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Niños de la Memoria

by Kathryn Smith Pyle and María Teresa Rodríguez

Hundreds — possibly thousands — of children disappeared from El Salvador in the midst of that country's civil war in the 1980s. Niños de la Memoría follows three of those children as they return to their native country in search of identity and answers.

Global Voices

The Oath

by Laura Poitras

The Oath is a story about family, taxis, al Qaeda, Guantanamo Bay, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

POV, Global Voices

Our Disappeared/Nuestros Desaparecidos

by Juan Mandelbaum

They dreamed of a revolution that would transform Argentina. But what happened to this hopeful generation who suddenly “disappeared”?

Global Voices, Independent Lens

A Panther in Africa

by Aaron Matthews

In the 1960s, Pete O’Neal founded the Kansas City chapter of the Black Panther Party. In 1970, he fled the country for Africa where he has lived in exile for more than 30 years.

POV, Global Voices

Peace vs Justice

by Klaartje Quirijns

Peace vs Justice takes place in Uganda and at The Hague and tells the story of the miscommunication between two cultures and their different perceptions of justice.

Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices

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Señorita Extraviada (Missing Young Woman)

by Lourdes Portillo

The remains of more than 250 sexually assaulted girls have been found in the desert outside of Juarez, Mexico. The victims’ relatives will not rest until these crimes are solved.

Global Voices, POV

The Siege

by Elise West, Bentley Dean, Curtis Levy, and Christine Olsen

In a desperate attempt to save his wife’s life, Nestor Cerpa leader of the Peruvian Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement and his squad of commandos seized the Japanese ambassador’s residence in Lima, holding dozens of foreign diplomats and businessmen hostage for 126 days.

Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices

Sisters in Law

by Kim Longinotto and Florence Ayisi

A compassionate state prosecutor and court president dispense wisdom, wisecracks, and justice in fair measure at one small courthouse in Cameroon.

Independent Lens, Global Voices, Women and Girls Lead, Global Perspectives Collection

Stealing Africa

by Christoffer Guldbrandsen

Stealing Africa asks the question: Are multinational corporations bleeding Africa dry?

Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices, Why Poverty?

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Young Yakuza

by Jean Pierre Limosin and Christian Baute

When a troubled young man rejects school, jobs, and family, his desperate mother decides to take one last chance to save him — by handing him over to the Japanese mafia for one year and letting him choose his own path.

Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection

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