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the same or if you join us on sat i was never put a file then look at differently because i'm darker than all the people but i'm a lot this is a dialogue between us but hash tag eight a stream and one of your pitches might make the lecture join the global conversation this time on al-jazeera. hello i'm hasn't seeker in doha with the top stories on a visit and north korea has rejected a u.n. security council resolution imposing sanctions that restrict fuel supplies and block pyongyang's textile exports north korea's envoy to the u.n. says the u.s. will soon face the greatest pain it has ever experienced iraq's parliament has
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voted to reject this month's referendum on independence by the semi autonomous kurdish region campaigning is already underway for the vote which takes place on september twenty fifth imran khan has more from and below in the capital of the kurdistan region in iraq. well we were all expecting baghdad to say no to the referendum promise to hide a body has been very clear he says he doesn't want this referendum to go ahead so this vote was expected by the baghdad parliament however the kurds members of that palm and they walked out of that vote so they didn't take part in the vote allowing the arab m.p.'s to vote and say no to the referendum so me who is the speaker of the house says this means that the baghdad parliament less now really negotiate with the kurds for a settlement to this issue president masoud barzani all of the chaos has been very clear he wants this to go ahead this referendum to go ahead it's an interesting
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call a situational dilemma now though because backed out of voted and kurds are part of that it means that if they don't reconvene their own kurdish problem and somewhere around the fifteenth to take a vote on whether the referendum should go ahead on the twenty fifth fixedly puts them in challenge with the decision made by the baghdad paula and so now all eyes are on the kurdistan regional government they need to reconvene polman they need to say that they want the referendum to go ahead if they don't do that then they're in violation of that decision made by the iraqi parliament now let's see what happens there all political factions here in the iraqi kurdish region they say they don't want the referendum to go ahead there is this campaign is called no for now meaning that they want the referendum to go ahead they will vote for an independent kurdistan but not right now they say that the kurdish regional politics and all the political parties need to come together so really what we're saying is a decision that we are always going to expect the baghdad parliament to say no
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however we are now seeing a political constitutional dilemma for the kurds they need to reconvene their palm and. bangladesh's prime minister sure has and has promised food and shelter to thousands of the hinge refugees escaping violence in myanmar she made the comments while visiting refugee camps there has been a want she will not tolerate violence against the ranger she asked me m.r. to take back those who've been forced from their homes the fighting began in myanmar's one hind state two weeks ago more than three hundred seventy thousand re-injure have fled since then all was against any kind of insurgency activities and you know our stand is very clear. that will not allow anybody to. do. it which is why all our neighboring countries so our we have a very strong stand against and it is of his activities so i also request to the
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international media that you should also publicly that because. the common people are suffering women are suffering children are suffering and. you see and also. you know i want to know why most of the. muslim people are becoming. there for their sake lou i think all the muslim almost would be delighted the demonstrators are gathering in the french capital paris to protest president emanuel micron's plans to reform labor laws france's largest union the c g t is observing a day of action but not all unions are taking part. in recent asterix where the saudi led coalition in yemen are illegal and have killed launch numbers of children that's according to human rights watch says twenty six children were among thirty nine civilians killed in the five and strikes since june they died when four homes
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and a shop were hit those are the headlines. this is a film about neighbors who lived alongside each other for generations. it's an investigation into why they started killing each other in the name of religion. it's about events in miami one's known as burma the majority a buddhist and burmese but my own ma is a union of more than a hundred ethnic peoples and has a large muslim minority. the military ruled for more than
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half a century my and my was cut off from the outside world the generals then announced a plan to release political prisoners and call elections. my name is phil reese in this film we discover how former military leaders who claim to be ushering in democracy are in fact preserving their grip on power by triggering violence between put ists and muslims. you need a man they are. army on a was. that we will lose all. over the past year al-jazeera is investigative unit has obtained a cache of confidential documents this document here could potentially incite widespread violence against the muslim population so the phrase basically means.
