tv [untitled] September 23, 2012 11:00am-11:30am EDT
there are t.v. latest news on the week's top stories dozens more people are killed in clashes across the muslim world in a second week of anti-american riots sparked by the film which marks and strong. zero public tolerance for prisoner abuse and here restaurant to the same georgia where demonstrations continue in reaction to a leaked footage portraying atrocities behind bars. and the occupy wall street movement marks its one year anniversary with a demo in new york that's all over one hundred eighty activists arrested.
hello and welcome to our team is the weekly sunday here in moscow and seven o'clock am karen tara well vehement anti-american protests have been shaking the muslim world for nearly two weeks now but they've lost little steam tens of thousands have demonstrated in several countries with rallies turning especially violent in pakistan at least twenty people were killed there on friday in clashes with police who cracked down on mobs targeting american diplomatic missions meanwhile some pakistani officials have condemned a statement by the railways minister for offer of one hundred thousand dollars to kill the maker of the controversial film that sparked the protests the official also called on taliban and al qaida brothers to take part in assassinating the cool
of us enough who is in hiding in america but is going to church can reports his amateur film was only a catalyst for a fury that has deeper. 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. protests to rectify united states writ large or a us policy in 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 it is you know you stupid film that nobody's seen causes people to assassinate ambassadors to storm the embassy and the question the us media keep asking why do so many millions of hate the usa but the answers they're getting are the answers very few in the us
want to hear if you're 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 are targeting supporters of the 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 we saw our guide that. 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
our name in the stabilizing the middle east and north africa it would be absolutely horrified what are the result to me expect these people they have no hope their economies are destroyed they see. we're calling for more 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 full i could have been condemning violence it could be that the white house part 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 the 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 in georgia the prison abuse scandal has now led to a group of opposition activists going on hunger strike they want the release of several arrested colleagues who were among thousands protesting after it leaked
a video shed light on the torture and rape of inmates by jail guards two ministers have stepped down over the scandal while the president replace prison staff with police officers but demonstrators say that's not enough and are calling for the prosecution of everyone responsible for the abuse the revelations come just days before parliamentary elections but the government's popularity ratings are to support the spinoff has more. transparency he will know who it is you're all over. the videos that jordan is 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 government but human dignity is the last thing they cure about it i never believed them just one bit let me put them to the. thousands protested with sorry is reading the reply
address the georgian authorities are comparing the footage to that from guantanamo even though these are all. no terrorist suspect many not only want the sacking of officials responsible for the police and the prison system but the prosecution as well. everybody knows this isn't just one case this happens all over the country. the atmosphere at the end seems to be going to any 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 in that the worst is merely a well orchestrated cover up of the chilled real pretty on the outside sure it is a for europe but no one really knows what's happening behind these walls. president
saakashvili came as a stirring thought several prison officials are now under a criminal investigation and 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 everything in one way or another by those relatives friends or neighbors and as the nation prepares to vote for a new parliament a look toward the damage to georgia's leaders may be too much for their reputation to be rescued in time. of r t. ga. r.t. talks with legendary bit of card say the former staff member of the infamous georgian president who leaked the shocking video you can watch a full interview with him next hour right now here's a preview. of georgia's interior minister should defeat he was
to be president it was just for fun for no particular reason and it was like we do what we want with people want you to presume you're nobody. you have no dignity this is why these videos cause such outrage in georgia this is why all those young people are protesting or old young people came to putin into water for a lie has been doing alkali has resigned but this is not enough he should be arrested and try and psychos freely must resign sufferance really knew very well it bites 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 the system is extremely politicized if you work in the prison system or in the police you must be loyal to the saakashvili regime no criticism is a lie you should either leave or they will get to.
her one hundred eighty people were detained as occupy wall street protesters marked the moments one year anniversary this week activists descended on new york's financial district and tried to block the entrance to the city stock exchange parties and can reports. the occupy wall street movement was here after its inception. takes the big apple by storm in a few hours i think i think was more spac and behind barricades from the wee hours of the morning. marches and acts of civil disobedience all day long images that have become all too familiar throughout the past year reoccurring protesters thrown to the ground people gather to document the action knocked down oh. 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 to meet each other and talk about issues. use when that is so dangerous that you get such severe violence and police repression then 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 give people help you you have to help the mess of no accountability for wall street bankers here is after become a collapse if. they ever got down still has people 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 part to 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 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 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 and the occupiers intend to do their best to keep this dialogue alive like the civil rights movement it 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 changes not. it'll be handed to us with a bow on it with no miracles just around the corner patience and perseverance they say are what will bring tangible change to the u.s. and. r.t. new york. don't forget that you can get updates on any of our stories and much more by logging on to our website r t dot com here's what else is waiting for you online . facebook pulls the plug on its facial recognition application in europe while in the u.s. the big brother tool is gaining traction. also online a trojan horse german style iran claims tech firm siemens stuff to quitman it ball it in explosives to eliminate the country's nuclear program and also right here on our team in a few minutes. it's only when they stand up in public and
say we oppose this torture we oppose these autocratic regimes only day with the british government to have any credibility but so far u.k. leaders have continuously turned a blind eye. or calling for their human rights to be respected has led to deaths or jailing we've a story and much much more after this short break. docked in between the russian mainland japan and the sun coming island is the island 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 two thousand and four the island was part of the border zone and was completely
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this is archie with the latest news from around the globe karen tara. arrests and club downs haven't deterred bahrain's majority shark population from campaigning for equal rights they were out in force again this week in their efforts to convince the ruling western backed monarchy and repressions but it didn't take long for the police to move in with tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse the crowds and detained dozens of protesters since their campaign took hold twenty months ago around one hundred people have died already as have also targeted key figures like
opposition leader now bill rajab has been jailed for taking part in rallies and stopping support as laura smith investigates the response from western nations remain strangely muted compared to the deep animosity towards others in the region . but i think i also find out why. this conflict only oppression and 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 aid to those trying to oust president assad but less than a thousand miles away in bahrain there's another human rights crisis ongoing and on that leaders remain conspicuously started their g.m. has not spared any means of repression torture has not seized at all and that it
was just a means of people who are just abusing the last day or two. as have got stuck. of course the use of sectarianism. is there. more than that is the kidnapping not people from three or four beat them up tortured them not inside the torture chambers but in farms in what they call the old 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 a hundred have been killed with sixteen hundred in jail including sixty children and full 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 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 in a puff of smoke and then the regimes that succeed them will not be friendly country which was there a 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 eldest 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 deeper than that despite the brutal crackdown between july and september last year the u.k. sold. point two million pounds worth of 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 to the metropolitan police its 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 hose this torture we oppose these autocratic regimes and we democracy oliveri with the british government have any credibility whatsoever at this moment. as.
