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i. passed those fears of civil war in the african nation. from. the g. 7 summit of leading economies. california. regulating the use of force officers were making the photos a study showing that police brutality is the 6th most common cause of death among young men in the united states.
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here with you tonight's welcome to the program. a deadly separatist crisis in the central african country of cameroon this week a military tribunal in the majority french speaking state has life sentences the 10 leaders for an english speaking breakaway region. warn the move will impede efforts to end the bloody conflict and accusations of serious human rights abuse it. unlawful killing sinews of excessive force by government forces during security operations have been rife since the crisis started the security forces seem to have little fear of what will happen as they commit brazen crimes against civilians.
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nearly half of all the schools closed across the region juta attacks threats of attack and increasing violence are located in the northwest in southwest cameroon 4437 schools that are closed as of june 29th seen pushing more than 609000 children out of school the current conflict began after a military crackdown on protests in cameroon to your speaking regions however the roots of the crisis also life further back in the country's colonial past. has more . cameron is a mixture of the new phone and francophone communities english speakers make up around about a 5th of the population and they mainly concentrated into western areas of the country the tipping point came in 2016 when i looked and said that they finally had enough what they believed was discriminatory practices against that community that
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was after the government imposed french speaking teachers and lawyers in schools and the poor in areas protests in sewage off to it but they were cracked down on by the security services and the leaders were arrested sparking further arrest poor chant death kidnapped on the burning of settlements have to wrap it up the country many have fled and in the last year there's been a 30 percent increase in the number of people who need 8 humanitarian needs and cameroon has never been greater in the south west northwest in particular we have witnessed the emergence of a new crisis characterized by numerous abuses and violations of human rights but all of these problems have roots that reach far into cameron's past a former german colony france and the u.k. were given the mandate to look after the area following the 1st world war then in the 1960 s. france and the british finally gave the territories that independence to former
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colonies which had been ruled in very different ways became a single state that haven't quite got the origin of it or is losing ground and. the global powers are aware of it but there is no real effort to want to. shout over this stuff that comes to this independent country and should be. no more from my for to keep close tabs on it. to be honest. with you there was collusion between. government. the french government to ensure that. people remain in the country. in. that situation. i think. the. country. whether it's.
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as the world what she is what some already describing as a simple war in central africa is cameroon is becoming more entrenched the issue may lie in the country's kolo past but it's today's citizens who are suffering the consequences. of leading economies underway in southwestern france what everyone is pleased that the gathering thousands of protesters have staged a rally in the region. the crowd marched through the french town of by your own with police on standby with water cannons and tear gas and other g. 7 rally happen elsewhere in the region with thousands of protesters carrying flags and figures of the group's leaders they called out the economic and environmental
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policies of some of the bloc demonstrators made their discontent with the global capitalist system clear. that much activity and we're here to fight against this capitalist system that leads to so much destruction in so many levels there's a story but i would say i'm here to fight against this capitalistic rule the world to say we've had enough of the situation that's leading us to total destruction as a species as a culture and to the destruction of human rights. when while the french and u.s. leaders have already met for an impromptu lunch at the luxury hotel where the summit is taking place. to outline the climate crisis and economic challenges as the key issues still trump praising french wine and the fine weather and beer its head of a summit the french president also heart of the need to reform the current international order. this model has come to hold because democracy has degraded because capitalism has degraded and gone mad because we are producing inequalities that we
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no longer know how to regulate political analyst nicole america which doesn't believe the g 7 countries can change the current international order. that's a bit surprising i'd say that's about the scary part of his sentence what order is he talking about today we don't have catalysts that we have a world order but the world doesn't have a capitalist order and the world doesn't want this capital a starter not in any case so if he didn't really mention what he wanted and what he was thinking about of course this makes no sense if the g. 7 is going to discuss an order of either only capitalist countries also concerning the economy and the degree that. democracy is being degraded i think these are internal problems and this is not just a printed international problem it can be an international problem but how credible are these g 7 members talking about democracy degrading if their own democracies and a whole are very are are in difficulties now look at the other best there are still demonstration yogas the mistreatment today again in france so how credible can run
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crombie speaking about reviewing that we know not only into seeing a better democracies if you can sort of the most credit problem in his own country . the wildfires ravaging through the amazon rain forest they're also high on the agenda as g 7 leaders meet at this summit in the face of a global outcry brazil's president has ordered the military to help protect the area france and ireland said they would not ratify a massive trade deal with south american nations unless brazil does more to fight the fires huge plumes of smoke can be seen billowing from the fires there is a forest burning out of control at one point this week the smoke was so dense that the city of san paolo was plunged into darkness for an entire day this year a seen a record number of fires in the amazon rain forest over in bolivia the or thirty's are also trying to help tackle the issue yet they deployed a firefighting boeing 747 super tanker.
