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now the army has also. by confiscated security cameras over there and palestinians across the west bank. retaliation so. we look at the cleanup efforts in zimbabwe and swept through southeastern africa. and the odd exhibit the promise is a glimpse of life in the middle east also good news. hello dry a couple of days quite possibly for most of china we can always call it spring never the spring rains are just taking a back seat but we are feeding in motion the size and we've got cloud coming in from the west the two combined you will generate some right through the yangtze valleys north of it so will hand in shanghai to example cities it could see rain or wednesday was if it assassin if you're visiting hong kong you see or feeling trees
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and humidity twenty seven degrees to the west and we have seen a few showers in pakistan actually some pretty big ones recently more focusing off gamester in this streak of cloud here is rain it's one of the northeast india not quite the right time he had abused the big thunderstorms are not far away from it yet so the picture is forecast to be dry for pakistan india bangladesh was slowly rising temperatures ahead of the eventual break but we're talking months away for that to the west of this we're still seeing active weather in the event it does have an effect further sassy's change the wind direction brought a very dusty day yesterday thanks to the gulf states that twenty five abu dhabi little bit cooler with that northerly breeze to the west of that we've got mecca up to thirty four the dust isn't a big problem at the moment in fact skies are fairly clear.
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for more than a decade he's been considered a threat to national security in russia putin said we'll give you the twelve indicted military intelligence officers indicted by a special counsel robert mueller but what we want in return is you bill browder a multimillionaire investor in russia turned and he put an activist talks to us as the. alpha this is the opportunity to understand a very different way where there because we don't. again you what you remind of our top stories at least in the city. for
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a gunman who opened fire on a truck in the can live pictures right now as many as three people confirmed dead at least nine others injured the dutch government has raised the terrorism threat to the highest possible level in the problems. will be changed in the wake of friday. that killed fifty people will consider private ownership of semiautomatic rifles and buying back. a rabbi has died of his injuries following sunday's shooting in the occupied west bank and israeli soldier was killed in one of the attacks of the aerial search of an. israeli army has made arrests in the village where the palestinian suspect. the acting white house chief chief of staff has defended the us president for not calling out white extremists following the massacre in new zealand mick mulvaney i said donald trump has gotten what a president should reach out to museums leader and offering condolences has been
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criticized for not explicitly condemning the attack and its manifesto the gunman called trump a symbol of renewed white identity while the suspect is from australia and police there have conducted several raids as part of the investigation into the attacks. as more now from sydney. the two properties belong to members of brenton tyrant's family one his mother and the other his sister police say they took both his mother and sister to a safe place for their own protection earlier today on monday and said that their system them with their enquiries police were also at pains to make it clear that there were no impending threats that they were just looking for anything that could support the new new zealand police in their investigation so it seemed as though it was just an evidence gathering exercise looking for anything that could help the investigation into the christ church attack now there isn't
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a lot that is known about brenton terence and his movements of the last few years these trailing government says that he's only spent forty five days here over the last three years he was most recently here for his sister's birthday about a year ago so it seems as though police are looking for any clues anything that could help them paint a more comprehensive picture of the alleged attacker a vigil was held in the east german city of melbourne for the victims of the hundreds of people filled the lawn of the library to hear leaders from the city's muslim christian jewish and hindu communities talk about the importance of interfaith solidarity following the shootings. the spokeswoman for the islamic women's council of new zealand she told us she's always feared an attack on her community. is the community did feel a rise of negativity and the rise. through social
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media. through their experience and rely and we did raise those concerns. i think but also watching what was happening overseas in other countries. and knowing that the world is now firm and small and connected globally through social media and there it we always had the fear that something could happen here once the immediate needs of the community in christchurch it and that will take some time yet there we need to be in being a lot of time working on the long term solutions that are going to take a lot of commitment not just from the government from but from the people in new zealand as well as cycling the swept across southern africa has killed more than one hundred thirty people in mozambique ninety percent of the central city of
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barrow has been destroyed winds up to one hundred seventy kilometers per hour and trench rains swept away homes and bridges and damaged power lines cyclamens traveled from malawi across mozambique and into zimbabwe. as you swim where is the africa region communications manager for the red cross and red crescent he says that wide scale damage has hampered rescue and relief efforts in barrow. we are continuously receiving reports in images and footage from beira from the affected areas and what we can say now is that the scale of destruction is massive we have been informed that about ninety percent of the area has been completely destroyed most of the roads have been destroyed and about two years ago one of the done in the outskirts of bayer a bust and it cut off all access to this fifty dollars a last access are valuable and prior to that airport had closed in that no flights
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were approved so you can see that you know accessing to people who needed help has been a challenge so we have tried to prioritize and there are system inside our own going by the us we have been some assessments already so priorities are in terms of shelter so you will remember that before the cyclon hit beira. the floods and rains for both a week which had already displaced about seventeen thousand people so even before the cyclon made landfall there were massive needs in terms of shelter so shelter is one of the most immediate needs. well several hundred kilometers from where he's been following the situation in central mozambique and here's his report. this is like the grooves of people's houses in many cases blew the walls down as well that's what happened to the people here who are now sheltering in this school this
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is been their home for the last few nights been so much rain have been able to go back to their village to check the damage officials don't even know how many people have been affected yet because the communications are down as well they're starting to piece the pictures together now but in this district alone the administrator said this least five hundred homes have been destroyed if you do this we. can still see. do we need. to come. to grips with. we can't. get into the. dubuque schools. into. even this. has been damaged some of you.
