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this is deja vu news live from berlin living in fear family members might kill that owns half way thank my father you know where if you. catch me of course he will kill me we have the story of 2 saudi arabian sisters who say they were forced to flee their country after being beaten by family members and threatened with forced map also coming up. a blistering heat wave in europe and record high temperatures france experiences all time highs for
a 2nd straight day germany belgium the netherlands sweltering as well. i'm brian thomas thanks so much for joining us now they say they were forced to flee their home country after suffering beatings by family members and the lawlor sisters from saudi arabia they're part of a growing number of saudi arabian woman when trying to escape the ultra conservative kingdom's repressive male guardianship system a reporter you'll yonge men to 2 women in istanbul turkey and heard how the system allows men to control virtually every aspect of a woman's life from birth to death. full that. has seen a. like this and changing hotels. that you are hiding from their
families we can't say where they are because they are afraid of being found. 22 persisted 20 when her father took them to istanbul for a holiday they decided to run away to escape years of violence and repression they say for easing or. if they. say no i can't refuse. when you force me to where. when i was like 10 years. so i can't say no of course if i say they will beat me so hot they took the decision to escape to us says when her father wanted to marry her off it was their last chance. my father told me i have friends of my. he have 2 wife and he want me to be the 3rd one.
asking about his age he told me that he's one of the 50 they don't. and when i told him it was. you can't say not. at all if. the marriage you are not to. be kept man is the only person who always knows when. you stumbled the u.k. lawyer 1st became aware of the case on twitter he's now supporting the sisters in their effort to get asylum. with the girls it's consistent. consistent with. get the impression that this is not.
teenagers running away from home. during this one too early i mean this is something about being forced into. and is escape is not an isolated case again and again saudi women try to flee from their families when traveling abroad. just earlier this year there have mohammad made headlines for days the 19 year old saudi woman barricaded herself in a hotel room in bangkok the united nations finally recognized her status as a refugee and she was granted asylum in canada where she now lives. and hope for a similar outcome the sisters need asylum in a 3rd country as soon as possible says their lawyer we believe that not only the 4 but. this are authorities. these girls girls that will. inevitably follow. their own works for freedom. so for that reason
we think that there is a very real risk of them being talked to. and are not facing deportation to saudi arabia at the moment turkish authorities have granted them temporary protection they are managing to make ends meet with to nation stay receive but as long as there is no long term solution they feel very much under threat. of course i always look at the window when they go. out or are they like try to hide in. our place every couple of days which. i'm afraid someone know their place so much. i'm a father searching for us i hate sleeping i only just me for 3 hours to get to al it's enough for me because i only have night like my father you know
where i am if he if he catch me of course he will kill me. do we change the location again. where they will wait and hope they can reach safety before their family finds them. their report by our turkey correspond d.w. has asked saudi authorities for a response but has yet to receive one that was some of the other stories making the news at this hour bodies have been recovered from a migrant boat that capsized in the train after leaving libya local fishermen and the coast guard rescued some 140 people but the un's refugee agency says up to 150 are still missing libya is a major departure point for migrants attempting to reach europe. britain's royal
navy has a scored 2 commercial ships through the strait of hormuz that after a reversal policy by the british government it had previously said it didn't have the resources to escort vessels through the strait where around seized british oil tanker a week ago. hundreds of protesters gathered at hong kong airport to what they call educate terrorists and visitors about the mass demonstrations in the city recently. on kong has been experiencing protests for weeks ever since the chief executive there introduced a controversial extradition the. 2 cambodian journalists have gone on trial for spying in the cambodian capital then one chanting and doing a sitar and were working for a u.s. government funded radio station when they were arrested during a crackdown on the political opposition in november of 2017. rights groups in the
trial is an attack on press freedom. well millions of people here in europe are sweltering in the summer's 2nd extreme heat wave and across the continent records are being toppled one after another the temperature in the french capital paris for example reaching 42.6 degrees celsius that shatters the old record by a full 2 degrees here's a round up of the impact hot wet weather is out. temperatures are rising and transport systems across europe are feeling the heat. part tracks they're even hotter than the outside temperature when it's like 40 degrees outside the temperature on the rail will mounts to 10 maybe 15 degrees hotter so we have measured it at $55.00 degrees celsius so that makes it the hottest spot in belgium right now the record breaking temperatures can cause train tracks to expand
