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the e.u. and a public vote on a deal more support than to reason may's breaks a plan m.p.'s who votes again on monday the government and parliament on locked in a bitter struggle for control of the brics a process there are multiple visions of the future of the country some of them conflicting some of them contradictory but a question that unites both remain as i'm leaders is whether making the ultimate political sacrifice or benefit to reason maze cause me back out to zero westminster well let's bring in our correspondent bill how mean he joins us live from london from westminster in the heart of the. are we any clearer as to where we stand right now. i think this short answer to that is now today it was hoped that by the end of the day yesterday things would be slightly more clear in the sense that at least it would be an indication about what parliament prefers john boehner the speaker put these eight options put forward by
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different groups of m.p.'s to this indicative vote all of them were voted down all of don't know but some of them they say more support than others those would be the custom union and putting any forward any future deal to a second referendum goes to most popular among the less popular if i can put it that way but if the country of people here where expecting to get some sort of breakthrough well that did not happen so what about. voters failed twice already could it really yet. that is also very difficult to go to because again yesterday there were some sort of women or at least you know whispers here and there that more m.p.'s were might back her deal that she was gaining she was getting closer to get more people
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on her side well all that was again yesterday evening when which is in northern ireland northern irish political ally of tourism a came out and said we cannot possibly back this deal because of this backstop which is basically a border between the custom unit the e.u. and the u.k. but we would treat full actually physically between northern ireland and ireland and that did you piece said it cannot back it now to resume is under pressure because last week in brussels. very clearly you have until eleven pm friday to deal with this withdrawal agreement. forward for another meaning and you need to get a yes if you want an extension up to may twenty second we don't know if that's going to happen or not to your way of twenty four hours away from that deadline
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could it be extended she will have to ask the e.u. it's not really up to her to decide that then what happens next what happens next is you have a much shorter lay which is april twelfth and by then it's no deal hard or some sort of plan to go forward for the very long extension well into next year which would also have to u.k. to be part of the parliamentary election it's very complicated this new easy way of explaining this but i do moment the feeling you get this is that each time you think there's going to be a step ahead well there are three steps back and every morning all the speculation of what. could unfold and by the evening all of that is back to square one part of thanks very much indeed that's a picture for the time being at westminster bill had reporting. so that it had on al-jazeera will be back in dakar and bangladesh for a live report on that currently engulfing the tower block.
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hello once again welcome to look at the international full costs we have the usual rush of showers across southeast asia plenty of sunshine in between heavy showers into malaysia pushing across into into nature but you could catch one of two showers in southern parts of the philippines and they do stretch their way up into southern vietnam into combo maybe the odd shower will say just filtering into thailand as we go on through saturday was towards a south should not a little further north was so indonesia tending to dry out today to to brighten up and well the dry and the right weather well it continues across a good part of australia as well although we do still have some very lively storms around that eastern side of queensland the remnants of tropical cyclone trevor
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continue to have something of an impact here come down to the southeast in kona we warm twenty nice else is there for melbourne do make the most of it because this little weather system here waiting for the bite will rattle through as we go on into saturday to just pull back to around fifteen souses and notice much of eastern australia seeing some really heavy rain by this data possibly some flooding even as policy of new south wales where the west is fun and dry and hot in the thirty one. what. i said i think. people investigates the private companies and. it's complicit in the illegal use of torture under interrogation sunrise once set out of
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the hands of. the sunshine rendition. on al-jazeera. a reminder of our top stories cruise in bangladesh buckling and knowledge that has broken out nineteen story building these are the latest pitches from. you can see streams of water being fired into the building by firefighters and rescue teams trying to douse enormous fire that is taken over this nine hundred story building through the clouds of smoke occasionally you can see people hanging
