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7 you have every right now to get vaccinated, we're not gonna force you to get vaccinated, but you may have to find another place to work. that's exactly what happened to workers at r w. j. barn of his health in new jersey, which recently fired half a dozen senior employees for refusing to get vaccinated with more companies in and out of health care, requiring the vaccine to enter the office doors each day. that leaves anti vaccines with increasingly few options. john henderson, al jazeera chicago. ah, hello again. the headlines on al jazeera, the taliban is edging closer to have gone to sans capital couple and it's sweeping advance across the country. the arm group has captured another city, got me. so it's now taken 10 provincial capitals in the past week. charlotte bell, this isn't capital with more on the afghan government's response. this spending
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a lot of money and prioritizing these new local uprising movements where they're working with local leaders, essentially delegating some of the security responsibilities and different in different government strongholds to them. and then equipping these people with arms and money to try to bolster the security forces in these areas. they're also relying on the special forces and they're relying on us and ask and it strikes. and in prioritizing particular places like large cities, they really want to keep the corridor between cobble and talking, crossing to pakistan open. they want to try get some of these border crossings that so they're prioritizing very specific places to hold. people are voting in giambi as presidential and parliamentary elections. president edgar lou goes facing a strong challenge from his opposition rival, whose running against him for the 3rd time follows the campaign dominated by the struggling economy as well as the fight against corruption. 5 people have died in
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floods and turkey's northern black sea provinces. the area was hit hard by rain this week doesn't have been injured and at least one person is reported missing. algeria is beginning 3 days of morning after the number of people killed and wildfires rose to at least 69. the algeria and red crescent says more than a 1000 people have been injured and hundreds of families are homeless. authorities believes many of the fires restarted deliberately. a helicopter with 16 people on board has crossed and they come chuck peninsula the far east of russia. most of the passengers were tourists. 9 people have been rescued. australia capital has gone into lockdown for a week after a single case of covered 19 was detected camber residents can now only leave home for essential reasons. those are the headlines on al jazeera up next is people and power. bye bye. we understand the differences,
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minorities of conscious across the world. are you taking out era or bringing the news and current affairs committee? ah, era the how has north korea one of the poorest countries in the world managed to evade un sanctions and pay for each nuclear weapons program? the answer is through a secretive government organization. then this bureau, 39, which obtains foreign exchange, to fund kim jones regime in the 2nd of to investigations. how insurance scans, computer fraud and illegal sales keep the money rolling in the
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in north korea like game of thrones, that without the dragon's is a harris socratic society, and capitalists. and everything is geared to make sure that there's as much cash for kim as, as possible soon. have a good day, tony about getting a shit out or yeah, guess you know, i guess bureau 39 is involved in everything that makes money for north korea selling arms smuggling of drugs, conser feeding off us bills. this is about hundreds of millions of dollars a year to tie it and everything. and you don't
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make dollars the and the germany until a few years ago, the north korean state insurance company k and i see had a branch in an innocuous looking apartment block here fix. north korean officials may deals with major european insurance companies at home to, you know, we have all the talk to one more tangible paul, more on and then told me that home target on the, not them yet. it was all helical come to russia to hit a thought, a my a got some technical or hire somebody that on his hallway
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to me, that is all had cable mendoza, lloyd, the younger lloyd, the only campbell with that has a ping you guys him or, or can you paula mall? the last you can say that i need those to me going down there. copying the girl parish. kevin gar. power is you'd have been guy so helicopter. cough so that in an evening, month to month, roger was one case among many in 2015, the european union put the north korean insurance company on their sanctions list. the accusation co financing of the nuclear weapons program through bureau. $39.00 experts estimate that with crashed helicopters and similar tricks, the kim regime and several $100000000.00. but how does the kim regime
