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across the city at the stadium where the ceremony will be taking place. people will be looking to see nothing legally. because the decision here from the judges was final there's no room for appeal. and we've been able to stop this it's highly highly unlikely their money is going to go or hear some heads of state have confirmed they will be at that hearing in ceremony in terms of maybe people will react going forward towards the end of the month and when you speak to people here in the. frustrations of. if people have to pay rent to pay. some of those are the issues on people's minds they were concerned. that could slow things down and make even more difficult for them to be able to go by day to day life again it's a wait and see. when he called for a gathering we just don't know it's all up to him right now how he plays because
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the ball is in his court and importantly what he tells his supporters to do now that really has to be made very much for that now and that is how to. still ahead. the arabia's economy as it tries to move away from its dependence on oil and exports. hello again or welcome back we're here across the southern reaches of asia we are watching the central portions of asia we are watching what is happening here across taiwan because in that area we do have a tropical depression that has formed right there you can see the circulation but just in the last since yesterday we have seen over eight hundred fifty millimeters of rain for taiwan unfortunate the rain is going to continue at least through
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saturday and potentially into sunday as well you can see all the rain right there the system is going to be a slow mover possibly making its way to the north possibly to the northwest we're going to be watching that track very carefully but the rain also extends down here along the southern coast of china hong kong mostly rain if you with the temperature there of about thirty five degrees over here towards parts of india well it is the northern states that are going to be seeing the brunt of the rain over the next couple days you can see all the clouds right there that's going to extend over here towards nepal as well on for to saturday doesn't look much different very heavy rain across much of that area kolkata heavy rain in your forecast with a temperature of thirty three down towards china i we do expect to see mostly cloudy conditions in terms of thirty four there on saturday and really not much change there but more rain along the southwest coast mumbai rain in your forecast to a twenty seven but better conditions for crutching at twenty nine degrees there. this
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don did not have the ability. to get a foothold. in search of the missing pieces was it really important. when you got the news that bin laden was killed were you surprised or was the reaction in the place we continue we don't want anyone to know sun goes head to head with the. foreign minister on. the to have you with al-jazeera and these are our top stories the court has upheld
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the result of last month's presidential election ruling that there was no proof of irregularities. by the opposition has refused to accept what it called fake results. for displaced people in yemen has reportedly killed at least thirty media say it happened in the province meanwhile a new human rights watch report says the lead coalitions investigations into alleged war crimes lack credibility. as a human researcher at human rights watch and she says the coalition members have failed and then legal obligation to investigate crimes and i think perhaps more damning is it paints a very different picture than the one we see on the ground that the one yemeni groups are reporting on human rights watch amnesty and others are reporting on in terms of the absolute devastation that coalition airstrikes continue to cause and the many coalition air strikes that appear to not only violate the walls laws of war but the potential war crimes unfortunately what that. he has done is really
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primarily helped shield coalition states from any form of accountability and when i say that what i mean is say for example the coalition's investigative body says ok you know what the coalition unintentionally targeted this well or partially damaged this residential complex even in those statements they don't say did saudi arabia carry out the attack the united arab emirates carry out the attack have any steps been taken to ensure that those states hold potential workmen's accountable so really what we're seeing is you have this investigative body that says it's credibly investigating but is in fact not at all an accepted an acceptable sort of substitute for the states themselves actually carrying out credible investigations let's show you has a new prime minister after the ruling liberal party replaced at fleta scott morrison defeated malcolm turnbull in an internal party vote it is the fourth time since two thousand and ten that a prime minister has been voted out of the job by his or her own party kathy novak reports from sydney are still john morris of. australia is introduced to another
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new prime minister to power not in a popular vote but rather installed by colleagues in the party ballot facing a tough job to ensure that we not only bring now party back together which is believed bruised and battered this week traditional grandson jack malcolm turnbull became prime minister when he pushed out his predecessor tony abbott in twenty fifteen now turnbull is the latest australian leader to leave before the end of his term a strike will be just dumbstruck. and so appalled by the conduct of the last week he blames a campaign of what he calls insurgents within his party and outside it who wanted to see the moderate prime minister replaced with a more conservative peter dutton as minister for immigration a dozen was known for his hard line in foresman of the country's policy of sending
