4 films Found
...the pro-American Middle East.
Produced by SBS...
America hopes to democratise the Middle East, but many Jordanians believe that US pressure on their government is having the opposite effect.
Every six months, an entire class of 1,500 Iraqi policemen is wiped out. But that isn't stopping the flow of desperate recruits. We follow one class through their training.
The flood of Iraqis to neighbouring countries has provoked the greatest Middle Eastern refugee crisis in 60 years. They live in cramped squalid conditions, in constant fear of being deported.
When Rita received death threats from her family, she was sent to the only safe place available - jail. Many of Jordan's women are held in protective custody for "crimes" such as being absent from home.