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human rights watch claims fifty iraqi civilians were executed by. the group. reported the largest anti-government protests. since two thousand and nine taking to the streets in several cities. setting up safe zones for women for the new year's eve celebrations prevent a repeat of the. previously. said it's a good idea but it's needed. needs. more
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than one hundred times. to have you with us. a human report by human rights watch claims fighters from the odds are the minority kidnapped and executed fifty two iraqi civilians in june witnesses claim yahtzee forces killed men women and children who were fleeing fighting between islamic state and government backed forces the victims were from two tribes that had reportedly sheltered and helped i saw militants notice will from human rights watch told us that anyone in these tribes has now become
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a target there are two tribes these are sunni arab tribes one told him to do it the other jase these are famous tribes from the area of singe are the historical homeland of the c.d.'s according to the izzy these two specific tribes were complicit with isis and the day that isis arrived in the area these tribes helped isis to round up his east turn women into sex slaves and to massacre other members of the z.t. community since then i've spent much time with u.c.d. elders who told me they had drawn up a list of individuals and of tribes and would target them and kill them if they had the chance heard incidents where what is now a group of u.c.b. fighters you see the militia empowered on the payroll of the baghdad government that has targeted members of these two tribes but what we understand is that they're targeting anyone from these tribes women children men not because they were
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specifically involved in isis abuses and abuses against the c.d.'s but just be careful because they carry the name of this tribe in two thousand and fourteen the year i sold the quote it's caliph it almost seven thousand young people were captured by the terrorist group and three thousand are still missing. the men would offer us and skits in the evenings they would get together and treat the women and have their fun with us. it was indescribable funny laugh turned into endless suffering tears and hunger i couldn't do anything not quite. but. who you heard from earlier told us the cycle
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of revenge killings in iraq is damaging hopes of restoring peace if any even in these battles against isis has been to end a horrific cycle of violence and year of violence in iraq allowing groups of armed actors to target tribes to target women children men and we have had nothing to do with the crimes of isis with complete impunity allowing them to torture and execute with impunity really will spell disaster for the next steps in iraq in any hopes of reconciliation through community it's. two people have reportedly been killed in western iran amid a wave of nationwide unrest chaos has broken out in cities across the country with rioters hurling rocks at police and reports of gunfire as well. the law. was.
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was was. started as a protest against the soaring prices and unemployment and snowballed into the biggest anti-government movement since two thousand and nine but later on large crowds also turned out in support of the country's supreme leader spite of that the u.s. is only focusing on the anti-government protests. many reports of peaceful protests by iranian citizens fed up with the regime's corruption and squandering of the nation's wealth to fund terrorism a brooch. iranian government should respect their people's rights including the right to express themselves the world is watching but already we do see that foreign players are involving themselves in iranian affairs and this is ironic
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because the united states right now is complaining about legit russian involvement in the us elections even though they've never provided any evidence for this but i personally don't think that this is anything of major significance i think the west and western media they want to exaggerate the importance these are protests. that are that were small most of them were expressing their economic grievances and very few were expressing how thirty toward the government or the state and today there are actually counter protests against those groups that were protesting against the political order and they were much larger and numbers across the country but again those were not reflected in the west and. with the world gearing up for new year's celebrations of berlin has come up with a new way to ensure security safe zones for women are being set up at the brandenburg gate party now this comes in response to mass sexual assaults and celebrations in the german city of cologne two years ago his murder for national
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has been gauging reaction in the capital for us just like at new year's celebrations the world over hundreds of thousands of people are expected to flock to this place here in philly to see out the old and bringing the new you can see preparations the current on to go in but keeping everyone safe without spoiling the atmosphere is a huge challenge for the authorities and these here organizers i go in one step further aside from the usual safety berries and alcohol bans so-called women's safety area is being set up it's a zone where female guests will feel sexually harassed and just uncomfortable can get special help. it's been manned by members of german red cross and comes in response to events two years ago back then hundreds of women who were sexually assaulted at new year carnivals they were groped robbed intimidated and separated from their friends according to leaked police documents there were more than one
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thousand cases reported in cologne in hamburg alone more than two thousand men were reportedly involved most of them asylum seekers the new idea of the women's safety area has received a mixed reaction that's a good idea many people feel like need help but they don't know who to ask to do and having these services kind of nice i think sexual harassment was people who were in groups and you were so how do you get from here to the safe place i mean. it seems a bit far fetched i don't think it's such a good idea it's to me it sounds it's a bit like an early be set up like oh man i feel freight but this is this is too it's good to feel because it's needed. in front of nearly it's kind of interesting that they do it in a new year's as an event it's because i'd be better if it's like
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a long long get to like tutor or like the big not just like one think that you do first pressure because i don't know the south it's a little commercial you know way too early in police has also issued recommendations for those who are planning to come here for new year's celebrations including avoiding aggressive groups pain attention when someone gets too close and in case of any danger reporting to police reason otieno r.t. from berlin the head of germany's police union has warned that safe zones for women send a devastating message to those who venture outside those zones and frank konsole from the alternative for germany party believes its new migration policies that are needed. we feel that there is a new step of. danger coming into our country we've seen it since we have to already build vowels against our christmas markets this is a development we do not want to see really policy should change we should not
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continue to have this mass immigration of illegal mass immigration we do have we have to count and see who the people are who came to our country have to register them this is a process which has not been come to an end and we must close the borders in order to have a stable society you can go much further than the security forces or the politicians in germany go so that's a problem and that i think this is not a good sign for the new year to come. one palestinian was killed and dozens more injured during clashes with israeli soldiers on friday crowds took to the streets in the west bank and gaza as well. it. was.
