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The Life and Times of Roger Rogerson

The Life and Times of Roger Rogerson

Roger Rogerson was a tough cop in a tough town. Just what was needed many would say. This 2011 portrayal of his life provides a unique insight into Sydney's underworld, the characters, crimes and the key events that spanned his career as one of the city's most feared law enforcers.
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Gerald Knaus: "There is no right to migrate."

Gerald Knaus: "There is no right to migrate."

Gerald Knaus is a founding member of the European Stability Initiative, ESI. He has been studying the plight of refugees and migrants since the Balkan Wars of the 1990s. We spoke to him about the challenges posed by migration and the UN migration ...
Deutsche Welle
12mins
Interview - Omid Nouripour: "Growing up in wartime is a burden for life"

Interview - Omid Nouripour: "Growing up in wartime is a burden for life"

Omid Nouripour was just thirteen when he arrived in Germany as a refugee from Iran. Today he is a Green Party member of the Bundestag. He speaks about the cruel impact that war has on a young life, how he came to view Germany as home, and the peop...
Deutsche Welle
12mins
Travel With A Purpose: The Fight For Clean Water In The Forgotten Corners Of South Africa

Travel With A Purpose: The Fight For Clean Water In The Forgotten Corners Of South Africa

Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF) has been travelling to parts of SA that have been struggling with water issues long before Cape Town.
24.com
Interview - Andreas Rodder: "There is a new fear of Germany."

Interview - Andreas Rodder: "There is a new fear of Germany."

Germany is considered Europe's strongest nation, both politically and economically. Just like a century ago, it is viewed as culturally sensitive but ruthless when it comes to wielding power. How can it counter the fears of its neighbors and partn...
Deutsche Welle
12mins
Bodo Ramelow: "The AfD is stoking people's fears"

Bodo Ramelow: "The AfD is stoking people's fears"

"People in eastern Germany believe they've been given a raw deal, that they've been shut out," says Bodo Ramelow, head of the regional government in the state of Thuringia.
Deutsche Welle
12mins
Interview - Judith Enders: "Distinguishing between Eastern and Western Germans is outdated."

Interview - Judith Enders: "Distinguishing between Eastern and Western Germans is outdated."

Judith Enders was just thirteen when the Berlin Wall came down. It was a seminal experience for her - like many of her generation - and she put together a book about people's lives under communism. She asked people how it felt for them and whether...
Deutsche Welle
12mins
Shermin Langhoff: "German Constitution is poetic and visionary"

Shermin Langhoff: "German Constitution is poetic and visionary"

"It's not by chance that I ended up in the arts and not in politics," says Shermin Langhoff, Artistic Director of Berlin's Maxim Gorki Theater. In the DW Interview Langhoff discusses both art and politics.
Deutsche Welle
12mins
Peter Brandt: "Not every far-right person is a Nazi."

Peter Brandt: "Not every far-right person is a Nazi."

German historian Peter Brandt talks to DW about divisions in modern Germany, the future of the Social Democrats and his relationship to his late father, former Chancellor Willy Brandt.
Deutsche Welle
12mins
How rhino orphans get back into the wild at Hluhluwe-Imfolozi in South Africa

How rhino orphans get back into the wild at Hluhluwe-Imfolozi in South Africa

What was once used as a temporary holding for rhinos being relocated at Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, has now become a centre for rhino orphans who have lost their mothers predominantly to poaching.
24.com
2mins
Serap Guler: "Where am I supposed to come from?"

Serap Guler: "Where am I supposed to come from?"

Guler is Secretary of State for Integration in Northrhine-Westphalia.
Deutsche Welle
12mins
Interview - Gerd Muller: "Africa's women are the key to its success."

Interview - Gerd Muller: "Africa's women are the key to its success."

"Africa and every country in it needs to go its own way," says the German Development Minister, Gerd Muller.
Deutsche Welle
12mins
Niklas Frank: "The Germans must have known where things were going"

Niklas Frank: "The Germans must have known where things were going"

Niklas Frank is the son of the man Hitler installed as general governor of occupied Poland. Hans Frank was responsible for the death camps in Poland. Niklas Frank has faced up to his past. But he tells DW that the Germans in general have not.
Deutsche Welle
12mins
The Street Art Galleries of Cape Town

The Street Art Galleries of Cape Town

Rather than an act of vandalism, many see graffiti art as a form of visual poetry engaging with the people of the city. This is your guide to exploring the open-air galleries of the Mother City in South Africa.
24.com
3mins
Stefan Schmidt: "Human lives are my first priority"

Stefan Schmidt: "Human lives are my first priority"

"It's not borders that need to be protected but people," says Stefan Schmidt. He was himself arrested in 2004 as the captain of Cap Anamur after he led to operation to save 37 refugees from the Mediterranean Sea.
Deutsche Welle
12mins
Ex-AfD member Franziska Schreiber: "I was met with hate"

Ex-AfD member Franziska Schreiber: "I was met with hate"

The far-right AfD has become the main opposition party in Germany's parliament. For four years, Franziska Schreiber was the right-hand woman of the party's former chairperson Frauke Petry. Now Schreiber has left the party -- and written a book.
Deutsche Welle
12mins
Felix Klein: "Zero tolerance for anti-Semitism"

Felix Klein: "Zero tolerance for anti-Semitism"

"If you want to have an impact in our society, you need to be aware of our history and our special sensibility as far as anti-Semitism is concerned," says Germany's anti-Semitism commissioner in The Interview on DW.
Deutsche Welle
12mins
Seyran Ates: 'It seems I'm destined to survive'

Seyran Ates: 'It seems I'm destined to survive'

