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this is d.w. news live from berlin a spectacular heist straight from a hollywood movie early warning smash and grab robbery sees thieves break into the royal palace in the german city of dresden make off with diamonds and jewelry of immeasurable cultural value also on the program. the truth about china's detention camps for we go muslims china insists their voluntary re education centre's the police documents reveal that part of beijing's plan to forcibly assimilate and subject to the ethnic minority. is
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making some noise we need a young activist who has become the face of anti-government protests in georgia. i'm told me a lot of well welcome to the program. it reads just like a hollywood movie script here in germany thieves broke into one of europe's most renowned museums and was soon out of sight with a haul of priceless 18th century jewelry police in the eastern german city of dresden say the raid at the green vaults collection took place in the early hours of monday morning. dresden screenful museum home to one of europe's greatest collections of treasures now it's a crime scene after burglars snatched up to $95.00 pieces of early 18th century
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jewelry from these cabinets including diamonds and rubies this is one of the sets that was stolen exactly how many items were taken from this set is still unknown dresden police say the thieves entered through a window c.c.t.v. footage shows them heading straight to a display cabinet and smashing the glass with an axe before making off with the treasure by the time all thought is arrived the burglars were long gone a nationwide hunt is now under way saxony state premier say security measures were considered adequate is an issue it is it's a shocking case it's not just the state art collections that were brought but are saxons we now want to get a sense of the damage and the investigative work. at least of which. the collection in dresden was founded in the 18th century by augustus the strong elector of saxony and later king of poland the jewels here are priceless. because misconduct and
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we can't put a value on these items as they are unmarketable therefore this simply isn't a value that we can work with there is no financial value we can work with with the jewelry to identifiable to sell in the open market the museum fears that the pieces might be broken up all melted down. the stolen jewels survived the bombings in world war 2 were carted off as beauty by the soviet union and were returned here in 1958 now dressed in his hoping for their return from the hands of the thieves who vanished without a trace. the reporter aren't holton is and resident and he said this updates on the investigation. now forensics teams are still combing through thousands green vault that's the state art museum where earlier on monday a team of thieves managed to bypass security and make off potentially with dozens of priceless examples of german cultural art and history so far the police of
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remained rather tight lipped regarding the motive or any clues behind the identity of the team of thief's but one thing remains certain the loss of these dozens of priceless works of art is a huge blow to the city a huge blow to the museum and represents an irreplaceable loss one that will be felt throughout german cultural life. leaked chinese government documents have revealed details about the mass detention of at least a 1000000 of the countries we go population a group of investigative journalists has published the papers which show the camps to be forced reeducation sent as part of china's plan to assimilate and subdue the muslim minority beijing has always claimed the times of all entry. these confidential chinese government documents lay bare the control and repression that reign in the internment camps of xinjiang province at least a 1000000 muslims are thought to be detained in the camps. is to change an
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entire minority population it's a cultural genocide of social. experts believe there are more than 1000 such camps the key leaked document lays out how they should be run it states the inmates are not allowed any contact with the outside world owning a mobile phone is strictly forbidden the camp should be under constant video surveillance to prevent escape the papers also describe a scoring system that grades detainees on how well they speak mandarin and memorize state sanctioned ideology the documents back up testimony of former detainees like zome or a do wattie the business woman was detained after being stopped by police and questioned over a u.s. visa in her passport or. in class they would tell us that we had been poisoned by religion that islam is an infectious disease that came from abroad. and
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that if there needed to be a religion in china it must be buddhism. former detainees have also confirmed the harsh disciplinary regime detailed in the leaked papers. we had to talk into a speaker to get permission just to go to the toilet but there were 10 minutes of toilet time each hour for all of us some were able to go this time some weren't we didn't waste water to wash our hands. we only had 2 minutes to shower with cold water every month. in. beijing has always described the camps as voluntary re education facilities. at a news conference in london china's u.k. ambassador dismissed the papers as fake news the documents. disappear fabrications if you want to have documents but. i do consent
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where. we have the 7 white papers published but that dismissal food no one the so-called china cables coupled with witness testimony are impossible to ignore. now to some of the other stories making news around the world. israel has expelled a high profile human rights activist accusing him of promoting a boycott of the country marsha care is a regional director for human rights watch and a u.s. citizen is the 1st activist to be expelled for allegedly supporting boycotts of israel and its settlements. tens of thousands of iranian government supporters have turned out on the streets of tehran to condemn days of violent protests demonstrations erupted earlier this month and iran's leaders abruptly raised fuel prices by 50 percent rights group amnesty international says at least 143 people have been killed in the unrest. kenyan officials say 5 more people have been killed
