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Tattoos of Terror: El Salvador’s Deadly Crackdown on Gang Ink

In El Salvador, having tattoos can be a dangerous association. Authorities have launched a systematic crackdown, arresting anyone with ink, as tattoos often signify gang affiliation. These markings can reveal not only gang membership, whether…

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The Bomber Boys: The Crew That Firebombed Germany | Witness | WWII Documentary

With most aspiring RAF pilots of the Second World War delegated the infantry after a rigorous selection process, the Bomber Boys formed squadrons of the most elite Bomber Command units across the Commonwealth. In a…

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War Tourism: The Foreign Volunteers Fighting ISIS in the Streets of Raqqa | Witness | Documentary

Inspired by the mythology of the International Brigades of the Spanish Civil War, over 300 foreign volunteers chose to give up their comfortable lives and go fight ISIS in Raqqa. We filmed them there, fly-on-the-wall…

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Santa Tecla: The World’s Most Dangerous Cemetary

Santa Tecla Cemetery, the final resting place for members of the notorious MS-13, also known as Mara Salvatrucha. This graveyard, one of the most dangerous in the world, stands as a chilling reminder of El…

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The Dark Side of Boxing: Corruption Outside the Ring | Witness | Crime Documentary

Enter the world of boxing’s business in this investigative documentary, providing an exclusive glimpse into its high-stakes environment. Explore the inner workings of the fight game from all angles, shedding light on its complexities from…

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Josef Fritzl: The Monster Who Fathered His Own Grandchildren | Witness | Crime Documentary

Following Elisabeth Fritzl’s freedom on the 27th April 2008, the world was confronted with the horrifying reality of the nightmare she had been forced to endure for 24 years. Held captive in a cellar by…

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PKK: Hunted & Killed by the Turkish State? PKK Murders & Erdogan Documentary

Was Erdogan’s spy agency responsible for the murder of Sakine Cansiz, co-founder of the PKK, and two other activists in Paris? Following the murders, a young Turk called Omer Guney was arrested. He is suspected…

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Defect North Korea: The Most Deadly Escape Route On Earth | Witness | North Korea Documentary

Dragon is a human smuggler who leads North Korean defectors across borders for a living. His latest undercover trip with Sook-Ja and Yong-hee takes an unexpected turn when they are left stranded in China, putting…

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The CECOT: Inside the Fortress Holding El Salvador’s Most Violent Gangsters

President Nayib Bukele of El Salvador has declared war against the local Mara gangs, which have long plagued the small Central American nation. In response, the government has developed CECOT, one of the largest mega-prisons…

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Destroy Paris: Hitler’s Raging Plan to Detonate the French Capital | Witness | WWII Documentary

By 1944, as the Reich was crumbling, Hitler gave detailed orders for the destruction of Paris. He wanted the monuments and all the bridges mined and the city reduced to a “pile of rubble”. Through…

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Modern Pirates: Africa’s Vigilante Mafias Declare War at Sea | Witness | Modern Piracy Documentary

Kidnapping in Nigeria and Somalia is big business. The kidnappers see themselves as Robin Hood figures, targeting the hated oil companies who they accuse of plundering the country’s natural resources without giving anything back. They…

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Clearing the Streets of El Salvador: Peace Amidst Gang Warfare

El Salvador’s villages are at the crossroads of the invisible borders where turf wars rage, leading to countless murders every month. This modern warzone sees people losing their lives over car thefts and extortion, while…

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The Russian Spy in NATO: Soviet Union Espionage During the Cold War | Soviet Spy Documentary

His job was to protect NATO’s secrets but he ended up selling them to the Kremlin. This is the astonishing account of how Herman Simm, a former soviet militia officer, rose to become amongst the…

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Marrying the Night Stalker: In Love with the Most Evil Serial Killers | True Crime Documentary

Why would someone fall in love with a convicted killer whose only hope of leaving prison is in a coffin? Notorious murderers like ‘Night Stalker’ Richard Ramirez still receive bags of fan mail. He ended…

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The 1936 Olympic Games: A Competition in Nazi Propaganda | WW2 & Hitler History Documentary

On the 1st August 1936, 100,000 spectators watched as Hitler and the Olympic delegates arrived at the Olympic opening ceremony in Berlin. The Olympic flags hung cheerfully side-by-side banners bearing the Nazi swastika. With the…

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The Triunfante: Discovering a Shipwrecked Warship from the 18th Century | Full History Documentary

One of the biggest wrecks ever discovered in Spain was the ‘Triunfante’, sunk during a French siege in 1795. What’s the process of retrieving a sunken ship and preparing it for display in a museum?…

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Culture, Celebration, and Kim il-Sung | North Korean History & Culture Documentary

North Korea is one of the worst dictatorships in the world. A closed country, to which foreigners rarely gain entry. Every April 15th, the entire population is required to celebrate the birthday of deceased president…

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How Did they Build the Suez Canal? 1859 to Today: Extreme Constructions | Documentary

We look back to the original construction of the Suez Canal, back in 1859, to show how it first came to be built, and how now, they are planning to widen it. It’s a major…

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Hitler’s Final Battles: The Mistakes That Ended World War Two | WW2 History Documentary Part 2

In part 2 of this episode analyses Hitler’s decisions during the Battle of Britain, which lead to the first major defeat of Nazi Germany, and Operation Barbarossa, the Axis invasion of the Soviet Union. In…

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Doctors on Trial for Prescribing Death: The US Prescription Opioid Crisis | Drug Crime Documentary

Oxycontin. Codeine. Fentanyl. All prescription drugs to which countless patients have become addicted. As America battles an opioid crisis that sees 170 citizens die everyday, lawyers and prosecutors are trying to bring an end to…

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How the Police Can Force a False Confession | Innocent in Prison: The Interrogation Documentary

Why would someone confess to a crime they didn’t commit? In America, nearly 30% of those exonerated by DNA tests had previously confessed. For more than half a century, the Reid technique was the favored…

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Scientology’s Suspicious Deaths: Murder in the Church? | True Crime & Religion Documentary

We investigate three cases of deaths of Scientology members. We find incomplete police investigations, suspicious circumstances and family members who are convinced there is more to the deaths of their loved ones’ than meets the…

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Wonders of Ancient Greece: Athens & the Acropolis, Then and Now | Ancient Greek History Documentary

Athens is the birthplace of democracy filled with historic relics and structures that have survived from the golden age in the 5th century BC. Places like the acropolis and the Parthenon and all the treasures…

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Brutally Murdered by their Mafia Husbands: The Women Silenced by the ‘Ndrangheta | Crime Documentary

Lea Garofalo, 35, went to the police with details of the numerous crimes of her Mafioso husband, Carlo Cosco. In revenge, Cosco kidnapped and murdered her before dissolving her body in acid. Maria Concetta Cacciola,…

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History of the Cell Phone: How did the Mobile Phone Change the World? | Tech History Documentary

This is the story of how the mobile phone entered our lives and changed everything. In just a few decades, we left behind a stationary, slow world where people had to stay in certain places…

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An Ancient Form of Euthanasia: The Ladies of a Kind Death | History Documentary

The Accabadora or ’Lady of Kind Death’ was a woman in Sardinian culture who performed an ancient form of euthanasia, an act of mercy for the terminally ill in order to put an end to…

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Why Does the USA Have Military Bases Worldwide? | Standing Army Full Documentary

Today there are more than 766 US bases scattered around the globe, spanning across more than 100 countries and hosting more than 250.000 soldiers, in addition to the one million-plus soldiers stationed in the US….

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