Skip to main content

tv   Der Tag  Deutsche Welle  July 13, 2021 6:00am-6:31am CEST

6:00 am
[000:00:00;00] the news the news live from berlin, the us deny this behind cuban, the biggest flavor of protest in decades. cuban security forces have clamped down office thousands took to the streets. the communist regime blamed washington for the unrest. also coming up anger and unrest in south africa, deadly violence and widespread looting after authority. president jacob's zoom behind and scuffled breakout and george's parliament. opposition will make it
6:01 am
accused the government of failing to protect reporters. i want the prime minister to resign, offer a journalist with founded in his pond and protecting the pollinators lanesha b. rescuers doing like can to protect the insects so essential for our faith cross . ah hello, i'm rebecca richard. welcome to the program. the united states has denied keep his accusation. it's to blame for an extraordinary wave of protest on the caribbean island people across cuba took to the straits on sunday, venting their frustration over food and medicine shortages and record code 19 infections. president miguel diaz can al, said us economic sanctions was stoking the unrest. the, these are the images, cuban state tv,
6:02 am
broadcast of sunday's mass protest. the country going towards was a comic crisis in decades. they don't get the thousands took to the streets of havana and elsewhere. the process of medicine shortages, cubans, president miguel de of come said it was the work of troublemaker because it yesterday, the 1st time the police forces turned over cars totally vulgar in decent and delinquent behavior. they've gotten the response of the protest semester, almost unprecedented in the history of the communist country. president dia can no same us sanctions who, the unrest you have been carrying out policies that mileage the human more than 5 people for more than 60 years and you intensify them in the midst of
6:03 am
a pandemic. and now you want to present yourself of the big st via lift the blockade left and 243 measures and we will see how we get along. well, no, we're going to us secretary of state antony blank and says the cuban regime have no one to blame but itself, it would show that they simply are not hearing the voices and will of the cuban people. people deeply, deeply, deeply tired of the repression that has gone on for far too long and president joe biden expressed, followed archie with a protest of the united states stands firmly with the people, or q as they assert their universal rights. and because the government from the cuba to refrain from violence or attempt to silence the voice of the people or cuba clients for time to the streets of havana on monday. but the calmer,
6:04 am
forced not free security forces patrol the capital in large number of mobile. internet outages were frequent throughout the day and access to many social media sites was blocked. william near grand is a professor of government and latin american politics expert at american university in washington, d. c. i asked him whether he was president had any basis for accusing the us of having a hand in these protest. well, i'm sure he points to the fact that the united states has been spending about $20000000.00 a year in support of opposition elements inside cuba. but the reality is that these demonstrations were too large and 2 broad in scope across the island to be strictly the result of any effort by the united states to foment opposition. people are just you can, i'm really desperate and frustrated right now because there's no food in the stores . there's no medicine in the pharmacies. there is no fuel to gas stations. and
6:05 am
there are now rolling electric blackouts in the middle of summer. so people are just angry and the result is this kind of social explosion. us embargo plays an important role. donald trump blocked remittances from cuban americans, going to their families in cuba. and that was about $3500000000.00 a year in hard currency flow. and foreign exchange currency that cuba no longer has and that affected the standard of living of about 60 percent of cuban families. and it meant the government had a lot less for an extra currency to be able to import food and medicine. so i think we'll have to wait and see whether this is the 1st of a kind of a cycle of protests as we've seen in a number of other countries, or whether this was just one single days worth of social explosion. but either way,
6:06 am
the underlying social tensions and grievances that people have are not going to go away. and so they'll manifest themselves in one way or another. william leah grant of american university in washington tc, speaking to us, a little earlier with of africa has deployed its military to don't violence. sponsored by the jailing. a former president jacob zoom up at least 6 people have died and hundreds more have been arrested. south africa, the highest court has begun. hearing zoom is appeal against his 15 month prison sentence, sick attempt president 0 ram oppose has called for com. warning the unrest could lead to shortages of food and medicine. soldiers gone the streets of south africa, then to protect police after protests, month by looting and destruction of property became more violent. looters planted, a large shopping mall in durban overnight is one of many businesses in the port city that will ransacked over the weekend. another shopping mall lies in ruins, in peter maddox book,
