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this is d.w. news live from germany. with a tribute to those persecuted during the nazi era. nazi. eighty years ago in a prelude to the holocaust determines unleashed a night of terror on the country's jews today chancellor merkel warned of resurgent on two sentences and.
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i'm full gale welcome to the program i'm an american gave a speech at the ins largest synagogue today as germany marked the eightieth anniversary of kristallnacht the ninth of november one nine hundred thirty eight so jews across germany austria and parts of czechoslovakia terrorized we begin our coverage by hearing from someone who lived through that night ma good sipa the daughter of a jewish father a known jewish mother a cease today's rising anti semitism through the lens of her personal experience. my father when i was ten years old my father was in boone valid at the time ari he wasn't with us. that's prone to look i knew it all began in the morning but the peace was in the afternoon. this was. clear and there
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was the sound of glass smashing and the whole of berlin was burning it carried on burning till the next morning there were a lot of police standing around while this was happening i believe my parents and ran to the police and ask them to help us but they just grinned they didn't help. me or worse and. i was no longer invited to other children's birthday parties their fathers were all party members but there was one good man in the land who delivered coal and he had a little daughter and i was allowed to play with her i was allowed to go to her birthday party and i'll never forget he stroked my cheek with his sort of thing gets so much cake i almost threw up all. of them of course at the end of world war two we said never again but look at what's
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happening again in the world. not just in germany but also in france holland everywhere. recently i was asked what i want to say to students to young people. i say resist the beginnings and mention pared down which is up here but they know i'm going. crystal that's translates as crystal night and the first so they hear shards of broken glass that littered the streets after mobsters smashed the windows of synagogues and jewish owned stores and buildings is considered to be a prelude to the holocaust with six million jews were murdered germany's leaders mocked the other version by warning against another increase in ninety semitism but november the knife is also the anniversary of two other crucial days in german history. eighty years on the horrors of the past still resound. german chancellor angela merkel attending
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a commemorative service at berlin's largest synagogue. in the arts than the jewish life is flourishing in germany once again that is an unexpected gift after the break with civilization that was the holocaust but at the same time we're seeing a worrying and to semitism that is threatening jewish life in our country and other places in the world what jews thought themselves say this anti semitism is expressed increasingly openly in unbridled hate speech on the internet and in the public sphere in the home. these anti semitic acts are a distressing reminder of events eighty years ago. on the night of the ninth of november nine hundred thirty eight the nazis unleashed a wave of violence against jews. across germany thousands of synagogues jewish
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shops and businesses were looted and torched some one hundred jews were killed twenty six thousand were taken to concentration camps. but november the ninth is also the anniversary of two other fateful days in german history. one hundred years ago in the closing days of world war one the social democrat politician philip shined a man proclaimed a new german republic from a window of the price tag. and in one thousand nine hundred nine pro-democracy protests in east germany led to the fall of the berlin wall and ultimately to the reunification of germany three days that loom large in germany's collective memory but it's our actions today that show whether we have truly understood and learned from their consequences said german president fung five. hundred ms nadia devised in our actions we must prove that we germans have truly learned from the past and surely become more vigilant because of our history we need to take action at any
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time another person's dignity is violated we need to take a stand when our language of hatred spreads its tentacles that we cannot allow a situation where some people claim once again to be the sole voice of the true people and marginalize others. and also. with the far right don't turn it if a germany party in parliament for the first time and extremist voices on the rise across the country these are poignant words. they don't have political correspondent thomas sparrow joins us from outside the lenses central station welcome thomas what is happening in germany capitals right. there are various protests here in the center of the linnean fact the protest that you see right behind me is against. the far right rally which was also organized
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from here from central it was a very controversial rally in the first place in fact some local politicians tried to ban it because they believe that it was not proper to have such a protest today when so many things are being commemorated celebrated in in berlin those events that we saw in our reports and what we seeing right behind here is one of the counter demonstrations there are various counter demonstrations in the city so this is how such a day of remembrance ends in berlin it began with angela merkel with the german president saying those words i was on a report on it ends right here in the streets with protests with counter-demonstrations with people with different views thinking what talking about what they believe is important about those events that we describe today november the ninth of course truly historic and in german terms big german events on the same day the proclamation of the first republic in one nine hundred eighty kristallnacht in one nine hundred thirty eight in the form of berlin wall in one
