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the investigation into him from the house democrats saying that he needs to be investigated for treason is incredibly serious treason can carry the death penalty so that is another norm broken by this president he went on to say that he deserves to face his accuser that's not how this works he's not facing a criminal charge in which case he could and he would be entitled to meet his accuser this is a person who came forward under the whistleblower statute so his identity is supposed to be protected that said he's expected to meet with members of congress behind closed doors and that makes it very likely that his identity is going to come out then the president in tweets tried to frame the whistleblower as being wrong in their complaint that in fact is not true because the white house released its own summary of the call before the whistleblower complaint came out at it said very specifically what the whistleblower said happened actually happened on the call so the president's sending the message that he is trying to spin this story sending the message is obviously spot up and it's just going to continue we expect
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the congressional committees to start deposing to really key witnesses in the coming days when the next but still ahead. a deadly fire spots riots at an overcrowded migrant camp on the greek island of mexico. and why afghans are angry at the u.s. response to attacks carried out during saturday's presidential election. i once again the weatherman slushie said barack the middle east that some places a cloud around the caucuses from time to time little cloud you notice just down towards the southeastern corner of pakistan but elsewhere it does look lossy settled in sunny still some more sunshine around 4145 back that will kuwait city be
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getting up into the high twenty's once again with a more pleasant twenty's therefore by route 7 to jerusalem with the hive around $26.00 degrees pushed further south again that sunshine does continue coming in play event $39.00 celsius here and hostages chance of wanted to showers around the gulf of aden southern end of the red sea western side of yemen otherwise it's largely dry bright and sunny still a little bit of clothes just around the little bit of cloud just around the coastal fringes of little changes but go through tuesday night as botches day slightly drive direction on our way in september just picking up to 40 celsius here and $41.00 in riyadh lots of sunshine on the cause a fair amount of sunshine into southern africa got some showers to just around the eastern cape 21 celsius here in durban and 19 left the cape town as we go on into choose day that cloud right will push its way further east was warming up in harare to 31. good weather sponsored by countdown to this.
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week's stories generate fountains of headlines it seems that much the media is still struggling with how to deal with it with different angles from different perspectives hold to separate the spin from the facts. the misinformation from the journalism how carefully must use your words but some tough stuff has to be said for some critics have to be made the listening post on al-jazeera. hello again and a reminder of our top stories this hour saudi arabia's crown prince mohammed bin
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fell mother has spoken publicly for the 1st time about the murder of journalist jamal khashoggi he told the american network c.b.s. that he takes responsibility for the killing inside istanbul's saudi consulate because it happened under his watch but denies any personal involvement. yemen's truthy finances of released what they say is video of several trips surrendering including saudis soldiers the operation is said to have taken place in the border town of. saudi arabia is yet to comment on the matter. and u.s. president on trump says he wants to meet his accuser as the push for impeachment proceedings against him gathers pace made the revelation in a tweet saying the accusations are totally and accurate and fraudulent it's all over a call in which you cranes media to investigate his political rival jerry biden. now china is commemorating it 60 days a large event in beijing leaders gathered at the monument to the people in chatham
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and square masses day pays respect to those who lost their lives for national independence and prosperity it comes a day before the 70th commemoration of the formation of the people's republic of china on shoes day. well budweiser is set to debut on the hong kong stock exchange after its initial attempt in july was thwarted by the city's ongoing protests the $5000000000.00 stock offered by the be a brewer will be the 2nd largest global initial public offering of 2019 violence broke out again in hong kong on sunday after another day of huge anti-government protests tens of thousands of people who defied a police band to march in what is now the 17th week of protests well our correspondent adrian brown joins us now live from hong kong so adrian regardless of the protests business as usual today in hong kong this is a meant to be a vote of confidence this listing.