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out of windows waiting to be rescued there are thousands of people on the streets let's speak now to across one tiny bit challenger who joins us on the phone line from dhaka tom what more do you know about what's going on. there are so far we're not ready to. jump off you know a building that conditions outstanding not yet been taken by emergency service that . lets ninety seven unit working there along with how they got there is not going we don't know what i think that they're not trying to do yet but probably might try to rescue some people from. but that is a difficult when you actually have a proper are hovering usually on high rise you do that when there is fire maybe they're just scanning that this is an ongoing battle there's a huge trog get out on the building all across the major road block this is a very busy upscale suburb where you have
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a lot of high rise just about maybe two to two and a half kilometers from the diplomatic area so that all of us kind of fashion stores commercial building as well as suburban residence so they say this is not even the other buildings that might be under threat right now as of now i can tell you there's a police nineteen fire brigade units working very hard to defuse this fire and some people did jump off at least so far we know six people jumped off the roof windows the conditions are knocking on they have been taken by him again to unit and the rescue and fire operation is still ongoing and time to give us some context to this in terms of the fire safety record in dhaka. generally certified records are specially for the older buildings around my seven year old building special of a high rise to have fire safety acute mines that have all kind of general to
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question that any modern city should have in these buildings but the older buildings do not have that very poor fire because many of these codes are not enforced because of lack of manpower and resource this is a typical in bangladesh you have seen and that's just firing old city in the chemical. factory fire seven years ago which aren't working out but still because of resource and manpower generally they're not enforce the modern office buildings on. buildings. anywhere defies taken by usually well like you that fire hoses inside that sprinkler system and they also fire hydrants systemin the bottom of the building so they're more like shit but nevertheless the fire took somewhere in the ninth floor somewhere and we don't know why it took place. gas or electrical socket fire it all depends but by and large we could set that fire
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safety measures in by the shop where it's not regularly and forward particularly in order building it's a very very expensive and dangerous fire because there's not too many fake precautions or a time that we need them for the time being back with you see these you get to the scene and can see the camera just kind of there was a somebody standing in a window with a broken glass there waiting to be rescued will keep going to take with developing and i could just as soon as we know more. the u.s. energy secretary has authorized several companies to sell nuclear power technology to saudi arabia that's according to the reuters news agency which says the companies have requested the deals be kept secret the kingdom is planning to build two nuclear power plants and russia south korea and the united states are all competing to strike a deal there are concerns it could fuel a nuclear arms race in the middle east. the u.s. federal aviation administration says it's absolutely confident the boeing seven three seven max a day craft is safe after two recent crashes which killed three hundred forty six
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people the f.a.a. administrator spoke at a congressional hearing looking into how the aircraft was approved for operation but he says it doesn't see a need to overhaul the way it develops airplanes. scientists and health care professionals have written a letter to the united nations calling for an international ban on so-called killer robots though they don't yet exist campaigners say only a year or two away twenty eight countries have signed up so far the united states and russia are among those resisting science and technology editor arianna honed as more. mention killer robots and many of us. of this a machine able to think feel and kill we have no way of knowing whether the kind of artificial general intelligence needed to create a scene tiant robot like this will ever be possible but here's what we already have
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sameeh autonomous machines dryers tanks aircraft robots big and small machines that can be wittman ised even programmed to find targets but the final decision of whether to take a life lies with us so-called killer robots fully autonomous weapons that can select and kill without human intervention well they don't exist. here we don't want to see killing outsourced to machines on the battlefield or in policing or in border control an obvious circumstances this is why we call for a preemptive ban on the development production and use of killer robots as soon as possible we already have facial recognition technology to unlock hellfire and they could be used by a fully autonomous weapon and trying say to identify and then attack a target without a human heavin the final say but what if it kills the wrong person or the machine malfunctions and continues to hunt and kill long after
