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experts on the other's health system draw a different conclusion you're making a big sacrifice why are you willing to go look a little because there are other people that need me people that are sick and dying and not isn't right people shouldn't be dying when there are people who can help them. the. the arrests in hong kong as protesters oppose a national anthem bell and beijing's grand national security law the u.s. is threatening a strong response. i am fully back to boyer watching al-jazeera live from doha also ahead 10 days of mourning in spain for the thousands of people who've died from coronavirus cross wanted for genocide a decision is due in france on where
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a top suspect in the rwandan genocide should be tried. in britain. and 4 police officers are fired in the u.s. after the death of an unarmed black man that strayed gives new protests. thank you for joining us we begin in hong kong where more than 300 protesters have been arrested after a standoff with police in the heart of the city one of the. police used pepper spray to disperse crowds rallying against a bill that could see people jailed for mocking china's national anthem they were also demonstrating against a security law proposed by beijing activists insists it will mean the end of hong kong's freedom and rights but probe aging politicians say it's necessary to defend against what they call homegrown terrorism. i think people need to recognize that
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separate systems is based on our ability to poto national sovereignty security and developmental interests if we become a threat to national security or a base for subversive activities the separate systems cannot be maintained so and harnessing national security protection is the best way to preserve our suppresses those and our support way of life and we can see the c.c.p. is trying to suppress. the phone call people. more serious so. we're trying to safeguard the. we're trying to say we want to be right. and taiwan's president has thrown her support behind the protesters in hong kong promising to provide humanitarian aid for pro-democracy activists sighing
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wayne says the island which has its own struggles with chinese sovereignty will continue to back efforts towards democracy and freedom is the most concrete show of support by taiwan in recent months and the u.s. president says he is working on a strong response to china's plans national security law in hong kong his threat prompted this reaction from the chinese foreign ministry so. we the national security legislation for hong kong is purely china's internal affairs the laws no foreign interference china is determined in imposing external interference in hong kong as if it is if anyone insists on harming china's interests joiners determined to take all necessary countermeasures. brown is in hong kong he says many younger people are taking big risks to fight against the law changes. there were skirmishes all over the central area as police clashed and chased protesters who were chanting pro-democracy slogans as well as insults at the police after issuing
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a number of warnings the police then fired pepper pellets there were a number of arrests not just a few arrests more than 300 according to local media some of those people who've been detained as young as 14 years old many schoolchildren were participating in today's disturbances and of course they are jeopardizing university prospects as well as career prospects now hong kong's government has warned that it's prepared to continue cracking down hard if the protesters continue to defy warnings to stay off the streets because what was happening in the central business district on wednesday was of course an illegal assembly and the police were warned the people taking part in such assemblies potentially risk a jail term of up to 5 years remember almost 9000 people have now been arrested since the protests began here in hong kong almost a year ago now the reason why people were protesting in the center of hong kong on
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wednesday is because they couldn't protest outside hong kong's parliament where that proposed national anthem bill was being debated by lawmakers police ring the area with security barriers and also $3000.00 riot pro riot police were on duty benedicts rogers easy co-founder and chairman of the hong kong watch he says the movement is likely the keep going until protests as get what they believe was promised by the government's. i don't think we're seeing the end of the pro-democracy movement the movement i think is absolutely as determined as ever particularly to try to not have this security you know imposed on them they're not just going to roll over but we are certainly seeing the end of hong kong's autonomy of one country 2 systems and its basic creed and i think overall the weight of responsibility lies on kerry land and on the central government in beijing they
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have promises that they should uphold under the terms of the sign of british joint declaration and the basic law constitution including a promise albeit in vaguely worded terms to introduce universal suffrage at some stage so the responsibility is theirs and they have introduced at various times laws and measures that have been extremely repressive and have absolutely provoked the fury of the people of course there has been a small minority and i emphasize small minority of protestors who have resorted to violence and it's an extreme action and i don't condone that action and i think come home owners are at their best when they protest peacefully but we should remember that those incidents of violence have mostly been in response to police brutality it's usually been the police that has has acted 1st and of course in
