Friday: Downed Malaysia Airlines plane, Ethiopian farmer, Rick MacInnes-Rae retires, and more...


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.

Part One

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.

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Part Two

Ethiopian farmer
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.

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