More than one-third of transgender inmates in US jails and prisons report sexual assault. When the San Francisco sheriff announced a plan to implement changes for transgender people in the county jail, film-maker Nick Leader went out to meet the inmates who would benefit. What he found was a strong community of people, struggling with their place in society both on the street and in the justice system, with only each other to lean on
Muhammed Faris became Syria’s first Syrian astronaut in 1987, and subsequently used as a propaganda tool by President Hafez al-Assad. But when the Syrian people rose up against his son Bashar, Faris sided with the Free Syrian Army rebels. Now a refugee in Istanbul, he reflects on his exile from the beloved country he once saw from space
ONU: réunion "historique" sur les persécutions de l'EI contre les gays
Nations unies (Etats-Unis) (AFP) - Les membres du Conseil de sécurité de l'ONU ont entendu lundi les témoignages horribles des persécutions subies par des homosexuels...
When denied freedom and everyday conveniences, people's resourcefulness grows. Former inmate Chris Wilson shows us how doing time at San Quentin taught him to free his mind, and his talent. A Huck Film Production Directed by Zach Sebastian Producers: Isabel Freeman, Andrea Kurland & Zach Sebastian Director of Photography: Arthur Loveday Editor: Isabel Freeman Assistant Camera: Jack Exton Gaffer: Jake Martin Production Assistant: Fleur Bell-Hendriks Assistant Editor: Eleonora Mig...
Rollerskating used to be everywhere, but these days it's nearly impossible to find people on roller skates. 'Totally Free' is a short documentary that explores these weirdly wonderful roller skaters, how they got into skating and why it keeps them alive. Experience total freedom on eight wheels in San Francisco, a city where anything goes.
"Mon père aurait été heureux de me livrer à l'EI" - témoignage de Taïm, étudiant irakien de 24, à la BBC (traduction et adaptation 360.ch)
In a government building in Nanzhao, the Zhang children’s father awaits his fate. He accidentally killed a child and will probably be executed. The Chinese state makes no provision for prisoners’ children. The Sun Village orphanage takes in sisters Wei and Yan and their brother Won, but without their father they cannot verify their legal status. Will the children ever be able to study and work?