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stinky muslims. it's just. the most prominent victims of government policies other ahind who live in west in my own mouth. their plight has sparked accusations that the regime is intent on destroying them as a people. we have shared our evidence with the international state crime initiative at london university. what these documents speak to is an organized planned strategy in relation to the right that's a genocidal strategy we have also provided files and testimony to a law clinic at yale university they will issue a legal judgment based on data that includes our documents and those collected by the advocacy group forty fire rights. the law school will assess whether members of the my and my government could face charges under the international genocide convention has there been purpose action that will result in the destruction of
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this group all of these statements create a cumulative general tenor that points to intent i think international criminal court should consider an investigation. so. i. thought i might. have hoped there camac i macam my family and i'm on top of what amounted to. media the mcalary did convene a mini me to ago in a moment don't give me. the video mommy go if you're the kind to them you mini.
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as well as the border security force police and my arm our military officers were present. they will have whereby enough claims he did i'm a devilish he's a no we don't they actually i think you're he's a little alone. barry. when you go you know i'll call you d.l. he did enough when you got to remember like boomer like was you need to retune a unity of mine apparently i'm a little regret that the two are directly computer to conduct the i think you are a. book a mother would hear of are there live movies that i've checked them out they have they had a little binding by law the woman at the bulletin board maybe. you're
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not a bullet peter chaney. child we go to college around the moment of our mommy daughter got a genuine hero mommy the phone is the mother i would talk a difficulty. if you've heard of no more alone child now you actually my can revive your their middle you know sing it all the middle you know lumiere touching the i was the needle the ally you by me was are the cause of the i your. i don't know does it up and maybe my lot of them they got a lot of thought were magically. after four decades of persecution over half a million refugees have fled my imo many now live as refugees in neighboring countries. we've been speaking to hundreds of road and they felt that they had two options stay and be in mar and face death due to the abusive restrictions that are being placed upon them by the government of myanmar or flee the country so they
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feel as though they have these two options. for over a year professor penny green and her team have been gathering data for my on the state crime initiative defines genocide as a historical progression this is a process that can begin many prior to the stage of extermination and in the case of the really hinges it began many decades ago with the implementation of the one thousand nine hundred to citizenship law which excluded the population from citizenship. denied the right to the right to live in my own no unless they could prove that their ancestors settled here before independence it's often an impossible task even for those with documents. try to run for office but she failed to persuade officials that her parents were citizens.
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only. we received first hand evidence looking over the last eight months a clinic at yale law school has been analyzing recent events in miami in the context of the legal definition of genocide and we apply. to the laws of genocide. this definition requires us to ask three questions of the facts that we found first convector be characterized as a national racial or religious group the second being that the perpetrators commit and peace in the way that genocidal acts and the third question that the perpetrator or perpetrators act with intent to destroy the group in whole or in part. rakhine
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state law is on my. western coast and its northern tip borders bangladesh around a million muslims who identify as raheen jelliffe here. for more than a century burma was governed as a province of british india hundreds of thousands of south asians were brought to the country by the colonial authorities britain encouraged labor migration into a kind in order to develop its rich agriculture. around two million buddhist rakhine also live in the state they trace their roots to a temple complex at. the rakhine consider themselves a distinct ethnic group separate from the knees. or a kind historians view the temples as a fortress against muslim aggression which began when the mogul empire conquered
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india. and rode it out with what it was out there were those are people angry with and. i don't know what i don't know him i don't really think that when i go. there in a row and i'm not. a devil there are not it i want to move him by there by that. i think anyone want to know. there is a common perception that the rich represent a new islamic invasion. you know where they're all up but with imus and ronnie along about that one. the rakhine insist that there were hinges and not a separate ethnic group instead they are illegal immigrants from bangladesh who lie about their roots in order to claim a birthright in rakhine state. that. their ordinary idea. if you got oil i might and so i generally have
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a mind. and history. of new. terms of the group element i think that's one place before actually easily match up with. that is that fair to say even when the politicians and the people of myanmar are referring to them as not a group there and in fact referring to them as a group they're identifying them as a specific group of people that at least according to them don't belong and self identification can be sufficient to establish the group element so if there are identifying as a common group and a common culture common language common identity that is enough to.
