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Remembering the Tiananmen Square Crackdown, and the “Tank Man”
On June 4, 1989, Chinese troops opened fire on civilians in Beijing's Tiananmen Square — part of a bloody government crackdown on dissent that killed unknown numbers of unarmed pro-democracy protesters and bystanders throughout the city.
June 4, 2020
China Considers New National Security Law for Hong Kong
The Chinese government took another step towards curbing autonomy in Hong Kong this week, as its parliament announced that it would consider a bill to “safeguard national security” in the global financial center.
May 21, 2020
"You Do Everything You Can To Try And Stay Safe": Q&A On Filming On the Front Lines of COVID-19
When filmmaker Sasha Joelle Achilli filmed inside an Italian hospital dealing with an influx of COVID-19 patients, she found, "Everybody was super open, really warm. I guess they really wanted to document what they were going through."
May 19, 2020
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Inside Italy's COVID War
FRONTLINE goes inside a hospital battling the coronavirus crisis in northern Italy, as doctors are forced to make life and death decisions.
May 19, 2020
Facing COVID-19 in the World's Largest Refugee Camp, Young Rohingya Help Prepare for an Outbreak
The U.N. says there are multiple groups of refugees, including more than 2,000 trained volunteers, who are working to prevent widespread COVID-19 within the settlement.
April 27, 2020
The Story of Chinese Muslims Is A "Story That has Global Implications": Q&A With Filmmakers
The filmmakers of "China Undercover" describe what’s unfolding in Xinjiang as a new model of governance — “digital authoritarianism” — that is now being exported from China to other countries and will have serious implications for human rights and democracy around the world.
April 7, 2020
How the US Has Responded to Allegations of China’s Human Rights Abuses
More recently, new and troubling reports began to emerge: some detainees were also being forced to work in factories, producing products for export.
April 7, 2020
Muslims Held in China’s Detention Camps Speak Out
“If you exceeded two minutes in the toilet, they hit our heads with an electric prod,” a woman who was detained for 17 months tells FRONTLINE.
April 7, 2020
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China Undercover
A special undercover report from China’s secretive Xinjiang region.
April 7, 2020
“Get Ready”: From Italy’s Doctors, a Dire Warning for America on COVID-19
Sasha Achilli is reporting on the coronavirus pandemic for FRONTLINE from Northern Italy, where she was born and raised.
March 23, 2020
Hong Kong Struggles with Coronavirus, Renewing Residents' Anger
Perceived mismanagement of the health crisis has caused a wave of fresh anger in Hong Kong, even from residents who previously supported the government.
February 11, 2020