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in overnight flooding bringing the death toll from recent to wrenshaw rains to 65 the county of west caught has been hit hardest with more than 80000 people affected the red cross is part of the country are likely to face more destructive flooding this week. demonstrators in the democratic republic of congo have set fire to the town hall in beni in the east they were protesting against the killing of 8 civilians in an attack by militants residents accusing local forces and un peacekeepers of failing to stop militia violence. with. a feminist march through turkey's biggest city calling for the end of what activists call impunity for men who are violent to women has been forcibly broken up by police riot squads using tear gas blocked and dispersed the demonstration along busiest shopping street
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around 2000 women took part as part of worldwide protests marking the un's international day of the elimination of violence against women. correspondent has been out on the streets with a protest. violence against women is the one of the few issues here in turkey that finds common ground across political lines in this demonstration there right behind me is a room where show all public protests and anger in a country where the government has severely limited freedom of expression and assembly over the policy is these people here have gathered to denounce violence against women and to decry an alarming number of them as sides each year in tukey now the government does not keep official statistics on famine side but activists do when they say last year 440 women have been murdered by men in this year this
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figure stands at more than 370 already this is according to a well known istanbul based women's rights group so people here took to the streets today they brought pesters saying the names all of the victims they are shouting slogans like we won't stay silent and i'm sure as you can hear these people these women are really trying to make some noise to get their voices head and to get their message across. thousands of demonstrators in georgia have marched through the capital tbilisi there calling for snap parliamentary elections after the government failed to approve a planned electoral reform they say the current system favors the ruling georgian dream party the party in this she agreed to protesters demands during the summer following a wave of sometimes violent protests 200 demonstrators were injured in clashes with police back then. emily show in has been to meet one of them
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a young activist who has become one of the faces of the protest movement. michael gurr morry wants to make noise. other times that i can put the things i can't say with words into music. music helps me to control my feelings. i chose to learn the drums because they allow me to express my anger my resentment my happiness and my depression. says she's always wanted to learn how to play but the 19 year old student only started lesson this 2 months ago after she lost her left eye during demonstrations in the summer. in june thousands of protesters demanded the switch to a proportional electoral system in georgia when the police use rubber bullets and tear gas against demonstrators hundreds were injured including marco the government
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was pushed into promising change. since her injury the government has been paying marco's medical bills but now that the ruling party has gone back on its promise of electoral reform her frustration at what happened burns even stronger but. i'm still angry of course i've accepted the reality of what happened. i can't change that anymore. i've become the victim of injustice i my face all of me. and when i see that that injustice still hasn't ended and that we haven't won that all that just strengthens my anger that rage essentially takes over me. but demonstrators are determined to keep taking to the streets until the government concedes snap elections and changes to a proportional electoral system to many mako has become one of the faces of the ruling party's broken promise whether she wanted to or not but for now members of
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the georgian dream party are portraying the opposition protesters as an irrelevant minority. sure that. our support. for the georgia i'm much more. aggressive. than supporters. marco is determined to get compensation for a very jury 5 months after the summer protests she's now finally been named as an official witness in an investigation into police violence at the demonstrations she hopes her last won't have been for nothing. that i have voice of the people is very hard to ignore the voice of the people is the biggest governing force for a country not individual politicians and when a country is democratic you can get justice you just have to fight for it. while the artist. marco is taking her case to georgia's courts she doesn't
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plan to give up her fight and neither do the protesters. and sports a key committee of the world anti-doping agency says russia should be hit with a 4 year on the olympics and other major competitions it made the recommendation after adopting data taken from a moscow laboratory was deleted or altered the world anti-doping agency's executive committee will make a final ruling next month. there goes a long russian as needs be forced to compete as neutrals at next year's tokyo olympics and the 2022 beijing winter games. and at the white house u.s. president donald trump has introduced the world's media to his new best friend conan the military dog conan was one that last month during the raid by u.s. special forces in syria that led to the death of islamic state leader abu bakar al baghdadi despite saying at the time that baghdadi died like
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a dog subtropical honoring conan as a canine american hero. next up a need of news africa nobel peace prize research well winner dennis maclagan talks to d.w. about violence against women stay with us. i'm secure in the value room not hard and in the end it's a me your not a lot of the year we will send you that. are you familiar with this. new smugglers were liars. what's your story. 'd worth numbers and women especially in victims of violence. take part.


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