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needed. now. since this is my film i get the last word this financial crisis will not be turned off like a light sleeper. day's news on the week's top stories deadly violence stoked by an anti islam film grand pages across the world as crowds call for revenge blasts. questions over georgian democracy protesters demands an end to brutality after videos of alleged torture in the country's prisons come to light. and over one hundred eighty on wall street activists are arrested in new york as they march to market here since they first demanded economic and social equality.
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hello and welcome to our team thank you for joining us karen taraji well tens of thousands have been venting their anger over the u.s. made on top muslim film for two weeks now protesters have been gathering in canada germany and israel scores have been injured in the capital of bangladesh protesters threw stones and set fire to cars while police used tear gas and but taunts to subdue crowds massive demonstrations were held in pakistan these descended into violence on friday killing at least twenty people in islamabad thousands trying to breach the u.s. embassy while in other cities crowds set fire to cinemas and burned a lutheran church one pakistani minister offered one hundred thousand dollars to kill those two rather to those who. will the maker of the anti islam fill the
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country's leadership denounced his move as artie's gannett's can reports the video is not the only thing stopping anti-american anger. the white house keeps saying it was just the anti islamic video that calls the muslims wrath across the world this is not a case of. protest or wrecked it at the united states writ large or at u.s. policy this is in response to a video that is offensive but that's a claim no one is buying the administration wants us to believe it's not the administration's policies that have generated this behavior it's this one idiotic piece of so-called film which is what out there for two months well if you think it's stupid film that nobody's seen causes people to assassinate ambassadors to storm embassies and the question the us media keep asking why do so many millions of dollars almost hate the usa but the answers they're getting are the answers very
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few in the u.s. want to hear if you were to point to one thing that makes some muslims hate the usa it would be. hypocrisy over democracy. while america the government now preaches democracy it has propped up authoritarian leaders but that's not the only accusation of hypocrisy that washington is facing there's also u.s. policy makers failure to condemn the violence when it suits their goals like the numerous terrorist attacks in syria washington seems to approve of them as long as they're targeting supporters of the our saudi government or another act of violence a rebel mob executing colonel qadhafi the u.s. secretary of state cheered at the news as we came re sorry he died. washington's failure to condemn all violence equally has prompted radicals to take an even more aggressive course if most americans understood what was being done in
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our name in the stabilizing the middle east and north africa it would be absolutely horrified what are the results we expect these people they have no hope their economies are destroyed they see they're calling for foreign invaders of course this kind of thing is going to happen when the tragedy in libya happened the international community wholeheartedly condemned the attacks on american diplomats but the u.s. for its part has been quite selective in condemning violence it could be that the white house thought by supporting revolutions by fostering regime change they were winning hearts and minds in the muslim world but that doesn't appear to be the case for now the obama administration constantly refers to this film as the sole reason behind what's happening a reasoning which basically allows them to avoid addressing the deeper issues in washington i'm going to check on. riot police in france are continuing to monitor the streets to inforce a ban on protests against cartoons marking the prophet mohammed on saturday twenty
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one people were arrested when they attempted to stage a small rally near a paris mosque where a week ago an unauthorized family saw one hundred fifty people detained independent journalist robert harness says muslims are also angry at france following nader's foreign policy week the government is in a very difficult position because of their policy in syria and because of their various inconsistences on is alarmed all french leaders like most european leaders are in the in the nato and buying though they've committed themselves to nato tied up with nato france under so cozy committed itself more strongly than at any time since general de gaulle to nato and say there is the usual sore stick and carrot from from washington so that there's that aspect of it and also they want to appear to be punching above their weight to use a british expression in international politics because they want to keep their veto in the united nations so there is no difficulty on the other hand there is
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a growing feeling in left wing circles that the government's policy is nonsense you cannot support it terrorism on monday and condemn it on tuesday and support it again on wednesday they're playing it both ways they don't want to enrage the the people the alleged five million people of muslim backgrounds in france are a lot of people on the other hand they stick to their line that they allow free speech which of course is only allowed in front on certain subjects. a group of students are on hunger strike in the georgian capital tbilisi demanding that authorities release people arrested during recent protests public anger rock the country in reaction to the prison abuse scandal but the government now scrambling to save face fury flared after a lead to video showed inmates being tortured and raped by guards at one of the country's chelsea on friday four protesters were arrested after trying to break throw a police horta despite the resignation of several georgian officials and the interior
