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biala gassed. managed by from bart. this is the news live from berlin a fresh warning from hong kong about the territories controversial new security will carry labs days anyone for violating the new rules will face serious consequences critics call on the international community for help and we wish our vocal obama. in such a critical moment because time is playing you know already. also coming up
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this video shows mosman attacking the jeans trying to come ashore in greece but who is behind the assaults and why is there no outcry from the european union. at the straightest 2nd city of melbourne last down again millions are ordered to stay home as new coronavirus infections rage out of control. and proceed with the welcome to the program hong kong's need to carry now has defended the controversial new security law that beijing imposed on the territory last week she said it would make hong kong safer by preventing violent protests she also wants citizens not to break the law. so the home court as our government will vigorously implement this law and i forewarn those radicals
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not to attempt to while late this law or crossing the red line because the consequences are breaching this law are very serious critics warn that the new law will end freedom of speech in hong kong as the devil is the congress ports many projects the activists fear the suppression of dissent will be stepped up. followed . for years now every one has joined fellow members of his party on the 1st of july to mark hong kong's handover to chinese fruit but everything changed last week it isn't uncommon for such a race more peaceful protests to have a 100 plus police to search a dozen office i guess this will be the new norm you may never see the picture of me in hong kong as on the street ok not because we are content and not because. we are now happy with the government it's because now you have to upgrade to come out
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right 7. so you will follow. the 1st protest seems to new security law was put in place which just see offenders go to prison for life for suppression. several parties have now decided to spend some leading activists have fled but avery and his party are not about to follow suit. for political party to bow down now. to safeguard to the rest of hong kong psychologically. i'm also 1st compared to go to prison for a long time we are not going to change what we have been doing for you but depends on the level of suppression we're going to face in the future there will be short term modification and transformation off activists i mean hong kong there's no doubt a strong sense of fear also in the east over support it. has been the most common
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reaction just as many pro-democracy restaurants have but they've taken down decorations for the critical mass of just leaving empty mammals as a way of silent protest. beijing in sr long a fact only a minority of lawbreakers critics say political activism is under threat and that's just the 1st step. now works for an n.c.o. based in hong kong for decades. it has been advocating for labor rights across asia hochul has been a popular hope for also soft local and international n.g.o.s but a new law means many are now we considering their options there's a lot of them very quick thing we don't know what do you mean by somehow maybe coley where foreign forces because we have stuff from overseas under this law we owe why then sure like how it will impact even the safety or in the window staff or why this to frack for us to if we continue to receive for funding we have to
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somehow p. pair are the worst scenario then we may also consider to move to. other countries. beijing has played down the laws impact saying a 1000000 plans to strengthen the management of n.g.o.s and our organizations in hong kong. even though is there are clear how the security law will be implemented activists and efficacious here will have to be where the face a rocky road. was. one of those activists is joshua want one of the most recognizable faces in hong kong pro-democracy movement my colleague terry martin asked well what he thought of carrie lamb's warning that so-called radicals should not violates the new law but threats can be even stronger determination. your fellow activists nathan law he fled hong kong last week do you intend to stay
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i will continue to fight until the last minute and it's also important to seek for local and global support of the same cause i'm i will continue to campaign in the local level and they use the law will be responsible for continued a global start directed campaign and we wish the lack of was the color speed hurt in the world does that mean you're planning to stay in hong kong then up because i believe you're facing charges there is that correct. with the political prosecution i just faced the court trial 24 hours ago and i still need to go to court on 5th of august and also imply how beijing called get you to call the boss arrests and political prosecution is a shit that he would only separate millions population almost $10000.00 people with a arrest that since last summer and $1600.00 of us were prosecuted including me bonds is such a pure battle we still never give up and on the upcoming primary election on this weekend we hope to send a clear signal to beijing kowtow to the communist regime is not an option for us do
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you think kerry has a point in saying that new security measures are needed that hong kong to avoid the massive and sometimes bile of disruptions we've seen in the past or difficult crisis assault weapons because system reform escalating the situation and even allowing polish to call the house will run and override on common law system because by the rule by a hot line i guess that's not the way out no matter what happened was they'll continue to fight for freedom and also we wish the world to know that how the race of hong kong people and ex-pat live in the hall might be extradited to china and we might not be serving joe sentence at home and of law and require it to sort this out joe's and it's in beijing that's the french generated by beijing live sentencing is not the things that we have imagined by activists in the previous day but that's not
