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♪ >> announcer: this is al jazeera. ♪ and this is the al jazeera news hour, you are with me david foster and good to have your company and these are some stories stepping in detail in the next 60 minutes and on alert at military bases worldwide getting ready for release of a report on how the cia tortured suspects. show of unity and gulf countries meet to discuss growing security threats in the middle east. online taxi service uber ban in thailand and now efforts to ban
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it in india too. and global deaths from malaria since the beginning of the century is saving millions of lives. ♪ the u.s. has stepped up security at the embassys and military bases globally and washington is concerned there may be a reaction to a report on cia torture techniques which will be released in the coming hours and the report of the intelligence community today years to compiled launched by george w butch after 9/11 attacks and continued to now and they were subjected to sleep deprivation and confined to small spaces and also water boarding, we won't get the full report because that is 6,000 pages, public allowed to see a censored summary 680
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pages from pressure from the white house and this is where we pick up the story in washington d.c. >> reporter: this is the most transparent administration in history. >> reporter: this week that assertion is tested after 9/11. >> i have grave concerns that the cia search may well have violated the separations of powers, principles embodied in the united states constitution. >> reporter: that's the head of the senate committee complaining about the cia spying on staff as it poured over 6 million pages of classified documents for the report and president obama cia director yon brennan apologizes after denies the charge but they spent months attempting to blackout as many pages as it can and conclusions have already been leaked and not only torture was not effective in gathering
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intelligence they misled congress on effectiveness and brutality. the president insists he wants the report released his secretary of state called the senate chair woman to ask her to reconsider the timing of release with widespread briefing on the way from obama officials the publication may lead to violence overseas. >> some bad actors around the world decide to use the information it's because we engage in torture in the first place and not because we made a decision to allow the american people and the rest of the world to have a full understanding. >> reporter: potential for violence is a common tactic often used by obama administration and has to prove violence will be the result if 2000 photos published and showing abuses far worst and saying torture was the result of a few bad apples. >> a policy established from the highest levels of government.
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>> reporter: outrage is also being cited as a reason not to release 11 hours of recordings of gitmo prisoner being violently removed from his fell and force fed to prevents a hunger strike and why official policies ensures imprisonment at gitmo is inhuman as possible. >> for a president that has said that gitmo has to be closed. >> reporter: and urging all the cases is the question of why the obama administration is opposed to accountability for practices it says it knows are wrong and i'm with al jazeera in washington. with us in the studio is martin and former f.b.i. agent, did the u.s., did other intelligence services worldwide get any useful information from the techniques that were used do you think? >> that is a controversy but short answer is, no. former bush administration
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officials and former cia officials say yes and they used the obu-example saying he identified mohamed as the 9/11 master mind and he is the one that gave the information on the jose dirty bomb threat in the united states. it has been proven time and again it was the f.b.i. who obtained this information through legal interrogation techniques much before and shared the information with the cia. >> have these illegal techniques stopped for sure? >> they have under the obama administration but any american president after president obama can go ahead and start it again. that's why it's important for not only the american public for the world to see this dark path that the u.s. went down to make sure it doesn't happen again. >> when this report comes out what should people who are following it be looking for, will it be anything controversial, anything we don't already know really? >> no real surprises, water boarding is a major part of that report and, again, 6,000 page
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report, we are only talking about an executive summary with about 480 pages. i think what will be interesting to see and we won't know until it's released is whether or not it will use sudonyms to identify nickname certain key players involved in this and decisions they made and activities, cia wants to block that out and somebody reading it cannot see who was doing what. what the senate wants is to have them in there and they will be nicknames and not identify people by real names to show this individual did this and this individual did this. i think that is important for the overall story. >> reporter: so this no longer happens but many people argue the current techniques for tackling the people that the administration regards as a problem are effective in a different way and kill them by sending drones and trying to interrogate them. >> you know, the drone use has gone up but still we have in the
