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ah, ah ah ah, ah, here watching d w news asia coming up today, a top level united nations trip to bangladesh with there were hinge a refugee camps and major concern of the high commissioner for human rights. michelle, back to lead and in his independent state speech, indian prime minister and a random modi make some surprise statements about the status of women.
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ah, i melissa chan. thanks for joining us. un high commissioner for human rights. michelle back to let is in bangladesh where she's been meeting with government officials and members of civil society. her itinerary includes a stop at reentry, refugee camps and cox's bazaar. the influx of over a 1000000 people over the years has posed a long standing challenge for the country. this small house is home to salma beg, homeowner, family of 12. there are hinders fled myanmar, and found shelter and cox's bazaar in the world's largest refugee camp. seattle, mullen, we came to bangladesh because we were persecuted here. at least we have a roof over our heads. i'm thankful for that. my family is here too. and they even
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give us food about all the un human rights commission. our michelle bash elect is on a 4 day fact finding mission. she's focusing on the face of the over 1000000 ringo have been forced to flee their native. myanmar in the muslim minority have been persecuted there since the 1970s. many rights organizations call their treatment genocide. hundreds of ro hang, the villages have been destroyed. the inhabitants murdered. hundreds of persons have fled to neighboring bangladesh, where they live in camps close to the border. the authorities are planning to settle, many of them on a remote island. some observers say the ringer are the most persecuted, and least respected minority in the world. is not the condition that any human being should have. i mean, it is
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a growth and the man must date. as violet did not only international law, they have committed a genocide to with selma. begum, like many were hinder, still hopes one day soon she'll be able to go home. we have dw, verify till islam joining us from by now. or if i tell, sticking to the topic of ranger refugee camps in bangladesh, i wonder, will beschler visit really have an impact? and what can she realistically do to help in the 1st of our visit by you and arrive steve to bunger this michelle bottle. it arrived in taco on sunday and already held meetings with several ministers and activists on issues related to human rights violations. she is visiting the ringer refugee camps in cox about yet today, the visit is taking place just a few days before the 5th anniversary of the massive ruin guy exodus from me and
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much longer this. it was sparked by your military cracked gun by me and mark, who is it that you in called a textbook example of ethnic cleansing, bangladesh has sort bachelor's help to the patriot, ruin yet refuses to me on mar. and she has reportedly issue to the us continued efforts to realize the safe and voluntary return of the food is to me and more. and as you mentioned, hamilton, good trip is not exclusively about their hinges. what else is she looking at and what our local human rights group saying? that's a very good question about the she activist have said that they believe to michelle, bottle it on gross violations, including external judicial feelings and disappearances under prime minister sheer casino. hundreds of among others is have been forcibly disappeared, tortured and killed. since the government led by hard fost took off it in 2009,
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according to the human rights watch. there for 9 human rights organizations ought to populate to publicly call for an immediate and too serious abuses. in bunger this, however, the government denies delegations of disappearances and extend to the shell, killings with one minister saying that some of those who went missing in fact fled one of this activist also raised a strong concerns about bunger, this dizzy, does he go to laws, enacted in 2018 with international rights group say, have been used to silence descent car, freedom of expression, and target journalists. now again, going back to that same question, then what is the power or the un high commissioner for human rights in order to effect change, especially when you have a situation where the government is denying these disappearances the right steve has if it is spar full mandate,
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on anything related to human rights within the un system bunger, this expects that bottle alerts visit will play an active role in the week and say, for the pick to your son of the ruling at the fuses staying in the muslim majority country. she can take extra initiative and proactive actions in this regard. meanwhile, taco bells to rights activists have ought to bottle it to impress up on the government the need for an independent commission to investigate. it started to sell killings and enforce disappearances should hold a news conference in taca, but, and of her mission to moral where she is expected to publicly comment on the issues these by the longer there's government agile as human rights activists. it will be very interesting to see whether the government does establish an independent commission or a federal islam. thank you so much for joining us. thank you. in
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india, prime minister in your random mowdy raised eyebrows in a speech, celebrating the 75th anniversary of the countries founding. he called on indians to fight massage any condemning, rape and other criminal and aggressive male behavior. and also pushed for more gender equality. the comments by themselves would not be so controversial if it weren't for the fact that many people consider moti himself. a massage dentist might, it was shipped um and we insult women body got through our way of talking our behavior and through some of our words how can we so in our daily lives through good nature i did our good learning make a resolution money to get rid of all the things that are insulting to women because i'm gonna live with we have political activist, angelica ariba,
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joining us from deli, welcome to the program. and jessica, tell us a little yes, a tell us a little more about what a prime minister mowdy said. oh, he's been lucky, but one of the key get away from his each a was a talking about how to reconfirm ms massaging in india. and that was one of the topics friending yesterday after this in the speech solution. and so i'm what telephone bit more and what's your reaction to his comments? because i know a lot of women in india said it's a bit rich because he's, he's made some misogynist comments in the past, right. it is a rich, oh ever. i've seen that there is always or you know, an improvement in the future. and considering the fact that
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there is a default to me here, we have recently elected the 1st women of a pregnant woman, bread and india. and the 2nd woman and the 1st 5 women. and this was not in the middle of the party and that it has been the process of very good. and so you know women representation. however, again, in the very recent myra, in the state of a just last week. and interestingly enough of these are, is a part of the government and the single woman minister gotten it. so there 60000000 women in boston, not a single home in minnesota. so there is a to me that isn't happening and it's just that right. when you look at it, in fact, just out of the speech in the morning, it was stranding,
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etc. and in the evening we get this news that the read a was given a mission of it and read a endless. so there is always this because we have a, may you mention rape and, and that is something the prime minister also mentioned that it was in issue. but other than sort of lecturing men, what actionable stuff has the government rolled out to sort of combat rape. this range in the minds of people and if a long one do it in terms of rate
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a matter is still not criminalized in india minutes just i'm going on. that is the criminalized retail rate of since 2013. when did the law were amended? yeah, i mean, at one point a few years ago, there was a survey. he probably know about this from thomson reuters foundation that concluded that india is actually the most dangerous country in the world for women to be in. i mean, the results were debated, but regardless, it wasn't a pretty picture. what's your take on the situation? would you agree with that assessment that it's dangerous for women to be in india? b, i would agree. i did not get i. i live in the national capital in new delhi, and i don't know, we don't really so that it. so with the, the situation women in this country. and this is me having a guarantee, you know,
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where there is no women can venture out in the night. but the green bath in the room area, even it's far worse off, there needs to be, oh, concerted effort from the government. it can only just limited didn't one low or below. there's a sense of that issue. there needs to be a reason, right? they need to have a general or drop. yes. got it even online, the brand. right. so should follow that rule and you don't have to have women onto the truck with angelica i re, bon, thank you so much for joining us. that's it for tuesday is sure to check out our other stories on d. w dot com, ford slash asia, or on facebook and twitter. we leave you with these pictures from the 75th anniversary celebrations of india's independence. thank you for watching and see tomorrow
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