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hello. you're watching "gmt" on bbc world news. i'm lucy hockings. our top stories. battle to defeat islamic state continues. air strikes reportedly hit positions close to the turkish borders. locals say intensity were similar to those tuesday led by u.s. coalition. we'll take you live to the syria turkey boarder and bring you reaction from the region. tens of thousands stranded on mount sin jar a few weeks ago are hard to forget. now the religious minority says
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the world has forgotten them. we report from northern iraq. jubilation as india places a satellite into orbit around mars catapulting to deep space exploring. aaron joining us for a look at the long painful strike. >> pilots enter the tenth day of strike action. confusion about the plans for the budget carrier. with the strike action costing $25 million a day, the french prime minister warns a solution must be found because air france's very future is in questio question. it's midday in london, 7:00 a.m. washington, 2:00 p.m. in
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northern syria where a wave of fresh air strikes has reportedly hit positions held by islamic state militants close to the turkish border. it's not yet clear which countries the planes are from. witnesses say military aircraft drops bombs many the areas west of kobane. the area hosts a u.s. air base. the turkish president erdogan suggested that could change. a turkish official has denied turkey played a role in this particular attack. the role of turkey is crucial right now. in the past few minutes we have had a clip through to us from erdogan, the turkish president who has been speaking to reporters in new york. here's what he had to say. >> translator: we are in detail. talks will continue, and we will
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do whatever we have to to fight against terrorism and take the necessary steps. i will hold talk as with the government after i return. we will consider providing support. we'll give military support as well. we'll give necessary support to the ration. military or logistics. >> let's get reaction to everything that's happened in the past few hours or so. the bbc turkish service is with us and also our chief sberp national correspondent is live in baghdad. lynn, if if i could start with you first. hearing from president erdogan, no clear signals as to whether air strikes seen overnight did in fact originate from turkey. >> no. we do not know whether or not they originated from turkey.
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the london based organization says the planes came from turkey, however, the officials have been denying that kind of report saying we weren't involved. our planes weren't involved. our air space wasn't involved and u.s. air space wasn't involved in this air strike that took place in kobane. apparently the turkey provision is shifting. it was against military involvement but with the president erdogan's statements we have heard, things might change. >> things might be changing. lena in beirut, can you give us a sense of regional reaction to air strikes and anything you're hearing from syria. >> reporter: the syrian government has made it clear they are supporting air strikes, but they want liaison with the
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government. the president wanted to tell the world he wanted to be involved in war on terrorism. the american action seems alien nated damascus from decision in air strikes. views on the ground in damascus and across syria are also split between pro government. there's great concern with opposition especially people that lost homes that this war will kill terrorism and leave assad in power. that's leaving many angry. what's the view from baghdad? >> similarly here, there's talk of americans becoming involved in iraq. the government has requested the support of united states. we expect the prime minister of iraq to make the same requests today that david cameron, the british prime minister asked the united nations today. there are many here from all
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walks of life that fear the rise of islamic state. hundreds were executed by the group calling itself islamic state. we've seen the videos of western hostages as well. speaking to people on the streets today, some say there should be ground troops. others say we don't want the united states becoming involved. people are aware of impacts of the air strikes and what form the state will take going on. >> what implications do you think we could see in new york whether formal or outside the main meetings? >> reporter: i think a lot of support. the leaders who are at the united nations are the people who are now engaging. we heard from the united states that there's now 51 countries that have lined up behind this coaliti coalition.
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it's an unprecedented alliance to have five arab states including nations that have been bickering and backing proxies of wars and conflicts across the region whether syria, iraq or even egypt. now coming together for the attacks against positions not just of the islamic state in sir i can't have but also al qaeda-linked groups as well. this is unprecedented. all these leaders are very aware that there's public reaction at home. they have to watch for civilian casualties, watch for what targets are being struck. they keep asking questions, what are the goals of this operation, long term goals. it's not surprising in a region which has seen all too many interventions that have got to achieve objections and have gone badly wrong. >> thanks for that. if i can come back to you and talk about the refugees, there's of course terrible suffering as
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well and real concerns in turkey about the amount of refugees they're having to cope with. what is the feeling about dealing with the refugee crisis? >> numbers are overwhelming. it's almost 150,000 of refugees that have crossed the border. u.n. has warned numbers could reach up to 400,000. turkey hosts 1 and a half million refugees and support hers which is an enormous number. now adding to that burden, not only financially but this amount of refugees might pose some concern with local communities as well because they were already tensions with local communities between syrian refugees and the turkish people. now these are syrian kurds making things more complicated for turkey. however turkey says it is pledging whatever it can do to help these people on humanitarian grounds.
