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consume. it to give the. machine if you will double. up if you are. out of your day this is not supposed to lose something. that when it. this song. we haven't seen his fulfill. the ultranationalist mugs connected with one of the world's worst humanitarian
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crisis. as. mike that joining with the military to impose a deadly political agenda. our nation what is happening to their opinion that's one of the biggest stains on the country as a whole. religion this is the politics me and mine an unholy alliance coming soon on al-jazeera. in slave abuse. the plight of too many of these. after a lifetime of service a remarkable young woman breaks train. to lead the abolitionist movement of electrifying force. driven by her favorite recollections. my memories as my power to witness documentaries on a. major fish every new cycle brings
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a silly simple breaking story said that of course there's donald trump told through the eyes of the welts janet that's right out of a hamas script that calls for the annihilation of israel that is not what that phrase means. as we turn the cameras on the media focus on how they were on the story so that matter the most in back is a free palestine a listening paste. this is. a check on your world headlines donald trump's former. almost four years in prison on charges of bank and tax fraud. crimes were uncovered . into
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a. presidential election. finally got to speak for himself and made clear the responsibility for his conduct. there is absolutely. a major power. all of the. government. the state electricity provider. the cause and both. governments are blaming each other for the blackouts explains. where here in the. prime there with power.
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and. corruption. for a fourth day over the killing of the main witness in an alleged child rape case demonstrators say. thirty six countries have signed a statement criticizing saudi arabia's human rights record the documents calls on the king to cooperate with. the murder of saudi. state media. warning protests continue against his leadership it warns of foreign groups infiltrating
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demonstrations there have been demonstrations for the past two weeks against his bid for a fifth term in office. to al jazeera world next to stay with us. it was both the name of a band leader and mid nineteenth century egypt and of his band which became so popular it gave birth to an entire john row of street music. music was played at family events weddings and parties as well as national celebrations it became really popular at all levels of egyptian society. following mohammed has. several bands developed imitating the brass and percussion style one is still run by or is it for you me who once played in one of the incarnations of the original as
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a beloved and. new groups have sprung up trying to keep the break tradition alive but giving it a modern spin by adding new rhythms and instruments. six piece band still plays in the old traditional style and still manages to get gigs at family events today. one of. almost. the felde and the little. bit. in this book. that. there's a moment if and. when. i
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hello again it's good to have you back when you cross live on we are watching one area of clouds as well as rain and snow pushing down across parts of turkey down across parts of iraq over the next day now that is going to be a mix of rain and clouds we expect to see stay through the weekend so you can see here across tehran as well as baghdad those temperatures into the high and mid teens things get a little bit better on saturday baghdad you are clearing up and those temperatures are going to be rising but much of that rain is going to continue across much of iran well here across the gulf we are going to watch in that same system causing some windy conditions by the time we get towards saturday here in doha twenty five degrees is going to be the high by the time we get to it saturday we do expect to see those winds increasing and the visibility could be coming down at times over towards though we do expect to see a touch of you about twenty three degrees and then here across mozambique we have been watching the very heavy rain over the last few days causing some localized flooding unfortunately that is going to continue as well as much of the law is going to be seeing some very heavy rain as well but as we go towards saturday
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notice the area of low pressure really developing into the mozambique channel bring some rain over towards madagascar as well down towards the south though down towards cape town it is going to be mostly cloudy and we do expect to see a touch of twenty one with durban at about twenty seven degrees for you. oh ruth.
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just cruel her. who. knows. how. military government is accused of using repressive means to silence critics. but.
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thailand's rebel losses. every week brings a series of breaking stories. as we turn the cameras on the media and focus on how they report on the stories that matter. on al-jazeera. millions of venezuelans plunged into darkness accusations fly as a blackout drags on for hours across the country.
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hello i'm the star in this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up he's been sentenced to almost four years in one trial but don't campaign manager could go to jail for much longer. in yemen advises link to the u.a.e. in a case involving the rape of a child. how an uproar in the u.s. over a muslim congresswoman's remarks turned into a resolution condemning all forms of bigotry. all millions of venezuelans are spending their nights in darkness or was appears to be the country's biggest blackouts commuters in the capital caracas. the goal to get to work by bus with traffic lights hours on the subway system shutdown the outage continued to late into the night the government is blaming the blackout on sabotage alleging an attack on the main power source the gory hydroelectric dam.
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right to know tricity just went off and to walk is really far away there was little roach transported to take a bus right now is impossible. when. i came to buy some food cheese and meats and now i can't buy it because shops are closed and there's no cash either. this electricity problem can be due to an institutional or private inefficiency but it could also be that a company doesn't want to supply venezuela because if it does then it will be sanctioned worldwide. and president nicolas maduro has tweeted the powell announced and directed by us imperialism against our people will be defeated nothing and no one will be able to defeat the people of bonneville and chavez maximum unity of the patriots but our correspondent in caracas. we're here in the cabinet.
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in the dark around five o'clock local time there with a massive power all around the country affect the most of the event and many of them continue to be in the dark the government is saying. the. leader who are behind this attack and of course the united states. saying is the truth the nefesh and the corruption that exists in venezuela today we know the power that has generated. and the capital of people who are struggling to make it back home the power of the metro system but also the traffic lights when. we know all feel that in some neighborhoods people took to the streets with some protesting against the government saying that they're already suffering from shortages of food medicine with hyperinflation and this situation only.
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every day the last time that a power card like this happened in the capital we know that at least four people lost their lives in a year because the power stations were broken various we're used to have one of the most efficient power structures here in america but the situation has dramatically changed power have become a norm here in venezuela. president campaign chairman has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for bank and tax fraud the crimes were uncovered during u.s. special counsel robert muller his investigation into alleged russian interference in the twenty sixteen presidential election al-jazeera she had was at the court proceedings in the state of virginia. the judge rejected the prosecution's argument that paul manifolds crimes were unlike normal financial fraud cases in sentencing him to just under four years with credit for time served this is the only case brought to trial by special counsel robert mueller as part of his investigation into allegations of collusion between the trump campaign and russia during the
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twenty sixth election but this case has nothing to do with dawn from his campaign and so the jury found manifold guilty of bank on tax fraud for crimes committed between two thousand and eight and two thousand and seventeen the government successfully made the case that manifold made tens of millions of dollars through his lobbying for the ukrainian government and then by making misleading loan applications to banks when that work dried up he hid much of that money so it wasn't taxed the prosecution lawyers didn't stop to speak to reporters after the verdict the defense lawyers were defiant they made clear exceptions sponsibility for his conduct. and i think most importantly what you saw today is the same thing that we had said from day one there is absolutely no evidence the poor man was involved with any collusion with any government official from russia thank you everybody for served as an advisor and lobbyist not just the four u.s. presidents but two notorious dictators and u.s. allies like president mobutu of the d r c in the philippines ferdinand marcos he
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began advising ukraine's victory on a coup which in the early two thousand and developed a plan for him to make an alliance with the europeans and move away from russia which was overthrown in twenty fourteen prosecutors say desperate to keep up his lifestyle unfortunately borrowed twenty five million dollars from banks but he was still in financial trouble and an early twenty sixteen he's reported to have seen an opportunity in the trump campaign to kickstart his own career he pitched his own paid services to donald trump he joined the campaign in march was appointed campaign chairman in june only to lose the position in august because trump reportedly thought him not tough enough money for it was already being investigated by the government for potential financial crimes but when the special counsel began his investigation in may of twenty seventeen connections both the trump and eastern europe were enough to get robert mueller interested this is likely to embolden those who dismiss robert miller's investigation as nothing but a witch hunt but it's not over yet for he's due to be sentenced next week in washington d.c.
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he could face up to ten years and it's not clear whether he'll serve that sentence concurrently or consecutively. alexandria virginia. we spoke to bruce fein who is a former u.s. deputy attorney general he thinks the court's decision reflects the judge's own bias against special counsel investigations. i do believe that mr ellis the judge has a reputation for disliking special counsels he thinks that they're target people and then look for crimes rather than the other way around and i think you could detect some of his disdain for the prosecution during the trial itself where he would interject comments suggesting that he didn't think certain things had anything to do with russian collusion why was the special counsel going after mr mann afford for things unrelated to russian collusion was it tempting to get others to volunteer evidence but it's very very under the guidelines that are established
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at least to provide some general starting point for a sentence of this sort i do think that the sentence will encourage roger stone a codefendant if you will to fight and go to trial not to plead guilty and expectation that he could receive a lenient sentence if he is found guilty although we still don't know whether the judge in the district of columbia next week will take that three plus years and hike it to ten or more based upon money laundering and violations of the foreign agents registration act to which mr mann afford pled guilty protesters have rallied in yemen southern city of aden for a fourth day the killing of a witness who testified against four m.r.c. back soldiers in the child rape case has caused widespread outrage his way with. overflowing with protesters spill into the streets of. the cause of this
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vast the killing of a man's name. by security forces box by the united arab emirates family members say he was a witness in the case of an alleged rape of a seven year old boy by the security forces. we demand that the accused be arrested brought to justice and that the death penalty is applied as per the lover of the nation in order to bring back peace and security and the main idea his killers took him right in front of my arms outside the front door they didn't even respect my presence i was looking at them and i was crying but they took him anyway an entire army unit grabbing one man. resentment has been growing over the presence of the u.a.e. allied forces in aden as allegations of human rights abuses against the mt. agent has become the de facto capital of the un recognized government the goofy's
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auburn control of the official council sana. right now what we're seeing is the outflow of unbridled military forces with no checks on their actions and this is likely to get worse before it gets better because we're starting to see you know an exposure of the human rights abuses of these various groups. protest is i'm family of the think tim are calling for the yemeni government to bring the perpetrators to justice but in this fractured fragile state gripped by violent conflict yemenis have little hope justice will be served. al-jazeera. the u.s. house of representatives has passed a resolution condemning bigotry and discrimination the vote comes after a controversy over a comments made by democratic congresswoman. and questions over whether it was anti semitic comments have become a talking point for
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a public and and they're also dividing the democratic party has. omar is one of the two first muslim women elected to congress and she has become a lightning rod on the issue of israel and u.s. support after she said this about an israeli lobbying group. in this country that says. we're allegiance to the country. i want. why is it ok. for me to. be harmed and not the. whole lobby. group that is. her critics say that is anti-semitic and accuse her of implying jews can't be loyal americans representative omar embodies a vile i hate filled anti-semitic anti israel bigotry and this is
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not a time for politics this is a time for the democratic leaders in this institution to do the right thing they should remove her from the house foreign affairs committee they should stand up to her they should stop empowering her disgusting hatred before it turns in to horror republicans are demanding action even though they were mostly silent when it was discovered that one of their congressional leaders attended a white supremacist convention another congressman defended white nationalism and the u.s. president said this about neo nazis very five people on both sides but it's not just republicans this is shown there is a big divide in the democratic party why are we on able to. singularly condemn anti-semitism why can't we call it a semitism and show that we've learned the lessons of history but younger and more progressive politicians came to her defense leaving the democratic leader nancy pelosi to try and find some way to unite the party i feel confident that her words
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were not based on any anti-semitic attitude but that she didn't have a full appreciation of how they landed on other people with that the house voted on a resolution condemning anti-semitism islamophobia and white supremacy and now they hope to move on but being one of the first muslims in congress it is likely omar will continue to be focused on by the right recently republicans in west virginia briefly put this poster in their state house there wasn't a resolution later condemning it. al-jazeera washington congresswoman imo released this statement along with two other muslim members about the house about the various it's the first time we've had on a resolution condemning bigotry in our nation's history and the muslim crimes have increased ninety nine percent from twenty fourteen to twenty sixteen and still on the rise we are tremendously proud to be part of a body that has put forth
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a condemnation of all forms of bigotry including and he said it's racism and white supremacy whether it's next month still ahead on al-jazeera we look at how violence against health care workers in the democratic republic of congo is hurting the efforts to contain an ebola outbreak. and a warmer welcome than most we'll tell you why portugal can't get enough refugees. hello again welcome back to international weather forecasts well we have been seeing some windy conditions here across the northern part of europe over the last couple days even some wind damage has been a big problem across the area with this storm system here you can see the area of circulation just over scandinavia we do expect to see more in terms of windy
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conditions and gusty conditions as we go into the weekend as well notice the streamlines pushing up towards the baltics the temptress remaining fairly low across the area with berlin see about nine degrees there but we are going to continue to see very windy conditions continuing with heavy rain pushing through parts of germany as well down towards the south though in the southeast looking quite nice we are going to sing athens at twenty two bucharest at about twenty and that is going to continue into sunday as well there well here across parts of algeria we do have this area of circulation right there and that is going to continue studies also some windy conditions as well as some lower visibilities could be a problem up towards algiers along the coast it is going to continue to remain cloudy for many locations as well as over here towards tunis but we do expect to see some of those clouds begin to dissipate by the time we get towards saturday for much of each of those long the coast looking up about mid twenty's as your forecast high but as we go down the nile oz one is going to be about thirty one in khartoum about thirty three degrees for you there.
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hello again i'm just. a reminder of the news this hour millions of venezuelans are
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spending the night and darkness in what appears to be the country's biggest blackout the government is blaming the blackout on sabotage alleging an attack on the main power source the gury hydroelectric dam. president donald trump's former campaign chairman has been sentenced to almost four years in prison will not a fourth was convicted in august on charges of bank and tax fraud protesters have rallied in southwest yemen for a fourth day over the killing of the main witness in an alleged child rape case demonstrators say rough was killed by fighters from a group backed by the united arab emirates. while the u.n. says hundreds of people who fled fighting in the town of run in syria's hama province rebuilding their lives they left in twenty sixteen when armed groups took over the town seeking refuge in lebanon turkey or other towns in syria but as they gradually made their way back to facing new challenges for reports.
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attempting to restore life as they once knew it residents of sauron have begun the slow tosk rebuilding amongst the rubble. suran is on a highway that connects the provincial capitals of hama and aleppo which made it a strategic target for armed groups it was an area syrian government troops and opposition forces for took over for much of the seven years of conflict. in the hama province experienced some of the largest protests against syrian president bashar al assad and some of the bloodiest crackdowns last year the syrian army's capture of saran meant most of the territorial gains eisel had made in their major offensive. so he took her children and left at the height of the fighting now she's returned owen was really there was
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a lot of destruction and chaos little by little we've made things better i had to stay and watch my children grow and become successful not one of them the u.n. says those like are among around one point four million people who've returned to their homes in syria last year u.n. high commissioner for refugees from the program visited to see the work being done to help them like setting up this bakery for those who make that decision and voluntarily come back here we must provide them with have at least for their basic needs and their initial right integration in their community but for those returning to their neighborhoods there's still a long journey ahead to restore the towns they'll once again calling home. food al-jazeera. algerian state media have released a letter said to be from president bush a flicker warning of chaos as protests continue against his leadership the lesser
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apparently suggests that foreign groups are infiltrating the demonstrations there have been protests for the past two weeks against his bid for a fifth term eighty two year old piers if it is in switzerland for what the government describes as routine medical tests he's led algeria for twenty years but has rarely been seen in public after suffering a stroke and twenty thirteen well israel's election board is facing accusations of racism after it approved far right jewish candidates to run in next month's election while banning a prominent israeli palestinian party prime minister benjamin netanyahu had been pushing for the ban accusing the policy of supporting what he calls terrorism harry force that has the latest from western. israel central election committee is hardly a neutral adjudicator it's made up of political parties with an eye on the voting blocks as much as electoral law his decision to allow jewish supremacists to run in next month's parliamentary election and bar one of two major arab parties is
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causing controversy we of course is. a high court and it will continue until the end and we will not accept this discrimination it is because there are people in israel the decision was celebrated by israel's prime minister benjamin netanyahu who tweeted that his likud ruling party's position had been approved and that those who he said support terrorism would be allowed in the israeli parliament the knesset israel's attorney general fresh from recommending netanyahu see indictment on corruption charges had said the petition charging that blood the elimination of israel as a jewish state and supported palestinian attacks was not supported by sufficient evidence. israel's top lawyer did however recommend the banning of one member of a far right supremacist party jewish power from standing for the knesset on the grounds of racist incitement the committee voted to take no action in that case this is not the first time that race has been an open issue in this radio election in two thousand and fifteen for example benjamin netanyahu on election day itself
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appealed to his core constituency to come to the polls because the arabs he said were moving their droves this time though it all seems to be happening a good deal. of his campaign launched on monday the israeli prime minister used the catchphrase bibi his nickname t.v. leading palestinian israeli politician and to the dismay of israeli moderates and us jewish organizations engineered an alliance between one of his prospective coalition partners and the far right groups jewish power whether he gets elected or not the damage is already being done both in terms of eroding people's trust in democratic institutions as well as disenfranchising the legitimizing a twenty percent minority in israel the israeli arabs with a month to go before polling day the ballot boxes are being prepared the election is essentially a competition for right wing votes something is visible in the voting inside the election committee as it has been in the campaign itself perry force that
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al-jazeera west jerusalem on china has pledged support to telecom giant while way as you know suit against the us government foreign minister says beijing will protect the rights of its people and companies ways sewing washington over a ban on federal agencies from using its technology the u.s. considers while as products a security threat and says beijing can use its equipment for spying. and china has export has reported west than expected trade data for the month of february exports plunged more than twenty percent from last year raising fears of a the slowdown in the world's second largest economy the drop comes amid an ongoing trade dispute with the united states but analysts warn that the lunar new year holidays may have contributed to business disruptions in february well three indonesian soldiers are among four people killed in fighting with rebels in the province of papua the army says more than fifty rebels armed with guns and
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traditional spears attacked a group of twenty five soldiers fighting has escalated in the past few months has intonation deployed hundreds of soldiers to build a major highway the rebels say indigenous pop when faced discrimination in what is indonesia's poorest region and on international women's day papua new guinea is considering reserving parliamentary seats for women or one hundred eleven seats of parliament currently held by men prime minister peter o'neill introduced the proposal saying it was only fair that there was more debates about women's roles at the leadership level human rights watch has called papa new guinea one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a woman two thirds are estimated to have experienced domestic violence. well three women who spent ten years in prison for abortion and convictions have been released in el salvador they were serving thirty as sentences but the supreme court commuted their sentences to time served the court found their original sentences failed to
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account for their economic circumstances eighteen women remain behind bars on similar charges in largely catholic salvador where abortion is illegal in all circumstances. the medical charity doctors without borders says a more humane response is needed to end the epidemic in the democratic republic of congo it says not enough spin done to gain the trust of local communities leaving aid workers in an increasing target of violence alexia bryan reports. wearing protective suits they wash down with chlorine making sure every particle of the highly contagious virus is destroyed but doctors without borders says efforts to contain it working and instead have led to his still iffy end violence against the people who are trying to help the existing atmosphere can only be described as toxic it shows how the response has failed to listen and
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act on the needs of those most affected. in the democratic republic of congo last week went to treatment centers were burned down it forced the charity to suspend its operations at the peace into the outbreak this region seem decades of on raced as armed groups survive for territory and resources and doctoral uses the involvement of security personnel is alienating patients and their families. more than forty percent of the diff are right not up in the taking place in the community that means that we have not reached them and not sought our care these are vast amounts of money pouring in. but they don't see where it ends up the hear the constant advice to wash their hands but nothing about the lack of soap and water ebola has killed more than five hundred sixty people here since august and robbed these communities of their right to vote in last december's presidential
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ballot the election commission said the virus made it too dangerous for voting to go ahead. the chief of the world health organization is in town to assess the response to. go over a year he agrees community ownerships needed to into the epidemic we are here to to help and they didn't want any communities really die old people especially when we have. this and when we have the facts so you know how to end the timber the money come initially is for the community to take responsibility all need to understand that it's a problem. that's what we do everything the society that we should be. different to fight he believes the virus can be based in doctors without borders though says it all left still has the upper hand brian al jazeera. the rise of far right
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politics in parts of europe has been matched by a growing reluctance to accept refugees one country that's bucking the trend as portugal which is actively seeking new arrivals barnsley has this report from lisbon. six years ago raf fats was a student in damascus since then his dad's been killed he's travelled to jordan and egypt before finding himself of all places in lisbon and now he runs a restaurant stops by other refugees it's quite a story but he's happy. i really like being here for different reasons i like the country the people the climates like home and the way they treat us i don't feel like a stranger here i can speak portuguese now and to make things much simpler. there's been has become similar taney asli the most welcoming and yet least well known potential destination for refugees everything happening here is the opposite to the rest of the european union portugal finds itself in
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a minority of worn inside the european union the only country actively trying to encourage refugees to come and settle here the problem is trying to get them to do it and then trying to get them to stay portugal has reached out to greece and italy and days in advance talks with germany about relocating fountains of people the country has accepted many more from turkey and egypt's portugal's interior minister makes the case for doing this in the way you almost never hear anymore inside the european union that it isn't only morally right so accept refugees as an economic and social opportunity any of the impact of refugees on the i know what countries is globally positive we should be prepared be prepared for there is not a crisis the situation that we should see. along
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a long time around and we should be prepared. portugal's problem is that it wasn't on the refugee route it has no natural community from the middle east even though there's virtually no racism here towards foreigners the country finds it hard to convince refugees to stay so they hope that more places like the restaurants building a community will change things. like anywhere else the refugees are looking for opportunities but our experience is that when they feel welcome and integrated they don't want to leave. over the last five years the countries in europe with the loudest voices have been those claiming that refugees threaten the social fabric of the continent portugal's voice is much quieter but it offers a friendship which doesn't exist elsewhere. al-jazeera lisbon.
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with the headlines on al-jazeera millions of venezuelans are spending their life and darkness here's what appears to be the country's biggest blackout. in the capital caracas struggle to get to work by bus with traffic lights out and the subway system shut down the outage continued late into the night the government is blaming it on sabotage alleging an attack on the main power source the gori hydroelectric dam. right now like tricity just went off and to walk is really far away there was little roach transported to take a bus right now is impossible. when i came to buy some food cheese or meat and now i can't buy it because shops are closed and there's no cash either. this electricity problem can be due to an institutional or a private inefficiency but it could also be that the company doesn't want to supply venezuela because if it does then you will be sanctioned worldwide president donald
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trump's former campaign chairman has been sentenced to almost four years in prison not a fourth was convicted in august on a charges of bank and tax fraud. protesters have rallied in southwest yemen for a fourth day over the killing of a witness in a child rape case demonstrators say rough was killed by fighters from a group backed by the united arab emirates yemen's government has set up a committee to investigate the death china has pledged support to telecom giant while weighs lawsuit against the us government foreign minister says beijing will protect the rights of its people and companies far away is suing washington over a ban on federal agencies from using its technology the u.s. considers four ways products a security threat and says beijing can use its equipment for spying and china has reported worse than expected trade days for the month of february exports plunged more than twenty percent from last year raising fears of
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a further slowdown in the world's second largest economy the drop comes amid an ongoing trade dispute with the united states well those are the headlines join me for more news here after inside story. as women's rights in the gaming exempt and schools across the world we ask what's the status of global gender equality and how can progress be made executive director of un women from. challenges there are. far away hits back the chinese tech giant sues the u.s. government whilst it fights a legal battle in canada why is the company so controversial and is it a threat to global security this is inside story.
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hello there and welcome to the program i'm laura kyle for china huawei is a source of national pride is written into the company's name but for the u.s. and many western nations the tech giant is a spying tool for the chinese government the u.s. has huawei poses a security threat and is pressuring allies in europe and asia to ban its products but its hallway is fighting back it's suing the u.s. government for not allowing its workers to use qual way equipment and in canada the company is fighting the extradition of one of its top executives to the u.s. she's accused of flouting u.s. sanctions on iran are trying to cross border agent brown reports from hallways headquarters in. from the while way success is clear just part of it sprawling complex in the special economic zone of. while weighs name literally means the achievements of china but the trumpet ministration says
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those achievements more to cheating and stealing than the sort of innovation on display here allegations its top executives deny on thursday they held a news conference inviting selected media organizations including al-jazeera to confirm that while way has filed a lawsuit against the u.s. government over a ban which restricts federal government employees from using its equipment we are there is no us. challenge to all of. these not only. but also oh this was me and us she was once more they insisted while ways not in the pocket of china's government and accuse the us of hacking its servers. and ran here our way. it has carried our service and this story and given us
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this while ways top officials were once like china's leaders they rarely spoke to the foreign media but the arrest of the firm's chief financial officer in canada where she's now fighting extradition to the united states has changed all of that and the firm has now begun an extraordinary legal and media offensive. huawei is a success story the chimes with many chinese people's sense of patriotism and pride it's not clear who's behind this music video now circulating on social media praising it smartphones the firm insists it had nothing to do with it. well way is fighting another legal battle in canada where its chief financial officer mongering joe appeared before an extradition court on wednesday she's accused of breaking u.s. sanctions and money laundering monks lawyers argue her arrest was politically motivated
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weiwei is trying to weather storms on many fronts the copycat european architecture is not a theme park but the firm's new research and development campus the company's critics continue to argue that it's not just the buildings here that have been closed adrian brown al-jazeera. let's take a close look at hallways history based company was founded in one thousand nine hundred eighty seven by a former officer of the chinese people's liberation army he won a government contract to provide equipment to the communist party in the early one nine hundred ninety s. his company was later granted status of national champion this effectively closed the market to foreign competition hallway expanded internationally in the year two thousand and five years later the value of its overseas sales the past local business and today as the world's biggest supplier of network telecommunications equipment and the second largest seller of mobile phones.
