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we can all middle of the room sit. subscribe to read people also get enough he called in for just twelve euros fifty pounds. not support the general somebody calling on both states to take actions that is yet another violation by the russian federation the us and some you countries are playing along with ukrainian authorities constitutional cause moscow slams
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a ukrainian sponsored un resolution as a provocation after russia is decried for the alleged to militarize they should of crimea. but. also. as anger rises against nicaraguan president and daniel ortega has cracked down on the media and civil rights groups we look at why the u.s. imposes sanctions on the country but tons of blind die to violations in neighboring on the tourists. also ahead police in the german city of frankfurt are under scrutiny over suspicion a right wing extremist cell is operating in their ranks as lot of the two year old daughter of a migrants rights lawyer receives a death threat. a very warm welcome you watching r.t. international with me nicky aaron great to have you with us as the u.n.
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general assembly has adopted a ukrainian sponsored resolution blaming russia for what it calls the militarize ation of crimea but nearly hoff the member states abstained from the vote their resolution accuses russia of restricting navigation in the black and as of c.s. moscow blogs to date as one sided saying it gives kiev a permit to scapegoat russia here's how the assembly unfolded. we do not support the general assembly calling on both states to take actions when the russian federation is the sole member state to have repeatedly and shamelessly engage in aggressive activities directed against ukraine that you know because i'm. here of his getting signals that everything is allowed to and everything will be forgiven and that all its sins and crimes will be pardoned and russia will be made a scapegoat it is yet another violation by the russian federation of the un charter and deliberate attack by the russian military forces against ukraine in the neutral
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waters of the black sea. it was optional it was said the incident happened in neutral territorial waters but the ukrainian representative has just said a week ago it happened in ukrainian forces the essence of this issue is a common belief that states must not use force in their international relations including to acquire territory or changed borders inconsistent with the un charter we underscored of the e.u. were dismayed at this use of force by russia and us alone we mean zealots we are facing a carefully thought out and well planned provocation that is continuing here in the assembly before our eyes the u.s. and some e.u. countries are playing along with ukrainian authorities confrontational course most countries are co-sponsors of this resolution now this follows an incident in which you had a ukrainian naval vessel trying to cross the kirks strait now when this happened at
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that point there were ukrainian navy boats trying to cross this courage strait and they ignored instructions from maritime control and at that point russian border guards had to intervene and detain the violators now the current bridge which was recently constructed connecting crimea to other parts of russia was frequently brought up by those condemning russia it's important to note that bridge has been a point of criticism by those who oppose russia. so much so that the washington examiner a publication in the united states went as far as to call for the bridge to be blown up it's interesting that there was not then widespread condemnation of the washington examiner but regardless so we also have recently heard the united states promising to send more weapons to kiev and furthermore we did see another resolution voted on now the united states voted in favor of the resolution condemning russia however they voted against a resolution put forward by russia to condemn naziism in fact the united states and
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ukraine were the only two countries to vote against that resolution opposing nazis so pretty clear differences in the international community displayed in the debate and passing of resolutions today at the u.n. general assembly and legal analysts we spoke to things that u.n. resolutions are all about blokes allies and political games i'd only are we seen a lot of animosity and feelings coming up but we're also seeing a lot of political moves as you can see with some of these other resolutions that seem to be kind of general blanket statements that universally would be rejected that would just go against just because russia passed this so we are seeing a lot of these sentiments going through and so a lot of countries abstain we're looking at when we talk about the general assembly specifically with resolutions passing we're looking at one hundred percent geo political factions here this is all a political game and it's all whose side is on whom that's why the u.n. general assembly is filled with blocks allies and other things like that for the
