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coming in on your rally there were a military base nicknamed the school of assassins i never. hear. me and i don't understand. a correspondent for tink our man john mccain way were forced to pay a fine after they were accused of taking pause in the rally in pieces still considering another charge against them for allegedly a link to a baby failing while the two of a office's instructions despite the crew claiming they followed every order came forward to use out the center of the story described the action of the police as brutal. it without it was very stressful we were treated like any other inmates and of course we were not given any special treatment any special privileges we were actually separated men and women and so i didn't get to to speak with my cameramen hardly at all we could see each other occasionally through the window and we sort
of you know communicated with each other to try to tell each other that we were doing ok it's a piece. of never any sort of violence never any sort of vandalism in fact the people who do those protests they were protesting against the you know the so-called assassins the school the america had for banning they're not protesting against this town and they've actually enjoyed quite good relations with the surrounding community. of columbus georgia this year however has been different. there were some arbitrary detention there were some arrests of innocent bystanders and every year of course people intentionally get arrested to draw attention to the issue that at the school of the americas in the human rights issues of its graduates however this here is many people who are not intending to get arrested who are merely innocent bystanders including one man who the owner of a barber shop are also arrested and detained and myself and my camera man included for more than thirty hours many of the people who were filming both journalists and
just people who were there filming on their you know small consumer cameras were harassed and if there were very a distinct impression that the police were going after people who were filming and documenting what happened there were demonstrators we were covering this as members of the news media accredited to cover this event and so of course you know we pled not guilty to charges there's been local charges which have already gone through the system here even though we weren't offered a trial and then also state charges which are still pending we had many people who were in solidarity with that outside of the jail we got word that more than two hundred people had gathered for a candlelight vigil outside the jail when they had learned we had been arrested. basically the entire. they stayed to our hearing our arraignment showing solidarity shown support for as we walk in the courtroom was full. of activists the people in solitary as people who believed in our innocence and specially the numbers of the
press and our right to tell the truth about what happened there. twenty years activity at the fort benning military counter being question has been the subject of harsh public scrutiny. there has been a growing public outrage with what's going on at fort benning and is training camp for latin american military and law enforcement officers they've trained around sixty thousand of them many of whom have returned to their countries and became very dangerous they committed all kinds of human rights abuses for example the nine hundred ninety three the united nations truth commission on el salvador named the army officers who had committed the worst atrocities of the civil war they are two thirds of them had been good it had been trained at the school of the americas in chile the schools graduates ran both. secret police and his and some of his main prisons there which are often referred to as gratian cambs generals who led the bloody military coup in honduras in two thousand and nine were trained at the
school of the americas which is now called the western hemisphere institute for security cooperation while the name has changed but the practices obviously have. have not caylee now reporter was covering all this in the rally outside fort benning where the training center is located. still ahead a few this more debt more aid is the proves the. island we'll see the future of an alliance running to the rescue each time one of its members fails also. the erroll sea has become a wasteland of sand salt and pollution i'm lindsay friends join me in kazakstan to investigate how this transformation has affected the people here and how we put it down on the environment for. a vote has published new details of the joint they say russian missile defense shield the skulls on the only
clones of last weekend's alone summit in this been under a new proposal for the by president that if the two sides that would cut the fare to a territory well flies in the identified diplomatic solution the paper says that simply speaking russia would be risp. handling rogue missiles from the east a naysay will cover russia from the west experts say this plan would allow both suddenly has to remain secure and independent in terms of their anti missile systems it's also a believe been vetted strategy would help to dispel russia's concerns me european systems. keeton from the mosque a state university of foreign relations says the west needs russia to feel true that our cooperation in several a direction in which missiles started from the territorial of certain states come out of the only bar a certain quantity of all of the lies below given isaac your united states or russia or some european powers. you really knew. a lot of.