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have been down this is what's left of. going to. court. going to be quite some time in classes because even here this whole town she starts off so you know by two roads one of the bridge never going to be she washed away the other swollen rivers submerged the road so it's going to be quite some time people here and he says. people in both zimbabwe are also cleaning up after cycling it a new through work is underway to close several major roadways to reach the epicenter of the storm the dissed the district of chin money money near the border with ms and because one of the areas reeling from cycling is being cut off from the rest of the country the military is helping to restore to vital routes. reports now from the tonnage of being gay in southeastern zimbabwe close to the border with. a big problem is that a lot of the bridges and roads in the area have been cut off or destroyed by the
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flood waters a lot of people are stuck in the car moved so this is an alternative and people in the local community are coming together using big rocks to try and create different growth so people can pasternack says areas we people have been stuck some of them for days the situation in some parts of the region like my new money for example we are told that some boarding schools have been cut or sold and they are stranded the army is trying to reach them but of course that depends on how good the weather is with the helicopter fly and reads the children who've been stranded there also hundreds of people stuck at a hotel who were able to walk the when the floods came and they sought shelter there but they need things like food blankets and clothes and they say time is running out the problem for aid workers the military anyone trying to reach people who need help is that the roads are just not possible at the moment but really it's
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the are trying as much as they can to take it upon themselves to make sure that people who need to cross over and help people who are stuck are able to do that of course it's going to be a long process it's all manual as you can see even on the scenes here so who knows how long it will take these people to get the work done meanwhile people are alive up across the road in their cars because they can pass hoping and praying that this process a slow painful review process. a freight train has derailed in the democratic republic of congo killing. your royd at least thirty five mostly children died in cancer province expect the casualty count to reuters bodies were found in which. the number of indonesians killed in flash floods and landslides in papua provinces risen to at least seventy nine dogs set up tents to treat the wounded rescuers are looking for survivors trapped by mud and fall in trees a baby found on the rubble was reunited with his father.
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u.s. backed fighters in syria say the battle to retake one of isis last strongholds will be longer than expected the syrian democratic forces say efforts to recapture by groups are being slowed down by landmines but says thousands of civilians are being held as human shields the group is saying it's killed sixteen hundred isis fighters in the past few weeks it's. israel's supreme court has banned the leader of a far right party from running in next month's election it says that michael ben-ari of the jewish power party incited racism against palestinians the decision overturns a ruling by israel's election committee called also reinstated israeli palestinian policies which had been disqualified the new york times says the saudi crown prince authorized a secret campaign to silence dissent in the kingdom that involve kidnapping detention and torture the newspaper says
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a so-called rapid intervention team carried out covert missions some involve the same man who killed you malika saada ji in october says the front page report the saudi government has insisted they haven't been salman did not order the journalist in istanbul activists in london bringing a replica jet to the houses of parliament in protest of the u.k.'s continuing sales to saudi arabia model plane as a copy of the u.k. made a year of fight to typhoon warplanes saudi is used in the yemeni conflict against the rebels the demonstration comes a week before the fourth anniversary of the war which is left thousands of civilians dead. trades unions representing that millions of workers in algeria refusing to support a new technocrat government thirteen unions or against newly appointed prime minister nouri diem bettery its decision to invite the political groups into his cabinet more mass protests are planned off to the consolation of next month's
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election president. ended his bid for a fifth term but critics of the ailing eighty two year old say he must go and radical changes need to be made to the routing system in serbia the president's palace has been surrounded by demonstrators demanding his resignation is what is free and fair elections sunday show of force in belgrade was the latest in three months of winter protests against president of his own to choose who's accused of slighting serbia towards one man rule and muslim the media . has responded with a defiant speech saying he won't be intimidated by protesters he describes as who begins thousands of brazilians are protesting against corruption. is said demonstrations in rio fair is supreme court ruling could want to down police investigations into corrupt civil servants judges decided cases involving
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illegal campaign donations should be handled by electoral courts a new exhibition in new york is going back as far as two thousand years ago to look at life in the middle east it's called the world between empires and. castro reports it's a world it's not that different from today's. a babylonian goddess with rubies for eyes a bust of the prius lawmaker arabian god do shara from petra one of the earliest surviving paintings of jesus christ from what is now syria cultures collide at the met museum's latest eggs edition which focuses on the middle east nearly two thousand years ago called the world between empires it examines the cultural religious and commercial exchanges that took place as the romans and parthians from what's now iran jostle for control. one of the highlights is this bronze statue of
