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tv   Inside Story 2019 Ep 65  Al Jazeera  March 7, 2019 3:32am-4:01am +03

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thing that does not belong to you but of art and scooter plan to appeal the conviction and sentence in recent weeks the only witness said he lied to the court when he testified that he saw the two men throw the boy from the back of the van but he later said he'd been intimidated bribed and made to read a statement to clear the farmers in twenty seventeen two white men employed by longer were found guilty of attempted murder after they filmed themselves forcing a black man into a coffin they said had trespassed and stolen copper cables they threatened to burn him alive that court's judgment highlighted the extent of racial divisions in post apartheid south africa here in collini the life sentence given to daughter of art and scooter has brought some consolation to a community who promised protests if the sentence was lenient but closure appears to be a long way off for the sleepy conservative town what is certain is that the death of a fifteen year old black boy has further entrenched racial divisions here from al-jazeera
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callignee northwest province of africa less than four bar boss car last gone has been released after more than three months in jail or left the tokyo detention center wearing a mask and cap after post and almost nine million dollars in bail he was arrested in november accused of falsifying financial documents which he denies the judge ordered gone to remain in japan and that has residents be placed under video surveillance. south korea's president has ordered his government to take extraordinary measures to combat f. addition seven major cities including salt have recorded high concentrations of fine dust particles that can cause many illnesses measures interest shutting down public parking lots and limiting the number of cars allowed on the roads problem has moved from solved. the people of seoul and other cities throughout south korea have been breathing this now for the best part of a week and in the past few days the government has been holding emergency meetings
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trying to figure out ways of dealing with it they've put in place a number of special measures such as controlling traffic on the roads putting controls on construction sites power stations and giving instructions to things like elementary schools not to have outdoor activities but there's very little the government can do here about the prevailing winds and it's called a lot of this pollution has come from neighboring china in fact president moon j.n. of south korea this wednesday morning giving an instruction that south korea should be working more with china on what is seen here as a shared problem it's thought a lot of this pollution comes from deserts in china with the fine dust being sucked up into the atmosphere mixing with pollution from factories and power stations and then being pushed by the prevailing winds just far enough to cover the korean peninsula but not strong enough to take it any further so sophisticated cities like
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seoul having to wait for a change in the wind direction before it can get a breath of fresh air. but of course news still ahead on the news out a skater going from down an alley to ice queen following a painful crash. this
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course now his job elizabeth thank you and investigation is underway one of the world's top. trying to find out why twenty one horses have died there in the last
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two months california santa anita park has been closed indefinitely after another hole said to be euthanized their own cheese day the track is due to host the breeders cup in november experts are trying to find out if the track surface is to blame with some saying the region's unusually wet and cold winter has damaged it but earlier we spoke today to bracing for a proven you're told the problem may lie with the way the racing track is being managed. but spoken to a number of trainers right now their main thought is just trying to figure out how they're going to keep their horses training for races that they had expected to run and they're obviously concerned over what has gone are but i do know that a number of trainers top traders hall of fame trainers have continued to work their horses over the surface and that to me is indicative of people who don't believe that the root cause of this is solely the surface because i can't imagine that they
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would be jeopardizing the health of their horses and their top quality horses by consistently working over a track that they thought have extreme underlying issues with it but i think there are other factors that have contributed to the situation here there's pressure that has been put on trainers to run more tractors trying to run more races per day than they have in years past and i think the cumulative effect of some of those things have contributed to the situation the formula one season gets underway in a matter of weeks but human rights groups have criticised f one management for looking the other way at abuse is carried out in bahrain the country hosts the season second race he writes what she's concerned about the case of activists national yousif who was jailed for three years after criticising the race on social media in two thousand and seventeen in a letter from one say that the bahraini government assured them her imprisonment had nothing to do with criticising the crumb pre they went on we were assured that
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anyone who merely criticised continues to criticise film in one in behind is free to do so can say whatever they want and would be left alone to do so for me no one is committed to respecting internationally recognised human rights and its operations globally i am middle east research at human rights watch she is highly critical of for me once response there is but formula one's response is a clear indication. they have not taken this case reset this case very seriously the fact that they're relying on assurances from the need government that no punitive measures will be will be taken against activists and that. conviction and sentence had nothing to do with her peaceful opposition to the formula one races is just false and all the evidence points to the contrary so no arrest record one week after she released a series of posts critical of holding the formula one races and then we reviewed