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asylum seekers to overseas prison camps he first challenge turnbull in a leadership contest on choose day and lost he then demanded another vote on friday saying this time he had the support to win and turnbull didn't run as a candidate how the insurgents were not rewarded by electing mr dothan for example but instead the successor who i wish the very best of course scott morrison a very loyal and effective treasurer goals like that in morrison was once immigration minister in charge of controversial asylum policies he had backed turnbull to remain prime minister before friday's vote has been a lot of talk this week. about his side people are on in this building. and what just annoyed me to tell you. is the new generation of liberal leadership is where on your side australians are generally unhappy with what they see as
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a revolving door system of leadership scott morrison now faces the difficult task of uniting his party before facing the australian public in a federal election in less than a year. before that virus and government which has a majority of just one seat is likely to have another electoral test. malcolm turnbull says he'll leave parliament soon triggering a byelection for his electorate kathy novak al jazeera sydney. saudi arabia is reportedly looking to borrow money from international banks to help stabilize its economy according to the financial times that he and the seeking eleven billion dollars in loans the decision comes after plans to let states state owned oil company a red card in the stock market went to leg crown prince mohammed bin cell man was looking to use the new revenue to launch economic reforms including investing in high tech companies like bear and tesla aramco is thought to be the world's largest oil company but
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a drop in oil prices and the war in yemen have affected saudis economy. now sami ham the is editor in chief of the international interest that's the current affairs website and he says saudi arabia's political and economic situation has changed since the i.p.o. was announced. i think what we have to remember first and foremost is the context in which the i.p.o. was originally announced it was definitely designed to build confidence to show the world that nothing is off limits that so it really is genuinely sincere its pursuit will go versification so i think it wanted to leverage this particular program it was also designed to garner support from donald trump or to help boost that foreign policy by angling around who as potentially being this that in the new york stock exchange since however the announcement tomorrow rio things have changed while the oil prices have started to go back up as opposed to being low as they were before but also saudi arabia foreigners don't donald trump is having more and more
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domestic troubles and their foreign policy around him is now under threat in other words it doesn't want to give up its state secrets. get its biggest cash cow. to anybody it wants to be able to navigate the difficulties that it faces let's remember that in pakistan they've lost an ally in the washer or even iran car has become prime minister they've lost an ally in the g. reza good malaysia and now they have marketed marmont who is revamping this particular foreign policy but also. the crown prince of saudi arabia faces big domestic troubles. swaddle political prisoners from soccer over what is a man in order all of them got only adding a little belief if you are going to do wish all of these other various religious authorities who have lamented dr. drew lies ation of the good to go society why does the man doesn't want to press saudi society too hard. turkey's foreign minister is warning that
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a military solution in the syrian province of idlib would be a disaster he made the comment after meeting the russian foreign minister in moscow meanwhile syrian government forces are sending reinforcements to surround the last remaining rebel held province the military has been on the move the neighboring hama and aleppo the government is also dropping leaflets urging people not to resist meanwhile the goshi asians with the rebel groups are said to be ongoing. the u.n. is calling on latin american countries to ease entry for thousands of people fleeing venezuela's deepening economic crisis the call came after neighboring ecuador and pervert announced new entry requirements for venezuelans and elina passports whereas before they only needed their national i.d.'s a latin america editor lucien newman has more from the venezuelan capital caracas. this is santa angeles's last day at her home in her working class could act as neighborhood she sold everything possible and packed the rest she enters sister her two daughters and their four
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small children prepare to abandon israel so. i have to get my daughter out of here before it's too late. friend jelly's three year old can't speak since she had a stroke provoked she says by the lack of medicine to treat her repeated convulsions half of them will go to peru the rest to chile to join husbands and sons but sandra is angry. we wanted to remain here in my beloved venezuela the best country in the world until my door destroyed it we're leaving half of our family behind our family smell scattered. indeed oil rich venezuela is on recognizable disease hunger uncontrollable violence and hyperinflation are driving millions from a country where poverty has reached eighty percent president nicolas maduro blames u.s. financial sanctions but they don't begin to explain
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a crisis that began long before they were imposed a year ago. what is happening is of such gravity that it looks as though we were going through a terrible war like syria except there is no war and it's the expectation that things will get even worse it is nourishing the stampede the. note that it's easy to leave a passport is worth its weight in gold to my money that i need but hell is no way to get a passport at least to pay two thousand dollars under the table which i don't have . that's when the passport office official asked us to move away. those lucky enough to have a passport come here to catch a bus going to peru via colombia and ecuador like everything else the bus tickets go on day by day so the people who are lining up here are doing so not to get a new ticket but to pay the difference from one they bought a month ago at four hundred and forty now they have to pay eight hundred eighty one they can't get on the bus it's prohibitive so like many others alexander is leaving