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aphrodite a western goddess fitted with a middle eastern style emerald and gold necklace that object is a combination of rome in nearest their eastern religion an art that very much exemplifies the message and concept of the exhibition it's not just ancient deities the exhibition offers a glimpse into ordinary life around the region like this portrait online stone of a woman from palmyra with surviving pigment as well as family portraits coins jewelry and other every day items so we're trying to show in the exhibition that the saying the same diversity and for a variety that go to make up you or me that those elements and that complexity apply to ancient people to today with heritage sites being destroyed by ice soul in syria and iraq and by the saudi led war in yemen
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a major part of the world between empires is given to three archeologists who have worked extensively in the region of course it seems misguided to focus on monuments when people are enslaved there tortured or killed to wipe out or destroy their heritage the landscape the monuments is a way of destroying people so we chant really separate the two a reminder that the issues that long ago concern the middle east are as relevant today as ever. castro al-jazeera. or let's recap of the headlines here on al-jazeera and police in the city of detroit searching for a gunman who opened fire on a truck as many as three people are confirmed nine others injured the dutch
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government has raised the terrorism threat to the highest possible level in the province or treat. well police have released a photograph of the suspect via twitter saying he was born in turkey and is thirty seven years old he appears to be standing inside a truck of the public have been warned not to approach him but to call police. reports now from the truck i was just a few blocks away from here where to head this whole area around an apartment block sealed off and they were about to rates that's apartments what's the current status is if that's a i cannot confirm but they are definitely doing everything they can to find suspects the soonest possible new zealand's prime minister says gun laws will be changed in the wake of friday's shooting at two mosques that killed fifty people the government will consider banning private ownership of semi automatic rifles and buying back outlawed guns i've already made clear that number of new
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zealanders question the availability of military style soon the automatic weapons in new zealand however i will be giving a more folks some sort of data house once we've worked through the in principle decision that cabinet has made today meanwhile new zealand's top police officer says the threat level across the country remains high and police have been deployed around schools businesses and places of worship a cyclist in the swept across southern africa has killed more than one hundred thirty people in mozambique ninety percent of the city of battle has been destroyed that's according to a report by the red cross and red crescent societies which sent a team to assess the damage winds up to one hundred seventy kilometers per hour and tarantula rain swept away homes and bridges and damaged power lines and cycling has travelled from malawi into zimbabwe a rabbi has died of his injuries following sunday's shooting and stabbing at times in the occupied west bank israeli soldier was killed in one of the attacks at the
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settlement. the israeli army has made arrests in the village where the palestinian suspect lives. you're up to date with headlines here a non-zero sum up next we have talk to zero. on counting the cost this week he's on the urgent mission to save the internet we'll talk to tim berners lee inventor of the world wide web and we'll look at why candy is a safari called is teaming up with china's biggest e-commerce company counting the cost on al-jazeera. the turmoil of post soviet russia in the ninety's saw a handful of business people grow rich. while the country itself group poor. and the world stage a once proud nation was humiliated. into the mix of chaotic capitalism and wild
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west opportunity step two young stanford business graduate ready to make his fortune. bill browder built the largest foreign investment fund in russia revelling in deals that saw his investments increased ten fold overnight emboldened by his own success sprout a began to speak out about a culture of corporate corruption. soon forming file of russia's new president vladimir putin. in two thousand and five browder was expelled from the country and declared a threat to national security he's home intelligent vestment fund was raided and he says a complex fraud conducted by russian officials resulted in the theft of some two hundred thirty million dollars it was a scheme uncovered by browed his lawyer surrogate magnitsky whose later death in prison apparently the result of torture gave brown to a thirst for revenge and justice purpose of putin's regime has been to commit
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terrible crimes in two thousand and twelve the united states congress passed the magnitsky act aimed at freezing the assets of those suspected of financial crimes and human rights abuses and magnitsky style provisions are being adopted by the european union so russia is a country where a thousand individuals have stolen all the money bill browder multimillionaire investor turned and t. putin activist talks to al-jazeera. thank you for talking to al-jazeera. you've been on record describing yourself as flooded with putin's public enemy number one is that something that scares you or do you wear it as a badge of honor well i would say both i mean of course when vladimir putin wants to go after you he's got resources and he's not constrained in ways that others are and so i live a very precarious life which may end very suddenly and tragically however the
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reason that i'm in this position is that. vladimir putin and his regime killed my lawyer sergei magnitsky from covering a massive putin connected corruption scheme and they killed him in a in a horribly sadistic way at the age of thirty seven and i've been going after them ever since they killed him and we've created a law in the name of sergei magnitsky in the united states in the u.k. in canada and the stony a laugh we're lithuania and many other countries and there's a lot putin hate so much and that's the reason why he hates me and the fact that this law is causing him so much grief is something which which shows that we've got him back and that's what you with with pride you've been convicted in russia in a censure on two counts accused of tax fraud arrested very publicly in madrid last