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we're human rights watch reviewed the evidence that the public prosecutions submitted against and found that they relied very very heavily on. her social media posts opposing the holding of the formula one verses and then as well as calling for marches to release to release the protesters that have been imprisoned due to their role in opposing reform without one races and formula one has also seen the court judgement and that's where they raised their concerns with the back in the government in the first place and so relying on baseless assurances by the bahamian government that the charges have nothing to do with the. opposition to the theorists this is false and they have seen the evidence claiming otherwise formula one should publicly call on the bahamian government to drop the charges against mr jack youssef that are related to her exercising her right to free speech and they should also use their leverage with the bahamian government to pressure them to
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conduct an investigation into her allegations of torture and the treatment and hope of the officers who subjected her to that the treatment to account there are two male spots up for grabs anyway for champions league quarter finals on wednesday and just over an hour from now romo will be looking to hold on to their one goal advantage against porto but the big game sees p.s.g. face manchester united united are looking to overturn a two goal deficit from the first game the premier league team lost to know that old trafford and face a challenge to make it into the quarter finals against the french league champions but that k. take a manager insists united can do it especially if they school focused. never mission impossible force more difficult for. us i said here really we've got to get the first goal then anything can happen. yes it's a technical and tactical game but it's also a mental game certainly. goals always change games and if we get the first
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one. we'll be believing even more so and might they might start doubting themselves so it is important that we get the first one well there's a huge shock in the champions league on cheese days hold israel madrid were dumped out by dutch side i x. the drugs were going for a fourth straight title and were two one up from the first leg but they were thrashed four one in spain their biggest ever margin of defeat in a home european time and it's i actually go through to the quarter finals it's particularly embarrassing for rails captain said joe ramos who watched from the stands up to deliberately getting booked in the first leg because he didn't want to miss more important games. when i. was devastated devastated because we're not used to not fighting for a title at this stage of the season we shattered because we're out of our competition where we've been kings for a very long time the team is broken because we've got nothing to fight for. change
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days other match saw tottenham seal a foreigner aggregate went overboard us to dortmund it finished one no on the night thanks to hurricane it becomes tottenham's all time leading scorer in europe with twenty four goals but the victory was soured by news that put you tino has been banned from the sidelines for two games by the english f.a. the ban and a thirteen thousand dollars fine were handed down after he accepted an improper conduct charge following his heated confrontation with referee mike dean last month but you tino will be forced to watch the games against southampton and liverpool from the stands. english women's team have won the two thousand one hundred she believes cup in florida they beat japan three nil in the final start of fourth school the first goal for england. karen carney then headed into double their advantage midway through the first half. and better made completed the victory with a third all before half time the first time england have won the friendly
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tournament giving them a big confidence boost at the women's world cup in france later this year. new zealand rugby captain karen reid is to retire from the international game after this year's world cup in japan the thirty three year old has announced he has signed a one year contract with japanese club sides tired of a blitz read or already has one hundred eighteen test caps for the all blacks and is looking to guide his side to a third consecutive world cup title. in the n.b.a. he said rockets were too hot to handle leaving the toronto raptors playing catch up james harden was the clear standout player of the night racking up thirteen points in the first quarter and nineteen in the second despite trailing fifty five to thirty seven at the half of the storm back to take the one hundred seven to ninety five when. now cost your minds back to a few months and you may remember this terrifying crash in formula three last november.
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that was eighteen year old german drivers to fear floor smashing into a barrier at two hundred sixty seven kilometers now a cheering a race in macau in china an accident in which she broke her spine but following surgery in rehab this was her on wednesday back behind the wheel for testing in italy and in five days after the crash she's happy to be back. after the crash i never really thought about continuing so i was always saying yes i'm going to continue and i'm going to train hard and i hope to be back as soon as possible so yeah this was one with the ration much just was looking forward so much to to be able to drive again as soon as possible and staying on the theme of crashes there was drama at the winter university out in russia french speed skater already you know a limo some took out south korea's park jian who appeared to get her arm between the french women's legs as they fell in the women's five hundred meters short track final the race was restarted after judges ruled both skaters could continue over
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some check off the collision and stormed to gold you could say she went from down announced to ice queen. all right that is useful for now we'll have. you very much for that that does it for this. and the entire team here thank you very much for watching. whether online. went to the answer for them not to drop it or if you join us on sat
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unspeakable violence ten year olds the workers mother is dead her father is gone killed because they were christian by their own muslim neighbors this is celine's do you hope an overcrowded refugee camp of twenty three thousand people surrounded by armed militia groups celine wants answers she says she wants to be asking the questions and so we traded places inch took the microphone will we find peace how can we make the violence stop when will i be able to return home. satellite images seem to show that north korea is rebuilding a long range rocket launch site when in last week's failed nuclear summit with the united states.
