Skip to main content

tv   DW News  Deutsche Welle  May 10, 2020 5:00pm-5:16pm CEST

5:00 pm
for the future. to come for to make your city to incite clear answer. this is the news live from berlin germany pushed back against corona virus restriction thousands turn out in cities across the country to demand an end to closures cancellations and distancing missions but who is behind the growing anti lock down demonstrations will take a look. and south korea's president calls on citizens to stay careful as the country braces for what authorities fear could be
5:01 pm
a 2nd wife of the coronavirus after 34 new cases are confirmed also coming up. plans to restart before this latest stop of what could be a setback that's up to 2 players from 2nd division team demoed president test positive for cope with 19. american how would welcome we begin here in germany where the corona virus infection right has risen above the critical value of one that means that every 10 patients are infecting 11 other people on average the country's public health agency says it's too early to draw conclusions but say the infection rate needs to be closely monitored the development comes after many lockdown restrictions have been lifted in germany cafes and restaurants have opened in northern germany. and
5:02 pm
warm spring weather has also brought more people out onto the streets and into parks. correspondent very bright he is one of those in central berlin the soft what can you run on by people where you are meeting social distancing rules exactly and so on the day i mean one of the parks in eastern but then here and it seems for the large part most people are still a daring to the restrictions that are still in place on social contact making sure that people are keeping at least 1.5 metres apart from people that are not from their households and just anecdotally speaking from this afternoon it seems that a lot of people are now starting to meet with of the households i've seen several small groups meeting at a distance out of the sides of the picnic blankets and a lot of people are out in different sports together exercising as well and that's something we're expecting to see increasingly in the coming days as most of germany's 16 states will start to open more gastronomy cafes restaurants as well
5:03 pm
but of course there are still social distancing restrictions in place as well as that. to wear masks both in shops and on public transport. we've heard a lot about how the lock down has tested the patience of parents but a lot of other people feel like this is more broadly becoming a civil rights issue even as the lock down restrictions are being used how widely held is that concern that it's becoming a civil rights issue. well we saw several demonstrations pop up across germany yesterday with thousands of people turning out they the main issue that these protesters have is they accuse the medical professionals here in germany and politicians of infringing their rights to the partial lockdown measures that we've seen hammer strickland's in recent weeks of course many of those are now being eased and that all depends as well on how they should reproduction rights
5:04 pm
continues to fluctuate as you've already mentioned it's now at over 1 point one we can have a look now at exactly who might be behind these a growing protest. unfamiliar scenes for a country where large gatherings and close contacts abound thousands defied distancing rosenstock got to protest the coronavirus restrictions families with children young and old. it's been young but i'm not because i think the restrictions of gone too far. more and i don't think wearing a face mask is necessary any more it requires i know it's clearly about limiting civil liberties and i'm always in favor of freedom of. the demonstrators include some who believe in conspiracy theories of those who believe forced vaccinations are coming. research of extremism all of a duck us as disparate groups and you know it's an across germany to oppose the restrictions so. it's clearly
5:05 pm
a protest citizen protest based on the feeling that something has gone wrong in these last weeks but that feeling is being used and manipulated by the extreme right. money. for next. the government is monitoring the protest movement with concern worried that the mood in the country could sour. as this is the mitchell it's a questionable mixture this is gaining traction and it could potentially lead to the radicalization of some individuals that's what that's what i'm worried. that's going on that's what. trouble arose around the edges of one demonstration. the police forces attempted to break up the rally. we've observed some people from the extreme rights movements hanging around the edge of the demonstration and acting aggressively. police say they included some well known members of germany's far right see. brady is still with us from
5:06 pm
a park in central berlin the place captures a really interesting moment and it raises the question is this a growing singular movement we're seeing or do you think this is more the pandemic as a moment that is unifying several different groups in protest. this is certainly unifying several different groups and the one thing that seems to unite them at the moment is this distrust of mainstream politics and also certain degree mainstream media as well and it really is quite incredible to see the breadth of the different groups that were attending these demonstrations as we had there in the report those people from the far left from the far right everything in between and on top of that you've also got conspiracy theorists people from vaccination groups also known holocaust deniers so that all concerns that these demonstrations could be utilized to a very different purpose in the coming weeks and even of you said the ortiz will be
5:07 pm
keeping an eye on how these develop but that said these groups are still a minority and according to a poll at least from just a couple of days ago 2 thirds of the nation here in germany actually still support the restrictions that are currently in place of course that's a much lower number than just a few weeks ago at the beginning of the pandemic when just over 90 percent of the nation supported the government's decision to put restrictions on certain social contacts but of course these numbers as i say set to be reviewed in the coming days but by experts i'm politicians so we could still even see a setback of those eason's of restrict easing on restrictions yet depending on how the number of cases she waits and that all important reproduction rate fluctuates in the coming days in berlin brady thank you so much. south korea's president has urged people not to low with a god in the battle against the coronavirus this comes off to south korea reported
5:08 pm
