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Video enquiries on organised crime and corruption are rare to find and difficult to produce. In this section we intend to give room to those journalists who make use of their skills in order to show organised crime through the powerful tool of the screen.
The winner of the BIOCR 2011 is "Toxic Europe": Urban, nuclear and electronic. The trafficking of waste has long become a new very profitable business for organised crime syndicates.
Internet marketplace giant Amazon.com is today called on to stop supporting commercial whaling by immediately and permanently banning the sale of all products from whales, dolphins and porpoises (collectively known as ’cetaceans’).
People & Power takes to the seas off Sierra Leone to investigate the multi-million dollar illegal fishing trade.
Milan is one of the world fashion capitals. But is it also the new capital of 'ndrangheta, the powerful Italian mafia syndicate from Calabria? Such a question would have been unimaginable only a few years ago.
“Green and grey” opens a focus on criminal and political interests behind the investments on renewable energies, and on wind in particular.
Globalisation and the e-commerce explosion have revolutionised the way fake drugs arrive in Europe. Since its creation in 1998, Viagra became the most counterfeited drug in the world. We head to the French border with Switzerland, where customs officials have been tracking the famous little blue pill.
Undercover agents investigate the as yet unregulated timber trafficking between Laos and Vietnam. This descriptive video encapsulates the problems that are faced not just from straight forward timber exploitation from A to B, but also highlights the currently underexposed exportation of uncertified furniture products.
In the second part of the special investigation, The Nigerian Connection II, Juliana Ruhfus follows the trail from Italy back to Benin City in Nigeria, from where women, desperately seeking an escape from grinding poverty, are trafficked to Europe.
Every year tens of thousands of West Africans migrate to Europe in search of a better life. But for some of them that search will end in tragedy, as they fall victim to competing mafia gangs that prey on the hopes of the desperate. In southern Italy, it is Nigerian women who are among the most exploited, with many ending up trapped in the nightmare world of the sex trade.
Members of European Parliament corrupted by some journalists in disguise: the recent case has broken the belief according to which European institutions are clean and rigorous.