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Wednesday 11 May 2011

Verity Murphy | 12:23 UK time, Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Here is what we are planning for tonight's programme:

As Syrian security forces continue a nationwide crackdown on weeks of anti-government protests, tonight we ask why the West is doing so little in the face of allegations of mass killings and imprisonment.

Also, Alex Salmond's dream of an independent Scotland may not come to fruition and even if it does it is still a long way off, but if it is did happen what would an independent Scotland look like? Jackie Long is digging through what the SNP has said in the past and will be reporting from Edinburgh tonight.

Lyse Doucet has a film on the ambivalent attitude of Pakistanis towards Bin Laden.

And we look at the phenomenon of Slut Walks - is this a wise response to the offensive comments of a Canadian policeman, and can the word "slut" be reclaimed? We will be discussing.


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