Skip to main content

tv   The Widows Sanctuary  Al Jazeera  October 3, 2018 3:00pm-3:59pm +03

3:00 pm
gone. a lot and has. the top stories on al-jazeera turkish government officials say a prominent saudi journalist and critic is still inside the saudi consulate in istanbul earlier the washington post had said it wasn't sure if contributed to mount showed he was being detained or questioned it said he was last seen entering the consulate to pick up paperwork shelties commentaries and criticism of crown prince mohammed bin said men have been published by several western newspapers because solo joins us live for more from stamboul so soon and what more do we know . well house him her i am right in front of
3:01 pm
saudi consulate in istanbul yesterday to marco she actually entered inside this consulate to get our paperwork actually he was planning to get married with a turkish girl turkish woman and he had to get a paper from his national country is to have the office will operate sions here to get married with the turkish lady and after he entered inside the building he didn't get out this is what we know and according to turkish office all sources we know that jamal khashoggi is still inside turkey he hasn't been brought to any other kountry he hasn't left turkey however i have been speaking to speaking to his fiance of course she's terrified she is very very she doesn't know what what's happening to him and she told me that last week to my question she came here to talk about these or fishel paperwork before his marriage and he was very well kept from the saudi officials in the in the consulate building but today she told me
3:02 pm
that the fiance told me that they had a question mark they were a little bit worried what's going to happen and for now everybody is waiting in front of her the consulate building including damascus shifters journalists france and turkish air out media platform all right thanks very much in stamboul. u.k. prime minister theresa may says britain is not afraid to leave without a deal if it has to for the european union at the conservative party's annual conference may defended her plan for britain's exit from the bloc in six months time she said the u.k. will be a champion for free trade across the world after breaks no one wants a good deal more than me but that has never meant getting the deal at any cost britain isn't afraid to leave with no deal if we house too. leaving without introducing tariffs and costly checks at the border would be
3:03 pm
a bad outcome for the u.k. and the e.u. it would be tough at first but the resilience and ingenuity of the british people would see us through there's been a ruling from the un's top court that the u.s. should lift its sanctions on humanitarian goods to iran the decision by the international court of justice in the netherlands is a victory for iran which had pursued the case the us is penalizing companies trading with iran after it re imposed sanctions earlier this year the united states says the i.c.j. has no jurisdiction in the matter it would do from the twenty fifteen iran nuclear deal this year indonesia is appealing for body bags as more remains are found on the island of slow easy aid supplies are starting to trickle out more than four days after the earthquake and tsunami you fishel death toll now stands at one thousand four hundred seven soldiers have been placed a petrol stations and supermarkets to prevent looting shia politician aid.
3:04 pm
has been picked up has been picked as iraq's prime minister he was chosen by the newly elected president kurdish politician but hum sorry it's hoped this will end the political deadlock after disputed elections in may a president trump has mocked the testimony of the woman accusing the u.s. supreme court nominee brett kavanaugh of sexual assault how did you get home i don't remember how did you get there i don't remember where is the place i don't remember how many years ago once i was trump ran through a list of what he described as holes in christie and blair as the fords testimony she testified to a senate committee last week cavanagh has denied the incident but the f.b.i. has been given a week to make further inquiries those are the headlines in a world is next.
3:05 pm
i am. well. this is the lebanese city of tripoli. it's in the north of lebanon only forty kilometers
3:06 pm
from the border with syria. quite different from the capital beirut it has really old buildings and it's neighborhoods markets and old to move to alleys. it boasts more than one hundred sixty landmarks castles mosques schools hons which means an old guesthouse how mums which are baths markets and water springs as well as beautiful walled engravings. croon. crooners. ornish here for thirty.
