[ explosion ] seizing tikrit. iraqi government forces and shia militias continue an offensive to reclaim saddam hussein's home town from the rebels. a royal plea from jordan's king abdullah. >> extremism must be seep as it is - global fighting extremism on all fronts also a terrible prediction. >> there's a tidal wave coming.
some of the victims of high grade heroin flowing into the united states - the young and cambodia. >> the electric difference meaning that vehicle is running silently, a silence you'd hear if not for the thousands of other vehicles it has to share the roads with making on environmental difference whilst at the same time making a profit. good evening, thank you for joining us on al jazeera. i'm stephanie sy. >> and i'm antonio mora. we begin in iraq where iraqi forces are forcing i.s.i.l. out of tikrit. government officials said their forces retook large parts of the city and drove the group out of alla la. >> the iraqi and shia militias are preparing for an assault
should the joint offensive proceed, similar missions in other cities will continue. >> junioredon's king abdullah spoke to his people today. >> in the u.k. a new airline law aimed at preventing citizens joining i.s.i.l. >> the tikrit offensive is the largest against i.s.i.l. it's a combination of iraqi and shi'a militias. there are concerns the shia militias are targetting sunni villages. >> reporter: holding the flag of the islamic state of iraq and levant upside down is a victory sign for the iraqi soldiers and militias. they've retaken areas a few
kilometres from tikrit. an i.s.i.l. held city, a major offensive is underway. >> translation: the popular mobilization of shia militia me forces and tribes of the distribute were able to achieve great victories. >> this is the island, a prodominancely sunni areas. some of that fear is evident. this sunni neighbourhood was reportedly burnt down by shia militia me. the threat to the civilian population is great. a top cleric issued a warning. the leader of the sadr movement urged the iraqi government to punish anyone using violence torture against sunni residents of the they warn against destruction of areas retaken from i.s.i.l. reality on the ground is
different. shia fighters want to redeem the oppression of saddam. the promise from the unit of security forces and iraqi people, that we'll defeat the energy and get our revenge for the martyrs. iraqi forces say they have made gains. troops took control of the strategic gown of ghana. battles are ranging in the north. this truck was stopped near kirkuk before it could carry out attacks. they captured more territory from i.s.i.l. it will take time before iraqis can benefit. people are afraid to come back to their homes, towns taken by kurdish fighters two months ago. >> translation: i came back to check. i dare not bring my family, it's still not safe. we will not move back.
>> reporter: that sense of safety is threatened by hard line fighters and sectarians division. king abdullah addressed european council and called for unit by. >> translation: this is a fight that has to be carried out by muslim nations first and foremost. [ clapping ]. >> translation: this is a fight within islam. at the same time the extremism must be seep for what it is global. >> reporter: king abdullah says an iranian palestinian peace deal is essential from combatting extremism and it is serving as a rallying cry for
i.s.i.l. and other groups. >> some 2,000 jordanians are on the front lines fighting for rebel groups in other groups. many hail from the home of the former leader of al-qaeda in iraq. we have a report on why this town appears to be fertile ground for recruiting partners. >> reporter: this 19-year-old fight in syria for in my opinion months, when he returned to jordan, he was sentenced to 5 years. he was with a group allied to al nusra front. he was found guilty of joining a terrorist organization. his father said he came back when the armed groups started to fight each other. >> translation: he called one day and said he wanted to come home. his mothers and siblings insisted he return. he said he wanted to come back
because the different rebel groups, like the free syrian army, and al nusra front were fighting each other and he decided he was not willing to die for free for a purpose other that jihad. >> the departure shocked his family. it was through facebook that he connected with a syrian fighter. he used the money his parents gave him to pay university tees to buy a plane ticket. from there he got into syria, when he returned to jordan he was arrested at the airport. more than 2,000 jordanian fighters in syria come from across the country, a third are from sarka, the most of any area. sarka is home to other fighters. whilst poverty and unemployment have fushed religious men who feel marginalized to leave for foreign battlefields many leave the stable lives and families
behind. mote faith by their belief. many who are religiously conservative see syria as a launching pad for their project and impose islamic law. for men growing up in saabinga, fighting in conflict is a potential career path. others blame policies that are home to foreign fighters. >> most people that leave here have no future. they suffer social injustice. many are deprived of jobs. jihad becomes the goal of these men. >> the father hopes the court appeal will reduce his son's prison sentence saying his son was exploited and mislead in the battlefield next door.
