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An eloquent inventory of Burma, commented on by the most famous prisoner of conscience in the world, whose detention has been extended.

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An eloquent inventory of Burma, commented on by the most famous prisoner of conscience in the world, whose detention has been extended.

February 2009 marks the 30th anniversary of Ayatollah Khomeini’s return to Tehran and the overthrowing of the Shah. Throughout the month, BBC World News will have news and documentary coverage assessing the impact of the revolution on modern day Iran and its relations with the rest of the world.

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February 2009 marks the 30th anniversary of Ayatollah Khomeini’s return to Tehran and the overthrowing of the Shah. Throughout the month, BBC World News will have news and documentary coverage assessing the impact of the revolution on modern day Iran and its relations with the rest of the world.

A stellar cast of White House insiders speak on camera about the operation to find and kill Osama Bin Laden, including the first - and extraordinary - documentary interview with President Barack Obama on the subject.

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A stellar cast of White House insiders speak on camera about the operation to find and kill Osama Bin Laden, including the first - and extraordinary - documentary interview with President Barack Obama on the subject.

Boris Johnson is the biggest star in British politics. Nobody connects to the public like Boris, some even see him as a future Prime Minister.

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Boris Johnson is the biggest star in British politics. Nobody connects to the public like Boris, some even see him as a future Prime Minister.

Syria\\\\\\\'s war - well into its fourth year and with no end in sight - is having a devastating impact on the lives of the country\\\\\\\'s children. Tens of thousands have been killed or wounded. Many are learning to hate. Many more are deeply traumatised. With unique access across the conflict\\\\\\\'s frontlines, Lyse Doucet follows the lives of six children over six months.

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Syria\\\\\\\'s war - well into its fourth year and with no end in sight - is having a devastating impact on the lives of the country\\\\\\\'s children. Tens of thousands have been killed or wounded. Many are learning to hate. Many more are deeply traumatised. With unique access across the conflict\\\\\\\'s frontlines, Lyse Doucet follows the lives of six children over six months.

Documentary arguing that Deng Xiaoping's capitalist revolution created today's China.

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Documentary arguing that Deng Xiaoping's capitalist revolution created today's China.

Niall Ferguson explores how Western civilization - a clear minority of mankind - secured a lion\'s share of the world\'s resources, and examines whether the West is about to be overtaken by the rest.

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Niall Ferguson explores how Western civilization - a clear minority of mankind - secured a lion\'s share of the world\'s resources, and examines whether the West is about to be overtaken by the rest.

Adventurer and journalist Simon Reeve heads to Cuba to find a communist country in the middle of a capitalist revolution. Two years ago Cuba announced the most sweeping and radical economic reforms the country has seen in decades.

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Adventurer and journalist Simon Reeve heads to Cuba to find a communist country in the middle of a capitalist revolution. Two years ago Cuba announced the most sweeping and radical economic reforms the country has seen in decades.

The impact of the Berlin Wall and life under Communism, European Union migration and wider immigration to the UK.

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The impact of the Berlin Wall and life under Communism, European Union migration and wider immigration to the UK.

A look at the role and responsibilities of local authorities in the UK, the workings of Westminster, different electoral systems and democracies around the world.

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A look at the role and responsibilities of local authorities in the UK, the workings of Westminster, different electoral systems and democracies around the world.

This powerful film follows Helen Newlove, widow of Garry Newlove who was kicked to death outside his home in Cheshire, in her search for answers to problem of youth crime in the UK and abroad.

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This powerful film follows Helen Newlove, widow of Garry Newlove who was kicked to death outside his home in Cheshire, in her search for answers to problem of youth crime in the UK and abroad.

Dispatches lifts the lid on Britain's bins and asks what the plan is to tackle the country's growing rubbish problem.

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Dispatches lifts the lid on Britain's bins and asks what the plan is to tackle the country's growing rubbish problem.

Financial journalist Ben Laurance looks at whether the coalition\'s keystone policy, the Big Society, may actually benefit big business, while the public and voluntary sectors feel the pinch of austerity Britain.

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Financial journalist Ben Laurance looks at whether the coalition\'s keystone policy, the Big Society, may actually benefit big business, while the public and voluntary sectors feel the pinch of austerity Britain.

Over 15,000 domestic workers leave their families to come to Britain every year. Charities claim that many are not only badly treated but that they are living as slaves.

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Over 15,000 domestic workers leave their families to come to Britain every year. Charities claim that many are not only badly treated but that they are living as slaves.

GPs are among the most trusted and respected of all professions. They are our first port of call for most NHS treatment with 800,000 people visiting surgeries every day. But Dispatches reveals that failing doctors routinely slip through the system.

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GPs are among the most trusted and respected of all professions. They are our first port of call for most NHS treatment with 800,000 people visiting surgeries every day. But Dispatches reveals that failing doctors routinely slip through the system.

