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al it's been raining steadily and heavily again in china for the last day or so you might get the idea of where it's raining quite a lot of places but the heaviest rain has been more or less in the southeast corner well right up to the yangtze just south of shanghai and that back down towards hong kong we're talking about one hundred thirty and forty even to beaches or it's enough to cause all top up the flooding which is already there in fujian and and further west in fact i think we've probably got some immunologist not been reported next s.o.c. more rain in the same place including hong kong and it revisiting sichuan treating children possibly will harm as well to the west the monsoon has taken a backseat in the last two or three days is trying to show that it really does still exist it's given some fairly heavy showers quite
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a long way north and i was not really where it should be which means you still got the pre monsoon heat to the north of that delhi is forecast and has been recording forty two or forty three degrees the last couple of days and for the next couple days with the showers still a little bit too far south for your liking i would guess she is blowing quite steadily once again down through the gulf temperatures in the low forty's the most past dusty weather but salama is enjoying the witness. a new series of rewind a can bring your people back to life i'm sorry and brand new updates on the best of al-jazeera documentaries the struggle continues from the till now or use distance rewind continues with baltimore anatomy of an american city close friends who are lost to the streets i can literally see the future of baltimore to the
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asthma stoops and it does not look rewind on al-jazeera. again you're watching out. of our top stories the world's largest oil producing countries have agreed to increase output by one million barrels a day. pushing down prices saudi arabia and russia have been calling for restrictions to be relaxed. hundreds of migrant children separated from their parents of the us mexico border of being reunited with their families. reunited with his mother at baltimore's port story is one of many that made headlines around the world in the immigration crisis. and hundreds of palestinians are protesting on
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the israeli gaza border the demonstrations come. as israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu. visits as part of a tour of the region to push the u.s. president's middle east peace plan person ians leaders have halted all contact with the u.s. since december and it's unlikely they'll meet son in law and senior advisor as well as u.s. middle east special envoy green blatt outraged at trump's decision to move the u.s. embassy to jerusalem and run khan has more from west jerusalem. special advisor and special envoy jason green lots of concluded their meetings here in israel they met at the prime minister's office it's been part of a whistle stop tour of the middle east which is seen them go to the arab allies saudi arabia jordan and egypt to talk about what's likely to be
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a perceived or proposed rather peace plan for the israelis and the palestinians now we say likely no details been given as to what this peace plan might include other than donald trump saying it's the deal of the century and that's what they've been working on the reason for these meetings with arab allies is to likely try to persuade the arab allies to buy into this peace plan and then present it to the israelis who also the u.s. wants to get a buy in from as well and then present it to the world what's missing from all of this is the palestinians and palestinians say that the u.s. isn't an honest broker anymore that it's on the side of the israelis because it recognizes jerusalem as the capital of israel so the palestinians on involved in any way shape or form with this peace plan so what does that mean well it means the likelihood of the peace plan going through is quite slim considering the palestinians aren't involved but let's see what happens when they try and present
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the u.s. try to present the peace plan to the world what sort of reaction they'll get and this is really what we're hearing is this being discussed when is the right time to reveal this so-called deal of the century this proposed peace plan for israel and palestine. peace talks between south sudan's government and opposition have broken down following two days of closed door meetings in ethiopia need a tz have been set for more talks but the differences between the warring sides suggest a deal will be difficult to achieve himmel don't report. it was their first meeting in nearly two years when president salva kiir and opposition leader rick machar last met in south sudan's capital juba the talks ended in failure and renewed fighting between the sides this meeting a neutral ground offered hope of a breakthrough in the conflict but it broke up without any agreement after two days . or how. this tragic
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humanitarian crisis after all how many arguments. before. the challenge we have is delivering on the commitment. in those agreements the challenge we're having is one of leadership and political will. the civil war in faster than began in twenty thirteen when president accused his then deputy my char of attempting a coup tens of thousands of people have been killed and a third of the country's twelve million population has been displaced a peace deal in ten to fifteen so much i'll return to his position but that lasted for barely three months before fighting resumed now machar as opposition leader is demanding a return to his post and with his own army south sudan's government says working with him is not an option we are no longer as a government for the two armies the opposition are for the two armies and this is
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not a supplement this is a red line to the government as the people of south sudan not the president alone but other people are saying enough is enough and if he wants to be the president he should wait for elections seven million people in south sudan are facing starvation after five years of conflict they are desperate for peace but each new round of talks doesn't appear to be bringing back any closer. people morgan al-jazeera. north and south korea have agreed to hold reunions for family members separated by the war the last time that happened was in two thousand and fifteen an elderly relatives were reunited after more than sixty years apart these reunions jeweled for all this stuff part of the steps agreed to by kim jong un and when jay in rome proved relations millions of people were separated when the korean peninsula was devices. a man who claims to be the leader of iceland indonesia has been sentenced to death as involvement in a series of deadly bombings judges say
