This week's shorts and reports

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  • Yemen - Child Brides (HD) - 21' min (14 April 2014)

    More than 40% of marriages in Yemen's poorest areas are celebrated with girls younger than 15. Subjected to sexual violence, many die as a result of internal bleeding, childbirth, or attempt suicide.

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  • Senegal - The Global Thrift Store (HD) - 27 min (14 April 2014)

    In Senegal, cotton fields stretch as far as the eye can see. Yet this natural wealth is increasingly overlooked in favour of used foreign imports as the country experiences a boom in second-hand trading from Europe.

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  • Syria - Reporting for Al-Assad - 47 min (14 February 2013)

    This film offers a unique insight into Al-Ikhbariyah, a Syrian pro-regime TV channel in Damascus, meeting the reporters who are on the front line in the government's 'media war' against the outside world.

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  • South Africa - Crime Scene Pretoria (HD) - 25' min (3 March 2014)

    As Oscar Pistorius' returns to the witness box today, we look at the case against him. With no direct witnesses and both prosecution and defence stories stacking up, it comes down to forensic evidence.

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  • Europe - Tamiflu - 7' min (7 June 2010)

    The UK has spent 473m stockpiling the "ineffective" drug, Tamiflu. This archive report uncovers the controversial ties between the scientists behind the flu policies of the WHO and the manufacturers of Tamiflu.

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  • Central African Republic - Guns in All Hands - 10 min (30 December 2008)

    The Central African Republic has been wracked by violence for years. As chaos descends on the capital, this report offers a powerful background insight to the government support for village militias.

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  • Rwanda - Plea For Justice - 17 min (1 June 1995)

    As France gets ready for its first-ever trial of an individual convicted of crimes in the Rwandan genocide, this film takes a look at the immediate aftermath of the horrible ethnic violence that left hundreds of thousands of Tutsis dead.

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  • Angola - Marburg Virus - 18 min (9 May 2005)

    The flesh-eating Ebola and Marburg viruses are as dangerous and contagious as it gets. With Ebola now spreading to Mali, this archive report follows the doctors in the Angola wards battling the epidemic.

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  • Syria - This is why I Feel Betrayed - 23' min (7 April 2014)

    As the Syrian conflict enters its third year, the moderate opposition is crumbling. Worn down by fighting both the regime and radical Islamic groups, many have given up and are now fleeing for Turkey.

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  • Chile - Facing the Past - 25' min (7 April 2014)

    In Chile, the murderous past under dictator general Augusto Pinochet is under scrutiny. With new evidence of extermination camps, the families of the disappeared are yearning for justice.

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