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teaching they use kicking in door. she's a blogger adored around the globe and she's doing it oh oh anyway. life begins at one hundred eyewitness documentary at this time on al-jazeera. in the off the mouth of civil war peace and reconciliation a release of in the absence of justice. people in power on earth chilling testimonies of atrocities suggesting of fora to have failed to conduct full and proper investigations that could help heal resentment inflicted by conflict. cote
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d'ivoire partial justice at this time on al-jazeera. i really felt liberated as a journalist but i was getting to the truth as an eyewitness that's what this job. it was since i was a little boy in india my dream was to meet bollywood films so five years ago i decided i was finally going to do it one man's quest to realize a lifelong ambition the story. of my one. going behind the lens that's missing brings his personal story to life. al-jazeera correspondent my own private bollywood at this time.
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highs iraqi kurds overwhelmingly vote the session the government in baghdad stepped up the pressure to stop it. from london coming up. the. tens of thousands take to the streets in south africa calling for president jacob zuma to. rights activists welcome a saudi decree allowing women to drive but many say the king must go father. will report from the. killing of members of an tribe.
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follow the results of kurds in northern iraq have voted yes in monday's controversial secession referendum kurdish officials announced that ninety two percent were in favor of missing from iraq. turnout of seventy two percent but this was the scene in so many people celebrated following the announcement there is still strong opposition to the poll itself. should be a no it's to moan to the kurdish leadership relinquish control. to iraq you. already several. jordanian have announced they will stop flights to the regional capital. and hold this referendum an overwhelming result for the. people are still celebrating.
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people are expected. to be. real with the way. everybody expects a lot of. people for example. is the reaction from the reaction for. the reaction. in this part of the region where does.
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the time where we were. located and we were able. to do. with. at the airport for an international to be banned from both airports. words coming from the state department in washington saying washington will do its best to try to convince baghdad that this is not really the right way to forge ahead such a measure was achieved anything but people here divided between happiness of the referendum and worry about what can happen next and not worry is not just for the people in kurdistan of course there were many regional players nearby countries and also members of the international community the u.n. the u.s. who were opposed to the poll taken place in the first place because of the fear of
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it causing instability. absolutely and people are aware of. the difference of the regional government the countries rather than from washington many sort of brushed away the fact that. washington and the u.n. were not in favor of the timing of this referendum but you know when you speak to people. so what was the breaking point for you and many would be what would come up again and again as an answer is actually the. paramilitary forces that. have been incorporated into iraqi security forces people say we cannot stay in a country where you have these what they call militias that have now become part of the security forces apparently they're being there all the time the kurds on social media and they say we can't be part of that anymore it is a. leading role in the war against specially we
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our. and what we see now is that these paramilitary forces get more support from the central government fears and those fears are not being addressed. now tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in south africa to protest against president jacob zuma and the corruption they say has become endemic on the his leadership the marches have been organized by the country's largest workers' union whose alliance with the african national congress is now looking creasing restrained page has more from johannesburg. miners teachers and laborers are among the thousands of workers taking part in a nationwide strike against corruption i am the man they say is to blame for it
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is president jacob zuma they say he's been compromised by private business leaders have captured control of the state the president has indicated to that he's not willing to go and we know the reason is because he has been the print if you chatted with one let me know that. the president. says ninety members of the same thing happened is that i was the demonstrators switched through the city delivering their demands to government the banks and big employers like the mining industry. because such as pressure on the president has said i am leaving it and then signing. the lions with the african national congress and the south african communist party it's not what it used to be but not only. tells that government is deeply divided
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was the a.n.c. says its partners are free to participate but it can't be happy at the level of corruption being uncovered by the opposition democratic alliance which won control of johannesburg at the last election. not far from the march god dogs protect and all. most empty construction site there's supposed to be a new power station here where we this is just one example where almost five million u.s. dollars was paid to a contractor without doing any job i mean if you look around here you can see that nothing has been done keenan lost his job at the site and now his community suffers frequent power cuts because the upgrades have stopped it's. something you need. in. keenan is the victim of corruption that cost south africa about two billion dollars a year but it's far from certain that it will cost the president his job no matter
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how loud the call is from one of the mcs oldest partners for him to go tony a page out of their johanna's bird. as a parliament in uganda have brought in parliament for the second day running. it happened during a debate over changes to laws that dictate the upper age limit for presidents which is seventy five years old the current leader was seventy is seventy three and he's seeking an amendment to the law so he can run a six term in office. rights groups are welcoming the king of saudi arabia's decree to allow women to drive from next june saudi arabia is the only country in the world where women off a bit in from driving critics say the driving ban is only a small part of the discrimination that women face in the kingdom started smith reports. this woman was arrested for her open act of defiance in saudi arabia
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now not only will lifting the driving ban next june give women more freedom but also helps to rid saudi leaders of a significant public relations embarrassment saudi arabia's ambassador to the u.n. seem relieved that he'll no longer have to defend a policy that critics used to highlight the kingdom's particular interpretation of islam or oil decree has been issued in saudi arabia giving women the right to drive . this is a historic day for saudi society for men and women and we can now say at last saudi women will be able to drive alone but significant in a country with a male guardianship system that requires women to have the approval of a male relative the decisions on education employment marriage travel plans and medical treatment let driving issue has been one small part of