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minister demonstrators say they won't rest until every one responsible is held to account present guards across the country have been replaced with police officers but inmates say they fear the brutalities will continue parties you've got this going off reports from tbilisi. transparency human rights zero tolerance. the videos that blurry george's image making efforts in a matter of minutes scenes of torture beatings and the sexual abuse of inmates allegedly in one of the country's most exemplary prisons here's this guy that was not but human dignity is the last thing they cure about and never believe this worse than just one bit but then with the many. thousands protested would surgeons reading the reply only addressed the georgian authorities some are comparing the
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footage to that from guantanamo even though these are ordinary inmates not to are suspect. many not only want the sacking of officials responsible for the police and the prison system but their prosecution as well. everybody knows this isn't just one case this happens all over the country. the atmosphere at the entrance to the good money prison is extremely intense but this is not a protest rally these people are relatives of inmates who are still inside the prison and they are demanding an explanation that leads brother has already spent seven months behind bars and says georgia's democracy beacon image aimed at the west is merely a well orchestrated cover up. the chill real pretty on the outside sure it's as if for europe but no one really knows what's happening behind these walls president saakashvili came out blaming as a sterling fault several prison officials are now under criminal investigation and
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all jail staff have been temporarily substituted with police officers but for many georgians it's too little too late in a country with a population half the size of paris twenty five thousand inmates is enough to affect nearly every family in one way or another either through relatives friends or neighbors and as the nation prepares to vote for a new parliament a look tall were the damage to georgia's leaders may be too much for their reputation to be rescued in time you want this kind of r. t. b. c. ga. r.t. caught up with a former staff member from the infamous georgian jail who leaked the shocking videos blood she made a bid the card say has left the country and is now seeking political asylum in belgium he claims georgian officials knew about the case but the regime's ideological opponents often becoming the victims of torture. although. you know georgia's interior minister showed the videos to the president it was just
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for fun for no particular reason it was like we do what we want with people once you take you to prison you are nobody you have new dignity this is why these videos caused such outrage in georgia this is why all those young people who are protesting are all young people came out to putin into water for a lie has been doing alkali has resigned but this is not enough he should be arrested and tried and second shrilly must resign saakashvili knew very well about it he just did it for entertainment or if an inmate had something to do with politics if he was seconds from his enemy they would pick him this is still is extremely politicized if you work in the prison system or in the police you must be loyal to the regime no criticism is allowed to you should either leave or they will get to. you
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can see the full interview with the former staff member of the guild downing president in just over an hour right here on r.t. but it's also available right now at our website r.t. dot com. also this hour or civil unrest plagues the middle east people flood the streets of crying. protests continue in the country with the shiite majority. rights from the sunni monarchy. all right thank you for joining our t.v. i'll be back in just a few if you do stay with us. tucked in between the russian mainland japan and the suckling island is the of minute on named after french seafarer who discovered it it is described as the pride of the sakhalin region we'll take a look at what's in store for us here. until
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there that artie's the weekly karen taraji more than one hundred eighty people were swept into custody as occupy wall street protesters marked a year since they first demanded an end to corporate greed activists descended on the financial district and tried to block the entrance to the new york stock exchange artes and can our reports. after the occupy wall street movement is here after its inception. takes the big apple by storm in for a few hours i think i think it's. more spac and behind barricades from the wee hours of the morning star marches and acts of civil disobedience all day long
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images that have become all too familiar throughout the past year reoccurring protesters thrown to the ground people there to document the action knocked down by . activists attempting to help others wrestled by police. arms twisted and cops left and right over a hundred and eighty people of rested in one day when there's no place for people to come outside and to meet each other and talk about issues when that is so dangerous that you get such severe violence and police repression. and we don't really have a democracy for a year now occupy has fought for eradicating wealth inequality and social and economic injustice on less give people jobs give people education if you will help you you have to help the mess. no accountability for wall street bankers here is after become a collapse. that evidence now still has people
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outraged expecting it may be naive but demanding it is and it starts with making a statement and that's what the people here are doing skeptics had hoped that occupy camps which once flourished over the west but now have cleared out would put an end to the movement after months of camping out here in the financial district the party party for what seemed to be the peak of occupy hundreds of protesters are back here on the first anniversary of the movement to show that it's very much alive. yet the lack of encampments protesters say has not been an obstacle we've really been able to focus on the issues that are important to us and that brought us out here in the first place of economic disparity and to end a political system that no wrong longer represents people who don't have the money to compete and one of occupies key achievements so far triggering a national dialogue about what matters to the majority of americans the occupy movement has kept
