Flashpoints

Flashpoints – November 2, 2017

Today on Flashpoints, an in-depth update on the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya People from Myanmar formerly known as Burma. We’ll be joined by human rights activist, Ko Myo Win and award-winning filmmaker Jeanne Hallacy, who has a new SHORT, HARD-HITTING documentary called SITTWE about the history and the plight of the Rohingya people. Also, … Continued


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Hundreds Dead in Mexico After Earthquake Strikes on Anniversary of Devastating 1985 Quake; Hurricane Maria Strikes Puerto Rico, Threatening to Be the Most Catastrophic Storm in a Century; Senate Republicans Scramble to Secure Votes for Last-Ditch Effort to Repeal Affordable Care Act; Advocates Warn All Rohingya May Be Driven Out of Burma If Military’s Ethnic … Continued


Hundreds Dead in Mexico After Earthquake Strikes on Anniversary of Devastating 1985 Quake; Hurricane Maria Strikes Puerto Rico, Threatening to Be the Most Catastrophic Storm in a Century; Senate Republicans Scramble to Secure Votes for Last-Ditch Effort to Repeal Affordable Care Act; Advocates Warn All Rohingya May Be Driven Out of Burma If Military’s Ethnic … Continued


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