3:07 pm
that. not many people living in tripoli know that this con known as the hunka is there in the heart of their city. it dates back several centuries to the period of ottoman rule when it was donated to the community as a refuge for women who had lost their husbands. a mother of three is the youngest woman living in the hunka she couldn't find anywhere to live after she was divorced so she came to live in the hunger while she tried to find a job. on
3:08 pm
less subtle when national of color are not on her. i don't know how long. well i don't remember i want the word. change. the word hunka comes from a persian word. meaning somewhere for long term guests like religious teachers needing somewhere to study. shouldn't be confused with a place for the mentally ill as it was once used in some arab countries like egypt . the word has changed over the years and is now pronounced as hunka or han. the place was actually built over seven hundred years
3:09 pm
ago when the mom looks ruled the region and was later designated for the exclusive use of widows. as a charity it's run by government ministry but has fallen into a very poor state of repair i never signed up. it was as if. somebody. on comes a sauce on time and not about. beauty but i'm going to. want to comment on that that doesn't mean it also has a bad coffee and to have a new comment on the see want to see. how many other day if you were. better at it and along with about something that i did everything by mathematical konkan is i don't know that but it.
3:10 pm
is the oldest resident in the hunka aged eighty and has been living here for over twenty years. word has it when she was a young woman she was quite beautiful. she still has a great memory especially for old songs which is more than happy to sing for the other residents. but if you ask her about her own life story she says is when i can go in. she flew on. for him and the other women living here a sense of isolation and loneliness have become a part of daily life. her
3:11 pm
. birth. her. family. the women and the hunka have thrown themselves in charity the place is barely fit for human habitation. a shot of her for move on the fear. mossad that number. is one of those i like blood to do not some of the old model but. when almost one third of.
3:12 pm
a man did the. it's a new day in the neighborhood of the hunk of shops stolz and cafes are opening up.
3:13 pm
the greengrocer has plenty of gun deal yet to sell a favorite food for people in tripoli in the spring. but the. other was that the middle of the. the history of tripoli it goes back three thousand five hundred years. it was
3:14 pm
established by the phoenicians but then occupied by a series of invaders from the romans to the byzantines from arab muslims to the crusading franks followed by the man looks in the fourteenth century and the ultimate in the sixteenth hundreds. after the first world war came the french occupation of greater syria before lebanon was founded as a separate country in one thousand twenty. has been out into the market and bought basic items for herself and the other hunka women. to qualify to live within these walls a woman must first be a widow and then crucially have absolutely no means of supporting herself
3:15 pm
financially. the previous occupant of this room had died so it became available to him ali there are three women of that name here but this is all my lead gets to work cleaning the gun delia from the market. this is. known especially for her kindness but her health is poor and she's had surgery in the past. we up the horn
3:16 pm
while we see what we have and more of it up i'm under no the burden of a new born. oh my son will be number. one in an on thing that. we love that the underling more thought know nothing about the fellow about the mile island. when this mile is husband died she worked as a cleaner at this law make education center. fifteen years ago she moved into the hunka with her youngest daughter and three grandchildren.
3:17 pm
in tripoli mameluke and autumn in architecture sit side by side. the hundred guys an ancient mummy look building next door is the hanging mosque built during the ottoman period.
3:18 pm
the mosque has two gates one leading to the hunka the other to a bridge on which the mosque was built which is why it's called the hanging mosque . mother moved to the hunk of when her husband died during the lebanese civil war. although three. fell out of the. game on a given one of the pain and the fact that her kindness and if. that's inventive in
3:19 pm
a new one in there. about a forbidden love. i will see what can name and. i like it are different from different then me with a bit of. the second demo well that. is the newest hunker resident and. a very bad day. and we should. be the better of a lot of normal. i'll pull you out of the mentor to me
3:20 pm
but i'm not a rude or. rude man. that i'm given that and have a bit of it. but. the hunk of became a charitable institution through a process called walk in islam this is when a property is donated by its original owner to the community in perpetuity. that's why its upkeep is the responsibility of the under the endowments ministry the building and the windows are his responsibility and i want to call you for the magic of. the lord our.
3:21 pm
moved into the hunka when he was a child although he then left the places special for him as he met his wife here. and there and there were to live for for a year. i mean what of. the woman. molly meldrum earthy. that.
3:22 pm
we are on. there for about. an hour in the. sense that the story about the men that there's a. lot of bait don't.