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last number of years united states government has captured a number of very important fugitives, terrorist fugitives, having interrogated them and continue to interrogate them using the traditional legal techniques and obtaining intelligence. >> reporter: when you capture somebody and interrogate them is that different than capturing and torturing them? >> absolutely with the torture and using water boarding and when a person is in pain they will say whatever they have to say to reduce the pain and cooperate and it could be a lie. you can verify some but not all that information. it has been proven for decades now that the best way to interrogate somebody is through legal methods where you are actually trying to develop a rapport and taking your time and not be in a rush and confront that individual with other known facts and use the information. >> reporter: how much has the
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cia changed since those days? >> they don't torture any more. >> reporter: is that it? >> a lot of changes and of course cia like any intelligence services continually evolving as the game changes and their plan for the game changes as well. but i would say it's safe to say that particularly under the obama administration torture has been gone for the past six years. >> reporter: as an intelligence officer is the united states more or less secure now than it was when it was using these techniques up to and including 2009? >> well, there is never anything to indicate that the united states was made safe by using the techniques. again the examples that are continually used by former administration and cia officials as to why they work are shown to be false that that information was already obtained through legal methods. the united states is always at risk of a terrorist attack and ebbs and tides depending what is
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going on but there is nothing to indicate those techniques ever may america safer. >> martin former fbi agent and thank you for that and the report will be released about 1600 gmt we understand, and six former gitmo detainees under going tests after held 12 years without charge and we are at the capitol. >> reporter: freedom it seems is a great cure, the six men who arrived here from gitmo are said to be recovering well in the hospital behind me having medical and psychological tests before being allowed the difficult process of integrating into life in uraguay after being hooded in the gitmo camp in cuba. the lawyer for one of them has been talking to the media here,
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having spent a day with some of the six men in the hospital, saying they are recovering well but with the revelation they arrived here still shackled and still hooded and not released until they landed here. >> i don't think any of us really know what it can be like for these men after 12 years in prison, no charge, no trial, cleared for release for over five years to taste freedom for these first days and to speak to their loved ones. >> reporter: the six men have been expressing the gratitude of the president of uraguay and the people of the country, one of the men writing a letter to the main newspaper here saying that if it weren't for the people they would still be lingering in what he called a black hole in cuba. >> thinking a lot about the dozens of cleared men they left behind them at gitmo bay and hoping this possible example in
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uraguay will encourage countries in south america to maybe accept some of these cleared men. >> reporter: they are looking forward to starting a new life, over coming their problems after so many years in captivity but they are absolutely delighted to be here and are getting used to freedom for the first time in many years. >> this is some of what we have coming up, on the news hour. kurdish forces fighting i.s.i.l. using some old tactics against a new enemy, we have a report from the front line. people in the philippines counting the cost of the latest storm to hit their country, at least 42 people are dead. and in sport a cricket remembers the life of phillip hughs as the team makes its test return. ♪
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an explosion killed a bahrain citizen and wounded a man according to the interior ministry twitter account and it was southwest of the capitol and it's the second fatal attack in the gulf arab state in two days and a policeman was killed overnight in what officials are describing as a terror attack and leaders from the council are gathering in kata for the annual summit and may agree on forming a joint military command and andrew simmons reports. >> reporter: after a diplomatic rift the air is clearer and doha is now the venue for what seems a crucial annual summit for the gulf corporation council and departure of ambassadors from bahrain and others and accused them of destabilizing the region and giving opponents for fellow
