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Weekend Edition 12 Jan 2013: Pristina and Phnom Penh Revisited

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Saturday 12 January 2013

Pascale Harter introduces highlights of the week's dispatches from around the world on From Our Own Correspondent. In this edition: Lorraine Mallinder meets one of the most prominent First Nations protesters in Ottawa as the Idle No More movement demonstrates for indigenous rights; while Andrew Bomford make the acquaintance of some of Europe's liveliest and longest-lived pensioners on the Greek island of Ikaria.

Charmian Evans revisits Kosovo, which was a warzone when we left, to find many in an institute for people with disabilities still struggling to survive; Nicholas Shakespeare also retraces his steps, going back to Cambodia, where he spent some idyllic years as a child.

Eileen Byrne lives in Tunisia, and explores the cultural roots of the 'women's curfew' across the Maghreb making the streets after dark a very male space. And elsewhere in North Africa, Olga Betko reflects on just why holidaymakers from the former Soviet Union make hotel staff roll their eyes in Sharm el Sheikh...


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