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the political events that led up to bite it's about the impact on each person who went through it it's really important that we highlight the stories of humanity hopefully one outcome of this would be that we remember our shared humanity and the shared history. in a country with high youth unemployment one organization helps turn school children into entrepreneurs who can tell us what i mean by their wide fundraising empowering them to reclaim their futures we teach them how to operate destroying my ship was how to make the baskets and build more prosperous communities some of the invest the money into other business school for life uganda part of the rebel education series at this time on al-jazeera.
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brazil's former president lula negotiate his surrender to the police after defying a deadline to start a prison sentence for corruption. hello and welcome my name's peter dhabi you're watching al-jazeera live from our headquarters here and also coming up. israeli security forces killed eight palestinians during the second mass sport a protest in a week plus. nobody's been tougher on russia than i have. another round of u.s. sanctions for russia this time striking a blow to me at putin's inner circle also ahead. we have not lost control of the strait so i can understand why some people are very worried at the moment london's police chief on the defensive amid a major spike in the city's murder rate. the
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former president of brazil luis enough silva has reportedly agreed to hand himself over to the police to begin his twelve year prison sentence for corruption now the agreement came after lula sees popularly known missed a deadline set by the investigating judge to the reports now from sao paulo. to learn his many supporters defied the oath or it is for as long as they could hear the metal workers union headquarters in sao paolo he missed a deadline to hand him self into the authorities he and his supporters maintaining his innocence of the corruption charges leveled against him. here we are here we are with the world looking at us everyone is accompanying us closely closely monitoring the situation that threatens our democracy. but lose options have run out if you legal team is exhausted all appeals he will attend the ceremony to mark
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the birthday of his late wife and more trouble for the southern city of could achieve for a special jail cell awaits him to brazil is a country very much divided with many here believing that justice will only be done if. twelve years a one month sentence for the crimes of which he's been committed many others feel that he's the victim of a political prosecution to stop him running in october's presidential elections elections they fail he would almost certainly win. support for lula has also come from abroad from the left wing politicians in office across latin america what he led to zero from two thousand and three to two thousand and. eight is an absurd trial that they have done to lula they have condemned him without any proof and the reality of what they're doing is outlawing the greatest political leader from being president. however many in brazil are celebrating what they see is justice being. but even the once mighty must pay for their crimes what if. i came
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here just so i could see close up when these corrupt men lulac goes to prison guilty or innocent for him or against him the sight of being taken to prison is still one that will shake brazil. sanya shot is a political analyst and journalist specializing in latin america she says despite facing jail time will continue to be a positive symbol for many brazilians. what we are seeing now is the by the breast and why because her breasts her lawyer is a symbol he was said thing he said gender like and trying to improve the life of the poor people it was a socially so gender but what happened he what he became a symbol in brasil not just one imbecile because he was heard you know wolfie you
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also but there is another symbol related to what i see and this is corruption too and in some ways seems that the justice in brazil they are trying to set the record straight in say that the nobody is a ball there long there are some people who are suspicious in saying that this is a political movement because lula da silva is a front runner. in the next her coming elections in october so he was a most likely to win the elections in brazil so if this is in this in this regard they are to proceed sions embassy and that's why we see what we are seeing now all these protests and the all these her movements social movement and everybody is can name in. the way free the israeli army has killed at least eight palestinian protesters and injured more than thirteen hundred in demonstrations along the gaza border with israel thirty people have died close to the border since the protests
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began last friday the palestinian representative to washington has won the situation in gaza is explosive from the region cannot afford to wait for a new u.s. peace plan from gaza is hard to meet. the black spoke started billowing since early morning as gazan was dubbed as the friday of tires and for a second week in a row they took to grievances right up to the fence despite this radio army warning that it won't change its rules of engagement. mainly tear gas and live ammunition sending the protesters running for their lives. some of them had mirrors to blinder snipers positioned across the fence at least a hundred according to the army and many hurled stones sixteen year old mohammad was among them during the week he goes to school and on fridays during his weekend
