In Syria, ‘Guantanamo on an epic scale’

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Thousands of people with perceived connections to ISIS remain locked away in detention camps across northeastern Syria. Some of the prisoners are children. We visited several sites in what’s been called “Guantanamo on an epic scale.” Plus, in Kenya, health care workers at public hospitals are on strike over insufficient pay. The strike has already had an impact, with some public hospitals no longer providing services. And, a look inside the European Union’s struggle to keep economically and culturally significant plant species (like olive trees used to make olive oil in Italy), safe from imported pathogens and pests. Also, check out The World’s Music Heard on Air playlist on Spotify.

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