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amalie business handed down from generation to generation but when this funeral director retires will his son continue the tradition i don't think he was. just like i don't feel like i was actually built for a difficult choice for an al-jazeera producer caught between two worlds well it's really by tending to the dead to the living get better an intimate portrait of an industry most encounter only fleetingly al-jazeera correspondent death in the family at this time. the un human rights chief says those responsible for crimes committed against the revenge a must be punished. welcome to al-jazeera life for my headquarters and made of the parana also ahead
pressure mounts on cotton on years later as as the deadline to give up this a session but any is. a very nice conversation with the woman with the wife who has sounded like a lovely woman president trump and board and another round this time mother has words to the widow of a soldier killed in the share and south korea looks to strengthen its defense system to combat any nuclear threat from pyongyang. from human rights groups to the you went to washington d.c. there's a growing pressure on myanmar to stop the violence against with an increasing number of u.s. lawmakers demanding action secretary of state rex tillerson says his country holds myanmar's military leadership accountable for what's happening in iraq and state and its latest report amnesty international is accusing me. security forces of the
systematic rape and murder of hundreds of revenge of villages since august almost six hundred thousand one hundred have fled myanmar for bangor there because of what the u.n. has described as a textbook case of ethnic cleansing well the un human rights chief is threatening to seek the security council's intervention if the perpetrators are punished say that are hussein spoke with al-jazeera as mike hanna on wednesday. the attacks by the american salvation army was met by a very methodical and well planned well organized response that did not seem to us to be anything remotely like counterinsurgency but a wholesale displacement of people from northern rakhine to cox bazaar and bangladesh and so it had all the hallmarks of ethnic cleansing now what monitors had made clear as well is that it's not just the enforced removal of people it's
also the destruction of their homes to prevent them from brittany i mean the confirmation of this will come in two forms one is harmony they're willing to accept back if it's only a trickle then this confirms the ethnic cleansing cleansing hypothesis and the second of course is that all of this would have to be confirmed when one day surely those who have committed or perpetrated these atrocities are holed up before a court and answer to a judge so that the victims can sense that to a certain extent justice will be served in particular for many years have asked that we not just have an office in young gone but they will be given unfettered access to northern rakhine whenever we feel when deem it necessary and this second part was not forthcoming when we made it an explicit request of uncensored
she in october last year to send in investigators at a time she was telling the international community that the military had completed its operation in the wake of that attack last year satellite imagery made very clear that they had not yes and today. they received further information that what we're seeing in northern rakhine is still continuing what we have. reports extrajudicial killings reports of sexual abuses of the kind of course including rape. claim that the military operations have largely wound down this does not seem to be the case but. could be conducted with impunity i think must be put behind us. list ten to fifteen thousand people are stranded here in no man's land i what is
called zero line between myanmar and bangor that's brought out of this area. this baby will have fled myanmar within the last two days that been stranded and has no safety to go to most of the people are exposed to well the majority are women and children and elderly people the government has given permission to some of the aid agencies to bring critical care medicine and food but they're still taking shelter in the pedophile and manmade dike just doesn't make sense are coming under critical review by the un agency and other international aid agency that why are still kept and we are on the border guard officer that we're undertaking to shelters and go to prolong this said we need a coordinated approach before we take them in that. area still the idea this people are still here is a major question what is behind the motive of the government to keep them here still in a very badly expose weather condition to other news now the world bank is promising billions of dollars to the philippines to help rebuild the southern city of. the
extent of the damage was visible on thursday two days after president. declared it liberated after a five month battle against fatah's the philippines will receive an estimated two point nine billion dollars to help with reconstruction. u.n. secretary general antonio will travel to the central african republic next week to draw attention to what he calls the world's forgotten crisis he's asked the u.n. security council to send another nine hundred peacekeeping troops to the central african republic. also a tension to a fragile situation. far from the media spotlight. the cross the country communal tensions are growing violence is spreading and humanitarian situation is if you date. since the beginning of these year the number of internally displaced persons is almost doubled reaching six hundred thousand. and
