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A show produced with photos, videos and personal accounts from our Observers around the world - all checked by our staff here in Paris. Saturday at 10.15 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2014-08-01

A look back at some of the Observers' best stories

A news show produced exclusively from content provided by amateurs. Photos, videos and personal accounts from our network of Observers around the world - all checked by our staff in Paris. First run Saturdays at 8:10 am Paris time.

This week we’re taking a look back at some of the very best stories told by our Observers this year, everywhere from Greece to Sudan. 

Story 1: Greece

The video you’re about to see was sent to us in March by a man detained inside the hospital ward of a Greek prison. He filmed the dire conditions inmates live in, many of them petty criminals with serious health problems – some of them close to death.

 

Story 2: Sudan

Since South Sudan became independent, it has lost the majority of its oil ressources. It’s still got the oil-rich region of South Kordofan, but separatists are now gaining in strength there. The fledgling country is ready to do anything to keep its grasp on the region, including bombing hospitals… Back in May, our Observer Tom Catena, a doctor at a catholic mission in the Nuba Mountains, told us all about this.

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2017-07-15 Hungary

Hungary tries to recruit more 'border hunters'; Syrian refugees attacked in Turkey after false rumours online

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2017-07-08 Philippines

Dangerous floods in Côte d'Ivoire; and a solution to plastic pollution in the Philippines

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2017-06-24 Venezuela

Coal power plant in Senegal worries residents; and the Venezuelan TV show... in a bus

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2017-06-17 Bolivia

A dangerous Bolivian fight club; and the African king social media challenge

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2017-06-10 Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwe pastor who rang God on a mobile phone; and the illegal Chinese trawlers in Djibouti waters

A weekly news show produced with photos, videos and personal accounts from France 24 Observers around the world - all checked by our staff here in Paris.

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