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tonight is blocked and phone lines are down 3 prominent push me pull to shouldn't 2 of them former chief ministers are under house arrest revoking indian administered kashmir special status is expected to garner strong reaction this is a straightforward pandering to the hindu majority electorate in india. b j p the hindu nationalist party came to power in elections in may this year with enhanced majority based on promises that it would remove these special provisions which they say that under to the muslims of india so there is a clear political polarization here with the ruling party trying to pander to its hindu vote bank. they have already been protests as the spread on sunday about the government's plan to hurt article $35.00 in article $370.00 is our basic constitutional right we have made an agreement with india the basis of these
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articles and now they are trying to derail vocals articles this is an injustice to us. are not going to tolerate we should just. disputed kashmir is one of the most militarized areas in the world india and pakistan claim it as their own for now the region is on the edge as it prepares for what's to come priyanka gupta 0. pakistan's government is condemning the indian move and says it's ready to exercise all possible options come on haidar has more from was a her in pakistan administered kashmir. white spread across pakistan raid protests taking place in major cities or what the. indian moves or what their job and kashmir region the pakistani foreign office summoning the high commissioner of india to the foreign office and lodging a strong protest and complain about the indian moves now there are tensions which
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have been growing up over the past few weeks also because he fired by lation august on accused india of using cluster munitions the indians of course denying that but pakistan had been taking foreign diplomats and even the united nations military observer group for india and pakistan to show them the evidence of the indian artillery bedrock in the needham valley and raised good relations are you now it is going to be important to see what happens within the next few days of august on intent to go in a diplomatic offensive to try and rein in the international community that the only way forward a tradition that is your quiet in order to defuse these dangerous crises although project on in india had been a main back in 1992 to discuss andhra dollars all outstanding issues including through bilateral dog that particular pod had been closed because of india and if
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you were going according to pakistan to come to the negotiating table the pakistani prime minister start taking office just a year ago had already said that if india wants to take one step forward that pakistan really take to. not in a similar as a senior lecturer at king's college london he says has been moving towards this decision on kashmir even before modi came to power. well one of the things that needs to be understood is that the actual protections of article 370 have been being eroded by the indian government over a long period of time under many different governments so in some senses the complete where vocation of article $370.00 is kind of a final break of fraying of the social contract between the indian state and the kashmiri people that was formed around the time of partition but at the same
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time there to sort of distinctive aspects to this firstly they're changing the administrative status of kashmir from being a state to being union territory which means that any elected government and. doesn't have an elected government at the moment will have substantially fewer powers than they had under state good and then secondly the manner by which the indian government has ram this through parliament is raising constitutional questions for people. still ahead on al-jazeera. toll from the weekend's shooting in a possible texas writes president trump blames the media for america's epidemic of gun violence in libya forces loyal to the former telephone have to launch air strikes killing more than 40 people.
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how i think we will see the winds picking up across parts of the middle east over the next couple of days largely clear skies hot sunshine as per usual one or 2 showers just lurking between the black sea and the caspian just around the caucuses but otherwise you can see lots of dry weather in place 36 celsius in kabul 31 for karate or into the mid forty's for baghdad and also for kuwait you can see how that wind is just driving out of syria through iraq and pushing down across the arabian peninsula that's going to be the theme as we go on through the next couple of days so watch out for them lifted dust in the sand the visibility is not particularly good temperatures pick up in doha 4445 celsius over the next couple of days but it could be that breeze that you really will notice a smile setting in. little bit of breezy weather pushing across southern parts of
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africa it is dry here so she clear skies little bit more cloud just rolling across the sea southern cape could produce a few spots of rain i think more so into wednesday then choose that cloud will thicken up and up towards cape town the far south of south africa for much of southern africa joy and sunny sums it up the showers there across the tropical regions as they should be from the hollers right into the gulf of guinea. with the new series. states on the banks down to 0 documentary. billy. rewind the game this week thank you sin city under siege.