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year accused among other things of killing mr magnitsky yourself. and then we come to this meeting in helsinki between trump donald trump the u.s. president and mr putin last year when putin said we'll give you the twelve indicted military intelligence officers indicted by special counsel robert mueller but what we want in return is you bill browder how did that make you feel well again i was i was actually in america at the time and it and donald trump's reaction to that was i think it's a brilliant idea so i of course i couldn't feel anything other than. a little uncomfortable but two things that made me feel first was that in america donald trump doesn't have his own personal rendition squad this that's to go through the department of justice in the courts and the united states the rule of law wouldn't have handed me over to the russians whatever donald trump's reaction was but again
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the fact that i'm living rent free in putin's head shows just how how effective the magnitsky act has been that i would be the one thing he brings up at the summit and so from my perspective it only emboldened me to carry on and to push harder to get other countries do magnitsky and it was an extraordinary example was it of the state of modern politics and geopolitics his vladimir putin russian president all he's done in the last few years in ukraine and over the decried by obama and the obama administration donald trump willing to embrace them and willing to trade you. for secrets extraordinary well it was extraordinary what he was willing to do but it was also very comforting to see how the system rallied around to protect me and and the next day he didn't walk back his his agreement to this thing the next day after that he didn't. but then the senate of the u.s. senate then had a vote what would it be a good thing or
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a bad thing to hand me over and along with i should point out eleven others and and they voted ninety eight to zero not to hand me over which shows that that whatever donald trump is thinking that's not a consensus opinion among his people or in america generally involved at the moment exclusively understand in following the money trail what happened to the missing millions from your fund in russia. in the process of that you know many people wonder what the basis of this relationship and trump and putin it is about money is it about favors have you in your following the trail discovered any secrets there well everybody asked me that because so for nine years we've been looking to who got the two hundred thirty million dollars of tax money that we paid that surrogate magnitsky discovered was stolen and went back to various corrupt officials we've we've traced out for nine years and we found all the money and through law
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enforcement investigations the private investigations the whistleblowers and so far there has not been any money that went to donald trump having said that there's a lot of money that went to vladimir putin ok will leaving the money to one side i mean youth featured in the inquiry in another respect in that in a secret meeting that took place in trump tower in mid two thousand and sixteen campaign time between trump officials and a senior russian lawyer. the key subject matter was you indeed mr miller contacted you about that well i can't really talk about what mr miller has contacted me about or not but what i can. c. is that in on june ninth two thousand and sixteen natalia vessel it's guy on a russian lawyer the lawyer involved in that meeting the lawyer involved that meeting who went to trump tower along with a couple of other russians and sat down with donald trump jr. and paul man of fort and this is this is now before donald trump just after he was nominated before he
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was elected president and they said. if your father talking to donald trump jr donald trump is elected president can you repeal the magnitsky act and could you indict bill browder and. she wasn't there just as a private citizen she was there effectively on behalf of lattimer putin in the russian government and it's remarkable from him from almost every different standpoint that that the russian government would send an emissary to talk about me in the magnitsky act is remarkable that donald trump jr. his son his son in law and his campaign manager would meet with his russian to talk so is it possible do you think in the end that if collusion is proven that it may turn out that bill browder in the magnitsky magnitsky act with powerful motivators well we know for sure that the russians were there because of the me in the magnitsky act and we know for sure that they supported donald trump because they thought he would be more favorable
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about these issues than hillary clinton and we know for sure that they were willing to do things in order to make that happen what we don't know is whether the donald with whether donald trump personally agreed to that and colluded all we know is what the russians intention was we don't know what donald trump's response was going back to the money trail. the basis of the act of course passed by barack obama or under the administration of two thousand and twelve how successful in practical terms has it be in the last six years in terms of strangling the funds of the oligarchs in terms of cooling human rights abuses to account well so extremely successful it's been a dramatic and sort of tectonic success and why has it been so successful because because of the nature of russia so russia is a country where a thousand individuals have stolen all the money from the country literally
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a thousand individuals have stolen a trillion dollars over a twenty year period so they've stolen all this money and so that the other hundred forty five million russians are in destitute poverty there's a thousand individuals and so. historically when you do sanctions you sanction a country and it's all very blunt in the average person it starves them and the elite they fly in their champagne and caviar in private jets but instead what the magnitsky act does and the successor sanctions rules have done which have all been copies of the magnitsky act is go after those thousand people and there's no if they're ready to kill for money there's nothing more painful for them to have their money frozen and it's and even if you haven't frozen their money just the the idea that their money could be frozen it is like a sort of sword of damocles hanging over their head and and and that's why putin is hates the magnitsky act so much is because he's a kleptocrat first and foremost i believe he's worth two hundred billion dollars i believe that he keeps that money in the name of other people offshore and and if