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a much larger issue of discrimination against women the big part of course is the male system which is the biggest impediment for women's rights in the kingdom so while that still exists driving will only do so much for women's freedom for the relatively young prince mohammed bin solomon allowing women to drive could perhaps be the most visible sign that he's bringing change to saudi arabia. their history of demanding the right to drive is very long it began in one nine hundred ninety led by forty seven women followed by many campaigns now thank god we have reached the fruits of those demands with these successful reforms. women one be allowed to drive for another eight months the government says it needs time to prepare for the change. the council recommendations were clear and its time for women to drive before that the foundation was laid and the infrastructure was made ready to embrace the decision training women issuing driver's licenses and even the presence
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of female police to be closer to what is happening on the road. earlier this week women were allowed into the national stadium in riyadh for the first time to take part in national day celebrations another reform credited to the crown prince of saudi arabia's powerful religious establishment hasn't had much to say on these changes so far some clerics have recently been detained and reports of a crackdown this month on potential opponents of the kingdom's ruthless. al-jazeera . leader of britain's opposition party says it is the government in waiting in a wide ranging speech of the parties on your conference the labor leader jeremy corbyn accuse the prime minister of bungling rex akin to go. and criticise saudi arabia for what he described as its cruel war in yemen ali phillips has more from brighton even in this age of the political unexpected it's an extraordinary story
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the apparently an ambitious backbench m.p. who became a labor party leader now adored by the members he promised more spending on health education bringing industries back under state control higher taxes for the rich and big corporations the crowd loved it is the country ready for it. today. twenty or thirty years ago a new consensus is emerging from the great economic crash and the years ago. when people started to find a political voice for their hopes for something different and something better. there's no doubt. this conference but of course germany corbin is preaching to the converted somehow he has to convince the majority of the wider. that he is the right man to lead this country. they call it corbin mania a celebration of the man even his pet cat so is the labor party in danger of
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falling for a cult of personality manners go. on like many of the people i know. we use so much sometimes but the truth is being a leader one of the definitions of leadership is to inspire i mean inspires millions of young. people from all over our nation this is as close to dissent to speak out at this conference you demonstrators want to take a stronger line against blacks it labor like the government. is badly divided trying to keep options open in other areas germy corbin says he put the pursuit of peace and human rights at the center of his foreign policy so we cannot be silent cruel. while continuing. the saudi arabia
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thank you and i say this to. a champion of democracy and human rights please. do all you can to end the violence now against the ruling the rangar have suffered for too long. but first he needs to win a general election an election that the conservative government will do its best to avoid germy corbin says labor is a government in waiting prime minister to resign make plans to keep him waiting to be philip's al-jazeera brighton. all right still ahead on the program reaction from the us where the president wants to lower the cap on refugees to a historic low. and contemplating an independent catalonia how yes vote on sunday might affect the military money and more.
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the caucasus appears to be a meeting place now of the cold winds blowing out of russia and the water system exists further south and result is this line of showers not much to see the numbers it will develop and here is cold enough coming out to russia and the mountains high enough to give a bit of snow the first we've seen i think this auto mostly they were talking about rain showers from georgia across probably to the north of iraq in the next day or so they tend to fade out is a one day event and then friday looks a lot drier south of that of course it's still sunshine the temperature forecast in baghdad is below forty thirty eight now and of course it's cooler the further west you go particularly on the coast and it is raining it's also slowly cooling down in western society was still talking about forty or forty one and the still potential for cloud you know some mountains of saudi arabia may see the odd flash of
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lightning that's possibly even true in yemen because a much lower chance that when it was say a couple of weeks ago here it is slowly dropping around the gulf states as well but about thirty degrees thirty eight degrees is the maximum now in doha and i would unless you had by day than was the case asked for still around about thirty but the chance of the car if giving much stress on are it's a much reduced chance. well
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again i remind you of the top stories here on al-jazeera results have been announced in a controversial kurdish referendum in northern iraq with eighty two percent voting in favor of secession my dad has responded by calling on the kurdish leadership to relinquish control of their hopes while some airlines announce they will stop flights to the regional capital. tens of thousands of people are taking part in a nationwide strike against government corruption and unemployment in south africa . and rights groups are welcoming the king of saudi arabia's decree allowing women
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to drive. catalonia insists it will go ahead with an independence referendum on sunday despite spain declaring it illegal this week judges and prosecutors ordered the seizure of all electro material including millions of ballot papers fourteen officials organizing a referendum have been said been arrested on websites linked to the vote have been closed they spanish government is planning to deploy police at polling stations to stop people from voting. much even people on sunday will go out and vote massively peacefully also for only one reason and one of the most important reasons regardless of what their vote will be there is a firm conviction that the state today is an inheritor of franco's spain if that wasn't overcome in this transition stage today moving average is a problem that we need to fight democratically. or many challenges lie ahead for catalonia if its people vote yes on sunday in the catalan town of lasagna john
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hendren explains. millions of catalans hope to defy the odds and the government of spain by voting to create their own nation if they succeed within days they hope to declare their independence but it is after the vote that the real work begins as britain discovered with brags that headlines would have many questions left to answer. will they form their own military will it join nato what league with the barcelona football club plan. what currency will they use it has to seek international recognition as a state from the united nations secondly.

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