Held at Gunpoint in Ukraine, and the Secrets of Brooklyn’s Jewish Community
In eastern Ukraine, suspicion is everywhere, and journalists aren’t exempt. Natalia Antelava saw this first hand in Sloviansk, where pro-Russian militants have taken control and where the Ukranian government is attempting to fight back. A chat with a local resident started with cups of tea, but ended with our correspondent having the barrel of a gun pressed against her head.
Also in this edition, Matt Wells reports on the ultra-orthodox Jewish community of Brooklyn. For decades they have separated themselves from their neighbours in America’s most bustling city. Now after revelations of sex abuse cover-ups, insiders and outsiders are asking difficult questions.
Presenter: Pascale Harter
Producer: Mike Wendling
Photo: An Ukrainian soldier holds an assault rifle as he stands at a checkpoint near the eastern Ukrainian city of Sloviansk on 29 April 2014. (VASILY MAXIMOV/AFP/Getty Images)