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yes it is a reminder isn't it that hong kong at the moment is very much a tale of 2 cities behind me one of the most famous harbors in the world and beyond that the skyscrapers the business blocks where business is going on as usual what happens here is that you know at the weekend parts of hong kong and it's important to remember just parts of hong kong descend into mob rule but come monday morning it is as you say business as usual and that's been underlined by the fact that budweiser or rather the asia pacific arm of budweiser is listing on the hong kong stock exchange today after raising more than 5000000000 dollars last week that is a huge vote of confidence for hong kong but it's also a reminder that in many ways the hong kong stock market is the only bourse in asia that could handle a listing of this size shanghai certainly couldn't do it shanghai won't be in a position to do any of that for many years to come so that is why of course china
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still needs hong kong but of course it remains alarmed by the worsening violence here while the scale of the protests to stars here have really got much smaller the intensity of the violence has got worse we saw on sunday there were protests in 3 areas of ongoing fact running battles almost from one end of hong kong island to the other more than $100.00 people were arrested $25.00 injured and once more the target of the protesters were train stations the entrances of several were set alight and of course the police responded once more with tear gas and rubber bullets it was in many ways i think an ominous portend for what is to come on october the 1st this is the most important day really in president cheating ping's calendar the 70th anniversary of the founding of the people's republic of china but of course in many ways it's going to be a nightmare day which. china's leaders because you know there's going to be split
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screens of t.v.'s around the world showing celebrate 3 faces in beijing plenty of cheering partying rejoicing in this 70th anniversary but here in hong kong people marching for democracy and also protesting against china so it's not going to be exactly the sort of picture of unity the president xi jinping hoped to convey a and but that it will have a picture that we'll be watching very closely thank you very much adrian brown in hong kong. tensions remain high in haiti on sunday opposition leaders renewed calls for more protests to pressure the president to resign the ongoing unrest there is having a major impact on the lives of regular citizens correspondent ben your pal reports from the capital port au prince. to weeks protests against haitian president should no noise have paralyzed much of the capital port au prince. over the weekend in an easy calm returned to the city with debris from roadblocks still littering the
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streets having a motorbike was the most efficient way to get around. we visited the shanty town of the poorest slum in the city. there we met 65 year old so lend-lease the living conditions in her neighborhood are far from sanitary and many of her family members are sick. she tells us she remembers a time when she had steady work and life in the country wasn't nearly as hard but those days are long gone. the way things are going and the country has made things worse for the poor we feel even more mistreated than before there's no one here to help us we have to look at fosse selves. there are thousands of haitians who like solenn have been deeply affected by the political crisis there's an ongoing petrol shortage fuel pumps are crowded and with public services crippled many people are forced to walk long distances in search of supplies they're not in the pits to do
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it i have a wife and children and i can't find water i've got 5 dollars to buy water but i don't know where to find it with tensions still high the government continues to call for a national dialogue who denies violence is not the best way to make your voice heard it is a major impact on the country's economy especially if it means haiti is locked down . unwilling to negotiate opposition leaders have once again called for mass demonstrations haiti's political opposition has vowed to continue to protest for as long as it takes for the president to resign meanwhile it's the poorest in the country who are worst affected for them this is a crisis with no end in sight unrelated up in the us is it a port au prince. austria's conservative leader sebastian katz looks set to return to power and preliminary results from sunday's election show his people's party in the lead with 37 percent of the voters but he is now looking for new partners after a corruption scandal undermined his old ally the far right freedom party john
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mccain reports from vienna. a moment of triumph for sebastian courts by parliament in may now in september he returns with more votes more seats and he believes a bigger mandate to govern figure later you hope. i would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank all our voters as a federal government we were voted out of office in may it was a difficult 4 months and today the voters voted us back in thank you very very much for your support and thank you very very much for your trust. contrast that with his former coalition partners in the far right freedom party whose vote has plummeted seemingly punished by the people for the corruption scandal their former leaders plunged them into in the spring. i think that in general the scandal and afterwards the question of party expenses is going to be an obstacle for the
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election result but i'm used to carrying some of the around with me. the other big losers are the social democrats who worked with their ideological opponents in the far right to force this election and have now suffered their worst ever result on. this this is not what we hoped for this is not what we fought for for weeks day after day and until the very last minute i have to be honest and say we're not satisfied with the result the wild card in the new parliament will be the green party back in force after a period in the political wilderness and potentially in a position to join a coalition with the center right this was an election sebastián court said he did not want at 1st one he said his country did not need and yet in the end one which has propelled him back into pole position to return to power dominate cain al-jazeera vienna. at least one passenger has died after