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let's bring in our guest now and andrew long is an independent china analyst and a research fellow at beijing normal university he joins us via skype from hong kong and washington d.c. we have richard goodstein a lawyer and democratic political consultant and via skype from tokyo mark einstein chief analyst for digital services at japan a technology research firm a very warm welcome to all of you andrew does hallway have good grounds to sue the u.s. government. yes because our hot way is not the us it is subject to three hundred sixty degrees brought back from the united states against revocation as the world's leading supplier of five g. infrastructure and governance now has achieved this position by working very
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diligently behind the scenes over the past two decades winning the trust of customers in one hundred sixty countries worldwide in fact it is a very very special company in the sense that not only because it has the background of the founder was a member of the peer but because it is now. separate company the company in fact ninety eight percent of the shares are own by employees and there are one hundred seventy thousand employees and forty five percent of these employees work on r. and d. so it is a company focusing on technology focusing on you know mation and it has managed to become the world's lot there's a lot of supplier of five g. infrastructure thoughts i think this decision isn't cheve true maybe the past two decades is unlikely given cheve just by copying or stealing other people's
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technology so. how much and how much does it actually means the u.s. market. well the us market actually accounts for a relatively small proportion of china's worldwide market penetration while weight is highly widely used. even in europe embarrassed european countries in asia. and you know other countries on a world when it's seven hundred sixty countries worldwide. it is the world's largest supplier of five g. the cutting edge fine she infrastructure imports the other western competitors erik's on and on care and even so so are miles. but of course up to love with the worries about always background and the fear that
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is sports may have backed the walls all these worries system for a long time in the polls but i do know there is no hard evidence ok that there was a black or let them bring in richard at this point and he does make a good point doesn't he how white is the us to be first of all suspicious of hallway secondly where is the evidence. well that's a start laura your opening package said that by law in china competition against weiwei is not even permitted so why waste trying to get access to the u.s. market when its u.s. counterparts are not able as of now to get access to the chinese market so right there there's kind of an imbalance and i think what you would hear from officials have started in the pentagon in the defense department in the united states years ago this was not just a donald trump. fiction that there were grave concerns that was
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because it was always penetration that for example it might have the ability to disable u.s. military if there was ever a shooting war involving china that it would have the ability to disable kind of main kind of mainstream communications in the united states whether involving the government or not this was a pretty great concern i can't tell you nor can any of your guests tell you whether there's a basis for that maybe if this lawsuit proceeds the pentagon will have to establish you could understand why they would be reluctant to kind of put on public display what they do and don't know about what we've penetration it's back doors it's you know it's capacity because there's real competitive issues there but. i'm satisfied that they're not using this as a fiction to advance the trump trade agenda this preceded donald trump ok mark is that no similar threats the complete will not use the similar argument against
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other companies and if we look at some sign with apple for example that were indeed suspicions that the united states' national security agency had installed some spy west so if if if walk away then why not every every technology company well i think what's really underpinning this entire discussion is how critical five g.'s going to be five g. is not really going to be about. smart phones in the grand scheme of things it's going to be connecting and controlling all of our autonomous cars drones connected factories smart cities all of these things are going to go through this five g. network which is a really big difference from what we saw with the four g. networks and i think that is really what is underpinning all of these security fears that are out there whether or not they're actually warranted well that's another interesting point is that where is this the this this five g. network is the u.s. not concerns that without using huawei as products is a leading developer and five g.
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that is going to fall behind the rest of the world when it comes to developing this superfast in that way i think by all accounts that very much a concern in the trump white house that the u.s. is losing the five g. race but i think again the concern about why are way way predated all the talk in development of five g. this this went back many years again in the pentagon before five g. was kind of. a dream that people had of being ubiquitous and it looks like it will be but i think that the the officials in the u.s. government who are a political have a concern and again maybe it will have to put their basis for their concerns on the record in the course of this law soon that this says yes five g. is part of it but it's not it's more than five g. as regards weiwei. and you can perhaps you can help explain to us what role the communist party plays in a company like chua way because all companies must have
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a communist party committee what do they actually do. i think this out although the founder was on the other p.-l. a but the but then the company has been established as an independent company i mean the background of a lot of the companies around the world of different backgrounds. but one way has make it absolutely clear that of course the hose the customers interests at high regard otherwise it would all have been able to achieve such a high level of market penetration hundred sixty seventy and resisting countries worldwide and and not just because it was violence but because reliability of the services now the concern about. digital security does not apply to wall way itself only are there are companies even as asaram in apple the world and also other high tech companies they they're all have. this
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kind of consensus in the international phenomenon so one way has said during this. press conference there is a willing to work with continue to work with the international community and in the governments to improve the kind of security issues associated with other digital products as well as infrastructure and indeed even amongst the so-called. association of united states and canada australia new zealand and the united kingdom focusing on those security the united kingdom has already said that yes. it shares some of the concert. but is not believe that banding our way out runt is the answer. was the kind of concerns could
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be managed by given the lives of security. kind of infrastructure built into the system so i think that this is the whole argument used by or partway in taking the us government to court the kind of you'll be lateral barreling way not only in the united states but worldwide and you've been in countries which have got very little to do with national security and that ban is under the some call national security authorization law for the united states the united states acting as both judge jury and executioner without giving while the chance to present his case to the courts is a violation of the separation of powers in the united states and that's the just our always lawsuit. and also in what way is also in the best conference
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highlight the fact that while weight balance contains only about thirty percent of the components. and like many other products out there there are components from from all over the world right. and he's on a competence likewise for their security mastercard you have to have a gun then they're anti because they're the point about bringing other western countries like germany and the u.k. into question is going to pass and wanton if not because they are still deciding on what five thousand restrictions to impose on huawei if indeed there is any why are they hesitate thing where the u.s. has not so i think there's a very clear reason why these companies are hesitating and why the they have to hesitate and that's because while ways our infrastructure costs are typically thirty percent less than those of their competitors and so you know. five g. does not necessarily even have a clear business case right now you know while away and it's other you know sister
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company in china isn't have always been you know much more lower cost providers of mobile network infrastructure and i think especially in emerging markets and even in europe where there's a lot of competition more competition than the u.s. you know these are very very critical business concerns and so i think that's why you've seen a lot of back and forth which of the u.k. does have the cyber security evaluation center where it says it's quite happy being able to manage the security risk of qual way products through through this mechanism cannot be replicated in the u.s. well you know again what none of us know is what the fish rules of the united states government have seen that have given rise to their concern might it be something that is totally fictitious might it be as grave as they are insisting we just don't know and is it possible that what the u.k. says is manageable in the opinion of united states officials is not i mean the fact
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is with all due respect to the u.k. the u.s. has kind of a global reach and i think their judgment in the united states government is. its security apparatus is second to none. you know might it reach the point where the united states can like the u.k. decide all right we can live with weiwei perhaps. but it but it's a concern to the united states because it's got say troops in the u.k. troops in germany where there need to be communication lines and frankly they can't bypass while away as things stand now so that's the concern and again we may not know until this litigation proceeds and there's discovery that both sides have to put their cards on the table presumably in some nonpublic setting so the u.s. government can satisfy a judge look judge we're not making this up here's our basis for telling you why we
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have this concern and so far where there has been litigation that while way have kind of pursued the courts have generally been pretty receptive to the united states government position but to say that that might not be in a public setting so we might as consumers never know what the threat to the u.s. is. what i'm saying is when i was a law clerk the top advisor to a the top federal judge in the district of columbia in a case involving state secrets where there had to be nonpublic hearings because. the that was something that the united states government needed to disclose to the judge to persuade him of why their their position in their view. you know took precedence over the opposing party but it's not the kind of thing that you would want to share publicly and so yes at the end of the day like a lot of things having to do with high technology it may well be that the public
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doesn't know every single detail alternately will they probably button for purposes of kind of pursuing this litigation maybe not ok and you i mean look at the case of the c.f.o. of hallway mung one joe and rest in canada and we look at the chinese government's reaction to that that there were counter arrests of canadians in canada i mean that was quite an extreme reaction to monk's arrest and it does only serve doesn't it pays into this narrative that the communist party has high involvement with huawei well i think both china and the united states make it clear that the. that the rest. of the fungal part way it's got not only do. what us is. doing and walk away. from various.
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solutions even the lawsuit according to the press conference held. the top leader or well making. the laws so there's nothing that you. or. the farmer's daughter but coming back to the can they here is the question before the canadian courts is whether or not there are similar crimes which under the label exists. also exists in the united states in other words even it was a crime in the know as that is there must be a law in canada. warning the same crime before it's tradition can be a serious error cause the ultimate really because we have to decide according to canadian law and even if the course the exhibition's who are here the attorney
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general has got to make a part of the session costs will the process there are many many of uncertainties for the appeal so i think the case in canada is likely to drag on for years. and some people say that this is the kind of the illing it's a well wait with this we will be but i think that behind it all is a perception at least in beijing. it is not just a trade war it's not just a cat knowledge of war it's a serious sixty degree pushback against the wiser charter which is seen to be threatening the u.s. prominence in different fields now don't forget china was a help to get in the new deal. is so. years ago with the hope that china will become more like the west where are all of these things this hope has been dashed not only was i going to jump in there andrew mo would you agree with that would they and many people do say that this us ban is just an attempt to
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keep a competitive edge of american companies are you know i i'm not quite sure i can i can say that because you know i think one of the things we need to remember here is that a lot of the way and city equipment that is being shipped potentially to places like iran or north korea has a lot of. american components in intel chips qualcomm chips all sorts of things america does not have a wireless radio infrastructure player and so you know bringing down wall is not necessarily propping up any u.s. company and in fact a lot of us. chip makers are very important suppliers to wall ways. so i think of course there are very large geopolitical issues here that are probably underpinning all of this but there isn't you know i mean the companies like motorola and and bell labs and lucent and munich they're all long gone. so yeah that is
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a concern but i'm not necessarily sure that it's driving an agenda ok but how should huawei reassure governments like the u.s. over the concerns that they have well let me just mention one thing just for purpose of your viewers here we're talking about the transparency of the canadian court system and the u.s. court system we there's some hope that this litigation proceeds if wall way is satisfied that it poses no threat it will have to basically prove that the united states government have to prove something quite differently think about what the likelihood is if this was a court case in china. think about that for a second who would have confidence that this would be handled on the up and up that the same level of transparency would obtain in a try nice court if walk away with a litigant as opposed to the united states that's one of the fundamental problems we're kind of talking about systems that are radically different so again the
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answer your question i think wall way will have to disclose you know will have to produce documents and have witnesses and subject them to cross-examination in the united states court to basically satisfy a court here that. you know it poses no threat united states government will have to put on the table its evidence to the contrary and then a judge will have to make a determination and ultimately that will be reviewed by a court of appeals and maybe ultimately the supreme court but again that's the value you know that's what the united states why that's why united states has to be preeminent not just on this case but in the world because it's got certain levels of transparency and. you know it's court system is something that is open to everybody i don't think anybody would say that as of now the case in the chinese courts ok well it's certainly going to be a fascinating legal battle hopefully we will as the public be privy to some of it
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many thanks to all of a gentleman our guests for joining us today and you know richard goldstein and mark einstein. and thank you to you for watching you can see the program again any time by visiting our web site that sounds zero dot com for further discussion to go to our facebook page that's facebook dot com for slash inside story you can also join the conversation on twitter handles at a.j. inside story from me laura kyle and the whole team have its back and. i. thailand's military government is accused of using repressive bulls to silence and shout critics. but a new brigade of asa's is fighting back one zero one a snake's thailand's rebel losses. since slave abuse.
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of venezuelans plunged into darkness accusations fly as a blackout drags on for hours across the country.
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hello i'm the stasi attain this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up he's been sentenced to almost four years in one trial but don't transform the campaign chairman could go to jail for much longer. in yemen that face is linked to the u.a.e. and the case involving the rape of a child. and how an uproar in the united states over a muslim congresswoman's remarks turned into a resolution condemning all forms of bigots. while millions of venezuelans are spending their nice in darkness here's what appears to be the country's biggest blackout earlier commuters in the capital caracas struggle to get to work by bus with traffic lights out on the subway system shut down the outage continued late into the lives the government is blaming the blackout on sabotage. them again right to now electricity just went off and to
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walk is really far away there was little roach transported to take a bus right now it's impossible. to have any and i came to buy some food cheese or meat and now i can't buy it because shops are closed and there's no cash either. we're going to look at this electricity problem can be due to an institutional or private efficiency but it could also be that the company doesn't want to supply venezuela because if it does then you will be sanctioned worldwide while venezuela stagehand corpo elect blamed the outage on a cyber attack against the gory data which is located some seven hundred kilometers away from caracas it's one of the world's largest hydroelectric stations and the cornerstone of the country's electrical grid. well despite holding the largest oil reserves in the wilds venezuela relies on hydro power for about seventy percent of its electricity the reason for this is that previous governments wanted to use most
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of the oil for exports as a result of venezuela has been vulnerable to power outages in times of drought correspondent in caracas. we're here in the cabinet. in the. five o'clock local time there was a massive power all around the country affect the most of the event and many of them continue to be in the dark the government is saying. and the leader who are behind this attack and of course they united states. who the fish and the corruption that exists in venezuela today we know the power that has generated. and the people who are struggling to make it back home the power of the metro system but also the traffic lights when. we know all feel that in some neighborhoods people took to the streets with some protesting against the
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government saying that they're already suffering from food medicine with hyperinflation and this situation only. every day the last time that a power card like this happened in the capital we know that at least four people lost their lives. because the power stations were broken to have one of the most efficient power structures here in america but the situation has dramatically changed power have become a norm here in venezuela. while president nicolas maduro has tweeted the power will announced and directed by us imperialism against our people will be defeated nothing and no one will be able to defeat the people of bolivia and chavez maximum unity of the patriots. well president on the drums form a campaign chairman has been sentenced to three is an eleven months in prison for
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bank and tax fraud the crimes were uncovered during u.s. special counsel robert muller as investigation into alleged russian interference in the twenty sixteen presidential election she had returned he was at the court proceedings in the state of virginia. the judge rejected the prosecution's argument that paul manifolds crimes were unlike normal financial fraud cases in sentencing him to just under four years with credit for time served this is the only case brought to trial by special counsel robert mueller as part of his investigation into allegations of collusion between the trump campaign and russia during the twenty sixteen election but this case has nothing to do with don't trump campaign and so the jury found manifold guilty of bank on tax fraud for crimes committed between two thousand and eight and two thousand and seventeen the government successfully made the case that manifold made tens of millions of dollars through his lobbying for the ukrainian government and then by making misleading loan applications to banks when that work dried up he hid much of that money so it wasn't taxed the prosecution lawyers didn't stop to speak to reporters after the
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verdict the defense lawyers were defiant they made clear exceptions sponsibility for his conduct and i think most importantly what you saw today is the same thing that we had said from day one there is absolutely no evidence that paul a man of ford was involved with any collusion with any government official from russia thank you everybody for served as an advisor and lobbyist not just the four u.s. presidents but the notorious dictators and us allies like president mobutu of the d r c and the philippines ferdinand marcos he began advising ukraine's victory on a coup which in the early two thousand and developed a plan for him to make an alliance with the europeans and move away from russia which was overthrown in twenty fourteen prosecutors say desperate to keep up his opulent lifestyle manifold unfortunately borrowed twenty five million dollars from banks but he was still in financial trouble and in the early twenties sixteen he's reported to have seen an opportunity in the trump campaign to kick start his own career he pitched his unpaid services to donald trump he joined the campaign in
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march was appointed campaign chairman in june only to lose the position in august because trump reportedly thought him not tough enough money for it was already being investigated by the government for potential financial crimes but when the special counsel began his investigation in may of twenty seven. my level of connections both to trump and eastern europe were enough to get robert miller interested this is likely to embolden those who dismissed robert miller's investigation as nothing but a witch hunt but it's not over yet for pomona for he's due to be sentenced next week in washington d.c. he could face up to ten years and it's not clear whether he'll serve that sentence concurrently or consecutively see al-jazeera alexandria virginia. protesters have rallied in yemen southern city of agent for a fourth day the killing of a witness who testified against four amorality backed soldiers and the child rape case has caused widespread outrage his image among a with more. overflowing with anger protesters spilling to the streets of age and.
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the cause of this on the rest of the killing of a man's name. by security forces backed by the united arab emirates family members say he was a witness in the case of an alleged rape of a seven year old boy by the security forces was a demand that the accused be arrested brought to justice and that the death penalty is applied as per the law of written relation in order to bring back peace and security and the main. idea his killers took him right in front of my eyes outside the front door they didn't even respect my presence i was looking at them and i was crying but they took him anyway an entire army unit grabbing one man. resentment has been growing over the presence of the u.a.e. allied forces in aden as allegations of human rights abuses against the mt. agent has become the de facto capital of the un recognized government these are in
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control of the official council sun. right now what we're seeing is the outflow of unbridled military forces with no checks on their actions and this is likely to get worse before it gets better because we're starting to see you know an exposure of the human rights abuses of these various groups. protesters and family of the thick tim are calling for the yemeni government to bring the perpetrators to justice but in this fractured fragile state gripped by violent conflict yemenis have little hope justice will be served. al-jazeera. the u.s. house of representatives has passed a resolution condemning bigotry and discrimination the vote comes after a controversy a comment made by democratic congresswoman. and questions over whether it was anti semitic comments have become a talking point for
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a publican's and they're also dividing the democratic party. has. omar is one of the two first muslim women elected to congress and she has become a lightning rod on the issue of israel and u.s. support after she said this about an israeli lobbying group. in this country that says. more allegiance to the country. i want. why is it ok. for me to. her. and not talk about. the law. that is if. her critics say that is anti-semitic and accuse her of implying jews can't be loyal americans representative omar embodies a vile i hate filled anti-semitic anti israel bigotry and this is
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not a time for politics this is a time for the democratic leaders in this institution to do the right thing they should remove her from the house foreign affairs committee they should stand up to her they should stop empowering her disgusting hatred before it turns in to horror republicans are demanding action even though they were mostly silent when it was discovered that one of their congressional leaders attended a white supremacist convention another congressman defended white nationalism and the u.s. president said this about neo nazis. very five people on both sides but it's not just republicans this is shown there is a big divide in the democratic party why are we on able to singularly condemn antisemitism why can't we call it semitism and show that we've learned the lessons of history but younger and more progressive politicians came to her defense leaving the democratic leader nancy pelosi to try and find some way to unite the party i feel confident that her words were not based on any anti-semitic attitudes but that
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she didn't have a full appreciation of how they landed on other people with that the house voted on a resolution condemning anti-semitism islamophobia and white supremacy and now they hope to move on but being one of the first muslims in congress it is likely omar will continue to be focused on by the right recently republicans in west virginia briefly put this poster in their state house there wasn't a resolution later condemning it patty calling al-jazeera washington well congresswoman i am all released this statement along with two other muslim members of the house about the votes it's the fast time we've had on a resolution condemning and teen was and bigotry in our nation's history and the muslim crimes have increased ninety nine percent from twenty fourteen to twenty sixteen and a still on the rise we are tremendously proud to be part of a body that has put forth
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a condemnation of all forms of bigotry including anti-semitism racism and white supremacy. weather is next but still ahead on al-jazeera a kingdom's actions under scrutiny dozens of countries call on saudi arabia to free rights activists. and a warmer welcome one must tell you why portugal can't get enough refugees. it's still pretty windy in northern europe now that wind which is sort of demonstrated by this winding up area of low pressure has brought in cooler weather and of course a certain amount of cloudy right now the huge about right it has to be said but a lot of cloud temperatures to at or slightly below the normal level eleven in
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london the forecast day thirteen in warsaw the coldest around stocker but the snow is now further north in sweden and in finland and just over the border so towards moscow certainly to pretty woman southeastern europe in the twenty's from greece up to remain yes and it's slowly warming in a much quieter spot in portugal portugal having been particularly went recently for run you overnight from friday into saturday the whole process just goes from west to east which means temperatures not back a little bit vienna's at fourteen but progresses to twenty one so there's not a huge change but there's increasing cloud and rain for poland for germany and back through france and the british isles so all the action as it has been for a while is in northern europe it's much quieter further south is still a likelihood of an increasing breeze in cloud around the southern part of the adriatic not comes back to tunisia but head of it look at the walls were twenty seven and the libyan twenty three on the coast for the better than a cool. whether sponsored by cats our own.
