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quite look at the main stories the south. now, the united states and nato have delivered written responses to russia's security demands on ukraine. the us ambassador delivered the american document aaliyah. moscow says it's ready to retaliate if the west is not provide constructive on says on this fears of a potential russian invasion of ukraine is prompted. one of the biggest mobilizations of western forces in europe, us actually of se, se blinkin is saying a response made no concessions to the main demand that ukraine be bought from joining nato and was coordinated with kiev and european allies. our response to russia reflects what i said in keith, berlin, and geneva. last week. we're open to dialogue. we prefer diplomacy and we're prepared to move forward, where there is the possibility of communication cooperation. if russia deescalate its aggression toward ukraine, stops the inflammatory rhetoric and approaches, discussions about the future security in europe. in a spirit of reciprocity,
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our responses were fully coordinated with ukraine and our european allies and partners with whom we've been consulting continuously for weeks. we sought their input and incorporated into the file version delivered to moscow. so we are now reaching out to russia once agains, and to try to pursue a path of dialogue on to define a political solution. that's the reason why we are sent them this evening of the written proposals from a 3rd to nato allies covering a wide range of different issues about the voice while we are, are hoping for. i'm working for a good solution. the escalation, we also prepared florida worst in our headlines life and i've counted on has become a frozen hel, according to the secretary general. and her good terrorist warmed the humanitarian crisis is left the country hanging by
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we bring you the stories and developments that are rapidly changing the world. we live in less than one percent. for vaccines and poor countries, why is counting the cost on al jazeera, me, european museums hold hundreds of thousands of colonial era artifacts. many of them looted from the place of origin in africa, asia, and the americans. for decades, there's been a heated debate about whether these objects of huge cultural significance should be given back. it's only a handful of either being returned. activists begun taking lessons into the right hand to get one journalist island club. this one has been finding out why i
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o. francis fiercely proud of its culture and history will down any of paris, his grand pool of odds. and he quickly realized the capital is a monument to the glories of the empire. the nations cultural trophies are on display in its world class museums. now the debate about who earns many of these precious objects is firing up. when france colonized africa, it fought harm tens of thousands of its cultural objects. many taken under duress, others looted during violent conflicts. france insists their, their rightful or not,
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but others say they belong in africa and should be returned. i leave harris and had 30 minutes out of the city. ah, with japanese them on is a melting pot of painting from different cultures. many from former french colonies and department i'm heats made a man determined to force france to confront its colonial passed over. well, i saw simon rata copier we we just realized the scene issue. all of those here was zulu dia bonsa was born in the democratic republic of congo in central africa. he's a political refugee who came to live in france as a young man who is repulsed, go for okay,
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for the rest of the hooks. amazing. a couple days of finance to say vonda roller or what is this? thus it is rebellion african living nurse sophocles. now seemingly restless, he's still an activist, but now he's fight is with the french state. he believes it's still behaving like a quantity of power in africa. but realty comedy who was, although is a leader of an african social squirt. although it's members in europe and africa, do regular hookups to discuss politics and strategy that go with you know, hulu, that you be difficult. they're fighting for the return of their cultural heritage. without it, they believe africa will never know it's true self. and i'm is looking to rent i did with love,
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did african flee actively before he bought his le poorly contrib. la city, the fees, of course, the ballpark. the bridge duality just come of will. is he brick? la salo, piazza see a list you man in was on said put you saw on television, but it's not that simple. here in france, the return of cultural objects has long been a to boot topic. then in 2017, the subject became a heated national token point when president macro, shortly after his election, visited africa and made a radical promise betsy mosley camp. the purpose it's in the command on the could. it's sean p. v. it in music or pap? jessica, did she st gone? the condition saw her need probabilistic issue? don't believe definitive debate. him one african honestly,
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but for years on only 2 objects have been returned declaring sunday monday mccorkle new says so do maneuver. dina was a vacant to trump. will you teach on dumb chavo your city, vincent on? is he sick of him? and michael, last year was lulu took matters into his own hands, starting in power. oh oh bob local does this is going to like this home. is that a good one? he began beek at the k, bromley museum, which has tens of thousands of objects from africa. got a lot of those. i'm, is it sill assembled now? what people object to constable say that you are valuable? is it okay? i'm, i'm a bit tied up with then in marseilles, he snatched an object from a museum, live streaming the entire start to his followers online and read them to make sure
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i'm there from complete this. it came job, got or 50 tech to not of what they do and or to get up. yes i did the building. oh don't roku i thought even tried it on in the world's most famous museum, the luke. i want it but he got arrested. he even went to the netherlands, where he actually managed to get a sculpture outside the museum. but he didn't get far. i don't if you agree on a 50 bucks, wasn't talking about of the gods with a stick on his actions are very political. i don't sing this man is trying to steal anything
