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more maneuversing in the legal battle over trump's travel ban with arguments due in the coming hours. plus, the new england patriots win super bowl. its quarterback tom brady's record breaking fifth nfl championship. >> welcome back. welcome to our viewers in the u.s. and around the world. i'm cyril vanier. >> and i'm rosemary church. "cnn newsroom" starts right now. the clock is ticking for both sides of a legal battle over u.s. president donald trump's travel ban. >> the states of washington and minnesota which are challenging this ban must submit their arguments to a federal appeals court early monday. then the u.s. justice department will make its case to get the president's executive order reinstated. >> the ban remains on hold at the moment. that means people from seven muslim majority countries as well as refugees can enter the u.s. for now at least. >> and president trump is furious over this.
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and he is lashing out at the district court judge who suspended his travel ban. >> mr. trump suggested on twitter the judge would be to blame if there were an attack. jessica schneider has more. >> reporter: after raising eyebrows and getting backlash after his twitter tirade on saturday, president donald trump once again took to his twitter feed on sunday, continuing to rail against the justice system. president trump tweeting this, just cannot believe a judge would put our country in such peril. if something happen, blame him and court system. people pouring in bad. and then in a second tweet, president trump said this. i have instructed homeland security to check people coming into our country very carefully. the courts are making the job very difficult. president trump once again putting the target right on the federal judge and the court system, not agreeing with the decisions that have been made over the weekend, and not agreeing with the circuit court did early sunday morning. but vice president mike pence is
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also talking about it, saying that he believes that the travel ban will be put back in place. take a listen. >> there is simply no question under the constitution, and frankly, under federal law that the president of the united states has the authority in the interests of national security to detmine who has the right to come into this country. and we're going to challenge the judge's order on that basis. >> reporter: this legal fight will certainly continue into the week and coming weeks and months. but in addition we're looking at a confirmation battle as well. next up is betsy devos, the nominee for education secretary. we're expecting a vote in the senate on monday morning. and at this point, two republican senators have said they will not vote for betsy devos. that will mean that vice president mike pence will likely come in and brief break what is expected to be a 50-50 tie. people are expecting that nomination of betsy devos for education secretary to be confirmed because of that vote by vice president pence.
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jessica schneider, cnn, palm beach, florida. >> and the battle over this travel ban is proving to be a major early tess for the trump presidency. >> we spoke a short time ago with cnn political analyst ron brownstein. and we asked him how damaging this legal fight could be for the president. >> president trump is in the same sort of difficult position that president obama was often in during his administration. basically, what we see here is that the democratic states of washington and minnesota are using a weapon against president trump that republican state forged to use against president obama. under president obama we saw republican attorneys general repeatedly suing in conservative areas of the country to block obama initiatives such as his clean power plant, his medicaid expansion, and most relevant, his expansion of his dreamer program to provide legal status to adults here who had citizen children. and what happened in that case that went from a conservative justice in a judge in texas into
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the conservative 5th court of appeals and then reached the supreme court and ultimately president obama was blocked and difficult situation because the next court that will hear this case will be the court of appeals for the 9th circuit, the 9th circuit in the u.s. which is the most liberal and democratic leaning circuit of all the circuits in the appellate court system. and waiting at the end that of is a 4-4 divided supreme court. so there is no guarantee at all that he is going to prevail on the legal merits of this going forward. >> yeah. and as we heard, monday's confirmation vote for president trump's education secretary pick betsy devos may be in trouble with two gop senators vowing not to support her. mike pence will need to step in of course and cast the deciding vote. but is there any possible another republican senator may also refuse to support her? can you see that at all? >> it's possible. if you were going to be that last vote, you probably would
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not say anything until the final minute. still considered most likely that you get to 50-50. people should understand how rare it is for cabinet officers to be defeated. the last one with either party controlling the senate was john tower in 1989 when president george h.w. bush had nominated as secretary of defense. i believe the last time a president's cabinet nominee was defeated on a floor vote on the senate with his own party controlling the senate was 1925. so there is a lot of deference to the president. we saw that, for example, where john mccain and lindsey graham and marco rubio had raised big questions about rex tillerson, but ultimately fell in line and voted for him. i still think most people would be surprised if betsy devos is not confirmed. but her confirmation hearing was so disastrous that it really kind o stretched the boundaries and gave you the sense that what can a nominee do when the president's party controls the senate to be defeated, as if this wasn't enough. >> ron, very quickly, going into
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the third week of the trump administration, how it is looking? and how has it gone so far do you think? >> i think it's a very clear answer. what you see under donald trump the president is that it is accelerating, intensifying, widening all of the divides that we saw under donald trump the candidate. most of what he is doing is drawing good marks in the constituencies of republicans, blue collar whites and nonurban voters. but he is facing enormous, even unprecedented resistance among other groups, millennials, college educated whites, democrats. a lot of people are enthusiastic what he is doing. but he has the lowest approval rating and the highest by far disa provl rating of any president this early in his presidency. eight days into his presidency he reached 50% of the country disapproving of his performance in the gallup poll. for president obama it was about 600 days. for ronald reagan 700 days. george w. bush 700 days.
