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now what is happening is president that this money has won the election as announced by the electoral commission the opposition are saying no he did not win all of boxes was tough with great park full of people for him some of the. some of them seem mostly in unusual on island where there was most of the clashes on election day now he started looking down on the opposition starting by arresting with mohamed swayed he and supporters are monitored here up in arms and they do not want to stop especially after he's been announced the head of the transitional authority announced and formed by the opposition just about ten four hours ago so the been protests and we saw those soldiers were broken out of the prison led by former major faces. taking up arms but now the interior minister is saying everything's under control and is it do you think. no this is
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a country that's prone to prone to instability they've been more than twenty who attempts for them successful in the past forty years it's been really unstable until two thousand and one when they came up with a power sharing plan where the islands that form of morse would take tons having somebody from there from from these islands taking the presidency for five year period now that has been thrown out of the window but as the earliest money in that a friend and he held last year it was also criticized for all kinds of it that it is transparency is not a good thing in the courts because you were there to cover the elections but i didn't wasn't welcome we were only in some national team that was covering the election and were doing so well until the day the election results were announced and as we were outside the hotel trying to. do some reporting
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police came took away all forms they took away our kimono and all our equipment looked us in our hotel and said you should not come out the next day they came up and told us that you know us later put us in a car but the lessons there can often tell us to leave but they took away all the stuff and now you're here covering the story from before we do appreciate that now and thanks very much thank you well still ahead here on al-jazeera the a break said battlegrounds talks intensify ahead of a third vote on treason ways do you deal. however the loss of fire and try weather across much of europe at the moment i say much because down into the mediterranean it's still quite so pretty and down here central and eastern parts of the middle lots of cloud around some lively storms as
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well some wet sand on some windy weather rolling through here beneath this area of low pressure but further west that's where our area of high pressure is and it's settled dry once the sun the early morning mist of fog for some but for the most part it's looking settle seventeen celsius there for london and paris eighty there in madrid plenty of sunshine for friday prayers are wet weather the windy weather and at times wintry weather over the city over the turkish mountains you can see down is that southeastern corner we go on into saturday and the storms will actually push a little further east was cyprus sayings in very heavy rain by this stage and that eastern side of the med to the decidedly unsettled for the west is thirty five and dry paris could touch ninety degrees by saturday afternoon is to well up into the teens for london and nineteen for madrid as well lots of dry weather there stretching down across southwestern corner of europe into the northwest of africa then a bit of class still scraping the northern coast of libya and also egypt but it will
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gradually turn dry and prices. they said what do you think of waterboarding i said i think we absolutely need it we should and if we can we should the. people in power investigates the private companies and rule us and the g.t. complicit in the illegal use of torture under interrogation the sun will rise once a day and sets not if you're in the hands of the cia you can make the sun shine and rendition even satanic. on al-jazeera.
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but again to welcome back you're watching out there are mind of our top stories saudi arabia has released three prominent female activists from the trials of being held there among eleven women arrested last may for their human rights work and having contacts with foreign journalists and diplomats. the un special rapporteur on extradition executions is calling on saudi arabia to try the eleven suspects in the murder of tomorrow so in public and release that names. bangladesh's housing minister says criminal charges will be filed against the owner of a building or at least nineteen people died in a fire on thursday relatives are grieving at the sea in the capital dhaka as rescuers search for more victims. thailand's election commission has withdrawn its unofficial vote count from sunday's election that made growing allegations of cheating and voting irregularities carry results showed that. the pro-military
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polity allied with the ruling gentle one with just under eight and a half million votes however a number of parties rejected the figure let's try to read that old way and he joins us live from bangkok it was always going to be complicated way and so it's proved. yes exactly right and there were plenty of irregularities reported on election day both from voters complaints from voters and also from election monitors and it seems as if the situation is only getting worse as the election commission at least attempts to finalize the results these provisional results that we're hearing about from the election commission the final results won't be known until the ninth of may so what we saw unfold on thursday was a surprise media conference called by the election commission supposedly to announce the final provisional results of the popular vote they posted those numbers they spoke about them at a media conference where there wasn't much media because no one knew about this
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media conference and then some pretty large discrepancies were found in the numbers so the election commission then withdrew those results that they had announced to give you a couple of examples the voter turnout just over thirty eight million next the number of ballots cast was more than forty million so there were more than two million ballots cast all of a sudden by a mystery group of voters it seems and the turnout significantly from election day on sunday to that media conference that took place on thursday an extra four and a half million voters were found so as you mentioned political parties analysts are asking the election commission what is going on here where are these discrepancies coming from the election commission has really not responded to what unfolded on thursday but overall it says that it is investigating some of these issues do you have to wonder if anything if this will really matter we just like to see the continuation of military rule anyway.
