With unique personal archive from civilians and soldiers from both sides of the conflict, this series takes viewers closer to the realities of war and life under Isis than they have ever been before. 5 episodes War, insurgency, Fallujah, Saddam, Legacy A challenging and painful watch
The man who fell from the sky
In 2015, two men hid in the landing gear of a flight from Johannesburg to London. One fell to his death, the other survived. This timely film gets to the heart of this stranger-than-fiction story.
Channel 4 Documentary 1 hrTV
At the heart of our Quaker testimonies lie equality, peace, truth, justice and simplicity. The government’s latest immigration proposals challenge each of these values.
UK government’s New Plan for Immigration report uses the words ‘fair’ and ‘unfair’ twenty-three times. In reality, though, it roots inequality into the asylum system. It sets out to discriminate between ‘legal’ and ‘illegal’ routes into the UK even though the international 1951 Refugee Convention is incorporated into our domestic law.
This proposed distinction between routes to the UK is a jarring response to the death of a young man from Sudan, Abdulfatah Hamdallah, in the Channel last August; to the four Kurdish-Iranian people, including two children, who died when their boat sank in October – and 15-month-old baby Artin who was lost; to thousands of others trying to cross the Mediterranean who didn’t survive their hazardous journeys. How soon our promises to Alan Kurdi were broken...read more