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that money is put at risk of being frozen and some of it has been frozen that touches him. more than anything else that more than anything else the actors also had its powers expanded it's not just focused on russia. used recently against seventeen saudis believed responsible for the death of jamal khashoggi was that a victory for you to find that the act was now being broadened so that after manusky act was passed in two thousand and twelve budget senator john mccain and senator ben cardin they looked at putin's reaction which was hysteria here then he literally lost his cool and they said we're on to something big here. and there's no reason why a chinese will in saudi villain or a venezuelan villain should be able to get
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a better deal than the russian villains and so they they created the global magnitsky act which passed unanimously in two thousand and sixteen which goes after bad guys everywhere and and the united states government has been rolling it out. quietly and steadily across all different parts of the world and when jamal khashoggi was was brutally murdered i saw this and i thought this is like the textbook case for the magnitsky act he was a truth teller he was exposing corruption in his regime in the regime that he came for in the saudi regime and then they lured him to the saudi consulate in istanbul and extrajudicial he murdered him in the most gruesome reflect way if there was no this was this was the textbook case for them for the global magnitsky act and then they used it they used it on seventeen saudis and they didn't use it on mohamed bin solomon and i and i along with many members of congress think that that's that's really bad and expanded as well in recent months into the european union what what
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what do you foresee for its its use in the e.u. can you see it for instance begin to influence what appears to be the fairly insidious and creeping russian influence in european political affairs i'm thinking of russian money allegedly used to prop up the. populist government in italy also suggestions of russian money being involved in breaks it. tell me about the european angle well so your key united states is the most powerful country in the world but if you get the united states doing saying sions and europe not then then these guys are all going to the south of france and buying villas on the hotel in front of the hotel du koppen in marbella in sardinia and so the so you're a pastor has to conform with the rest of the world in order for this to be an effective policy and europe up until now hasn't now in december we had
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a breakthrough in europe where they were finally after nine years of my campaigning they finally agreed. in principle to do it but it was a dream in principle and having a law there's a lot of dots to connect and the devil's in the details and the one thing i can say is that europe is where the russians are most active they find lots of corrupt politicians and officials in the united kingdom in italy and in spain everywhere and they corrupt them and so europe is a very hard place to get this legislation passed they're fighting like hell behind the scenes right now to try to stop it and they've got countries like hungry in italy who are sort of at the moment sort of expressing objections. and even if it does get past getting twenty eight countries to agree on who to sanction is a very hard thing to do but it is the big prize if we get europe then we got them where they are where it really hits them which is the villas the all that kind of
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stuff let me ask you about magnitsky now he was your lawyer in russia as you explained he died in. prison in two thousand and nine. and all of these global. acts of legislation are in his name do you feel responsible for his death well i feel extremely responsible for his death he wouldn't be dead he wouldn't have died he would've suffered some horrific torture if he hadn't been my lawyer they effectively tortured him and killed him as my proxy and and so and he was a young truly amazing great man of the two children great great life ahead of him and he was cut short in the most horrific way at the age of thirty seven and for me every day i feel terrible about that and and that's that is that feeling of guilt and that feeling of responsibility and that feeling of anger that drives me
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for nearly a decade to devote my entire life to getting justice for him well you've talked about revenge who at what point do you imagine you might feel a vengeful well thought about revenge is about justice but you know just revenge revenge is something he has we're told it's part of justice that's what justice is you don't let people get away with with murder it's going well beyond sergei magnitsky you know other many other victims come to me with their issues and their problems in that's it's become his legacy to to try to try to create a tool. a tool of fighting impunity in his name and so it's not just about justice or revenge or any of those things it's also about his legacy you've talked about the thousand dollar gawks you talked about the trillions that they stole taking you back to your time of the beginning in russia as the soviet union fell you also made a fortune in a fund that was investing in the privatizations of the day taking advantage of
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century of the collapse of the soviet system isn't that exactly what they did definitely not what they did so first of all what i did was i when when they pride . ties the country had a stock market and i invested in the stock market and i vested in big companies in the stock market and what i did which is totally different than what they did was that the oligarchy and these corrupt officials were stealing from gas problem the biggest state company lukoil etc and i came up with an investment strategy which was to help to try to stop the stealing and to expose these guys as i was doing just the opposite which is they were stealing from the state from the people from their companies and i was researching how they were doing the stealing and then exposing the research the international media to get them to stop it which is how they which is why the regime turned on me and went after me in such a vicious and horrible way but isn't there a gap in timing here initially you made your money and then you. turned to
