tv World Stories Deutsche Welle June 17, 2019 3:02am-3:15am CEST
jamie visit week on well stories. mozambique daily life has become trying after the cyclon russia a home that cares for seniors and disabled children but we start off in berlin germany has granted political asylum to refugees from hong kong their protests against chinese power have been escalating to activist have managed to escape china's clutches. they're the 1st time calling refugees to be granted asylum ray womyn and ellen lee now feel safe in germany they were threatened with a prison sentence in the homeland for having taken part in an anti-government protest. as a ferry ferry set things actually because i think no one wants to leave their home country and never go back. and. but anyway we we thing that. we must do it is because we as we should let the let the whole road know what
what is happening in hong kong. look back to 2014 many young people took to the streets of hong kong calling for civil liberties and more democracy both sides became violent. and ellen lee were also there they later found at their own movement hong kong indigenous they are fighting for hong kong's independence from china. we teenagers we found that the government tried to cleanse our unique culture tried to clans our language tried to class our identity as a hong kong hong kong and we don't want that to happen and we don't want hong kong just to become and like in our the city in china right you won't end alan lee were taken into custody in 2016 the accusation there where involved in violent riots one of their fellow companions was sentenced to 7 years in prison on the same charge
but the 2 feel the punishment is disproportionate fearing what might happen the 2 fled to germany while on probation they lived in limbo for 6 months until germany granted them political asylum. i think the history of germany trip for me personally is quite encouraging because after i came to germany. they told me that. when they were young they had never imagined germany and west germany were. united reunion again but somehow it happened so. that those german told me don't lose my home because everything could happen both men hope for hong kong homeland where democracy and the rule of law prevail just like in germany
. entire regions of mustn't be pretty strong it can only march when a cycle through the country more than a 1000 people died and hundreds of thousands were left homeless people were left without basic supplies those in the port city of beirut were among the hardest hit . weeks after the cycle and really you know his house is still barely habitable. the family have moved all their possessions into the only room that's also where they now sleep. you know we'll never forget the day the storm it. was just the idea to go anywhere because. they couldn't come out so they leave. going out that was a very. loose houses just a few 100 meters from the shore the sea is the most immediate danger.
beira is often floods parts of the city are being no sea level the districts of. nova i specially at risk un climate change experts estimate that sea levels could rise by a meter by the year 2100. the city has taken defensive action with a network of locks and candles and parts of the measures have cost millions subsidised by development funds from germany. the regime to move on the day of the cycle and the daughter started raining we have been the longest so the water could run down into the sea if we haven't done that the flooding would have been even worse you know. mayor. says the city is used to flooding but destructive storms like cycling need a new phenomenon see mango is hoping for more funding from overseas to pay for the
fence of measures once they have been in flooding once they have been in the heavy wind as to what we have seen no definitely will feeling the scheme that something bad is happening and that's called climate change. in the meantime and really knows worries about the future about his house and his family. were. possibly the war any other place so we're here. for a so we're free. if he could afford it or says he would have moved a long time ago away from the water's edge. in mexico 40000 people are considered to be missing most of them are young men who are up doc to them possibly killed on the go mexico's drug cartels are usually involved in these unresolved cases meanwhile mothers continue to look. for the last son's.
man amedee now finally found her missing son. he disappeared without a trace 5 years ago i got my lamp and we're only at the army and go one day he was selling cell phone accessories as usual and he was just kidnapped at a gas station because my son was disappeared in the off forties didn't look for him i started my own search local police were no help she says but that was no surprise ordinary police officers are suspected of frequent collaboration with the drug cartels. minima dina started to search with this simple tool that helps detect the scent of ticking corpses beneath the soil. and over time other mothers looking for them missing children and joined her. for many women here at this size become their sole mission. and the women's findings on this day become
the top story for mexican journalists now the stench of rotting corpses is overwhelming me time and again the mothers of the disappeared are confronted with a tormenting question could this body be my child. to look at me got a job it feels like my heart wants to jump right out of my body. i'm shaking my ears or my heart oh yeah i think i'm glad and senate at the same time because i don't know if it's my son or her son. now that i am in the end it doesn't matter we're looking for them because we love them. man i mean dina and her group have already found nearly 500 bodies according to local media many of the disappeared a believed to have had ties to the drug trade victims are often young men who had no prospects for legal employment minima deen and the other mothers found the remains of 15 people on a single day neighbors who had observed suspicious activity gave them crucial tips
on where to dick the search missions are a provocation to the drug cartels but these are the him who was caught they tell us we should stop looking yes it is for otherwise the same thing will happen to us. it took 3 years for men amid enough to find her son at last she says he can rest in peace. in russia people with disabilities are often discriminated against but now a home there is promoting tolerance see muse and children with disabilities help one another. when you're making pancakes every step needs to be timed just right. that's what deana could you learned from her boarding home grandmother spent long a gram of the pair found each other 12 years ago when they started living together
in a unique russian residential home. my this is my family and sometimes they get pretty cheeky. it's a special home they share the yana and their surrogate grandma live together with 30 other children and over $100.00 pensioners. they're all in one big housing complex where they spend their lives together. most pensioners live here because their relatives no longer want to care for them and most young people are here because their parents are no longer allowed to care for them many were alcoholics who lost custody. as a result many of their children were born with disabilities. with no other family to rely on young and old alike would be lonely if it weren't for this haven. for you to hear or read to you. you know with. my entire family died
in 1993 in a car crash it was horrible. i almost lost my mind. back then i didn't want to live anymore. i would have preferred to die with my family. this unique home where young and old lived side by side was founded 12 years ago. it's an start of a shovel in russia's boss court to stop the public fights and it's one of a kind in the entire country. thanks to funding by the state donors and volunteers the facilities are in great condition. do you other russians with disabilities or special needs are as fortunate. human rights activist separate peace didley reported cases of abusive caretakers corrupt directors insufficient fire safety measures and
a lack of funding in other homes. i didn't see him save us still remains a huge barrier between people with and without disabilities in our society parents from the soviet generation do not want their children socialising with kids that have special needs. though of course with people of all ages residing here it's not always smooth sailing. living together and caring for each other can be challenging . still everyone here is very close they are eager to share their lives rather than just co-exist. or when i see children i forget all my problems. they just vanish. and all i see are the good things from. the day of the special residential home winds down with
a small dance performance. life is good because here russia's most vulnerable are not left to fend for themselves. or dream international talk show it's been a tumultuous week in german politics and europe resolved bitter divisions over my friendship with government it is said stead into the abyss could friendly fire from president trump defeat one of the strongest military alliances in the streets point to all my guests have to say on quadriga.
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