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this is backed by the cia in afghanistan have committed atrocities including some this is backed by the cia in afghanistan have committed atrocities including summary executions according to
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a damning report by human rights watch. there's many executions according to a damning report by human rights watch. there's really no question that conduct like this violates the law has been no accountability for this type of crimes really no question that conduct like this violates the law has been no accountability for this type of crime not and certainly not for the actual cases we documented in this new report. when you read and certainly not for the actual cases we documented in this new report that's coming in the residence of from raging wildfires it's alleged that a malfunction of the local power company didn't suffer from raging wildfires it's alleged that a malfunction of the local power company could have started the universe. could have started the universe. so an israeli soldier disobeyed orders and fatally shot a palestinian teenager who sentenced an israeli soldier he disobeyed orders and fatally shot a palestinian teenager the sentence. 2
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a month of community service we speak to the boy's family. the soldier to a month of community service we speak to the boy's family. the soldiers didn't get a proper punishment so his colleagues would do the same they were killed and didn't get a proper punishment so his colleagues would do the same they would kill you. hello and a warm welcome to you this is r.t. international thanks for joining us. hello and welcome to you this is r.t. international thanks for joining us. first this hour a damning report by human rights watch blame. first this hour a damning report by human rights watch blames u.s.
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backed afghan forces for summary executions and other atrocities in mountains u.s. backed afghan forces for summary executions and other atrocities amounting to war crimes it alleges 14 cases of abuse in the past 2 years and he's brought into war crimes it alleges 14 cases of abuse in the past 2 years and is based on dozens of testimonies the cases also include attacks on the families of dozens of testimonies the cases also include attacks on the families of terrorist suspects and kidnappings got more details from the director of human rights watch in what terrorist suspects and kidnappings more details from the director of human rights watch in washington understood these forces were likely backed by the cia washington. we understood these forces were unlikely backed by the cia so we began investigating both in terms of the structure of these forces investigating how they were so we began investigating both in terms of the structure of these forces investigating how they were funded and supported and also taking numerous
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eyewitness accounts funded and supported and also taking numerous eyewitness accounts of what happened when these forces conducted night raids or other operations and when we took a look at what had been what happened when these forces conducted night raids or other operations and when we took a look at what had been reported we saw clearly clearly that we we had suspected violations of the laws of war were did we saw clear clearly that we we had suspected violations of the laws of war international humanitarian law is clear this sort of conduct to prisoners be an exit international humanitarian law is clear this sort of conduct to prisoners being executed people killed with their hands tied behind their backs children being shot and i had huge good people killed with their hands tied behind their backs children being shot and i had been in the middle of night operations there's really no question that conduct like this violates the laws of in the middle of night operations there's really no question that conduct like this violates the laws of war on these my guess the it takes
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a closer look at the evidence in the report or on these my guess the it takes a closer look at the evidence in the report. it's awful the testimonies the details this is a come it's awful the testimonies the details this is a compendium of afghan horror stories is one such incident and pending of afghan horror stories is one such incident in the middle of the night cia spawned hunt squad surrounds a house in the middle of the night cia spawned hunt squad surrounds a house inside is an afghan family they're scared they're terrifies inside is an afghan family they're scared they're terrified one by one for the crime of caring for one another but one by one for the crime of caring for one another
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they are butchered 1st the blue of the dual when the father of the family came out of the house there butchered 1st the blue of the dual when the father of the family came out of the house they shot him and then as the sons came out to check on him he killed them. they shot him and then as the sons came out to check on him he killed them then the woman stops another brother from coming out and they said please don't kill us and then then the woman stops another brother from coming out and they said please don't kill us and then he shot an older woman younger go round to the brother and they shot her injuring her in an older woman the younger go round to the brother and they shot her injuring her then killed the last brother they carried out raids for 2 more nights in another instant kill the last brother they carried out raids for 2 more nights in another instance described by human rights watch a paramilitary squad allegedly accompanied by described by human rights watch a paramilitary squad allegedly accompanied by americans raid an afghan village they
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security and start by americans raid an afghan village they security and start. questioning the men among them a fellow named. is taken our questioning the men among them a fellow named golem is taken out of his house and interrogated when he returned he found his 2 at a his house and interrogated when he returned he found his 2 brothers his son and nephew executed gunshots to the eyes brothers his son and nephew executed gunshots to the eyes and in the mouth they don't leave much of a face behind in all 6 civilians and in the mouth they don't leave much of a face behind in all 6 civilians dead in that raid 3 of them were university students stories like they had in that raid 3 of them were university students stories like this just go on and on. at around midnight the unit destress just go
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on and on. at around midnight the unit destroyed the gates of our compound with an explosive device they killed one of my sons at the bus through the gate of our compound with an explosive device they killed one of my sons at the back of our home and took the other one with them we're not terrorists the forces of our home and took the other one with them we're not terrorists the forces accused us of feeding the taliban but the taliban came asking for food if you don't give it to accuse us of feeding the taliban but the taliban came asking for food if you don't give it to them than is sold you these kill or capture missions reached out to them than is sold you these kill or capture missions reached a crescendo back in 2011 then it was primarily america crescendo back in 2011 then it was primarily american troops carrying out an average of 19