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from any museum is point is to show that there is a problem and nobody's speaking about it. a lot of patel murray cecile dancer is a curator of contemporary african art. her family comes from france and the tiny west african nation of been aim. she is objects are part of our history and explain who we were. so they're very, very important. it's very symbolical, it's not really a question you know for money or importance of financial importance because some of these objects are very precious. some of them not at all, but the thing is, is that they tell us who we are. ah, identity is the heart of oddest romeo movie cannon's work. born in africa, he now lives in france. his family is west african
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royalty missouri romeo and what his great great grandfather was king by hanson in what is now the nation of beneath comrade remodeled with her lesson suggestion received film, forgot the circle of, of the support we've offered vialva selected by laundry. not fully all for school. was we're sick of go for a month. yeah. yeah. yeah. the home button, the corner jackal. my true normally be is for to, for the said buffer from cooper high school or been in his father said in $1892.00, facing fierce resistance from by hanson, the french army, invaded the kingdom, forcing him and his family into exile. they then pillaged the palace, taking everything from thrones to tunics before bringing the lute back to france. italy seesaw suit to do, says object cooper said the duly the russia. the monk,
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the real co, no sector manual for dualism, 30 bliss waterfalls. ramirez takes me the seas are just a few blocks away. this is the work for mailing or reach out to click on his log scale paintings on linen, i hand painted copies of photographs of his family showing their journey into exile . this is your family paula black on time it says from it a mamma, the my gama. if it be over, i can see you actually have put yourself in here. um we so okay. restricted of them won't call this warrior and call they do multiple click georgia. no sir, go fisher to roof rubashaw rule. what a sin manual for do sincerely. those are nice to all that gear, brassy man, don't refer back to that than, than you. this one is quite striking image.
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he's painted one of the most potent symbols of the keys to fate. an empty threat, bhaskar hope was on that was all set up sauce. know what? like one sort of sessional walk is susan, re the shish was, he mentioned it brought with us. what follows fish when you mentioned on some new hopes on fish, thrones and other objects looted from ramirez ancestors ended up here in the k brunley museum, frances biggest ethnographic collection born in new caledonia emanuel casa error is the 1st indigenous born president of a major french museum, i was let him and i think we are traveling through that when you didn't hear we were to the song while on the passing by wonderful peers from funnel on for the
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museum has a collection of 70000 objects from africa, most port to france during its colonial rule. some of these a form for mom, french, colony, africa. how did these come into the museums plus one of the main problem re, re, re fade the moment the good time when this things was, his object were road to paris. people to take very much into account the way it was acquired. there's a big province research on the take a moment trying to trace back that it's quite difficult if they are acquired illegally or eligible. that this is our duty to put the case to the head of said, saying we should look at this situation and then the parliament will decide on further action to be done in the heart of the museum. a sum of the
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objects looted from the name by the inviting french statues, doors, and thrones thrown here. this is her quite spectacular. yeah, huge. the manual says before the french army reached the palace, king bay homes and said it alight. the soldiers rescued the objects inside essentially though alluded, but at the same time saved and away sir. yeah, that's a quite uncomplicated here. so always because it was looted. so for sure, the same time these object wouldn't be there. the palace was completely destroyed by the fire. romeo feels torn about the objects ending up in the museum when one up for your for your is if we informed her the call young through the newly over found was isab sheila also newman for why so low alpha mit amen. don't seem to
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reporter news to oscar. see, is it there by law boy. imaginative on this volume. see our secretary to see pick on place. work. ah, microns bolt promised to send african artifacts home has put other european countries on. notice. mike france, germany museums, hold tens of thousands of objects from africa. but unlike in france, there's a lively debate here about the country's colonial record. in downtown berlin, activist and academic joshua kweisi wants to show me how traces of germany's colonial past still linger in the city. there is a site where the german chancellor bismark invited all the other european from your powers, and the u. s. and the ottoman empire to come and discuss the carving up of the
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african continent. the meetings began here in 1884. there were no representatives from the african continent. there was nobody actually from the territories that were carved up. european nations competed with each other to grab land and resources. and so john colonies were and what us today target, which includes what is today gonna come rule out what will then call germans south africa to de la libya. all of these places experienced brutal german crony rule. germany's time as a colonial power was short, really 40 years later, it was forced to hand over its territories to the victors of world war one. but artifacts collected during that time, still fillets, museums. joshua wants them dealt with in the same way as the art stolen by the nazis. all we demand is that in sight, germany gained from that part of its history need to be extended to include the
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dealings with colonial history and looted art of that era. and is simply wrong that his objects are there with, i'm heading to hand to say some sculptures that have become the symbol of looted colonial lot. many african artifacts arrived in the port of hamburg in the 19th century. among them were some benign bronzes. these are sculptures and carvings looted by the british in 1897 after a bloody war and benign city in present day nigeria is quite an incredible building yet for a sam opened the 1912. okay. and you have been aim bronzes here as well? yes, we have quite an interesting collection of about 170 pieces. doctor barbara plank and shina is a world expert on the been 8 bronzes. oh,
