Chris Harland-Dunaway

Senior Radio Producer

The World

Chris Harland-Dunaway is an independent reporter and radio producer based in Studio City, California.

As Haiti teeters, the US government resumes deportations

Conflict & Justice

The United Nations has described the current state of government and society in Haiti as “cataclysmic,” as armed gangs have seized control of much of the country. Haiti has managed to create a transitional council of former and current officials, religious leaders, and at least one businessman, to chart a course toward government stability and elections. Despite the dangerous situation, the Biden administration has resumed deportations of undocumented Haitians from the United States. The World’s Carol Hills talks with Harold Isaac, an independent reporter in Haiti, about what’s happening.

Ambassador-at-Large for Global Criminal Justice Beth Van Schaack, center, and Erin Barclay attend a briefing on the 2022 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices at the State Department in Washington, March 20, 2023.

The US is helping the ICC investigate war crimes in Sudan, diplomat says

Conflict & Justice
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Russian lawyer Alexei Navalny, who was clear-eyed about the dangers in prison, has died


Israel’s War Cabinet is fracturing as pressure mounts to bring hostages home

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The site of a music festival near the border with the Gaza Strip in southern Israel, on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2023.

Rape is ‘the most neglected war crime,’ sexual violence expert says

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Sikh separatist leader Gurpatwant Singh Pannun is pictured in his office in New York, Nov. 29, 2023.

Assassination plot in the US allegedly traces back to Indian govt

On Wednesday, a US federal indictment was unsealed, charging Indian national Nikhil Gupta in a murder-for-hire plot ordered up by an official inside the Indian government for targeting Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, a dual American and Canadian citizen, in New York.

Trucks carrying humanitarian aid enter Gaza Strip from Egypt in Rafah as a temporary ceasefire went into effect, Nov. 24, 2023.

‘We’re bracing for what comes after’ the truce, MSF Gaza director says

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Many Palestinians in the Gaza Strip remain in desperate need of humanitarian aid. To find out more about the situation, The World’s host Marco Werman spoke with Avril Benoit, the executive director of Doctors Without Borders in the United States.

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How Hamas moves money illicitly through the financial system

Israel-Hamas war

Hamas has amassed billions of dollars despite being labeled a terrorist organization by the United States and others. Deputy Secretary of the US Treasury Wally Adeyemo talks with The World’s Marco Werman about how Hamas moves money and what the United States is doing to cut it off.

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Motherhood and motherland: One woman’s pregnancy experience in Russia

Women & Gender

Amie Ferris-Rotman, a global news editor for New Lines Magazine, wrote a personal essay about her experience being pregnant in Russia, where many citizens believe it is a woman’s patriotic duty to give birth and become a mother. She talked about it with The World’s Marco Werman.

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A man claiming to be a Russian military commander defects to Norway

Wagner Group

The World’s Marco Werman speaks with Pierre Vaux, an expert on the Wagner Group, about the significance of the man’s defection and the mercenary group’s role in Russian military and foreign policy.