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he comes to the border area on the border but. they fight us with advanced methods we have slingshots and we have stones but they have bombs we want to eat to drink to work but we have no life there is nothing for us here and angry at everything that anger is the main driving force behind these protests have mass and other political faction seeking to gain leverage and israel fearing the demonstrators will storm defense. throughout the year these last three hundred meters leading to the border fence are a no go area for gaza and now this fight the threats made by israel that it will use exactly the same rules of engagement at the first the protests people came here and that is where most of the casualties happened. at times there was you for your among the protesters but as they drew closer they were immediately pushed back. and the wailing sirens replaced the charts it's in the afternoon that the tensions
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were highest hundreds of casualties in just a few hours many here are refugees who were pushed out of their homes by new born israel back in one thousand nine hundred eighty eight going back is a dream passed on from generation to generation. it was kicked out from my two day known as ashkelon in southern israel she was a child then and now she's giving support to do you think fighting for her rights movement. throughout the year to three hundred meters around the fence are a no go area for gazans despite the threat by israel that they would use the same rules of engagement as they did in the first day people have continued to come here and this is where most of the casualties happen. garrisons frustrated by didn't never ending blockade know that in the short term nothing will improve for them but by risking their lives at the fence they hope to refocus the world's attention on
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their plight as perpetual refugees under siege but that didn't help me gaza now the united states is striking at the russian president vladimir putin's inner circle with another round of sanctions the hit list includes seven of the country's most influential business men the white house says it's responding to an ongoing pattern of harmful behavior and white house correspondent kimberly how could. for weeks relations between the united states and russia have been deteriorating but this time for russian president vladimir putin it's personal and friday the administration of u.s. president donald trump announced its third action in as many weeks against key allies of putin including his own son in law what we would like to see is the totality of the russian behavior change the new u.s. sanctions target thirty eight russian entities seven all of guards are named including putin's personal friend oleg deripaska he's the billionaire founder of em
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group the largest operator of siberian power plants dura pasta made headlines last year for his reported links to paul mann afford trumps former presidential campaign chair seventeen senior russian government officials and one state owned trading company have also been singled out the latest move comes in response to u.s. accusations russia meddled in the twenty sixteen us election its intervention in ukraine malicious cyber activity and its backing of syrian president bashar assad who the u.s. accuses of using chemical weapons against civilians the russian government calls the latest sanctions a mistake and has always denied meddling in any us affairs nobody has been tougher on russia than i have but it took months for trying to get tough on russia he was granted the power by the u.s. congress last summer. but waited until last month to impose sanctions the white
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house escalated its response weeks later joining nearly two dozen other countries expelling dozens of russian diplomats and closing a russian consulate in seattle yeah actions were a collective international response to the recent poisoning of a former russian spy and his daughter in britain still when asked this week if putin was a friend or foe trump replied we'll find out i'll let you know. i mean it will be a time when i'll let you know you know to find out very quickly the white house says despite the new sanctions against russia donald trump has invited vladimir putin for a meeting here in the united states time and date still to be determined kimberly helped at al-jazeera at the white house there's been more volatility on the world markets as the trade fights between beijing and washington rumbles on china says is prepared with what it calls a fierce counter strike that comes after president will trump threaten to slap an
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additional one hundred billion dollars worth of tariffs on chinese imports cable is on the reports now from new york. so is it a trade war or not for wall street on friday the answer to that question didn't matter it's close enough to being one between china and the united states was enough to send the dow tumbling yet again the third time this week that followed president trump's threat to escalate the dispute even further with an additional one hundred billion in tariffs against china on top of fifty billion already proposed china is angry it's made it clear it will fight the u.s. at any cost. we feel the u.s. action is extremely unreasonable the u.s. is seriously misjudged the situation and taking an exceedingly wrong action the result of this kind of behavior is like picking up a piece of stone and smashing your own foot with it even if the threaten tariffs don't become a reality the rhetoric has left a market volatility in its wake on friday at one point the dow dropped over seven
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hundred points the us president told a new york radio station the proposed tariffs could cause some pain but are needed to help us we've already lost a trade war i'm not saying there won't be a little pain but the market's gone up forty percent forty two percent so we might lose a little bit of it but would have a much stronger country what to a finish and that's what i'm all about the trumpet ministration has various officials giving off different signals just on friday the director of the national economic council said this was not a trade war and there's still plenty of time to negotiate with china before the tariffs go into effect but on the very same day the treasury secretary said the tariff threat could lead to a trade war it's that kind of uncertainty that left the markets tumbling and the white house struggling to defend its actions we know that there could be some