the number of refugees in neighboring countries are surpassed five hundred thousand i've just asked the security council to increase the ceiling of troops going to public and also to increase their capacity their mobility and their ability to address the very dramatic challenges they face spain has warned it will suspend caution one is autonomy of the region's leader doesn't abandon her secession bid colors proved mark has until eight g.m.t. on thursday morning to clarify his position barca reports from barcelona. save catalonia as independence movements looking increasingly desperate they're reaching out for help it concerns to each and every european citizen but slick campaign videos won't end the tense standoff with the spanish government. for its. earlier this week protests of barcelona against the jailing of two independents
leaders by a spanish judge the catalan president carlos puts him almost call them political prisoners last week he unilaterally declared independence and civil taine is to be suspended it to allow for talks but prime minister mariano rajoy says his government won't mediate with secessionists he's given puts him on until thursday morning to clarify revoke any independence claim if he doesn't back down the spanish government could take an unprecedented step and impose direct rule put him on and his entire government could be suspended or even jailed this is high stakes political brinkmanship of mr preacher man seems ready to risk everything he believes he's all knowing the will of more than two million people that voted in favor of independence in a referendum that isn't recognized outside catalonia if the madrid government decide to impose direct rule the independence movement says the response will be seismic i think. tremendously unwise to interfere in catalan
autonomy because i know my country people will be an enormous response by most of the people in schools in the television in the media are we talking about people taking to the streets again of course we've been doing that for seven years we've had millions of people going to the streets and we would have that again in protest of course but the spanish government knows the regions divided some catalans want secession now others are hesitant in large numbers hate the idea these risking his career he's risking his liberty his freedom he is risking a star really i mean. their main is divided into two parts and i thing if he goes farther on it will be. with time running out which of all has little option but to push for talks with wearing out the desire for independence against the possible loss of everything he and others here spent years
trying to achieve the falcao jazeera barcelona so the us now where president donald trump is facing criticism over his handling of to of the deaths of four soldiers and earlier this month he's accused of making insensitive remarks during a phone call to the widow of one of the men a member of congress says she heard trump make the comments the chums the stories fabricated committee held at reports from washington d.c. . it's an unwritten rule of the u.s. presidency to act as the consoler in chief in times of grief outrage to the families of fallen soldiers has been a presidential role for republican and democratic presidents for decades but it's a duty an increasing number of americans say donald trump is not fulfilling this democratic congresswoman and longtime critic of the president is among them she says she overheard trump on tuesday calling a newly widowed woman at the airport where she was receiving her husband's body
sarcastically they're. like you know. most of them no one signed up. to do such a good with a grieving widow army sergeant le david johnson was one of four u.s. service members killed while on patrol in new share earlier this month wilson and also johnson's family say trump's call was insensitive and disrespected the sergeant sacrifice a claim the president denies i did not say what she said had a very nice conversation with the woman with the wife who has sounded like a lovely woman on social media trump said he had proof the congresswoman statements were fabricated the white house did not provide evidence but did say despite the twelve day delay in reaching out those present for the call confirm the president followed protocol and tribes words were taken out of context i think it is appalling what the congresswoman has done in the way that she's politicize this
issue and the way that she is trying to make this about something that it isn't this was a president who loves our country very much who has the greatest level of respect for men and women in the uniform. still sanders didn't explain why the trumpet ministration has continued a policy of allowing hundreds of u.s. soldiers to train and advise in parts of west africa including nish air known to be high risk. johnson and three others were reportedly in an an armored vehicle when they were ambushed families of soldiers killed in action are known as gold star families in the united states they are deeply respected and honored for their loved ones ultimate sacrifice giving up their life for their country. but that's why so many in the u.s. consider the president's latest political controversy a showing of poor taste and an apparent lack of compassion toward a grieving family when it was empathy that was needed most kimberly helped at