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gulf states and after 8 months a dispute was settled but yet to be made public, they say there is a big need for gcc unity with growing conflict of islamic state and the lavont, gulf states the joined a u.s.-led coalition with air strikes against i.s.i.l. in iraq and syria, the doha summit may agree on forming joint military command and could mean a gcc military commander being appointed initially to coordinate action with their partners and could also be new measures to improve security in the gulf states themselves. but some commentators believe that taking the fight to i.s.i.l. shouldn't be at the expense of opposing syria's bashar al-assad on the battlefield. >> translator: bashar assad should step down because it's
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not god to have bashar al-assad in power and topping our forces to fight against islamic state. >> reporter: it's not only i.s.i.l. and the coalition they join that is concerning the gcc states,s there are worries of relations we egypt, iran and on going conflict in libya and yemen, all part of its packed summit agenda. so the theme for this summit is said to be reconciliation and solidarity but these are extremely difficult time for the gcc, aside from the political and security dangers, there is also a major economic problem, plummeting all prices, looming in the background, andrew simmons, al jazeera, doha. and this is dubi and founder of gulf military analysis, if one supposes a joint military command is on the table, what
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overall purpose will it serve? >> well, it has a lot of purposes. i mean the gcc to start with was established to be a military union, military command during the iran/iraq war. now we are seeing, i spoke about this when i met the gcc general in manama and understand they are now working on a structure for components of this command that will have air, land, sea, air defense, so it's going to have several components, it's going to be most likely based in riad and i think it's going to work more or less, it will be similar to the nato structure where each country will have its own forces and own land but they will have a core force like a
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ship deployed topth when it arises. >> reporter: those of gcc or those who oppose what kata is doing have an understanding they no longer have disagreements or are they going over the cracks for pragmatic reasons? >> those agreements will always be there but the main thing here is that the leaders realize that they must depend on each other for -- to ensure their survival, to ensure their security, that they have to stick to this union, they have to stick together especially at these turbulent times. it was clear, you know, and in many of the discussions over the past few days that for now it
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seems that the leaders have managed to resolve their differences but this does not mean that there will not be some differences every now and then, we see this within nato members i mean throughout the years we have seen members of nato and germany and u.s. and france have differences of political issues but still this did not mean that nato came to an end or eu came to an end. >> reporter: thank you very much. security is also on chuck hagel's mind and arrived in baghdad for talks with iraq cherokee officials on the fight against i.s.i.l. and meanwhile iraq north and forces carrying out ground offenses against the group and saw reports from the i rash/syria border and peshmerga using old tactics for good effect. >> reporter: i.s.i.l. attack at night without night vision equipment the kurdish fighters are blinded undefenseless and
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fighters using the cover of darkness for artillery attacks and sneak up on peshmerga to kill or abduct them. after taking the main border crossing peshmerga know to keep control and know the best way to do that is by lighting up the darkness. the vast majority of attacks here on the front line crossing have been at night and the general came up with an ingenius idea of using floodlights to light up the battlefield to see the fighters coming toward them and seems to make a difference because they have not had attack for the last ten days and the interesting technique has not been used since the 50s or 60s when the americans were using it in the vietnam and korean war. this is a stretch toward i.s.i.l. territory. soldiers say they managed to spot a suicide bomber driving towards them and stop him before he could get too close. at daybreak there is a fighter
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jet over head striking an area close to mosul and today the cloud cover isn't to heavy but they know much heavier weather is on the way and means the tactics will have to change. >> translator: we have a plan for the winter because of the weather but it will have to be defensive one rather than attacking, all we can do is hold the line. >> reporter: the peshmerga say their ground are down to ground troops and air support working in unisom and without it it could turn in i.s.i.l.'s favor if more weapons don't join peshmerga ranks and this is the crossing on the iraq/syria border. members of israeli have dissolved parliament less than two years after elections, the ruling coalition collapsed and fresh elections expected in march, the early polls showing
