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this is deja news live from berlin skirmishes in hong kong as protesters take to the streets for an 11th straight we can't believe some pro-democracy demonstrators where up for another confrontation i made growing phase of this crackdown across town supporters of the beijing backed government to stage their own counter demonstration also coming up. easy rider legend peter fonda dies age 79 born into hollywood royalty the actor and producer will be remembered as an icon of the counterculture. plus the bundesliga kicks off and in the very 1st match of the
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new season the defending champions by munich held to a shock troll i heard about it. i'm a decorator is welcome to the program hong kong is being rocked by another weekend of pro-democracy demonstrations fears of an imminent crackdown by chinese authorities as stoking tensions night has now fallen and police have begun deploying on the streets and chasing down protesters chinese state media have been condemning the protesters actions as the beginning of terrorism meanwhile thousands of beijing pro beijing supporters have gathered at a rally on the other side of the city they calling for an end to the violent protests which broke out over the last 3 months. data charlotte shell some still joins us now from hong kong china what's the situation where you are right now.
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2nd right now i'm outside police station where earlier on tonight a small group of protesters gathered this is something that we've seen night up tonight as part of this protest movement protesters gathering outside police stations demanding the release of fellow activists who've been arrested over the past few weeks now riot police moved in fairly quickly and did dispersed those protests as we saw them running through the streets very close to where i'm standing right now sending those protesters being some of them know gathered on top of some of the balcony overlooking the main street is some of the main thoroughfares through this area and our cameraman did catch footage of some protesters throwing handing objects at police vehicles down below we sue one image in particular a big bin being thrown on to a police car now police responded very quickly to that and sent those protesters
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running but it did not like there was going to be an escalation in tensions tonight's protesters they do seem to have largely disperse as it stands it looks like they're gearing up for a big demonstration that is due to take place tomorrow today trying to save the energy ahead of hundreds of thousands of people that are expected back on the street. now and that was several of the proof marches there today handed down fold . that one there were 2 in particular the brand concurrently to one another one was a pro-democracy protests thousands of people gathered for that and across the city there was this prayer beijing protest over my eyes of that say up to half a 1000000 people to ponce not protests now figures that we've seen from police for example in and other estimates of the scene from from jenna's who that say it was
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felt felt fell far short of that but. those protesters were waving chinese flags they were calling for of return to calm on the streets of hong kong and it really is just another reminder of the polarization of opinions among people here on the streets of hong kong still now beijing has labeled in recent days some of these pro-democracy protesters as a kid into place to terrorists not because of some of this violence that we've seen over the last week now we spoken to a number of protesters who say this weekend they came to try and keep things as peaceful as possible avoid more violence which they say could undermine their protest movement we spoke to a couple of them who are trying out in different measures to protest the pro-democracy as the instead of taking to the streets take a look. it's a startling visual reminder of the power of paper and pen. this clashes this week
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left many concerns that message was being eclipsed by violence but step away from the protest front lines of the scale of peaceful to send becomes clear. this train station now an ever growing testimony to the resilience of activists and the people power that fuels them. when you walk through this tunnel the sheer number of messages papering these moves is really overwhelming no to all to note these protesters to carry on what the protest movement now needs to work out is how to maintain the momentum and this level of support over the coming weeks. just 15 years old this young activist is choosing posts at nights and priestesses as her new weapon of protest. once on the front lines of the demonstrations herself she now spends up to 8 hours a day here holding her own private vigil promoting her pro-democracy message i would like to do the thing there i think it is right i think it is fair in
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portraying this trying to just let the government know what we hired for it and. to tell you we will never get. across the city a very different kind of protest calls have been put out for people to withdraw all their money from bank accounts a peaceful but perhaps ambitious plan designed to put pressure on authorities to meet their demands called people have to try many different grades choose try to foster home can government to withdraw the a tradition we just want to try after me i have 3 possible mean to stop the b. . i massive street protests like this also planned over the coming days and weeks some may end in clashes but this movement has been defined by its inventiveness the protest as ability to evolve the strategy to maintain momentum and public support.
