Looks at human rights in Cuba. Includes discussions with Under Secretary of State, Peter Tarnoff; Cuban emmisary to the UN, Edgardo Valdes; filmmaker, Jon Alpert; and Cuban Americans, Frank Calzon and Sam Farber.
One of the South African Broadcasting Corporation's (SABC) series of hour-long special reports on South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission Hearings, aired on Sundays on SABC between April 1996-June 1998. Contains graphic images of Apartheid era atrocities, interviews with and profiles of victims, survivors, investigators, and perpetrators.
Two documentaries by Palestinian actor Mohammad Bakri. In Jenin Jenin, Palestinian Arabs from the West Bank town of Jenin talk about their experiences during the Battle of Jenin in April of 2002 (which was part of the Israeli army's Operation Defensive Shield, in response to the ongoing Al-Aqsa Intifada). In Since You Left, Bakri visits the grave of his mentor, Emil Habibi, a Palestinian ...
Includes an interview with Arthur Helton of the Lawyer's Committee for Human Rights regarding U.S. policy on Chinese illegal immigrants seeking asylum; an examination of the controversy surrounding "most-favored nation" status for China; and excerpts from the film Satya: a prayer for the enemy, on the Tibetan Buddhist nuns who have been imprisoned and tortured for demonstrating against Chinese occupation.
Interview with Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide followed by highlights from David Korb's film, The Other Haiti, about grass roots democratic movements. Includes an interview with the filmmaker.
Script, Sunil Kuksal ; camera & editing, Maneesh Sharma ; music, Pt. Vikas Maharaj ; voice over, Surjan Singh. "Reducing police torture against Muslim minority at the grossroot level by engaging and strengthening Human Rights Institutions in India." Gift. English, Hindi, and Urdu with English subtitles. Acquried for the Library of Congress only.
Offers a preview of Escape from China, a film revealing the personal story of Zhang Boli, a leader of the Tiananmen Square uprising; and an analysis of the "most-favored nation" U.S.-China controversy.