3:23 pm
feel. any work. or morn. but. i. so they got it was exactly what. i thought but. i don't want to know that it doesn't have it then just
3:24 pm
did i did it at the bottom set it up on the summit level with some about that to look at delhi but will it be a little odd that i didn't know what the head of this is just a lot of the city. yeah . yeah yeah. yeah. oh yeah oh yeah. yeah yeah yeah yeah. yeah some of the widows are in tiny amounts of money peeling and cleaning vegetables for other people. but the widows living and the hunka by definition have no real source of income and
3:25 pm
so rely entirely on charity and just hope that individuals and organizations will give enough for them to live on. just. it for. the surrounding neighborhood also adds to their sense of insecurity. the boys hanging around the area make some of the women uncomfortable. with that not all made. well.
3:26 pm
you could. let me your head. the widows get regular donations of the basics to live on meat spices bread and yogurt donated by charities. growing up fatherless son in law. managed to get involved in sport and this has given him both stability and ambition.
3:27 pm
semi it has played for two football clubs one in beirut in the lebanese premier league and another in tripoli in the second division and then he didn't. panic do you see a few years for him to have. any. this rub. let me because i'm a. and then managed to miss. some things you'd like the money delisting here. is a matter of an awesome. darbyville of men might. be
3:28 pm
needed that is you all are a mystery and suddenly thing you've. honed. the rick feel the. things have worked out relatively well for sammy it despite his early life and the refuge but there's a question mark over whether on the female residents of the hunka genuinely qualify for its charitable support. one suffer prison wealthiest country held together with an iron grip libya is now torn up talks everybody wants to have his share of authority and all the money they can not be gored centrally just from one city like to put in the big picture that dissects the roots of the conflict and asks is to blame in the last for libya the only job
3:29 pm
a portrait of the used to be called mission number. coming soon on al jazeera. this powerful social network is sculpting a global cyber society and regulation is playing catch up but as scandals begin to unfold they will witness is that we should not be in this position. they want as much extreme content as they can get on the cover to gauge how ethics weigh against profits and how the rules are being written. inside facebook on al-jazeera. when people need to be heard. about this being or a few jomo soldier's life it's not a normal life sure and the story needs to be told we do stories that are in fact false or so i testify in the court of law to make sure that the bad guys at the high impact al-jazeera has teams on the ground to bring new documentaries and live
3:30 pm
news on air and online. alarm has a seeker in the headlines on al-jazeera u.k. prime minister to resign may says britain is not afraid to leave without a deal if it has to but the conservative party's annual conference may defended her plan for the united kingdom to leave the european union in six months time she said the u.k. will be a champion for free trade across the world after briggs it. no one wants a good deal more than me but that has never meant getting the deal at any cost britain isn't afraid to leave with no deal if we have to leaving without city
3:31 pm
will introducing terrorists and costly checks at the border would be a bad outcome for the u.k. and the e.u. it would be tough at first but the resilience and ingenuity of the british people would see us through turkish government officials say a prominent saudi journalist and critic is still inside the saudi consulate in istanbul the washington post had said it wasn't sure if contributor. was being detained or question it was last seen entering the consulate to pick up paperwork she was commentaries and criticism of crown prince mohammed bin men have been published by several western newspapers has been a ruling from the un's top court that the u.s. should lift its sanctions on humanitarian goods to iran the decision by the international court of justice in the netherlands is a victory for iran which had pursued the case the us is penalizing companies trading with iran after it re imposed sanctions earlier this year the united states
3:32 pm
says the i.c.j. has no jurisdiction in the matter it would drew from the twenty fifteen iran nuclear deal this year all the other signatories are sticking with the terms of the agreement. indonesia is appealing for body bags as more remains are found on the island of slow easy aid supplies are starting to trickle out more than four days after the earthquake and tsunami your fishel death toll now stands at one thousand four hundred seven soldiers have been placed at petrol stations and supermarkets to prevent looting shop politician i believe i'm going to be has been picked as iraq's prime minister he was chosen by the newly elected president kurdish politician but himself it's hope this will end the political deadlock after disputed elections in may those are the headlines as you know world is next.
