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i'm patricia sagba. thank you for joining us, and have a great weekend. >> hello everybody, this is al jazeera america. i'm david schuster in new york. john siegenthaler is off tonight. thousands gather for a police officer's wake. as tensions and protests continues nationwide. moscow is struggling to rescue its teetering banking system, what that could mean around the globe.
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2004 tsunami, the lives lost, what has changed over the last decade and could it happen again? and christmas hacked, why x box and personal players are being taken advantage of. the group taking responsibility. we begin tonight with the emotionallily charged gathering here in new york city for the nypd officers ambushed and killed last week. the gathering for rafael ramos, his funeral is tomorrow. roxana saberi has the story. >> david, all said he didn't deserve to die. in silence these nypd officers carried the casket of their
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fallen colleague rafael ramos, into the church he attended for years. some new ramos from church where he volunteered as an usher. >> he will always be remembered as one of the greeters when we came in, welcome my sisters, welcome my brothers. >> he posted this saying, if your way isn't working, try this way. the suspects, ismaaiyl brinsley turned the gun on himself short after that, city officials said he targeted the two officers because of their uniforms. now many people here are struggling to understand why ram os had to die in such a gruesome way. >> no man has the power to take
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another man's life. they don't have the right to take it. in jesus' name amen. >> hundreds turns into thousands. >> this line is now snaking down the block. a lot of these people say they didn't know him personally but that doesn't matter. they are coming here to pay respects to a fellow officer. >> paying respects that's what we do. >> the assassination of a fellow officer is unspoken, unheard of. the climate of the nation today it's absolutely imperative we show up and support our fellow officers. >> tying blue ribbons on a fence, 1,000 of them in one hour. >> people have been stopping by and doing it. there was no admonish blue ribbon in the neighborhood. i had to go outside the neighborhood to find it. >> this was a day of remembrance
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and a chance to reflect on divisions that need healing. >> everybody in new york should be here. same way people get roused up and the police shoot somebody unarmed it should be the same attention when two unarmed officers got shot down the way they did, but they are not unarmed. >> the services for wenjian liu is still pending. increased security around precinct buildings after the incident. david. >> roxana saberi, thank you. christmas hold protests, more than 100 people calling an end to police shootings. blocked streets last night in oakland. the demonstration was mostly peaceful but some started a dumpster fire. costing the city over $1 million in overtime pay.
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nationwide movement, the anger erupted, after police killed an unarmed black teenager in missouri,. >> 50 years after the landmark civil rights act was passed, old unwounds were opened. after violence erupted on the streets of ferguson, missouri. three and a half months of fury had been simmering since a white police officer killed a black teenager in a warm day in august. michael brown had been shot six times. brown was unarmed. within hours, hundreds of outraged protesters took to the streets. but soon some opportunity volunteer, looting businesses, a
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gas station and convenience store was lit on fire, piecing together what had happened to their son leaning on civil rights activists for support. >> no one last the right to take their child's name and drag it through the mud because you angry. >> stand up don't shoot. >> long been one of the country's most segregated region. nearly 70% of residents here are african american. the police department hasn't kept up with that change. only three out of 53 police officers in fergs ar ferguson a. almost all the administrators are white. >> i don't want the society to see this as just an african american thing. we just want justice, period.
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>> the weekend of protest, tensions escalating, police responded with armored military style vehicles with full swat gear, using rubber bullets to dispersing crowds. >> we started getting rocks, bricks, thrown at us, then a molotov cocktail went off. we need to calm down and bring some peace to it. >> even some journalists were arrested, some tear gassed including our own al jazeera crew. police many revealed little, at the same time, they released surveillance votes and video shows nieb stealing cigars from
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a local fshes -- shows michael brown stealing sieg ars from a local convenience store. another group of people tried to keep them from doing that. >> these people came in tried to loot the stores. don't do that. that's not what it's about. this is a civil rights movement. my name is antoine smith and i came here to stand upper for my rights. >> the department of justice opened up an investigation. >> in ferguson, our investigation will assess the police department's use of force including deadly force. it will analyze stops, searches, and arrests. and it will examine the treatment of individuals detained at ferguson's city jail. >> reporter: but in late november two and a half months after the shooting the mistrust deepened when the brown family and residents finally heard the grand jury's decision. >> they determined that no probable cause exists to return any charge against officer
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wilson and returned a no true bill against each of the five indictments. >> riders cut a path of destruction, burning and damaging 75 businesses along the way. business owners were left to pick up the pieces as age are and frustration persisted. >> they told us that they would protect all the business and everything that was around here. >> reporter: and despite the hurt mistrust and turmoil this community has endured, justice in the new year. >> there's nothing wrong with falling, the probably is not getting up.
