
Live discussion with Hibaaq Osman, Karama Founder and CEO.
Contributions from: Tamador Alyami, Saudi writer and blogger. Soundbites by Manal Al Sharif, Saudi #womensrights activist.
Graph: #WomenToDrive campaign on social media.
+ Read related story: Saudi Arabia, Sans Human Rights, Seeks Council Seat, by Thalif Deen.
IPSTV News Director Luigi Spinola provides the IPSTV point of view on what is making the news:
Washington spying its allies.
Abuses in South African jail, Wits justice project.
Iraq, a forgotten crisis.
Tian An Men square on Chinese media.
#women2drive movement in Saudi Arabia.
- #StopandFrisk targets Black and Latino Youth, by Kim Jenna-Jurriaans, IPSTV correspondent in New York.
Graph: Stops by Race.
- 50.000 Missing People in #RiodeJaneiro over the Last Decade, by Fabiola Ortiz, IPSTV correspondent in Brazil. #cadeoamarildo.
With: NGO Rio de Paz.
Topics discussed: Police violations in Americas.
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Thursday 31 October: Hungry Europe.