Weekend Edition: Misfits

Stories of those who swim against the tide, from around the world. Tim Whewell meets some of the few Muslims still in Central African Republic, left stranded by violence; Will Grant wonders what's on the mind of the only forensic archaeologist in El Salvador, where there are plenty of bodies to be unearthed; Gabriel Gatehouse reflects on what "Operation Iraqi Freedom" really brought to Baghdad. Simon Worrall examines the Voynich Manuscript, an enigmatic text that seems almost otherworldly; Monica Whitlock hears how a couple of Romanian friends secretly plotted against Ceasescu - and Kieran Cooke sticks out like a sore thumb in a planters' club in Assam, northeast India.

Introduced by Pascale Harter.
Producer: Polly Hope

Photograph: A Muslim man with a head wound inflicted during an attack by "Anti-Balaka" militia on the village of Boda, Central African Republic, on 7 April, 2014. (MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)

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