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the prime minister benjamin netanyahu likely to return to power. international criminal court upgraded and palestine status which may make it easier for suspected war crimes and it coincided with israel launching its own investigation into crimes earlier this year in gaza and diplomatic editor james base has more from the headquarters in new york. >> reporter: countries that accept the jurisdiction of the interfacial criminal court but other nations that have not signed up including the u.s., china and russia are also allowed to attend these observers, the first time palestine was included on that list and an upgrade in status with icc accepting palestine as a state. >> i think there is a momentum on our side, the international community is fed up with israel, the extremism as it was demonstrated in the aggression
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against our people in gaza and the provocation and incitement in jerusalem. >> reporter: the charge is largely symbolic and statehood after votes in europe but could it lead to crimes in pal stint israeli conflict brought before the international court. >> palestinians need to take a further step and become a member of the court and that is something we have been calling on them to do for quite some time now and something that the court's prosecutor has also made clear that they are able to do. >> reporter: so why have the palestinians not requested to join the international criminal court yet? well here at u.n. deliberations continue on a possible security council resolution, the palestinians want an end date set for israeli occupation, one of the few points of diplomatic
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leverage they have is possible membership of the icc, some would say it is their trump card, james spades, al jazeera united nations. >> thailand the latest country to ban the on line taxi reservation company uber and they questioned a uber executive over an alleged rape and new deli chief says the firm could face criminal charges if they find evidence that it lied about the safety of its service, one of uber driver accused of raping a passenger, a city ban the service on monday and there have been protests against the company and we are joined live with the latest, that is new deli, what about the rest of the countr country? >> just this afternoon india home minister directed the state governments in india to ensure the operation of web-based cab providers are ban and what is interesting is the central
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government has come at with this it put the responsibility of enforcing the ban of who is ban and why and where in the hands of the state and what we have to see how is the story going to develop and when are bans coming in place and what is the fall out of them so it's all a wait and see at the moment after this directive. >> reporter: i understand that some people are upset perhaps at this because it means it's going to be more difficult for them to get public transport but if this is unlicensed, unregistered and unprotected, it's illegal in many ways, isn't it? >> it is. i mean, you have a certain definitely a point there but let me tell you what we have been hearing from people that we have been speaking to about the story and said look a knee-jerk reaction described as many is to ban the services for the moment anyway and doesn't solve the problem, doesn't answer the bigger question that india has been struggling to deal with for some years now and that is why do these incidents, why do rapes
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and why do issues of sexual violence continue to happen and what is being done to stop them and saying banning a cab service that they say was working quite fine for them and actually solving a big problem with transport and banning that is not going to address what the really big problem is and what india is struggling to deal with. >> reporter: thank you. people in the philippines are counting the cost of the latest storm to ravage the island and hagupit killed 42 and a trail of destruction and andrew thomas sends us this. >> reporter: in the philippines east as rescue teams reach isolated communities hit by typhoon hagupit on saturday and sunday and number of people dead is rising and they felt the typhoon's fool force and homes around here are not sturdy built and some areas aid agencies say 80% destroyed and despite
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evaluations not everyone got out in time. with roads blocked and slow-moving heavy rain preventing teams getting in by air, official surveys over destruction and account of number of dead are taking time. it is though now clear after it left eastern the typhoon did less damage further west and the rain pounded down the winds dropped and lost a lot of their punch, by the time it reached manila it was downgrade to a tropical storm and that is different than what is forecast and the destruction by 2013 hyann people moved willingly to evacuation center and people spent one night in places like this. monday was the turn of those in the capitol and nearby port town. >> translator: i urge everyone to take due diligence and prepare for anything because if we don't take care of ourselves