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the first act is killing members of the group in many ways this is what we think of when we think about genocide. in twenty twelve rakhine states erupted in violence rioting began after reports that muslim men had raped and murdered a young girl. over one hundred thousand lost their homes. in the rakhine capital situate districts of one's house muslims were burnt and bulldozed several hundred perhaps more were killed the overwhelming majority were there rakhine also died. of violence at least because migrants the violence to. break down on both sides apart. if you look back to the reports on the violence in
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june two thousand and twelve we hear a great deal about communal violence it wasn't communal violence it was planned violence. al-jazeera has obtained this confidential internal united nations report on the twenty twelve violence it gathered testimony implicating security political and religious representatives in the planning and perpetration of the violence it is quite clear from according to the testimonies and the people that i talked to while i was on a mission in the country it was clear that this was organized the government of myanmar wants the world to believe that the violence that took place in the kind stay in two thousand and twelve and since has been spontaneous communal or an unintended consequence of democratisation we know that that's not the case. according to the u.n. report there were consistent accounts that were trying from other areas were brought in to reinforce local communities prior to attacks. transport was
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a range to take those who were going to dissipate in the massacre has expressed buses were organized refreshments mills were provided they had to be provided by somebody. if you say that local politicians were involved where they are acting do you think on their own we know that correspondence was sent to senior government officials and next to nothing was done to prevent severe atrocities from taking place the internal u.n. report cited abuses committed not only by local rakhine but also state security forces including the military the border forces and the police. for the state to be complicit in genocide they have to knowingly aid or assist perpetrators committing genocide so there is a knowledge element that is tied to complicity we have indication that military officer security officers saw these acts occurring in front of them and allowed
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them to occur under their watch and that wouldn't show culpability of both the actors and the government officials so counterargument is the bad apple theory where you can just say oh there are a few rogue police officers but if you look at at what's happened you can see that it is systematic and it's widespread and it's not contained to several bad actors. the genocide convention explains that killing is not the only genocidal act and that numerous acts that don't result in the death of the victims and can constitute genocide and so one of these is the causing of serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group. around eight hundred thousand range a live in door townships in northern rakhine state and militarize region largely closed to the outside world rare footage for mungo was captured on a covert camera by al jazeera is investigative unit only
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a small group of foreigners have visited. the lives of these rohingya communities in among the. country feel. of the government particularly the security forces what i found was a pattern of systematic discrimination in all areas. the first documented evidence of government sponsored discrimination was revealed by forty fire rights. these documents that we released in two thousand and fourteen essentially lay out the architecture of abuse at the ruins you have faced for decades these are documents spelling out restrictions on the range of muslim populations or restrictions on movement restrictions on marriage m childbirth. this documents obtained exclusively by al-jazeera is written by district level government offices in rakhine its title is to control outgoing vehicles and it says
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all outgoing passenger vehicles must be strictly controlled to ensure that no muslim is on board. the idea of an apartheid system which privileges buddhists of muslims is absolutely on the state's agenda with restrictions on movement that means people can't pursue a livelihood they can't seek employment they can't travel to a health clinic if they become sick they can't travel to a school it impacts every basic aspect of someone's life. in that part of the country face abuse at every turn we're documenting more violent abuses rape forced labor torture arbitrary arrest in detention. there's a lot of evidence the actor responsibility for the acts of bodily harm and accidental
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harm a lot of the testimonies and reports of rape for and sense among the hens described military police state actor raping women. the confidential u.n. document found in just one cluster of villages credible reports of eighty six incidents of rape suggesting a pattern of punitive or reprisal action by state authorities. this evidence is supported by video smuggled from the region following a later incident. it's
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targeted against our hand and a very clear. that anyone in the rakhine state is being raped etc hinge a woman are being targeted. conditions of life calculated to bring about the destruction of the group is another act that we think the evidence strongly suggests is occurring. this can include a number of different acts and we've seen this and i do camps in rakhine state. in this area over here there were a number of bodies dumped by government trucks dead wrong about the surge in mass graves. matthew smith has documented human rights violations in my own mouth for over a decade. many of their a hinge in this camp once lived and worked in the nearby town of six way.
