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avoid a repeat of financial crises of the past many people who blame i.m.f. a sturdy measures for an economic crisis in two thousand and one and vigils have been held in the u.s. state of missouri for the seventeen people who died in the in the fall thursday in the tourist boat accident nine of the victims were from the same family the amphibious vessel was carrying thirty one passengers when it sank during a storm and waves of plastic and daybreak have washed up on the coast of the dominican republic conservationists say they've already removed sixty tons of rubbish at a beach near the capital santo domingo and those are the headlines here on al-jazeera the news continues after walls of shame next. al jazeera. swear every.
twenty sixteen was the deadliest year on record for migrants and refugees attempting to get into europe. over five thousand people died between libya and italy or turkey and greece. the following film was first broadcast in two thousand and seven well before today's conflicts in the middle east. then many european migrants were using another less publicized route to a better life. this is the southernmost outpost of for chris europe.
to. get it's on mainland africa opposite the straits of gibraltar. mediterranean enclaves say is one of the last vestiges of spanish rule in northern morocco. it's been european for more than five hundred years and madrid insists it will never relinquish control of. the. recent visit by the spanish monarch highlighted the ongoing tension over the status and future of soda. spain has also cordoned it off from playing comparison with another war in another place so your maybe i. see that.
the list. like one of them which is. the crossing between morocco and spain has become a magnet for tens of thousands of workers and migrants legal and illegal. but this is the back door into the prosperous european union and the hope of a better economic future. and within the town of so it is another divide a social division that is religious and economic in the wealthy christian spaniards and their poor a muslim compadre it's off moroccan to send. to
. a town of soda is a geographical anomaly parts of mainland africa but belonging to europe and. even its geographical position it's no wonder that one of the foremost map makers of the ancient world was born here in ten ninety nine. out. of all the great voyages of discovery which led to colonize ation and as in the case of soto the presence of europe in africa. once again economic opportunism is the prime mover but now the migration is in the opposite direction. as those who were formerly colonized head north riven by war wound and oppression. ending up here at the gates of europe. a dollar muna to. infiltrate
a group who are. second center to little problematic. what the migrants find is a double fence. most of it paid for by the european union. four meters high six kilometers long. cable dental got on the set in there and they're so here that the only. effective up there are they not of their own model i mean if you really go. to church what the migrants also find is a holding center or their status as refugees is decided and that typically takes months it's not a frozen but there are straight. lines mark mckay you got to tunisia she do nice who. wants to longest well you
know are. easy. to commute don't city. in mali lose more years because you see it in medicis him off the path to. suit our city to city as we see is if we see for school. b.c. part of why you google to look good or merely. remove the model. of those who arrive often come from far further afield from other continents even. i came here from india kashmir because of economical problems and in india. and. there are people who are allowed into from africa and it takes them only a few minutes every day thousands of moroccans trudged past the deserted guard
posts that separate the spanish enclave from morocco. the bundles of soap clothes and oil they carry home for resale in morocco and not entirely legal traffic. but the spanish authorities turn a blind eye knowing how profitable this trade is to the city. this cross border trade is along with an old relationship built on mistrust and suspicion between spain and morocco over say. it goes back to the collapse of muslim rule in spain at the end of the fifteenth century which for some gives the issue a religious dimension. and
inhabitants cite examples of official neglect contributing to their poverty and despair. this is well hard to say which is muslims live. and those muslims who feel marginalized make no secret of where their allegiances lie. we. want. every friday they pray for the health and prosperity of the king the king of morocco. oh. television was leaving the scene and the. whole world who.