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a fire broke out in an overcrowded migrant camp on the greek island of last boss police fired tear gas at refugees and migrants at warrior camp who are demanding to be transferred to mainland greece in the reports. the blaze broke out mid afternoon at maria detention center an overcrowded refugee camp on the greek island of less boss now look at the people here fighting for that has failed big fire yeah big fire people is going to dead please please go everywhere country leave the people to go out and give it to the people the girl firefighters on the ground struggled to contain the blaze and it was eventually extinguished by an ad plane. these metal frames are all that remain of up to 7 contain is used to house refugees and migrants some angry at the time it took firefighters to respond to the blaze started rioting police responded with tear gas. aid workers say
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overcrowding and heat have made living conditions in the camp unbearable it was built to look after 3000 refugees but now houses 12000 and is turning away new arrivals there's been a surge of refugees and migrants crossing from turkey to greece in recent months despite the 2016 deal between turkey and the european union to stop it from happening. last month the greek government agreed on new measures to deal with the crisis after nearly 600 people than did on lesbos the biggest number in 3 years. refugees are now being transferred to the mainland and asylum seekers who had their applications rejected or to be deported without appeal. but the new measures are not alleviating quickly enough the dangerous burden placed on overcrowded camps victoria gayton be al-jazeera
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a palestinian prisoner support group is accusing israeli security forces of torturing a bombing suspect a lawyer for samir i'll be fair he's now on a respirator at a hospital in jerusalem and a suffered for can read and kidney failure protesters turned out in ramallah on sunday to support a beard and other prisoners accusing israel of barbarism to others had been arrested for a vama tack in the west bank that killed an israeli teenager last month. now violence technical failures and disillusionment have had a dramatic impact on afghanistan's presidential election the estimated voter turnout on saturday with less than 25 percent there were nearly 70 attacks across the country and at least 5 people were killed and hundreds injured but it's been the u.s. response to those attacks that has angered many afghans as tony betty reports. show us retaliation for the taliban's election day attacks was swift but according to locals in ghastly province
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a bomb from an american drone attack killed 6 men and injured 2 others because i don't have i don't think they were all civilians father they were killed on the spot and the 6th one was told the hospital where he died one is my son and the other one is my brother amongst them and i and sunday angry locals protested by carrying the bodies of the men to the governor's house in the provincial capital was they say the victims were not taliban fighters inevitably. these 5 civilians were killed intentionally in the drone strike the cornet's were provided by an afghan security officer the people want the government to answer i was afghan security forces fired in the air to try and hold the procession the several people were wounded by the gunfire that was such an increasing number of civilians have been killed in airstrikes against me is controlled by the taliban which prevented voting in saturday's presidential election alone security operation
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prevented any taliban assaults in the capital kabul during polling but elsewhere the armed group carried out mortar and rocket attacks at voting stations around the country that killed several people including 2 children early forecasts suggest that around 2000000 of the 9000000 registered voters actually voted the afghan government says this election was a big success and in some respects it was people still voted despite the taliban threats and the biometric technology and. voter verification measures make cheating more difficult but not impossible especially in the rural areas. the international community wants a smooth post-election process that is seen as essential to launch a new peace momentum if peace is very important. will hopefully provide the foundation of a political foundation to move the peace process constructively that's pretty important that depends on what the taliban does next but even though we carried out
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attacks saturday they were not as big as feared and that could be taken as a positive sign taliban are still in a position to talk they didn't want to launch hevia talks to block all the. destination democracy is important but for many afghans peace is what they really want is the only way they lives can be substantially improved. outa 0 a couple now $25.00 supercars seized from the vice president of equitorial guinea have sold at auction for more than $23000000.00 so as prosecutors took the cars back and 2016 as part of a corruption investigation the money will go to charities and the tiny west african country which is also one of africa's top oil produces. hello again i'm. with the headlines saudi arabia's crown prince mohammed bin has
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spoken publicly for the 1st time about the murder of journalist. he told the c.b.s. program 60 minutes that he takes responsibility for the killing because it happened under his leadership however he denies any personal involvement this week marks one year since he was murdered inside the saudi consulate in istanbul. this was a heinous crime like a loser but i take full responsibility as a leader in saudi arabia especially since it was committed by individuals working for the saudi government the doctors when a crime is committed against a saudi citizen by officials working for the saudi government as a leader i must take responsibility for this was a mistake and i must take all actions to avoid such a thing in the future. yemen's he fighters have released what they say is a video of several trips surrendering including saudis soldiers the operation is said to have taken place in the border town of knowledge from saudi arabia is yet to comment on the matter u.s.