airspace to be warned in advance a ball is a potential strike from this point of your example of impatient i was in your system against potential strikes from iran or north korea would require a. much more informational to be built this offer i should be able to use i may be informational capability for looking at the european powers from this point if you are sure that you need to. establish the system so full scale and there she is ready for the go she should suppose that. keeps him from the most diverse even stash the relations. now dead stricken island will receive a massive bailout of labor one hundred billion dollars from the european union and international monetary fund it's the second emergency rescue pattern cool devised. to similar measures were taken for the greeks well for more on this i'm now joined by sam bowman head of free sets of the adam smith institute in london many thanks
for joining us mr bowman now britain's share in this proposed bailout really does look to be the lion share of an eleven billion dollars so how will the government do things sell that to the british people who. and facing massive security considering that britain's nobody would upon all three year i say well i think they probably shouldn't the government is justifying this by saying that it's a major trading partner for the u.k. so the british taxpayer should really foot the bill to support our land but it's a bit like turning to a bankrupt neighbor and giving him a thousand pounds in the hope that he'll spend some of it in your shop it just doesn't make economic sense to bail out arlington this way and speaking to people on the ground in the general irish public they do not want to spell out they think that it's bad for the country because really what it is is a bit out for irish banks and for the irish government rather than for the irish taxpayer so i think that the money that's going here is really trying to kick the can down the road so to speak to give the money to these irish banks in the hope
that there won't be any aftershocks in the u.k. economy and i think really what we need to do is look at the problems look at the root problems and let the irish banks wind while addressing the problems in the u.k. because giving this money to ireland really is a massive gamble with british taxpayers' money it's a huge amount of money as you said and it's not something that the british government should be doing so a bailout that no one really seems to home and it is another bailout for get another struggling you are a member. they're all through all this teetering on the brink at the moment portugal spain except do you think that the year is a realistic is going to survive to bail out every single failure is there a risk of self implosion here. honestly i think the euro zone's days are numbered i can't see the euro survive in this decade certainly not the next ten years probably not the next one or two years in fact bailing out ireland will as i say kick the can down the road maybe arland will bring down the euro but probably portugal spain or even if it really will the exposure of for example the french economy to charlie and banks it's absolutely massive twenty percent of the entire french economy is.
france by charlie and banks by italian bond holders so if it really goes france economy will collapse the entire eurozone will collapse if one of the larger mediterranean countries goes and i think that really what island and what the u.k. needs to realize is that it's not a matter of bailing out the euro because that's what this bailout is aiming to do the bailout is trying to sustain the euro currency but that actually won't work really the question is do we do it now in an orderly way to wind down the euro and help ireland out of the euro zone or do we try and wait for one of the massive european economies like spain or italy to collapse and they will really be in trouble because there's no way we can afford to bear that out and we really really it will be a difficult situation and what we need to do is to help our land out of the euro zone help the restart their own currency which can float so that they can devalue that and be competitive on the world markets moving again and it will be good for the british taxpayer because britain will see prosper when all and prosperous as well well as you suggest there one way out of this impasse would be for some
countries to revert back to their original currencies to many here it does look like europe success stories they're paying for they spend money that they simply don't have and some as you say those who have failed should maybe revert back to their own currencies and quit the euro is going to save it and you mention a lot in that would you lump any other countries into that. i think most countries in the euro zone would be quite well off leaving the euro and entering it back into their own currency the european monetary union was always a political project it was always something that put the idea of the federal europe first hopes that the economics would come later. and really in economic terms it was a case of asking water to run uphill it just doesn't make sense and what we're seeing now is this kind of the chickens coming home to roost in terms of the european monetary union and maybe some of the core european countries like germany and france might be able to continue with the euro but the peripheral countries like ireland greece spain italy portugal these are countries that need their own
currencies and they need to be able to have flexible currencies with flexible exchange rates so that they don't enter into massive bubbles in the way that the irish colony has been suffering or have been suffering over the last ten years to you at the low interest rates at the euro which might have been good for france and germany were terrible for the irish economy because they meant that it overheated and eventually this property bubble took place another book has burst world paid for and i think that it's time the island needs the euro and britain should do what it can to help our luggage but not at the expense of the british taxpayer troubled times for the year a family the head of the adam smith institute many thanks. thank you you thank . oh woman so the world's fourth largest leg the whole thing in central asia is now loaded for one of being the wells what you could also call disaster is to solve it irrigation projects the water is stunted receding fifty years ago causing a drastic change to the local climate and killing most marine life but one of the
