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continues next live were doha. have a great day. >> hello, and welcome to the news hour. here's what is coming up in the next 60 minutes. assassination in cairo egypt state prosecutor was killed in a bomb attack. greece' bank machines are open. >> the burundi continues with its election. but the african union said that
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elections won't be free or fair. stressing australian universities to increase its pitiful low number of aboriginal students. >> hello egypt's public prosecutor has died after an attack in cairo. a bomb targeted the car behind a military academy in the capital. the first official to be assassinated since the former president mohamed morsi was overthrown in 2013. >> this is the aftermath of the explosion that killed the prosecuteor. authorities believe that explosion was set by remote control. five others were injure: he was
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appointed to the position of prosecutor general in 2013. he was referred thousands of members of the manned of the muslim brotherhood to trial. he has been highly publicizeed. hundreds have been sentenced to death as part of a crackdown in support of the muslim brotherhood. he is the most senior official to be assassinated in recent years. >> we're joined by an egyptian journalist joining us here at our studio in doha. no official claim of responsibility as far as we know as of now. but what is the message being sense with this targeting? >> let me start with condemning this crime. this heinous crime. whoever stands behind this crime
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is a murderer, and we should all condemn what happened today. apart of our opinion about the performance and politicalization that a lot of people see the second i believe the accolade crime imposed more questions than answers. >> like what? >> like timing. just before a major event calling for a major sit in. it's usually proceeded by a murder. >> you're speaking of the second anniversary. >> exactly. nobody can deny this pattern. it's becoming a pattern.
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it boseed many questions about who is the perpetrateor. regardless of the side, with which side he's coming from. >> how do you expect the egyptian government to respond? >> i guess that would be used as an excuse to expedite. and justify expediting enforcement recently landed on many of the heads of the muslim brothers. it will be justification for many unfortunate incident in the future but i believe that this murder this crime should be
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used as a motive by all partners concerned to consider going for a reconciliation. >> what kind of the message is this sending to the next american who is going to be taking this position? >> well, it depends on the message that each party is going to receive. is it a suspicious chain of actions? specifically for sit-ins? the chief advisers and the chief aid in will be intimidatedated by their own system, own
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regime. and if not there is no way that the regime is going to tolerate any opposition. >> thank you for giving your viewpoint on the assassination that took place in cairo. well meanwhile an egyptian court said it will reveal the verdict against three al jazeera journalists at the end of the july. mohamed fahmy, baher mohammed are now abused of helping the now banned muslim brotherhood. peter greste is being tried in abstentia. the journalists and al jazeera reject the charges. now the bitter dispute over greece's crisis has resulted in bitter insults. the greek government questioning
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whether the european lenders had been sincere, but the sense of chaos is growing. greece's banks will be shut all week while the greece government tries to prevent a run on them. greek people feeling the effect of the financial crisis. barnaby phillips reports. >> this is closed until a tanker turns up with new supplies. as we drove around the city we saw about a third of stations were closed. the result of panic buying over the weekend. but without the free throw of cash the greek economy could grind to a halt. >> there is no shortage of petro. there is plenty in the country. and for now the banks are firmly shut with confusion on the
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streets outside some people could take the daily limit of 60 euros from the machines. others weren't so lucky. most vulnerable the mentioner pensioners, many of whom don't have bank cards. this man awaits outside of the bank to collect his pension with his friends. he heard a report that it would open midday. it didn't. he waited an hour and then gave up. we heard accusations of betrayal from the european commission in brussels. ecotim taking precedence over other aspects. after my efforts and other institutions involved in the
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process, i feel betrayed because they made a sustained effort. >> angela merkel does not want to go down in history as the leader of the group that led down the eurozone. >> we have to fight for our principles. we could forget them for a second maybe but i say in the mid or long term we would suffer damage. we will suffer because we will not be a key player in the world any more. that's why we have to call for compromises and principles in europe again and again. >> in theory there is still time for a deal between the greek government and it's foreign creditors. in practice there is no trust and a lot of bad feeling between them. so preparations are under way for sunday's referendum. after that it's anyone's guess what will happen in greece.
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>> well, in just a moment we'll cross over to andrew simmons who will be joining us in brussels. but first let's go to john in athens. barnaby in his report highlighting how the people and specifically pensioners are really feeling the effect of the greece crisis. >> well, the greeks have asked for an extension as the current financial arrangement. but after all the harsh words we've seen exchanged i don't think there is any .