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preparations will be useless. >> reporter: evaluations say people could be persuaded to take it seriously and the system of aid distribution too proved lessons learned after hyann but hagupit did not end up being a test on the same scale. the rain is relentless and heavy for 24 hours and the forecast is for more to come but the winds overnight were slight with little damage and this amount of water there is a danger of landslides but most say hagupit is not as bad as once been feared. everton fox is with us now and it is weakening a little bit but it is still heading elsewhere and a lot of people are going to get wet? >> heading to south vietnam but in terms of the wind we are not too concerned and look at the satellite picture and this is why, smaller picture than it was and swirling away and fairly organized and it's still a
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tropical storm now, sustained winds of 75 kilometers per hour, going through the next few hours it will continue to weaken further and eventually it's going to run its way to south vietnam and by that stage it really will be more than a path of wind as such but lots on rain still to come and we already saw around 200 millimeters of rain and it's the western side of the philippines just four hours ago, 24 hours total 200 millimeters of rain. the worst of the rain is over though and we will see showers and spells of wet weather coming through on the western side of the philippines and you see the system there starting to pull away going through wednesday, brighter skies coming in behind and still a legacy of showers. we go on into thursday and there you go, it is running its way toward that eastern side of vietnam down here and that is where we will be as we go on through thursday. by that stage i think it's certainly a possibility even
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though the winds are not a significant feature with damaging winds we will see heavy rain and see 200 millimeters of rain coming down in 24 hours as it goes in vietnam here, david. >> everton fox thank you, up grade for palestine and recognition of the international criminal court may pave the way forward crimes investigations. living on the boko haram and we talk to nigeria who fled the group's advance and in sport we will hear from the man in charge of olympics for his plans for the future of the games. ♪
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founder of the global headlines this hour the u.s. government stepping up security ahead of the release of a censored version of a report into cia interrogation techniques, the first time the agency held to account for methods use on al-qaeda suspects. leaders of gcc the gulf corporation council are in kata for a summit and thought the countries may agree to former joint military command and tie land ban the taxi service uber a day after new deli did the same and police in new deli question an executive from the online taxi booking company after an alleged rape by one of its drivers and they asked all the states to ban all web-based taxi companies not following the law. and health organizations latest report shows the number of people dying from malaria is still falling helped by simple
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measures like mosquito nets and it has been in half since the beginning of centuries but some places it's on the rise again and we went to the hills an area of bangladesh where traditional farming methods are undoing much of the progress. >> reporter: slash and burn and how ancestors farmed for centuries and how she farms today and she is part of the hill tracks and her traditional style of agricultural might be creating an malaria problem that doesn't go away and slash and burn could be linked to higher milaria and burning the soil raises ph content and making it suitable for the breeding ground for the mosquito with the disease. >> in the evening they come out around 6:00 or 7:00 when it gets dark then they bright so much it
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becomes unbearable and a lot of mosquitos during the rainy season. >> reporter: reached the goal target of reducing malaria deaths by 60% by 2015, three years ahead of schedule but it went 7500 to 18,000 this year in the districts that form the hill tracks and an isolated mountain region far removed from the crowded plains of the rest of the country. >> translator: i'll admit it might but we came a little relaxed because we thought we already had gotten rid of the disease. >> reporter: raising the ph level of the soil is not the only thing putting her at risk, slash and burn farmers go deep in the jungle for weeks at a time. some of these places are so remote it can take more than a day to get to the nearest healthcare provider, many of the more severe cases of malaria are
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often result of a farmer catching a fever and too weak to make the journey back. there is an antimalaria drive in the area and part of the plan is to give the jackets to slash and burn farmers. >> it's a special type of jacket and it's emersed in insecticide and it is not actually comfortable for the person, but it has protection. >> reporter: the government has handed out 2000 jackets this year and says recipients have stayed disease free. and she welcomes the move if something might help keep her being bitten by mosquitos she is willing to give it a chance, al jazeera, bangladesh. >> a little bit of bad news and we will talk about the good news in a moment with the doctor from w.h.o. an expert in malaria and looking how it stands at the moment and saying 198 million
