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Latest update : 2013-12-30

A look back at some of the best stories of the year

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We have a special show this week: a look back at some of the best stories we brought you this year.

 

Story 1: Sudan

First off, a report from one of our Observers in Sudan. Under the country’s Islamic legal system, a woman can be flogged in public for so called immoral behaviour. And it’s up to police officers to decide just what that is, and whether it merits punishment. In the video you’re about to see, the woman is accused of riding in car with someone who is not a family member.

 

Story 2: France / Guinea

Now we have a gentler story… about Medmo and Max. One, a farmer with big dreams in Guinea, the other a farmer’s son, in distant France.

 

Story 3: World

Now for some other stories we’ve brought you this year.

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