Life on Hold
Explore the personal stories of Syrian refugees in Lebanon
Somali women wait in line to receive treatment at the outpatient clinic run by African Union in Mogadishu, Somalia, 06 August 2012. EPA/DAI KUROKAWA
On Monday, August 5 at 19:30 GMT:
Are counter-terrorism laws undermining humanitarian aid? Studies suggest the growing body of legislation post 9/11 is having a negative impact on international assistance. According to one report, since al-Shabaab in Somalia was listed as a terrorist group in 2008, three American NGOs terminated operations there and overall aid to the country fell by 88 percent. We look at the human costs of counter-terrorism laws at 1930GMT.