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raids per night can troops carrying out an average of 19 raids per night. this is a nationwide massacre it became so ugly that it was a nationwide massacre it became so ugly that even the radically adze taliban afghan government came out and even the radically adze taliban the afghan government came out and said enough is enough i'm american army higher get said enough is enough now mommy afghan army higher gas one immediate ban of night operations house searches and i'm necessary can't shift the house when the immediate ban of night operations house searches and i'm necessary capture if people thought the mother version of what the u.s. had no choice but people thought the mother version of what the u.s. had no choice but to hold and buy
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a hold i mean the americans came out and said we'll get to hold and buy a hold i mean the americans came out and said we'll stop but these guys these 100 squads trained are stop but these guys these 100 squads trained armed supported and accompanied by the cia they'll keep going and supported and accompanied by the cia they'll keep going and they kept going until now. at 11 pm and they kept going until now. at 11 pm the soldiers came to the house they looked to the women in one room they went to the soldiers came to the house they looked to the women in one room they went to him and goods room where he was loom and shot him 3 times from a goose room where he was loom and shot him 3 times then they drew the body out to
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the country out there was no resistance some residue then they drew the body out to the country out there was no resistance some residents. asked to come out of the room there was that there was some parade of from other family members who were asked to come out of the room there was that there was some parade of from other family members some taken to other rooms and waiters saw no one saw who exactly did the person taken to other rooms and waiters saw no one saw who exactly did the shooting but relatives they were short on their eyes so the mouth by the way the shooting but relatives they were sort of in their eyes so the mouth by the way is what langley had to say about these reports all those human rights watch to is what langley had to say about these reports all those human rights watch did not provide the cia time to study the particular allegations in this report without confirming did not provide the cia time to study the particular allegations in this report without confirming or denying any particular role in government of afghanistan
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conservatism operations we can save you some cause or denying any particular role in government of afghanistan conservatism operations we can save you some confidence that many if not all of the claims leveled against afghan forces are likely false or example is that many if not all of the claims leveled against afghan forces are likely false or exaggerated that is the polite equivalent of the middle finger they directed that is the polite equivalent of the middle finger there's actually said we didn't look at what you're accusing the serve and it's probably nonsense essentially said we didn't look at what you're accusing the serve and it's probably nonsense to think these people were once tasked with winning the hearts and minds to think these people were once tasked with winning the hearts and minds of the afghans battling to win hearts and minds in minds of the afghans battling to win hearts and minds in afghanistan battle for hearts and minds
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in afghanistan battle for the hearts afghanistan battle for hearts and minds in afghanistan battle for the hearts and. minds of the afghan people when the hearts and minds of the local afghans hiring the minds of the afghan people when the hearts and minds of the local afghans hiring soft diplomacy in terms of appealing to hearts and minds soft diplomacy in terms of appealing to hearts and minds these killings that h r w describes of the few all of this these killings that h r w describes of the few all of this war the hate they breed they radicalize entire swore they hate they breed they radicalize entire generations if someone invaded your country terrorize jews your family generations if someone invaded your country terrorize jews your family with nike murder or aids for years
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wouldn't you be will hate with nike murder or aids for years wouldn't you feel hate wouldn't you want to resist. wouldn't you want to resist the human rights watch says that both the cia and the afghan government should consider the consequences of their actions human rights watch says that both the cia and the afghan government should consider the consequences of their actions in the region. the primary things we'd like to see are increased transparency and openness in the region. primary things we'd like to see are increased transparency and along with back greater accountability and i say greater we're starting at basically 0 there's been no one with back greater accountability and i say greater we're starting to basically 0 there's been no accountability for this type of conduct and certainly not for the actual cases we documented in this me were all accountability for this type of conduct and certainly not for the actual cases we documented in this new report so that's
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a start but we do have some specific recommendations about ways that the u.s. support so that's a start but we do have some specific recommendations about ways that the u.s. in particular and the cia can use their leverage to try to influence these forces that they support in particular and the cia can use their leverage to try to influence these forces that they support we've documented what are really horrific crimes unfortunately as much as this is and we've documented what are really horrific crimes unfortunately as much as this is an important report this is not breaking news these crimes these sorts of crimes have been documented extensively before and report this is not breaking news these crimes these sorts of crimes have been documented extensively before but i hope that now the afghan government in particular and the u.s. government will be for but i hope that now the afghan government in particular and the u.s. government will really pay attention and see the tremendous harm these activities are inflicting on the afghan people the pay attention and see the tremendous harm these activities are inflicting on the afghan people. you know the news huge wall
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photos are continuing to rage. in other news huge wall photos are continuing to rage in large parts of california. in large parts of california.