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so the greeks can have their referendum and the greek delegation can come back and thrash out whatever deal it can. it waws a flat projection from the euro group on saturday. so absent any good will for that to happen, it seems that the former arrangement the legal arrangement that exists between greece and it's european creditors will be if at an end. because tomorrow is the day when europe will--when greece will be in arrears to the international monetary fund and that means that it will possibly be called upon by european creditors to pay up the remander of what it owes them. we expect the atmosphere to get even worse in the next few days.
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they'll be even less, i think communication between greece and it's creditors. and people here are going to become increasingly polarized between the no-vote and the yes vote on sunday. >> thank you very much for that update. john reporting from athens. andrew simmons. you heard john there talking about what is going on in greece, and he's saying there might be no communication between greece and european lenders. but what we heard are a couple of hours ago was that they would come out and clearly very frustrated by the greek government saying that he felt we strayed by the greek government. a war of words going on for brussels. >> more than that things are getting worse as young has pointed out. a very long address full of self justification. there was no new deal because the deal had already been there and the greek government has told lies to its people and
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pulled out when further concessions could have been made by the eurozone. effectively what you're having is a stepping up of the rhetoric attacking the government, and also interestingly a move going above the heads of the government to address the long-suffering greek people themselves to appeal to them that really greece should not be out of europe. they kept reiterateing that greece was possibly months greece was an important democracy in europe. and then you have angela merkel suggesting that there can be no europe without the euro asaying that compromise was needed. on the one hand she was appealing for the better nature of the negotiation to continue,
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and then on the other hand blaming greece for not wishing to compromise. they would be meeting to debate the issue, but really hard to find anything in the way of olive branches coming from the eurozone. the only softer language coming from french president hollande who believes that there could still be a deal at this very late stage and france would talk. france is the only member of the you euro zone to extend the bail out and let greece hold its referendum. it's a grime picture. >> for the time being thank you. andrew simmons reporting from brussels. you're here with the al jazeera news hour. there is plenty more ahead. >> we're waiting on the government to act. we're waiting for the international bodies to act. >> activists calling for help as israel stops a naval blockade.
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and kurdish forces are accused of ethnic cleansing: >> first burundi's president said that it's a great day for the country. but votes are being held amid condemnation of the international community as well as a security crackdown. the u.n. said that it's concerned. they say that the election isn't free or fair. opposition parties are also boycotting that vote. burundi has been in turmoil since april. and they protesters say that a third term was against the
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constitution. 70 people have been killed, and about 120,000 have sought safety in neighboring countries. but the constitutional court ruled in favor of the president. and the failed coup attempt in may led to the vice president fleeing to belgium. well polls about to close so we'll cross over to the capital. tell us how the day has gone in the voting. >> well, it depends on where you look in the country. here the lines were not that long. the numbers were not that big. different reasons opposition boycotted but they felt scared when they came to vote that they would be victimized. there are a few trickling behind me. the blue door is closed a sign that things are about to end. but we're allowing one or two people in come in and vote. in the rural areas where the president has a lot of support we've seen long lines.
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people waited for hours to vote for him. he arrived on a bicycle. he voted and then left. he basically is defiant. he's telling people that these elections were here. and that they want to go ahead in july. >> with the u.n. pulling out observers, what impact has that had? >> well, on the ground it doesn't seem to be much. those who support the presidentry saying that these elections manage to go. what can the international community do to us? what can the african union do to us? they can impose sanctions, for example, with some of them threatening to do. but in terms of the ordinary people on the ground they're wonder when is this going to end.
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some people come in many people are struggling, and they just want it to end. but it could be quite awhile before a solution is found. >> thank you. well the swedish boat carrying international activists than been intercepted by the israeli navy in international waters. it has been ported toed towed to the port city in israel. >> they hope that this fishing troller would sail into the port of gaza. they were planning to donate it to the fisherman's union. by all accounts gaza's fishing industry, like the rest of its economy, has been hit hard by the eight-year long israeli blockade. instead, they seized the marianne in international waters and redirected if to its port at
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ash dod. this activist and sailor owns the marianne. he explains what happened while in israeli custody during a similar protest in 2012. >> the israeli government promised to take all measures necessary to intercept votes participating in what organizers found the freedom flotilla three. prime minister benjamin netanyahu calls it a publicity stunt. >> this flotilla is full of hypocrisy. people around the world will begin to understand the lie it holds. >> in 2010 ten turkish activists were killed when they boarded the first flotilla protest.
