Crime and Terrorism
These crime documentaries cover the topics of terrorism, crime and punishment. Crime documentaries delve into the world of the Japanese Yakuza mafia, Mexican drug lords, a Colombian hitman and Russian prisoners. Visit RTD to watch crime documentaries that examine gang violence in El Salvador, dangerous slums of Rio de Janeiro, police brutality in the US, and the war on drugs in the Philippines.
You can also learn about the criminals and their victims, rehabilitation and the resocialization of offenders, the criminally insane, children born inside prison walls, a unique theatre for ex-convicts and many other stories. RTD’s crime documentaries look back on terrorist attacks that have happened in Russia and around the world, both recent ones and those in the distant past, exploring the motivation behind terrorism and its consequences and meeting the survivors of some of the most harrowing terror attacks in living memory.