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Brazil and Kyrgyzstan

11 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 29 May 2014

As Brazil gears up to host the World Cup, grumbles of discontent are getting louder. Miles Warde reflects on Brazil's troubled history, and asks whether it is really a society where, no matter what the differences, everybody is equal?

Meanwhile, Max de Haldevang describes his visit to Osh, Kyrgyzstan, scene of horrific ethnic violence between ethnic Kyrgyz and Uzbeks in 2010. He meets members of the Uzbek minority whose relatives have been met with brutality in the aftermath of the clashes, still known as 'the War'.

Presenter: Pascale Harter
Producer: Ben Weisz

Photo: Graffiti on a wall of a public school criticizes the hosting of the World Cup on May 24, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Photo credit: Victor Moriyama/Getty Images



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