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Inside North Korea

Back in May of 2016, Rupert Wingfield-Hayes, a reporter for the BBC was expelled from the Hermit Kingdom of North Korea for allegedly showing disrespect and 'distorting facts'. In this Panorama special Rupert gains the opportunity to share his side of story and provides us with a detailed account of what actually happened. We hear of his detention and how officials treated him whilst being held

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Walls of Shame: Northern Ireland’s Troubles

The Good Friday Agreement was signed back in 1998, it brokered a peace deal between republicans and unionists in Northern Ireland. Nearly a decade later news network Al Jazeera visited Belfast to explore ongoing divisions still found within the city. This documentary was first broadcast in 2007 and it is part of Al Jazeera's "Walls of Shame" series, the film explores the modern history of North

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The Secret History Of ISIS

ISIS are currently the worlds most feared terrorist group and in this Frontline special we get an inside look into the story of where the group originated from and how they have been waging a war for more than a decade. The film also examines the failures of two American presidents, George W. Bush and Barack Obama, how decisions made by them appeared to make sense at the time but instead ultima

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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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Iraq: The Final Judgement

On the 6th of July, 2016, the long awaited Iraq Inquiry released its findings, it strongly criticised former prime minister Tony Blair and his government, stating that they led the country into war based on flawed intelligence that should have been challenged. At 2.6 million words the report also goes into detail on how Britain had joined the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 without having first ex

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Anonymous: Chasing Edward Snowden

The official YouTube channel of the internet based activist group known as Anonymous have just released a new feature length documentary which focuses on Edward Snowden, the NSA whistleblower who is now infamous for facilitating a large number of interesting leaks which revealed the existence of many global surveillance programs which were run by the NSA and the several other alliances/companies/g

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Petrol Bombs & Peace: Welcome To Belfast

Belfast, Ireland, it is now 18 years since the troubles came to an end here and these days it looks just like any other city in the United Kingdom, that is on the surface at least. The city is still very much divided up between Catholics and Protestants and summer time here often means rioting. In this BBC special we see Alys Harte spend the summer of 2013 on the frontline with a loyalist march

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The Gatekeepers

The Gatekeepers

Directed by Dror Morech and originally released in 2012 The Gatekeepers is a film which sets out to tell the story of the Israeli internal security service, Shin Bet or known in Hebrew as 'Shabak'. Shin Bet is very much like the American FBI or the British MI5 and through the use of in-depth interviews, archival footage and computer animation we gain a unique insight into its operation. For thi

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State of Surveillance

In this special VICE manages to get an exclusive interview with none other than NSA whistleblower, Edward Snowden. Snowden if you don't already know was the individual responsible for leaking details on a massive government surveillance operation which targeted America citizens back in 2013. His actions ignited a raging debate over digital privacy and security, a debate which is still very much

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