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on al-jazeera. following on the top stories on al-jazeera the ceasefire in syria as last rebel held province has collapsed the government is resuming its bombardment of its accusing rebel forces of violating the cease fire and it's also blaming turkey for not guaranteeing the truce. egypt's government is now saying a bomb was the cause of a blast that killed 20 people on sunday the interior ministry had initially said the incidents in cairo was an accident involving multiple vehicles. and government
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parts of the law that give significant autonomy to indian administered kashmir the region is set to be split into parts special protections are being removed. thousands of people have attended a candlelight vigil in el paso texas to honor the 22 people killed in a mass shooting at a shopping complex on saturday it's the worst attack in the u.s. so far this year a 21 year old white man is facing multiple criminal charges. and in ohio a large crowd gathered. vigil in dayton's oregon district to mourn the deaths of 9 people who were killed during another mass shooting early on sunday well lease a there is no evidence to suggest about race was a motive. and a short time ago dayton's police chief described the type of weapon that was used in the crime we are less than 36 hours into this incident and its
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investigation can confirm that if all the magazines that we recovered from the suspect were completely full we have not had a chance to examine that we just know we have magazines with bullets in them but if all of those were completely at full capacity including the loose rounds found on the ground near him as well as in a backpack that he carried he would had a maximum of $250.00 rounds in his possession at that time well u.s. president donald trump has spoken out against gun violence at the white house has condemned bigotry and racism and white supremacy but says social media and mental health are to blame for the country's increase in gun crime. in the 2 decades since columbine our nation has watched with rising hora and dread as one mass shooting has followed another over and over again and decade after decade
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we cannot allow ourselves to feel powerless we can and will stop this evil contagion and that task we must honor the sacred memory of those we have lost by acting as one people can really help it has more from washington d.c. . in a speech from the white house u.s. president donald trump used the strongest possible terms to condemn what he sees as the motivation for at least one of the weekend shootings in the united states in el paso texas saying with one voice our nation must condemn racism bigotry and white supremacy this is certainly the strongest condemnation yet the president has made with respect to white nationalism many democrats on capitol hill calling for the president to use the strongest possible terms perhaps not expecting him to do so the president went further to put in place what he sees as 4 proposals in order to
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combat ongoing gun violence and mass shootings in the united states number one to commit federal resources to combat domestic terrorism and extremism to also put in place through the department of justice identifiers for red flags that could stop a potential shooter even with a protective order if necessary also suggesting there's a need to reform mental health in the united states laws that could include involuntary confinement for those identified as being of high risk and finally that hate crime legislation if punished under those laws could include capital punishment and that it be put in place with certainly these are proposals that those on the left may like to hear but some on the right are not going to be happy about this not only will this be viewed as a potential infringement on cause to to show rights particularly with respect to gun laws but also on civil liberties certainly this is also something that will not
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be put in place in any form or fashion quickly given the fact that not only is congress not in session but this will be hotly debated by both the left and the right. hong kong wide general strike us turned into another confrontation between police and protesters pro-democracy demonstrators are rallying into the night police have been firing tear gas to break up crowds that were blocking traffic earlier the city was brought to a virtual standstill by the strike action train service as words are structured and at least 100 flights were canceled robert bride was at various standoffs in hong kong and sent this report. tyson district of calderon well battle has been going on for some time with. police but it's likely protecting one tyson police station which is being pushed each count also residential quarters
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here from the demonstrators on at least 2 possibly. demonstrators down here also up on the bridges and in this car park have been throwing lots of stuff in the direction of the police police have been firing back with serve as she asked asked not to take out. the protesters that were no sooner. decided to. not come to. the police and. are also now attacking this. police residential building. just as soon as they force the police back into their police station or. as a police residential block tear protesters seem to impart to her again it's all
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part of the rolling strategy. moving getting the police to retrain trying to hold on to going and it seems melting or lying again. after a couple of hours when basically the police buildings were basically under siege from the protesters police returned in force and very quickly cleared away the streets the protesters simply melting away into surrounding streets. libyan media are reporting 43 people have been killed in iraq strikes launched by forces loyal to warlords after the attack reportedly targeted a wedding party in the town of that's in southwest libya and dozens more were injured more than a 1000 people have been killed since half that its forces launched an offensive in april to take control of the capital tripoli. has the latest from tripoli.
