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israeli security forces killed seven palestinians and injure at least seven hundred eighty more during protests along the gaza border. you know i maryam namazie in london you're watching al-jazeera and so coming up the u.s. treasury department announces new sanctions against several russian government officials and companies law in the wrong. wrong in south africa's former president jacob zuma remains defiant outside court after appearing on corruption charges. and the former south korean president park geun hye is found guilty of abuse of power bribery and coercion and sentenced to twenty four years in prison. so we begin at the border between gaza and israel where at least seven palestinians have been killed as the israeli army continues to fire live ammunition and to gas
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at the protesters at least seven hundred eighty palestinians have been injured with seven said to be in a critical condition it's a week since demonstrations first began to mung palestine's on your land day an act of resistance against israeli occupation and land seizures charlotte reports. palestinian words meet israeli bullets in gaza. from behind the border fence israeli snipers have palestinians on these sites they shooting a guest in life fire and rubber bullets. but still reeling from the bloodiest day in years this was the area where last friday israeli snipers shot seven hundred palestinians twenty one would die. a week later they're back with a smokescreen and stretches the casualty numbers quickly climb injuries turn to fatalities. what are going to be stars they are seeing we're not bringing them for
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war anything we brought them to protect ourselves from israeli snipers. last friday's killings happened on what the palestinians called lend it's an annual protest an act of resistance to israeli occupation and the seizure of land for illegal jewish settlements. this year israel warned that open fire if anyone approached the border fence and then they followed through. fourteen hundred people were injured many shot by more than one hundred israeli snipers some in the back as they ran away another is he price given the large number of injuries and deaths the ominous statements made by israeli authorities in the days leading up to the protest as well as indications that the individuals killed or wounded were unarmed or did not pose a serious threat to well protected security forces and in some cases were actually running away from the green line fence there are strong indications that security
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forces used excessive force. israel has ruled out any investigation by the united nations all the european union into disproportionate use of force it blames him us for inciting its people is a travesty for the palestinian people that the hamas government is encouraging its people to attack israel is encouraging its people to commit acts of violence and encouraging them to actually storm into israel to try to destroy israel and kill as many people as possible palestinians will camp here until the fifteenth of may the day israel was created seventy years ago others will continue to press on the border taunting israel security forces and remembering what the lost loved ones and land they hold mirrors to blind the snipers hoping the world can see as they reflects the violence shot at dallas al-jazeera. abdel-hamid has been speaking to
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palestinian demonstrators inside gaza and asked them over and over again why are you going there you've seen what happened last week i mean the bullets used by these really high velocity bullets we were in the hospital a few days ago and they actually they it's not just the wounded they mainly at people nevertheless the many young people said we have nothing to lose at this stage one young man was telling me i am sixteen i finished school i dropped out of school because simply it was a point for me to study there is nothing for me there is frustration there is anger not only had the blockade by egypt and israel but also at their own political leadership at the fact that nothing is getting better people here young people did majority of those who are down there teenagers or in their early twenty's have only known war since they were born has only known hardship and they see no end in sight
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so many will tell you and it's quite shocking to hear especially when you're looking at the face of that person and he's so young that they have nothing to lose at this stage they will keep on getting the taking the grievances right to dead fence for everyone to see obviously many of them are quite i would say ambitious day say that at some point they will be able to cross that says and you have to bear in mind that all of them are descendants of refugees so all of them have an original home town across the fence has now asked me to buy and it's met at the damascus gate in occupied east jerusalem tellus bennett how has israel try to handle a build up we've seen today. well we've seen in the run up to the second friday of demonstrations in gaza really an unprecedented sort of propaganda campaign from the israeli military and the israeli government aimed at the palestinians in gaza so those messages of course in arabic coming out in tweets
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coming out and recorded messages we see in the israeli military send out a tweet one had a picture of a of tires burning against a picture of a green house full of growing vegetables saying to the palestinians there what you prefer environmental pollution or food we also know that the administration is really ministration that keeps troops looks over the palestinian territories has phoned bus drivers in gaza ahead of today's protests urging them not to carry palestinians to those protests now whether that's had any effect on the numbers of people protesting this friday they are lower than they were last friday we don't yet know so these rallies really normally have never had to handle or sort of a mass protest like this they used to rockets coming over there used to dealing with that sort of situation in gaza this was something different and this is why we saw this unprecedented really propaganda attempt to try and dissuade palestinians