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authorities are investigating whether a technical fault with the power grid. authorities are investigating whether a technical fault with the power grid might be to blame for the. company in charge of the infrastructure's ones might be to blame for the. company in charge of the infrastructure is one of the biggest power firms in the state in implementing blackouts to try to stop the fast from spreading the biggest power firms in the state in implementing blackouts to try to stop the fast from spreading stuff millions of people without power and it's come under criticism for the company as millions of people without power and it's come under criticism for the company and scale of open expects a major life threatening fire become a normal situation i'm open expects. major life threatening fires have become a normal situation in california the latest caused thousands of people to flee
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their homes nation in california the latest caused thousands of people to flee their homes many are pointing to global warming as a potential root cause of the fires how any are pointing to global warming as a potential root cause of the fires however they could be ignoring a much closer to home factor negligence however they could be ignoring a much closer to home factor negligence p.g. and e. which is a utility company that provides electricity throughout the state as e.g. an e. which is a utility company that provides electricity throughout the state has admitted that one of their transmission towers malfunctions near the site where the kinkaid for admitted that one of their transmission towers malfunctioned near the site where the kinkaid fire began in sonoma county p.g. and e. maintains that it is not necessarily fire began in sonoma county p.g. any maintains that it is not necessarily there towers malfunction that caused the
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fire and investigators are currently getting their towers malfunction that caused the fire and investigators are currently getting to the bottom of that but while we're here let's review p.g. and e. is record getting to the bottom of that but while we're here let's review p.g. and e. is record. fiji
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and he actually filed for bankruptcy this. fiji and he actually filed for bankruptcy this year after it was forced to pay $11000000000.00 in damages however the courts year after it was forced to pay $11000000000.00 in damages however the corporation remains one of the biggest state utilities in california despite being linked to some ration remains one of the biggest state till it is in california despite being linked to so many unnatural disasters furthermore california is now plagued with below many unnatural disasters furthermore california is now plagued with blackouts the public is not thrilled about that we had several days that we
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couldn't work blackouts the public is not thrilled about that we had several days that we couldn't work that we can access the building only special access because as i said canceled that we couldn't access the building only special access because as i said canceled a lot of people going to have access to facilities a lot of the buildings were close like m.l.k. a lot of people don't have access to facilities a lot of the buildings were closed like m.l.k. where people go and study post our business was was drastically affected there was a where people go and study post our business was was drastically affected there were 3 days in a row few weeks ago and then also this last monday i think should be days in a row few weeks ago and then also this last monday i think should be held accountable because they are the only power company in this whole area so they are responsible for that accountable because they are the. power company in this area so they are responsible for that these company is very ineffective in what it does
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and it keeps these company is very ineffective in what it does and it keeps. basically making mistakes after mistake causing fire is itself. basically making mistake after after mistake causing fires instead of preventing them and just. basically affecting people who are venting them and just. basically affecting people's life if they're not doing what they say they're supposed to be doing then i feel like they're liable for its life if they're not doing what they say they're supposed to be doing then i feel like they're liable for it outrageous coming from the state governor there are people potentially up to 3 outrages coming from the state governor there are people potentially up to 300000 customers that may continue to see their lights out which means roughly a 4 week with 100000 customers that may continue to see their lights out which means roughly a 4 week with their lights out which is simply an acceptable amount goes with the