>> robert is the senior vice president at the sufan group and serves as the intelligence official. good to have you with us. i want to start with a couple of points that niz reen made. one on the positive side showing the fighter coming back. we heard that coalition bombing is making - is fractureing i.s.i.l. do you think we'll see more fighters disengaging and leaving. >> that's a big question. if we see a pattern perhaps represented from omar. you have a young man. say as a case study. idea yolized. self-recruited, finds out how misser ag line is under the nusra front and finds a way to make his way back home if one
buys into the idea of the caliphate and goes to help establish the caliphate and makes it grow. it's a complicated situation to make the decision to leave. that, in itself is a mitigating factor. >> on the alarming side in her story, we are hear her talk about this being a career path. how big a problem is that how do you fight it. >> it depends on where you are talking about. what country, what regions of countries, what part of the world and what demographic. when you talk about jordan there are changes. in the region you have a place like zachar. which is a hot bed for a radical storm for a conservative brand
of religion unemployment for then between the ages of 18 to mid 30, you could, in a tense, say it point to a career path. >> king abdullah has he can tillized on the anger for burning a jordanian fighter to death. does he have more support. >> i have been talking with friends and contacts in jordan through this. they said one most social it was a sea change this attitude on the jordanian streak once the lieutenant was executed. as was most likely and not surprising, there was an attitude in jordan - look enemy number one is i.s.i.l. my contacts tell me there's an underlying feeling in some places in jordan. in the city of marn where there's a deep tradition, a conservative brand of islam. it's not that it went away.
the flags are still somewhat of an attitude on the border with syria. >> king abdullah was forceful. they were the outlaws of muslim and muslim nations must win the battle. first and foremost, will they do it. >> it's refreshing to hear a leader repeat that refrain to countries, he said first it must start within the majority muslim world, meaning our neighbourhood. that has to be an ingrepted. for the -- iningredient. from the rest of the war, the things that add up to alienation, disenfranchise: repress by regime, they must be dealt with in a wholistic sense, particularly where the conditions exist. >> jordan has been bombing in
syria and iraq. do you think other nations will be more aggressive? >> it remains to be seen. the other parties, saudi arabia, qatar, continues to support the coalition turkey as well. one of the key things with coalition members aligning their priorities, is it alas add regime first or i.s.i.l. >> that's a lot of differences of opinion. >> robert mcfadden. senior president. >> thank you. >> the british parliament questions the families of three teenage girls that travel to syria. the u.k. is debating new laws serve airlines who they expect are at risk. >> airline staff could mistake small girls for friends. we know teenagers left their family in london to join fighters in syria.
it's estimated hundreds of britains have done the same. some girls go to marry fighters others to fight, torture and kill. eager to stop them members of perimeter ask the girl's family what signs they could look for. they said there were no clues. >> we monitored what she did when she was on the phone. she was reading books on there, she was playing games, joining in, having competitions in that sense we feel like we had monitored as match as we do missed something out. >> the father had this warning. >> be vigilant not to fall on the same trap. also under scrutiny the airlines carrying these girls and others out of britain. the government pushes through measures to make them more
accountable. >> it's the authority to carry the scheme and could stop britains and foreigners to travel. a terror prevention and investigation group. it could fine airlines if they fail to provide detail destinations, and stop airlines from flying into the u.k. if they fail to comply with security directions. these and other powers in the pipeline will enhance the government's ability to monitor and control the actions of those imposing a threat. the girls were not on a watch list, the measures would not have stopped them, and the fear is they'd follow. >> the u.k. says russia could be a significant security threat. the british foreign secretary announced agencies are stepping up gel geps gathering, and recruiting russian speakers, it was warped the russian threat
was growing and called the countries and its adversaries. >> we are now faced with a russian leader bent not on joining the international space system that keeps the peace between nations, but on subverting it hammond warned of sanctions and threatened to publicise information on private assets. russia appears to be developing its military capability. u.s. officials denounced rush owe for a rein of terror. assistant secretary of state told a panel that separatist rebels unleashed upspeakable violence on the people of ukraine. moscow has sent tanks and equipment to the region. 64 soldiers have been killed since the ceasefire. >> iran warped -- warned about
a deal with the white house. they called the letter unprecedented and undiplomatic saying the u.s. cannot be trusted. >> it has no legal value, it shows how concerned a group is. there's no agreement, the group is commenting on the nation. by the way a propaganda campaign has begun. it was ironic to see some members of congress make a common cause with the hardliners. >> coming up next. >> 100 years after a million and a half armenians for massacre said. a push to make sure no one will forget the lives lost. >> a crash in the andes claims the lives of olympianians and reality television stars.