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response to out of frustration at a government that just doesn't listen to the people. in other world news a 10 day mourning period has begun in spain to remember the more than 27000 people who have died during the coronavirus pandemic king philip band members of the government have held a minute's silence in madrid flogs will also be noted across the country spain is one of the hardest hit countries in europe with more than 236000 cases of 19 from madrid monta herrero tells us more about how the country's intending to greet. today's spain has one minute of silence that spanish prime minister a bit of a son to those spanish harlem and i'm joined by all the official on private public and private buildings this is part of the 10 day off of racial morning that was declared yesterday by. spanish cabinet these political parties have been longing
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claiming spanish prime minister to to just to begin an official mourning in order to pay ci view to the over $27000.00 people that have died from 90 and it was part of the big debate a future date that has spoil arised all the speeches syrian parliament and outside parliament between political parties and so these 10 days of official mourning are going to last until june the 6th this is part of the this is the longest official mourning in history of a spanish democracy and it will end with an official certain months are imminent held by king philip philip to the 6. in france a decision is expected in the coming hours on whether iran done genocide suspects will be handed over to u.n. custody a so former businessman guy will go on trial of an international court is accused of helping finance the mass killings in 1994 and was arrested in paris after 26
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years on the run a clash about now has more. no wonder the businessmen. in the capital kigali in 19931 year before the genocide he's accused of helping to finance could google is alleged to have funded the ethnic militias they killed at least 800000 ethnic tutsis moderate hutus in a 100 days could be go was it not for more than a quarter of a century is a rest in paris earlier this month has been welcomed by genocide survivors like it sounds in mana. to measure rest but of course one must respect the presumption of innocence he was one of the men figures of the old wonder and he was wanted on several charges so it's a huge relief that he's been caught who was indicted by un courts and genocide charges in 1997 so decades he evaded investigators in africa and europe before he was finally caught in france french investigators surveyed children online and
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discovered the one of them rented an apartment in this building in the paris suburb of ano source and when police raided the home they found a big good now 84 years old it is believed that he was living here for at least 4 years with a false identity. colonel erik m. a whole led the investigation. during the lockdown our investigators were working from home so they had more time to focus on this case to truck phones and locations and we began to survey one location in we believe he was in the apartment but weren't certain until we open the door we carried out a d.n.a. test to confirm it was him the perry school to decide whether to hand could be good to you in custody he could face extradition to tanzania to face trial in an international court also likely he would be transferred to the hague and then transferred to i was shot to face trial but it is still possible that divided of
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the restaurant would be a challenge and that the court will accept that argument it's unclear how one of the world's most wanted men was able to evade justice for so long it could be that does face trial it may provide some answers it might also shed light on the extent to which the who wanted genocide was planned and officer vive has a sense that's after so many years justice is finally being served and sasha bottler i'll just sirrah paris. police in the u.s. have fired tear gas to disperse protesters calling for justice over the death of an unarmed black man while in custody in minneapolis there's been widespread outrage after a video showing an officer using his need to pay in a man identified as george floyd's to the ground that calls for the officers to face criminal charges is john hendren has this report which contains images that some of you may find distressing. protesters gathered by the hundreds to mark the
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death of another unarmed black man in police custody it happened a day after an all too familiar american scene with a black man pleads for help is he struggles to bring what he wants to bring. these are the images on a minneapolis street the man cries out in pain a policeman's knee on his neck or no. i. never. even heard of. george floyd accused of forgery is press down his face bloody a splinter group when they come. into her. car bystanders plead with the officers was killed he later died in police custody it is the latest incident of a deadly confrontation between a white police officer and a black man captured on video yonder would really help them in these maybe you'll
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get me here both the city's police chief says he's been a sleepless night deciding what to do then fired the 4 officers at the scene i stand before you in the city of minneapolis here to say that our deepest condolences the city's mayor calls the death unacceptable being black in america should not be a death sentence 1st 5 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 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
