Deborah Amos

Deborah Amos appears in the following:

Why Are Syrian War Crimes Being Prosecuted In Germany?

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

The battle to hold Syrian officials accountable for torture is gaining momentum in Germany. It's a country with a lot of Syrian refugees and a belief in the importance of examining the past.


How Europe Has Become The Epicenter For Syrian War Crimes Cases

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

An unprecedented legal battle against the regime is playing out in European courts, where large refugee communities and prosecutors can bring cases even for suspected crimes committed abroad.


How Syrians Who Fled Their Country Are Pursuing Justice After Torture From The Regime

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

A chance meeting became an important part of a Syrian lawyer's struggle to prosecute war crimes cases against the regime. It's an effort taking place in German courts.


Survivor Of Torture In Syria's Prisons Is Telling His Story

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

A Syrian survivor of the country's prisons has found a home in Sweden, where he's gathering evidence that could be used to bring his torturers to justice.


Documents Smuggled Out Of Syria Being Used To Build War Crimes Cases Against Regime

Monday, September 23, 2019

A storehouse in an undisclosed location in Europe holds hundreds of thousands of documents smuggled out of Syria that are being used to build war crimes cases against the regime.


German Group Aims To Use Soccer To Empower Female Athletes

Saturday, August 17, 2019

A German group gets women from around the world to play soccer — something that's not so easy for those coming from Iran and other places where it's considered a male pastime.


Few German Mothers Go Back To Work Full Time. These Are The Challenges They Face

Sunday, July 28, 2019

German women have achieved top political positions, but in the business world, progress has lagged. Until 1977, married women had to receive their husbands' permission to work outside the home.


For The Second Time In A Month — A Heat Wave Is Scorching Europe

Thursday, July 25, 2019

A second heatwave in one month has smashed temperature records across Europe on Wednesday.


In Germany, Working Mothers Say They Face Job Discrimination

Monday, July 22, 2019

Working mothers in Germany say they face prejudice and job discrimination in a country where many people still believe a mother's place is in the home.


German Chancellor Angela Merkel Brushes Off Health Concerns, Says She Is Fine

Thursday, July 11, 2019

German Chancellor Angela Merkel sat through the German and Danish national anthems at a greeting ceremony in Berlin on Thursday, after she had uncontrolled tremors at three previous public events.


How Instex, Europe's Trade Channel With Iran, Will Work

Friday, July 05, 2019

The first transaction on Instex, Europe's trade channel for doing business with Iran despite U.S. sanctions, is expected to happen in the next few days. But will it work to save the Iran nuclear deal?


A German Politician's Assassination Prompts New Fears About Far-Right Violence

Monday, July 01, 2019

Walter Lübcke, who supported Angela Merkel's open-door refugee policy, was shot in the head in June. Political leaders and experts on extremism suggest Germany's far-right party may share some blame.


Fears Of Far-Right Terror In Germany

Sunday, June 30, 2019

The killing of a prominent German politician and the arrest of his confessed killer, who has links to a far-right network, has raised fears of far-right terrorism in Germany.


How The International Community Is Reacting To Rising U.S.-Iran Tensions

Friday, June 21, 2019

As tensions rise between Iran and the United States, members of the international community, including Iraq, Israel and Germany, are reacting to the situation.


Europe Wants To Continue Doing Some Business With Iran Despite U.S. Sanctions

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

European countries that are skeptical of U.S. policy towards Iran and claims of Iranian attacks on ships are setting up an office that could help them do business with Iran despite U.S. sanctions.


'Bearing Witness Is Really All We Have': Memories Of Covering The Tiananmen Aftermath

Tuesday, June 04, 2019

NPR's Deborah Amos arrived in Beijing days after authorities cracked down on Tiananmen protesters. She stayed for six weeks and shares her memories of covering a critical time in China's history.


'Won't Give Up': Siblings Of Jailed Saudi Women's Rights Activist Speak Out In U.S.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

It's been a year since Loujain Alhathloul was detained in Saudi Arabia for pushing for women's rights. A PEN award for her and two other Saudi activists has helped bring their plight back to light.


Saudi Kingdom Tries To Prevent More Women From Fleeing

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

The case of an 18-year-old refugee in Canada will embolden other Saudi women to follow suit, experts say. Saudi officials have launched a campaign to stop that from happening.


Family Of American Jailed In Syria Goes Public In An Appeal To Trump

Sunday, January 20, 2019

The family of Majd Kamalmaz, 61, is making his story public for the first time, spurred by President Trump's plans to remove U.S. troops from the country.


Saudi King Reshuffles Cabinet After Khashoggi Kiling

Thursday, December 27, 2018

The Saudi government rearranges its cabinet in what observers say could be an attempt to stabilize the rule of a powerful crown prince suspected of involvement in the killing of a journalist.