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for peru to try his luck with his pockets empty. there's no work a consequence my family obama milk and diapers my baby so i have no choice. as the departure time nears the waiting room begins to look and feel like a mass funeral parlor. husbands wives children and fiances say goodbye to each other and certain what will become of those who leave. all of those who must stay behind a tragedy that's taking place every single day in every corner of venezuela. you see in human al-jazeera. now launch a global study published in the lancet medical journal says there is no safe level of alcohol consumption previous research suggests that light to moderate drinking could protect against heart disease but
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a new study of alcohol use one hundred ninety five countries found that even an occasional glass increases the risk of health problems or dying the report attributes two point eight million deaths worldwide each year to alcohol let's go as well to the university of washington of the study's lead author and he says any benefit to drinking alcohol is far outweighed by the risks. both diabetes and heart disease which our on occasion. but we also look at a whole order battery of causes cancers wide range of down some you know there's an injury is found that when you take into consideration all of these factors there's no real benefit to drinking across the spectrum is the study will consider cutting your consumption in af or just a little bit any amount can be hugely beneficial given the shape of the risk for it rises exponentially with consumption so we're very heavy drinker you'll see huge benefits by cutting down by
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a drink or day and if you're still drinking one drink per day you'll see huge benefits of the down as well she said re not every year you have a seven out of one hundred cancer developing one is condition and when we look at the global population that's an immense amount of our the average male drinker it's now consuming around two drinks or. a lot of recommendations don't say up to two drinks a day is to figure out what to counter that a bit by really looking at the whole structure of the research that's been performed on. to india now when he only a million people displaced from their homes in the state of carola as it recovers from the worst floods in a century while many are now questioning whether the disaster could have been avoided andrew thomas reports. hundreds of people have died more than a million fled their homes but how that trip was carolyn's disaster the quantity of rain was unprecedented two and a half times the normal figure for office so far but environmentalists say properly
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managed its land and rivers would have absorbed it and channeled it to the sea over development in flood plains is to blame left but. claiming that even as an wetlands for other uses that is one of them a good thing which agree with us to do it another way the flood plains in the form of paddy relies on about plants would have begun to accommodate an morsels of water . the floods were made worse a environmentalist by quantities of plastic rubbish clocking rivers stopping them flowing faster freely instead the rivers burst their banks but even with those issues the floods say some could have been avoided aside from the long term impact of environmental mismanagement and pollution there is another way that some here are seeing this as a manmade disaster they're blaming those who manage the dams and reservoirs carola has fifty three large reservoirs with a collective capacity of nearly seven trillion liters of water they are managed primarily for hydro electricity production and irrigation for farmers meaning
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operators are reluctant to let the water go when it's not needed so they were near capacity before the worst of the rain fell when it did the water had to be suddenly released to stop dam walls breaking people think infrastructure is a security against flood but more of the flood waters did not come from the rain they come from the release of their dams never happened before if we know too much rain is coming dams should releasing water as gently and not impounding the last drop and then flooding people's out of their homes it's likely no one factor caused carolus flooding but human activity and inactivity seen. so it might it was andrew thomas al-jazeera call them. again i mean there's a problem with the headlines on al-jazeera zimbabwe's highest court has upheld the
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result of last month's presidential election warning that there was no proof of every. president time and money god but now only won the vote the opposition has refused to accept what it called fake results. because it is dismissed with cause. in terms of nine to three subsection four. but a graph of the. number two number. is. there we. do. see. i saw the erotic coalition air strike me a camp for displaced people in yemen has reportedly killed at least thirty the media say it happened today the province meanwhile a new human rights watch report says the saudi coalition's investigations into alleged war crimes lack credibility. saudi arabia is reportedly looking to borrow
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money from international banks to help stabilize its economy according to the financial times the other seeking eleven billion dollars in loans it follows a decision to delay listing shares of the stage owned oil company a ram on the stock market turkey's foreign minister is warning that a military solution in the syrian province of idlib would be a disaster he made the comment after meeting the russian foreign minister in moscow meanwhile syrian government forces are sending reinforcements to surround which is the last remaining rebel held province the military has been on the move in neighboring hama and aleppo australia has a new prime minister after malcolm turnbull lost a second leadership challenge in a week his former treasurer scott morrison has been sworn in as a story a sex leader in eight years well those are the headlines on al-jazeera do stay with us the stream is coming up next thank you very much for watching.
