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Undercurrents is a regular podcast series featuring interviews with Chatham House experts - and others - about the critical underlying issues which are shaping modern society. Hosted by staff from across the institute, each episode goes in-depth on a topic, looking beyond the news to explore the issues shaping global politics.

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Apr 23, 2020

This week, Agnes speaks to Chatham House Senior Press Officer Jordan Lim about the challenges facing governments and the media as they try to communicate effectively during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Then Ben discusses the prospect of justice for the Rohingya community, with Sandra Smits from the Asia-Pacific Programme. Sandra explains the ongoing international investigations into Myanmar's treatment of their Rohingya minority population, and highlights the lessons that can be drawn from the Khmer Rouge Tribunal in Cambodia. 

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Speakers: Jordan Lim, Sandra Smits

Hosts: Agnes Frimston, Ben Horton

Sound Editor: Jamie Reed

Producer: Ben Horton

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