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a man up to one who's been in prison since two thousand and ten lost the mind of the attacks from his cell and reports from jakarta. security was tied to the verdict at the court in south africa hundreds of police and soldiers were on guard among a black man was convicted of planning a gun and bomb attack on the starbucks coffee shop in two thousand and sixteen. in which four civilians were killed and four other attacks he was in a maximum security prison at the time but use mobile phones and the internet to spread his teachings and the man who carried out the attacks visited him in prison beforehand. therefore sentencing on rahman alias abdul rahman with the death penalty last month more than thirty people died including the bombers in a series of suicide attacks at churches and at a police station in the city of. families with young children carrying suicide
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belts were held responsible. police have said they were members of month's group jemaah. a d about the may month. there is fear among police that this verdict could become a trigger for revenge attacks by sympathizers who are not really involved in j.t. but can operate is lol bulls who have been soft radicalized. more than four hundred suspected members of j a d have been arrested since the beginning of the year this verdict is not only seen as a strong message to those involved in parrot tracks in indonesia but also to the ideological leaders counter terrorism laws have recently been revised to make it easier to prosecute those inciting violence but above all this case has put the spotlight on indonesia's present system notoriously lacking security firm filner was injured during the attack at starbucks judges decided to say compensation should be paid to him and out of victims of attacks but not as much as they wanted
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to becoming more at ease with this situation it's just in time factor and. the time heals the wounds and the memories of the past. the closure will come more because of the decision by the judges or the panel of churches to grant compensation and thereby contributing to the closure then the actual conviction of a suspect in court. down and kissed the ground after the verdict was read out he said he won't appeal step fossum al-jazeera jack after. the opposition and is keeping up the pressure on president head of the national elections on sunday and it's a moment we'll hear from but as smith about the mood on the street but first this report the victoria. no them fifty nine million turks will vote in the elections and for the first time they'll be selecting both new members of parliament and
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a president turnout is traditionally high it was eighty five percent in the last parliamentary elections in november twenty fifth this time around though saying will be held under a state of emergency which was imposed after the twenty sixteen failed coup in kurdish areas in the southeast this means some people will have to travel long distances to vote because the government has moved polling stations for security reasons meanwhile turkey is main opposition parties say they plan to deploy more than half a million monitors across the country to prevent possible holds candidates and parties have been campaigning on a range of issues but it's the downturn in the economy this dominating the headlines. in the chaos and crush of a turkish election campaign there must always be time to stop for the national.
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this is merrill action she's a presidential candidate from a nationalist opposition party called the good party. where all the opposition parties street campaigning is one of the few ways they have to get their message across the ruling party dominates television coverage which is trusted as a source of news more by turks and social media or newspapers according to recent surveys i don't like you know i've only been interviewed five times action says she got twelve minutes of television time last month according to turkey's t.v. watchdog. in comparison the governing party our president won sixty seven hours the main opposition c.h.p. was given seven hours. we're under so much pressure we can only express our views this way we have no media access it's totally one sided. so the rights
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campaign on the street is fiercely defended here a local deal that no loud music would be played crumbled when the a.k.p. brought in a van blaring songs about. to the c.h.p. called in its own bombs. while the pro kurdish h.t.t.p. downstate opposition to the other two even. we can't get into millions of proving. so we do it on the streets by looking into the people's eyes by touching them. here we just tell everyone how it is with no exaggeration we're telling them just the truth in our project all the opposition parties know they have little chance of unseating president but they also know polls suggest that his ruling ak party might lose its palm entered majority and even forced into a second round run off for the presidency. but they feel it's worth shouting
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out about six to seven percent of the electorate have yet to decide how are they going to vote according to the latest polls but that's about three and a half million people and in a race as tight as this every vote counts but it's what al jazeera has stumbled. onto there has launched the second phase of an international press freedom campaign when the news is restricted and send said the press. in this extent it condemns the harassment of journalists and urges people to demand press freedom around the world the launch comes one year since saudi arabia bahrain and egypt imposed a blockade against cattle one of their demands that is the closure of this network . the daughter of al jazeera journalist mahmud hussein who spend more than five hundred days in the gyptian prison has issued a public appeal for her father's release by cools for disney's of my father.