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a conflict has been resolved whose responsibility is it when a fully autonomous weapon gets it wrong so everybody's got their experience with computers not working with barnes and i pads failing. and that's an inconvenience at best imagine that when you have the weapon system which is failing which is failing to turn off killer robots could be hacked and then used by your enemy forces against you and against your population and that they could be programmed to target a certain popular part of the population to go out there and to seek all military age males you know and determine them to be legitimate targets and fire upon them. sixty one percent of people polled in twenty six countries last year oppose fully autonomous weapons twenty eight countries have signed up to a ban to companies scientists researches and engineers in their thousands have over the years pledged not to knowingly create killer robots but plenty of that those
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are embracing artificial intelligence and will fia and states like israel russia south korea and the united states are among those resisting the ban countries may agree we're all better off without killer robots but no one wants to be left behind on the battlefield. new zealand's prime minister has welcomed facebook's decision to ban any support praise or representation of white nationalism on its services and social media john has come under increased scrutiny since a gunman used it to live stream an attack on two new zealand mosques two weeks ago following the change people who search for terms associated with white supremacy would instead see a link to a nonprofit organization that helps people leave such groups. now then carter has a new national museum spanning the size of nearly nine football pitches inside it charts the history of the country and its people that have been generated as
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a teacher. dug from the sands of cutter this fossil is more than two million years old an essential part of the country's cultural heritage and a natural exhibit for the new national museum this extraordinary building is designed inside and out to mimic the intersecting discs of a desert rose. each space showcases a different theme designed by a renowned french architect to create to love the sun rose. to a large scale something very difficult to do when you know that you just she said to have english restaurant technology be aren't so user centanni cities and he said imagine the russians she was an eternity if you do that and to modernity of today. it's taken eight years to complete the building and its contents are intended to educate and inspire the visitors at their ease to foreign workers and tourists. the nomads of arabia will tell you that the desert rose symbolizes hope that there is
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water underneath and that is the message that organizers at this museum would like people to take away with them. building was still underway even for arab countries imposed by land air and sea blockade on gaza now the museum's creators want to use it to illustrate the region's shared history. we believe that . culture should really stay away from any political tension between countries and it is really open in fact we have a team from from the blockade in countries are working with us and us and this is very great when you work with the people who believe in the culture and they believe that culture attache should have no boundaries innovation in design can be seen everywhere here the idea is to give equal prominence to each and every exhibit to help with it to understand the global significance of carter's history. qatar
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has some of the most significant pearls and they were used to design european tayo as you'll see in the galleries and also a very good a car but they came from the by roger of the road that was supposed to be gifted as a cover for the tomb of the prophet muhammad so the brotherhood is always in dialogue with the rest of the world and therefore i don't believe in importing any culture i think cultures are always in dialogue and exchanging knowledge between east west you can even say norse i was. before the oil and gas pool diving drove but there's economy the country's relationship with water is another key theme it's my first divorce of film it's the first time i've used this kind of pretty futuristic technology stitched cameras it's shot entirely in cut cut thirty's curators also want to highlight the role of women in company society so
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this is not the first time we've had the national museum and we were the first museum in the gulf and this is something that is very interesting for a series reopen and actually show the public our heritage all the research we've been doing for years really find this very interesting to be able to bring all these stories together and actually not not say everything which is why the exhibit is to actually immerse ourselves into expounding on different topics and sam the architect of the national museum of art there wants to do stand for centuries a shared ambition between those who planned and built the vision of a grand desert drawls osama bin. take you live pictures from dhaka in bangladesh where a very serious fire is underway and in one thousand. crews are battling this fire these are the very latest pictures nineteen units in fact trying to put it out the bangladeshi navy an air force also hail helping joining the fight you can see
