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this is the deadly news live from berlin, a coronavirus back same could now be one step closer. pfizer and german partner violence pick up asked for emergency approval for the vaccine in the u.s. . they say they could begin sending out doses within hours of approval. also on the shelf as saudi arabia prepares to host the g. 20 summit. some european valmai is called for a boycott of the event demanding saudi leaders come clean on human rights abuses. and he said to become the bundesliga. this league is youngest player of all time.
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we introduce you to 16 year old yusuf from the code could talk about his future in germany's top flight m f. we held welcome u.s. drug giant pfizer and its german patna by intake have applied for emergency authorization for the corona virus vaccine in the united states. the vaccine has, performed well in the initial safety trials and by so on that the u.s., food and drug administration could grant permission before testing is complete. if it does, the 1st doses could be administered next month. for many people. the severe health and economic impacts of the pandemic mean a vaccine can't come soon enough. a small pub with a big history 60 years of just the albatross pub in
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california once hosted intellectuals of the free speech movement in the sixty's. today, it's shutting down for good to the coronavirus pandemic where people, everybody hang out. public spaces is a community space. it's, a familiar story, not just in the u.s., but all across the world. the lives of many have been up ended by the pandemic. but on friday, some good news. german drug developer biotech and its american partner, pfizer announced that they will be asking the u.s. food and drug administration for emergency approval of a covert. 19 vaccine comes after the companies posted promising results from advanced trial. it showed a 94 percent success rate in adults over $65.00 and the shark though, 89 months after the start of this project,
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we have a readiness to bite you for sure and get approved for boxes of this. as you can see. definitely, this is something of a will redefine it will start the clock on a process that could save the vaccine approved for use in the u.s. by mid december. once approved distributional become the focus. and there's a mixed response from americans as to whether or not they will get the shot. of course. yeah, probably soon as possible. and not really just get i don't even to be the flu shot myself just because i'm out means this town that has been really good. how a yes or no. and not personally feel like feel like it's everybody's own choice. you know? because not everybody agrees with vaccines, but experts don't want people getting too excited. stressing that the manufacture and distribution of the vaccine is a complex task and will take some time. i mean,
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even if we look about the, you know, 6070 percent population in the work of human eyes to see the real impact of the vaccine. we are talking about $11000000000.00. and i don't think that i want to reproduce at this here for 40 minutes. mission around the globe. but on tech and pfizer have also started applications in the u.k. and in europe for use of their vaccine. the g. 20 summit of the 20 wealthiest nations and emerging powers is hosted by saudi arabia this year. but the country has repeatedly faced international criticism of human rights concerns well ahead of the primary, the online forum, members of the european parliament urged commission president and the president of the european council shas michel to boycott the event. an outspoken critic of saudi arabia's government murder in a saudi consulate. blogger arrived by dar we publicly flogged and sentenced to 10
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years in prison. paul, legit, lee, insulting islam activist. you know how troll detained for seeking the right to drive. those are just 3 examples of human rights violations in saudi arabia. the country hosting this year's t 20 summit since assuming the g 20 presidency, the government of saudi arabia has been hard at work trying to rebrand its image. so there's a large public relations campaign underway in order to encourage investment in the country. and yet behind these initiatives and reform, the reality on the ground is that there is a brutal crackdown being led by the soviet authorities against its own nationals. and that's the reason why european lawmakers are taking a stand you cannot remain silent. last month they passed a resolution calling on the u. officials to downgrade their presence a patient in the summit, even though it's only a virtual event mark to rebel is spearheading,
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they can paint. we are asked for the don't gridding why? because an empty seat is not legal, it would be better to send but of the legation who is able to deliver a message, a strong rest of the lawmakers also sent a personal letter to european commission president or the law funded lie. and european council president shall michel, we ask the commission for their response and we're told the summit, it was too important not to attend. we've been raising our concerns and we discussed further how to improve the human rights situation. the protection of human rights in the kingdom, and we will continue to pay off most attention to this question. if you fishel say it's important to maintain dialogue and keep communication channels open. but human rights groups argue the tourists must use this summit as an opportunity to ramp up the pressure on riyadh and hold the country to account for human rights abuses.