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we are hearing reports that now people have actually started going back to kobane in numbers. >> thank you so much for that. thanks for joining us from baghdad as well as beirut. we've got so much more on the website. there you'll find in-depth a analysis, background, everything we know going on in the region. maps as well to show you where the u.s. air strikes against islamic state have been taking place. lots of detail of syria and iraq. it's all on the website at the images of tens of thousands of people fleeing the state of islamic state militants last month was so shocking it made front pages and led news bulletins around the world. now they say they've been forgotten. bbc has heard evidence that i.s. have captured 3,000 women and children and are now trafficking
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them for sex. we have the exclusive report. >> suffering and alone, tens of thousands of the minority are homeless. they know the full horrors of islamic state after fighters forced them off their land last month. the worst fate were those that fell into i.s. hands. he and his sons tried to defend their village against the heavily armed militants. they bought valuable time for others to escape. they couldn't help his married daughter. she was held captive with other women and girls. she's haunted by what she went through. >> translator: every day or two men would come in and make us take off our head scarves so they can choose.
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many were raped and dragged from the house. we don't know what became of them. >> she is one of the few who managed to escape. when the people fled from the islam pick state in early august, they were stranded on the slopes of mount sinjar. when help finally arrived, they were desperate. now they are asking for support to bring back missing loved ones. families have drawn up lists of those they're searching for. human rights activists know of over 5,000 men, women, children who were taken. this young woman was tortured and starved. she got away during air strikes targeting i.s. and walked three
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days to find safety. they sell girls as young as nine she says. some men bought many at once. two of my friends hanged themselves from the ceiling fans, one slit her wrists rather than be sold for sex. that's too much for her aunt to bare. her other two daughters are still missing. they took all our girls. it's all we care about. the world must help us. the islamic state fighters are trading in people. young girls are treated as spoils of war and scattered across the region. families here worry that if they're not found soon they may never see them again. let's bring you up to date with other news now. china has for the first time
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pledged to take firm action on climate change telling a u.n. summit that carbon emissions would soon peak. president obama said climate change was moving faster than efforts to address it. u.s. and china have a responsibility to lead other nations. we'll talk more about that in 20 minutes time here on "gmt." do stay with us. nato says it's observed a significant withdrawal of russian forces from inside ukraine. many russian troops remain stationed nearby. numbers are are difficult to determine as pro prussian separatists are controlled and troops move routinely back across the border. police in thailand say they're close to making arrests for two british tourists last week. they're trying to track down a man that fled the island that hannah and david were killed. they believe three men were involved in attacking the
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the radical cleric has left a jordanian prison after being found not guilty of terrorism offenses. he had been accused of being involved in a plot aimed at disrupting the millennium celebrations. our correspondent june kelly has the report for us. >> abu qatada in the cage of jordan security court. this was two weeks ago when a verdict was expected in this case. the panel of judges announced
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they would be delays the decision. today finally came the conclusion. they had found the radical cleric not guilty. he's been cleared of being involved in a plot which was because conspirators were under surveillance. this leaving of the hotel, the man was a potential target, just one of the attacks planned against the group to coincide with millennium celebrations. at the time of the plot, qatada had left jordan, an extremist preacher of influence. he was said to advocate killing jews and attacking americans. although he was brand d a threat to uk national security, he was never put on trial in britain. last year after a prolonged legal battle, uk government finally succeeded in deporting him back to jordan to stand
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trial. while declared innocent of terrorism charges, abu qatada is a long standing supporter of al qaeda. at his last court appearance, he railed against the now prominent extremist group islamic state condemning them for murdering journalists. could authorities in jordan now try to harness opposition to i.s.? >> he could be used against i.s. he's certainly no friend of the jordanian government. he's committed to the overthrow of arab monarchy and reaccomplishmer re-establishment of caliphate. he's basically pure al qaeda and open areally supporting al qaeda. >> after years of detention in uk and home state, he will now be free to air views publicly again. whatever his future, british government made it plain there will be no return to the uk. june kelly, bbc news.