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smoke billowing out of the buildings helicopters flying alongside a knave ahead firefighters trying to douse the flames with jets of water that's thousands of people gathered on the streets and we've even seen people still inside the building and awaiting to be rescued now reports that some people have been jumping off let's hear from a correspondent time to choudhry so far in our average six people who are jump off you know a building that conditions are not yet been taken by emergency services. nineteen fire several units working along with helicopters we're going we don't know what they're. trying to do yet but probably might try to rescue some people from their roof but that is that difficult when you actually have a lot of her going usually when i do that when there is fire maybe they are just
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getting that any of this is an ongoing battle over there that huge trying to get out on the building all across some major roads that blog. but there was a cross one time to child abuse heading to the scene and we saw pictures there of people being rescued from the building by crane it's believed that the fire broke out about one pm one o'clock in the afternoon since then the building has been surrounded by thousands and thousands of onlookers and various rescue teams including the navy and firefighting nineteen firefighting units have been dispatched to the scene ambulances arriving to take away those injured by this fire just to recap it's a nineteen story building in dhaka in bangladesh huge fire currently underway as nineteen firefighters fighting units trying to put out this blaze people. inside the building still waiting to be rescued we'll bring you more
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. on this far in bangladesh in half an hour's time people in power coming right up . al jazeera with and for your. america's president trump police told works he's pledged to keep the contaminated detention facility opens and this say to bring back will to pull the suspects so in the first of a special two project best weeping to the u.s. state that was once the halls of america's eagle program offering dish and torture
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to ask whether the u.s. could be about to return to a dot chapter in the nation's history. smithfield's north carolina. a quiet backwater in america's south. on the face of it an unremarkable bible belt town talk timid rural wooded countryside. but thirteen years ago stories started to emerge suggesting something sinister was going on. mysterious flights leaving from the
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libyan airport. people were being seized from their homes in streets around the world transported to foreign prisons and secret cia interrogation camps known as black sites. who feel some sort of them wouldn't give often. reported for. the covert operation officially called extraordinary rendition took place in the years between two thousand and two to two thousand and nine. in north carolina locals began calling the flights from their local airports torture taxes this was a planned orchestrated program of kidnapping for torture i found that to be just intolerable we spoke to a woman whose husband was another victim of rendition. to
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this day the truth about the cia's rendition program and the role of north carolina's airports remains officially shrouded in secrecy. but are realistic what you think tonight from al-jazeera tell of. when making a programme about cia or indifferent. i and investigations ont welcome. and story well you think. no one. nor all question i mean he's got a caucus to start with he's going to call the police yet he's not interested in hearing that the stuff. nine eleven the deadliest attack ever on american soil the mass murder of nearly three thousand
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people a defining moment in american history which was to leave a toxic legacy in its wake the u.s. launched a global war on terror including a convert program of kidnap and torture the secretary of state at the time was general colin powell his chief of staff was colonel larry wilkerson today he says that operation was a terrible mistake and still doing irreparable damage to the united states moral position in the world as a leader of human rights and human dignity and rule of law and so forth we no longer are seen as a leader indeed by more than two billion people in the world according to polls were considered the number one threat to their future. alyson case and lives near johnston regional airport one of the two north carolina airports used to say good rendition flights she took me that. so
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if you will down there that's aero contractors. are a contract is are a little firm that supplied planes for the secret cia program. in the years following two thousand and five allison and her friends began to investigate air a contract is she realized that some of the people involved with the company with people she knew one was an attorney. who had children the same age as my and it was shocking right because they were prominent members of the community so they put themselves out there as being you know. a standard of morality. it took real courage for these local women and their supporters to investigate and to confront what was being done in the state.
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of the. city was. to confront it they did you see that were contacting them here to ask them to come out and meet with us which they did not do the right thing. u.s. senate intelligence committee figures suggest one hundred nineteen individuals held by the cia nearly a quarter of whom were later found to be improperly detained in much of the program and the possibly many hundreds more seized remains unknown. but what's clear are a contract has played a central role transporting forty nine individuals for interrogation.
