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Bolinao 52

by Duc Nguyen

Global Voices

Bombies

by Jack Silberman

When the United States dropped more than 2 million tons of bombs on Laos from 1964 to 1973, millions of cluster bombs failed to explode, leaving the country massively contaminated with “bombies” — as dangerous now as when they fell.

Comrade Duch: The Bookkeeper of Death

by Adrian Maben

The story of a gifted Cambodian mathematics teacher and family man turned mass killer responsible for the torture and murder of 14,000 people, and how he was brought to justice.

Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection

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Give Up Tomorrow

by Michael Collins and Marty Syjuco

When a teenager from a political family in the Philippines is accused of double murder, the country’s judicial system is put to the test after years of alleged corruption.

POV

Journals of a Wily School

by Sudeshna Bose

Follow a young pickpocket through the streets of Kolkata, where he plies his trade and plays a real-life game of cops and robbers...

Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection, Independent Lens

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The Oath

by Laura Poitras

The Oath is a story about family, taxis, al Qaeda, Guantanamo Bay, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Global Voices, POV

On the Border of Desperation

by Nima Sarvestani

Poverty, violence, and extreme conditions in Kurdistan, Iran, are forcing Kurds like Tala into petrol smuggling over the border to Iraq at great risk.

Global Perspectives Collection

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Outlawed in Pakistan

by Habiba Nosheen and Hilke Schellmann

Outlawed in Pakistan tells the story of Kainat Soomro as she takes a rape case through Pakistan’s deeply flawed criminal justice system.

Frontline

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The People's Court

by Bruno Sorrentino, and Maggie Still

Follow itinerant judges, law students, a human rights lawyer, and ordinary Chinese citizens seeking justice as the country tackles the massive task of establishing a legal framework for its new market economy.

Global Perspectives Collection, Wide Angle

This is My Picture When I Was Dead

by Mahmoud Al Massad

An imaginative look at what happens after four-year-old Bashir comes back to life after the assassination of him and his father, a top PLO lieutenant.

Global Perspectives Collection

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