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until their homes were burnt in twenty twelve. says in a typical situation of internally displaced person can. this is not only a situation in which conditions of life are being created to destroy people but in some cases people see no other option but to flee the country. in the dark buying camp many of the internally displaced persons do not receive food rations because they remain unregistered and no one wants to register them. cannot imagine and i think that the end of. the. mining town of. santa. ana they're gonna live in fairly. dave's formally submitted correspondence to state level officials here and they've
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been rejected every single time so this is a community that's been going without rations since they were burned out of their village in two thousand and twelve the food is available right not being given it deliberately right. now and. there is also a lack of emergency health care there are no doctors in the camp. mohammed trained only as a pharmacist. or not but if. this woman lost a child while giving birth. she went to the hospital but was sent back to the camp . out of their doctors and i want you and me out of. the doctor and i would go with
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him but that in my law i don't because sean. in this case this woman clearly still has not been diagnosed as far as we can tell and she appears to have a very serious condition and needs to see a doctor urgently as a lot of people around here. it is deliberate it is it is avoidable this situation doesn't have to be this way. they're being confined in these camps and being deprived with it and those two together are what's really and the destruction. and deprivation of health care is something again that comes up in the daily reports from n.g.o.s on conditions and i.d.p. camps. even if these conditions have not yet led to the mass death for him to members they may still meet the requirement of this element.
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the rakhine and bernie's have a very different view of conditions in the camps. as always i'll be mostly in. the fourth act that we analyze how one act of genocide is imposing measures and tended to prevent births within a grill people also talked about this act as biological genocide and we see this is directed in two ways against. one is pro have been on marriage and extreme restrictions around marriage is over ahead and the second is extreme restrictions on births and the rancher this is one of the areas of persecution of the ranches
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where the state has been even more explicit than usual about its intent and perpetuating isn't asher's the law clinic was confident that sufficient evidence existed of government involvement in for genocidal acts but there remains a large hurdle to cross. we should start by saying that intent is the most difficult element to prevail it's always difficult to get past the threshold event because with the axe we can look at the evidence not with intent it's the analysis of a mindset in part to the government agents who spoke to me to learn rest is this evidence of a mindset. so about is a god. but about you yeah she did.
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shinzo abbé says the u.n. vote was the right thing to do. you see we highly appreciate a swift unanimous vote on the resolution on sanctions against north korea that is significantly tough councils to send it is important that we put the strongest pressure on north korea so that it changes its policy for this in the international community showed a clear will showing cooperation and solidarity with iraq's parliament has voted to reject this month's referendum on independence by the semi autonomous kurdish region campaigning is already underway for the vote which happens on september twenty fifth bangladesh's prime minister she has and has promised shelter and food to thousands of muslim or hindu refugees escaping violence in myanmar she visited refugee camps near the border and warn she will not tolerate violence against the range of demonstrators are gathering the french capital paris to protest president emanuel micron's plans to reform labor laws france's largest union the c g t is
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observing a day of action but not all unions are taking part recent ass strikes by the saudi led coalition in yemen are illegal and have killed large numbers of children that's according to human rights watch it says twenty six children were among the thirty nine civilians killed in five air strikes since june they died when four homes and a shop were hit by a weakened storm continues to cause damage as it moves over the u.s. state of georgia atlanta's main airport canceled hundreds of flights and half of florida is without power at least thirty eight people were killed by hurrican in the caribbean that includes ten in cuba which is badly battered by the high winds and eleven meta waves. guatemala's congress has protected president jimmy morales from facing trial of irregular finances in his election campaign politicians voted to keep his immunity from prosecution the congressional committee though says it found evidence at least eight hundred thousand dollars he received wasn't
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registered those are the headlines back to algeria investigates. in part one yale law school collected evidence that the government of my own mark had committed crimes listed under the genocide convention. intent is the most difficult element to prevail with and had it's this analysis of minds that now we investigate where the government actions can establish an intent to destroy their hinge it as a group. over the past year i've gathered interviews and confidential documents that indicate the government is deliberately inciting unrest between buddhists and muslims. it's a policy of divide and rule it feeds into
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a pattern of conduct that may point to intent. it's a world of dirty tricks and deception. a former officer in the country's military intelligence service witnessed the use of provocateurs. thought it. but the knocking didn't she get to talk. ok. you know. easy. to understand the violence in abuses taking place against a range of population we can't look at it and in that this fits into a bigger context in me and maher and that's a context of political power manipulate in the fears of the population and other acts that state operatives are doing over it leave it also behind the scenes.