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the israelis maintain that the blockade is to prevent hamas from smuggling weapons and attacking israeli citizens. >> i would also send a message to the israeli authority themselves saying, hey you need peace, we need peace. >> activists say yes this was a publicity stunt. even though the marianne never made it to the shores of gaza, they consider the protest a success. they say it turned the world's focus from the flight of the palestinian even if only for a short time. al jazeera. >> well, the united nations human rights council will begin a debate on the report of the 51-day war in gaza last summer. the u.n. commission has called on the international community along with israel and palestine to hold people accountable for possible war crimes. the yearlong inquiry found serious human rights violations
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by israel and hamas. it accused israel of using firepower including more than six thousand airstrikes and shellling densely populated areas of gaza. 65% of those killed in the war were. civilians. a third of which were children. the palestinian armed groups fired thousands of mortars and rockets towards israel and killed suspected israeli- israeli-suspected collaborate ors. so clarify your recommendations in this report. >> thank you for having me. so what our organization, the international coalition for the responsibility to protect calls for with this situation and others the prioritization of the atrocity crimes. actions are taken focus on the needs of the civilian population population. and seeing this commission inquiry report we've found that
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the report itself is a step in that process and upholding the commitment that all governments made in 2005 through responsibility to protect their population from atrocities. in the report findings i think particularly relevant is the focus on the need for all actors and the leadership on both the part of israel and palestine to prevent the use of dehumanizeing rhetoric that looks to promote violence and insight hatred and focusing on that need of excitement will help to mr. a situation where there is more focus on peace and reconciliation, and that it works in the short term at least insure that there isn't the recommission of atrocity. in addition to that focus of excitement there is the need to address the structural issues at play. the put recurring conflict that we're seeing and the issue of the block said and continued settlement process. >> but you talk of the need,
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megan. apologies to interrupt you but you speak of the need that all parties need to adhere to, but is there the political will to do so? and when you call on the international community as well as the israelis and palestinians to hold those responsible for violations which you say may amount to war crimes, is that going to be done? >> well, i think that's where the critical importance of other governments and regional organization actors to push that and act on that rhetoric of prevention and response, to push that political will. but also if there isn't that will that's where civil society organizations come in to play. we've seen tremendous work within the region and outside to try to hold these actors to account. just because there might not be the initial will of evidence there, it doesn't mean that there isn't a call to a cause to call for it.
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that's where coalition members come to being critical partners and actser in holding governments to account if they're not acting on that will. >> megan schmidt, thank you for speaking to us from new york. israel will release a palestinian prisoner who is on the verge of death. he's due to be freed on july 12th. he has been held for 11 months in administrative detention used by israel to detain palestinians without charge or trial. the syrian army said that it has captured territory from isil fighting rages. they launched a offensive on thursday but regime troops have pushed them back in the south of the city and custodyish forces say that they're making gains in the east. the u.n. said that more than 60,000 people have fled the fighting so far. now growing tensions between
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kurds and ethnic arabs are looking to curb--the ypg is accused of ethnic cleansing in the northeast corner of the country. we have reports from the turkish-syria border. >> the ypg has reacted to those accusations saying they're baseless. it has been saying that arabs are welcome to return, and that it is accusing the syrian national coalition of trying to complicate the situation and try trying to create strife between ethnic arabs and kurds. they say they're trying to make this war a war between arabs and kurds instead of kurds against the islamic state in iraq and the levant. these accusations have dangerous implications. there could be yet another layer of conflict in syria's war. >> across turkish border towns
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many arabs are choosing to live in these conditions rather than return. they are scared to reveal their identities. they came here when syrian kurdish forces launched an offense against the islamic state in iraq and the levant in early june. isil has since been forced out of the surrounding towns but these people are afraid of the new authority on the ground. >> we don't trust the kurds. we're afraid of them. we heard reports that the kurds are arresting arabs and burning their homes. they will kill us dog we're sunni arabs, and they want to carry out on their state. >> if is a feeling shared by many arabs who feel intimidated by the prince of the ypg the main fighting force in syria. many of them don't want to speak on camera but tell you that the kurds burned and looted arab homes to prevent them from returning, a and the ypg a have
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listed many of them as suspected lab raters. more than 20,000 people fled the area during the fighting. only 2,000 have returned since kurdish forces captured the town earlier this month. the syrian national coalition the main opposition in exile is accusing the pgy of what it calls violations against ethnic arabs. it is now demanding that the united nations send an investigation mission to the area. >> hoping that will happen, they have documented evidence that shows ypg violations against arabs that date back to 2014. he says that the kurdish force has depopulated and razed villages and he wants to present his findings to an international human rights organization. >> because look at arabs and isil supporters at least that is their excuse. the y pg are allies, they're
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being supported by the u.s. coalition. >> concerns are growing over the territorial gains made by syria's kurds. the ypg has categorically denied the accusations of forcing arabs from their homes as part of a plan to create a state. but perceptions are just as dangerous. the ethnic tensions could lead to yet another conflict in syria's war. turkey has also accused syria's kurds of what it calls ethnic cleansing. turkey really has been concerned about the growing strength of the ypg along it's board with syria. as of late the ypg now controls 400 kill motors of territory and turkey considers in organization linked to the pkk and considers it a terrorist organization. now the gains against isil are now seen as a kurdish plan to create it's own state and carve out it's own state in syria.