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issue greed mismanagement solved which is simply an acceptable amount goes with the issue greed mismanagement and decades of utility that didn't focus on you on public safety but focused on judgment and decades of utility that didn't focus on you on public safety but focused on shareholders but he also received 820-8400 dollars contribution to holders but he also received 820-8400 dollars contribution from the company at a time when they're already facing a felony investigation from the company at a time when they're already facing a felony investigation that's news that's going to pour more fuel onto an already or aging california that's news that's going to pour more fuel onto it already we're aging california ok look them up and r.t. new york. a lawyer representing look him up and argue. new york. a lawyer representing wildfire survivors mike danko believes the state regulators
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frayed the company's hands survivors mind danko believes the state regulators fried the company's hands now it can do whatever it wants p.g. needs responsibility now it can do whatever it wants p.g. needs responsibility to maintain the equipment and to keep it safe and with the to maintain the equipment and to keep it safe and what they do is they actually raise the money from the customers to do that work do is they actually raise the money from the customers to do that work but instead of doing it they divert the money the reason why p.g. but instead of doing it they divert the money the reason why p.g. needs file bankruptcy is because it wants to use the bankruptcy laws to mean you file bankruptcy is because it wants to use the bankruptcy laws to minimize what it
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has to pay to the victims it's basically malfeasant minimize what it has to pay to the victims it's basically malfeasance california we have a regulatory agency called the public utilities california we have a regulatory agency called the public utilities commission and it is their job to be the watchdog over his commission and it is their job to be the watchdog to oversee what p.v. any is doing. in history has shown. any is doing but in history has shown that p.g. any relationship with the regulator is p.g. any relationship with the regulator is far far too cozy and they're pretty darn ineffective. are far too cozy and they're pretty darned ineffective.
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it is said to israel now where a soldier has been demoted. it is said to israel now where a soldier has been demoted and sentenced to a month of community service after fatally shooting an unarmed palestinian prison sentence through a month of community service after fatally shooting an unarmed palestinian protesters last year the soldier pleaded guilty to disobey his commanders orders and opening fire otis to last year the soldier pleaded guilty to disobey in his commanders orders and opening fire on the teenager who was trying to scale a security fence at the border during a riot on the teenager who was trying to scale a security fence at the border during a riot you may find this footage coming up now disturbing shows the moments that lead up to it you may find this footage coming out now disturbing shows the moments that lead up to include the shooting of the palestinian teenager in july of last year he led include the shooting of the palestinian teenager in july of last year he later died in hospital we spoke to his family in gaza
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a to died in hospital we spoke to his family in gaza. i smell. no one expects his son to die and i didn't expect. no one expects his son to die and i didn't expect it it was a big shock for our family i wasn't surprised by the sentence and the effect it it was a big shock for our family i wasn't surprised by the sentence and i felt sad to intentionally kill an innocent child who doesn't carry any weapons and they were sad to intentionally kill an innocent child who doesn't carry any weapons and then be sentenced to just one month of community service not even jail time or the israeli and be sentenced to just one month of community service not even jail time the israelis always kill in cold blood the soldier didn't get a proper punishment so his colleagues would do is always kill in cold blood the soldier didn't get a proper punishment so his colleagues will do the same how they will kill.