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president donald trump says he wants to meet his accuser as the push for impeachment proceedings against him gathers pace chuck made the revelation in a tweet saying the accusations are totally inaccurate and fraudulent it's all over a phone call in which trump asked ukraine's leader to investigate his political rival joe biden in austria sebastian kurtz's conservative people's party has won a snap parliamentary election according to exit polls katz addressed supporters after early projections shows his party in a comfortable lead with more than 37 percent of the voters the election was called after the governing center right coalition collapsed due to a corruption scandal at least one person has died after a fire broke out in an overcrowded migrant camp on the greek island of the last boss several fires were lit by protesting refugees and migrants at morea camp who are demanding to be transferred to mainland greece morea camp houses about 12000 people just being built for 3000 all those are the headlines join me for more news
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here at the listening post stay with us. been accused by several women of. this country confinement all the while you've refrained from speaking to the media why have you trolls into the protocol islamic studies professor tonic drummed on to al-jazeera about the ongoing raping his actions against. protesters have really look like that was. i think. that. i. would have thought. that. alarm richard gives birth in europe the listening post here are some of the media stories we're covering this week they've been disappeared silenced and censored but the gyptian are taking to the streets once again where does the story
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go from here the canadian news site that's a platform for far right voices from outside the country and the effect that that can have on audience she's become one of the most recognizable climate activists in the world and they hate gratitude and berg attracts is disturbing and britain's boris johnson can still count on getting the kid glove treatment from much of the u.k. media i think. that. but online they're playing a different tune compared to the days of talk where square the numbers seem insignificant a few 100 protesters scattered across egypt on consecutive fridays calling for an end to president abdullah fatah el-sisi is rule but those demonstrators have been the 1st visible signs of political unrest there in 6 years and as the 2000 tourists since then would suggest the c.c. government sees this as a threat the demonstrations were called for by the gyptian exile living in spain
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muhammad ali is a former military contractor therefore someone from the inside of the says. them and a part time actor he's been posting videos online tales of rampant corruption some of which implicate presidency see him self alys videos have spurred other egyptians including military personnel to post their own stories of graft and that has analysts theorizing that the real threat to the general turned president may come from within the military not that you would get any of that from the gyptian media outlets most of which do the government's bidding and initially tried to ignore this story now they're just trying to make it go away our starting point this week is cairo. when egyptians revolted against president hosni mubarak in 2011 the spark was external it came from to news you know where the arab spring movement began before
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spreading across north africa this recent unrest back to back friday's of scattered demonstrations was also triggered from the outside from spain but by an egyptian inside. and i don't believe that we're living with. muhammad ali is a wealthy contractor now living in barcelona his family grew rich through building contracts involving the egyptian military he's also a part time film and television actor when he started going online on september 2nd he had political stories to tell tales of corruption at the very top and the acting skills to tell the. muhammad ali is the guy that you sit down with at the cafe and have a hook up with on a thursday night everybody understands him they feel him he connects everyone knows that there's massive systematic corruption and much of it has been linked to the
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control of the army of the crime and laid out. in very clear terms by names by numbers by the birth of the hmong in the city of baghdad where the food was given. and the very fact that he also came out and said that he himself was corrupt even more credibility and that paved the way for the kind of viral takeoff of his videos he claims that he was contacted by the army to build a palace for a few months and according to our confidence 250000000. was the. moon. so these sort of allegations very detail very tangible and given his position within this transaction it sounded credible and it really shocked the public. 12 days after the 1st of mohamed al these videos went online knowing that millions
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of egyptians were watching from president abdel fattah el-sisi responded on allie's stories of lavish presidential spending in a country where more than 30 percent of citizens now live below the poverty line sisi had this to say. and. the president's public response served as acute for egyptian television channels which had done their state controlled best to ignore the alley videos to finally confront them. god. they have actually been in this weird situation where they are claiming the protesters are terrorists or supported by the muslim brotherhood what is good then . in the polls.
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but at the same time they're also denying so there are actually protests there but how do you. tell it to the brain where it plumb will live what did it add up with the fear if so why don't you that privilege it's kind of a will to book received but this leaves many egyptians unable to to see what's happening was going to switch is why many people took social media for example to see the protests of government most of the traditional mainstream pundit he actually interviewed ali's father bill carter who is a national weightlifting champion who himself discredited his son so. there were no more of them so there's that kind of usual kind of textbook attempts by the media to didier to demise the protests and to defame whoever is trying to lead but even that didn't work and so the next step was talking heads to come on and say don't
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listen to him because if you come into the street we will now. well my chair. is it me that it had a call to come at all egyptian media over the past 2 years has become so he owned by the intelligence services now in the intelligence services control much of egyptian media it becomes an extension of the arm of the president. many of the foreign media outlets covering this story are beyond the control of the c.c. government al-jazeera is based in qatar al-jazeera arabic its pan arab news channel and al-jazeera mubasher which focuses on live news events have both given the story heavy play. shark is an egyptian channel located in istanbul to was providing the kind of coverage domestic egyptian channels simply cannot the authorities in cairo have periodically blocked access to other channels and platforms including b.b.c. arabic and facebook messenger and the s.i.