to remember the mass killing of their ancestors. >> they plan to tell 100 stories about the people survived and those that saved them. roxana saberi reports. >> reporter: for this composer and conductor, music keeps memory of tragedy and triumph alive. >> my whole existence relates to the genocide. it's been always part of my inspiration. >> in 1915 troops from the otto mon empire arrested and killed armenians, mostly from al jazeera. many say 1.5 armenians died in what armenians called the genocide. >> my grandparents perished during the genocide. >> reporter: his parents were children, and found safety in lebanon after fleeing. 100 years since the start of the
massacre, a group of armenians are launching an effort to save 100 stories about the people that helped them survive. >> there was a light. it was my light. >> reporter: when he was orphaned age 4 he lived in maria's orphanage in beirut. through her, he found music. >> she had an old weather grammo phone, i still here music drift across the corridors. >> reporter: along with thousands of orphans, he found compassion. >> she used to say that you will grow up like a tree by a well-watered river. the people behind 100 lives hope
jacobson's stories in spire others to stand up to injustice. they have support from nonprofit not on our watch, co-founded by actress george clooney. >> we want to inspire, there's no question like that and send messages to our political leaders saying it's acceptable to stand ideally buy why genocide occurs in our world. >> most historians call the armenian killings sa genocide. al jazeera objected that. >> the u.s. doesn't call what happened a genocide, and al jazeera does not. are you trying to send a message. >> we are not a political actor in the dialogue we are focussed on what we can do not others. others have to make their open decisions. >> you do call it a genocide. >> for us it's a humanitarian
tory, and people have done good among all the evil. we want to bring sharp focus on that. >> that's the message marr conian hopes to stair. >> it's a dark event that happens, and it should never happen in the history of mankind. move on. and to thank you. >> he says his story shows that with a little help people find strength in suffering. >> an estimated 1.5 million people died in the armenian genocide between 1915 and 1922. by comparison 6 million jews died at the hands of nazis. in cambodia it's unknown how many died in the killing fields of khmer rouge. it's believed to be more than 2 million, as many as 3 million. the reason, the rwanda genocide.
anywhere between 500,000 and a million were killed. all three were considered genocide by the united states. ronald sunni is a professor is the the universally of michigan and a director of the institute for historical studies. good to see you. 44 states in the u.s. recognised the massacres in ar mania. many other countries have, the european parliament has. why has the u.s. government never defined it that way. >> it's an ally of al jazeera, and they felt they needed to maintain the relationship with the turkish state. during the cold war, al jazeera is on the front line. with soviet union, communism. after that was over, it was the iraq war, afghanistan bases in al jazeera from which we could fly, and now it's i.s.i.s. there has been a permanent crisis and al jazeera's
particular and peculiar geopolitical setting makes it invaluable to the united states considering the genocide something that needs to be ignored. >> what is keeping the turkish government from acknowledging what happened 100 years ago in its history. would the narrative be different if turkey had not won the war. >> al jazeera's state was founded on the ottoman empire. it carried out the genocide. after the end of world war i, the nationalist most basically stopped the allies from consolidating victory and came out to form the new state. that whom episode, or the liberation war is the foundational moment of the state as it exists today. that moment the turkish government and people don't want to tarnish with a memory that
their ancestors, many of the people that formed the first government in the turkish republic actually carried out the mass killing of 600,000 to a million and a half of their subjects. that is too much to accept. >> you are of armenian dissent. talk about your personal connection to all of this and whether you feel this stage history is being forgotten. >> the armenian genocide is the forgotten genocide. it isn't talked widely it's not known well in al jazeera, where it's erased from the history books, and the open wound, is a pain that armenians still grieve for martyrs of that time have not been able to deal with satisfactorily. my grandparents came from two cities. which is now part of kurdistan,
with respect the turkish republic and they escaped or left al jazeera long before the genocide, after early massacres. we heard about the genosite we heart about what had happened. people did not speak openly about it. it was there. it was a secret expressed through pain through song. when i became a teacher and historian i voted what had happened and why. >> recently i produced a book. that phrase they can live in the desert is a quote from the actual architect of the genocide professor ronald gragor sunies, thank you for joining us. after being declared a
welcome back to al jazeera america i'm stephanie sy, and i'm antonio mora. coming up in the half hour of international news. the final part of our series on mexico's heroin corridor. >> and gaining financial security through a silver power. >> a suicide bombing carried out by a teenage girl left 34 dead and many injured in north-eastern nigeria. happening in maiduguri, in borneo state. no group claimed responsibility,
but it resembles other attacks carried out by boko haram. >> suicide bombers on saturday killed 54 people. >> the world health or niceation committed a panel to look at the crisis. it faced sharp criticism for a slow response to the epidemic critics saying the agency failed to act on repeated warnings. >> cuba says it stands by its ally. now venezuela's president issued new conditions. venezuela president nicolas maduro wants expanded battles to battle the u.s. >> reporter: president nicolas maduro denounced president obama's decision to renounce venezuela as a security threat.