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libby as you and back to government of national accord has condemned the attack by half to war planes on civilians in the southern town of the murders of about 900 kilometers south of the capital tripoli the government of national accord is blaming forces loyal to the world have to pull what are called committing crimes against civilians in the south of libya it's also calling on the united nations support the mission in libya to open an investigation into those crimes and on a sunday after the drone. strikes killing get dozens of civilians in the town of mud is a big and injuring get the dozens of others we know that there to pull the tribes in the town of most of. the victims of these airstrikes have been totally injecting the what they call the military in all they have to as forces in the
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south and namely and the town of medic have to his forces on the other hand are accusing the tibble fighters of recruiting their tipple cousins from chad which fighters are categorically denying they say that all the victims are libyans civilians with libyan i.d.'s and libyan heritage we know that since last february when have those forces launched a military campaign to take control of the south of libya including get strategic locations towns oil fields and airports that has been sporadic fighting between have to his forces and the fighters since then we understand that the tibble fighters in this house of libya are now calling on the international community to do its part and protect civilians against have to attacks in the sales of libya. the rebels say they have launched
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a series of drone attacks. the targets were airports and the king holiday air base in the southwest saudi state television has confirmed the air force intercepted a number of drones launched by the whole of the rebels accusing them of trying to strike civil. to the ebola outbreak in the democratic republic of congo and doctors without borders says nearly 2 thirds of those who've been infected have died. refly shut its border with the sea on thursday after 4 patients in the eastern congolese city of goma tested positive for the disease stephanie decker has more from a which is on the rwandan side of the congolese border. these people are coming from goma in the democratic republic of congo that is goldman that you're looking at and this is how close the border is when it comes to practically the same city the way it's described to us here in rwanda which is why the authorities here the government got so nervous when the border was discovered in go back look at the
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amount of people that are crossing the border this is happening every day people will cross in the morning whether it's to work whether it's to pick up the goods whether even children to go to school and then they will return during the day and what they're hoping to do now is it set up these stations to get people to watch them not just because of the way that the virus is transmitted and they're also taking their temperature you know in the company here on the loudspeaker in the background while that's telling people to wash their hands not to shake people's hands i'd also that if they feel guilty sometimes that ability to move things like the virtual to go to one of the stations of the government has set up so we get it gives you a sense of the proximity of the 2 cities of ebonite having been discovered in goma and this is why this art is you are taking it so seriously because certainly no body wants the bar is just right.
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hello again the top stories on al-jazeera the ceasefire in syria last rebel held province has collapsed government forces are resuming the bombardment and the government is accusing rebel forces of violations it's also blaming turkey for not guaranteeing the truce the cease fire was agreed in kazakhstan on thursday the u.n. secretary general is calling on india and pakistan to show urgent restraint over the crisis in indian administered kashmir and delhi has revoked its special status through a presidential decree the region is under lockdown with all communication lines suspended thousands of additional troops have been deployed. they've made the constitution precarious they've removed. which originated in the constitution they have finished the constitution and a. general strike has turned into another confrontation between police and protesters pro-democracy demonstrators
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a rally into the night police have been firing tear gas to break up crowds that were blocking traffic earlier the city was brought to a virtual standstill by the strike action u.s. president spoken out against gun violence at the white house bigotry racism and white supremacy but such social media and mental health are to blame for the country's increase in gun crime it follows shootings in the u.s. over the last couple of days which left 31 people. injured egypt's government is now saying a bomb was the cause of a blast that killed 20 people on sunday the interior ministry had initially said the incidents in cairo was an accident involving multiple vehicles libyan media are reporting 43 people have been killed in air strikes launched by forces loyal to warlords 24 have to the attack reportedly targeted a wedding party in the town of. west libya dozens more were injured more than
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a 1000 people have been killed since have forces launched an offensive in april to take control of the capital tripoli those of headlines on al jazeera and side story is coming up next stay with us. india's government says it's where withdraw the special status of indebtedness. and seeing the disputed territory a significant autonomy and putting it in direct rule by new delhi he so what's behind this move and does it abide by the longstanding consensus this is inside story.
