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it's helping the pakistani community to find a voice the stories we don't often hear told by the people who live them undocumented and under attack this is 0 on al-jazeera. warnings about the corona virus spread in latin america and predictions of a 5 fold increase looming in brazil. hello again i'm mr taylor and this is al jazeera live from also coming up questioning the president's story twitter puts a fact check warning on messages from u.s. president donald trump. riot police ready for more protests and hong kong the legislative council will soon begin debating
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a controversial new law. for policemen in the u.s. fired after the death of a black suspect as a backlash over a bystander's video of the arrest. now as latin america becomes the new global epicenter of the corona virus pandemic the world health organization has warned of surging infection numbers and brazil brazil peru and chile now brazil is by far the region's west affected country with more than 300000 confirmed cases that's the 2nd highest number in the wild the situation is so bad that the u.s. has imposed travel restrictions to anyone coming from that country that's just going to affect trees about reports. away from the sandy beaches of rio there's any we've got it. fabiano the gun that are are trying to locate covert patients in
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they've 1115. they have just recovered from 1000 themselves and are now working on their day off to help those in need. hospitals are full most cases were not serious so this way we could help them to going to people where to go with visiting people and also to see their problems in their homes small houses with not a lot of airflow we could give an overall guidance ok and cleaning. as the amount of cases of coal with 1000 continues to rise in brazil these doctors believe that early detection is crucial to saving lives. that's why they have turned this somber school into a temporary office story coming through phone these people have been historically abandoned by society and politicians they have no access to public health care a cannot afford medicines that is why we are here. people like that the end of the
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sources say they have been abandoned by the government damn you it makes you scared very scared there are a lot of people who believe the virus is a lie from the politicians but it's not a lie we know what we're talking about my neighbor had it and recovered i have other friends infected a friend died it's very sad the demographic density in the last increases the chances of catching covert 19. in the past few days human rights activists have to announce a change in the body removal protocols what once was a public service now depends on the relatives of the deceased. were you reach search after 27 hours a body was removed from this house it is absurd what the state is doing with people who do not even have a chance to bury their dead. it's all happening as brazil is caught in a political crisis that has polarized the country between those who believe the way out is by imposing a lockdown and those precedents who want to open up the economy the
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fight has forced governors to clash with water. on tuesday the police raided the residence of rio's governor wilson reed cell who is being investigated for corruption in the handling of covert 1000 vets has said on twitter is using the federal police to attack him. caught in the middle of the dispute are the victims of brazil's political system which is failing to protect those who are in need of help the most. while the brazilian state of south palo has the highest number of cases nationwide and the capital's hospitals are at near full capacity but speaking to my colleague earlier this state governor said a complete lockdown is not necessary. look down is a very hard position and we cannot use look down for this some polish state we have the protocol the protocol is ready but we are concerning and
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taking care of that but not to analyse this moment we are asking the people in some ball to state and in this city of some ball of the cup though of the state to state home and use mosques is not necessary at this moment. to have good luck doll your state alone this week has registered more than 80000 cases confirmed and you've had more than 6000 deaths pollo is one of the worst hit regions in brazil why do you think that is well but we saved it until now 50000 lives using this so show. is all asian here in sao paulo state we decide what the medicine what this science to recommend to us not my decision is not a political decision is the science decision to science this is st right now is
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the moment to have a look dow but these 2 have the quarantine we are inviting tina does want we will have a new current in in 5 days ahead for 2 weeks more well a new report has warning that venezuela is so poorly equipped to deal with the coronavirus it could make things worse for the whole region millions of venezuelans a fled the country in recent years as it deals with an economic crisis that has left many struggling for basic supplies human rights watch and johns hopkins university say it's a lack of capacity to deal with $1000.00 could western the situation at the border is. now on to some other news and u.s. president donald trump has run into trouble with his favored form of communication twitter has labeled 2 tweets on his official account as misleading for the 1st time and refers uses to a fact check page says the social media company is stifling free speech and
