Skip to main content

tv   World Stories  Deutsche Welle  June 23, 2019 11:15pm-11:31pm CEST

11:15 pm
it watching the news live from berlin up next is tomorrow today the science magazine i'm called aspen and i'll be back with more news at the top of the hour thanks for watching. what secrets lie behind these men. find out in an immersive experience and explores fascinating cultural heritage sites. the d w world heritage 360 the kids. did you know it cost $0.50 to feed one hungry child for one full day to day $51.00 shot they.
11:16 pm
had to go with to share the meal you could share with children with just $0.50 and a tap on your smartphone together. please download the app. this week on world stories. syria surviving in. kenya battling the send mafia. but we start off in hong kong where hundreds of thousands of people are demonstrating against a proposed extradition bill among them many students there protesting against beijing's growing influence. school's out for 17
11:17 pm
year old zach today it's the final exams we can on kong and zach is completing grade 11 but his mind is not with the exams these days. today i did my chinese language test and i think i did quite ok. but for the other topics that require more preparation things aren't looking that great this year but i'm setting aside my future for the future of hong kong. while. zach is an organizer for a group of middle school students in hong kong's protest movement they are planning to meet this afternoon but suddenly he gets a call from a friend with things he's followed by the police pay sites what you let me call you later. i have to conquer.
11:18 pm
they decide to hold the meeting but want to have their friend join in. the government's announcement to delay the bill is the 1st victory for them but they're not satisfied the government has left the option open to bring it back at a later time so this sunday protests will take place as planned. the friends have known each other via social media platforms they remind many of the umbrella movement that blocked hong kong for weeks in 2014 but failed to achieve its goal the extradition bill has revived hong kong's opposition a new generation is taking to the streets they have no organisations and no leadership they coordinate in chat groups. oh my god i was just going to say when the umbrella movement happened i was only in 7th grade but i've been paying attention to hong kong politics at the same so now there is this anti extradition bill movement it's time to get out from behind. on the
11:19 pm
computer i'm fight like a hawk a trick i like. zack and his friends volatile continue until the extradition plans are ultimately scrapped. get to the last rebel stronghold in syria has been surrounded and bombarded by assad's forces for moms many refugee families there are fighting just to survive a few intact asperger's are often their sole source of help. so bob is very nervous as he waits for the big news his wife is giving birth and this clinic men are not allowed to enter the pediatric ward it's one of the few places pregnant women in northern england can go after tense hours awaiting the moment has finally arrived so boss wife has given birth to a boy mahmoud. the proud father can hardly believe his luck he sends the 1st snap
11:20 pm
shot of the newborn to all his friends and relatives. we came here to northern syria say my wife could safely deliver her child i'll stay here until tomorrow and then we'll bring our baby to our hut. but a bleak existence with no prospects awaits the family there the camp in italy offers refuge to 800000 people they come from across syria fleeing assad's bombs now they're stranded here and the country's last rebel held enclave they have a vague hope for some security. there are practically no jobs there's not enough food water or medicine. and his loved ones have already lived in the camp for 2 years for people in a simple room with tarps there's no protection from the heat his daughters suffers from bronchitis but no one can help here they prefer to go back home to hama but
11:21 pm
that's simply impossible. we can't go back because that is permanent fighting bombing and shooting whenever we tried to return there were grenade attacks and barrel bombs. families from across italy hope to get a little help in the allen carr clinic one of the few medical centers that has not been destroyed by bombing. 126 children are treated here every day but the clinic has long been unable to treat all of them it lacks doctors and medicine newborns in particular are quickly released and do not receive the protection and the care they urgently need. unfortunately the newborns often live in tents and barracks instead of houses and their parents often bring them back to the clinic in very poor condition after just a couple of days because they're living situation is so bad. i think
11:22 pm
that's a bad son mahmoud could also share his mother still weak herself after giving birth the newborn is extremely vulnerable an uncertain future awaits him in syria's last rebel stronghold. few countries in the world there are more women in management positions than russia . but there is still a long way to go before there is truly gender equality. maria gilman over 1st started designing ceramics when she was a psychology student after she graduated she got a job in advertising but all the while she kept up her hobby and finally 3 years ago she managed to turn it into a business when she opened her own pottery workshop. but getting ahead in