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comes to excessive force in the us the pendulum has increasingly swung away from police into ward the alleged victim officer jason van dyke is now serving a 7 year prison term for this 2014 shooting in chicago with luke kwan mcdonald each week animals battle black lives once again demonstrators massed as they've done after similar incidents in new york chicago baltimore in ferguson missouri to demand justice for african-americans across the u.s. and for the police at whose hands george floyd died john hendren al-jazeera chicago at least 7 people have been killed in a missile attack on a military base in yemen and it's very sources say the chief of staff of the many national army survived the attack at the saudi backed government facility mari province but at least one of his sons was killed there's been no immediate came of responsibility from what the rebels have been advancing on miree. still ahead on
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al-jazeera questioning the president's story twitter fact checked the warning on tweets from donald trump. and find out why proposed takeover of newcastle united football club might be in doubt. hello there will be more floods in china once more not so much in japan although it's all part of the same spring rain system it tends to gather in china become quite heavy and then move out to sea through taiwan we've got a dry spell moment in japan 27 degrees in tokyo was still in northern china in beijing or 35 but this is a area where you expect to see the heavy rain and it's the showing by the dark blue
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and even the orange we've you have towards shanghai during friday hong kong is on the sudden humid side so a few thunderstorms seemed likely for you quite a misty for the morning. of course is pretty monsoon heat in a good part of india now but the monsoon itself has reached the andaman sea and that's more or less if you're looking at the monsoon front and of course we've seen some pretty heavy rain recently in the 4 with big showers thunderstorms in bangladesh and all these to india they will continue and more persistent rain in kerala and to some degree tamil nadu but for most places we are ahead of the monsoon so we have temperatures well above 45 i've seen fifty's have to say in pakistan that won't ease any time soon so also pretty wore on the arabian peninsula woman fairly humid for example in doha about 40 degrees. but. in
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a golden age of cinema as one man provided the soundtrack for a nation out his era well to me it's the musical composer for over $350.00 movies music for entertainment escapism and and conflict with. a prolific composer who put joy to millions allie ismail egypt's musical maestro on al-jazeera. welcome back you're watching al-jazeera live from doha a reminder of our top stories this hour hong kong police have used pepper spray as demonstrations escalate at least 300 people have been arrested protesters are angry
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at a proposed law that could see people jailed for mocking china's national anthem. a 10 day mourning period has begun in spain to remember the 27000 people died during the koran a virus and demi flags have been know it across the country and king philippe has led a minute's silence. and in the u.s. minneapolis when he said use tear gas to disperse protesters calling for justice over the killing of an unarmed black man while in police custody there calls for the officers to face criminal charges. twitter has labeled 2 tweets on the u.s. president's official account as misleading for the 1st time and refers uses to a fact check page donald trump says a social media companies stifling free speech and brian has a story was arguably choices most famous using the us president donald trump has even said to us one whom the white house thank
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you very much everybody now he's at the center of a twist a storm after the social media company flagged 2 of his tweets as misleading for the 1st time trumpeted tweeted to his 80000000 followers that mail in ballots would lead to fraud twista said his claims were false and had been debunked by fact chicas there are 2 areas where twitter has 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 or less . that they have never taken action in 3 and a half years of presidents and there's been plenty that have been misleading trump has hit back accusing twitter in a tweet of stifling free speech and interfering in the november election but while twitter has now taken its 1st step against the president hours earlier it refused
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to act over another series of trump's tweets where he suggested former republican congressman and u.s. t.v. anchor joe scarborough may have been involved in the death of an intern 19 years ago it's a very suspicious thing and i hope somebody gets to the bottom of it trump's tweeted for years about the unfounded allegations even though laurie closer death was blamed on a hot issue last week a widow wrote an open letter to twitter pleading with it to delete the posts saying i'm asking you to intervene in this instance because the president of the united states has taken something that does not belong to him the memory of my did wife and perverted it for perceived political gain what the court souness's the entire family have had to endure for 19 years. it's unspeakably cruel for what whether it's the president or whether it's people
