Deborah Amos appears in the following:
Thursday, May 21, 2020
A former Syrian intelligence officer faces war crimes charges in a landmark trial underway in Germany. He's charged with thousands of counts of torture that allegedly took place at a prison he ran.
Tuesday, May 05, 2020
For Dr. Antonio Dajer from New York, the coronavirus pandemic is not the first massive medical crisis spent in an emergency room. He was there for 9/11 and, before that, the AIDS epidemic.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
In a first, Syrian witnesses and plaintiffs, some of whom survived torture in a Damascus prison, will see a former high-ranking Syrian official in court on charges of crimes against humanity.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Afghans who helped U.S. troops back home in Afghanistan have ended up in the New York area with their families, and they're helping fight the coronavirus.
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Pluto and her human, Nancie Wight, have been churning out viral videos with lifestyle tips from their home in Montreal.
Monday, March 23, 2020
The country's foreign minister called the move possibly the largest peacetime repatriation in Canadian history.
Friday, March 20, 2020
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday that Canada will now turn back asylum seekers attempting to enter the country outside official border points.
Monday, March 09, 2020
Protest organizers, lawyers and rights advocates tell NPR the authorities have adopted surveillance tactics, including allegedly invading chat groups to intimidate and investigate critics.
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Syrian and Russian armed forces are advancing quickly on rebel areas, killing civilians and intensifying suffering as nearly 1 million refugees huddle in camps near Turkey. Little relief is in sight.
Friday, February 21, 2020
The stories come out in fragmented voice messages from Syria's Idlib province — people are leaving the area to escape the onslaught that's killed more than a thousand and displaced 1 million.
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Syrians are fleeing fighting from the Syrian government and its Russian ally as troops push into the country's last rebel-held province. Satellite images give a sense of scale to that crisis.
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Fighting has intensified in the last rebel-held province of Syria, endangering millions of civilians and raising tensions with Turkey.
Sunday, February 09, 2020
"We are collecting from every person of goodwill," says a Roman Catholic priest who started a low-cost clinic. "We are not expecting a miracle. We hope to create a place where people feel respected."
Wednesday, February 05, 2020
Grover speaks Arabic in a new edition of Sesame Street — one aimed at helping refugee children cope with fear and displacement.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
The Syrian military, backed by Russia, is advancing further into the last rebel-held province of Syria, threatening a catastrophe for the millions of people there.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
The Lebanese economy is unraveling. A once-secure middle class is being hit hard as the poverty rate rises — prompting protests against political dysfunction and power cuts.
Thursday, January 16, 2020
Anti-government protests in Lebanon are getting more violent, and a leadership void continues as the country's economy spirals.
Saturday, January 11, 2020
Aid for millions of Syrians is at risk as Russia is trying to block it at the U.N. Security Council. It's part of Russia's alliance with the Syrian regime.
Saturday, January 04, 2020
Thousands turned out for a funeral procession in Baghdad Saturday for Iran's slain military commander.
Friday, January 03, 2020
The Trump-ordered strike on a Baghdad airport killed Iran's top military leader. The move escalates what's already a tense and dangerous situation. Reaction to the general's death has been mixed.