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the israeli military retaliated after rockets were fired from gaza although no casualties were reported last writing has become a weekly occurrence since the u.s. recognized jerusalem as israel's capital earlier this month. is just one of many bitter land disputes in the area and israeli court has sentenced a sixty year old bedouin man to ten months in prison and fined him more than ten thousand dollars for trespassing on state owned land but he claims the land belongs to him. he is a village elder in a key in southern israel bedouin tribes had settled there long before the state of israel was even created is really afford his claim the tribes occupy the land illegally and have sent in riot police and bulldozers to demolish the village
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whenever it is rebuilt so far they've leveled it more than one hundred times are all asleep or reports. i'm here in the nor the negev desert where there isn't much except a few dozen unrecognized bedwyn villages this is one belonging to the to retry but there are some two hundred and fifty people who live here and they say that this land is they is going back generations but the israeli authorities insist they here illegally. come to. the. zoo. it will take years until this fighting ends they are looking to push out so will compromise and will give this land to the state. the my if i was jewish the soldiers wouldn't come here at six in the morning on
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a rainy day they don't care this is just a bedouin house they don't think the bedouins are human beings they don't care that bedouins the citizens of this country they don't care that bedouins live on this land not the country's land. the trying to say is they've lived here for seven hundred and fifty years manning this document is from nineteen zero five in the autumn in the era the second one with the red stamps is also from autumn and times nine hundred twenty nine and this third one doesn't have to do with the land history nine hundred thirty six and these are receipts from taxes for the land. everybody here is family father mother uncle and relatives only the alps henri family is buried in this cemetery no one else only al torrey tribe and their relatives. back at.
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the. family of a french aid worker abducted in mali is accusing their government of failing to help that's very much more still to come this is r.t. international. we have. doctors here hope never know what about but we just care and to call for year ago they felt the relatives would hate them and i would just love them and it is so absolutely inspiring to hear something at telephone call or a person come in action it just had a man in my room most at the same words he says my wife has just died thank you.
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apply to many clubs over the years so i know the game and so i got. the ball isn't only about what happens on the pitch to the final school it's about the passion from the families it's the age of the super money just kill the narrowness of spending suited to twenty million fly a. book it's an experience like nothing else want to do because i want to share what i think of what i know about the beautiful guy my great so we'll all chance with. the phoenix this morning. what politicians to do something to. put themselves on the line. to get accepted or rejected. so when you want to be president i'm sure. more so more want to. have to go on to be pressed to supply them before three in the morning can't be
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good. i'm interested always in the waters in the house. or in the city. well the mac this is r t international now a key suspect has been arrested following a supermarket bombing in the russian city of st petersburg involved has the latest . the russian security services put out a statement saying that they have identified and detained the alleged organizer and perpetrator of this attack that took place on wednesday they emphasize that they do believe this was a one man working by himself he planned and carried out the attack all by himself and no further information about the suspect has been released as of yet but we do know that he's being questioned by the russian investigative committee and they have already come out saying that they are going to make a request to officially arrest him on that charge well
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a man who is believed to be seen i believe we can show you a video right now of the man he's seen entering a grocery store with a backpack on and it's believed that this is the man who left that backpack in a locker near the entrance of the grocery store and then quickly left and the resulting blast left over a dozen people injured and some of which are still in hospital unfortunately and in the aftermath of president bush came out saying that this was a terrorist attack the day after he said that islamic state did take credit for the explosion and of course now the suspect is in custody we will be hoping for more information on what the motivation was and what not of course many will remember that earlier this year and april another terrorist attack did take place in st petersburg and there metro and that killed over that killed fourteen people and wounded over forty more and that was one of the most deadly terrorist attacks to have taken place in that city but of course it actually could have been in fact worse because there was
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a second device that just did not explode and was diffused in time. russia has had a very busy year in two thousand and seventeen if you were to believe the mainstream media especially when it comes to sowing discord and interfering in elections worldwide russia's foreign minister had a few words to say about that in his latest interview take a look. we .
