Egypt’s judiciary, once renowned as fiercely independent, now faces criticism for the harsh and lengthy imprisonment of political prisoners under the leadership of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. Special correspondent Nick Schifrin talks with one family who have tirelessly fought for…
By PBS NewsHour
Cuba has declared it will pardon over 3,500 prisoners in the next 72 hours as a humanitarian gesture ahead of Pope Francis’s visit to Cuba next week.
By Jaclyn Diaz
With President Obama's Visit, Myanmar Looks Towards Greater Democracy…
Margaret Warner discusses Cuba's political and economic future with two analysts.
Cuba is back in the news spotlight after the release of political prisoners and a TV appearance by Fidel Castro.
In other news Thursday, Cuba's government promised to release 52 dissidents over the few months. Also, three men believed to have ties to al-Qaida have been arrested in Norwayand Germany.
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