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palestinian activists and supporters who the same how they will kill. palestinian activists and supporters have expressed their outrage of the sentence the co-founder of the electronic intifada news website expressed their outrage of the sentence the co-founder of the electronic intifada news website branded the verdict a travesty a rights group also says that israeli security forces are branded the verdict a travesty a rights group also says that israeli security forces are being operating with the parent impunity. the euro mediterranean human being operating with the parent impunity. the euro mediterranean human rights monitor finds the sentencing to be entirely disproportionate with the criminal act and rights monitor finds the sentencing to be entirely disproportionate with the criminal act of killing an unarmed child for tester and may encourage other i.d.f. soldiers to killing an unarmed child for tester and may encourage other i.d.f. soldiers to follow the lead of the incriminate his sniper knowing that the
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consequence is a negligible follow the lead of the incriminate his sniper knowing that the consequence is a negligible and lenient or the israel defense forces told r.t. the soldier was in lenient. well these are all defense forces told r.t. the soldier was punished for disobey orders not for killing anyone he received 30 days punished for disobey orders not killing anyone he received 30 days of military labor and was demoted to the lowest rank israel also says that protesters tried to breach the security fence along the border and in danger israeli citizens lives for military labor and was demoted to the lowest rank israel also says that protesters tried to breach the security fence along the border and in danger israeli citizens lives by throwing incendiary devices at the convention itself is the 1st of its kind by throwing incendiary devices the conviction itself is the 1st of its kind
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only this week is road closed 3 probes into the killing of palestinian civilians including 2 early this week is road closed 3 probes into the killing of palestinian civilians including 2 children by occupation forces in the west bank in early 28 no one was between children by occupation forces in the west bank in early 28 no one has been held to account and get reaction from human rights activists from gaza. will count reaction from human rights activists from gaza. they don't care about the bit a senior victims. don't care about the bit of senior victims and . sort of if it's sort of like that at the show sure as it is distant and it's belittling to say sorry guys. and it's that way that is that you don't win government look at it is that you do procedures and does that either but is it that way that is that you did it when government look at it is that you did procedures and does that aid ability or gives for this you know people when they. are getting
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children see it gives me to see their people when they. are getting children for instance. to see the people and their god has led by military action against iraq. i see the people and their god has led by military actions and aggression and it's obvious no. one's aggression and it's obvious no. out of the supporting the settlers and biased out of the supporting settlers. or their claims of that is that a government in front of the international community that their claims of that is that a government in front of the international community that they. eliminate the good will of law. ceding democracy among the eliminate the growth of law. for the ceding democracy among the community it's feared. united nations
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community it's feared. united nations is rulz kosovo police used excessive force while arresting 2 u.n. staffers rulz kosovo police used excessive force while arresting 2 un staff members in may include in russian national mikhail present shock of. them in may include in russian national mikhail present shock of. then vista given team found no evidence to support the investigation team found no evidence to support accusation of wrongdoing by the 2 stuff stop accusation of wrongdoing by the 2 stealth staff members the team found substantial evidence of the use members of the team found substantial evidence of the use of excessive force. as
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a result of existing. as a result mr. chicle suffered mr. chicle suffered fractures in the back inside of the school cheek fractures in the back inside of the school cheek bone in upper jaw bone in was a cyst acute stress on an upper jaw bone in was a cyst acute stress anxiety depressive reactions or early this year during a raid in. depressive reactions or early this year during a raid on areas populated by ethnic serbs to un staff members were 1st on areas populated by ethnic serbs to un staff members were 1st beaten up and then detained
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by cos of police authorities claim their raid was aimed at tackling beaten up and then detained by course of police authorities claim their raid was aimed at tackling organized crime then they said the russian nationals minor injuries organized crime back then they said the russian nationals minor injuries as a prosecutor at the time also demanded his diplomatic immunity be revoked as a prosecutor at the time also demanded his diplomatic immunity be revoked. on the line now by dr william answered for me put. you on the line now by dr william allen said former british diplomat very good evening to you william or should say a thing as would be diplomat very good evening to you william or should say a thing that would be remiss not to point out that this is of course the u.n. commenting on the behavior against its own remiss not to point out that this is of course the u.n. commenting on the behavior against its own members and it's an issue of
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impartiality there but there's no denying there are reports there of. and it's an issue of impartiality there but there's no denying there are reports there of multiple fractures. which the multiple fractures. which the victim suffered do you think that this is a simple case of you know members of the police exits and suffered do you think that this is a simple case of you know members of the police exceeding their all thorough t. is misconduct or something else i think was far more to them that they're all thorough t. is misconduct or something else. i think there's far more to it than that because we need to look at the as always the historical background in a sense only history exists because the because we need to look at the as always the historical background in a sense only history exists because the background believed to i think is that there's a big fight between the u.s. and background believed to i think is that there's a big fight between the u.s. and russia about. because of all status and its apparent brush.
