AJ Close up

The circus changing lives of youth in Zambia | Close Up

Circus Zambia, where young people from the impoverished township of Chibolya come together to defy gravity.

AJ Close up

Fighting FGM in Senegal | Close Up

Sister Fa is a Senegalese rapper and anti-FGM activist on a mission to eradicate the harmful cultural practice.

Fighting FGM in Senegal | Close Up

AJ Close up

Music from the Favela | Close Up

'Something so magical can’t be only for part of society,' says musician bringing classical music to the favela.

101 East

101 East Awards

Awards won by Al Jazeera's current affairs documentary programme which focuses on stories from Asia-Pacific.

101 East Awards

Muslim Ban

TV academies urge Pompeo to allow entry for Syrian documentarians

Academies call on Pompeo to waive restrictions for documentarians, journalists from countries under travel ban.

TV academies urge Pompeo to allow entry for Syrian documentarians

Arts & Culture

South Korea's Bong in Oscars race marked by lack of diversity

Bong Joon-ho secures nomination for the film, 'Parasite', but women and ethnic minorities overlooked.

South Korea's Bong in Oscars race marked by lack of diversity

AJ Impact

This year's Oscar for best director will definitely go to a man

Female directors are making more gains, but for the 87th time, the academy selects only men as best director nominees.

This year's Oscar for best director will definitely go to a man

Music

Bangladesh arrests Sufi singer under internet law after protests

Shariat Sarker arrested under the stringent Digital Security Act for 'hurting religious sentiment of Muslims'.

Bangladesh arrests Sufi singer under internet law after protests

Opinion

Threatening culture in Trumpian times

Trump has decided not to attack Iran's cultural sites, but is the world's cultural heritage any safer?

Mark LeVine

by Mark LeVine

Mark LeVine

Studio B Unscripted

On the legacy and influence of James Baldwin

Author Edouard Louis and film director Ken Loach on trade unions and the relationship between class, race and gender.

Human Rights

More than bricks: How international law protects cultural sites

International law experts react to Donald Trump's threat to attack Iranian cultural sites.

More than bricks: How international law protects cultural sites

Start Here

Behind the gaming screen | Start Here

Gaming industry's labour force has had a year of reckoning.

BAFTA

'Laughable': Anger as BAFTA awards recognise only white actors

Lack of diversity highlighted as all 20 nominees in acting categories for UK film body's awards are white.

'Laughable': Anger as BAFTA awards recognise only white actors

Arts & Culture

The many lives of Togo's palace

Togo's Palais De Lome, once home to German and French colonial rulers, is now home to modern pan-African art.

Transforming a symbol of colonialism into a space for African art

Arts & Culture

Ludacris becomes Gabonese citizen, celebrates African heritage

US rapper and actor shares news on social media, prompting fans to respond: 'Welcome home.'

Ludacris becomes Gabonese citizen, celebrates African heritage