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Beneath the veil [videorecording DVD].

by Shah, SairaLooking glass.

Series: Dispatches: Publisher: London : Channel 4, 2001.Description: 1 videodisc (DVD) (60min) : sound, colour 4 3/4 in.Subject(s): Revolutionary Association of the Women of AfghanistanLooking glass | Human rightsLooking glass | DocumentairesLooking glassNote: Transferred from VHS to DVD.Note: Unedited off-air recording made on 26/06/01 Credits: Presented by Saira Shah.Summary: "Documentary in which reporter Saira Shah risks her life as she goes undercover in Afghanistan to obtain footage showing the regime over which the Taliban presides. She uncovers evidence of public executions, the slaughter of civilians, and a complete absence of rights for women. Shah meets many women who have been deprived of education and medical treatment. More women die in childbirth in Afghanistan than anywhere else because male doctors are not allowed to carry out gynaecological examinations and female doctors find it very difficult to work in the country. The film also reveals how the Taliban have transformed sports stadiums into execution grounds, where crowds make family outings to see men and women being shot or hanged. Directed and produced by Cassian Harrison. Executive producer: David Henshaw." - TRILT
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Transferred from VHS to DVD.

Presented by Saira Shah.

Unedited off-air recording made on 26/06/01

"Documentary in which reporter Saira Shah risks her life as she goes undercover in Afghanistan to obtain footage showing the regime over which the Taliban presides. She uncovers evidence of public executions, the slaughter of civilians, and a complete absence of rights for women. Shah meets many women who have been deprived of education and medical treatment. More women die in childbirth in Afghanistan than anywhere else because male doctors are not allowed to carry out gynaecological examinations and female doctors find it very difficult to work in the country. The film also reveals how the Taliban have transformed sports stadiums into execution grounds, where crowds make family outings to see men and women being shot or hanged. Directed and produced by Cassian Harrison. Executive producer: David Henshaw." - TRILT

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