foresaw. new amman was surely. born in a home. with a to see the thoughts of us or may not be buffeted here in europe or not a home. part of the home. the feel heavier medina that only connected to. and the thought pattern in a city here here let's talk for i'll tell you the words you have seen many etc and will see me in a leadin are you at the you know. there was even home. it's a scene of first communion or often played out in mainland spain the priest officiating doesn't see any divisions between same as christians and muslims. no no you have a call about who you're going to get out of your name so we proceed to. the door
sort of thing i will manage it all all the way here and there have been a lot of it i think into only that it some we got of the i live. in door and i could you get more that i'm all that you know this i will add nothing that i have not been to the moment about my say that you know what i feel what happened without the last you know all that is what i mean you know my mind called about you know the fat intake of a low income which i know the money that you know i you want to buy you a low noise but i still favor vessel fame but it will be some of the money that you have put out here that would be better than. the city of souter is spain's footprint on the very northern tip of africa and fast for going to migrants the shortest way into europe. to stop them europe is build a double barbed wire fence it's a modern version of the great wall of china and more recently the wall. while those walls relied on heights and guards to keep outsiders at but
a spanish fans bristles with electronic surveillance gear but the purpose is the same. offense it replaced much lower was too easily breached with the result of the truly desperate souter became a stepping stone into continental europe. or in the words. of my. smart you know i wonder. if my being you know. so over. the. difficult is. those who still charms their luck wait in the surrounding forests but if court they are transported back to their countries of origin by the moroccan north qualities.
now though there are a growing demand for a more constructive approach to bring about a lasting solution to the problem of illegal immigration. to get up in a sort of short time and then even to drop by say for. a few because i don't think i forgot philip i said that he said i go there so i see him but i go ahead what i mean on that i feel that they would like that and that is the stability of the superb your bicycle nothing i gave you that book on. getting on so well you have suffice it. to a level that i do a little bit on with a quality can that be if the if if here. and just. placed on me in there because music a thought i want to let you know how the time you. you know it will done if it up here. at home but i'm usually. one of them.
to see those programs in action when asked across to mainland space on the other side of the mediterranean. this is the bay of cod these. are on the twenty fifth of october two thousand and three local man was shocked by the sight of thirty five male corpses washed ashore close to his home twelve of them were from the same rock but the need. to see. the corpse of young people. here in the fistfight. for four hours for it to was very. heavy experience.
when we found that people we take our cars with our own money and we went tomorrow we were to find their people from him but he made out because benny morale is up plays with our heights right off of a ration and we decided to go there i'm displaying there reeks of illegal immigration advert to shim tame data he took courses back. to get me for the man. who is a schoolteacher decided to take action if found it a charity. sali that he that director to ensure that the little moroccan village of
. does not lose any more of its husbands and some he's constantly encouraging others to join him. easily that you have your town we all are volunteers we're spending our own money we put our cars our own work we don't have. money public money because we've seen that people have to shamed inside when people are chained inside it is able to change their world. and the change that raphael and his charity is aiming to bring about is in the minds of hansal of residents who still view migration as their only salvation paying little attention to the well known rules. even know when. crows. router was very dangerous and that many of their friends and
parents were dead because of that sound of their young people from hans salah who wanted to cross a battery here. but what makes the approach of this charity so innovative is not its idealism but its pragmatism in linking the economic interests of spanish citizens with the well being of those in a remote iraq and village. it costs taxpayers in spain two thousand euros every time that a drowned man is sent back in a coffin so far better to spend that in developing the migrants place of origin and adoption of sorts that others can emulate we wanted to make from their home salah a good place to leave because it is how good the place is. only if. we have started building
a small clinic or classroom for the children. we have started to give in to. grassroots in order to avoid that the little children work in the country because we are there to pick up this birth turned up a little she and remain in the school again because if they are working in the country there is a possibility that if they try to any rate because they don't get enough money to leave but if they are tidy they have a possibility of developing. this imaginative grassroots initiative is it all with the fencing and policing approach favored by the european governments of europe. south as barbed wire barrier may for a time at least stop the flow. but it does nothing to remove. underlying
