Spy Merchants

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Spy Merchants

Investigating the powerful and illegal weapons of mass surveillance that are for sale to the highest bidder, putting the privacy of millions at risk.

The Lobby

After six-months of undercover filming, Al Jazeera Investigations exposes how the Israel lobby penetrates the many different levels of British democracy.

The Poachers Pipeline

Exposing the traffickers behind the rhino horn trade and the corruption that makes it possible. Penetrating the criminal pipelines that traffic horn from a fresh kill in Africa to a sale in Asia.

Stealing Paradise

Uncovering a world of corruption in the holiday paradise of the Maldives; where millions have been stolen and justice denied.

Britain's modern slave trade

Revealing the true scale of modern slavery in suburban Britain. We expose the slave masters and the people smugglers and talk to victims.

The Dark Side

Undercover in the secretive world of doping in sports, raising questions about whether medical professionals are linked to some of the greatest sports heroes.

Genocide Agenda

Exposing the inner workings of the Myanmar regime, providing "strong evidence" of a genocide against the Rohingya minority.

The Hostage Business

A journey inside the hidden world of kidnapping, negotiations and ransom demands.


A former Al Qaeda operative turned Yemeni-government informant steps out of the shadows to speak with Al Jazeera's Investigative Unit.

The Spy Cables

Secret documents, leaked from numerous intelligence agencies, offer rare insights into the interactions between spies.

Inside Kenya's Death Squads

For the first time members of Kenya’s counter-terrorism police admit to “eliminating” radical Muslim clerics.


Meet the shady characters spying on American Muslims for the FBI.

Egypt's Lost Power

An investigation of the corrupt deals that plunged Egypt into an energy crisis.

Killing Arafat

Exclusive report on the late Palestinian leader's exhumation uncovers high levels of radioactive poison in his body.

What Killed Arafat?

Al Jazeera investigation finds evidence the late Palestinian leader was poisoned.

The Benghazi Report

Documents show the US knew of embassy security problems and failed to fix them.

The Calderon Dynasty

FBI investigation of a California political dynasty uncovers alleged bribery and corruption in the shadows of Tinseltown