How British and US secret services collaborated with the former Libyan regime to detain and torture dissidents.
Since its launch over a decade ago, Al Jazeera English has produced a host of award-winning documentaries. REWIND updates some of the channel’s most memorable films of the past 10+ years. We find out what happened to some of the characters profiled and issues tackled in those films and ask how the stories have developed since our cameras left.
We go undercover in Ghana to expose gold scammers tricking foreign investors out of huge sums of money.
Residents in a US city recovering from decades of urban decay are turning vacant plots of land into flourishing farms.
World-recognised eye doctor pioneers technique to treat curable blindness, returning sight to country’s poor.
In Palestine, the struggle to cope with the Israeli occupation leads many to become addicted to prescription drugs.
We investigate child trafficking in India, where millions of children and teenagers are forced into labour.
Mississippi Delta’s wetlands are vanishing under rising seas, forcing people to leave their homes for drier ground.
Tourists volunteering in Cambodian orphanages may be unwittingly fuelling an industry that exploits children for profit.
We meet doctors at Johannesburg’s ‘Bara’ hospital who are tackling eye problems among South Africa’s poor communities.
From refugee camps to global fame – the rise of Afghan cricket and how it helped unify and redefine a war-torn nation.
We trace a forgotten Hmong community in the jungles of northern Laos who helped the US during the Vietnam War.
A look at the ongoing fight for the right to live in a city that is the beating heart of the holy land.
The police shooting of an unarmed black teenager sparked unrest and national debate about systemic racism.
Cape Town’s urban outsiders put on sharp suits and melodic voices to battle it out for the Silver Fez choir trophy.