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tv   Inside Story 2019 Ep 219  Al Jazeera  August 8, 2019 3:32am-4:01am +03

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believe barker al-jazeera the cows mountains campaigners against human trafficking in britain are accusing the government of failing to protect the victims for more on this let's cross back to felicity in london extreme yes activists say hundreds of exploited workers are ending up in jail when they should be in hospital being treated for physical and mental injuries are heywood has been eating some of the many victims of morton day slavery. can't forget being beaten having both ear drums perforated his tooth broken by the criminals who kept him as a slave little wonder then that is trust in people is shattered leave from vietnam doesn't want us to use his real name or show his face and we've disguised his voice after being trafficked to the u.k. he was forced to work inside an illegal kind of response you know. they beat me they hit me in the face if anything was to go wrong they said they would lose
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100000 pounds the value of the crop in the house and then they'd cut my throat was arrested and then convicted despite telling the authorities he was a victim of trafficking halfway through his custodial sentence he was placed in an immigration detention center the u.k. home office had mistaken him for another vietnamese man they thought they'd already deported that left with a lasting mental health problems border patrol or many times i wanted to commit suicide because i felt depressed and had too much pressure i had nobody to talk to and didn't know what was going to happen to me lead did when his case against the home office but both imprisonment but is lawyer told us that victims are often treated as criminals by the author when they enter the u.k. when they hear their then forced into criminality. and then finally as has happened in this case when you're finally found by a public authority for example the police when you think that you're finally going
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to be saved you are then in fact criminalized and subsequently detained by the home office irrigation that them still. many victims of modern day slavery are hidden in plain sight controlled by those intent on exploitation last year in the u.k. just over $3600.00 suspected victims were identified a recent report by after exploitation found that in 28 team more than 500 suspected victims of trafficking were held in u.k. detention centers and campaigners say that its role as an immigration enforcer often means the u.k. home office doesn't deal correctly with victims of trafficking clearly well a victim of trafficking is detained this is this is horrific and should not be happening there needs to be a clear separation of powers between people identifying the victims of trafficking and immigration authorities levy is still fighting to overturn his conviction but i
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work with says the government is committed to protecting the vulnerable and treating those in detention with dignity and respect and it says decisions about detention and whether somebody is a victim of modern day slavery are made on a case by case basis campaigners say the whole system needs an overhaul to ensure that cases like that of late don't happen again i mean i would al-jazeera in london more than $120.00 refugees and migrants from maine all the rescue vessel in the mediterranean sea for 6 days after boat italy and malta refused to ship and train migrants were picked up off the libyan coast earlier this month by a spanish aid group practive open arms says many of the migrants show signs of having suffered violence in libya egypt has been floating in international waters between malta and the italian island of lampedusa so far no e.u. nation has offered a safe port. and thousands of passengers were left stranded in london after british
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airways was forced to cancel more than $100.00 flights due to an id failure more than $200.00 flights were also delayed at heathrow gatwick and london city airports v.a. says the computer glitch which affected the airline's check in system has now been fixed it is the company's 3rd major computer failure a little more. right say from here in london that's back teaching. for the city thank you all judges and lawyers in hong kong have marched in a silent protest to accuse the government of political persecution dozens dressed in black held a vigil at the department of justice there demanding an independent inquiry into weeks of mass protests lawyers say police have arrested hundreds of protesters but not allege a gang members who attacked them. and the unrest is costing hong kong businesses and threatening the territories reputation for stability to andrew thomas explains . in calling monday's strike protesters in hong kong directly targeting the
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territories economy to make their political points but the protests which started in june have already been having a financial impact. shoppers are staying away. retail revenues in june were down 7 percent year on year figures for july and august are expected to show much bigger drop still. the. business is terrible terrible people have lost the desire to spend tourists who are missing especially those from mainland china. mainlanders like us afraid to run in to protest i won't be rushing back i rather wait until it down tourists losing confidence in hong kong it's one thing but if international credit rating agencies do too that could be disastrous. cantin will escalate. and become uncontrollable then that will have
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significant impact on hong kong ok. hong kong's current credit rating scores a similar to those of the united states there are a lot better than mainland china's because hong kong is seen as economically and legally independent the process could mean a downgrade either because they make hong kong a more difficult place to do business or because evidence of beijing asserting itself would undermine the independence that many consider makes hong kong special a downgrade would mean hong kong's government and any firm listed here pays nor to borrow. hong kong's economy was already sluggish way down by the us china trade war and sky high house prices were beginning to dip property and movable and you can expect from the impact of the political instability so. many people are willing to enter the market in this kind of situation the protests