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take a number and double it. if you do it a few times t the number gets large indeed. that's what's worrying medical workers who is say cases of ebola in west africa are doubling every three weeks. two new predictions of how the disease could spread suggests how bad the outbreak might become. the u.n. now saying ebola infections will treble to 20,000 by november if more isn't done. a more dire warning from the u.s. disease prevention control. they say worst case scenario, infections could reach 1.4 million by january. more than 2,800 have died so far making this the largest ever ebola outbreak. so how is the disease affecting family life? we have a liberian nigerian student in the capital nairobi. he's been speaking with bbc about efforts to maintain contact with family members in
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liberia. >> from what they've been telling me, it's tough. we've had a tough week as a family. this week has been traumatizing having my mother's cousin pass away. her son passed away two to three days ago. now her eldest son is in quarantine in the hospital not far from where we live. so it's sad. my mom called me crying telling me not to worry. she doesn't want me to worry because i'm so far away. with travel bans, not being able to go see them, it's very sad. they speak to me a lot and tell me that almost everyday, every hour they hear trucks and ambulances passing by with dead bodies. they can see the bodies covered in a black bag. they say most of these go to burn bodies. it's not allowed to bury them. you can't see your relatives.
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for example, we weren't able to receive my aunt's body or her son. people are scared. you see people running up and down, not just othebola but oth diseases. a pregnant lady wanted to be seen, but they wouldn't let her in. livelihood is affected. her for example, she can't go to work. that means there's no income coming in. my sister can't go to school. everybody is on pause right now. the whole system is slow. ebola is affecting me personally in a manner i never thought possibly. i recently graduated from university of nairobi august 23rd. my mother couldn't make it. we spoke about this so many times how she would be steps screaming for me cheering me on. climbing the steps knowing she wasn't there and my sister
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wasn't there, she could just get pictures. for a long time i was crying about it. she told me not to worry about it. next one she will be there. just make sure i wasn't afraid or scared of what was going on. deep inside i'm sure she doesn't want me to worry. that's it. >> families are of course worried about ebola across west africa. indian scientists are celebrating the historic moment for the space program after it placed a voyage in the orbit around mars. it's the first time it made the voyage and it's the cheapest. >> celebrating a historic crime. on the first attempt, joining the elite club of space explorers, proud moment for scientists and india's prime
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minister who had flown in especially for the moment. >> history has been created today. we have to reach out into the unknown and have achieved the near impossible. i congratulate all scientists as well as all my fellow indians on this historic occasion. >> there were a few tense moments as the spacecraft was put through a series of critical movements before being placed in orbit. it all went according to plan. >> there's a real sense of pride not only have they succeeded send ing a mission to mars on te first attempt, they've done it at a fraction of the cost of comparable missionses. >> india's mission is a tenth of
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the cost of nasa's program, even cheaper than the hollywood block buster gravity. over six months it will explore the atmosphere and beam findings back to earth. today it's all about national pride. bbc news. >> there's also been a fun exchange in the virtual world too. nasa taking to twitter to congratulate. it tweeted congratulations to the indian space research organization. and india's first interplanetary mission on achieving mars. the twitter page swiftly responded. keep in touch. i'll be around. this has been gaining huge interest being retweeted thousands of times. some good news from the natural world. mexican officials say monarch butterflies are once again on the up after numbers dropped to
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lowest level ever last year. the butterflies have started to arrive in mexico at the end of the annual migration from u.s. and canada. clouds of millions of butterflies normally reach mexico in october. authorities say the fact they've been cited so early could signal increase in numbers. butterfly population has been hit hit by pollution and environmental reasons. we're going to look at the diplomacy live in new york for you. the united nations will convene its general assembly in a few hours at the american led campaign against the islamic state which is likely to dominate. president obama will be chairing a special session. he's going to urge, we expect, member states to adopt a resolution to make it harder for foreign fighters to join i.s.
