Human Rights

The House I Live In

As the United States of America continues to get caught up in conflicts overseas, a far less visible war is taking place on home soil and is already taking a serious toll on the generations to come. Since the War on Drugs was declared by President Richard Nixon back in 1971, it has accounted for more than 45 million arrests and has made the United States the worlds largest jailer and deeply wou

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Anatomy of a Scandal

Anatomy of a Scandal is an award winning 2011 investigation into medical research and vaccine trials which were carried out on children and babies in many Mother & Baby homes and other Irish institutions right up until 1973. During the making of this film a truly shocking discovery was made, the bodies of four hundred and sixty ‘illegimate’ infants had been sent to anatomy laboratories betw

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Dirty Gold War

Dirty Gold War

Dirty Gold War is a tale about the truths which lie behind the thriving industry of gold. On one side of it you have the end product which is associated with love, celebration and displays of wealth but there is a darker side to this precious metal and that is the appalling conditions faced by those who are affected by dirty gold. The film explores the complete road in which gold takes to inevi

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Domestic Servants: Domestic Slaves

In Asia and the Middle East there is said to be more than 15 million women working as servants in private households, the working conditions for many of these women is said to be comparable to slavery. Many of whom have been recruited by shady employment agencies who ignore reports of or perhaps themselves exploit, mistreat or even sexually abuse their workforce. It is estimated that around 45

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My Lai Massacre

The Vietnam War was not one of America's finer moments in history for obvious reasons but there was a specific moment during the war that casts an even darker cloud over the conflict, that was the Mỹ Lai Massacre. The Mỹ Lai Massacre was a true war crime which saw the mass killing of between 347 and 504 unarmed civilians in South Vietnam on March 16, 1968. Whats so shocking about it is that it

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Secret State of North Korea

Having assumed leadership in 2012, the now 33 year old North Korean, Kim Jong-Un is still the worlds youngest dictator and he is ruling one of the most out of touch countries in the world just like his father did before him, with an iron fist. In this FRONTLINE special which was originally released in 2014 we gain unique access to information which reveals that cracks are beginning to show in t

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The Dying Rooms

The Dying Rooms is an award winning film which was released in 1995, it is an undercover examination of Chinese state run orphanages which have seen a sharp rise in abandoned babies since 1978, this was when China introduced the "one-child policy". The one-child policy was put in place in an attempt to control the rapid growth in population as it meant most families could only have one child. A

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Utopia

Utopia

Produced and directed by the Australian based journalist John Pilger, Utopia is a feature documentary which explores the prejudice that those of Aboriginal heritage experience in modern Austrailia. The title itself Utopia, is gotten from the Aboriginal homeland community of Utopia, Northern Territory. This region is one of the poorest and most desolate areas found in Austrailia. Prior to the Eu

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Cash for Kim

In 2014 a welder working on a large shipyard located in Gdynia, Poland, died in an on-the-job accident. His death lead to an investigation which discovered that the victim was actually an immigrant from the hermit state of North Korea. He had been forced by his government to work at the shipyard and his death is what inspired VICE News to go to Poland in order to investigate a murky world of illeg

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