Ashley Westerman

Ashley Westerman appears in the following:

How Big A Threat Is Extremism In Southeast Asia?

Sunday, June 11, 2017

The Philippines has been a recent flashpoint, but violent episodes have taken place elsewhere, too. Islamist groups in the region are diverse and the threat of terrorism is not confined to ISIS.

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4 Years After Rana Plaza Tragedy, What's Changed For Bangladeshi Garment Workers?

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Four years after the deadliest garment factory disaster, a new report by Human Rights Watch finds that many global apparel companies have not signed a transparency pledge regarding its supply chains.

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Can You Still Have Hope When Life Seems Hopeless?

Sunday, April 23, 2017

We interviewed Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and asked about their hopes for the future. We were shaken by their answers.

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Long-Persecuted Rohingya Find Refuge, But Not Acceptance, In Bangladesh

Friday, April 14, 2017

Rohingya Muslims fleeing a recent crackdown in Myanmar are just the latest wave of refugees to arrive in Bangladesh. But patience is wearing thin in the impoverished country with scarce resources.

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Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar Describe Military Tactic Of Systematic Rape

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Witnesses say Myanmar forces waged a six-month campaign of murder, arson and mass rape after Rohingya militants attacked border guards. The Muslim minority has long faced persecution in Myanmar.

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Rohingya Families Flee Persecution And Suffering In Myanmar For Bangladesh

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

The United Nations calls the Rohingya the most persecuted people in the world. The Muslim minority group has faced abuse from the Buddhist-majority army in their own homeland of Myanmar.

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Judge Sides With University In Legal Fight With Student Newspaper

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

A judge has sided with the University of Kentucky in a lawsuit against its own student newspaper, The Kentucky Kernel, over the release of a Title IX sexual assault investigation.

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Title IX Protects Identities But Can Complicate Justice

Monday, January 02, 2017

A court case involving the University of Kentucky and its independent student newspaper, The Kentucky Kernel, highlights how confidentiality can sometimes get in the way of justice.

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'It's (Sexy) Asian Men!' Hallelujah!

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

The new short web film "It's Asian Men!" aims to tackle a big issue: Why Asian-American men are rarely cast on TV or in movies as the romantic or sexy lead. No Long Duk Dong here.

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Where Coal Was King, Pa. Voters Hope Trump Rejuvenates Their Economy

Friday, November 18, 2016

Donald Trump swept many traditionally Democratic Rust Belt states. NPR's David Greene revisits Fayette County, Pa., where thousands of Democrats crossed the aisle to vote for the real estate mogul.

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Life-Size Noah's Ark To Open Amid A Flood Of Skepticism

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

The replica opens in Williamstown, Ky., this week. The group behind Ark Encounter and many local officials say it will be an economic boon to the area, but some locals are skeptical.

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To Care For U.S. Kids, Filipinas Leave Their Own Behind

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Few American mothers could fathom a situation that would force them to leave their country in order to put food in their children's bellies, clothes on their backs and send them to school. This is the reality for many Filipina women, who cross oceans in search of jobs that pay ...

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