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because of all status and it's apparent attempt to get into nato to america wants now the behavior towards a journal attempt to get into nato to america wants now the behavior towards the journalists is actually essential and the un unmik in particular is actually lists is actually essential in the un unmik in particular is actually criminal behavior and the question to ask is was this a historical hysteric criminal behavior and the question to ask is was this a historical hysterical excuse me over reaction. by the police or was it a plot hole excuse me over reaction. by the police or was it a planned intimidation i would suggest the latter with a bit of emotion through and intimidation i would suggest the latter with a bit of emotion thrown in
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a nasty atavistic. you know 1999 melanin nasty atavistic. you know 1999 memories now the new u.s. pressure is currently underway to marie's now the new u.s. pressure is currently underway to get caught or into nato and pressure also on greece by the way get caught or into nato and pressure also on greece by the way under its rather flexible foreign minister then the us to get it under its rather flexible foreign minister. dandiya s. to get greece to even recognize cost of although they may not because of the turks invasion of side greece to even recognize cost of although they may not because of the turks invasion of cyprus just as the spanish will not recognize course or we could because of catalonia just as the spanish will not recognize course or we could because of catalonia etc however the fact that the us have appointed
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a balkan envoy another cetera however the fact that the us have appointed a balkan envoy another one richard grinnell is slightly odd because for some a one richard grinnell is slightly odd because for many because it suggests that you know that they don't really care about what's going on with me because it suggests that you know that they don't really care about what's going on between the european union. and kosovo and serbia so the european union. and kosovo and serbia so there's a bit of chaos coming in. must also remember that of course where there's a bit of chaos coming in. must also remember that the cause was not yet or if it ever will be a proper state it may be not yet or if it ever will be a proper state it may be a new area a region it's highly corrupt at the back of it all area
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a region it's highly corrupt at the back of it all we have to see that the u.s. and russia are there for russia if we have to see that the u.s. and russia are there for russia it's a red or pink line if you like they don't want corso in nato it's a red or pink line if you like they don't want corso in nato it doesn't make sense for them the u.s. obviously wants it in nato now as regards the doesn't make sense for them the u.s. obviously wants it in nato. now as regards the recent elections you know where apparently the opposition is beginning to taste and elections you know where apparently the opposition is beginning to take control i think these are just new colors new colors but the same old artistic control i think these are just new colors new colors but the same old artistic tendencies so we're not going to see
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any major. alter a tendencies so we're not going to see any major. alteration in the situation in the near future but at the end of the day it all boils down in the situation in the near future but at the end of the day it all boils down whatever people say to that backstage reality of whatever people say to that backstage reality of the u.s. stablish meant pushing for nato membership of course of what the u.s. stablish meant pushing for nato membership of course of war and the call out to all damage is that even u.n. people get beaten and the caller told damage is that even u.n. people get beaten up criminally by the cost of war alleged police i can't see more up criminally by the cost of war alleged police i can't say more for none less than
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for now unless you have some difficult good difficult questions for me which i'm happy to for none less than for now unless you have some difficult good difficult questions for me which i'm happy to try and answer speaking to you william frey the glocks but we're going to try and answer speaking to you william frey the clock's big news but we'll get many more opportunities and i'm sure you can chat off air as well and bring your views to the more opportunities i'm sure you can chat offer as well and bring your views to the us later many thanks william allison former british diplomat globalist thank you bob many thanks will you mallinson for the british diplomat go. thank you bob. he has canceled screenings of a documentary. a japanese. has canceled screenings of a documentary dedicated to one of the most sensitive issues in the country's history so for so called comfort dedicated to one of the most sensitive issues in the country's history so for so called comfort women who were considered sex slaves
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during the 2nd world war the film takes a look at the control of women who were considered sex slaves during the 2nd world war the film takes a look at the controversy over the issue and how opinion differs on what these women really were they were nazi over the issue and how opinion differs on what these women really were. they were not sex slaves they were prostitutes. sex slaves they were prostitutes. when i want to now i want to. know that you and i want to know how many.