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could tip hong kong into recession it's too soon to know the full impact of the protests economic data takes a month or more to feed through and who knows whether the chaotic scenes here have reached a climax or going to get worse but what has been lost already is hong kong's reputation for stability that will have a cost even if it's unclear yet how great that cost will be andrew thomas al-jazeera hong kong still ahead on the news hour the sports news in preparation for tennis is next grand slam are not going according to plan for the women's all number one peter will explain in a moment. coming
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on top of the sports news with peter thank you very much following a legal battle esperance have been declared the winners of this year's african champions league that's an indian club controversially awarded the trophy against wee dog casablanca in may's final but the confederation of african football unanimously called for the 2nd leg to be replayed esperance with 2 want to hate against we've gone before the moroccan clubs players stormed off the pitch during the 2nd leg to protest they've v.a.r. malfunction which denied them a possible goal calf's decision was overruled by the court court of arbitration for sport and on wednesday they declared esperance the champions. the chairman of german football has temporarily stepped down amid a racism row in a speech last week clements. made these controversial comments about africa when talking about the environment he since apologized and insists he is against racism
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discrimination and exclusion however while he denies racism. does admit to breaking shockers and he discriminatory laws and has agreed to step down from his role at the club for the next 3 months. rosa restudy column was not among what he said as right wing extremists as not good not at all they should kick him out of mediately all people wherever they're from have a heart and a made out of blood he should not talk such excuse me for having to use such language but it's not good what he said. mile and a system which 12 i guess is pretty important to show also because our finances aren't the best he did a lot for the club and i believe this was a 5 part it wasn't good but i would not have thrown him out. he's doing it often enough in volatiles but i definitely think he should have been kicked out i believe such extremely racist remarks are inexcusable he only distance himself very late
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and did not apologize to do subjective. new evidence strike him or is akin says he feels extra motivation after some of the club's fans raise money for him and he racism banner the 19 year old easily striker who joined from you venters was racially abused from the stands during a city our game in april he says that's not my left italy but welcomes the gesture by his new support. the banner idea is beautiful because racism is horrendous and we have to fight hard against it i'm feeling even more motivated to train 100 percent and give the maximum i can. 18 time major champion rafa nadal is in a 2nd round battle at the rogers cup in montreal against britons daniel evans the british to set points before the world number 2 clawed back to take that 1st set in a tiebreaker rafa leads to love in the 2nd but rain has forced the players from the court now on tuesday australia's tennis bad boy in the kiryas showed some of the
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skills that end in victory in washington last week but he quickly went from champ to another of the big names bowing out in the 1st round as he was beaten in straight sets by britain's edmund. and women's world number one ashley barty went the same way in toronto the french open champion lost in the 2nd round for the unseeded american safina came in in 3 sets it means the australians number one ranking in serious danger manual soccer will return to the number one spot if she can win her 2nd round match. i speaking of osaka she's now ranked 2nd in the forbes list of highest paid female athletes earning $24300000.00 in the last 12 months that makes an only the 3rd sports woman ever to break the $20000000.00 barrier in one year the worth the money she's earned from endorsements went from $1.00 to $16000000.00 expect that to go even higher with the japanese star said to be one of the faces of the 2020 tokyo olympics finally she earned over $8000000.00
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from prize money but serena williams topped the forbes list for the 4th year running. the pakistan cricket board has decided not to renew the contract of almost the entire coaching staff after the team's failure to make the world cup semifinals head coach mickey authors contract was due to expire in a week and he reportedly asked for a 2 year extension but in a unanimous decision its contract along with the batting and bowling coaches and fitness trainer were not extended or pakistan to show to a place for a lengthy in the next test series in october and the sri lankan security delegation is in karate assessing safety sri lanka have not played a test in pakistan since their team bus was attacked by gunman 10 years ago a number of players were injured and 6 policemen and 2 civilians were killed in that attack. hundreds of turned out in colombia for the homecoming of the tour de france champion bad know who became the 1st colombian ever to win the tour de
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france last month colombia's president even was among those out the ceremony in the small city of c. but. that's where we're leaving from oh i'll be back again later with more sport to ring ok peter thank you for that update thanks for watching the news hour on al-jazeera we hand you over to our teams in london felicity barr will be with you in just a moment with more news coming your way thanks for watching but. america is divided like never before each side is so convinced that they are absolutely correct that the other side is dangerous heaven has
