Voice of America is giving young Somali listeners a new platform for exploring social issues and getting the latest news along with music and technology features.
Alhurra-Iraq announces the launch of a new program From Erbil, which reports from the streets of Kurdistan and focuses on the plurality of Iraq, discussing topics that are important to all Iraqis. It sheds light on issues that affect people living in the province, such as human and minorities rights, violence against women, unemployment and problems in the agriculture and tourism sectors. From Erbil airs every Saturday at 5:30 p.m. Baghdad time and is the latest program from the Raise Your Voice campaign.
One of two Voice of America exclusive stories by reporter Eun Jung Cho covering abusive practices against North Korean workers in Qatar was cited in a special United Nations human rights report, and focuses fresh attention on North Korea’s mistreatment of its civilian workforce. The story cites a meeting between North Korean officials and Qatar’s Construction Development Company (CDC) in which the construction company fired nearly half its North Korean workers, as a result of their supervisors’ repeated violations of Qatar labor laws.
WASHINGTON D.C. — VOA’s latest documentary A Single Step: Journeys of Women Leaders debuted at a special screening at the Asia Society in New York on September 24, bringing in a great crowd and a dynamic discussion following the screening.
Alhurra Television launches Delusional Paradise, a ground-breaking documentary series on Sept. 26th, exposing the brutality of extremism and the viciousness of Daesh. The Alhurra-produced program goes beyond the daily death count, to focus on the human stories of the living victims.
WASHINGTON D.C. — For a second year, the Voice of America provided in-depth extensive coverage of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Summit in Washington with programming in English and all language services broadcasting to the continent.
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