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 least as oppressive as the syrian regime that western powers are so desperate to get rid of laura smith r.t. london. china has called off a celebration marking forty years of diplomatic ties with japan because of their ongoing round for a group of strategic islands they both like claimed to mass protests have been held throughout the week both of across both china and japan with some turning violent no one lives on the disputed ark long ago. hold a vast reserve of natural resources beijing also slammed the u.s. for building up military activity in the asia pacific region which it claims is bolstering tokyo to challenge china and such disputes professor joseph chang from hong kong city university thanks japan is forcing
a strong chinese response. it is basically a. job to some there is considerable ego out of the chinese people with what the see as a kind of. a kind of. on the job in his government who could series these islands from the. chinese government and that's who needs people to believe they have to respond to respond strongly certainly in the threats of kind of rising nationalism involved countries now take a look at some of today's world news. nothing and authorities have vowed to break up all illegal militias following the american ambassador was a martyr earlier this month the news came shortly after the country's powerful eastern militia group announced it was disbanding a few hours earlier security forces and protesters chased them from the city of
benghazi and set fire to another malicious compound. a suicide bomber struck at a church in remote northern nigeria killing at least three people and injuring dozens more now ones a minute the explosion which took place during sunday morning mass the area is often targeted by the islamist boko haram group which wants to impose sharia law cross nigeria. members of syria's opposition have held a rare meeting in damascus to call for a peaceful end to president assad's rule that's as the free syrian army says it's moving its command center from the turkish border into syria itself to help opposition forces united head of an offensive against assad troops in the capital a year and a half of fighting against the president's rule has left thousands dead across the country. france is apparently shelving a probe into claims that former international monetary fund chief dominique strauss
kahn took part in a group rape the main witness is thought to have withdrawn her allegations calls been plagued by accusations which have cost him his career last may new york hotel maid accused him of attempted rape he was later cleared of all charges. some of france's richest people are packing up their designer suitcases and taking their families and wealth abroad it's because the president's planning to hit them with seventy five percent income tax cuts are silly explains how aiming at the highest earners to plug the budget gap might create a bigger hole instead. when the world's fourth richest men a frenchman bernard i know asked for belgian citizenship some of his compatriots took offense with one left wing french newspaper publishing this image with this headline the mayor of this area in the brussels capital region is confirmed has indeed established residence here at the french tycoon denies his move had anything
to do with french president francois want to impose a seventy five percent income tax on those earning above one million but many suspect otherwise and the rich have become the subject of much discussion. there quite responsible for this crisis they should pay more than the rest since they have more me. because it is the people who are responsible for the crisis. so. it depends on the rich bankers who contributed to the crisis should pay as well. along to set to soak the rich even more as he struggles to raise the money to fill a thirty billion euro hole in the country's finances to tactical. against president sarkozy was to say that suckers he was a president of the rich friends of income tax rates going up but on top of that. and then the top tax. and top top top of
the seventy four percent tax that's where real thinking about moving outside friends started but the move did go down well with everyone including some french taxpayers who fear having to foot the bill if the tax the rich strategy fails all their fears are well founded as businesspeople consider losing three quarters of their income across there simply unable to bear like thirty year old entrepreneurship would need to fetch he hasn't made the jump just yet but he says he may find himself with no choice is clearly that the course. it that's that's that's found. that's found a haven in france. which which basically promotes stigmatise a sheen of success wealth and so on and france is definitely worth its taxes to
a certain extent. if the don't work in my head anymore. create more value than for others than that i do for myself with the implementation of the seventy five percent and so on clearly i will be ok as an individual and become a tax it is an a for another country like belgium for example but belgians of already taken to the streets to protest against what they call a lack of morality of the rich who come to their country to avoid a certain taxes in francis case the super tax may affect as little as three thousand people out of sixty six million and if that elite minority continues heading for the door the deficit hole will only grow and a lot it may be forced to embrace the one policy he rejected throughout his election campaign a stereotype. tests are still here r t brussels. coming up the deep rooted to see it that's coming americans out of millions after this short break.
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