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you know if a country did donkey's fear no hyena. starts december twenty ninth on d w. this is news coming to you live from berlin the legacy of fighting in the philippines has martial laws extended on mindanao for another year d.w. has an exclusive report in the devastated city of. talks one young muslim ready to fight and begin the so-called islamic state also coming up hungary and opposition m.p.'s forcibly removed when they take their anti-government protests to the
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headquarters of the national broadcaster well the rally reveals a growing discontent with prime minister viktor obama's policy. plus we look back at highlights of sunday's going to sleep not to stuff your pinching the europa league group stage with a perfect record frankfurt continued to impress a host of struggling labor crews. for i'm terry martin good to have you with us we begin in the southern philippines where the island of mindanao is facing another year under martial law after president roh. extended the measure last year morale we city on mindanao was the scene of a five month battle when government troops were deployed to quell an insurgency by militants allied to the so-called islamic state. and more than
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a thousand people were killed and half a million where this place today murali lies in ruins a team of reporters has just returned from the city with this exclusive report. this force the center of today residents call it ground zero. we get the military's permission to enter selected pots and a wall into ballot unexploded devices. last year a few hundred i asked inspired fighters holed up in mosques and houses the army with help from the united states responded with relentless rates in this type of warfare you have to flush out the enemy from their defensive position and you can only do that number one using bombs or heavy artillery bombardment. but people here paid a very high price for the five month long battle. hundreds were killed they have
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buried in these mosque graves. most of the victims were never identified denying their families closure. over sixty five thousand people remain displaced many are still searching for their loft once. it. has lost four of her eight children she believes they were taken hostage and used as human shields. for the same pay as i feel a very deep pain inside of me i missed my children they were gone in a blink of an eye my combi with the many mall. martial law remains in force with soldiers everywhere the impoverished region has witnessed decades of conflict between muslims and christians who make up the vast majority of the filipino population many young muslims few disenfranchised.
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last year after its bite on the military passing on details of troop movements to i as fight as holed up in mara he tells us that he's still ready to fight for an islamic state. i wouldn't fight in the raleigh again or in any other muslim area here in the same thing will happen again. our own muslim people would get hurt but if the battle happens elsewhere i will join. us i mean. like many others up to blames president rodrigue territory for bombing merapi the government has promised reconstruction and great to muslim autonomy but until those promises are full of photo angry young men like updated will continue to pose a threat. a reporter some of the paper's mun was part of the d w team filming there
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in morrow you and she is here with us in the studio good morning sound of the the the scenes you brought shown in that report there were of utter devastation what's your impression of how the battle for morale we unfold you know it evoked images of pole. and nothing that is exactly what happened there a heavy urban combat house to house fighting but also all in all mess of mess of arabs because otherwise concretely explain the kind of destruction that we see they are until today sixty five thousand residents you know remain displaced on the fringes of the city forbidden to go back to this ground zero where the houses once were you mention rock n m o's all these are cities where we do associate with confronting. iraq and syria being the countries we normally associate with islamic states and not so much the philippines how deeply rooted is the philippines
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it is in the philippines i think the ideology behind us is very attractive to many young muslims like delay he told us that when he was in the jihadi training camp for a couple of months to receive training as they call it it's foreign fighters mainly from neighboring indonesia and malaysia but also from arab countries and we do know that international terrorist organized. nations like to like this as they lose ground in the middle east increasingly look for other green pastures and i think southeast asia with its many many unresolved conflicts i think is an area where the ideology has roots of dual the young man that we were just seeing pictures of there he has worked for us you talked to him and he told you that he would do it again what are they fighting for. he feels he tells us disenfranchised he feels. that
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he's not crazy pot all filipino society he is looking you know for a sense of belonging he's not a deeply religious person i think he's just an angry young men who is looking for a sense of purpose in life and he is very you know. he fell prey to islamist jihadist propaganda very easy he can be disappointed easily he can be convinced easy so it's a gray zone and yes for now i think he has accepted defeat but as he said clearly he's ready to fight again if this promise of autonomy which is now hanging in the air is not you know making his own life. under thank you so much for inside reporters on the page as well. hungary has seen the biggest demonstration of public discontent since right when prime minister viktor orban came to power in twenty ten an estimated fifteen thousand people braved freezing temperatures in the capital
