Watch the full show from Monday, February 1: From Japan, growing outrage over the presence of American troops in Okinawa; in Haiti, the bizarre story of a group of American churchgoers arrested by local authorities; in Vietnam, things are starting to look a lot like America; and, sea turtles back from the brink in Australia.
Archive for February, 2010
On Saturday, a huge rally took place in Tokyo at which many called for an end to the American military presence in Okinawa. U.S. diplomats are working to preserve an agreement that would allow the troops to remain by moving them to a less populated part of the island. Tom Metcalf of Al Jazeera English reports, and Daljit Dhaliwal interviews Weston Konishi.
Over the past few weeks, Vietnamese courts have convicted several dissidents of subversion, sentencing them to prison terms of up to 16 years. For more insight into what's happening, Elaine Pearson of Human Rights Watch joins Daljit Dhaliwal to discuss the political situation in Vietnam.