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criticizing know the regime initially you made your money in much the same way they did by taking advantage of a collapsing system well they only similarity is that we were both investing in the system at the very same time the difference was that almost immediately after i started i started exposing corruption which is which is i think that anybody who knew me in russia at the time said that's what russia needs that's a very brave thing to do and it's a good thing for russia nobody said it's a bad thing to do to invest in companies and i was doing it for money i wasn't doing it for the goodness of the state but to invest in companies expose corruption and try to stop it that definition way is is is a good thing well given what was going on at that time then it could have come as much of a surprise to you when the rug was pulled out from under your feet because it did happen to me a couple of the gox he's now a friend in our viewers here in london he stuck his nose into opposition politics
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he criticised the kremlin and he had his wings clipped as did all the others you must've seen that and thought what if i carry on like this the same fate befalls me all or did you feel somehow sort of immune as a phone well that arrogance it was arrogance it was stupidity it was bad bad judgment. but it was also circumstance so for a while i could get away with doing it for a very weird reason which was that when vladimir putin came to power he he was he was really sort of powerless because the oligarchs were stealing power from him and so every time i was exposed one of these all of arcs he would come to my aid this is at the very beginning around the year two thousand he would come to my aid and and and there's this expression your enemy's enemy is your friend and so for a while i was on my side you know cleaning up russia the the problem was that he wasn't trying to get rid of the oligarchs he just wanted to become the biggest
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oligarchy itself and. he effectively did that by arresting michael horta kosky the richest man in russia you put the richest man in russia in jail and you for any one of the television cameras to film him sitting in a cage what's your natural reaction going to be as another all of arc is is you don't want to be in a cage and that was the moment that the oligarchs came to him and said what we have to do flatter me or to not sit in this cage and he said fifty percent and so at that moment then that was and late two thousand and three two going into two thousand and four that was the moment that vladimir putin. turned in turn into the biggest oligarchy that was the moment that my activities became intolerable to you no longer useful to him and indeed i mentioned you arrest in madrid last year interpol warrants two convictions in a censure do you fear for your life well i i live in a very precarious position where any day i could be killed arrested illegally rendered back to russia but i don't spend my life living in fear because if i did
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that they would have already achieved ninety percent of their objective and so i take precautions. when and how i can i know that probably all the precautions i take can't prevent the russians from killing me if they really want to kill me. and . i carry on doing what i'm doing i'm not going to i'm not going to stand down while you've chosen quite some place in which to do it london the u.k. a country in which twelve thirteen fourteen estimated russian critics have lost their lives have come to a sticky end in dubious circumstances in just recent years why here why are you in london why are you living such a public existence well as i said i'm not the person who's going to live in fear i'm not the person who's going to withdraw i'm not the person who's going to go into hiding my reaction is to go straight back at them and. i'm not going to change locations. and you know the fate may or may you know deal me
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a very ugly blow but but that's the decision i've taken well from from the perspective of being in london. and in the context of the wider european question which we mentioned earlier why do you think these things keep happening in britain is it the case that britain is itself compromised in terms of its ability to deal with russia because of all the money parked here because of bragg's it because it can't in a sense afford to alienate countries like russia well what i've seen is that the british government on a regular basis doesn't create consequences for really horrific crimes committed by the russian government in this country i was in or living in co was murdered with radioactive polonium in two thousand and six and it was discovered that was the russian government who did this russian f.s.b. and there was no serious consequences just a few diplomats expelled alexander purple which me
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a whistleblower in our case was killed after jogging outside his home in surrey the police didn't even invest. it is a murder. and then of course the script all poisoning where high grade military chemical weapons were used in in a cathedral town in the center of the u.k. and the only thing that happened was twenty three diplomats were expelled and those thirty three diplomatic slots are now being negotiated to be replaced so some pretty undiplomatic language passed between the two but the diplomatic language words are cheap there is there was no consequences and so it's created an environment to allow this to happen and then the question is why and the answer is that this country is compromised because there is russian money that's polluted the political process here and i've seen it up close and personal where members of the british establishment into british law making bodies or taking money to support russians in the magnitsky case and other cases take lord barker. he's
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a member of the house of lords it's he's a lawmaker and he's on the parent payroll of all leg pasta running around the world trying to reduce sanctions on em. why is that not illegal maybe it is illegal i don't know but that's outrageous and that's allowed to happen and nothing is nothing's being done about it you've described to me of putin not as a man of conviction or ideology but as a modern day public he. doesn't have he's not he's not like joseph stalin he's not doing all these crimes for some communist reason he's not he's not doing this for some religious reason he's doing this for money he's a kleptocrat all he cares about is money and staying alive but and that makes him much more similar to a public escobar than a joseph stalin or adult hitler and the problem is that you give pablo escobar.