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a wall and strict immigration policy elbow smart people in power investigates the partisan politics eroding civil norms vital to american democracy are you concerned that the political divisions today could lead to violence or it will this strange death of american civility part 2 on al-jazeera the latest news as it breaks. up. with details coverage no one is willing to return home to me on my own without sort of the ship papers and the security guarantees from around the world the challenges facing the new prime minister. negotiate a new bricks that feel in 90 days a deal the e.u. says cannot be renegotiated. in a country with high youth unemployment one organization helps turn school children into entrepreneurs or gondolas what i mean by their wide fundraising empowering
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them to reclaim their futures we teach them how to operate this story in my shoes how to make the best face and build new or prosperous communities some of them invest the money into other businesses school for life uganda part of the rebel education series on al-jazeera. new yorkers are very receptive to al-jazeera because it is such an international city they are very interested in that global perspective that al-jazeera provides. pakistan expels india's ambassador and suspends bilateral trade over the crisis in the kashmir valley. follow their own felicity barger watching al-jazeera live from london coming up.
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gun battles break out between separatist fighters and pro-government forces of the yemeni city of ada. donald trump visits 2 cities which suffered mass shootings at the weekends to protest to say he's not welcome. and millions of people on the brink of starvation in zimbabwe as the president declares a national emergency. we begin with the crisis in the kashmir valley which has been placed in lockdown for a 3rd straight day off to india strip the region of special rights the indian government's decision has outraged pakistan which is expelled india's ambassador and suspended bilateral trade the 2 countries of battled over kashmir since independence leaving the territory divided by
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a ceasefire line print gupta reports from new delhi. street are a ghost town troops on every corner barricades everywhere in the largest city in the indian and listed kashmir india's government says recent troop force months are to ensure security add to maintain order as kashmiris see the effects of the significant changes to their autonomy and statehood. they didn't tell us anything and we walked article 370 all the phone lines are down the trains are not working we haven't seen anything like this in kashmir in our lives. migrant workers who hope to find employment here happen stranded for days. internet is down we can't access cash machines no one is listening to our plight no one cares about us liberals. in new delhi this problem filmmaker is worried about his elderly
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parents and she dug or he questions the timing of the government's decision to revoke the state's autonomy and divide it into 2 federally administered territories the one thing about the timing of this decision is very seems awfully time. and so then one is forced to wonder as to why this would have happened and crudely yes the story has pushed the impending economic crisis off the front pages for this week and who knows until the next round of elections legal challenges are already being planned * the 1st public interested again against the government position has been filed and they are more expected some constitutional experts say that there are some legal loopholes that the judges may consider the process is a certain amount of scut constitutional scholar. which i
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expect. the supreme court or any other constitutional court will look at very closely constitutions do not work on the limb of a few people alone no matter how high the in the constitutional structure india's government led by the party the party of the hindu nationalists the special status was discriminatory and with the change of status to be open divestment and jobs for now the shops in st our girls are closed and no one knows for how long. al-jazeera delhi. or the response to india's sweeping changes in kashmir has been divided opponents have reacted with disbelief many others have been rejoicing saying it's necessary for economic development because mary hindus who fled jaring unrest around 30 years ago hope they can now return home post-meal
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has more for a job there. this is one of the many displacement camps for hundreds of thousands of hindus who fled religious violence in the valley back in 1909 and the early 1990 s. many of them ended up here in germany which is the hindu majority area of india administered kashmir and as you can see the camp has become a lot more permanent over the years as hopes of returning home have slowly faded but now that the indian government has revoked the autonomy for the region and has passed legislation to split the region into 2 federally run territories hopes here have been rekindled that some of these people or their descendants may be able to return to their homes in the neighboring valley many people here were against autonomy they say that they believe that kept out development and investment and now there's economic potential for them and everyone else but the issues of india to mr kashmir won't be resolved by the simple stroke of
