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Published: Mon, 18 jul 2005 09:00:00 GMT

Last Build Date: Mon, 18 jul 2005 09:00:00 GMT

 



Child Witches: The Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mon, 18 jul 2005 09:00:00 GMT

Trying to eke out an existence in the midst of all the squalor, violence, and poverty of Kinshasa, the war-torn capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), live approximately 40,000 Congolese street children. They are not there due to the war; they are there because of their parents. The latest horror that the Congolese people have gotten into is that they are accusing their children of being witches and either killing them or casting them out into the streets.



Photo Gallery: World War II Vets (updated) by Jonathan Alpeyrie

Mon, 18 jul 2005 09:00:00 GMT

World War II Vets



Activist Marla Ruzicka

Mon, 25 apr 2005 09:00:00 GMT

Streaming video: Marla Ruzicka activist for victims of conflict in Iraq and Afghanistan died April 16.



STILL FIGHTING

Mon, 25 Apr 2005 09:00:00 GMT

Streaming video trailer: Dr. Massouda Jalal, woman candidate for president, Nasrine Gross, Rina Amiri, and women leaders building democracy in Afghanistan by New View Films.



IRAQ: CODE PINK

Mon, 25 Apr 2005 09:00:00 GMT

Streaming video news feature: With Marla Ruzicka, Media Benjamin, and Code Pink on the street, in homes with families in Saddam Husseins pre-war Iraq restricted to journalists.



Not For Broadcast: At What Cost?

Mon, 25 Apr 2005 09:00:00 GMT

Streaming video trailer: Conversations in pre-war Iraq with families and Code Pink activists, Media Benjamin, Amira Matsuda about imminent invasion and Arab retaliation.



90 Miles Apart: The Story of the Cuban Dissident

Mon, 25 Apr 2005 09:00:00 GMT

Streaming video news feature: Fidel Castro monitored and convicted Roberto de Miranda and other Cuban dissidents of conspiring with United States and its war in Iraq. Shows Havana security apparatus.



The Road to Ghazni

Mon, 25 Apr 2005 09:00:00 GMT

Streaming video: Afghan workers and engineers build USAID-sponsored road from Ghazni to Kandahar.



The Sadr Rebellion: A Tale From The Baghdad Sheraton Hotel By Peter Bussian

Mon, 30 May 2005 09:00:00 GMT

The insurgency takes root in Iraq: a tale from the beginning. Read the story and see the photos in Notes from the Field.



The Maoist Rebellion: Nepals Civil War Rages By Jonathan Alpeyrie

Mon, 30 May 2005 09:00:00 GMT

On a rock in the middle of the remote region of Rolpa district in Western Nepal, is written with white paint a Maoist saying To rebel is a peoples right.



The Karabakh Conflict By Matt Kettmann Photos by Jonathan Alpeyrie

Mon, 30 May 2005 09:00:00 GMT

Traveling Into a Dark Corner of the Former Soviet Union. Toward the end of my third week in the little known,officially nonexistent republic of Nagorno-Karabakh, the answerto everyone's question "Why are you going there?" smacked me square on the forehead.



Vacationing in Afghanistan By Aaron Rockett

Mon, 30 May 2005 09:00:00 GMT

I came to Afghanistan to cover the firstever democratic elections with an American documentary film team. In the weeks leading to the Afghan elections the Taliban vowed bombings and kidnappings.



On the Frontline of Afghan Democracy: The Political Maneuvering of a US Ambassador By Aaron Rockett

Mon, 30 May 2005 09:00:00 GMT

After six weeks in Afghanistan I was about to board my Afghan Ariana flight for a ten hour nailbiter to Frankfurt, Germany to connect with my flight home. I had spent three weeks with a documentary film team following the top candidates in Afghanistans first ever democratic election.



Notes from Afganistan By Aaron Rockett

Mon, 30 May 2005 09:00:00 GMT

Judging from responses from everyone, news from Afghanistan is being overshadowed by the elections. Things are heating up, and I am slightly nervous with most all of the attacks happening within a block from where I live.



On the Frontline of Democracy By Aaron Rockett

Mon, 30 May 2005 09:00:00 GMT

It is a different world in Kabul from the one Im from. Destroyed mud brick buildings stand next to slow reconstruction. My eyes burn from the thick dust and pollution in the air.



Beisbol, Havana Style By Aaron Rockett

Mon, 30 May 2005 09:00:00 GMT

It was a group of Mormon missionaries that I had met only a few weeks earlier in Mexico that had proposed the idea of going to Cuba. They had traveled to all parts of the world and spoke Spanish so well that locals mistook them for Argentineans.