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thousand eight hundred nine which you think has shaped the country the most. they have shaped germany in very different ways i think you can say which one shaped germany more they were in different periods of german history and as well and they unleashed different eras in germany they are linked also in some cases to very specific values just think about the fall of the burley in the wall so closely linked to the values of democracy and freedom just think of what we spoke about a second ago the program which which in a way foreshadowed the whole of course and it was key to understand germany's sense of historical a responsibility something that is still incredibly important today so i wouldn't say that one of those three events that we're commemorating today is more important than the other i would say that we have to see them understand the most part of a larger process than a process that germany has been trying for a very long time to learn from i knew it were in the period where anti semitism seems speer on the rise over the last ten years the number of under semitic attacks
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remained fairly steady at about fifteen hundred a year according to german interior ministry but now seems to be only up to what do you make of germany ninety seven to them in the year twenty two. while they have been various cases fail that have been widely reported on and that have made german politicians very much aware of what they're describing is that rising anti semitism here in germany and in fact gerges have been trying to react to this rising on these images and one of the concrete examples is for example germany's first anti semitism commission which is whose task precisely with dealing with these kinds of issues were new when it comes to education in schools when it comes to integration all these things are incredibly important here in germany and those are elements that are being widely discussed this issue of rising anti-semitism in the country thomas sparrow in central berlin thank you. and we'll take
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a look at some of the other stories making news around the world the leaders of britain france and belgium have visited wall was world war or. world war one battle grounds and burial sites at the start of a weekend of events marking the said teenie of the armistice british prime minister theresa may say said that the commemorations were a time to reflect on the country's shared history and look ahead to their shared future. presenter said the country's entire column and plunging his nation and deeper into political crisis has particularly admitted it did not have enough votes for install a new prime minister the country is seen in a strategically important to neighboring india and china. or thoughts is in somalia say that islam is suicide bombers have killed at least ten people in the capital mogadishu three separate blasts rocked the area around the police headquarters security forces shot dead four gunman tried to storm
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a nearby hotel should bab insurgent group said it carried out the attacks. but really moving wildfires have forced thousands of people to flee their homes in central in northern california fire chiefs of told all thirteen thousand residents of the town of malibu to leave several people have been found dead in burnt out cars having newsome california's governor elect has declared a state of emergency the fire is expected to continue for the days. in the sleepy town of paradise all hell has broken loose wildfire sweeping through northern california engulf the town forcing its twenty seven thousand residents to flee. authorities estimate that around two thousand buildings were destroyed strong winds whipped up the blaze. extremely hazardous lots of smoke dark devastation active burning all throughout the town to me i lived there for eighteen
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years and it looks like the fire came from. east enders came straight through town all the way to the west while the flames consume the homes residents jammed roads in a desperate bid to escape the inferno spread to rapidly that families had no choice but to take routes already enveloped by fire and houses just gone. long periods of drought have created tinderbox conditions along the fire to spread quickly the situation is unlikely to improve through. the challenge also for us is that we are at the beginning of a significant santa ana wind event that will last a number of days right now we have somewhere between four and five hundred five firefighters on scene many more on request and will be coming in having barely escaped with their lives residents are in for a shock when they return to find that paradise lost. and sports
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will stop a football germany's biggest match of the season takes place on saturday known as dec classic spongers league and they just proceed dortmund against defending champions munich in the league dortmunder undefeated so far this season making them the hottest club right now and giving them the best chance they've had in years to beat by. dortmund has looked like a well oiled machine through the first ten bundesliga matches no losses three draws and a league high thirty goal scored it's perfect timing to welcome the defending champions buy into their own backyard because win lose or draw dortmund will remain table leaders in fact they haven't lost since head coach lucy in five a took over but the coach thinks there's still room to grow. we've made progress in the last three or four months but we still have a lot to learn tactically. we have
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a young team and they need time to develop that's normal when you're nineteen or twenty you're not really mature and cease to be it's not to mention east. historically byron has won the lion's share of the fixtures against dortmund but this season buyers form has been lackluster under their new coach nico kobayashi resulting in the team dropping in the standings but the byron boss remains as calm as can be. i know a lot gets made of this pressure. but believe me i don't feel any pressure. two and a half years ago with frank but i had the relegation play off that was about survival it's that was real precious. existence and. so therefore we're going to enjoy the game against. byron dominated the last three meetings between the two sides however the last time dog man was victorious over byron they
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