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tv   Reporter - Child Trafficking in China  Deutsche Welle  January 8, 2018 5:02am-5:16am CET

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to human traffickers she is not receiving any help from the chinese authorities on the contrary she thinks there's been a cover up thanks i've been looking for him for three years. give him back thanks time and again children in china disappear without a trace the chances of finding them are slim. right they are. tangerine jane lives near beijing with her youngest son jay chen she divorced three years ago a chain was born after the divorce his older brother stayed with his father. tangerine jane was later awarded custody but when she went to pick him up wasn't
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there. you know it's. my ex-husband threatened me he said if you report me i'll kidnap the boy then you'll never see him again since then my only purpose in life is to protect my younger son and find my older one i'm terrified every day. town jane jane is convinced x. has been sold the child tens of thousands of children disappear in china every year there are no official figures. she petitioned the court and file charges with the police. she goes through her paperwork again and again all her applications were rejected the m.r.i. had all me is i'm especially afraid for him when winter comes i think maybe he's out there somewhere where i imagine that he's living with people who treat him badly. that he suffers and borrow clarke and i'm helpless there's nothing i can do
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for him. ira. it's. finally she has a small glimmer of hope an officer told her the address where the child should be now tandjung jane is on her way. can you tell us of course i'm excited i'm very nervous but i was so glad there's progress i know he's alive and i can possibly find any one of the that gives me hope and makes me happy we got out of. town jane jane has a long journey ahead of her and she has to be careful the state is targeting troublesome people like her even if she can't prove it she believes that corrupt officials are involved in the disappearance of her son.
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she stops halfway on her trip to leave with her sister in order to keep him safe. until. the last of. the journey continues by car identity papers are checked and recorded on buses and trains and tangent ging fears that she'll be intercepted by security or thora tears before she reaches her destination. but i made myself up to look older i hope they won't recognise me in. my life she also got a new haircut to change her appearance. now
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the. law. finally she reaches the village she knows the address most of the house numbers are missing. she doesn't dare ask directions because she's afraid her son will be moved again. ok this village is really big. remember i don't know where to start looking tell you. how much of. the village kindergarten. was. tangy jane carefully questions the care of the village children. none of the kids here look like my son. do you know where number
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one hundred twenty three is no. well then i'll keep going. the next morning she wants to try the local police maybe the author it is here a more helpful. among the children who disappear in china every year those with the worst fate end up as slaves or being forced to beg and that's what is most afraid of only a fraction of the children are discovered. the officers take time to listen to her case and promise to look for the child that very day. oh. i'm so happy. to have told you that and i feel like i'm finally. just as i'll soon see my son again to me i'm so
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grateful. i mean. time changing laughter village at sixteen and has been working as a waitress ever since but since the search for her son she can hardly take on regular work her dream is to open her own restaurant just as soon as she has her son back. the next day the police called challenging ging back in she hopes that mean she'll be able to see her son again. but. i don't know how he'll react he hasn't seen me in three years he may not remember me. i'm a little scared. and i'm very nervous. you know printing out. so.
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i. could you will do it. after a short while she returns without her son the officers only took blood for a genetic test. so what's all the time they told me that i didn't follow the right procedures. oh. i was that those i tried everything gone everywhere now they say it was all wrong what's the right way to do this i try to lawyer without success i'm at a loss i'm just a country girl all i know is that i want to. and my child is here and over there.
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a few months later the old fart is finally confirmed that tanjung pinang son does live where she had been looking for him but she isn't allowed to see him he has now officially adopted one no one at all that what that i don't know if i can find him just that my son lives in that village in maine and i need to get back there and find him guilty of the only thing i can do now that you are the one. now knows that move ten lives with a family that had no sons in the countryside it's important for parents to have a son to look after them in their old age. the result is a thriving black market for trafficking in boys.
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either your that every since we left town we've been followed oh there's someone after us all the time i get. up the. entire length of the net and what does anyone know this child are you there how do you know i'm i can see it didn't so much i was young i think of that you already. know not. just you seen him haven't you. don't know yet you are here for the want is out there i love it when he. talks. how old is he five. on either. i never seen him before. leaving mama where is he supposed to
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be. time changing doesn't get anywhere with her charm she grows more desperate. oh yeah what's wrong i been trying to find him for three years this is my child he was sold to someone in your village three years. i want my child back yeah well yeah yeah yeah yeah well that kind of rally. what about the mayor. thank. you mayor come out the child was sold to your village it's been recorded here in the family register to go. goes to kindergarten here you know. how could that be on that woman who paid for it i found that.
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my where did this family get the money to bribe everyone i was asked. if i don't like. thinking that i tell down yet feel better than. you. damn you are and then. criminals no one will save you you misfits you crooks had the. floor so it is another cent back in the fight for her child and against a corrupt system. bon ton jingjing will not give up until she has her son back. fake hair and real story. where i come from
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a lot of women. have fake hair sometimes the hair style takes up to two days that's a lot of time that needs to be filled so people at the salon talk about what's happening in their lives. i became a journalist so be a storyteller and i always want to find those real authentic stories from everyday people who have something to share. with all the time i spend at the salon i know good quality hair when i see ads and a good story when i hear it my name is elizabeth and i work at steve's. crime fighters the new season the free deal crime thrillers begins. missing. from domestic violence scheiber and human trafficking for investigative cases that keep you want total shit crazy.

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