Title:Unreported World Series 2003 - Nepal: Raising the Red Flag
Date:21st February 2003
Summary:Reporter Sandra Jordan travels to Nepal where Maoist revolutionaries have waged a war that has claimed 7,000 lives in seven years - over 5,000 of which have been lost since the royal family massacre in June 2001. The Maoists claim they intend to drag the country from the Middle Ages into the 21st century. Last month they called a ceasefire, but the failure of previous peace talks indicates that this newfound peace could be short-lived and the end to the killing may prove to be only temporary.
Description:Critically acclaimed foreign affairs series offering an insight into the lives of people in some of the most neglected parts of the planet.