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On this week's show: Three stories behind the statistics released in Amnesty International's annual report on the death penalty. Then: religious conflict in Myanmar, a war amputee from Sierra Leone, an Argentine family taking on the drugs barons and a modern-day hermit in Lebanon.

Produced by Neil King, Kate Laycock, Nancy Isenson and Klaudia Rak

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Death and torture in Iran

The plight of the five men sentenced to death for their involvement with a peaceful Ahwazi Arab cultural organization.

Interview with Kamil Alboshoka

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Second chance for death row inmate

Larry Swearingen was set to be executed for a crime forensic scientists say he could not have committed. Now, he's hoping that DNA testing will clear his name forever.

Report: Andrew Purcell

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Deadly entitlement

The unlikely story of the death-row prisoner fighting to be executed, and the governor who's trying to stop him.

Report: Jason Albert

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Meiktila after the riots

Myanmar's struggle to rebuild the city torn apart by sectarian violence

Report: David Grunebaum

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Kindness after cruelty

When she was 12, Mariatu Kamara's hands were amputated by soldiers in Sierra Leone. The next day, a simple act of kindness determined her future course.

Report: Sian Griffiths

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Caught in the crossfire

When Mono Rodriguez died in a drugs shoot-out in Argentina, his family took on the corrupt police system which protected his killers.

Report: Ed Stocker

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Hermits of the Holy Valley

A rare glimpse into the lives of Christian hermits in Lebanon.

Report. John Laurenson

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