putting them under strain or at risk of buckling. in the u.k. trains were delayed or cancelled all down to the heat. the flipside of the disruption the chance to enjoy yourself while trying to keep cool but concerns about what's causing the high temperatures is all set on people's minds i'm enjoying it but yes i am worried about the impact so you know climate change. very concerned and trying to do my bit. of course it's climate change there's no doubt about that story that goes without saying the ice caps are melting everybody knows that steps are still here. officials say we're seeing some of the hottest temperatures since records began. this is these are the highest recorded temperatures for belgium in history since the beginning of the measurements in 1833 years. as the weather sets new records across europe climate scientists say such
heat waves are likely to become the new normal in the coming year is. the world of sports germany's world cup winner as a seal and arsenal team mate say i'd call also notch were almost the victims of an armed carjacking attempt to longdon c.c.t.v. footage as emerged on social media showing clawson are confronting the 2 unknown attackers who appeared to be wielding knives at the time. odile is believed to have remained inside that vehicle while his teammate and former shall good defender leapt out of the vehicle to drive the armed eaves away. to the french alps now where the 1st of 3 defining days in the tour de france overall leader. retaining the yellow jersey after a grueling stage 18 colombian nairo katana won the stage to move to 6th overall the standings but it was all
a felipe who took the headlines after recovering last time thanks to a frantic final descent he remains on track for a 1st tour title with just 3 stages remaining all moving from the mountains to the waterways of china now where the rafting world cup took place along the river 15 countries from puting across 4 disciplines in the race for victory the czech republic were pipped for gold by brazil in the men's draw but their compatriots made up for that disappointment the czech women's team paddling to victory ahead of russia. 6 well berlin is considered by many to be the world capital of techno although that music does have its roots in detroit in the u.s. and a book by photographer martin has been released now documenting the techno scene here in berlin since it took off after the fall of the berlin wall in the 1990 s. . martina chronicled the spaces of berlin's wild new
subculture in the 1990 s. . but if you have it felt as if you were stumbling through a land of adventure and in every day something changed. after the fall of the eastern for lin was full of empty lots and buildings abandoned industrial spaces were taken over by ravers out to dance to the new sound of freedom. in 1901 the club tres or opened in a one time department store it quickly became the flagship for the new party town and a launching pad for d.j.'s like paul van dyke. went in with his camera. pick up the math mark the 1st time i was in the trees or i had a black leather jacket on my head dyed black and all the other guys there had white gloves and bright orange safety vests on and i thought wow this is a completely different world what's going on here and you know. moved to berlin in
the 1990 s. and dove right into the techno scene for about 10 years he focused on the spaces where the new art in music movements were happening. the resulting photo series is called temporary spaces these were the settings for a wild and lawless subculture of clubs bars and galleries. even the nails the hard way as he calls it he captures the brief moment before the party stuff it's. man no one knows what you generally associate with partying or you might call it club culture or the people of what they do but the dancing on the artificial fog and such but i was interested in the spaces it was all happening in the heat what the housing for this party or i should say this club thing actually looked like the stuff in that. this former underground club in
a squat called imo is among the temporary spaces a villa has immortalized i'm kind of walking along here now and looking at the photos you can hardly believe the same street so much about the city's expressive power has changed the start looking back how does the photographer now see that extatic face during the ninety's and early 2000. the fun of the title that that was a totally fabulous time but for me seen from today it was a period of my life that was really good even if i feel very little connection to it now. the euphoria and the ecstasy of the beginning is over but in berlin the party goes ever. let's get your modern out of our top stories this hour 2 sisters from saudi arabia have made a play for asylum after alleging they were physically abused by their family they're part of a growing number of saudi women trying to escape the kingdom's male guardianship
system. this is the reader's live from berlin coming up after the break we have our documentary films looking at the divided soul of america don't forget you can always check us out on facebook and twitter i'm brian thomas thanks so much for joining us have a great weekend and rita will be with you at the top of the. language courses. any time anyway.