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yes the government body that accredits foreign journalists issued them with a warning on september 22nd that the government was quote carefully monitoring unquote coverage reminding those reporters to abide by what it called professional standards it was pretty much a warning to jordan ellis if he continued to critically cover certain topics of certain issues they might be kicked outside egypt for example and it follows really policy of trying to trick coverage by international media operating in egypt many television channels being a prime example of. others. have been painted with the same brush. some of the work by. professional some of the work has left some room for criticism but as has happened in the past during critical exist tensional moments of 0 because of its financial resources is able to provide video that many others within
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the government sphere will not provide so many do lean on that. when i'll just iraq covers the story it periodically reminds viewers that dozens of reporters remain in the chips in jails including the network's own mahmoud hussein imprisoned for more than a 1000 days now yet to be charged with a crime for all of the official efforts to control the political narrative the egyptian authorities cannot stop news from happening. what muhammad ali began from barcelona has been followed up by egyptians posting their own videos and many of them appear to be military personnel that and some other developments gyptian saw last year suggest that what is unfolding is not a popular uprising but the 1st signs of what could be a soft coup elements within the military who were once loyal to the former general
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turned president now preparing to depose him. now these videos are showing is that there might be growing fissures from within the military establishment and if we think about the last presidential election in egypt of last year most of those that sat challenge presidency say the former military man they would not have run for office if they didn't think there was internal support and muhammad ali has been saying it's not the military that's right there are actually good people it's ccs mismanagement of the military for his own benefit is what the problem is and that is sisi is number one concern it is not a simple as a dictator gone broke and the people rising to tell him leave. there are forces a clear. early within the egyptian state that are looking to finalize a solution right now and we are in a wait and see. spoken to many people on the ground. and indications are
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that the very same people who 3 weeks ago were saying don't jump in the fray this is a battle between the generals are now saying well i know. this arrogance cannot be allowed and hundreds of and i rested their genius sending out messages that they were looking for a fight. and i believe that the people that. we're discussing other media stories that are on our radar this week with one of our producers tariq nasr tarik following up on our lead story from last week on climate change the 16 year old activist the swede gretta tom burke very much the face of this story being subjected to a lot of criticism in the media some of it personal and nasty and much of it is coming from so-called climate skeptics who yes do still exist and are still being given space in some corners of mainstream media there's also some hate speech and so journey through and in that for example from michael novels of the right wing
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outlets daily while he said this on fox news this past week the climate hysteria movement is not about science if it were about science it would be led by scientists rather than by politicians and a mentally ill swedish child who is being exploited by her parents and fox news was forced to apologize for nonsense comments even admitting that they were disgraceful the networks have no plans to book him in the future but we saw more of this kind of thing from another rupert murdoch owned media outlets sky news australia present and you bought delivered a monologue claiming to be concerned about the child abuse and is being subjected. all those activists those reckless politicians who treated this chronically anxious and just a 16 year old is the new messiah and ashot into some sense at last. now able to see
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they've been patty not just to a collective histeria to an extraordinary child abuse and i don't suppose things are any more civilized on social media and i always was online through the tweets by british political scientist justin murphy he said if you think. maturity is a guy global policy making then you cannot object to jeffrey dean paying fix dinner all of the sex at 13 was of course the american billionaire accused of serial factual abuse of children who took his own life last month to have dealt with a torrent of sex abuse with the kind of dignity and maturity some of her critics clearly lacked she tweeted i honestly don't understand why adults would choose to spend their time mocking and threatening teenagers and children for promoting finds
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when they could do something good instead i guess they must simply feel so threatened by ok thanks to our. muslim invaders feminists out to destroy our way of life and the coming white genocide those are among the obsessions online of the far right they've been weaponized and monetized by some skillful provocateurs on the web's primary video platform you tube through which they have entered the homes and the minds of millions the content typically disguised as cutting edge journalism can have real life ramifications viral material that is capable of not just radicalizing the views of those who watch it but driving some of them to acts of violence among the best known practitioners of the art the rebel media it's a small canadian outlet but has an influence that goes well beyond that country's borders the rebels' list of contributors includes british and american voices names like hopkins robinson and gorkha known for peddling some toxic tropes at home and
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happy to be granted an outlet offshore the listening posts flow phillips now on the rebel you tube and one case study of far right radicalization online. inside the d.c. beltway bringing you the stories that the mainstream media just won't cover the mainstream media doesn't have. to actually ask you these questions dropping the ball you stop covering stories that actually matter to joe sixpack at home when i 1st found right wing media and far right media on you tube i was in a very difficult time in my life. i had just dropped out of college and had to move back home and i went to youtube in an effort to try to fix myself. this is. 5 years ago he turned to the internet in search of information
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40 fell into was a you tube shaped hole to a far right content a new community and you. i remember i was watching gavin again as the ultimate goal of the east is to convert convert or die gavin would talk about islam he would talk about helping to generate culture or that it's it's dangerous that they're invading the west and that they're going to take over western civilization they're not about assimilation they're about changing and it's working now sort of i would watch warren southern. warn as more of a reporter she would go to rallies ok no i'm going i'm going i'm not. one of my art and you know she'd be getting bottles thrown out or bricks thrown out or and she would just continue to march forward and i had a lot of respect. in south and mcinnes just to have