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in an instantly shifting news cycle the listening post takes questions the world's media exposing how the press operates and why certain stories take precedence while others are ignored the listening post on al-jazeera. in the stream today we continue our series on the digital view so what does an indigenous superhero actually look like and why does that representation matter i really could be allowed there is a lot to discuss today and i'll be looking out for your comments and your questions online. stream or join our you tube chop. in the director of the american. university of colorado new york. indigenous representation in mainstream popular culture usually relegated to
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subplots mistakes or shamans making a brief appearance to impart some kind of wisdom at indigenous community is often used to represent backwardness and complex histories of rich cultures over joost and romanticize but have a look in at studio we have back stories and characters for indigenous and first nation communities. conceived brought to us by indigenous artists and storytellers make all superhero stories and more are now being written by and for indigenous communities not tone down not furthering stereotypes they are instead building representation have a look at aragon star a kickapoo singer and writer and creator of the super indian comic series this is what you have to say. the reason i created super indian was because i was tired of seeing negative stereotypes about native americans in mainstream comics i wanted to create a character that had native american authenticity and also you know within the
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artwork and also within the rating as for the future of our indigenous superheroes i predict that there are going to be way more than there are now they're going to be more complex mar shades of grey they'll have access to a lot of high tech they'll be futurism so it's going to be great stick around you're going to want to see what we do. out again stuff if i have a day some time off you can come and see here thank you for that great start to rush oh there's so much to talk about joining us from albuquerque new mexico we have lee francis he's the c.e.o. publisher of native reality he also founded the indigenous comic called that's how to new mexico in the united states in silverdale washington state jeffrey very jean is a native american comic artist and designer and in winnipeg canada sonja ballantine is a writer and filmmaker welcome to the stream all of you so i love this what does that
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. mean so yeah that is the wrong way to start with conversation doing it right back to you so when it comes to comic influences our community has a lot to say and we asked them which character stand out for them erin in there's a gateway from the x.-men series and for our audience that isn't familiar with gateway this is him from the marble fandom universe he's an indigenous australian and this is a closer look at gateway li is this character stand out for you when it comes to a good indigenous superhero. i think there's a bunch of things that i thing where they where i really appreciate the ways in which. you know a lot of stuff that came out of marvel and folks because we were writing or drawing that but. you know i think even to my you know my my business relations there's still control units around the character you know the idea of of. you know sort of
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that aboriginal. you know the things that we've seen throughout their history being used sort of the power base i think is a double edged sword and i think that that's you know what we've really been trying to just be about place really intentional about in in our representations not only through what we publish but also when we're trying to bring in you know compare everybody like we actually with these positions. so now i want to show you a cow it took from your childhood it's the green power ranger i have him here on my laptop when i show you well the green power ranger how on earth is he connected talk conversation that we're having right now tell us well well i found out recently that. tommy oliver was supposed to be the worst is an indigenous character and i i didn't know that when i was a child i no i don't either. i know if i knew that as a kid because i was like he was the most popular ranger and still is one of the most popular power injures and i'm like he was in
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a bit like that so who looked. like i think that's one of my one of my clever introduces. secretly native when i have a credit talk about how i consider spock from star trek a native person ok yeah and it's really interesting to me to have that aspect this because like who else could deal with being both vulcan and human being and having so i was like of course he will never found out what his mom was what background is so mike ok she's created i decided it i say oh it's like i'm like you i've always associated spark just being because my my father's non-native and my mom's do so coming from two worlds you are. yeah. that's a great compliment. but yeah i feel same way i've always felt like spock was a kindred spirit yeah that's one of the big things for me with spock is that he's
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both feeling with not being balkan and not them not being human enough and i've always felt that one aspect of native the native experience not being native enough because you can't speak your own language but not being white enough because you're so different everybody else so it's like i don't know anderson why there aren't more nicci people like native people into star trek i felt like the only one for a long time when i was a kid. but what i'm only asking you to. like i did i felt that way with like you know my dad was just like a super cycle i think and and so it was i think it was this wonderful precedent that was set in our own soul this like being native nurse or being native tear was not something that was foreign to me and especially like reading comics my dad was a huge reader so didn't matter if you know i was going out reading comics he was like yeah he got something because you can read and it's awesome you know i mean
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this stuff it was like cool there's now i like over the past couple years like a look at all these native nerds will be there around right now. i met currently reading an article about. visiting cons and the most of the con in my city did not have very many native people going to let until very recently and it's felt like that again when i was a little kid being the only star trek nerd in northern manitoba itself like oh my god like i'm the only one wire there anymore but just like and so it's very cool to see that it's becoming more acceptable to be a nerd because where some of the nerdiest people in the world so i don't know why i don't know the stats well i would have to notice that all right guys let's let's let's get some juice out of here what makes an indigenous superhero fantasy what are the ingredients that you need tad to make them native fascination indigenous. well our one of the first ones i think is like a lot of