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michael for. government first because my dad is citizen who hasn't done anything wrong. or anything that would harm his country who he loves. he calls who are the release of my father and i ask everyone who can support to support him. speaking at the international presence of his annual world congress in nigeria's capital and so as acting director general moustapha so ag says it's vital that journalists be protected without safety feeling sick journalists cannot do the job they are willing to sacrifice yes some of them actually are there because of the second part but it cannot go on and on and not with everybody so we need first of all to for you for save on vitamin for deliveries we're journalism is
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not considered a crime it's a crown on the heads of people to drop china's ban on importing plastic waste means other countries are being forced to find new ways to deal with their rubbish it could end up revolutionizing global recycling by making smaller countries improve their own collection and handling of plastic a report from malaysia's capital kuala lumpur. plastic getting a new lease of life as waste is refined and turned into small pallets they're packed in this factory in the southern state of johor and sold to manufacturers the plastic is then turned into other goods anything from piping to home appliances. c.r. ken who has spent his life in the recycling industry helping out with his parents' business before building his own plastics factory the so much you know variable stuff that's packed into it and the minute you understand that you are crystal much high value material comes out from that once you see that as
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a potential you approach it totally differently you think about how we're going to strike that what resources am i going to pick you know put into that and one. that myself a posse pollution problem in disappear by itself see as company has increased the volume of waste it handles already this year by twenty eight percent developed countries have been looking for alternatives since china's ban on plastic waste imports took effect at the start of this year the u.k. for example has now tripled its exports of plastic waste to malaysia. some recycling companies here use a combination of local and imported waste but it's the important waste that's considered the better quality recyclables should be segregated at source but often than not divided up properly and become contaminated which means someone then has to do the sorting out and the cleaning. there were some concerns that china's ban would flood malaysia with more waste than it could handle and the government
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initially stopped issuing import permits but it was only temporary. declared almost. ready. for because. of more comfortable being around c.r. says countries need to start looking at the whole issue from a different perspective. his factory turns plastic scraps into industrial material as well as fuel to power machines proving that plastic waste shouldn't always be regarded as a problem florence really al-jazeera will. go without is there are these are the top stories hundreds of palestinians are protesting along the israeli gaza border the demonstrations come as donald trump's a landlord senior adviser jared question of visits israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu in jerusalem the largest oil producing countries have agreed to increase
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output by one million barrels a day the move is aimed at pushing down prices saudi arabia and russia have been calling for restrictions to be relaxed opec spokesman said the change was a reflection of the health of the industry we have. continued commitment to stable market. producing the efficient and secure to consumers and. investors capital and noting the overall improvement in market condition and sentiment and confidence and investment industry european union's top official donald tusk is in austria for a meeting with chancellor sebastian kurtz and gratian policies will likely top the agenda ahead of a major you summit at the end of the month. peace talks between south sudan's
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government and opposition of brokendown following two days of closed door meetings in ethiopia on wednesday the two men met for the first time in two years in. with hopes of a deal to end the five year civil war more talks are expected in a costume on sunday. and the cleric with ties to eisele has been sentenced to death by a court in jakarta abdul rahman was convicted for his role in the two thousand and sixteen suicide bombing of a starbucks cafe that killed four people it was the first attack claimed by iceland southeast asia. teachings inspired the attackers behind a string of bombings in syria by a last month that killed more than thirty people. and north and south korea have agreed to hold reunions for family members separated by the war the last time that happened was in two thousand and fifteen when elderly relatives were reunited after more than sixty years apart. for august a part of the steps agreed to by kim jong il and to improve relations. with all the
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headlines news continues here on al-jazeera after the string stay with us. on june twenty fourth turkish citizens will vote in one of their most significant elections in recent years the winner will take on new sweeping presidential powers approved in a referendum last year we'll have full coverage of the vote and its impact. of the turkey elections on al-jazeera. i am all they could be. and you're in the stream so they will hear from an artist who is mixing hip hop with the history of indigenous america native american artist frank wall joins us to share his latest music and if you're new to the concept of indigenous hip hop and how to listen to this. storm come with that and when it's a lot. you can use
