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WorldLink is a one-hour weekly program presenting personal stories from behind the headlines.

WorldLink is a one-hour weekly program presenting personal stories from behind the headlines.
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DW Germany

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WorldLink is a one-hour weekly program presenting personal stories from behind the headlines.

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English


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WorldLink: An Egyptian witch hunt

10/13/2017
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On this week's show: An in-depth look at the vicious crackdown on Egypt's LGBTQ community, Israeli and Palestinian women march for peace, why farmers in India are being driven to suicide, and the US immigration lawyer standing up for refugee rights. Plus, we meet South Africa's surrogacy pioneer and a doctor who's been dubbed "Chile's Patch Adams."

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: The personal stories behind the headlines

10/6/2017
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WorldLink brings you 60 minutes of personal insight from those whose lives are impacted by global events.

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: The art of storytelling

10/6/2017
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We're going to look at different ways artists see our world, including a street photographer from Yemen, a renowned photojournalist, a contemporary German poet and a Korean cartoonist with office culture in his sights. Plus, learn how to brew the perfect coffee and explore food with altitude.

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: Historic choices

9/29/2017
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On this week’s show, we take stock of the German election, one that saw a rightwing party voted into the Bundestag for the first time in a half century + On the streets of eastern Berlin, we hear why voters have turned to the Alternative for Germany + And does money and education protect you from propaganda?

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: A German metamorphosis via migration

9/26/2017
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Join us on the road: DW's Neil King and Gabriel Borrud explore what it takes to be German and how migrants and refugees are integrating into German society. We visit Neil's old school in Germany, attend Friday prayers at a mosque, talk Islamophobia with the AfD, and get to jam with a unique German-Turkish rock band.

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: A German metamorphosis via migration

9/22/2017
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Join us on the road: DW's Neil King and Gabriel Borrud explore what it takes to be German and how migrants and refugees are integrating into German society. We visit Neil's old school in Germany, attend Friday prayers at a mosque, talk Islamophobia with the AfD, and get to jam with a unique German-Turkish rock band.

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: What does it mean to be German?

9/15/2017
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Join us on the road: DW's Samantha Early and Sarah Steffen drive all over Germany to find out what it means to be German. This 'identity' question comes up over and over in public debate - and especially this year with Germany's nationwide elections. Join us as we visit local festivals, meet a European borderhopper and find out about quirky things in Germany.

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: Peace to conflict

9/8/2017
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On this week's show: International concern as the Rohingya flee in swathes to Bangladesh amid increased conflict in Myanmar + No end to violence in Colombia following the landmark FARC deal + And how different are hipsters from non-hipsters, really?

Duration: 00:58:52


WorldLink: Crisis mode

9/1/2017
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This week: Preparing for disaster – we interview a prepper and disaster control expert. The North Korean defector whose online comic series is going viral in the south, the community surgeon in Sierra Leone who’s not a doctor but is performing emergency operations, and delving into asexuality in Germany.

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: Pushing for change

8/25/2017
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This week: Venezuelans in search of a better life in Chile, a German politician stirring sentiments over refugees and an anti-IS radio station in Iraq, eco-activism in Canada and the US, geeks in Gaza and a celebration to remember in Colombia.

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: Music and migrants

8/19/2017
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This week: drownings, warning shots and wars of words… what on earth is going on in the Mediterranean? We meet the refugees in Indonesia, creating a life in limbo. Plus, a musical journey connecting Syria, Australia, Hollywood and Berlin.

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: Up to the task?

8/11/2017
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Big tasks and the people taking them on: The Madrid housewife whose phone became a lifeline for refugees, the Hamburg cop supporting police in Mali on the world's deadliest UN peacekeeping mission and the German parents readying their children to enter school. Plus, a special series on South Africa's emerging black middle class.

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: No place to call home

8/4/2017
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On this week's show: Meet a photographer who is documenting the plight of statelessness. Hear from a Syrian boy what it's like to grow up in the world's largest refugee camp. And get to know a social worker in Slovakia who is campaigning for the rights of the homeless. Plus, hear some unique stories about transportation, from road rage in Latin America to huge traffic jams in Jakarta and Kabul.

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: Breaking out

7/28/2017
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On this week's special retrospective, we delve into life at an American prison and meet an inmate who used the time he served to become a writer. We'll also hear how art is helping one Honduran gang member transform his reality. Plus, what it's like to live in the shadow of Al Capone, Colombia's City of Women, and the Italian boxing champion who fought with more than just his gloves.

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: The other side

7/13/2017
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On this week's program, we take a look at deepening divisions in Turkish society one year after the failed coup, and find out why a growing number of Muslims in India fear vigilante attacks. Plus, the unique virtual reality project that tries to humanize warring factions and a special in-depth report on one of the world's most powerful organized criminal groups, Italy's 'Ndrangheta mafia.

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: Germans discuss gay marriage

7/7/2017
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As German parliament makes the landmark vote to legalize gay marriage, we dig into the facts and talk to a couple and a wedding planner about what it will mean for the LGBT community. Also this week, we meet the women fighting for abortion rights in Chile, attend the World Transplant Games and dance in the dark in Australia.

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: Taking back control

6/30/2017
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Censorship and spying have taken on a new dimension in the digital age. We meet the Venezuelan journalists boarding buses to avoid a digital crackdown and the Mexican reporters and activists being targeted by spyware.

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: Reporting in the lion's den

6/23/2017
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On this week's show: a leading White House correspondent on the intersection between the media and Trump. The common denominator between a Zimbabwean satirist and a resilient investigative reporter in the Arab world. How big is the problem of anti-Semitism in Europe? Jumping the color line in Apartheid South Africa. And why Germans love garden houses in summer.

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: Statelessness special

6/16/2017
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Millions of people around the world are deprived of basic rights because they don't have citizenship. We hear from a photographer who has spent a decade trying to document the problem, and meet a Kashmiri man living in limbo in Europe. Plus, life inside the Zaatari Refugee Camp, why displaced Iraqi minorities may never be able to return home, and the theater production exploring exile in Germany.

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: Minority report

6/10/2017
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In this week's show: Britain's Muslim community responds to the terrorist threat and a growing stigma. Prejudices faced by Afro-Mexicans in Mexico and the US. A woman who was part of Australia's "Stolen Generations." A Polish political journalist producing spoof news. A young Ugandan who swapped dreams of flying planes for drone filmmaking. And a Japanese tattoo artist taking on the law.

Duration: 00:58:51

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