Asia: August 2011 Archives

August 11 & 14: from Monrovia, Liberia - Voss, Norway - Ghana - Swarthmore, Pennsylvania - Urumqi, China

High-school students tuck into a meal of smalahove in Norway (photo/Nachammai Raman).

The Redemption of General Butt Naked, a feared militia leader who admits killing thousands during the Liberian civil war yet the state lets him walk free. 

The sound of Uyghur music: A minority in China listens to its past, for clues to its future. 

Meet the Indiana Jones of lost languages. who scours the planet to save endangered tongues. 

And, fancy another helping of sheep cheeks and watery eyes? Norwegians are lining up for an acquired taste.
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