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hello welcome to the program. this fear to territory of kashmir has been divided between india and pakistan since that independence from britain both countries claim it as their own and control parts of it indian administered kashmir was once a special autonomy that's allowed it to function largely without direct interference from the delhi but that has now changed prime minister narendra modi's hindu nationalist led government is now revoking the special status and send additional troops to the area and but the region a lock down it's a move that's good to have widespread consequences when bringing in our guests in a moment but 1st this report from priyanka got. a sudden and momentous decision. india's government says it's revoking special privileges granted to
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indian administered kashmir the opposition is furious. it's a change in the constitution which far reaching consequences are not taking the interests of using the powers vested under the 3rd section of article $370.00 boeing the recommendation of parliament the president announces that starting the day the president of india will sign the declaration and the day when it will be published in the government is that all the sections of article 370 will cease to hold good except for section one of the article article $370.00 the section of the constitution that gave significant. tony me to kashmir is at the heart of why the region joined india in 1947 it allows the regional government to make its own laws except in finance defense foreign affairs and communications that means the residents of the state live under different laws from the rest of the country in matters such as property ownership and citizenship now the central government plans
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to split up the region into 2 parts and in one and the uk which will be directly governed by new delhi the government has put parts of indian and ministered to me under security lockdown and has deployed tens of thousands of additional troops internet is blocked and phone lines are down 3 prominent kashmiri politicians to have them former chief ministers are under house arrest revoking indian administered kashmir special status is expected to garner strong reaction this is a straightforward than during the hindu majority electorate in india. b j p the hindu nationalist party came to power in elections in may this year with the haunch to majority based on promises that it would remove these special provisions which they say that anger to the muslims of india so there is
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a clear political polarization here with the ruling party trying to pander to its hindu vote bank. they have already been protests as rulers spread on sunday about the government's plan to hurt article $35.00 in article $370.00 is our basic constitutional right we have made an agreement with india the basis of his articles and now they are trying to derail only vocals articles this is an injustice to us. are not going to tolerate the should just friends. disputed kashmir is one of the most militarized areas in the world india and pakistan claim it as their own for now the region is on the edge as it prepares for what's to come priyanka gupta al-jazeera pakistan has condemned india's decision and there are reports from the pakistan administer side of kashmir there have been protests over the issue.
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once again running high along the line of control that separates indian and pakistani administered kashmir. india and 4th of using cluster munitions against heavily populated civilian area raised it against the geneva convention on it also angered by n.p.r. during the night driven move. there have been demonstrations in all major cities. including. the administration. the pakistani parliament is going to horde a joint session on q. did discuss. an important meeting of french military and civilian leadership. the message quite clear.
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on is ready. to meet any indian they. also want the international community to play a role in diffusing the. record india. however the bilateral talks between the 2 countries have come to are dead and therefore the international mediation the nudity necessary in order to avoid a major crisis from spreading out of control. for the inside story. let's bring in london missile heat journalist novelist and the author of collaborator the book of gold leaves a new delhi. the washington post columnist and author of this unquiet story from india's fault lines also in london victoria schofield historian and south asia. the
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author mia in conflict india and. war welcome to the program. this seems to be a great deal of debate about the latest move by india and what it means is it fair to say that the resolution puts an end to the autonomy a status that enjoyed for decades. unless the supreme court of india actually has a legal interpretation that is able to halt this decision or put a stay on it i think we have seen the decision already taken it's already done it can only be undone illegally and that is now up to the supreme court if somebody indeed does challenge it but the situation we looking at right now is that an overwhelming number of parties in india's parliament appear to have supported the decision that only a handful of mainstream political parties apart from the kashmir valley based politicians that have opposed this more so yes indeed
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a with this announcement the more the government has withdrawn and has up ended a 70 year old policy that gave me a special place in the indian union it is now not just like any other state it is in fact a union territory in which new delhi will exercise much greater control and direct control than ever before the. autonomy and the special status was a cornerstone of the accession of jumbo and kashmir $947.00 and with this new decision what would be the general sentiment in me or do they see this as the beginning of an uncharted territory. it's both on target and quite expected because the even within the constitutional guarantees in the constitution they haven't ordered a would again since 47 what has happened today is unimaginable consequences because see what meanies are often seen as treatment of me as