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i think all the signs he'll govern in a way that hardens the lines we already see emerging in american society around his presidency. >> during an interview with fox news, u.s. president donald trump reveals he want vice president mike pence to lead a commission on voter fraud. he told bill o'reilly he would look into voter fraud. >> he claims without any evidence that 3 million to 5 r hillary clinton.ed illegally that's similar to clinton's margin of popular vote victory. >> here is what senate majority leader mitch mcconnell said on cnn's "state of the union." >> the democrats always claim there is no election fraud at all that is of course not true there is election fraud does occur there is no evidence that it occurred in such a significant number. that would have changed the
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presidential election. and i don't think that we ought to spend any federal money investigating that. i think the states can take a look at this issue. many of them have tried to tighten their voter role, tried to purge who were dead and otherwise not eligible to vote. and i think we ought to leave that at the state level. >> and super bowl sunday now the new england patriots have won the greatest comeback in super bowl history. they stunned the atlanta falcons, rallying from being 25 points down to win 34-28 in overtime. >> and u.s. president donald trump watched the game at his mar-a-lago estate in florida. he tweeted his congratulations saying this. what an amazing comeback and win by the patriots. tom brady, owner bob kraft and coach, bill belichick are total winners. wow. >> cnn sports correspondent andy scholes was at the game in texas. he joins us now. how did the patriots pull it
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off? we blinked and we missed it. it looked like atlanta was going to win. >> guys, it is really a minor miracle. the falcons were up by 25 points at one point in this game. no team had ever come back from a deficit more than 10 in the super bowl. but the patriots accomplished that in super bowl li. i tell you what, i've been to a handful of super bowls in my time. this one to me the greatest game i've ever seen. had so much emotions back and forth. and really there is no question now. tom brady is the greatest quarterback to ever play the game. he has now won a record five super bowls. but this one was not easy. in the second quarter, brady making a huge mistake as he throws an interception to robert alford. and he takes it back for a touchdown. that made it 21-0 atlanta. no team has ever come back from a deficit morehan 10 in the super bowl. but the patriots were able to rally in the fourth quarter, making the comeback. and check out this catch by julian edelman.