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u.s. want russia on board because the u.s. already knows u.s. allies will be on board with that the same way where russia knows that russian allies will be on board and arabs know that arab allies will be on board with certain resolutions and it's a lot of the political game in what publicly should be the the position or strategy of the people in the u.n. general assembly. now to costa rica west several hundred exiled nicaraguans have protested against that country's president. the protesters demands that ortega stop they were oppression of media and civil rights thousands of nicaraguans of fled to costa rica's since the outbreak of anti-government protests more than three hundred people have been killed in more than five months of civil unrest in september nicaragua made street protests illegal human rights watch criticized the raids on opposition media and the closure of human rights organizations nicaragua is northern neighbor one hundred hours is
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also accused of similar violations but there is a contrast in how the u.s. treats the central american countries one receives punishing sanctions the other an extensive aid package donald quarter as the details. it's a tale of two central american countries both plagued with somewhat similar problems corruption violence and government crackdowns. and. the rule of law has not fared so well in either country with one door us and nicaragua both sinking towards the bottom of the list ponderosa in nicaragua both exemplify a recent regional trend of suppressing the right to protest and using excessive force against demonstrators however hunder us is the only one out of the two that the us seems to have a soft side for don't just take my word for it nicaragua was one of the us is
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tyrannical trio the spread of tyranny follows a predictable pattern media and opposition parties are silenced the regime unleashes its militants to kidnap torture and execute dissidents but one doris well they're of valuable ally especially after they voted with the us to legitimize to roussillon as israel's capital to people of honduras. to make that decision for ourselves and decide we're we've got our embassy and that's right and we greatly appreciate not just disappeared on them but on so many. now both nicaragua and honduras crackdown on anti-government protests this year but they've evoked quite different reactions from the u.s. what nicaragua does it it's a threat to the legitimacy of the current administration every does not victim of this violence and intimidation campaign further undermine its take its legitimacy.
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and one hundred doors cracks down on protesters after a sketchy election well that's a time for people to hold hands and sing coom by coming off of the elections. in. the united states to it's very important if you. want to become inclusive we find success but that's words now what about the money the u.s. is shoveling military and economic aid honduras is way sixty eight million tax dollars worth and at the very same time nicaragua is about to be slapped with further sanctions just last week congress passed the nneka act over the latin american countries corruption and human rights violations so two countries with very similar problems but two very different approaches. the view of those two countries has
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been highly. distorted by the mainstream media by the u.s. government the united states is now are concerned about human rights and democracy in fact we know that the us supports seventy three percent of the world's you tater ships but uses human rights very. arbitrarily and selectively in order to justify its own geopolitical ends up of course is a classic example where the us ordered the supposed dictatorship for decades and then when there was a popular all revolution by the sea at least for over ten years supporting culture terror against their country people forget about their you know and those things need to be remembered in the context of the of the situations we're talking about today. a feud between democrats and republicans over plans for a wall between the united states and mexico has led to threats of a u.s. government shutdown donald trump is seeking over five billion dollars for
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a wall to prevent illegal immigration while the democrats insist on less than two billion and a simpler border fence while president trump lashed out claiming that any democrat saying the border would be secure without a wall is just another politician following the party line for now it's still unclear what exactly will be built on the us mexico border. border security to the people of our country very important the wall is a big factor in border security number one we are for strong border security.
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speaking for myself consider the wall and moral walls can be scaled over walls can be tunneled under the wall doesn't stop any bad things from happening it just makes it impossible for the folks on our side to see what's developing it makes it more difficult for them. the president executive order one three seven six seven directed us to build a wall on the southwest border the wall that we're going to put in here is a wall that we're going to put in here you may be wondering why are we choosing the type of fence that we're choosing the bollard wall that we're going to be putting in place excuse me to safety aspects that a wall provides this type of fence or be this type of ball of walls.
