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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ My Life After 44 Years In Prison | AJ Shorts
 
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Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Otis Johnson went to jail at the age of 25. When he got out at 69, he rejoined a world that was starkly different from the one he remembered. This is his story. Last year, we met Otis Johnson at a New York City shelter for ex-convicts. Everyone there was trying to get their feet back on the ground. Otis had just got out of prison after serving a 44-year sentence. The last time he had seen his family was May 1975. When we shared Otis's first story of being reintroduced to the modern world, viewers were amazed by just how unfamiliar everything was to him. iPhones, Times Square, jars of pre-mixed peanut butter and jelly ... everything was new or starkly different. INTERACTIVE: My life after 44 years in prison. The story of Otis Johnson His story clearly resonated with people. More than 12 million people watched Otis' story on YouTube, and we wanted to show them what happened next. We went to Asbury Park, in New Jersey, with Otis to try to find them. Reconnecting with family was something he had said he was always interested in doing, but hadn't got round to yet. After all, he was still learning how to navigate the city. He had a small box where he kept old, tattered photos of family members, but that was basically all the information he had on them. "The only address I really have is Asbury Park," Otis told us. So we took the train to Asbury Park not knowing much. But we did have Otis' memory. Once we arrived at the train station and began roaming the streets, small things about his old home slowly came back to him: extended family members, friends, shops. He wanted to find his aunt, Dottie Moore, and some other family members. He said many would probably think he was dead. When we talked to Otis about his relationship with his family, his answers were complicated. He was a member of the Fruit of Islam (the paramilitary wing of Nation of Islam, the Islamic religious movement once famously led by Malcom X) in his younger days. The Nation of Islam's stated goals were to improve the spiritual, mental, social, and economic condition of African Americans. Otis was a devout Muslim who said he helped "clean up the streets" of drug dealers. "We wasn't all bad," he would say. But Otis said some of his family members didn't buy that. He didn't know if they would be angry or happy to see him after all these years away. He had a nervous energy about him as we walked down Pine Street, knocking on doors and asking strangers about Dottie Moore. This final story on Otis Johnson is one of reconnection and reconciliation. It is the story of a man on a quest to reunite with remnants of his past and one, we hope, many can relate to. Find out more about Otis: http://aje.io/LifeAfterPrison More AJ Shorts: http://aljazeera.com/shorts -- Filmmakers: Elena Boffetta - https://twitter.com/ElenaBoffetta Jenna Belhumeur - https://twitter.com/jenna_bel Executive Producer: Yasir Khan - https://twitter.com/khanundrum Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Views: 15138696 Al Jazeera English
Finding my family after 44 years in prison | AJ Shorts
 
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Last year, we met Otis Johnson at a New York City shelter for ex-convicts. Everyone there was trying to get their feet back on the ground. Otis had just got out of prison after serving a 44-year sentence. The last time he had seen his family was May 1975. When we shared Otis's first story of being reintroduced to the modern world, viewers were amazed by just how unfamiliar everything was to him. iPhones, Times Square, jars of pre-mixed peanut butter and jelly ... everything was new or starkly different. His story clearly resonated with people. More than 12 million people watched Otis' story on YouTube, and we wanted to show them what happened next. We went to Asbury Park, in New Jersey, with Otis to try to find them. Reconnecting with family was something he had said he was always interested in doing, but hadn't got round to yet. After all, he was still learning how to navigate the city. He had a small box where he kept old, tattered photos of family members, but that was basically all the information he had on them. "The only address I really have is Asbury Park," Otis told us. So we took the train to Asbury Park not knowing much. But we did have Otis' memory. Once we arrived at the train station and began roaming the streets, small things about his old home slowly came back to him: extended family members, friends, shops. He wanted to find his aunt, Dottie Moore, and some other family members. He said many would probably think he was dead. When we talked to Otis about his relationship with his family, his answers were complicated. He was a member of the Fruit of Islam (the paramilitary wing of Nation of Islam, the Islamic religious movement once famously led by Malcom X) in his younger days. The Nation of Islam's stated goals were to improve the spiritual, mental, social, and economic condition of African Americans. Otis was a devout Muslim who said he helped "clean up the streets" of drug dealers. "We wasn't all bad," he would say. But Otis said some of his family members didn't buy that. He didn't know if they would be angry or happy to see him after all these years away. He had a nervous energy about him as we walked down Pine Street, knocking on doors and asking strangers about Dottie Moore. This final story on Otis Johnson is one of reconnection and reconciliation. It is the story of a man on a quest to reunite with remnants of his past and one, we hope, many can relate to. Filmmakers: Jenna Belhumeur & Elena Boffetta Editor: Andrew Phillips Audio: Linus Bergman & John Otimi Assistant Producer: Ziad Ramley Executive Producer: Yasir Khan Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Views: 3721764 Al Jazeera English
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Can disability stop you from being a pro photographer? | AJ Shorts
 