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you know well what we're talking about here in terms of these results seats in the lower house of parliament at the moment we have the largest opposition party that was the party that was alstad in the two in two thousand and fourteen it says it has the support of other parties to form a coalition believes it can get more than two hundred fifty seats in the lower house to be able to form a coalition government at the end of the day it may not really matter because sitting above them is a two hundred fifty seat senate which is going to be completely hand-picked by the military and those senators can also join in the voting process when it comes to finding the prime minister as you mentioned. the military party it's a new political party has it seems if the election commission results can be believed won the popular vote it's candidate to become prime minister is the coup leader the former army general prayuth so we may well be heading for the status quo
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continuing with some strong voices in opposition in the lower house of parliament and it actually says something way doesn't it give the shape the rules for this election yet still there's this confusion and they're struggling to maintain the position. yes exactly and as you mentioned there were many concerns about this entire process before the election and what sort of democracy ties might end up with and those concerns are only growing louder now because of the apparent problems within the election commission another thing that makes this pretty much a military government going forward in terms of what is likely to happen is that all future governments nic have to sign up to have to agree to following the military government's twenty year strategic plan so while like i say there are going to be some very strong voices in that lower house of parliament either in opposition or in some sort of coalition government ultimately it seems that sitting
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above them in the senate possibly also the prime minister and this twenty year strategic plan very little is going to be able to be achieved by these parties some of whom are saying they want to rewrite the constitution amend many of the other laws that the military government has passed over the past five years but it may be very difficult for them to do that or i will leave it there thanks very much wayne from bangkok british politicians a jew to vote for a third time when the prime minister's deal parliament must prove to resume is agreements before midnight on friday to ensure britain's departure is delayed until may the twenty second if not sit will leave the e.u. in two weeks the bark reports now from london. efforts to secure backing for teresa mayes deal are intensifying with senior government ministers urging m.p.'s to give the twice defeated divorce deal another go this after may promise to resign if a proposal is passed those tipped to replace
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a say now is the time to back the deal in seventeen point four million people of this leave the european union have a chance to make sure that we do that's what everyone can support the prime minister's deal with. the speaker of the house told the government that it could only put the deal before parliament again if it was fundamentally different but i do expect the government to meet the test of change so the government's devised a plan to split the deal already agreed with the e.u. into its two constituent parts the withdrawal agreement and the political declaration the would draw agreement includes details about citizens' rights the fifty one billion dollars breaks that bill for leaving the e.u. and the northern irish border it's a legally binding document and has to be passed in parliament by friday to allow the u.k. to leave the e.u. on may the twenty second the political declaration on the other hand dictates the future relationship between the u.k. and e.u. and forms the basis of future trade talks it's
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a much shorter document it's also not legally binding by separating the two plan to vote only on the withdrawal agreement was given the green light by the speaker to go before parliament on friday and this was how it was presented to this house notes the european council decision at the twenty second of march twenty nine thousand taken in agreement with the united kingdom but won't does it mean in short the government is using the friday deadline set by the e.u. to secure backing for eighty percent of teresa mayes proposal resetting the bricks and clock to may the twenty second if the plan gets the required support it will allow the u.k. to leave the e.u. with a deal and title in the country to a two year transition period. it's been called the bare bones of brakes it is a big risk for the government considering hard line breaks a t. isn't a reason maize own party and northern ireland's democratic unionist party that props up maine's government of repeatedly refused to back it. they'll have to rely on
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support from other sides of the house but the opposition labor party has said that it would be the blindest of blind bricks it that would mean leaving. with absolutely no idea where we're heading but except all the. m.p.c. are continuing to look for an alternative to teresa mayes deal so after seizing control of parliamentary proceedings on wednesday no single plan gained a majority m.p.'s will vote again on monday the big question both leaves and remain as are asking now is whether to resume a gamble will pay off the park or al-jazeera westminster. new zealand's prime minister has led a service in christ church to remember the fifty people killed in the attacks on two mosques under thomas was the. words to the prime minister can adequately express the pain and suffering of new zealand's darkest day what
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words captured the anguish of muslim communities targeted by hatred and violence what words expressed the grief of the city of christchurch and then she found them . a look on peace be upon you they were words to cinderella durned said she'd heard repeatedly over the last fourteen days but even the ugliest are viruses can exist in places they are not welcome. racism exists but it is not welcome here this service exactly two weeks off to be al gore and linwood mosques were targeted by a white extremist gunman was broadcast on big screens around the country representatives from more than fifty countries came to hear islamic welcomes and prayers. and then the slow recital of the names of those killed all fifty of them. among them was her. husband survived on stage he spoke of forgiveness
