Undercover Syria Channel 4: Unreported World
PBS : Frontline
October 14, 2011

Emmy Winner of Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a News Magazine2012 News & Documentary Emmy Awards

"'What's best - and most chilling - about this program is really just how clear-eyed it is. Navai's almost preposterously gutsy reporting takes viewers right to the edge of the danger zone; one knock at the door, and you realize that her camera would stop rolling, and she would thereafter become another statistic on the Committee to Protect Journalists' website. '" Newsday

"'This unique film shows what it is like to be a fugitive inside one of the world's most oppressive regimes'" The Times

"'A disturbing account of life under one of the world's most frightening regimes.'" The Sunday Telegraph

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Undercover Syria

Channel 4: Unreported World | PBS : Frontline

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33rd Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards (2012) - Winner of Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a News Magazine


Ramita Navai and Wael Dabbous spend two weeks living undercover in some of the most dangerous parts of Syria with members of the opposition movement determined to overthrow President Assad's brutal dictatorship.

One of the few teams to avoid the ban on foreign media operating without official permission, they meet the protestors and the victims of the bloody crackdown, and visit the clandestine hospitals set up in private homes by doctors who risk torture or death for treating the injured

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