Lawyer and imam Seyran Ates founded the liberal Ibn Rushd-Goethe mosque in Berlin.
Deutsche Welle
12mins
Gyde Jensen: "We have to argue about solutions"

Gyde Jensen: "We have to argue about solutions"

"I am fighting to prevent Europe from frittering away its humanistic legacy," says Gyde Jensen.
Deutsche Welle
12mins
Mehmet Daimaguler: "The German state protected leading neo-Nazis"

Mehmet Daimaguler: "The German state protected leading neo-Nazis"

Germany's 'NSU trial' is coming to an end. It has been one of the longest criminal trials in German history. Neo-Nazis were accused of killing nine men with Turkish or Greek backgrounds, as well as a German policewoman.
Deutsche Welle
12mins
Achim Steiner: "The world won't improve on its own"

Achim Steiner: "The world won't improve on its own"

"We are living in a political moment in which nationalism, protectionism, and withdrawal have become a great temptation," says the head of the United Nations Development Programme, Achim Steiner.
Deutsche Welle
12mins
Robert Menasse: "I can have a Heimat - a homeland - without being a nationalist."

Robert Menasse: "I can have a Heimat - a homeland - without being a nationalist."

"National identity is certainly the least important factor when it comes to building a democratic Europe," says German Book Prize Winner Robert Menasse.
Deutsche Welle
12mins
Tim Kurzbach: 'Yesterday's events are the lessons of today'

Tim Kurzbach: 'Yesterday's events are the lessons of today'

Twenty-five years after the deadly arson attack in Solingen, mayor Tim Kurzbach tells DW, 'We should not behave as if the struggle against the right were over.' On May 29, 1993, two women and three children whose family hailed from Turkey died.
Deutsche Welle
12mins
Klaus von Dohnanyi: "Germany and France have to lead Europe"

Klaus von Dohnanyi: "Germany and France have to lead Europe"

"Europe can only survive if Germany and France take the reins together," said SPD politician Klaus von Dohnanyi during an interview with DW. The former Mayor of Hamburg added "Europe will not make any progress until France understands.
Deutsche Welle
12mins
Interview - Stephan Mayer: "Heimat" is a complicated term

Interview - Stephan Mayer: "Heimat" is a complicated term

"Integration is always a two-way matter," says Stephan Mayer in the DW Interview.
Deutsche Welle
12mins
David Ranan: "Fear is being promoted by politicians."

David Ranan: "Fear is being promoted by politicians."

"Jews in Germany are doing well, they are listened to," says political scientist David Ranan. Compared to Muslims, they seem to be a preferred minority, he said. We examined the difficult subject of anti-Semitism in modern Germany with David Ranan.
Deutsche Welle
12mins
Interview - Christian Mihr: "Releasing Deniz Yucel was merely a symbolic gesture."

Interview - Christian Mihr: "Releasing Deniz Yucel was merely a symbolic gesture."

"Every Turkish media outlet has desks belonging to jailed colleagues" says Christian Mihr of the German branch of Reporters Without Borders. Deutsche Welle spoke to him about press freedom and independence, which are under threat in many parts of ...
Deutsche Welle
12mins
Michael Bohmeyer - Does Money Make You Lazy?

Michael Bohmeyer - Does Money Make You Lazy?

"A basic income changes a person's mindset," says Michael Bohmeyer. "It reduces anxiety and makes people healthier and more creative". His crowd-funded portal has been raffling off unconditional basic incomes. Bohmeyer tells DW how it works.
Deutsche Welle
12mins
Gesine Schwan: "The SPD can stand up to Merkel."

Gesine Schwan: "The SPD can stand up to Merkel."

Political scientist Gesine Schwan has been a member of the SPD for 46 years and has lived through its many ups and downs. Deutsche Welle spoke to her about the future of the party, refugee policy and developments in neighboring Poland. She was the...
Deutsche Welle
12mins
Hans-Christian Strobele, Green Party veteran

Hans-Christian Strobele, Green Party veteran

"We believed in the need for a revolution," says the activist and co-founder of Germany's Green Party, Hans-Christian Strobele. He talked to DW about extra-parliamentary opposition, democracy and the Greens.
Deutsche Welle
12mins
Simone Lange: 'I'll show her who's strongest'

Simone Lange: 'I'll show her who's strongest'

"The Agenda 2010 reforms we adopted 15 years ago were very damaging for social democracy in Germany because we betrayed our values," regrets Simone Lange. The mayor of the northern town of Flensburg is challenging party stalwart Andrea Nahles in a...
Deutsche Welle
12mins
Agnieszka Brugger: "More arms do not mean more security"

Agnieszka Brugger: "More arms do not mean more security"

"Men like Presidents Erdogan, Putin and Trump are rapidly destroying the peaceful order which we have constructed following two world wars." That is the warning from German Green politician Agnieszka Brugger. She told DW she is disturbed by the ar...
Deutsche Welle
12mins
The Life and Times of Roger Rogerson - The Life and Times of Roger Rogerson - Part 2

The Life and Times of Roger Rogerson - Part 2

Roger Rogerson was a tough cop in a tough town. Just what was needed many would say. This 2011 portrayal of his life provides a unique insight into Sydney's underworld, the characters, crimes and key events of one of the city's most feared enforcers.
Reel
104mins
The Life and Times of Roger Rogerson - The Life and Times of Roger Rogerson - Part 1

The Life and Times of Roger Rogerson - Part 1

Roger Rogerson was a tough cop in a tough town. Just what was needed many would say. This 2011 portrayal of his life provides a unique insight into Sydney's underworld, the characters, crimes and key events of one of the city's most feared enforcers.
Reel
130mins