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>> how do you do that? you have to understand that there's a crisis of legitimacy of the country. the cops are not trusted so they have to begin to reach out to their communities. every single time a cop has contact with a civilian, that is an opportunity for trust. everywhere single interaction. you have to explain what you're doing, why you're doing it, you do it respectfully, you tell them the outcome of the stop, whatever it is. you explain yourself, why is that important? because when you explain to people why you're doing something and you've given them an opportunity to be heard they're more likely to trust the outcome so that's how they have to do it. >> are there specific though training programs that you've seen here in new york city that have encompassed all of what you have just talked about and the specifics of telling officers here's how you explain things? >> yes, not just in new york
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city. across the country. there are programs called implicit racial bias, so cops understand the implicit bias they have. cops are trained ounderstand sometimes they may fire more rapidly as they see a black face as opposed to a white face. get them to understand that it's in their interest, intrinsic motivation to interact better with the civilian population, because when people goes up their safety goes up. >> part of the trust also involved the decisions by sometimes local police, local prosecutors not to employ a special prosecutor. a lot of dr. them had said if the reaction was coming from a special prosecutor the reacts would have been different. >> there is political
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accountability. in a democracy the ultimate check on power is the ballot box but i do think there's another way we could increase the trust of the grand jury process. right now the grand jury process as you know is completely secret. whatever goes on in that grand jury room nobody is allowed to know about it by law. we have to examine whether or not that is necessary in all cases and it's probably not. i think about we were to open up the grand jury process, see some of the testimony if people saw what was going on people would trust it. and we have to make sure that people have to understand what the legal thresholds are that the grand jury is considering. in all of ferguson, i did a lot of shows around ferguson. nobody asked me about the law, the law is incredibly relevant. in order to indict the officer for a murder, you have to show that that officer intended to kill that person and did that without justification. >> that's for manslaughter, they
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could have come back with lesser charges, reckless homicide or nej inegligence. >> is it justified? so you have all these layers of legal questions that have to be analyzed. if we opened up the process so people understood that the presentation was fair, both to the deceased and to the cop, it would be more seemingly fair. but the judicial process as well, that's really important. >> richard aborn, presidential of the assistance crime commission in new york city. thanks for coming in, we appreciate it. >> my pleasure. >> inningin pakistan, children h erd two weeks ago when taliban
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extremists, stormed a school for pakistanis,ing late yesterday pakistani security forces engaged in an hour long shootout with a man named saddam. >> i'm informing the terrorists of the decision of the nation. your days are numbered. there will be no place to hide on our soil for those who targeted our children and attacked our future. you will get a ruthless response for the pain you have caused this nation by shedding the blood of our innocent children. >> according to one report nearly 7,000 pakistanis are being monitored for ties to militant organizations. in pakistan, afte ashraf --n
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afghanistan, ash ha ashraf todai got a visit from members of americamerica's politics. >> 24 hours ago after rebel rocket landed inside the alsedra defoe. victoria gattenby has the story. >> rocked at the al sidra terminal. launched the surprise attack. they fired missiles from speedboats during fierce fighting with guards at the site. libya's oil terminals aring mainly in the east of the country. men have been fighting alongside soldiers from the
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internationally recognized government based in tobruk. but libya is under control of two rival governments, engaged in daily fighting. own government was put in place led by omar al hassi. and in november invalidatethe election, citing violations of libya's provisional constitution. rival militias have also formed two loosely affiliated blocks. one in tobruk, and one seen as more religiously being conservative. broadly aligned with the tripoli based government. the current fighting is based around the al sidra oil terminal.