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a. pressure stress to. sing in the. show. to go where you want them to match. the legacy of broken treaties colonialism and native american genocide are constant themes and frank wants music born in the rose by indian reservation in rural south dakota out one uses music to call out historical wrongs and uplift indigenous youth many of whom struggle from the impacts of poverty violence suicide and other intergenerational traumas so joining us now is frank here in the studio welcome to
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the stream frank hello monica it's an honor to be here it's really good to have you here so you know this past week our team and i have been going through your music it has been lovely homework to have and we came up with some themes that we thought we found most prevalent in your work and that is history heritage and family that to us is what seems to be the drivers behind your work for you what is it that drives your music. i mean i think you guys kind of hit it on the head i try to improve approach my work from an indigenous standpoint and that's not to say i have all the answers like i grew up and i said the colony in my mind was socialized into you know the western way of looking at the world so as i get more in touch with my own culture and my own roots and try to uncover what they took from us i try to bring that out and i work so very much at the core of it is love love for my people for the land for my family love for everything that we're supposed to live in balance with it's interesting to hear you say that a lot of people commenting on their colonialism and kind of the courage the
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creative courage in your lyrics specifically john little on twitter pointing out one song in particular called what makes the red man red saying my favorite line from his music is you inherited everything we died for and all we got is a damn mascot. since that person brought out a song that you know i want to hear your answer on that and what you think of that i want to share our audience share with our audience what it sounds like so have a listen to this on sound cloud what meet the red man red. so you sampled disney's song from the animated feature the one thousand fifty three animated movie peter pan and turns it on its head so tell us about that so i
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produced my own music and i did that was the first time i ever actually sample all vinyl i found a record in children have been in use vinyl sold in minneapolis for a dollar and i've always wanted to do something with that song just because disney has a pretty horrible history of stereotyping my people and it's there in the music and so i always look for creative ways to foot things like that on their head like and i just want to point out that song is full of racial slurs for indigenous people but it came off. i'm a children's record and you know so i just by doing that alone it kind of shows you where we're at in this country as far as how we look at and treat indigenous people you have this line in there where you say what made you think the red man was dead or something paraphrasing a little bit and i know you have a story where that actually happened to someone you know what is surprised yes so it was my first week in a so i graduated from columbia college in chicago i got my bachelor of arts and audio arts in acoustics and the first week i was there i was living in a dorm room in
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a dorm building in downtown chicago and i got in the elevator in this go out on the elevator with me and she was non-native she commented on my hair she didn't get really pretty have you and i was like you know thank you and she didn't know what that meant and so i had to be more general and i was like a native american and she looked at me confused and she was like you guys are still alive you know and just think about that we got college educated adults living on stolen colonise land i think we don't even exist. i mean you know people are talking about the reservations people you're saying you know people think we don't even exist anymore so much of your culture sadly for better or worse is out of sight and kind of out of mind a lot of people touching on the on line for example we have a man on twitter saying i currently reside in l.a. are obstacles when talking about you know you to do a single obstacles you face on the reservation other than deeply entrenched institutional racism imposed on the side of p.t.s.d. he goes on and on and says there's so much hopelessness how do you change that sense of hopelessness into hope in your music or do you i think i think you know
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i've been thinking about that a lot because i grew up in a place where it was it can get hopeless and i think when you're survivors of a genocide were less than one percent of your people survived and you never been able to heal there's going to be a lot like you said you know like colonial p.t.s.d. a lot of hopelessness so i think for me my work becomes a tool for me to practice hope is almost at montreaux almost like a daily practice you know you know you've got to keep practicing that hope on a daily basis otherwise it's easy to lose hope in that goal. i think my music gives me the tool to practice it in a day to day basis what drew you to have pop in the first place the storytelling the drums the truth speaking truth to power you know i think at its core hip-hop was created by a colonized people who were stolen away from their homeland stolen away from their culture and trying to recreate something that was taken from them so i think hip hop at its core is coming from indigenous roots you know african folks who are indigenous people as well we all are colonized people so i think that's why as an indigenous person i resonate with it because it was created by colonized people and