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fluctuation but at the same time the president has said enough is enough china has to change this illegal and unfair practices. the markets are now closed for the week and nobody is clear where they or this trade dispute will lead. us on to york. still to come here on al-jazeera the white house moves to end the so-called catch and release policy that allows freedom for undocumented immigrants cross their way to court date also ahead. see the issue our way she's being a cry baby in following the legal process just like everyone else minors in zimbabwe are locked in a battle for gold with the former first lady grace mugabe. how
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it would go yet most now in the forecast across north america we have seen some lovely conditions spring like weather there and today say this is the cherry blossom has been blooming quite nicely over the past few days are we going to see something of a change as we go on through the next twenty four to forty eight hours or so some of that blossom may suffer from the effects of failing some frosty add diving its way out of canada down into the central plains right the way across into the eastern seaboard so temperatures getting up to around twelve celsius in d.c. as we go on through sas they notice some snow on our leading flank he said the wintry weather still in the mix for the south some really heavy rain possible to see some severe storms coming into the southeastern corner of the u.s. federal downpours certainly a possibility maybe even the tornado some pretty wet weather also making its way northern parts of california the rain stretches its way up into the pacific northwest and then you can see at times the snow over the mountains makes as well little for the race was a snow sliding out of the rockies back into the central plains by just guys come
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back into the east coast but i mean nine celsius in d.c. so not really feeling too spring like but at least the sun will be out sun's out across the caribbean loss of a fine and sunny weather with a few showers to come the hispaniola. china's big brother is always watching at home and abroad. one on one east investigates how far china will go to control its citizens. on his or. al-jazeera. where ever you.
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welcome back you're watching al-jazeera live from a reminder of our top stories the former brazilian president the reefs enough to look to silver is expected to hand himself into the police as soon as saturday after missing an earlier deadline he's in a trade union building in south palo where supporters have been rallying outside with it has been ordered to start a jail sentence for corruption. the israeli army has killed at least eight palestinian protesters and injured more than thirteen hundred in demonstrations along the gaza border thirty people have now died close to the border with israel since the protests began last friday. and the u.s. has imposed new sanctions against some of president vladimir putin's key allies the white house says the penalties are in response to what it calls moscow's damaging
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activities. staying in the states donald trump is moving to end the practice known as catch and release now the policy allows immigrants caught in the u.s. without proper documentation to be released while their immigration cases play out through the courts trump is also asking the defense department for a list of military facilities where detained undocumented immigrants could be held ellen fisher from washington. donald trump has been talking about catch and release for a very long time in fact since the election campaign what is it well it is the policy of catching illegal immigrants as they come across the border undocumented migrants is another phrase that people use there held by border patrol or immigration officials their names are taken and then they're released until they get a date for their immigration hearing now donald trump has criticized this law in fact in a tweet just a couple of days ago he called it a dangerous liberal democratic war that he wanted to change and actually dates back
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to when george w. bush was in the white house but no donald trump has issued a memorandum to say there must be norm or catch and release now add that to the fact that the department of justice has sent out a memo on friday to see that they want a zero tolerance approach to illegal immigration law longer will people because of phone back across the border but they will face the full might of the american legal system for essentially breaking the law by crossing the border illegally and the fact that we know that the white house is sending a number of national guard troops to the border particularly because of this caravan that is heading through central america through mexico towards the border at the moment but generally to help with border security this is donald trump delivering on election promises to get tough on the border and get tough with the issue of illegal immigration colombia's government is starting to register all of the venezuelans who've come in illegally the u.n. is helping with this ambitious project which its hopes will help the hundreds of
