Stories about Video from September, 2016
A Toxic Mix of Illegal Logging and Corruption Is Devastating Europe’s Last Primeval Forests
The documentary film “Clear Cut Crime” shows the toxic effects of collusion between illegal logging and politicians in Romania and Ukraine.
Why Do So Many Eritreans Risk Their Lives Fleeing the Country?
"Eritrea is an authoritarian state. There is no independent justice system, no parliament, no democratic institutions to speak of. "
‘El Hombrecito’ Breathes Musical Life Into Literature in the Dominican Republic
In the Dominican Republic, a group called The Little Man (El Hombrecito) is offering a new way of experiencing the arts by combining music, poetry and visual arts.
Chinese Police Violently Crack Down on Protests Against an Elected Village Leader's Imprisonment
Residents believe Lin Zuluan was forced into confessing that he took a bribe because he had planned to protest land seizures taking place without the village's consent.
Commemorating Biljana Garvanlieva, a Macedonian Filmmaker Who Gave Voice to Marginalized Women
"As an engaged documentary author my motivation is to break the existing image about women in Macedonia."
French Politicians Say the Darndest Things About Colonialism
You'll find little in common between François Fillon, the former French prime minister, and Dorcas Dienda, a current contestant in the “Miss DRC” beauty pageant. But that being said...
Apparently, Being Pro-China in Hong Kong Is No Guarantee Against Political Threats From Beijing
"I don’t know how they knew, including people very close to my family circle, important friends who support me...they read them out one by one, I started to feel afraid."
Filipino Fishers Living in a Scenic Cove Fight to Save Their Homes From Demolition and Land Grabbing
"Our forefathers have been here, 150 years ago. They were the ones who cleared the area. Now a giant developer wants us to leave the land where we grew up."