tv DW News Deutsche Welle December 4, 2019 3:30pm-3:45pm CET
welcome to. it's good to have you with us china death sentences than the rest of the world combined that is what human rights organizations suspect the official numbers are kept secret that sentence is a way fault of these to show their commitment to law and order oftentimes suspects in violent or disturbing crimes have a high risk of being sentenced to death even if they're innocent. met a group of men who have been through this. the foreman didn't expect anything when police showed up at their homes one evening in 20022 years
earlier a gruesome murder that happened near their village. pub one of the new woman i think they suspected the culprits lived in our village they came and just arbitrarily took people from there we weren't even hanging out together at the time you were over the deal in other words i see one on this was a he didn't say much they just said immediately you're the one who did it so therefore we're ultimately found guilty of killing a young man and raping and killing a young woman her body was found cut into pieces and wrapped in a plastic bag full of today nothing reminds one of the crimes. to get even though you did this is the place where it happened inside this compound. so this was a rice paddy at the time. don't you know. the double murder shocked many in the region chung frog and the others were sentenced to death they had confessed but under torture china is thought to have the highest number of executions in the world although the exact figure is
a state secret once police have identified the suspect that person will nearly always be punished the conviction rate in china is 99.9 percent. well we didn't call us a bit of it we were prepared for everything 1st we wrote our will then we told our relatives they should appeal the sentence we were hoping we could clear our names but all the time i was scared that the communist party might suddenly take us to be executed. all of them were married and had young children or will farmers later chin's wife and every parent's worked as rickshaw drivers to pay for the lawyers and the kids' education his daughter was 7 when he was arrested you know took a fall she had my classmates would go home after school and have dinner with their parents these ordinary things were not possible for us. the little color t.v. analysts and her other people this was something normal but to me it seemed like
the biggest luxury i was so jealous of my classmates. it would be 14 years until she could eat with her father again then in 2016 the men's convictions were finally overturned. the story was widely reported in china one of the handful of cases where the sentences were revoked in recent years . chung and the others were compensated with 300000 euros each junge used the money to build a new house for his family. if we could have worked all these years we might have been able to make the same amount of money our reputation has been damaged our psyche our children and families have suffered we have mental health problems how can this money compensate this. it's not
been several years since their release but they still struggle with getting through the day their ordeal traumatized. people used to talk with each other there was a lively atmosphere it's different now we spend most of our time in silence. says he has only one call for his future to live a life as ordinary as possible. in highly connected south korea cyber bullying has emerged as a major issue just last year nearly $150000.00 cases were filed with the police that's more than $400.00 cases filed each day and it affects everyone from school kids to big stars to take the case of 25 year old suni and 28 year old. both stars of korea's k. pop music industry both committed suicide after facing bullying online for taking
a stand in the case of sally it was for describing herself as a feminist addressing by their 1st name telling fans to be confident with their bodies in the case of. it 1st for filing a lawsuit against her ex-boyfriend over a revenge porn video. both women broke the mold of what it means to be a woman in maine dominated south korean society and the need for it with their lives. in happier times like a pop star a popular face of the band karo. but a few years later at just 28 she was dead suicide her only way out from the constant stream of vicious cyber bullying.