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interfering with the presidential election later this year mike hanna is in washington d.c. with more on all of this twitter is now interfering in the 2020 election he says in a follow up tweety adds that twitter is eroding your slee saying that his claims about mail in voting are incorrect and he says styles that it is stifling free speech and he continues and as president i will not allow that so certainly a very strong attack on twitter which earlier in the day had put fact checking labels on 2 of his tweets dealing with mail in voting twitter described these as incorrect and put a lead into a reference to news reports on mail in voting pointing out that it is not as the president claims fraudulent so certainly this spat between president trump and the
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forum of twitter is continuing to rage on well in a freeze it is the chief technology correspondent at the news website axios and says it's taken us a long time to act on these types of tweets. there are 2 areas where twitter has said specifically they would be more aggressive one of those is misinformation around the virus so we've seen them take action against the brazilian president over that and then also on election misinformation so this is one of the 2 areas where they said they'd be more aggressive that said they have never taken action in 3 and a half years of presidential tweets and there have been plenty that have been misleading this is the 1st time that they've waybill that so it's still a major moment i think there's been a lot of pressure but initially if you remember in 201617188 lot of the focus was on needed in authentic behavior so outside of the u.s. influences on elections so whether it was russia or china or whomever it was other countries using bots attempting to interfere the more recent issue has to do with
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misinformation but intentional by individuals so it's not you know authentic behavior it's actually president term it's just that the information itself it's false and the platforms have been much less able to deal with this it's much easier for them to take a look at you know a 1000 bots that are repeating the same thing and saying ok that's definitely not allowed where it gets harder is when you have the actual president whether it's brazil's president tweeting misinformation 'd about the coronavirus or president trump tweeting false information about the election that is much harder. as a has not and now this terry is a controversial topic tweets described as vicious lions he's questioned whether t.v. show. away with mad at after the death of an antenna in his office 20 as a any swollen she had heart problems and scott brown was in another city. riot
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police are in place around hong kong's legislative council as it prepares to debase a law that could see people jailed for disrespecting china's national anthem it comes as china prepares to push through a new security law for the territory well let's now go to edge in brown who is outside the legislative council there in hong kong edge and i see that given the boost to security since yesterday calls for protests last night didn't materialize and i know the council is already in session today and it's looking pretty quiet this. year it's very quiet now it's because of that big police operation that's been going on no actually for a couple of days the police are now ringing the legislative complex here in the center of hong kong and also behind me ringing the building hundreds of joint security barriers reinforcing the message that anyone taking part in an open illegal demonstration here today outside the parliament risks actually a jail term of up to 5 years now inside the chamber legislators have begun are due
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to begin discussing sorry that you national anthem bill later today at the moment they're dealing with of the business now if this bill is passed and it's almost certain that it will be next week on june the 4th it means that anyone found guilty of disrespecting the national anthem that's the march of the volunteers would face a fine of up to 6 and a half $1000.00 or up to 3 years in jail now opponents say this is another restriction on hong kong and it's a restriction that's open to abuse by the police a.j. and i know we've been talking about how people in hong kong and just angry about this national anthem bill but also the proposed national security law being pushed through by beijing i see some details are now been leaked to the local media that what do you hearing. yes you're absolutely right i think china's leaders are much more concerned about getting that national security act passed
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which is probably going to happen on thursday in beijing at the national people's congress but very few details about this bill has actually been divulged during the past few days it was 1st raised of course at the national people's congress last week but overnight local media here in hong kong have been releasing what they say is more information about this site they say that the scope of this act has been widened to include not just individuals but also organizations that means it's possible that human rights groups like amnesty international which has an office here in hong kong could well be the target of this new law once it isn't introduced now carol lam hong kong's chief executive has been continuing to deliver a robust defense of the security act saying that what's happening in hong kong is no different to what happens in many other countries every country she says has a national security law and she continues to insist that the rights and freedoms of
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people here in hong kong will continue to be respected she says that this new law is only going to deal with a very narrow group of acts including subversion sedition and succession as well as terrorism so she continues to put out the message that hong kong has nothing to fear well president donald trump disagrees a few hours ago he said this new security act would be the death of hong kong as a financial center and as promised in his words there will be a very interesting response from the united states in the coming days that's referring to the fact that the united states is currently reviewing the special trading privileges that hong kong currently enjoys with the u.s. and those trading privileges could in fact become taled and we'll continue watching all of that very closely adrian brown there for us on the ground in hong kong thank you jane. well still ahead on al-jazeera russia tells libyan war logically for half
