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tv   Inside Story 2017 Ep 325  Al Jazeera  November 22, 2017 8:32pm-9:00pm +03

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for mary you have been listening to the next president of the republicans in harm's way. speaking outside of the zone i.p.s. headquarters in central harare so a very excited says crowds of they say of supporters and just want to bring in from me the our correspondent who's been listening in for me to he had a lot to say about the voice of the people he said the will of the people will always succeed the force of the people is the voice of power he talked about witnessing democracy this is really what everybody is asking is it what is his version of. that is an important question for people watching developments in zimbabwe but i'm going to go away use this opportunity to tool to see if we still forces. why happy with the overthrow. of the size the role. in these developments this
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speech very much. people talking about. very much what people here want to hear is any indication the way. he's looking to. use that would make the ball when specific it's. going to be over democratic principles that many people here very much. new governments a new president to embrace speaking at the podium. spoke about his forty's on it yet he thanked them in a tree he thanked. me also tell what the issue of factionalism within south. failed reference to race. allies around. as the. before
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indicating that they would no longer be a problem that this is a strong united said. that ultimately it's looking out. he also talked a little bit about the manner to which president former president. when he. has indeed stood down and the money by which the security forces had managed to i think he called it managing the process that again is something people watching from outside of africa and indeed even in the african continent are surprised that he went so peacefully. this appears to be in a critical. bullied issue as events unfold because the military initially intervenes but it appears as though the prose is. handed over to. very much have wanted to. follow these developments the p.o. both within and outside of the country also spoke about the response from the
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regional leadership the president of. the day as well as the president of the b.b.s. say that those heads of state as well as leadership other leadership from the. community had raised the bar and the military leadership here in zimbabwe as to how this. there wasn't any bloodshed this is a dream. for many people watching in the initial days considering that the minute she had intervened in the way that it did but there the prosecution was not suspended we do know that president robert mugabe was the man to house arrest. continue to be on the house arrest even as he resigned but the emphasis here is about this is a political process a constitutional one and one that's ultimately. in forcing
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democracy or at least how would appear in the wrong way for me to just quickly want to ask you lastly about the information he gave us which was he had been poisoned and one of the reasons that he left was because i believe he was fearful for his life was it something you've heard of before i think was a surprise to her. i think we may have lost. probably not surprisingly with all that's going on around here but i'm just joining now my grandson who is a seen here we saw the africa research institute extraordinary scenes really watching zimbabwe from here just on that point about had you been poisoned before what details you know about yeah i mean this this was a sort of back and forth for about a week in the zimbabwean media really where initially the rumors got out that he he had left the country had been lifted as he termed it in the speech to south africa
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. and accusation that he's been poisoned indeed by go dairies by a hose a poisoned scream code and the crucial go dairy is being owned of course by the gobby family so this was immediately seized upon as something that was linked to the first lady herself and all sorts of conspiracies about it it was it was quite riveting to watch but then when i was retracted that statement and then kind of returned to it i mean quite interesting that he brought it up there and it's like it's almost like a movie script this is into one of the interesting points i thought he made was i need the cooperation of the countries in africa i need the international cooperation and i'm already you see receiving support from the crucial i would think people from outside watching in how open are they going to now be in zimbabwe power of this old isolation and you know the former president how is that going to go well i mean i think you're right this was this was all this whole speech was all about legitimacy you know you mentioned the process already but also international
