Oppression http://nhpr.org en Syrian Exiles Seek To Spread Word On Internet Radio http://nhpr.org/post/syrian-exiles-seek-spread-word-internet-radio We can't tell you where Hussam and Rania live, but we can tell you they used to live in Syria's capital, Damascus.<p>Hussam was a creative director at a small marketing company he founded with a friend. Rania was the morning host for a radio station owned by the cousin of Syrian President Bashar Assad.<p>Then came the protests all around Syria. Then came the phone call.<p>"The radio station called me, at home, and they said, 'Rania we have to say the truth,' " Rania says.<p>The "truth," they said, was that there were no protests and no demonstrations in Syria. Mon, 02 Apr 2012 18:05:00 +0000 Kelly McEvers 2888 at http://nhpr.org Syrian Exiles Seek To Spread Word On Internet Radio On Tibetan Plateau, A Sense Of Constant Surveillance http://nhpr.org/post/tibetan-plateau-sense-constant-surveillance <em>Wednesday marks the traditional Tibetan New Year, but many Tibetans won't be celebrating. They'll be mourning the almost two-dozen people who set themselves on fire in the past year as a protest against Chinese rule. Eyewitnesses say the town of Aba, site of many of the self-immolations, resembles a Chinese military camp, with soldiers and riot police every few feet. Wed, 22 Feb 2012 20:28:00 +0000 Louisa Lim 2085 at http://nhpr.org On Tibetan Plateau, A Sense Of Constant Surveillance