From Our Own Correspondent - Weekend Edition 04/08/2012
Owen Bennett Jones presents thoughts from writers worldwide. This week: Syria's struggle and its media; the KGB in Belarus; quiet spots for Indian lovers; summer camp USA; and Senegal's melon trade.
Personal stories, insight and wit from BBC correspondents, journalists and writers from around the world. Presented by Owen Bennett Jones. In this edition:
IAN PANNELL reports from Aleppo on the ruthlessness of a conflict where schools have become morgues and offices prisons;
JAMES HARKIN meets a new-media prankster trying to mock the Assad regime from power, and asks whether the phone is now really more powerful than the sword;
JOHN SWEENEY goes undercover in Belarus, to find out how and why its secret police tortures opponents of President Lukashenko;
SUSIE EMMETT joins an energetic celebration of Senegal's new export trade in melons;
RAJINI VAIDYANATHAN talks to some shy young Indian couples who just want to be left alone;
and LAURA TREVELYAN reflects on just what makes America so keen on summer camp for children.