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The story of Sampat Pal, who fights to defend lower caste Indian women from domestic abuse and social injustice, which in many cases is perpetrated by their husbands' families.

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The story of Sampat Pal, who fights to defend lower caste Indian women from domestic abuse and social injustice, which in many cases is perpetrated by their husbands' families.

This True Stories documentary unravels the tangled tale of Venezuela's oil industry, which was taken into state control by President Hugo Chavez in 2002.

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This True Stories documentary unravels the tangled tale of Venezuela's oil industry, which was taken into state control by President Hugo Chavez in 2002.

Award-winning director Nick Broomfield battles the snows of Alaska in mid-winter, to find the school friends, family and Republican colleagues that in previous days gave their heart, soul and belief to charismatic, charming, intoxicating ex-hockey mum Sarah Palin.

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Award-winning director Nick Broomfield battles the snows of Alaska in mid-winter, to find the school friends, family and Republican colleagues that in previous days gave their heart, soul and belief to charismatic, charming, intoxicating ex-hockey mum Sarah Palin.

Laura Fairrie's film records the battle between Labour's Margaret Hodge and BNP leader Nick Griffin in the London borough of Barking during the 2011 election.

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Laura Fairrie's film records the battle between Labour's Margaret Hodge and BNP leader Nick Griffin in the London borough of Barking during the 2011 election.

Simeon II was declared Tsar of Bulgaria at the age of six, but ousted and banished aged nine by the Communist dictatorship, only to return triumphantly 55 years later in 2001 as Prime Minister, in an unprecedented journey from boy king to democratic leader.

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Simeon II was declared Tsar of Bulgaria at the age of six, but ousted and banished aged nine by the Communist dictatorship, only to return triumphantly 55 years later in 2001 as Prime Minister, in an unprecedented journey from boy king to democratic leader.

The Flaw attempts to explain in unprecedented depth the underlying causes of the global financial crisis

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The Flaw attempts to explain in unprecedented depth the underlying causes of the global financial crisis

The Pipe meets members of a small community in a remote corner of Ireland resisting Shell Oil's attempts to lay a gas pipeline across their farmland.

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The Pipe meets members of a small community in a remote corner of Ireland resisting Shell Oil's attempts to lay a gas pipeline across their farmland.

The story of General Butt Naked, the despised Liberian warlord responsible for the death of 20,000 people, who reinvented himself as an evangelical preacher

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The story of General Butt Naked, the despised Liberian warlord responsible for the death of 20,000 people, who reinvented himself as an evangelical preacher

The story of a Mumbai slum school choir who perform a concert at the city's prestigious National Centre for the Performing Arts.

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The story of a Mumbai slum school choir who perform a concert at the city's prestigious National Centre for the Performing Arts.

The Yes Men set out to demonstrate, via a series of audacious stunts, the true meaning of corporate responsibility.

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The Yes Men set out to demonstrate, via a series of audacious stunts, the true meaning of corporate responsibility.

Kimberly Rivers Roberts' chilling, Oscar-nominated home video captures the ferocious force of Hurricane Katrina as it lays waste to the city of New Orleans.

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Kimberly Rivers Roberts' chilling, Oscar-nominated home video captures the ferocious force of Hurricane Katrina as it lays waste to the city of New Orleans.

It ran on electricity, produced no emissions and catapulted American technology to the forefront of the automotive industry. The lucky few who drove it never wanted to give it up. So why did General Motors crush its fleet of EV1 electric vehicles into landfill sites in the obscurity of the Arizona desert?

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It ran on electricity, produced no emissions and catapulted American technology to the forefront of the automotive industry. The lucky few who drove it never wanted to give it up. So why did General Motors crush its fleet of EV1 electric vehicles into landfill sites in the obscurity of the Arizona desert?

This documentary presents the definitive account of the ‘wiki-saga', featuring the first major television interview with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.

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This documentary presents the definitive account of the ‘wiki-saga', featuring the first major television interview with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.

The Khmer Rouge slaughtered nearly two million people in the late 1970s. Yet the Killing Fields of Cambodia remain unexplained. Investigative journalist Thet Sambath records shocking testimonies, from the foot soldiers to Pol Pot's right-hand man.

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The Khmer Rouge slaughtered nearly two million people in the late 1970s. Yet the Killing Fields of Cambodia remain unexplained. Investigative journalist Thet Sambath records shocking testimonies, from the foot soldiers to Pol Pot's right-hand man.

Bafta Award-winning film-maker Jezza Neumann's shocking portrait of Palestinian children living in the aftermath of war.

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Bafta Award-winning film-maker Jezza Neumann's shocking portrait of Palestinian children living in the aftermath of war.

Mark Henderson was taken hostage in Colombia in 2003. Now he's returning to Colombia to meet one of his kidnappers and understand the truth behind his imprisonment.

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Mark Henderson was taken hostage in Colombia in 2003. Now he's returning to Colombia to meet one of his kidnappers and understand the truth behind his imprisonment.

In this frank Oscar winning documentary, the story of a young taxi driver in Afghanistan provides the framework for an examination of unprecedented US government policies that include a rejection of the Geneva Conventions.

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In this frank Oscar winning documentary, the story of a young taxi driver in Afghanistan provides the framework for an examination of unprecedented US government policies that include a rejection of the Geneva Conventions.