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wow. yeah, this is her consolation. all this took them 3 of our works, our for inspection. so this is one of these are, yes, blacks are very characteristic for the meaning growing. aren't they tell a lot about the history and assuming ceremonial culture a, the statues on actually all bronze, some are made of iron brass and ivory. so this is, i'm assuming one piece of ivory that's been carved. yes, and it's like actually a stuffed up is, has been used in certain ceremonies where with a little ivory stick, he would knock on it. the intricate sculptures documented court life for over 500 years hanging on palace walls. and so this hybrid had re date into the 19th century. there is in lay and b, i is the pupils are in late this ira. i am, you know, iron is very powerful material. the sheer number and quality
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of the work is, are exceptional. there might be about 5000 works in most prominent museum collections all over the wall. in these, the national campaign for the return as the benign bronzes to nigeria has been gathering pace and it's causing big headaches for germany's newest and most expensive cultural project. the humbled form in berlin was still under construction when we visited it's collection of non european art in artifacts. is one of the richest in the world. in the years, it's taken to build this massive museum. controversy has raged over what to do with its colonial collection. herman, passing a heads one of the foundations which manages the humboldt until very few years ago
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. or the colonial history of germany was not for the tram and population wasn't really an issue wasn't really a problem. and of course the situation changed. we have much more people from africa living in germany, the immigrants and so on, so they cannot anymore ignore this. the humboldt forum has the 2nd largest collection of benign bronzes after the british museum over $500.00 objects. the museum has been under immense public pressure not to display them. you plan to exhibit some of the benign bronzes i hear how do you do that ethically knowing that that these objects were learned? both these objects are going to be exposed to story behind, to subtracts, will be told, the launching and everything. it's important that b f, not a lacuna. an empty space here on, on, on benin or, or leaving benin completely and, and, and putting a complete other topic from our collections into scullery. recently the german
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government said it wants to return a number of bronzes to nigeria. but things should go back. but how many things go back and which things go back and which things can be shown here in the humbled form and in other places, i think this has to be sorted in a dialogue with responsible persons in nigeria. i think this is the important thing which we have to solve. ah, we call it restrictions easy. europe's museums are opening up and was all the bombs are, is on the mode. we track him down in portugal where he is being followed by another meeting. with probably do orders were volleyball to got, did it with us or did i did not remember his live streaming,
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his every move is, vicky dipped, he doesn't know a what you call began colonizing parts of africa as early as the 1400s. one of the 1st european countries to deter, sorry, muscle lou and his colleagues want to remind people of that history with his 1st target is the museum of ethnology, which holds many african objects. mozilla is looking for objects taken during those early days of portugal. colonization look almost only tough i today most of us on the mid cuts, all i mean, we soccer comments. he finds these pot leads from angola, but they're not very old. then he can't get it. i'll shoot you loud. awesome museum buffy pierre slough is just really due to p. s q. so about making some commodity testing. somebody said you saw the test for credit,
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but it took place 2 fuzzy mall upon the button of economists up asking for somebody. mando vall, that sherman beth allen and he's also dessler and so he's on amazon, but we'll see on sky and good luck with those exposure. then it will is a book. it was all it leaves empty handed, but his local network has another plan other than the day. so he's actually with his next target is the national museum of antique garage. it has an exhibition with 16th century african objects but again,
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he has no long polio through his owner. a read it over with a lee. he's growing media profile is working against him. he believes museum staff for fused him entry because they recognize table and kid the next day he makes one final attempt and oh, the vanilla. he's giving up finance. it's going to measure puzzle ticket that it causes your logo, so police as well. console know if he's eligible to shows a bela we said he wasn't going to resume badging with
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light loss g o 3 years after macro to pledge, francis parliament passed the law to return 27 objects to africa. 26. back to the nation of benito. among them, these objects littered from romeos ancestors. i think it's a very story cola. moment, shaw french is him because the 1st time by the so many object will be given back. not the hand of something. that's the beginning of something new. france has no immediate plans to return other african objects, but says it supports long term cooperation with african countries on returns. if it's a 1st step, it's historical. it's very important. it's a most symbolical thing into. if it's the only step, well, it's $27.00 objects,
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you know it's, it's enough that i think will need at 10 to 20 years to understand if this was an absolute revolution, or if it was just a speech in 2017 for army or the return of the throne. his ancestors, once sat on and other items is long overdue. so it's a come call is also a national it based on he's all up in normal e horizontal rule for thing to rule. frontal config when you hand physically. so i finish, but she cut me off as a new new frontal when is africa with chris is lucille when thinking of going to africa? cooper said julia hong lucas walk to do a humble 5th router. personify doug dionte, shawna taylor dawn. johan le, due to will,
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