Gangs

Louis Theroux – Law and Disorder in Lagos

On the streets of Lagos, it is not the police who wield power but gangs of fight-hardened young men known as Area Boys. Louis spends time with several outfits, joining them as they patrol their turf, clash with local rivals and keep the peace in a brutal and haphazard fashion. The main income for the Area Boys is an arbitrary and unofficial form of taxation, extracted from local businesses and com

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Gangland: Bloody South

The Gangsta Killer Bloods are terrorizing Columbia, South Carolina. Known as the GKB's, they dominate the crack cocaine trade here. The Gangsta Killer Blood's have spread like a cancer through the streets of the city. They battle rivals like the Folk Nation in an all-out war where public shootouts are commonplace. Thanks to the GKB's, South Carolina remains the bloody South

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EP3/3 18 – With a Bullet

Part 3 - Prison In San Salvador , El Salvador 3220 km of Los Angeles ' Eighteen street ' , there is a gang known as "18 "and reign over their territory as an armed militia. In the mid 90's , thousands of Salvadoran who lived illegally in the U.S. were deported to their homeland . Some brought LA gang culture with their back to a country ravaged by poverty and awash with weapons was .

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EP2/3 18 – With a Bullet

Part 2 - Killer In San Salvador , El Salvador 3220 km of Los Angeles ' Eighteen street ' , there is a gang known as "18 "and reign over their territory as an armed militia. In the mid 90's , thousands of Salvadoran who lived illegally in the U.S. were deported to their homeland . Some brought LA gang culture with their back to a country ravaged by poverty and awash with weapons was .

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18 With a Bullet

18 With a Bullet

In San Salvador , El Salvador 3220 km of Los Angeles ' Eighteen street ' , there is a gang known as "18 "and reign over their territory as an armed militia. In the mid 90's , thousands of Salvadoran who lived illegally in the U.S. were deported to their homeland . Some brought LA gang culture with their back to a country ravaged by poverty and awash with weapons was . Organizing support for gang m

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Dispatches: After School Arms Club

Mark Thomas puts the arms trade under the spotlight in this special edition of Dispatches, asking how easy it is to broker arms. Working his way through a spider's web of vast and, in some cases, archaic legislation, Thomas unearths a series of dangerous loopholes, inconsistencies and, even more shocking, simple omissions that would have the most avaricious arms broker salivating with glee. The

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Louis Theroux: Law and Disorder in Johannesburg

British TV presenter Louis Theroux (son of Paul) parachuted into South Africa again, this time for the BBC, to look at the policing of crime in Johannesburg. The film focuses on the private security business, mainly the controversial Mapogo a Mathamaga, who mete out violence on the spot to suspected criminals ("an African solution to an African problem," says a farmer who has Mapogo on retainer).

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