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online rooms went to the concert for them we've got this or if you join us on saturday all of us have been colonized in some form or some fashion this is a diana talking about a legal front you have seen what it can do to somebody people are using multiple drugs including a funnel and some people are seeking to tell everyone has a voice from the zero basir twitter and you could be on the street and join the global conversation on mt is iraq. hello again i'm. reminded of the news this hour millions of venezuelans are
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spending their nice and documents in what appears to be the country's biggest blackout the government is blaming the blackout on sabotage alleging an attack on the main power source the gury hydroelectric dam. president donald trump former campaign chairman has been sentenced to almost four years in prison for it was convicted an organist on a charges of bank and tax fraud. protesters have rallied in southwest yemen for a fourth day over the killing of the main witness in an alleged child rape case demonstrators say rough with killed by feiss from a group backed by the united arab emirates. algerian state media has released a letter said to be from president bush warning of chaos as protests continue against his leadership apparently suggests that foreign groups are infiltrating the demonstrations that have been protests for the past two weeks against his bid for a fifth term eighty two year old in switzerland for what the government describes
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as routine medical tests he's led algeria for twenty years but has rarely been seen in public suffering a stroke and twenty. journalists protested in downtown algeria's on thursday. because resignation the journalists held a sit in demonstration at press freedom square they're accusing the government of pressuring them over their coverage of the demonstrations. thirty six countries including all member states have signed a statement criticizing saudi arabia's human rights record and calls on the kingdom to cooperate with the un led investigation into the murder of saudi journalist jamal khashoggi and to release detained activists. from brussels. at the united nations in geneva a rare rebuke to saudi arabia it came in the form of a statement backed by all twenty eight european union countries as well as canada and australia and called on the saudi government to release prominent women's
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rights activists from jail and cooperate with the u.n. investigation into the murder of journalist. at the saudi consulate in istanbul at almost the same time each justice and interior ministers meeting in brussels formally rejected a new blacklist of states not doing enough to stop money laundering and terrorism financing that list compiled by the european commission last month included new names not least of which several u.s. territories and saudi arabia germany has taken a tough stance against saudi arabia since the killing of jamal khashoggi and has just extended its freeze on arms sales to the country but when asked by al-jazeera about the blacklist its interior minister refused to engage in english or in german saudi arabia be on this money laundering no other language. that has not yet out yet after the meeting the ministers insisted their stance wasn't him fluids by any third party office that my the drafting of the list has not been procedurally transparent therefore the twenty eight member states had this point of view so any
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action taken needs to be based on dialogue from now on but for some intense lobbying clearly led to the list being blocked is going to put a considerable pressure from both the saudi and u.s. governments have been very vocal about their criticisms the u.s. even said that it will ask u.s. banks to ignore the back blacklist so the pressure has been intense but this is a sad day because what we're seeing is diplomatic interests of member states winning out over the fight against argument in europe meanwhile the european commission's promising to keep pushing for tougher action. each scandal panama papers all the terrorist attacks. we had a lot of big words about how we need to strengthen our fight against these things so now it's time to do it the european commission is sticking to its message if the e.u. wants to be serious about fighting money laundering and the financing of terrorism it has to be ready to displease governments including saudi arabia's ministers
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meeting over the road here have given a clear red light to the commission's plans where this goes next could depend on how quickly the saudis respond to growing criticism redeemed al-jazeera brussels. india's highest court has ordered mediation between muslim and hindu groups to settle a dispute over a religious site the case states back to the destruction of the babri mosque in the north indian town of ayodhya during a riot in one thousand nine hundred two both sides claim the site as their own and it's been a source of tension between the two religious communities has more from new delhi. here we are again just two days after the supreme court reserved decision it's now ruled in favor of mediation in the case between three parties one a group of hindus claiming the land a group of muslim petitioners and another group of hindus representing the day the lord whom they believe was born on the site mediation has been tried in the past
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since the one thousand nine hundred two demolition of the mosque by about two hundred thousand ultranationalists hindus but those talks are always held by a third party and always unsuccessful this time it will be a panel of mediators appointed by the court and a former judge heading it and they'll also be a media ban in place but it's not what all the parties wanted because mediation had . the parties from the beginning were not very enthusiastic. we expect that there should be some result of this decision will be expected another reason many believe the court is pushing for mediation is because the politics involved issues such as the barbie mosque demolition are very politically polarizing here in india many analysts believe the governing b.g.p. got a big political push in the one nine hundred ninety s. following the mosque demolition with elections set to begin here in india next month analysts say mediation may be the best way to keep politics out of the case
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at least as much as possible. china has pledged support to telecom giant you know suit against the u.s. government foreign minister says beijing will protect the rights of its people and companies. washington over a ban on federal agencies from using its technology the u.s. considers while as products a security threat and says beijing can use its equipment for spying. through the recent action against a particular chinese company and individual is by no means a pure judicial case but deliberate political suppression china has taken and will continue to take all measures to resolutely safeguard legitimate and lawful interests of chinese businesses citizens south korean president when jay in has replaced his unification minister who played a major role in diplomatic efforts with north korea over the past year mona's now appointing kim yong chill a longtime confidant and a probing gauge mint scholar the change is part of president reagan's largest
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cabinet reshuffle since taking office in twenty seventeen and it comes a week after the failed summit between u.s. president donald trump and north korean leader kim jong un well three indonesian soldiers are among four people killed in fighting with rebels in the province of papua the army says more than fifty rebels armed with guns and traditional spears attacked a group of twenty five soldiers fighting has escalated in the past few months as indonesia deployed hundreds of soldiers to build a major highway the rebels say indigenous pop once faced discrimination and what is indonesia's poorest region and on international women's day happen new guinea is considering reserving parliamentary seats for women all a hundred eleven seats of parliament are currently held by men prime minister peter o'neill introduced the proposal saying it was only fair that there was more debate about women's roles at the leadership level human rights watch has called papa new guinea one of the most dangerous places in the world to be
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a woman two thirds are estimated to have experienced domestic violence. russian politicians have approved a bill that could put anyone in jail for posting online criticism of the country the legislation which passed the lower house on thursday would impose fines for publishing materials that disrespects the state's repeat offenders could face fifteen days behind bars a second bill that was also approved could block anyone publishing so-called fake news online both are expected to pass the upper house next week while the rise of far right politics in parts of europe has been matched by a growing reluctance to accept refugees one country that's bucking the trend is portugal which is actively seeking new arrivals al-jazeera sorenson he has this report from is. just six years ago reference was a student in damascus since then his dad has been killed he's travelled to jordan and egypt before finding himself of all places in lisbon and now he runs
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a restaurant stops by other refugees it's quite a story but he's happy. i really like being here for different reasons i like the country the people the climates like home and the way they treat us i don't feel like a stranger here i can speak portuguese now and to make things much simpler. there's been has become similar tenuously the most welcoming and yet least well known potential destination for refugees everything happening here is the opposite to the rest of the european union portugal finds itself in a minority of woman inside the european union the only country actively trying to encourage refugees to come and settle here the problem is trying to get them to do it and then trying to get them to stay. portugal has reached out to greece and italy and is in advanced talks with germany about relocating thousands of people
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the country has accepted many more from turkey and egypt portugal's interior minister makes the case for doing this in a way you almost never hear anymore inside the european union that it isn't only morally right to accept refugees as an economic and social opportunity area the impact of refugees. in our county is globally positive we should be prepared be prepared to there is not a moment then in crisis the sea is a situation that we should see. a long a long time around and we should be prepared. portugal's problem is that it wasn't on the refugee route it has no natural community from the middle east even though there's virtually no racism here it's all foreigners the country finds it hard to convince refugees to stay so they hope that more places like the restaurants building a community will change things. like anywhere else the refugees are looking for
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opportunities but our experience is that when they feel welcome and integrated they don't want to leave. over the last five years the countries in europe with the loudest voices have been those claiming that refugees threaten the social fabric of the continent portugal's voice is much quieter but it offers a friendship which doesn't exist elsewhere. lisbon. protesters in sudan are defying a state of emergency political parties aligned to the government say they're committed to starting talks and ending almost four months of demonstrations but it's unclear who the government can talk to because the protest movement doesn't have obviously it is al-jazeera as him morgan reports from. the larger i don't have a draw model coming from university campuses to districts of how to thousands continue to demand the resignation of president obama here protests calling for the end of his thirty year rule are now almost four months old there are
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a billion shows no sign of abating despite promises from the government to improve the economy and the declaration of a year long state of emergency that bans public gatherings and protests. the government is corrupt there's a pressure may enter into people's houses and beat them now all our brothers are heading to the street to my beating with sticks of really tear gas as a violation of rights or were probably she's a lawyer they don't represent the sudanese people even a state of emergency is a lie because there are no soldiers on the streets. the protests which started in mid december in the northeastern city of algebra were sparked by a rise in the costs of basic goods some opposition groups say protesters have legitimate reason to take to the streets demonstrators say they want to voice their demands peacefully but have been met with tear gas and bullets fired rights groups say security forces have killed at least fifty people since demonstrations began the government puts the figure at thirty two the un human rights council has criticised the government response and its use of force president bashir met the
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committee formed to resolve the crisis and repeated his call for dialogue as well as announcing the state of emergency bashir has stepped down as head of the ruling national congress party with talked about preparing the environment for dialogue political prisoners this is so we can create an environment for a national dialogue because every side sticking to their positions will not help the country but it's unclear who to talk to most of the protests have been called for by opposition groups and an unofficial body known as the sudanese professional association but some couldn't you say while they participate in the protests neither the opposition nor the association represent them so nearly four months on anti-government protest remain largely leaderless making it difficult to start talks to settle the crisis. on what it bashir has presided over sudan for three decades coming to power in a bloodless military coup in one nine hundred eighty nine to overthrow the democratically elected government of the current wave of anti-government protest is
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in the first day of the most serious and persistent his remaining defiant and so are the protesters leaving no solution in sight to end the deadlock. zero. canada's prime minister justin trudeau has admitted to what he calls an erosion of trust between himself and his ministers it follows a corruption scandal that shaken his government just months away from elections cabinet members have question recent weeks accusing him of trying to influence a criminal inquiry into a canadian multinational engineering giant sea level and is accused of giving bribes to libyan officials under former. maintains he was looking out for canadian jobs. hello i'm a star with the headlines on al-jazeera most of them as the way it is in darkness
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here's what appears to be the country's biggest blackout commuters in the capital caracas struggle to get to work by bus with traffic lights out and the subway system shut down the outage continued late into the night the government is blaming the blackout on sabotage alleging an attack on the main power source the gori hydroelectric dam. right to trista she just went off and to walk is really far away there was little roach transport and take a bus right now it's impossible. to have any and i came to buy some food cheese and meat and now i can't buy it because shops are closed and there's no cash either while you. look at this electricity problem can be due to an institutional or private to deficiency but it could also be that a company doesn't want to supply venezuela because if he does then you will be sanctioned worldwide. president donald trump's former campaign chairman has been sentenced to almost four years in prison paul metaphor's was convicted in august on
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eight charges of bank and tax fraud. protesters have rallied in southwest yemen for a fourth day over the killing of a witness in the child rape case demonstrators say rough done by was killed by fighters of from a group backed by the united arab emirates he was a witness in the case of an alleged rape of a seven year old boy by fighters loyal to the u.a.e. yemen's government has set up a committee to investigate the death. china has pledged support to telecom giant wall ways lawsuit against the us government foreign minister one says beijing will protect the rights of its people and companies who are always suing washington over a ban on federal agencies from using its technology the u.s. considers four ways products a security threat and says beijing can use its equipment for spying and china has reported worse than expected trade data for the month of february exports plunged more than twenty percent from last year raising fears of
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a further slowdown in the world's second largest economy the drop comes amid an ongoing trade dispute with the united states those are the headlines join me for more news here after the stream you stay with us. al-jazeera is a very important source of information for many people around the world when all the cameras have gone i'm still here go into areas that nobody else is going to talk to people that nobody else is talking to and bringing that story to the forefront. today international women's day i want to acknowledge my mother a dolphin redshirt she was the united states marine she wrote three books and she pursued her doctorate and thanks to the example that she set for me i'm now pursuing my doctorate so i want to say how the international women's day to all the mothers and daughters and especially to my mother in our i love you happy i don't. know who are the women making
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a difference in your community i'm really good and today in the stream we're marking international women's day with a few women you should know we asked you in our community to share who you look up to you and you'll also hear from some women who have been nominated by our community if remember to tweet me at a.j. stream or join us in our you tube channel. my idea and you are it's a nigeria went to be. in one general way it wouldn't matter what gender i am in one general well i've looked at porn as a human being and you know when one and you learn this morning you know that anyone you know that's mired you know my dad and you don't listen and you know where the child of nobody can become somebody we talk to anybody my ideal my juda this and then do you know where access to good quality education is not dependent on the economic status of one's family and you know with them and you know i might or. lena iris victor is a new york based london born artist of liberian descent who has the touch of gold
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her work uses the powerful contrasts and symbolism of black and gold to explore race gender and themes in african history her work is winning accolades but on her own terms victor's work is based on ancient egyptian and african symbolism in which each painting is molded in resin and then coated with twenty four karat gold leaf and black paint these colors are not just materials in her art they are extensive subjects that she explores through space and time alina joins us now on the stream from new york well enough so good to have you here i want to let me start with this tweet because you have a lot of fans online some of whom are writing about you and others are tweeting about you this is tasm time says what i love about lena's work is the way her paintings insist on complex hybrid identities her figures and patterns are so rich in influences and references but also totally their own that is a lot said there and just a few characters. how would you describe your work.
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i really try to deal with what i would call microcosmic or kind of larger issues of my work that kind of are about humanity in general and so i'm always kind of researching and digging into our past and looking at so i was a chanson cultures but i think it had very different ways of speaking a visual language is speaking about our place in the universe so i'm student of history i look at you know histories of meso america the global south really and and the fact that symbology and symbols have always been used as a way which is a non it's a different kind of method of language obviously from the way we read or we speak or recall which i feel is far more finite what we do with symbols is far more subliminal and intuitive so certain patterns because the whole universe is passion based in the base i kind of investigate different visual languages to kind of speak
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to people subliminal or subliminal kind of understanding of their purpose of their place in the world and and i use you know very specific color palettes to do that as well because i have my own kind of color theory and ideas about what different colors and hues mean ok so i want to pause you there because your own color theory i want our audience to see what that looks like me been seeing some of your work there i pulled up this week here from daniela who shares this picture you'll see it on your screen and just a moment and there is that color so we asked an elephant to elaborate on what this means to her what this work means to her she says that blue is just perfect it reminds me of klein's and she's referencing is klein but it's brighter warmer and of course sexier i think i'd like to know what that gorgeous blue deeply means to her and why. well it was interesting that she referenced clanked obviously that's the that's the association that most people have these kind blue which i'm i'm a big fan of these kind of always spoken about about his work and the importance of
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his work and when he spoke about my job we were cline blue he said that it is the most abstract of colors so it's this is a void it's the most abstract because it's like into the sea or the sky which is infinite and i'm always like i said dealing with these ideas of microcosms of you know the larger our larger place than it was in this universe within our space less localized conversation so so that blue for me was very very. kind of connote to those things to me and it meant it meant that i could investigate these kind of include these deeper issues that i was trying to address and that's why. i know that you've said in other interviews that you only work with women professionals other women in this industry and because this is international women's day and that is the theme in the past for our show practice about why why is that important for you. i think it's imperative you know that the ability to other because especially
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in my face in the arts space and this is obviously less true as time goes on but there is a void and there is a lack and and specifically to my cultural heritage as an african woman who's an artist in the united states in the united kingdom and globally it really is a void that i felt needed to be filled and so and i see it i see you know everyone i work for everyone i'm around other female artists you know there is just there is that too many see filled with our voice and and so i even work with and the only guy i could think of that actually has a certain mandate or has a director of her caliber and her origin somaliland marian either a gallery and it was very important to me and literally she was the only person i would ever sign to as an artist as a patient because of the importance i think of building what is the voice that has existed in this space for a long time and in championing and supporting fellow women trying to kind of carve a space for themselves and doing it successfully as well so i feel that this week
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we got from judge bush who says your work means a lot to me because i've been seeing people who are visual artists in my corner who never dreamt of becoming it and there they are today making a little fun making some funds off of it and now the eagerness is there for me to also be like her so you're inspiring members of our community there but i want to try to pick up on the idea of making money from this because arts in the visual arts is not always a realm in an industry that people think you can actually survive on you can live off on. you know that's very much a mentality you have to have when you enter the space you know the idea or the stereotype of the starving artist is never very attractive to me and i don't think it should be attractive we don't talk about starving lawyers or starving you know architects but apparently being a starving artist is ok and i don't think it's romantic i don't think it's something that we should artists should try to to kind of fit into that bill and so for me it's important to to qualify my work in the proper way and to place my work
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in the proper spaces and to price the work accordingly to you know the value that is inherent within the work the you know every artwork i believe perspective is what your whole life going into it is everything you've experienced up until this moment that is kind of in some way subliminally going into the artwork and that is such that people are paying for the not just paying for a painting or a sculpture or you know an experience they also literally being able to buy a piece of a person's life and their experiences and their histories which are usually very in our case and women in the arts basically divergence from the norm of what you see in space. so i want to give our last coming here to jeremy jeremy on twitter says i like how unique her style and her techniques are it's stunningly sharp and seizes your attention can't say that a single piece stood out more than the others but rather the whole collection created a nice experience i'd like to ask what themes and history she'll be looking to
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explore next in just a couple sentences lina what do you pass going that. i don't i think that every artist is quite kind of asking the same question throughout their entire career or . so it's not so much about what is next in terms of subject matter because it's just a constant investigation but really it's just how to better express that how to more accurately express the ideas that that i'm having are things i'm thinking about my place in our world. thank you so much this has been a feast for our eyes have a listen now don't go to thanks for being part of our part of the show have a listen now to another inspirational woman happy international women's day on this women's day i want to pay a special tribute to one of my very good friends and an incredibly inspirational woman. a money she is a job the muslim activist author all around batty and she is also
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the author of this amazing book modern her story stories of women and non-binary people rewriting history and the reason that land spies me is because she does the difficult thing on social media and in her life of telling her story and standing proudly and being honest about her life and her experiences and in doing that represents a whole group of people around the world who just entre presented properly in the media and through her books she also highlights the stories of other women and non-binary people who have changed history and changed the world as we know it. now american boxer a my as a fart is changing the world one punch at a time little some boxer started in the ring at the age of thirteen but in two thousand and sixteen at the age of sixteen she was banned from competing in her his job and modest clothing she lost the bout that day but started the fight outside the ring to change the rules my of joins us now from st paul minnesota to share her
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story of welcome to this story so good to have you here and. thank you for being here love your beautiful backdrop it looks like a gorgeous day in minnesota a perfect day to mark. this occasion talk to us about what it is that sparked your interest in boxing why boxing. i've been. so boxing really really. shaped who i am the person and how i practice. so when when i. came into play and got me from competing i was like this is the biggest part of my life. it's always been my life. and so you kind of say it in passing that it stops you from competing that ban on the modest clothes that you were wearing but you were actually disqualified for quote
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defying safety rules and this was a national championship talk to us about what that felt like what was that moment like. also i had always been told i wouldn't be able to compete like when i started they were like oh you'll be able to be fine and then when it came to actually competing. we had went to florida for a national championship and i was like about to get in the ring i was like ready to get in the ring and they were like you can't find your job like whatever's on your head you think that off and your long sleeves and take that off and i was like. i'm not taking it off and they were lifeless against the rules so if you don't take it off you'll be disqualified so i ended up being disqualified from that tournament my opponent was like declared unopposed champion so they gave her the belt and she had actually given me the belt and was like you know we didn't even get our chance to do our thing in the ring and this rule is unfair so you know we'll do this together we'll get this rule changed together and ever since then you know her act of
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solidarity really brought light to the whole topic and after that it took about a year and the. usa boxing change that rule and then just last week the international changed as well just last week so i pulled up that headline here this is international boxing association rewrites rules for his shabby women to come and they're showing a picture of another boxer who also happens to wear a scarf this is saying on the far out of germany and she's wearing the new nike his job there that they're they're advertising what was that announcement like for you is that a sense of joy did you kind of feel like this is like winning a ring in the winning a match rather in the ring what would it be like. i couldn't believe i would like this isn't nobody told me i didn't get it. world change followed by calling my
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coach is like i just got this thing i think this can be real and so they were like yeah. like i know he i can show the skill that i've been working on for the last five years. so david here on twitter says when the idea to reduce boxing matches from twenty rounds to fifteen and twelve was first proposed many didn't like the idea also the wearing of helmets or women boxers but those things are also now accepted so i'm sure that in time women boxing and his jobs will be accepted do you feel accepted because changing the rules is one thing but actually feeling accepted by your opponents and other colleagues in the sport is another thing do you feel accepted. i don't really agree with that because things have to change you know even just twenty twelve was the first year women's boxing within the olympics so things are definitely changing i wouldn't say just because a rule change that means that. even good just girl boxers will be accepted
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everywhere. girl boxing is so female boxing is like new in the game so it will take time but people are definitely really welcoming especially in my community i get nothing but support. it's so great to hear we got to speak from the who says is a true warrior fighting her way up to a national recognition she is changing the rules of the game literally and biting stereotypes of every punch i'm proud of what she's accomplished and believe the best is yet to come for her i want to share another tweet from someone else this is us month she says having inspired girls and women of your caliber what are your long term goals being a muslim e-mail box or what is up next for you. my goals originally was for me to be able to compete so now that i can compete i just want to you know people know me more as an activist to get the world changed and i want
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to show people my actual skill you know that's a really old video but the way my skill has got way better. i'm not going to stay like i'm trying to go through a big from trying to go pro whatever i just want people to watch for my name and see what i'm going to do. i like they had to clarify that that was in an old video and your style and form is change a bit this this is a tweet from someone he might know well my meds are for your father my daughter the boxer who fell for his job rule change and she was fourteen is talking about usa boxing and international boxing rule change on his job and how she is looking forward to fighting her way to the twenty twenty four olympics in paris so even though you may not want to say right now that you're trying to head to the olympics your father is saying it what would you say my man and. my dad want to go to the moon you want everything so he you know course us with the little big all these things and of course i want to go through is definitely my goal but i have much more goals than just to say i just want to go to the twenty twenty four olympics i
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have a lot of things i want to do well thank you for being with us and my and we wish you the very best and all that lies ahead for you so much. professor kathryn humans of the universe you've written that she's incredibly intelligent and actually teacher but it's pretty common and i feel depressed at the . what's not sound mean is that she and eugene lecturer with awards to back it up is a really caring and devoted advice and into and i can testify to that as her next speech to students and she is my own room for her unique ways of communicating science to the public in a way encourages more young people especially more young female into the future. she's not just inspiring for a few she's inspiring. and denmark campaigners are working hard to
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change the law on consent currently the legislation doesn't define a rape by the absence of consent but by other factors such as whether physical violence or threats were used the university of southern denmark estimates that as many as twenty four thousand women and girls were affected by rape in denmark in twenty seventeen and only eight hundred ninety rapes were reported to police that year and of these by five hundred thirty five resulted in prosecutions and only ninety four in convictions kirstine a host is one of the campaigners breaking the silence around the issue she joins us now from predator isha didn't mark welcome to the stream thanks so much for being here why was it important for you to tell your story well after my perpetrator was acquitted of the crime. i was very shocked and got quite angry. and i noticed my confidence in the justice system which i used to believe in and. so i contacted
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the next you know. because i felt my rights were violated and they were doing research on topics and i am. i given in to seven of the women and we unite afterwards making a movement. talk to us about what the law says right now when it comes to consent and when it comes to guilt because i think for our audience it might be difficult to understand that if someone isn't found guilty doesn't mean something didn't happen so talk to us about that in the challenge that you're facing yes. sure in legislation is based on threat and violence and that's me that means that the victim has a responsibility to say no and to resist. and
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the problem is that most rape victims react with seventy in the rape situation. and when they are not resisting there won't be that much. and therefore it would be difficult to prove the crime in court but those victims have still been raped. and rape is a crime was to be a consequence for the victims. lucio here on twitter says i support the campaign because a sexual relationship without consent is certainly a rape in there referring to the campaign launched by amnesty let's talk about yes and i want to share one of the tweets from one of those campaigners this is thomas from amnesty international here is a smart human rights solution that could change our societies for the better just eight out of thirty one european countries laws say sex without consent is rape
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today amnesty calls on denmark to make it no excuse for any government did that surprise you when you learned about number eight out of thirty one and this is something you think could actually change. well i think that denmark will change its a distillation soon actually i was surprised that it was that many country which actually had a constant base great biggest nation i didn't you and out what our mission in this movement has been to spreading factual information about right making awareness about rape killing myths and stereotypes but also telling us what comes and is and that. country as united kingdom germany and sweden iceland. and so on has a constant basis rate legislation so it isn't that difficult. some people think
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it is. i wanted to share a message of support it would seem from the danish minister of justice on twitter you can see the tweet here translated below and i'll read the terms lation important report from amnesty we cannot live with the fact that rape victims have the kind of experiences described in this report sex must always be voluntary the government is completely considering models for a rape law that is based on consent how does that make you feel optimistic about the. very optimistic beria to stick. could this what we also spoke to another politicians and we come very very far this year. a year ago. constant base rate negotiation was something most people laughed about because it was simply talked about sweden and. sweden has a lot of moles and roots and we allow thing to do about that so but now they don't
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. get extremely seriously also because we have succeeded in making your way and it's about factional information about rapes and statistics how many people this crime sends every year and the consequences of the rape of the crime of coach i know person that it cannot be easy to get up and tell the story of a time when you were attacked and yet you're doing it and other women are looking to you what is your message for them and what do you want people to take away from your story. i want them to see what happens when you break the silence my message to other woman is break the silence and unite and support each other also unite with the men they would like to support you they have also got systems go friends wives mothers and so on and then.
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das a challenge what's expected from you if they expect you to be silent and shout it out out if they expect you to be a nice girl and behave good then be angry it's ok just be emotional we are fighting all of the right to a good life or seem perfect way to end this conversation we have to leave it there we will of course continue to follow the story out of denmark thank you so much for sharing that with us before we go i have just enough time to think of the team i put on today show and of course the women on that team that put on today show and that is producer my ecard and that eisa to my lisa thompson alex arabia dong annie maddie fingal. and i as in the lead of course the men that support the women on our team and finally we asked our community to share names of the women that they look to for inspiration i'll leave you with those.
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to. to. monch. maggi haasan debates discusses and dissects the big issues of our times and head to heads five years after the revolution is in ukraine will have a chance to offer a verdict on what's come since. in a powerful new film residents of occupied east jerusalem sheva through its own its past present and future. leaders will gather for the thirtieth arab league summit
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in tunisia join us for coverage and we examine the development of an unusual alliance between radical buddhist monks and the military in million mom march on i'll just sierra. the world's pollinate says are in decline. in this episode of arthritis we meet entomologists on opposite sides of the planet protecting insects of all sizes crucial to preserving food chains. i've come to the u.k. to see how old industrial sites are being turned into bug reserves in an attempt to reverse this worrying trend. fighting insect to get on on al-jazeera. and this is different whether someone is going for some of this for the reds. i think it's how you approach an official candidate is a certain way of doing two countries in a good story and fly out. real men killed
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a mother and son on that way to an appointment sadly the insurgents don't wear uniforms law also is soon long with the was the american occupation of iraq matthew has an old american prince to account trump tower twenty sixteen how come you didn't mention that meeting to congress and i did i don't know if i got the transcript wrong. i don't think you're that sharp but you can tell the difference between a polish guy a french guy or new york that charge head to head on a. millions of venezuelans plunged into darkness accusations fly as a blackout drags on for hours across the country.