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a cost of persuasive just sometimes pretty poisonous characters given a platform by the web will be a fringe online canadian outlet. channel currently boasts 1200000 subscribers with some of its more viral videos regularly getting hits in the millions because its content is inflammatory its tagline a fearless source of news opinion and activism you won't find anywhere else. to ever drink and to refugee and to climate liberal and a lot of things and they kind of say that they're about challenging mainstream narratives and like a real news organization they don't look for balance but they simply try to create narratives that anger. really get people riled up. we put this description of the rebels content to the founder of the outfit as
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a real event he wrote back twice both times he dismissed the descriptions saying it was a. matter of opinion not fact and quote i'll be honest i don't care what al jazeera is opinions of me are we made it clear in follow up e-mails that it was not al-jazeera is opinion we were requesting his comment on. levant as a conservative canadian broadcaster and former political operative following the closure of his previous employer sun news network canada's failed attempt at fox news he started the rebel welcome to the show as well where it had no parameters on what could be said and didn't require a high tech studio just a green screen and a camera. michael coren worked with levant in the sun news days he got the call up to join the rebel back in 2050 i found the way he presented his politics to be the stirring. most certainly wasn't my approach but then when sonny was closed he
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called me telephoned me and asked if i would work for it and i had this sort of change of view sometime early about 6 months earlier and i've been writing things and and i remember saying to measure i'm not brand you know i would be right for you and he said no no way we want all sorts of opinion on it and i said ok and i work for them this could be a record for one day. others lasted a little longer in its short history the rebel has employed the who's who of the far right launching the careers of homegrown canadian personalities like stalin and faith goldie and offering a platform for more established far right agitators like us based mcguinness and former trump operative sebastien go all the u.k.'s katie hopkins and tommy robinson . defend the bright gangs tommy robinson who is a commentator who was once the founder of the english defense league has reported
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on you know muslim great and uses that have of terminology why one narrative was altogether deleted and replaced by another right after they came back last classic or here in canada there is content showing the trouble with faith call it talking about there was a conspiracy the government was hiding the fact that it was a muslim shooter who did this really trying to sort of create a whole other alternate universe of information. fake goldy proved to be too radical even for the rebels the coverage of a white supremacist rally in charlottesville america and to follow up interview with a new nazi website the day stormer got her fine setting off a domino effect one co-founder quit and a host of contributors backed away. so it was kind of remote never them looked like they were falling apart because they had lost in a very short order all of their highest profile personalities we came to think that
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no respectable politician want to have anything to do with. and they became rightly regarded in canada as close as manifestation canada has to a major or right organization if we keep track of one of hate groups extremist movements extremist figures i'm not sure if rebel media cleanly fits the bill and a lot of that has to do with presentation it's a little bit more coded i think they're providing fodder and immunization in a way for people to develop these extreme beliefs or to feel validated. which is exactly what the rebels content did for caleb cain giving him the building blocks to develop radical ideas on a range of issues in cain's case the impact of the rebels content didn't go beyond implementing his beliefs but some of those though the effect was much more profound take matthew raymond the suspect in
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a 2018 mass shooting in the canadian province of new brunswick he specifically cited the rebel as having informed his views and stuff majok about the rebel media and just last month the author of police filed a criminal complaint alleging that the rebel had breached a section of the canadian criminal code by willfully promoting hatred of the muslim community the videos they reference featured faith goldie and tommy weapons in these houses are enemy combatants who want to kill you the minute and destroy you they want to destroy your way of life you're teaching people that you know people in their community are trying to destroy them up and their idea of culture. and i think it's almost. you know a logical next step that some people will choose to act on and i think that's what so dangerous about a farm like a bubble is that it provides fake answers to really significant concerns that
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people have and that should be discussed and debated in society but must be done so with truth and. honesty and fairness rather than you know misinformation outright lies. there's a reoccurring theme in many of the stories of radicalization. and the numerous loopholes that allow extremists to slip past content keep broadcasting their views to large audiences often regulate we have been very careful here because we don't want to come down hard on free speech and social media in a straight as an owner that comes from being criticized very liberating. and it has enabled me. to think about that enable and empower people to speak their mind well the mind can be a good and find one and informed it could be. used to as far as i'm concerned is. perhaps even more than facebook the most powerful force for radicalization
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misinformation and propaganda that the world has ever seen. for cain you tube was part of his downfall and his rehabilitation while far right content creators have an uncomfortably large presence on the platform there are also many conspiracy busting hate speech blasting. after finding other content creators online. that exposed a lot of these ideas for what they were i really started to recontextualize a lot and i believe they would explain to me how a lot of the police that i had were just repackaged conspiracy theories from the past and that was very shocking for me is. what i would call my process of the radicalization. man found a way out but the output he left behind content like the rebel is still. out there
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to inflame anger and potentially radicalize further generations of the extreme right. and finally to britain breck's it and boris johnson should he stay or should he go johnson can still count on a right wing tabloids like the sun and the daily mail to argue that the courts in the u.k. are mounting a constitutional coup against him when judges dwell on of all things lost in this case as the online political sideshow dot co dot u.k. pointed out with a little help from the clash and the queen the law one will see in x. time here at the listening post. i think. but. i think that. i think. that. but you.