6:07 am
some 80 kilometers from durban. the unrest has been mainly concentrated in the south eastern province. of course, you're in a town doing this harm region, many of his supporters, they are angered by him. it's 15 months. dow term in points of failing to appear that corruption inquiry but now the violence is also sprayed to johannesburg. south africa, economic panel hill. with police rich fin. the army will deploy troops to the 2 most affected regions. although these may be opportunistic x of looting, driven by hardship and poverty, the poor and the marginalized bad that are to made branch of the destruction that is currently underway. juma is popular among many of south africans,
6:08 am
less well off. his imprisonment has laid bad deed divisions in the country. a secular found some other stories making headlines around the world. at least 50 people have died in a fire at a hospital in southern iraq. many others are in a critical condition. the plays read through a ward trading corona virus patient in the city of nasiriyah because it's still unclear. prosecutors in venezuela have charged a key opposition politician with terrorism and treason after arresting him on a highway. pretty. vera is a close ally of opposition later on by. the physician says that security forces also entered why those home on monday and threatened him to the rest report by the un and sound. the corona virus pandemic has contributed to an increase in the number of people facing hunger worldwide. nearly one in 3 people did not have access to enough food in 2020, and increase of almost 320000000 people in a single year. kevin chancellor,
6:09 am
uncle michael has told ukrainian president below them in the landscape. the transit of natural gas through ukraine will continue even after the controversial nor stream to pipeline linking. the country with russia is completed. the latest meant in building on monday, alongside energy security. they discuss the corona virus pandemic, and reduce tensions in a thin new crime. clashes have broken out, and ga parliament is opposition. law makers demanded the prime minister resign over the death of a journalist, alexander lash corolla, was found dead at his home on the weekend. days after being attacked at an anti pride rally. children police side detained. 20 people in connection with the attack . the chaos exceed journalists and opposition leaders pushed their way into georgie as parliament se occupied the speaker chair and demanded that the prime minister resign. they blamed the ruling party for
6:10 am
a tax on journalist and support for violent groups. among the protest is the founder of tv valley. the news channel, where the camera man, alexander lashed corolla, worked until he was found dead in his home. no sunday, georgia is prime minister dismissed protest over lasker of his death, on the 2nd people to another failed conspiracy against the state, masterminded by the anti state and anti chair of course, which failed and will never be successful in that country when we all saw that they are trying to use this person's tragedy for their own political agenda. maybe we georgia and police have not said how the journalist died
6:11 am
days any alaska robin needed hospital treatments off to being beaten by far right activity. as he filmed and t a l g b t q protests last week. right? and church support is attacked l g, b, t q. campaigners who are planning to hold pride events in the capital tbilisi. dozens of journalists were injured in the by them. that net to the pride march being cancelled. now off to an exam, the last 4 of the journalist position protested had promised to keep challenging georgie in society of traditional values and demanding the prime minister's resignation. british police and now investigating online racist abuse. targeting 3 black english football is off the in the last the euro 2020 final to italy. the police say racist. social media posts were directed at marcus brash but jayden santo and became 2nd after the miss penalties. help italy when the game england
6:12 am
coach garrett south gate, has called the abuse unforgivable. meanwhile, in italy, the returning heroes of the victorious road 2020 score have delighted fence with an open top bus to it through rome, a plan parade was canceled because of corona vars. concerns but after meeting president says, you know matter, ela, italian place and stuff showed off the trophy and help their team bus as they made the short journey to be received by prime minister, maria drag and 1010 down to them. now imagine a world without coffee apples or tomatoes according to the un. this isn't entirely unthinkable. given the steady decline in b populations, the world over phase active pollinators, for many of our favorite fruits and few of the base names, less food that's prompted. and you brain of be rescuers in malaysia. it's not a job for the faint of heart when he's not working his day job as
6:13 am
a software developer. oil and shares often hands deep in a swarm of bees. or without a protective suit. he's just one of the volunteers that might be savior. a group of environmental activists rescuing hides from destruction. the volunteers handle up to 10 relocations a day, acting on people from the public, local officials. in malaysia, those calls usually go to the fire brigade who often taught the entire nest. my b savior provides no tentative to killing the insects, but changing attitudes remains a major challenge. so the perception is me, read dangerous. so the moment if they see me immediately try to find some way to, to remove the bees bees of vital to se systems as pollinators