causes. for a different era in our era something artificial. and at the end it is not go into a stop there people it is not going to stop or even ration it is can control illegal immigration but it is not growing to a stop or even. in order to stop illegal immigration we have to shane our mentality prior to the mentality have to shane too in africa because they in africa they have to understand that they have to work in protecting their all me interested in developing their own economies. what roughly zero zero surges is a radical show. shift in our thinking realize ation the wars. sooner
or later the difference in sofia is going down sooner or later because france fancies a top layer of people. from many years i go up to no people they may break. easy going to happen this time in the future so france is. not to the. east to all crime i was hot because mainframes it's places inside our hog. the film you've just seen was first broadcast almost ten years ago when the number
of migrant deaths from spanish territory had reached its peak. the world's media only started to take notice when the drowned audience of african migrants began washing ashore on the tourist beaches of the spanish canary islands. spain's response was to stiffen its border security but despite all the effort and expense spent on beefing up its buddhas migration is on the rise. migrants hoping to be among the lucky few to reach the other side have often rushed the border fence shown in the c.c.t.v. footage released by the spanish government sometimes the consequence is a tragic. on one occasion and say uta and twenty fourteen at least fourteen african migrants drowned when trying to swim their way from morocco to spain. these pictures show spanish buddha guts firing rubber bullets and smoke canisters
to would survive this as they swim across the border. those who made it alive were deported back to morocco on the other side of the. a spokesperson from the spanish ministry of interior said that shots fired one aimed at the swimmers and claimed their response was proportional. today this is no longer an issue isolated in a faraway spanish and played. the number of people hoping to reach europe has swelled by huge wave of refugees from was in syria iraq and afghanistan. thousands of people attesting europe's buddhas by the sea from libya to its early and from taki to greece and then continuing overland to europe's more affluent countries. these scenes of from hungary as refugees attempt to travel west we are humans where the humanity where the world to see us look everyone here they are
fatherless we don't need anything just a troll it's. not out of the field just good luck on top of the world is going to be a good joke. in response europe is building moves today there are five existing fences across the continent with at least one of the. six either in construction scheduled. but. most of these rules separate e.u. nations from countries outside the union but some fences a planned between member states a move that's against the spirit of the e.u. according to the e.u.'s foreign policy chief europe was built on the idea that walls have to fall down europe was built on the idea of coming together. more
refugees and migrants travelling around the ward within africa within asia than those that are coming to europe this to say we have as europeans to put things in perspective and to realise that it is not only a european phenomenon it is a global move. starting from wars conflicts poverty natural disasters climate change it is the world that is going in that direction people move out of desperation out of hope and we have to learn how to manage this. without a political solution in sight migrants and refugees remain undeterred taking on increasingly dangerous routes into europe. when we where in that border in the same i was standing on one leg and raising my son on the other while in order to get him up from the water because the water was still
here. the world's primary could change producing nations is at the forefront of the war on drugs we're talking about serious organized crime as a country where reaching a critical point while some have made fortunes many others have suffered at the hands of this multi-billion dollar industry both of this business will go on forever it will not change all of the global policies of the who are the winners and losers of this illicit trade snow of the andes on al-jazeera and hundred ported world on. u.s. and british companies have announced the biggest discovery of natural gas in west africa but what to do with these untapped natural resources is already a source of heated debate nothing much has changed they still spend most of their days looking forward to for the dry river beds like this one five years on the syrians still feel battered or even those who managed to escape their country have been truly unable to escape the war. whenever i see something that has happened in
the news my first reaction is to please god don't let this person have been someone that we released on parole gatekeepers of the parole system you're asking us for a second chance right what's important to me is on the other side i have friends in college i go to the other side of this is a man who's a third of a number of times you've been in prison exploring the dark side of the american justice system with joe bellenger on al-jazeera. a remarkable portrait of a remote japanese village in the aftermath of the two thousand and eleven earthquake and tsunami. seventy years later how has the community of meow call been able to move on and rebuild their lives. in japan aftermath of a catastrophe on al-jazeera. a
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