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libyan dawn wants to secure it before moving on to other oil ports. caused the country's oil production to fall by a third. it's also put libya's only significant source of revenue under threat. victoria gatenby, al jazeera. sanctuary in a sanctuary, to avoid deportation. as courtney keely reports, local officials are closing his case. >> reporter: parishioners held a nightly vigil for he and his family. at the end of the service, his wife and children would go home. his children are all born in this country and are u.s. citizens. refused to grant limb a stay of execution, so he has to stay behind. jennifer london are interviewed
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him in september. >> how long are you prepared to stay in the church? >> i have no idea how long it's going to be. i have no other options. >> francisco faced deportation. >> give me a reason why you should be able to stay in the united states? >> the reason is my kids, my family. i have five kids, they are just u.s. citizens. i no have any record critical. >> reporter: since late september he lived here hiding in plain sight from immigration authorities who are unlikely to take action. this 2011 policy document known as the morton memo issued by then ice director john morton said deportation orders would not be carried out at sensity locations such as schools and churches unless prior permission was obtained. >> our policy should never be to divide families. >> sanctuary movement in the
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1980s where churches across the u.s. harbored 14,000 undocumented immigrants. pastor allison harrington says it is the right thing to do now. >> we are people of faith. we are people who have promised to follow the commands ever our faith. these are the propositions that we're not -- the promises that we're not going to break . >> million of undocumented parents from deportation. for francisco to qualify he made it home just before christmas. cowrnlcourtney keely, al jazeer. >> why putin is tankering with the price of vodka. ten years since the indian ocean tsunami. the hardest hit areas and why they're doing now. i
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>> can affect and surprise us. >> don't try this at home. >> tech know, where technology meets humanity. tomorrow at 7:30 eastern. only on al jazeera america.
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>> there are new reports tonight from ukraine that the latest talks between ukrainian forces and proitio pro-russian rebels e broken down. they were supposed to reinforce the terms of a september ceasefire deal. it is unclear what prompted the breakdown and whether negotiations will resume. in the meantime, both sides have reportedly agreed on an exchange of prisoners. ukraine is handing 225 people, the rebels are releasing 150. the conflict this year has claimed the lives of nearly 5,000 people. admits the conflict, ukraine has said it would like to join nato. now, moscow issued some of the harshest rhetoric of the area.
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peter sharp has more now from moscow. >> it's quite interesting really because it gives you an idea of what the president sees as the threats that are facing his country as we move into 2015. and first and foremost, nato has added 12 eastern european countries to its membership and that blue tide really is coming closer and closer to it, and putin and the crim lynn are not happy about this at all. -- kremlin are not happy about this at all. they see this as a real potential threat possibly in the years ahead. so that's his first concern. second concern is more of an international fear. basically, he's very unhappy with the u.s. prompt global strike program, now this is a conventional not nuclear but a
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conventional program in which it would enable the u.s. to deliver a conventional strike anywhere in the world within one hour's notice and the kremlin isn't happy for that for obvious reasons. and finally he's talking about the possible unsettling destabilizization in ristabiliz. also warns of possible terror attack. >> peters sharp reporting from moscow. the sanctions on russia has caused the economy to implode. also asked legislators to put a cap on the price of vodka. if vodka becomes too expensive, there is potential for citizens turning to bootleg spirits.
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national correspondent of the new york observer joins us. first of all, what do you think of vladimir putin's latest moves, saying, no vacations and by the way we need to put a cap on the price of vodka. what do you think that's about? >> for lawmakers many of whom have ill gotten wealth to have expensive holidays ask not the optics you want in a country that's suffering economically. similarly with the vodka on the one hand, it's not having people drinking things that will make them sick, but new years and russian orthodox holidays. reasonable price of vodka is important. people are buying up products so maybe this will settle this a little bit. that's what the russian president is hoping. >> we see these stories around the globe and there are fears of
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the russian economy teetering on the brink. i wonder if you could put in perspective how things are for ordinary russians. >> things are difficult for ordinary russians. but things are always difficult for ordinary russians. that's worth considering. russia under putin's governance has felt difficult economic times. this is a bad time for russia economically. it is not unpress debteprecedene should be cautious thinking this is a massive game changing event. this could reverse itself in theism in new year. >> what does that did to in terms of poa ent -- potent -- not having to worry about the economic impact on his base of support in russia? >> well, peunts always worries and right now -- putin always
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worries and that worry pays off. this constantly works on making the opposition weak. whether that's repressinpressine media, making it harder for civil society to organized, limiting freedom of assembly, when you are vulnerable to an economic downturn the opposition structure isn't there. through his authoritarian machinations, mr. putin has bought himself some time. my feeling, he will survive, notwithstanding that. >> more aggressive actions he might have wanted to pursue with ukraine, perhaps there's some domestic pressure that putin might feel not make things any worse? >> that's certainly true. there are however several sides to this. the sanctions are damaging the russian economy and i think we should understand that the policy makers in the obama administration and elsewhere said when these sanctions were
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put in place this will have an impact and it will take time. so president obama some secretary of state kerry looks like they were right about that. however it is not the only issue. the global decline in oil is hurting russia very heavily. they are very dependent on a commodities economy. our economy is suffering because the west is out to get us, because the west is making economic war on us. and that is the kind of political red meat that his political base, again in an unfree media environment, will school. so while the economic -- the sanctions are having an economic impact they are also in an odd way giving president putin some wiggle room. now a completely rational actor might say, therefore we are going to back up on some of our
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international ambitions. however, one way mr. putin has put the nationalist cat out of the bag in the last months, maybe we're wrong on eastern ukraine, maybe we shouldn't have such an aggressive policy, it's hard to put that toothpaste back in the tube as it were. maybe prution forces, russian -- backed forces will ease out of eastern ukraine, i don't think we'll see that either. >> thank you for joining us. >> thank you. >> ten years, after a quarter million people lost their lives. plus, refugee crisis, why lebanese officials are turning people away at the syrian border.
