The World This Week

Special show: The battle for Aleppo

Syria’s biggest city of Aleppo has become the new frontline in the 18-month-old conflict between the Assad regime and the country's rebels. François Picard’s panel reacts to the reports of independent videojournalist Yacine Benrabia as he follows Islamist insurgents in a neighbourhood under siege.

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Our guests:

  • Ammar Abd Rabbo, Syrian-born freelance photojournalist;
  • Janine Di Giovanni, Contributing editor, Vanity Fair, author of “Ghosts by Daylight";
  • Ole Solvang, Emergencies researcher, Human Rights Watch;
  • Ziad Majed, Assistant Professor at the American University of Paris.

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Produced by Christopher Davis, Wassim Nasr, Mary Colombel, David Boratav 

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