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in the late one nine hundred ninety s. my and my face sanctions and its rulers and businessmen travel. the opposition leader aung san suu kyi became an unshakable thorn in the military side my animals rulers then tried to sow dissent in her party the national league for democracy. a u.s. diplomatic cable released by wiki leaks describe how the regime tried to instigate a rift between buddhist and muslim n l d members in two thousand and five. fake letters supposedly written by monks pitted muslims against buddhists within the party but it failed and all the members knew it was a ruse on the part of the regime. and the. only thing out. of so volatile.
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brokenness spreading rumors and. missions. make the people. spread the fear hatred and create conflicts in this way they influence the policy of the country. gov violence. says. he will get it. in twenty thirteen anti muslim violence spread from rakhine state to cities in central my and mark. it began. what happened in mech tele was a targeted attack on muslims. but muslims who had been
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a part of the community and mek tell that. this woman was hiding with her family a mob was outside they demanded that she send out her husband. a muslim youth. and. the mob was waiting. you know. police and army officers looked on from
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their vehicles. perhaps the strangest and the most volatile part of this massacre was that it was filmed. it was filmed by perpetrators themselves to show how proud they were of what they were doing. another woman watched the mob attack a father who is with a group of students. have heard although. they live in and you. know.
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that. you know. you can see police there present at the scene where people are being killed and they're armed as police and they are not doing anything and you see people watching and sometimes cheering when people are being killed it is so eerie and so revolting that there was so little response to protect people. around fifty one buddhist monks the rest almost all muslim similar events would unfold in other cities after the arrival of a mob. the survivors said that they weren't even sure who they were all of them but that a lot of them had identical weapons which is very it seems like if i were to spontaneously come together it wouldn't have happened like that the un special rapporteur spoke to members of one mob who'd been briefly detained. it was clear for me according to
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the station one is that he was recognised these were people out of the town they were brought to the. and suddenly they were asked to stop these kind of violent but if you asked them well it was impossible they wouldn't say a. so one of the problems to these incidents is to establish where it's coming from but the first step it is they are it is clear that it was organized. among create now and for is anti muslim rhetoric visit it make taylor week before the massacre he claims that muslims provoked the unrest why should they stop the violence when they seem to suffer in the end more than the british in these communities. mind i can harlow. and. and i don't know the media and you know i don't see
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then you go there are they you know your you know. we have all pitch in new york. in two thousand and seven the mum could in my hand i was involved in a very different conflict it posed the most serious threat to the military's power for decades. it was the saffron revolution. to me today. and i want to show you don't i. know anything molly have it or you know and i don't you know. i'm you know she was on it i think i'm you know it was on it. and. suddenly you. know no i don't and i. bang that don't i need. thank.