3:33 pm
this century's old building in the heart of the historic order of the lebanese city of tripoli has been a sanctuary for widows unable to support themselves since ultimately times. two and the other widows living here rely on charitable donations of the basics to live on. thirty son makes a deliveries and then she is responsible for the distribution of everyone's share. each widow gets an allocation according to the size of the family are living in one tiny room. some families have grown up at the hunker like oh my daughter. her
3:34 pm
brother's wife layla. and they have be are the daughter of another widow a mom and. none of them have anywhere else to live. under are going to demonstrate a bizarre thought of being. different than with. one of the new female hosts of the story let alone. the assumed great unknown deity and young at this not bad about them but the but they are a little bit of the one of the. must leave you. alone the fluxes of the heaven is up but they're the best the last bus the bus already back in fianna to cap the two i left you and the safe a hell of a day and here to tell you if all. the see any kind of a beat and a half hour lead what an abridgment it with
3:35 pm
a louis malecki many asvab at the land one about sick as are some women as out of breath a little up my feeney some and no man i see in or a color number one have it better not that i've lost mandy miska is a clearly in that it could not go. along. i don't understand that hunk allison is a mustache assuming he must not live in harmony up there up to them even some of them be ok any guy who didn't even know honky. little
3:36 pm
honky. had just given out a. long live only in. my stand up bad guy seen him and didn't like understand at. all what i love is and i made one last shot him eleven hard and then when. i was telling the other nasa how many are out there my luck would have died too i like that whole. thing high jacked up. one hundred one legacy went in. with the hard disk dignified and kind he was the. yeah then i was smacked in the lead to bad. i'll tell my family i'm going to give. so i looked hungrily i mean mr howard well am a family man let's see i have a dull bit of
3:37 pm
a lot. less than i'm going i am almost like that better better better than bethany . what. with her husband now in jail for drug dealing. no goes to the hunk of every day to share in her mother charity supplies memo and you know we're going to be out on our own in a walk it now all the while knowing all too well your i'll wait game how people. will react to. and i'll be as safe that's the t.v. reality and i and i love. it when you're there because you.
3:38 pm
would. use it as mother miley is now too old to carry on working as a cleaner she relies entirely on charitable donations including money to buy medication. today meat and vegetables arrived and she went to visit her grandchildren. she cooked and invited her other daughter faiza and her son in law sammy is the footballer to lunch. with. me.
3:39 pm
now in the office. sure i just writing this right is right very very very they walk away this way and i'll get my all. on michael and look to what i did the same with. if you know you know what did. i do.
3:40 pm
because the hunger was donated to the community under the islamic practice of walk it's administered by the ministry of and. that means that she doesn't simply have to look after the widows and the crumbling old stone structure he's responsible to the ministry for deciding and monitoring exactly who has and doesn't have the right to live here. what are you in them because they can come to them because. broad was the for her in the. first part leaving the set out on a lead larry is the more you learn while larry is exactly how done yesterday for ali you know what i said at the you know my left arm and i model the rock from. the sun obviously had that in my neck from the one man he and i were are not global
3:41 pm
. and my stomach was in there and him who i found mean women and men who were from a woman who were women and i want to. let the user that nice little circle with them and this can feel. welcome aboard with the zulu i didn't know that. shit and as you have a tahoe to bend it isn't fear or knowledge and. fiercely learned and what did it. feel or the. corner. where the shadows but these were the. men and i learned finesse over them the second was not a sort of high let me set yet i'm the sheriff there is you know if i was right he did not mean what the wolf of. that mean secondly had. allegedly led them to come up with the band was those what at the lower limb all on one number stuckey of the
3:42 pm
and only view and the she a lot of middle a lot and then on the other still bill and it is what are the lot about to lead the learned alot on but are still to knowing human history is in progress that we do is can only wait and worry about the outcome. the fear is more than anything and hope to benefit from the charitable giving that's an integral part of ramadan. you need because people don't give you stuff you don't know we had that was a pro he was telling me of us. how tell us. a song. go oh yeah you have to move good and i like. go on with a loan a month later would be undernourished you're. very sure about that a lot number one the sums up. my bit alone i would be cured right now the glory
3:43 pm
canada day return to our allies are on all of the other are the enemy which i had no luck and love them i love me a little bit but you. know how. you are like i never really been i obviously know no man love you nor do you know the fear no man that is proctor all day long but still under birthmothers a hold those of. color some of. the only.
3:44 pm
i'm. an inch and. the red cross is called to attend to him who needs urgent medical treatments. i'm going to. have that picture perfect around the hospital tomorrow but none. of us. remember that actually it was down. to the fact that everybody got three of us going to the first match don't ask. to see where the somebody should be so little. was. ok.
