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al jazeera america. >> continuing to risk it all - refugees determined to go to greece even though many will be sent back. [ ♪ ] this is al jazeera, live from london. also ahead. take a look at what the latest victories for bernie sanders and ted cruz mean for the race to nomination. panama papers fallout searches the headquarters of europe's football body u.e.f.a. and a forgotten tragedy, why
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tens of thousands are killed every year by drinking water in bangladesh. first, to the latest on europe's refugee crisis. people are still trying to cross from turkey to greece, despite a controversial deal that came into effect. harry fawcett witnessed one attempt from the turkish coast. >> reporter: you hear it before you see it - anxiety, exhaustion, desperation. so many children drowned making the journey, but more still come. if this is one of the life jackets, it's of no use to the tiny body inside. others make do with rubber tubes. even then, not everybody is wearing them. these iraqi families, who probably paid hundreds of
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dollars ahead for passage to the greek island of lesbos. the boat is small for those packed into it. this is how families are separated in a moment. he can only call out look after the woman. >> there has been a chaotic few minutes. the message is these voyages are futile. the people will be sent back. still, they were desperate to go a handful are left on the shore. we ask why they are risking this when under the new rules they have little chance of getting further than a greek holding center before being sent back. >> we were under oppression, living with bombs, killing, kidnapping. greece doesn't want us, turkey doesn't want us to say. should we sink into the water. is it better to sink into the water with our children. >> this time there was no
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sinking, death and no safe passage. it's a trade facilitated by men like this former syrian army fighters, he's been smuggling people to greece for a year, with business down sharply since the e.u.-turkey deal, he still is convincing reluctant customers that they can make it to europe. >> i send them to greece, if they have relatives, they can be taken there, otherwise it's a country chosen for them. >> such countries are slim. europe is trying to close the door. the first batch of syrians sent back on the deal, seeing them sent to europe, a one for one trade. the only arrivals are those on the water a matter of hours. >> we were going to greece to
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escape the war. do you think it was a holiday? >> yes cannot leave here, everyone treats us battedly, they exploit us. what happens to them now is far from clear. in the same country sass those they left behind an the shore, but separated from them. the children play a warped version on the beech. a life jacket becomes a toy instead of a call for help. >> the european union's asylum office sent more staff in the islands in. returning the refugees got off to a good start. zeina khodr is on the island of lesbos with more. >> the migrants and refugees were locked up in the detention centers, holding protests, as being not deported to turkey, chanting freedom, chanting "we are not illegal", they are worried they'll be sent back.
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there's a likelihood that will happen. they are applying for asylum seekers, but if rejected they'll be sent back. this is a huge breaksal record. the e.u. sent staff to speed up the asylum process. >> a large amount of people which are here expressed their willingness to apply for asylum, and i need to emphasise here that this is not an automatic return system. this will not be automatically sent to turkey. every case will be treated on merits. legislation in place. permits that under certain conditions, and in particular where there's the article related to the safe dirt country. there's an article related to
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the first country, the person has been given perfection and respect. it's obvious that this person can be safe and protected in another place. >> the e.u. turkey deal came into practice on monday, but there hasn't been deportations since. there's a number of reasons, not enough people have volunteered to return. another reason is that the e.u. now needs to process the asylum request, and what we upped is that the e.u. is waiting for reassurances from turkey that the political commit. that they made are now being enforced there has been upsetting scenes during protests by migrants at the greek port. as police were escorting one man, another approached with a baby, threatening to throw the child at the police.
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the baby was edgily taken from him by another man, and reunited with the mother the presidential race in the yits battled pundits and people across the globe. there was a key vote on tuesday in wisconsin, both of the frontrunners lost badly. patty culhane looks at what is next. >> this was not supposed to happen, the unlikely candidate donald trump, leading the the way. >> what a bunch of babies. >> reporter: his style rambling, oven offensive. >> i don't give a [ bleep ]. we'll beat the [ bleep ] out of them. >> his policies proving oive.