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if we don't get what we want one way or the other whether it's through you through a military through anything you want to call i will shut down the got ok i have enough temper tantrum that he seems to throw will not get him his wall and it will hurt a lot of people because he will cause a shutdown. a judge in the u.k. has blocked in a radio and rain in asylum seekers' deportation after he converted to christianity not only is am the man who was granted u.k. residence in two thousand and nine for five years however he was jailed for raping a seventeen year old girl the british government said he was a threat to society and should be deported well that was three years ago and after looking through his hundreds of twitter posts quoting the bible and christian theology an appeals court ruled that he was at risk of persecution if sent back to
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iran. to circumstances i am satisfied that the appellant has established that there is a real risk that on his return he would be questioned about the details of his asylum claim. even though the judge admitted he thought the man's religious conversion was an attempt to avoid deportation he still found it likely his human rights would be breached well we got the opinion of keith best a former chief executive of the immigration advisory service and david coburn a member of the european parliament for scotland what we are applying is a british act of parliament which had got the european convention but you guys are not only in the european you eleven on human rights act if we start discriminating against people for reasons of their faith or their sexual propensity or whatever then we are on very serious go britain should be setting an example around the
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world of actually maintaining the rights of individuals and once we start slipping from that we fall into the error of many other countries which are far less liberal and that's a very serious decline in civilization now those countries those sovereign nations beat their own decisions and i don't think it's for you to tell them what to do i deplore what they're very but it's their decision now as regards a criminal who comes here and commits a heinous crime of rape quite frankly he has no right to stay in this country and should be removed and we should make it very clear and i would move us from that particular act so that we can make our own decisions about keeping people in the country or having them will move through as i'm concerned once it's safe to sectors which you didn't say by the way it was a part of it is feet would touch the ground the the fundamental human rights apply universally their plight or everybody and just because you don't like
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particular people or because they've committed certain crimes you can start to distinguish otherwise you end up like the nazis in germany and i don't want to live in that kind of society. the fate of syria will be thrashed out in the swiss city of geneva later today at a meeting hosted by the un's special syria and voice steffan de mistura top diplomats from russia iran and turkey will put their weight behind political efforts to ease years of turmoil in the region our senior correspondent more advanced is in geneva for us. the day is either a day for a breakthrough or a breakdown in negotiations russia iran and turkey the three principal actors behind these this peace initiative along with the united nations have been trying to form a constitutional committee to either write a new constitution for syria or amend the current constitution in order to allow
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for national elections all the syrian elections in order to you know stablish a peaceful solution to this civil war which is raged for so many years now unfortunately the main sticking point is who gets the stuff this constitutional committee because. the russians the and the rain ians all have different views the syrian government obviously wants to get as many of its people in there the rebels these limits want to get as many of their people into this constitutional committee so that is the main sticking point and we're about to find out what solution they they've come to indeed the turkish foreign minister in turn said that they've had very little support from the u.s. led international coalition and events on the ground a volatile as well because turkey has been threatening a military invasion and intervention into northern syria against the kurds there
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who views this is terrorists the. in the things have been volatile as well with sporadic shelling and fighting between the syrian arab army and the hardest the rebels and the other have. been killed he's taking and everybody's eyes are on geneva today to see whether they've come to a solution so it's a kind of sound death threat to the family of a rights lawyer in germany sparks a probe into why twink whipped with a hip. what
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holds if you should. put themselves on the line to get accepted or rejected. so when you want to express. something want to. get it right. this is what. people. are still using. to.