al-jazeera washington. still ahead on the bulletin at least four people are dead after clashes between police and protesters in togo. and a u.s. university prepares to host a white nationalist amid growing racial tensions in the country. pink skies by the time half. hour is the sun sets in the city of angels. hello it's already cotton down the caspian sea coast but the showers go through for twenty four hours ago the whole system is gone eastwards it's very obvious still turkmenistan and beyond but if you tell it back to iran it's all gone quiet and tehran's city in the sunshine a good twenty degrees it's down to about thirty just a bit above in baghdad so the whole the iraqi plane is cooling down as you might
expect so today twenty eight in beirut remarkably warm you might think of the winds coming out from the south that swine fact there is a fairly persistent breezer in dance of the gulf now of the next two days which has dropped humidity as certain amount in bahrain and qatar cut under that of course that then turns around the arabs are obvious for the end to go to the western side of saudi and that has to warm things up again so we holding on to forty meca and not much less that at medina so that a variation there little cloud left not still to build and yemen are there so it's a dry sunny for instance with dropping humidity now we saw some passing showers last essay running through the western cape and the sort of potential of seeing one or two shows here but actually if you look at all of southern africa from d.r. congress asked would you be hard pressed to see anything other than big open blue skies. the weather sponsored by cats on race.
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secretary of state rex tillerson says the u.s. holds myanmar's military leadership accountable for what's happening and rock on stace. spain has warned it will suspend cotton on his autonomy if the region's leader doesn't abandon has a session bed. has until thursday morning to clarify whether or not he's declaring independence from the rest of the country. four people have died in togo in clashes between security forces and protesters demanding the resignation of the president place fahd take us a people to find a government ban on midweek protests for reports. that is in the family his room togo for half a century these protesters say it's time for a change. we want change we want jobs for our youth we don't want the missing. in this country. we're really fed up with this regime have
been in power for fifty years now and the did nothing to develop the country we want a nine hundred ninety two constitution but i can assure you that we're. from south to the north in our efforts to have a constitution. opposition activists have been demonstrating since august they want constitutional reforms including a two term limit for the president they say their protests have been met by a police crackdown this man says he was beaten up by officers. i was on my way home i turned a corner and met about twenty policemen who beat me my god i was beaten severely. anger on the streets has become a regular scene in that president who in a symbol way does have plenty of support as many try to shore up his family's been a state the government has put conditions on where and when people can protest it's all said the internet to control what it says is hate speech and misinformation.
the west african economic group then a symbol a colony heads. to set a date for a constitutional referendum and the united nations has called on government leaders in tokyo to address the demands of the people victoria gates and be out there. iraq's oil minister has asked petroleum giant b.p. to make plans to develop a chemical or oil fields baghdad took control of the oil rich region from kurdish peshmerga fighters on monday the fails have generated billions of dollars of revenue for the kurds charles stratford reports from northern iraq. iraqi government forces are in full control here and now. the oil fields around kirkuk one of iraq's two main oil producing areas were vital for the economy. before the peshmerga forces withdrew the kurdistan regional government was pumping around six hundred thousand barrels of oil a day from wells like these. this is one of the main processing units at the by
has and feel it used to be exploited by the occupying forces of cook now thank god the fields have been handed over to the iraqi authorities when the peshmerga controlled this area the iraqi government accused the kurdish leaders of not sharing oil revenue with bank dat so it stops sending the seventeen percent of the federal budget as per the two thousand and five constitution to the region. now with the oil fields back under iraqi government control the oil ministry has vowed to increase production to one million barrels a day. and it's threatening legal action against the kurdistan regional government if it stops the flow to the turkish mediterranean port of jihan through a pipeline across the kurdish region of northern iraq the oil ministry isn't taking any risks. it plans to repair and reopen a pipeline that was damaged in two thousand and fourteen during fighting against