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Dzoel has no hands or legs but doesn't let that get in the way of his love of photography. Achmad Zulkarnain, known as Dzoel by his friends, didn't realise he was different until he was eight years old, when children at school began teasing him about his appearance. "I found a big mirror. That was when I realized I'm different from everyone else," he told Al Jazeera. Eventually, with support from family and friends, he regained enough confidence to go back to class, later graduating from high school and getting a job running an internet cafe. "There was a photography service there. I decided to buy a camera on credit. I learned and learned and learned until I was known as a photographer." Filmed by Al Jazeera's Hassan Ghani. Read more: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/10/indonesia-shutterbug-171001110348587.html - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Views: 90438 Al Jazeera English
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Earthrise - Japan's Future Farms
 
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By 2050, the world will need to feed an additional 2.5 billion people living in cities. Yet as the demand for food rises, the amount of land available for agriculture in developed countries is expected to decline. In Japan, at the Fujitsu factory of Aizu-Wakamatsu which still manufactures semiconductor chips for computers, a different project is underway which may offer a solution to this problem. The company has converted an unused part of the factory into a farm to grow food - and more specifically, to grow lettuce. Fujitsu has focused on growing a low-potassium variety, which is sold to people with kidney problems who cannot process the mineral properly. Join Rachel Mealey in Japan's Fukushima Prefecture to visit the sun-free and soil-free urban farms of the future.
Views: 731180 Al Jazeera English
Dutch scientists close to 'breakthrough' method of growing crops in deserts
 
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Scientists in the Netherlands say they are close to a breakthrough which will allow crops to be grown in deserts. Many say this could completely alter life on the African continent and even end hunger. World leaders meeting at the climate talks in Germany are being urged to commit to more funding for new agricultural projects in drought-stricken parts of the world. Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from the Netherlands. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Views: 138268 Al Jazeera English
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ช From riches to rags: Venezuela's economic crisis | The Big Picture
 
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The Venezuelan people struggle to cope with the toxic effects of hyperinflation, severe debt and chronic food and medicine shortages, as Venezuela - once the wealthiest country in the region - is mired in the worst economic crisis in its history. "Venezuelans today cannot eat. You see people eating from the garbage," says Professor Margarita Lopez Maya, Central University of Venezuela. So how does a country boasting the world's largest oil reserves find itself on the brink of economic ruin? It's the country's very history that sheds light on what has gone so drastically wrong in Venezuela today. When Hugo Chavez was elected president in December 1998, he promised to tackle corruption and poverty. He used Venezuela's rapidly growing oil wealth to set up social programmes, known as the Misiones, with the aim of eradicating poverty and reducing inequality. It was, many claimed, a much-needed intervention in the entrenched disparity between Venezuela's rich and poor. As Chavez strived to transform the nation with what he called 21st century socialism, his populist policies began to take a more radical turn. He nationalised industries and bloated state bureaucracy at great national expense, all funded by high oil prices and unchecked borrowing. Venezuela became saddled with record-high levels of debt. By the time of his death in March 2013, Chavez handed over both the reins of power to his handpicked successor, Nicolas Maduro, as well as the poisoned chalice of an economy about to implode. "Maduro has inherited a legacy of oil dependence at a period when Venezuela has gone bust, and at a time where the oil price has gone bust," says Professor Julia Buxton, author of The Failure of Political Reform in Venezuela, adding that Maduro "has simply not addressed any of the problems or the legacy that he inherited from President Chavez." "The collapse of economic activity makes this period, from 2013 onwards, the largest recession in Western Hemisphere history - significantly larger, almost twice as large as the Great Depression of the US," says Ricardo Hausmann, former Venezuelan minister for planning. The IMF predicts that in 2018, the Venezuelan economy will contract by 15 percent, and inflation will reach 13,000 percent. But will those now tasked with governing a struggling nation learn any lessons from its troubled past? - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Views: 649084 Al Jazeera English
๐ŸŒ earthrise - Greening the Desert
 
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Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe For centuries the Jordan Valley was renowned for being one of the most lush and productive lands in the world. But years of over-grazing has left it arid. Now one permaculture expert is reversing this decline and turning the desert green again.
Views: 26866 Al Jazeera English
White farmers thrive in Zambia years after driven from Zimbabwe
 
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One of former President Robert Mugabeโ€™s most controversial policies was the land reform programme of 2000 which made it legal for black Zimbabweans to seize properties from white farmers - without compensation. The policy was meant to consolidate his support but resulted in thousands of white commercial farmers being driven off the land. They sought safety in neighbouring countries such as Zambia, where their skill and experience has had positive results. Al Jazeera's Tania Page reports. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Views: 336575 Al Jazeera English
UN General Assembly: World leaders' attempts to stand out
 