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legitimacy the fact he met with president zuma received support from presidents and maybe a and former president of tanzania. and you know he's trying to forge a new path with the international financial institutions with bilateral donors i mean huge challenge for zimbabwe right now. reengaging and repairing some of these relationships that there is already in the process which was started in october twenty fifth in lima peru and i.m.f. meeting. when it got well himself is quite closely associated with the process as it's called but zimbabwe has to repay one point eight billion over rears to the international financial institutions and where it's going to find the money to do that is always been the sort of really hard to contest the question do you think there will be assistance from the in the end he needs to be seen to turn things around quickly and i remember when alan johnston said he took over in liberia there
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was real pressure when she took over the positivity so the streets will be behind her still that's what he's dealing with here is where this will exactly and i think it's going to be a make or break nine months really and so far he seems to have quite considerable support from the u.k. and from the e.u. it's really just a question of whether the u.s. and others will sort of fall in line with that and and sort of open the doors in the end in washington at the i.m.f. and the world bank so that. you know zimbabwe can regain access to lines of credit so that people can restore confidence in the in the zimbabwean economy i mean at the moment there's such a shortage of of dollars that people have basically been queuing round overnight for you know to withdraw money from banks and. you know trying to transfer money among themselves electronically rather than holding physical dollars in there so i mean it is a real critical juncture for zimbabwe branson very good to get your thoughts on this extraordinary day. the international organization for migration says there
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are up to three million zimbabweans living abroad many are in south africa al-jazeera spoke to one man who says mugabe's departure has given him hope that he and his family could return home twenty pages more from johannesburg. progress might get a remembers days in zimbabwe when all he had to eat was an avocado from a tree in his parents' yard and the sight of his friend's injuries after he'd been beaten up by police for supporting the opposition so that night when i hear that my friend one of my friend. was tortured and isn't working you can't even wake up that's the truth. he left his family and friends with here the heart of one of robert mugabe's legacies is that his policies divided families and scattered zimbabweans over the world and this region's economic how the south
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africa has borne the brunt of that exodus in the street alone almost every house is occupied by zimbabweans many haven't seen their loved ones for years my brother was in the u.k. you couldn't make it even today if you know my my father in time either but he's been in regular contact with his brother asma gabby's presidency crumbled it's created hope for the first time in years although the men sit to replacement he has been part of the establishment for decades. now used to think of the people of zimbabwe. one to think whatever he did like. the vice president. gore. we don't know what. i think he deserves a chance. three month old son is even more of a reason to return home. now than there is this new future that. we
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might benefit that might benefit our kids i really need to go home i will definitely go home. now that changes come it will be for the better tiny a page al-jazeera johannesburg. still ahead on the program dramatic video is really of a north korean. fling across the demilitarized zone. hello changes are afoot has been a foot to be honest as a matter cloud out stretches from the eastern side of the black sea through the southern caucasus iraq and into iraq on the coast the gulf coast of iran eighty four millimeters in the last twenty four hours
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a significant amount of rain i would have been repeated through saturday as well but this very obviously something going on it's the winter front it's the winter rains coming in and the forecast for thirty suggests more the same is possible in iran across the gulf the north around two shall around the caspian sea likely the temperature of fifteen still in tehran your tempers have come down with seventeen in baghdad but it's not really cold yet whereas the snow obviously in the forecast probably falling now to the high ground of eastern turkey there that will slowly disappear it might even show itself briefly in the high ground funnels in syria as well in the sun returns and we're up to fifty to thirty oversee the season has changed that will be a permanent change does me right over time but it's far more likely and it's likely in qatar in the middle of saudi and across iran during the possibly they may be less likely on friday anyone dimple could be quite substantial in this part the world one small in south africa eastern side crossing in a towel the cloud is showing and the rain is falling.
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one day fidel castro arrive into the country club and they decide to play god. and so if you didn't castro said to shake you right shane if we could. bring some cubans of ours in this magnificent state a chronicle of the revolution and its aspirations through the prism of its architecture cuba's unfinished space at this time on al-jazeera.