After the honeymoon in 2008, what are the relations between Europe and the United States?

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After the honeymoon in 2008, what are the relations between Europe and the United States?

Unreported World travels to Bangladesh, one of the poorest and most densely populated countries on Earth and on the front line of climate change.

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Unreported World travels to Bangladesh, one of the poorest and most densely populated countries on Earth and on the front line of climate change.

Unreported World travels to the heart of the Brazilian Amazon rainforest to reveal just how some of the Earth's most isolated people are being affected by the world's financial crisis causing the price of gold to rise to record levels

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Unreported World travels to the heart of the Brazilian Amazon rainforest to reveal just how some of the Earth's most isolated people are being affected by the world's financial crisis causing the price of gold to rise to record levels

Unreported World exposes a dark side to Egypt that the authorities don't want foreigners to see: a secretive society of around 40,000 people literally living in rubbish in a Cairo ghetto overrun by rats and disease.

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Unreported World exposes a dark side to Egypt that the authorities don't want foreigners to see: a secretive society of around 40,000 people literally living in rubbish in a Cairo ghetto overrun by rats and disease.

Unreported World reports from Nicaragua, a country where a climate of fear is scaring women from hospitals and doctors are afraid to carry out life-saving operations on their female patients.

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Unreported World reports from Nicaragua, a country where a climate of fear is scaring women from hospitals and doctors are afraid to carry out life-saving operations on their female patients.

As President Vladimir Putin prepares to hand Russia's presidency to his chosen successor, Unreported World travels deep into the country's Arctic North to examine his legacy.

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As President Vladimir Putin prepares to hand Russia's presidency to his chosen successor, Unreported World travels deep into the country's Arctic North to examine his legacy.

Unreported World secures unprecedented access to one of the main Arab militias accused of belonging to the infamous Janjaweed, who are blamed for the atrocities in Darfur.

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Unreported World secures unprecedented access to one of the main Arab militias accused of belonging to the infamous Janjaweed, who are blamed for the atrocities in Darfur.

Unreported World reports from the Sonora desert in Northern Mexico. Hot, waterless and full of rattlesnakes, it's crossed every day by thousands of migrants desperate to reach the USA - many of whom die a lonely death trying to fulfill their dream of a better life.

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Unreported World reports from the Sonora desert in Northern Mexico. Hot, waterless and full of rattlesnakes, it's crossed every day by thousands of migrants desperate to reach the USA - many of whom die a lonely death trying to fulfill their dream of a better life.

Unreported World reveals shocking evidence that Burmese refugees fleeing the country's brutal military regime are being detained and then allegedly sold by Malaysian immigration officials to Thai human traffickers.

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Unreported World reveals shocking evidence that Burmese refugees fleeing the country's brutal military regime are being detained and then allegedly sold by Malaysian immigration officials to Thai human traffickers.

Reporter Evan Williams and director Paul Kittel travel to the Brazilian city of Recife, a beach paradise visited by thousands of British tourists every year. They uncover allegations that the police are involved in death squads that have murdered thousands of 'undesirables', including hundreds of street children, every year. The Unreported World team is immediately confronted by the murder of an 18-year-old boy on the side of a street. Police officers say it was an execution, a close-range shot to the head, typical of many of the city's nearly 3000 murders a year.

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Reporter Evan Williams and director Paul Kittel travel to the Brazilian city of Recife, a beach paradise visited by thousands of British tourists every year. They uncover allegations that the police are involved in death squads that have murdered thousands of 'undesirables', including hundreds of street children, every year. The Unreported World team is immediately confronted by the murder of an 18-year-old boy on the side of a street. Police officers say it was an execution, a close-range shot to the head, typical of many of the city's nearly 3000 murders a year.

Unreported World reveals how 30 years on from the fall of the Khmer Rouge, and at the same time as Pol Pot's accomplices are being put on trial for war crimes, Cambodia's people are once again being brutally driven from their land. This time, however, it is capitalism, not communism, that is displacing them - as growing numbers of tourists fuel a property boom that is having devastating results.

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Unreported World reveals how 30 years on from the fall of the Khmer Rouge, and at the same time as Pol Pot's accomplices are being put on trial for war crimes, Cambodia's people are once again being brutally driven from their land. This time, however, it is capitalism, not communism, that is displacing them - as growing numbers of tourists fuel a property boom that is having devastating results.

Unreported World reveals a vision of hell in North East India, where the earth is literally on fire as vast subterranean coal fires burn out of control beneath towns and villages, children mine coal day in day out, and half a million people are being moved out of their ancestral villages to make way for the coal mines fuelling India's growth.

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Unreported World reveals a vision of hell in North East India, where the earth is literally on fire as vast subterranean coal fires burn out of control beneath towns and villages, children mine coal day in day out, and half a million people are being moved out of their ancestral villages to make way for the coal mines fuelling India's growth.

In the jungles of North East Congo, the Unreported World team uncovers evidence that the Lord's Resistance Army - one of the world's most brutal rebel groups - has begun a new campaign of terror, and talks to survivors with stories of unimaginable horror.

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In the jungles of North East Congo, the Unreported World team uncovers evidence that the Lord's Resistance Army - one of the world's most brutal rebel groups - has begun a new campaign of terror, and talks to survivors with stories of unimaginable horror.