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a colony you know and today is probably the starkest starkest sort of you know display of that relationship that we will decide your future will not ask you not only want to ask you will keep you locked in your houses with block your phones including learned lines and internet and block assembly while they decide your future in delhi there can be a stalker demonstration of india's callous. treatment of kashmir and what i see as a grim grim day because not that kashmiris were happy with the autonomy that had been eroded over the years but they have been waiting for something else which is their right to speak today that is right there's a large scale support within india within political spectrum so to speak apart from a handful of voices and parties who are worst opposition most seem to be on board with this complete sleight of hand as
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a consequence light of and they even within the indian sort of scheme of things this is illegal because they need the concurrence is the correct word of a elected they just lead to assembly in kashmir to endorse this there is no assembly in place ok there is a governor who is imposed by delhi that is no they just lead to body in kashmir speak victoria let's dissect the different aspects of this decision of this new resolution 1st of all he talks about revoking article $370.00 which gives me of the why to make its own laws does it mean that now it's the new delhi that will have the ultimate say over all the legislation in the future in one kashmir. well as mr has said made it very clear that the control which new delhi exercises from from now onwards will be much much greater but i think we've got to
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look particularly at the article 35 a and the property rights because this is one of the remaining aspects is again mere said the article 370 has been eroded over the years but what has remained in place is article 35 a which means that the state legislature can decide who has right to permanent residency and consequently who can buy property a fad is you've got any number of people from the rest of india feeling that they can come up and buy property in jammu and kashmir now the kashmir valley is actually very small it's approximately 90 miles long 20 to 25 miles wide and so if you think about the change of the demographics that will come into place if you get all sorts of known kashmiris coming out wanting to buy land this was one of the principal reasons why this article was put in place mirroring what had been put in place in 1927 by the passing of the hereditary state subject nor that's why the
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british had how close they could not land barca that's what we're seeing is a total change of demographics r.-k. baka so if you just come out and decide it's about time to. deny them the wind to make the judgment because then you pave the way for numbers didn't stop the chase land don't you think of this would stalk and to india sentiment among the people who would say this is a land grab decision by the government. so i think that the more the government and i obviously speak as an independent journalist and not for the government but i think it's important for your viewers to understand what may have driven the more the government to having taken this decision and taken it literally overnight it's been anticipated for the last few days it's we had you know we've had mobile internet services snapped in kashmir several elected representatives in jammu and
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kashmir placed under house arrest no communication at all with the media but but the more the government clearly from its point of view is implementing something that it's election manifesto has always said that it will do it has long been the stated position of the part of the agent the party that it would get rid off an article that gave john winter schmear this special status now when you see have they lost the right to make their own laws what was actually happening was that any law that was passed by india's parliament would need the approval of the general in kashmir assembly i think there's one legal question that's still a bit ambiguous for observers like me right now there is no elected assembly in place and jungle in kashmir there is what is called president's rule so it is the centrally appointed governor who has given his consent instead of an elected assembly might in the us supreme court take a view of this and say this is not legally valid other than that one question. i think you have to understand 2 things here as i try and be called why does the modi
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government do this at this point one this 15th august coming up i think the prime minister would like to make this the centerpiece of his 15 talk a speech see this is the big decision i took i am a decisive prime minister i have a decisive all minister i promised and delivered what no other party called in 70 years the congress party only we're going to we know we're 370 we actually got rid of it one do i think the problem the government take decisions when they believe they're politically popular to the point here is that this will have widespread support in mainland india and resistance within kashmir and so i think. mr moore these making a political calculation and 3 and this is something we should spend some time talking about this is in my opinion also cocking the silk donald trump in the last couple of weeks the american president has offered twice to mediate on kashmir the 1st time india effectively called him a liar the 2nd time indeed i did not even respond it is my understanding that as america pakistan entered that endgame in afghanistan and india fears the taliban
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once again in ascendancy pakistan having more leverage there than that that would make delhi comfortable trump making that statement shortly antithetical to what it does position has been this is also more the saying something to trump here so there's also some do political considerations and can discuss whether the way it's been handled is correct and i do i do see both internal and external signaling ok. however when you look at the of the of the decisions made one of them is basically splitting $1.00 cost me into 2 federal territories each with a state legislator however will be without a let's just listen how do how do you explain that how do you see it. let's this i think we need to go back to basics and mistakes of history here is a disputed territory and that's not a matter of opinion that is a historical facts which is also. written down in the un charter it's