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manage to transfer the millions it makes to pyongyang? the answer is simple. through diplomatic channels grew up and it shows how much it was. you don't get to know. i don't know what it is. i'm not sure who, who gave is true for her payroll. subject was you do you want her through? you know, korea uses. it's worldwide network of embassies to ferry money back to pyongyang, north korean officials, enjoying diplomatic community. carried money in cash. and that's like baggage. a simple but efficient way to ensure the cash flow doesn't stop. nursing the embassies have a different ethic function that that's often mainly ceremonial. but the true function is financial. it's also illegal, mainly know screen diplomats are basically cast carriers for kim their into,
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for their, their businessman. they may be direct lawrence and maybe weapons smugglers, but they carry a different passport, say contacts and berlin. right in the middle of the city lights, the north korean embassy. the north koreans have been renting out one of the buildings as a hostile for tourists. they've been earnings, $38000.00 euros per month in rent using and the grounds for such activities is against diplomatic practices and contravenes un and you sanctions like any other country. the main goal of the embassies is to serve the state in the north korean states. priorities in particular. so the cold sanctions are so comprehensive. now, much of the activities conducted in these embassies may be prohibited providing
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military supplies, training, and much of that has been done through north korea's embassies, particularly in africa and the middle east side of all the countries in the middle east. currently, syria and our republic has the greatest levels of prohibited cooperation with north korean military entities have his ascent. the father of the current theory and death part and can assume we're friends from the 1900 sixty's own back. then the north koreans helped the syrians during the war against israel and supplied them with weapons and ammunition. an important source of income, right up to day. using tactics similar to those of 18th century pirates bureau, $39.00 runs ship under both flags and fate names. according to the un, north korea has thus managed to send large numbers of weapons to syria.
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between 20122017, at least 40 shipments from north korea passed through the suez canal. but in 2018, the us managed to have one of them intercepted. so we found something called go on its way to syria. these were acid resistant tiles, involves which could be used in chemical weapons development. but also missile fuel is highly corrosive and such tiles could be used for ballistic missile program as well. the bill of lading clearly gave has an address in syria established from the company for syria scientific studies research center. the s s l c, which is responsible for a serious ballistic missile chemical weapons development program. the russians did
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in the chemical weapons produced in these lavar trees, who have been used by serious dictator against his own people for years and many of those who died in agony, foaming at the mouth. a little known fact was that the syrian chemical weapons program we've created with the help of north korean technicians and the scientists some of these sites with armed by the united states. the purpose or actions today is to establish a strong deterrent against the production spread and use of chemical weapons. when the, the american bomb d m to chemical laboratories, they bob to north korea or whether they knew their bombing, the trains. i don't know, but they did s screen. the presence in syria is really much and their report sandra, appreciated me, one 3rd of all buildings and syria has been destroyed, attract a and
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a business opportunity. the theory and regime hopes for billions from international donors for the reconstruction of the country, the necessary work brigades to come from north korea. the 2 countries signed a contract at a meeting in june 2019. deals between death bought the money this early to buy off a 39, it goes straight into the car for the leadership it is used on the one hand to provide for luxury items. it is used to pay for them. and the mercedes benz car stats somehow found their way into the korea despite the sanctions. but it also, it is also used and this is probably more important to deliver the best hackers. you can, you can train as early estimate, eighty's came and young, ill started training the most talent of children to become cyber hackers. they're
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also good money earners. ransomware, like the water cry fires, for example, is considered to come from the north koreans. it is the biggest cyber attack the world has ever seen. hundreds of thousands of computers around the world in about $150.00 countries rendered useless. now the u. s. government is publicly placing the blame for that cyber assault, uniquely dubbed, want to cry squarely, and kim jong owns army of hackers in so computer specialists, a hot on the heels of north korean hackers. simon choice works as a consultant for south korean intelligence agencies. for the washing and a quarter to know what i'm going to talk to, connie june and then move back when i boon and we'll pack it up to them. and then we'll keep 100. if i want to buy the king or sunday on each yandell the turn in some quantity experts estimate that between $61300.00 hackers