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a lot of superheroes in general suffer loss and that always made such a big impact on me because i'm like well why. as indigenous people we have suffered so much loss and asked so why aren't we indigenous why aren't we superheroes yet like asking for a man who has lost this planet wonder woman lost her home because she had to leave spider-man lost his family and it's like why i think this is still it's so easily transferred to us so i don't understand why we aren't heroes yet in that universe. so i don't know what you're saying there sonja about what you see a superhero having in their background but unfortunately our audience says too often they look like this this is a lean on twitter saying often they're limiting depictions of natives to old mystical indian or noble savage stereotypes and that's incredibly harmful and leads people to believe that we're stuck in the past and capable of adapting to modern times and alina goes on to say there are certain spiritual and ceremonial aspects
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that are also seen as a private thing and many native cultures so they can't be accurately depicted in comics which leads to bad and or append indian depictions of spirituality even when this is a part of the characters and background so jeffrey i wonder if you can pick up on that the hard characterization and i think lee touched on that a little bit earlier when he talks about it's a double edged sword we have some fantastic things fantastic symbolism fantastic spirituality in our culture when it's misrepresented the way it has been it becomes either a really bad cliche or a bad negative stereotype so when you have a native creator coming in there and he's in fusing his or her culture into his characters people might see that is oh that's just adding the stereotype with the reality is you know this is how it's properly done jeffrey. you know i was. it's going to add to i think that partly it's it's about the lived experience when it's
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a non-native writer what they're looking at is the is the binge fringe bettors and and food right so they're going to add the tropes because it looks cool and i like cool characters i think they're really i mean you know there's there's really amazing things that can come out of that from the imagination but when i write and i write characters in the people that we try to engage each. oh yeah. i hear what you're saying. to me it's i'm just going to jump over to something for a moment because you're talking about creating characters so new this is exactly what you've been doing have a look here this is kerry barry lynn it's a children's book. on how does that fit into what we're talking about right now because you're creating characters that work for other people like you and youngsters growing up right now i think a lot of my work is autobiography autobiographical in terms of. write and i write with. what did i want to see when i was
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a little kid and so i write with that intention always and sometimes it. i'm really surprised by how non-stereotypical things could come out for me or sometimes so your typical things could come about and so like i'm creating a superhero right now called thunderbird who was in my first film and there's a whole section where they create her costume and the entity that is her coffee decides that it likes a mole so it makes her costume look like a. design and there's a whole scene where maggie who is the thunder bird she says like what i'm creating i can't have a height across the human like her or her sentience symbol symbiont cos there was like no no it's fine well we'll deal with this later and i'm like oh ok so it's like coming up with stuff that got me angry to you as a kid like well and i hated seeing fathers i hated being seen as lake shy and or
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apache when i am a creep person so it's like i really want to eliminate that pan indian idea sure jeffrey you are people who know some of your stories i know some of your. how do you approach knowing that you come with you come to the table with some real integrity and then what do you do with your art. he walked gingerly and boldly at the same time. i want people to see that the native voice is behind and out but i also want to see the characters he said their characters just as much as they're mine they're part of our pop culture history and so that recognition is there soon as you see that and whether your data or you're not this is just me showing a native voice to these characters and i've been honored and lucky enough to be able to work on very a lot of the ones that i had loved as a child it's just been fantastic journey for me. any idea when.
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alien life is you know mark you've made before that was one of my favorite pieces of art that i ever saw like and the way you say i posted on twitter too but i love the superman the way you do it because to me superman is a native person like in all aspects except skin color so it's like seeing that almost made me want to cry cause i'm like oh my god did. you know like i said i be honest i just want to have fun but i also want people to know where i'm come from and i'm proud of where i come from natives we have a rich culture we have much to offer the world and we're just people are just now starting to recognize it and see the tip for that giant iceberg that's just looming out there waiting for us to explode on the world and yet i feel let the problem teach this because and. in regards to last i feel that we often felt that seeing native people get relegated to the past made us feel so strange in terms of how like well i'm a modern native but i don't exist in the media so
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a lake in my weird and so seeing pretty creature ready creatures nerdy natives on t.v. was something that was really cool to me because i lost my mind there's a show in canada called corner gas that has an indigenous character named davis who is a priest at a police sergeant and there's this whole conversation you has where he's talking that you're off. another person in need and he's talking about battlestar galactica and i was like oh. so happy about that so i love those little jim just yank things you love that you love seeing them. oh yeah and it's so much that i love this. is our native american. so i want to jump in here because i want to bring our community back in this is a conversation that if you are having about why it's important to have indigenous creator behind the scenes so wish i had done twitter says marvel they have
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a new or character out and they said that marvel has a bigger responsibility then to hire native writers and artists their most recent character is based on innuit culture and they did consult with a native person for it but consultation is not enough it's a free pass that they did their homework so that's a critique and i'll show you that character in just a moment but i want to bring this tweet in next because dale here on the other side of that debate says we as native writers and illustrators now have the resources to publish and distribute on our own terms we no longer have to wait for anyone to give us permission or give us room at events like comic-con we're changing it our selves so you can see the marvel character behind me but lee i want to go to you with this conversation talking about is it the duty of these bigger houses like marvel or d.c. comics to include these voices or is that up to indigenous communities themselves i think we make our own path and we know that there's