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it's drawing from indigenous tradition that it's roots you know frank for as much as we all of hip hop and i think we all here do love hip hop but some people don't love hip hop but they still love you i mean the loves days thing on twitter i'm not a fan of hip hop but it's different with his music really great i love it too but i live so far to ever see him alive she goes on then to say when we ask what do you think is different about his music she said good question it might be because he talks about the realities that the government tried so hard to race it's important to keep talking and spread the word to those who do not know and you're doing it extremely well are you conscious of that that you're educating as much as you're entertaining you know in the beginning i wasn't because i was just you know one thing i was taught from elders and i community is that if you know something you do it without being asked and if you if you learn something you repeat it so others can learn it and so i think you know i just was talking about those things because it's my life that histories and ingrained in my life indigenous people our lives
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are politicized whether we want it to be our not because our reality was influenced by us policy and still is today so i would be lying if i wasn't talking about my reality in my life you know so it's just it just started happening and then as i started putting out the music i realized there was a need to educate not on not only non-native well known people because we were cut off from the history as well i didn't know i was came from a colonized nation until i was in my twenty's you know really it's wild. well in the spirit of education frank i know you're going to perform a new song for us it's called my people come from the land so as you get ready i wanted to share this video comment that came from nolan hack talking kind of about what we just spoke of. right wall and his music speak to me because he is a compromising and his music is the compromise and he tells the truth his music tells the truth and that i can identify with that as a black man because i look at something like this is america by donald glover and
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this is the same thing donald comes and goes hey this is what this is what this country's been doing to us the soul wall this is what this country is the tool to is right now franks laying it on the table the same way coming out of aboriginal coming out with well makes a red man red as saying hey this is what this country has been doing to native people one hundred years this is what this country is still doing to move. on from that and. come from the. romney people come from the land on which to fight the white and still fight. for still not every monday should indeed be every step closer rests with white devils
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a. color. change. these. clothes on the. following day q. b. so so powerful you are watching this stream with the hip hop indigenous artists wall and that was one of his latest songs that previewing here on the stream for the very first time so we're privileged our followers online know that we're privileged here this is one person on twitter who says so happy to be watching this live stream bring wall and someone else on you tube watching live says i love this the history of native
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americans is so important and needs to be taught and retain that's ass on facebook and it's interesting what she says the history needs to be taught it needs to be retained because you do your line of the song is my people come from the land and you talk about. historical tragedies of the white man but they're still ongoing to day do you think enough people understand. honestly i think and i think you know people's reactions to what's happening right now at the border is a great example of that if you understood this history from one of their colonial nations you understand this history is this country has a deep history of separating indigenous children from their parents i mean the same thing happened in my great grandparents they were snatched up and taken to boarding school and so you know what's happening today is just a continuation of one of the founding fathers this country is built on just just a policy that says because i know some people in our audience may not be familiar with boarding schools although some might think that sounds like a good thing but these were indoctrination. boarding schools in this country and
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this happened to my great grandparents that came into our homes under you know under orders of the u.s. government's gnash up all of our children from the us up to canada and. they took my great grandparents from home and i don't know what happened to them but i know that they never spoke our language again and never passed on any of our culture after that so i can't imagine you what you would have to do to a small child to make them stop speaking their language and i didn't even know my great grandparents were fluent in our language until they. after they were passed on and i was in my twenty's because they kept it that much of a secret they felt that being a it was something to be ashamed of because these schools top all of our ancestors that in this country is built on the dehumanization of indigenous people you know in that indian boarding schools are one of those tactics that used you know when you talk about the dehumanization whether it's native americans and you know language and land and these symbols your message is obviously resonating picture
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the twitter twitter saying is such an extraordinary musician talking about you of course his lyrics have the strength to render the overarching american culture speechless however i think creating music by native people for native people and presenting a positive native figure is more important to him and his music you smile as i kind of finish that tweet that i think is cool whatever my fans kind of you know because . the people who follow my work are usually hardcore fans because i don't you know there's not a lot of it's hard being an indigenous person and indigenous artists speaking about these things trying to make it in an entertainment system built in a colony built on the dehumanization of you people you know it be like saying well as a palestinian rapper talking about israel going to make in an israeli record label are they going to get promoted in israel not really you know in the same thing with those here it's hard to break through to the popular american culture as an indigenous artists speaking on these sorts of things so i smile because you know