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of the main reason the screenings were cancelled. or the reason the screenings were cancelled was a lawsuit against the film by some of those interviewed for it they said they had not given permission of the lawsuit against the film by some of those interviewed for it they said they had not given permission to appear in a commercial movie after the sponsors of the film festival race concerns organizing to appear in a commercial movie after the sponsors of the film festival race concerns organizers were forced to drop it the 1st of all is organized by mothers were forced to drop it. the festival is organized by mostly volunteers and we made the decision considering safety and management risks given mostly volunteers and we made the decision considering safety and management risks given that the festival is financed by taxpayers' money it was unavoidable to have a different judgment the festival is financed by taxpayers' money it was unavoidable to have a different judgment from a private theatre. or comfort women or those who were forced to provide amount from
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a private theatre. or comfort women or those who were forced to provide sexual services to japanese soldiers during the 2nd world war at least 200000 women sexual services to japanese soldiers during the 2nd world war at least 200000 women were turned into sex slaves conditions were tougher than many didn't survive after the war both were turned into sex slaves conditions were tougher than many didn't survive after the war most of the women were of korean origin which led to a decades long argument between japan and south because that the women were of korean origin which led to a decades long argument between japan and south korea it was only in the early ninety's that the japanese government acknowledged its involvement in the xperia it was only in the early ninety's that the japanese government acknowledged its involvement in the exploitation of women the japanese. or. the japanese military was directly or indirectly involved in the establishment and
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managed. to try and management of the conflict stations of calm for women in japan which. japan would like to extend sincere apologies and remorse to all those who suffer from it is a measurable pay will pay and to cure it will cure. director of the film making desire to come forward. director of the film mickey desired he thinks the cancellation of the screening isn't about the law but instead it's a topic the government thinks the cancellation of the screening isn't about the law but instead it's a topic the government doesn't want discussed it's a real unfortunate thing doesn't want discussed. it's a real unfortunate thing because it's a huge knock on freedom of expression in japan because it's
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a huge knock on freedom of expression in japan we had a situation recently with the exhibition that was we had a situation recently with the exhibition that was recently censored and seems like another part of recently censored and seems like another part of that trend and i'm concerned that this might become. something that trends and i'm concerned that this might become. something that continues to happen and so for future films in the future and keep continues to happen and so for future films in the future our work may be censored if they don't our work may be censored if they don't align with the government's views
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on certain issues they use the excuse that they're concerned that people might get hurt aligned with the government's views on certain issues they use the excuse that they're concerned that people might get hurt or there are threats if the film is shown by the show or there are threats if the film is shown but the show the film has actually been shown in 50 theaters in japan and nothing has happened in some of the film has actually been shown in 50 theaters in japan and nothing has happened so. i think those concerns are unfounded in the ninety's. i think those concerns are unfounded in the ninety's japan was apologetic but since then it's basically undermined every single post japan was apologetic. but since then it's basically undermined every single policy that they've given so for
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instance the biggest one is that kind of statement which tells you that they've given so for instance the biggest one is the congo statement which says that they will forever engrave or remember these women in the says that they will forever engrave or remember these women in the teaching of history and what we found is actually a re teaching of history and what we found is actually a reste mention of the comfort women pretty much all the textbooks in japan's east mention of the comfort women pretty much all the textbooks in japan's. take a look at several cases of protests and civil unrest the round. take a look at several cases of protests and civil unrest the round the world. the world. most of the
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things turning ugly in the streets of the chilean. will stop things turning ugly in the streets of the chilean capital santiago on friday thousands have been announced calling for a new constitution capital santiago on friday thousands of denounced calling for a new constitution mass unrest around the country all triggered when public transport fares were high in mass unrest around the country all triggered when public transport fares were high. elsewhere to get hong kong well and to beijing act. elsewhere to get hong kong well and to beijing activists have been wearing masks in defiance of the ban protests in the chinese territory began around 6 of us have been wearing masks in defiance of the ban protests in the chinese territory began around 6 months ago over a bill on extradition to the mainland which has since been axed months ago over a bill on extradition to the mainland which has since been axed. more unrest 5
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wheeling students charge of riot police in athens furious that more unrest 5 wheeling students charge of riot police in athens furious that officers may be allowed to enter university campuses the go government a signal of its intention to lift officers may be allowed to enter university campuses the go government a signal of its intention to lift the ban. while in brazil the president's apparent . while in brazil the president's apparent threat to revoke a t.v. . that street street south styles our show but that channel aired a report alleging his g.'s can his connection to the murder of an activist protests this is what i want to get an investigation into the claims losses for an international director of the earth back institute for best geisha into the claims losses for an international director of the. birkbeck institute for the humanities . explain this kind of global trend of protest the humanities. explain