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For more than 70 years, world leaders have gathered before the United Nations General Assembly to speak and to be heard. However, with more than 190 leaders in attendance, some of them have resorted to colourful, creative, even controversial ways of grabbing attention. Al Jazeera's Mereana Hond reports. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Views: 162529 Al Jazeera English
Tourists flock to Pakistan's mountainous north
 
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Tourists are returning to the mountains of northern Pakistan. The spillover from the war in neighbouring Afghanistan, following the US-led invasion 14 years ago, caused many Pakistani tour operators to shut down. Now, some are back in business as calm returns. Al Jazeera's Kamal Hyder reports from Gilgit Baltistan in northern Pakistan. Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Views: 64364 Al Jazeera English
Micro flats tackle Hong Kong's high housing prices
 
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A survey released earlier this year compared house prices to salaries in 367 cities across nine countries, including Australia, Canada, China, the UK and the United States. The study found Hong Kong is the most unaffordable city.
Views: 198376 Al Jazeera English
What will US farmers do without immigrants?
 
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What will US farmers do without immigrants? Farming uses a higher number of undocumented workers than any other US industry, and that's sparking concern about what will happen if the Trump administration presses ahead with its immigration policies. Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher reports from Clanton, Alabama. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Views: 397789 Al Jazeera English
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ Malaysia: Najib Speaks | 101 East | Najib Bercakap
 
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In May, after more than 60 years in government, Malaysiaโ€™s ruling party were kicked out, plagued by growing corruption allegations, financial scandals and even claims of m urder. Now fighting for his legacy and freedom, former Prime Minister Najib Razak faces charges of money laundering, abuse of power and criminal breach of trust. In this exclusive episode of 101 East, Mary Ann Jolley interviews former Prime Minister Najib Razak and asks, what went wrong. More from 101 East on: YouTube - http://aje.io/101eastYT Facebook - http://facebook.com/101east Twitter - http://twitter.com/aj101east Instagram - http://instagram.com/aj101east Website - http://aljazeera.com/101east - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #Najibrazak #Aljazeera101east
Views: 960953 Al Jazeera English
One in seven US seniors live in poverty
 
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Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe The elderly will soon make up a third of the population in more than 60 countries, according to the UN. But even in wealthy nations like the United States, many seniors do not get the care they need, where one in seven seniors are living in poverty. Al Jazeera's Gallacher reports from Florida.
Views: 39738 Al Jazeera English
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ Food for thought: China's Food Safety | 101 East
 
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Every year two million people die from unsafe food and water around the world. Food safety experts warn these deaths may be caused by human design, and nowhere is this trend more prevalent than in China. Tracing the making of a bowl of wonton noodle soup, a 101 East investigation exposes the toxic stew this iconic dish has become. From tainted additives in noodles, to growth hormones in pork, to industrial filler posing as meat, presenter Steve Chao finds that anything is possible for producers looking to cut corners and make a fast buck. Do you have a story about Chinese food you consumed? @AJ101East goes undercover to expose the hidden harm in China's Food Industry. More from 101 East on: YouTube - http://aje.io/101eastYouTube Facebook - http://facebook.com/101east Twitter - http://twitter.com/aj101east Instagram - http://instagram.com/aj101east Website - http://aljazeera.com/101east
Views: 741730 Al Jazeera English
Rio near bankruptcy six months after the Olympics
 
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Rio's state government is broke, just six months after the Olympic Games. As it struggles to contain one of the worst recessions on record, civil servants are protesting new austerity measures. Al Jazeera's Alessandro Rampietti reports from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Views: 28219 Al Jazeera English
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท My Disability Won't Stop Me from Being a Mom | AJ Shorts
 
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There's no love like a mother's love. Valeria Rodriguez Fontenla, a single mother in Argentina with a debilitating disease, overcomes incredible odds for her daughter. Read her story: http://aje.io/Valeria Filmed by Simona Bua for AJE Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Views: 865900 Al Jazeera English
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชDefying Trump, US Senate votes to end US support for Yemen war l Al Jazeera English
 
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The US Senate has voted to end all military support to the Saudi-UAE coalition for the war in Yemen. A second resolution blamed Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, known as MBS, for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. If the measures pass the House, they're likely to be vetoed President Donald Trump. Al Jazeeraโ€™s Rosiland Jordan has more. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #SriLanka #Parliament
Views: 19934 Al Jazeera English
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท Plastic Surgery: The Cost of Beauty | 101 East
 