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maybe the greatest catch we've ever seen in the super bowl. able to snatch this ball just right before it touched the ground. that led to a patriots touchdown. and they needed two points to send this to overtime. and brady would find danny amendola to do just that. for the first time ever, we had overtime in the super bowl. and brady and the patriots would get the ball first, march right down the field. and james would cap it off with a touchdown run. new england with an incredible comeback wins it 34-28. tom brady just adding to his legend. and he was once again named super bowl mvp. >> thank you to all our fans, everyone back in boston, new england, we love you. you've been with us all year. we're bringing this sucker home! >> okay. >> so andy, talk to us about why
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this fifth championship is so special to tom brady. >> well, he got emotional quite a few times this week when talking about his family. come to find out his mother had been dealing with a health issue for the past 18 months. she hadn't been to the game all season long, but she was here at the super bowl tonight. and we saw them celebrating on the field after the big win. brady breaking down in tears after winning this one and you see him, pictures of hugging his wife gisele that was very important to tom brady. one of the reasons he got emotional. another reason brady did not let on all year long was the fact that this for patriots fans was about revenge. and you see him here shaking the hands of nfl commissioner roger goodell who had suspend him for the first four games of the season for the deflategate saga. this is the ultimate revenge for patriot fans that they came back and won this super bowl despite brady having to miss the first four games of the season. >> no one is talking deflategate
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anymore are, they. >> they won. >> nobody mentioning the word. >> he silenced all the critics. you say that. >> sure did. >> thanks, andy. appreciate it. well, a legal battle is brewing over president trump's travel ban. after the break, why the next hours and days will be critical to mr. trump's executive order. plus, a syrian refugee in germany is suing facebook. why he fears for his life after a selfie went viral. stay with us. don't pay hundreds more for taxes and fees on your wireless bill. introducing t-mobile one. now with taxes and fees included. get 4 lines of unlimited lte data for 40 bucks each. all unlimited. all in! switch to t-mobile today.
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president donald trump's controversial travel ban is still on pause, but a legal battle is just getting started. >> mr. trump has been attacking the federal judge who put his travel and refugee ban on hold. as sara sidner explains why the following days will be crucial for a resumption of the ban. >> reporter: they have already ruled that the department of justice cannot have the administrative administrative stay, which basically said will you allow the travel ban back in
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place while you consider the next part of this suit. and the justice said no. we want to consider this whole thing. we are going to consider the second part of what you asked, which is will you allow the travel ban back in place during the appeals process. and that's where they are right now. they have asked the other side that is washington and minnesota to go ahead and file paperwork so they can read the briefs on all sides and make a final decision. they're expecting all of thato haen 6:00 p.m. monday eastern time or 3:00 p.m. monday california time. and then we will likely have a decision by monday evening on this. if they decide for the department of justice, then seattle and minnesota could respond and take it all the way to the supreme court. or if they decide against the department of justice, the department of justice could go to the supreme court. in the end, this case may likely head back to the federal court in washington who had put this
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temporary halt on the travel ban while it decides the merits of this case. >> all right. troy slaten joins us now from los angeles. he is a legal analyst and a criminal defense attorney. good to be speaking with you. >> thanks for having me. >> let's start with the u.s. appeals court rejecting president trump's attempt to reinstate his travel ban. what happens next? and how do you think thiswill likely be resolved? >> so the trump administration through the department of justice has asked the 9th court of appeals to essentially put a restraining order on the restraining order that was issued out of the federal court in seattle. so what they're asking for is for this court of appeal to allow the ban, allow the executive order to remain in place while they litigate whether or not the measure is constitutional in the first place. >> well, how is that likely to turn out, do you think?
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>> well, i think ultimately the president will prevail. as the president has been given broad authority by the congress to not allow any number of classes of aliens from entering the united states for national serity purposes. that means that under the united states constitution the congress, the house of representatives, and the senate are given full authority to regulate immigration. but they passed a law in the 1950s, the immigration act, that gave the president the authority to determine who gets in and who doesn't. >> there seems to be mixed views on this, doesn't there? because over the weekend a federal judge in washington state issued that temporary restraining order. the state's lawyer arguing that the executive order banning travelers from seven mainly muslim nations violates the constitution. what is your view of that argument? >> well, i think it's not likely to prevail. and the issue will ultimately go
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before the united states supreme court, which right now has only eight members. so theoretically, there could be a four to four tie, which would mean that the lower court decision would stand. but before it gets there, it would be decide by the 9th court of appeals. >> okay. so not surprisingly, travelers from those banned nations are taking advantage of the federal judge's move to suspend that travel ban. but mr. trump says that puts the united states in peril. he attacked the judge saying he would be to blame if something happens. what is your reaction to the head of the executive publicly berating a member of the judiciary? >> yeah, he also called the judge a so-called judge. in this country we don't have so-called judges. look, presidents have been critical of the judiciary since time in memoriam.