graces threats the rapidly disappearing water still poses is to people's health. reports. the ill see is a shadow of its former self those in the cassock city aralsk once had to see at their doorstep but are now confronted by the haunting sight of abandoned ships the water is twenty kilometers away and from the dried up remains sickness comes one local woman who chose not to be named remembers when friends and family started to fall ill. q new diseases the message that we have never seen in high numbers you specially related to breathing my husband's good chronic bronchitis that's how i believe you can see salt in the air but you feel it on the skin and you can feel it on the tongue. fields planted to make the soviet union completely self-sufficient in cotton consumes the rivers feeding into the air will see decade by decade it
nearly disappeared now what was once the world's fourth largest landlocked body of water is reduced to a pit of sand salt and pollution. the salt clings to the moist seabed like here at the harbor in are all tsk as soon as it's dry enough even the slightest wind carries it into the town and across the country into the lungs of men women and children who don't even know they're bringing coffee before the ground caught in security erroll see it was one of the most picturesque places in central asia as a disc. along with the soviet union the task of regeneration fell to the heads of newly independent central asian states in the early one nine hundred ninety s. it was then that people learned the extent of the siesta mines that until that point was known only to those close to the cultivation projects pesticides used to
yield cotton leached into the rivers making the water a silent killer. growing heavily polluted as well and in essence we're living in a disaster area. or infectious disease ward had one hundred fifty to one hundred sixty patients especially children with a strain of diseases per year it's about five per year and the exact same with viral hepatitis this is all frank's to clean water. three years ago a group called the international fund for saving the arrow c. stepped in to protect the people from the tainted water and news just the fresh water project sells many shias one possible way lead tap water pipes to the villages and to distant villages they grade local water pipe systems but the pesticides aren't just in the fresh water they're blowing across the dusty seabed as well. in addition multi-drug resistant tuberculosis is on the rise
exacerbated by this toxic combination special rehabilitation wards are reserved in area hospitals. our government pays fifty percent of what it calls ecological extras to our salaries they throw an extra for living near buchan or with the rockets are launched and the aerial see we have serious problems with the draft young come in unfit to service. small dams now trapped what little water flows into the upper air all see irrigating the desert little by little but walking through this place that's been given a new lease on life one. the legacy of mismanagement it begs the question is bringing the water back enough to overcome the years of neglect or is the pollution too great to turn the dust bowl back into a thriving basin. kazakstan. the.
place of one of the world's worst environmental. the region throughout the week and of course you can always find more. on the stories online a few of the very thing we did before details over the extreme deliveries all the. way that i would call great plains in paris using mission to get fuel to put next to the city. and it's the end of the line for this kind of trusting new way designs will be getting at the track and soon meaning that is the model which heralded the electric era all that and much more the website and of course the. channel. four news today violence game flared up. in these are the images the world has been
seeing from the streets of canada. giant corporations rule the day. top stories in. the u.s. special envoy to north korea household recent revelations about the country's nuclear program provocative but not the crisis. he's visiting south korea was responding to a report by an american scientist that the know has a new uranium enrichment plant with more than one thousand centrifuges well the. have also been claims an experimental right into reality is being developed none of the revelations have been confabs. rescue is as a mine in new zealand are preparing to use a specialized robot to reach twenty nine miners trapped since explosion three days ago rescue efforts against the billy helping by dangerous toxic gases preventing
anyone from entering the my the drilling off a ventilation shaft down to where the miners are believed to be more than a kilometer underground is expected to be completed monday and what the officials have acknowledged the miners may not have survived the initial explosion. now serbia is set to face key questions from the e.u. commission over its readiness to join the union but with the bloc currently struggling to keep its weakest states afloat there's skepticism in the alliance about accepting another name and resulting sara first reports even in serbia many doubt membership will bring any great benefits to their troubled country. it's government's eyes and firmly on the west just a few days time so he'll be presented with a questionnaire by the commission what's seen as an important step in serbia's bid to join the e.u. for our citizens as was the case for the rest of the continent being part of the
e.u. is the certainty for peace and stability a normal life they had away from the prairie the political rhetoric in the media amongst the public in serbia is firstly different in fact a recent monitoring the port found that more than half the respondents now of the e.u. accession negatively. on joining the. e.u. gives only to masons and it seems that is being dictated to by the e.u. but you do run. those crisis here at many econ sheets and they're facing the same big struggles. there are some important questions being raised just how will. help he is economy and when unemployment in serbia is so high that the promises of a better future translate into actual benefits. for ten years the serbian government has been striving towards the e.u.
