A new book from Rev. Mitri Raheb of Bright Stars of Bethlehem explores Jesus Christ's identity as a Palestinian Jew. He argues for a reading of the New Testament "from the perspective of the people of Palestine." He'll join us to discuss Christian communities in the Holy Land.
This monthly series is produced in collaboration with EcoMyths Alliance.
Many see boycotting tomorrow's elections as the best way to protest the ongoing rule of Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the current president of Algeria. Bouteflika has made few campaign appearances but has told Algerians they should come out and vote. We'll get a preview of the vote with Masouria Mokhefi.
At least 14 people were killed over the weekend in India in attempts to disrupt voting. Along with violence, the election process has been rocked by a scandal surrounding a top candidate for prime minister. We'll get an update from India expert, Sumit Ganguly.
Each week Nari Safavi, co-founder of the Pasfarda Arts and Culture exchange, give his picks for a global weekend. This week, he'll recommend a Costa Rican documentary, a hands-on event at the Chinese American Museum of Chicago, and a panel discussion at About Face Theatre company.
The Senate Intelligence Committee released a report which found that the CIA had misled both the government and the public about the brutality of its interrogation methods. Last week the Senate Intelligence Committee voted to declassify the report. We'll get an update.
Another journalist from Al Jazeera was arrested in Egypt today for allegedly " allegedly inciting and taking part in violence." The arrest comes just a week after the courts sentenced hundreds of people to death for being part of the Muslim Brotherhood. We'll discuss the crackdown.
Voting has begun in one of the world's largest elections. Indian voters will elect 543 members of the lower house and a new president. It's expected to take several weeks for all voters to cast their ballots. We'll take a look at how the country's minorities are expected to vote.
Twenty years ago today marks the beginning of one of the worst genocides of the 20th century. Estimates put the dead from the 100-day slaughter at close to one million people. We deconstruct what happened with former General Romeo Dallaire, head of U.N.