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Title Dateline: Anatomy Of A Massacre/Saving Syria/Maid In Hong Kong
Published Australia : SBS ONE, 2012
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Summary ANATOMY OF A MASSACREWhat really happened on the night of March 11 when 17 Afghan civilians were massacred in Kandahar province? US soldier Robert Bales is in custody, facing charges of mass murder, but Afghan investigators suspect there may have been at least one other killer involved.With unprecedented access to Afghan military investigators, Yalda Hakim travels to the villages where the massacre took place and interviews survivors of the attack, as well as Afghan guards at the US military base that housed the alleged gunman. SAVING SYRIAHaitham al-Maleh is preparing himself to be the next Syrian president, but he says he's also number one on the Syrian regime's hitlist for assassination. Al-Maleh is a leading figure in Syria's opposition, known as the country's father of human rights, who's spent many years in prison for his work.On Tuesday, Yaara Bou Melhem gets close-up access to him in exile in Cairo, as he works to arm and finance the Free Syrian Army in its fight against the Assad regime and its violent crackdown on opposition. But at the age of 81 and constantly fearing for his life, will he ever see a free Syria?MAID IN HONG KONGThey keep many of Hong Kong's households moving, but the city's maids say they're being treated like second class citizens. Around 300,000 come from other Asian countries, but Hong Kong's immigration laws specifically forbid them from getting permanent residency. The government and its vocal supporters fear the influx of new residents and their families would overwhelm the already packed city. Now, the issue is at the centre of a heated legal battle, with the Mission for Migrant Workers vocally campaigning for the underclass of domestic workers.On Tuesday's Dateline, Adrian Brown meets some of the maids desperate for a better life and the hardline campaigners determined to stop them staying
Event Broadcast 2012-03-27 at 21:30:00
Notes Classification: NC
Subject Assassination.
Mass murder investigation.
Massacres.
Political prisoners -- Psychology.
Foreign workers -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Foreign workers -- Social conditions.
Syria.
Afghanistan -- Kandahar.
China -- Hong Kong.
Form Streaming video
Author Davis, Mark, host
Brown, Adrian, reporter
Hakim, Yalda, reporter
Melhem, Yaara Bou, reporter
Abdon-Tellez, Cynthia, contributor
Al-Maleh, Haitham, contributor
Bangcawayan, Ester, contributor
Barraan, Mullah, contributor
Browne, John Henry, contributor
Daly, Mark, contributor
Karīmī, Maḥmūd, contributor
Karzai, Hamid, contributor
Law, Joseph, contributor
Siddiqui, Zuhair, contributor
Toledo, Josephina, contributor
Wazir, Mohammad, contributor