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a market through this. and how we're going to go out but i also think that my main thing and i will show you on that is. too often you've been serving as consultants in these ways you know listen jack is amazing you know and should be should have. been. really need we we're losing a little bit of you i'm so sorry about that let me just show you what part of what he does he has a bookstore the is dedicated to indigenous comics and fantasy and graphic novels and some of the tunnels a really important titles then more important titles but i want to point out a couple of them we have code talkers here and them we have to deal women of and yet these are stories that are really important that to be told in the not the kind of so is the off to make into comics. yeah yeah i think this is that we're going to
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make our own ways it was the reason we wanted to. work but i've been able to be a part of i was going to wait around for anybody we just decided to start publishing and start a comic on an open. got it yeah. i actually wanted to go to comic-con and when i first heard of it and my first film actually played there and i was so upset i couldn't go because i that wasn't i made my first film crash site with the intention of it going to places like indigenous comic-con and so it's really important to me that these places exist but yeah i agree with reed that we often had to make our make our own way into these events and because there's a there's a thirst for this work but i think there's a lot of problems with places like marvel or d.c. where they're like well that's true nishabd market lake who are people other than native people going to buy these books and it's it's such a it seems like such
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a wall we still have to climb because i'm like you know with the success of things like black panther people don't believe like the big places the big publishing houses don't believe that there's chances of success with such a market. so in making your own way i want to pivot on not because we got this comic live on you tube this is the walker who says why do we need fictional superheroes only those who feel inferior need heroes only those who feel inferior see others as super so that's an interesting comment there he's getting a lot of the this person is getting a lot of feedback on you tube a lot of superhero been times in our community. that in mind keep this point in mind because i want to play a video comment from j. who's an on going when artist and a writer out of canada and this is why he says we need these super heroes. quae jail judgment is because home and he was jailed you're going to go good writer artist top producer comic creator from a killing on c.b.s.
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not me community i wrote andrew created a graphic novel called could go either even though as leader of the after the two television series that airs in canada the united states and australia also drew book called black lies wealth or rather much that was a national bestseller you can why does representation matter simply put we can't let our kids and business children and people of color grow up in a world where the only way they ever see themselves represented in the media and pop culture is that's the bad guys or even worse the comic relief so if you're thinking about a career in comics you might get involved in the media we need your voice now more than ever because right now anything's possible if i did it so can you so i look forward to watching your shows reading your books get in the mix we need you piece . yeah jay's said it will cause i wish he had been on here because i wanted to tell him how much i wished i had existed when i was a kid because if i'd seen that i would have like lost my mind i'm like this thing that brought a kid out to read. like a fairy to yell but it was so cool to see like i think we need heroes because no
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one asks why people need superman nobody asks why we need bad memory just do because they inspire us you aim higher and i think with our lake with the three of x. that we're kind of inspiring younger kids to go into it because i didn't see any writers growing up that were native and it's really important for me to show kids that they can be other than nurses and doctors and lawyers like we can be a lot of different thank you both so important to me see that. i think heroes are important because they reflect who we are they are the epitome of what we hope to be as as a people as per people there that you're. so you have a native hero you want that native hero to put in my eyes everything that is great wonderful about our culture we need those the symbols of champions of who where we come from different you know what i was thinking about was i was looking you were
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looking at the amazing been doing and the sun has been doing is that from my study of those two cultures and different communities indigenous communities that culture the history the spiritual physicians has so much better stronger more amazing well magical than any superhero story that i've ever seen already mcgrane the culture what do you need made us and that's what i think you owe me. anything that i've ever seen in d.c. all malvo all a any of those big mainstream ones you have those super heroes already culture who already doing magical things and are not even magical things this is what they did and i think that's where we're heading i think we're certain to see that right now i think that if you look back at a lot of the a lot of the heroes that we we see that the comic pages today derive from each stories greek myths different other mythology still we're now allowed because of weight things are today we're loud to share and build off of our own culture and
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our own mythologies developed worlds. and villains the way we see the way that we from the stories that we know and we're just start to see that i you know jeff and i want to bring this in from amanda she's a teacher and she's uses indigenous comics in her teaching material she says my students are mostly non-native and they have very little knowledge about living indigenous peoples we climb this hill together to bring them into reality and a better understanding and i often start with a collection like moon shot might start with six killer she gives a couple examples and says just reading and engaging with comments by indigenous writers and authors versus student expectations the native peoples are no longer here. and the resulting discussion usually lacks defensive bias so limited that to you because this is important for all audiences she's saying yeah yeah big it is six it was my my work and i wanted to sense you know native folks that are dead or
