TV Times - 29 March - 4 April 2008

TV Times - 29 March - 4 April 2008

This week's highlight is an undercover report into the current Tibetan situation.

The other picks of a fairly quiet week are investigations into institutional child abuse, the socio-economic effects of voodoo as a state religion and a financial analysis of the super-rich phenomenon.

Pick of the Week red n black star
Monday 31 March - 8 - 9pm - Channel 4 - Dispatches: Undercover in Tibet
A Tibetan exile, Tash Despa, risks imprisonment to return to his homeland to investigate the Chinese regime. In only three months, he hears stories of arbitrary arrests, torture, disappearances and enforced sterilization of Tibetan women.

Monday 31 March - 8.30 - 9pm - BBC1 - Panorama - Jersey - Island of Secrets
This edition features a report on the police investigation into allegations of child abuse at the Haut de la Garenne children's home on the island of Jersey. The programme-makers look into claims that a deliberate cover-up has taken place.

Tuesday 1 April - 9 - 10pm - BBC2 - Super Rich: the Greed Game
As the credit crunch bites, business expert Robert Preston explains how he believes the super-rich were able to amass their fortunes, leaving the rest of us to pick up the bill for their avarice.

Friday 4 April - 7.35 - 8pm - Channel 4 - Unreported World - Benin: Voodoo Children
In this edition, the programme-makers investigate claims that in Benin, West Africa, the state religion of voodoo is forcing thousands into poverty and causing some families to sell their children into slavery.

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Mar 29 2008 03:44

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