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talk. about the bubble. so did you hear that russia's foreign minister actually admitted to meddling in elections around the world i don't. know. what do you think do you think that that actually i mean are you surprised by that that he would admit to actually meddling in the u.s. election absolutely i think it definitely changed everything that the public was seeing right now and of course he would never admit if they did anyway right it's quite surprising that he would admit something and even go further it's actually it's a prank video it was a comedy show that he did he was totally being second guy i mean this only i knew. he was being sarcastic ok much more sense you're saying he was joking yeah it was a comedy program yeah right but who knows that he's joking do you feel like people
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are predisposed to believe negative things about russia one hundred years ago and. i think that we have very negative connotation about people and yeah it's the way versions are pictured and western countries. the son of an elderly french aide worker abducted in mali says the family is disappointed by how little president has done to help free her sophie patrolling and is seventy two years old back in two thousand and sixteen she was abducted in the city of galle by local terrorists this july she was shown in so-called proof of life footage released by al-qaeda and showed her alongside a five other captives her son says despite an ongoing investigation he has received no information about his mother. nor. will the paris prosecutor ordered an urgent investigation but it has stalled we are now trying to find new materials to restart it so that it will be a balance indeed to
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a lack of results we're establishing contacts to try to trace her in seeking any information to establish with the she's alive and where she might be found so far we have no news nothing concrete be the from the kidnappers nor from any contact persons and also nothing from the foreign ministry's crisis center. for the past five years the number of people kidnapped by terrorists has been rising sharply last year there were almost sixteen thousand cases worldwide after hostage footage of sophie was posted online the french president pledged to eradicate the militants behind the kidnapping however after a year her whereabouts are still unknown if your bones will do you're not looking but the odds of today my thoughts are with our competitor it's a fifty seven on who was abducted on christmas eve be sure that all the resources of the state are being mobilized to find her and bring her back to her family but also be certain that as far as i'm concerned i will not give in to any provocation
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because that is precisely what our attackers want it's good that they can be contacted for support but our family has been disappointed by the government's failure to make any decisions on this case yes it's wonderful that we have being supported but the one who really needs support is my mother we need to ask mr quinn about this he has power in the situation he can decide on a course of action it must be admitted that so far no progress has been made in tackling this matter. your smartphone may be more vulnerable to hackers than ever even leading a cyber security expert john mcafee as recently been called out here's what happened.
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my canvas hacked twitter has been notified the code of the day tweet was not me. john mcafee is the creator of the popular magazine anti-virus software he also is the person behind a wide range of other cyber security products we spoke to him about his own online security breach and the rise of crypto currency. we rely on a number of people we will rely on our carriers the telephone carers rely on twitter my father was sacked through my carrier eighteen t. prior to being hacked my phone was totally disabled you couldn't call in to it i
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could call out from it they sent to my phone number a special code so that i could get in but it wasn't me it was the hacker. this is something totally out of my control totally out of everyone's control what happened to me is not a threat or there's a great threat to all mind this is a great threat to all people who have a lot cryptocurrency is most people do not keep their currencies on their own while we're living in a new world and a new world of risks for all of us using the internet hackers are becoming more and more efficient and more sophisticated in their hacking techniques this is going to happen to me i promise you it can happen to able. to professors from san diego state university claim farmers markets in the us are contributing to the oppression of minorities now the academics concluded that almost half of all markets are a catalyst for gentrification and reinforce the consumption habits of white people
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and it's not the first time in this year that race has been linked to food preference. the. boss the than. the than the or with the cars or with oxen the goin. with cars. with. the significant. because you're the
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boss. with all its players last week they knew that they would be cutting off this community the poor the sick goin. that does it for me this hour i'll be back at the top of the hour with look at your headlines this is art international.
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small room good. to come in your studio to it is. he still. into. the so in the for. the big countdown the ball is going to drop new year's starting resolutions will be created it's all so very exciting let's check in.
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missouri. so there. was sort. of the feel. good sound bites and. so yes that was my name is ultimate i'm a travel photographer and i went to kenya to amboseli national park to meet the must i it's an amazing people who have managed to preserve their authenticity and
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find ways to interact with the outside world to. be surprisingly many most i speak good english and have internet access so finding them and arranging to meet was a breeze. that. was. good yes. it was. like. oh. i decided to become a real must woman myself and experience firsthand all the trials and tribulations
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of tribal life. thank you from what you have at them did it was the tribes most respected woman agreed to help me you know she presented me with a red dress a brightly colored shawl and piles of jewelry that she had made with her own hands go through. that one. yeah she's fifty two years old and her name's my tour and she has four adult children but i call her mama for short you know night. and i like now. mama immediately gave me a chore i had to go and fetch some water. moment of them there is only a result of that i get that they should see. the movie which i'm sure and i know now that there's a big story here if you put it i'm going to let you know that you know that i won. it we want you. to.

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