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The Inside Story Podcast -- where we dissect, analyse and help define major global stories.

    What's behind Sri Lanka's plan to heal its divisions?

    What's behind Sri Lanka's plan to heal its divisions?

    The Sri Lankan President has appointed a task force to establish a "one country, one law" concept which aims to end discrimination in a country with a history of religious and ethnic tensions. But the panel is headed by a controversial Buddhist monk known for his anti-Muslim stance. How will this new plan effectively represent everyone and help heal divisions within society?

    Join host Hashem Ahelbarra.

    With guests:

    Bhavani Fonseka - Senior Researcher, Centre for Policy Alternatives. 

    Shreen Abdul Saroor - Co-Founder, Women's Action Network.

    Thamil Venthan Ananthavinayagan - Lecturer in International Human Rights Law, University of Nottingham. 

    • 20 min
    How will Princess Mako's royal exit affect Japan?

    How will Princess Mako's royal exit affect Japan?

    Japan's Princess Mako has given up her royal status after marrying her "commoner" college sweetheart. The couple faced such intense media and public scrutiny during their four-year engagement the princess experienced post-traumatic stress disorder, underscoring the pressure imperial women face. What will her exit mean for Japan's royal family?

    Join host Hashem Ahelbarra.

    With guests:

    Nancy Snow - Professor of Public Diplomacy at Kyoto University of Foreign Studies.

    Seijiro Takeshita - Professor of Management at University of Shizuoka.

    Farrah Hasnain - Researcher and Writer at Japan Times.

    • 22 min
    What's next after Sudan's coup?

    What's next after Sudan's coup?

    Months of tensions between Sudan's military and civilian factions have resulted in a coup. Armed forces have arrested political leaders, including the Prime Minister, declared a state of emergency, and dissolved the country's transitional government. So, what does the road ahead look like for Sudan?

    Join host Hashem Ahelbarra. 

    With guests:

    Waleed Madibo - Founder and President of the Sudan Policy Forum.
     
    Jonas Horner - Senior Analyst for Sudan at the International Crisis Group.
     
    Alex De Waal - Executive Director of the World Peace Foundation.

    • 22 min
    How can we support healthcare workers?

    How can we support healthcare workers?

    Despite being celebrated as heroes of the pandemic, healthcare workers are burnt out, with many quitting their jobs after two years of non-stop working. The WHO says up to 180,000 of them have died from COVID-19. So, what should be done to ensure they get the help they need?

    Join host Mohammed Jamjoom.

    With guests: 

    Howard Catton - Chief Executive Officer, International Council of Nurses.

    Dr Ishwar Gilada - Secretary General, Organised Medicine Academic Guild.

    Grant Blashki - Associate Professor, University of Melbourne.

    • 21 min
    Will Brazil's leader face justice over his COVID response?

    Will Brazil's leader face justice over his COVID response?

    A senate investigation says Brazil's president should be charged with "crimes against humanity" for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. But will Jair Bolsonaro face justice in a country so politically divided?

    Join host Mohammed Jamjoom.

    With guests:

    Gustavo Ribeiro - Founder, The Brazilian Report.

    Joao Nunes - Senior Lecturer in International Relations, University of York.

    Paulo Sotero - Distinguished fellow, Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center.

    • 23 min
    What will it take to help Haiti?

    What will it take to help Haiti?

    A gang in Haiti has kidnapped 17 American and Canadian missionaries, and is now demanding millions in ransom – the latest example of the increasing chaos in one of the world's poorest countries. So, will international aid be needed, again, to return it to stability? 

    Join host Mohammed Jamjoom.

    Guests:

    Eugenia Charles - Executive Director, Fondasyon Mapou.

    Francois Guillaume II - Ambassador of Haiti in Qatar.

    Jake Johnston - Senior Research Associate, Center for Economic and Policy Research.

    • 21 min

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