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who are speaking with the wine? because no one should have to flee. make up your own mind. d. w. made for mines. ah ah, this is dw news life from berlin tributes for the iconic, spiritual leader, who helped bring down apartheid in south africa. people around the world, remember archbishop desmond tutu who has died at the age of 19. the anglican cleric
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was revered as a passionate advocate for freedom and equality. we'll look back at the nobel peace prize, laurie it's life and legacy. also coming up, a prolonged drought is causing crops to fail in east africa. we'll see how people are coping in kenya with the situation made even worse by climate change. and we'll take a look back at our favorite stories of 2021. a grandmother who was a holocaust survivor and now a huge star on tick tock. ah, i'm john driebe. thank you very much for your company. south africa's archbishop desmond to to is being remembered today as the champion of justice and global human rights. he died on sunday at the age of $92.00 to was a key figure in bringing an end to apartheid in south africa. and he was awarded
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the nobel peace prize for his work in 1994 south african president 0 ram opposed announced to choose death and he praised him as a leading light in bringing racial equality to the nation. morn is from old corners of south african society, a mocking the passing of archbishop desmond tutu. we have lost one of the most illustrious, courageous, and beloved amongst us archbishop desmond due to us, one of our nation's finest populace. he was a man of unwavering courage or principal conviction and whose life was spent in the service of us. he in many ways they're more due to the essence of our humanity. though he may have been
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a leading force of south africa's anti apartheid movement. many international leaders remember to choose personal qualities. he was still so wonderful. wonderful ma'am. we can only celebrate his life is long, generous, opened life. he had a capacity to touch people, and we will remember him because of that generosity about empathy, but love. and he spoke about love all the time. you as president joe biden, and 1st lady jill biden released a statement saying we a hot, broken to land of the passing of a true servant of god and of the people. and that his courage and moral clarity helped inspire our commitment to change american policy toward the repressive apartheid regime in south africa. in a statement on twitter for me, you as president barack obama also mourned. true to his passing. archbishop desmond tutu was a mentor, a friend and a moral compass for me. and so many others,
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a universal spirit archbishop, to, to was grounded in the struggle for liberation and justice in his own country. but also concerned with injustice everywhere near jasmine to see his home in cape town, mourners continue to gather, mocking the passing of the champion and a shining light in the struggle for human rights. and earlier dw corresponded to sir qu milo into hannah's burg, brought us more on the reaction in south africa to the death of desmond to the great loss indeed for so the africans ab, because this is a man who would stand against death and powers that be he was not afraid to tell the truth to power, especially even the democratic air ruling and see. now whenever they did something wrong, whenever they don't govern, when, whenever they took action that to a place to other people who would speak out. and this is that men who was very
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passionate about fighting for the poor, making sure that they also gained from the countess one on the. so it is a loss if 444, south africa. but definitely even the, the reaction that came from different people, it will show you how important in this person is president obama. paul, same self describing him as a person coming from enraged and alicia and yvette and pointed generation in terms of the contribution that he made and the ness emma de la foundation describing him and as an extra what not a human being showing exactly that to a divide with that, contributed south africa, no one else. i could feel that his shoes, that was dw, corresponded to suca milo there in johannesburg speaking to us on the death of jasmine tuesday. moving on now, the bodies of 16 iraqi kurdish migrants who drowned in the english channel in november had been returned to ebel, the capital of iraqi curtis done 27 migrants died when their dingey deflated as
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they tried to make the dangerous crossing from france to britain. it's being described as the worst disaster on record involving migrants. trying to cross the channel they left searching for a better life, but met the most tragic of death's relatives, waited at bill airport for the delivery of coffins carrying the remains of loved ones. just some of the thousands who have fled a land of little opportunity as the brother of one victim described. oh, and liquid in kurdistan for more than 7 or 8 years. there hadn't been any work on. a young people have no work in the government sector, or even in the private sector against all these young people left to achieve their dreams and goals and to reach a country that provides a decent life with dignity in verona. but you are thinking of america. their journeys ended in the english channel attempting the perilous crossing from france to england. at least $32.00 people crammed on to an overcrowded inflatable boat
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like this one, setting off in rough weather, within hours the engine stalled. as the dingey deflated its passengers made desperate phone calls for help. rescue boats arrived more than 12 hours later finding only 2 survivors, french and british authorities have traded blame over who should have responded more than a month later, funerals can finally take place. relative say, most of the victims had used official migration channels before attempting the dangerous c route. well, at o a resort. this was a family of 4 what the mother and her 3 children wanted to migrate and have a better life. i said, well, friends, i got kind of a lot of data, but it was god's will that they meet their end at c ada, jennifer ashburn, macklin. i'll get on the kurds from iraq. we're not the only ones who lost their lives. others from afghanistan, ethiopia, egypt, iran in somalia are also being returned to their homelands and laid to rest low.
