ISIS has taken heavy losses in Libya, losing 2,500 combatants over a six-month US-led offensive. However, surviving outposts create an atmosphere of terror, and fears of a resurgence may be justified.
Florida's Disenfranchisement Push
United States - 2018
In Florida, convicted felons are barred from voting for life, a legacy of the state's 1865 constitution. This November, Floridians will vote on whether to change this. Emotions are running high.
America's First Climate Change Refugees
United States - 2017
Communities across the US are now threatened by rising sea-levels. With global warming refuted and opposed by the Trump administration, will climate change create another major refugee crisis?
Eye Of The Fire
Greece - 2018
During an unusually mild and wet summer, how did a wildfire manage to claim the lives of 99 people in the Greek seaside haven of Mati? Is climate change or years of austerity to blame?
El Salvador - 1983
Archbishop Óscar Romero’s assassination in 1980 precipitated El Salvador’s long and bloody civil war. The Catholic Church was left torn between the ruling right and the rebelling left.
Leave No Dark Corner
China - 2018
In China, advances in technology are making surveillance techniques more and more sophisticated. Now, even a citizen’s most trivial actions can affect their freedom.
Trump & the Ethics Of Foreign Aid
Mozambique - 2018
One of President Trump's first acts in office was to sign an order tying US foreign aid to the issue of abortion. We see the knock-on effects of the pro-life policy unfold in real time in Mozambique.
A Big Piece Of Good News
United States - 2018
US billionaires Jack and Laura Dangermond have donated $165 million to preserve stretches of pristine Californian coastline. Making their gift public is an attempt to inspire others to act.
Khashoggi is not Alone
Saudi Arabia - 2017
Saudi Arabia has been ruled as an absolute monarchy since its foundation, with opposition often brutally suppressed. Three dissident Saudi princes have recently disappeared in Europe. Were they abducted?
America's Guns Arming Mexico's Cartels
Mexico - 2018
Over 70% of the guns seized from Mexican cartels originate in US stores and were smuggled south over the border. How can this weapons trafficking be controlled – and does the US even want to?