Message Stick: Pay it Forward — Inside the lives and characters of Indigenous Australians with stories presented from their own perspective. ABC, Friday, March 3, 6pm.
One Night in Bhopal — Tells how a deadly chemical gas escaped from the Union Carbide chemical plant in India killing more than 7000 and injuring another 200,000. SBS, Saturday March 4, 7.30pm.
Strange Fruit — Exploring the history and legacy of one of the most important protest songs ever written, a bitter and harrowing description of a Black lynching. ABC, Sunday, March 5, 10.35pm.
Israel and the Arabs: Elusive Peace — Looks at the fraught history of the Palestine-Israeli peace process. ABC, Monday, March 6, 9.35pm.
Cutting Edge: The Last Stand — Describes the situation of Israeli settlers who refuse to leave Gaza in Palestine. SBS, Tuesday, March 7, 8.30pm.
Bearing Witness — Features five female journalists in the line of fire during the war in Iraq and other perilous assignments. SBS, Tuesday, March 7, 10pm.
Living Black — Indigenous news and current affairs program at a new time. SBS, Wednesday, March 8, 6pm.
Dateline — Interviews a military guard from Abu Ghraib prison who perpetrated the abuse of prisoners and others who witnessed what happened. SBS, Wednesday, March 8, 8.30 pm.
From Green Left Weekly, March 1, 2006.
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