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syrian rebel groups have expressed concern about the latest military gains. but according to the ypg they believe in a these accusations are not true, and that they have no plans to partition syria. they say they just want an autonomous region in syria. >> still ahead a year after isil is declared the islamic state in iraq and the levant in syria the plans to stop the group's advance. and ahead we have more in sports.
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>> these people have decided that today they will be arrested. >> i know that i'm being surveilled. >> people are not getting the care that they need. >> this is a crime against humanity. >> hands up... >> don't shoot. >> hands up... >> don't shoot. >> what do we want? >> justice. >> when do we want it? >> now. >> explosions going on... we're not quite sure - >> is that an i.e.d.? >> "faultlines". al jazeera america's award-winning investigative series. monday, 10:00 eastern. on al jazeera america. >> the top stories on the al jazeera news hour 37 egypt's top prosecutor has been killed in a bomb blast. it was he was appointed prosecutor general in 2013. u.n. president said that he feels betrayed by greece's call for referendum. he called it demanding but fair.
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his criticism comes when in fact, europe were hit hard after a chaotic few days. let's bring you more on greece's debt crisis now. joining me from london is financial analyst felipe. thank you for being with us. as economic adviser to the former european commission, what would be your your advice be at this tonight? point. >> it's not wise to be critical of greece, and it's time for cooler heads to prevail and for the commissioner and other e.u.
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leaders to listen to what the greek people have to say when they vote in the referendum on sunday. >> are you disappointed with the way that the e.u. has handled the situation so far? >> oh absolutely. they backed the greeks into a corner. they have refused to offer greece the debt relief that it needs to recover. they were offering a small amount of funding in exchange demanding a continuation of the austerity policies which have led the economy to shrink by 21% in the past five years and it waws an offer unacceptable to the greek government. >> what do you make of the decision by the greek government to hold this referendum? >> well, clearly since the greek government was not in position to accept the creditors' final offer, the prime minister rightly said that the greek people should have a say. while urging them to vote know. i would likewise urge them to vote no. it would be best if greece could
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obtain debt relief and remain with within the eurozone. but if that is not an offer this it is better to default and potentially leave the euro, than to remain trapped in debt bondage. >> but your opinion on whether that is going to happen is a greek exit out of the eurozone now inevitable? you now that greece has limited cash withdrawals on banks it has stabilized the immediate financial situation. potentially it could introduce a parallel currency, and it could remain in a limbo within the euro for a considerable amount of time. that said, i think the longer the limbo goes on the greater the chances that greece will
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leave. >> thank you for speaking to us from london. >> thank you. >> in australia the number of indigenous students entering university is becoming dangerously low. >> sydney university is one of australia's most prestigious but traditionally like most australian universities its student base has not been very diverse. numbers of indigenous numbers have been particularly low. >> we talked to aboriginal communities, and it surprised me that so many think that universities is a place you go to be less an ridgal. so we've got a challenge. >> alexandria sydney is try to tackle that challenge. some aboriginal students are
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given lighter work loads during their first year, and perspective high school students are taken for a week long taste of university life. >> i think the facilities are phenomenal. the teachers wonderful, even the students are friendly. especially the indigenous network that they have here. >> in australia being indigenous is not a measure of skin color. what counts is each has aboriginal identity and descent however slight, that others recognize, too. hervanessa is the star pupil her heritage makes that particularly rare. just 15% of students go to university. the proportion of indigenous students who do is much lower
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still. >> one student every four or five years go to uni. we have fantastic an ridge aboriginal students fantastic: >> schools can access special government funds for indigenous students. australia-wide universities have diversity policies. >> the initiatives are working. the number of indigenous students is going up, but there are still many indigenous students who are not being reached by these efforts. still a big gap to close. >> well, it's been a year since the leader of the islamic state in iraq and the levant announced the creation of the caliphate, a