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i don't support in the wrong action but at the same time i cannot deny the fact that he is my human brother the daughter of another victim spoke to about her father he was a really nice man. thank you. with the work performance is to from a local saying as i was the and use of islam cat stevens who sung about peace. to the. twenty two people remain in hospital following the fifteenth attack for them recovery will be slow to new zealand to this national remembrance had a theme that came up again and again in the speech he was on stage and that theme
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was. to divide people in opposition on the talk of the program. we all one hundred thomas al-jazeera. an egyptian delegation has been in israel and gaza trying to negotiate a peace deal the visit follows a major escalation this week between israel and hamas are a force that has more now from gaza city. well after the latest escalation earlier in the week another relatively calm day in gaza but the next two days friday and particularly saturday could well be a lot more tense saturday is the first anniversary of the great march of return the massive border protests that have taken so much attention during the course of the last twelve months i have seen so much bloodshed more than six and a half thousand people injured by israeli sniper fire more than two hundred fifty palestinians killed during the course of those protests and hamas is calling on a major mobilization of people to go and protest again on saturdays and mark that
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anniversary at the same time as there's been a big mobilization of israeli forces on the other side the prime minister benjamin netanyahu was visiting those troops saying that he had mobilized extra forces to ensure that israel could carry out a broader military operation if so required but said that would only take place if all other options had been exhausted and those other options really center on the progress being made or otherwise of egyptian medias who are now mediators rather who are now back inside gaza having been inside israel earlier on thursday trying to come to some kind of long term truce between hamas and israel as they have been for many months now the speculation is about some kind of a deal involving easing of import restrictions into gaza easing of fishing restrictions job creation in alliance with the united nations but the israeli government the israeli prime minister in particular is under
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a good deal of pressure given that he's just a couple of weeks away from an election to project strength rather than give hamas too much already he's been criticized for not having done enough in response to a rocket launch earlier this week and so there is a big military presence on the israeli side and we're expecting a big protest on the gaza side on saturday so that does make for a very volatile mix. please in the philippines arrested the chief executives. the news website rappler the government says that maria ressa violated laws requiring all media to be completely filipino and regular has repeatedly denied its news agency receives foreign funding reporters of us and say the arrest is an attack on free speech. or let's recap the headlines here on out zero and saudi arabia has released three prominent female activists from gentleness that trials are being held there among eleven women arrested last may for their human rights work and having contacts with
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foreign journalists and diplomats a u.n. investigator says saudi arabia are holding hearings in secret for suspects accused of being involved in the murder of genest amount to sochi is a violation of international a special report turning extrajudicial executions i can it's kind of it's called me on riyadh to try the eleven suspects in public and release the names she's denounced the kingdom for what she says is a lack of transparency bangladesh's housing minister says criminal charges will be filed against the building where at least twenty five people died in the fire on thursday more than one hundred were rescued from the tower block in the capital dhaka scores of people injured the ministry officials could also face investigation algeria's ruling party has banned schools from the chief suggesting a constitutional measure that could remove the president on medical grounds protesters are preparing for a six week of nationwide marches calling on you to flick it to resign they're also
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demanding the removal of the entire political leadership. at least three gunmen have been killed in a shootout with the military in the komodo us it happened close to the capital of the indian ocean a nation local reports say the men were a group of soldiers accused of attempting a coup separate presidential candidate so lee he mohammed has been arrested mohammed who last sunday's election accuses the government of rigging the results he and other opposition presidential candidates earlier announce their plan to unseat the president as ali assume ani thailand's election commission has withdrawn its unofficial vote count from sunday's polls as allegations of cheating and voting irregularities are growing the preliminary results show that doc a military party allied with the routing joined one with just under eight and a half million votes however some parties have rejected that figure.
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all right you're up to date with all the headlines on al-jazeera we've got more news coming up right after inside story. in the country playing political cottonmouths games with europe and russia the people are trying to find a sample and. put under the un freestream of the sukhumi didn't stick to the tour of europe we see any opposition is risking. the penalties can be simply. the better routes dilemma weakness documentary. on al jazeera. it may be allied to a far right party but the austrian government says it is considering banning a far right movement the reason an alleged connection with the christchurch attack in new zealand vienna says it won't tolerate any kind of extremism but is anyone convinced this is inside story.