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a dialogue around fairness and equality and access to the good things that we all want that should be available to everyone and that dialogue is now in the public the occupiers intend to do their best to keep this dialogue alive like the civil rights movement and would say that you know still has a long way to go. and it's been you know since before i was born i think occupy will have a similar history i think there's so much that has to be done that change is not going to be handed to us with a bow on it with no miracles just around the corner patients and per. surveyor and stacy are what will bring tangible change to the us is that our new york. art team is working twenty four seven to provide you with the best stories and pictures online have a look at what we have prepared for you on our website right now. on our two dogs around accuses german company siemens are hiding explosives in it that meant in
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order to destroy the country's nuclear program find out online whether there are grounds behind the rumors. plus facebook may be switching off its special recognition tool in europe but in the u.s. there are those pressing ahead with their collection of people's private thoughts find out all the details are. anti-government rallies in bahrain show no sign of dying down with shiite activists calling for a halt to what they say is discrimination by the sunny monarchy on friday security forces in me capital manama fired tear gas and stun grenades at demonstrators dozens were arrested although the country's leaders agreed this week to accept most of the un human rights pledges to suppress violence and improve the treatment of political prisoners reports of torture and abuse by the regime continue however the ongoing crisis is attracting little international attention despite dozens already
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killed as laura smith reports some states also seem very selective one damning bloodshed in the region. but i think i also find out why. this conflict only oppressive brutality of the regime one day no matter how long it takes there will be a day of reckoning for this dreadful regime. about syria and they've put their money where their mouth is giving five million pounds in so-called normally still aid to those trying to oust president assad but less than a thousand miles. the way in bahrain there's another human rights crisis ongoing and on that leaders remain conspicuously silent their g.m. has not spared any means of repression torture has not seized at all and that includes the millions of people who were just released in the last day or two.
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inches have not stopped. of course the use of sectarianism as. is there were for. more than that is the kidnapping they would now have a few people from each village say three or four beat them up torture them not inside the torture chambers but in farms in what they call the whose houses bahrain is home to a forgotten revolution ignored by the international community under reported in the media since february last year there have been almost daily anti-government protests in the resulting crackdown around one hundred have been killed with sixteen hundred in jail including sixty children and four of bahrain's most prominent human rights activists all that in a country of only one and a half million but the u.k. government says nothing longstanding historical connection between britain and
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bahrain which was in fact holland in seventy one certainly the association with the u.s. fifth fleet is the oil problem and that's the banking problem along this is harmful to our interests because sooner or later all the gulf markets are going to disappear a puff of smoke and then the regimes that succeed them will not be friendly country which is their process far from being condemned representatives of the bahraini regime have been a common sight at the u.k.'s major events this summer king how much was invited to the queen's diamond jubilee celebrations in may his elder son visited david cameron at downing street and his youngest son who allegedly sanctioned the torture of dissident bahraini athletes was at the opening of london's olympic games but it goes further and deeper than that despite the brutal crackdown between july and
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september last year the u.k. sold. two point two million pounds worth of arms to the bahraini regime shortly after that the u.k.'s most famous military training school accepted a three million pound donation from the king of bahrain and the metropolitan police's former assistant commissioner was appointed as an advisor on security to the regime with no objections from the u.k. government bahrain campaigners say it's ruining the government's credibility it's only when they stand up in public and say we oppose this torture we oppose these autocratic regimes and democracy only then will the british government have any credibility whatsoever and at this moment has. the bahraini opposition and their supporters aren't calling for intervention but they do want the international community to condemn the regime that they say is at
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least as oppressive as the syrian regime that western powers are so desperate to get rid of norris myth r.t. london. and now to other news making headlines around the world. and it's been as killed one person and injured dozens in nigeria after a suicide bomber attacked a catholic church during sunday mass no group or individual has yet claimed responsibility for the bombing but suspicion falls on radical islam a sect boko haram nigeria's northern region has seen fierce assaults by islamist groups that have claimed almost seven hundred lives this year alone. a prominent militia group in eastern libya has announced it will just. quit its bases near pentasa the decision was made hours after police and protesters in the city overran another malicious compound setting at a place hostility towards islamist groups has risen in the city since an attack on
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the american consulate there which claimed four lives including the u.s. ambassador to libya. free syrian army has announced it's moving its command center from the turkish border into syria itself the decision is meant to help opposition forces unite in preparation for an offensive against assad's troops in damascus meanwhile rebels are claiming responsibility for downing a military plane near the syrian city of. at least one hundred eighty people have been killed in clashes in aleppo and other cities across the country in one day alone as government troops fought with opposition forces right near the city center . media reports claim france has shelved a probe into accusations the former i.m.f. chief dominique strauss kahn took part in group rape that's after the main witness reportedly withdrew her allegations the investigation had been focusing on strauss
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