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dying that's another part of think that we've been trying to accomplish with this work in a manner points out a lot of other folks pointed out is that the pop culture is a case of that native people sort of get stuck in the western and various western motifs and so what you end up with is is this a if. it was for all i know lee's attorney jeffrey you can finish the sentence i know you're all right so here's what i think might happen that there might be this tension happening between mainstreaming comics and graphic novels and then what you want to do as artists who happen to be indigenous and you would be seen that fight or can everybody want to get a free. oh yes i think everybody can work together if we have a healthy respect towards each and every culture that it's possible that. it's being done we just need to see more of it so. yeah i agree with that with that
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like people were thinking that black panther the movie was all they could have before people of africa and the santo are black are people that are black but everybody from a variety of cultures love that movie like i remember seeing it my almost started around dance in the theater so i saw a lot of my own culture in that movie and like the importance of our own stuff and so i believe that level yet any representation for any group that isn't just a default page and is like something that we all love i mean people that just because if it's just one of the time to fly it's what they're not it's open to people who so talented and the few. jeffrey and sun will thank you for being part of the story today thank you thank you will and on you tube in january who says there are so many superheroes in our communities that are on song and comics are how we hope for youth to imagine new heroes from a cultural base thank you so much for watching we will see you next time take
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everybody. on the streets of greece anti immigrant violence is on the rise there or you have to go from over ten percent that this is all from plus or something and increasingly migrant farm workers are victims of vicious beatings. is helping the pakistani community to find a voice the stories we don't often hear told by the people who live them undocumented and under attack this is iraq on al-jazeera. a new poll ranks mexico city is the full first in the world for sexual violence many women are attacked while moving in the crowded spaces of the metro buses and even. the hands of taxi drivers the conversation starts with do you have
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they are look real war climate change and technological disruption especially the rise of the fission intelligence and by engineering this will change the world more than anything else professor you know harare talks to al-jazeera oh. oh . and live from studio fourteen here at the al-jazeera headquarters in doha. welcome to the news grid zimbabwe's highest court has spoken emerson and god what is the rightful winner of the presidential election it was a hearing on an appeal from the opposition leader nelson chamisa who claimed the vote was rigged but will he now accept the result and encourage its supporters to
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do the same we are live in florida. australia gets a new prime minister the six and eight years scott morrison is the man of the home he takes over from the troubled who was forced out of office after a leadership battle within his ruling party. and a show of force in ukraine the eastern european nation is marking twenty seven years of independence from the soviet union and its state says it's ready to help counter any aggression from russia. flash flooding mudslides and strong winds are expected in the u.s. state of hawaii as team lanes heads towards islands in the it's all been documented on mine we'll have that conversation for you coming up and we are hard to connect the dots for hashtags. you are live with the news spread live on air straining online through you tube facebook live at al-jazeera dot com so my voice constitutional court has upheld
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president and emerson an election victory a dismissed accusations of rigging by opposition leaders saying that they had failed to produce clear and direct evidence of irregularities managua narrowly won july's election but opposition in b.c. leader nelson chamisa had insisted the process was rigged against him this was the first election without longtime leader robert mugabe on the ballot the leaders inauguration will now go ahead on sunday go now to hermit hasa who is in harare and she has been following following the story this development her happening just within the last hour or so tell us how all this played out. well it was a longer reading by the judge is a danger to be clear that only someone i got on one july third to call for more on the judgment i'm joined by douglas one's own i he's the m.d.c. secretary general so i thank you very much for talking to us do you think this was a thing when we don't think so we don't think it was
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a fair judgement because the judges of if you did the evidence that you put which is evidence from the from this is probably election commission itself they did not like that if you didn't. there is but one problem is not. so what is the way forward for the opposition. is the national council to decide the way for what number of options that we do have the group is closed now what remains of the political and diplomatic rules we are going to explore those but if we do we have it within the law there are some people that perhaps the main opposition leader nelson chamisa may want some kind of power sharing deal was on it can you confirm or deny this i'm not here to say because these depends on what the national council says number one number two to depends on the extra if so what is it do we have not discussed about sharing it or in the past them opposition leaders
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have said they don't trust the courts because they tend to lean towards. if that is the case why did the m.d.c. alliance a prosecute the first nice although we have not been hit with the cost over the years we have adopted in that we must keep knocking we must never door net because . we must not don't need to detect us so we were trying to keep this is an institution this institution but we created in the constitutions in that we must make them work. the moderns of her the last few days that the m.d.c. alliance had a secret weapon that they're going to unveil here at the court it didn't seem to be unveiled what happened and what went on the been wrong i'm sure that some of the documents wehrmacht allowed by the court the court disallowed saddam documents a second documents but they refused. the court also refused to it should be