34 new cases in just one day then said the country needed to brace for a 2nd why you've the pandemics the country has been to this point widely praised for containing its corona virus outbreak and last week began easing restrictions. the fun didn't last long this is one of the 3 clubs a 29. old man visited before testing positive for corbett 19 so far more than 2 dozen cases have been linked to nightclubs in the e.t.o. one district in seoul authorities i currently tracking thousands of people who visited any of the clubs the sole mayor quickly put the lockdown brakes on. the city of seoul issues in order immediately prohibiting gatherings in all entertainment facilities including night clubs and clubs like boss and hostess. from this moment such facilities have to suspend their business and will face strict punishment if they breach the order going on a joint total. people working in the district are on high alert.
5:09 pm
we hope customers will be more cooperative when we are asked for their names for visitor records and i want to pull we all need to work together for a better future. i think this incident could have happened anywhere not just an entire one. south korean president moon j n is warning of a 2nd wave of infections. you were in lucia's search of the infection cluster which recently occurred in entertainment facilities has raised awareness that even during the stabilization phase similar situations can arise again any time zones anywhere in closed crowded space it's not over until it's over. the new infections are a blow to south korea's image as the role model in the fight against the corona
5:10 pm
virus and they could be a warning sign to other countries considering easing restrictions. now for a brief look at some of the other stories making headlines around the world. riot police in hong kong chased protesters through a shopping mall stopped by took part in a flash mob demonstrations throughout the territory protesters were demanding independence from beijing's influence and calling for the city's unpopular leader to resign some participants were arrested. authorities in libya say at least 4 civilians have been killed in attacks on the capital tripoli including one child recognized government of national accord blamed the shelling on eastern based forces after a military commander khalifa. said working class neighborhoods and the airport were targeted. turkey's senior citizens have been allowed to venture outside for the 1st time in 7 weeks as the country relaxes coronavirus measures people aged 65 and
5:11 pm
permitted to leave their homes for up to 4 hours a day they are considered the group most at risk from the virus. just german football fans have been eagerly awaiting the return of the bundesliga this month but could their hopes soon be dashed 2nd division sydenham addressed and have been ordered to send their entire squad into quarantine for 2 weeks after 2 of their players tested positive for the coronavirus it means they are unable to play their match against one of on may 17th 2 cologne players tested positive last week but only those 2 not the whole squad were told to so the decision by the local health authority and dressed in suits a new president that could put the resumption of play across germany into jeopardy including the top 2. for more on this all of immunity from the deadly sports joins me only what a moment just one would hope bosses didn't want as they've been an official
5:12 pm
response there has been the message so far is don't panic christine the head of the d.f.l. german football league came out yesterday and said that the plan that they have to finish the bundesliga season does. account for things like this happening they knew of course of the possibility even the likelihood of more players testing positive for corona virus before the end of the season so this won't affect their strategy life it went so far as to say that he doesn't even interpret this as a setback which i think will raise a few eyebrows i think most people would see it as a setback for their plan the other thing he said that stood out to me was that this only affects the dresden quarantine only affects 2 out of $81.00 games left in the 2nd division season now of course that's a fair point but it does raise the question of how many games would it take before they would have to go back to the drawing board right because that's where my mind goes with where's the tipping point it's only dresden who's in quarantine and so if it has preempted those questions but could further cases the rowlett is it going to
5:13 pm
get serious if we get well absolutely at some point it would but you've got to remember this sort of many factors involved in this is very difficult to predict i mean we've heard already about the local health authorities being the ones to decide the measures taken when players return positive tests and that means that location is all important where the players are who return positive tests you know which clubs they play for will have a massive effect on the impact that those positive tests have on the overall plan for the rest of the bundesliga season and you just can't predict where they're going to come from on top of that you know you've got the how quickly will clubs react to more positive tests how quickly will public opinion turn it's all a guessing game at the moment right and so many people involved politicians got german football the green lawn but it was the german football league who chose this date to restart long before other european leagues and long before most other sports in the entire world did they go to italy i do have
5:14 pm
a little bit of sympathy with the d.f.l. here because this is a difficult task this balancing act trying to strike don't forget that the robert cock institute here in germany predicts as expose around the world do that there could be a 2nd wave. all of the virus here now that means that the d.f.l. wants to get in in this kind of sweet spot where you're at the back end of the 1st wave and that means that the risk is low of spreading the virus themselves but still that you have enough time to finish the season before a potential 2nd wave of the virus really picks up and nobody knows when all this is going to happen of course this week is all important if there are more positive tests before the season restarts than a lot of people will be saying they went to sing on is from football fans and sporting fans from nowhere around the world on gemini all the moody thanks so much . and finally the man widely considered to be the founding father of rock n roll has died little richard was $87.00 the singer brought a very distinctive voice and flamboyant showmanship not to mention lightning fast
5:15 pm
rhythms to popular music in the 1950s he was one of the 1st african american artists to cross the racial divide in the music business is best known hits include long tall sally and to the 30 we leave you now with some of the music that night in the late. nico using germany to learn german lute because. why not learn with him. you learn in course. like we were. when we were. americans at some point in our lives really experience hardship listening.


info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on