With no state, no public amenities, no bank system, a scarce army, an under-equipped police force, and almost daily attacks, the majority of Somalia is completely out of government control. Despite the presence of an international African army, AMISOM, the country lives under the rule of armed Islamists who take orders from Al Qaeda.
Every year, the international community spends billions on aid, and yet the country is weaker than ever. Rather than benefiting citizens, the majority of international aid money is tied up in astronomical security costs, or is embezzled by a corrupt political class. It is estimated that less than 20% of aid money actually reaches its intended recipients.
With unprecedented access, our team was able to spend 16 days filming in the capital, Mogadishu, and its surrounding areas. This film attempts to understand how this country, under control of one of the strongest Islamist groups in the world, remains in chaos.
Kashmir is one of the world’s most heavily militarized zones. At great risk, our team was able to enter both parts of Kashmir, filming in areas that very few journalists are authorized to enter.More info
Villages burned, mass rapes and large-scale massacres. We investigate the premeditated nature of ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya minority.More info
Gaza's two million residents have been cut off from the world for 12 years following a blockade that prevents the majority of residents and goods from circulating.More info