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“Eyes On The Rainbow — The Assata Shakur Documentary

Posted by bgtvmediaonline on 2014-12-19

“Eyes On The Rainbow — The Assata Shakur Documentary

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South Sudan children feel Impact of conflict

Posted by bgtvmediaonline on 2014-12-15

Al Jazeera English

Most teachers fled and with children juggling school and fending for themselves, just being in class is good enough. Al Jazeera’s Catherine Soi reports from Upper Nile state.

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Food prices hike Nepal’s Humla district

Posted by bgtvmediaonline on 2014-12-15

Al Jazeera English

People from the remote district of Nepal’s Humla are facing a big rise in food prices because of poor infrastructure that disconnects it from the rest of the country. Nepal has promised to connect Humla to other districts within two years. But locals say that it’s only a road to Tibet that will take them out of poverty. Al Jazeera’s Subina Shrestha reports.

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“The Family Taking The Fight To The Italian Mafia”

Posted by bgtvmediaonline on 2014-12-10

Journeyman Pictures

Published on Dec 10, 2014

Breaking The Mafia Code – “In this beautiful and cursed land, normality is not normal”

On an island ruled by mafia, one man is determined to stand up to the omnipresent and powerful criminals. This report reveals reporter Pino Maniaci’s quest to expose Cosa Nostra, the Sicilian mafia.

The mafia has long been engrained in Sicilian culture, “like moss, which always grows back”, as one boy describes it. As priest Don Salvia notes, “Until a few years ago the Mafia was everything. It was politics, oppression, power…” Today, in the studio of Telejato two giant portraits cover the wall: those of Falcone and Borsellino, two judges who lost their lives in their fight against the mafia. These serve as inspiration for Maniaci, an activist reporter who dares to name the Mafiosi in his daily news show. Despite constant threats, intimidation and several attacks, his fight against this invisible enemy and the pizzo or ‘protection money’ that they demand continues. “My dream is a Sicily free from the cancer of the Mafia, where my children and grandchildren one day will be able to live safely.”

Hans Van Dijk – Ref no. 6333

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