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in gaza from taking part one we've heard of the international criticism in one of the reports earlier in this program we will not heard any criticism from the americans an indication of how the americans are sticking firmly with the israeli point of view here the americans merely urging the palestinians to stay away from the fence. thank you very much where the latest there from occupied east jerusalem let's now speak to our senior political analysts are on the shower he's with me in the studio now and as you're hearing from bennett there the israelis saying that tacit is using these demonstrations as a pretext to breach israeli territory why has this protest movement been mobilized now. i think probably this is the most important question that needs to be answered and certainly the answer coming from the israeli side about greenhouses and about so with the. religious scholars issue an edict against them astray sions is
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probably the most ridiculous thing one could hear. money and i can think of four reasons why this is happening reason number one is the dire situation in gaza forty percent of gaza's unemployed sixty percent of its youth is unemployed it has never been more dire economically and otherwise in terms of electricity water sewerage and so on so forth the second reason is the lack of palestinian political unity on the on the part of the two major parties have mass and fatah so this is in us far as the people on concern or even the power as far as how muss is concerned it is a message to the political leadership that we need to get together that the policy in leadership needs to unite otherwise the people are going to take things to their hearts the third and probably the more important reason is the absence of any of any. solution diplomatic solution that is a breakthrough of any sort because the diplomatic. peace process is dead and the
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alternative presumably coming from the trump administration the so-called deal of the century threatens to obliterate completely not only the question of jerusalem as a palestinian capital but also the question of refugees and let's all remember that eighty percent of gaza are refugees last but not least the arrogance of the israeli government in dealing with the palestinians the expansion of the settlements the blockade the continuous suppression of the palestinians while at the same time the arab indifference slash conspiracy at this point in time against the palestinians or how the palestinians view it it whether. by so did those egyptian leaders american leaders that they see them behind the scenes could moving with the trump administration and the netanyahu government in order to bring about the deal of the century will briefly marwan speaking of
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a diplomatic solution well in terms of these protests we know that the international community has condemned them the u.n. saying that an approach towards that fence doesn't justify the the use of live ammunition but the u.s. is not openly critical of israel in fact they israel has trump's wholehearted support not only that worse prison from when he spoke to prime minister netanyahu did not even bring up the subject in their conversation as if it doesn't happen i think look i think there's a certain not only collusion but i think there's a certain complementarity between the throne and the assertion that if that netanyahu government i mean i think president from love seeing the israeli army on the southern border because he just sent their american military to the southern border with mexico look we have an american mr should that is complete the or the stick when it comes to purchasing your rights they are solidly hundred percent with bounded anthony our government and that's why looking on the long term i think the
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american administration and its support of the israeli occupation is partially responsible for the crimes committed by israel the sheriff thank you now the united states has impose new sanctions against russian businessmen companies and government officials including associates of president let him at present the sanctions target seven russian oligarchs and the twelve companies they own all control as well as seventeen senior russian government officials washington says that it's targeting russia's malign activities which include alleged meddling in the twenty sixteen election so it can really help it is following this for us from the white house can really tell us more about the puppets of these sanctions. well what this round of sanctions seems to be and this is the third action by the united states in as many weeks we should point out against russia this time though it seems to be targeting vladimir putin the russian president personally there are thirty eight individuals or entities that have been targeted and they include
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vladimir putin's personal friend oleg deripaska he's a billionaire who has founded a group that operates siberian power plants and you might remember also too he was in the headlines last year because there were some alleged links to paul matter for the chair of donald trump's presidential campaign so that is the significant name in all of this but also a lot of former southern law has been targeted as well now what is interesting in all of this is well it is intended to send a message to putin personally it appears adulterer has also said this week that he thinks a relationship with russia might be a good thing in fact the white house confirming very recently that there was a telephone call between the russian president the u.s. president where in fact an invitation was extended to let him here putin to come to washington potentially even to the white house for a meeting so we've almost got mixed messages here with these sanctions because donald trump a said no one has been tougher on russia but these actions that have taken place in
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recent weeks don't have the power to do this since august when rather over the summer when the u.s. congress gave him this power he reluctantly signed this into law and now we're finally seeing the manifestations of that again this is to as you pointed out address what the united states is calling russia's malign activities but many people saying this is a little confusing given some of the other messages donald trump has delivered this week as well all right thanks very much can really how can i want house correspondent just wondering you some news from syria now where thirty two people have been killed off the government as strikes hit the town of duma in eastern guta is according to search and rescue teams on the ground women and children a thought to be among the dead syrian government forces say they retaliated after a faction within the rebel group jaish al islam shelled a government held area the group denies the accusation. and watching out is there are much more still to come catalonia is for many to count as pushed him on his freed on bail out the german prosecutors only his immediate release from prison.