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i'm lucy hockings. in this half hour, while u.s. led air strikes hit islamic state positions in syria, a diplomatic campaign is waged in new york. we'll take you to the united nations as the general assembly is about to get underway. the first ever deadline to end deforestation is set at climate change. why is brazil refusing to join the pact? also on the program, aaron is back. you've got the latest on climate
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change too? we sure do. the report comes from china looking at creation of some of the world's largest cities. the idea is for these to house some 100 million people expected to move in from the villages. we visited one of the cities to find out why it's still empty. the first day, the general assembly began tuesday in new york with a special summit on climate change. more than 30 countries start the deadline to end deforestation. national laws allow for managed sellings. let's take you to bbc in rio de
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janeiro. with me here in the studio is going to talk to us a bit about the possible meeting of mr. rouhani with david cameron at the u.n. today. so many things happening in new york. lots to get through. let's start with laura. what can we expect to happen today? >> well lucy today is the opening of general debate. security is tight here. there are more than 140 world leaders in town. this is when the leaders begin the process of laying out their vision of the world and challenges it faces. we'll have president obama, america of course the host of the united nations, speaking this morning. it will be an upbeat message about american leadership in the world. he'll be arguing america has built momentum in recent weeks with coalition of air strikes against islamic state in syria
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and also reaction about ebola. this afternoon, an interesting session led by president obama with 12 heads of state there to try and pass a binding resolution which will say countries must prosecute foreign fighters going a broad. that's all in the fight against the islamic state. >> we're looking forward to this incredible meeting between david cameron and mr. rouhani to take place, the first big meeting since 1979. how receptive do you think mr. rouhani is going to be to perhaps we imagine david cameron's request at a taking part in this coalition? >> not very much. the u.s. air strikes that have been carried out by the united states on syria has not been condemned by rouhani. he questioned it. they ruled out taking part in
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coalition and ridiculed the idea. nevertheless they're happy it serves their interest for the united states and coalition to be trying to strike the isil forces. they'll be happy on one hand. it's a double hand game. they're happy with the strikes, but on the other hand they're fearful of implications it might undermine their influence in the region. >> they might agree to cooperate if movement is made on nuclear sta talks. >> depends on what you mean. military security. the united states will not share intelligence with the ukrainian. there might have been cooperations in iraq any way. iranian backed forces have a presence in iraq. defeating isis in iraq would not have been popular halting their advance without active participation of iranian forces on the ground. how this takes, cooperation on
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what levels it unfolds remains to be seen. >> laura, obviously the international coalition now is pivotal. does it seem it's garnered more support? >> reporter: the influential newspaper this this town, new york times, has been critical of the president and that coalition saying that this is a wrong turn on syria that there should have been more of a national debate and that it's not clear what the u.s. is getting itself into. is this just a coalition which is really u.s. led with some back up from arab nations? that's a critic from the new york times, a pap el voice in this town. for american, there's a sense there's another enbroilment with another crisis happening now. people are apprehensive about where this is going to lead. >> thanks for the update from
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new york. we're looking forward to that meeting between david cameron and rouhani if it indeed takes place. let's return to one of the thinthing things happening in new york over past few days. leaders have been meeting to discuss climate change. more than 30 countries have agreed a pact on deforestation. brazil which has the largest continuing rain forest in the world has not agreed to sign up. let's take you to rio de jane o janeiro. why have they said no? >> the minister here in brazil said brazil was not consult issed is -- consulted in the elaboration of this. she says she was given a text to sign without having the chance to make changes to it. this is disputed by the leader
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in the program. he said there was contact to involve the country and there was no response. the fact also is that this agreement, one of the terms, one of the goals, is to bring the deforestation to zero by 2030. this could clash with brazilian law. the minister said there's concerns because brazilian law establishes difference between legal and illegal deforestation. the national policy is end illegal deforestation. that would clash with this pact. it's interesting three brazilian states in the amazon have signed the pact agreed on in new york. perhaps an act of defiance pressuring the government to sign it in the coming months. >> we're looking forward to general assembly today taking place in new york julia. the first world leader to take
