30/06/2010

Personal stories behind the news from all over the world. With Matthew Bannister

Bolivia lynching, Grizzly bear attack, India's census-takers.

Bolivia lynching
When does community justice turn into mob rule? Andres Schipani reports how four Bolivian police officers were lynched recently in an indigenous village. Indigenous areas are increasingly run according to community justice, outside state control, and there have already been forty lynchings so far this year.

Grizzly attack
American photographer and naturalist Jim Cole tells us about his passion for grizzly bears, despite having been seriously mauled twice.

India's census takers
An army of officials are undertaking a census of India's billion-plus population. We hear from one of them, a primary school teacher in Delhi, about what happens when you knock on a door and you're armed with an intimidating form to fill in.

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