normally when you were injured from physical violence you can go to a hospital to get treated and recover but online violence is a bigger problem because it can't be treated that way and sometimes it can even lead to death or can we get on with. this led to the death of sally one of course harras friends a vocal critic of south korea's rigid ideals on how women should behave the social media backlash was cruel member of parliament parks and soak wants to address the issue through legislation her bill aims to make it possible for anyone to ask web portals to take down malicious or false comments. i am proposing defines he discrimination as illegal information and allows anyone not just the victim to request comments to be taken down celebrities who are engaged in pop culture especially those who are young are defenseless lee exposed to cyber violence now it is time for the law and society to protect. the laws still hasn't
been passed meanwhile the crimes continue but there is some forward movement as former boyfriend and another man both k. pop stars were recently handed jail terms for raping a woman and sharing videos of the ordeal the case exposed to toxic culture. of illicit video sharing in industry. 41 i am very sorry. i committed an inexcusable crime i had made all my charges were wanted. but such admissions are rare meanwhile women are left to shoulder the burden of hate and vicious online attacks and for some it is too much. he's been called india's divided in chief and critics argue it's with good reason since nerida modi became prime minister of india for the 1st time in 2014 india's muslims faced lynchings beatings and assaults often times of the hands of those
connected to his internationalist b j p party but the ideological roots of the party lie in another organization the russians from civic song or r.s.s. as a vision of india as primarily a hindu mission a mission where other religions do exist but within a larger hindu context here's a closer look at nearly a century old and with membership across the country. its shortly after sunrise and then matching india's r.s.s. has more than 4000000 members all of the men. it's the largest volunteer organization in the world. they're the foot soldiers of hindu nationalism for them india is a holy fatherland and all indians must recognise the predominance of hinduism in it . there are cultural. traditions and. there's
a lot of work even though they are the ones that have differences in practices of belief system of divinity but the. unity thread of unity is there that oneness is what which i have ordered he mentioned the goodness. in his speeches r s s president mohammed bhagwat seeks to tone down the rhetoric he's a close associate of prime minister narendra modi whose page a pay party is intertwined with the r.s.s. . images such as these are reminiscent of the fascist marches of early 20th century europe critics say this is no coincidence but the r.s.s. rejects such comparison. since the hindu nationalists came to power in india the organization has sought to rid itself of its image as a right wing extremist group was when i. myself is
a plain when i am writing myself strong how it is in demand it in others they are also expected to go they step of our duty to make them strong that is out of those kinds of. but the political climate has changed since hindu nationalists came to power in 24 tane incidents like these are on the rise hindu gangs beating up and lynching muslims because they allegedly slaughtered cows and outrage for him days. the r.s.s. distances itself from such acts but liberal voices accuse the organization of being as dangerous as islam is and will fascism in other countries. we've seen where it is taken out this is a tease we've seen pakistan and the. germany. in its dark. period or. i see india
passing through a movement pretty much similar to the 1930s india when he had such criticism of hindu nationalism is rare meanwhile the r.s.s. his popularity continues to grow they want to create a new india confident strong and hindu for many indians this seems a tempting prospect. perfecting the french inventive election results as live in now with a jolly underwater christmas celebration of the aquarium. santa has recruited sting rays and even more beds to help make the season bright that's today we'll see you next time.
the literature invites us to see people in particular that i like to see as the kids finds growing up. might. be good on you 2. was the speech of his life perhaps his best certainly his most difficult chancellor and much cooler addresses the people of east germany shortly after the fall of the wall. the crowd clamors for german unity journalist peter lim borg was at the scene. 30 years later he looks back
on the title christian. starts december 19th w. . the privacy of half a 1000000000 teenagers at risk u.s. lawsuit accuses video outtake talk of sending users out of the china we'll take a closer look. also on the show the u.s. remains vague about a possible trade deal with china u.s. lawmakers are meanwhile cooking up new sanctions against the country. and taiwan's future may be green if you can kick its fictions of coal and nuclear power. welcome to business asia i'm stephen beards and thanks for watching. u.s. class action lawsuit claims that chinese video sharing app tick-tock secretly transferred vast amounts of user data to chinese servers the lawsuit filed in
california accuses tech talk of collecting the information without user content consent rather saying it could be used to identify profile and track customers. has become hugely popular with teenagers since it launched 2 years ago last month to hit 1500000000 downloads that's already more than instagram. and for more on this let's bring in rob watts he's been looking into this rob 1st off remind us again what is to talk so take talk is the international version of a chinese doll yen and it's a simple concept uses post 15 2nd video up to 15.