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to the stage, why is it she gets to go first? >> there's this tradition in the united nations that dates back to 1947. the u.n. had just been created in '45. in '47 when the first special session was held, a brazilian diplomat was the one to give the opening speech. after that, it became near after year let's do that again. it's one of the cases which tradition keeps repeating until hit becomes informal rule. of course the rule has changed a lot since then and brazil stance in the world has also changed. in other times, brazilian ministers of diplomats would give the opening speech. now it's something the president will want to do, give the opening speech before president obama. today she is expected to address some foreign issues but also talk about the internal situation in brazil. it's less than two weeks until the presidential election. she'll certainly use this
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international platform not only to talk to this global audience but to reach out to her potential voters here in brazil and talk about the achievements of her government and worker's party in brazil in the past 12 youers. >> --12 years. >> thanks for joining us aaron. >> i want to be there. beautiful. >> gorgeous. back to more serious matters. air france and the strike. >> big problems, lots of warnings. good to see you. let me explain. air france pilots are on strike. forget that, on strike again, wednesday. it's now the tenth day in a row. in the past several hours t france transport minister has intervened to be con frtradictey the airline. air france management abandoned plans to develop the low cost
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airline. this budget airline is at the center of the labor dispute with pilots. air france said we've put plans on hold temporarily. with strike action costing the airline up to $25 million a day, the french prime minister has warned a solution needs to be found quickly because air france's very future is in question. let's go to our correspondent following the story from paris. hue, great to see you. let's start with the interview on the radio. the transport minister says they've scrapped the idea. the airline comes back and says, no we haven't. why the confusion? >> very good question. something is happening. when this dispute is reaching crisis point. the french state which is a share holder in air france is getting impatient. the government basically came out with the statement this
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morning with the transport minister saying air france has agreed to give up, abandon the idea of a european and offshore branch. there's going to be a french based low cost and then the plan also for air france to have an offshore local transit in europe. that's the point of contention. he was saying that in effect air france has agreed to give up offshore portuguese based or something like that transair. what's happened the management has agreed to suspend this offshore. it hasn't agreed to drop it completely. it's whether air france is on the point of giving up this european development. it may well be that's what's about to happen. it can't put up with losses.
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it would say we've given up european transit but will focus on french based. that may be the face saving formula we end up at the end of the day. this is moving fast now. >> can i briefly say or ask, given the cost you mentioned, the strike action cost, is it realistic warning from the french prime minister is future of air france is in question? >> everyone knows i think and even the pilots would agree, developing low cost is absolutely essential. air france cannot win back all that short medium business in europe unless it develops a low cost operation. if it doesn't develop it's own, it's going to have to buy one. air france on short and medium hops for business people is a dying world. they know that. pilots know that. what pilots want is same terms and conditions for pilots on
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transand air france low cost as on air france. they say that's not possible. the whole point of low cost is we have to lower our costs. that's where the dispute is now. you know, it will have to come to an end soon. cost are piling up. all financial gains to be had from developing are effectively wiped out by the day. >> sticky situation. i know you'll keep a cross on this. thanks for that update. how about this, 100 million chinese expected to move to cities by 2020. that drive for new sustainable homes has led to a partnership between china and singapore six years ago to create what's the world's largest ecosystem. here's the problem. china's downturn taking the broader economy with it, is the case of shiny new apartment
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buildings sitting empty? weapon went to -- we went to th city to take a look. >> as you drive across the bridge, there's a sense of entering a different place. it's not so much the broad boulevards and tree lined sidewalks or reminders that 20% of the city's power for one day come from renewable energy. what's noticeable is what's missing. the overwhelming question as you walk around this eco city in the afternoon heat is where is everybody? well say the developers, they are coming. there are 12,000 residents already here. just two years ago there were virtually none. that 12,000 is a fraction of 350,000 the city will eventually be able the to support. in the local market, there's none of the usual food shopping. and at the community center,
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there's no queue to play pool. for locals like madame and her friends, the environment is a big attraction. >> translator: i used to live where the air quality wasn't great. here the air and environment are both great. >> reporter: in a country notorious for polluted cities, this project is a commitment by china to build a sustainable urban center. the sheer scale of the place, 30 kilometers makes it hard to reply caught. the man in charge of the project works to a long list of green standards covering everything from water quality to waste deposal. >> one of the biggest challenges is we go for highest environmental targets or go for what the market can support? >> you're only building what you
