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The Killing of Shireen Abu Ak­leh
Fault Lines in­ves­ti­gates the killing of Al Jazeera jour­nal­ist Shireen Abu Ak­leh by Is­raeli mil­i­tary forces.
1 Dec 2022
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No Coun­try for Haitians: De­port­ed from the US
We fol­low the lives of Haitians who have been de­port­ed from the US to a coun­try with ris­ing vi­o­lence and in­sta­bil­i­ty.
23 Nov 2022
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Blood­sport: How the NFL failed its Black play­ers
We in­ves­ti­gate the NFL’s fail­ure to com­pen­sate play­ers who suf­fered head trau­ma play­ing the most pop­u­lar US sport.
16 Nov 2022
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Si­lenced: The Killing of Jour­nal­ists in Mex­i­co
Fault Lines re­ports on the risks jour­nal­ists in Mex­i­co face try­ing to bring the truth to light.
9 Nov 2022
Im­puni­ty at the Bor­der: In­side US Bor­der Pa­trol’s ‘cov­er-up’ unit
We in­ves­ti­gate se­cre­tive units with­in the US Bor­der Pa­trol that have been ac­cused of cov­er­ing up agent mis­con­duct.
26 Oct 2022
The End of Roe: Liv­ing with­out abor­tion rights
In post-Roe Amer­i­ca, Fault Lines fol­lows a group of women forced to trav­el across state lines for an abor­tion.
31 Aug 2022
51 Years Be­hind Bars
We in­ves­ti­gate why Ten­nessee im­pos­es the longest sen­tences in the US for ju­ve­niles con­vict­ed of mur­der.
8 Jun 2022
Shad­ow Sys­tem: LA’s se­cre­tive sher­iff ‘gangs’
Fault Lines in­ves­ti­gates al­le­ga­tions of vi­o­lence and in­tim­i­da­tion by deputy ‘gangs’ with­in the LA Sher­iff’s De­part­ment.
11 May 2022
A Tox­ic Feed: So­cial me­dia and teen men­tal health
Fault Lines in­ves­ti­gates whether so­cial me­dia ex­ac­er­bates Amer­i­ca’s youth men­tal health cri­sis.
4 May 2022
Buried Truths: Amer­i­ca’s In­dige­nous Board­ing Schools
Fault Lines on the con­se­quences of a cen­tu­ry-long US pol­i­cy de­signed to dis­pos­sess In­dige­nous chil­dren of their cul­ture.
24 Nov 2021
When the Wa­ter Stopped: An Ore­gon town at its break­ing point
In the west­ern Unit­ed States, cli­mate change deep­ens a con­flict over wa­ter be­tween farm­ers and In­dige­nous tribes.
10 Nov 2021
Exit Hon­duras: A cli­mate in cri­sis
Fault Lines re­ports from Hon­duras on how cli­mate change is up­end­ing lives and in­creas­ing mi­gra­tion.
27 Oct 2021
Un­re­lin­quished: When Amer­i­ca’s gun laws fail abuse vic­tims
An ex­clu­sive in­ves­ti­ga­tion ex­pos­es how US gun laws have failed to pre­vent do­mes­tic abusers from killing their part­ners.
20 Oct 2021
The Jim Crow Con­vic­tions
Fault Lines in­ves­ti­gates the racist past and on­go­ing im­pact of non-unan­i­mous jury con­vic­tions in US state of Louisiana.
4 Oct 2021
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