Friday, July 18, 2014 | Categories: Episodes
Renowned Dutch AIDS researcher Joep Lange was among the 298 people who died when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down...The British government gives millions to Ethiopia every year -- and now, one Ethiopian farmer is suing the U.K. for helping fund what he says is a cruel campaign of forced relocation...and after a stellar 37-year career at the CBC that took him all over the world, Rick MacInnes-Rae retires.
MH17: AIDS researcher
Dozens of HIV/AIDS experts were on board that flight, among them Dutch doctor Joep Lange, the fiercely committed former president of the International AIDS Society.
MH17: Organization of Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)
The day after a Malaysia Airlines flight was shot down in Ukraine, monitors from the Organization for Security and Co-Operation in Europe have arrived at the crash site. But they've met with tight security, and not a lot of co-operation.
Villagization" is actually a euphemism for the forced relocation of tens of thousands of Ethiopians -- and it's allegedly resulted in rape and murder as well. Now, an Ethiopian farmer is taking the British government to court -- because, he says, aid from the U.K. helped facilitate the operation.
Rick MacInnes-Rae retires
We bid a reluctant but heartfelt farewell to a man whose career speaking from here and elsewhere, about others, speaks for itself: veteran journalist and former host of CBC Radio's Dispatches, Rick MacInnes-Rae.