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they demanded it. at least all the women's rights activists currently in jail should be released as soon as possible. after all, one of the themes of the g. 20 is women's empowerment. over more, let's ask christiane boot, who specializes in international trade with the battle's from an institute. here in germany, christian welcome, saudi arabia is hosting this weekend's g. 20 summit. the oil wealthy kingdom that was recently and repeatedly accused of major human rights violations. by the right host. well, whether or not they are the right host. they have probably not, but what's actually important is that the international policy response to it has been lagging behind challenge for quite some time now. and it's really important that the international community get together and steps up the measures that are taken against it and then make and its economic khulood. so i'd say it's very important to talk, even if this meeting is somewhat unsavory 1st christian,
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the summit starts, as you mention, as we hit a critical phase of the 19 pandemic. all of these economies represented need the vaccine to bounce back. how much more competition for access to the vaccine be part of these discussions? what's really important is that b. find a strategy to distribute the vaccine world. what if we don't manage to do this? virus can come back from a remote corner of the world and will haunt us again. so it's really important that we find a way to coordinate the distribution effects scenes that we disinfect to flee, and that financing, which currently still persists, is closed. i guess there will probably an element of competition who gets it 1st, which will be unavoidable. but what's really important is that venture, everyone gets christian from carville to the great unknown of this form. this
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time around, this is likely donald trump's last appearance on the world stage as us president. what are the other nations expecting from the outgoing president? well, this is a really important meeting. i think expectations are very low and that has to do with donald trump. his american 1st approach has turned out to be extremely short sighted. it hasn't served america well and it hasn't served the international community. but he said that the international policy response has really been lagging behind the challenge. what i meant this, that we should have acted much earlier than we have and of that, that relieved or country us rich countries have thrown an enormous amount of money at competent code. and poor countries haven't been able to do that in the same degree. so donald trump will probably go down as
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a president that has hampered been affected response to this massive crisis. and everyone i think, is waiting for joe biden to assume the presidency and to see more shit from the united states. in commenting this crisis and others christian broad project manager for the bertelsmann foundation. thank you so much. thank you. ok, let's take a look now at some of the other stories making headlines around the world. in the u.s. state of wisconsin, police are searching for a suspect after a mole shooting wounded several people. according to the local man, several people were taken to hospital, but none of the injuries are life threatening place described the suspect as a white male. in his twenty's or thirty's, several explosions rocked the afghan capital kabul on saturday. authorities site least 8 people were killed and dozens wounded after
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a rocket propelled mortars were fired from 2 vehicles. several other similar attacks took place in densely populated parts of the city. no group has yet claimed responsibility. police have used tear gas and water cannon to propel anti-government protesters on the streets of the chilean capital santiago. demonstrators were marking the anniversary of the protest movement that began last year, demanding bright equality in chile, through reforms to the pension, health care and education systems. ugandan opposition presidential candidate bobby one has been released on by a lot to being charged with. holding rallies likely to spread the coronavirus, the arrest of the pop star turned politician earlier this week triggered protests that led to at least $37.00 dates. uganda is due to hold presidential and parliamentary elections in mid january subs fought number, she had open play just turned 16 on friday,
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and he soon could have something else to celebrate. that's because he's on the brink of becoming the bundesliga youngest. if a player you super mukoko is already used to breaking records, he scored 46 goals in one season, playing for dortmund's under seventeen's team. when he was just 14 years old. pulling in cameroon, macaco is not your average academy product. i was a street footballer in cameroon. there wasn't any local team you just played with friends, the noise on it. for in 2014, he moved to germany to live with his father and 2 years later joined a club with a tradition of playing young talents. the current record for youngest player was set by another dortmund academy product nori shine. who was then one month shy of his 17th birthday. this january coach called makoto up to the senior team,
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but league regulations meant he could not play until he turned 16. he's also caught the eye of germany, coach york, and is already playing for the country's under twenty's national team. you know, i've seen a few videos of him playing so it's almost unbelievable how someone his age can score so many goals against players 2 or 3 years older than him. so he does have these qualities that i very rarely come across before. before you leap to a once in a generation talent who may still be on bull collecting duty after his professional debut. but the future certainly looks promising in tennis now. and daniel medvedev kept up his perfect record at the season ending a.t.p. finals as he won his 3rd and final match in
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a comfortable time. schwartzman in straight sets russians form in london is in stark contrast to his to at the tournament last year when he lost all 3 matches, things are about to get hotter and that if we play 20 time grand slam champion rafael nadal in the semifinals. quick reminder of the top story, we're following for you this hour. he was found a giant pfizer and his german partner by taking an urgency, authorize zation for their coronavirus faxing. it's the 1st corona virus vaccine to go before the u.s. food and drug administration. u.s. government expects a decision and need to send out a forget you can always get the w. news on the go. you just download out at, from google play or from the out store. and that will give you access to all the lead. this news and information from around the world as well as push notifications for any breaking news and if your part of a news story, you can also use the app to send us photos and videos of what's happening in the,
