Justice for Thailand’s Disappeared | 101 East

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Justice for Thailand’s Disappeared | 101 East” – below is their description. Since 1980, the United Nations has recorded 82 cases of forced disappearances in Thailand. Some people have been found dead, others are never found at all. Fear of government retaliation means families of the disappeared … Read more Justice for Thailand’s Disappeared | 101 East

Why are so many indigenous youth jailed in Australia? | The Stream

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “ Why are so many indigenous youth jailed in Australia? | The Stream” – below is their description. In Western Australia, indigenous children are a staggering 50 times more likely to end up in juvenile detention than white children. In some cases those children are as young … Read more Why are so many indigenous youth jailed in Australia? | The Stream

Young, Black and Behind Bars | 101 East

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Young, Black and Behind Bars | 101 East” – below is their description. Across Australia, Indigenous people are disproportionately arrested and locked up – some as young as 10 years old. In this special report, former inmates reveal what it is like to be imprisoned as a … Read more Young, Black and Behind Bars | 101 East

America’s Anti-Asian Pandemic | 101 East

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “America’s Anti-Asian Pandemic | 101 East” – below is their description. They have been stabbed, had acid thrown at them and barred from public transport. This is now a reality for some Asian Americans bearing the brunt of increasing tensions between the United States and China. The … Read more America’s Anti-Asian Pandemic | 101 East

Bhutan: The Pursuit of Happiness | 101 East

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Bhutan: The Pursuit of Happiness | 101 East” – below is their description. In the small, secluded country of Bhutan, happiness is not just a traditional way of life – it is a national statistic. Bhutan’s government introduced “Gross National Happiness” as a measure of the nation’s … Read more Bhutan: The Pursuit of Happiness | 101 East

Australia’s Forgotten Bushfire Survivors | 101 East

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Australia’s Forgotten Bushfire Survivors | 101 East” – below is their description. They live in caravans or makeshift tents, next to their burned homes. Australia’s bushfire victims are still struggling, more than six months after the disaster that changed their lives forever. In the small community of … Read more Australia’s Forgotten Bushfire Survivors | 101 East

Thailand’s Cannabis Revolution | 101 East

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Thailand’s Cannabis Revolution | 101 East” – below is their description. For decades, Thailand was at the forefront of the war on drugs. Known for flooding the world with drugs from the Golden Triangle, Thailand’s laws became so tough, the country now tops the list in Asia … Read more Thailand’s Cannabis Revolution | 101 East

From Russia with No Immunity | 101 East

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “From Russia with No Immunity | 101 East” – below is their description. Multiple sclerosis (MS), an auto-immune disease, has no known cure. Stem cell transplants are proving promising, but in most countries, this treatment is available only for those MS sufferers accepted into clinical trials. In … Read more From Russia with No Immunity | 101 East

The Return of East Timor’s Children | 101 East

After Indonesia occupied East Timor in 1975, an estimated 4,000 Timorese children were “stolen” from their homeland. They were raised by Indonesian families across the archipelago. Now, decades later, victims of these forced separations are beginning to return to East Timor in search of their long-lost families. 101 East follows their heart-wrenching journey home. – … Read more The Return of East Timor’s Children | 101 East

Australia’s Cruise Ship Nightmare | 101 East

How did one cruise ship become the single largest source of COVID-19 infections in Australia? As the pandemic gathered speed and the world went into lockdown in March, the Ruby Princess continued sailing. Management were well aware of the risks but as the virus silently spread, passengers were reassured there was nothing to fear and … Read more Australia’s Cruise Ship Nightmare | 101 East

MMA: Russia’s Extreme Obsession | 101 East

On a Sunday morning in suburban Moscow, a crowd is gathering around a ring. Fans have come to watch fighters punch, kick and knee their opponents in the brutal sport of mixed martial arts (MMA). Across Russia and the former USSR, millions share a passion for this extreme sport, with superstar fighters earning a fortune … Read more MMA: Russia’s Extreme Obsession | 101 East

Malaysian police raid Al Jazeera’s office, seize computers

The Malaysian police have raided Al Jazeera’s Kuala Lumpur office and seized two computers, the news network said, condemning the incident as a “troubling escalation” in the government’s crackdown on press freedoms. The raid on Tuesday came after authorities in Malaysia announced they were investigating Al Jazeera for sedition, defamation and violation of the country’s … Read more Malaysian police raid Al Jazeera’s office, seize computers

The Great Wall of Japan | 101 East

After the 2011 Fukushima earthquake and tsunami killed about 18,000 people, the Japanese authorities embarked on a radical plan. At a cost of $12bn, they are building a 15-metre-high anti-tsunami wall across 400 kilometres to divide the land from the ocean. But it is also dividing local communities. There are fears the wall could cause … Read more The Great Wall of Japan | 101 East

Filipino Nurses: New York’s Frontliners | 101 East

An estimated 150,000 Filipino nurses work in the US, earning up to 30 times more than they could back home. But at what cost? Many nurses work long hours, some juggling multiple jobs to support their families. Others are exploited, intimidated and forced into indentured labour. Now Filipino nurses are on the front lines of … Read more Filipino Nurses: New York’s Frontliners | 101 East

Al Jazeera journalists questioned over Malaysia documentary

Several Al Jazeera journalists involved in a recent documentary about Malaysia’s treatment of undocumented workers during the coronavirus pandemic were questioned at the country’s police headquarters on Friday, as the network defended its journalism and expressed “deep concern” about the investigation. The police have said they are investigating the staff about potential sedition, defamation and … Read more Al Jazeera journalists questioned over Malaysia documentary