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following the president in his speak a bully crew or social media companies like twitter facebook and you tube have come under increasing pressure to act faster and more effectively against misinformation and hate speech on their platforms twitter says the president's posts about the t.v. host don't violate its terms of service though it's working to address issues like this going forward thank you very much everybody thank you alexia brian al jazeera . in the u.k. pressure is continuing to mount from within prime minister voice johnson's own party to sack his top advisor for defying government knock down roles dummy cummings travelled with his family from london to northeast men in march while he and his wife were showing symptoms of covered 90. 9 then he says by ms johnson is coming under scrutiny hanuman's what we're going to see a little bit later on in the day is the prime minister face his 1st grilling by the
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liaison committee that's a a committee of senior m.p.'s from different parties including. members of his own party he'll face questions about the government's strategy when it comes to dealing with the coronavirus to date some of those questions will undoubtedly focus on the debacle about the lack of protective equipment for frontline workers especially medics questions about why the lock down wasn't introduced sooner and why things like track and trace weren't introduce sooner when they were seen to be effective in countries like germany but also face questions about what's going to be happening next and we gather only around 20 minutes of that committee meeting will focus on the issues surrounding dominic cummings well the government wants to be talking about the rich the chivas the fact that it's. going to be giving thousands of doses of the antiviral drug does appear to people suffering from covert 19 was we talking about the return of some age groups to schools starting at the 1st of
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june but this is a time when it's trying to inspire confidence from parents from retailers worried about reopening in the middle of june but at the same time it's still several days on now trying to stamp out this scandal at the heart of westminster. the report is warning venezuela is so poorly equipped to deal with the coronavirus that it could make things worse for the rest of the region millions of venezuelans have fled in recent years as the country deals with an economic crisis that's left many struggling for basic supplies human rights watch and johns hopkins university say venezuela's lack of capacity to deal with covert 19 could cause more problems at its borders and has more. a ticking time bomb that's how a report published on tuesday by human rights watch in john hopkins university describes the converging crisis of venezuela's collapsing health care system and the rampant coronavirus pandemic doctors around the world the earth last year
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you're going to have already announced the deteriorating conditions in hospitals across the country many are without access to running water and shortages of even basic medicine are commonplace sort of the immediacy and cost of the venezuelan government has so far confirmed just over a 1000 cases of coronavirus and 10 deaths numbers the researchers say are impossible to believe. the venezuelan government doctor is absurd in a country where doctors don't even have water to wash their hands the health care system is totally collapsed people are overcrowded and poor neighborhoods and prisons and authorities harass and chase journalists doctors and nurses who are trying to inform people doctors interviewed for the report describe their working conditions and the plight of patients as the plausible missions are asked to bring the water for a mission which means that for the most honorable of or that becomes a huge obstacle for admission to the hospital they have to bring 25 liters of water
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which is really quite expensive so why don't they are asked to bring us not only for their own consumption but even to flush the toilets in some cases this iteration is so dire that patients are being told to the f.a.q. and you're only outside the hospital in the car which creates a whole host of emanation one other doctors desperate to be able to wash its hands before a procedure actually used the water that was dripping from air conditioners. years of economic and political turmoil have led millions of venezuelans to seek refuge elsewhere more than 5000000 have fled in the past 6 years thousands are now going back as a pandemic ravages the economies of receiving countries but to a future there may be even worse listen to them. now there's concern in south korea about the relaxing after on
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a virus restorations after 14 your case is reported mostly in seoul some countries in the asia pacific including south korea and looking to start travelling again rob mcbride has. been shown international airport south korea's gateway to the world practically deserted the aviation industry here is decimated as it is globally with predictions of a slow recovery. earlier we thought the industry would recover 80 to 90 percent by the end of the year but now we expect 50 to 60 percent and even next year the global market still won't be fully recovered the parts of the world emerging 1st from the virus are likely to see their line businesses pick up quickest a number of countries in asia pacific south korea among them have won international praise for the way they've tackled the pandemic they have had to pay a high economic price for tough travel restrictions but the fact they're now being