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the consequences of climate change are being felt in a growing number of regions in africa. the lack of rain day has led to extreme drought in some areas. east in kenya is one of the hardest heat regions. now, many people there are suffering from food insecurity and at iron. lincoln and the other residents of a village are finally getting some help donations of corn, flower, and oil. so they'll have something to eat. they cannot get food on their own any more. over the past year it has barely rained. you look on eastern kenya along this drought is hurting us. it's everywhere. how many animals have died? life? his heart. he. they are shepherds, but the stall of none to ryan lincoln is empty. she has lost 27 of her animals to the drought. the sun is leading the 12th that are left to the north in search of
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grass, in kenya alone. more than 3 and a half 1000000 people are threatened by food insecurity and depend on aid. but even that is not enough. oh, blood, the long all my children don't get enough to eat, especially the little one needs milk. people in somalia and southern ethiopia are suffering from the consequences of the trout as well. not only but cattle are dying . wild animals like this tear off are also in danger. if m is the natural calamity and inducement climate change, and maybe as a remedy to it, as an alternative to it, of the solution to the draw situation is actually having a lot of livelihood to this be. probably the rising temperatures have interrupted the rain cycle permanently. the trout is expected to continue until the middle of next year, until then, the suffering of the people here is certain to increase. ok, let's get a round up of some other headlines now. in brussels, thousands of performers,
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cinema operators and event organizes have taken to the streets for a peaceful demonstration to oppose the closure of bill gems. cultural venues. the government imposed tighter restrictions to slow the spread of the on the cron variant. afghanistan's taliban authorities have said that women wanting to travel long distances should be accompanied by a close male relative. this guidance follows the taliban decision to bar many women from public sector roles. activists such strongly criticized these moves. the israeli government has approved a plan that aims to double the number of settlers living in the israeli controlled golden heights. the cabinet endorsed the multi $1000000.00 plan that is meant to further consolidate israel hold on the territory that it seized from syria in 1967 . a woman to damns have burst in north east in brazil after weeks of heavy rain in
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the region. 18 people have died since torrential rain began pounding by a state in early november. tens of thousands have had to evacuate their homes. little change of pace now as the year draws to a close that we're going to take a look at one of our favorite stories of 2021. now lily ebert is a great grandmother, a holocaust survivor. and would you know it? a huge star on take talk. she and her great grandson have conquered the up by answering people's questions about her time in all streets. she w solid chelsea pill went to meet them. why are you afraid of death? oh shit. you are not actually in the day you read in to leave. when lily a bit talks, it was very shopping. the world listens at $97.00,
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lily is one of the last remaining survivors that the nazi death camp outfits. with the help of a 17 year old, great grandson, does she know she has her experiences on tiptoe to an audience of millions before that. but tick tock is if somebody will kill me, they are me tick tock. i heard these were, but they don't know what you are talking about. well, she does now. in the space of a few months, they picked up 1200000, follow it up, bring them the precious chance to ask her questions directly. you still believe in go wrong because no one sure. ready it's just incredibly incredible to say how many people actually want to love and care and want to ask questions. and at times it's very sad to learn about what happens on her family. but again, it's got such important stories of monumental importance. we're really in the last
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moments of hearing the holocaust survivors 1st hand. i, lilian don't came up with the idea journey cove had lockdown early this year when really became unable to share her stories and person after surviving cove. it herself, the importance of documenting her account became even clearer than the thought wavelengths i've gone. i've gone nobody. we can ask nobody, it is nobody here any more. g little asked what really happened. but now suddenly i see. no is the last. oh man, my member id 0572. this video alone had over 20000000 views and counting me as a platform beyond anything they imagine. and i think it's important the work that we are doing differently for masters of hope, tolerance,
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survival of the importance of never giving up. and so i think we feel incredibly proud, proud for so excited to have the platform. lillian dolls are an unstoppable teen. having mastered social media, they've now written a book reaching and even broader audience and fulfilling lily's life's work and sharing the tragedies of the holocaust and never forgotten. i promise. but why said if i why any chance beard. so why? i will tell you built word that we might aim that though it should know for ken hundreds of runners in north macedonia. capital scope. yeah. dawned. fear steve santa claus. costumes for a race through the city. santa of all ages and both sexes. covered the distance of just over one kilometer daniel event was cancelled last year due to cov,
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at 19 restrictions, but with new case numbers on the decline, there was nothing to stop this year's festive event. you're watching t w news. here's a reminder of the top story by following for you this. our heartfelt tributes have been pouring in from world leaders for south africa's archbishop desmond to to these died thing age of 19 to 2. it was a key figure in bringing south africa apartheid system to an end. the human rights activists received the nobel peace prize in 1984 up next on dw is our documentary iran from above danco light. take your time for an experiment about time. it can be measured precisely and yet each person experiences it differently as if there are different
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