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and alongside the demonstrations there will be days who keep finding new ways. making their voices heard. now tomorrow is rally is being billed as one that remains peaceful and rational whether or not that unfolds as feelings begin to run high on the streets remains to be seen rebecca we shall of this week a chinese state media editorials that if hong kong congress still restore the rule of law that it's imperative for the central government to take action how are people interpreted my statements. we have been seeing a heartening talking from beijing in recent weeks and people here of course listening to anything coming out of beijing extremely closely that's particularly given the fact that we've seen images of the how the paramilitary people's police
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on the border with hong kong people of course concerned that we could see chinese military action at some point in the future people that we've spoken to today analysts say that that is still extremely unlikely that at this stage they say that it would come at too high a political and economic cost for beijing what they do fear though a is that these heartening statements from china will put pressure on authorities here to take a tougher line to quell the unrest protesters are already accusing police here of being extremely heavy handed they say that police over the left a number of demonstrators injured and are now calling for a period for an inquiry into the police behavior safe on. the children pill in hong kong thanks very much. now to some of the other stories making news around the world sudan's really military council and civilian opposition alliance have signed
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a landmark power sharing deal the agreement paves the way for elections within 3 years the military ousted former president bashir. following mass demonstration against his rule in. north korea has released images of leader kim jong il noticing the test firing of new missiles pyongyang launched at least 2 short range missiles on friday which could jeopardize if it's to restart to some talks with the u.s. . hollywood is mourning pay to fund a star of the sixty's cult classic bike a movie easy rider the actor and producer died of lung cancer at the age of $79.00 . we probably won't but you probably would walk. in your body down here is a. piece of fonda hailed from hollywood royalty his dad was an oscar winning actor henry fonda the actress and activist jane fonda as his big sister movies are a family affair this is great for me to be able to join my father's eyes my sister
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and daughter will be followers soon in fact my son is a camera man my old is now. peter fonda found fame as a drug taking antihero in the cult film easy rider about outcast by ca's crisscrossing southern usa alongside a very young jack nicholson and the writer and director dennis hopper neither received an oscar for the film but it inspired a generation of fans growing up watching movies like easy rider really inspired me to take up the motorcycle lifestyle and just you know almost always follow in his footsteps seeking freedom and maybe being seen as an outcast i believe he had his own persona he had to rise out of his father's image henry fonda indeed became his own man in a different way entirely. while his later films never reached the same cult status peace of fonda's korea spanned decades including t.v.
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series and films and he was embraced by a younger generation of hollywood directors like steven soderbergh who directed funder in the film the lining. but he will always be remembered for an easy ride. half. an hour to a new film with a clash of cultures at its heart blinded by the light tells the story of a teenager growing up in dull 9900 and the youngsters inspired by the music of bruce springsteen one of america's greatest songwriters is. a show that plays only bruce springsteen nothing does for he said. that's your idea and nothing but springsteen blinded by the light is an exuberant story about a 1st generation british pakistani teen who finds hope in the american icon.
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director going to chatter see similarities between the way she deals with characters in her films and springsteen's music is about people who are generally on the margins of society people who you would see of the edges of frames or know in the frame and then i take them and put them in the center of the frame and say let's see the well from this perspective and the same is true of blinded by the light and i think bruce is mission. the film is set in 1970 in newton england times of financially and politically tough in the middle of all this is job at a teenager who dreams of being a writer despite his conservative with obsessed father monica. you. can't other top and stay. on the go this is
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a unique way that going there is telling the story using music in itself i'm not saying that it's a musical. but it's not just a drummer either. blinded by the light is not just a joyful film about the escape route music can provide the one that deals with the problems of racism and division. and football now and here in germany it was a season opener to forget for buying munich fans the defending champion champions hosted her to berlin and despite scoring the 1st goal of the match had to battle back to share the spoils. the 57th bonus legacies and started with an opening ceremony at allianz arena in munich by and snicko covert action hatice and take over both berlin natives with gratian roots shared an embrace prior to kick off it looked to be business as usual for byron early in the match but levin dusty opened the scoring in the 24th minute 11 dusky has now netted in 5 consecutive opening
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matches but the celebration didn't last long at his new signing doda looking back you know found the net from outside the box to level the score his shot took a deflection forcing manuel neuer in the opposite direction. minutes later neuer was beaten again mark a group which grounded the keeper and put the ball in the net to make it 21 fatter . after the break by an 11 dusky converted a penalty to level the affair a true all i and that was the final score it wasn't the opener of the defending champions want it but for hats and on to coverture earning a point in munich was worth a smile not a bad debut. now there's a new fairy attraction drawing crowns at the zoo in the peruvian capital lima 3 bengal tiger comes have made their public debut with one rare white tiger part of the litter the youngsters were born early last month and after weeks of round the
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clock attention from vets the cubs and now strong enough to leave their enclosure official periods. at the latest news on our website at www dot com thanks for watching. today don't miss our highlights w. program online w. dark column highlights. the world is getting worse and. moore's contrast reviews a lot of problems. the global $3000.00 talks would seem british researchers to take a more optimistic view. the world is not always a good plan but it's much much fairer than it was an hour.


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