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on the other side of the world in london i think makes it westminster university have pieced together how the program worked every contract has maintained and operating profit in particular which were central to the war on terror on the. torture program evidence is absolutely encourage. the torture program took place and it violated the mast ignatz national many many points and that north carolina an air act was central to that. we traveled to gratz nostra to meet el masry in late two thousand and three he was arrested on holiday at the macedonian border he was then taken to a small hotel room where an official accused him of being a member of al qaeda. and served. as the. he's in the. college was telling
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the truth he was not a member of al qaeda shockingly this was a case of mistaken identity but they came worse he was hunted over to u.s. agents and bundled onto an air a contract as plane. from. c.m. . or human. unnamed to him his destination was a site in afghanistan used for cia interrogation one of the network of foreign prisons and secret so-called cia black sites places where suspected terrorists many of whom turned out to be innocent was systematically tortured in a brutal bid to gain intelligence.
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this man was a career cia operative his name is glenn hoddle he vividly remembers his first impression of one cia interrogation camp in an unnamed country. inside it is immediately. pitch black. as black as any darkness you have ever experienced. you cannot see. you you could not see your fingers here in front of absolute darkness. and disorienting and deafening. silence a brutal regime designed to undermine prison his sense of self and indeed helpless dependence we thank unconsciously that. the sun will rise once a day and then sets into the day that's one of the defining unthought of realities
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of life not if you're in the hands of the cia we can make the sun shine or not. when he had been assigned to interrogate a captured prison and he didn't have to nature out what he was expected to do. so the instructions were you will do whatever it takes to get him to talk do you understand and then it was pressure him pressure him it was the word frequently used pressure him turn up the pressure on him. be creative and i was literally literally stunned i responded we don't do that he said well we do not know my thought was pardon me for this and i thought these are this is very clear my
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thought was hold it this is clearly one of the critical moments in the history of the united states we're talking about torturing and that is illegal. and. i wouldn't do it declassified documents prison as accounts and reports outline a regime of the buz euphemistically night as enhanced interrogation subsequently denounced as torture techniques included waterboarding simulated drowning rule slamming sleep deprivation extreme stress positions and sexual and psychological abuse. that is as or best man get be picked up as or not it's all or them to be in their. own dimension or see the fact that some are done via their finish the necessary. to god be a strong shot the nagas fights you as ignorant as
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a guard. unarmed it was offset. and mark in the aggressiveness of. your dismissal my colleague was held without any explanation the cia realized very soon that they got the wrong man but it took more than four months before he was released they put him on a plane to albania drove him to a remote location and then dumped him on the underfunded. and the not for lawson or friendly and. he gave. them the vial. there are those today he is free but still paying the price suffering severe psychological trauma and whilst macedonia has apologized for its road and his friend issued he's received no apology from the u.s.
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he's now mounting the latest in a series of legal cases against the u.s. administration since the sheehan issue and she has since just kind of just come. under the. earth. can do with carolina campaigners are determined that no victim of rendition is forgotten. italian citizen. was seized in pakistan in two thousand and two and rented on an average night to moral case where he was subjected to horrendous abuse before being freed a full nine years later. today his wife anna speaks on his behalf the trauma of his experience has left him unable to relive this ordeal. all the unpaid
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work. in the. process. so. in twenty fourteen after years of investigation the us senate intelligence committee compiled a report into cia tool chest. but those who hate america was finally going to tell the full story about this period to be disappointed all that was made public this heavily redacted executive summary the entire report it was six thousand pages to this day remain secret. we ought to warn to see those six thousand pages of the
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full report because if the executive summaries any indication that report does to a standing things categorically it says torture not more and it says we tortured and we tortured extensively we even murdered people the ultimate torture that report should come out in the main reason it didn't come out as a north carolinian by the name of richard burr who is chairman of the senate select committee on intelligence prevented that report from being read by the american people and as far as i'm concerned that's complicit with war crimes. yes because what's reported in that report. war. senator byrd declined our request for a comment. earlier this year senator byrd a republican also chaired the confirmation hearing for president donald trump's