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Seoul, South Korea's capital, is at the heart of a growing obsession to look perfect. In the Apgujeong district of Seoul, the streets are lined with endless rows of plastic surgery clinics. Business is booming. In South Korea, v-shaped jaws, double eyelids and dimpled smiles are all the rage and people from across the nation, and the world, are flocking to the clinics for plastic surgery, supporting an industry worth $5bn a year. More than 4,000 clinics provide cosmetic surgery in Seoul, with an estimated 650,000 people a year going under the knife. But the surgeries performed by some of the clinics do not always live up to patients' expectations and the quest for beauty and profits is putting lives at risk. So Yi Yoon has suffered many medical problems since having plastic surgery, including not being able to close one of her eyes. She now works two jobs to pay off her debts and is suffering from depression. On this edition of 101 East, we look at what is driving the growth of this booming business and at what price to individuals and the wider Korean society? 101 East delves into Korea's plastic surgery craze and uncovers the real price of pursuing physical perfection. More from 101 East on: YouTube - http://aje.io/101eastYouTube Facebook - http://facebook.com/101east Twitter - http://twitter.com/aj101east Instagram - http://instagram.com/aj101east Website - http://aljazeera.com/101east
Views: 2304914 Al Jazeera English
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Ivory Coast's 'devil's milk' at centre of US-China trade war | Al Jazeera English
 
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Rubber tree growers in Ivory Coast are emerging as the latest casualty of the trade war between the United States and China. It is Africa's leading exporter of the valuable commodity, which was historically called "devil's milk" because of the brutal conflicts it fuelled. Al Jazeera's Nicolas Haque reports from Ivory Coast's Grand Lahou Forest.
Views: 24456 Al Jazeera English
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Jakarta's Princess of the Dump, Bantar Gebang | AJ Shorts
 
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Resa Boenard grew up in Indonesia's biggest rubbish dump, Bantar Gebang. Now she's back to help the next generation break the cycle of poverty. Filmed by Al Jazeera's Hassan Ghani. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Views: 14043 Al Jazeera English
The Frost Interview - Paul McCartney: 'Still prancing'
 
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Paul McCartney, one of the most famous musicians of all time, rose to prominence 50 years ago as part of the British pop sensation The Beatles. From humble, working-class beginnings, McCartney, 70, is now one of the richest men in the world. He has even topped the bill at the White House, playing for US President Barack Obama. In this episode, he sits down with Sir David for a full hour to tell Frost Over the World his own story of the band, and its break up; to discuss some of the highs - and a few lows - of his life; and to provide a glimpse into his world behind the headlines. Social Media links: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Instagram: https://instagram.com/aljazeera/?ref=... Twitter: https://twitter.com/ajenglish Website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ google+: https://plus.google.com/+aljazeera/posts #beatles #aljazeeraenglish #PaulMcCarney
Views: 772859 Al Jazeera English
Akon: 'America was never built for black people' - Talk to Al Jazeera
 
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Akon: 'America was never built for black people' - Talk to Al Jazeera The Senegalese-American recording artist talks frankly about US race relations, "rebranding" Africa, and his music. Akon talks to Al Jazeera about running his musical career as a business; his projects - both philanthropic and artistic; singing songs for peace and whether he thinks it can really make an impact; and being an African in the US. At Al Jazeera English, we focus on people and events that affect people's lives. We bring topics to light that often go under-reported, listening to all sides of the story and giving a 'voice to the voiceless.' Reaching more than 270 million households in over 140 countries across the globe, our viewers trust Al Jazeera English to keep them informed, inspired, and entertained. Our impartial, fact-based reporting wins worldwide praise and respect. It is our unique brand of journalism that the world has come to rely on. We are reshaping global media and constantly working to strengthen our reputation as one of the world's most respected news and current affairs channels. Social Media links: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Instagram: https://instagram.com/aljazeera/?ref=... Twitter: https://twitter.com/ajenglish Website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ google+: https://plus.google.com/+aljazeera/posts
Views: 1556157 Al Jazeera English
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ Murder in Malaysia | 101 East
 
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Shot, then blown to smithereens with military grade explosives, the 2006 killing of Altantuya Shaariibuu was one of Malaysiaโ€™s most sensational murder cases. Even though years have passed since the young Mongolian womanโ€™s death, it is one case that has refused to disappear. If anything, the mystery has deepened. 101 East investigates those who were involved in the case and asks whether the two men convicted of her murder are โ€œfall guysโ€ for others who ordered the killing of Shaariibuu. More from 101 East on: YouTube - http://aje.io/101eastYouTube Facebook - http://facebook.com/101east Twitter - http://twitter.com/aj101east Instagram - http://instagram.com/aj101east Website - http://aljazeera.com/101east
Views: 1776965 Al Jazeera English
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ Rodrigo Duterte: Guns, goons and the presidency | 101 East
 