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hello i'm a saucy attain this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up he's been sentenced to almost four years and one trial that donald trump's former campaign chairman could go to jail for much longer. anger in yemen at fighters linked to the u.a.e. in a case involving the rape of a child. and india's top court appoints a team of media uses to settle a long running hindu muslim dispute over a religious site. on millions of venezuelans are spending their night and darkness jewish what appears to be the country's biggest blackout. in the capital caracas struggle to get to work by bus with traffic lights out and the subway system shut down the outage continued late into the night the government is blaming the blackout on sabotage. yeah right to trista she just went off and to walk is really
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far away there was little roach transport to take a bus right now is impossible. right now to have any and i came to buy some food cheese a meat and then we can buy it because shops are closed and there's no cash either. this electricity problem can be due to an institutional or private to deficiency but it could also be that a company doesn't want to supply been his will because if he does then you will be sanctioned worldwide while venezuela's state. is blaming the outage on a cyber attack against the guru dam which is located some seven hundred kilometers away from caracas it's one of the world's largest hydroelectric stations and the cornerstone of the country's electrical grid despite holding the largest oil reserves in the wilds venezuela relies on hydro power for about seventy percent of its electricity the reason for this is that previous governments wanted to use most
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of the oil for exports and as a result of venezuela has been vulnerable to power outages in times of drought our correspondent reason is in caracas. we're here in the cabinet calcutta. in the dark around five o'clock local time there was a massive power outage all around the country affect the most of the event and many of them continue to be in the dark the government is saying. and the leader who are behind this attack and of course united states should be saying is the move the nefesh and the corruption that exists in venezuela today we know the power that has generated lots of pillows and the capital of people who are struggling to make it back home the power of the metro system but also the traffic lights went completely off we know also that in some neighborhoods people took to
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the streets with some times protesting against the government saying that they're already suffering from shortages of food medicine with hyperinflation and this situation only up to the struggles that they're facing every day the last time that a power cut like this happened in the capital we know that at least four people lost their lives in a whole year because the power stations were broken various we're used to have one of the most efficient power structures here in america but the situation has dramatically changed power have become a norm here in venezuela. well president nicolas maduro has tweeted says the powell announced and directed by us imperialism against our people will be defeated nothing and no one will be able to defeat the people of bolivar and chavez maximum unity of the patriots while opposition leader has also tweeted about the massive power outage twenty two states without light six hours in caracas is
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a wreck or chaos worry and outrage this blackout demonstrates the inefficiency of the use the recovery of the electricity sector and the country needs the usurpation to end. president donald trump's former campaign chairman has been sentenced to almost four years in prison for bank and tax fraud and in a separate case to be sentenced again next week to up to ten is the crimes were uncovered during the investigation into russian interference and selection al-jazeera she have a tense he was at court in virginia the judge rejected the prosecution's argument that paul manifolds crimes were unlike normal financial fraud cases in sentencing him to just under four years with credit for time served this is the only case brought to trial by special counsel robert mueller as part of his investigation into allegations of collusion between the trump campaign and russia during the twenty six election but this case has nothing to do with don't trump campaign and
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so the jury found a four guilty of banking tax fraud for crimes committed between two thousand and eight and two thousand and seventeen the government successfully made the case but manifold made tens of millions of dollars through his lobbying for the ukrainian government and then by making misleading loan applications to banks when that work dried up he hid much of that money so it wasn't taxed the prosecution lawyers didn't stop to speak to reporters after the verdict the defense lawyers were to find him a clear response ability for his conduct. and i think most importantly what you saw today is the same thing that we had said from day one there is absolutely no evidence that man was involved with any collusion with any government official from russia thank you everybody for served as an advisor and lobbyist not just a for us presidents but a notorious dictators and u.s. allies like president mobutu of the d r c in the philippines ferdinand marcos he began advising ukraine's victory on a code which in the early two thousand and developed
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a plan for him to make an alliance with the europeans and move away from russia which was overthrown in twenty fourteen prosecutors say desperate to keep his lifestyle unfortunately borrowed twenty five million dollars from banks but he was still in financial trouble and an early twenty sixteen he's reported to have seen an opportunity in the trump campaign to kickstart his own career he pitched his own paid services to donald trump he joined the campaign in march was appointed campaign chairman in june only to lose the position in august because trump reportedly thought him not tough enough was already being investigated by the government for potential financial crimes but when the special counsel began his investigation in may of twenty seventeen my thoughts connections both to trump and eastern europe were enough to get robert mueller interested this is likely to embolden those who dismiss robert mueller as investigation as nothing but a witch hunt but it's not over yet for he's due to be sentenced next week in washington d.c. he could face up to ten years and it's not clear whether he'll serve that sentence concurrently or consecutively. alexandria virginia protesters have rallied in yemen
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southern city of asian for a fourth day the killing of a witness who testified against four. in a child rape case has caused widespread outrage. with more. overflowing with anger protesters spill into the streets of age and. the cause of this on the rest the killing of a man's name. by security forces backed by the united arab emirates family members say he was a witness in the case of an alleged rape of a seven year old boy by the security forces was a demand that the accused be arrested brought to justice and that the death penalty is applied as per the law of written relation in order to bring back peace and security and the main idea his killers took him right in front of my arms outside the front door they didn't even respect my presence i was looking at them and i was
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crying but they took him anyway and entire on your neck grabbing one man. resentment has been growing over the presence of the u.a.e. allied forces in aden as allegations of human rights abuses against the mt. agent has become the de facto capital of the un recognized government these are in control of the official council sana. right now what we're seeing is the outflow of unbridled military forces with no checks on their actions and this is likely to get worse before it gets better because we're starting to see you know an exposure of the human rights abuses of these various groups. protesters i'm family of the think tim are calling for the yemeni government to bring the perpetrators to justice but in this fractured fragile state gripped by violent conflict yemenis have little hope justice will be served.
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al-jazeera. the u.s. house of representatives has passed a resolution condemning bigotry and discrimination the vote comes after a controversy over a comment made by democratic congresswoman ill have. amma and questions over whether it was anti semitic comments have become a talking point for republicans and they also are dividing the democratic party. has. omar is one of the two first muslim women elected to congress and she has become a lightning rod on the issue of israel and u.s. support after she said this about an israeli lobbying group. in this country that says. we're allegiance to the country. i want. why is it ok. for me to.
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be pharma and not the. whole lobby. group that is losing. her critics say that is anti-semitic and accuse her of implying jews can't be loyal americans representative omar embodies a vile i hate filled anti-semitic anti israel bigotry this is not a time for politics this is a time for the democratic leaders in this institution to do the right thing they should remove her from the house foreign affairs committee they should stand up to her they should stop empowering her disgusting hatred before it turns in to horror republicans are demanding action even though they were mostly silent when it was discovered that one of their congressional leaders attended a white supremacist convention another congressman defended white nationalism and the us president said this about neo nazis very fine people on both sides but it's
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not just republicans this is shown there is a big divide in the democratic party why are we on able to singularly condemn anti-semitism why can't we call it a semitism and show that we've learned the lessons of history but younger and more progressive politicians came to her. defense leaving the democratic leader nancy pelosi to try and find some way to unite the party i feel confident that her words were not based on any anti-semitic attitude but that she didn't have a full appreciation of how they landed on other people with that the house voted on a resolution condemning anti-semitism islamophobia and white supremacy and now they hope to move on but being one of the first muslims in congress it is likely omar will continue to be focused on by the right recently republicans in west virginia briefly put this poster in their state house there wasn't a resolution later condemning it patty calling al-jazeera washington well
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congresswoman i am are released this statement along with two other muslim members of the house about the vote it's the first time we've had on a resolution condemning anti muslim bigotry in our nation's history and the muslim crimes have increased ninety nine percent from twenty fourteen to twenty sixteen and last on the rise we are tremendously proud to be part of a body that has put forth a condemnation of all forms of bigotry including anti-semitism racism and white supremacy. still ahead on al-jazeera picking up the pieces what people are confronting as they try to rebuild their lives in syria and another show of defiance by protesters ensued on as the government tries to maintain a state of emergency.
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and are the focus of big showers has shifted into the easier it's gone eastwards towards east timor west papua sooner ways you can see from the brightness of the cloud tops that's where the deepest downpours have been in the last few days we've had over two hundred millimeters on this little island chain here and in about one hundred forty that sort of water that's enough for flash flooding to the west that many showers least there have been the last twenty four hours focus wise similar story cloud could be there but showers all deep is an interesting circulation here just again near west papua it could turn up into something of a tropical circulation problems circulation the next couple of days mostly over water feature but i'll watch it all otherwise general areas drawing and that's still true of northern australia far more likely and have happened on the coast of queensland from the tropics as was that towards brisbane and that looks pretty evident they another frontal system on his way story mind you these are
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a full cost of twenty nine adelaide but only eighteen in hobart you'll notice as per the akula twenty six in the cloud warms up to twenty nine was in a cloud on sunday and at the same time the sun has returned from melbourne adelaide and a pretty pleasant middle twenty's. toilers military government is accused of using repressive means to science in general critics. but after. what i want to thailand's rebel losses. as women's rights in the gaming existence of the world we would see the streets of global gender equality and town can progress be made executive director of un women from.
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hello again i'm the stars here today in doha a reminder of the news this hour millions of venezuelans are spending their nice and darkness and what appears to be the country's biggest blackout the government is blaming the blackout on sabotage alleging an attack on the main palace source the gury hydroelectric dad. president donald trump's former campaign chairman has been sentenced to almost four years in prison pulled out of force was convicted in an organist on charges of bank and tax fraud. protesters have rallied in southwest yemen for a fourth day over the killing of the main witness in the lead child rape case demonstrators say roughed up down vote was killed by fighters from a group backed by the united arab emirates. algerian state media has released
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a letter said to be from president bush a warning of chaos as protests continue against his leadership the knesset apparently suggests that foreign groups are infiltrating the demonstrations there have been protests for the past two weeks against his bid for a fifth term eighty two year old is in switzerland for what the government describes as routine medical tests he's led algeria for twenty is but has rarely been seen in public office suffering a stroke and twenty. well palestinians who were banned from entering the axa mosque compound and occupied east jerusalem a set to hold pres outside the compound israel recently banned around one hundred forty people including custody ins in charge of the holy site the arrests followed palestinians reopening the section to muslim worship israel sealed it off in two thousand and three saying banned groups were using it for meetings well al jazeera
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. has harry force to joins us live now from occupied east jerusalem harry are we expecting large numbers there with you today. well certainly there are large numbers as you can probably see coming through the gates into the mosque compound just anecdotally would be talking to some of the worshipers you've been coming and it seems that there are large numbers of buses being mobilized from around the country so potentially people are being inspired by what's been a pretty big controversy here over the last couple of weeks to come and pray here at the at the mosque compound today but as you say there will be a significant number who will be praying outside in the streets not even here in this square immediately outside one of the gates but outside of the walls of the old city that's because as you say there are substantial number of people including very senior members of the islamic works the islamic shust which operates the compound in accordance with the jordanian government who have been banned and some
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people who have have those bands which include exclusion zones to a certain distance around the side as well excluding them from the old city itself so we are expecting. you know a substantial number of people to be praying outside so far the security presence seems relatively minimal but everybody has in mind what happened in twenty seventeen when israel imposed metal detected it metal detectors at the gates surrounding the compound and that led to very large street protests and prayers and scuffles and clashes with israeli security forces until eventually the israeli authorities reversed that decision so far no sign of any escalation towards that level but we do have the prospect of pres at least potentially processed in the streets nearby carry forth and life rest in east and thank you for that update harry. well the united nations has hundreds of people who fled fighting in the town of still run in syria's hama province really rebuilding their lives they left in
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twenty sixteen when armed groups took over the town seeking refuge in lebanon taki or other towns in syria but as they gradually made their way back they're facing new challenges. reports. attempting to restore life as they once knew it residents of sauron have begun the slow tosk of rebuilding amongst the rubble soran is on a highway that connects the provincial capitals of hama and aleppo which made it a strategic target for armed groups it was an area syrian government troops and opposition forces for for much of the seven years of conflict. the hama province experienced some of the largest protests against syrian president bashar al assad and some of the bloodiest crackdowns last year the syrian army's kept on meant most of the territorial gains i still had made in the major offensive.
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zahid took her children and left at the height of the fighting now she's returned owen was. there was a lot of destruction and chaos little by little we've made things better i hope to stay and watch my children grow and become successful not as many of them the u.n. says those like are among around one point four million people who've returned to their homes in syria last year un high commissioner for refugees from the program the visited to see the work being done to help them like setting up this bakery for those who make that decision and voluntarily come back here we must provide them with at least for their basic me and their initial right integration in their community but for those returning to their neighborhoods there's still a long journey ahead to restore the tons they'll once again calling home she her food. india's highest court has ordered mediation between muslim and
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hindu groups to settle a dispute over a religious site the case states back to the destruction of the babri mosque in the north indian town of ayodhya during a riot in one thousand nine hundred two both sides claim the site as their own and it's been a source of tension between the two religious communities as jamil has more from new delhi. here we are again just two days after the supreme court reserve decision it's now ruled in favor of mediation in the case between three parties one a group of hindus claiming the land a group of muslim petitioners and another group of hindus representing the day the lord whom they believe was born on the site mediation has been tried in the past since one thousand nine hundred ninety two demolition of the mosque by about two hundred thousand ultranationalists hindus but those talks are always held by a third party and always unsuccessful this time it will be a panel of mediators appointed by the court and a former judge heading it and they'll also be
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a media ban in place but it's not what all the parties wanted because mediation had . it had not. the parties from the beginning were not very enthusiastic. we expect that there should be some result of this decision will be expected another reason many believe the court is pushing for mediation is because the politics involved issues such as the bobby mosque demolition are very politically polarizing here in india many analysts believe the governing b.g.p. got a big political push in the one nine hundred ninety s. following the mosque demolition with elections set to begin here in india next month analysts say mediation may be the best way to keep politics out of the case at least as much as possible now china has pledged support to telecom giant huawei is no suit against the u.s. government foreign minister says beijing will protect the rights of its people and
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companies so in washington for a ban on federal agencies from using its technology the u.s. considers products a security threat and says beijing can use its equipment. well finland's government is resigning just weeks before a general election prime minister you have offered to step down after health care reform plans collapsed in parliament he wanted to cut rising costs of treating finland's rapidly aging population is set to stay on as caretaker prime minister until the april fourteenth election the medical charity doctors without borders says a more humane response is needed to end the epidemic in the democratic republic of congo and says not enough been done to gain the trust of local communities and even aid workers an increasing target of violence alexia bryan reports. wearing protective suits they wash down with chlorine making sure every particle of the highly contagious virus is destroyed but doctors without borders says efforts
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to contain it working and instead have led to his still iffy end violence against the people who are trying to help the existing atmosphere can only be described as . it shows how the response has failed to listen and act on the needs of those most affected. in the democratic republic of congo last week when two treatment centers were burnt down it forced the charity to suspend its operations at the a.p.c. into the outbreak this region seeing decades of on raced as armed groups of five for territory and resources and doctoral uses the involvement of security personnel is alienating patients and their families. more than forty percent of the diff are right not up in the taking place in the community that means that we have not reached them and the not sought our care this is vast amounts of money pouring
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in but they don't see where it ends up. they hear the constant advice to wash their hands but nothing about the lack of soap and water ebola has killed more than five hundred sixty people here since august and robbed these communities of their right to vote in last december's presidential ballot the election commission said the virus made it too dangerous for voting to go ahead. the chief of the world health organization is in town to assess the response to. the voters here he agrees community ownerships needed to end the epidemic we are here to try to help and i didn't want any communities really die old people especially when we have. a visit when we have that much so in cutaway and timber the money come initially is for the community to take responsibility all need to understand that it's
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a problem. that's what we do everything the society that we should be. different to fight if he believes the virus can be based in doctors without borders though says it all left still has the upper hand brian al-jazeera. protesters in sudan are defying a state of emergency political party is aligned to the government say they're committed to starting talks aimed at ending almost four months of demonstrations but it's unclear who are the government can't talk to you because the protest movement doesn't have obviously it is al-jazeera as has been morgan reports from khartoum but. don't have a drop from university campuses to the streets of the two thousand continue to demand the resignation of president obama. protests calling for the end of his thirty year rule are now almost four months old the rebellion shows no sign of abating despite promises from the government to improve the economy and the
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declaration of a year long state of emergency that bans public gatherings and protests. the government is corrupt as a pressure may enter into people's houses and beat them now all our brothers are heading to the street to my beating with sticks of really tear gas as a violation of rights or were probably she's a lawyer they don't represent the sudanese people even the state of emergency is a long way because there are no soldiers on the streets. the protests which started in mid december in the northeastern city of algebra were sparked by a rise in the costs of basic goods some opposition groups say protesters have legitimate reason to take to the streets demonstrators say they want to voice their demands peacefully but have been met with tear gas and bullets fired rights groups say security forces have killed at least fifty people since demonstrations began the government puts the figure at thirty two the un human rights council has criticised the government response and its use of force president bashir met the committee formed to resolve the crisis and repeated his call for dialogue as well
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as announcing the state of emergency bashir has stepped down as head of the ruling national congress party with talked about preparing the environment for. political prisoners. so we can create an environment for a national dialogue because every side sticking to their positions will not help the country but it's unclear who to talk to most of the protests have been called for by opposition groups and an unofficial body known as the sudanese professional association but something to say while they participate in the protests neither the opposition nor the association represent them so nearly four months on anti-government protest remain largely making it difficult to start talks to settle the crisis. ahmed bashir has presided over sudan for three decades coming to power in a bloodless military coup in one nine hundred eighty nine to overthrow the democratically elected government the current wave of anti-government protests is in the first day of the most serious and persistent his remaining defiant and so are the protesters
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leaving no solution in sight to end the deadlock. the new american space shuttle for astronauts is due back from the international space station in just a few hours time the space x. on man is dragon capsule has again delivered color to the i assess but its heat shield is also being tested a successful splashdown in the atlantic ocean will pave the way for the first manned flight due in a few months and nasa has captured unprecedented photos of the interaction of shock waves from two supersonic jets these voter images show t. thirty eight aircraft flying in formation at supersonic speeds producing shock waves this is part of nasa research into developing x. fifty nine planes that can fly faster than sound without thunderous sonic booms.
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hello i'm the stars here ten doha with the headlines on al-jazeera most of venezuela is in darkness to to what appears to be the country's biggest blackout commuters in the capital caracas struggle to get to work and the outage continued late into the night the government is blaming the blackout on sabotage alleging an attack on the main palace source degree hydroelectric dam. and that are going to get right to trista she just went off and to walk is really far away there was little roach transport to take a bus right now is impossible. right now to have any and i came to buy some food cheese a meat and then i can buy it because shops are closed and there's no cash either. this electricity problem can be due to an institutional or private to deficiency but it could also be that a company doesn't want to supply been his will because if you. will be sanctioned worldwide president donald trump's former campaign chairman has been sentenced to
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almost four years in prison for it was convicted in august on eight charges of bank and tax fraud. algerian state media has released a letter said to be from president bush warning of chaos as protests continue against his leadership the lesson apparently suggests that foreign groups are infiltrating the demonstrations there have been protests for the past two weeks against his bid for a fifth term eighty two year old beautifully is in switzerland for what the government describes as routine medical tests he's led algeria for twenty is but has rarely been seen in public after suffering a stroke in twenty three teen palestinians who are banned from entering the out x. a mosque in occupied east jerusalem are set to hold pres outside the compound israel recently banned around one hundred forty people including custody and in charge of the holy site the arrests followed palestinians reopening the bab al rama
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section and some muslim worship israel sealed it off in two thousand and three saying banned groups were using it for meetings those are the headlines next stop one o one east the ultranationalist marks connected with one of the world's worst humanitarian crisis as we doe as illegal migrants joining with the military to impose that deadly political agenda we have to put to our knees what has happened to the region that's one of the biggest stains on the country as a whole. this is not religion this is a politics. an unholy alliance coming soon on old. thailand is one of the toughest nations in the world to bait a political. five years of military rule and repressive of stoffel free expression. as the nation goes to the polls want to when they see me thailand's
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rebel officers fighting back against the generals he did desperate battle for democracy. if. you. like are quite so much if i could put it to. me steve. is making thailand's military base the news it became a comment. let's take a peek at the link autopsy claim. to the. fed up with the station's quote song what my country's got slams corruption military control and a social divide that's grown since the power almost five years ago when they cut.
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in the rafters with but the truck with borrowed connecting with the public but the generals postponing the elections five times since its release in october the songs had close to sixty million views. no yelling. running not up on the number of hits the song got kept us safe from the hands of the government. and will this set an example for others to follow that i can't say but we created a momentum and discussion in thai society we did it and survived. tight and us in the group and what has changed in thailand has popularity.
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i think it's about timing. went viral at a time when it hit the government the most. they can't improve the situation and people are upset. in twenty four take up to thailand's twelfth military coup the army crackdown on free speech and banned public ground. reporting here at the time i still soldiers swiftly stifle even the slightest acts of resistance. i did this in paperback i was not injured exactly how. well regarded this life since then laws which protect the military and want to keep from criticism have been used on an unprecedented scale hundreds of activists have been prosecuted even venting frustration against thailand's rules on mine is now a jailable offense. i know many people who have been charged and
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arrested. my father was taken to a military camp for two weeks that made me very angry that. the rep to say continue to release more trucks butt. carefully composed lyrics to avoid since the ship close whole council and then went on him when he thought he meant in a political discussion is good and he should be free no one should fear being arrested or getting thrown into jail for talking about politics. like my typing it's not just the lyrics of a song which attract controversy the music video reveals it's a violent chapter of toy history. the brutal massacre by state forces of more than forty demonstrators at thomas at university in one thousand nine hundred ninety six who were protesting the return of an exiled former dictator but they've recreated
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a pulitzer prize winning photo of one of the protesters big lynched reminding audiences of past military abuses that went unpunished here are targeted tried to to hide his cry over image. the new generation. renowned thai photographer and filmmaker manny tree one each whom said radio reports of the massacre neglected to even mention that any protesters had been killed even to. history textbook because they know that this single rider spirit to the people fighting for democracy. the massacre forms the basis of his pink band series which he says explores how thailand's consumerist society so quickly forgets the horrors of the past it's one of them was weiland in that type of decor history and people remember that this is why. any
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any government they afraid of that. man it owns an art house cinema in the capital bangkok but he cannot screen his own film shakespeare must die. band in two thousand and twelve the film retells macbeth in a modern tie context and refers to the thomas a massacre. now man it's appealing that band in the supreme court and will use rap against dictatorships portrayal of the massacre to bolster his case is so all we have that this isn't just this it is. the rapper. and can't. can't can't show people what about us. despite the massacre of students at thomas at university and he continued the tradition of anti establishment activism. at the main campus theatre comedians are
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ridiculing a deputy police chief who tory is for making inflammatory comments as well as a prime minister cryo general jack the general who led the could. know. when to put. in the ordinance that someone who knows what it means to suffer for your os pointed man kong was jailed in twenty fourteen for acting in apply about a fictional monarchy at this university i'll pray. very adventurous far for them because we are told. something that they don't want people to know about. she says nor mourns in the plight we considered disrespectful to thailand's more nicky's. under the country's lives me just lose she was sorry for
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a while but when the military came to power. and did not the performa with child for two and a half years there must control the people who have to. makes confession. gado asked that because. under the military law not when the kids this is the real life. that you have to face with the threat of the myriad. well some of the fellow performers the fled into exile. as he called strange. not to protest but to perform and she says this is one reason. i think that mary terry. think that i will. be understanding that i was some odd. but.
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why i will not do that because i knew it. because i saw. i saw the fear of the myriad terry. that's why they put me in jail because the fear . she's chosen a popular weekend market to stage a play about. two counts to one hundred. the number of inmates she was confined. to. i'm not a i feel fear scared about this but. i have
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a little bit of the people. that. seem a prison is like a ban from politics for a decade so she ends her sure by polling the public. but. when. she asks because to yes. using lipstick on her body. this pop up performance is one of the more unusual things i've done the same. the public approves. over the security gods much you want to break the world.
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on the surface thailand's cosmopolitan capital bangkok doesn't appear oppressed you galleries and trendy culture districts have created a contemporary arts but some curation say under the current military government they operate in a climate of fear. in downtown bangkok summer runs a local gallery in box known for its political exhibitions do you think since the coup happened in two thousand and fourteen that censorship has. was oh yeah definitely definitely. a lot of events. which you get the soldier coming was you know they make sure that you do not express any opinion against them it's worse than ever i think yeah.