Surrounded by the remnants of the demolished Gaza Strip and increasingly isolated by the blockade that prevents anyone from rebuilding their homes and their lives, Children of Gaza is a shocking, touching and uniquely intimate reflection on extraordinary courage in the face of great adversity.

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Surrounded by the remnants of the demolished Gaza Strip and increasingly isolated by the blockade that prevents anyone from rebuilding their homes and their lives, Children of Gaza is a shocking, touching and uniquely intimate reflection on extraordinary courage in the face of great adversity.

In the second half of this special two-part Dispatches, economist and author Will Hutton continues the definitive insider\'s account of how Britain\'s economy went from boom to bust.

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In the second half of this special two-part Dispatches, economist and author Will Hutton continues the definitive insider\'s account of how Britain\'s economy went from boom to bust.

Talking to the key players in government, Wall Street and the City, Hutton unveils the true extent of the greed, ambition and reckless risk-taking that is now carrying the economy into the worst recession for a century

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Talking to the key players in government, Wall Street and the City, Hutton unveils the true extent of the greed, ambition and reckless risk-taking that is now carrying the economy into the worst recession for a century

As Prime Minister, Gordon Brown has presided over the biggest recession in 75 years. Rawnsley examines the key moments, showing how Brown as Prime Minister inherited the economic problems of his own 10 years as chancellor.

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As Prime Minister, Gordon Brown has presided over the biggest recession in 75 years. Rawnsley examines the key moments, showing how Brown as Prime Minister inherited the economic problems of his own 10 years as chancellor.

Dispatches investigates the working conditions of clothing manufacturing units in the UK. With British consumers keen to buy the latest designer looks at cheap prices, this film exposes the real human cost behind high street fashion.

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Dispatches investigates the working conditions of clothing manufacturing units in the UK. With British consumers keen to buy the latest designer looks at cheap prices, this film exposes the real human cost behind high street fashion.

In a film broadcast on the day that the mass eviction was due to start on Dale Farm, Britain\'s largest traveller site, Dispatches reporter Deborah Davies investigates the controversial relations between gypsies and travellers, their neighbours and the law.

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In a film broadcast on the day that the mass eviction was due to start on Dale Farm, Britain\'s largest traveller site, Dispatches reporter Deborah Davies investigates the controversial relations between gypsies and travellers, their neighbours and the law.

Dispatches reveals what life is like for elderly men and women forced to live on today's state pension and deal with the complexities of the government's means-tested benefits to keep body and soul together.

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Dispatches reveals what life is like for elderly men and women forced to live on today's state pension and deal with the complexities of the government's means-tested benefits to keep body and soul together.

A global credit crunch has put Britain's banks in a crisis that threatens the future of jobs and businesses and may even trigger a wholesale recession.

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A global credit crunch has put Britain's banks in a crisis that threatens the future of jobs and businesses and may even trigger a wholesale recession.

How do the rich avoid paying tax and protect their fortunes? Dispatches reveals the clever devices they use.

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How do the rich avoid paying tax and protect their fortunes? Dispatches reveals the clever devices they use.

On the eve of the Sochi Winter Olympics, Russia is officially welcoming gay athletes and spectators. But in a country where it's thought only 1% of gay people dare to live completely openly, it appears to be a hollow gesture.

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On the eve of the Sochi Winter Olympics, Russia is officially welcoming gay athletes and spectators. But in a country where it's thought only 1% of gay people dare to live completely openly, it appears to be a hollow gesture.

Rageh Omaar investigates how immigration has affected Britain. Using Enoch Powell's explosive 'Rivers of Blood' speech as a starting point, Rageh explores whether the apocalyptic visions of 40 years ago have any basis in today's reality.

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Rageh Omaar investigates how immigration has affected Britain. Using Enoch Powell's explosive 'Rivers of Blood' speech as a starting point, Rageh explores whether the apocalyptic visions of 40 years ago have any basis in today's reality.

On the third anniversary of the 7/7 London Bombings, political commentator and journalist Peter Oborne investigates whether these attacks and the fear of terrorism has fuelled the rise of violence, intolerance and hatred against British Muslims

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On the third anniversary of the 7/7 London Bombings, political commentator and journalist Peter Oborne investigates whether these attacks and the fear of terrorism has fuelled the rise of violence, intolerance and hatred against British Muslims

Dispatches investigates the elusive Russian oligarchs who have been trying to buy up our football teams, newspapers and car companies.

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Dispatches investigates the elusive Russian oligarchs who have been trying to buy up our football teams, newspapers and car companies.

How senior politicians are seeking to trade on their Westminster connections to earn money from lucrative positions in the private sector.

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How senior politicians are seeking to trade on their Westminster connections to earn money from lucrative positions in the private sector.