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and supposes a brazilian president wanted to sell the rally in his hometown as his lawyers insist they will appeal his arrest warrant. hello the weather looks a little disturbed once again across the middle east are going to the area of cloud and rain pushing out of iraq into iran kuwait also seeing some of that wet weather you see how the cloud extends its way up into turkmenistan into but just on and it will continue to drift further east was put in the temperatures back in past to about twelve degrees celsius eighteen celsius there in the cloud and the rain for terror and brightening up in baghdad thirty degrees is that system makes its way through lovely weather just around the east side of the med by rick getting up to around twenty five celsius on saturday but falling back
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a little as we go on into sunday twenty one degrees but it will stay five and dry brightening up to into a good part of iran wanted to shower was once iraq's i was still just left in place there but what's the weather will push across afghanistan and over towards the placer meanwhile it's also some showers to cross the red in place anywhere from around the cause of the gulf for the southern end of the red sea could see some showers here and in cata hold sas day maybe even into sunday as well temperatures getting up to thirty four celsius on sunday afternoon meanwhile because it's so dry weather pushing into that western side all south africa still a few showers across the eastern side we want to see showers mozambique.
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welcome back a quick look at the top stories at least seven people have been killed and hundreds injured after israeli security forces fired live ammunition at palestinians protesting near the gaza border. united nations human rights office has warned israel against using lethal force saying that it violates international law. and at
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least thirty two people have been killed off the government as strikes hit the syrian town of duma in eastern quoting to search and rescue teams on the ground. now a former russian spy at the center of a diplomatic route between the u.k. and russia is no longer in a critical condition doctors say service cripples health is improving a month after he and his daughter were poisoned with a nerve agent in southern england burson blamed russia for the attack but moscow denies any involvement meanwhile the u.k. foreign office has confirmed scruples niece has been denied a visa to come to britain she was planning to go to junia back to russia. supporters of the form of brazilian president lula da silva are rallying in his hometown of his lawyers and says they'll appeal his arrest warrant spent the night at the headquarters of the steelworkers union in the town of sal but. sources within his workers' party say he will not turn himself into police as ordered by the judge who convicted him to twelve years in prison for corruption as lawyers
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have filed a new court petition attempting to delay the arrest warrant. now to former south african president jacob zuma who's appeared in court to face corruption charges they relate to a two and a half billion dollar arms deal in totally faces sixteen charges including fraud racketeering and money laundering catherine so he has more from durban. this is a significant moment in south africa's history for the first time a former head of state is in the dock facing corruption charges jacob zuma looked subdued as a judge adjourned the beginning of his trial to june to give lawyers time to prepare. for a journey through the eighth of june twenty eighth. outside the courtroom he supporters we had when he came on stage he said the court proceedings had been politically instigated. probably in two thousand and five i was in this same
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court facing the same charges i have never heard of anyone having charges dropped then reinstated the judge dropped the case because the folk the matter had been politicized. zoomers african national congress party has kept its distance unlike in his previous scandals but party members arrived at court dressed in a.n.c. regard despite warnings not to from party headquarters. come from across this region. stronghold of the former president they've even been. really five and that it was done by him till the very end. he's accused of receiving bribes to use his influence in the a.n.c. in favor of a french arms company and later to protect the company from investigations. this group in fighter jets filmed a few years ago were part of the deal some legal and political analyst say that the
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state has enough evidence to guarantee a conviction one must remember that his former financial. buyers there should be a shake was in fact convicted of corrupting him the state at that time showing four instances in which it said it could prove and did prove that zuma had circumvented his duties under the constitution by doing favors for shake and his business interests as a consequence of being on what the state termed as a sort of corrupt retainer this is a matter that has divided south africans but many of them including zuma supporters say they are tired of waiting for so long for answers they hope they would have to wait many more years to get by ticked no matter what that verdict is catching. on a former cat landed a college but huge amount is calling for dialogue with the spanish government following his release on bail from a prison in germany was detained last week after crossing the border from denmark spain is seeking his extradition on charges related to his role in catalonia as