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for her life's a stick submission some rock is working with a visiting portuguese assets. she says almost all the outspoken local artists went underground or fled overseas after the coup the falsehood of bad things at the time it was not serving as a tool for critics to criticize society the general elections jus in late march have created a new urgency for political arse but some rock is cautious the army will remain a powerful institution here because new constitutional changes have stuck the voters in their favor i want to but i'm also scared to do that you have to be. careful and smile you cannot do anything that straightforward all the masses that you want to deliver it has to be law players. one piece in
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today's show questions where the tile elections will be democratic. it's a hollow ballot box when a version is cast it ends up on the floor you concerns on the days when you hang things up do you sometimes think to yourself am i doing the right thing. because of the law constantly the four week that we've been working together that's all we talk about and we keep changing the idea that it's really when you know it's i couldn't sleep because we keep changing and then we are fred there with was the message that we intend to deliver. hours before the show some wreck decides to make changes to some of the paces what do you think of our these changes last minute that you have to do she says self-censorship here is wrong because of oppressive laws you have to self censor. because you know they can get into trouble
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that's that's that's all i can tell yeah. so this is the exhibition that got you into trouble artist tara cool knows what happens when you don't self censor and in twenty seven tane the military's response to disarm work sparked fear across thailand's creative same. if you hold them like a friend your warmth will reveal the portrait of a person underneath so we learn what happened to them but i had all my kind of at a point each piece is painted with chromatic dark when touched it reveals the image of a thai political prisoner. these are people who either died from political unrest in recent years or are still imprisoned or live in exile or were kidnapped why do you think the army was interested in your exhibition.
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and there when i mean each of the artwork shows a victim the government wants forgotten because of that the government wanted to take down my work. alerted to his exhibition by media coverage the army turned up to his show but tara was not there . i was shot when the army asked to see me i started to feel scared i was thinking what would happen if they show up at my house what will happen to my parents and. the soldiers also into the gallery next door and remove seven works by another politico asas to whose exhibition looked at a military crackdown in twenty ten. with the situation escalating todd told gallery staff to tear down his exhibition before the army returned. i don't want
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to become one of those victims just like those shown in my artwork. after the first visit they continued to show up at the gallery for three months to check sometimes on motorbike sometimes they came under cover i've not held any exhibitions in thailand since then. despite growing censorship bangkok recently held its first be a nalini. one of four big fish sanctioned by the military government in the past year temples shopping and old heritage buildings all became exhibition spices. but for a film director not is. the beer gnarly exhibitions lacks political punch i don't
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see any issue that cleared up the real dialogue under them merely critical to the current situation and then the end of the day is the first of it become like a declaration. that something the curator of the bin ali dr appy nine pasi on on it rejects this one he says he could address sensitive issues like ranger refugees margaret sex workers and southern thailand's insurgency because the expo is largely privately funded first war i must say that if this bill is fully. one said by the government. we would not have many continents like i mention for the insurgents or six my. issues we would have to go through
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a lot of self-censorship some critics. big. payoffs for the military government what do you think about. critics i respect them as they drop that they have to criticize otherwise they are out of work we feel that this is the event that we plan and it's been going lucky for thailand you know we have many adventures ongoing and people should be appreciating this p.r. stunt or not. dr happened. to ship down trees well after a year is working in the ministry of culture it's exciting to get away with censorship it's like it's a cat and mouse game does toyland really need a board of censorship. sentinels you know the people who protect the morals. they also have to. you know what how the world is
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moving you know you can have you know one hundred to view i'm not saying that they should do away with but the. and that they must sorry to say grow up. on the streets of bangkok graffiti of finding ways to use it to shoot down. things. he's trying to stay true to his name. all over the world i know the things that i'm doing and i'm going to do because so many people headaches. the mask the fish the artist satirizes the. across the country he also post pictures of it online spreading the message even further. from. could take some bloated military budgets at the expense of education to a swipe at a famous general over he's declared luxury watch collection. not even the
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prime minister escapes he is wrong. for their thanks for making the time to chat with. thank you. i've been taught that dictatorship is evil they told us that they staged a coup because of this and that but i just know that dictatorship will never be good for any of us that is why i stand up for myself and to do something about it or you know what i want to. call the current government has stayed longer than normal i've seen many military supporters and unwilling to support them i think this is a turning point. to the extent so it's hard at work creating his life in space check. he has to be careful despite his efforts to remain anonymous the authorities eventually found him and he was charged with them to navigate the challenges of
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working here in thailand so why only parents on private buildings with the permission of the owner. it's helped him avoid being i'm to the censorship laws so far. one moment that. if one day they want to throw me in jail there's nothing i can do the only want to can blame is myself for letting these people take over the country one thing we should all learn is that military coups never the answer. once again he has the soldier in his socks. on. the way i did this stencil of a soldier standing guard to show how they stop people standing up is that their role to prevent people from speaking up. there's
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a record number of candidates but the generals who staged the coup who most likely hold the op i have. regulations enacted during their rule ensure no single party. and the new prime minister almost certainly need the votes of a military appointed senate. this means freedom of speech may still proved elusive . yeah it could go back to. the whole. you know. it's not scary and it's exciting at the same time. society. the present the better i. keep. creating it but probably will not show it. with so much gallery she's launching a new exhibition. with. and
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he's taking a racing against the clock to get ready i don't know about these. we've just let him use the space because he's being protected by a couple gallery. because of the content obviously. and she he's really. following. the so i think he knows what's he doing. she said. the resistance sweeping thailand he has. so far. it's really strange and he's not scared at all. how is he. to say you know thailand. election extravaganza crawling with corruption cronies and cockroaches.
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true titans of thailand to try to go political divide each other down across the poker table. buying gauging the young people with this kids trying to shake up the system. and i think this election could impact the next twenty years but it's like gambling an important bet which is why i chose the casino theme why. not make this such a big youth vote they can vote in twenty percent of m.p.'s who could potentially make a lot of changes and at that point it's going to be fun. while a lot of the stencils look towards the election i see a throwback to the past looks very familiar. the thomas thought massacre. i think a good god exists and sit sit sit become pricing the history up until today it
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should give you the background of why we are today how they would get here and i think it's a right right move for him to do it. she hopes it's not only the youth who are inspired by headaches. can we do this yet i think for. a lot of people who work in this field will feel lost have to do it it's kind of a good example that if you were feel courageous you should do it. nothing's certain in a nation that's had a military coup on average every seven news since the end absolute want to keep. thailand us.
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business of. going places together.
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business. going places together. this is al-jazeera. coming up in the next sixty minutes turkey and russia begin joint patrols in syria
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a significant corporation in the last stronghold. venezuela's president blames enemies at home and abroad for a huge power outage that is the country into darkness. her words were not. anti-semitic to. us democrats tried to push past a dispute that's divided the party and put them on the republicans firing line. and india's top quarter point. and russia will join forces to help maintain stability in the syrian city of turkey's national defense minister. stressed his concern over violation of the ceasefire both countries hope that
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a military presence in the city will help the ceasefire agreement is the last major rebel held area in syria. today the patrols of the russian troops just outside it live border and inside it lip weaponized areas the patrols of the turkish army forces are starting to there were some restrictions over using the airspace over it libyan afrin which also lifted today in this respect our cooperation with russia has improved we see this as a significant step for the continuation of the cease fire and ensuring stability. first in istanbul sometimes a little bit more about these joint patrols this is the first time we've seen the sort of collaboration. yes the exactly this is the first patrol or so the russians and turks are together on patrolling about where they are patrolling is different turkey turkish forces are going to be patrolling in the demilitarized zone around there and the russian forces are going to be out of the
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in the sphere of the demilitarized zone because they can't enter over there right now of course the defense minister who saw a car. directed attention to the risks in the region because the second we seen it that is very important for turkey turkey holds on to that and there's a lot of speculation according to the defense minister because of the regime's violations of the cease fire and y p d. y p g's rumors about. about the security situation inside it that this is what his sad but of course he's not happy with the violations of the regime and they are expecting russia to take care of it and to stop the regime and they're expecting him to stick with the cease fire which is very important for both the rebel groups for turkey or for russia and even for to syrian regime he also pointed attention. to the own going situation
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over there he's thought that they have they have problems with the what he called as terrorist organizations but they have no groups with any ethnic groups especially trying to comfort the kurdish citizens inside syria and we're expecting the joint patrol happen in the afternoon today it hasn't started yet ok so there are many thanks for the update from istanbul. well meanwhile in eastern syria the u.n. says more than sixty thousand people are now crammed into a camp often leaving ice a last shrinking pocket of territory some of describe scenes of horror and despair in the bomb down version where the u.s. backed syrian democratic forces say eisel defeat is imminent yes d.f. has been applying a combination of force to put pressure on fighters who refuse to surrender followed by pauses to allow the fighters wives and children and other civilians to escape well over the border and iraq people are living with ferran stigma because of ties
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to eisele reports from a camp in the disputed territory east of mosul. thousands of iraqi children are paying for the sins of their eisel fathers many have never met or can't remember. miriam was a child bride she says her son was born after his turkish father died fighting for i saw the three year old boy is essentially stateless unrecognized by the government as an iraqi citizen she says she doesn't want her son to make the same mistakes as his father and receiving an education will help guarantee that i knew. i have no soul just a body i can barely breathe i can barely move i only intend to live for my son i wish i had died in a strike families with links to i saw if i had it difficult to obtain identity cards this restricts their ability to move freely work with their children in
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school and apply for welfare benefits human rights groups say these families are even denied food donations by tribal leaders. a humanitarian group called the public aid organization says relatives with ties to ice all are victims facing collective punishment the geneva conventions classify that as a war crime. or. do believe that we need more coups when the globe systems when its legal solution this country. running. ahead is raising six children under the age of nine in the past three years they've moved from one displacement camp to another unable to find refuge from being shunned she's mourned her eldest children never to mention that their father was an eyesore fighter she says she begged him not to join and urged him to abandon the armed group until he
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was arrested in a sound matter had in the end i'm a human being he's treated me as one i understand people lost loved ones but i am not accountable for my husband's actions. after years of war in iraq including the recent battle to defeat eisel a way forward maybe changes to the justice system to include prosecutions truth commissions rican silly asian and reparations that could be a long process. what is now a private shame for these families may one day become a national reckoning for all iraqis natasha going to name al-jazeera east of mosul. now most of venezuela has been plunged into darkness by a power outage bringing more misery to millions of people enjoying a power struggle and economic crisis with almost all twenty four states affected including the capital caracas is particularly widespread even for
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a country where two electricity shortages the government blames what it describes as extremists who it says have sabotaged the biggest hydroelectric dam critics though say mismanagement has ruined the power grid the blackout is adding to tensions for about by the standoff doro and opposition. is backed by around fifty countries including the u.s. well madeira is tweeting that it's all part of a tax on venezuela coordinated from washington electric war announced and directed by american imperialism against our people he wrote will be defeated nothing and no one can beat the people of chavez maximum unit of the patriots. with this series of tweets saying twenty two states without light six hours and caracas as a record chaos worry and outrage this blackouts demonstrates the inefficiency of
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the. recovery of the electricity sector in the country needs. to. has more now from caracas. where here in the cabinet. you can see the city. in the dark around five o'clock local time there with a massive power outage all around the country affecting most of the inventor and many of them continue to be in the dark the government is saying vax. and the leader one way though i behind this attack and of course they united states is saying is that the nefesh in c. and the corruption that exists in venezuela to. we know the. people were. home power. but also. we know all the. people. with. the government
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there already. with. this situation only. we know that. the power stations were broken have one of the most. power. a normal. president. has been sentenced to almost four years in prison. to be sentenced again to up to ten years next week the reports from virginia the crimes were uncovered during the investigation into russian interference. the judge rejected the
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prosecution's argument that paul manifolds crimes were unlike normal financial fraud cases in sentencing him to just under four years with credit for time served this is the only case brought to trial by special counsel robert mueller as part of his investigation into allegations of collusion between the trump campaign and russia during the twenty sixteen election but this case has nothing to do with don't trump campaign and so the jury found manifold guilty of bank on tax fraud for crimes committed between two thousand and eight and two thousand and seventeen the government successfully made the case that manifold made tens of millions of dollars through his lobbying for the ukrainian government and then by making misleading loan applications to banks when that work dried up he hid much of that money so it wasn't taxed the prosecution lawyers didn't stop to speak to reporters after the verdict the defense lawyers were to find him a clear except responsibility for his conduct and i think most importantly what you saw today is the same thing that we had said from day one there is absolutely no evidence that paul
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a man of ford was involved with any collusion with any government official from russia thank you everybody for served as an advisor and lobbyist not just a for us presidents but a notorious dictators and us allies like president mobutu of the d r c and the philippines ferdinand marcos he began advising ukraine's victory on a coup which in the early two thousand and developed a plan for him to make an alliance with the europeans and move away from russia which was overthrown in twenty fourteen prosecutors say desperate to keep up his opulent lifestyle manifold unfortunately borrowed twenty five million dollars from banks but he was still in financial trouble and in the early twenty sixteen he's reported to have seen an opportunity in the trump campaign to kick start his own career he pitched his unpaid services to donald trump he joined the campaign in march was appointed campaign chairman in june only to lose the position in august because trump reportedly thought him not tough enough might have thought was already being investigated by the government for potential financial crimes but when the special counsel began his investigation in may of twenty seven. in.
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eastern europe were enough to get robert mueller interested luggage embolden those who dismissed investigation as nothing but a witch hunt but it's not over yet for he's due to be sentenced next week in washington d.c. he could face up to ten years and it's not clear whether he'll serve that sentence concurrently or consecutively. alexandria virginia. still to come including members of a tribe in brazil's amazon rain forest accusing the army of committing. and coming up in sports the highest paid wide receiver in the n.f.l. says the reports that he will get traded to another team fake news. and southwest yemen for a fourth day over the killing of a witness in a child rape case. was killed by fighters from
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a group backed by the united arab emirates he was a witness in the case of the alleged rape of a seven year old boy by fighters loyal to. yemen's government has set up a committee to investigate the death. and. my son was murdered his kids took him right in front of my eyes outside the front door they didn't even use my presence i was looking at them and i was crying but they took him away an entire unit grabbing one man i called on the president to ensure they're brought to justice and that my son finally gets retribution. when yemen's warring sides agreed to stop fighting and withdraw troops from a crucial port city there was hope that more food and medicine would soon flow in but with sporadic fighting still going on there's little hope now. yemenis suffering malnutrition and illness aid agencies say time is especially short for children a warning that viewers may find some of these images report distressing. even
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the screens have become mute. to give any toddler hasn't had enough to eat for most of her life. is now twenty four months old she suffered from a human argument as a result of the war it's very difficult to get the required food some parents are doing all we can to save her life her condition has become acute and will probably become another statistic without proper treatment yemeni said they're tired of burying their children doctors say they're helpless to cope with a rare form of malnutrition. the child is suffering from acute malnourishment which is normally found in skin and bone or core. cases a combination of the two types which is very rare it started with skin bone then developed into core and both her feet about two weeks ago. the world's not the only
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victim the un's children agency says one hundred thirty five thousand children remain in the besieged port city of today the thirty fifth the highest level of malnutrition and cholera in yemen. unicef says their living conditions are so dire no one should ever suffer. the fight between the lead coalition and who has destroyed yemen's health care system. the siege and bombardment of the port city over their heads wrecked hospitals ambulances even medical stores doctors say their missing ninety percent of medical supplies and equipment. specifically targeted the health sector and intentionally aimed at destroying its facilities more than fifty percent of all the medical facilities have been totally or partially destroyed including the main hospitals and maternal clinics and half of the emblems fleet has been destroyed to the province is facing
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a catastrophic humanitarian situation it is beyond words of the board over the past four years because malnourishment among more than three hundred thousand children below the age of five alone. it may be too late for thousands of starving children . but has a few days of hope left. it's only if those in power care and help arrives in time some of the job there are palestinians who are banned from entering a mosque in occupied east jerusalem a holding pres outside the compound israel recently banned around one hundred forty people including custody and is in charge of the holy sites arrests followed palestinians opening a section so why ship israel sealed it off in two thousand and three say a bad group linked to hamas was using it for me saying. i speak now to force the
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joins us live from occupied east jerusalem so it's not like a large number of people have come to pray that behind you expecting the potential for tension that today. so far this seems to be a road to become atmosphere around these friday prayers we've got a couple of hundred people outside the gates of the old city outside lines gates of the old city here not quite east jerusalem and they are as you say praying here rather than inside the mosque itself the mosque compound itself where we've seen tens of thousands of people streaming in for friday prayers large numbers coming perhaps to to some extent least to show solidarity for what's been happening inside but out here there is there are expressions of solidarity for as you say the hundred forty people who've been bought access to the compound among them senior clerics of the walk the islamic trust which runs the compound in cooperation with the jordanian government indeed who's been speaking at these pres himself was one
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of those who has been in that speech he called on the entirety of the three hundred fifty thousand palestinians who live in occupied east jerusalem to come and protect the mosque pray whether inside or outside in solidarity also in protest at what's been going on as you say it has been since two thousand and three that this area around the mostly gate has been closed off the mosque officials the works say that this was an attempt by the israelis to disrupt the activities of a certain group it should never have been to close off an entire area and that this was all triggered they say by the imposition of a new gate by the israelis inside the site itself there have been talks going on not least with the jordanian government to try to resolve this issue there's also been a deadline imposed by the israeli judiciary next monday for for a reopening or rather for a real ounce of israel forty over this area the the walk itself says that they do
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not recognize israeli legal jurisdiction over this site and for now the tensions remain but so far it has been a peaceful day this friday ok having thanks very much the thing is this is the scene that. because they have not seen abanet in amman because jordan of course is the custody in the al aksa compound ban it. yes is the hashemite monarchy here in jordan that is the custodian not only of the al aqsa compound the islamic sites in jerusalem and also the christian holy sites as well and i'm joined by honest and international law expert who knows a lot about the subject so first of all what is israel up to. the israelis have their own design. shared with the muslims initially the aqsa mosque. and to divide it in time and this space as they did in here bron and devoutly are still around and that is very very bad
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is how to split it with the muslims initiate ultimately they will take it over but clearly under international law it is the trust the walk that should be looking after this compound israel is not respecting the international law. is right is never respected international law as a matter of fact and record and they don't care about it because our acts are actually in one thousand ferreted there is a law that oriel where there is a right of the jews here jewish scholars testified before an international commission does ignited by the league of nations they had committed to that this is our muslim or our lives and this was not disputed even by jewish or scarlet. now the jordanians have been many problems over the years of course about access to our
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acts about who controls it the jordanian monarchy has traditionally been very quiet played very quiet diplomatically under the table to try and sort things out why does it keep so quiet about all these problems first of all traditionally this is the hashemites method in diplomacy is to go quiet no voice no loud voice no confrontation. talk about it royally so to speak and i think the the hashemites are pursuing this quietly with their israelis and most likely they will achieve some progress with the israelis because the israelis are careful not to antagonize the hashemites because they know the hashemites they have their own role their own attachment to the holy places in jerusalem and they know that the jordanian people are in full support of the king but it is the jordanian monarchy worried about long term control over alexa compound its control or
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management of it in my opinion if they are not worried they should be watered because the deal of the century which has been manufactured by trump and questionnaire and now collaborating with them haven't been settled man they wanted to strip the jordanians of their role in the holy places in jerusalem so the saudi. monarchy will be in charge of the whole the muslim holy places in saudi arabia as well as in jerusalem and the al aqsa mosque is considered the third sacred place in islam and the jordanians monica would be so worried about this because what. because there how she actually did legitimacy historically is tied up to the mosque and therefore they can
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get away from them that they would lose their legitimacy and this was a long battle between the saudis and the hashemites with the saudis did drove. in nineteen sixty when he launched their war against the. ottomans very quickly just a last question do you think this is going to create a lot of tension over access to the oxen in the coming weeks actually starting today will be decisive day between the arabs in jerusalem in jordan and in his right between his and his cousin thank you very much for joining us so before we go back to doha an indication the underneath a lot of this tension over the current access to the locks is an idea also mostly from trump's deal of the century to try and give control of that compound over to the saudi royal family and saying indeed bernard thanks very much for joining us that give us context on situation from
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a man. now the medical charity doctors without borders says a more humane response is the needed to end a bowler epidemic in the democratic republic of congo is not enough is being done to gain the trust of local communities leaving aid workers and increasing tolerance of violence it comes as the head of the world health organization is visiting the country to get an update on the outbreak alexia brian reports. wearing protective suits they wash down with chlorine making show every particle of the highly contagious virus is destroyed but doctors without borders says efforts to contain it working and instead have led to his still iffy end violence against the people who are trying to help the existing atmosphere can only be described as toxic. it shows how the response has failed to listen and act on the needs of those most affected dr who was in the democratic republic of congo last week when two
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treatment centers were burned down it forced the charity to suspend its operations at the a.p.c. into the outbreak this region seeing decades of on rest as armed groups of ifa territory and resources and dr liu says the involvement of security personnel is alienating patients and their families. more than forty percent of the diff are right now opening taking place in the community that means that we have not reached them and they are not sought our care this is vast amounts of money pouring in but they don't see where it ends up. they hear the constant advice to wash their hands but nothing about the lack of soap and water ebola has killed more than five hundred sixty people here since august and these communities of their right to vote in last december's presidential ballot the election commission said the virus made
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it too dangerous for voting to go ahead. the chief of the world health organization is in town to assess the response to. the voters today yes he agrees community ownership is needed to end the epidemic we are here to talk to him and. what is really. especially when we have. this and when we have that much in and. become a nation is for the community to take responsibility all need to understand that it's a problem. that's what we do know is the society that we should be. on the floor to fight if he believes the virus can be. doctors without borders though says it still has the upper hand. al-jazeera. joining us in just a moment with all the weather and that. will be delving
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a little deeper into what's behind the civil unrest in algeria. not a show of defiance by protesters in sudan as the government tries to maintain a state of emergency. and there are some major changes in store for how global after less takes is run those details with and sports. hello sad news at least six people have been killed because of flooding in malawi in the last couple of days sudden downpours the result actually of a tropical start and they came from the straits of madagascar came in land did they since on his way out to get him in the depths of water at least to me to running fairly quickly all of their warnings don't go through rushing water but sometimes
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you just get caught anyway the position is slightly better now you can see from the white top cloud that it's come off the coast from mozambique so we're still left with the same orientation of clattered and the figures the last day or so are typically between one hundred and two hundred millimeters and you saw the result as i said this thing which is originally a tropical cycle of sorts was tropical depression is back more or less where it started and spitting up again now it's only a back inland towards malawi as you can see but it may well start to strengthen and therefore stronger its rain and increasing winds most likely in northern madagascar madagascar itself has suffered huge amounts of rain this wet season anyway there's a lot of rain the next day or so from madagascar through mozambique maybe touching southern tanzania back to malawi and more healthfully maybe bits of zambia and northern zimbabwe. sponsored by qatar airways.
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a nation where corruption is endemic embroiled in a battle to hold the powerful to account. how does this radical transformation occur. i mean it to me that if you want to shedding light on the romanians pressing for change and the unconventional methods to eliminate corruption remain the people on al-jazeera. al-jazeera as their what us do we break the book schools today to see what happens next. on the book fired by the leaders where mobile barricaded all seven streets that we need to hear the movies now is what about change people have gone falls the fear barrier the mission of the national army is to search the entire one complex and i'll just do a stories about telling it from the people's perspective what they think is happening in their culture.