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this is live from london also coming up germany extends its ban on selling weapons to saudi arabia despite pressure from european allies to end it. as nigeria prepares to bring home twenty thousand sex trafficking victims from mali we'll find out why some are unwilling or unable to return. the european commission that declares the migration crosses over but says structural problems within europe still remain. and in north korea appears to have begun work to restore space rocket launch site just days after talks between kim jong un and donald trump ended in failure satellite images reveal that buildings at the site in the north west of the country have been rebuilt but the pledge to dismantle the site had been seen as a confidence building measure between pyongyang and washington. reports. these
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satellite images appear to show north korea's rocket launch site the web site thirty eight north which specializes in studying the reclusive state says they show efforts to rebuild between february sixteenth and march second. and those dates put it right around last week's summit in vietnam that's where u.s. president donald trump walked away saying he couldn't meet kim jong un's demands to lift sanctions analysts say this could be a p.r. nyang punching back the north koreans haven't actually used it for a long range test missiles they've used it in the past for satellite launches which a lot of people say for double as missile tests but they haven't actually sort of formally used for a missile tests and it's not necessarily clear that the rebuild is actually leading up to that my own sense is that this is sort of peek at the way donald trump treated them in north korea are in vietnam this into the strategic and
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international studies says the images show rapid rebuilding at a site partly dismantled last year when p.r. nyang entered talks with the u.s. and south korea here if you're ready to meet you guys it's not immediately clear though how the satellite images could have fixed the fragile nuclear diplomacy. that japan has its eyes fixed on north korea's nuclear missile development have been gathering and analyzing information i will refrain from commenting in detail due to the nature of the matter. how much you know would you change under the current situation we hope that all related parties can take the right approach to resolving the korean peninsula issue through political dialogue and by meeting each other halfway trumps national security advisor john bolton has already warned north korea it must be willing to completely give up its nuclear weapons program or it could face even tougher sanctions elixir brian al-jazeera. meanwhile the un has
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warned that north korea's facing severe food shortages after suffering is worst harvest in more than a decade u.n. figures show production of staple crops like soybeans and potatoes a down by more than a third last month north korea's government warned it's facing a shortfall of one point four million tons of food this year the country's long struggle to feed itself nearly half the population is in need of humanitarian assistance to. british and american made bombs have killed or injured nearly one thousand civilians in yemen according to a report by a yemeni monitoring group and a us human rights organization report by matan a and the us based university network for human rights investigated twenty seven launched on yemen by the sounded at alliance between april twenty fifteen and april twenty eighth in
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a reporters that renewed calls for london and washington to stop selling weapons to saudi arabia and the u.a.e. . well germany has extended its arms sales ban on saudi arabia despite pressure from european partners such as britain and france the german foreign minister said the ban will continue until the end of the month to evaluate saudi arabia's military involvement in yemen the restrictions were imposed after the murder of saudi journalist. paul brennan has a story. huh there had already been enormous international concern over the tens of thousands of civilian deaths caused by saudi led coalition air strikes in yemen since twenty fifteen. and when saudi agents murdered the journalist in istanbul last october germany finally cried halt temporarily freezing existing arms deals and banning any new weapons contracts with the kingdom yet it of zakhar refunds it's often said that it is
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a dilemma between morals and rail politic i think that's wrong the german government has had political principle since the year two thousand which say that we do not exporting countries in gauged in war zones. germany was not alone in its concerns last september spain counsel the sale of four hundred laser guided bombs to saudi arabia but unlike germany spain reinstated its deal a week later fearing the saudis my counsel a two billion dollar order for spanish built corvettes. germany's embargo has even bigger implications. the typhoon eurofighter the saudi air force has more than fifty already and uses them in yemen the cockpit from fuselage spine fin and part of the refuse a large a made by b.a. systems in the u.k. the right wing and left leading wing edge made by spain allana and its only make the left wing and part of the refusal but the central fuselage is manufactured by