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police brutality is the 6th most common cause of death among young men in the united states that's according to a recent study it comes as california governor signed a new law limiting the use of force by police officers. making arrests officers will not only be able to use lethal force if they believe there is an immediate threat of death or injury the new law also makes it easier to prosecute police officers who abuse their power they could also face criminal charges civil liability or disciplinary action with more details here's more pain and just a warning to abuse you might find some of this content distressing. the killing of unarmed african americans at the hands of law enforcement has been an issue that dominated headlines in the united states for years names like michael brown eric garner and tamir rice bring back memories of mass protest movements and rising anger from the black community and concerned citizens. pay.
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for. the latest statistics reveal just how systemic the problem of police violence could be police for this is the leading cause of death for young men in the united states over the lot of course about one in every 1000 black men can expect to be killed by police risk of being killed by police peaks between the age of 20 years and 35 years for men and women and for all racial and ethnic groups in fact dying at the hands of law enforcement is the 6th leading cause of death think about it american police officers take more young lives than diabetes influenza and most diseases only car accidents suicide homicide heart disease and cancer kill more young americans than police officers it's almost like interactions with the police or becoming a public health crisis or a drug epidemic the study reinforces calls to treat police violence as
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a public health issue racially unequal exposure to the risk of seat violence has profound consequences for public health democracy and racial stratification of course police authorities maintain that they do everything in their power to exercise restraint take the case of tony tampa a 32 year old living in dallas texas he called the police himself to say that he was off his medication for schizophrenia and then he needed help after the police arrived responding to his own call they restrained him they laughed at his pleas and he eventually stopped breathing. whoa. whoa i'm the only thing that i know nothing about rolled and rolled out of the code only. just got into the. new york city the subways and billboards warn the public about dangerous diseases like diabetes there was even a controversial subway ad campaign warning about the results of teen pregnancy so with police being the 6th leading cause of death for young men in the united states
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should a similar public awareness campaign be waged we decided to ask people here in new york city i don't thing that i would help i thing with proper training would help maybe you know train these police like to understand how to take care of lives you know that's what is needed i think more. a more useful public service announcement would probably be about advocating for knowing all your rights and knowing how to talk to police in an encounter knowing that it's legal to record it record them doing their job in all states those kind of public service announcements might might be more useful in my book issue with with people being killed at the hands of police officers in the usa yeah i think it's 5050 to be honest even playing 5050 meaning like place officers pass away as well as perpetrators and that's just a shame that's our society the us public seems pretty aware that the country has a problem with police violence these statistics weren't really shocking to the people we spoke to they will pop and r.t.
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new york. we also spoke with a former police officer dominic is he says there is a need for broader cooperation between the police and the public. one of the things that these studies which are constantly putting out they don't take into consideration is you'll never seen you'll never see the level of resistance that the subject of the police used force with initiated or dardar or just acted with you never see the level of impairment you never see the crime that was at hand there are countless contributing factors that are never put into play in these studies and these studies simply come out with gender race and then survival rate doing law enforcement and the onus on that responsibility is always put at the feet of law enforcement ness not responsible but i would also like to see the public more held accountable i'm all for the demands of law enforcement being more ruthless it is a job that requires a more critical eye and a more critical watch but you have to have the public being willing to do their fair share too because some robert peel zog 7 principle 9 principles of policing is
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the police of the public in the public or the police so therefore are part of the same cohesive unit and they have to work together. russia's new and so use face croft carrying the country's humanoid robot failed to dock of the international space station on saturday morning according to russian space agency the robot nicknamed filled is ok the engineers but eva fulton new automatic rendezvous system is to blame for the failure a 2nd attempt is expected on tuesday in the meantime the capsule will fly out further out into space keeping a safe distance from the assess for the desire to spend 10 days at the station learning to assist the crew. hong kong suffers more violent clashes between protesters and police in the latest of the of the ongoing demonstrations and more off the bright.