6:14 am
of major crops. but the u. n. is warning of rapidly declining numbers due to habitat loss, pollution and pesticides that here's crisis in us and europe where we're having a problem with v going almost x being. so before that happened here, i think is important that we continue with the phase of the b and make sure that doesn't happen here. and yes, these volunteers do get stung, but it's a price they're willing to pay to save the small but vital creatures. one swarm at a time, you know, watching data over the news. his reminder of the tough story with the following for you. he was communist regime has blamed us the caribbean island way of anti government protest. security forces patrolling the straight south to thousands rallied on sunday, protesting food,
6:15 am
and medicine shortages. washington has him. he has not involvement with your up to date. stay tuned now for ducks film coming up after a short break. don't forget, you can always stay up to date with all the latest headlines on our website, d, w dot com. i'm rebecca versus in bourbon for me and the entire team here. thanks for watching. the news . women in asia tells me all the money and money and on the voices. the only way i can be on top is to create my own empire story this weekend on
6:16 am
d. w ah, the it took 6 months of negotiations. but finally, we were granted permission to film the cargo targeting unit and work here a child to go to airport, provided we don't show their faces. the customs officers are a highly trained team. they hung for suspicious cargo among the 2500000 tons of goods passing through the international air every year. they're mainly looking for cocaine, heroin, and counterfeit goods. but increasingly, they're also on the hunt for another illegal and lucrative product. antiquities smuggled out of countries torn by violence and war now, and i really couldn't sure we are interested in the cargo of a flight from africa. we want to check whether the items are older or more recent. we don't know much about the people involved. so we want to dig
6:17 am
a bit deeper in the import of antiquity smuggled in from areas under terrorist control has been illegal in france since 2016 in his hand made real. let's be extra careful. these are the shipping papers supporting documents, certificate of origin and provenance invoices, they'll determine whether or not we take control of the good news for a country of origin. when comical, molly? okay, bring me the documents will open the crate. when i get molly has been mired in war since 2012, the officials want to give the shipment
6:18 am
a close look at things this here is animal can look like it's a false alarm. although this object looks old, it was made quite recently. now that also we pay special attention to conflict pollution. we have to examine the item to determine whether it's an antique or not . look, i don't know if we're not sure we get in touch with the expert. what she did fail me. the customs officers are really interested in antiquities from the middle east, including areas that were recently still under control of the atlantic state. looted antiquities helped fund their war chest. the sculptor marble slabs from syria were seized in 2016. they were headed for sale in asia. ah much more course. and when we checked, we found a wooden crate that supposedly contained garden decor, java. when we opened it, we could see objects that were antiquities, you know,
6:19 am
their marbles dating from between the 14th and the 16th century services. and so they are intact, which makes them exceptionally valuable to me. experts have estimated their value at 250000 years. me pushing, given the timeframe and the secrecy involved. looted art probably finance to terrorist activities and terrorist groups are funding themselves by trafficking in cultural entered what is the stolen artifacts have been named blood antiquity in the middle east in north africa . recent wars have cost untold lives and have given rise to a black market that has helped to fund islamic terrorist groups. was do
6:20 am
you see the result? 1200 going once solve 423000 over the illegal trade. the total in hundreds of millions of euro's a year sold. this carving was confiscated in london and was to be listed for 1500000 euros. this one here was listed 220000 heroes when it was intercepted by police in the us. ah, in order to put this type of shady business to an end, a group of archeologist students are helping the police ah, gospel to king of how can an artifact appear on the market in the midst of a war without anyone wondering without any response from the auction houses from ancient cities in libya. someone dug here. the tomb was clearly alluded
6:21 am
to the art galleries of paris and online dealers. the hello. are you interested in anything in particular? ah, we spent an entire year on the trail of these are traffickers infiltrating online chat routes where plunderers and middleman plied their illegal trade. the how do these antiquities cross international borders? are some dealers complicit in the funding of terrorism? you sold objects from libya, which is a war zone. that's not true. it was the cultural event of the season. an exhibition at the fulton blow palace south of paris, a royal setting worthy of or on market collection.
