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tv   Searching For Sanctuary P1  Al Jazeera  January 19, 2018 6:32am-7:01am +03

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and the average temperature on earth last year was hot enough to make twenty seventeen one of the three woman's two years on the record heat released from the oceans may have also helped boost temperatures well those are the headlines the news continues here on al-jazeera after people in power station thanks so much by foot. head of the september twenty fourth national election survey showed a satisfied for the state of their economy this is easily estonia's biggest tech success story the company was bought by microsoft in two thousand and eleven we bring you the stories that are shaping the economic world we live in counting the cost at this time on al-jazeera. it's become one of the defining themes of our times a tidal wave of humanity in search of sanctuary from war repression or poverty in recent years millions have taken to the road in the hope that safety and
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a better life lie elsewhere some manage it some don't but almost every journey is a tale of hardship insurance and great risk over consecutive episodes where telling one such story as seen through the eyes of those who made it. somewhere in southeastern europe in the summer of two thousand and fifteen.
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modern day refugees on the march. down. did out as from concha hoon in western syria he's filming his journey. he's joined forces with the can patrick miller georges. out here on the road where anything can happen they've learned to watch each other's backs. i know. that in the event of dumb waved i can recognize. like so many others did out and my lad stories began back in twenty eleven when syrian president bashar assad sent in troops to crush protests against his regime. the uprising that followed triggered the worst refugee crisis since the second world war. since then eleven million syrians half of the
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country's population have been displaced. in twenty fifteen alone four million were on the move. the majority sought safety in neighboring countries. a war most of that canada had. also listened almost or even a comment that you like and what if you've ever been on. an economics student at a leper university did or had been arrested during the uprising and thrown in jail on his release he'd fled over the border that he proposed to his fiance. badmouths order. and see the area and you know. why the choice why such handedness or. a nose the any sort of
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a can. or. over to. me i'm. in the middle of a by then. so on the twenty second of may twenty fifteen did our joint thousands of others on a long journey searching for sanctuary in europe. if he made it he could meet up with his wife who dorothy gone ahead by another route but. for hadn't of the. alien on this of the. yet it is a power on all. george us was a literature student from northeastern syria when he ended on a mat in the takesh put of izmir they stabbed an immediate bond you know i know. that i. said. we lost them last out and ok
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a bit out of them were nice of. them of the club. after days of making discreet inquiries the pending goshi to deal with a people smuggler to take them across the sea. or sudden. assault jamaal ness that they lawful caught it. as the name combat boots they were led always be comforted in us when jimmy gun i wanted out of a sauce. could long. mixing . it live. fully and when. i'm.
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in the mic on my second. gun i move the. though the waters were calm that fear wasn't misplaced over three thousand seven hundred refugees were to drown in mediterranean crossings that almost a thousand of them and the eastern sea is through which that pass. this time they were lucky within a few hours that overloaded boat came within sight of chaos a greek island. i would like a few of the knee. but just the last of. the likes.
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of plan a few of. us by the early summer of twenty fifteen more than one hundred thousand refugees had arrived by small boats in greece and the government was struggling with the influx of gump. thought.
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but after three days in the camp they managed to obtain documents which allowed them to move illegally around greek territory. then what i have is the them i had. the money the balkan route as it was becoming known went from greece through macedonia serbia and hungary eventually leading to austria and germany the most popular target for asylum seekers. by the middle of twenty fifteen the flood of syrian and iraqi refugees into europe meant anti migrant sentiment in some countries was hardening. but germany under chancellor merkel was bucking the trend and its supporters remained. a safe haven back and only providing refugees could reach it.
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with a club or not. there are only. michoud wrong. one of my more. but by mixing one of. how do you get more do dips oreo the old us yes you would. listen to. the fia and he doesn't quote me on you as with i have yet. to. be foolin here and the. sun would be. screaming to thank. goodness. but.
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johnny in the. spirit she. should be. listening to the show me. the day you moved. on to. northern greece some twenty five kilometers from macedonia a small group forge ahead the first hurdle crossing the border. holding in common with as in the end of a little gun a month or. but. if
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. they use railway tracks and their g.p.s. phones for a guide to. reaching the border crossing in the dead of night. breaks
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revealing the beautiful countryside. in the darkness the group had made it into macedonia. now they set off north again to the serbian border. and then she'd been. how many on a bottle. did you want to. as the refugee crisis escalated that summer politicians in the balkans and the rest of europe was slow to appreciate its sheer scale. tens
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of thousands of people when left without cash or assistance left to sleep and hedge rows and open fields. before that only can the few doña konami notion and the mother give out of the convention but the could have. been sure to go for you and me. and then or let me. i had them hope that i thought how one. would sort of. handle. it.
