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very many many years you know we've had research throughout the decades and we had the international agency for research on cancer that said that there are dangerous and hazardous associated with this chemical and of type specifically to cancer and not hodgkin's lymphoma so it's definitely been the case independent scientists around the world i know that you follow the close the case very very closely and you have written this but over the years with each new scientific research showing hormone soundso work not to warn users or redesign its products but to create its own science to so that they were safe that's a pretty damning allegation can you elaborate on that yeah i mean it is and it's i also say in that article the damning information came largely from monsanto itself you know one set of own internal e-mails an internal communication strategy documents show how the company has worked very diligently not to you know to
warn or to respond to evidence of our business with its products but to harass and censor scientists to try to discredit scientists and journalists and others who are simply trying to point out the risks you know that go along with the rewards of this chemical that's the evidence that the jury heard that's the evidence that was laid out in my book that that is the evidence amongst their own words that it's come to light what does this all mean then for the public's right to know going forward and protective regulations need to be put in place. right well i mean what that shows us very clearly is that our regulators in the united states and regulators in europe and elsewhere who you know largely just follow the lead of the industry of chemical company who are trying to sell a product for years they rely on the science that it's presented to them by the companies that rely on the assessments that these companies present to them and we
really need an overhaul of that we need our regulators to look to independent published peer reviewed science and we need the industry science being a public it's only the companies though is it because we know that the environmental protection agency that is the e.p.a. it's also said in the past the a good life a state is safe when used carefully well yes of course and the bulk of the research that they have relied on to do that has been presented to them funded by fastow and others in the chemical industry all right so we will leave it there we thank you very much for speaking to us from australia you're watching the news grid and if you're watching us on facebook live you will find out how now rather about the prison inmates being paid next to nothing to help for. just a moment a lebanese politician pushing a bill that would legalize medical marijuana supporters of the proposal face could
be the fix the country's economy needs a story for the brain. allan the big shop attentions returned to the caucasus you can see the white cloud here and also took past on the far north of iran if you're really lucky they probably you won't be there want to shasta potentially around the caspian but i think iran is going to go towards tashkent and beyond our ability to find decent rain is still there in the far north of pakistan little less so in the south but again wouldn't share to karate if you're lucky otherwise the picture is a dry one still a dusty one in iraq still about about the thirty one mark on the coast of the with no i'm sure breeze of the east and met now recently the breezes come out of iraq has brought a bit more humidity with it to cut out the u.a.e.
that's like to go back to the dusty size a dusty in eastern side of saudi temperatures rise as a result forty for the full cost which is rather high the mecca the potential for showers is still there in yemen and of course the saudi if you still blowing in salalah big shots right tropical africa in the south a useful addition around the eastern cape there's been a lot of cloud recently some decent rain and the system is just going offshore as you can see doesn't maybe bone dry they for the next couple of days the still charles that clearly increase in the western cape and get a bit of rain into cape town itself which is sitting there about sixteen at the moment. al-jazeera follows the lives of people in the heart of the immigrant communities. in six major cities across europe. this story as we don't often have told by the people who live there. and it brand new documentary
the most read articles right now on al-jazeera dot com and the top spot turkey warning the partnership with the u.s. is in jeopardy this of course after donald trump and post terrorists on turkey read more about it on al-jazeera dot com. you may have seen the article about a plane in seattle and if you click on the article it's about
a stolen plane and you'll see how people on the ground nervously captured the whole thing unfold then they posted it to social media. he's going up and down ruling he's upside down. so police saying that an airline employee took the plane without permission and started performing stunts in the air including an aerial loop even though he had no formal flight training and that plane later crashed into an island the man who was the only want to board died on impact so you can head to al jazeera dot com to re watch that video and read more about that crash. there is been a rare public pushback against chinese all forty years who have been trying to demolish a mosque in the northwest of the country and sarah is here again to tell us more sara yeah it's all been going on in the region where hundreds of muslims are angry and trying to stop the government from flatly flattening their place of worship