6:22 am
with extra security to match the occasion. ah, the works all stem from the private collection of shakes. ahmad bid. abdulla tawny, a member of guitars, royal family, and cousin to the current. amir, the wealthy collector, also finance the restoration of the ballroom. chandeliers, one artifact catches are i a bronze ibex, more than 2000 years old? it's listen, it's coming from south arabia or what is now yemen, a country mired and civil war. so 2014. we check the catalog. it's only been exhibited once before in beijing. again, as part of the all thought collection, there is no mention of a previous owner. it's a stunning work of art. what could the bronze ibex be a stolen antiquity? the curator says he's verified its origins because of the i
6:23 am
think you're concerned that i worked with the curator of the alpha on the collection. most surely i trust the documentation given to us by the collection cure. i thought i thought that i could actually oh, but as it turns out, the filter little curator has been alerted the questions surrounding the ibex janny . she's got a prominent french archaeologist, had worn the curator of its dubious providence. he had even emailed him the day before the opening me. i wanted to tell you that a number of objects from this collection are without a doubt the result of archaeological looting carried out these past 15 years in yemen. in particular, a bronze ibex. ah, young edition, i back comes from the archaeological side of mariama,
6:24 am
which is situated in a valley in the center of present day yemen and r q n. there were never any excavations. there are security reasons to secure the archeologist shouldn't go there without risking abduction or risk. don't move in. these are the ruins of the h in town or the ibex was found. the photos were taken by again, many archeologist the only one who can access the site. oh, don't improve what i see curve. you can see here that the mariama temple was illegally excavated. i don't, it's hard to establish when these illegal digs to normally. if we promised looters took advantage of that chaos situation and yemen. a little more shipping this whole around 10 meters deep gave the looters access to the temple where the ibex was found. buckets used during the excavation were simply discarded. despite the
6:25 am
arky just morning fontainbleau palace exhibited the bronze ibex a year later we encountered the bronze ibex and tokyo. the japanese capital is a hotspot on the international art market and the job exhibition and work from the phone. the collection is opening at the national museum. the bronze ibex is also on display. i mean jennifer, curator of the also the collection is also here. he's in charge of acquisitions and never goes anywhere without his public relations officer. she come out really embodies the true spirit of a collector, buys things from a number of different sources, of course, from reputable dealers, sometimes buying directly from the collections often at auction. so perhaps we can
6:26 am
continue over here. this section of the exhibition looks at nature and animals, and the anybody's agree one, there is no doubt about the origin. it was from the site which was luton. so now i think any information that was there with, obviously the thoroughly thing being able to get ahold of that information is broke of the conversation always declined. would you just explain the holly's mother? i don't think in front of the camera. these conversations are best carried on. i think the best thing is that we look into the information we did this problem because you can get this information or not. i'll tell you. i don't personally. however, i know that everything is acquired with, with the due diligence, and that before the pieces work part, they have been published by a very big name in the field. and i will go back to him. he's well known alec could really me
6:27 am
ah, in france, such questions about the provenance of an antiquity face and uphill battle me under french law purchase, social acts in good faith will not be prosecuted. even in the case of looted antiquities, all that's needed is a receipt of purchase. and as soon as it's exhibited in a well known museum alluded, antiquity takes on the veneer of respectability and becomes easier to sell as it keeps changing, hands moving from public exhibitions to art galleries, determining its true origin becomes more difficult, though not impossible to researchers have made it their mission to uncover, trafficking and looted antiquities. archaeology professor saw me show and doctoral student morgana basic. they specialize in researching, looted, artwork,
6:28 am
that are sold by galleries or online. my soul, michelle, is training an army of students from all over the world. are going to correction collectors, want unique pieces, what no one else has, but there's a 3rd aspect possible, you know, discipline from fis on. he hopes the students will go on to raise the alarm about the problem. the french customs officers and police often call on the to researchers more gulf as the specialty is busts and statues from libya. a country that has over the past 10 years, seen more than its share of war and conflict. the antiquities sell for tens or even hundreds of thousands of euro's this morning. he's on his way to brussels in between his university seminars. he conducts research into the european
6:29 am
antiquity straits, the, it's a race against time in a week and object might move to another country and disappear but how can researchers prove that an antiquity was looted? luckily, in the case of libyan statues, some characteristic details make identification easier. the bus and statues share a distinctive form and drapery. and the reddish stain on the marble comes from the soil that enveloped them for 2000 years. he has worked together with several european police forces and it's been quite the help thanks to his expertise around a dozen questionable antiquities have already been seized in europe and in the united states. he's conducting research in brussels
6:30 am
because the city has become a hub for art trafficking in aided, in part by legal standards that are less stringent than in france. struggling. we are going to the main antique shops to see what they are selling. and if we can find anything that look interesting, some of this shock draws his attention. there is a bust with a red stain on the marble in the window. we begin to film using a hidden camera to avoid drawing the dealers attention. the were posing as potential buyers. hello. hello. how are you? well, i was looking for a gift where our grandfather, who is


info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on