Panel discussion: Roma people have been in the news a lot recently- from forced evictions by the French government to child abduction charges in Greece, and most headline grabbing of all-a school girl getting dragged off the school bus in France on her way to class because her family was being deported. Cue small-scale student protests over the harshness of her treatment by the authorities. -Ludovic Ehret, French journalist based in Beijing -Eszter Malna Kovacs, Hungarian journalist based in Beijing -Carol Silverman, Professor from Department of Anthropology,University of Oregon -Ivan Szelenyi, dean of Social Sciences at NYU Abu Dhabi
Global Talks: Today we are debating Spain demands answers to allegations that the US spied on 60 million phone calls; Romania starts building work on a US ballistic missile defence system; the expenses scandal at the top of the Canadian government deepens; the African National Congress demands the removal of Nelson Mandela's former cellmate from a US terror list; and gunmen have robbed 54 million dollars from a van in the Libyan city of Sirte and much much more.
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