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  • ISIS torture survivor tells his story | The World

    In the summer of 2014, the town Hamam al-Alil, Iraq, was one of dozens captured by ISIS as the group swept across large parts of Iraq. They turned this home into a prison. One man held there took us inside and described the torture he said he endured there. Read more: https://www.pri.org/stories/2017-01-24/isis-changed-all-lessons-it-became-all-about-death

  • Smart buildings of tomorrow | The World

    To head off the worst impacts of climate change, scientists warn that we need to cut global carbon emissions by perhaps 70 percent by mid-century. There are two basic ways to get there: replace fossil fuels with renewable energy sources, or use a lot less energy. One way to focus on that solution is to make buildings smarter. Read more: https://www.pri.org/stories/2017-01-17/silicon-valley-enginee...

  • Why Dennis Ramos is thinking of leaving the US

    Ramos, 26, and his brother are undocumented, brought to the Memphis, Tennessee as children without authorization. They were granted temporary relief from deportation during the Obama administration, but now they aren't sure they have a future in the US.

  • Your recycled plastic ends up in the ocean | The World

    Westerners too often regard pollution in Asia as a far-flung curiosity — a tragedy to be pitied from a safe distance. But when someone throws a dirty plastic spoon into the Java Sea, it doesn’t just float in place. Currents can carry it around the world and back in just 25 years. All the while, it’s disintegrating into toxic crumbs. The ocean and its creatures are now awash in chemicals oozed by p...

  • "Herr Zinga" ("The Fly")

    Nepalese from Bhutan. From the "Simba La La: World Music for Children" CD. (Courtesy of the Erie Art Museum) Read more: http://www.pri.org/stories/2016-12-05/refugees-pennsylvania-keep-musical-traditions-alive-kids-songs

  • "Ana Zujaja" ("I Am A Jar")

    Arabic from South Sudan. From the "Simba La La: World Music for Children" CD. (Courtesy of the Erie Art Museum) Read more: http://www.pri.org/stories/2016-12-05/refugees-pennsylvania-keep-musical-traditions-alive-kids-songs

  • "Simba La La" ("Lion, No, No,")

    Swahili from South Sudan. From the "Simba La La: World Music for Children" CD. (Courtesy of the Erie Art Museum) Read more: http://www.pri.org/stories/2016-12-05/refugees-pennsylvania-keep-musical-traditions-alive-kids-songs

  • "Vipepeo" ("Butterflies")

    Swahili from The Democratic Republic of Congo. From the "Simba La La: World Music for Children" CD. (Courtesy of the Erie Art Museum) Read more: http://www.pri.org/stories/2016-12-05/refugees-pennsylvania-keep-musical-traditions-alive-kids-songs

  • Standing Rock: A Nakota Iraq Veteran fighting for peace | The World

    Brandi King, a Nakota veteran of Iraq, traveled to Standing Rock to stand in solidarity with protesters. For King, non-violence, non-confrontation is a challenging to a warrior. "Fighting for peace is a lot harder than … I mean anyone can pull a trigger ... Actually being peaceful, and fighting for that… that takes a warrior. It takes a strong person to be peaceful." Read more: http://www.pri.org...

  • Clarinetist Kinan Azmeh with Quatuor Musique del Tempo in Lebanon | The World

    Clarinet player Kinan Azmeh rehearses with Quatuor Musique del Tempo, at the American University of Beirut concert hall, on Tuesday, Jan. 31, before a concert the following night. Read more: https://www.pri.org/stories/2017-02-01/touring-clarinetist-worries-america-won-t-let-him-go-home-new-york

  • "We have a new president, but we don’t have a new constitution.”

    Amaha Kassa is an immigration lawyer and founder of African Communities Together, a nonprofit that advocates for the rights of African immigrants in the US. His organization's 2,000 person network will be heavily affected by President Donald Trump's executive orders on immigration, and his stated policies. Here's how they have responded. More: https://www.pri.org/stories/2017-01-27/black-and-musli...

  • Kenya’s Ekegusii language

    Some two million people speak Ekegusii, but like many tribal languages it is under threat. A revival effort is underway led by native speakers and assisted by US linguists. Graduate student Daniel Hieber shot this video at a farm near Kisii in southwest Kenya.

  • This Yazidi folk singer now fights ISIS | The World

    Khatoon Khider used to sing old folk songs about the suffering centuries past of her people, the Yazidi religious minority. After ISIS overran her hometown of Sinjar, in northern Iraq, she put down her tambur — a mandolin-like string instrument — and picked up a gun, forming the first all-female Yazidi peshmerga battalion to fight the militant group. She picked up her tambur again to sing us this ...

  • Ismail’s cross | The World

    For two years, Ismail al-Kanon and his mother, Jandar Nasi, were captives of ISIS. More than most living under the terror group’s rule, they had reason to expect that they would never escape — because they were Iraqi Christians. Here is the story of how they kept their faith, survived and escaped. Read more: https://www.pri.org/stories/2017-01-25/iraqi-christian-teenager-and-his-disabled-mom-barel...

  • The birdman of Hamam al-Alil | The World

    When ISIS overran the Iraqi town of Hamam al-Alil Riyad al-Joboury coped with the occupation in part by creating an oasis in his garden. He constructed two large birdcages in the front yard, about 6 feet high, and filled them with brightly colored parakeets. He built a small gym. And for the backyard he got chickens, pigeons and three beehives. “We had nothing to do. Our house became a jail. So we...

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  • What dance can bring for students from the Marshall Islands

    Hawaiian dance is widely mistaken as applicable to Marshallese culture also, but the movements of Hula are actually considered inappropriate by the Marshallese. Here, sixth graders of Helen Tyson Middle School in Springdale, Arkansas deliver an example of authentic traditional Marshallese dance. Video by: Jia H. Jung

  • 15 years later, Rana Sodhi speaks to the man who murdered his brother | The World

    Balbir Singh Sodhi was killed in a hate crime, four days after 9/11. His brother has been working to spread love and forgiveness ever since. But this is the first time has has forgiven Frank Roque directly. More: http://www.pri.org/stories/2016-09-23/his-brother-was-murdered-wearing-turban-after-911-last-week-he-spoke-killer credit: Valarie Kaur/Revolutionary Love Project

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  • Election 2016: It’s time to #AskAboutWomen

    What will the next US president do for women and gender non-conforming people? And why isn't anybody asking the candidates about it? With Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump set to debate three times in the next month, we think it's time to #AskAboutWomen. What do you want to know? Tweet your questions at @womenslives using #AskAboutWomen, and share this video with everyone you know who cares abou...

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