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budapest for the fourth rally in a week they're protesting against new labor legislation that opposition groups are calling a slave law. i thought it's an animal that in the lobby of hungary's public service broadcaster a woman films as a peaceful settlement comes to an abrupt end. was in the center an opposition m.p. dragged out by armed guards that was he and several others had spent the night and site asking to read a list of demands or national t.v. including a call for a free media. hours earlier they had arrived with thousands of others united in anger at what they see as their government's creeping authoritarianism and the lies of the state t.v. i'm in the thick of the smoke bombs the flares and the tear gas desperate voices begged for calm was do not do not at all why are you
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throwing he shouts. others point the finger at the police i want to see that these protesters are here for you two for you and you and you for all of you. is the outrage was sparked by a rowdy parliamentary session last week with viktor or bands government taking over control of a judicial system that has until now been independent and weakening employment rights described as a slave law by critics. for many the seventh constitutional change in his many years under our ban was the last straw. in that look at what i'd like to have a democracy have i'd like to live in a country where i can freely decide what i can do and no decisions are made up of my head and i am very well that we have unfortunately reached the point where the government interferes with almost every bit of people's every day life in cultural
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administration labor and health care about up the result is piling pressure on hungary's government and puts its controversial leader on a collision course not just with the european union but with his own people. or more now we're joined by correspondent stuff was he is in budapest stuff and in that report just there we saw an opposition m.p. being ejected from hungary state television building what's the situation there right now. well we do know dotson not far from here actually to legislate years were dropped out of the state television building dist morning once again they were trying to hand over a petition in which they demand to for instance free media as well as sent that hungry for instance the european prosecutor's office that's one of the demands and one day want a say free media and at least the voice of the people this day would hooted now
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those. demands were not accepted by the state television. people and they were basically direct outs by the security service not at the moment as we speak. a grudge crowd gathering again. that building and i can also tell you didn't see here behind me right now this is de hungary impala mint and actually de activists were pushed out to square here days morning as well because this authority said we need to square for a turkish delegation so and there's also a lot of police here behind me so really stepping up the pressure as well on the protester said this morning a tense situation there stuff on the mass protests have been going on for days now how much of a threat to these protests posed to the government of prime minister viktor orban. well i think it definitely came i say surprised for don garry enough prime minister viktor orban who you buy to protesters as increasingly out the critic i would say
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that he did not expect so many people to gather here yesterday we saw about at least fifteen thousand people according to some estimates and these are very very cool now of course the question remains whether it will keep the momentum going and whether this will spread to other areas as well organizers are hoping that the movement is not only here in budapest but in order area of the country as we have also seen protests in the city of tates and so i think that is what they are hoping neared that the movement is spreading across the country but to be have to see whether or not it then this is indeed going to happen so fun thank you so much for brains up to date corresponding stuff on boats there in budapest. now to some of the other stories making headlines around the world today north korea has denounced new u.s.
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sanctions warning that they could block the path to a nuclear free korean peninsula forever its statement says pressuring the country will not work earlier washington had imposed sanctions on three senior north korean officials over human rights abuses. officials in the japanese city of sapporo are searching for the cause of a powerful explosion that demolished a building blast ripped through a pub on sunday night injuring forty two people and starting fires local media of course say the detonation may have been caused by a gas leak but officials say it's too early to call. a brazilian faith healer accused of sexually abusing hundreds of women as turned himself into police john of god as he's known by followers allegedly used so-called spiritual healing sessions to assault and even rape with the arrest warrant was issued for him on friday. sports now and we're talking but it's like
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a football in sunday's late match frankfurt overcame business labor cruisin a close game the hosts had stumbled in their last couple of bonus league games but they had too much talent for their struggling opponents to handle. frank first top scorer luke a yellow which had to settle for a place on the bench but that didn't blunt his team's attack the home side took the lead in the twenty eighth minute when philip caustics crossed for danny de costa to tap and i looked to the linesman but the goal scorer was just one side one nil to frankfurt at half time. in the second half it was coasted his turn to get on the scoresheet after sebastian i was cross found the serve in space. to nil and the hosts were in control. les vickers and weren't going down without a fight though karim bello robbie powered hunter half the deficit with twenty five minutes to go. but frankfurt held on to return to winning ways off the back to back
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