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What in the World
A hard-hitting television documentary series that seeks to raise greater public awareness of global economic inequalities and human rights violations.
Due to its geographical location, Juarez is a major staging point in the trafficking of drugs to the US.
Explore how this seemingly never-ending conflict impacts on the people of North Kivu.
For over 24 years, East Timor (now known as Timor Leste) endured a crushing occupation inflicted on them by neighboring Indonesia on the pretext of the fight against communism.
This episode describes a country's transformation out of a famine memorably described by BBC journalist Michael Buerk as “the closest thing to hell on Earth.”
Timber is one of this country’s biggest natural resources. Hence the existence of wholesale illegal logging, irrespective of the consequences to the local environment.
This episode of "What In the World" investigates the modern phenomenon of soccer slavery in which many young footballers trafficked out of Africa have been left to fend for themselves on the streets of European cities.
Due to its geographical location, Juarez is a major staging point in the trafficking of drugs to the US. It is also one of the world's most violent cities as drug cartels fight their turf wars there, murdering both gang members and innocent civilians with equal barbarity.
Important coastal regions of the ice sheets on Greenland and West Antarctica, and the glaciers of the Antarctica Peninsula, are thinning and contributing to sea level rise. Also shrinking is the regional culture for the 56,000 people who live there.
"You can cut the flower, but you cannot stop the coming of spring." This episode of "What in the World" features Afghan women's rights activist, Malalai Joya.
Elected in 2003, Joya was expelled from Parliament in 2007 for refusing to retract a speech. She fights for the rights of the people, particularly disadvantaged women.
A young Yazidi who escaped Islamic State captivity has made it her mission to help free the thousands of women and girls who remain slaves to the militant group.KCET Original
"The Trials of Muhammad Ali" covers the explosive crossroads of Ali’s life.
Bonobo, Helado Negro, Róisín Murphy, Macha Kiddo, Ash Koosha and Fatoumata Diawara.KCET Original
In August 2014, Shammo Murad was one of over 400,000 Yazidis who fled as Islamic State seized the Iraqi city of Sinjar. Today, all he wishes for is to return home.KCET Original
The future of our communities lies in protecting our most vulnerable yet most resilient members: our children.KCET Original
In Manila, a performance artist, a pole dancer, a rap battle champion, a visual artist and a painter explore the multiple facets of a city now in the grip of a new government engaged in a brutal drug war.
Brazil is mostly known for samba and bossa nova, but the musical heritage of the world’s fifth largest country is much more varied than that.
A radical high school in rural Paraguay teaches girls to protect the threatened forest and forge a better future for themselves.
With Mia dead and Jens discredited, Alf considers the case hopeless, but Mads insists to work out the real accounts, which show that Energreen is virtually broke