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just. can't. have. what the stake is really. everyone has a voice a start with our community because of course this is a debate and it's a he did this is. literally would you do a ph d. join the conversation with people if only they knew what is happening to we were muslims they will be with us and they will be outraged.
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the saudi crown prince deny is ordering the matter of jamal khashoggi but mohamed says he takes full responsibility for the job mr. keller i missed and this is al-jazeera also coming up. the white house for us on
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this i have to imagine they're going to fight this tooth and nail and peach when proceedings in the u.s. gather pace as president fights for his political career over his infamous call to ukraine's leader. more protests in hong kong as china prepares to celebrate 70 years as a people's republic. british prime minister bars johnson faces protests in manchester during his party's annual conference. saudi crown prince mohammed bin has denied ordering the killing of journalists and his 1st public interview on the matter he told the c.b.s. program 60 minutes that he takes responsibility for the killing because it happened under his leadership however he denies any personal involvement. points in his 1st public statements about the murder of journalist. principal.
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responsibility but distances himself for the murder the crown prince also by his initials. brushed aside his ations he personally gave the order to kill the journalist. absolutely not this was a heinous crime like but i take full responsibility as a leader in saudi arabia especially since it was committed by individuals working for the saudi government turkish officials insist the killing was given by the highest of his in saudi arabia the concluded in his assessment the order came from the crown prince as international pressure on saudi arabia. put 11 suspects on trial and fired close aides to. the trial is held in secret. and. the un special rapporteur. found out in her inquiry for the murder was
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deliberate but meditated an extrajudicial a report was dismissed by saudi arabia the crown prince is also facing growing calls to free activists who have been detained for months one such case is that of le jane i'll have the law one of the most prominent female activists who fought for the right to drive her family says she was subjected to torture. if this is correct it is very heinous islam forbids torture the saudi laws forbid torture of human conscience forbids torture and i will personally follow up on this matter. and the meantime the crown prince faces more pressing issues drone attacks this month targeted critical oil installations and not 5 percent of the world's oil supply the u.s. planes iran describing the attacks as an act of war and d.s.
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is calling for a tougher stance but rules military option against iran. if the world does not take a strong and firm action to deter iran we will see further escalations that will threaten world interests supplies will be destroyed. did and oil prices will jump to unimaginably high numbers that we haven't seen in our lifetimes saudi arabia also blames iran for arming the rebels in yemen more than 4 years since the start of the saudi led military campaign thousands of civilians were killed the u.n. says the humanitarian crisis in yemen is the worst in the world. first if iran stops its support of the who thing militias the political solution will be much easier today we open all initiatives for a political solution in yemen we hope this happens today rather than tomorrow. but fighting has spared been dashing hopes for
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a peaceful way out the crown prince in his interview with c.b.s. didn't mention the g.c.c. crisis at all the blockade imposed by saudi arabia and qatar has led to deeper divisions and to raise concerns of further instability in a volatile middle east saudi authorities have recently announced easing visa restrictions and dropping strict dress codes for foreign women to attract tourists and diversify an economy addicted to oil money though say these steps are on the talent by a week to rebuild the image of the crown prince whose reputation has been damaged by the murder of the mother and the war in yemen has a. washington d.c. . yemen's heathy military commanders have released images which they say show the surrender of several brigades of saudi troops there he's claimed the footage shows hundreds of captured fighters inside saudi arabia near the town of following a major attack near the border between the 2 countries reports. more and
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this is a who's he defense minister in a command center planning to launch an attack inside saudi arabia and coordinating with his forces on the ground. according to the who's the spokesman it happened on august 25th and lasted for 72 hours of. specialized infantry units at the front line cord and a large number of the aggressors personnel and as they managed to set up ambushes as per the planet our forces opened a way to allow the aggressor personnel to step into the ambush who these claim more than 500 people were killed and at least 2000 captured some of them were wearing uniforms like this with the saudi national guard logo but many of these prisoners of war are what the who these are calling yemeni nationals who have been lured and disillusioned by saudi arabia to fight against the who thinks. also on display these armored vehicles which the who sees say belonged to the saudi military moloko
