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Title Dateline: Thai Elections/Bradley Manning/Hard Labour
Published Australia : SBS ONE, 2011
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Summary Sunday's Dateline with Mark Davis comes live from Bangkok, on the day of Thailand's first general election since deadly street riots crippled the capital; Dateline profiles Bradley Manning, as he awaits trial over leaking the secret US cables, which were later published on WikiLeaks and see the human faces of Nicaragua's poverty, where thousands of children are forced to work to help their impoverished families.THAI ELECTIONSSunday's Dateline comes live from Bangkok, on the day of Thailand's first general election since deadly street riots crippled the capital.Mark Davis reports from the campaign trail, interviewing current Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and the new face in Thai politics, Yingluck Shinawatra... the sister of ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.She's leading in the polls, amid concerns from some that she's merely a mouthpiece for her brother's controversial leadership.So is the country on the brink of new political upheaval and more violence on the streets between her red shirt supporters and the anti-Thaksin yellow shirts?BRADLEY MANNINGUS soldier Bradley Manning, is currently awaiting trial in the United States charged with leaking classified cables... material that was later published on WikiLeaks. His arrest has caused deep divisions around the world, with supporters calling him a 'human rights martyr', and opponents claiming that his actions have damaged the political interests of the US and other governments. But who is Bradley Manning, and how did his life lead him from a small town in America's mid-west, via rural Wales and service in Iraq, to solitary confinement in a US prison cell?This special report from Maggie O'Kane at Guardian Films traces events leading up to Manning's arrest - including comments from friends and military colleagues - and it reveals never-before seen video of the young soldier.HARD LABOURNearly half of Nicaragua's population live below the poverty line, and it means working has become part of everyday life for hundreds of thousands of children, as their families struggle to make ends meet.On Sunday's Dateline, reporter Danielle Ryan gets unprecedented access to the children, who face the dangers of working at such a young age and the lack of education that could help them get out the desperate cycle of poverty.And she meets the people trying to find them a better life, but it's an uphill battle amid the need to survive for families in one of the poorest countries in Latin America
Event Broadcast 2011-07-03 at 20:30:00
Notes Classification: NC
Subject 'Aphisit Wetchachiwa, 1964-.
Child labor.
Manning, Chelsea, 1987-.
Official secrets.
Poor children -- Social conditions.
Form Streaming video
Author Carmen, Judith Del, contributor
Davis, Mark, host
Dyer, Thomas D, contributor
Espinoza, Diana, contributor
Gomez, Jeanette Chavez, contributor
House, David, contributor
Kirkpatrick, James, contributor
Luis, Jose, contributor
McCombs, Rick, contributor
O'Kane, Maggie, reporter
Pongsudhirak, Thitinan, contributor
Rodriguez, Jimmy, contributor
Rose, Keith, contributor
Ryan, Danielle, reporter
Saikua, Nattawut, contributor
Saikua, Nattawut, reporter
Shinawatra, Yingluck, contributor
Sullivan, Jacob, contributor
Vejjajiva, Abhisit, contributor