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the banks an immediate cease fire and. new york stock exchange. place will have all the details. however there's no shortage of heat across the middle east now we've seen a few showers just around the eastern side of the mediterranean cleared for attempts is recovering in damascus to around $35.00 celsius started to pick up a good interest in 27 degrees here hot sunshine pushing across iraq into iran through kuwait into the forty's and into the mid forty's for some 30. in doha as we go on into thursday edging up a little higher still could touch 47 in kuwait 46 the impact that sort of
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temperature has but to say on the middle part of summer actually meanwhile across the central parts of africa the usual seasonal rains again just fading into wards the gulf of guinea right across the topics heavy downpours there through cameron southern parts of nigeria more of the same as we go on through thursday by thursday you could see more showers just pushing their way back into the coastal fringes of ethiopia into somalia tanzania still in with a chance of seeing some of those rains as well we've seen some rains recently just clipping the fos out of south africa just across the southern the system a story still on the cool side for janice but around 13 degrees on wednesday afternoon but warming up nicely by thursday. as the world. it's the corona pandemic more than learning more about this every day it's a new patent your join our global community it's up to us on how we come together
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to fight i'm sorry your questions can i just ask you time to see directly what's coming on on you tube as you were saying i'm concerned about the front line phone that's a great quiet and not keeping you up to date i'm using countries between back and beaten back successfully the stream on 00. earthquake. hello again i'm mr tate and that's remind you of our top stories this hour health researchers are warning the number of coronavirus deaths in brazil could increase 5 fold by august the study from the university of washington comes as a u.s.
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ban on foreign travelers coming from brazil goes into effect. twitter has flagged to tweets by u.s. president donald trump about fraudulent mail in ballots as misleading the social media platform has mocks the tweet with a link to another page where fact checkers have the claim. and hong kong is bracing for more protests this time over a controversial bill that would make it a criminal offense to insult china's national anthem riot police have been deployed outside the lead just the legislative council where the bill will be debases. now russia says it backs an immediate cease fire and talks to form a united governing body in libya that's after the u.s. accused russia of deploying more fighter jets to help. his forces have been trying to seize the capital tripoli from the u.n. recognized government and many russian messner is have already withdrawn from southern tripoli libya's government says its forces found large amounts of ammunition left behind in that area whatever what he does in tripoli and says it
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appears that russia is still fueling the conflict. on the libyan side if the speaker of the parliament that's who have to the parliament is calling for a political solution but on the ground there are waging fears about a against the internationally recognized government and you know the death toll is huge including civilians women and children so for 15 months of heavy fighting in southern tripoli on the russian level it's also contradictory there is some kind of irony in the. in the russian situation as you know on the political situation it backs a political solution and give rove told argued the speaker of the libyan parliament today that there is no military solution to the libyan crisis but meanwhile russia
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is fuelling the conflict on the ground according to the africa africa command russia has recently introduced advances 4th generation fighter jets to be fighting in favor of the warlord for have to against the internationally recognized government now the 3 days ceasefire between the yemeni government and saudi backed government forces in the southern region has ended no violations have been reported 2 weeks ago dozens of people were killed and injured after clashes erupted between government forces and fighters allied to the transitional council well as fears grow that the corona virus is spreading almost unchecked in yemen the u.n. is warning that its aid efforts are close to breaking point even before the virus struck around 80 percent of the population relied on humanitarian assistance now the un refugee agency says desperate families are tending to begging child labor and underage marriage to try to survive. we're we seeing
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a potential breaking point in our programs where if we don't receive the funding soon many of our programs and particularly our passes just programs to internally displaced young and human use may have to stop and that could have a severe impact on the. some 1000000 people who many of whom rely on these programs to meet their most basic needs including shelter and from food food and medicines that human rights watch is calling for an investigation into the burning of 200 homes and buildings in manaus western rakhine state new satellite imagery shows evidence all those fires which advocates say was probably an awesome attack fighting between the myanmar military and the ethnic rakhine arak an army has resulted in a number of civilian deaths and destroyed homes. now for police offices in the u.s.