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seemed wrong. but old rules just don't hold. any old belief yet to shape our disdain comes to educate and in games from an equals betrayal. when so many find themselves worlds apart we choose to look for common ground. this is the poseidon adventure mixed with the titanic in one. loss all sinking of the global economy right now we've got. trump starring with the ghost of paul newman on the bridge of the titanic watching as they engineer colazal failure of the global economy.
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welcome back to r.t. international a quick look now at what else is happening across the world in hong kong mass demonstrations have turned violent once again protesters threw bricks and petrol bombs at police who responded with tear gas that is clashes are one of the many that have happened in the last 12 weeks since the protests have erupted along with tear gas police responded with rubber bullets and batons the protest movement began over draft legislation allowing the extradition of suspects the mainland china and they've since brought into other political issues the chinese foreign ministry spokesperson this week stressed the government would assist these to restore order in accordance with the law. while in afghanistan there have been
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a series of suicide bomb attacks in the background district the convoy of foreign forces was targeted though no casualties were reported another attack in the western head up province on friday killed 5 including a former regional chief while an assault in the farsi district left the command of local pro-government forces among the casualties no groups yet claimed responsibility for the violence. in the south korean capital seoul protesters called for a boycott of japan and media's collating tensions between the 2 countries people held candles and signs while others addressing the address the crowd from a stage earlier this week south korea announced it would scrap the military intelligence sharing agreement with japan that follows trade disputes the 2 countries have been employed and. former white house press secretary sarah saunders has amounts joining fox news known for its pro trump coverage. excited to during fox news as
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a contributor looking forward to being with the fox in france team for may 1st hear it on september 6th how should x. white house officials to be treated when they spend months misleading the public then seek positions of fame and privilege that's all there from the top by a president who lies even about the weather in the time of day that i think is why this does deserve outrage and backlash meanwhile at the opposite end of the political spectrum former deputy f.b.i. director andrew mccabe has joined the ranks of the news outlets least liked by trump c.n.n. his appointment also drew criticism as mckay was fired for leaking information to the media then lying about it at least 4 times including under oath. the guy who department of justice inspector general found committed federal crimes and is a serial liar could work soon and live to see the commitment to serious journalism i'm jim a cape fired for lying to the f.b.i. caught by the inspector general for own or through his media leaks and worst of all one of the ringleaders in spreading the disastrous rushing collusion conspiracy
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theory his reward a paid c.n.n. contract comical andrew mckinney and c.n.n. are truly a match made in fake news heaven. saunders is now the 3rd white house official to join fox following us the intimate trumpet ministration while obama era politicians from a former director of national intelligence through acts of white house communications officials are enjoying being pundits on c.n.n. political commentator dave perkins thinks former politicians joining parties and media outlets is a bad idea. i think it's a bad development for media that more and more political people are winding up in front of the cameras it's just not good news media is changing from the watchdog of government for the branch as they are called to a member of government a participant of government moreover a member largely on one side and against the other and when the media participates
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politically mostly on one side the public doesn't demand for them to stop it the public demands for other media to participate on the other side to balance them out because it's unfair because of all this easy motion between government and media it should not be allowed to happen but i'm not sure there's a way to stop it because i don't want government to be in charge of who gets what job either i'd rather it be free and people just know what it is they're seeing and who they're listening to when they get their information from the media better to know transparency is better than government supervision but i still don't like the direction that it's going. across russia people have been celebrating the country's national flag day more than 100000 attended a concert rally in central moscow dedicated to the holiday including quota. i'm in the middle of moscow right now where there's a huge festival going on as you can see behind me for russia's national flag day
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earlier on we saw a giant flash mob with thousands of people and you can just tell the atmosphere is very positive people are having a great time it was actually also a record breaking number of flags here today over 2000 in fact taken from across the russian federation by over a 1000 young guards of the flight based off of that you can probably guess that there are also festivals going on across the russian federation let's take a look at what's going on elsewhere. now the tricolor russian flag itself has been through a lot over hundreds of years the tricolor flag itself was made during the russian empire only adopted years later by tsar alexander the 3rd during the soviet union