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make up your own made for minds. that turquoise seatback, kansas. with the promise of a new plan. a dream destination for tourists teeming with marine wildlife at home on its shores. chorused, now is an island paradise. but it's under threat the former dutch colony, located off the coast of venezuela,
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is feeling the impact of climate change and pollution. but these locals are taking action is failing when it comes to saving animals a mission. she shares with their dad and so emissary for conservation the filming. it's a far cry from the picture. perfect tourist snapshots. a thick mat of soggy assem seaweed blankets. the bay ancora south was east coast sea turtles trapped in the alkie fight for their lives. and this group is fighting to save them. the alarm sounded early this morning. i get this goal here, but when you come to is 14 years old and volunteers for
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a sea turtle conservancy. without flinching, she waits into the tossing waves with team the sea turtle species found here are endangered. the team is committed to saving as many as it can across the bay turtles can be seen both in the thicket of alligator losing strength with every passing hour. but from the water, they're virtually impossible to locate and they're also not easy to rescue the oldies or so i'm going for will. it actually hurts when they hear you. it smells
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very bad and you can't hear anything. the water is everywhere. the island has never seen a soggy. some infestation like this. warming oceans off, fuelling alg growth as off fertilizes flushed into the sea. from brazil. the turtles come up and get in tangled in the bloom without help they perish in the heat. every rescue turtle is a cause for celebration. and several turtle weeds. just feel like i'm helping but it's not just startles, it's everything, the ocean itself and everything. it's creatures, it's wonderful to me. and i dare you for doubt. but you see the team has been
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working tirelessly for days. they've saved 25 turtles so far. many are malnourished and weak. the team will nurse them back to help the turtles that only need to gain weight up to the sea aquarium to recuperate. bridge over the roar of the ones that are sick. taken tibet and marion odette deuced these turtles have to huma's on the ice and bodies to fish nets that if it is also get open here over, there are people there working. the sick animals are in the best of hands with odette. no one knows that better than hope a very special flamingo, a celebrity, not just in chorus, out,
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but all over the well of debt and are inseparable. the local vet came to the birds rescue when he slammed against a hotel window and plummeted to the ground, badly injured. they both are there within 10 minutes. i was in front of them like i am here for the flamingo and they were like, vulcano. you don't go under still his left wing and his feet austin, if he can't be released into the wild. so now he lives with a hotel room. a asked me is me like always name is flamingo. only look like a bob there. oh, the funny thing is, the name means like flame and to be, well, no, no, he's famous. no woman is right. today is thursday me and on thursdays,
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both french is out on his weekly mission as opposed to the wildlife conservation. so this berk, especially for him to got hurt, but you know, today's destination is an elementary school ball biz, in the passenger seat. that an unusual couple of like what are the dr. i'm a proud reaction like, oh, if you go so they think i'm just running around going to be coming up next to me, which is also important for our debt. this moment is the highlight of the day for me is that campaigning for wildlife conservation with an educational flamingo. after initial hesitation, the children warm up to now some kids or even shy of
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involved who's had his fair share of experience with humans. odette spent months preparing him for social contact like this the children have never before had such a close encounter with a flamingo. and yet, bob is the hope for a discussion on how to value and respect nature. even a child's discarded kite can become a death trap for framing goes and other animals out there whose name and odette tells the kids how easy it is for birds and animals to get tangled and trapped in waste. the talent being disposed of properly hope is effective and soft to the touch. the message hits home and shouts. oh, so if they die, then that's just not ok. for odette,
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it's responses like these that talk the payoff for her work with bob. when you have that reaction, then you have the gateway to their heart with their she writes the question, their marriage to friends, what are we doing? why are we doing what we do know data is referring directly to the revelation corus cell was babies. she often has to surgically remove waste from the guts of animals that ingest it. yet, it's not as if she wouldn't have enough to live without her rescue patients. odette began saving wild birds as a child. this flamingo called odie, is a year old. she was gravely ill when in debt found her in a pool full months. she's been helping the birds back on its feet. has taken on
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to his way. so she doesn't to get where she came from, because soon she'll be released back into the wild. they need not be tamed. rehab to rehab is not coddling. rehab is for all animals that are hurt. you help them fight it with them back soon, michigan. odette currently has 45 sick wild animals in her care. she needs medications, cages and 80 kilos of food. so work is dependent on donations and takes time. there are days when she nearly folds asleep on her feet. to have the earth will efforts pay off. there's an air of excitement at the sea aquarium this morning
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. fetches the turtle that she rescued from the thicket of saga some seaweed more than a month ago. dozens of volunteers are here. they help way, mischa, and mock the turtles. so they can be identified in case they are spotted again. we are going to really live today. there is so much better now, so it's time for them to go. the turtles are just a few kilometers from then the trail habitat. the activists convoy attracts a lot of attention that's actually only, you know, you feel it. so much like a bronx. this great fear means that more and more people are going to realize what we're doing are going to go to far. and hopefully, we're going to come out of the surf is rough, but the water is crystal clear. 13 totals of being released into the ocean.