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hello and welcome to the program hasn't seeker the austrian government says it won't tolerate what it considers extremist ideology and it's now considering disbanding the far right identity hereon movement and investigating whether that group is a terrorist organization or that decision was made after it was confirmed the movement's leader martin cell now received nearly seventeen hundred dollars from the man accused of carrying out the christ church mosque attacks in new zealand but he's denied any ties to white supremacist brenton terence austria is the only country in western europe where the far right presence in government the leader of the right wing freedom party has distanced himself from the identity ariens and the
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country's chancellor sebastien current says radical ideologies on not welcome in austria. also because it's almost our position on this is very clear no kind of extremism whatsoever whether it's radical islamists or right wing extremist fanatics has any place in our country and our society. now the identity tarion movement austria is part of a larger far right identity theory and movement which began in the early two thousand identity tarion ism originally started in france and spread to western europe north america and new zealand it aims to fight what it calls massive immigration and the islamization of europe identity terry and often attack multiculturalism and use islamophobia gretry they say they fear a systematic so-called great replacement of europe's white christian population by non europeans identity ariens are considered by some to be the new media friendly
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face of far right nationalism and focus on recruiting young people. so let's bring in our guests now to talk more about this joining us from vienna is michael bond a lot. a journalist author and expert on the far right in austria in berlin we have emily gore sense research and advisory board member to the prosecution project a research lab studying political violence she is the creator of first vigil a database tracking far right criminality since two thousand and sixteen and joining us from washington d.c. cynthia miller professor of sociology at the american university and author of the extreme gone mainstream commercialization and the far right youth culture in germany welcome to the program so michael bomba lots how prevalent is this
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identity hereon movement in austria and how connected is it to the current austrian government i mean they they are distancing themselves from this group but how and how connected are they really you know right now there is this process of distancing especially from the far we don't party which is in government but in fact there are a lot of very close approval tiredness between the f.p.o. which is in government and the i did to terri and movement is fascist group so what we could say is that the. group i did that area movement in itself is pretty weak that's maybe a somehow redacted with its but what is important aren't there is especially there are links to government parties emily gore says he what is it about this movement that appeals particularly to younger people. in europe and how how does it brand
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itself in a way that's different from some of the. traditional far right groups that that we've heard about in the past. well i think that one of the things that we see with this group is that they're very keen on their perception and their optics as they like to put it and we see a lot of young men in particular who join this movement as part of something bigger to be a part of and they see themselves as being slighted on many angles they're young they're white they're male and they sort of see this identity politics playing out in the media and pop culture and the identity movement is in a way its own form of identity politics targeting young men in particular cynthia how does this what what what what similarities do you draw between these groups in europe and what you're what you've seen and studied in the united states well these
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are all part of the same phenomenon mainstreaming of extremist aesthetics and some of the ideas even i think is am i was just saying you what you're seeing is that there's a softer kind of language a more coded kind of language so we're not going to talk about race we'll talk about european heritage where going to we're not going to talk about white separatism but we'll use the language of re migration arm emigration depending on how that's framed and so there's a way of coding and softening and it makes it seem less exclusionary although it's not and we had we heard some of that rhetoric didn't we in the in the charlottesville. rallies that took place of course back in two thousand and seventeen and we had we had the chance for them saying jews will jews will not replaces just explain what that means and that how that's part of this what they called a great replacement. yeah the theory of the great replacement which you know comes
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from a french. far right scholar is it is about demographic change it's about this idea that i mean they also use the language of white genocide the language that that that white populations are shrinking ethnically due to demographic change and that through birth rate replacement there will be a shrinking an ever shrinking population of whites and framing that as a threat and i'll say that i think one of the challenges that that governments and communities across the world have to face right now is understanding that even if that's true we have to find ways to fit to to frame demographic change in other ways and offer an alternative to young people to to not see demographic change as a threat but instead to see it as an asset and a legal sense here i mean you mentioned earlier the this movement seems to largely appeal to kind of disaffected. white men who want to be you know part of something
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greater greater than themselves but it also appeals a lot of women as well doesn't it cuts across a cuts across a lot of demographics. yeah that's true there are a lot of women in the movement there's sort of a subset of the movement called the traditionalist movement and that appeals to this notion of of heritage whether it's american heritage or european heritage which is centered around the nuclear family and the woman's role in the household versus the man's role in the household and so it's there are a lot of men in the movement but there is a strong subset of the movement that is appealing to this sort of traditional notion of femininity this traditional notion of gender roles and so what we've seen what we saw in charlottesville in particular was in this in amidst this you will not replace us mentality there was also quite a bit of antagonism towards. people who are queer or gay or transgender