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>> i will build a great wall. >> reporter: every time he offended a group or people it seemed to help him. it's not always the case. what we saw is we saw republicans come together and unite. >> despite the lose, trump could win the nomination. as for the democrats... >> but i love the come from behind victories. >> reporter: front-runner hillary clinton was talking about a basketball game, she wouldn't celebrate that in her race for the nomination. >> it's been a wild election year. we are looking forward to an exciting and successful primary. her opponent bernie sanders beat her in 7 of the last eight contests. >> it is so great to be in new york. >> reporter: next up, new york, a pivotal moment. both with a connection to the
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state. client senator -- clinton was its senator. but bernie sanders was born and raised there. >> there's not a lot of indication that sanders will win states like that the way he won wisconsin. most believe clinton would be the democratic nominee. they are split. almost all agree on what would happen if he does. >> the chance for trump to become president is higher than zero. >> that is why the establishment is pouring money into the race to stop trump. the results in new york will determine if they can. >> and we speak to bill schneider, a u.s. analyst. he says the wisconsin is a serious blow to donald trump. >> it makes it like like that he'll get a majority of dell
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gets going into the convention in july. >> if he doesn't get that, the leadership of the washington establishment is going to try to give the nomination to someone else, because there'll be more non-trump delegates than trump delegates. that will be tough, especially if trump leads. he has issued a statement saying that the republican establishment wants to steal the nomination from him. if he comes in first in the number of delegates. a lot of the republican voters began to have doubts about trump. he head a lot of controversial statements. there was a question if they nominate trump, can they win. would they win the election. swiss police searched the headquarters of european's governing body after the former secretary-general was named in
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the panama papers leak. the he was chief when a tv contract was signed. two businessmen were accused of bribery at the time. he has denied wrongdoing india's government are investigating after hundreds of rich and powerful were named. one industrious told al jazeera he had no idea how he was implicated. >> goodnight the gates in the -- behind the gates in the home of calcutta is one of the residents. industrialist and politician is listed as a beneficial hotel an of shell company set up by mossack fonseca. >> i don't know the company, let me elaborate and tell you when i
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replied giving the newspaper all the details of my holding and my personal holding, including dates everything, both sh aboveboard as far as india is concerned according to investigations, they were found as proof of identity, linking him. >> this is happening in 2005. >> reporter: he shows us an email from a group, a corporate service provider in the isle of man that he has accounts with him. >> they wrote back saying we have them, but you are not connected in any shape or form. >> reporter: this man is part of a team that led the investigation, he was corresponding before. >> as reporters we have access
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to data, after due diligence, we are putting out the reports. what is legal, what is illegal and what is in between, that's for the agencies to decide. >> the panama papers evoked much reaction, in a place where 20% live blow the poverty line. since release, the issue has been on the front pages of every paper dalry. >> it's a big gap. to win, these people take advantage by keeping their money, giving it to other countries. it hurts it. and that is a worry, a spokesman for the party, a state in the process of elections. >> the prime minister came to power on a promise to cut down on tax evaders.
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they are launching an investigation. the panama paper come at a time when the b.j.p. is trying to win over voters, where he never had a foothold. this may make the difficult. >> still to come on the programme - $160 billion deal between two pharmaceutical giants that's been scrapped and a popular mobile messenger is encrypting messages. >> mr. president, there's a one in three chance of a second grade depression. >> first hand accounts from the people who are there. >> your opinion was shocking. >> ...that i am president of the united states and i can't make anything happen. >> he stood up and said, "that's it, i'm finished."
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the top stories on al
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jazeera - refugees and migrants continue to cross the seas to europe, despite an e.u. deal to settle in turkey, boats began to settle back from greece and turkey on monday. many are hopeful they'll be granted asylum in europe. >> ted cruz and bernie sanders win wisconsin. it may complicate things from for donald trump and clinton. >> and former secretary-general named in the panama papers leak, from fifa workers from outside the e.u. has been living in the u.s. for less than 10 years and learn 30,000, to protect british jobs and others say it will hurt the economy. >> reporter: in a pub over the
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road from downing street, a party that is a protest against new immigration rules making it harder for non-europeans to stay in the country, rules that are cruel and ill-conceived. alison has a first-class degree from the royal academy of music. she found it a therapeutic programme for refugee children. so a valuable member of the society. it's not easy making a living playing the flute. under the new rules alison, who is american, will soon have to leave the u.k. . >> this is my home, i should not be forced to leave. the big problem of this visa legislation, changing of the rules is that it's not valuing anything but income, which doesn't accurately representatives a person's value
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within society anyway. >> the british government says it's taking this measure because some businesses employ people from overseas rather than training up british workers. these reforms will not exclude skilled migrants, but will help british people get jobs and skills. >> immigration has become a political embarrassment for the conservative party. for years it promised to reduce the numbers of people coming to the country. last year, net migration to the u.k. stood at $320,000, that's almost a record high. the government argues that this puts strain on schools, hospitals and housing, and it's under pressure to bring the numbers much migrants down. opponents of the rules say it will hurt vital parts of the economy. shannon, also american, is
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trying to drum of public support for people threatened with expulsion. >> we are here being charity workers, educators, doing other jobs, entrepreneurs, and communicates coming in the future and wanting to settle wouldn't be allowed to. >> even official statistics show new rules will cost money. there's no indication that the government is prepared to back down. soon some of these people will pack their bags, convinced their departure is britain's loss dutch voters cast their ballots in a referendum between a treaty from the european union and ukraine. opponents say they don't want stronger bonds with u.k., because of widespread
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corruption. dominik cane is at the hague for us. what are the exit polls telling us? >> i'm in the hague, and the exit polls have come occupant in the last few minutes. on the face of it we understand that just under twoirds of dutch voters oppose the e.u. association. the problem is in order for the result to stand. 30% of the electorate had to turn out. now, the exit polls suggest that only 29% of the electorate voted. it's worth making the point that the margin of error is 30%, so it's possible that 29% could climb above that threshold, making it stand. >> the other thing to point out, it's a non-binding referendum. the government can choose to ignore the results that it
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wishes to, that it wants to do, or for voters to endorse. the people have spoken. we are not sure what they said so far. >> in terms of the result, it was about a pro and anti-european sentiment. that is what this all came about from. the point that need to be made here is that this was a discussion between the e.u. and ukraine. it had been lashed on to. the euro sceptic party has called upon people to cast their votes to oppose brussels, the loss of sovereignty to brussels. we heard from the campaign that the far right party. who said this was an opportunity to teach brussels a lesson.
