State Sanctioned Crime

Recommendations for further understanding around the subject / theme: Film: Burundi: Inside the secret killing house Burundi’s security services are running secret torture and detention sites to silence dissent, former government intelligence agents have told BBC Africa Eye (4th December 2018). Using cutting-edge reconstruction techniques, BBC Africa Eye examines one house in particular, which was…

West Africa ….the new frontline

Recommendations for further understanding around the subject / theme: Film: Stacey Dooley Investigates Nigeria’s Female Suicide Bombers – BBC iPlayer film Nigerian Soldiers in Final Battle with Boko Haram | Viable Tv   Explanation of the Nigerian Civil War – ‘The Biafran Story’ – NewAfrica You Tube Photography: Biafra – Don McCullin’s 1969 powerful albino…

Media and Research Resources

Recommendations for further understanding around the subject / theme: Crisis Group – Crisis Watch is a global conflict tracker and monthly trends #CrisisWatch The New Humanitarian – formerly IRIN News #ForgottenConflicts   Wars in the World – website   Global Conflict Tracker – Council on Foreign Relations   Institute for War & Peace Reporting –…

Conflict Reporter – Dodge Billingsley

Recommendations for further understanding around the subject / theme: Film: Fronteira da Grandeza (trailer 60 secs) An original documentary film that tells the storied history of Brazil’s national expansion and current efforts to secure its borders. From Iguaçu to the edges of the Amazon and through the centers of power in Brasília and São Paulo,…

Afghanistan …the forever conflict

Recommendations for further understanding around the subject / theme: Film: Shah-i-Khot: Valley Redoubt – by Dodge Billingsley – Combat Film & Research (trailer) Shot by war correspondent Dodge Billingsley while embedded with US and Coalition forces in March 2020, Shah-i-Khot: Valley Redoubt tells the story of the first conventional battle of the US led war…

Borders

Recommendations for further understanding around the subject / theme: Film: Fronteira da Grandeza – Brazil – Dodge Billingsley Combat Film & Research (72 mins) An original documentary film that tells the storied history of Brazil’s national expansion and current efforts to secure its borders. From Iguaçu to the edges of the Amazon and through the…

Alternative Conflict Reportage

Recommendations for further understanding around the subject / theme: Film: Waltz with Bashir – animation Persopolis – Iran Syria: Witnesses for the Prosecution (47 mins) 2016-17 War Hospital – Sudan – National Film Board of Canada ‘A Call From The Hostage-Takers’ (2019) 59 mins: Tehran US Embassy Hostages in 1980   BURKINABÈ RISING: the art…