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a great use the threat to generate by the covers off or to. that was hong kong democracy activist joshua while speaking to mike let me tell you mountain let's now take a look at some of the stories making news around the will be short form video at to talk is to leave the hong kong market off to beijing imposed its new security north and google facebook and have already stopped taking requests for he said data from hong kong. and more than a 1000000 residents of the japanese island off to shoot at them told to flee their homes amid this rain the death toll from recent downpours has risen to 50 according to local media and more heavy rain is said to be on the way. now video has showing lost in attacking the boats of migrants trying to reach grace at the identity of the attacker has been unclear but our own investigations unit and their research collective bending cats have uncovered information suggesting they may have the names to the greek close at insta nice all wrong doing. this
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off greece poses a puzzling question was a disturbing answer mol migrant boats are leaving turkey for the e.u. but on the greek island of flesh there hasn't been an increase in rivals. there were 9000 people on this boat but there were. 16 year olds from afghanistan to these pictures he says he was shortly after mosque men attacked them from endangering the boat was in requote off last bus on the 5th of june this year the boy doesn't want to be identified. for much. to our form of for much of the course 2 men have. received the odd wording mark francis and one have nicely had to make the call on our morse. code the we would be why we should connect it. we analyzed dozens of similar reports and videos
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comparing them. coastlines and the position of the sun along was information from emergency calls official reports and eyewitness accounts. our conclusion refugees and migrants are being kept away from the greek coast at times by force it seems smart men often attack migrant boats on the open seas damaging them so they can't be steered and leaving them adrift sometimes they even actively force the boats back into true push waters a tactic known as push back. these prospects are against international law but it's difficult to establish for certain who these nest men actually are even though the evidence is apparently of. evidence such as this video. analysis of both structures let our colleagues from the investigative platform spelling cat and lighthouse report to clearly identify the d.m.v.
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as belonging to a greek coast guard ship. but greece denies using illegal methods the coast guard told t w. the operations conducted by a harbor police and hellenic coast guard and accordance with international law and international conventions. we also asked the european border agency frontex which works closely with the greek coast guard their answer didn't refer to the incidents in question they just said all of their border control operations conform to the highest standards like question to context you say you don't know but how could you not know and what steps have you taken to rebut what we have as evidence. has been watching migrants moving across the gnc for years and has seen a rise in the number of pushbacks she has been monitoring the situation for the european center for constitutional and human rights. you is
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expected to stand up for a new law to be respected and we haven't seen that we haven't seen it in public statements made by represent. a few institutions and we haven't seen it in any sort of legal action that new institutions have to power to take against member states not respecting the usual members of the european parliament and the un high commission for refugees are demanding an official investigation they say greece has the right to defend its borders but it must do so within international law. australia's 2nd city of melbourne has been ordered back into lockdown for 6 weeks off to a single day of rise of almost 200 new coronavirus cases there the move comes as the border between the state of victoria and neighboring new south wales is sealed for the 1st time since the spanish flu pandemic more than
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a century ago. let me read it through imagine that we have. a scene of distress and frustration a mother trying to reach our son confined inside a tower block after a resurgence of the coronavirus how did it happen that was the melbourne housing complex was originally at the center of the latest outbreak but now alarming spikes in the wider community mean lock down for the whole of the victoria state capital. and that is war the public health team have advised me to re-impose. current restrictions for a period of 6 whites there is simply no alternative other than thousands and thousands of cases. and potentially more many many people in hospital and the inevitable tragedy that will come from that. the move in melbourne follows
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other measures to contain the spread of the virus the neighboring state of new south wales is closing its borders to victoria anyone found breaking the rules could face a hefty fine or even jail time the border here hasn't been closed since the spanish flu pandemic a century ago. so this is something entirely different this is going to affect the travel of my stuff because i have stuff in clients living and working on both sides of the border there's no obviously clarity on the borders going away. so it's like really it's a matter of finding out you know. it's all going to pan out. until mountains latest outbreak australia had recorded far fewer cases than many other countries in the coronavirus pandemic the countries also hope swift and firm measures can keep it that way. this is it i mean yes here's a reminder of our top story at this hour. hong kong leader harry lamb stays any 105
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days in the territories controversial new security hole will face serious consequences. you're watching the governing news remember you can always stay up to date on our website at state of utah fog you can follow us on twitter and on instagram. i'm christine would offer myself to the team it's been great having you have any about. combating the corona pandemic. where does research stand. what are scientists learning. background information and news. hour corona. 19 special next on d.w. .

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