FROM Dusan Stojanovic
Radovan Karadzic Arrested after Thirteen Years on the Run He's a psychiatrist charged with masterminding the Europe's worst massacre since World War II, the execution of 8000 Muslims in Srebrenica during the Bosnian war between 1992 and 1995. Thirteen years ago, Serbian leader Radovan Karadzic was indicted for genocide at the UN War Crimes Tribunal in The Hague. Last night he was finally arrested near Belgrade, reportedly while changing locations, disguised by a bushy white beard and glasses. Dusan Stojanovic is chief correspondent for the Associated Press in Belgrade.
Human Rights in the era of Donald Trump President Trump’s UN Ambassador, Nikki Haley, said today the US might pull out of the United Nations’ Human Rights Council. Serious violators of human rights are members of the Council itself–and a US resignation could make things worse. Later on today’s show, now that he’s into his second term, comedian turned US Senator Al Franken is telling jokes again.
Venezuela spirals into economic and political chaos Venezuela, a country whose potential for prosperity is unmatched, finds itself on the verge of civil war. What sustains the repressive government? With time running out, guest host León Krauze looks at what the international community can do to pull the country from the edge of collapse.
Trump's new look at civil rights and global warming President Trump is reportedly ready to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. We look at the possible consequences. On the second half of the program, we hear about cuts in Obama-Era civil rights programs called for by the Trump Administration's first budget plan.