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survivors of europe's worst massacre since world war have been celebrating a verdict by the international criminal court judges in the hague have sentence former commander. to life in prison for his role in the mud as of eight thousand muslim men and boys in the town of in one thousand nine hundred in a moment we'll hear from david his report from srebrenica. it was at the hague the chamber finds rocks coma at each guilty as a member of first joint criminal enterprises of the following counts count to genocide the verdict came a lot of his victims have waited decades for but the seventy three year old former bosnian serb general wasn't in the court to hear it he'd been a gent it boman surly at this outburst the midst of a lot if you. if you continued like this. we
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adjourn his defense team had urged the judge to halt proceedings citing concerns over his blood pressure but the court rejected the plea finding guilty on one of two counts of genocide and nine of war crimes and crimes against humanity during the chaotic breakup of the former yugoslavia the court ruled that milan it's carried out a relentless campaign of ethnic cleansing aimed at ridding non serbs from bosnian territory there's nothing during the executing prisoners there's no security about . causes people to flee from their homes. individuals prosecuted and convicted by these tribunals are in the receiver because it is being prosecuted and convicted for not respecting the geneva conventions among those crimes are some of the worst atrocities carried out in europe since the second world war thank you the four years of sarajevo in which an estimated ten thousand people were killed in
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shelling and sniper fire and the massacre of thousands of muslim men and boys in the town of srebrenica where my colleague david chaytor now reports. the mothers of srebrenica called once again in the horror of their own memories watching the court proceedings in the hague in a small museum in the middle of the cemetery where their loved ones are buried they wanted justice as ever then. when they came a surge of elation followed by a wave of emotion that waited twenty two years for this move but they too have all had a life sentences families and villages torn apart a heavy burden of grief that they will take to the great. among them was not jima caught in this iconic photograph of the genocide pleading with a u.s. soldier to help her get back
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a house meant her son and her brother but this was no safe. and they were gone forever so. i am delighted that the court has brought such a judgement i'm a happy mother i've waited for these judgment the twenty two year old mother as a sister as a wife i personally fought for these so much from day one until today more than eight thousand muslim men and boys died in the killing fields around. but still one thousand victims have not been found every week in the forests and the hills around in this cemetery they're finding yet more bones so the problem is what the future brings what do we leave toward children what happens after this the deep divisions between ethnic communities here look set to continue the service member of the tripartite presidency of bosnia herzegovina said the court did not deliver justice but politics distrust instead of trust but said instead of reconciliation
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there will be political conflicts david chaytor al-jazeera. russia iran and turkey have agreed to support a syrian people's congress bringing together government and opposition representatives speaking at talks in the black sea resort of sochi president vladimir putin said he believes a new stage in weeks in the syria crisis but he warned that of shaving and political solution would require compromises from all sides russia and iran are major allies of syria's president bashar al assad who made a surprise visit to sochi on monday to keep back some syrian rebel groups. two planes have landed in yemen's capital sana'a for the first time since the saudi led coalition tightened its blockade sixteen days ago the blockade has prevented aid from being delivered despite increasing pressure from the un and humanitarian groups the un earlier said more than thirty flights carrying aid had been cancelled
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and is warning millions of people face starvation. lebanon's prime minister saad hariri has promised his supporters he'll stick with them and defend his country or the two weeks after announcing he was stepping down while in saudi arabia hariri is now back in beirut where he's agreed to delay his resignation after a request from the president to allow more dialogue zina has more from beirut. he came home to take part in independence day celebrations eighteen days after announcing his resignation in saudi arabia it was the first time he has been back and being goot since that unexpected announcement. he was received as a prime minister and warmly greeted by the president who publicly accused saudi arabia of forcing her to resign and preventing him from leaving the country the saudis said they feared for his life back home. he did say he would clarify his
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political position once back in lebanon and it seems a compromise deal has been worked out. of his resignation to allow for further consultations. i presented today my resignation to president but he urged me to wait before offering it and to hold on to it for more dialogue about its reasons a political background. how do you represent one of two major alliances in lebanon on the pro saudi camp hundreds of his supporters gave him a hero's welcome outside his home many lebanese from across the political divide believed he was being used by saudi arabia as a pawn in their attempt to target iran and that him and his family were held as hostages their. heads a national unity government that includes his political opponent the pro iranian hezbollah the prime minister has long demanded hezbollah this arms and ends its military interventions in arab countries tensions have.