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since we've had presidents, they've been critical. it's n tha we have social media and a president who is attacking a specific judge through twitter. but judges have been critical of the executive branch. the executive branch have been critical of the judicial branch. it's part of our interplay in our system that has three coequal branchs of government. so this is -- >> but as publicly as this? yes, there is a new tool here, and president trump is taking advantage of twitter, but to see such public displays of ridicule out there against the judiciary from the head of the executive is stunning, is it not? >> it is. especially to call out one specific judge. but like i said, presidents have been critical of the judiciary in this country, the judiciary gets to have a check on the
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power of the executive. and so that's nothing new. it is new to see it in the age of social media and twitter, though. >> now going back over how this was all rolled out and the chaos that we saw in the beginning, it could have been all very different, couldn't it, if president trump had waited, waited for his supreme court nominee to be in place for starters and his attorney general, it would have been a very different story, wouldn't it? >> it could have been. but the president felt that this was a matter of national security that it was urgent that this go into place immediately. but now we're in the situation where the department of homeland security and the department of state have said they will abide by this judge's decision. now it's important to note that the ninth court of appeal, ohio although they denied the stay that was requested by the president yesterday, they've requested briefing that is due
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in a couple hours. it's due by 1:00 in the morning tomorrow, which is about two hours. and then the response from the federal government will be 3:00 p.m. california time tomorrow. so we could hear a decision about whether or not that seattle judge's decision stands for now by tomorrow night. >> yeah, 10:23 p.m. where you are in los angeles. many thanks for joining us and sharing your legal analysis was. we appreciate it. >> thank you for having me. and another landmark case. this one in germany. a syrian refugee is suing facebook for defamation. >> he says that facebook did not do enough to stop fake news articles that labeled him as a terrorist. our senior international couldn't atika shubert has more from berlin. >> reporter: this was the photo that started it all. 18-year-old anas motomani couldn't believe his luck,
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thrilled to snap a photo with german chancellor angela merkel. the photo went viral, capturing a rare human moment for the normally reserved german leader. and his smiling face became synonymous with merkel opening the country's doors to tense of thousands of refugees. then came the brussels terror attack. suddenly the photo reappeared on facebook falsely labeling anas as one of the attackers. he explains at first i cried as i thought this is not me. i thought immediately what does this mean? what will the future hold? this is really not a joke now. it's serious. the brussels bombing, the berlin christmas market attack, anas' face has been plastered across fake news articles falsely accusing him of carrying out attacks. he has received threats. life for him and his foster family have been turned upside down. they screen their mail.
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watch for suspicious vehicles. >> anas, i have to sleep. >> reporter: she is fiercely protective of the teenager she has taken into her country. >> the first time in my life have i fear for the family and fear for the house and the things that i do. and most of all i fear, i am afraid for anas and his security. >> reporter: now they are taking facebook to court. they say the network took too long to respond now shared tens of thousand of times. in response to a request for comment, facebook said we are sorry to hear about his concerns with the way some people have used his image. we have already quickly disabled access to content that has been accurately reported to us by mr. modamani's legal representatives. we do not legal action is
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necessary or it is the most effective way to resolve the situation. anas says it's not just about him. he told us i will find a solution. it's not jt me. if anyone c write whatever th like on facebook, spreading these falsehoods and no one is punished, it's not only my problem. germany may be among the first to test facebook's responsiveness as it considers a law to fine for each fake news report the site fails to take down. for anke, she hopes having the matter heard in court will make people realize that spreading lies on social media has real life consequences. >> we are real people. he is a real man. he is a real young man living in real germany in a real family with real friends, a real job, with real school and an impact on his real life. >> reporter: but in a world of alternative facts and fake news,
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for anas and anke, getting back to normal life seems more hope than reality. atika shubert, cnn, germany. donald trump is lashing out on twitter again after the latest block to his travel ban. we'll have more on that straight ahead. stay with us. to do the best for your pet, you should know more about the food you choose. with beyond, you have a natural pet food that goes beyond telling ingredients to showing where they come from. beyond assuming the source is safe...
