The Documentary: Saudi Arabia - Sands of Time: The...05/05/15
The impact of the 2011 Arab uprisings and how it was felt in Saudi Arabia
DocArchive: The Saudi Arabian Spring
Tarek Osman considers how the impact of the Arab Uprisings of 2011 was felt in Saudi Arabia. The country’s growing youth population faced high unemployment and was well adapted to social media. But unlike other Arab countries, they did not take to the...
The Documentary: The Islamic State's Social Media Machine:...
Examining Islamic State’s social media strategy and what can be done to combat it
DocArchive: The Islamic State's Social Media Machine
Dominic Casciani explores the way the so called Islamic State use social media to recruit people to their cause, and what can we be done combat this. Dominic travels to Canada to meet a mother whose son was recruited by IS and executed by the FSA, and...
The Documentary: The Rape of Berlin
Investigating the mass rapes by Soviet soldiers at the end of WW2
DocArchive: The Rape of Berlin - 2 May 2015
Lucy Ash investigates the mass rapes committed by Soviet troops in Germany at the end of World II - in part as revenge for Nazi atrocities in the Soviet Union.
The Documentary: PJ O'Rourke on the UK Campaign Trail:...
American writer and satirist PJ O’Rourke gives his unique take on the British election
DocArchive: Wrestling out of Poverty - 30 Apr 2015
In India, a wrestler in the family can mean a ticket out of poverty. Rupa Jha meets the young fighters determined to get to the top and overcome India's complex caste system.
The Documentary: Saudi Arabia - Sands of Time: Saudi...
How Saudi Arabia was challenged at the end of the 70s by extremism and uprisings
DocArchive: Saudi Arabia: Sands of Time
Tarek Osman investigates the rise of the Kindgom of Saudi Arabia. In this second episode he sees how Saudi Arabia was suddenly challenged at the end of the 1970s by the Iranian Revolution and the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan which gave rise to...
DocArchive: PJ O'Rourke on the UK Campaign Trail
American satirist PJ O’Rourke travels across Britain trying to work out why party politics in the UK is being shaken up. He meets politicians, pundits and voters, to find out what it takes to get elected to the UK Parliament in 2015.
DocArchive: The Abandoned
Will Coley listens to the stories of Ethiopian and Eritrean migrants who have made the often lethal journey across the Sahara, and then the Mediterranean, to arrive in Sicily asking for political asylum. Once the news cameras have left them on the...
DocArchive: ‘Police State' Portugal - 23 April 2015
Does Portugal have a problem with police brutality and racism? The residents of Cova da Moura, a largely immigrant community, believe that it does. (Warning: contains strong language)
DocArchive: PJ O'Rourke on the UK Election Trail
American writer and satirist PJ O’Rourke hits the campaign trail to give his own unique take on the British election.
DocArchive: The Rise of the Kingdom
Egyptian writer Tarek Osman follows the dramatic events that led to the establishment of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its rise, in less than 50 years, to the status of global power.
DocArchive: Who Will Govern Britain
As the UK heads towards a highly competitive general election with an uncertain outcome, Mary Ann Sieghart explores how the parties are planning to form a government if there is no clear winner.
DocArchive: Who's Afraid of Teatr Doc? 16 Apr 2015
Teatr Doc is widely praised for its hard-hitting plays about contemporary Russia. Lucy Ash finds that for the country's most controversial theatre company, the show must go on
DocArchive: Stand Up for China
Comedian Des Bishop finds out what makes the chinese laugh. He has learnt Mandarin to take his jokes to China. He finds that there is a long tradition of comedy in China called Xiangsheng, or Crosstalk, often in the form of two comedians playing off...
DocArchive: Tanzania: Race and Colonial War
Audrey Brown chairs a discussion on the effects of World War One in Africa. She hears the stories from African fighters, on both the German and British sides. And she speaks to Tanzanians who tell their family memories, like Oswald Masebo from Dar es...
DocArchive: Canada’s Red River Murders - 8 Apr 2015
More women and girls from Canada's Aboriginal population go missing or are murdered than any other section of society. Joanna Jolly reports from the city of Winnipeg.
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