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a dispute between india and pakistan and in my view and in the many jewish media he's the biggest stakeholders or kashmiris who are once again not been asked not when india has unilaterally decided decided the future of question read which people not land so in my view this is a brazen and daylight robbery it's a theft it is one of those classic examples of we've got power we've got mandate we've got a majority in the parliament we will do as we please and as i said earlier the message to. us is very very clear we treat you as an occupied people and for all practical purposes this is an occupying power which controls massive massive military means as we all know bush meat is the largest in its right space on the planet the densest of the transition anywhere in the world so you can't possibly say oh we have some political calculations to kind of yes i agree broadly with with
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their point of view from there for their purposes they are just pandering to a hindu majority and sentiment that has swept across india in the last 45 years 8 years now probably that is different what it means for me is because disaster and what it means for the larger region because as we all know pakistan is a party to the dispute this is in the united nations charter and question is it a party to the dispute this is not going to end ok nicely this is not going to end peacefully ok i think indian parliament today passed a death sentence for many many kashmiris who might be killed in the you know in if that is under arrest and further told them well and the decision will inevitably lead to more victoria is it a tactical move on. is it a gamble by moody because when you look at the decision but to when it comes to spinning jones disappeared to for the territories however remains without a legislator leaving many people to think he's trying to further divide and conquer
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are predominantly muslim areas and to deprive them of their own identity. well i think what you're going to think about is is the objective what is the end game in the end game should be peace and tranquility and prosperity for the people living in the territory and much as you might have the bulk of the hindu majority appreciating the move or to go it is further alienate the valley as we know is already alienated and so if the end game is peace and prosperity you're not going to get it you're going to get further alienate from amongst the people it's and it doesn't really hold very very good to say well the majority except when the people who are actually affected by the decision don't accept it and that's where i think misses made the point that this is been a non consultative overnight so to speak although we knew it was coming once the results of an election one. decision on the part of the b j p government and i'm
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afraid i don't see that it's going to bring peace in the region it's not going to answer davies. ideas of integration it's really going to create more alienation and i think that will be very dangerous and will have repercussions throughout the region isn't this barker something that could further undermine the democratic tenets of the of india itself because if you look at this the base of you should the government cut off internet and phone services places local leaders in germany has to be under house arrest declares a public protest of public bali's cannot be held to the point where you have local leaders it cost me a declaring today like me. today india becomes an occupying force because mia. question i do i do think and i went on on social media to say this as well that i did not all agree with the facts that elected leaders including 2 former chief
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ministers mehbooba mufti and one of the lower placed under house arrest nor am i comfortable with the fact that this was a decision taken without any communication i'm i'm a bit confused about why the same decision not arguing for them or whether it's good or bad could not have been taken after let's say a month of parliament debates or a consultative process with different stakeholders that said you know i think what what we really have to look out for is how this plays out on the ground in general and we have and the reason i'm raising this question is because it's been unclear for a while in the last few years who's going to get up and speak on behalf of off the people in particular in the valley who are the people who are going to protest against this just who is not the doc is going to be absolutely happy being a union territory the people of john who are not going to be unhappy with his decisions so we're really talking about the kashmir valley now mr refer to the un resolutions and because we'd be in a dispute that is not the indian position india is prepared to have
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a dialogue with pakistan but sees kashmir is an integral part of the country and be something that has to be bilaterally resolved with pakistan what i do all green and i think the troop deployment speaks to that is that we are going to definitely in the short term see a phase of of turmoil and undressed perhaps a line of control being inflamed perhaps you know it's been inflamed for the last few days between pakistan and india and i think the measure of success of this move there i agree with victoria has to be that if you are going to say that ok outsiders can now come into kashmir no outsiders actually going to come into kashmir to the situation on the ground actually improves nobody's going to go there and buy property and set up or if they don't feel safe doing so right it's a measure of success of this has to be hold a grudge. situation response otherwise it remains a change on paper and not to change that actually for this reason i would like to ask ms about what kind of impact will this have on the local population in talking
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about the establishment politicians about the mainstream opposition and about is this something which is like a further budget to lies people allow me a few points you see yesterday they arrested put so-called mainstream leadership under house arrest these are people who managed me for delhi when they elected the power. that he doesn't even trust those let alone the large sort of mass of people who have never wanted to remain within it is not a matter of opinion once again time and again come on the streets demanding that their right to self-determination be honored which was promised by nehru in indian parliament at the un is listed in the un charter so on and so we all know that. the people of kashmir do not want to be with india that is a fact and that is a fact that has been we have witnessed time and again or weighed against decades of political management by delhi cultic management by delhi sometimes pakistan plays