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cases of malaria globally last year-and-a-half a million died, that is 584,000. africa accounting for 90% of the deaths and majority of them were children under the age of five but the number of people die falling sharply. since 2000 mortality rate has gone down by 47% and africa showing the most with a 54% drop in mortality rate there and we have the world health organization and congratulations to all those who managed to do this, how big of achievement do you think it is? >> well, good morning. and thank you for reminding all of us on the key figures of the report that we are launching today. and it is the success first countries and communities but also of the international
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partnerships and the donor community. these are, i believe, historical results. never have we witnessed such a sustained progress in the fight against malaria and we have been documenting over the last 10, 15 years. so good news, very good reasons to congratulate all the community involved in the fight but recognition of the challenges that still remain and the figures that you have remind us that nearly 600,000 people are dying of an entirely preventable and curable disease and that nearly 200 million cases of malaria like the ones we are alluding to in bangladesh continue to damage the lives and development of communities around 97 countries. >> before this, a little bit of research and i discovered that
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only one disease, small pox has been completely eradicated through the use of vaccines, is it too much to hope this could be the case within the next 10-15 years with malaria? >> well, i think we need to bring together the recognition of the unprecedented success that we are facing with malaria with a sense of realism, the world did embark in the late 1950s of last century in an effort to eradicate malaria and clearly the tools and the capacity to actually succeed were not there and the malariaer ratification campaign was abundant in the late 1960s and i believe we learned from past mistakes. what i believe we need to do is sustain the progress, the next
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five years are going to be critical, if we manage to sustain the progress innovation has been and is going to deliver critical tools, game-changing tools over the next few years and perhaps in 5-10 years from now we can potentially look ahead with sufficient confidence on an malaria free over the next few years. >> i described you as an malaria expert and you work in tanzania and mozambeke and more and looking at your role and deaths are in happen was there ever what might be described as an eureka moment, one particular type of prophylactic if you like or treatment that made all the difference? >> again, great question, and a
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very important lesson for all of us working in malaria. there is no magic bullet and it is unlikely that there will be a magic bullet, malaria is a very complex disease and a disease system which requires attacking from very different angles. we need to tackle the viktor that transports the malaria the mosquitos and tackle with drives hopefully one day with vaccines and it's the combination of all those interventions that really makes the difference, so comprehensive approaches including environmental management that your previous report was alluding to in bangladesh and manmade malaria and preventing malaria and need tools being brought together and what we witnessed, it's a combination of all of this that delivers impact and allows us to
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move forward. >> doctor, well done to you and everybody else who is doing everything they can and good luck in the future, thank you very much indeed. >> thank you for your support. >> reporter: in nigeria the group boko haram continues to capture towns north of the country, all part of attempt to establish a so called counter fate there and how is boko haram governing these areas? we report from the area of yola. >> reporter: when boko haram was here she was in school, her family fled without her, for three weeks she lived under the rule before taking a back road to escape. >> translator: they are patrolling the streets alley by alley and would put it in order and shop to shop, house to house and breaking in and checking people's belongings.
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>> reporter: pushing for territory northeast nigeria and people fled in terror but a shift in tactics the group is seeking to paint an image of actual government and in the 2000 towns and villages it seized and this shows the leader leading residents in prayer and people fled effective areas in the state say there was much talk that he indeed appeared but it's hard to tell reality but what appears certain are groups at items to establish a presence. >> translator: they were going around looking for girls to marry and said it was not forced and would pay a dowry to perform wedding rights in the presence of the father and pick a house of his liking and settle in it. >> reporter: escaped after spending a week under boko haram and fighters preventing people from fleeing and those who left would give up their property.