with promises of a better future but free cheese is only ever on offer in a mouse trap the government even sold some businesses to partners in the european union where people hit no longer feel like the membership. of the country's problems and prairie eventuate holds in this way but continuing economic instability is affecting the lies the population. see belgrade. ok or they just business news on the way we're shallow after a very short break so don't go away. hungry for the full stop we've got. the biggest issues get a human voice face to face with the news makers. hello
welcome to the program hey on r.t. with me. comics don is paying to double oil production by two thousand and twenty and is eyeing up new export markets but at the same time the country also wants to diversify away and looking for foreign investors the country's prime minister spoke exclusively to business about plans. because i stand if known for the wall because we have a huge reserves of the natural resources before but over the minerals and etc but to be only supplier for resources the world is not so good i would just nations. to be to have a competitor for free market economy to have for a competitive. population with
a higher standard for the occasion mr prime minister it's been almost a year since the creation of the customs union of russia kazakstan and valorous how would you assess its walk what problems have been revealed during this year and where has it been most successful of course we did have some difficulties the past may be will be some difficulties in the future but at the same time we do have very achievable results and i see in the virtue board resolves that our quantum is and the process within the custom union became more competitive. and the prices given custom union have more competitive advantages because the market is much bigger than it used to be before especially for because of standing on the sixteen million population now we can produce out of those four hundred seventy million population this is a good one touch for us the mere tariff policy in the customs union will be based
on current tariffs existing in the russian federation it will get ninety percent of all the duties while council start or receive only seven percent what is your opinion is this workable it's not only workable it's already working and they already feel that wondrous of that i think it gives the possibility to set up a new enterprise system the territory of all the benefits of custom you could in kazakhstan and they already feel more. or interest for the us to invest in kazakhstan because now they're looking for a much bigger much note on this its population and deal with it if it interests from. investors kazakstan plans to double oil extraction by twenty twenty what will be the priority in the country's energy policy and what export markets will kazakhstan target kazakhstan explain and to double export possibilities by twenty
twenty and distin a nation for all its beautiful in the other sources if the additional countries through the russian pipeline system to europe through. custom pipeline control from projects through russian territory but would boost. to china i think we will explore as much as possible even though they exist in capacities not enough and we have discussed. with all the members with all the neighboring countries the possibility for a future export but the first choice is russia. and it's made by a ten percent stake a russian call produced from current shareholders technology and the investment dialogue deals worth an estimated two hundred ninety million dollars and is expected to reach next spring if it takes place the share of reading this after reach thirty five percent even though you know give it significant power in the
boardroom the company's coming to secure a controlling stake in the near future apart from that after a second to public offering of its shares worth six hundred million dollars. now debt stricken islands confirm that it will receive a massive bailouts new european union is a second emergency rescue package organized by the years in this year the first being to greece the irish government has to go the cac route the e.u. and the international monetary fund for loans worth just under one hundred billion euros as part of the deal the government will outlaw its spending plan for the next four years it will have to restructure the country's banking industry and bring down the huge budget deficit the u.k. says it also is ready to help with an eight billion euro learn something new officials fear the republic's financial problems might spread to all the eurozone countries with large budget deficits. and see how the markets have performing now
in the european stock markets of turnbull the negative for the first time on monday as gains reddit related to news all the rescue package fodder proved short lived banks and turned negative with gains for drug and altos stocks supporting the markets and here in moscow russians talked on the next following global trends high oil prices helping lend support energy producers gas probably recall in the us a leading the declines. and finally more than seventeen hundred thousand foreign employees will get permission to work in russia next year that's off the government approved the quota for non-citizens looking for a job in the country which is about two hundred thousand less than it was last year by qualified employees will enjoy perks like is its home for getting of these that the government is struggling to reduce the number of illegal foreign workers in the country indeed russia trikes the second highest amount of illegal workers all to the u.s. on a conservative estimate more than four million people are working in the country
the school of infinity is that when the film failed. to take you in the. details of the russian. protect. their respective. agreement reached. nato summit in lisbon has already been historic as it paves the way from precedent to cooperation between russia. and as a growing number of. joining the e.u. .