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subpoena we know we wanted to is a coffee shop to produce the disservice that was a disallowed by the court he had not been allowed then people gifts the surprise visit of muslims and i thank you very much for talking to us so now what is the way forward according to the constitution the person has been declared the winner mr managua will be sworn in within forty eight hours at the national sports stadium here in harare we are hearing that president and other may also give some kind of statement on state t.v. later tonight addressing the nation probably trying to tell them what the way forward is what the results showed is that he won by and narrow margin it is a divided country a lot of people did vote for nelson chamisa what is he going to say it is a problems to appease those who are worried that they could be violent that maybe things may not move forward as planned because some people are unhappy with this declaration by the constitutional court are those are all questions on her mythos i thank you very much charles lawrie is the director and head of politics at their
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risk mabel croft and the author of the land reform deception political opportunism and zimbabwe's lance hoosier era he joins us via skype from bath in england we appreciate your time very much is this the decision you expected from the court. very much so. crucial not imus and one of. the twenty actually election i think actually. no one seriously observing the conduct over the last few weeks would have school see any other outcome do you think that the election was fair. i think one's got to be reasonable in terms of one's expectations some bob he doctoral conduct has been extremely poor over the last few decades and this was never going to be a pristine election this was never going to be a model of electoral process in some very profound and rather compelling allegations of flaws in the process all different levels all wrongdoing from pa
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officials and from election officials as well out what i can say is that a very large percentage of the population voted for the opposition when i got it was victory was very narrow indeed and the is virtually no way that he can take over the presidency without a cloud of suspicion surrounding him as he moves forward so does nelson chamisa play a role and helping the country move forward as well. it's essential just to for the world to know that it was and bob we just know that this election is now over the best thing for me sick can do for his party and it was symbolic wins is to move forward and do what he can to work with this new government one must remember that he represents nearly for forty fifty percent of the population a very large percentage of zimbabweans he has a voice to play here what he needs to do is to turn his mind away from the election challenge which is not conclusive and not decide how he can best work with men and
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dog was a team even with. the various concerns that you laid out about how this election played out. is it fair to say though that it was still an improvement and a maybe a step in the right direction compared to the way things have been in the past. yes i mean certainly the conduct of election officials on election day was very encouraging observers were all but certain that election officials would be trying to conduct the poll in a fair and balanced manage that state security officials would not be coercing poses as this happened many times in the posture so events on election day were encouraging and i think it heartened by the international community that this was indeed and you symbolically but certainly events in the days that followed it securely the extraordinary killings all of six individuals six protesters on the streets of harare hakan back to the gobby era and that has severely dented the
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confidence of the international community and zimbabweans at home and it really the big question now is which one of dogwood do you believe the one who's pretend that this is a new zimbabwe or the one that oversaw the kinds of violence that was taking place in the days off the pole. charles laurie thank you so much for joining us we appreciate it thank you and we want you to get in touch with us to talk to us about these stories you can send your comments to our online platforms at twitter the hash tag is a.j. news right our handle is a.j. english for us on facebook facebook dot com slash al-jazeera or send us a message to whatsapp and telegram numbers plus nine seven four five zero one triple one four nine so he is being referred to as australia's new accidental prime minister after a tumultuous week scott morrison has replaced malcolm turnbull and an internal party vote it is the fourth time since two thousand and ten that a sitting prime minister has been voted out of the job by his or her own party
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kathy novak reports in sydney. i spoke john morris in this way australia is introduced to another new prime minister about the power not in a popular vote but rather installed by colleagues in a party ballot facing a tough job to ensure that we not only bring now party back together which has been bruised and battered this week traditional grandson here is jack malcolm turnbull became prime minister when he pushed out his predecessor tony abbott in twenty fifteen now turnbull is the latest australian leader to leave before the end of his term a strike will be just dumbstruck and so appalled by the conduct of the last week he blames a campaign of what he calls insurgents within his party and outside it who wanted to see the moderate prime minister replaced with a more conservative peter dutton as minister for immigration done and was known for
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his hard line in foresman of the country's policy of sending asylum seekers to overseas prison camps he first challenge turnbull in a leadership contest on tuesday and last he then demanded another vote on friday saying this time he had the support to win and turnbull didn't run as a candidate how the insurgents were not rewarded by electing mr dutton for example but instead the successor who i wish the very best of course scott morrison a very loyal and effective treasurer goals like that in mars and was once immigration minister in charge of controversial asylum policy he had backed turbo to remain prime minister before friday's vote has been a lot of talk this week. about whose side people are on in this building. and what just annoyed me to tell you. is the new generation of liberal leadership. these where in your story australians are generally unhappy with what they see as
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a revolving door system of leadership scott morrison now faces the difficult task of uniting his party before facing the australian public in a federal election in less than a year before that barzan government which has a majority of just one seat is likely to have another electoral test. malcolm turnbull says he'll leave parliament soon triggering a byelection for his electorate kathy novak al jazeera sydney australia has had a revolving door of prime minister since two thousand and ten six to be exact and that year labor leader kevin rudd was replaced by his deputy julia guillard will read re talk to leadership from her in june of two thousand and thirteen.

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