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>> translator: they asked people to reopen shop who left and conducted business among themselves and even operated a gas station. >> reporter: fighter stole people and workers and soldiers and if they agreed with the group's version of islam they would be spared, in the propaganda video it shows the tricked interpretation of religion and also told al jazeera the group singles out christians randomly killing them or forcing them to convert. the ability of boko haram to hold on to the territory is being tested and the group not believed to have enough resourc resources for a long period of time and it's not popular in the communities it takes over and the seizure of territory is a concern the group is not able to actually rule. >> we made recoveries beyond publicity. actually in reality it doesn't
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exist, it's not there. they are living and not going back. >> reporter: not going back are hundreds of thousands of displaced people who still fear for their lives, boko haram intentions have been far from clear, al jazeera, yola, northeastern nigeria. al jazeera continues to demand the release of our three journalists who have been held in prison in egypt for 346 days. greste and fahmy and mohamed have been jailed on charges of helping the outlawed muslim brotherhood and appealing against convictions and peter and mohamed sentenced 7 years and the other additional three for having in his possession a spent bullet he says he picked up at a protest. more demonstrations continuing across the united states after two court decisions not to indict white policemen for killing two black men. the cases have started a national debate on racial
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profiling and the use department of justice said it will set new limits for federal law enforcement. kimberly explains. >> reporter: another night of clashes between protesters and police. this time in brookly, california as peaceful protests turned violent. nationwide demonstrations broke out after a new york grand jury decided not to charge the policeman responsible for the choke hold death of eric garner, a week earlier yet another jury decision not to charge the police officer responsible for the death of michael brown in ferguson, missouri. with public trust and law enforcement eroding the u.s. department of justice announced new guidelines aimed at limiting racial profiling, revised policies prohibit profiling based on gender, national origin, real religion and ethni
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and apply to investigations. >> we are most effective when we don't do things on the basis of stereotypes when we look at that other factor, we look, you know, at things wholistically and come up ways in which we use the resources that we have. >> reporter: that means government agencies like the f.b.i. would no longer be able to consider factors like religion or national origin when conducting investigations but under the new guidelines racial profiling will still be tolerated for law enforcement during airport screening or agents papatrolling the courts and borders and it's argued the new guidelines disproportionately target latinos and religious minorit s minorities. >> this does nothing at all for communities of the color particularly in low-income neighborhoods who have been
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under police and with what we see in ferguson and new york are the state legislatures. >> reporter: the guidelines will not apply to local and state police officer unless they participate in a federal investigation. >> if you are the media you need to move. >> reporter: unrest over perceived lack of justice in u.s. policing. critics fear the new rules will do little to rebuild public trust, kimberly, al jazeera, washington. stay with us on the news hour, we have this coming up, a new generation of innovators exploring technology and try to shape our futures. and which clubs are in with reaching the knock out rounds of the champion leave and andy and the rest of the sport in a couple minutes. ♪
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♪ time for the sport and stay with us because ann the i -- andy is here. >> cricket is back to normal and the test got to a tribute with phillip hughes who died last month. and this began with 63 seconds of applause and hughes 63 knock outs when he was struck on the neck by delivery during a domestic game and died two days later and he is named australia's 13th man for this game. well, the match itself david warner scored the tenth as the
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home team was in a good position and disappointment by michael clark and had to retire hurt on 60 with appearance recurrence with his longstanding back problem and 354-6 at the close >> had a gut feeling my mate was with me the whole time from ball one. he will be at the other end laughing at me about all the sport and all the people that have sent their messages down here. i don't think he would have himself believed the amount of support he has had from not just australia but around the world. >> reporter: the man who led to the death of hughes returned to action and abbot took the field at sidney cricket ground where the incident involving hughes happened and the 22-year-old applauded by the crowd and a short pitch in the first over on the way to taking a couple of wickets. international olympic community
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agreed on 40 point plan to revamp p the summer and winter games, there wasn't a single vote of opposition at this meeting in monocco and driven and a key step is changing the bidding process and made cheaper and cities will need to present long-term plans beyond the two weeks of games themselves and bids from host cities or multiple countries may be considered. we may see more sports as well. the present 28 will be abandoned and 10 and half thousand athletes and can choose new events and tokyo adding baseball and softball for the 2020 games, 2022 winter games under line the need for change in bidding process for potential hosts pulling out for costs and a few are in contention and kazakhstan. >> as you say in my wildest