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>> hello everybody, this is al jazeera america, i'm chs in newd schuster in new york.
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ten years ago, a tsunami in southeast asia killed nearly a quarter of a million people. the long road to recovery. striking oil. in libya's civil war, the biggest export terminals and there are growing fears that rival factions could split the country in two. hacking, perpetrators what, do they want. and song of peace. ♪ just want to tell my tale ♪ when the sun will rise tomorrow ♪ >> the israeli musician with a message of harmony for the middle east. >> on december the 26th, 2004, a powerful earthquake hit southeast asia sending devastating walls of water inland. they found that more than 220,000 people had been killed. entire coastal communities had
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been wiped out. the tsunami affected 14 countries and stretched thousands of miles. knowledge aal jazeera's tarek bs more. >> hit 9:00 in the morning, when the indian tectonic plate was forced underneath the burma plate, with a magnitude of 9, this is the third largest earthquake ever recorded, the estimate of 23 thousand hiroshima type bombs. u.s. geological survey shows how the tsunami rose up, hitting coastal areas in indonesia and thailand then traveling thousands of miles over the indian ocean. ache province in indonesia, number of people killed here is estimated to be over 160,000,
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half a million displaced. the coast of thailand, 8,000 died, 7,000 were displaced. two and a half hours later, the tsunami hit sri lanka. half a million glaised. displaced. in india, 640,000 lost their homes. the tsunami would also cause loss of life and damage in ten other indian ocean countries. the total number of people killed over 220,000. making this the single worst tsunami in recorded history. >> in manda ache, the survivors spent the day honoring those. step va vasson has the story. >> she lost two children and her
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mother. >> translator: our thoughts about our families stay with us forever. i was head of the school then and of our 300 students, only 70 survived. >> reporter: in sri lanka the memorial starts in a train, symbolizing the storm ten years ago. on board, together with her brother and uncle who died. >> translator: the water was up to my neck when i got out of the carriage through a window. i was swept away by a huge wave, an old man was with me and we floated on a window frame. >> the village 1400 people were remembered. mostly migrant workers from myanmar. people across the region yeund by thosunited by thefear.
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unprepared if another disaster strikes. >> another the government believes lessons have been lrnd. learned. >> a disaster can be overcome by facing the disaster. there will be less victims next time. they know to go to higher ground. >> avhe thanked the world for its donations. disaster strin province into a better place to start a new life. step fasson, al jazeera, banda ache. >> there was a show of resilience today. veronica ped rosrosa has that
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report. >> devastating this entire region and among the fatalities were 50 nationalities. in large part, because this area of thailand is a tourism destination. in this beach resort alone, something like 540 sweed swedese killed. the swedish government held a memorial. for them it's as much of a national tragedy as it is for thailand. lookinlooking back on the last n years, if you ask tourists who make their last respect and hospitality workers, they will all say the memory is as harp and painful as it happened yesterday. but they will also say that
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business is better living up to the slogan that the humanitarian community were using at the time of the tsunami, they said they wanted to build back better. and this place which was a kind of sleepy fishing village back then is now a fully formed commercial proposition. it is very busy, many tourists are coming here. in that sense, things are better than the tsunami but there are many painful individual stories. it was an event that irrevocably changed lives right around the world. >> malaysia also lost people during the tsunami ten years ago. tonight parts of that country have been hit hard by flooding. at least five people have died and 120,000 residents have been forced from their homes. the prime minister is under fire, for golfing with president
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obama in hawaii at the time of this situation. peshmerga commander tells al jazeera his forces have retain several locations near sinjar in iraq. thousands of people trapped on mount sinjar for months. kurdish forces have also taken control of several roads into the area. syrians fleein fleeing into lebanon, now that country is overwhelmed. zeina khodr has the story. >> the number of people crossing over has dropped significantly. the government of lebanon has
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enforced stricter l policies. >> arbitrary policies by general security agency in charge of the borders and ironically letting in those who looked like they were just coming for the weekend, not desperate or humanitarian cases. >> it is hard to independently confirm this when we are denied access to the immigration office. syrians who do cross are scared to speak openly but the discriminatory treatment, this family wanted to go to syria for a visit but if they did the lebanese authorities told them they would never be able to come back. so they didn't go. officials say a person who goes back and forth won't be considered a displaced person. a local official justified these measures particularly after some syrians were involved in attacks and boaments i bombings in leba.
