WHEN THE MUSIC STOPS: YEMEN, ART AND WAR
Against the might of arms dealers, warlords and militias, two talented survivors of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis still hope for a better future. Declassified spoke to Saber Bamatraf, a pianist, and Shatha Altowai, an artist.
The couple fled to Scotland to escape threats from Yemen’s socially conservative Houthi rebel group; and now live just an hour away from an arms factory that supplies Saudi Arabia and profits from the devastation of their hometown.
Producer/director: Phil Miller
WHO GAVE JOHN TERRY £16 MILLION?
A Middle East spy chief who bought a palatial property in the UK from former England and Chelsea football captain John Terry is being accused of corruption and human rights abuses.
General Sultan bin Mohammed al-Naamani paid Terry £16-million for a palatial property in the UK, bagging nine bedrooms and a lake.
Now questions are being asked about how al-Naamani managed to afford the luxury home in 2014 while working as a government minister and spy chief in the repressive Gulf state of Oman.
Presenter: Phil Miller
Videographer: Moosa Mohammed
WARTON’S WAR ON YEMEN
Declassified UK investigates an arms factory in Warton, Lancashire making warplanes to bomb Yemen – the world’s worst humanitarian disaster. Interviewing local residents and a former Foreign Office lawyer, our team tracks down a secretive supply flight that Britain’s largest arms company BAE Systems sends every week from Warton to Saudi Arabia, and questions whether the air war could continue without UK support.
Presenter: Matt Kennard
Director: Phil Miller
NEWQUAY TO NIGERIA
Declassified reveals that Nigerian Air Force personnel are being taught to fly helicopters in Newquay amid allegations that military aircraft have killed civilians in Nigeria.
Along the way, we find that a secretive flying school, the Cobham Helicopter Academy, is disturbing villagers in south west England, especially at a small grassy runway in Eaglescott, north Devon.
Produced by Phil Miller
KEENIE MEENIE: BRITAIN’S PRIVATE ARMY
Keenie Meenie Services – the most powerful mercenary company you’ve never heard of – was involved in war crimes in Sri Lanka for which its shadowy directors have never been held accountable.
Now an explosive new film exposes the extent of these war crimes. Following investigative journalist Phil Miller as he uncovers secret diplomatic cables, and meets insiders who reveal the British government’s support for Keenie Meenie and the continuing cover-up.
Keenie Meenie provides long overdue evidence on the crimes of the people who make a killing from killing.Produced by Yardstick Films
Presented by Declassified UK