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Filipinos love an action man, not just in the movies but in politics too. And you can't get more of an action man than politician Rodrigo Duterte. His hometown, Davao City, was once a violent no-go area overrun by criminals. But he turned it around when he became mayor, wielding brutal tactics including, allegedly, death squads. Now the hard man of city hall wants to take on the presidency and despite - or maybe because of - his fearsome approach, this outspoken statesman has a real chance of winning the top seat. 101 East joins him on the road as he campaigns for the Philippines' presidency. More from 101 East on: YouTube - http://aje.io/101East Facebook โ€“ http://facebook.com/101east Twitter โ€“ http://twitter.com/aj101east Instagram โ€“ http://instagram.com/aj101east Website โ€“ http://aljazeera.com/101east
Views: 794501 Al Jazeera English
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Going Back to Pakistan: 70 Years After Partition | Witness
 
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"Before I die, I want to go back to where I was born." Krishan Kumar Khanna grew up just outside Lahore, Pakistan's second-largest city. After a childhood he remembers fondly, his life changed dramatically in August 1947. As Britain left the Indian subcontinent, colonial planners hastily split it into Hindu-majority India and Muslim-majority Pakistan. Khanna was forced to join one of the largest migrations in human history, as sectarian violence erupted and millions fled in both directions to save their lives. He has dreamed of going back ever since and, after trying for several years, Khanna finally obtained a visa to return to Pakistan. Despite deep tensions, he's determined to show that people in the neighbouring nations still have much more in common than that which divides them. More from Witness on: YouTube - http://aje.io/witnessYT Facebook - https://facebook.com/AJWitness Twitter - https://twitter.com/AJWitness Instagram - https://instagram.com/ajwitness/ Website - http://aljazeera.com/witness
Views: 1666978 Al Jazeera English
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ China's Prison Orphans | 101 East
 
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They are the children of criminals. Their parents are doing time in Chinese prisons, some serving life sentences for horrific crimes. With no one to care for them and nowhere to go, Sun Village, a shelter in Beijing, takes them in. Run by a former prison officer, Sun Village is helping raise China's most vulnerable young people - teaching them to cook and clean, and helping them deal with their trauma. On this episode, 101 East meets the children growing up with their parents behind bars. Follow 101 East here: Facebook: http://facebook.com/101east Twitter: http://twitter.com/aj101east Instagram: http://instagram.com/aj101east Homepage: http://aljazeera.com/programmes/101east
Views: 309456 Al Jazeera English
Noam Chomsky on Clinton vs Sanders | UpFront
 
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Renowned political theorist Noam Chomsky is often cited for his criticism of the US political system. In the second of a special two-part interview, Chomsky sits down with Mehdi Hasan to discuss the US presidential election and the rise of Islamophobia. The US academic says Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has the "best policies", but little chance of winning in a "mainly bought" election. When asked if he would vote for presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton if he lived in a swing state, Chomsky says: "Oh absolutely... my vote would be against the Republican candidate." More from UpFront on: YouTube - http://aje.io/UpFrontYT Facebook - http://facebook.com/ajUpFront Twitter - http://twitter.com/ajUpFront Website - http://aljazeera.com/upfront
Views: 862654 Al Jazeera English
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท Turkey's booming investments in Africa | Al Jazeera English
 
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is on a five-day trip to four countries in West Africa. Ankara has invested heavily in the African continent. Turkey's interests in Africa rival the ones of former colonial powers like France and the UK, as well as China. One of the countries Erdogan is visiting is Senegal, where Turkey has a huge influence. Al Jazeera's Nicolas Haque reports from Senegal's capital, Dakar. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Views: 88101 Al Jazeera English
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท Turkey: Khashoggi strangled immediately after entering consulate | Al Jazeera English
 
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Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Jamal Khashoggi was strangled as soon as he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and then his body was dismembered, the office of city's chief prosecutor said on Wednesday, in the first official comment in a case that has caused a global outrage. "In accordance with plans made in advance, the victim, Jamal Khashoggi, was choked to death immediately after entering the Consulate General of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul on October 2, 2018, for marriage formalities," the statement said. "The victim's body was dismembered and destroyed following his death by suffocation - again, in line with advance plans," it added. In a statement on Wednesday, the prosecutor's office described three days of meetings with Saud Al-Mujab, Saudi public prosecutor, as producing "no concrete results". Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra has the latest. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/
Views: 130085 Al Jazeera English
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ Turning CO2 into stone in Iceland - earthrise
 
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One hundred percent of Iceland's electricity needs are generated from renewable sources, including geothermal energy. With the aim of cutting emissions even further, a unique carbon capture system called CarbFix is being pioneered at the Hellsheidi geothermal power plant in western Iceland. Carbon dioxide emissions are captured, mixed with water and injected into the ground. Through this process, the CO2 is transformed into a mineral called calcite within just six months. This solid form of CO2 storage is seen as one of the most effective ways of preventing the gas from entering the atmosphere. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Views: 72145 Al Jazeera English
earthrise - Abu Dhabi's Masdar Plan
 