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. specialized units cut off the resupply line of the enemy from the east and the west after that the cordon was sealed around this personnel from all sides the infantry units turned the ambush into an all out offensive. there who sees have also made several other statements in this video none of which al-jazeera can independently verify meanwhile saudi officials have not responded to this video or the claims made by the who these but for now this appears to be more evidence that this conflict is likely to pose further challenges for yemen and the region or such a pari al jazeera. now u.s. president on trump says he deserves to meet his accuser as the push for impeachment proceedings against him gathers pace this all comes as house speaker nancy pelosi says public support is growing for an impeachment inquiry into the president it's over a phone call and which trump asked ukraine's leader to investigate his political
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rival joe biden and gallica has. it was an announcement that changed the political landscape in washington the trail of his oath of office betrayal of our national security house speaker nancy pelosi wants reluctant to start impeachment proceedings change her mind after a transcript of a call between president donald trump and president volodymyr zelinsky of ukraine was released president trump now stands accused of abusing his power undermining national security and inviting a foreign power to interfere in u.s. elections senior democrats on the intelligence committee say the trumpet ministration won't be doing itself any favors if it doesn't cooperate with the white house fight us on this i have to imagine they're going to fight this tooth and nail and yet even as they do with the more that they fight to try to prevent an obstruct the lawful functions of congress the more they're going to make a case for him p. . meant on obstruction of justice of congress republicans are now rallying behind
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their embattled president saying donald trump was duty bound to press the ukrainians to look into allegations about joe biden's son hunter and his dealings with a ukrainian energy company trump personal lawyer rudy giuliani himself an important player in the scandal is likely to be called before house democrats if he decides that he wants him to testify course not testify even though i think adam schiff is an illegitimate chairman this year's already prejudged the case if you want fairness here we've got to put somebody in charge of that committee who has an open mind impeachment proceedings are now moving at a pace that neither the republican party nor president from can control at all of all this is a report from a so-called whistleblower deemed credible by the acting director of national intelligence it's thought he or she may appear behind closed doors soon going to ask you one today for both parties the stakes couldn't be higher republican senator lindsey graham one of the president's closest allies says the accusations
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a 2nd time lawyer says it's all hearsay you can't get a parking ticket conviction based on hearsay blower didn't hear the phone call right who told which is that lower about the phone call and everything else he says done all right does that. every american deserves to confront their accuser so this is a sham what's going on now is the single greatest scam president trump is now in the fight of his political career and says the proceedings are a hoax democrats say trump's own words from his phone call with the ukrainian leader in which he says do me a favor though or a clear violation of the law and the gallacher al-jazeera washington well the house intelligence committee chairman says he expects that whistleblower at the heart of the impeachment inquiry to testify very soon and that's likely to be held behind closed doors adam schiff comments came as the u.s. . tweeted i deserve to meet my accuser especially when this accuser the so-called
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whistleblower represented a perfect conversation with a foreign leader in a totally inaccurate and 14 and 20 he also tweeted without citing any evidence us house intelligence chairman adam schiff sly's made him perhaps the most blatant and sinister man i ever seen in the great chamber i want to shift question to the highest level of fraud and treason well patty culhane has more now from washington d.c. let's take a look at a few of the president's tweets talking about representative adam schiff who is leading the investigation into him from the house democrats say that he needs to be investigated for treason is incredibly serious treason can carry the death penalty so that is another norm broken by this president he went on to say that he deserves to face his accuser that's not how this works he's not facing a criminal charge which case he could you would be entitled to meet his accuser this is a person who came forward under the whistleblower statute so his identity is supposed
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to be protected that said he's expected to meet with members of congress behind closed doors and that makes it very likely that his identity is going to come out then the president tweets tried to frame the whistleblower as being wrong in their complaint that in fact is not true because the white house released its own summary of the call before the whistleblower complaint came out at it said very specifically what the whistleblower said happened actually happened on the call so the president's sending the message that he is trying to spin this story sending the message is obviously spot up and it's just going to continue we expect the congressional committees to start deposing to really key witnesses in the coming days now budweiser is set to debut on the hong kong stock exchange after its initial attempt and to live as was said by the city's ongoing protests.

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