Published March 27, 2014
Russia’s official annexation of Crimea has led to a showdown between Russia and the West.
This week’s "On the Line" talks about the crisis in Crimea and what to expect going forward.
Smart talk about issues and ideas that matter.
On the Line is a lively forum, hosted by Ayesha Tanzeem, where newsmakers, policy experts, diplomats, activists, academics and journalists discuss world events. It focuses on the critical issues shaping the future, and gives those issues the vigorous, serious debate they deserve. The program broadcasts worldwide on VOA Television, and is also heard on VOA radio. Condensed versions of the program can be heard in translation in over 40 languages via VOA radio's language services.
MODERN DAY SLAVERY
Slavery has long been abolished but it still exists although its modern forms are different. On this week's "On the Line",
a discussion about the various forms in which it exists and about what is being done to stem this scourge.
Maurice I. Middleberg: Executive Director, Free the Slaves, Washington D.C.
Joanna Ewart-James: Campaigns Team Manager, Walk Free, London