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Link TV's Spotlight Series

 

Spotlight is a Link TV weekly presentation of investigative documentary reports from around the world. Check this page for currently airing documentaries from Link TV's Spotlight series.

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Spotlight: Secret Pakistan - Double Cross (Part 1)

 

Secret Pakistan - Double Cross (Part 1)

In May 2011, US Special Forces shot and killed Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan. Publicly Pakistan is one of America's closest allies -- yet every step of the operation was kept secret from it. Filmed largely in Pakistan and Afghanistan, this two-part documentary series explores how a supposed ally stands accused by top CIA officers and Western diplomats of causing the deaths of thousands of coalition soldiers in Afghanistan. Click for more info.

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Spotlight: Secret Pakistan - Backlash (Part 2)

 

Secret Pakistan - Backlash (Part 2)

The second film in this enthralling two-part documentary series reveals how Britain and America discovered compelling evidence that Pakistan was secretly helping the Taliban and concluded they had been double-crossed. It tells the story of how under President Obama the US has waged a secret war against Pakistan. Click for more info.

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Mugabe's Blood Diamonds

 

Mugabe's Blood Diamonds

Have you bought a diamond recently? Do you know where it came from? This documentary investigates Zimbabwe's diamond trade, going deep into the field to uncovers evidence of torture camps and widespread killings. As the international community argues over whether Zimbabwe's diamonds should be sold on the open market, will President Robert Mugabe ever face prosecution for these crimes? Click for more info.

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Land of Anarchy

 

Land of Anarchy

It's the ultimate failed state -- a land of war, banditry, and piracy. And after Bin Laden's death, its civil war with Islamist extremists has gained even greater importance for the West. But what is it like to live in the anarchy of Somalia? Reporter Peter Greste goes where no western journalist has been to witness a crisis that threatens millions of lives. Click for more info.

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Stolen Bride

 

Stolen Brides

This documentary explores the unsettling and widespread phenomenon of bride snatching in Chechnya, revealing the tense and painful negotiations that take place to determine the fate of a young kidnapped bride-to-be. Stolen Brides also explores the wider issues in Chechen society including the growth of Islamic influence, Chechen national identity and its relationship with Russia. Click to watch a promo from this film.

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Secrets of Scientology

 

Blood in the Mobile

During the last 15 years the civil war in the DR Congo has killed over 5 million people and 300,000 women have been raped. Blood in the Mobile reveals the connection between our cell phones and the conflict in the Congo. Click to watch this full program online now!

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Secrets of Scientology

 

Secrets of Scientology

When reporter John Sweeney investigated the Church of Scientology three years ago, he was spied on and condemned as a bigot by the church's leaders. Now, in his return to the church, a whistleblower is helping him reveal the dark secrets of Scientology. The Secrets of Scientology tells the story of what was going on behind the scenes back then - and what is happening now. Click to watch a promo from this film.

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Iraq's Secret War Files

 

Iraq's Secret War Files

Get unfiltered data of what really happened during the Iraq War in Iraq's Secret War Files, the only television documentary to have advance access to the biggest Wikileaks release ever. Topics proven too controversial for other U.S. broadcasters include: the real civilian death count, al-Qaeda's fictitious presence, and unabashed torture, revealing unprecedented levels of unwarranted aggression. Click to watch a promo from this film.

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Blood Antiques

 

Blood Antiques

The European art trade, synonymous with wealth and glamour, has always involved a degree of stolen and smuggled art. Now, Afghanistan’s rich cultural heritage is financing terrorism and the Taliban. From Afghans scrabbling in the sand for treasures, to the dazzling show rooms of unscrupulous dealers and private collectors – Blood Antiques uncovers one of the most outrageous illegal trades since blood diamonds. Watch online!

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