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dreams i would not have expected this, but, you know, it showed the great determination of the members for these reforms and to make this progress. >> reporter: for more on this let's go to our sport correspondent and lee tell us the timing of this is it significant and it has moved pretty quickly, hasn't it? >> he has made his mark and been in the job just over a year and that is not long for an olympic president and forced through 40 changes with very little resistance and shows the way ahead and the reason he has done it is he knows he had to act and stay ahead of the game otherwise some of the things around the ioc might come to haunt them or get them first and tied to financing and wants to protect
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host cities and protect host nations and wants to find a way where there is not the financial burden like it has for years and that is an extremely worry some for ioc in 2022 and two bidders for the winter olympic, that is not a good situation for ioc and looking into the extraordinary thing of having events not just outside of cities but countries to take the financial weight off and needing to be some kind of construction process that puts too much of a financial burden on a country, it's certainly a huge significant thing that has done and not in the wildest dreams for imagined getting all 43 so easily and cleared the way the ioc wants to go. >> a heck of a lot of detail and words, i'm sure you were hanging off every detail of this particular meeting in monocco but people watching the olympics what are significant changes they might notice? >> well, i think what people are really interesting in is not understanding the politics and finances are what sports that
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people play and what they want to watch and what is interesting is they looked at events and not sports and don't want a limit on sports and want sports looking in to have a chance. you can see why softball and baseball in japan in 2020 and why so many metals and phelps win 6, 7, 8 metals and other athletings and other nations can only win one and why changes are coming in and the same amount of events 310 and 28 sports and squash is interesting and they will have a chance to push their way in the olympics again, do people want to wash squash in the olympics is another matter and plenty of discussion to come. >> on the big squash family i would not have a bad word said about it, thank you so much in london. and the last round of group games in the european champions on the way and decisive match
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and one with five-time champions liverpool and have to agree in the knock out rounds and draw down field for the swiss to go to liverpool when they were in a similar position ten years ago and they beat and went on to win the title. >> this is a competition that has a great history here for liverpool and obviously that last game here i was here for part of that great history but it's an opportunity to let the players know as i said to qualify and make sure as i said that they write themselves in the folklore to write the next round because that is the objective. >> monocco will progress with victory and the russians need to beat them to qualify and they need a point to get on group eight, italians could top the group if they beat atletico by two goals or more and there is a
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chance of qualifying. >> translator: we have been working hard for the last few months to arrive at this point of the season. this is now the most important match of the year. we can't afford to make any mistakes at this point. we are lucky to be playing this match at home, i'm sure our fans will create a great atmosphere. >> nba western conference leaders and golden state and 30 straight win over minnesota, brooklyn british royalty seeing basketball royalty as cleveland beat the nets and kevin almost stole the show with 19 points and king james lebron did not disappoint, the full time mvp with 18 and final and the 7th win in a row and that is sports for now. >> robot with muscles and tendons and arms and 3d printers
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and some of what the future promises thanks to young innovators and many getting together in kata sharing prototypes and visions of how technology will be able to change if not enhance our lives and editor explains. >> reporter: art and technology in one, the smart war reshapes itself in response to the environment, in this case a change in light. >> can you imagine if you can change it with a big structure that can open or close depending on weather conditions, sounds, pressure, humidity or even light that would be something completely different, fluid, dynamic. >> reporter: at c conferences like in the focus is on big business and making telecommunications around the world possible and a number of innovators invited and given a platform to share their vision. from this bio machine which uses living plants as centsers to
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this orb, an original approach for clearing land mines, a new generation is exploring the way technology can shape the future. and that future might just start like this, a dutch project which shows how plastic cups can be transformed into other objections using a 3d printer, it's still a prototype but designers say the technology has enormous potential. >> that is what 3d printer is good for, using waste on site to make new products again for what you use on site and local waste for local needs. >> reporter: also on display an automatic algae farm that can make food and they are interested and to see how artists and innovators are using new technology. >> and using it as consumers but more to think how it could be used in other ways and this
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thinking in alternatives i think this is what artists and people in general just this is the capacity that they have and this is why we are presenting them and why they should inspire others to do the same. >> reporter: the first robot designed around human anatomy using tendons and muscles rather than motors to move. >> we can actually learn a lot from nature and it doesn't mean that we have to stick to what nature has done, you know, we are engineers, we can use other things, we can use other materials but i think it's a great source of inspiration. >> reporter: road boy uses artificial intelligence, a way shaping communication in the future and now he is learning to move and also a fast learner when it comes to knowing what to say and when. >> al jazeera, doha. that is it for me david
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