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tv   Searching For Sanctuary P1  Al Jazeera  January 21, 2018 8:33am-9:01am +03

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it's become one of the defining things of all 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 a better life and sway 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.
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somewhere in southeastern europe in the summer of two thousand and fifteen. 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.
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the uprising that followed triggered the worst refugee crisis since the second world war. since then eleven million syrians half of the country's population have been displaced. in twenty fifteen alone four million were on the move. the majority sought safety in neighboring countries. a world most of that canada had. also and almost even a conifer that like and what if you've ever been on. an economics student at aleppo university diderot had been arrested during the uprising and thrown in jail on his release he'd fled over the border there he proposed to his fiance. badmouths order. and see the area and you know.
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that and why the choice why. handedness or. a nose the only son of a can will song for. 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 going to head by another route. and for had been of the. alien on this of the ten years. 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 it ismy had they stablished an immediate bond you know i
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know. there was obviously there are some of the most. inuktitut i said. we lost them last out and ok a bit out of them when us 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 so nile a mic on. the helm of the jamal nest that the lawful caught it. as the night combat boots had led always be comfy to nice when jimmy allowed it out of a sauce. could long. mixing.
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it live. fully and when. i'm. in the. gun i'm used to. 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. fume of the ne. i mean that. if you look back. over the last of.
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the likes. of plan a few one hundred. 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. that even.
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thought. 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. 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.
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but germany under chancellor merkel was bucking the trend and its supporters remained. a safe haven back and only providing refugees could reach it. when the club or now. there are only. one among more. but by mixing one of. how do you get more do dips oreo the old us yes you would but the. doesn't. feel any doesn't corny on you as with the amish i have yet. to. be foolin here and. someone who can.
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speak. good english going screaming. johnny in the. spirit she. should be. listening to the show me. good today you may go. on to talk. northern greece some twenty five kilometers from macedonia a small group forge ahead the first hurdle crossing the border. holding in common with as indian a little gun
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a month or. but. you know how. they use railway tracks and their g.p.s. phones for a guide to. reaching the buddha 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. how many on a bottle. but you can see one other. as
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the refugee crisis escalated that some politicians in the balkans and the rest of europe was slow to appreciate its sheer scale. tens of thousands of people went after without cash or assistance left to sleep and hedge rows and open fields. before that only can a few doña konami a machine and a mother develop the convention with the critic to forty on the other. and me. myself in or i me. i'm hot the. how
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one. who was head would sort of be an. adult. are you. saying. they get. to get recruits. thank you very much. wanted. you to work. hard for it. so 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.
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just because they could happen at. the moment. duffy the sort of that even shocked. the family. instead. something that if you see out there always. it lobbed at our look at our camp. with. the head of. noise that was
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a lot louder. 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 the had it with you that not got any gun or you didn't. give you.
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that one. so. it's. going to be because. this book. was. a huge wall of water i mean it's been a long way and i'm standing. on. a farm but i never left that i'm not staying obscure. when i look back on.
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the other hand. the had. all the yardley and upon it up on a committee and. my duty obviously is in one minute at a. party in the motley. week to see candidates need exceedingly day. the. offer to study. widely and i fear no one in the. thank you. the hostility or hold of modern english has gone too far with all of them are going to forgot our colonel carry me and. who should be doing a. job again.
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they cycle in the rain and that night. 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 a little in a slum visual. any. then to their surprise a local man off is them our right to a city on the other side of the serbian border. behind them all. know. the scared. not obscure or the hoped for and could show hosts you begin counting to meet you all over toss them
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a layman. and i'm going to hear academy of. sound. you know if they want to walk you know want to. as they get close to the buddha the enjoying by hundreds of other refugees. are not. going to. be uncommon and. if. we're going to get the guy to them 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
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a deal with albanian smugglers for the next leg of the trip the prices are extortionate and competition between traffickers is fierce as the mood turns nasty the smugglers start to fight among themselves. i'm. sorry. but i doubt. that our. house. in serbia they can at least use public transport but as night fools they realize
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that's not the end of their troubles to actually. my. son my. daughter was. going to. i'm not. going to go on doing thank. you. very much. i. would love. to be more. gina to be more troops i'll be. remembered to look what i. think a phone book and then what that i feel be but your loss i'm
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a lot more going for. food. why didn't i know the command feeble of one hundred of the. a good enough and doggone. us out the number one. 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 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 conscious they are of. any sort of it's not easy to set up an apartment.
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such as he sat lost in a hotel room my lad could go online and search for another people smuggler. her which. her. true for example. the things going on yes thanks. so. much. often conduct or. sort of you there and there's a lot of money. was it good that she'd know you're about to show us you could use it again or some of that the on off on the field to where it was up tonight is a few blocks of my feet. where you would have to go.
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to the war zone. after weeks of exhausting nonstop travelling by sea and 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 lot of good looks the arrival of refugees is debated in european parliament's.
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but the journey itself is little understood. to syrians document the route that has claimed so many lives such infrasound cheery to people in power at this time on al-jazeera and monday put it on the. 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. when diplomacy fails and fear sweeps in. drugs terrorists we've proven barriers are built to impose division to sixty instead of being. used it to become.
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