WorldLink: WorldLink: On the move10/03/15
On this week's show: we follow the refugee migration route, from a passport office in Afghanistan, to local councils taking care of new arrivals in Germany. Should refugees in shelters be housed separately according to religion? Plus, the Austrian...
WorldLink: WorldLink: Arts and Outreach
We kick off with the Volkswagen emissions scandal and how refugees are flying to Sweden and staging "Oliver" in Jordan in Arabic. We hear about art against surveillance, life as a toilet cleaner in India and radio advocacy for global goals, as well as...
WorldLink: No place to call home
On this week’s show: Borders spring up across Europe, a theater project turns refugees into tour guides and undocumented migrants in the USA suffer the psychological burden of uncertainty. All that, plus a Syrian love story, a Canadian sniper and a...
On this week’s show: A call for Arab states to open up to refugees, the girl they’re calling “The Syrian Malala” and kickflipping in Kabul’s Skatistan. All that, plus the most issue-driven collection of hipster stories you’ve ever heard
WorldLink: WorldLink - Power politics and powderkegs
On this week's show: We kick off with the migrants standoff in Hungary, a good samaritan at the Serb-Hungarian border and Magda's "Migrants Hotel" in Vienna. Also, possible homegrown reasons for the Bangkok bombing, how an Azeri journalist's...
WorldLink: Pursuing a passion
On this week’s show: Development work in Afghanistan, refugees in Jordan and beer bottle propaganda in Ukraine. Also, the chance to meet an Iranian woman cyclist, an Indian tea-seller with literary aspirations and a percussionist with a penchant for...
WorldLink: Worldlink - Back in time
New beginnings for estranged neighbors: the US raises its flag in Cuba, women in Israel campaign for peace, the role of indigenous activists against climate change. Plus, looking for answers from the past in Brazil, Afghanistan and the UK.
WorldLink: WorldLink - The shadow of violence
On this week's show: Young Norwegians return to Utoya four years after a horrific massacre, and why a Crimean broadcaster has set up shop in Kyiv. We also hear from a survivor of the atomic bomb that devastated Hiroshima, a victim of Stalin's mass...
WorldLink: WorldLink - Sticking out
On this week's show: the Sicilian journalist who's broadcasting against the Mafia, why Islamists are hounding the man with Pakistan’s finest moustache, South Africa's time warp village. All that, plus the pedophile who's desperately trying to contain...
WorldLink: WorldLink religion special
On this week's show: Islam in China, Christians in Israel and a South Korean monk tending the graves of North Korean soldiers. All that, plus an in-depth look at minority religions in the USA.
WorldLink: WorldLink - Home is where the heart is
On today's show, can German-Greek relations survive the crisis? Going crazy in Brussels as ministers enter more rounds of talks. Rebuilding Srebenica, 20 years after the massacre. Also, home is where the heart is for prayer wakers in Egypt making a...
WorldLink: WorldLink- Down -Not Out
On today's show two women describe how the London bombings 10 years ago changed their lives, we hear how the Muslim Brotherhood goes underground and how refugees celebrate Ramadan. Also: how a Frenchman has big dreams for a town in Ukraine, Quatar's...
WorldLink: [WorldLink] Persecution and recognition
On this week's show: 21-year old classical guitar master David Dyakov explains about the two types of classical musicians, and we rediscover French chanson singer Edith Piaf. Also: How Egyptian journalists face arbitrary detention, a captured...
WorldLink: Highs and lows
On this week's show: MERS alert in South Korea, Yazidi civilians still trapped on Mount Sinjar and the world's newest oldest doctor. All that, plus an exploration of race and identity, playgrounds for Palestine and why yoga may not be as politically...
WorldLink: Searching for equality
On today's show, a search for equality: from revelations of "cultural genocide" in Canada to "#blackmendream" in the USA. "Crimefighters" in Africa; soldiering for all men in South Korea and "Daddy leave" Norwegian style.
WorldLink: Soft targets
Today's show focuses on the victims and fighters produced by the brutalities of so-called Islamic State -Yazidi women kidnapped by IS, the distraught mother of a radicalized youth, an Italian fighting against IS. We also hear about the muzzling of...
WorldLink: Everybody's looking for something
On this week's show: Migrants at the mercy of smugglers and seawater, thirsty India waits for the monsoon and international football's day of reckoning. Also: Sierra Leone a year after the first Ebola break-out, music from an indigenous Chilean opera...
WorldLink: Upping the ante
Today we hear about Iraqi volunteers training to drive Islamic State out of their hown town of Mosul, the migration industry operating from divided Libya, the Pakistani madrassas that are throwing fuel on the fire, Serbia’s stolen babies, Madagascar’s...
Today we hear about migrants adrift in Asian waters, 2-time quake victims in Nepal and seismic surrogacy debates in Israel. We also have stories about a rape victim seeking justice in Pakistan, a Chilean woman who inspired a film by adopting dead...
WorldLink: Call to Conflict
This week we look at the UK's bombshell elections, two Middle Eastern migrants recount their harrowing journey into Spain, and how saving Nepal's monuments spells healing after the earthquake. We also hear how different people choose to fight for what...