Is the name of Bahrain being dragged back into the Middle Ages by a string of alleged human rights abuses? Frank Gardner gives his assessment after meeting the king and the prime minister and joining the riot police on patrol. Yolande Knell in Cairo says that with every month that has passed since President Mubarak was overthrown, public frustration has mounted. Katya Adler's investigating the scandal in Spain of the so-called 'Ninos Robados,' the stolen children sold off to 'more deserving' parents. A long way from Abidjan and a long way from Monrovia: John James is in that part of Ivory Coast close to Liberia and sometimes referred to as the 'Wild West.' It's a part of the country which was particularly hard hit during the struggle, earlier this year, for the country's presidency. And Andrew Harding talks to Zarganar, his friend the Burmese comedian who's just been released from a 59-year prison sentence. Jeeves and Wooster, Andrew hears, were a great comfort in his cell.

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FOOC at 60: Memorable Reports

FOOC at 60: Memorable Reports

Archive despatches from places including Libya, Hong Kong, Liberia, Paris, Russia.