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♪ the highly advanced audi a4, with available traffic jam assist. ♪ welcome back to our viewers in the u.s. and around the world. you're watching "cnn newsroom." i'm cyril vanier. >> and i'm rosemary church. we want to check the main stories we've been following thishour. u.s. president donald trump is again blasting the judge who suspended his travel ban. he tweeted the people are
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pouring into the u.s. and blame the judge if something bad happened. the two states must submit legal arguments to the appeals court in the coming hours. in the meantime, the ban remains on hold. mr. trump is defending russian president vladimir putin over a series of killings carried out by russia. in an interview with fox news, the president seemed to minimize the allegations allowing that the u.s. wasn't exactly innocent either. trump also said he respects mr. putin, but that doesn't mean the two leaders will necessarily get along. the new england patriots are super bowl champions yet again. they rallied from 25 points down against the atlanta falcons to win the first overtime game in super bowl history. the final score 34-28. it's the patriots fifth super bowl title, all with quarterback tom brady. and in romania, some of the biggest protests since the fall of the communist dictatorship almost three decades ago.
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under intense pressure the government scrap a decree that would have prevented many politician for being prosecuted for corruption. some are demanding the entire government resign. donald trump's third week as president promises to be as bumpy as his first two. >> he is facing a lot of pushback over several issues including his executive order travel ban. cnn's suzanne malveaux has more. >> reporter: after just the first two weeks in office, president trump is preparing now for judicial showdown over whether his travel ban by executive order can stand. to the dismay of both democrats and some republican lawmakers, trump spent part of his weekend disparaging the federal judge who temporarily suspended the ban through tweets, calling him a so-called judge who made a ridiculous ruling, adding just cannot believe a judge would put our country in such peril. if something happens, blame him and the court system. people pouring in. bad.
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this could become an issue for republicans who are trying to get the 60 votes necessary in the senate to confirm trump's pick for supreme court justice judge neil gorsuch. also republicans publicly distancing themselves from trump's comments about russia when he suggested in an interview with fox news there was a moral equivalency between the u.s. and putin. >> do you respect putin? >> i do respect him. >> do you? why? >> well, i respect a lot of people. but that doesn't mean i'm going to get along with him. he is a leader of his country. i say it's better to get along with russia than not. will i get along with him? i have no idea. >> putin is a killer, though. putin is a killer there. >> are a lot of killers. we have a lot of killers. you think our country is so innocent? >> democratic leader nancy pelosi is now calling for a formal investigation into trump and putin's relationship. monday president trump makes his first major public address to u.s. troops since his inauguration when he goes to macdill air force base in tampa, florida.
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there he is also going to be addressed by u.s. central command centcom and special ops command. suzanne malveaux, cnn, washington. >> okay. let's get more on russia's reaction to president trump's comments. cnn's clare sebastian joins us now live from moscow. good to see you, claire. so let's start with that fox interview and president trump responding to a question about vladimir putin saying we've got a lot of killers. you think our country is so innocent. how is that defense of russia and president trump being received in the country? >> suddenly getting a lot of attention. those comments by president trump and the subsequent interview that mike pence gave where he essentially left the door open to lifting sanctions on russia should make change its position on certain things. those are getting a lot of attention in russia, leading state tv bulletins overnight and this morning. i think the sanctions issue in particular is a key priority for
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president putin to see that lifted. that's partly to explain high this is getting so much attention. but here sitting in moscow, i think the striking thing is not just the reaction it's getting but how you can see a parallel in the type of rhetoric what the kremlin tends to do when it refers to u.s. and the west. we had president putin back this 2014 comparing russian actions in crimea to what the west did in kosovo, even in the lead-up to the recent u.s. elections. aot of state tv and media coverage looked at how russia is constantly accused of having a weak democracy. but look at how divisive the u.s. election has been. this is the kind of rhetoric we constantly see from the kremlin, from the russian media. that's why it's so unusual and so striking to see it from a u.s. sitting president really. >> of course when we consider too, and you mentioned it there, this mixed messages you're getting from the trump administration, the president defending russia and its leader while the u.s. vice president put moscow and mr. putin on