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very, very excited. are still. the hope is that they'll paddle off and not turn back around . the time has come to set up. the odette is also releasing some recuperating patients back into the wild today. she's invited, some neighborhood children and tourists to watch. for 18 years, odette has been bringing locals and animals together. you can now it's hope he was touching the hearts and minds of visitors to his sanctuary. he stays home when it's time for you to begin her journey back to freedom. although it's
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a joyous occasion, there's always concern that the bird may not be except back into its flock. is she still wild enough? i hope all the bird flies away from her. his home in for his other siblings that didn't maintain a distance, let go. and the flamingo takes off and unites with her flock. it's a moment to savor. conservationists know that they can't stop climate change on their own, but that passion and commitment demonstrates that by respecting and protecting nature, every individual can make a difference. your
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life when it's no longer forbidding your career when you're finally allowed to pursue it. it's your opinion when you can finally say it is freedom more important than homeland we need artists in exile, living in berlin, 20 next on d. w. a, a visionary. and a pragmatist. diplomat who always gets straight to the point to go to institute's outgoing director. close to tell a month to look at his final year in office and his present career goal was cultural, diplomatic in 45 minutes on day doubling. in the art of
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climate change africa's most of what's in store for people to use to make up for their future in the book called for a game of go cities to get insight culture to go. i'm an author and witness to world events. you know, that's all plus the higher this decision my life. because i didn't want to hold on germany. it was like a trial and half blind
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relief for artists who have fled political persecution in their own countries and settled in berlin. what drove them to leave? what challenges do they face in their new home? what attracted them to the german capital? people in berlin are demonstrating for every ruse theater director smith so charged who is one of the cold organizers of the protest? he's glad that he can express his opinion freely in germany, and that he can send a signal from abroad showing them that berlin is not indifferent to what is happening in the moors to the situation in our homeland and citizens are
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doing. simply saying, we're helping you are supporting it was one in their mass protests have been taking place for months with the demonstrators calling for an end to the country's authoritarian regime. police have clamped down on them heavily even if they are no longer there to go in other belo, rusian is in berlin. feel part of the wider protest died. they force our hand. we don't want that. we just knew things aren't right to charge cool. left dello russo over 10 years ago. he had always opposed to the regime and had organized protests and hunger strikes. as a result,
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he was arrested locked up for days at a time without charge. you have to go. i always say that if i stayed, i would become a professional revolutionary. i was allowed to study. i would never have got a good job or education landed in jail because i took part in protests and because of my views. so i had to make up my mind and leave. i wanted to do what i love. art thanks to a grant, he was able to go to poland, where he acted and directed plays, both in the all theater scene and in state theaters. including a production of just skis the idiot. you know, he still works in poland. he prefers to live in berlin. he says he loves the alternative district. of course it's bad because people here are free to think and do as they please. they discovered
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a new kind of protest across their constant process and cross it was important for me to see the different forms and how they were organized. transferring this knowledge to protest. he's currently working on an exhibition about civil society and bella ruse. he says that he was politicized as a young man by an encounter with some german punks who were visiting bella ruse and listen to the sex pistols were basically why you and i talked about freedom and civil rights and that was actually new for us. we were kids in the city and all of a sudden we discovered another culture of these kind of shoot me. but there was another world out there where you were totally different from the 100 new
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border. there was a kind of break stopping society from developing what you were constantly trying to do and what not to do. and we had to follow our apparatus the relationship between the state and the individual today is something he often examines in his work. the piece, projection paranoia shrine integrates text written by the r.a.f. terrorist to recombine hoff who explored how far political resistance could go to hopes that his work will resonate in bella ruse to see myself as a bridge between her living min's, in case something happens there a preacher between berlin and for a while. but then i'd like to find
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a nice between institutional i state idea here and the underground. and you know, i'd like to stay there. i'm on the ground, but what they need for most of what's right now berlin has more such nations than bella roosts. so for the time being shocked, who will be staying put now to new them, where we meet the vice president of penn center, germany. it's one, some 100 tention to authors who have been persecuted for exercising their right to free expression. its german center helps them in germany. their countries which are always at the bottom of the list. its last in terms of
