In 1913, South Africa passed the Native Land Act, which prohibited black South Africans from owning land. The Act was the cornerstone of apartheid, which was instituted in 1948. In 2004, ten years after the end of apartheid, land remains an explosive issue in the country. White landowners and black claimants talk about the land reform process in South Africa.
Though apartheid ended in South Africa in 1994, economic injustices between blacks and whites remain unresolved. As revealed in Yoruba Richen's incisive Promised Land, the most potentially explosive issue is land.
In this chilling video, Pol Pot's second in command, Nuon Chea (a.k.a. "Brother Number 2"), describes the decision they made to eliminate perceived "traitors" while they were in power. It's the first time a leader of the Khmer Rouge has admitted to ordering the killing of Cambodian people.
A group of Syrian women explain that the biggest challenges for women in the Muslim world stem not from conservative religious behaviors but from the cultural norms advocated by conservative male clerics.