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controversial nominee as the new head of the cia jeanne a hospital true. look in hospitals confirmation hearings here back in may reignited controversy over the cia's pace nine eleven torture program not least her a record hitting a detention facility in thailand in two thousand and two where a detainee with water boarded. the. do you believe in hindsight that those techniques were immoral senator what i believe sitting here today is that i support the higher moral standard we have decided to hold ourselves to answer the question . and i think i've answered the question if not as you know i'm strong supporter of your nomination to be director of the central intelligence agency you may in fact be the most qualified nominee ever nominated for this role here in our june thank
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you mr chairman. tina hospitals appointment was approved. colonel steve kleinman was a career military intelligence officer he's recognized as a leading expert on the interrogation of terror suspects the message we sent in the world that some years of all the torture has been rewarded again with most arguably one of the most prestigious if not the most prestigious position on tells us merely how we how can we sending our cia director who have all the torture to work with with a senior intelligence official from another part of the world where torture is common and for for her to ever tried to chastise them to try to get a different way that well they'll say well you did it. yes but she said she said she wouldn't she wouldn't that the cia did. well on i'm sorry i don't believe are the critics ask what would she do if donald trump was to go to the cia to
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reintroduce torture. they said what do you think of waterboarding i said i think we absolutely need it we should have it and if we can't we should have worse. no doubt doll trump would get her out of the way posthaste if she objected and put someone in there who wouldn't do. the hard fact is that during his election campaign president trump faced down obamacare opposition to torture torture works ok folks torture but you don't have these guys torture doesn't work believe me it works ok waterboarding is your minor form some people say it's not actually torture let's assume it is but they asked me the question what do you think waterboarding absolutely fine but we should go much stronger than waterboarding that's the way i feel mark fallon has more than thirty years experience as a special agent with the n.c.a.a.'s the u.s. naval criminal investigative service he's investigated some of the made significant
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terrorist operations in u.s. history he's wrong about torture doesn't work. for what if your propaganda if i want to tell if i want to get you to tell me something that i want to hear i can get out you torture you what it's in effect about is getting the truth torture as a tactic is not only ineffective it's counterproductive and it's dangerous it cost lives and those to experts we spoke to agreed as a means of getting accurate intelligence torture simply doesn't work victims will say anything to stop the torture including full screen fashions and fabrications if you look through the history of torture it was used for one thing i want the only political or religious oppression to intimidate to threaten to keep people lying. the white house declined to comment on president trump's endorsement of torture the cia declined to respond to questions about gina hospital suitability for her cia
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role and referred us to her confirmation hearings where she said i would not support the use of enhanced interrogation techniques when asked what she do if the president gave her a direct order to waterboard a terrorist suspect she said i do not believe the president would ask me to do that . in september twenty eighth north carolina's campaign is a major report on their state's role in facilitating the cia's torture program it was the culmination of eighteen months of detailed investigations public hearings and the contribution of dozens of expert witnesses including the former un rapporteurs on torture and a former guantanamo detainee who have a dual slahi. the report was a devastating indictment calling on the state governor lingle thora to his and
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politicians to finally take a stand against torture with their methods loudly and clear under no. they are what we tolerate then you remain true. other human being. it also calls for an investigation into the north carolina company erik contract is . are they participating in the illegal kidnapping and disappearance of prisoners overseas we have no idea and they certainly could do it again if a future us administration introduced this program. we wanted to ask eric contract his about their business today offering what they call specialized past. and cargo transport haitian solutions to customers around the globe we rate to three former pilots and even called on them but no one would
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speak. i'm sorry is not. could we talk to him. not there. we also contacted every contract his management who didn't reply so we called on lawyer lamar armstrong listed for many years as a senior management representative of every contract his we wanted to get his reaction to the revelations in the north carolina report into torture and the stated role of eric. we sent an e-mail to mr armstrong mr lamar armstrong representative of eric tractors. thank you very much thanks a lot charlie why is you not interested because he's just not right he's going to call the police. he doesn't want to talk about the aircraft operated by eric contractors that play the federal role in the torture program of seven three seven
