Death of a double agent

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10,000 word investigative essay for openDemocracy exposing the betrayal of a British agent in Belize and alleged torture by UK personnel. Featuring extensive interviews with a former colonial special branch officer and foreign minister, as well as in-depth archival research and field work to trace victim’s family.

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One-legged man killed by British army in Belize

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After the Falklands War, British soldiers were sent on a “sunshine tour” of Belize. In 1983, one of them shot and killed a local farmer. In this short film I tell the story of war, trauma and those who are left on the margins.