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this current global trend of protest. what critics dislike distractions. what connex distractions not only wrote 3 less developed countries but not only so wrote 3 less developed countries but also in some western european countries think about yellow best what goes up on a story in some western european countries think about how yellow best rogosin get along yeah but even in the 3rd where it's crucial to know how to get along yeah but even in the 3rd where it's crucial to know how we're out there. in country we feel now we're headed. in concrete we feel now we're headed as a kind of model of economic development that was what he is the kind of model of
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economic development that was what he is the stable latin american country and so on and so on so i think they've left in american country and so on and so on so i think it's some deep dissatisfaction tonight protests some deep dissatisfaction. protests and it's not just that this is a distraction we we don't have enough it's not just that this is a distraction we we don't have enough. global democracy and so on and so on it's precisely just. global democracy and so on and so on it precisely. we want to go yama it kate did it up the rock we want to go yama it take a go this time the best possible world what is it
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a go this time the best possible what are the what is what is it why are you better out of the market i pick them when oh well what is it why are you better out of the market i pick them i'm well aware of that in every country right there where are you going to buy and of that in every country. where are you going to buy and defend that if i think we're at a limit. of decline and that it but i think we're at a limit raising. oh he. they think the price of gasoline are going there whether it's off heat the. raising the price of gasoline or work there but it's always like what interests me in. the little ways like what interests me in. the claim that it dissatisfaction chambray all the protests that assume that it dissatisfaction chambray all the protests even
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when the immediately the month we do a good approach there stay something even when the immediate the money we've got a pro se right protests grow on the level of what is right protests grow on the level of what is not open the course that they got the process. is not open the the course that they got the process. to think that and we know i'm going to make the. ok you are watching audience and i. think that's. not. ok you are watching r t international hope you stick around a bit but with updates on the top stories and more to come and help. you stick
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rare bird. now you want to 1st read that. very rare bird. now you want to 1st read that. no. longer believe. no.
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well yeah. well yeah. if these banks like. if these banks like j.p. morgan or deutsche bank are unable to settle trades because they don't have to catch a p. morgan or deutsche bank are unable to settle trades because they don't have the cash to settle the trade then when the end of the quarter comes they're going to have to buy last to settle the trade then when the end of the quarter comes they're going to have to by law if they if there is the rule of law anymore and that's an open question announced that if they if there is the rule of law anymore and that's an open question announce that they are insolvent and therefore they're going to set off a cascade in a contagion they are insolvent and therefore they're going to set off a cascade in
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a contagion. will be a continuation of the 2008 crisis but much much worse will be a continuation of the 2008 crisis but much much worse. this is boom bust broadcasting around the world and covering all aspects of our
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globe this is boom bust broadcasting around the world and covering all aspects of our global economy in the 21st century i'm christiane washington here's a look at what we have economy in the 21st century i'm christiane washington here's a look at what we have in store for today as a storm surrounding social media continues some of in store for today as a storm surrounding social media continues some are making moves to take themselves out of the government crosshairs today we break it all down with who are making moves to take themselves out of the government crosshairs today we break it all down with hillary for which are the british american business association to discuss digital regulation and much much hillary for which are the british american business association to discuss digital regulation and much much more of the euro. was down under to sydney australia when we hear from one of the euro. was down under to sydney australia where we hear from all the mojave of the block came down the sun on several topics including some big news for most of the blockades down
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the sun on several topics including some big moves for a major decline in miners and market moves and they cut their currency states so much to get major decline miners and market moves and they cut their currency states so much to get to get to it. silicon valley to get to it. silicon valley giants mark zuckerberg and jack dorsey are battling it all out in public regarding their stand ins mark zuckerberg and jack dorsey are battling it all out in public regarding their stance on paul as a political advertising on their respective opposed for whole article at. he put effective social media platforms twitter c.e.o. dorsey announced that twitter would no longer allow political advertising globally dorsey announced that twitter would no longer allow political advertising globally including campaigns on candidates or issues while he did not mention zucker birth
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by including campaigns on candidates or issues while he did not mention zucker birth by name this move came after facebook said it would not block falls political advertising name this move came after facebook said it would not block false political advertising arguing that it would violate free speech even paid free speech arguing that it would violate free speech even paid free speech sucker bird back a dorsey and defended facebook's decision to continue writing political ads sucker bird club baca dorsey and defended facebook's decision to continue writing political ads even those that included false information citing free expression is and it's even those that included false information citing free expression is an important role of facebook this goes back to facebook's stance when it comes to credit important role of facebook this goes back to facebook's stance when it comes to.

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