nine journalists have found it hard to report from china on discrimination against muslim communities there and so many are relying on pictures and videos like this on social media of the miss thems from the way community and the local government says the mosque was built without proper permits which is that many are asking if that was the case why wasn't the construction stopped at the time but this is a petition that the community has got together and put forward to the local government requesting not to demolish that mosque and muslims in other parts of china have also been showing their so it darts if i say this picture here is just a banner that's been put out side one of the big mosques in china hanging from there and that is in the ching's the city in solidarity with those most in china has a muslim minority of twenty three million people and there's an increased crackdown on them by the chinese government's now the in the west of china weaker muslims inching jang have been targeted for years and a new release united nations report says it's got credible witness testimonies of
china holding a million week in the sims in detention centers where they are forced to swell old sea to china's present and they're the target of one of the world's most intense security crackdowns where they're not allowed to practice islamic teachings that says fasting during the month of ramadan now gay mcdougall who is a member of the u.n. committee on the animation of racial discrimination he says that we are deeply concerned at the many nearest and credible reports that we have received that in the name of combating religious extremism china has changed the week autonomy region into something that resembles a massive intension camp in secrecy a sort of no rights zone. now there's missions the united nations also tweeted that it's deeply troubled by the reports of an ongoing crackdown on we and other muslims in china and also the world congress says in its report that not only are they people who are being detained indefinitely without charge they're also being forced
to shout out communist party slogans now among those detained dozens of family members a journalist living in the us for the radio free asia we can service including many family members of the prominent weaker rights activists there i don't know the number but i believe everyone every we will have somebody in the family or friends in the camps right now every you can ask any we were any including my five other colleagues in our of this and there will be a couple years here her sons the others even the grandchildren locked up she doesn't know where they are how they are and we recently come from the mother passed away in the education.
so i wonder. what evidence we have to prove again and again so we will trying to cover those darkness issues more than one year now there cause this latest accusations by the un the chinese government did not immediately respond but it has denied the execs the existence of these camps in the past like to say the camps are just one aspect of the bigger issue. do prefer is that the camps are not the only problem although i've emphasized it here because they're easy to summarise if you take them out of the picture we're still looking at one of the most oppressive police states in the world with as senator rubio mention. a race a system of racism very similar to apartheid well we're always keen to hear your thoughts on stories that we do cover you can tweet me directly outside of highlights but also the hash tag is a.j.
news grid yes sarah thank you and we are getting comments on the story on our facebook feed many people asking where the freedom of religion is well moving onto another story for now and we'll tell you what's happening in south africa because south africans are getting more and more impatient that so much land belongs to so few people so some have taken matters into their own hands illegally occupying land just outside the southern coastal city of cape town from a daimler has that story. slivers of light shines through the simply furnished home of no one decent she's been living on this land illegally for three weeks there are dozens more roughly built homes dotted across this hill in still and bosh near cape town an area known for its affluent than yards and estates. it's because of our government that we are here we have asked for lent before but they have not helped us we have to make a lot of norris and fight to get this land here a court is ordered that no more can be built and those that have been occupied be
destroyed but as night falls people scurry to bring in more building material. the believe yeah well this is our land that was taken from our ancestors even though the current owner bought this land the previous owner stole this land and so now it needs to be returned to us while we are taking the land. according to government statistics of africa's white minority population owns more than seventy percent of privately owned farming land under political and public pressure to reform land ownership the ruling african national congress says it will support moves to change the constitution to allow the seizure of land as long as it does not harm the agricultural sector or the economy but it's unclear how this will be done and who will qualify for the land while acknowledging the need for urgent land reform presidents forum up was appears to be struggling with a balancing act this week while addressing investors he said the government would