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says he of minneapolis have been sacked after the death of a black man a video posted on social media showed an office and nailing on george floyd's neck the 4 he eventually stopped bringing it's the latest example of police brutality against african-americans john hendren has more from chicago for that it is happened again in america a black man in police custody pleads for help as he struggles to breathe what he wanted to bring. these are the images on a minneapolis street the man cries out in pain a policeman's knee on his neck. do. you remember. george floyd accused of chick forgery is pressed down his face bloody letters when they come. into her. bystanders plead with the officer how. he later dies in police custody it
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is the latest incident of a deadly confrontation between a white police officer and a black man captured on video on you really do you believe your own the police spokesman describes the death in sterile language. to get the suspect into here. and realize that the suspect was suffering a medical distress the city's mayor calls the death unacceptable being black in america should not be a death sentence for surviving minutes we watched as a white officer pressed his knee into the neck of a black man for 5 minutes. the scene bears an eerie resemblance to a 2014 incident in new york city where another black man eric garner says his last words to the police officers restraining him i can't breathe after officers were
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cleared the guard case led to protests across the us police say george floyd had been resisting arrest bystanders said the force was clearly excessive and when it comes to excessive force in the us the pendulum has increasingly swung away from police in toward the alleged victim officer jason van dyke is now serving a 7 year prison term for this 2014 shooting in chicago with luke kwan mcdonnell. now protesters have printed new signs with the same familiar words i can't breed john hendren al jazeera chicago well charles wilson is a retired police lieutenant and also the national chairman of the national association of black law enforcement offices he says the issue of police brutality is ingrained in the system but what people have to understand and accept is that one day yesterday in
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a policing is inherently biased against people of color and low income and it was designed to be that my counterparts must begin to accept that as their poundage secondly when when you consider this particular situation once you've got a person under restraint. there's no need for any further use of force i think that it's going to end up being an issue better policy better training better higher or see if you're hiring people who have no concern for the general welfare of the people that you're going to be leeching you've got the wrong people on the job if you're not checked to find out are these people racist or not you have the wrong people on the job now returning to the coronavirus pandemic and across europe many
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countries are continuing to ease their virus restrictions as new infections that decline but in the u.k. a political storm is intensifying of a top government advisors cross country trip during the lockdown reports from london just coming from the truth. should he stay or should he go dominic cummings may have shared his side of the story for the anger surrounding his trip from london to the northeast of england defying the government's own look down rules isn't going away newspapers on the right and left of politics a saying the same thing no apology no regrets reads warm no regrets no apology the other meanwhile politicians from the governing conservatives and opposition parties piling pressure on the prime minister to sack his chief and finds a warm junior government minister resigned in protest there are aspects of cummings explanation that i have trouble with he tweeted the government's now desperately
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trying to refocus attention on what it's achieved including the announcement that britain will provide the antiviral drug does appear to some covert 19 sufferers this is probably. the biggest step forward in the treatment of corona virus since the crisis began these are very early steps but we determined to support the science and back the projects that show promise the government's expended an awful lot of political capital defending dominic cummings only 2 weeks ago the prime minister's approval rating according to one poll was 25 percent after supporting his chief advisor it's now in negative figures at a time when the government's trying to inspire public confidence in other parts of europe people are adjusting to a relaxing of restrictions but it goes the next year but the russian president vladimir putin says his nation's past the peak of inspections despite recording his highest daily death toll. flags in the spanish capital madrid were lowered ahead of
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10 days of mourning for the victims of covert 19 as the pandemic appears to be winding down people are left counting the economic cost. a group of restaurant chefs gathered outside the spanish parliament demanding more financial aid for a sector hardest hit by the lock down. in germany the government agreed to extend social distancing restrictions until june the 29th after a round between federal and state authorities over how fast to ease the lockdown the government also agreed to a 9800000000 dollar bailout for its national carrier. officials there want to lift a travel warning for 31 european countries for mid june the major travel slumps left even the strongest airline struggling. in the u.k. is restrictions. returning to london's parks and tennis courts with