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thousands who fled venezuela's economic meltdown alexander m.p.s. he reports now from the border city of cookie cutter. catulus and his family have been living in colombia for three months illegally a lack of medicine and food for their tree year old daughter rosie left him no choice but to leave venezuela when they heard the colombian government was registering migrants in the country without the threat of the. taishan they wanted to be first in line. with sword as an opportunity hoping it will bring us benefit in the future they asked for all their personal information and about a health condition and of the baby in particular. massive numbers of desperate venezuelans have arrived in the past year. the say they could number more than half a million but there's no exact figure that's why it launched the registration look at the name of just give me the money them because we want to know how many migrants there are and in what condition it was so we can measure what services we
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can offer and estimate costs because it's very expensive the basics are health and education services. the colombian government has set up more than five hundred registration points like this one across the country they will operate for the next two months this is a major humanitarian emergency especially for a country that has never before had to deal with such a massive influx of migrants the united nations is assisting and says colombia can't be left alone to deal with the exodus that you've got all of us here rival of the venezuelan population is a regional issue it's not only colombian so it's time to start a more coordinated effort across latin america and hopefully this can be the first step. police and soldiers have been the ploys to support the effort oh those being counted include mothers with small children some of the women are pregnant with no money for a room many sleep on the streets you know i don't you know we are all just here
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hoping to work to help ourselves and those back home hopefully this will help formalize their situation i'm pregnant she's got five children they're all hungry and cold at night the colombian government has made it more difficult for business where lengths to cross the border but we know in the insight to the troubles in the country thumbing the flow is just one challenge for these and the people. caught up in the crisis listen there. now a surge in violent crime on the streets of london in the u.k. is putting pressure on political leaders and the police on thursday alone five stabbings took place in separate locations within a matter of hours earlier in the week two teenagers was shot while another was stabbed in the north east of the city a dramatic increase in murders prompted london police and community leaders to hold an emergency meeting and put an extra two hundred officers on patrol we have not lost control of the street so i can understand why some people are very worried at
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the moment. particularly in some areas of london we've had some ghastly homicides as you know particularly in the last few days including those and really young people that is bound to be very frightened. workers on the philippines resort island aboard a car i say they don't know how they will feed their families after the president roderigo to thirty announced plans to close the island for six months he says the ones pristine location are resembles a cesspool because of over development is there. 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 we've spoken to tourists here who many say they won't even notice the political turmoil that the island is facing with the government but local workers here feel differently obviously that they're not president deter tell you what's going to happen to us i
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hope you can help us thousands of us workers are going to be jobless for six months . i hope we don't totally close down the island because so many of us employees will go hungry along with our families president of the good that there does the scribe boruc i am a quote a cesspool has ordered his government to close 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 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. zimbabwe's former first lady
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grace mugabe is accusing miners of invading her farms to illegally mining gold was one of a number of battle she's facing since her husband was forced to resign her reports from us away. this is grace macabre in my story just outside the capital harare one of several properties the mclarty family owned. zimbabwe's former first lady says these men recently invaded her property and not illegally digging for gold. that belongs to her the men say in fact their families have been working in this area nearly fifteen years remember. mrs some global just hours away in twenty three thousand here security guards give us four hours to clear out we were told to take all our things and leave some of the miners have sued grace mugabe for allegedly calling them thieves and invaders they are demanding a one hundred thousand dollars in compensation mugabe says the intrusion on her
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land is politically motivated the rights of a person who is in the person who has any rights should be respected in this instance the legal argument that's being put forward is. our client has the surface rights. and the mineral rights jaring the land reform period in zimbabwe property was seized from white commercial farmers and given to blacks and barbarians people will restate all in this area by government the soil is said to be good for growing and below the surface rich in minerals. the government dismisses my god his claims that she is being victimized i'm not sure a way she's being a crybaby and not following the legal process just like everyone is to the courts to tool to ensure that justice. is for the allegation that she is behaving properly and since. he has been lifted off. any problems