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a pen to shut down remains in the valley and even here in public assemblies have been banned as a measure to control rioting as well many hindus are questioning the realities of going back to their homes who will guarantee their lives and livelihoods who will ensure their safety and will be welcomed by their muslim neighbors given the tensions that still remain here in the region pakistan's prime minister has held a meeting with his national security can i see some of the task. in pakistan administered kashmir. after long deliberations pakistan's national security committee has come out with recommendations that the government will be following up that include a downgrading by the ballot relations and diplomatic relations with india pakistan will not be sending its ambassador to india and ask the indian ambassador to leave the country it also includes cutting off all sorts of create verse about $2000000000.00 a year and although these measures are seen as some bullets many analysts have seen
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except as seen this with a sigh of relief that pakistan has not escalated the situation as government ministers in the last few days were saying that pakistan also reserves the right and all options are on the table including war and bugs i reserve the right to send more reinforcements to the line of control the language divides the 2 sides there's been a heated parliamentary sessions in the last 48 hours where we heard fiery speeches from both sides of the aisle the government ministers defending their position on the prime minister saying that he cannot go to war and will be using all avenues available to him including the united nations security council and will be taking the matter to all of his allies as well the opposition saying that the government should have responded earlier to richard responded with much more force than this is a diplomatic tale here on pakistan side that it was caught unaware of india's move there was also criticism on the imran khan government by these politicians saying that the man can came back to the country saying that the united states and the
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trumpet ministration will play the role of a mediator while india has rejected it and pakistan has not even been able to resurrect what the frump in ministration has promised us this is coming on the bag drop of all of that all of that is happening in the indian side of kashmir we've been speaking to families who've been telling us that they are desperate for news about their loved ones people have been hearing rumors that many people have been killed in the indian administered kashmir by security forces but the internet and phone blockade continues and people are saying that they fear that the worst is yet to come. the u.n. says it's alarmed by the escalation of violence in the yemeni city of 8. at least one person was killed and 2 others seriously injured during clashes between government forces and. separatists the fighting happened near the presidential
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palace there have been reports of saudi fighter jets in the skies above the port city shops had been closed for the day because of fears there would be clashes during the funeral of a high ranking commander. i know i was then. they attacked us we are peaceful and they are firing bullets the traitors mysteries and 5th column while we were holding the funeral of the roic martyrs may they rest in peace. and i was there as mohammed ali has this update from sanaa. this iteration in the coastal city of aden is kylix specially following the whole of his attack on the parade for the security support and training camp of great cause there such events have followed many campaigns of arrests against those who are from the north in areas of the country today the 1st confrontation started when the
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funeral procession of the commander of a 1000000000 mama holds the commander of the security and support. forces which is backed by the united arab emirates the 1st confrontation started as the funeral procession moved from the presidential palace the confrontation taking have taken place between the forces of the internationally recognized government of hardy and the security forces who are loyal to this killed commander. there are reports that they have already critique and control of the 1st gates of the presidential palace members of the had his government been reportedly fled the area . many spare experts believe that the situation is going ahead to words separation off aden from the united yemen this and indication of the deporting
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people from the north specially that they have left they have left there in aden for a long decades at the are businessmen and also people who are. deeply eroded with the society of aden they have been all the also expelled from the city there are reports about thousands of people that have been deported so we as expected are split that the situation is going to head for for the separation of the south especially starting from aden. which is going to head to the separation of the south home for the north unless the united nations is about to take serious control many observers hope they will do something about it. at least 14 people have been killed and almost 150 injured in a suicide bombing near a police building in the afghan capital kabul the asika detonated his truck at a security checkpoint outside the complex setting off a huge explosion the taliban were quick to claim responsibility for the attack with
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half of the victims civilians pusher rico supreme court has overturned the swearing in of new governor luis c.e. saying it was unconstitutional the unanimous ruling said louis c. must now step aside because the way for justice secretary wanda quest to take over the court's decision which cannot be appealed is expected to spark widespread processes many push to reconsider opposed to fast ques becoming. allowed as there is gabriel elizondo joins us live now from the capital san juan so p.l.o. east is being told he has to go gay what happens now well we expect that within the next 2 hours here local time in san juan pierre louis c. will issue his regulation resignation and step down as expected immediately following that as you mentioned want to vasquez the justice minister will take over .


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