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there was a lot of antagonism towards this notion of the erosion of these traditional what they perceive as traditional values in our society and so they're this movement sort of likes to define those roles and have certain. i say. duties for different people in the movement you know the women are supposed to go out and they're supposed to serve the men who are out there on the street and in charlottesville we saw that women were required to carry the torches on august eleventh during the torch rally and they were forbidden from attending the rally at the park the next day. michael bumbler martin sound who's the leader. of this i.b.o. party that took money from the alleged shooter in new zealand he's saying that they
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have no damn no connection to this man or what he did and that they are a peaceful or be anti immigration group that has nothing to do with violence had does that fit in at all with what you've seen there basically it's clear it's a neo fascist group so if we talk about their stand on while answer not a while and that mainly a tactical stand that they have and like in public they try not to look very while and but what is clear is it was mentioned before does this ideology of a so-called great replace man which they say my the cure but they also say that they are the so-called lost china racial to prove went so if you are or if you see yourself as a lost china ration to prevent something of course everything is allowed. to do
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that and they share also some common ideology like this share this ideology of supremacy they share this on the olive cheer of as was mentioned before the question of women's rights of the right and so on so there is some coming growled so i would say that if the i did that terry move men now tries to this then to itself from attacks like chris church that the tactical this that and they have technical differences but the ideology there are various that many similarities and michael bomberman how much has mainstream politics in europe played a part in fueling these movements because in the past. they were often dismissed as as as kind of fringe groups with very small numbers and not really a threat but we're seeing a lot of this a lot of this narrative now being taken up by some mainstream parties fear of
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immigration and so on. that's not a. i mean that's something that's happened quite a lot in the last few years how do we explain that. well. it seems that there are some far right parties which take the topic of migration forward there are political agenda they are also in government in some countries like in austria in hungary in poland but what we shouldn't forget while we are sitting here are people are dying in the mediterranean sea and it's the politics of the european union who is responsible for this mass killing and if all the major parties if the european union if the far right all then tell you that migration might be
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a problem and that you have to set up the border said the fences and have to accept that people are dying in the sea then it's clear that those who are the most radical in that position will also gain some ground and legal sense he is there are you see a common thread here in in a lot of these movements in some of the rhetoric that we've heard from mainstream politicians like viktor orban for example one get hungary's prime minister he built a fence against the migrants in two thousand and fifteen and began calling himself a defender of of christian you europe there was this you know frenzied opposition to muslim immigration real or imaginary ads and this has been. something that's united along a lot of these populist right parties in germany and poland sweden italy throughout europe. yeah i think that the rhetoric here is extremely similar and what's concerning is if you look at the rhetoric and if you look at the tone and the
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language being used in some of these manifestos speeches and even political campaigns there's not much difference and if you were to without knowing which which. words came from which speech it would be very difficult to determine whether it was a politician's speech or a manifesto from a terrorist there's a incident that comes to mind where there was due to speak last march in the u.k. and he was detained by british border authorities and tommy robinson gave his speech instead and if you read the text of that speech it is almost identical in the words the phrasing and the tone to both the christ church shooters manifesto to a manifesto written by a terror group in the united states that was prevented from bombing muslim community in kansas and the the language that we see coming out of political
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leaders in hungary poland and even the united states. cynthia when we talk about trying to combat the rise of these. groups i mean in austria the government is talking about banning banning them altogether but is that is that really the solution especially when it brings up issues of free speech and so on i mean have we got every got this backwards does there need to be a greater effort to to to promote understanding. in or reese yeah absolutely great question i think that you know what we know from banning in germany has the best is the best example of banning policies and i completely empathize and understand why the bans have been put in place on various symbols but you know you'll have schools that ban the number eighty eight because it stands for the eighth letter of the alphabet for age for al hitler and they don't want kids to display it and and kids start wearing t. shirts that say eighty seven plus one or hundred minus twelve i mean the banning
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creates its own kind of coding that then gets around the bands and i think we're going to see that with the facebook banning right now is that they're not going to be able to ban and monitor. coded content so i think you know i'm not saying that we shouldn't ban or we shouldn't be monitoring and surveilling and relying on intelligence but that there's no world in which that's enough and i think that what we have to be looking for are much deeper preventative solutions that that that acknowledge what both emily and michael were just saying which is that this is not just a problem of the french that that it's not just a problem that the extremists on more mainstream but it's a problem that the mainstream has moved toward the extreme and so we have to address that within the mainstream by reasserting what it means to live in an inclusive democracy and helping all young people but also across the life span understand how we are going to live together in a time of significantly change diversity. emily got a sense when you look at what happened with the with the alleged shooter in new