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the powers of a sovereign state with military and intelligence services and nuclear weapons and that's a streamlined scary combination well speaking of staying alive and we certainly hope you do do you feel that the efforts that you've put in place now. unstoppable even potentially come a day when you're not around to loping constantly in that cause the absolutely the the magnitsky act is now turned into a viral phenomenon it's jumping from country to country to country there's maybe it's the proposals all over the world in different parliaments and governments etc and of course i can help and i can stir up the pot make things happen but without my presence they would happen at the same time and in addition to that the the money laundering investigation the who got the two hundred thirty million dollars and sergei magnitsky was killed over has led to a massive international money laundering investigation which is snared danske a bank nor dia banks where bank credit suisse u.b.s.
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banks all over the world are sixteen countries with money laundering investigations going on as a result of the making its case in its march much much larger than just the two hundred thirty. bill browder thank you for talking to us as it thank you. thank. you all this muslim undertakers working here is just seven days a week that's grown with a community my father purchased a black and blue sweater and started to do the funerals in london and their families we saw stopping father and daughter and became business partners the stories we don't often hear told by the people who the gift is such a level of. east and undertakers this is europe on al-jazeera. i really felt liberated as a journalist was. getting to the truth as an eyewitness that's what this.
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so the center of a dutch city is on the lockdown as a massive manhunt underway as we go to where after a shooting on a tram but dutch government has raised the terrorism threat to the highest possible level schools being kept in lockdown security has been increased nationwide while the counterterrorism police work to find this suspect they have released a picture of him with straight to the scene of the shooting now a new threat in the central netherlands for his live for us for what's the latest you have. we are here at the scene still where you know shooting took place. behind me and public transport that's where this shooting took place and what we know so far is after the shooting took place here there was a raid at an apartment not too far away from here like here still searching
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for suspects everything is on lockdown it's quite hectic it's difficult to get around in the city and prime minister of the netherlands markets that has said he does not rule out a terrorist. target the mayor has spoken out he said there are three people dead now and several injured rushed to hospital nearby. can you tell us a little bit more about the location of the turret floor it's not a place we hear much about is gun crime has it been a problem there. no not more done than in other cities it's not known as a city that has more crime it's in the center of the netherlands so it's one of the major cities major cities it's a it's it's actually it's a very nice city where a lot of people from the south in areas come to. for different days out and it's no it's not
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a city that has more crime than other at places what's interesting though is that the netherlands has always been quite safe compared to other neighboring countries like belgium and france and germany where more attacks have been sick for us it's for people in the millions it's a strange situation we're not used to do so it's all ok then. again later thank you . the other shooting that's happened in recent days and next tuesday which will be ten days from the attack and that is the deadline that new zealand's prime minister has given to announce tight new gun laws just in the cabinet has made and in principle decision to clamp down on gun ownership after friday's mosque mass shootings in christchurch which killed fifty muslims. in christchurch on friday was the worst act of terrorism on our shores it was in fact one of the worst school openly in recent times it has this exposed a range of weaknesses and new zealand's gun laws quickly have leeson from history
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around the world is it to my car community safer the time to act is now the white extremist brenton tyrant is charged with murder in new zealand police say yes he acted alone but he may have had support terence lawyer has told the media he is quite lucid and understands what he was facing the investigations also wired in australia terence birthplace police there have searched two homes in new south wales believed to be those of his mother and sister they're saying to help the new zealand counterparts reporting from cross search is imminent is when. as the new working and school week began students in christchurch were united in spirit and voice. together they came to the police cordon near the el nor mosque where the first attack took place to show their support for the victims and there's a huge amount of people to grieving and just showing care for everyone in the city
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showing them to be not alone in their crushing apart in new zealand this is the home. i thank god the sense of shock and grief goes on for the people of the city but inevitably the national debate is turning to the issue of gun. among the guns and suspects brinton the terrence position were modified to semiautomatic weapons speaking in the capital wellington the prime minister just cinder a dern said cabinet agreed to change the law and i've already made clear that number of new zealanders question the availability of military style sumi automatic weapons in new zealand however i will be giving i'm all for some sort of days house once we've worked through the in principle decision that kevin has made today earlier on monday the manager of new zealand's largest gun retailer said his company sold four weapons to terrorists but isn't sure if any of them we used in the attack like it do you support the problem is the suggestion that semiautomatic