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>> it has been four years. now for example men in their 20s are not allowed in because of the security problems. >> reporter: the rfg refugees don't impose an internal threat. leaving many lebanese without jobs. not only unmany of the 1 million syrian ratification, the lebrolebanese and syrian armiese managed to close most of those routes. decades able to come and go freely but for lebanon i.t. has become a defense zeina khodr, al jazeera, lebanon. it's been nearly a year
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since three of al jazeera's journalists were arrested and detained. they were accused of aiding the muslim brotherhood, an outlaw group. al jazeera strongly denies the charges, the decision sentenced them to prison has widelying stricken them. on monday, are we will mark the one year anniversary of their arrest, journalism is not a crime. are 9 pacific. >> taking down x box and play station on christmas. plus: promoting peace through music. the superstar israeli singer david brosa who still has hope things will get better.
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>> a cyber atrack has left some people unable to play with their new christmas toys. a group callings itself lizard squad says it's behind the hack. the x box is back up and running but play station users are still having some vanel reports. >> reporter: for millions of gamers this christmas was an anxious affair. having readied themselves for some serious holiday screen time, many found that while trying to connect to play online, they hit a wall. sony's play station and microsoft's x box live networks both apparently the target of a cyber attack. a group of hackers calling themselves lizard squad say they're the ones to blame. a quick scroll of their twitter page show them reflg i revelinge
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situation. >> the expectation that profits will be made with the sale of games. the gaming companies have a lot to lose when security is breached, and gamers are put off. >> hackers are very -- they have a lot of techniques they are going to use or can use. and you don't know where the attack is always coming from. so that's part of the problem. so it's very difficult to defend against. >> reporter: the attack comes at a sensitive time with movie goers across the u.s. lining up for the release of "the interview," a comedy about the plot to kill north korea's leader, kim jong-un. sony said initially it was going to delay the film's are release,
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but north korea denied responsibility. china, north korea's only major ally is now urging pyongyang to take the film's release calmly. >> appropriately deal with the issue. >> skirt experts say there's now more cyber attacks and that the attitudes of cyber-criminals are changing. they say hackers are becoming bolder spurred on by a sense of immunity hidden by computers across the gold. consumers are becoming -- the globe. consumers are becoming immune to their astacks. >> first of all we're getting word that anonymous is claiming responsibility for hack and getting 13,000 passwords from amazon and walmart. what do you think of it? >> that's just happened.
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the frequency of these types of attacks is gross exponentially. it's remarkable. change your password. >> what about holidays that's so attractive for instance going after gamers right now? >> sony and 910 dough just released new games right? they just opened their gifts, want to plug in and play their games, you want to annoy as many people as possible you do it during the christmas season. >> what about the luz ar -- lizd squad? >> are they've doan done these attacks in the past, they said they would do it, they did do it and they did annoy a lot of gamers, yes. >> the lizard squad was different from who might have been responsible for the attack on sony right? >> it's a different group, yes. >> thousands of e-mails and embarrassing stuff and led them
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to change how they were goods to release "the interview," whether that was north korea, a group affiliated with north korea osh an inside job, your take? >> in my mind, it's most definitely an inside job. >> how come? >> sony's knowledge information, 10100 terabytes of data was stolen, that's a huge amount. >> maybe they realized somebody on the inside was disgruntled and took advantage of that. >> that's the only possible connection. whether it was guardians of peace or somebody in north korea possibly. the only possibility is north korea had an inside man. but i doubt that that's the case.