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a few more rules on how many people can play in the absence of a vaccine life after lockdowns likely to be governed by far more regulations rules meant for everyone leave barca al-jazeera london well the french president has announced an $8000000000.00 investment fund to support the auto industry in that sector employs hundreds of thousands of people in france and dozens of vehicles and parts factories emanuel says autonomous and electric cars will be the focus off to the krona virus crisis while the current virus has battered the u.s. economy but it's had a much needed a morale boost with the reopening of the new york stock exchange but like the rest of the country reopening did not mean it was business as usual cable elizondo reports. a sign of the times a past governor of new york arrives for the reopening of the stock exchange trading floor nearly 2 months after coronavirus shut it down for the 1st time in its more
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than 100 year history. thanks andrew cuomo ring the opening bell to cheers from traders also wearing masks only a quarter have been allowed back the rest continue to work remotely making for a sparsely populated and unusually sedate trading floor traders were forbidden from using public transport to get to work and also needed to take a temperature test upon entering the building i feel very safe and very couple coming back into this building the measures that they put in place prior to the n.y.s.e. closing and continually through today is something that certainly reassuring they were also required to sign a waiver promising not to sue should they catch coronavirus with the work necessary move according to the stock exchange president most of the people that work down here on the trading floor are not employees of the new york stock exchange so we need to make sure that they are committed to following all those protection productive measures that we put in place in the waiver is really focused primarily
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on that as a governor left he seemed upbeat in pleased even as the rest of new york city remains mostly closed freighting on the new york stock exchange did not stop over the last 2 months as the majority of buying and selling is done electronically however the reopening is significant symbolism of the american economy in shoes towards reopening gabriels on to al-jazeera new york. and again the says al jazeera and these are the headlines health are such as a warning the number of coronavirus deaths in brazil could increase 5 fold by august the study from the university of washington comes as the u.s. ban on foreign travelers coming from brazil goes into effect. a new report is warning that venezuela is so poorly equipped to deal with the coronavirus that it
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could make things worse for the whole region human rights watch says the country's people are in urgent need of humanitarian aid twitter has labeled 2 tweets on u.s. president donald trump's official account as misleading for the 1st time and refers users to a fact check page says the social media company is stifling free speech and interfering with the presidential election later this year hong kong is bracing for more protests this time over a controversial bill that would make it a criminal offense to insult china's national anthem ride police have been deployed outside the legislative council where the bill is to be debated brown has more if this bill is passed and it's almost certain that it will be next week on june the 4th it means that anyone found guilty of disrespecting the national anthem that's the march of the volunteers would face a fine of up to 6 and a half $1000.00 or up to 3 years in jail now opponents say this is another
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restriction on hong kong and it's a restriction that's open to abuse by the police russia says it backs an immediate cease fire and talks to form a united governing body in libya that's after the u.s. accused russia of deploying more fighter jets to help ward khalifa haftar his forces have been trying to seize the capital tripoli from the un recognized government. a 3 day cease fire between the yemeni government and saudi backed government forces in the southern region has ended 2 weeks ago dozens were killed and injured after clashes erupted between government forces and fighters allied to the transitional council for police officers in the u.s. city of minneapolis have been fired after the death of an unarmed black man a video posted on social media showed an office a kneeling on his neck for he eventually stopped breathing. well those are the headlines next stop it's the stream stay with us. frank assessments tourism but income stream is dead in the water what's been the result you see perching go up
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quite significantly and in-depth analysis of the dates global headlines inside story on al-jazeera. any and you are in the stream at home edition welcome to my dining room table now today we are talking about people with disabilities and the impact that the coronavirus is having on them i have an excellent lineup of guests i am going to get them to introduce themselves that. i am director of disability rights and human rights watch. good to have you in the stream. all right apparently. disability rights. campaigner and a sports activist. all right looking forward to the ringing your expertise.

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