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The new Filipino president intends to allow Ferdinand Marcos—whose rule was marked by extraordinary corruption and violence—a burial in the nation’s cemetery of heroes.
We really love having you listen to RN but we need to let you know that we’ll be closing our subject podcasts (don’t worry—we aren’t cancelling any shows). To keep hearing stories and interviews from RN, search for your favourite shows in the ABC Radio App or subscribe in your preferred podcasting app.
East West Street

East West Street

2016-08-2400:36:11

Barrister, international lawyer and author Philippe Sand on how he discovered the story of his own family's murder by the Nazis during World War Two and the subsequent efforts of Jewish legal minds to sow the seeds for human rights law at the Nuremberg trials.
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has outlined $8.1 billion worth of budget savings, marking the latest salvo between the Government and Labor over how best to reduce the budget deficit.
Nadia Murad was barely out of high school when jihadist fighters from the self-styled Islamic State swept into her village in northern Iraq, murdered 312 men in one hour, and enslaved most of the women.
David Swan explains what the NSA dump means, and gives RN Drive a summary of the most important tech stories this week.
Despite a restorative justice approach to sentencing Aboriginal offenders in Canada, incarceration rates continue to rise. Why?
Maori justice

Maori justice

2016-08-2300:07:21

How connecting with Maori identity is reducing recidivism in juvenile justice.
A high rate of recidivism is one of the factors that underpins Australia's poor record on indigenous incarceration. Could one of the reasons be a lack of access to appropriate rehabilitation opportunities?
Rodrigo Duterte's tough talk on crime won him the Philippines Presidency but how is the country coping three months later?
China is angry about a ruling by the international arbitration court, against its claims to almost all of the East and South China Seas - but does Australia have a role in resolving the issue?
In sickness, in health and in jail.
Convict tattoos

Convict tattoos

2016-08-2000:10:01

The story of Australia's marked men and women.
Rodrigo Duterte's tough talk on crime won him the Philippines Presidency but how is the country coping three months later?
Reconciling Liberty and Security 15 years after the 9/11 attacks.
Has a more balanced management of threats and responses evolved since the September 11th attacks in 2001?
Are we finally being forced to reckon with the true consequences of our consequentialism?
Queensland magistrate Cathy McLennan went to the bar at 22. Now 20 years on, she reflects on her career working in the juvenile justice system - and particularly her involvement in indigenous justice issues.
Europe and refugees

Europe and refugees

2016-08-1700:12:49

Australia is wrestling with the fate of 1,700 refugees in processing camps that we run on Nauru and Manus Island. But what of a country like Greece, the gateway to Europe for an estimated 800 thousand refugees in 2015?
The Catholic Church has been alarmed by the disturbing rate of killings of 'suspected ' drug dealers and users since President Rodrigo Duterte came into office in July. But can it do anything to stop him?
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