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12 August 2022

Episode 2825

30 minutes

The United Nations calls for a demilitarised zone around Europe’s largest power plant; we’re live in Freetown as violent protests continue in Sierra Leone over the high cost of living; this week’s What We Learned; and film news with Karen Krizanovich.

12 August 2022

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Sierra Leone protests

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Anti-government protests turn violent in Sierra Leone as president Julius Maada Bio asks for calm amid what he describes as acts of terrorism. We’re joined from the capital, Freetown, by the journalist Umaru Fofana to get the latest on the ground.

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