not allow land grabs and an alkie wanting to calm the fears of the business community but deciding between what land those people need and what investors want may not make everyone happy but that woman says it plans to seize one hundred and thirty nine farms across south africa before the constitution is changed if successful amendments to the constitution could be avoided there are fears seizing land without compensation could scare off in this. does violate property rights and hurt food production critics say talk around land exposed ration is a ploy for votes ahead of next year's elections rather than a sincere attempt to reform land ownership and that expectations should be managed meanwhile people here could face eviction as the landowner returns to court in the coming weeks to have them removed from al-jazeera still in wasilla africa let's get more of the global news headlines with your pollen from
a london nuisance or thank you during the german chancellor angela merkel says no european union member can dodge the challenge of migration poses a migrant exchange deal agreed on wednesday has come into effect america has been meeting with spain's prime minister peres sanchez to discuss the implementation of the deal it will enable germany to send migrants back to spain within forty eight hours if they've already applied for asylum they're beginning the end of each of. those who have a right to stay must be distributed fairly across europe this is an issue we constantly address so far we have not found a solution but the more countries which believe that a fair burden sharing is needed for those who can permanently stay with us because they are entitled to asylum or a civil war refugee status that's something the european union must achieve. it's of security forces say the fall then attempted suicide attack they say they stopped
a man who was wearing an explosive vest from approaching a church just outside of cairo and state media says the man detonated the explosives about two hundred fifty meters from the church killing himself but no others coptic christians are attending services in egypt to celebrate the nativity of the virgin mary. and aid is continuing to arrive on the indonesian island of lombok where three hundred eighty seven people have died after last week's earthquake the air force has delivered ninety tons of aid including food medicine tents and blankets medical facilities have been damaged and concerns are growing for people living in remote areas who can't access help more than almost three hundred ninety thousand people that's about ten percent of lombok population are now homeless or displaced whirled away from the death and destruction of his homeland gazan photographer is showing us work about life in exile at the famous are all for to festival in the south of france it cheater went to see the garland conflict through his eyes. nowhere seems more removed from the daily agony of
gaza than the sudden french city of ours but step into ty's year but new g.'s exhibition and that all changes called home away from home the artist recalls a visit to his palestinian cousins in the united states we joined him as he took his two sons around the displays showing them their family tree and their cousins all members of the same diaspora all sharing the fate of exile from their homeland . they have pride of place on the wall singing verses from the qur'an their father took them to california where they were free to practice their faith to be taught at an islamic school to learn about their origins their language their culture and their roots. it was a performance the children of the gallery were enchanted and delighted by the ties ear still finds himself torn between two worlds. i have always been split between
the desire to stay in france where i was training as an artist and where i have more opportunities and facilities for my work and a desire to return where i was born where i grew up where i have my family my friends and my roots millions of refugees are now begin to experience the feelings that this exhibition so intelligently explores but there's one tragedy that seems never ending and that's the conflict in gaza. three per year through us what we're doing you don't know how long the situation will last it's been six years since i went to gaza i don't even know when i will go back the idea you can take a plane ticket go home when you decide when you want to change your life. it was very moved by what you have seen and discovered in america as of the facts.
and relatives that didn't see a long time where their own wife. to tell you the phone contract ties ears fondest memory of his childhood in gaza was going to the beach defying a dawn to dusk curfew after the oslo accords he remembered the crowds returning and spending all night. it was just a fleeting moment of bliss he said the calm between two storms david chaytor al jazeera are. taking a back to daring and. divya think you will a state of emergency has been declared in the u.s. city of charlottesville that's ahead of the anniversary of a white supremacy protest that turned deadly a year on people are still deeply scarred by what happened at the unite the rights rally and gallagher has more. wasn't i it began with a fight to remove statues of confederate soldiers who fought for the right to keep
slaves and events in charlottesville last year turned violent white nationalists for running battles with counter protesters in scenes that shocked the world when one member of the so-called all right drove his car into a crowd thirty two year old had the highest was killed i'm training the next gen.