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tv   Searching For Sanctuary P1  Al Jazeera  January 20, 2018 7:32pm-8:01pm +03

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a better life lie else way 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 georgists. 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 wave that i can recognize you know. like so many others did out on me 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. canada had. also listen almost or even a comment that you like and what if you barely ever been on. an economics student at aleppo university did out had been arrested during the uprising and thrown in jail on his release he fled over the border there he proposed to his fiance. and see the area and you know. why the choice why such handedness or. a nosy any sort of
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a kid will song for. me and. i hope we're in the middle of it 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 going to head by another route but. for had been of the. alien on this of the than. yet it is a tower on all. george us was a literature student from northeastern syria when he ended on a mat in the takesh put of izmir they stopped an immediate bond. inuktitut said. someone us
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a. after days of making discreet inquiries the pending goshi to deal with a people smuggler to take them across the sea. or. even lead. fifteen us when jimmy allowed out of a. good long. life with him. that he knew. the fully and when. and.
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in the. last. time it was a. 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. if you look. at the.
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scene. 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.
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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 had is the them i had to have. 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 heartening . but germany under chancellor merkel was bucking the trend and it's approved has remained. a safe haven back and only providing refugees could reach it.
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when the club are. there are only. machines wrong. and if across the disorder. one of the more do not there are any. 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 an i have yet. to. be foolin here and the. sun would be. good to hear you scream.
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johnny in the. spirit. listen to the show me. get to the middle. northern greece some twenty five kilometers from macedonia a small group forge ahead the first hurdle crossing the border. in common with as in the end of a little gun in my thought the. huge my image was in it doubly gun.
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if. they use railway tracks and their g.p.s. phones for a guide. 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 towards the serbian buddha. and then she'd been. could comment on a bottle. but you can see one other. as the refugee crisis escalated that summer politicians in the balkans and the rest of europe was slow to appreciate its sheer scale.
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tens of thousands of people were left without cash or assistance left to sleep and hedge rows and open fields. before that only can a few. can i mean a machine and a mother develop the convention but they're going to do forty on your article has been shipped to. me. in. or and. i'm hot. how one. who will. be an. adult.
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are you. saying. they get. to get recruits. thank you so much. right. here with. thirty. three thousand seats. but after taking a look around the station did out a surprise to find a group of refugees sleeping rough behind the platforms soon it becomes clear why they are there. that's. just stupid because that's the. thing that.
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duffy the sort of got even short. the. gun instead. that you see out there always will be. because. it lobbed at our look at our country. had the. noise that there was 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. was magic the had it with you that michael yon a gun or did. you. think. there was.
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it's. going to be because. this fact. was. nothing at all a matter of me being a i mean i'm stunned i. thought but i would ask that i'm not staying obscure. 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 in. my duty obviously someone like me had it. but all the party in the motley. week to see candidates need exceedingly day. the. standard. offer to study. widely and i fear no one in being. thank you. law has. been in russia has gone too far with all of. the media. who should be doing a. job again. 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 jhana the one we had. the. duffy. come out at the michael little innocent lamb visual. 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 of an all. scared. lot of them square or the hoped for and good show hosts you begin to meet you will over toss them a layman. and i'm going to hear.
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them so. you know if they want to walk you know wanted. as they get close to the buddha the enjoyed by hundreds of other refugees. are not. going to. be in. any. kind of. the i didn't 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 and 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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oh my. god this time i don't. know what i was. going to. run on. i did wrong doing thanks. jan. first. i. would love. to be moral the story in virginia to be more troops will be remembered to look what i. think a phone book and don't want that to feel be but you love them a lot more going to. all subsequent why didn't the command feeble look at out of the. a do nothing doc and.
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out the number how. would you. finding it impossible to find shelter in belgrade mullard and didn't take a train to said because northern city of supported some twenty five kilometers from the hungary in buda i didn't really angry that. much since about it they faced the same problem no one would 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 nice to get a set up an apartment. such as he lost in a hotel room my lad could go online and search for another people smuggler.
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her which. her. true for example. the things going on yes it's. just us. 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 me if you didn't see it give me some of that the i'm off. the field to where it was up tonight is a few was on my feet. when he would have to go. to the war zone. after weeks of exhausting nonstop travelling by sea and
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land durai my lads 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 good 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 searching for sanctuary to people in
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