eisel one that doesn't cross kurdish territory. as militia and iraqi government forces fill the streets in the nearby town to debase the shia song echoes from the loudspeakers. don't underestimate mr kurd we are the ancestors of the grandson of the prophet muhammad would be an accurate translation. prime minister hyderabadi says in taking back control of the kirkuk oil fields he has acted according to iraq's constitution for the benefit of all iraqis the kurdish government says it's being punished by baghdad and the international community for holding a referendum on eventual secession from iraq which was the kurdish people's right we are disappointed at the reaction of the international community they should not have let down the people of color to stop they have abandoned us at the time that we have done exactly what they have been preaching they mean people preaching
democracy human rights rule of law transparency and openness going to the public going to the source of legitimacy is this a crime the kurdistan regional government is around seventeen billion dollars in debts and revenue from kirkuk oil fields was vital to compensate for the seventeen percent of the federal budget the baghdad stopped sending this region in two thousand and fifteen now baghdad has not yet said when no one. it will restart sending the money but with the oil fields firmly under government control the economic situation of this region could get even worse. get a bill to venezuela now where five new opposition governors have refused to base foreigner and before president with those. assembly the opposition claims the body is unconstitutional and once recount of the election has more from caracas. and if a lack of or entered. to swear in as governor of credible the ceremony
happened in the middle of accusations of irregularities by the opposition like our challenges anyone to recount the votes in his state. do you know how hard i worked to get elected there were thirty five points ahead and in forty five days i terminated them and what because of that i robbed the election the people committed fraud they had joint knowledge by victory today. it's just one of the eighteen governors who say their biggest job now is to help millions of venezuelans survive the current economic crisis was not a man of family. by the opposition activists who were in the legislative council because they did not acknowledge. that may have played in the league was. the opposition
continues to denounce widespread fraud that it has been an observer in every election for the past fourteen years. but we are asking for accreditation on time but this time we were told that there was no time in three collections were shuttled to happen and then the constitutional assembly moved into october government is changing the rules all the time. investigate of the. the ruling party's candidate won by one thousand four hundred seventy one volts the problem is that the third candidate who was also a member of the opposition got more than three thousand he had resigned to his candidacy and was still in the ballot. it was clear how the opposition was affected by the prohibition to train the ballots after the primaries but there is more the relocation of voting centers effect of the opposition nationally i be election results have caused
a deep crisis within the opposition the democratic unity roundtable is an umbrella organization of more than twenty political parties. we have to do a lot of self-criticism because we should never have participated in an election that was filled with the regularities we should have been firmer. presidential elections are in one year the challenge is how to be desist that the opposition says has always been adapted to the government needs. south korea is looking to strengthen its defense system to combat the nuclear threat from the north president made the announcement as they outlined plans to boost the country's military exports as craig lisa reports the president's first job is to root out corruption which he says has been limited growth in the armed
sector. there is rarely a better time to sell weapons in south korea at a time of regional instability almost every military need was catered for at the international aerospace and defense exhibition providing an opportunity for local developers to show their ways. we cannot say their harness weapon systems are the world's your best however performance compared to the price is us and in particular we can provide solutions customized to each country's needs was many of the state of the weapons used by south korea a purchased from the united states but the government wants to change that south korea aspires to become a military giant strengthening the industry by improving its competitive age exports of the locally manufactured t. fifty training in the past ten years have brought in two point three billion dollars but the company which manufactured the t fifty has been mired in
a corruption and embezzlement scandal involving major defense projects. are being corruption allegations involving a process for manufacturers' point however was set up institutional mechanisms to root out corruption and boost integrity in the long term we'll be able to develop weapons well integrity secure and will be able to win the trust of people and also the international community the escalating tension with north korea has placed a stronger focus on the exhibition thirty three countries are showing off their military hardware here president moving in has used the event to contend that the country needs to advance its defense systems to counterbalance north korea's nuclear threat. urgently need to secure enhance keep ability use for our own aerospace and defense industries we must deploy advanced weapons systems with superior capabilities that can protect the people from north korea security threat