many here see american sanctions as an attempt to strangle the oil-rich nation. >> translation: the u.s. meddling is wrong, we are an independent, sovereign county and deeply anti-imperialist. nicolas maduro is doing a good job. there's no corrupt officials, it's only an excuse to invade. >> despite the hard talk both countries remain trading partners. >> this person had been ignored by the u.s. following following last week they were accused of violating human rights. going after figures often with fabricated evidence. >> the regime is rogue towards us. they ignore the problems we face. the american judicial system
works. if they make the accusations, they have troof. who can we trust, the attorney-general - pleas. >> venezuela is among the top five suppliers of oil to the u.s. for venezuelan, it is its top client. muslim brotherhood has asked the national assembly to grant special powers to allow him to combat threats that the u.s. posted. despite the oil, it keeps flowing north. many think the move might serve to divert attention from the food shortages and hour-long cues. >> international sanctions reignite nationalistic rhetoric as a result dispersed alliances regroup. we can expect a lot of anti-imperialist talks. >> reporter: as long as countries are bound by oil, tas
hard to imagine the situation getting worse. meanwhile. they'd rather have tensions switch back to the normal struggles. >> the u.s. is deeply concerned about protesters in myanmar. journalists, monks and students have been prevented from rallying a bill. both sides blaming each other. the crackdown may have wider implications on the effort to reform. a tense standoff between protesters and police stands into a confrontation. protesters have been camping. they are unhappy with the education law, which they say restricts academic freedom. banning them. on tuesday local officials said they would allow students to
march. when the activists found out they wouldn't be allowed to hold banners and chant slogans, they became angry. they tried to reach police lines and dismantle a tent. it doesn't take long for the situation to descend into violence. hundreds march with batons and sticks. protestors are marched into trucks, and student leaders arrested. police attack a vehicle used by demonstrators. police responded to some of the past week's protests. some in solidarity with the students with force. last week men attacked people in plane clothes.
officials admitted to using a vigilante force, allowed under the law. it's seen as a tactic to break up the process. >> tuesday's crackdown comes as the u.n. special envoy to myanmar said the country is sliding to conflict. it's got many question whether the transition from military to civilian rule is genuine. the history of fighting for fill rights has been going for decades. in march 1962 a coup placed the country under the hands of huntar. >> anti-government riots erupt. the army took control in a coup killing 3,000.
the next year the ruling military leaders changed the maim of burma to myanmar and rank on's name was cheaped. aung san suy kyi was placed under arrest. governments opened fire killing many monks. in 2012 president obama visited myanmar to offer the hands of friendship. he visited last fall and joining us is rya finishing -- ryafel. this is an important country. for decades, it was isolated under a totalitiry regime. it is starting up. is this crackdown on the protesters evidence that the country is back sliding on human
rights? >> we can't know for sure one way or the other. this is a difficult situation. but the - there are two things going on one is the law, the educational law. the other is the way that the government is hand thing student protests. protests with the satisfaction with the law. >> it's not just this crackdown, we have minority group, the muslim rohingya facing one of the worst violations of human rights. a campaign of ethnic cleansing. tens of thousands in squalleded camps. you have written that you believe the government seems committed to achieving peace. do you think that's the case? >> i absolutely believe that that government is in office in myanmar seeks peace. the problem is that the
government does not control all of levers of power. it appears not to have full control of the military and there are elements of the military that continue to wage this historic battle against the minorities on myanmars borders. >> president obama visited twice, suspending sanction but now people on both sides are calling for tougher sanctions because of the declining human rights records. you have written that this could not be solved from the bully palpit. what should the u.s. do. >> the u.s. has very little leverage in this case. the u.s. is look 12 times on the way. this is a country and has china on one side - and india is on the other side.