11:23 pm
a male dominated world hasn't been without its difficulties negotiating about money in particular can prove a challenge with certain archaic attitude still prevailing. if you will often they don't take women seriously as business partners. if i were a man their behavior would be different. they wouldn't be haggling about prices so much that a go. despite some suppliers pushing for further discounts maria's pottery business is posting double digit growth she employs 5 workers and has received funding from a private investor. from generation to generation our women have shown their love to the world's the people and their home and soviet ideology meant that women were expected to work but in upper management the men often still call the shots. but studies now suggest that 50 percent of russians believe that men should earn
11:24 pm
money and women should take care of the family. at this year's and petersburg international economic forum the reality being presented did not conform with those attitudes. there are more women in management positions in russia than anywhere else in the world. 41 percent of management positions it's a left over from soviet times. but when it comes to pay equality the country still has a long way to go women in russia earn 30 percent less than men on average and many of the peak positions in politics continue to be held by men in russia successful business women are more common in small and medium sized enterprises than in larger conglomerates as for maria. my plan is to sell my
11:25 pm
product in europe and to broaden our range for private customers right now we work more with restaurants in the future we want to supply retailers. and she has no fears about facing up to the usual e-mail competition. the global construction has led to a shortage of sand and kenya is no exception. local people suffer most from the illegal sound harvesting as water supplies vanish along with the sun . it's a walk across the scarred landscape which john ritter called home this used to be a river carrying drinking water for the community and their livestock in much tacos county kenya that's until sent out is just started illegally mining the riverbed leaving barely any sand told the water john fight to stop them but his activism has
11:26 pm
come at a high price. goes when no or somebody. also is a human being that you make. john says send cartels are behind the illegal mining which feeds the demands of the country's rapid and i say should people in his community believe they won't stop the destruction until there is no sand left with no regard for those whose lives depend on access to the water is. when the sun is too hot and you come to look for water you find the levels have gone very low and this water is salty it's not good for washing clothes for drinking this water is bad and we sometimes catch diseases like typhoid. all over the country illegal sand harvesting is taking place in broad daylight the
11:27 pm
driver of this truck doesn't want to be filmed but tells us up to $200.00 truckloads of sand are collected each day. many lives have been ruined or lost due to kenya sandra this is a 36 year old farmer who lost her husband a cent of his who died at work. it happened on the 7th of march 24th teen. he was scooping sand to sell. as they were scooping sand and taking underground the soil above him fell down and buried him. as does as opposed to the sand harvesting which has caused an almost permanent drought in the region but she knows that many of these men who make just a few dollars a day she liked to have no choice. with.
11:28 pm
the problem that we visit their own tiny job and we have families we have needs. we're human beings and we try to hold together. but we just don't get. john says it's a tragedy that men like matthew are being used by the cartels and have become complicit in destroying the livelihoods of their communities he is asking politicians and police to find these stand up to those stealing much sand so that hopefully one day its rivers can recover.
11:29 pm
welcome to the future. looking for a taxi. one that makes earthbound traffic jams a thing of the past. sounds like science fiction but it's not the 1st electric ed taxes are already up and running and sometime soon they'll be flying autonomously to. get you to the next. and the arts $21.00 special. that. beethoven needs moment by indeed w.'s campus bunch of young guys issues from germany and india explore each other's musical world it's the result. of a breathtaking concert at the beethoven fest in bonn. in the sixty's. if you ever have to cover up
11:30 pm
a murder the best way is to make it look like an accident raring to. never read a book like this or. does the truest return on the streets. hello and welcome to tomorrow to day the science show on d w but here's what's coming up . stressful so phones why oh why can't we just ignore them. congested skies why companies are designing flying taxis. and all quiets on the martian fronts oh.


info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on