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can sell at the moment? >> 60 to 70% of homes here are sold. >> reporter: on this commercial street, she has sold wines for two years. she says more people are moving in, and it gets busier and busier every year. the echo city is trying to attract new residents as china's property sector slows down. the hope is the cleaner and greener acts as a buffer for the head winds. >> take your pick. that's it for business. the eco city has something -- >> noisy. >> hello, hello. >> thanks aaron. stay with us on bbc world news. still to come. we're going to explore the scandal surrounding this american footballer and explain
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now, that's progressive. call or click today. i'm lucy hockings. our top story this is hour. turkey's president erdogan says he's considering offering logistical support for u.s. led attacks on iraq and syria. last week, a professional american footballer was arrested in texas for allegedly hitting his young child with a tree branch. adrian peterson who plays for minnesota vikings claims he was disciplining his 4-year-old and did not intend to injure him. this has sparked a national debate about spanking children and complex they galty of
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corporate punishment in america. let's take you to washington and speak to stacey who's written about her abuse as a child and written about corporal punishment in black american communities. what issues do you think controversy over adrian peterson has come of a result of it? >> first of all, it's really quite a shame it take as ts thee of a celebrity's child to cause this national debate over an issue that affects regions of children across this country and across the globe quite frankly every single day. in the american contest, it's really brought to the front a cultural divide over what is appropriate discipline of children and what is not. also the growing ill galty of
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certain kinds of discipline of children across this country. particularly in african-american communities, people are feeling under attacked because they feel that this type of child rearing is part of responsible parenting in a society that really devalue children of color. >> there are studies to support each side of the argument. i did see one today that said 73% of white people accept spanking as a legitimate punishment and 85% of black people do. do you think this is a black issue or just american issue? >> i think corporal punishment is embedded in american culture. it's simply not just a black issue. what ends up happening when we talk about bad parenting particularly, violent child rearing practices, the conversations tend to pathology
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as something uniquely black and black poor. what happens, it starts conversations that leads us toward reform. with african-americans, what's different is it often gets cited as a cultural thing, something that's a right of passage. certainly african-americans don't hold a monopoly on striking children. >> what do african-americans tell you about why they punish their children in this way? is it lack of education or they truly believe they're doing the right thing? >> they truly believe they're doing the right thing. this is part of a long standing tradition in our culture. you know oppression, talking about racism. it keeps changes form. a lot of black americans say i
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whip my child from keeping them from stepping out of line so they won't be dealt with harshly by the police or even killed. they see it as a way to keep children from being insnared in the prison pipeline. they're citing real sociological issues that are informing their reasoning for embracing this type of behavior. also in our cultural conversations, we have ministers and comedians and other folks who embrace this sort of practice. >> stacey, thank you for joining us with that from washington as the debate over discipline continues. disciplining children in the u.s. continues. there's breaking news to bring you now. we have just had a press release in from the u.s. central command that says they have been conducting more air strikes in iraq and syria against islamic state. to read you from this statement,
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it says u.s. military forces continue to attack isil terrorists in iraq using a mix of bomber aircraft. they've conducted five air strikes tuesday and today as well. they point to air strikes west of baghdad that destroyed two armored vehicle weapons. they mentioned southeast of irbil destroying isis fighter positions. these were conducted as part of the strategy to degrade and destroy islamic state. that's got to be one of the key topics of conversation as world leaders gather in new york this week at the u.n. general assemb assembly. another is gender equality. it starts with elevating poverty promoting education for girls and women's health. two women sat down exclusively with bbc to talk about efforts.
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>> world leaders meet here in new york this week. the main topic is air strikes in syria. as advocates for rights of women and children, do you worry about the impact of air strikes on the most vulnerable? >> i always worry about war and its impact on women and children. the world community has learned those that pay the highest price are actually women and girls. our children. i do worry. >> whether boko haram or the taliban, it seems as though the right of girls to an education is under threat as never before. how much do you both worry about this threat? >> we're among the first to raise our voice against abduction of girls in nigeria for instance. only crime these children have
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committed is to reach ambition for education. we do not only worry. i think that's too short to call it. we are outraged that this is being done to girls simply because they have ambition of educating themselves. >> more from the u.n. general. baron of the build-out. you need a permit... to be this awesome. and from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle... and go. and only national is ranked highest in car rental customer satisfaction by j.d. power. (aaron) purrrfect. (vo) meee-ow, business pro. meee-ow. go national. go like a pro.
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