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a legal independence referendum last year german judges have ruled pushed a monk cannot be extradited for charges of rebellion but he could be on the grounds of misuse of public funds dominic cain has more now from outside the prison in northern germany. has pushed more surprised everyone by taking a considerable time to actually obtain his freedom to walk out to address the waiting media we would be led to believe it would be at some point early in the morning after he would have posted the bail of seventy five thousand euros and agreed to meet the stringent conditions that would be placed on the his release from incarceration here at the prison in. but finally one see who'd come complied with all the formalities and did emerge from the prison doors and when he did so the message he could he came across to the media with was one of the need for dialogue to resolve this situation. the time for dialogue has arrived we are demanding that daily from the last it's years and we only received
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a violent and. representative response no seeing the fall of that response it's time to do politics so carlos has managed to get himself released from the confines of this prison in hartstein where he spent much of the past two weeks since his arrest he says now is the time for political dialogue to try to resolve the crisis and indeed the german government has sent that there needs to be a regional government created in catalonia to help resolve the crisis but for the moment at least the direct future of mr predictable himself well that's in his hands but it is by no means certain that in getting out of this prison it doesn't mean he might still not end up in a spanish prison some time soon south korea's former president has been sentenced
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to twenty four years in jail and ordered to pay millions of dollars in fines she was found guilty on sixteen of eighteen charges of abuse of power bribery and coercion in an influence peddling scandal that shocked the nation half a novak has more from seoul this is a scandal that has gripped south korea since twenty sixteen and the nation watched the climax live on television but park in haiti boycotted the trial and wasn't in court to learn her fate but the court sentences the defendant park and head to twenty four years in prison and fines her sixteen point eight million u.s. dollars. fark was found guilty of sixteen of the eighteen charges including abuse of power coercion and of bribery and said to have taken millions of dollars from the country's vegas conglomerates in exchange for favors the corruption scandal sparked months of protests in central seoul culminating in parks impeachment was also found guilty of leaking sensitive information to her long time friend chase
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and she'll as president park allowed to dictate policy even though she had no official government role the pair was found to have conspired to extort millions of dollars from major companies including samsung in february chair was sentenced to twenty years in prison samsung's air and group leader j. wiley's was tried separately and convicted of bribing pock through payments to foundations check controlled he was sentenced in august to five years in prison then released on appeal. some of these protesters pointed to that ruling asking if lee was released why was parked found guilty. been an angry reaction from outside the court from these supporters of poc and hey there are conservatives who dislike the current liberal president moon j.n. and they're demanding parks release. they represent a generation a style just for the time when pox father park chung hee was president he was
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a military general who came to power in a coup and was eventually killed by an aide a traumatizing event for a young poc and hey. we will keep fighting until there is a new government in power and will not let her out we need to fight injustice but the number of park supporters paled in comparison to the hundreds of thousands who regularly turned out for the candlelight protests president moon j in came to office on a liberal agenda promising to stamp out corruption in a statement his spokesman said they say history not remembered repeats itself we will not forget today kathy novak al jazeera soul. agrees prime minister viktor orban has held a final campaign rally ahead of sunday's election most polls and hungry predict obama will win a third term in office the right wing nationalist leader has used his campaign to target his toughest critic billionaire philanthropist george soros sore supports open borders in eastern europe something oban stands against at least ten
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people have been killed in a series of breeze in the west a nigerian city of. four policemen and six civilians died during the shootings. a local media say the gunman first targeted a police station before then using explosives to enter the banks. now to the philippines now where one of the most popular and profitable tourist destinations is being closed for six months present roderigo to territory says baraka island is a cesspool and needs major cleaning but locals who depend on the area to make a living don't know how they'll cope jimmy allen duggan has been to visit the island. boruc i may be just one of the more than one thousand islands in the philippines but revenues here make up more than twenty percent of the total tourism industry in the country would spoken to tourists here many say the loon even notice
