After 9/11, a white supremacist in Texas took his gun and shot three people he believed were Arab. One of the men he shot survived. That man, Rais Bhuiyan, worked to understand and forgive his shooter, and then took a surprising step to prevent the man from being executed.
As violence continues in Syria, guest host Alex Chadwick speaks with former Syrian prisoner Bara Sarraj. He was in the infamous Tadmor prison for nine years and was tortured on a regular basis. He tells of getting picked up and not charged, then beaten and locked in prison. He gives details of daily life and the “symphony of terror” he heard every day.