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work for kim or pills over or can you corner king on a team so they get a little daughter together attending when to get i assume you guys have to come it out so not wanted to come in and do that and can you call it out to me? when i come by log in. i wanna know she got to pay way sick. what i would, should experts estimate that up to $2000000000.00 have been stolen by young, highly trained north korean hackers. north korea has developed an efficient education system for its upper middle class. here at young young middle school, the children who will later be computer specialists, scientists and engineers, a train to shape the future of the country. everybody has to meet your highly and i'm sure, but i want to get this thing the chinese, i guess,
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rather the students also learn how to use computers. they have access to a very limited north korean version of the internet. uncensored variety is strictly forbidden. north korea's rulers know that once the doors to the digital world have been thrown open, they can never be shot again. but despite all precautions in 27, north korea faced the 1st digital data leak in its history. the danger of pyongyang municipal registry with more than 2000000 entries. professor brighter obtained a copy and is currently analyzing it using special software. we never had this kind of up to date information effort. if you want to understand the system, the regime to party, you can actually go about analyzing and mapping chung for 1st time and we're no
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longer dependent. and it goes on people who tell us where, where all the buildings are. we can actually now she whose inside to buildings with companies to our departments there are and re, should locate him the day to prove the main building of bureau. 39 is close to the seat of power, right in the middle of the piano, in just a stone's throw away from the headquarters of the workers party. it's divided into 6 main departments and employ several 1000 people and young young alone. they have their own fleet vehicles, kindergartens, a golf course, an ostrich farm, and even their own bank. these 6 main departments are in turn responsible for hundreds of individual companies throughout north korea. they control ion or, and diamond mines, jewelry,
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factories and textile companies. they're mainly specialized in exporting good to broad other companies in the bureau and foreign exchange to force labor smuggling and insurance fraud. but one rule applies to all the name bureau. 39 is never mentioned outside north korea. busy so it remains invisible, impossible for un sanctions monitors to detect me. and i have already a kind of general idea for you when you will know what you call those. you do your homes here and i was with all around horror as we get to go to the high schools. you guys read, you know by hung from we'll come
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lazy, mitchell. milton, with his own no longer the on my tongue tires and everything on your honeymoon. make dollars. i know korea is changing. an impoverished socialist state has turned into a country with a highly flexible shadow economy. in many ways, north career is run like a commercial company. all that matters is cashed again. the work is here and no longer slaving away for the revolution. but for the wealth of dan, nita and his cronies. the gap between rich and poor is widening. while the population in pyongyang enjoys constantly growing prosperity. 40 percent of the rural population still suffer from the nutrition. what
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a database shows beyond any doubt. instead of asserting, i know the only excess. now we can prove what it does. it owns companies, it operates these companies and exports all kinds of things. and that is actually quite and an important development in understanding how north korea managers to earn money above. we know know exactly through what kind of company's office 39 dust is qindzhong soak soak, spinning now named after kim jong owns grandmother. a model factory. 1600 workers are employed here. most of them women. they sought process and boil the cocoons of the soap worms to obtain the precious yon. the soap worms come from a province south of pyongyang. about $200.00 tons of silk are produced here every year. a luxury product expensive and labor intensive,
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the factories entire production is intended for export abroad, but the supervisors are unwilling to disclose who the foreign customers are. i'm not sure any more who suffers under those sanctions. it's a hassle, i'm sure for their friends, but i do find ways around it. why does the pros is at night or china, nor russia is, is helping and enforcing the sanctions chromosomes close it. it's and say they don't see the television on and ends on day colon janet. so you guys and keep on to maybe wait till my mom, sit on it. what are you going to mission mom working number more. you don't moment mom. he had to come in to, to heal sometime, you know, when people people come and factory textiles. the 2nd most important north
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korean export product after comb with home. now the thing is she bought in then you were to happen who was in she will need them all over the go for hold on and on china, north korea gateway to the world and a symbol of how futile the un efforts are to dry out can sources of cash.
