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June 24, 2023

Emergency Update on Events Unfolding in Russia

Garry Kasparov and Uriel Epshtein discuss what Prigozhin’s “rebellion” means for the future of Putin’s regime.

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April 10, 2023

Forgotten Prisoners, Writing for Freedom – Egypt🇪🇬

Jailed in Egypt during a mass arrest, 17 year-old Abdelrahman Elgendy faces 15 years in prison. To cope, he studies and begins writing as a form of resistance - creating counter narratives.

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March 27, 2023

He Set Himself On Fire For Freedom – Tibet

Young Tibetan pop star Tswenag Norbu self immolated in front of the iconic Potala Palace. The oppression of Tibetans by Chinese government became too much to just sit and watch.

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March 13, 2023

We Refuse To Be Erased – The Uyghur Genocide

Zubayra Shamseden escaped the genocide. Today at the Uyghur Human Rights Program she is documenting stories of her people who have escaped China's horrific concentration camps.

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February 13, 2023

“They Dropped Barrel Bombs Packed With Shrapnel & TNT” – Syria🇸🇾

Aziz Alhamza was not a journalist yet he began a network of brave citizen journalists who exposed massacres in Raqqa Syria. Jailed, tortured and many killed they still continue to tell the world.

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January 30, 2023

The Lawyer Who Fought Back – Uganda🇺🇬

Nicholas Opiyo is as decorated a human rights lawyer as you will ever find. His story of defending the voiceless, facing torture himself for his work is powerful. Listen to his resolve to soldier on

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January 9, 2023

Free My Husband Felix Maradiaga – Nicaragua 🇳🇮

“I must tell you that I will be unfaithful to you in this marriage, for I am in love with Nicaragua too” Felix & Berta are fighting the brutal Ortega regime from opposite sides of Felix's jail cell.

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December 29, 2022

The Jan 6 Report is Out. What now?

Heidi Heitkamp and Preet Bharara join Uriel to discuss the Jan 6 Committee’s final report.

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December 12, 2022

Freedom Comes With Responsibility – I Escaped North Korea For It 🇰🇵

Joseph Kim escaped North Korea as a 15 year after watching his father die of hunger. Walking for days & living in mountains he got to China. His story will shock you but his heart will inspire you.

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November 28, 2022

We Will Recover Democracy In Venezuela 🇻🇪

Rodrigo Diamanti narrates why he became a student organizer of non-violent protest against the Venezuelan regime and his now lifelong work of raising a new generation of change makers.