A well-known blogger and activist jailed for a peaceful protest, a young man imprisoned and tortured for wearing the wrong T- shirt, a young woman abducted by masked police, and now among more than a thousand people who have been forcibly disappeared – these are just some of the alarming stories from the new Egypt. Orla Guerin has spent the last four years reporting from Cairo where she has witnessed a systematic assault on freedoms and human rights. The country's ruler, former army chief, President Abdel Fatah al Sisi is standing for re-election (next month) in a climate of fear ...
news & politics,
bbc: documentary archive,
danger in the download - part one 1 may 12,
The innovations for living better in old age in the fastest-ageing society in the world
How attitudes towards family, marriage, divorce, dating differ between generations
Becky Milligan looks back at the extraordinary life of South Africa’s new president.
How the circle of Ukraine's disgraced ex-president continues to profit from his people.
Madeha al-Ajroush battled for 30 years to get women the right to drive in Saudi Arabia
How migration from offline to online is bringing people into modern China
How have political, social and economic changes affected relations between generations?
Sahar meets the medical staff trying to deal with Afghanistan’s mental health emergency
Monica McWilliams was one of two women in the negotiations for the Good Friday Agreement
Healthcare reform was top of President Trumps legislative priority. What has changed?
Thousands of people with mental illness live in asylums in Croatia. But not in Osijek
The dark, demonic landscape of a 17th Century masterpiece The Temptation of St Anthony
The State Department ends Trump’s first year less resourced and less empowered
Fears of brain damage is leading to Americans stopping playing football
The rise of talk show host, philanthropist, media proprietor and actress Oprah Winfrey
The ethos of the Paralympic movement is fair and equal competition.
George Bellow’s masterpiece Men of the Docks reveals life in the Brooklyn docks in 1912
What has President Trump’s first year has meant for US Defence?
What can President Trump's tweets tell us about his presidency and the US?