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Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe A new skyscraper-free city in the United Arab Emirates is taking clean technology to heart.
Views: 59130 Al Jazeera English
๐Ÿ๏ธ Isle of Man TT: A Dangerous Addiction | Al Jazeera Correspondent
 
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The Isle of Man TT is described as the world's most dangerous race, a complicated and unforgiving course. Yet every year more and more motorcycle enthusiasts come to this tiny British island to race in the event. Is it some kind of fatal attraction? - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธCornel West | Fault Lines
 
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He was the first African-American to get a PhD in philosophy at Princeton. He went on to write more than 20 books, receive more than 20 honourary degrees, to teach at Harvard and Yale, and hold classes at universities from Paris to Addis Abeba. With his latest hip hop CD he was named "MTV's artist of the week", and he has provided futuristic philosophical commentary on all three Matrix movies. In a famous spat with the then president of Harvard University he called Lawrence Summers "the Ariel Sharon of higher education." Avi Lewis talks to Cornel West, a professor of African American Studies at Princeton, hip hop artist, and one of the most controversial academics in the US, about the state of democracy for African-Americans today, the Obama administration, and his dispute with Lawrence Summers. He also shares his views on US foreign policy, the war in Afghanistan, global recession, and the growing pressure on Barack Obama. Follow on Twitter: http://twitter.com/AJFaultLines Follow on Facebook: http://facebook.com/AJFaultLines Follow on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/AJFaultLines See all episodes of Fault Lines: http://www.youtube.com/show/faultlines Meet the Fault Lines Team: http://aje.me/ZhfAbH At Al Jazeera English, we focus on people and events that affect people's lives. We bring topics to light that often go under-reported, listening to all sides of the story and giving a 'voice to the voiceless.' Reaching more than 270 million households in over 140 countries across the globe, our viewers trust Al Jazeera English to keep them informed, inspired, and entertained. Our impartial, fact-based reporting wins worldwide praise and respect. It is our unique brand of journalism that the world has come to rely on. We are reshaping global media and constantly working to strengthen our reputation as one of the world's most respected news and current affairs channels. Social Media links: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Instagram: https://instagram.com/aljazeera/?ref=... Twitter: https://twitter.com/ajenglish Website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ google+: https://plus.google.com/+aljazeera/posts
Views: 113256 Al Jazeera English
Longevity: Journey into the blue zone | TechKnow
 
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In this episode of TechKnow, we explore the regions where people enjoy a longer life of good health, regions known as Blue zones. Acciaroli is one such region. It is part of what is known as the Cilento Coast of Italy, situated 140 km south of Naples. It has a high concentration of centenarians living there. According to researchers from Rome's Sapienza University and the University of California, San Diego, one in every 60 of its residents is at least 90 years old. This Mediterranean region has become known for good health supplemented by diet rich in fresh produce, pasta, olive oil, and rosemary. More from TechKnow on: Twitter - https://Twitter.com/AJTechKnow Website - http://aljazeera.com/TechKnow Subscribe to AJE on YouTube - http://aje.io/YTsubscribe
Views: 55582 Al Jazeera English
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท Fleeing South Korea | 101 East
 
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South Korea has built its success on a population driven to excel and willing to conform - for the good of their society. The country has seen the fastest economic development of anywhere in the world, becoming synonymous with a highly educated workforce, cutting edge technology, and large powerful conglomerates. But it's come at the cost of a stressful competitive society - with relentless working hours and a pressure to succeed. Now, a new generation of South Koreans is saying enough is enough. They are voting for a more liberal and kinder lifestyle with their feet - leaving the country in droves. More from 101 East on: YouTube - http://aje.io/101eastYouTube Facebook - http://facebook.com/101east Twitter - http://twitter.com/aj101east Instagram - http://instagram.com/aj101east Website - http://aljazeera.com/101east
Views: 360345 Al Jazeera English
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico's new President AMLO promises radical changes | Al Jazeera English
 
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Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, widely known as AMLO, has been sworn in as the president of Mexico, making him the first left-wing leader to hold the office in over 70 years. Soon after taking charge on Saturday, AMLO promised radical changes to combat corruption, poverty and the gang wars over drugs. Al Jazeera's John Holman reports from Mexico City. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #Mexico #AMLO #ManuelLopezObrador
Views: 41283 Al Jazeera English
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ Rodrigo Duterte: A President's Report Card | 101 East
 
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Rodrigo Duterte: The President's Report Card The Philippine president has been accused of ordering extrajudicial killings, but who is the man behind the headlines? He has promised to pay huge sums of money to anyone who kills drug dealers and has ordered police to arrest any child they find on the streets late at night. Uncompromising and ruthless, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is on a mission to rid his country of crime and corruption. But the Philippine president is already courting controversy, with allegations that his iron-fisted rule is responsible for countless human rights abuses. 101 East gets exclusive behind-the-scenes access to President Rodrigo Duterte to discover the man behind the headlines. More from 101 East on: YouTube - http://aje.io/101eastYouTube Facebook - http://facebook.com/101east Twitter - http://twitter.com/aj101east Instagram - http://instagram.com/aj101east Website - http://aljazeera.com/101east - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Views: 535592 Al Jazeera English
Anti-tourism sentiment grows in overcrowded Venice
 