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opportunistic politics it sort of raises a question with issue only when there is trouble within the rallies on and so forth but the fact is the question midis have not been asked and that is more that is the main reason the most important point it will stay it will burn and what delhi did today is their father 2 they have added fuel to the old to look at the burning bubble i see your point i would like to take it a little bit odd go away ok not go i would like to take it to the regional level victoria do you think that this is something that could potentially lead to more confrontation in the future between pakistan and india you know you've heard about the pakistani reaction which is basically consider this a violation of international law and international resolutions. yes well pakistan was bound to make a statement given that it considers that it is part of the dispute and given also that it is occupying approximately one 3rd of the geographical land space of the former princeton state of germany because syria but i think you've got 2 issues
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here one you've got is the relationship of the indian government with the people living in the valley the kashmir it is they are the predominant amount of people roughly 6000000 people living in the valley of kashmir and then you've also got the situation of the more territorial dispute between india and pakistan over where if they go into ever except the line of control is the international front here because are we looking at the indian government incorporating jungle in kashmir as an indian. as it is a union state including gilgan baltistan hardly not because pakistan is occupying that therefore they have to talk to the pakistan government about where what the future of the whole state is you can't just chop it up into little bits thanks to our guests mezzo he'd bought qatar and victoria schofield and thank you too for so you can see the program again any time by visiting our web site i'll just dot com
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60 minutes ceasefire collapses syria blames turkey as it resumes military operations against rebels in the northwest. india's government removes special status for indian administered kashmir. however i'm in london with the latest from europe including russia's president says he's country will start developing. but only if the u.s. . were to the sport compete a comprehensive 1st ashes test with england and of the 2 mass shootings in the u.s. this talk american footballer tells politicians he is in. congress to. follow the ceasefire in syria as the last rebel held province has collapsed
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government forces are resuming the bombardment and the government is accusing rebel forces of violations it's also blaming turkey for not guaranteeing the truce the cease fire was agreed in kazakstan on thursday. near the turkey syria border it's a short lived ceasefire what are you hearing about why it's collapsed now. well yes such short lived ceasefire from the beginning it was very ambiguous it was proud trial it was conditioned to. agreement being implemented but this announcement by the syrian military really came as a surprise because the ceasefire was largely holding for the past 3 days there were no airstrikes yes the warring parties were shelling each other along the front lines but there was no indication that it was on the verge of collapsing especially since this morning on some pro syrian government websites they were quoting
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military sources and saying that they would give the rebels up to august 16th following the muslim either holidays next week to comply with the truce so this sudden statement in the statement the syrian military pointing the finger at turkey saying bonsa because their proxies on the ground what the military called quote to armed terrorist groups are not complying with the cease fire they talk about the civilians being targeted but they don't make no mention of when and where these attacks actually happened so many in turkey believe this is a direct message to turkey at the end of the day the syrian government doesn't call the shots it's back or russia does even the opposition to a certain extent turkey is the backer of the syrian opposition and russia and turkey have been engaged in a proxy war in live over the past few months in fact that has been their bargaining ground so many here see this collapse of this decision to end the cease fire as a message to turkey at
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a very specific time because turkey is engaged in the goes haitians with the united states in ankara at the moment and they're discussing the future of the north east of syria a strategic corner of syria they're discussing setting up a safe zone and what we understand is that there has been progress in those negotiations and russia has always want to pull turkey a lord turkey away from the united states and this could be. message from russia to turkey telling them don't set up a new reality in syria with the united states without our consent and as far as the civilians go who do remain in that last rebel stronghold if it lives in oh how concerning is all of those for them. will undoubtedly they are concerned just this morning we heard a few 1000 people started to return to their homes thinking that they could celebrate the muslim holiday next week in their home towns more than 400000 people were displaced in the russian backed syrian government offensive it began in late
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april relentless bombardment to airstrikes targeting civilian neighborhoods hospitals schools ambulances even rescue workers as they were trying to pull people from the rubble according to war monitors more than 800 civilians were killed 200 of them children or 216 names actually have been documented we saw the footage we saw the videos from the rebel controlled towns of children from collapsed buildings falling to the ground and dying lifeless bodies being pulled from the rubble so undoubtedly people are concerned because if this bombing campaign continues the syrian government will definitely continue to target these areas because this is the way it pressures the rebels to surrender because as of yet they have not been able to take any significant ground from the opposition in the past few months plays into whether to thank you. it says a car that blew up outside a major cancer hospital in cairo is carrying explosives to be used in