3:45 pm
oh ok the the back to the very thing i will oh oh ok. the only thing well the the old. the just. now was on the roof of another building lives on molly's son. he lives in one room plus the roof terrace. this evening he's hosting a celebration to mark the birth of a daughter to his sister faiza and her husband sammy it. lamb is on the menu. but how about you fuck with. the host
3:46 pm
of the. oh i'm going. to be over but really that you know if. but only ever say hello. back to live in the wood but what about. the. by nightfall their guests have arrived the extended family and friends of summit and phase are gathered to celebrate the birth of their new baby.
3:47 pm
and. no. no no. no no no. no .
3:48 pm
i don't doubt about. it. but she.
3:49 pm
won my mind on. monday and. by. the way did a good. job. where did. that. and. judy i'm not blaming as my don't mean i. don't mean i don't mean. in the home so i have a base. that i live in the weather has to in the. last study and most of the good
3:50 pm
that i found and the one on the side of my family is that going to bed to me but less of it than me. and i thought of a best. and the grim one look. in the work how do. i know most of you. i mean. how do i give me a bad memory with the brain i'm elaine a bit unsure with one arm. thank. you very much. can you understand. why. you. the women are neighbors and all care about each other but living in such a confined space day after day can lead to domestic tension.
3:51 pm
but it's normally short lived and they make up quite quickly it's a tight knit community. and. while i thought one of. them that would have. been the better moment. i'm the one with the story that i could that i live on and i would have found them the first time but i'm going to give them a moment i mean easy. when i come out and i'll come clean up all of that
3:52 pm
have been having a play about the weapon and i was at work i live in the. community coffee that i would kill for that one had a friend that he was a couple of the rights to that you know from i use the variable i wouldn't use a christmas beanie. have it on me when you're one of the young more than a. lot of the endowments ministry has identified women and children who don't qualify to live at the hunka. or you've done. them with them at any time in his year that more people. and that i'm a long shot but. more so than the one inside the home and if that means. we've done. a lot of work on the. why. are we. we have. but jeff you're us decides to defer any of vixens
3:53 pm
until after ramadan. the widows start to receive cash donations during the holy month so in fact the endelman brahim go shopping on behalf of all the hunger residents. but three months after the end of ramadan the hunt in strangely quiet. the rooms were a mile. and a mom and once lived are locked and empty. the ministry identified that there were in fact only two women genuinely qualified under the rules of the hunger
3:54 pm
to live there. and on my list six getty have genuinely nowhere else to live and no family able to support them. i have to have. some article i. hunger a lot of it i mean in late twenty sixteen the down ministry decided to renovate the hunka to restore the building and make it a fit place for homeless and dispossessed widows to live. more of the good of all of them had the amish in the in their own way is on the then i'm. coming from the law but i. only inferred and on my list again remained at the hunka at that
3:55 pm
time. and i had three jobs and now i only have one but i'm still providing for my family . the first time i was admitted to hospital i didn't show any signs of m.s. . and all that but at about my opinion when i have become very positive and stop thinking about the negative sides of families just get on al-jazeera well he is from the us living with amps in egypt.
3:56 pm
by the springtime flowers of a mountain lake. to the first snowfall on a winter's day. and i were well into spring storm season now for the countries of south america particularly your garbage seen some nasty ones the last couple weeks but been free for a few days i think we might find that this line to redevelop some brings out threat back again and a lot of obviously moves were exists from the south of brazil up through bolivia and following the andes line up towards ecuador but it's this pause no from off and sundry useful right now for southern brazil still to come down over the continent something else to watch is this clump of thunderstorms that's just south of jamaica next drifting slowly north was its influence that covers jamaica and haiti haven't seen much rain yet the potential for big showers exists there also exist down in
3:57 pm
continental south america in for example the north of columbia or even venezuela now the next couple days once it develop into circulation but it is there as a massive big thunderstorms and certainly worth watching if you think you're going to jamaica. in the u.s. the biggest thing probably is what's happening just over the border going to potential for some big showers in the midwest is still rain down in arizona but that's on his way out however temperature wise we have just a by near freezing in places like alberta and east was has been snowing. there with sponsored by cats and mace.
3:58 pm
lieut.

118 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on