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tv   World Stories  Deutsche Welle  July 14, 2019 4:02am-4:16am CEST

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side the 4000 year old pyramid. on this edition of the world stories. somalia rehabilitating former al-shabaab fighters thailand one year after the dramatic cave rescue. but we start out in mexico where a narcotics cartel has been threatening reporters with abduction and murder over 100 media workers have suffered this fate here in the past 20 years seen a part of a state with her life. got a call a desperate voice saying we found bodies again the reporter knows the woman who called her she belongs to a group of mothers looking for their missing children now it's become a search for bodies. reports life but then we went
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on the more hello when one was a leo's with the searches of. this they were told that there might be secret mass graves here they have discovered one little piece well these women's loved ones have disappeared here we can see the bones of wessel's playmobil set about was most likely the money has been reporting on the searching mothers for years and the vast majority of cases it turns out that their children were abducted and killed by the c.n.n. while drug cartel. by covering the story to put herself in jeopardy she regularly receives death threats. a few years ago the threats almost became reality. was kidnapped i yes i was going to be almost my life was in danger i knew they'd either kill me or let me go but i had already seen their faces. let's get back to so i was sure they would kill me and
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about that you know that you know this yeah one of them said it was time for us and made this gesture. called on everyone to either one asked me if i had a last wish. there would be more there. god bless you. for joining the fair and turning my daughters into orphans was there in the diocese i was there in the us i let god like your password for and may you be well get they will mean look i mean like i asked him but boy really how words move the kidnappers to let her go. to siena stanley is constantly aware of the danger she faces every day. her sister loud and daughter always worried about her oh isn't. that i'm sad because i know that something can happen to her that are.
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solely because i know that she's not safe when she's working grow up though. still both are very proud of. him but i go she's always given 100 percent and 100 percent extra. and. now a year has passed since a junior boy's football team was rescued from a flooded cave in thailand. we talked to one of the divers who took part in that daring rescue. when i arrived to to the cave and the kids were get to the phone we were going out there not knowing 100 percent what kind of mission i'll be going into i'll be going in to save some kids or they're going to recover some bodies and i think myself and many
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of the other risk groups we were probably expecting to find at least some of them not at all. it was terrifying to think about that maybe you're going to be diving around and then the next thing you got to bump into is that good and it turned into a happy that that was not the situation. i was part of getting before the 1st kids out any kind of work pretty good. i was sitting in the 6 chamber which is mostly cost way into where he put the kids where i found our mission myself and my dive buddies voice to support the divers and the kids as they were coming out. but we could actually see the diver all see the light of the dive of way before we can see the diver and i remember that reddy vividly i'm sitting on one of the banks together with my dive buddy and i can see this go into water so i'm jumping into the water the water is about chest high at this barn and i'm running towards that i he's dragging something to the water i know what that is that is one of the kids
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but at this point i didn't know what condition the kid was so that i still remember coming around him that he's coming up and i can see that topples scaping from the kits mosconi equipment which indicates to me that the kidneys is breathing and old we need to know he said i maybe he's injured maybe something else is wrong with him but he said. i was the last person to leave the cave that night at this point all of the kids had already been evacuated to the hospital and was under treatment i still remember coming into the search ambo which is where the dieting ends i remember one of the american divers just said to me i've been to all find them all alive and now while i thought they were because i sold it for busy divers a few i was really you know i didn't know and it was fantastic to to to get that and the good news that yeah that they're fine and i don't feel like
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a hero and i don't think any of us do because we were just doing what we do what every day but we were doing something that we all love to do you've got to. think that it's evil it's just you know. it's you go again sure 100 percent yes i will go again. i think the biggest takeaway that that i had formed from this experience is that i learned that absolutely nothing is impossible if you work together if you have a mission and don't forget also in good planning then you can do everything. these alarmist al-shabaab militia has been waging a terrorist campaign against somalia's government for over a decade now isa in ahmed fought and killed for the group until they succeeded in escaping its grasp. that they were part to fit killing machine terrorizing somalia's population but now they're asking for
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forgiveness this facility in juba land is home to 86 the young man who used to fight for one of the deadliest islamist extremist groups in the world. the former fighters here mostly men aged between 24 and 29 have been granted amnesty and seeking a 2nd chance 2 of them are willing to share why they decided to defect. for their safety and security we have withheld the location and real identities by calling them and one that he said was just 15 years old when he joined the group 5 years ago but the warden book would be you know at 1st people join because a religion they say they're promoting religion but this is just a front actually they're killing innocent people for no reason or to fight in this could be. similarly who joined us above at the age of 16 to 18 years to escape from the group. if they also killed muslims in that attack when i
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saw my people dying i decided i had to break away. from. many men growing up in disenfranchised and poor parts of the country into joining us above for financial reasons and a sense of belonging. to address this these men now receive locational training and hands on group classes. i did not know how to live within society but i learned that here i've learned how to support myself. but many here us to. haunted by nightmares they struggle to fathom how they were capable of such violence. and 3 have any cation facility these young men receive professional psychological support. but above all it's companionship and leisure time that are helping them to overcome that trauma. but we can talk to each other about all the things we've
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done wrong and give each other support about how not to fall back into a destructive winds. for somalia a help for the birth of a united government and for my life i hope to work for the benefit of my country and for my people with their new scales he sent men to intend to make a positive contribution to society again. to help other young people than the stake of joining up in the 1st place. many people are putting high hopes on greece's newly elected government we spoke with the residents of the island of a joint about their hopes and expectations for the new prime minister curiosity to talk it's. fishing around again on an island just off the coast of athens. stelios labrador
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rios runs the boat with his father he's the 3rd generation of his family to make his living on the water today he's taken his friend you're just kept us along for company and we've heard a lot of people on the sea but jobs fishing or on the sea i know nobody at my age or a little bit more they don't stay as not very good because we have islands that a lot of tourists come to see our island and what in 10 years nobody would be on the fishing what they when they come to see. stereo's hopes tourism will save his family's business around $30000.00 small fishermen like him are fighting for survival in the face of declining stocks and hard economic times his friend your goals once the new government to deliver change quickly after years of tax increases and cuts in public spending. i think that the tax payments.
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are not fair with us it's more fair to the rich people than to timid that or to the lower class people. i'm expecting this off well from the new government many may you know hope the new government will cut taxes especially the whitely unpopular real estate tax the incoming prime minister meets of tackiest also wants to attract more investment and create jobs promises that vicki perasso given has heard over and over again she's been looking for work for years today she's praying for a miracle from egging us capture in st she hopes he will help you react cause mitt's attack is to finally bring change everybody promise this is a political they promised but none now. being said very difficult he has to do it if you will not do what he's going to he promised he will have a very big problem from the from the people is we are not like before we had looked
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like before we don't forgive setting a course what economic recovery many believe the new government has just one chance to get it right all 4000000 young greeks have already left the country due to the economic crisis but that's something these 2 friends don't want to do they plan to stay on and fight for a better future. why do we want. when we want it now by out in the percent of americans at some point in our lives well experienced by ship was listening. audience.
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all we can be the generation that ends it so that malaria mastan so millions can live.
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