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a terrorist operation 29 people 20 people rather were killed in the blast on sunday night alexey o'brien reports. the aftermath of what initially appeared to be a car accident that egypt's government now believes was far more sinister than any one of the i was shocked and all cars behind me were on fire all the people at the back died do not let anyone tell you anything else everyone died mostly they were children security cameras captured a cab driving the wrong way down a cairo street and moments later just off screen the coc collided with other vehicles outside a cancer hospital. the interior ministry says there were explosives in the camp to be used in a terrorist operation wow so close up and below that there was a sound of an extremely loud blast it was no way 2 cars crashing the car must have been rigged with explosives it was to the extent where on the other side the
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apartments were shaking they were taking people out and the other people were melted together it was a strange situation dozens of people were killed or injured and patients being treated at the cancer hospital had to be transferred because of damage to the building i know much better looking at the parts of the ceiling of the hospital were collapsing and i went out of the room and people were running everywhere and shouting and people were collapsing. president. said his condolences to the victims adding that his government is determined to confront and eradicate what he calls brutal terrorism. because forces are already battling armed groups in the sinai peninsula and have been several attacks against civilians in egyptian cities in recent years last month british airways temporarily suspended flights to cairo citing security concerns the government doesn't sing. believe that hospital is the target it was more an issue of the explosive materials and properly secured and was
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detonated prematurely but it is of concern of course that this much explosive material was brought into the center and the scale of the explosion last year is the fact that there are reports that bodies were not that you can see that i'll suggest that it was a quite a substantial amount of explosives egypt prosecutor general's audit and investigation into what happened on sunday night but for now this kind of our street has become a crime scene and al jazeera the interim government has scrapped a law that granted special status to indian administered kashmir so it's revoked article 3 seventy's stripping kashmir off autonomy it has had for over 70 years pakistan has condemned the decision the foreign ministry says islamic bad will exercise all possible options to counter what it calls an illegal step including challenging india at the united nations tensions have risen rapidly in the region after india sent thousands of additional troops last week and ordered pilgrims and
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tourists to leave. well the u.n. secretary general is calling on india and pakistan to show urgent restraint over the crisis in indian administered kashmir new delhi has revoked its special status through a presidential decree as we're saying and the region is under lockdown with all communication lines suspended priyanka gupta has more than was a sudden and momentous decision. india's government says it's revoking special privileges granted to indian administered kashmir the opposition is furious. it's a change in the constitution with far reaching consequences a new take inserted using the powers vested under the 3rd section of article 370 following the recommendation of parliament the president announces that starting from the day the president of india will sign the declaration and the day when it will be published in the government is that all the sections of article 370 will
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cease to hold good except for section one of the article article 370 the section of the constitution that gives significant autonomy to kashmir is at the heart of why the region joined india in 1947 it allows the regional government to make its own laws except in finance defense foreign affairs and communications that means the residents of the state live under different laws from the rest of the country in matters such as property ownership and citizenship now the central government plans to split up the region into 2 parts. and one and the uk which will be directly governed by new delhi the government has put parts of indian and ministered to me under security lockdown and has deployed tens of thousands of additional troops internet is blocked and phone lines are down. 3 prominent kashmir politicians 2 of them former chief ministers are under house arrest revoking indian administered
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kashmir special status is expected to garner strong reaction this is a straightforward pandering to the hindu majority electorate in india. b j p the hindu nationalist party came to power in the elections in may this year with enhanced majority based on promises that it would remove these special provisions which they say that under to the muslims of india so there is a clear political polarization here with the ruling party trying to pander to its hindu vote bank. they have already been protests as of the spread on sunday about the government's plan to hurt article $35.00 in article $370.00 is our basic constitutional right we have made an agreement with india the basis of these articles and now they are trying to derail vocals articles this is an injustice to
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us. are not going to tolerate we should just. disputed kashmir is one of the most militarized areas in the world india and pakistan claim it as their own for now the region is on the edge as it prepares for what's to come priyanka gupta 0 of pakistan's government is condemning the indian movement says it's ready to exercise all possible options kamal hyder has more from a zahara bad in pakistan administered kashmir. white spread across pakistan raid protests taking place in major cities or what the indian moves or what they're just more and kashmir region the pakistani foreign office summoning the high commissioner of india to the foreign office and lodging a strong protest then complain about the indian moves now there are tensions which have been brewing up over the past few weeks also because of the fire by lation
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just on the accused india of using cluster munitions the indians of course denying that but pakistan has been taking foreign diplomats and even the.

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