Human Rights

8 Minutes and 46 Seconds: The Killing of George Floyd

One sweltering evening on the streets of Minneapolis, yet another black man falls victim to police brutality. The killing of George Floyd has sparked outrage not only across America but also across the entire world. It is the latest chapter in the history of racial injustice that is as old as the country itself. With the United States as divided as it has ever been what will it take for America a

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Human Zoos: America’s Forgotten History of Scientific Racism

Human Zoos examines the horrifying history of the American effort to dehumanize an entire class of people in the name of science. In the 1900's leading men of science from Harvard, Princeton, and Columbia University were stating that Africans were midway between an orangutan and human being, so now 100 years later it should not come as much of a surprise that many people still cling to these

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Sex for Grades

Sex for Grades is a BBC Africa Eye special that sees reporter Kiki Mordi, take us inside several universities in Nigeria and Ghana which have been plagued by stories of sexual harassment by lecturers and professors for decades. Kiki is 28 years old and wasn't able to complete her studies because a professor of hers withheld her exam results for two semesters as she refused his sexual advancements

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Slumdog Children of Mumbai

The Slumdog Children of Mumbai follows four young children who are all struggling to survive on the streets in the capital of India, Mumbai. With a population of over 18 million people, Mumbai is one of the most densely populated cities in the world, it is difficult to imagine how life might be for a child to fend for themselves here but yet Deepa, Salaam, and twins Hussan & Hussein are doing

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Silicon Valley’s Online Slave Market

Technologies such as the internet have no doubt had a overwhelmingly positive impact on mankind, allowing us to communicate and share information far quick than we ever could have imagined which in turn has drastically accelerated our advancement in many fields such as science, healthcare, industry, etc.There is however a darker side to the internet, one which see's tech giants such as Google,

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The Trap

Human trafficking takes on many different forms but is defined by exploitation, it often doesn't involve criminal gangs or people being transported across borders. These trafficking operations can be very small and very local.Pimp controlled prostitution is now recognised as one of the most brutal forms of human trafficking in the United States, it is characterised by violence, manipulation an

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The Dark Side Of The Tea Trade

Currently the world is witnessing a global boom with regards to tea and its demand but it appears that the farmers who grow the crop itself are not the ones benefiting from this growth. Many of these tea workers still live in absolute poverty whilst others profit from their labor.In Germany it is clear that consumers are willing to pay a higher price for top-quality tea whilst many of those who

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Ross Kemp: Libya’s Migrant Hell

This is the most dangerous migrant journey in the world and this year it's here in Libya that has become the main departure point for migrants who are attempting to get to Europe. It is estimated that around 3,000 of these make it across the Mediterranean into Italy every week and around 12 die trying every day.However, before these migrants reach the coast they first must cross 1,000 miles of d

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Zimbabwe’s Forgotten Children

Zimbabwe’s Forgotten Children is a feature length documentary film which was shot completely undercover and throughout the course of nine months. It is a breathtaking tale of how three children are growing up in Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe.Zimbabwe was once considered to be the jewel of Africa, said to have the best education system on the continent, now however its infrastructure is in complete

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