Assignment Asia

Assignment Asia

Reports, interviews and first-person accounts highlight social issues around Asia.

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UPCOMING EPISODES

Tue, 4/23 at 5:00 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Q

Operation: Drug War

The drug war in the Philippines raises concerns over human rights violations and extrajudicial killings.

Fri, 4/26 at 7:30 am America/Chicago on KLRU Q

Operation: Drug War

The drug war in the Philippines raises concerns over human rights violations and extrajudicial killings.

Tue, 4/30 at 5:00 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Q

Advocates

A program at an Islamic boarding school in Indonesia teaches students to fight extremism through business, not violence; a lawyer in Chongqing, China, helps migrant workers.

Fri, 5/3 at 7:30 am America/Chicago on KLRU Q

Advocates

A program at an Islamic boarding school in Indonesia teaches students to fight extremism through business, not violence; a lawyer in Chongqing, China, helps migrant workers.

Tue, 5/7 at 5:00 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Q

Drifting and Dancing in Strife-Torn Iraq

Iraqi drifters and sports fans pursue motorsport in Baghdad; a man continues to dance despite threats to his life.