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boeing business jet originally numbered yet only three one. hour has the police. my name sarah spiller from al-jazeera television the one who thought this was. so mr armstrong threatened to call the police when we asked him for an interview as a representative of contract is an idiot he has called the police not just one call two cars have a right here i'm a thank you gets me to thank you but by that same day at the courthouse in smithfield north carolina campaigners distributed copies of their report to local elected county commissioners over the years campaigners have improved to these commissioners to investigate activities at the local airport. a respected local minister tried to ask a simple question about what companies say is north carolina's complicity in
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torture and we are here tonight to ask you smithfield county commissioners can you say with us we are wrong. a knife. think that. in the face of silence we put our questions when making a film about the secret cia rendition pay them do commission is believe that torture is morally acceptable i know you think that is missing and. i didn't say anything about torture be accepted was think there was anything illegal going on on that area so i asked the chairman of the benito job about seven year for question my answer is appealing to this your opinion i'm glad i got there wasn't any opinion others out here question seemed think the hope was naive question on the is there
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anything else inviolate respect or address this will work with her trying to just kill us. despite the deafening silence here the demands for the truth about the cia program about torture continue. and the next part of this investigation we visit to guantanamo bay cuba the new torrijos u.s. naval base u.s. president trump has vowed to keep open. we investigate claims that secrecy about past torture is impeding the quest for justice after nine eleven. and we traveled to morocco to meet the family ever going ton in a prisoner cleared for release but like others still incarcerated by the u.s. administration and we are asking what the future holds under president donald j.
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trump. president trump who is a man rode with torture who has a thirst for mcalary are afraid that we're setting the conditions to return back to practice of brutality and state sponsored torture as we did have done in past. business.
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named as magister united's new manager. has been the manager since december has now signed a three year contract. thanks . ok we begin in bangladesh where far crews are battling a large place in the mine hundred sori building these are the latest pictures from dhaka one thousand fire units are trying to put out this fire with the help of the
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bangladesh navy and the air force it's also believe that some people may be trapped inside we can now go to our correspondent there in dhaka tanveer chowdhury timer to tell us what's happening there. so we can predict around with one person dead is going to fire of a thirty year old man we don't know his name let's hope a dozen people injured but people are being taken to calling were genuine hard to go and as you have mentioned the operation is to ongoing military helicopter trying to get some people a little nineteen fire trucks are involved and get a feeling that fired with a pretty market share out there with all their old who are a lot of curious onlookers with their making it difficult for the fire started to get off. and.
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debated globally clearly they were like we want people weeks or a lot number of people very good it's quite obvious that more people are very frightened moderation is still ongoing. and. this is what i want to do with the making with. any commercial area with iraq and maybe building as well as. how much our high rise buildings in this particular doing there from three toaster downstairs as well as several offices which are. similar garments manufactured office buying houses so there are lots of that to do that a building and lots of people are in fact we don't know exactly how many were able to get out but obviously there are people still trapped inside a very active situation and the fire started are still trying to rescue people from the top ten there and that is there any idea as to what may have started this fire
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and can you give us an idea of what the challenges are that the rescue crews are facing at the moment. so probably cannot confirm but what seems like on the ninth something sparked off a flag fire could be an electrical shock effect at all something related to guess most of the new high rises are whether the kid that got fired sprinklers that got fire hoses dug. unlike the old building which a fire because then i'm happy but this is a new building a new building. all the barnardo's have a. safety lock a front porch mondas not enough manpower shifting within diffs last two months there's been several major incidents a fire one involved car where chemical was collected particularly seventy people. in this particular case we don't know the exact reason but. that
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song. to build hardware is obviously still going very wrong trying despite the fact that. after a military helicopter trying to. rescue this bill really close to the wire not sure it could drag on but all the new buildings are. regular system of the water bill you little know you have you find out more and try and go from our instructor was very reason and why people have to jump out of the building rather than use a park or other means to get out of the building indeed thank you very much senator shelby there and keeping an eye on that fire in that high rise building we'll of course be updating us we get more details thank you moving on to some other news now jarius president is now facing unprecedented pressure to step aside and there's
