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A Bomb Survivor Urges Compassion for Fukushima Victims

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Download This week, Japan marks the second anniversary of the huge earthquake and tsunami that killed thousands of people.

The giant wave also hit the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, triggering the world's worst nuclear disaster in a generation.

Two years on, more than 150 thousand of Fukushima residents still can't return to their homes.

Being stuck in limbo isn't the only challenge they face - there's also discrimination against people perceived to have been exposed to radiation.

Tetsuo Imamichi, a survivor of both the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings, knows the sting of prejudice.

Mark Willacy from Radio Australia  reports from Hiroshima.

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Free School Offers Hope to Cambodian Rubbish Dump Children

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Download Hundreds of poor families live at Phnom Penh’s dump site.

Most of the children don’t go to school because they have to work instead.

But things are starting to change now that a local NGO is providing them with a free education.

Sorn Sarath meets the woman behind the organisation.

সর্বশেষ আপডেট ( সোমবার, 18 মার্চ 2013 14:50 )
 

Indonesia’s ‘Unofficial’ Children Struggling for a Future

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Download Obtaining a birth certificate in Indonesia is something of a bureaucratic headache.

But it’s more of a headache without one.

It closes the door to formal education and healthcare and a range of other fundamental rights.

In Indonesia, it’s a problem for more than 30 million children across the country.

Kate Lamb visits a school for street children in Jakarta to look at the realities of an undocumented existence.

সর্বশেষ আপডেট ( সোমবার, 18 মার্চ 2013 15:13 )
 

Afghanistan Hosts First Women’s Film Festival

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Download This year Afghanistan hosted its first Women’s Film Festival.

A total of 45 were submitted - all directed by women from different countries, including female directors from Afghanistan.

The films produced by Afghan female filmmakers demonstrate the strength of Afghan women to the international community.

Ghayor Waziri talks to one of the stars of the festival.

সর্বশেষ আপডেট ( সোমবার, 18 মার্চ 2013 15:29 )
 

Tibetan Leadership Calls for Dialogue with China

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Download Protest marches and rallies were held in several world cities last weekend to mark the 54th anniversary of the Tibetan uprising against China.

The Tibetan community in exile has been urging the international community to intervene and help stop human rights abuses in the Himalayan region.

India is home to the largest number of Tibetan exiles and their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.

And as Bismillah Geelani reports, Tibetan leaders in India are making fresh calls for dialogue with the new Chinese leadership.

সর্বশেষ আপডেট ( সোমবার, 18 মার্চ 2013 15:55 )
 

Child Labour Still Rampant in Cambodia

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Download The United Nations has called for an end to child labour by 2016.

But in Cambodia, the practice is still rampant.

One of the largest employers of child labour is Phnom Penh Sugar Company, owned by a ruling party official.

The company is accused of exploiting child labour and grabbing land from villagers.

Borin Noun has more.

সর্বশেষ আপডেট ( সোমবার, 18 মার্চ 2013 14:28 )
 

Taliban Warns Shopkeepers Against Selling Obscene Films

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Download The Taliban in Pakistan recently issued a warning to shops in Karkhano Market, telling them to stop selling viagra-style potency drugs and pornography.

The warning still hangs on one of the shop walls.

Shops selling music and movies in Peshawar have been bombed in the past.

Mudassar Shah visits the market and talks to some of  the shopkeepers.

সর্বশেষ আপডেট ( মঙ্গলবার, 19 মার্চ 2013 17:31 )
 

Art as a form of protest in Burma

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Download Exhibitions are now showing political art openly in Burma.

As the old censorship laws are being relaxed, protest groups are using art to spread their message.

An exhibition to fundraise for a copper mine protest in northern Burma was held in Rangoon.

Helen Regan went to speak to one of artists.

সর্বশেষ আপডেট ( সোমবার, 18 মার্চ 2013 16:54 )
 
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