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Football: Palestinian Honey Thaljieh plays by her own rules

This week we meet Honey Thaljieh, a young Palestinian woman who has overcome numerous social and political obstacles through playing football. As the first ever captain of the Palestinian women's national football team, she's inspired women and girls worldwide. She joins us on the show to tell us more.


Also, we look at a controversial bill in Poland which would outlaw public statements accusing Poles of complicity in the Holocaust. Israel has hit back: it claims the move is whitewashing history.

And we examine the highly political Lebanese courtroom drama "The Insult". The latest offering from Ziad Doueiri explores how a single slur ends up in a bitter legal battle. Our reporters meet the director.

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