Documentaries 2009

Throughout the week BBC World Service offers a wide range of documentaries and other factual programmes. This podcast offers you the chance to access landmark series from our archive.

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Fresh Start - Part Two
Lucy Ash looks at why allowing prisoners to raise puppies has proved to be a successful way of bringing out their caring, and more emotive side. Join her on her global journey as she looks at innovative ways of cutting crime.
Dátum: 2009-02-06 Idő: 12:21:00
The Wildlife Smugglers
Worldwide, the illegal trade in wildlife is worth up to $25 billion US a year. Australia is one of the countries counting the cost as its rare birds and reptiles are targeted by international criminal gangs. Sharon Mascall tracks this trade across Australia and speaks to investigators, customs officers and dealers, attracting the attention of smugglers along the way.
Dátum: 2009-02-06 Idő: 11:51:00
Assignment - Children for Sale
Nadene Ghouri goes undercover to expose the trade in children by some charities registered in the United States and operating as businesses in Liberia.
Dátum: 2009-02-05 Idő: 11:47:00
Fresh Start - Part One
As prison numbers in Britain continue to soar, what can be done to stop criminals re-offending? In part one, Lucy Ash finds out if creativity can help to cut crime.
Dátum: 2009-01-30 Idő: 11:43:00
The Bicycle Diaries - part three
This three-part series looks at the impact the bicycle has had on peoples lives. In programme three, two newspaper deliverers in New Delhi, India take us on their daily cycle route.
Dátum: 2009-01-30 Idő: 11:38:00
Assignment - A City Divided
At the end of last year, violent clashes broke out in Jos in central Nigeria after a disputed local election. Christian and Muslim mobs took to the streets burning mosques, churches and homes. Hundreds were killed: in some of the worst incidents, children were burnt inside their schools. This is just the latest round in a cycle of sectarian violence that has killed at least ten thousand Nigerians over the past decade. Robert Walker travels to Jos, a town still under curfew, to find out what caused the clashes and to investigate why many residents believe more violence is likely.
Dátum: 2009-01-29 Idő: 11:33:00
The Legacy of George W Bush - Part Two
Justin Webb explores the domestic and international legacies of President George W Bush as he leaves office. In part two, he looks at how President Bushs failures paved the way for Barack Obama.
Dátum: 2009-01-26 Idő: 11:28:00
The Bicycle Diaries - part two
This three-part series looks at the impact the bicycle has had on peoples lives. Programme two visits Kampala, Uganda where the bicycle is being used as a wheelchair for disabled users.
Dátum: 2009-01-23 Idő: 11:24:00
Human Rights and Wrongs at the UN
Is the UNs Human Rights Council fulfilling its role to protect the most vulnerable from human rights abuses or a cabal fixated on protecting itself?
Dátum: 2009-01-20 Idő: 11:20:00
The Bicycle Diaries - part one
This series features three portraits of the use of the bicycle around the world. The first programme looks at a new bicycle system in Paris, France called the Velib.
Dátum: 2009-01-16 Idő: 11:16:00