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the people that follow me get in and i just smile because you know she had it right and they were going to follow him from all over the world because you brought up palestine i just quickly want to bring their voice into this conversation because i know you recently took a trip there we also have palestinian fan on twitter saying i feel like parts of his lyrics can also be applied to the palestinian struggle people as someone who grew up in a country where i always got silence when i talked about what horrors israel put palestinians through and you know she goes on on and. she really says that stood out to her right here she says to know someone with a voice as powerful as this is addressing those same problems in the hardships and maybe trying bridges to her experience is really powerful to her what was that trip like to that trip was life changing it was a year ago i spent eleven days i want a group called dream defenders i was with a delegation of artist and i was very grateful i was the only indigenous person but you know i was aware that their colonialism was happening out there but when i was actually in palestine for eleven days it was very i would say spiritually
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triggering because i saw almost sometimes almost like a line for a line what happened to my ancestors from like open air prison systems our reservations basically to setting the government setting up laws to make our lives a living hell in me because one of these and so you know i'm definitely going to write a song for palestine one day and the thing that just keeps coming to my head was i looked in the eyes of palestine and i saw my own reflection you know i saw the reflection of my people and what we went through and it really shook me to my core in a way i haven't yet found the words to describe but i know it's going to come out in the music. i love what you're saying there and it it explains why you've been called this take a look at my screen here pink wants to bridge is the sound of an indigenous generation rising frank one has been making moves he's built a large and devoted audience that and he's been dubbed the bob marley. for the way that he envisioned its music as a force for love struggle healing and social change so that's one person there but
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i'd like that they're talking about the things that are in your music the love the struggle the healing in the social change i read an interview that you were about twenty one when you started this journey came into music and you did it because you said it was an act of survival so that seems to resonate throughout your lyrics talk to us about that feeling music is your means of survival yeah well you know growing up in the place where i grew up on the rosewood reservation. it was an easy place to grow up it's one of the poorest counties in this country and i was raised by a single mom and you know there are a lot of beautiful things that our culture and you know we're reviving our language and there's a lot of things our home i can't get anywhere else in the world because of colonialism and genocide there's a lot of things that can actually kill me to you know whenever i'm talking about. music as an act of survival it started when i was seven i started playing piano when i was seventeen and i struggled with anxiety depression and suicide for most
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of my life and i think a lot of native people feel the same way even if or not aware of it or don't talk about it and music at a certain point my life was the only thing that made me feel like i wanted to be alive you know so i think my spirit was just trying to trying to keep me alive and trying to keep me going to music was one of those things like you know people ask me why and i say it's like an itch i have to scratch i was born to make music i was born to do this i was born to see what you've just seen me do and my life would be a waste if i weren't fulfilling my purpose you know that kind of goes back to that teaching i said if you know something you do it without being asked and i know i'm born to make music and it took me a while to realize that i can do that because i didn't believe in myself i didn't have the tools i didn't have the resources and it was kind of like just pouring myself into the work out of survival led me to where i'm at and then people started following it before i knew i had a career going and it seems like frank more people are following you henrik on you tube who's watching live said yes i am sold this is great thank you so much but we also have a more substantive comment from meghan thing frank you're an extremely proud lakota
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man have you ever personally struggled with american culture telling you to feel self-hatred or even ashamed of your culture i mean i don't think like explicitly no one's ever told me that but all you've got to do is look at the media and how i like the type of media i grew up with of portraying native people it was things like disney's peter pan and you know it was whenever i saw it on the news it was really only poverty porn you know they would only come in and cherry pick the negative stories and never talk about the history of life things are the way they are on a reservation. and never show the hopeful side it was just become this all native americans are lazy or alcoholic or drug addicts you know we're all the statistics so i think you know looking looking at the way the media has treated my people looking at historically the way this country and americans have treated my people for over five hundred years they've been telling as a show shame about who we are and to be native actually. you know you mentioned. your older generations. and i'll give our viewers a little bit of