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germany and germany's export ban means britain can't deliver on a thirteen billion dollars deal to sell the next forty eight typhoon aircraft to saudi arabia airbus is chief executive vented his frustration at the recent munich security conference when those guns and did you come to the conclusion that the germans are of the opinion that the only day of responsible arms export policies and others don't. analysts warn that the dispute is damaging strategic alliances all the claim of defense cooperation in europe. is it's fairly run the disowned by the idea that there is no real cooperation on and on and on the level of defense but. the recently told is that germany imposed a moratorium not because of yemen but because of the night of jamal khashoggi and saudi arabia's ongoing failure to adequately explain the full circumstances of the killing in the absence of
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a full explanation riyadh house so far given no reason at all to reverse its original decision paul brennan al-jazeera. retired u.s. army general john abizaid who's donald trump's nominee for the role of ambassador to saudi arabia has been speaking about the reforms that the kingdom must make in order for a more stable middle east and he listed some of the things the u.s. believes need to change this is not to say that i am unaware of the challenges facing the u.s. saudi partnership today war in yemen the senseless killing of jamal khashoggi wrists and the gulf alliance alleged abuses of innocent people to include an american citizen and female activists all present immediate challenges in canada the case of weiwei executive manga has now been adjourned to may when a date could be set for an extradition hearing she was arrested in december and vancouver airport at the request of the us which believes she want to avoid u.s.
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sanctions on iran and occasions both she and the company deny of more on this tiny lack joins us from toronto donna what happens next then. well we got an indication from today's court proceedings this was just to set a date as you said but defense lawyers for ms monk and there are several of them and they're among the country's top criminal litigators have indicated they're going to be going after government information on this file they want to know when the united states requested this and whether president trump's comments in public about the case might prejudice the hearing in favor of or they're also going to pursue more information from canadian border authorities about the arrest separately miss mung has announced a lawsuit alleging her constitutional rights were violated so basically a big legal question many of them coming up between now and may eighth when the hearing resumes and canada in that is caught up in the middle of a much bigger argument isn't it absolutely the united states and
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china are engaged in trade talks in a form of trade war certainly tariffs counter tariffs and president trump as i said has indicated he might be willing to drop this case if he gets what he wants out of president xi of china and it's also the case of huawei itself which western countries including the united states are pursuing claiming that it's technologies its mobile phone and five g. mobile technologies provide opportunities for the chinese state to eavesdrop on western customers that of course is denied by huawei canada's last semester cultural trade and other opportunities because of this it's had two of its citizens in china put in jail another citizen who was facing drug charges in a life sentence is on death row now in china and the canadians really are helpless they have to respond to an extradition request like this and they may be hoping it goes away but it could potentially be a long and even more damaging case for this country that he lacks thank you very
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much indeed. nigeria is preparing to bring home an estimated twenty thousand girls trapped in mali all victims of the sex trade and the being kept in appalling conditions and officials say collusion between law enforcement agents and traffickers is hampering the rescue efforts going to just report to cocoa yo in western mali. here in cocoa the visual until he is lord. despite the presence of mali in soldiers the armed men arrived in huge numbers. they made it clear the nigerians trying to rescue their citizens trapped in the sex trade on to welcome here eventually the delegation had to leave activists have been walking with the girls say they face such threats every time they get their guesses are working in a situation where there are a lot of beneficiaries. in the crime is very very difficult to eradicate it's the thing that you cannot do when i have to rescue these guys they are benefitting
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every week from them on the outskirts of town the team is able to meet some of the course although one of them agreed to go back all the rest are too afraid of the traffickers and too ashamed to face their peers and relations we can't force them to go back but those who are ready willing to go back will be major remembers the we're working with them closely we're working with i.o.m. closely they're going to come together and take the girls back. while some of the girls are paid of the traffickers many are still trapped teenage girls are less likely to be left off even after paying than agree of two thousand dollars thousands of the victims here in mali are kept in makeshift structures like best place to be forced to sleep with as many as ten men in a day some of them as young as fourteen were practically yanked off the streets of niger in their school uniforms those who got away are either the.

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