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The ancient city of Venice is sinking, but its also shrinking. Its 54,000 citizens are steadily leaving, complaining the city has been overrun by tourists. But fed-up locals are hoping to change that with an anti-tourist campaign. Al Jazeera's Charlie Angela reports from Venice. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Views: 37816 Al Jazeera English
๐Ÿš€After 130 million km space journey, NASA craft reaches ancient asteroid | Al Jazeera English
 
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NASAโ€™s robotic explorer Osiris-Rex has successfully approached an ancient asteroid, Bennu, after chasing it for nearly two years. The robotic explorer pulled within 19km of the diamond-shaped space rock on Monday. It will get closer in the days to come and go into the orbit around Bennu on December 31. This is NASA's first attempt to gather asteroid samples. The aim of the mission is to delve deeper into the origins of the universe and life on Earth. Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #NASA #BennuAsteroid #OsirisRex
Views: 62358 Al Jazeera English
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท South Korea: Suicide nation | People & Power
 
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Loneliness, poverty, chronic illness, losing one's job, the death of a loved one or the breakdown of a marriage - there are many reasons why people fall prey to heartbreak and despair, but most of us, thankfully, will find a route out of that unhappiness or at least develop ways of dealing with it. Even for those who can not, whose sadness turns into the 'black dog' of overwhelming clinical depression, the right help can still make a crucial difference to being able to cope - be it medical care, the understanding of therapists or the love and support of family and friends. Eventually some sort of recovery takes place, some balance and perspective is restored. Yet for some the experience of depression can be so profound that none of this works, that all remedies and assistance seem valueless and there appears to be only one way out - to end it all and takes one's own life. Such a step is, of course, a mark of absolute and final desperation, a tragic, wasteful act that can often be cruelly devastating for the people left behind. But people still do it, many thousands around the world every year; lost souls whose mental health has been damaged and stretched beyond breaking point. Curiously though, some societies and cultures seem more prone to suicide than others. Take South Korea, for example, where suicide has become the fourth most common cause of death, with up to 40 of its citizens taking their own lives every day. For the last eight years it has had the highest suicide rates in the industrialised world (and the second highest in the whole world behind Guyana) and it is now, astonishingly the number one cause of death for its citizens between the ages of 10 and 30. Delve a little deeper into these statistics (gathered as the nation has become more concerned about the phenomenon) and you will find that men commit suicide twice as often as women; that children and young adults will cite the stress of living in a hyper-competitive society or pressure over exam results and college entrance as the main reason for contemplating suicide; that middle-aged South Koreans most often turn to it through concern over personal economic problems; and that the elderly will kill themselves (or consider doing so) because of isolation as a result of the breakdown of the traditional family unit. Each of these facts and figures, so easy to write out, conceals a sad personal story, a life that has somehow lost its purpose and meaning or an unbearable anguish that has been crying out for relief. And they still do not explain why South Koreans are more susceptible to suicide than, let's say, the people of Namibia or Iceland. This film from Veronique Mauduy sets out to investigate that question and to find out what South Korea is doing to bring its most vulnerable people back from the edge. Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website http://www.aljazeera.com/
Views: 467439 Al Jazeera English
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ The Indonesian tribe that rejects technology | AJ Shorts
 
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The Baduy tribe from Banten in Indonesia practice seclusion and reject all modern technology to protect their ancient traditions. For centuries their way of life hasn't changed. Electricity is outlawed, along with modern modes of communication and formal education. Power lines stop at the border of their lands. But the outside world is creeping in. The tribe is split in two - the strict inner circle remain 'pure', while the outer circle have relaxed some rules. Some have started using mobile phones and solar powered lanterns. Will adopting some aspects of modern technology help the Baduy survive the modern world, or will it destroy their ancient traditions? Filmed by Aljazeera's Hassan Ghani. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Views: 15994 Al Jazeera English
One on one with Russell Peters
 
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This week on One on One, meet the remarkably talented stand-up comedian, Russell Peters, whose shows sell out quickly all over the world as he incorporates his brilliantly comic and usually irreverent - observations of people and cultures into his act.
Views: 692906 Al Jazeera English
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธTrump, the Democrats, and the future of US democracy - UpFront
 
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In this weekโ€™s UpFront special, we speak to Steven Rogers, an adviser on US President Donald Trumpโ€™s 2020 re-election campaign and discuss Trump's much criticised rhetoric and campaign strategy. And in a special discussion, we look at what the reconfiguration of the political landscape may mean for the US and world, and whether the media keeps failing when covering the Trump presidency.
Views: 65115 Al Jazeera English
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Hong Kong: Aged and Abandoned | 101 East
 