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weapon should be my illegal here. i totally agree there should be a gun to buy but to die it's not for a guy please respect me on those on going to leave if these are the only questions you have the people of new zealand still have many questions about what happened in christchurch and the government says it will do everything it can to find on says as well as the police investigation which the commissioner says is the largest in new zealand history the prime minister says there will also be a national inquiry into what led to friday's attack and whether intelligence and security agencies could have done more to prevent sids. some family members of victims have expressed frustration of the amount of time it's taken to return the bodies to them for burial but religious leaders acknowledged the tough job the police have and said the support the community has received has been overwhelming and we have also seen that to mean those are warning of more of what we call here.
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which is tremendous there's no you know warts that i can bring to its friends the amount of aggro and support that we have because not only within new zealand but all over the war people here may be struggling to comprehend why friday's attack happened but to give that showing grief respect for the dead and rejection of the apparent motive for it. by wayne hay al jazeera christchurch. most families of those killed in friday's attacks are still waiting to get back the bodies of their loved ones andrew thomas has visited one family to hear about the father and grandfather their loss. it was thirty six years ago that haji dowd nobby left afghanistan to live in new zealand a good country he thought in which to bring up a family three generations of that family are now grieving. has been his radical people the people here he doesn't care about ourselves my eyes but if the
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people my son using were easy why did reason why did they tell your local you further gone to the last. yama nabil how do you doubt son had been heading to the mosque himself with his daughter when he saw people running the other way it was on saturday at the community center that he heard the list of names of those who had died. who did not want to hear the question who would like to reach out and really . put the news was not good the gunman had murdered haji dahl nabil was. just saying. grief is now mixed with frustration
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the family would have liked to have buried house you doubt by now don't land in twenty four with the board it should be even the graveyard in place. but actually. they did not eat the product it. people are being shot in the heart not in the audience cation. so you understand that allies do yes. yama would like us father's killer to face the death penalty his brother disagreements he forgives the guy did not win he'll never succeed there's no way he will be helping is beyond hippie. is unstable this is why he carried this on how can you forgive somebody look this. confidence of knowing good enough and is going to paradise but for the whole family to agree it's rule as well as his wife nabil had five children and nine grandchildren that's fourteen direct descendants now in
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mourning and these are scenes being repeated right across christchurch. the flowers are the public displays of grief the private ones are going on behind closed doors andrew thomas al jazeera christchurch. as we mentioned earlier the suspect is from australia and police there have conducted several raids as part of the investigation into the attacks there are. reports now from sydney. the two properties belong to members of brenton tyrant's family one his mother and the other his sister police say they took both his mother and sister to a safe place for their own protection earlier today on monday and said that their system them with their enquiries police were also at pains to make it clear that there were no impending threats that they were just looking for anything that could support the new new zealand police in their investigation so it seemed as though it was just an evidence gathering exercise looking for anything that could help the
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investigation into the christ church attack now there isn't a lot that is known about brenton parents and his movements of the last few years. government says that he's only spent forty five days here over the last three years he was most recently here for his sister's birthday about a year ago so it seems as though police are looking for any clues anything that could help them paint a more comprehensive picture of the alleged attacker. let's look at the social media side of things several new zealand companies including major banks are now pulling their advertising from facebook and google to protest how they handled the video of the attack that was uploaded on their platforms prime minister just. spoken out against social media for not doing enough to remove videos of the shooting which was live streamed by the suspect the point that i would like to make there is obviously this been
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a proliferation it's of over it's availability. one point five million times.


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