- Making News: UK Detainees Face Tribunal
As the Bush administration prepares for the first military tribunals in 50 years, there-s an uproar in Britain. Two of the suspected terrorists being held at Guant-namo Bay are British subjects, and Foreign Secretary Jack Straw wants them brought home. David Rennie, Washington correspondent for London-s Daily Telegraph, says two of Britain's primary concerns involve issues of due process and the death penalty.
- Reporter's Notebook: UN Special Envoy on AIDS in Africa
UN Special Envoy on AIDS in Africa Previous epidemics of communicable disease killed off the very young and the very old, but in Africa, AIDS is taking the productive generations in their 20-s, 30-s and 40-s. The devastation caused by HIV and AIDS in Africa is almost incomprehensible to those who live in the relative comfort of Western countries. UN Special Envoy Stephen Lewis discusses the magnitude of the crisis and what needs to be done.
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