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Office workers rush past, oblivious to the army of grey-haired residents toiling in the shadows of Hong Kong's soaring skyscrapers. Dragging trolleys laden with waste, they sell whatever they can collect for just a few dollars. Hong Kong is home to 64 billionaires and has the highest number of Rolls-Royces per capita in the world. But one in three elderly people lives in poverty - one of the highest senior poverty rates in the developed world. And with a rapidly ageing population, Hong Kong could soon face a "silver tsunami". 101 East asks why so many elderly residents are struggling to survive in one of the world's richest cities. More from 101 East on: YouTube - http://aje.io/101eastYT Facebook - http://facebook.com/101east Twitter - http://twitter.com/aj101east Instagram - http://instagram.com/aj101east Website - http://aljazeera.com/101east
Views: 300571 Al Jazeera English
Homeless in New Zealand - thousands living in garages and cars
 
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Once a pioneer of the social welfare state, New Zealand now has over 40,000 people who are homeless, forced to live in their cars and in garages as a result of rapid house price and rent rises and a shortage of social housing. Al Jazeera correspondent Tarek Bazley visits South Auckland and meets two families โ€“ one with six children living in a derelict garage, the other who lived with three teenagers for months in their car โ€“ and charts the countryโ€™s fall from and egalitarian society to one with deep divisions of wealth Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Views: 305787 Al Jazeera English
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrench police fire tear gas, water cannon at protesters in Paris | Al Jazeera English
 
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Central Paris has been cloaked in tear gas and smoke after fighting between protesters and riot police along the Champs-Elysees. It was the violent end to demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macronโ€™s decision to raise fuel prices again. Al Jazeera's Catherine Stancl reports. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #France #FuelProtest #YellowVestProtest
Views: 4705 Al Jazeera English
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia polls: PM Nikol Pashinyan's bloc wins by landslide | Al Jazeera English
 
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Armenia's acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has promised an economic revolution. This, after My Step Alliance, which includes Pashinyan's Civil Contract Party, registered a landslide victory on Monday, a day after the snap parliamentary polls. Pashinyan had led mass protests in April, which forced out the party that had ruled for nearly 20 years. Al Jazeera's Robin Forestier-Walker reports from the capital, Yerevan. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #Armenia #2018ArmeniaGeneralElection #NikolPashinyan
Views: 4691 Al Jazeera English
Julian Assange on the Panama Papers - The Listening Post (Feature)
 
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Julian Assange on the Panama Papers - The Listening Post (Feature) With leaked data sets getting increasingly larger, cooperation between news outlets is becoming standard operating procedure. News outlets that once were chasing the exclusive are now willing - or maybe compelled - to join forces with competitors and to even keep a lid on juicy stories for months or longer - all in the spirit of collaboration. One person who knows more than others about leaks, journalism and whistleblowing on a grand scale is WikiLeaks cofounder and editor-in-chief, Julian Assange. In an exclusive interview, The Listening Post sat down with Assange to get his view on the Panama Papers, document leaks, multi-newsroom cooperation and the ethics of holding back information that could be in the public interest. More from The Listening Post on: YouTube - http://aje.io/2q8f Facebook - http://facebook.com/AJListeningPost Twitter - http://twitter.com/AJListeningPost Website - http://aljazeera.com/listeningpost
Views: 36026 Al Jazeera English
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ China's Super Mums | 101 East
 
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Zhang Shasha stares out the window at a rare, blue, Beijing sky. "Next week I can go out," she says. "I miss outside!" But for now she has to remain indoors, wrapped in a thick sweater and woollen hat, even though it is a warm spring day. Deeply rooted in Chinese culture, women have observed zuoyuezi, or the "sitting the month", for generations. "Comigama Interactive Comics comigama.com " It is considered crucial for new mothers and their babies, and they are expected to remain indoors for at least one month after giving birth, following a strict and elaborate set of rules such as not washing their hair and eating pig's feet soup. But this age-old ritual has now become a big business in modern China with wealthy women hiring professional confinement ladies to help them navigate this fraught period. 101 East goes inside the private world of confinement to explore the growing industry that has emerged to meet Chinese mothers' every need. If you're a mother, we want to hear from you. Have you done traditional Chinese postpartum confinement? Or were there other practices you swore by? Share your postpartum rituals with 101 East on their Facebook page China's Super Mums - 101 East More from 101 East on: YouTube - http://aje.io/101eastYouTube Facebook - http://facebook.com/101east Twitter - http://twitter.com/aj101east Instagram - http://instagram.com/aj101east Website - http://aljazeera.com/101east
Views: 543491 Al Jazeera English

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