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watching al-jazeera has reminded top stories. turkey and russia will join forces to help maintain stability in the syrian city of countries hope that a military presence in the city will help the ceasefire agreement it is the last rebel stronghold. millions of venezuelans are spending their night in darkness because of a massive blackout the government is blaming sabotage an attack on the main power source. in the grip of the standoff between the president and opposition. president donald trump's former campaign manager has been sentenced to almost four
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years in prison. convicted on a charge of bank and tax fraud. government is resigning just weeks ahead of a general election prime minister. offered to step down after health care reform plans collapsed in parliament he wanted to cut rising costs of treating finland's rapidly aging population so pillar is set to stay on as caretaker prime minister until the april fourteenth vote. more protests are expected in algeria in the coming hours demonstrations have been going on for the past two weeks against president. to run for a fifth term lawyers of journalists protested in downtown algiers on thursday. president resigned state media were said to be from beautifully warning of chaos and foreign infiltration in the process he's in switzerland and what the government describes as routine medical tests he's rarely been seen in public after suffering
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a stroke in two thousand and thirteen. with me here in doha is written several books on media freedom and politics in algeria and also professor of communications at cateye university good to have you with us let's take a little bit of a step back here just ahead of these protests and then look at why beautifully is running again even as he's offering to step down a few wins. well firstly we know he doesn't want to to step out like this you know he wants to to step up but the big dog. you know. if he's going to decline in his presidency you know this time it doesn't to good on his history is personality the second thing is you know he's on to what i should they want him to keep you know the police even see to be dead whatever because you know. getting that advantages they are getting to know what the what they want to
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to to to get it and they are using him you know to to get dad fat as in the political and economic system of so let's try to untangle who exactly his entourage is that where we have the military institution in the first place the geneticists and also you know we have his broad and. the geneticist at it that he offered to get a sunni in. we have had dad who is a big. business man united syria those people who are taking advantage of what's going on these days you know jet you know what the taking adventurous of the political and economic system of which they get a lot of advantages of the top it so a lot of people with a lot to lose how away is beautifully himself of what's going on how come to spend a city where he's in a critical situation you know he's day to day but the and he's in geneva i don't
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think you know he's aware of what's going on and if and you know yesterday he he had the rest of the lead here at the let that is something that the women in nigeria i don't think you ought to let that and he you know what's going on in the electorate they are just you know warning to people from. ration of from outside forces you know taking adventists. of the protests but i think you know it's being used by his aunt to actually unfortunately he's not feet to the country for that that was it since two thousand and thirteen when he got stuck ok he was not you know. had was you know and no would situation is worse but do you think these protests have taken what's called the power by surprise because they don't seem to have a plan b. they don't seem to have anyone who can replace beautifully well this is the problem
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didn't. the didn't steadied situation very well and they didn't study the dispute poor and study it and the public opinion the action public opinion unfortunately so they did prepare themselves for discussions of situation you see and it's like that surprised and they know they want to know how what you do is like you did military institution and it's like in the in the first message from that i am a good sort of you know the commander low. in chief of the ottoman forces you know he was tough and he said that did you know you are being manipulated by b. be careful to be funny related b.d.'s and that dan he changed he's no he's still you know we have to care about the security of we have you know to be careful. and know may be you know we will have some scenarios in the future ok
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and they're going to stay with us for a few hours expect these protests to get under way we'll be following events in algeria very closely thanks very much for coming thank you. now protesters in sudan a defying a state of emergency political parties lines the government say they're committed to starting talks aimed at ending almost four months of demonstrations but it's unclear who the government can talk to because the protest movement doesn't have any obvious leaders ever morgan reports from. the large i don't have a drum are all coming from university campuses to destry thought how two thousand continue to demand the resignation of president obama. protests calling for the end of his thirty year rule are now almost four months old their ability and shows no sign of abating despite promises from the government to improve the economy and the declaration of a year long state of emergency that bans public gatherings and protests. the government is corrupt there is a pressure may enter into people's houses and beat them now all our brothers are
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heading to the street to my beating with sticks of really firing tear gas as a violation of rights or were probably she's a lawyer they don't represent the sudanese people even the state of emergency because there are no soldiers on the streets. the protests which started in mid december in the northeastern city of algebra were sparked by a rise in the costs of basic goods some opposition groups say protesters have legitimate reason to take to the streets demonstrators say they want to voice their demands peacefully but have been met with tear gas and bullets fired rights groups say security forces have killed at least fifty people since demonstrations began the government puts the figure at thirty two the un human rights council has criticised the government response and its use of force president bashir met the committee formed to resolve the crisis and repeated his call for dialogue as well as announcing the state of emergency bashir has stepped down as head of the ruling national congress party with talked about preparing the environment for. political
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prisoners. so we can create an environment for a national dialogue because every side sticking to their positions. but it's unclear who to talk to most of the protests have been called for by opposition groups and an unofficial body known as the sudanese professional association but some say while they participate in the protests neither the opposition nor the association represent them so nearly four months on anti-government protest remain largely leaderless making it difficult to start talks to settle the crisis. ahmed bashir has presided over sudan for three decades coming to power in a bloodless military coup in one nine hundred eighty nine to overthrow the democratically elected government the current wave of anti-government protests isn't the first day of the most serious and persistent yet his remaining defiant and so are the protesters leaving no solution in sight to end the deadlock. three indonesian army soldiers are amongst four people killed in fighting with
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separatist rebels in part what province commanders say dozens of rebels armed with guns and traditional spears attacks twenty four soldiers guarding a new road bridge and the liberation army of west papua is blamed for the killing of at least nineteen workers in december they were building bridges and roads in indonesia poorest region where indigenous pump one say that discriminated against it's. thirty six countries including all e.u. member states of signed a statement criticizing saudi arabia's human rights record it calls on the kingdom to cooperate with a un led investigation into the murder of saudi journalist. and to release detained activists at the barber has more from brussels. at the united nations in geneva a rare rebuke to saudi arabia it came in the form of a statement backed by all twenty eight european union countries as well as canada and australia and called on the saudi government to release prominent women's rights activists from jail and cooperate with the u.n.
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investigation into the murder of journalist. at the saudi consulate in istanbul at almost the same time each justice and interior ministers meeting in brussels formally rejected a new blacklist of states not doing enough to stop money laundering and terrorism financing that list compiled by the european commission last month included new names not least of which several u.s. territories and saudi arabia germany has taken a tough stance against saudi arabia since the killing of jamal khashoggi and has just extended its freeze on arms sales to the country but when asked by al-jazeera about the blacklist its interior minister refused to engage in english or in german saudi arabia be on this money laundering no other language. has no idea how to help after the meeting the ministers insisted their stance wasn't him fluids by any third party office that my the drafting of the list has not been procedurally transparent therefore the twenty eight member states had this point of view so any
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action taken needs to be based on dialogue from now along but for some intense lobbying clearly led to the list being blocked is going to put a considerable pressure from both the saudi and u.s. governments have been very vocal about their criticisms of the u.s. even said that it will ask u.s. banks to ignore the back to back list so the pressure has been intense but this is a sad day because what we're seeing is diplomatic interests of member states winning out over the fight against argument in europe meanwhile the european commission's promising to keep pushing for tougher action. each scandal on a more papers all the terrorist attacks. we had a lot of big words about how we need to strengthen our fight against these things so now it's time to do it the european commission is sticking to its message if the e.u. wants to be serious about fighting money laundering and the financing of terrorism it has to be ready to displease governments including saudi arabia it's the
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ministers meeting over the road here have given a clear red light to the commission's plans where this goes next could depend on how quickly the saudis respond to growing criticism redeemed by al-jazeera brussels there are demands for an investigation into how i solved fighters managed to launch an attack in afghanistan's capital that killed three people and injured dozens more the great attack the gathering of the hazaar ethnic minority shiela ballasts reports from kabul i. from a city to a battlefield kabul becoming the frontline of a battle between i saw an afghan forces i saw launched an attack on senior politicians a more than one thousand has hours gathering to commemorate his our leader abdul alim azhari. it began peacefully broadcast on national t.v. the c.e.o. of dollar bill or the former president hamid karzai listening to speeches then
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rockets were heard in the distance commented on by dr dunston your places the incidents are far from here running creates a lot of risk but the rockets got closer some politicians flared others tried to come the crowds those were very telling them to leave quietly but. then the first explosion in the elder followed witnesses reported rockets mortars landing in and around the gathering explosions and heavy gunfire. but it was the last. as our leader mohammed hockey sit on the microphones that they're targeting the gathering and told us to escape from there as i was feeling i was hit with shrapnel on my back. there was confusion as hundreds of people try to find safety. was soldiers and police unaware of who was attacking and from where. afghan special forces on a building began a clearance operation to stop the remaining attackers. ambulances ferry dozens of
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people to hospital most injured by rockets and mortars are cured from that one mortar hit in the back of the crowd and then another followed by the third one hit close to may shrapnel hit me and also a soldier he was lying there and i was in a lot of time and i don't know what happened next. in a report last month the un security council is to made it up to four thousand in afghanistan many arriving after being pushed out of syria and iraq last year they carried out nearly forty attacks nationwide. a primary target as most a shia muslims as our leader mohammed harkat who escapes took to national television after the attack and accuse president danny of being complicit it looks like there was a lot of weapons stoked up i felt like i was in a battlefield i strongly condemned this barbarian attack and my condolences for all the families who lost their loved ones people are angry at such
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a serious security lapse in the aftermath there are questions as to how iceland particular can continue to carry out such complex attacks in the heart of the city which a shia minority heavy price. russian politicians have approved a bill that could put anyone in jail for posting online criticism of the country legislation which passed the lower house on thursday would impose fines for publishing materials that disrespect the state beat offenders could face fifteen days behind bars a second bill that was also approved anyone publishing so-called fake news online both are expected to pass the house next week. the rise of far right politics in parts of europe has been matched by a growing reluctance to accept refugees one country that is bucking that trend is portugal which is actively seeking new arrivals currently has this report from the . us for six years ago it was
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a student in damascus since then his dad has been killed his travel to jordan and egypt before finding himself of all places in lisbon and now he runs a restaurant staffed by other refugees it's quite a story but he's happy. i really like being here for different reasons i like the country the people the climate is like home and the way they treat us i don't feel like a stranger here i can speak portuguese now and to make things much simpler. there's been has become similar the most welcoming and yet least well known potential destination for refugees everything happening here is the opposite to the rest of the european union portugal finds itself in a minority of warm inside the european union the only country actively trying to encourage refugees to come and settle here the problem is trying to get them to do
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it and then trying to get them to stay. portugal has reached out to greece and italy and is in advance talks with germany about relocating fountains of people the country has accepted many more from turkey and egypt portugal's interior minister makes the case for doing this in the way you almost never hear anymore inside the european union but it isn't only morally right so accept refugees as an economic and social opportunity area the impact of refugees. know what countries is globally positive we should be prepared be prepared to there is not a crisis these see is a situation that we should see. a long long time around and we should be prepared portugal's problem is that it wasn't on the refugee routes it has no natural community from the middle east even though there is virtually no racism here towards foreigners the country finds it hard to convince refugees to
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stay so they have that more places like the restaurants building a community will change things. like anywhere else the refugees are looking for opportunities but our experience is that when they feel welcome and integrated they don't want to leave. over the last five years the countries in europe with the loudest voices have been those claiming that refugees threaten the social fabric of the continent portugal's voice is much quieter but it offers a friendship which doesn't exist elsewhere. al-jazeera lisbon. tries people living in the amazon rain forest of brazil. compensates if what they say is genocide committed decades ago. does deny the massacre of up to three thousand people to make way for a new road which i guess may reports. deep in the world's largest rain forest a herring's been held witnesses accused the army of trying to wipe out the tribe
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during the military dictatorship in brazil between one thousand nine hundred sixty four and nine hundred eighty five. i lost my father my mother my sister and my brother i'm the only survivor in my family federal prosecutors say thousands of indigenous people died to make way for a new road through the forest. and i saw a group of soldiers arrive overland one another by helicopter that dropped bombs on our hearts military commanders deny attacking the tribe decades ago. why does this to me is where these bodies where is the residue material from the alleged let's really look for the truth it's not the instinct of the brazilian army to attack indigenous people it never has and never will be what. indigenous groups is speaking out at a time of heightened tension they say nearly elected president jaya both sonora has stripped them of their rights and dismantled environmental protections opening the
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amazones mineral riches for more commercial exploitation construction on an energy pipeline through the amazon is due to begin in june both sonora says he doesn't have to consult indigenous people because the pipelines a matter of national security the herring will decide on the tribes demand that the brazilian government pays its thirty million dollars in compensation and issues an official apology victoria gates and be al jazeera. coming up next. the pace or.
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and scale the sport now and his day i think flora will the governing body of world athletics i doubly f have confirmed they're electing their first ever female vice president they've made the announcement to coincide with international women's day the election will happen at the i.w.a. of congress this september and qatar ahead of the world championships the move itself is part of a plan to bring a quality to the governance of athletics now they plan to make women fill two of the four vice president positions but it won't happen any time soon they plan to have those positions filled in two thousand and twenty seven also female representation will be increased in the idea council currently six of the twenty seven members are women that will increase by one this year and parity will be established in eight years the move also follows recent allegations of sexism in relation to new rules for hyper androgenic athletes idle f f wants the likes of
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caster semenya to use medication to reduce testosterone levels we spoke to athletics writer stuart where who doesn't think there's anything suspect about the announcements timing is not this is the i don't really have this so please let's do something for women because they have consistently given the same prize money to women. with the same priority. of course they have women represent to go over. i mean it's not with thing when you think back to one thousand nine hundred sixty which is in my lifetime women were not allowed to run anything longer than four hundred meters on till the one thousand and sixteen olympics and of course we routinely see the same number of women finishing martinson's as men so there has been credible development fix in my life and i think this is all positive for him personally i am quite comfortable with their
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position on taxes and requiring someone to take medication for which the new baby girl just feet keisha and forwards and may be side effects is something i thought i'd find on ethical i think i would give them i don't really have the benefit of the doubt and say that they do vent or co-incidental fascinating one of the favorites to win the league have suffered a humiliating defeat in the round of sixteen arsenal finished the game with ten men away to redden in the first leg and were being three one their wrote the league is arsenal's only hope for silverware the season we must. also to play when it's coming like two they won let's play it on the beach but these display is today because we couldn't do our wark in difficult moment in mean it when one less play it like we wanted but they think we
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can do with it elsewhere a five time champion severe were held to a draw by slavia prague and villareal picked up a win over is n f st petersburg e.p.l. side chelsea dynamo kiev three nil. not to concede then. not to proceed to go that old as you know even in this competition so. we have to be careful we have to play the system. we have to go there would have it. but they should know but. we want to qualify roger federer recently clenched his one hundred eighty title in dubai now the world number four is looking for his hundred first federer is at indian wells where he has been given a buy into the second round the swiss is looking to take the record with his fifth crown and california he admits he hasn't had much time to celebrate reaching one
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hundred mark having flown all around the world but he says it's taken some of the pressure off. winning dubai and getting to number one hundred and not having to carry that ninety nine title it was me for the entire season and talking about it every week are you going to win your hundreds title here and there and so out of the way and i just think it was a perfect week for me struggle little bit at the beginning and then ended up really playing some great tennis and so i think it's going to give me a lot of good vibes you know moving forward. and be honest and i'm going to put in an impressive display as eastern conference leaders the milwaukee bucks beat the indiana pacers the greek international scored twenty nine points and all his teammate chris middleton added twenty seven to the scoreboard the final score in this one one seventeen ninety eight no walk in. the n.f.l. is highest paid wide receiver may be traded to another team but not without some drama antonio brown plays for the pittsburgh steelers and asked for a trade from the team in february on thursday the n.f.l. posted on instagram saying he was going to be traded to the buffalo bills to which
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brown responded calling it fake news the thirty year old wide receiver is reported to have had bad behavior resulting in him asking for the trade. that's all your support for me back to laura lips thanks very much indeed and that's it for me for this news hour but the software will be here next with another full of news for you so you to stay with us if you can. as women's rights in a gaming acceptance across the world. what's the status of global gender equality
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and how can progress be made executive director of un women. and monday put it on the. u.s. and british companies have announced the biggest discovery of natural gas in west africa but what to do with these untapped natural resources is already a source of heated debate nothing much has changed they still spend most of their days looking forward to for the dry river beds like this one five years on the syrians still feel battered or even those who managed to escape their country haven't truly been able to escape the war. went on line. to the leadership for them not be forgotten or if you join us on a set all of us have been colonized in some form or some fashion based is a dialogue we are talking about a legal front and you have seen what it can do to somebody people are using
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multiple drugs including the funnel and some people are seeking it out everyone has a voice from the pasir twitter and you could be on the street join the global conversation amount is iraq. al jazeera. with and for your. turkey and russia begin joint patrols and. a significant sign of cooperation in the last major rebel stronghold.
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and i'm and this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up venezuela's president blames enemies at home and abroad for a huge power outage that plunged to the country into darkness. and from their place of prayer palestinians worship outside. and members of a tribe in brazil's amazon rainforest accuse the army of committing genocide and. turkey and russia will join forces to help maintain stability in the syrian city of turkey's national defense minister who stressed his concern over serious violation of the ceasefire both countries hope that a military presence in the city will help the deal hold. to do the patrols of the russian troops just outside it live border and inside it live
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weaponized areas the patrols of the turkish army forces are started there were some restrictions over using the airspace over it live in africa which also lifted today in this respect our cooperation with russia has improved we see this as a significant step for the continuation of the cease fire and ensuring stability let's go live now to saddam. so what do we know about these joint patrols and how do they change the dynamic between turkey and its allies. well natasha it the announcement of the joint patrols it was indeed on the thing by the national defense minister he actually tried to drive attention to a very important topic which is the syrian regime not not being loyal to the cease fire and he said that turkey is disturbed by the syrian regime's violation of the cease fire and he said that still from time to time the syrian regime targets
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the civilian areas through data rather three air strikes us why he said we expect the syrian regime stick to the cease fire and we expect our russian counterparts to stop the syrian regime for turkey of course it is very important as you said it is the it is the last rebel held area inside syria and since the most called the ration in december two thousand and sixteen turkey iran and russia have worked closely together to establish these demilitarized zone and to launch a stand the talks and today the. patrolling is going to happen in the developed arise zone around it and the defense minister says that that. they are in touch with the russian counterparts from time to time when and if needed they are also in touch with the iranians but of course this word when and if need it is very important it is it is also a sign of how tricky and russia sees the iranians in the new game about syria's
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future for turkey it is it is different compared to russians than iranians because the turks have eight hundred kilometers of border with syria and that's why the national defense minister says that it is important that there is security and stability in the because it's a very overcrowded area and at least three point five million civilians are set to . living in it and he's that if there is something wrong knowing about the security and stability of the last rebel held area the three point five million people will not only flock to the turkish borders but also to europe so he also tried to try to draw a picture about what could happen in case there is a ceasefire and that is broken and this is very important for turkey for europe and for all regional players that's al-jazeera sin and cos they are live for us in istanbul across those developments thank you senator well in eastern syria the
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united nations says more than sixty thousand people and now crammed into a camp after leaving last shrinking pockets of territory some have described scenes of horror and despair in the bombed out village of bug who is where the u.s. backed syrian democratic forces say eisel defeat is imminent the s.d.f. has been applying a combination of force to put pressure on fighters who refuse to surrender followed by pauses to allow the fighters wives and children and other civilians to escape and over the border in iraq people are living with fear and stigma because of their ties to eisele natasha going to reports from a camp in the disputed territory east of mosul thousands of iraqi children are paying for the sins of their eisel fathers many have never met or can't remember. miriam was a child bride she says her son was born after his turkish father died fighting for
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i saw the three year old boy is essentially stateless and recognized by the government as an iraqi citizen she says she doesn't want her son to make the same mistakes as his father and receiving an education will help guarantee that. i have no soul just a body i can barely breathe i can barely move i only intend to live for my son i wish i had died in a strike. families with links to i saw fight it difficult to obtain identity cards this restricts their ability to move freely work with their children in school and apply for welfare benefits human rights groups say these families are even denied food donations by tribal leaders a humanitarian group called the public aid organization says relatives with ties to ice all are victims facing collective punishment the geneva conventions classify that as a war crime and it's. who
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believe the. more coups when the globe systems when it's legal solution this country. running. ahead is raising six children under the age of nine in the past three years they've moved from one displacement camp to another unable to find refuge from being shunned she's mourned her eldest children never to mention that their father was an eyesore fighter she says she begged him not to join and urged him to abandon the armed group until he was arrested and it sounds in the end i'm a human being he's treated me as one i understand people lost loved ones but i am not accountable for my husband's actions. after years of war in iraq including the recent battle to defeat eisel a way forward maybe changes to the justice system to include prosecutions truth
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commissions rican silly asian and reparations that could be a long process. what is now a private shame for these families may one day become a national reckoning for all iraqis natasha going to name al-jazeera east of mosul. most of venezuela has been plunged into darkness by a power outage bringing more misery to millions of people in during a political and economic crisis with almost all twenty four states affected including the capital caracas it's particularly widespread even for a country used to electricity shortages the government blames what it describes as extremists who it says have sabotaged the biggest hydroelectric dam critics say mismanagement has ruined the power grid the blackout is adding to tensions brought about by the standoff between president nicolas maduro and opposition leader. who's backed by about fifty countries including the u.s.
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. has tweeted that it's all part of attacks on venezuela coordinates and from washington the electric wall announced and directed by american imperialism against people will be defeated nothing and no one can beat the people of bolivia and chavez maximum unity of the patriots while one shot back with this series of tweets twenty two states without light six hours and caracas is a record chaos worry and outrage this blackout demonstrates the inefficiency of the use seppa the recovery of the electricity sector and the country needs the usurpation to end well our correspondent is in caracas. we're here in the cabinet. you can see this. in the dark around five o'clock local time there was a massive power outage all around the country affect the most of the event and many of them continue to be in the dark the government is saying vacs.
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the leader one where you are behind this attack on the force base united states. saying is that the nefesh and the and the corruption that exists in venezuela today we know the power that has generated lots of pillows and the capital. people were struggling to make it back home the power the metro system but also the traffic lights went completely off we know all about in some neighborhoods people took to the streets with some times protesting against the government saying that they're already suffering from food medicine with hyperinflation and this situation only to struggle. every day the last time that a power card like this happened in the capital we know that at least four people lost their lives in a hot year because the power stations were broken various we're used to have one of the most efficient power structures here in america but the situation has
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dramatically changed power have become a norm here in venezuela. palestinians who are banned from entering the occupied east jerusalem have prayed outside the compound israel recently banned around one hundred forty people including custard inns in charge of the holy sites the arrests followed palestinians reopening the. ship israel sealed it off in two thousand and three saying a banned group linked to hamas was using it for meetings while al-jazeera as harry for situations us live now from outside the mosque harriet looks behind you like large numbers of come to pray is there a concern there may be potential for tension. those concerns had the been many i think of these now as you can see there are tens of thousands of people who were streaming out through lines gate behind me they were the people who were inside the al aqsa mosque compound for friday prayers many
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them coming from across across israel and from some from places within the west bank as well but here in this area just outside the city walls of the old city in occupied east jerusalem was worth a few hundred gathered to pray in solidarity for those who have been barred from the mosque as you say one hundred forty people have been barred from the al aqsa mosque compound known as the temple mount to jews since the round that is erupted over this city area within the compound around what's known as the mercy gate among them senior clerics from the islamic walks the trust that runs the site in cooperation with the jordanian government one of those people is the him and he out here they gave a speech before the pres here saying that the whole of the palestinian population of occupied east jerusalem three hundred fifty thousand people needed to come together to protect the site there is essentially a battle going on for control of this area between the israelis and the work itself
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it has as he say been shut off since two thousand and three the work says that that was an act against the specific group it should never have been targeting a specific site the israeli judiciary has given them until next monday to comply with the israeli demands to close it again but the walk for thora jesus saying that they is that there is no. prospect of any kind of judicial authority over this site they don't recognize any legitimacy of israeli authorities that a lot of weight has not been given to the talks that have been going on between the jordanians and the israelis but so far they are stalled and so what we've had today is a prayer and a small protest outside the city walls everyone is aware that this is an extremely contentious extremely prized site the palestinians here and there is always the possibility of further escalation the longer this goes on result is there is high force in occupied east jerusalem thank you harry. well donald trump's former
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campaign chairman has been sentenced to almost four years in prison for bank and tax fraud colada for its crimes were uncovered during u.s. special counsel robert wuhl as investigation into alleged russian interference in the twenty sixteen presidential election. just a matter for finally got to speak for himself to make clear responsibility for his conduct and i think most importantly what you saw today is the same thing that we had said from day one there is absolutely no evidence that paul a man of ford was involved in any collusion with any government official from russia the weather is next to them the wound is warm to the yemen starving children have little time left to wait for food and medicine and a warmer welcome than others will tell you why portugal can't get enough refugees.
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the rains gathering again for japan something i'm sure i said yesterday and it is still gathering this sort of system here has gone offshore is going to start talkies back up through shot and now in the meantime the cattle start to build quality has dropped in beijing it's thirteen degrees as tomorrow's different to pyongyang's so what there was very quiet you'll notice same is true struck japan at nine degrees in sapporo what's left of the snow must be melting pretty quickly after say for the cloud bringing rain well there it is on its way slowly up come sunday could be briefly fairly heavy only just coming into the main out and so japan that might touch south korea beijing if you look at the west you won't see it there is still cold enough in places that lisa some high ground snow. now the may rain is in china it's been as far south as hong kong has been running on last night for about two or three days i think significantly more is likely to have form and
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will still fall in line in fujian in particular and in taiwan but you know if the system doesn't disappear just warms around a bit and becomes a little bit weak come sunday giving you sunshine in shanghai i'm sure will do but not necessarily in hong kong south of that philippines most to southeast asia maybe occasionally cloudy it is mostly dry. in east timor. a nation where corruption is endemic embroiled in a battle to hold the powerful to account. how does this radical transformation a kind of i mean it i mean it is really shedding light on the roumanians pressing for change and the unconventional methods to eliminate corruption remain people on al-jazeera.