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already reminder that lebanon is a proxy state it's caught in the middle of a regional power struggle and it's in the pendants has long been open to question. the crisis that began with her resignation was widely seen as having been forced on the prime minister by saudi arabia to counter iranian influence in lebanon. i'm here with you and we will. when you own words together so we can be the line of defense for lebanon and for the stability of lebanon this gathering today is going to be repeated you'll see me visit every part of lebanon how did say how long he's willing to put his resignation on hold political differences between the rival alliances are longstanding and unlikely to be resolved soon his decision to stay in office may be more of a result of mediation efforts by world leaders to put lebanon's latest political crisis on hold senator al jazeera beirut. dramatic video has been released showing
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the moment the north korean a soldier escaped to south korea across one of the most heavily armed boarders in the world during the chase north korean soldiers fired at the defector one briefly crossed the border into the south and violation of the armistice agreement that halted the korean war coming over from so. extraordinary video of a soldier risking his life to escape from north korea at around three in the afternoon he's seen driving a truck past a checkpoint on the north korean side of the demilitarized zone or d.m.z. on the heavily fortified border fellow soldiers are shown running after the truck which becomes stuck the defector then gets out and runs towards the border known as the military do you mark ation line or m.t.l. just meters away soldiers from the k.p.a. or north korean people's army open fire hitting the defector it's thought five
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times one even chases him over the border before returning to the north korean side the key findings of the special investigation team are that the k.p.a. violated the armistice agreement by one firing weapons across the m.t.l. and two by actually crossing the m.d.o. temporarily the defectors body is seen a lying motionless on the south korean side of the border then soldiers from the joint u.s. and south korean security battalion are seen crawling towards the injured defector to drag him to safety it's rare for defectors to try and breach the joint security area puntland jum tour groups on both sides of the border regularly visit though the u.n. command says no tourists were there when the shooting happened. the north korean soldier remains in intensive care in a south korean hospital where he has regained consciousness and his wounds are no longer life threatening a doctor treated on the courts has ordered the release of one of the alleged
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masterminds of the two thousand and eight bomb by attacks which killed two hundred sixty six people have is the founder of the group jemaah or the dawa has a ten million dollars u.s. bounty on his head and will be released on thursday he was puts on the house arrest in january after years of living freely in pakistan saeed has repeatedly denied involved. and in the mumbai attacks. u.s. secretary of state rex tillerson is calling the revenge a crisis ethnic cleansing in the wake of his visit to my last week he says those responsible for the atrocities in iraq kind states should be held accountable more than six hundred thousand people have fled across the border into bangladesh facing widespread malnutrition sound which is the one of the major challenge that aid agencies are facing is malnutrition among the. children more than half of
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the population among the injured after days are children because of that banner the government and unicef started a nutrition awareness week started on fifteenth of november and will continue to twenty second of november the main idea is to let the mothers know about this program that there are clinics set up in all the camps to provide nutrition out medical facilities for the mothers and their children in the within the camp area. my grandchild is not well she's not teaching well and he's very weak which is why i brought her hand now many of the i interact with israel already suffering from malnutrition while in iraq and stayed those children and their parents walked hundreds of miles across into bangladesh without much food supply now they're suffering severe malnutrition cases hands buying of those going on unicef started this awareness program and to treat this as a major challenge i spoke to one of the spokesperson for unicef we have to consider one thing that when these children with. these three lynn we're all really
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suffering from malnutrition we've been louis emergency threshold and also. among these people in terms of being treated. malnutrition so this is why you're running this in this campaign down here. the philippines chief justice is warning that attempts to impeach her could threaten the country's democracy the house of representatives is preparing to begin impeachment hearings against justice maria serrano she is one of the few people willing to criticize president rodriguez. explosions and gunfire have been heard in the georgian capital tbilisi after security forces raided an apartment block georgia security services says. the group refused to surrender and they've been fine with automatic rifles throwing grenades when you next to the high pitched whine of a mosquito from stanford university in california hope a new. phone not the repellent they want to recruit scientists which will
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