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Are firearms manufacturers responsible for crimes committed using their weapons?

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Parties, Bars and Clandestine Restaurants: The Covid Rebels

Faced with the closure of bars, restaurants and sports halls and the ban on parties, more and more French people are deciding to rebel. We join 300 revellers at a secret rave in Paris and profile others flaunting the rules.

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Julian Assange: The Price of Truth

The decision not extradite Julian Assange to the United States is unlikely to be the end of his long struggle. For the past 10 years, Premiere Lignes has investigated Assange and the WikiLeaks network.

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Inside Maryland’s Prisons

In Maryland, zero tolerance is the new normal. Here you find some of the toughest prisons in the United States.

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Love and Sex in Russia

It’s a country of contradictions, where love and sex clash with customs and patriarchy. Where traditional values and large families are glorified but 40% of children grow up without a father and domestic abuse isn’t a crime. Welcome to Putin's Russia.

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Nasrin

Narrated by Academy Award-winner Olivia Colman and secretly filmed in Iran by women and men who risked arrest, this film follows the work and life of renowned human rights lawyer, Nasrin Sotoudeh.

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Down and Out in Paris: The Abandoned Homeless

Thousands of people live on the streets of Paris, hiding in car parks, manholes, tunnels and shopping centre basements. Who are these invisible people? What are their stories?

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Taiwan vs China: A Fragile Democracy

Taiwan remains determined to stand up as a vibrant, young democracy. But it won’t be easy…

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The African-American Elite

While African Americans are more likely to live in poverty than any other ethnic group, America is also home to the biggest group of wealthy, highly successful black people in the world. Now, 1 in 50 African American families are millionaires, forming part of a new ‘black elite'.

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