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hello again i'm. reminded of the news this hour turkey and russia will join forces to help maintain stability in the syrian city of both countries hope that a military presence in the city will help the ceasefire agreement is the last rebel stronghold. millions of venezuelans have been spending the night in darkness because of a massive blackout the government is blaming sabotage alleging an attack on the main palace source venezuela is in the grip of a standoff between the president and opposition leader. palestinians who have banned from entering the mosque in occupied east jerusalem have prayed outside the
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compound israel recently banned around one hundred forty people including custody and in charge of the hurdy site. well finland's government has resigned after ditching plans to reform the health care system prime minister you have warned wanted to cut the rising cost of caring for the rate the rapidly aging population has plans collapsed in parliament following a scandal involving neglect at nursing homes he said to stay on as caretaker prime minister until next month general election friday protests are expected in algeria twenty four hours often lawyers and journalists demonstrated in the capital they followed two weeks of protests demanding president. doesn't run for a fifth term the eighty two year old has warned of chaos and foreign infiltration in the protests he suffered a stroke five years ago and is in switzerland for what is being described as routine medical tests. protesters have gathered in southwestern yemen for
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a fourth day over the killing of a witness in a child rape case demonstrators say rough was killed by faces from a group backed by the united arab emirates he was a witness in the case of an alleged rape of a seven year old boy yemen's government has set up a committee to investigate the death and. my son was murdered his killers took him right in front of my eyes outside the front door they didn't even use my presence i was looking at them and i was crying but they took me away an entire armed unit grabbing one man i call on the president to ensure they're brought to justice and that my son finally gets rich. well when yemen's warring sides agreed to stop fighting and withdraw their troops from a crucial port city there was hope that more furred and medicine would soon flow in but with sporadic fighting still going on there is growing despair finale hundred million yemenis suffering malnutrition and illness aid agencies say time is
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especially short for children a warning viewers may find some images and osama bin report distressing. even the screams have become new to. the game and toddler hasn't had enough to eat for most of her life. a better than i'd ever had at about three in. a while is now twenty four months old she suffered from acute mine argument as a result of well it's very difficult to get the required food supplements we're doing all we can save her life her condition has become acute and will probably become another statistic without problem treatment yemeni said they're tired of burying their children doctors say they're helpless to cope with a rare form of malnutrition. the child is suffering from acute malnourishment which is normally found in skin and bone or kwashiorkor. cases
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a combination of the two types which is very rare it started with skin bone then developed into court and both her feet about two weeks ago in. the wilds not the only victim the un's children agency says one hundred thirty five thousand children remain in the besieged city of who they were they face the highest level of malnutrition and cholera in yemen oh oh oh unicef says their living conditions are so dire no one should ever suffer them in the fight between the saudi embassy led coalition and who has destroyed yemen's health care system. the siege and bombardment of the port city over they their heads wrecked hospitals ambulances even medical stores doctors say their missing ninety percent of medical supplies and equipment. specifically targeted the health sector and intentionally aimed at destroying its facilities more than fifty percent of all the medical facilities have been totally or partially destroyed including the main
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hospitals and maternal clinics half of the emblems fleet has been destroyed to the province is facing a catastrophic humanitarian situation it is beyond words of the board over the past four years because malnourishment among more than three hundred thousand children below the age of five alone. it may be too late for thousands of starving children . but has a few days of hope left. it's only if those in power care and help arrives in time some of the job there. well protesters in sudan are defying a state of emergency there's a whole party is aligned to the government say they're committed to starting talks and ending almost four months of demonstrations but it's unclear who the government can talk to as he reports from. the large i don't have a drummer from university campuses to the streets of how to thousands continue to
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demand the resignation of president obama. protests calling for the end of his thirty year rule are now almost four months old the rebellion shows no sign of abating despite promises from the government to improve the economy and the declaration of a year long state of emergency that bans public gatherings and protests. the government is corrupt of pressure may enter into people's houses and beat them now all our brothers are heading to the street to my beating with sticks of really firing tear gas as a violation of rights or were probably she's a lawyer they don't represent the sudanese people even the state of emergency is because there are no soldiers on the streets. the protests which started in mid december in the northeastern city of algebra were sparked by a rise in the costs of basic goods some opposition groups say protesters have legitimate reason to take to the streets demonstrators say they want to voice their demands peacefully but have been met with tear gas and bullets fired rights groups
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say security forces have killed at least fifty people since demonstrations began the government puts the figure at thirty two the un human rights council has criticised the government response and its use of force president bashir met the committee formed to resolve the crisis and repeated his call for dialogue as well as announcing the state of emergency bashir has stepped down as head of the ruling national congress party with talked about preparing the environment for. political prisoners. so we can create an environment for a national dialogue because every side sticking to their positions will not help the country but it's unclear who to talk to most of the protests have been called for by opposition groups and an unofficial body known as the sudanese professional association but some say while they participate in the protests neither the opposition nor the association represent them so nearly four months on anti-government protest remain largely leaderless making it difficult to start talks to settle the crisis. ahmed bashir has presided over sudan for three decades
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coming to power in a bloodless military coup in one nine hundred eighty nine to overthrow the democratically elected government of the current wave of anti-government protest is in the first day of the most serious and persistent his remaining defiant and so are the protesters leaving no solution in sight to end the deadlock. three indonesian army soldiers are among four people killed in fighting with rebels and papua province commanders say dozens of separatist fighters armed with guns and traditional spears attacked twenty five soldiers guarding a new road bridge the national liberation army of west papua is blamed for the killing of at least one thousand workers in december they were building bridges and roads well tribes people living in the amazon rain forest of brazil awaiting to hear if they'll be compensated for what they say is genocide committed decades ago army commanders deny the massacre of up to three thousand people to make way for a new road victoria the reports deep in the world's largest rain
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forest a hearing's been held mrs accused the army of trying to wipe out the tribe during the military dictatorship in brazil between one thousand nine hundred sixty four and nine hundred eighty five. i lost my father my mother my sister and my brother i'm the only survivor in my family federal prosecutors say thousands of indigenous people died to make way for a new road through the forest. i saw a group of soldiers arrive over land and another by helicopter they drop bombs on our hearts military commanders deny attacking the tribe decades ago. the main thing why does this to me is where are these bodies where is the residue material from the alleged let's really look for the truth it's not the instinct of the brazilian army to attack indigenous people it never has and never will be what. indigenous
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groups are speaking out at a time of heightened tension they say newly elected president jaya both n.r.a. has stripped them of their rights and dismantled environmental protections opening the amazon's mineral riches for more commercial exploitation construction on an energy pipeline through the amazon is due to begin in june both scenarios says he doesn't have to consult indigenous people because the pipelines the matter of national security the herring will decide on the tribes demand that the brazilian government pays its thirty million dollars in compensation and issues an official apology victoria gates and be al jazeera the rise of far right politics in parts of europe has been matched by a growing reluctance to accept refugees one country that's bucking the trend is portugal which wants more people out of there as lawrence lee has this report from it's been. just six years ago reference was a student in damascus since then his dad's been killed his travel to jordan and
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egypt before finding himself of all places in lisbon and now he runs a restaurant stops by other refugees it's quite a story but he's happy more than. i really like being here for different reasons i like the country the people the climates like home and the way they treat us i don't feel like a stranger here i can speak portuguese now and to make things much simpler house. there's been has become similar taney asli the most welcoming and yet least well known potential destination for refugees everything happening here is the opposite to the rest of the european union portugal finds itself in a minority of one inside the european union the only country actively trying to encourage refugees to come and settle here the problem is trying to get them to do it and then trying to get them to stay. portugal has reached out to greece and italy and is in advanced talks with germany about relocating thousands of people
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the country has accepted many more from turkey and egypt portugal's interior minister makes the case for doing this in a way you almost never hear anymore inside the european union that it isn't only morally right so accept refugees as an economic and social opportunity and it impacts of refugees. in our countries is globally positive we should be prepared be prepared to that this is not a moment then in crisis these see is a situation that we should see. a long a long time around and we should be prepared. portugal's problem is that it wasn't on the refugee roots it has no natural community from the middle east even though there's virtually no racism here it's called foreigners the country finds it hard to convince refugees to stay so they hope that more places like the restaurants building
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a community will change things. like anywhere else the refugees are looking for opportunities but our experience is that when they feel welcome and integrated they don't want to leave. over the last five years the countries in europe with the loudest voices have been those claiming that refugees threats and the social fabric of the continent portugal's voice is much quieter but it offers a friendship which doesn't exist elsewhere. or asli al-jazeera lisbon. the new u.s. space shuttle for astronauts is due back from the international space station syrian the space x. on lands dragon capsule has again delivered color to the i.s.o.'s but its heat shield is also being tested a successful splashdown will pave the way for the fest manned flight by a private operator. hello i'm mr hall with the headlines on al-jazeera turkey and russia will join
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forces to help maintain stability in the syrian city of turkey's national defense minister who has the aca stressed his concern of a serious violation of the ceasefire both countries hope that a military presence in the city will help the deal hold. you live in tucson that use a little use in the to do the patrols of the russian troops just outside live border and inside it live weaponized areas the patrols of the turkish army forces or started there were some restrictions over using the airspace over it libyan afrin which also lifted today in this respect our cooperation with russia has improved we see this as a significant step for the continuation of the cease fire and ensuring stability that most of venezuela has been plunged into darkness by a power outage bringing more misery to millions of people and during a political and economic crisis with almost all twenty four states affected including the capital caracas it's particularly widespread even for
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a country used to electricity shortages the government blames sabotage critics though say mismanagement has ruined the power grids palestinians barred from entering the mosque in occupied east jerusalem have held prayers outside israel recently banned around one hundred forty people including custody and in charge of the holy sites the arrests followed palestinians reopening the section to muslim wash ip israel sealed it off in two thousand and three saying a bad group linked to hamas was using it for meetings president donald trump's former campaign manager has been sentenced to almost four years in prison for bank tax fraud for its crimes run coverage during the investigation into russian interference in trump's election finland's government has resigned after ditching plans to reform the health care system prime minister you have wanted to cut the rising cost of caring for the rapidly aging population his plans collapsed in parliament following
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a scandal involving neglect at nursing homes he said to stay on as caretaker prime minister until next month general election well those are the headlines they'll be more news here to talk to al-jazeera to stay with us. and. you will. see. throughout history women have faced many challenges in their fight for equality and as some countries make enormous advancements others have failed and inequality remains deep rooted there have certainly been some powerful women in modern history
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from margaret thatcher to endure a gandhi santucci and. what legacy have they or are they leaving behind as women in all parts of the world still suffer violence discrimination and under representation what is the status of global gender equality and help can progress to make. march eighth marks international women's day but is it an occasion to celebrate border protest we find out more as we sit down with the woman in charge of promoting gender equality at the united nations executive director of human women. talks to al-jazeera. un women executive director. paul. thank you so much for talking to al-jazeera thank you for having me we're meeting in the middle of women small and
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we're coming up on international women's day it's a day to celebrate a day to protest. a day to be an activist what is it all of. why because even though we've made progress and it's important that we celebrate. their achievements but we also haven't come fire enough we have a lot of work that we still need to do so we still need to be activist but also some of the gains that we've had are being eroded so we have to protest and defend in this massage me and many other hundred full and helpful challenges that women still face and because of that protest is also in order the u.s. . is unveiling a new initiative as we come on international women's day to try to quantify
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what the status of women and girls worldwide is why is this data initiative important. it's important to have the data to disaggregate when ever we collects data so that we can see what's happening to boys and girls what's happening to men and women because in that way when we take correctional action we can be more more measured more purposeful and we can take a correctional action that is highly informed not guessing but also does see the theme of international women's day is about equality equality hit equality has to be measured it's about building smart we have to be clear what is it that we have to be building for women a what are the what kind of infrastructure works for women so we data were able to
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be a bit more precise in this theme it theme for this year is also about being innovative is sought in all of these areas data is always important because it helps us. to be accurate does this mean revisiting how our policy is drafted for example physical accommodations for girls who are entering and building the kind of schools so that they can take care of their physical needs and also take care of their intellectual these is it as simple as a recognition of that fact is in some cases it is about revisiting the way we make policies they may in the way we locate and money is treasuries in and government it is about also being able to see how many girls drop out of school at what age do they drop out why do they dropouts if we don't collect the data we will never know
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if girls actually do stay out of school when they're menstruating and how many of them stay away and the impact that has on their academic performance if we're unable to provide evidence about this phenomena is sometimes when we raise the importance of sanitation in schools as a critical human rights people don't believe that this is this serious but when you have data being able to show the patent it means that when you build a look you build then you build smart when you innovate you make sure that you provide this services at school and at home so that this is this right which is about dignity as well because sanitation is about dignity is respected to
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n. n. is taken serious is that part of the fundamental definition of feminism recognising the whole person absolutely feminism is about respecting the rights of people of all sexualities but more than anything else being active in trying to correct. into discrimination it exist this is not that responsibility of women alone this is the this is that is one spirit of everyone who believes in equality is saw feminism is not just about and for women feminism is about both men women and all other genders working together to make the situation better for everybody we hear so much about intersectionality the recognition that feminism doesn't come out of one particular cultural economic racial ethnic framework that there are many thurman isms is that what you have seen in your work as you
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were director you were woman director sometimes but i also have to say more and more policymakers intersection intersectionality it's not always been. like that so it's helpful that more and more activists articulate this very clearly and more police to make embracing that because to be a feminist you must care about the whole woman for the full cycle of her life but also the different aspects of the woman's life so you can be a feminist and be homophobic be a feminist and not care about disability be be a feminist and be indifferent to issues of violence against women you have to care about the whole human being and everything that affects the women you can be a feminist and be a racist you have to be the full package is there
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a need to tailor. feminism based on the local culture based on where a patriarchal way of running society has been predominant how do you tailor policy when the patriarchy has been. has really been the fundamental power source patriarchy is bad for everybody saw we need to reach about. the impact and the effects of patriarchy in every society the way in which we fight it in different contexts obviously can take different forms and shape but the starting point is that we have to be clear violence against again and a woman any way in the world what ever political system they live in is bad we have
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to see everywhere discriminating against women and girls in any society denying them the right to education denying them their rights to work is buried in any society so we must not accept any explanation that suggests that there are some people who have a higher threshold for pain women in particular cultures can tolerate a bit of oppression more than women in other senses when a woman is raped whether she is raped in helsinki or in johannesburg or in bujumbura pet and the pain is the same and we need to quote them the same descent see and we need to be consent for all the women wherever they are and wherever they are and it's worth pointing out that just this week the interparty parliamentary union that the percentage of women in national legislatures around the world has gone up by one percent to just about twenty four percent
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a slow increase but an increase nonetheless doesn't make a difference when women hold political power i guess it does make a difference but it makes a big difference if their numbers are significant we need a critical mass we have. not reach the critical mass across the world that would ensure that you actually string the pendulum decisively we're going the right's way in in some situations we're going that way in particular because of activism of ordinary people trying to hold their leaders accountable but we need people to vote for women when elections come because the fact that we do not have enough women in positions of authority it is because we do not elect women and sometimes when women make them saves make themselves available to be
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elected there's a lot of pressure and violence which sometimes discourage women but nevertheless you still see women in every election in many countries making themselves available to be elected so we also need to encourage society to recognize that if we don't change the look in fear of politics the look and feel of the security institution we will not be able to have in the course of security force an inclusive inclusive parliaments that can look after the interests of everybody. who will be able to address issues from different perspectives if we continue to allow these institutions to be predominately led by men we had to do we are denying ourselves that richness of the contribution that can come from women and
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i'm not saying that women or women are perfect that they will make the right decision but in the interests of women means that we give us a chance to have more women that will stand for other women but also we need to engage the majority of the men who are there so that amongst them we can have those that are concerned about broader society is encouraged to stand up into also lead from the front you talk about women putting themselves out there. during push or in some cases violence. i'm thinking of the saudi women drivers pushing for more equality and a very mundane skill that you and i take and read in women campaigning for stronger domestic violence laws in russia and finding themselves imprisoned. when it be easier to say oh my gosh i don't want to go to prison. just put up with
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the status quo. can we accept that no the truth of the matter is that said to is only change because some people. believe in a purpose that is bigger than them and they put themselves out there to to make the changes we continue to need people like that in our societies we also need young people is also to be initiated into activism so that they too are able to take a stand and to fight for the rights of their communities and to save their their own future when you yourself have done it you have been a word disloyal or you were just really president of south africa you know what the pressure is and what the responsibility people placed on you when you serve and what was cool was gratifying about you know i think the important thing about making yourself a public representative is to know that you are not there for yourself you are not
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. in order to serve so you have to gauge your success by the number of people whose lives are changing because of the work that you do you also need to understand that for that kind of a job is no one has to thank you it is a thankless job you have to keep on trying even if they are and people who are the cheering you. you also need to know that it is not about self and richmond very important it is a lonely it is a life of sexual highs but it is very gratifying any many of these official posts that we we undertake the institutions actually provide you with enough platform and support. to to live a descent life saw for so much. for people that so much. is
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is being given much more is expected so that you can save people we have much less than what you have and knowing their chair not there for yourself that being a public service is not being a public master actually there to serve always has to be has to be paramount and i think as leaders we really have to lead. by example it is not as difficult as this sometimes to be it can be done how important is it to have women such as cory aquino indira gandhi merkel theresa may. running a country what message does that say to all of society well it tells especially girls that this job can be done by someone who looks like me this job can be done by. there is a story i don't know if it's true but it's interesting never the same with boys
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were asked in germany if they would want to be a head of state and one boy says well now in germany you can be a head of state only guilds can be heads of state because for the time that seven year old had lived they only knew one person who was a head of state and it was it was a woman saw that begin to shape how he says this role can you imagine how many roles in society were never see women or girls in those position and what and how that must shape the way kells a aspire in choose the their careers the diversity and the presence of men and women in positions of authority sends a message to boys and girls that this is for you to we're actually even challenging private sector my kids sing in advertising industry to ensure that we have got
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a change studio types in marketing and in advertising we have companies that have come together and partnering with us and we have formed and stereotype alliance and our our focus is to change the way the marketing and advertising industry projects both men and women in the best interest of creating a society where everyone can be a fair amount but isn't that a problem isn't that easy for companies to do with three percent of the biggest u.s. corporations are run by women the women get to middle level professional status but can't seem to get into that upper echelon. shouldn't the pressure be there as well. absolutely. not we have to take and
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do everything. we have to get them to project to society through their marketing and advertising we have to engage directly with shareholders with c o's to change their boards one of the complaints that we are pushing forward is young women is fifty fifty representation of men and women incorporate in corporate boards because next year we are going to be twenty five years after the adoption it's going to be twenty five years after that ocean of the beijing platform which is one of the most comprehensive agreement that exist amongst nations for supporting gender equality and the fact that we're still talking about such dismal numbers in the presentation of women means that we actually have to be very direct about interesting that a presentation of women in boards i saw that even the churches now are calling for
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diversity in board these are really desperate times we only have ten countries in the world with cabinets that fifty fifty representation ten i mean choosing and putting together a cabinet is the prerogative of a prime minister any president you don't have to go to two elections about it which is a much more complex activity so surely when you become a president and you have this amount of power it should be possible to consider using their to one power in the voter id so that you have to change society by bringing in the strong the extraordinary women of your country to be in leadership and through them begin to change the way society perceive women that too is wonderful. campaigns we need fifty fifty cabinets in many more countries than we have now and we need fifty fifty boards in many countries than we have now but i
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also have to have highlights the fact that we want this change at the top but we also need to look at change it's the bottom so that we also change things for those women who it may never sit in imports who may never be in cabinet so that is where things like minimum wage is important because it's for those women who are it's the bottom of the pyramid that is way policies that supports the women in the informal sector social protection in order to make sure that women in the informal sector have maternity leave have access to pensions have access to health care services. because for them these are just the basic things that make them leave from one day to the other so we need a bottom up as well as a top down approach what is the future. gender equality what is
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human women doing to make that happen is there something out of the box coming here each year and women needs everybody because we are a catalyst for change we have a mandate given to us by member states to push them to bring about change is one way in which we are using this mandate is to push for the end of all discriminatory laws in every country so rights now we're focusing a specific countries where the laws are devastating to women and engaging with the countries to bring about changes in in those countries i have to say i'm thankful that they're number of countries that are willing to bring about changes but also they are countries where it is actually quite difficult where
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sometimes we even see the vessel of the gains that made we are also pushing for countries who already have many good laws to implement the good laws because it takes a lot to pass a law it's a devastating disappointment when the laws are being passed we are also collaborating in partnering with a private sector for private sector to take on the responsibility of addressing the issue of equal pay because more money for women who sell their labor just as everybody else doing the same amount of work is men and then ending up with less money in their pockets that's an interesting so we're engaging directly with the private sector we have a coalition which involves member states private sector civil society human rights activists labor unions to call for for this for this change to happen we are also. actively involved in addressing the issue of financial
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inclusion and the use of technology in order to make sure that we can bring about services such as. more money to women in every part of the world because rights now two thirds of people in the world have access to two mobile technology and connectivity that's a lot of people but the number of people who are getting better services is a result of connectivity does lots with mobile connectivity and we are pushing for that we working with with partners in that regard because with global connectivity for instance you can improve the quality of health you can provide more money is going to get you can improve access to education you can't reduce the number of travelling that people in rural and isolated areas have to. take
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in order for them to access services we need to make sure that we influence the way infrastructure is used we need to influence the way innovation directs itself so that it is in innovation that once to solve problems we have a lot of innovation but we can have more innovation which is about taking pictures of ourselves we need innovation to address poverty we need innovation to address access to energy access to water it is possible the technology exists now we need the will the political will to do it and we need foresight also in the private sector to recognise that it is important to be is in business really because there's a future customers if you get it right for them to get it right for yourself believe that. you can thank you so much for talking to al-jazeera thing. when allies fall
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to heaven yes we know what to coming back again and killing. the world's pollinate says are in decline. in this episode of. we meet entomologists on opposite sides of the planet protecting insights of all sizes crucial to preserving food chains. i've come to the u.k. to see how old industrial sites are being turned into bug reserves in an attempt to reverse this worrying trend. fighting insect to get on on al-jazeera.
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monch on al-jazeera. maggi haasan debates discusses and dissects the big issues of our times and head to heads five years after the revolution coaches in ukraine will have a chance to offer a verdict on what's come since. in a powerful new film residents of occupied east jerusalem sheva through its own its cost present and future. leaders will gather for the thirtieth arab league summit in china zia join a school coverage and we examine the development of an unusual alliance between radical buddhist monks and the military in min ma ma ch on i'll just sierra. is a popular filming location in france when it comes to stories about drugs crime and radicalization tired of negative stereotypes youth work it's managerial it's
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reclaiming its image by putting its young didn't behind the camera. this truth be don't often hear. by the people who the down. this is year out on al-jazeera. these are the top stories on al-jazeera turkey and russia will be joining forces to help maintain stability in the syrian city of live his national defense minister who stressed his concern i have a serious violation of the ceasefire both countries hope that
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a military presence in this is he will help the deal hold. and the united nations says more than sixty thousand people a crime done to a camp often leaving last shrinking pockets of territory some of scribe scenes of horror in the bombed out verge of. the u.s. backed syrian democratic forces say isis defeat is imminent. and over the border and iraq people are living with fair and stick because of that ties to eisele jesica name reports from a camp in the disputed territory east of mosul. thousands of iraqi children are paying for the sins of their eisel fathers many have never met or can't remember. miriam was a child bride she says her son was born after his turkish father died fighting for i saw the three year old boy is essentially stateless unrecognized by the government as an iraqi citizen she says she doesn't want her son to make the same
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mistakes as his father and receiving an education will help guarantee that annie may seem. i have no soul just a body i can barely breathe i can barely move i only intend to live for my son i wish i had died in a strike families with links to i saw a fight it difficult to obtain identity cards this restricts their ability to move freely work with their children in school and apply for welfare benefits human rights groups say these families are even denied food donations by tribal leaders a humanitarian group called the public aid organization says relatives with ties to i saw are victims facing collective punishment the geneva conventions classify that as a war crime. or. do believe that we need more peace we need good distance we need legal solution this
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country cannot be overwhelming. shahad is raising six children under the age of nine in the past three years they've moved from one displacement camp to another unable to find refuge from being shunned she's mourned her eldest children never to mention that their father was an eyesore fighter she says she begged him not to join and urged him to abandon the armed group until he was arrested and if in the end i'm a human being he's treated me as one i understand people lost loved ones but i am not accountable for my husband's actions. after years of war in iraq including the recent battle to defeat eisel a way forward maybe changes to the justice system to include prosecutions truth commissions rican silly asian and reparations that could be a long process. what is now
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a private shame for these families may one day become a national reckoning for all iraqis natasha going to aim al-jazeera east of mosul. most of venezuela has been plunged into darkness by a power outage bringing more misery to millions of people enjoying a political and economic crisis twenty four states have been affected including the capital caracas the government blames what it describes as extremist sexes and it says have some of the biggest hydroelectric dam in the country six they say mismanagement has ruined the power grids. palestinians banned from entering the al aqsa mosque in the occupied east jerusalem of help pres outside israel one hundred forty people in custody and charge of the holy sites arrests followed palestinians we opening the section up israel sealed it off in twenty thousand and three saying
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a banned group linked to hamas was using it for meetings as i had lines about quit and that's a news update romania. stay with us. there are. many that you want. to know. one of the most corrupt country in the european union a romanian society is engaged in an unprecedented fight against corruption on. the thirty first of january twenty seventh the biggest protests since the fall of romanians communist dictatorship broke out in the streets a few caressed. the newly sworn in government had secretly passed to the creek
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that's good grant its members immunity from prosecution on some corruption charges . hundreds of officials including businessmen mayors government ministers and members of parliament have been charged and convicted at the center of it all is an independent judicial body the national anti-corruption directorate for d.n.a. in the early twenty sixteen the d.n.a. chief prosecutor announced a sharp spike in corruption charges for three nations will that got them but is that only a door that users think will but the court loni villainize she made. oh close to me should they caught them they changed my words mean each tissue parliament thought they could auckland boy on. be nice to. me. but. not on. the funky citizens have also joined the fight against corruption they are adopting the quirky .