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you i don't want to. pull down whenever. the diamond glitter gone and you get in the room and you go oh no need to tell you like. a year after crushing the rebellion the generals announced a plan for greater political freedom and elections. they crafted a new constitution it reserved a quarter of the seats in the state column and for the military control of the police army and security services would stay with the generals. they also created a political party for former offices. with my and my opening to the outside world the military also needed new ways to manage opposition from the monkey could. out in yours. so that said not
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needing workers. holding a. bar you go along in my seat. and. that will get them coming. as part of the transition to democracy the regime released thousands of political prisoners including monks that led the saffron revolution some feel as speaking openly. in the dorm room. generals men sway and latte when retired from the military and are now part of the in a circle or president sends ruling party. you know home audio of the order and you know. soon as you know fans will not only
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a democracy. or general what all have all been well i don't know where nobody that i don't know if they are waiting. yeah. yeah. yeah. another former prisoner was with her too he wasn't arrested during the saffron revolution he was jailed in two thousand and three for hate speech that led to the deaths of muslims. of the. afterward to his supporters backed government policies towards the wreckage he gathered wealth and influence the regime now accepts his groundless remarks which spread fear amongst ruled buddhists. more than a name. and you know john.
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ratings in. we do not have to do. with. you to go to the. problems of more than i want to for. how much money we are to offer you. were to was recruiting leaders of the saffron revolution for a soon to be formed organization the committee for the protection of race and religion known by its burmese acronym. he. was he to whom. we now see you would have.
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been. of. the heart so i needed. to question it. where we go i would like an albino mostly a. little but a little you. know my cd you bought that and. he was even a for. only. idea one died out of the. pan even i live on that. the man by far reinforces long held fears that islam is a threat to the survival of my and my. present regime of insane is prepared to use the hate speech for the government. and that is to marginalize segregates diminish the innocent population inside burma is part of
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a genocidal process too has hailed president. as the protect the race. al-jazeera has obtained confidential government files which provide a glimpse into the inner workings of the regime this document was sent to local government offices it shows how the regime contrived to stir up communal tensions
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it issued a warning that worshipers that a young girl in mosque planned countrywide communal violence between muslims and burmans we have here. a statement that in order for the creation of the violent activists would be chosen from the students of arabic often in schools and asked to carry out activities unacceptable to buddhist is fermenting a sense that muslims are your biggest concern and they should be frightened muslims would torch either their own houses or the houses of other muslims and take photographs and video records for immediate worldwide circulation. this is absolutely propaganda issued by the state but these documents is an organized planned strategy when i look at that document what i see is government officials essentially trying to create a threat where threat doesn't actually exist when we see
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a document like that we get very concerned that various authorities are working to incite violence against the muslim population. i took the document to the mosque in yangon on that was accused of plotting the violence. it's run by there to please to a movement that follows a strict interpretation of the faith but avoids involvement in politics. no rioting occurred during the months mentioned in the government document. children at about . an unnamed. most leaders say they told the security services about the exact event which the document claimed was plotting nationwide violence. that would doesn't mean that. they needed to. name their money and alabama she's
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far from fearing the worship is it seems the security services have a close relationship with mosque elders. well yeah. i mean i don't know i don't mean. they would call you at answering questions about who was behind the document. your money out. but for all of you who are on the. general who you believe. could this be sent without central government having approved it in your in your understanding of the way that burma works i would be very surprised if a document like this did not originate with a national level agency. which has been. routes who can
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audit. who will do this who have power will mandate who could give out who could. well i mean who knows but given the power of the military the police here it's not just way with individuals who would have you know it's not it's not going to be towards someone some important group is sort of nice in these in general no a part time in all these incidents the pattern is that the police should by they were not protecting the people of which she's their responsibility according to the rule of law and this is a pot and so here we may have one of them so the police response to the home minister exactly how. orders to the police not to intervene and protect the people. given that we don't have any documents or any evidence of a specific written plan to destroy this group we really are trying to see whether
