Analysis Of The Documentary ' E Team '

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Human Rights Watch, is one of many organizations that fight against crimes against humanity. A small group within the organization, the Emergencies Team, works in the field to document and investigate atrocious crimes committed all over the world. In the documentary “E-Team,” filmmakers follow a group of investigators into Syria and Libya to show the conflict within the countries but also the work and life of the investigators. There are many international organizations that work to defend human rights and expose injustices. One of these organizations is Human Rights Watch, “a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization made up of roughly 400 staff members around the globe.” The organization firmly believes in defending the rights of others by conducting factual and ethical investigations and holding those in charge accountable. A division of Human Rights Watch is the Emergencies Team (E-Team) which is a relatively small group of investigators that work in conflict areas throughout the world. Syria is an Arab country located in the western portion of Asia. Since 2011, Syria has been plagued by a civil war caused by opposition between the Syrian government and those who want change. Syria has been ruled by the Assad family for about 45 years and is currently under the rule of Bashar al-Assad. In the past five years, the world has seen the impact of this war. It has given rise to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), caused a mass exodus of Syrian refugees, and created
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