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On Background

Episode 5

Episode 5

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Summary

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, on what he sees as the dangers to the current human rights consensus; Yoichi Funabashi, the former Editor-in-Chief of Japan's Asahi Shimbun newspaper, on US-Japanese relations after the end of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal; plus foreign correspondent Mike Thomson’s report on Egypt six years post Arab Spring and the thoughts of the Egyptian author Ahdaf Soueif.

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