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i do think. they get. to get through. thank you so much. better. you know what. right. it's. but after taking a look around the station did or a surprise to find a group of refugees sleeping rough behind the platforms soon it becomes clear why they are there. just because they could happen. in.
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duffy the sort of they're even shocked that the family. was there not. something that if you see out there already. it lobbed at our look at our camp. thanks lisa. had accepted. there was a lot of. them
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but. for the next two days and nights they are stuck at the station hoping in vain that the macedonian police will allow them to board a train. wreck in. the short and perfect victim she. miss muffet thought it was you that knuckled down a gun or did you do. you. know. there was.
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it's. going to be because. this book. was. nothing at all a matter of me being a i mean i'm stunned. i thought but i never left them long enough. when i look back on. the other hand. the have. all when you're older
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and a part of upon a committee and. my duty obviously the money heading. toward a party you can then obviously. we can sit down it's an exceedingly day. the. standard. offer to study. yeah and a cafe no name being. thank you. lot of modern english has gone too far with our. panel kerry media. who should be doing a. cover yet. they cycle in the rain and that night.
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until after two days on the road they find refuge at a mosque in the north of the country. because we had. the one we had. the. deaf in us come out at them again little in a slam visual. of them look at you. i think. then to their surprise a local man off is the right to a city on the other side of the serbian border. behind them all. know. the scared. or the hoped for and could see hosts you begin to meet you will over toss them a layman. and i'm going to.
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you know if they want to walk you know wanted. as they get close to the buddha the enjoined by hundreds of other refugees. it is. going to. be. kind of. guy to him and i mean. this really. but soon enough another problem is exactly what they face in the grounds of a local mosque they try and do a deal with albanian smugglers for the next leg of the trip the prices are extortionate and competition between traffickers is famous as the mood turns nasty
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the smugglers start to fight among themselves. i'm. sorry. but out. of our. trash out. in serbia they can at least use public transport but as night fools they realize that's not the end of their troubles to actually.
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my. son my. daughter was. going to. come on. i did good thank. you. very much. i. would love. to be more. gina to be more groups will be. remembered to look what are they on the. phone book and don't know what that effect be but you allow them a lot more going for. food for thought of. why didn't the command feeble look at out of the. a do nothing doc and.
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out the number. would be. finding it impossible to find shelter in belgrade mullard and didn't take a train to sabean's northern city of supported some twenty five kilometers from the hungary in buda i do not think god is that. much since about it so they face the same problem no one will let them room. finally a taxi driver agrees to take them to a hostel in the suburbs for a price come say or a. lot. of any sort of it's not a good it's not an apartment. she says he lost and a hotel room my lad could go online and search for another people smuggler. thanks
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to. her which. her. true critics agree. the things going on yes it's. just. often conduct or. sort of you there and there's a lot of money. or that she'd know you're about to show us what you did she did give you some of that the and often the if you don't know where it was up tonight is the future was on my feet and. what he would have to do. with the words now. after weeks of exhausting nonstop travelling by sea and
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land durai have covered over a thousand kilometers but with hundreds more to go and several boulders still to cross will they ever make it to germany in the next episode i made tussles with smugglers police and even a t.v. crew they come face to face with the whole show realities of life as a refugee. i had a lot of good health if you look the arrival of refugees is debated in european parliament's . but the journey itself is little understood. to syrians document the route that is claimed so many lives such info sanctuary to
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people in power at this time on al-jazeera and monday put it on. us and british companies have announced the biggest discovery of natural gas in west africa but what to do with these untapped natural resources is already a source of heated debate nothing much has changed they still spend most of the days looking forward to for the dry river beds like this one five years on the syrians still feel battered or even those who managed to escape their country have been truly unable to escape the war. the controversial leader of his lemon had his cock he is one of the most one internists in the history of the internet come to terms on his alleged extra judicial killings by israeli intelligence and assad says and being called in the west coast the outcome is only death if someone tried to. keep the media to be soon attention was shut down the borders kill him in
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