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would-be state of their own in an area that they control in iraq and syria. it still dominates large parts of those countries today. in early 2014 al raqa became their stronghold in the country. and then they would take control of fallujah. but it waws their seizure of mosul, the country's second largest city a year ago made the world stand up and take notice. the group is staking over the cities of tikrit while isil has been active outside of iraq and syria, and in north africa. it said it waws was behind the attack of tunisia. and in egypt, they have targeted local judge there is. and in other areas in the middle east other countries the group
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has been behind five recent attacks in saudi arabia as well as in yemen. for more on this let's bring in the consultant fellow in international diplomacy at the royal united service institute. also joining us is free land freelance journalist. thank you for joining us. a lot of people saying that the u.s.-led coalition and military strategy to defeat isil is simply not working. do you share that point of view, and what needs to be done differently if so? >> well, i would ask the question what strategy? you're assuming there is a strategy that is not working. i don't see a strategy. there should an single strategy. what we've got is a division of labor between the coalition who are doing aerial bombing and the iraqi forces that are doing some stuff on the land. but in warfare and in business you can't achieve success
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without a single unified strategy. and a single unified command and coordination structure. and that doesn't exist. and so it's not surprising that a year on that daesh continues to exist almost as if it did a year ago. >> do you agree that there is simply no strategy to fight isil? and what needs to be done differently? >> well, i think there are strategies in place but i think there is as much success as they've been having in iraq and afghanistan. the reality of the situation is that they--groups like isis are only going to be defeated by sunni rebel groups. it's not going to happen from washington. it's not going to happen from tel aviv and all the fancy ideas are only exacerbating the situation. as long as rebel groups and those fighters who join them.
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as long as these fighters are going to be demonized and have the stigma that they're a terrorist group. then all that is happen something that it is feeding the ranks of isis. i think some of the strategies in place now are only remnants of past strategies of trying to control the muslim population. the genie is out of the bottle. it's a natural thing that people would want to resist. oppression and things of this nature. >> you studied a lot of republic groups. receipt me ask you--you speak about the foreign fighters. how is isil managed to recruit so many foreign fighters? >> as long as countries like the u.s. and u.k. arm shia forces,
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which created the situation, and bolstered the forces of the i si back in 2006, this is what created a lot of the problems that we're seeing here today. this there is no way to solve these issues by--that's like try trying to cure a diabetic by giving them more sugar. >> what do you make of what is being said, and also the question is how do you fight the ideology of isil. >> well, he's right. thei don't agree with him on the solution. i really don't believe that arming other rebel groups is a solution. what we've seen in the past in history is whenever you arm
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rebel groups, you get chaos and we saw that in iraq and in afghanistan. what we need to do is to preserve and support whatever government structures that exist to try and refine them and modify them and prevent them from making the stuff mistakes they've made in the past, and certainly the government in baghdad is very responsible for many of the things that have led to the rise of daesh. now as far as-- >> the government of baghdad hyder al abadi just last month blamed for international support for ill gains. but yes go on how to fight the ideology. >> the ideology needs to be fought in the way that it defined it's own success. so when you have the communist ideology and failed to deliver
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70 years later it collapsed. when we look at the nazis they defined themselves as a superior race and military. when they failed to deliver military success they collapse. when you look at al-qaeda, al-qaeda defined its strategy as being able to hit the u.s. when it failed to capitalize it has become almost extinct. what we now have is daesh who this time last year defined itself as a state surely because it had territory declared a caliphate. so when you destroy that stronghold of territory you actually weaken the ideology to the point that it can be resisted through counter narratives and other means. you'll never ever eliminate ideologies. we still have lots more nazis than we have of jihadi
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extremists, but then of course the nazis don't cause as much trouble because they have learned failure. we need to teach these people that they will fail, and then they will not indulge in this sort of violence. >> is that the responsibility of the governments where these isil fighters are coming from? to do just that, and to eliminate the ideology even though they say it is not possible to eliminate the ideology. >> well, the first thing that they do not have to combat the isis ideology. they are not muslim, therefore they don't have the credibility to be able to sway those people who are inclined towards the isis message. i need to make one point clear here. i don't believe that western intervention in arming the rebel groups is the answer.