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a fun fact trivia for this next album that's coming out he actually had to learn the language and used. to help you along with him right so i'm not fluent so i didn't grow up speaking my language because in my family it kind of went away with my great grandparents when they passed on so i feel like if i learn my language and use my my my path and my art as the vehicle i can maybe hills some of those wounds my great grandma great grandpa i don't i don't know what they took to their grave you know but i know if i can help in any way bring our language back i can i can heal and i really believe that through our indigenous people anybody we have the ability to time travel you can hear past present future so you're going to get a little taste frank is going to play us out what the song in the telling woods called why don't we teach them for our audience who doesn't speak a lot cotes as this is what the song roughly translates to have it on my screen here nation people now we thrive and prosper when your spirit speaks listen
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facebook. dot com thanks for joining us well the trumpet ministration says hundreds of migrant children who were separated from their parents at the us mexico border since may have been reunited with their family while that may raise hope for other children who are in u.s. custody some politicians are now questioning ministrations plans so how's the intensity set up inside a military bases so this year more than. until one thousand migrant children have made the dangerous journey across the mexican border by themselves that's according to u.s. customs and border patrol the pentagon says it's developing plans to temporarily house them in several southern states alan fischer joining us from just outside the white house and before we get into the details allan trump has just spoken out on twitter what do you have to say. well he says that if republicans are trying to put
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together an immigration bill in the house at the moment they should just not bother know we know that there was a plan and it was a fairly conservative plan to reform immigration to come forward an immigration bill on thursday didn't get too much support so they were putting together a compromise bill which initially we thought would be voted on at some point on friday it's now been postponed to next week that was so that they could build some sort of consensus around but donald trump says the just shouldn't bother know that could just pull the rug from under this idea because there may well be too many members of the house who don't want to go up against the president who don't think there's any point he said they should wait till after the midterms the midterm elections where they'll be house and senate seats up for grabs in november he believes that there will be what he calls a red wave which means big wins for republicans and he said at that point then they can get the immigration bill that they want now the problem is he's been blaming democrats for not being able to get immigration through the house he said the need
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to come onboard but what we've seen over the last twenty four forty eight hours is republicans themselves can't agree on what the best way forward is and certainly democrats are mindful are ready to help a president who they believe has created this immigration problem for himself because of his policy on the border of splitting children away from the parents but also dachau remember that the dreamers the deferred action on childhood admissions children who were brought here by their parents when their parents came into the country illegally and have lived here with a lot of benefits and he said that program was simply ending because they always renewed their visas to stay and he ended that program a few months ago so this is all they see as far as democrats are concerned all of donald trump's making and they are not minded to help him out of this whole. well even though trump did sign that executive order alan to end the separation what do we know is happening to the families who have already been separated. well they say
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that they're trying to work through the process of reuniting these families and as you said they think the reunited some five hundred children with their parents but that still leaves an awful lot of people who haven't been reunited so what are the u.s. government doing or donald trump when he's saying that the executive order created a bit of confusion because there are no people in the border who are no longer detaining families who are are detaining families but they're waiting to find out what the courts say and the justice department has been told to go to court in california and challenge what is known as the florida's settlement no you hear a lot about that over the next few days this is essentially court precedent when there was a court case and a judge decided that children could not be detained for more than twenty days and they had to be detained in facilities that went difficult for them went onerous on them when a real problem for them and so no donald trump has got to abide by that so children
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can't be kept with their parents in these facilities for any longer than twenty days he said to the justice department going get that change going get that extended the difficulty is got is it's going to a court in california it's going to a court that already decided that twenty days was sufficient so the chances of the court's giving him that extension are slim and so there is still a lot of confusion about exactly what this executive order will actually produce but here is the thing to remember this never needed an executive order this was a policy that was put in place by the justice department and could have been sorted by making a phone call donald trump signed the executive order to make it look as if it was doing something what it's done is create problems on the border with people who actually have to work through this process ok alan fischer thanks for that update from washington d.c. now a photograph of a four year old girl from honduras crying as her mother was searched by immigration agents along the us mexico border has become
