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Rights and Wrongs Series: Asia and the Middle East

Rights and Wrongs Series: Asia and the Middle East

"Highly Recommended! 'Food' for the mind and soul." -USA Today
"Highly Recommended. Brings objective understanding to the vast issues of Human Rights." -The Utne Reader
"Highly Recommended! Altogether, professionally crafted." -The Boston Globe
This hard-hitting series, featuring the American journalist and foreign correspondent for NPR and PBS, Charlayne Hunter-Gault, was originally produced to open people's eyes to Human Rights' issues around the world. Today, these classic programs provide us with historical and cultural perspectives in each country visited; each assists us in expanding our understanding of these often-complex situations. Produced by Globalvision, Inc. and updated by Chip Taylor. The series is divided into 5 geographic regions. The programs below on Asia and the Middle East are available on 6 or 8 DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in a 6-Disc Set. The other geographic regions include: "Africa"; "Europe"; "North and Latin America"; "Worldwide." (Note: The entire series is available on 43 or 63 DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in a 43-Disc Set.) For pricing call in US: 800.876.2447/Intl. 603.434.9262 or e-mail

List of Titles


Asia 1: China and Human Rights 1

Asia 1: China and Human Rights 1

This program begins with an exclusive look at Escape From China, secretly filmed inside China by a Chinese journalist with a hidden identity. This documentary shows how leaders of the Tiananmen Square uprising escaped to freedom. Then the late US Senator Daniel Moynihan begins a discussion of the "most-favored Click for more


Asia 2: China and Human Rights 2

Asia 2: China and Human Rights 2

This program shows us footage from inside a Chinese "slave ship" bringing immigrants to New York, which leads to a discussion of US Immigration policy with the late Arthur Helton (1949 -2003), formerly with the Lawyer's Committee for Human Rights. Also we see excerpts from filmmaker Ellen Bruno's haunting, Click for more


Asia 3: Human Rights in Asia

Asia 3: Human Rights in Asia

This program documents two major anniversaries that refocused discussion of the issue of Human Rights: remembering Tiananmen Square and Vietnam. Here we see excerpts from the independent film, Moving the Mountain, which focuses on one of the leaders of the Tiananmen uprising, Li Lu; also in an interview with Click for more


Asia 4: Philippines - Indigenous Peoples and Manila

Asia 4: Philippines - Indigenous Peoples and Manila

In this program we learn about the rights of indigenous people to protect their lives, land, and cultures from an encroaching world. The first story tells how the life and culture of the T'boli people are threatened when gold is discovered on their land. Dad Tuan, the mayor of the village of Kematu, and environmentalist Click for more


Asia 5: Myanmar's (Burma's) Human Rights Crisis

Asia 5: Myanmar's (Burma's) Human Rights Crisis

Opposition to the military government in the Asian country of Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, and the human rights issues associated with it are discussed in this historic program. Interviews with military resistance leaders, refugees, forced laborers, and human rights activists, including Nai Min Htut, a Click for more


Asia 6: Thailand - Child Prostitution

Asia 6: Thailand - Child Prostitution

This program deals with prostitution in Thailand, especially that of children. Girls and boys as young as six-years-old can be a part of this burgeoning multi-million dollar business, and we hear from former prostitutes as they tell what it's like to be involved with the sex trade industry. Hundreds of thousands of Click for more


Middle East 1: Palestinian Self-Rule

Middle East 1: Palestinian Self-Rule

This program explores the transition to Palestinian self-rule in parts of the Israeli-occupied territories by monitoring complementary groups from deep inside these territories; also Charlayne Hunter-Gault speaks with Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, a Palestinian Christian legislator, activist, and scholar, who served Click for more


Middle East 2: Israel and Palestine - The Edge of Peace

Middle East 2: Israel and Palestine - The Edge of Peace

One of the most reported on conflicts in the world for many years has been the dispute between Israel and Palestine over the same area of land. Today, the majority of Israelis and Palestinians are edging towards peace. Looking back in this historical documentary, we meet individuals who have been involved with and Click for more





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