Four young British ISIS recruits are excited to begin their new lives in Syria. Though convinced they have made the right decision, all are suddenly thrust into a reality they could never fully prepare for.
Few people had heard of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) - the brutal jihadist group that President Obama calls a "network of death." How did ISIS become a major force so quickly? And what does it mean for the US to be back in Iraq, fighting a new war on terror, less than three years after American troops pulled out of the country? These are all questions which ultimately affect Australia and the government's decision of whether or not to send troops back to Iraq. This documentary is a major, in-depth investigation of the brutal terrorist group's ascent, from veteran journalist Martin Smith, who has been documenting the Iraq conflict since 2003.
One in five Australians has experienced racism in the last 12 months according to one of the biggest ever surveys conducted on racism and prejudice in Australia, commissioned by SBS with the Western Sydney University. Ray Martin investigates the question: Is Australia Racist? This one hour documentary puts survey findings into action through a series of hidden camera social experiments, capturing the experience of racism through the eyes of those who have suffered it. The results are at times confronting, but 'Is Australia Racist?' also reveals inspiring Australians facing up to racism and standing up when witnessing discrimination.
After more than a decade of incarceration, Nelson manages to win over the young black Consciousness prisoners who are imprisoned on Robben Island with him. Oliver Tambo's campaign to 'Free Mandela' gains momentum, shining an international spotlight on the apartheid.