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the political turmoil that the island is facing with the government but local workers here feel differently obviously then up among that president to turn to what's going to happen to us i hope you can help us thousands of us workers will be jobless six months. i hope they don't totally close down the island because so many of us employees will go hungry along with our families president a very good at their desk described boracay and they quote a cesspool has ordered his government because the island for the next six months for rehabilitation that means thirty five thousand workers are expected to lose their jobs and we've spoken to workers who say who would like to know what sort of assistance will they get from the national government or whether they will even have a job to return to they also criticized the government for granting two licenses to two chinese mega casinos they say that medical simos like this one have no place in
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a small island like boracay they demand a plan they say from the government was made drastic measures they say without a long clear policy as to how it wants to end it. well now many artists have traveled to gaza over the years to document the hardships faced by palestinians living under the blockade we met one named sama who's been telling palestinian history through sand sculpture is this is his story. do you want to. draw in the sand is my hobby and i loved doing that since i was a kid i love visual arts i mean. even though my whole family wanted me just to focus on my education i still wanted to dedicate more of my time to join after i finished college i couldn't find a job after i graduated so i didn't want to sit down doing nothing that's why i
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wanted to be different. fall asleep and sort of document in palestinian history through sense cultures and. while i have nothing to do with the local politics but yes i want to use my talent this hobby to draw more attention to the palestinian cause i avoid dealing with internal issues the partisan politics i believe my mission as an artist is to highlight the struggle of my people as much as i can. my drawings in the sand these cultures are message to the world that we have the right to return we have the right to exist and a couple shots. i drew the map of palestine on the sand the biggest so far as a dedication to my dear friend who was killed by the israeli army last year some of the bomb. mohammad the bomber who wanted me to drop this map on the beach here in gaza he was a childhood friend before he was a colleague and a calligraphy artist he had this touch on that project he wanted to learn more we
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work together anything that happen in gaza we work together to highlight it in a sculpture. one day he jew i will return on the sand he took part in the protests and then he was killed this is why i wanted to finish what he started. rees now at least seven palestinians have been killed as the israeli army continues to fire live ammunition and tear gas at protesters at the gaza border at least seven hundred eighty palestinians have been injured with seven said to be in a critical condition a week since demonstrations first began to mount palestine's on your land day an act of resistance against israeli occupation and lancey asia's. at least thirty two people have been killed after government as strikes hit the syrian town of duma in
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eastern guta according to search and rescue teams on the ground women and children are thought to be among the dead. united states is imposing new sanctions against russian businessmen companies and government officials including associates of president vladimir putin a target seven russian oligarchs and the twelve companies they own or control as well as seventeen senior russian government officials meanwhile the former russian double agent at the center of a diplomatic route between the u.k. and russia is no longer in a critical condition doctors say sergey scruples health is improving a month after he and his daughter were poisoned with a nerve agent in southern england former south african president jacob zuma has appeared in court to face corruption charges relate to a two and a half billion dollar arms deal his lawyers say they will challenge the decision by the state to reopen the case after more than a decade former catalan lead a car has pushed him on to his calling for
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a dialogue with the spanish government following his release on bail from a prison in germany vision what was detained last week after crossing the border from denmark. oh i have more on that story and everything else i'll be back with the news in about twenty five minutes time do join me then of course there's also our web site al-jazeera dot com which will not only bring you the latest on our top stories but analysis to go along with it inside story is next. the u.s. president raises the stakes in his trade dispute with china he's also threatening to take aim at europe it may be.


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