Investigation Shows

Panorama

Panorama

The BBC's Panorama is the world's longest running investigative TV show, featuring interviews and reports on a wide variety of subjects.
7 Episodes
BBC
101 East

101 East

Bold, untold stories from across Asia and the Pacific. 101 East is Al Jazeera's in-depth current affairs program from the world's most populated region.
3 Episodes
Al Jazeera
Horizon

Horizon

Horizon tells amazing science stories, unravels mysteries and reveals worlds you've never seen before.
3 Episodes
BBC
This World

This World

International investigative documentary series from the BBC.
3 Episodes
BBC
Backlight

Backlight

Dutch public broadcaster VPRO offers you impressive and award-winning travel series that will help you expand your view on the world.
3 Episodes
VPRO
Shifting Sands

Shifting Sands

Assessing opinion in the Middle East two years on from the start of the Arab Spring.
1 Episode
BBC

Investigation Episodes

Mexico: mothers are looking for missing sons

Mexico: mothers are looking for missing sons

Violence between drug cartels is thought to be behind the disappearance of tens of thousands of people in Mexico. As authorities fail to provide answers, a group of mothers has embarked on a desperate search for bodies.
Deutsche Welle
Russia: a unique residential home

Russia: a unique residential home

In an experimental nursing home in Russia, senior citizens and disabled children live together. The home is an appeal for tolerance in a society where the disabled often face discrimination.
Deutsche Welle
Mozambique: life is hard after the cyclone

Mozambique: life is hard after the cyclone

Large parts of Mozambique were devastated when cyclone Idai swept across the country in early March. More than 1000 people died, hundreds of thousands are homeless, essential supplies are lacking. The port city of Beira was hit particularly hard. ...
Deutsche Welle
Germany: asylum for Hong Kong refugees

Germany: asylum for Hong Kong refugees

Memories of Tiananmen Square were still fresh when Britain negotiated the handover of Hong Kong to China. The UK insisted that the right to assemble and protest be protected. DW met up with two Hong Kong dissidents who have found asylum in Germany.
Deutsche Welle
Militias chase migrants in the US

Militias chase migrants in the US

Jim Benvie is the leader of a controversial armed vigilante group in the US. Heavily-armed members of this group go out every night to find and detain people crossing the border. Human rights organizations are outraged.
Deutsche Welle
Thailand: The problems of elephant tourism

Thailand: The problems of elephant tourism

Nueng the elephant is an attraction for rides - though it's unlikely to be his choice. The 30 year old male is one of the elephants in the Maesa Elephant Camp in Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand.
Deutsche Welle
Sri Lanka: Search for missing people

Sri Lanka: Search for missing people

Ten years after the civil war, people are still searching for loved ones who disappeared during the conflict. Various commissions have been set up over the years to address the issue of the missing but many people are skeptical about them.
Deutsche Welle
Germany: Equal rights for people with disabilities

Germany: Equal rights for people with disabilities

Natalie Dedreux fights for equal rights for the disabled. She has launched a petition to ban free blood tests for the early detection of gene defects. "Down syndrome is cool", she says.
Deutsche Welle
Uganda: Snake men from Lake Victoria

Uganda: Snake men from Lake Victoria

Musambwa, an island on Lake Victoria in Uganda, is inhabited only by men - and snakes. About a thousand deadly cobras inhabit the island - seen by the fishermen who live there as spirits, rather than just snakes.
Deutsche Welle
Germany: Dispute about Holocaust remembrance

Germany: Dispute about Holocaust remembrance

The "Alternative for Germany" is trying to chip away at Germany's culture of remembrance and its memorials to the victims of Nazi atrocities. Lamenting that young people were being made to feel guilty, the party appears to see no problem in forget...
Deutsche Welle
Romania: Help for Roma children

Romania: Help for Roma children

EU leaders are meeting in the Romanian city of Sibiu. Though a third of the population of Romania lives in poverty, the country has profited markedly from EU membership. Worst off are the Roma, who barely scrape by. One woman is helping them chang...
Deutsche Welle
The beesharing app

The beesharing app

Bees have been disappearing under mysterious circumstances. Though no one really knows what causes the die-offs, there are fears it could have major consequences for the farmers who grow the food all we rely on. Now an app can help.
Deutsche Welle