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zealand this was a young man who claimed to have developed his own violent belief all by himself he went on the internet he traveled through europe he bought the weapons in self he hone his skills in a suburban shooting range no one there suspected that he was preparing a massacre so i guess my question is how do you how do you start i mean he wasn't on anyone's radar so how are you going to stop. something like this happening again . well i think that you we have to look at the modes of how these people are radicalized we know where these communities are we know the groups that they're chatting in we know the types of behaviors that they're embracing and it is difficult to to identify that the that shooter before because you don't know who it's going to be and that's sort of the whole point that's the this idea of leaderless resistance or stochastic terrorism that has been promoted by the far
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right groups since the late one nine hundred seventy s. the idea here is that rather than having a commander or a cell or any sort of directed attack that the rhetoric is clear in what is necessary in their in their eyes for what types of violence what types of public activism needs to be done to spread their message and so there doesn't need to be a group you know selmer didn't i i have no reason to believe that he told tara to go and shoot up a mosque. but the rhetoric is clear and if you again read their words that they're saying they're elevating that that temperature of violence they're trying to form oppositional groups they're looking at muslims as an oppositional group they're looking at as an oppositional group and it becomes clear to these to these people when you immerse yourself in that culture. some percentage of them are going to
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decide to act out violently and so in order to identify and stop those threats we have to figure out a way to lower that temperature. michael bond villain how much of a role has social media played. in fueling all of this i mean we have this announcement from facebook. that they were going to shut down all of these white nationalist groups and that's that's obviously something to be to be commended but the internet is is such a vast platform there's nothing to stop these groups from just going somewhere else . to to to have all of their discussions and so on so i mean it's an endless battle isn't it well of course it play some role like. the group i did the terrorist movement they might have like two hundred activists in austria but they went first trial because they understood how social media works and of course others helped
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them like current austrian wife child kristen stalker from the freedom party she shared her contributions spider i did to tarion movement on facebook helping to make them strong but on the other ahead and this is lot of social media phenomenon alone like trauma not isn't also an artist in the night and so it is they had no facebook and no twitter and still they were able to rise so same before it was mentioned before this question of the lol of right wing terrorism there is some social base for them there is some base in society for them and that what gives them the possibility to gain successes and to get stronger. cynthia and when you look at the rise of these. white extremist groups in the u.s. it's not something that just popped up in the last couple years it's it's clearly something when you look at the numbers it's clearly something that's been on the
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rise for quite some time yet we're only here batting it were only hearing about now in in the last couple years why is that i mean is there a sense that the government just kind of took its eye off the ball in this. well i think that we know that these groups have been around obviously for some time there were traditional groups the k.k.k. the arion brotherhood in prisons we had the patriot militia that started after the vietnam war but those who were always regarded as french they had an aesthetic kind of appearance that made them come across as quite french and very clearly not part of the mainstream and i think what we've seen over the last couple of years is the . that these groups have both expanded their base and they also have cleaned up their static in a way that makes it difficult for people to recognize them and recognize their ideas are as violent and as extremist as they are and i think this gets back to that question of whether ideas can be violent and i think we're seeing that even groups that that a spouse nonviolence you know are expressing violent ideas that if followed through
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to their logical conclusion have to result in violence and so that's i think where we're seeing a broadening of the base and more visibility and of course an amplification over social media and and those and the more violent acts that have occurred over the past few years so so there's a whole range of things happening but it is moved out of fringe groups into more mainstream broader base you know unquestionably there's no doubt about that. how incumbent is it upon the authorities to to do more to promote tomorrow promote awareness of these groups i'm not just talking about from a security point of view i'm talking about getting getting the wider public at large to be to be more aware of this. well i think that it's the place to start with that is with education and with improving access and knowledge to people of different cultures people of different backgrounds we see that that helps when
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young people grow up in environments where they have greater access to a variety of cultural experiences and so i think that that's super important to start with that there is certainly some degree to which law enforcement needs to or could play a role and they have largely been neglectful of white nationalist groups and white supremacist violence particularly in the u.s. and western europe over time but i think that part of what we need to do is is to look at this idea of regulation verses. sort of leading people to come to these values on their own and if we. creep if we keep building a society where our schools are segregated where there is class divisions in terms of who has access to what types of experience and education that's really going to
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continue to breed this sort of hate based movements you know we don't see that the people who are populating these these groups and these these activist circles they're not be what most people think they're not lower class generally they're middle class they're white and they have access to good education what they're not what they don't have access to is a wide range of cultural experiences and that is sort of brief leading to this shock that they have now that they're starting to see things like immigration into europe or into the americas all right we're going to leave it there thanks very much to all three of you michael banville it's emily go since cynthia miller ages thanks very much for being on inside story and thank you as always for watching remember you can see the program again any time just go to our website at www dot com and for more discussion there's a facebook page that's facebook dot com forward slash a.j.