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notice. that must be fairly confusion, though. people wondering so which is it. >> well, the official line that we're getting on these messages coming out of the u.s. is that they're basically going to wait and see. the foreign minister summed it up yesterday in comments in an austrian newspaper, sergei lavrov saying they don't mow what the key foreign policy points are going from key members in the trump administration and they're going to wait and see. but there is a level of cautious optimism still. they said they were satisfied with the results of a phone call that was just over a week ago between president trump and president putin. so a level of cautious optimism there is one key concern here. and that is the conflict in ukraine. the russians are watching very closely to see how the u.s. will respond to that. the line that the russians are taking is essentially saying that ukraine provoked that violence that we've seen escalating over the last week in order to try to get attention and potentially money out of the
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u.s. so they are watching very closely to see how the u.s. responds to that conflict, rosemary. >> indeed. i know you'll be watching that very closely. from moscow where it is 36 in re the morning. many thanks. well, the u.s. president spoke with new zealand prime minister bill english sunday night. >> according to mr. english's twitter account, the two world leaders discussed the economy, trade, defense, and immigration. so apparently or officially at least none of the tension that came out of the conversation last week between mr. trump and the australian prime minister. still ahead, the first part of cnn's special series trafficked in the uae. we'll trace the journey of a young woman who was sold for sex in dubai and her harrowing escape.
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i want to welcome back everyone. this is something that is important to us. this week the cnn freedom project is exposing human trafficking in the united arab emirates. the city of dubai is known as a hot spot tourist destination. but it turns out it also has a darker side. >> muhammad lila has the story of a young woman who is now free after being trafficked for sex. but that freedom came at a heartbreaking cost. >> reporter: it's build as a place where dreams come true. of endless beaches, glitzy shopping malls, and luxury skyscrapers that seem to spring up overnight. but even here in one of the world's richest countries, there is a side you never see.
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>> she is bravely sharing her story, asking us only to hide her identity. we'll call her rishma. she was just 20 years old when she came to dubai thinking she would be working in a beauty parlor. instead the people who brought her here took her passport, drugged her and trafficked her for sex. >> after two months of being raped, she pretended to be sick. when her captors took her to the hospital, she ran barefoot to the nearest police station.
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in recent years police have been cracking down on trafficking with officers getting specific training on how to identify and help victims like rishma. they told her she was safe and they brought her here to the ewa shelter for victims of human trafficking. thank you for allowing us to come to you. >> you're most welcome. >> reporter: from the outside it looks like an ordinary house. but on the inside it's this incredible safe haven, a place where victims get a chance to just feel normal again. with daily chores, art classes and bunk beds, all to make it feel just like home. with social workers and psychologists to help them recover. people don't necessarily associate trafficking with a country like this. >> actually, trafficking is associated with every single case in the world. not only advanced countries or poor countries or disaster
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countries. it's associated with all countries. >> reporter: the first a shelter opened its doors nearly te years ago with a federal mandate to rescue and rehabilitate victims giving many something they thought they would never get, a second chance at life. >> there is even a room specifically for children, the youngest trafficking victims, with stuffed animals, toys and cartoons. for rishma, this hits hard and close to home. rishma is pregnant. it happened when she was being held captive. now that she is free, she is going back to her home country to deliver the baby. but like so many victims, she leaves with a sense of guilt. who do you blame for all of this? >> i think myself.
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>> how can you console someone who didn't do anything wrong but still blames herself. >> i want to tell you this. we cover stories of trafficking as part of this series for cnn. this is not your fault. you didn't do anything wrong. you did everything right. you should never feel as though this was something that you yourself caused. these were bad people that did this to you. ♪ >> reporter: it will take months, maybe years for rishma to fully recover. she said she prayed to god every night to set her free. and now thanks to the support she has gotten, her prayers have been answered. muhammad lila, cnn, abu dhabi. >> extraordinary story there. and cnn is teaming up with young people around the globe for a unique student-led day of action against modern day slavery with the launch of my freedom day on
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