it has neighbours asian neighbours like thailand. and indonesia. >> there's a lot of... it is looking for more foreign investment from the united states. and one final option is that myanmar is holding elections. the leader best known in the united states is nobel peace prize winner. she can't run because of a ban on people that marry foreigners. do you think the elections will be fair to the opposition? >> it is quite possible that the elections will be conducted fairly. it is also possible that aung san suy kyi will not become the ft. the transitions that is under way is difficult. we should think very carefully as a country how we nudge the country in a positive direction
and it's certainly not going to happen by imposing so sanctions in a knee jerk reaction. >> good to have you with us. thank you. >> crews have recovered the bodies of so people including some athletes. they were in argentina filming a reality tv show when the accident occurred. >> reporter: the accident happened at the end of filming in a remote region in the west of argentina, the video capturing the moment the two helicopters crashed. there were no survivors. the victims included the french swimming staff who won gold silver and bronze medals at the 2012 olympics. >> you don't take in. true i won my 400m title.
then the next day the president came to visit me. even if i don't do it, it is another dimension. also on board was the yachts woman, who in 1990 broke the record for the fastest solo crossing of the atlantic ocean. another was the boxer who won bronze at the 2008 beijing olympics. the remaining victims included a crew. for the ff1 channel. the two argentine pilots died. the sudden death of fellow nationals was a cause of immense sadness, trip utes have been pouring in. >> i think we are moved by what happened by the athletes that committed to france one is free to think what happened. once again, they were there to bring something to the french people, it's sad. it is tragic and dreadful news.
known whether it's a mechanical problem or with the engine. looked like it was destiny, regardless of who was on board. the channel tf1 has expressed sadness and postponed the show. the site was near the andes mountain range. it dropped contestants in remote areas, where they were challenged finding food and water. >> this is about risk and they are filmed in remote reasons where the risks are exacerbated. >> a full investigation is upped way and questions asked about the nature of this kind of reality show the u.s. ambassador south korea is out of hospital five days after he was attacked with a knife.
mark lippert told reporters he felt pretty darn good. he suffered gashes on the face and arm when a korean national associated hum. >> in our social series al jazeera has been following the trail of heroin. we spoke to farmers cultivating the drug in mexico's guerrero and saw the dangerous ways people smuggle it across the boarder, and today we take you to a town in west virginia where much of the heroin ends up. today, a drug that reverses the effect of heroin overdoses. adam raney travels to west virginia. >> reporter: dale meets me in a hotel parking lot where he almost died. relapse like before. >> apparently they had brought me here and pulled me out of the car. they thought i was dead. >> fellow addicts left him on the ground.
someone recognised him and got him home and his mother called emergency services. kathy steven's daughter was not so lucky. 23, she died from an overdose that month leaving behind a 3-year-old daughter. >> it's like a plague. that's the only thing i like. people are just dropping in left and right. and the sad thing is people that are addicted to it. it's hard to meet them. like rest of west virginia has been hit hard by pain-killer prescription. black market pills are expensive, a cheaper more pettent option arrives -- potent option arrives. high grade heroin. >> reporter: people say it's
everywhere, and they measure the potency by the deaths. a man was found dead the other day in a rest room with a needle in his arm. we spoke with a couple drip gripped by heroin addiction. they say they want to stop but they shoot up several times just to feel well. >> when you wake up you need it to function, to move. >> john has seen his girlfriend die many times. >> she wasn't breathing. at the start they have shaken. >> i don't know how to break free and be done with it. and i'll end up in prison. >> a fate the nurse wants to help the younger addicts avoid.