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ready the final korean friendship branch across the yahoo river. it's one of the few ways to enter or leave north korea every day, trucks. q in front of the custom's checkpoint smugglers traders and also the agents and entrepreneurs of bureau. 39. they're all hoping for a quick deal here. china is by far north korea is most important trading partner. financial experts estimate that 90 percent of north korea's exports go to its powerful neighbor in the north. thousands of north koreans are said to work in textile factories in the region disguised as businessmen and equipped with hidden cameras. we film in one of the factories, chinese textile companies higher north koreans, because their wages are lower than those of chinese workers. these seamstresses
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work day and night, and often sleep on the company premises. they are likely to be locked up for years, far away from their families. together with a team of labor, lawyers, trade experts and data specialists, remco broker, tries to find out whether a europe in brands work with chinese companies that directly or indirectly employ north koreans. please manage to prove the existence of a significant amount of, nor screen slave labor in the supply chain of some of the rules leading clothing companies look more than that. chinese factories outsource to north korean centuries in north korea, basically in europe and in the us. we've come to an agreement that we no longer wish to find slave labor or child labor in our supply chains. but if you look closer at solve these producers, you find that sometimes up to 90 percent of the production does not take place in
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china. it does not take place in the factories where the european and the american auditors come to check whether working conditions are decent. yes, they are in those factories. but that's only where 10 percent of the products are made. the other 19 percent comes from north korea broke his team investigated one chinese textile company more closely. it's called von dest. their list of customers rates like a who's who, of international fashion brands. the website features a man's jacket. next to it, it says korean imported the buttons, carry a label, amani genes, using trade databases, brokers, teen analyzed, long desks, business relations between 2013 and 20. 19 the databases use customs data showing which good sent back and forth between companies in different countries. china cents the material to make certain types of close to north korea. one of
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their the ship beck in the same container. and then you finish loss does close are again shipped to say the netherlands are to germany or to america. and from there, they're distributed into our source, between 2013 and december, 2016, long dest, sent around $10000000.00 worth of fabrics and raw materials to north korea. during the same period, phone, dest received finished garments worth almost 25000000 dollars from north korea, who's customs classified textiles, by so called h s codes. we take a closer look at h. s. code 62. 0 one. it stands for men's anoraks and jackets, like the money jacket on the website. between 2013 and december 2016, bon dest imported garments worth $12000000.00,
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with this code from north korea. the same code is also used for deliveries from von desk to europe and the us among the customers. a money a money jacket that look exactly like the one on bone deaths website can also be bought in europe. this one costs 219 euros. it can't be proven beyond doubt whether garments like this one are made in north korea, but can it be ruled out? we ask the fashion brands a money right confirmed that phone desk is one of our suppliers and as such is regularly subject to checks and inspections. the result of these checks being the no finished products and manufactured in north korea. like all our suppliers. it's also required to declare which subcontractors it uses and where these are concerned . it's also the case that none are in north korea. we've also contacted von dest in
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writing. the company offered no explanation as to why and to what extent it trades with north korea. in one thing can be sent for certain well known fashioned brands have their goods manufactured by a chinese company that co operate with north korea. a country where workers have no rights where human life counts for nothing. broaches investigation shows that this is not an isolated incident for years a year. if we've heard testimony from north korean s k fees, who were in concentration came today have been forced to produce textile for the export market. and i think for the 1st time i've been able to corroborate that through an external source. i'm not through a testimony in the same database. i found the department of bureaucratic department that is responsible for managing the production of textiles for one of the
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concentration camps. aside from that, it means that we only by close, produced by forest laborers, maybe even slave labor. we may, even by closing all through europe in america that was made in concentration camps by people never see the light of day. again, these are the kinds of camps that you don't leaf until your death. that is just to her reflect, to, to put in worse. and we're complacent. ah, hundreds of thousands men and women secretly ensure the survival of the dictatorship. their futures sacrificed for the luxury of the regime and for our prosperity, qindzhong own bands, his country like company his bureau, $39.00 does business with everything and everyone
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