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little. thirty years of dictatorship have given rise to a healthy sense of humor in romania. in this spirit the two are focused on high level corruption has been created in bucharest. i mean we are going to be two and i don't want to go but there are more are you that is there like she's the. only. victim is this. very.
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vicious with. fear that. this. meat turned director. and i mean of course. a much shorter book so. not just us are forced. by a lot of them you. know my former self was. a young minister of agriculture in two thousand and seven sentenced to three years in prison for accepting bribes. and sausages bin laden and jelly beans my. hope is the same time they just fell flat. on. my. force
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but i. know it's tuesday me. who. supports the. mayor of bucharest from two thousand and eight to twenty fifteen charged with taking bribes. but in general are done for the particular problem. the most. people are able to do since your first college. wasn't. the art of what he learned. has been thought out to go back to maybe mayor of sector three olds fifty one million euros in back taxes.
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mayor of sector five from two thousand to twenty sixteen charged with taking ninety million euro bright. meat but sheesh. it's all describe the same pervasive reality in romania gripes. the times are changing local governments schools police stations and hospitals have a long history of taking bribes in exchange for service. as additional little huzza. i know what you aspire to who shall try to go somewhere what do you look at my list of what are.
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in romania corruption extends well beyond the envelopes that civil servants receive to supplement their incomes at the highest levels bribes are replaced by briefcases and the misuse of taxpayers' money becomes more creative and the leverage touch of a demo many artists and. she can. get us something because. kurdish forces. they example. i got a. list of about. but. the parliament in my age desperate on talked. to our court about their preference.
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then our first quad. to me with a sheet over their step that they appreciate is that part of me needs to get out of this vitale who taught him or what i said they speak out if i get that a lot. in two thousand and two the national anti-corruption directorate or d n a was created as an independent judicial body to enact reforms required for rumanians entry into the european union in a few short years the growing number of corruption revelations in romania have implicated politicians from every party. thousands of scandals and shameless dealings have been brought to light. the d.n.a.'s chief prosecutor is low with. her unrelenting determination has made her the central figure in the fight to eradicate corruption. telling an awful start. they independents. already got a level director not too long. and then. there's no minister walter mr porter's own
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premier. of parliament who sequence of also investing is just one of only our look at our. politicians bit childish card or something. else controlled saddam might get out on one year for a year she got a good father more than church a father. not just a fourth almost. daughter shall call or exist or general to put a lot of guard over our systems which are vile and dark and there are bottom line you don't need to change the course of the world to say that rob ford at the shop there and the other guy more than me on the other side of the. other one might up a few floors up but the d.n.a. a special investigations team is helping to solve some of the d.n.a. is biggest cases. and that's the reason this is.
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actually i have to stick. it in the future mark in this film are you. feeling lucky tonight that i actually have. that. prosecutor. and police investigator nikolai's into their stripes in the fight against organized crime both highly skilled investigators they've unearthed evidence leading to the prosecution of romanian political elites. wife etc. there were intelligent we just shot we too far to. them. but what i wish to go to it. was an. earnest they can make up. their version if you scar. what the little commenter fights you.
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must read. now into. the dark and what live action there who. has put up with i she she and the other tell in the very. question harsh. up with each other more i haven't wolf human history in a court could even cheaper so. there is too demurely of i walk around to look but question fresh but this divine ship by me so full sits. c.l.r. said better listen put us in that area let the left is live on the call it show of it looked at it that in all my thoughts. couldn't buy new it down the side was lost but the good old war party negotiators the salt of scott they've given me all but that's a protest stuck in the apple. bun day. couplet it. was plus to use up the show you have already delayed because of the other stuff
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out there go up there was a bear market of progress a pen to paper. it out but i've devised sprouted one. or their corvette or vaguely. something and i cringe in the scheme of the post only the bottoms of course i mean quite a jane just inches from my own were. done across and under some i must i must of missed your speaks up a get cut it's new to different here. and you multi-boot are chilly you are going d v e r to remove the. united opposition noise in the poor nor can the fuck to. be in the party doing so would be. had the poor would see it. but also coined the word. by means thought you probably yeah she
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also fuck. as an independent journalist autobytel has investigated corrupt officials and closely followed some of romania's most notorious corruption cases. would be needed. to be done and. you pleaded with them you don't look at. anybody she thought was something i really want you to pay me to. and we're going to beat you to. get in but if you want to say to me you simply got. up at the start. of the month you. might get they said to. me. i was on a lot of. for a check of the old guard and president of the now defunct conservative party was
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convicted in twenty fourteen for buying property at sixty times less than its actual value. but the one thing they. didn't want to comment. but i. think. you know many. of these. stops. just. off course. for us but. then. the model. shifts for me. as with other eastern bloc regimes the fall of the dictatorship provided an opportunity for party stalwarts to prosper.
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government funds where mr propre. did and many from the old guard to fill their pockets the dictatorship had given way to new levels of corruption. but of all nazi or model that you had extended wouldn't propagate that up only class cut level science that unlink levite that she. done for the other new normals it up archie thought that out task not only got a society on as that are partially outclassing existent for them spawn other fuckin ways is that the winter politico dela well not exist acquired of what i thought was the simple technique i also stated that i said here couple below such as what is that nuclear cell scheme of the momentum carried out on one yard to put. on your novel bana then tried it out or shot on film you know bene pinkel me so often a false one muscular support i could have had d.t. and all money my lesson totally versed as an additional state issue.
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when you come up of a was appointed to minister of justice from two thousand and four to two thousand and seven with the support of the european commission she prepared the way for romanians anti-corruption prosecutors many portland calendar that have to do it in a short time i mean haven't they got a continuous and but two thousand and four so i have very few time to date. and you have and that was important for me it was a support to me for me to change. into short years minister michael this doggedness in the face of intense opposition allowed her to launch a process of judicial reform. then a relatively unknown entity that d.n.a. came to prominence as michael v. pushed for its right to prosecute white collar crime. but d.n.a. is first cases went relatively unnoticed by the press. but i think if we
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wait for your daughter will have. their father on one of the one main. yes the up until about a new study out on when you get those in parliament that governmental pre-modern you start out on when he is. being formed here at this question is that was he should. or even a prime minister indicted in two thousand and five i began as a descendant from the communist dictatorship have become one of the most powerful men in romania just because you did it is. charged with embezzling one and a half million euros for his electoral campaign and taking a six hundred thirty thousand year old right wing company telling the press about a woman who does that analysis and all of outside analysis of. what she seemed almost her step. dad. i think all normal.
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so to my one hour less i recall norm. so explain the chair a focal point when. it. oh yes they were. just. sick of it. just to talk to. you. but it is a few years after these comments in twenty twelve the prime minister was sentenced to four years in prison for passive corruption and blackmail again the stuff his conviction that was a lightning bolt for society since then the corruption investigations have accelerated and the d.n.a. has achieved celebrity status in romania. it didn't take long for the media to catch on and to begin reporting on an unrelenting stream of revelations each day
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this is the scene outside the offices of the d.n.a. certain not to leave empty handed the media gathered to catch the drama in real time it's the most closely watched media event in the country. program for is creating the unique series of documentary portraits that captured the expressions of in battle delete what about. privacy but actually they are more that i. look like. i'm just making it up ok why don't i check you. know i don't know i'm. in april twenty sixth seen a journalist exposed to hicks a former scandal the case cause public outrage forcing the minister of health to resign i think you. see far more you know what kind of seconds out there to be
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water guns if you actually defend that little nutriment. which if that's. the case and i think that show explode. about the more every day and the moment the recorder's i was pretty clear that it was a boy response or the wind if. they were of the right it was as if you're in for a life but then after that. if. she can interrupt you i don't know what's up for the world but actually looking into you said you're going to kind of get busy with the government a month and real quick so that i will show you the stipulated fact judge just about the proposition is that the club as usual must be just enough honestly that your interest of being the man with that but just that one doctor says the she needs the person the worst will be you know what you think you've been around. longer. than life itself he might not have been out without the part of the machine. that is
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what really stood out on the door she done up in mind you know coupled with my will to get out of the park the logic of law sort of a lost that is. all i. think. a little. shocking but then tional me to feel many chilled out the broken already no sin to be its own from the pro quo tory thing mr young pulled and pulled through . that so lead to thought a start up in the wrong. could go on the ball. on credit and institute to merge with the chattel until the concertina more brought the girl sits us a lizard she college a lot well. been through a little sorry for the important delusion was a change of a god sort of thought of the thought all along with a cheap thirst and on top of it will you go your own lunch aboard. the novi
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plough the. own people just like. the way over the river on the visit to me. one of the richest men in romania sentenced to two and a half years in prison for being a one million year old right released halfway through his sentence the arctic system we don't. they're going to be in the different. my market and. my image she. will be of army the graphic. who give it live national defense. a cost rest is concern of a serious violation of the ceasefire countries hope that a military presence in the city will help the deal hold. a little yes and to do the patrols of the russian troops just outside it live border and inside it lip
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weaponized areas the patrols of the turkish army forces are starting to there were some restrictions over using the airspace over it libyan afrin which also lifted today in this respect our cooperation with russia has improved we see this as a significant step for the continuation of the cease fire and ensuring stability. in eastern syria the united nations says more than sixty thousand people are crammed into a camp often leaving isis last shrinking pocket of territory some of describe scenes of horror and despair in the bombed out the age of the u.s. backed syrian democratic forces say isis defeat is imminent schools and businesses have been shot in venezuela after the country was plunged into darkness by a power outage twenty four states have been affected in this in the capital caracas the government blames what it describes as extremists texas who say who it says have sabotaged the biggest hydroelectric dam critics though say mismanagement has ruined the power grids. the syrians banned from entering the al aksa mosque in the
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occupied east jerusalem of help pres alcide israel recently banned around one hundred forty people including custody and in charge of the holy sites they arrest followed palestinians reopening the section to worship israel sealed it off in two thousand and three saying a band group linked to hamas was using it for meetings president donald trump's former campaign manager has been sentenced to almost four years in prison for banking tax fraud for manifolds crimes around coverage of the investigation into russian interference in trump's election. and finance government has resigned after ditching plans to reform the health care system prime minister you hostage below wanted to cut the rising costs of caring for the rapidly aging population spans collapse in parliament following a scandal involving neglect at nursing homes he said stay on as caretaker prime minister until next month's general elections those are your headlines we're back with more news here on out of there after we return to a mania people power. march on out just.
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matty hasn't debates discusses and dissects the big issues of our times and head to head five years after the revolution voters in ukraine will have a chance to offer a verdict on what's come since. in a powerful new film residents of occupied east jerusalem share their thoughts on its past present and future. leaders will gather for the thirtieth arab league summit in tunisia join us for coverage and we examine the development of an unusual alliance between radical buddhist monks and the military in million mom march on i'll just sierra. since joining the european union of romania has been engaged in an unprecedented judicial overhaul special prosecutors have joined with journalists activists and
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romanians growing civil society to uncover and prosecute corruption at the highest levels. independent media groups like the rise project are playing an important role in exposing corrupt practices. rise is an information site that provides a platform for journalists activists and investigative hackers. here activists journalists can sometimes uncover in a day what prosecutors would require years to obtain. the is co-founder of the rise project. he's taken part in many international investigations and was a key player in helping analyze the panama paper's leak. or to think just got its financial investing got to go see and i think that's what i used to look i know where. this was for. their money value or whatever.
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they all. show wanting more lighting and quantity of. chips or something and then paint them all for me when i was. going to sell it said. you know what i have around is meaningless if i didn't ask don't tell yet been. seen for them artsy. so it. has been a city a little budget. but isn't that a doctor likely to put up a large can of itself was. this program by nearly starved and i was alluding to that the only that was for this was a need for money not with a that is not i don't even call them that that is because money going to fuck up my general money but english example. let's become part of. this case and follow the money for that technology policy like us are investing on . commodities other than the last. in
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recent years romanian society has begun to feel the impact of a growing wave of corruption convictions. emboldened by judicial reform people are increasingly demanding that the law apply equally to all i think the thing i the ongoing judicial battle has energized protesters in nov twenty fifteen tens of thousands flooded the streets of bucharest to protest the deadly fire at the collective nightclub despite unsafe conditions the club of change its operating license in exchange for a bride. i. sixty four people mostly teenagers died in the blaze i just persis prime minister viktor was forced to resign. mass protests are a growing trend in romania where forty years of state rule all but destroyed
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a citizen i. thirty years earlier and big gatherings in romania looked like this shows of mass solidarity orchestrated by the state called for justice gave way to resignation poverty and despair in recent years the pioneers of progressive change have claimed their place in society. is a historian and specialist in communist crimes he's also a famous activist in bucharest i know you're going to say i. don't think either one of you not one million but yeah. we should just give up we got to work because we're going to see more of our people to show up to know what is you but it's just as i said before that you know there are movies there's a fourth of all there were no moment in which you know yes in fact it was one called comical vicious vicious. no matter which joke i'm sure for the it's a simple thing that it's going to sell you can watch them and you often can think
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of what was going on before but that mustn't take things to one hundred you'll say ok was it because of the different documents on the floor looking it up i mean in my kitchen most likely so locked up. as with spain's in the novels or the occupy wall street movement in the us romania's protest movement is led by activists like me hype. all it takes is a few activists like him to ignite social action to. put this to. all kind of get a more gentle kind of black on more my. part to get out of her she was just in place such as might is go for the. extra muscle it's your nose down dizziness the condition of resources. so this is. no you're not really that you want to. go i want to get me in and i was ok.
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social activism on this level would have been unimaginable a few years ago. today targeted actions can take only a few hours to germinate and spread. across our choices of a whole slate of sometime called the inside story of baltimore. back into the earth year but what we did there was a daughter to pull me and also to show off to the set of the summer school you look for students like that of our part it was meant to just hold the cards which is sure to show that he. was. building the activist capacity of an entire generation is a bold project. the funky citizens aim to defy boundaries and to forge a path for civil society in romania. this year because that's
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what it means to completely coast in this quality for the job that she posted should benefit cheat and the contempt for just the mosque and here let's put it. in twenty twelve created the funky citizens to confront government corruption. she hired a hyperactive young graduates out of law political science and communications courses a correlation of creative activists the funky citizens are advocating for the growth of civil society in romania. who want something that that you know he's not going to get that that you're going to want to me was a part of the indoor me to talk more. with to push off the fact that this morning the day i wasn't born or you know to put some block will i think i might need to go. out of range. in the simplest legal that this sounds an awful
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lot more income we. saw when you off the. ngos and civil society activists have steadily been gaining momentum the funky citizens have been working in a vibrant offbeat style one of the of their name. on the citizens. going to import to up to the issue but i'm certain they become something that's all stop will be gone she funkier for last month at a fortune my surely my old firm because. that is to awaken citizen awareness the funky citizens are addressing corruption with a sense of irony. is the creator of an unusual sight the bribe market which allows users to know the average bribe in a specific hospital town hall or police station exist them with the code.
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should chip this site yes take. the course the chines it. because someone because. their. perspective of what they. what they get jeannie. meant they. were many features at the town. vici a lot of. many young graduates with specialized skills have chosen to work in these novel structures. here they can discuss the performance of the courts fact check political statements or analyze the latest reforms. by each. part.
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of the example. well for us a few thought they were. not the solid day or yet are here. i but corruption lives on even when the high and mid-level officials are jailed public service budgets are also first though for corruption to address this elenor also has a countrywide program to train advocates how to decipher public financing i thought i thought it was odd but i was i was just my spirit it was just a feel. that. was ok so that's just as cool but up but just getting the support get
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a count second to spot one digit that's the call to my idea is the fucking store so i can. get at these cells this is one of the most aquatic at the time and most christendom of this past the third and much yeah we had much less intelligent than shooting the chief numbers coming up to be so i call that actually cut into the large part trash i was going to move to. despite this flurry of activism the fight against corruption is far from won. the government does its pains to recover stolen funds. the accused to decry stalinist trials and anger against the judicial system has reached a boiling point. the political climate has become so tense that's the chief prosecutor broached the issue on primetime radio. the volatility known throughout the team to not included the loss of the now there's one of the got
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a knowledge of to this but arctic fox dark wood in fear god is the. ofi a cow disease that's one of the garden i'd legit at the dog to see if he thought that injun jim i did the. opposite of all mine also and feed him a shot and then to go to cedar bend to maintain a diary another mocked of it as he denies that indoor meat raised british of it it's you know it's you know you're going to need one moment law possibility that they're pretty muddy don't i was the easy chair well i'm going to turn. yoda. but what are the limits of the rich and powerful when cornered by justice. politicians have been looking to pass laws that would diminish the d.n.a.'s powers. we don't anybody did it but if.
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we do it's religion we're going to use there might be a new. parliament and it's funny all the audience just came by little dog on his auto someone if you took all that and celebrated so not so long and i mean there's a couple of thoughts of the davis thing got a subtle such a thought that you feel that sailed out journalists well for the first vision extend the important things to forty but those are better than without a cause and seem to question your thoughts on your part in. law just the thought of a cut of fortune. on the thirty first of january twenty seventh teen romania's newly sworn in government issued a late night executive order that would pardon politicians of some corruption offenses. the media quickly informed to the public by midnight twenty five thousand protesters flooded the streets of the capital that number swelled to three
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hundred thousand in the next days with hundreds of thousands more gathered in cities across romania. the government was forced to rescind its decree a few days later. as a check to the powers of governance the funky citizens count on an important ally the european commission. on your offer to meet them. for all your case. since joining the e.u. romania has been closely monitored by the european commission twice a year the commission issues reports that. measure its progress in the fight against corruption. no one will know what in the party will be cheney who looked a lot of the shop. called on me because if he didn't get. out
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of the law books that i see all around smith and all our lawnmower not what you could remove or not or what a poke at the problem and shot the new out they could just send. me she was broken free and guarded. although not a change. of government trying to push the limits n.g.o.s and citizens mobilizing in the vigilant european commission this framework stands as the most efficient safeguard in attempts to weaken the fight against corruption. monitoring by the commission should end by twenty twenty but that's romania have been institutionalized and political maturity to progress on its own ninety such utter t.v. so seeing them quit the idea of foot artist michael is that all that other shit he carries it with him what about the future this will seem that on it a saga went out of just
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a shrug to be that she could read the. comic on his. but out of part there could have goshen i took that saying i haven't are difficult she crept into such us and them from not just on quality let you know. it's early summer twenty sixteen and romania is about to elect new mayors. romanian seem happy about the push for transparency but will they vote for change. many hope the election will reveal the impact that prosecutors and civil society groups are having on the romanian public . is that the way you. should have done has created the safe book arrest union for the u s b. it's a campaign born of civil society founded on hope in the democratic rejuvenation of romania. for this former mathematician the fight against corruption is a clear path towards the renewal of romania's political class. you all know.
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one move outside the court of law. where the. few simply said. yes. there were those two. things up i thought she had. enough open up. yours that you. should have done to present his party as the only recourse to a decadent political class a class that continues running candidates embattled by corruption scandals. on election day locked up has decided to follow a candidate he knows well one of the headliners of book arrests corruption to work . the mayor of bucharest sector five charged with taking a bribe of ninety million euros. a part and parcel with
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a little bit isn't going to put you at home and so if you don't shut up when you put out this month they go yes i mean it's god's going to scope out the shock of us all that he made what he could have been yes i'll probably make that. but i'm going with the voting to go to get one that i've been out on and off to make a putting could see. that the for the model that. i think you know but a lot of us are going to begin to. think. look look look look look look look. i can only look on the. physical fitness test
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that you wish to see. what you. think you know. but really kind of. if you can do that you can this is something that i tested. on i think. i think. people think it will mean you have to do. pretty much you want to. you simply. would think with was pretty good. because you don't think. that this new. things i think might. really push the funky citizens have banded with other n.g.o.s to spots plus. able fraud they've set up a call center and sent observers to polling stations i don't ya. would
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have thought of something like this or so so i thought. of him but when i think of it the less frequently than before electoral fraud can be just as flagrant i think that's what. it. was the. vehicle was. very very over the top of the temptation to not rest of it should i be as much of the shit he did the six years he wanted me out of the way our country got so you take one cup he didn't get what the one you got what that little nasties discarded like whizzing down the bottom number last. night you. go fast and that's a feeling that i thought it was fun to be not going to give you some one here to talk about why not just the six years i've been the man who fucked up in just a moment how much i wonder how little i think. the day is coming to an end and me
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push out of dunns us meeting maids are awaiting the results. in a surprise me quiz show done cus the party has won thirty percent of the vote. it is the first time that the new political party has done so well in local elections. to go off. topic. but you got to. do it you know i. really think that it was. the funky citizens are taking stock of the day of mixed results even if mayor mike young van gurley whom photographed hasn't been reelected candidates with corruption cases have done well. i. was i was leaving. i. think did you think that you.
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know off. limits analysis is fair the candidate's judicial troubles haven't stopped many from voting for them the romanians have real acted nearly fifty mayors convicted of or charged with corruption in. wasilla mayor of cry over charged with taking a bribe and money laundering reelected with fifty eight percent of the votes. the court rejected the d.n.a. charges and then generally twenty seventeen. became minister of labor and social
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justice. judges get. charged with taking a bribe reelected with fifty two percent of the vote. but the link mayor of miami charged with taking a bribe reelected with seventy percent of the vote while behind bars. as romania confronts the ghosts of its past the descendants of a bygone era are clinging to money and power. in the legislative elections of late twenty sixteen the majority of seats went to the social democratic party who are fiercely despite them earlier conviction of its president for electoral fraud. but people are beginning to support the new parties on the promise of change. following electoral success a few my. it's earlier than see us be party changed its name to the save room a new union for us are winning nine percent of seats in parliament. romania
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continues its push to become an example amongst its eastern european neighbors at least for now. is the country's transformation to democracy a revolution or a long distance race a real age in which the baton is handed over to the next generation the teenagers born well after the fall of communism. the funky citizens are supporting the civic education of this youth platform. in romania today civil society engages all age groups but in a culture of corruption the country's greatest hope may well lie with the cool me blah blah blah blah blah inflamed south.
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poles will be roaring at the moment because the rain has been fairly heavy in some power and the. border region that takes you to the falls and there's also a fair amount of cloud in old argentina dropping large amounts of rain they figure across the last two days in southern power go about one hundred forty millimeters i
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think you can easily reach that on to this cloud here that just hasn't yet been reported is more rain to come it ten speed joining up as a number running through southeast and brazil then it's a little drives in to reach northern brazil more or less up to borderlands frankly this is how it should be this time the year but the darkest green is going to be down this bottom right hand corner even further south and sar pala now north of the continent we see increasing numbers of showers in colombia venezuela which is correct but still it's a saintly drawing area there's a prevailing breeze of course and that tends to power try to form this this coast of costa rica panama and nicaragua start showing many signs of bringing much rain with this so remains a pretty dry picture throughout the caribbean but winter has not left the u.s. all calendar this is the dividing line cold and to the knolls on this line itself rain seems likely but of course will be snow actually in the mississippi valley.
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the weather sponsored by cats out anyways. i already felt liberated as a journalist for marvel is getting to the truth as i will that's what his job. zero. hello there and welcome to this news. coming up in the next sixty minutes. shot schools and suspends working hours as a massive power outage continues into a second day. and russia begin joint patrols in syria is
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a significant sign of cooperation in the last major rebel stronghold.

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