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>> there's been a lot of criticism for sony for having better security. if they hadth had better security could they have prevented this? >> no, i don't think so. someone from the ip department, someone who has wide ranging access across many servers because passwords were stolen, e-mails were stolen, newly released movies were stolen. none of this is stored in the same place. it's stored across many different servers at each server would require a separate hack. >> for everybody who's looking at this and maybe they haven't are -- maybe they have an account at amazon or walmart, is this preventive measure to are change your password? >> amazon just released a ton of passwords, if you want to protect yourself you do want to change your password as soon as possible.
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other than that, you know, there's not a hell of a lot we can do. >> well, that's some optimism, dean adoge, thank you for coming. >> thank you for having me. >> coming up our picture of the day plus: ♪ broad up with the war doesn't mean i must accept it. >> one of israel's most ou outspoken advocates of peace.
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>> we were talking to a young lady saying she just wanted her voice to get out there. >> by the thousands, they're sending their government a message. >> ahead of 'em is a humanitarian crisis where tens of thousands of people are without food, water, shelter. >> a special one hour look at global attacks on free press. monday 9:00 eastern. on al jazeera america. >> coming up tonight on al jazeera america, at 11:00 p.m. eastern, aing famous switch chain could face legal action over a contract it expects employees to sign. a compelling story, all those stories at 11:00 p.m. eastern, 8:00 p.m. pacific. a documentary about one of
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israel's famous and successful series. david broza sat down with our own nick schifrin to talk about how music is bringing people together. ♪ don't to preach to no one tonight ♪ ♪ just want to tell my tale. >> reporter: for nearly 40 years david brose's been telling tales. about peace with the palestinians. ♪ i was brought up in this reality, brought up with the war, ♪ ♪ doesn't mean i want to accept it, ♪ ♪ don't want to fight no more. >> david brose is an israeli icon. his music's inspired those hoping for a two-state solution. >> you can't take away hope. the future of our society will
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only be healthy if we can all integrate. >> sadat the man of peace. >> his career was sparked by this moment, 1977, egyptian president anwar sadat. >> an anthem of co-existence. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> the music and the words just evoke this vitality and this
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necessity to deliver. >> reporter: that's led to his first documentary and a barrier break experiment. create an album from scratch in eight days by basically locking israeli and palestinian artists inside a studio. ♪ i woke up this morning ♪ an none of the news was good ♪ and death machines were rumbling past the ground where jeefs stood ♪ jesus stood ♪ ♪ try to create utopian bubble because we talk because we play because we continue to maintain contact there is hope.
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>> palestine isians in ramallah can see it but can't get there ♪ inviting me yet out of sight ♪ >> and he raps with palestinian mohamed mogbra. the two become close and he traveled with mogabra. >> we went into the refugee camp to really feel where mohamed comes from. >> mohamed mograbe's family and 35,000 palestinians live here after they fled or forced from their homes when israel was created. >> there's no police or ambulance that can come here. pregnant woman or old man or car
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crashed a kid. you have to take him by yourself to the hospital. >> i had never been to a refugee camp in these kinds of circumstances. it shouldn't be neglected. it should be given care. it should be given attention. >> reporter: but that empathy is increasingly rare in israeli society. broge speaks about a shrinking peace camp. he writes about their situation in 1-2-3. but that dialogue isn't always so simple. some palestinians believe broge and other liberal palestinians. >> boycotts and pressure on free thinkers will kill any hope. whatever you do, you can't stop it. once you stop it, everything else dies. >> reporter: that's why every
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week he still estremists refugee camp and that's why every day he sings his first song and adds new lyrics. >> what's the hopeful moment now that would end this song? >> if after 100 years of war, we haven't, then we'll not lose hope. that would be my last phrase and last line that i would want to sing. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> nick schifrin, a al jazeera, tel aviv. >> what a great peace.
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our freeze frame, a group named the chantenbury men, nice hats. who needs to go into the bar when you have this gruf outside? group outside? >> three years ago al jazeera began investigating the conviction of abdel baset al-megrahi the only man found guilty of the bombing of pan-am flight 103, over lockerbie in scotland. we subsequently screened two films which cast great doubts on the way the case against megrahi had been assembled. over the next fortnight, as the 25th anniversary of the bombing approaches, we're showing those two films again before revealing the results of a third, and


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