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the flag was changed for the hammer and sickle over a red background and again to the 1991 after the fall of the soviet union we actually talked to a lot of russians here about what the flag means to them and why this holiday so important. to them when you know we simply couldn't soon the sidelines of it all that's why me and my friends came from our town this commemorative day to be closer to our homeland. we came here to sure he sung the heart of our homeland our flag. to them in this event shows how greed our country use our ability to gather under a single flaco whole region and show how big and friendly russia. people have been handing out these buttons all day you can see on my suit jacket celebrating 350 years of the flag c i even got a russian flag painted on. my face earlier today when i wasn't paying attention and the festivities aren't going to stop anytime soon or later today there's
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a concert scheduled work many many people will be and even in moscow and across the rest of russia there's going to be festivities for russians of all ages to attend one till the end of the week. young environmental campaign aggressive than bug is on the way to the un climate summit in new york and she's chosen to sail on a 0 emission boat instead of using a plane to haul up the impact of aviation on the environment some people though claim she's doing more harm than good.
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people using airplanes to get the ship back to europe the captain is going to fly because well 0 emissions save in fact more will be emitted. what about the guys you're. home when you get to the u.s. . but you still avoiding the fact crews being flown out to new york to bring it back so more carbon use the normal flight which makes your journey pointless. because our faults come your way in just a few moments time the team back in 30 minutes with the latest global news update.
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lead. so what we've got to do is identify the threats that we have it's crazy confrontation let it be an arms race off and spearing dramatic development only personally i'm going to resist i'll see how that strategy will be successful very critical time time to sit down and talk.
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with lawmakers manufacture consent to step into the public well. when the ruling classes protect. it's not going all middle of the room signal. any real news is really. you know world of big partisan. lot and conspiracies it's time to wake up to dig deeper to hit the stories that mainstream media refuses to tell more than ever we need to be smarter we need to stop slamming the door. and shouting past each other it's time for critical thinking it's time to fight for the middle for
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the truth the time is now for watching closely watching the hawks. i there i max kaiser this is the kaiser report have you checked that kaiser report
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dot com. yeah it's got legs and stuff and everything we talk about that's right stacy yes i kaiser report dot com i put all the headlines the links to the headlines we talked about you know what people always ask me that on the you tube so i thought why not kaiser report dot com and provide the links for people so that they can stop harassing me on twitter that's a good idea so speaking of harassing people on twitter that is basically the job of our commander in chief the president of united states don trump or at least that's what he thinks it is and he harasses people all day long on twitter in the past week he started this week off with harassing jay powell over at the federal reserve bank and he tweeted our economy is very strong despite the horrendous lack of vision by jay powell and the fed but the democrats are trying to will the economy to be bad for purposes of the 2020 election very selfish exclamation point our
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dollar is so strong that it is sadly hurting other parts of the world the fed rate over a fairly short period of time should be reduced by at least $100.00 basis points with perhaps some quantitative easing as well if that happened our economy would be even better and the world economy would be greatly and quickly enhanced good for everyone this brings to mind to ship wrecks one of the poseidon adventure and the other the titanic on the poseidon adventure they had to realize that the ship it flipped over and it was upside down before they could escape you know and then what the titanic yeah these negative interest rates and the economy is sinking but if you remember the titanic film or you know based on the titanic sinking. the front of the boat the back started to. down into the ocean
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the tail of the. after the at in not the bad but the tail. it flips up so those are those the people who buy these negative rate bonds they have the sense that their value of their act of their equity of their bhaumik what is going up as the titanic that is the us economy heads points down to the bottom of the ocean and when it perpendicular on on the horizon there then the entire thing sinks so trump is we are about 5 to 6 degrees away from perpendicular perpendicular and trump is calling for more of a faster sinking he was.


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