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diseases documentaries the struggle continues but from bondage to now of course is distance revisiting the silver phase we're going back to a poor south african neighborhood where music and tradition come together in an annual competition looking forward to only a rewind on al-jazeera. al-jazeera . where everyone. a city defined by military occupation there's never been an arab state here at the capital of jerusalem everyone is welcome but there's the force structure that maintains the call it project that's what we defuse it was one of the founders of the settlement with this and the story of jerusalem through the eyes of its own people segregation occupation discrimination injustice this is apartheid in the
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twenty first century jerusalem our rock and a hard place on al-jazeera and this was different whether someone was going for someone of a reds and we think it's how you approach a vigil and half of it is a certain way of doing two hundred yards in inject a story and fly out. saudi arabia frees some female activists but with conditions. this is. also coming up the united nations calls on saudi arabia to make public the
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trials held over the murder of saudi journalist jamal khashoggi. chinese technology john while way reports a boost in profits despite a u.s. comp aim to blacklist the company. and national remembrance for those killed in new zealand. so than three prominent female activists in saudi arabia have been released from jail they spent ten months in prison with freed after the second hearing of that trial which is still going on there among eleven women activists who say they've been abused behind bars for promoting human rights. and its record. a taste of freedom that may be short lived the saudi activist are among eleven women who were arrested in may for campaigning for human rights they've been temporarily released after their second court hearing but their trial is not over. the woman were
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arrested two months before the saudi government lifted its decades long ban on women driving it was part of a sweeping crackdown on activists who are promoting change the accusations are accusations of being in contact with diplomats with the media with international organizations including amnesty international for conducting human rights work for calling for. greater women's rights and the ends of the guardianship says that the women say they were tortured and sexually harassed in prison the accuse interrogators of subjecting them to electric shocks and whippings the saudi government denies the mistreatment human rights groups say the country's leadership is sending a dangerous message to dissidents these women have not been given access to lawyers they have not been able to see their families there has been a chilling effect all around saudi arabia on activism and women's rights the provisional release of the activists comes amid international criticism over the
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country's human rights record adding to the scrutiny is a murderer saudi journalist. and high profile cases of young woman who fled to saudi arabia seeking asylum abroad while the saudi government is accused of using the court system to silence its critics the freedom of these activists and several others who's on the line katia lopez with a yawn al-jazeera. a un investigators says that saudi arabia holding hearings in secret for suspects accused of being involved in the murder of journalists is a violation of international law special report turning executions kalama is calling on riyadh to try the eleven suspects in public and release the names she's denounced the kingdom for what she says is a lack of transparency well sure intelligence is a u.n. representative for amnesty international and she says saudi arabia is trying to treat the trial as an internal matter. this is a trial that they are you know that's taking place in saudi arabia they say they've
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invited various representatives from france from the u.k. from russia from china from the u.s. to observe this trial and they are following international standards here is the un special rapporteur coming out with a statement today saying that it is fully below international standards that this is not an internal affair when you decide to monitor a journalist on foreign territory in a foreign consulate and so it's a very strong statement by the u.n. and let's hope that it doesn't fall completely deaf it's the saudi arabia saying that we've identified these eleven people and this is a fair trial that we've invited some foreigners to even it so that if they have nothing to be afraid of then why not actually open it up why not allow for human rights observers for the u.n. themselves to come and to come in and observe for journalists the last time time
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again to observe the trial why don't they let them in as well so you know you can't have it both ways you can't stand there and say we are following our judicial process we have nothing to hide don't fight these people who are to blame but then also not allow any sort of transparency you know the fact is that when this trial you know comes to its end saudi arabia will expect that this whole matter goes to bed because they you know how their trial and they and they've had their proceedings there's no way that the international community will accept this and if indeed there has been no transparency in the trial and that's what we really have to remember here. germany has extended a ban on arms exports to saudi arabia for another six months no new contracts will be approved between known the end of september a temporary ban was put in place in november after the american soldier was murdered was due to expire this month. a senior official in the united arab emirates says countries should be more open to israel and the minister of state for
