The french resistance fighter confronting facism
Colette has been nominated for an Academy Award (2021) in the category of best documentary short. 90-year-old Colette Marin-Catherine is a former French resistance fighter.
Back in 2003, the US government made decisions that seemed to be the right call. However, without those decisions there would be no ISIS today.
When Your Child Joins the War Against ISIS
Nothing can prepare you for hearing that your child was murdered in a foreign country while fighting for somebody else’s freedom.
What motivates a person to fight someone else’s war? This behavior is called Robin Hood complex. The media has covered the stories of Western men and women who have left their countries and travelled to Iraq and Syria to join the terror group Islamic State.
Keep your finger off the trigger and do not point the rifle at anyone you don’t intend to shoot. This is great advice coming from a US Marine Veteran who has uses dancing to reprogram his mind in order to deal with anger, depression, and anxiety.
Nancy Wake was described as being a drop-dead gorgeous New Zealander journalist. She formed great friendships with other journalists and the men were always very protective of her.
There is a lot of conflicting information about what’s really going on is South Africa lately. From rumors of a White genocide to disappearing government funds, South Africa seems to be in a lot of turmoil.
West Papua lies 250 Km north of Australia. For over 45 years the people who live there have been fighting against the Indonesian military.
How does a country suddenly end up losing an entire city? The Philippines island of Mindanao lost more than 200,000 of its citizens as extremists, declaring allegiance to ISIS, swarmed in.
The war in Syria has completely destroyed many towns. Nearly half a million people have been killed and many more are missing.
There’s a program called Heroes and Horses that is focused on helping combat veterans to heal. 20% of veterans with PTSD become addicted to drugs.
This thought-provoking film tells the story of a Holocaust survivor in her own words. Henia was born into a middle-class Jewish family.
Meet the Landmine-detecting Super Rat!
Isaac is a giant pouched rat that saves human lives. He was born in a special training center in Tanzania called APOPO, which stands for development of landmine detection equipment.
China and North Korea share a border split by the rivers Yalu and Tumen. At night you can stand on one side and experience the complete darkness on the other side.
According to Wray Harris, The idea that the military goes around spreading freedom is twisted. If they had done at home what they did to people in other countries would they be celebrated as heroes?
World War II began on September 1, 1939 when Germany invaded Poland. Two days later, Britain and France declared war on Germany and most of the other members of the Commonwealth of Nations followed suit.
Civil war broke out in the Central African Republic in 2012. It was a bloody conflict between Muslims (Seleka) and Christians (Anti-balaka) that led to the loss of thousands of lives.
Over 200,000 Iraqi refugees have applied for asylum in the United States since April 2013. A little less than half have been approved.
In January 2014, a new Jihadist group invaded Syria and set up its headquarters in Raqqa. Since then the Islamic State they established has become the most extremist terrorist group in the modern history of the world.
In Western Mexico, there’s a place called Michoacán de Ocampo. It’s one of the states that comprise the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico.
Every veteran faces the risk of having to live with trauma for the rest of his or her life. Suicidal thoughts, anger, and fantasizing about killing are just a few of the dangers that often accompany post-traumatic stress.
It's All About Child Soldiers
For thirty years, Sri Lanka was caught up in a brutal civil war. The Tamil Tiger militants were opposed to the government, and as a result, they bred an entire generation of suicide cadres.
Human Stories From The Refugee Crisis
The world is changing quickly and the things that some take for granted are impossible dreams for others. Many men, women, and children have had to leave the comforts of their home and the familiarity of their place of birth to set out on a quest for survival.
After watching a very disturbing video on Youtube in which ISIS showed just how easily they could kill anybody who didn’t share their ideology, a group of young people decided it was time to take a stand.