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i think that will make sings significantly worse. i think what needs to take place is that it is not the responsibility of these governments to clean up the affairs in muslim lands. i believe they have done enough. i think what needs to take place at this time is to stop demonizing legitimate resistence to oppression like we're seeing in syria. yes there, are some groups that are there that are extremists. i'm not talking about isis because everybody knows that they're off the meter extremists. but there are other groups that are extremists. however, when you look at the vast majority of the foreign fighters, it's in the media that the foreign fighters have all gone to isis. this absolutely incorrect and false, and it has played into the narrative of isis and bolsters their forces and makes it clear from their point of
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view that join us bahr we're the only thing that stands between you and total destruction. and i believe that the news media has played into that narrative, and i think that's why we're seeing a failure in all respects to counter this isis ideology. that is only going to be concerned by way of islamic jurisprudence. people of islamic knowledge of responsibility, of wisdom that allowed to go into the country to engage niece people ideologically. but as long as they're going to come from these outside countries, they're going to be labeled as terrorists then you're doing nothing but playing into thinks hands. >> thank you for joining us on the al jazeera news hour. well, still ahead coming up on the sports news and sink or swim as the travelers championship in connecticut.
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we'll tell you who held their nerve to win the title.
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>> computer software is not only an essential component for running the world today, but kingdommizing our written and-- and--digitizing our written records, how can we be sure that it will be around for future generations? we look at that challenge. >> a family collection of snapshots going back almost a
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century. they've been transferred to a portable hard drive for the benefit of generations to come. but will the digital data on that device be accessible for the next century or longer? that's the dilemma that concerns internet thinkers. >> how long will the medium survive, and how long will you have a piece of equipment that can actually read it, and how long will you have software which can take the bits that have been read and interpret them successfully? >> i tent to be an optimism as far as digital preservation goes. >> at the maryland institution of technology and the humanities the collection of computer antiques includes this 1982 vintage apple ii e. it can only read floppy diskettes. but new forms of software can
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enable one computer system to behave like another. this computer game designed more than 30 years ago for the apple ii can be played on other rating platforms. >> we're duplicateing that and running that on a mac laptop. >> and the aim of the olive project to further emulate the technology for long-term preservation of educational software, games and programs. but the sheer volume of evolving formats may prove to be overwhelming. here the largest library said that their challenge is to archive for the ages. no one can predict what hardware and software will be used in
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2100. >> once we move to the hollow graphic cloud storage someone will have to take an active interest in migrating that content and moving it forward. >> a mission for computer companies, governments and individuals. tom ackerman, al jazeera, washington. >> now it's time for an update on the sports news. >> have youthank you very much. the world number one sweeping ahead in straight sets 6-4 6-4 6-4. and kicking off the campaign in straight set victory. serena williams has had a strong start at wimbledon the world number one brushing aside
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russia's margarita. winning in straight sets. the aim at a six wimbledon title and first grand slam victory. number 23 seed winning 6-2 6-1. and football now in arsenal has confirmed the goalkeeper from champions chelsea joins the gunners after 11 years with the blues. during that period he won numerous honors, including four premier league titles.
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the move follows as chelsea number one, last season he only made 16 appearances for jose mourinho's side. >> to the largest rifles on and off the pitch the copa america finals later on monday. they enter the match having crushed columbia, they now go into the competition their coach feels that history will count for little when play gets under way. >> i don't see it in the complex way. the bottom line is that in the match we're 11 against 11. we are the people participating in this spectacular spectacle.
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i believe we're professional enough to face the match both the chilean team and the peruvian team. i believe we can put on a good show. >> having won the travelers championship in a playoff in connecticut. the paraffined at 16 under par but casey had the advantage. he made a complete mess of it sending the ball straight in to the crowd. they managed the birdie put to claim the hole and the second win it is hessite time. sri lanka needed to chase down a target on the final day in scoring a half century.
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and printing his way into history books at the u.s. trials sending a warning to competition that he'll face in august. he major league baseball and the los angeles angels beat the seattle mariners on sunday after falling behind. with an rbi single to put the angels ahead in the eighth inning. it waws then that the mariners turn to come back and they did it just in the ninth. they have a smashing home run to put them on level terms. that's it for me. >> thank you very much. well, from sana, myself and the whole team in doha, we thank you for joining us on this news
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>> egypt's prosecutor general dies after a bomb attack on his convoy. hello, i'm maryam nemazee. this an al jazeera live from london. the e.u. commission chief said that he feels betrayed by greece as banks are closed for a week. low turn out as burundi goes ahead with elections. the action that african union said should be postponeed.