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On this week's show: We mark the second anniversary of the Arab Spring with stories from Tunisia, Egypt and Bahrain. We'll also be talking human rights with Afghan activist Sima Simar, following the fate of homeless veterans in the US and welcoming Palestinian artist-duo Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme to the studio.
Production team: Neil King, Kate Laycock, Nancy Isenson, Gerd Georgii and Jürgen Kuhn
Cradle of the revolutionThe Arab Spring began in Tunisia. Two years on, we investigate attempts to curb the country's newfound press freedoms.
Report: Naomi Scherbel-Ball
Letter from CairoNoel King reflects on a year spent reporting from Tahrir Square.
Report: Noel King
The revolution that never wasHow the Bahraini government is exploiting sectarian divisions in a bid to divide the opposition.
Report: Reese Erlich, with the support of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
Right Livelihood Award winner Sima SamarSima Samar is a doctor for the poor, an educator of the marginalised and defender of the human rights of all in Afghanistan
Interview: Neil King
Veterans sleep out in the coldIn the USA, veterans are twice as likely as civilians to become chronically homeless
Report: Andrew Purcell
The incidental insurgentsPalestinian artist-duo Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme join us in the studio for a conversational journey punctuated by sound
Interview: Neil King and Kate Laycock