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a defining image of the. trump administration's so-called zero tolerance approach to migration so while immigration officials say this young girl right there there she is her and her mother remain together and in their custody the fear captured in the girl's face has resonated with millions of americans and the publications they read including as you can see the latest edition of time magazine well john moore is the photographer who took that now famous picture of the honduran toddler at the border he's a special correspondent and senior staff reporter with getty images he's joining us from new york to discuss this image and much more thanks very much for your time john morris so you have said that this picture is important but what goes through your mind now when you see that this picture this moment that you captured has really gone viral and become as we're saying it defining moment of what's happened over the past week or so. well for me this image was sad for me to take in the moment and i think it's come to define in some
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ways the zero tolerance policies. i was you know very emotionally impacted at the moment just because i'm a father myself and to see a little child in distress of courses is hard for any parent to see she was there while her mother was searched and then they were taken away together i never knew what happened with them immediately afterwards and and if they're together that sounds very good to me it's a relief and i'm very happy to hear it as it turns out of course they're still in detention and many families remain in detention while their asylum processes are going through the courts we now do know john moore that this is according to ice and the little girl's father in fact who said that she has not been separated from her mother but what's happened as well is that some conservative media over in the
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u.s. has really jumped on this story some even calling this fake news what do you think when you hear that well in the caption of the picture i say that that they were there together while her mother was being searched and that they went off together and that i didn't know what happened to them afterwards we know that in the processing center where they were sent some children many children and their parents were separated if she was not a separate separated from her mother i think that's fantastic it makes me very happy. talk us through the circumstances that led you to taking this picture and what was going on through your mind as you witnessed this. i had been photographing the u.s. border patrol all afternoon and evening while they were pursuing some immigrants through sugarcane fields and detaining people and also while they were taking into custody many families who were coming across as asylum seekers across the rio
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grande river from mexico into texas and so i had been with the border patrol for many hours when the scene developed a group of women and children about twenty were taken into custody after crossing the river and they turned in their personal effects belts jewelry watches backpacks and then one by one they were searched before being transported to a processing center and so i had seen the mother holding her little girl i talked with her very briefly she said she was from honduras and that she and her two year old daughter had been travelling for a month and i continued taking some pictures and when it came the moment when the officer asked her to set down her child she started crying immediately she was on the ground for a little time but it was you know that when you hear the sobs of a child you have to feel. glad that this photograph has engendered awareness of the
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family separations issue and the zero poller an zero tolerance policy specifically and if it's created compassion if it's made people feel then perhaps we can have a more compassionate solutions to to big issues like undocumented immigration all right john moore relieve it there we thank you very much for joining us on al-jazeera and speaking to us thank you. now people are a huge pile of those have been actively taking a rule and sarah hire us is yours to tell us about the conversation that's going on online sarah yeah it is but it's also not just online i mean plenty of people have taken matters into their hands by protesting against the trump's administration's immigration policies and that's being reflected of course online but in new york people were protesting inside and outside a u.s. immigration and custom of enforcements facility and portland in the se of oregon people have been gathering in immigration building there as well now many have set up tents accounts outside the zion coops about fifty tents has
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a kitchen feeding all the people that and there's even nightly entertainment now the demonstrators say they will only need when their demands are met which includes the shutting down of the portland facility and the children separated from their families to be reunited with their loved ones now officials have temporary cozy office over what they're calling security concerns now people have been tweeting that pictures and videos from the camp and gregory is one of those people that has shared that suite he's also people to join him uneasy using using the hash tag occupying ice and he's tweeted a picture of his baby and saying that we won't leave until i start as long as families of being separated our family will also take a stand and in the middle of the night it's a group of guerrilla ots activists they transformed a billboard in california this ad which you will see just there for waste disposal company was changed from we make junk disappear to make kids disappear in a tribute said the quote to ice and they posted the video on social media the
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