Despite being adopted in 1948, the principles in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights remain under threat nearly 70 years later. Conflict Zone confronts guests on human rights issues in this recent highlights show.
Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian President, wants a peace conference in 2018, but with the US sidelined. Will anyone show up? Ibrahim Khraishi, the Palestinian Ambassador to the UN in Geneva, is on Conflict Zone.
"I'm a living example of how human rights have excelled during the time of the AK Party," the party's Vice Chair Ravza Kavakci Kann tells us, but President Erdogan's crackdown on civil liberties continues.
The government of Sudan has often been accused of violating human rights and just as often, it has denied these charges. DW's Conflict Zone put Sudanese Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour in the hot seat.
On DW's Conflict Zone, Alfonso Dastis admits he was taken aback by the Catalonians' resolve and denies that his security forces used excessive force against Catalan separatists.
After declaring independence, Catalan leaders have fled while Madrid has taken over and called elections. What next for the divided region? We meet Alfred Bosch of the pro-independence Republican Left party.
Neera Tanden, senior Clinton campaign adviser, tells Conflict Zone that the role of the Democratic Party right now is to fight Trump and provide alternatives. But how exactly should that work?
Congressman Don Bacon tells Conflict Zone that President Donald Trump's supporters "want someone who fights back". But after failing to repeal Obamacare and with his agenda in doubt, will they continue to back him?
Conflict Zone is DW's top political interview. Every week, our hosts are face-to-face with global decision-makers, seeking straight answers to straight questions, putting the spotlight on controversial issues and calling the powerful to account.
Tim Sebastian, host of Conflict Zone, is a world-renowned television journalist with more than 40 years of experience.
Michel Friedman is a lawyer, television host and philosopher. He hosts DW's Conflict Zone.
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