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The Fifth Estate The Truth Smugglers: The Disappeared in Syria

They are crimes a regime wants to keep secret: tens of thousands of Syrians have “disappeared” in the past six years of civil war, swept away to government prisons and detention centres to be interrogated, tortured and worse. The Fifth Estate tells their stories – and looks at the people who risk their lives to expose the truth about these and other ...
  • 2017
  • 00:45:12
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 11/22/2017

Enquête Les passeurs de la vérité

Depuis 2011, le régime syrien réprime violemment les manifestations populaires et multiplie les arrestations massives. Tortures systématiques, exécutions sommaires, les rapports sont accablants. Durant des opérations ultrasecrètes, menées par un Canadien, des Syriens sortent, au péril de leur vie, des caisses de documents incriminants. Le but : établir les liens entre les crimes commis et le président Bachar Al Assad ...
  • 2017
  • 00:43:12
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/29/2017

News in Review - April 2016 ​Syria’s Civil War: The Human Toll

We’ve heard endless reports on the refugee crisis and the exodus of millions of people escaping war in Syria. But every day those who remain face the threat of violence, torture, rape and death — and now they are starving. Here is a look at the ongoing humanitarian crisis inside a country devastated by civil war, terrorist encroachment and international ...
  • 2016
  • 00:16:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/18/2016

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L'actualité en revue - Janvier 2012 Syrie : la diplomatie peut-elle vaincre une violente répression?

Suite aux manifestations en Tunisie et dans d’autres pays tels que l’Égypte et la Lybie, la Syrie emboîte le pas, prenant ainsi part au « printemps arabe ». Toutefois, dès les premières manifestations en Syrie, le président Bachar Al-Assad réagit sans pitié par une violente répression. Le peuple syrien est divisé entre les opposants au régime d’Al-Assad et ceux qui ...
  • 2012
  • 00:21:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/14/2014

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Doc Zone Syria: Behind Rebel Lines

The year 2011 saw sweeping change in the Middle East and North Africa — The Arab Spring. Syrians watched what was happening on their television sets, and took to the streets hoping they could see an end to the 40 years of Assad family rule. But there was no Arab Spring for Syria, and almost two years later the destruction ...
  • 2013
  • 00:43:46
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 01/15/2014

L'actualité en revue - Janvier 2013 La Syrie : un pays en crise

Contrairement aux dictateurs à la tête de la Tunisie et de l’Égypte, le président syrien Bachar Al-Assad n’entend pas se laisser dicter sa conduite ni celle du pays par les protestataires. L’armée syrienne continue à s’attaquer aux populations civiles, n’hésitant pas à bombarder des quartiers résidentiels, et le compte des morts grimpe rapidement. Le mouvement de contestation populaire, que le ...
  • 2013
  • 00:16:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/10/2013

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News in Review - October 2012 Crisis in Syria

What started as a few isolated protests suddenly became a nationwide phenomenon and, the more the movement grew, the more violent President Bashar al-Assad’s army became. Within months, the crisis evolved into an all-out civil war. It was the president’s hope that the military might of the Syrian army would stop the uprising in its tracks. Instead it spawned a ...
  • 2012
  • 00:18:19
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 10/15/2012

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News in Review - February 2012 The Bloodbath in Syria

For almost one year hundreds of thousands of people have been staging massive protests in the streets of Syria. They are demanding the resignation of the country's ruler, Bashar al-Assad. But his regime's response has been a bloody one, and thousands of protesters have been gunned down. In this News in Review story we look at the Syrian revolution and at what's ...
  • 2012
  • 00:14:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2012

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