. korea will direct all efforts he says into a three pillar defense system comprising the top kill chain a strike system designed to preemptively target north korean missile sites the korean air and missile defense system and the korea punishment and retaliation systems designed to target the north's leadership if south korea comes under attack . al-jazeera south korea. has a mayor is calling for dialogue with the countries who've imposed a blockade on his country i mean bin hamad made the comments during his final stop of his tour through southeast asia he met and an asian president in jakarta to sign trade agreements. now in the u.s. state of florida authorities are preparing for the appearance of white nationalists richard spencer at a university is the first time spencer has spoken since a violent protests in charlottesville in may and which one woman was killed the
university of florida has been forced to host spencer because of freedom of speech laws and legality of reports from gainesville. on the university of florida's campus students are doing their best to attend classes and study for exams but it's a challenge not to be distracted by increased security as authorities here brace themselves for the appearance of white supremacist richard spencer. trump and our people here victory the leader of the so-called right spencer was one of the organizers behind demonstrations in charlottesville virginia in may the violence there led to the death of one protester this is spence's first major public event since scenes that shocked the u.s. the students just want this to go away and the university didn't invite spencer but have been unable to stop him coming because of freedom of speech laws as much as we abhor the rhetoric that mr spencer. spirit
we cannot main him. saying some classes have already been canceled and students are being encouraged to stay away all my professors have been telling me about also all the security you. see the national guard around now so on yesterday so i mean i feel like we're in a safe place a kind of blew my mind when i was hearing about it because i think. that's one of things over where you know and it's so prevalent still local businesses too are encouraging people to stay away this bar is offering free drinks to anyone that receives a ticket dispensers event but doesn't use it i mean it's made things more difficult for us we thought him by our pledge to people to get their hands aren't always tickets and would like to trade on used tickets for beer i will do that all day richard spencer is the president of the national policy institute an organization labeled as a hate group it's thought his appearance will cost the university around half a million dollars in security there's an overwhelming desire here that richard
spencer simply be ignored but he's already getting the attention he seems to crave this venue reportedly cost the national policy institute around ten thousand dollars to book and spencer's appearance will make headlines around the world however for those at this public university in northern florida the primary concern is the safety of students and ensuring that if there are protests they pass off peacefully and gallacher al-jazeera gainesville florida. hello again on isn't a problem and our harbor the headlines on al-jazeera international concern of the treatment of me on mars or head to population as increasing the un human rights chief says perpetrators of crimes against the hendra must face charges and if they don't he wants the security council to act meanwhile across party a group of u.s. politicians has rushed into the secretary of state calling for meaningful steps to
be taken against myanmar as military. world branca's promising billions of dollars to the philippines to help rebuild the southern city of mazar we the extent of the damage was visible on thursday two days after president of the world that they're there declared it liberated after a five month battle against isis fighters the philippines will receive an estimated two point nine billion dollars to help with the reconstruction spain has warned it will suspend catalonia as autonomy of the region's leader doesn't abandon his secession bid. to mont has just a few hours to clarify whether or not he's declaring independence from the rest of the country u.s. president donald trump is facing criticism after being accused of being insensitive to a war widow on her way to meet her husband's casket sergeant david johnson was one of four soldiers killed in asia earlier this month during an ambush trampas denied that he told the widow that her husband knew what he signed up for a member of congress says she heard the president make the insensitive remark
during a phone call to the widow trump says the story's fabricated at least four people are dead in togo after police fired tear gas at opposition protest as the demonstrators were defying a government ban on midweek rallies they're demanding the president's resignation and constitutional reforms u.s. backed forces fighting isis and syria have been clearing main roads and rocker a day after their commanders declared the city under their control the kurdish led syrian democratic forces raise their flag and block a stadium after a four month battle to push from itself to clear the capital. and venezuela five new governors from the only states won by the opposition have refused to be sworn in before president with the tools constitutional assembly the opposition claims the body is unconstitutional as are the headlines on al-jazeera do stay with us as the stream is coming up next thank you very much for watching.
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