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freedom of expression. and every tree is not for 10 years in the last 3 or 4 years turkey's gotten much worse and remains level each year and international documents. writers have been imprisoned or subjected to other restrictions, you know. but there are also many cases we knew nothing. of example, in china, even sentences are executed. very rarely does work. sometimes when joe ching feels lonely, he goes for a stroll. being out nature calms him helps him clear his mind in focus. came to germany 12 years ago. he's lived in berlin for the past 8. and like nature. but i don't feel too home in one particular place. i have no special connection to
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a certain place on earth. i've lived in most in the u.s. with up and in beaching. here in germany, a woman i live here in there. i think that stems from my time in jail. since then, i have this sense of restlessness. under through thought of the gun in 1989, protests erupted at beijing's tiananmen square and elsewhere in china. tens of thousands of young chinese demanded greater freedom. but the pro-democracy movement was brutally suppressed. dzogchen helped organize demonstrations in his hometown chianti. for this, he was sentenced to 2 and a half years behind bars and forced just been the 1st 2 months in solitary confinement. locked up in a dark underground cell. the only freedom year after $51.00
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days. he had to carry me out, covered my eyes with the 1st. i didn't know. why would i spend all this time in total darkness without a harrowing experience. but judging has remained undeterred, once a widely respected nonfiction author and publisher in china, he's kept writing books in exile. he's a very gracious reader to seeing as and as the single parent for him eating is about companionship and looking after one from time behind bars. after more than 30 people on death row, a few days or weeks left to live. they were strapped to their beds,
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spread to their side. what a crucifixion would you do with a hole in their bed to defra, kate? after relieving themselves are clean. she will also affect them in their final moments. it was all that mattered process to the experience in a book. it tells the story of 15 different prisoners on death row and includes recipes for the last meal they ate before they were executed. a leading german literary magazine has published an excerpt of the book, his translator and good friend, susanna becker, will translate the book into german. joe ching regularly covers highly sensitive topics that few in china would dare discuss for research purposes, he sometimes returns to his homeland. though he's careful to stay off the radar as a backer describes that. but unlike his artist friend,
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i way way joe ching resists the label. dissident. i am an author and witness to world events that saw a courageous one for sure. joe ching carried out extensive research in china for his documentary film. i don't quite recall which addresses a dark chapter of chinese history. the film revolves around the lynching of 2 teachers at the hands of their students. it features interviews with people who may have witnessed the killings, see the action that she would take to her recent events in paris show how timely my documentary is a teacher was killer,
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sparking global outreach by film talks about how to train these teachers were beaten to death, but to this day, new body news who is responsible, talks about this event $2400.00, best of book about china, stored industry, became an international bestseller, exposed to ruthless, stops at nothing to maximize its profits, including adding dangerous chemicals to build products. it was translated into several languages. 15 years ago i started telling people that chinese food is unsafe. and chinese food production methods can cause epidemics like sars. but nobody to seriously think european politicians and food manufacturers are harming themselves when they
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import chinese products. joe ching is currently working on new documentary films about china. he's been barred from entering the country, but that won't deter him. he's not easily intimidated. what's germany's role when it comes to offering protection to people threatened in persecuted and i think germany please an important role. then germany's voice is very significant within the context of pain international for one. the other writers in exile program that was created by the minister of culture in 2000. it was to be off a debt of gratitude for writers who had to flee germany in $133.00, found refuge abroad. or now we can persecuted writers and from all over the world to the workings of even if we don't even fight off. when the nazis came to power in
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1933, a whole generation of writers was silenced. their works were banned and burned. their lives were threatened. many fled, others were killed. today german cities such as where the nazis held their rallies, taking exiles from all over. the service, of course, is just a trickle. there are many writers and that's why many make their own way if they can. and their place of refuge is often berlin. it's a bit of home, away from home for a syrian in exile at the pergamon museum in the historic center of berlin. first tours for refugees. she explains the history of the exhibits and how they can transport people back in time. just close your
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eyes. try to smell and you will feel at home. and there is always like a very nice trips. we go through closing size and think about our memories, our heritage, many visitors return time and again provide comfort and stability coming here also helps combat her homesickness. after she was forced to flee syria 6 years ago, i used to say it's my museum. and i am one of the very rare people who used to go to the museum almost studied art in damascus and wrote for.

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