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yet another sign that those closed. are trying to distance themselves now local media are reporting that dozens of business leaders tried to leave the country but were stopped at the airport in algiers the constitutional court has not given beautifully can automate a resign or be removed but some members of the opposition and protesters want to sentara government gone and the army chief has already suggested a constitutional measure that could be used to remove the president on health grounds where we cannot go live to. neighboring tunisia so first can you tell us more about this group of businessmen that try to leave and what the issue is surrounding land. well according to local media say that basically the army has a. number of businessmen from leaving the country this comes against the
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backdrop of widespread discontent over many people accused by the algerians of embezzling public ones over the last few years particularly some oligarchy. with president. this could be an indication of the obvious trying to send reassurance that it is determined on one hand to trigger article one and the political impasse same time sending the reassurances that anyone who has been accused of embezzling public plans or any acts of wrongdoing will definitely have to face justice in the near future and when you look at the most of the local media the television programs over the last forty eight hours there's an unprecedented. against those business people saying that some of them managed to amass massive fortune over the last few years billions of dollars which led to the impoverishment of many people
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and creating a disconnect between the elite in nigeria and the masses. and as you were saying unprecedented anger and going with that tomorrow it seems they're going to be mass protests yet again those protests over the past few weeks have brought algeria to this political point what's the direction that they're likely to go. well basically we've seen many activists leaders of the government movement saying that they are determined to continue their lives until the political establishment steps aside and they say that they are coming on the streets in huge numbers tomorrow if they can maintain the momentum they started on the second went to the second last brewery could be a strong indication that the people reject cosmetic approaches offered by the political establishment that the only way out of the political crisis. in algeria
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would be for the government to go and for the parliament to be dissolved and for a new. national unity government to be formed now when you look at social media it's quite interesting that algeria as of now starting to bring the list of potential candidates to leave the nation like former president lee i mean it's not like been very popular activists in syria so the sentiment sentiment now in syria seems to be really in favor of fresh new faces to leave algeria for the transition until new parliamentary and presidential elections are held. thank you very much our bar is there monitoring the situation in algeria thank you. a merchant ship that was hijacked by migrants and its crew had been rescued just arrived in malta earlier on thursday multis forces boarded the boat and took control hundred eight people on board are thought to have seized the ship after
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they realized they were taken being taken back to libya ok we can now go to mom and i did what he had to do is live for us in tripoli so bad mood what's the latest you're hearing. well now with the ship finally docked in the maltese capital of seoul the maltese government is expected to conduct an investigation with the migrants who are accused of hijacking the ship and also the crew the vessel crew members because the maltese navy navy stated that in a radio communication with the captain of the vessel he stated that the captain sad that. the crew members were threatened by the migrants and will force it to change the vessels course back to the north we understand that those migrants were
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rescued or picked up in international waters which is being patrolled by libya's a coast guard in this regard libya's coast guard officials say that it's their right to capture. migrants in there as long as they are have they have entered libya illegally and they have sealed off libya ensures also illegally we understand that this could be an international crime committed by the migrants but again it depends on where it was committed and also who is an innocent and who is not but the question now is will the maltese government after the end of the investigation well will it send the migrants back to libya we understand that this is the migrants biggest fear is to be returned or sent back to
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libya because they're afraid that the violations the face in libya especially at the hands of people smugglers could be repeated again in case they return to libya but again because those migrants could be some of them could be innocent so they can. the innocent migrants could apply for asylum in malta and those who are. accused of hijacking the ship could be tried in malta or repatriated to their own countries nobody knows what is going to happen. before the end of the investigation but again those migrants they have women and children so it depends on how the maltese government is going to deal with this issue of your mama that their head good to speak to you thank you. plenty more ahead this news hour including.

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