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we heard from the u.k. and independence party, the euro sceptic party, pouring on the dutch to vote against the treaty. from his perspective, the u.k. voting, over two months on whether the leave the union, he was hoping whether there would be a strong showing, that dutch voters choose to oppose the treaty. the other thing to point out is in 2005 dutch voters have the opportunity to vote on e.u. legislation, and they voted to oppose the constitution, and the elements happen anyway. the question will be whether the government in the hague decide that they want to proceed. we'll know about that in the hours to come you mentioned u.k. connection. does the result have any other wider repercussions.
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>> i put that question to a senior - a dutch research fellow, who had been an ambassador in eastern europe saying what does it message for brussels, for the european union. the question was will this mean that individual nations will have referendums on all sorts of different policies, and could to many that countries feel they have the opportunity to bring a veto or gridlock to brussels. again, that question may be aped in the hours to come. >> thank you very much indeed. dominique kane reporting from the hague a merger with alley gan has been scrapped after measures to stop tax avoidance. u.s. company is cracking down on companies moving assets offshore
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and reducing tax bills. the new rules will limit the ability to shift profits out of the u.s. >> instagram what'sthat has started to encrypt data. the app, owned by facebook said it will be virtual impossible for hacker or u.s. government to read calls. it comes after tech companies have been pressured to release data, and on the heels of the fbi urging apple to help them hack into a phone of a bomber. others welcome the move. >> anyone that sends a text message can rest assured their communications will be read by the person who they are communicating which. the group that they are communicating with. the government won't have access, not the u.s., not the chinese government.
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the criminals won't have a. it provides a greater level of protection, as i am sure a lot of people are thinking, it makes it harder for law enforcement to eaves drop which is a challenge for law enforcement, it's been in the work for a long time. i am not sure why because of today there was an announcement. my guess is it's something they have been planning. it happened in the wake of snowden revelations. i think it disimulates a lot of people to think about security and privacy. the government eaves dropped around the world. in terms of impact, governments will be concerned. you mentioned united states and brazil and others for a variety of reasons. some because they want to know what activists are saying, others because they want to know something about criminals, because they are farming
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children, robbing banks, whatever criminals do. there's a lot of the controversy about this issue, let's fate it, a lot of people want encryption for legitimate reasons. they may have health data, other private information about the location, it's about protecting themselves and children as well as the issues that law enforcement brings up bangladeshi officials insist they are doing everything they can to clean up water supply, despite claims that corruption is hampering those efforts. 43,000 die from drinking water contaminated with arsenic. >> for a period of time this woman couldn't figure out what was wrong with her. she couldn't get near the stove, unable to stand the heat.
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she couldn't be out in the sun. it was years before she realized the problem. the water she was drinking. >> my parents and husband took me to doctors. they said i had a skin condition. it wasn't until someone from an outreach programme came to the village that they figured out what was happening to me. >> reporter: thousands of people suffer arsenic problems that are not detected. doctors depend on noticing skin lesions that sometimes alert them to arsenic-related diseases. most people suffering such illnesses don't develop the lesions. the condition is not diagnosed. they don't get treatment. >> it's a forgotten tragedy. 20 years ago the arsenic in the water was a news story home and abroad. agencies promise to step up the
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problem. >> in the old day people would drink from blondes. that is when of the arsenic in the groundwater became an issue. >> reporter: the solution was to build deep wells to reach groundwater. 43,000 people continued to die every year from arsenic-related illnesses. the report says a major problem was they were diverted from high risk areas, ending up in safe egg zones, those home to politicians or people with connections. >> claims of corruption are over stated. we are working around the clock to find areas that need wells. >> reporter: human rights are calling to find out where the wells funded are installed. it may be too late for this
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woman, but she hopes there's time to save her child suffering the same fate plenty more for you any time on the website. the address is and you can watch us clive. click on the watch now icon put her in a catholic children's home where she was often abused. >> i had to physically fight back or else, you know, my ass was going to get kicked. >> the oscar nominated actress's new book explains how she overcame odds? >> i felt like i was always acting, always escaping into