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welcome back police in the german city of front foot under investigation over suspicion that a right wing extremist cell is operating within its ranks well as often a german turkish lawyer received a death threats against her two year old daughter the letter was sent by a fax found most supposedly signed by the national socialist underground which is a german neo nazi terrorist group uncovered in two thousand and eleven the n.i.c.u. is responsible for ten murders mostly of immigrants but lawyer says it's quite usual for her to get threats but this time was different. i receive up to fifty written threats or insults on every day and usually i don't care but this time they mentioned my daughter by name and knew her age and my address was also in the fax my personal data is not publicly accessible it can only be obtained by the authorities. say he'll do it says
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a german lawyer of turkish origin who represents the victims of far right violence she was involved in a five year long trial of an n.s.t. member who was sentenced to life in prison for multiple murders in july early this year and the threats against us started soon after according to local media investigators have already found evidence and officers searched the information on the lawyer without any reason to do so the initial probe discovered that a group of officers had exchanged nazi symbols and remarks in chat rooms five of them have since been suspended they case has sparked outrage whoever shares right wing extremist ideas propagate xenophobia threats and repulsive violence and uses police instruments for exactions has no business in our police which is firmly grounded in the constitution radicals have no business with the police and they must not be given a pass otherwise the trust the police enjoy in our country will be destroyed. and
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then pay from germany's left party believes the investigation should be checking all government bodies in the country there is probably a right wing cell in what is a front. and this is very worrying i don't think that right we are missing as all you can from. there always. struck. as one of the truly great that. i would i think the government should do more of this stuff should be not cover up or the issue was and real investigation or all indications. are as well and. there's a lot of cover up for the issues. investment bank goldman sachs is facing criminal charges in malaysia over the loss of billions of dollars from the state investment fund the firm says the former
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government in kuala lumpur is to blame claiming it lied to the bank daniel bushell investigates whether the company will face any will consequences the indictment states goldman sachs not only got ridiculously inflated fees of six hundred million dollars for helping start malaysia's corrupt national wealth fund willing coalition leader and what abraham says the wall street bank must be complicit in the whole affair probably the most stunning financial scandal of the decade is the failure of governance and you allow this to go this one is much a bottom up and. complicit to the. international financial institutions and gloom a sector of course in the instead of investing it in the nation prosecutors say the funds cash was blown on a five year spending spree from beverly hills mansions to a rare twenty two carat pink diamond see through graham piano gift to australian supermodel miranda kerr a quarter of
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a billion dollars on this three hundred foot mega yacht. all the equipment see and bankrolling hollywood hit the wolf of wall street about oh the irony but in crimes on an industrial scale the real question is this was this legal. so the. defendants deny the claims and goldman blames those malaysia crimes on a few rogue individuals notably goldman's then celebrated star partner in life but at the end of that six five years spending spree in twenty fourteen indictment points out goldman actually promoted him worse liason his guilty plea notes others at the bank helped him conceal bribes what he did even quote very much in line with the culture of goldman sachs that culture thrives thanks to what's called the revolving door where goldman chiefs worldwide made law makers and regulators and vice versa to get elected donald trump railed against goldman as a villain a symbol of the corrupt us establishment but as soon as he got in he filled his
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team with goldman exacts like gary cohn as chief economic adviser goldman gave conan a living presence free broyard as senator elizabeth warren dubs it of a quarter of a billion dollars and comparably brought in tax breaks that earned goldman if earned is the right word more than that within three months according to senator warren kerry cohen picks out the sacks full of mining goes into government and rewrites the tax laws marriage is to cram it through and point and called once again shell savvy investor u.s. senators railed at goldman selling ordinary american products they knew would fail them betting on their failure practices that contributed to the two thousand and eight world economic crash then treasury secretary hank paulson nevertheless handed goldman a ten billion dollar bailout paulson just happened to have been yes you guessed it goldman sachs chief the evidence shows that goldman repeatedly put its own interests and profits ahead of the interests of its clients and our community when
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the show. and finally collapsed under the weight of those toxic mortgages goldman profited from the collapse using a fictitious exchange rate in two thousand and one gold magically disappeared greece's debt so it could cheat its way into the e.u. the bank is said to have trials at an eye watering three hundred million dollars fee in fact greece's debt actually rose and was handed to its citizens suffering to this day the greek trick was arranged by this man who infamously said the bank is doing god's work promoted to goldman boss blankfein reportedly met privately with that this great merchant at the head of goldman current malaysian malays whole scandal is now spawned a best selling board game clip hopefully to goldman sachs is one of these high level finance capital companies in the us that is very close investment doing very close to the leaders of power on both sides of the political aisle if they can get away with what they get away united states they can certainly get away with it
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elsewhere what's going on in malaysia is just the tip of an iceberg that's going on everywhere they just haven't been caught in the other places it's criminal is the biggest criminal white white collar criminal event i think. of the last century maybe even greater we are on the verge of a of another crisis here financial crisis that will make the last one pale in comparison and goldman sachs and people and businesses like them are at the center of the cause of this. thanks for choosing r.t. international best hour we're back with the latest at the top of them.
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