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or not we can infer a genocidal intent from the facts on the ground we don't need to have a smoking gun document that says we are doing all these things because we want to wipe out their own hands that's simply not required by law and said the law says one has to show a pattern of conduct exists that the cluster of circumstances could only point to the existence of such an attack and there are a couple documented taken together with that would be actions lead us to believe that there is a strong likelihood up and and there the document that i'm looking at now is a public lecture given from the navy military headquarters it's rocktober two thousand and twelve and it does describe that sentiment. the powerpoint lecture obtained by al jazeera is part of a training course for army offices fear of extinction of race it's particularly concerning that members of the military and other armed forces would have their
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deepest fears and reasonable fears about. being perpetuated. in a training program. this document is all about schooling the soldiers who are going to be spread throughout the country in islamophobia it's teaching those soldiers to be racist. included in this appears to be allegations of a population explosion this is a feature that's been consistent in genocides throughout history that the targets of genocidal acts are regarded as a group of of persons whose population is expanding rapidly and somehow poses a threat because of that. it's terrifying actually to see it in an official government document because we can well imagine the impact it has on the young recruits the soldiers who are listening to this this power point presentation the
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document refers to the rest using the phrase talk. so the phrase basically means dirty stinky muslims in this document we have a very very clear example of hate speech in a in an official document training military this document is from the naypyidaw divisional military headquarters this is absolutely the responsibility of the military backed government of tanks and. now we're at a point where we can take the evidence that we've been given and draw conclusions from that assuming that that evidence is credible that it's comprehend that it accurately reflects what's going on on the ground we think we have strong evidence
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to believe that genocide is occurring again under scale of atrocities being committed and the way that people and politicians talk about. we think it's hard to avoid a conclusion that and as president. there is a strong case to be made that there are political forces at play state forces at play for mentee in anti muslim sentiment for menton violence and in the case of are financing violence that could amount to the crime of genocide. several of the most powerful people in the country should reasonably be the subject of an international investigation into this situation rakhine state. you have to me said a home office you have the mr feeney gratian planning policies that are. impacting on the life of the injust of course you also have the president of the flame me out because of it all suppression what binds the ministers.
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while meaningful power in my hand my remains in the same hands the lives of many maize are improving they are enjoying greater freedom. the country is no longer a dictatorship in the traditional sense. people opposition parties are contesting seats in parliament but on sand suchi the icon of my animals new democracy has ignored the fate of the right. along with many world leaders they have chosen to engage with my hand miles form a military rule is rather than seek justice for a powerless people we are now reaching the point that the international community has to find a way to really raise serious concerns about their situation will hinge o. otherwise this situation of the rohingya would a really reach where we are warning which is stage of genocide.
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from the neon lights of asia. to the city that never sleeps. welcome back we'll look at weather conditions across the americas in south
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america see plenty of showers across the western part the amazon basin and then down through i could door and also for peru and bolivia pass could see some downpours further south we got a developing frontal situation across argentina and uruguay and that's going to do some heavy rain as we move on through to wednesday pretty hot in asuncion there but even the cooler than a bonus areas fine conditions in santiago in chile so let's head up into the caribbean we have still got hurrican jose meandering around close enough to the bahamas to still cause a threat of surf and rip currents so caution in that area otherwise so usual rush of showers much as you'd expect this there's jose and there's a run through to wednesday see it just moves slightly further towards the east otherwise showers some showers for cuba i'm afraid some heavy ones there through the isthmus scattered showers likely as we head up into north america well the satellite imagery you can see the remnants of still giving a lot of rain the last twenty four hours your house and decent rainfall totals
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being reported across georgia this one from atlanta so generally those situations getting better over the next few days the rain dying away they should be a nice day in new york. the weather sponsored by qatar. i just want to make sure all of our audience is on the same where they're on line to the u.s. citizens you know what pollutes people live you don't want in the same you join us i was never. before. this is a dialogue with hashtags. and one of your pitches might make the next shot join the global conversation. this time on al-jazeera.
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