Archives: Human Rights

Illegal: LGBT in Africa

The Supreme Court’s ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act was a significant step forward for the LGBT community in the United States, but in other countries around the world homosexuality remains a crime. This hour we’ll talk about what it’s like being gay in Africa, where homosexuality can mean prison time or even death.

Journalist Imprisoned in Iran / League of Women Voters President

American journalist Roxana Saberi on her imprisonment in Iran; and League of Women Voters president.

Human Trafficking / NPR’s Carl Kasell

Human trafficking in Ohio and the world, and a conversation with NPR’s Carl Kasell

Human Rights and Immigration

Human rights and legal issues affecting immigrants in the U.S.

U.S. Middle East Policy

U.S. policy toward Iran, ongoing protests, and human rights abuses in Iran, and how to achieve peace in the Middle East

Anne Frank’s Legacy

Anne Frank as a self-aware writer, and the power of her life and book to illuminate the past and inspire the cause of human rights in the future