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foreign affairs said they were role when they decided not to take up formal relations with israel zero senior political analyst moshe has more on his comments a number of arab countries have been opening up publicly or clandestinely towards israel and we've been waiting for. saudi arabia not to cough it up as you know and just say it now with the minister of state for foreign affairs and the united arab emirates have done exactly that and why is he doing that now well because it's just a few weeks ago president trump's son and lo jack question are was in the area in order to sell his date of a century or you know it's now we all know that this is the trap of the century rather than the deed of the century and yet a number of arab leaders feel they must appease the united states they must accept american dick that in order to. save their own regimes and without to
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empower their own and their likes in the region that's why now president sisi of egypt is going to the united states by the middle april in order to discuss the defense the u.a.e. and saudi arabia are on board and whether they have century and what is the deal of the century well we know it's more of the same so-called economics of peace no palestinian state no right of return no is jerusalem as capital of a protestant said that does not exist anyway no wonder it turned to the one thousand nine hundred seven borders not just months of the settlements so basically that the end of the century is. the occupation under a new name and the out of countries like the u.a.e. despite all of that want to normalize relations to bangladesh now where the housing minister says criminal charges will be filed against the owner of the building where at least twenty five people died in the fire on thursday more than one hundred people were rescued from the top block in the capital dhaka where he
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limited as this report. as crews baffled to bring the fire that engulfed this high rise building in dhaka i declare troll the many in the commercial area of the city it was a ready to meet. some felt trying to escape other kind down anyway they. let me go clear like i don't really have any of this we notice that in the beginning there was fire on one floor only in floor six or seven it was possible to stop the phiona floyd steps were taken quickly a guy jumping out only to be unlike the seven hundred eighty ninth floor there was like a lot of smoke and i was probably suffocated so he literally just jumped off watching from the pack streets but no crowds gathered desperate for news of those trapped inside a smoke rose to each of the towers nineteen floors and connecting building. the bangladeshi navy and air force join the rescue efforts and lifting some who managed
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to make it to the. rooftop prison we had it you could. you could make weekend age up to just going to do a started building but. we kind of. want more than eighteen million people living it's one of the world's most densely populated cities the city has struggled to enforce find safety codes especially in all the buildings. last month more than seventy people were killed in a fire an old neighborhood after and nine years ago another friend killed more than one hundred people due to an illegal chemicals warehouse near a residential area now as emergency crews search the wreckage of the latest fire they say it's still a rescue operation until everyone is accounted for. al-jazeera the head of the chinese tech giant wild way has defended the company's commitment to security after facing further accusations of failing to repair flaws in technology
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united states the company being the security threats and lead a campaign to blacklist it despite that the company's profits rose was almost twenty five percent last year while sales exceeded one hundred billion dollars while away has denied its technology can be used by the chinese government for spying. i think the us is the most powerful country in the world it's been the leader in many domains and the government has the attitude of a loser so i hope it can adjust its own attitude if we say that huawei would do something inappropriate such as spying that could put the survival of the company in jeopardy i don't think that should be allowed by the more than one thousand shareholders of. algeria's ruling polity has backed calls from the army chief suggesting a constitutional measure could remove the president on medical grounds protests as a preparing for a six week of nationwide moche is calling on these booty flicka to resign they're also demanding the removal of the entire political leadership. but if you're in
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algeria would like you to help us tell the story just get in touch with us on whatsapp or integra especially if you're attending a protest or if you want to share a video comment and the number is a plus nine seven four five zero one triple one four nine. now four days after the disputed election in the indian ocean nation of camorra us at least three gunmen have been killed in a shootout with military close to the capital moton e local reports say the men were a group of soldiers accused of attempting a coup separately the presidential candidate so he mohammed has been arrested but hamad who lost sunday's election he's the government of rigging the results he and other opposition presidential candidates earlier announce their plan to unseat the president as early as two monday. well still ahead here on al-jazeera the battleground talks intensified ahead of a third vote on theories amaze the new deal. and agendas critical of the philippines government has arrested.
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hello again and welcome back to international weather forecast all good news across europe we are looking at several days of beautiful weather across much of europe now that's all going to be due to some high pressure that is going to be dominated cross much of this area we're still going to have some clouds over here towards the east down here towards the south as well but for the majority of europe it is going to be looking quite nice as we go from friday as well as into saturday so look at these temperatures london at sixteen paris at eighteen zero sixteen vienna at fifty and as we go towards saturday well what we're going to be seeing is maybe some clouds up here towards the north but still the majority of europe is still going to be looking quite nice temperatures are actually coming up.

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