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except that she is in dispute with. these miners in villages which is a longstanding dispute it's just one of several controversies facing greyson gobby the police say they are also investigating a case in which she allegedly smuggled two million dollars worth of ivory to buyers overseas then there is the accusation that the ph d. she received four years ago was fortunately obtained the mugabe family took the farm in the early two thousand people living in the area were told to leave since then the mugabe's had my disagreements with villagers and farmers over the use of the missouri dam and other resources. these minus a grace mugabe is no longer the country's first lady and there's not have the political authority to remove them. they are here to stay with the great. virgin galactic new spacecraft has made its first powered flight since the fatal crash of its original rocket ship four years ago the v.s.s. unity took off from california's mojave desert the flight is seen as an important
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milestone for the company which plans to take tourists into space the program was delayed when the firm's first spacecraft crashed in twenty fourteen killing the pilot. to ancient statues stolen from the pole thirty years ago had been returned to katmandu they were on display at new york's metropolitan museum of art until historian sounded the alarm from katmandu sabina not a porch. investment is busy streets it's still don't you find archaeological wonders this is donna haiti an ancient waterspout statues of gods and goddesses decorated but many a replica of the statue. still comes from says this is the site of the turn it's already starting at the hindu gods shivah and his wife barbara was told of the early one nine hundred eighty placement was put here for devotional purposes the gods and goddesses and their living when suddenly they get
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lifted and taken away what is tragic is that it's not only a stealth from museum it's stealth from a living museum it's from a living culture many of these statues are several hundred years old but most are not secured even though it is sixty seventies and eighties thousands of statues and other heritage items were stolen from devalued many of them are in museums in the west most of them never make their way back home but the obama show statute which was with the new york's metropolitan museum of art has found its way back to the museum discovered an eleventh century statue of buddha had also been stolen. we were awful in a standing order as a gift. of two thousand and fifteen. in reviewing the offer of gift cards that went back and looked at the bangles and seminal publication and discovered the work was published as having as having stolen in the us somewhere in the mid nineteen
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eighties and in the course of that investigation also discovered the room of a house for that which was living you know a storage room in the bin in the museum both thirty years. all of those have the same the same history i refused to register for the collection but rather suggested . initiate a conversation with the governor. about it here the return statues were unveiled at the past apartment of archaeology museums are under no legal obligation to return cultural artifacts but you course repatch nation can be made if there is proof that they were stolen. we don't know how many of our statues are scattered around the world we have records of some of them and we'll try to get them back through the interpol the statues of buddha and she even parity will be displayed at the national museum and that might do but some community elders from want to see she vanished by back on the street where they used to be before they were snatched and
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taken to the united states al-jazeera kathmandu. recapping our top story so far today the former brazilian president luis de silva is expected and himself into the police assume a saturday after missing an earlier deadline he's in a trade union building in sao paolo or supporters have been rallying outside has been ordered to start a jail sentence for corruption more now from dying. who are there as he's popularly known here his lawyers have been negotiating with the officials from the prosecuting judge and it does seem as though it's likely to hand him self in later on saturday he's won some kind of i suppose you could call it a humanitarian reprieve early on saturday morning. support holding a remembrance ceremony for late wife but it's who died in february
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of last year she was a very popular figure within those workers' party saluda were attended that ceremony and it does seem as though his lawyers have indicated he will hand him self in. the israeli army has killed at least eight palestinian protesters and injured more than thirteen hundreds in demonstrations along the border with gaza thirty people have now died near the border with israel since the protests began last friday. the u.s.'s impose new sanctions against some of president vladimir putin's key allies the target seven russian businessmen and seventeen senior government officials the white house says the penalties are in response to what it calls moscow's quote damaging activities the former russian spy at the center of a diplomatic row between the u.k. and moscow is no longer in a critical condition doctors say circus cripples health is improving a month after he and his daughter were poisoned with a nerve agent in southern england the police are boosting their presence on the
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streets of london this weekend after a surge and knife crime officers have held an emergency meeting with community leaders on how to tackle the problem the us president donald trump is moving to end the practice known as catch and release it allows immigrants caught in the u.s. without proper documentation to be freed while the immigration cases play out in the courts you are right up to date with all the top stories the news continues here on al-jazeera after our next program one on one east. why the gender pay gap is the u.k. names the companies where men are paid more than women in the new blood diamonds found in electric cars and smartphones while facebook c.e.o. mark zuckerberg gets ready to some big question. counting the costs on al-jazeera. and. in china.


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