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eased is widely seen as a reward for that effort so-called travel bubbles allowing free a movement between neighboring states that have the virus under control will help the process new zealand and australia are considering establishing one so we both stand to benefit from getting travel up and running again hong kong the cow in mainland china could follow while a fast track system for business travelers has been established between south korea and china so they can bypass quarantine. in accordance with the agreement they're issued a with a quarantine waiver if they get tested at the airport and go under active monitoring one of south korea's most prominent business people the samsung j. wiley recently visited one of his company's plants in china easier travel is seen as important for ecan. recovery. with 90 percent of international flights grounded
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and we understand the government is in talks with other countries to enhance cooperation the country and its lines hoping for the day the departure board won't look so empty broad al-jazeera inchoate south korea. the energy industry is expected to suffer a record drop in investments that according to the international energy agency it estimates about 20 percent less will be spent than last year that's around $400000000000.00 u.s. shale oil producers are expected to be the worst head spending in the renewable sector is also expected to drop by about 10 percent its. proposed takeover of the premier league football club new castle united could be in doubt the guardian newspaper is reporting the world trade organization has ruled that the kingdom is behind pirate broadcast to be out q and is therefore in breach of international law the out queue illegally offers access to copyrighted sporting
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events including premier league games that. means saudis offer a may not pass a premier league owners and directors test that's because a test can be failed if a crime is committed overseas that would also qualify as one in the u.k. we spoke to sports lawyer nick to mock. the owners and directors test is. focused really the structure is focused on so far as the sorts of things that concerned convictions inc or for serious criminal offenses or offenses of dishonesty but it also includes a finding of a court that somebody has breached copyright and they indulged in piracy in some way if the c.e.o. report says what the newspapers suggested it seems to me this is at least an issue the premier league can now look at seriously and there's another thing as low because another way in which somebody can ferret is if they don't provide all full
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information or 'd they provide misleading or inaccurate information so for example the premier league i asked some questions arising out of the court and then they might decide that the information they've received isn't adequate or is misleading and that my it is another route in which they may exercise that discretion so long as they act their will to refuse the bit. again i'm fully back to bill with the headlines on al-jazeera hong kong police have used pepper spray as demonstrations escalate there at least 300 people have been arrest said protesters are angry at a proposed law that could see people jailed for mocking china's national anthem adrian brown has more from hong kong some of those people have been detained as
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young as 14 years old many schoolchildren were participating in today's to sterling says and of course they are jeopardizing university prospects as well as career prospects now hong kong's government has warned that it's prepared to continue cracking down hard if the protesters continue to defy warnings to stay off the streets because what was happening in the central business district on wednesday was of course and illegal assembly. well taiwan's president and her support behind the protesters in hong kong promising to provide humanitarian aid for pro-democracy activists sighing wind says the island which has its own struggles with chinese sovereignty will continue to back efforts towards democracy and freedom is the most concrete show of support by taiwan in recent months in other news a 10 day mourning period has begun in spain to remember the 27000 people who died during the coronavirus pandemic france have been know it across the country and
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king philippe has led a minute's silence in madrid. a report is warning venezuela is so poorly equipped to deal with the coronavirus that it could make things worse for the rest of the region millions of venezuelans have fled in recent years as a country deals with an economic crisis that's left many struggling for basic supplies human rights watch and john hopkins university say venezuela's lack of capacity to deal with covert 19 could cause more problems at its borders and police in the u.s. city of minneapolis have used tear gas to disperse protesters calling for justice over the killing of an unarmed black man while in police custody. there are calls for the offices to face criminal charges. those are the headlines on al-jazeera coming up next inside story to stay with this.
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2 major powers that warmly disputed himalayan pulled up india and china blame each other for confrontations over the past month but why is this happening now and could the tension trigger a military conflict this is inside story. hello welcome to the program i'm bernard smith trouble is brewing up the roof of the world india and china both claim territory along the him a liar.

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