EXCLUSIVE INVESTIGATIONS | ALL THE PRIME MINISTER’S MEN (WATCH)

Wed 03 February 2021: An explosive investigation reveals how a criminal gang is colluding with the security forces of Bangladesh and has links to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Undercover reporters with the I-Unit expose how a former street mafia claims to have captured a state. The brother of Bangladesh’s army chief boasts that he can […]

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THE WORLD OF SURVEILLANCE: WHO DOES ‘BIG BROTHER’ ANSWER TO?

  In this episode of UpFront, we discuss the surveillance industry and how it is operating unchecked with Ron Deibert, the director of Citizen Lab, a cybersecurity watchdog group in Canada and Luis Fernando Garcia, the director of R3D, a digital rights organisation in Mexico. And in a special interview segment, we take stock of […]

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3RD AJB DOC FILM FESTIVAL: 10 DOCUMENTARIES TO VIE AT BOSNIAN FESTIVAL

Wed 09 September 2020: Viewers to be able to watch documentaries free of charge, without registration SARAJEVO – The 3rd Al Jazeera Balkans International Documentary Film Festival (AJB DOC) will take place online between Sept. 11-15 due to novel coronavirus. The festival, of which Anadolu Agency is the global communication partner, is preparing to gather […]

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WATCH | 5 DEATHS IN 10,000 CASES, EPIDEMIC IS ON ITS WAY OUT, SAYS OXFORD EXPERT

Sat 30 May 2020: COVID-19 has a death rate of only 0.05 percent, and the coronavirus pandemic is “on its way out” of the UK, according to a leading epidemiologist at the University of Oxford in an interview with UnHerd’s Lockdown TV. Professor Sunetra Gupta’s estimation is far lower than some other prominent epidemiologists who have put the number at […]

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WATCH I IS SYRIA’S PRESIDENT BASHAR AL-ASSAD TURNING ON HIS CRONIES?

Tue 26 May 2020: The inner circle of Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad has always been tight, and any disputes within the ruling family were kept strictly behind closed doors. Until recently. There is a rift between the president’s cousin Rami Makhlouf and the Syrian government, and it is very public. Makhlouf has long been considered […]

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WATCH | FROM SUPER SPREADERS TO SUPER SAVIOURS: TABLIGHI JAMAAT MEMBERS DONATE PLASMA

Tue 28 April 2020: Tablighi Jamaat chief, Maulana Saad Kandhavli, who was booked for culpable homicide after thousands of attendees of the Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi’s Nizamuddin tested positive for COVID-19, appealed to COVID-19 survivors from the Muslim community to donate blood plasma for the treatment of other patients. Courtesy: The Wire Think your […]

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CAN AFRICA’S HEALTHCARE SYSTEM COPE WITH CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC?

Tue 21 April 2020: How will sub-Saharan Africa handle the fallout of COVID-19? Plus, oil prices and Germany’s opposition to ‘coronabonds’. Sub-Saharan Africa could be plunged into its first recession in 25 years as the global health crisis brought on by the novel coronavirus wreaks havoc in the region. Many countries, like Nigeria, Angola and South Africa, […]

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COVID-19 IN BRITAIN: THE DEATH TOLL AND THE MEDIA DEFERENCE

Sat 18 April 2020: From ‘herd immunity’ to lack of testing, Britain’s coronavirus response. Plus, Israeli surveillance during COVID-19. On The Listening Post this week: From “herd immunity” to lack of testing, Britain’s coronavirus response has needed more media scrutiny. Plus, Israeli surveillance under cover of COVID-19. COVID-19 in Britain: The death toll and the media deference […]

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