she is never seen intarp. many of the newborns are addicted to heroin. there's a tidal wave coming. it's here already. unless something is done something will be the biggest population in the future absolutely. >> a stark warping for a problem considered an epidemic destroying many families. >> another horrific attack on teenage girls in nepal. >> acid attacks against women and girls are on the rise to find the perpetrators of the crime. >> facing the media, hillary clinton goes before the press to increase emails from her private
we are following two big stories involving potential presidential candidate hillary clinton, breaking her silence about the use of private emails. client said it was more convenient for her to carry one des vice, instead of separate devices. she said she turned copies and deleted another 30 thort private emails. she said she broke know rules in deciding which ones to delete. >> i had no reason to save them, but that was my decision because the federal guidelines are clear, and the state department request was clear. for any government employee it is that government employees to determine what is personal and what is work related. client asked the state department to publicly release the emails that she has turned over. >> clinton spoke to the united nations event on women's
empower. it's been 20 years since the historical speech. where a platform was action was urged. she told delegates there's room for improvement. outrage tonight in nepal over acid attacks op three teenage girls. officials launched an investigator to find the attacker and his motives. violence against women has embarrassed 30%. al jazeera's report from kathmandu that the harassment and abuse takes place in the clair of the public eye. >> for several days people have been rallying to support three young women attacked with acid. the punishment for acid attack is a fine for $20. this is all the government will charge for the crime.
acid attacks is rare. according to the study, gender-based violence increased by 33% in five years. the state of impunity might a something to do with an increase in violence. criminals are let off. >> most cases are mover report. >> women complain there are no places where they can feel safe. they are very male dominated, and women and girls find themselves subject to sexual harassment and abuse. the standing back of me. the bus service may be the only public space, it is female only, where they will not be harassed.
>> we are planning to expand the routes around the city. the government has to plan how to expand this. so far the bus service only reaches to women travelling on two groups. while the service has been appreciated, activists say the solution to stopping the attacks against women is in changing attitudes, not segregating men and women. >> police in tennessee say they made 16 arrests in rape cases that had been dormant for years. they tested a backlog of thousands of rapists that went unprocessed and came up with 25 suspects. 16 suspected of serial rapes. sex -- changing power in
ing international condemnation for two americans for carving their initials into the walls of the historic roman colosseum. employees say two young californian women vandalized the ampitheatre and took a selfie in front of their works. they are facing charges of aggravated damage to a manu: rehabilitation from tourists and americans visiting has been strong. >> i think it's terrible. i kapt imagine what would -- can't imagine what would go through someone's head to do that. >> it was horrible. it was stupid. it's something as historic kept the way it is much it's horrible that they would do that. >> police released the women. a russian fourist committed a
similar ech. >> how do you fix that. >> in our global view we talk about news outlets. it points out internal problems facing i.s.i.l. the reality shock in the caliphate. it suggests that the group ideology may be undoing. supporters have been able to deliver what it promises. an editorial part two. the best chance for peace in south sudan would be to send the president and opposition leader to another island. >> where peace talks broke off. in the off the radar segment, warning to a new idea powered by the sun. the icon lick three day motor strike is on the city and carries a high environmental cost. >> rob mcbride reports.
early morning, at the organization beyond the initiative, and the coffee makers prepare their load. ready to dispense more than a fresh brew, they bear a message of hope while helping the environment. with a regular schedule customers are lining up by the time the vehicle is open for business. for employee this offers her alternative employment to scavenging in rubbish dumps. trying to earn enough to feed her children. >> my life is a lot better. before i had no time to talk to my children or regular hours. >> as the sun comes up so this tuktuk comes that its open. the solar panel recharging the batteries that will propel it to a next generation.
able to do up to 100km on a full charge, it's a welcome whiff of innovation in a city choking on its own exhaust. >> no pollution. this vehicle is running completely silently. silence that you can hear if it wasn't for the thousands of vehicles it has to share the road with. with peon pen's congested roads getting choked this mon governmental organization is a big message for the city. >> knowing that it is increasing. possibly the air quality, bringing the problems to the air. we want something that reduces the pollution to the city, you know. >> come the rainy season the gathering cloud may slow things
down, until then, the service is full-steam ahead that's it for this edition of al jazeera america's international hour. >> thank you for watching. "america tonight" is next. see you again in an hour. on "america tonight" ... >> in maddison the job of investigating the shooting of tony robinson will not be handled by the police. that is thanks to this man. he turns his grief into action. >> reporter: can you tell me about your son? >> he ha flaws, he had promise. that picture is the last picture i took of him despite the f.d.a.