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rights body is issuing a list of how the u.s. should improve its record but as marina board now explains america has a way to go until it reaches international standards. freedom justice and peace for the world must begin with freedom justice and peace in the lives of individual human beings america long the self-appointed global leader on human rights pointing out the shortcomings of others for the united states this is a matter of moral and pragmatic necessity but scenes of injustice like these are taking place not in other countries instead happening right here in the u.s. a point being made by the united nations human rights council in its first comprehensive review of washington's record two hundred twenty eight points to be precise recommendations on how the u.s. can do better in practicing what it preaches they want done up close guantanamo and secret detention centers throughout the world to punish those people who torture
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and executed janie's arbitrarily the u.s. dismisses many of the suggestions calling them political provocations by hostile countries but yet even america's allies are highlighting grave flaws france and ireland demand obama follow through on the promise to close gitmo britain belgium and dozens of others calling on the us to abolish the death penalty for many it's the ultimate hypocrisy how a state with roughly three thousand people on death row lectures the world about humanity oh my a case in point mumia abu jamal viewed as america's very own political prisoner the united states the perpetrator of gross human rights violations is using human rights as a political football against its enemies and its enemies are enemies not because they violate human rights necessarily but because the us wants to change the government in their country the country often accusing adversaries like syria iran and north korea of oppressing citizens is now faced with defending domestic
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practices like indefinite detention or prison conditions and racial profiling don't stand idly by don't be silent when dissidents elsewhere are. prison america is home to the world's largest prison population with two point three million people currently behind bars children can be sentenced to life in prison a place where more than one hundred undocumented immigrants have died while awaiting deportation. increasing discrimination against muslims another blemish on america's human rights record. hundreds have been arrested in so-called f.b.i. for oil terror plots plots using government paid informants to set up the crime a practice other countries term entrapment aleesha macwilliams mccollum's nephew is among those caught in these web she warns the system is losing its bearings america's need to wake up because i am a living hell we go lives of many kids no one come free has all the answers but all
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of us must answer to our own question is when the people speak who is listening the u.s. has rejected international calls to abolish the death penalty and dismissed several other recommendations leaving many to ask if u.s. exceptionalism means do as i say not as i do during a fortnight artsy new york. and there is a call for north korea to return to international talks over its nuclear activities a soon as possible and comes from russia and south korea where president vienna warned that simmering tensions in the region could boil over he was speaking out talks ahead of the g twenty summit and so are there. everyone understands how important peace on the peninsula is not just for the sake of peace but for the economy and for stability and both russia and south korea understand that this is a big issue for all we hear so much about iran and president medvedev himself brought up the fact that iran has never declared itself as a nuclear state while north korea very much have so it is
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a concern for russia once again president medvedev reiterated that moscow is alarmed over north korea's nuclear ambitions but believes the only way to go about solving them is through negotiations and. that requires our special attention is the situation in the pacific region and on the korean peninsula we have discussed the issue did nuclearization have highlighted the importance of six party talks we want them to resume as soon as possible in the asia pacific region the wrist serious potential for conflict and there is no alternative who want to set up a dialogue and improve understanding between the sides. and we ourselves had a chance to go to the border with north korea it's only some sixty kilometers from the center of seoul of course with these twenty most powerful leaders in the region over the next couple of days this is a lot something we're going to hear a lot about at the g. twenty president mentioned that he is very impressed with the way south korea has developed they've had a huge amount of success with innovation and rapprochement or modernization and
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isn't looking to south korea to prove to be an example for russia. to diversify the economic cooperation between russia and south korea we need to do. we need to make it more high tech we are modernizing russia creating a new economy in our korean friends have experience in this as well as in the initialization of scientific discovery studies i'm very happy to have signed a memorandum on ration in high technology to the president also had an open discussion with members from civil societies there they talked a lot about boosting trade between the two countries of course south korea and russia do have strong trade ties but it's nothing compared. to when you look at the present certainly pushing to put a lot of effort into deepening ties especially when it comes to trade and the economy on a lighter note one of the members of the civil societies did bring up south korean food and that led to
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a lot of talk about russian vodka and president medvedev pointed out that this is a great chance and a great reason to build the cooperation between the two countries on the lowest levels at a civil level so people in korea understand that it's not just that russian string . and he's now reporting there now the world's top economies take center stage tomorrow in south korea when the g twenty summit kicks off russian presidential aide or qaida or car which tells r.t. that the group's approach has been to focus on short term problems in the past but will gradually shift to dealing with long term issues. that if approach is quite natural in the early days for east just a few months ago or more on the global economy and was killed by the crisis the response immediately response was the main concern for pl so for him to go in for a collective decision we can go. g twenty will be ready to move to a long term agenda and it's happening. but it will take time it's still developing
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has to do both informal neither suggest to each other and. i think they will focus on the longer term we feel more and more including the souls. that are full interviews coming your way in around twenty minutes time here on r t and another major issue due to spark debate in seoul is a battle over currencies president obama is expected to face tough questions over the u.s. decision to pump six hundred billion freshly printed dollars into its economy its a town to revive the country's finances but will devalue the dollar leading economists even lewis says the policies aimed at boosting public opinion at home and pays little attention to the needs of the world. the u.s. will be on the defensive this g. twenty meeting it will have very few friends willing to support the position that
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it's taken on its own domestic policies but i would not expect the u.s. to change its policy in response to these international pressures be calls mr bernanke you federal reserve mr guy the treasury secretary see themselves those making policy only for the benefit of the u.s. economy and not for the world as a whole all of the made in the u.s. that are on the a lot of pressure from the u.s. population to do something to alleviate the rising unemployment and the troubles in the housing sector and so there's going to be a tendency for policymakers to take the line of least resistance by forming policies which are really tell you would for us requirements to pay little attention to what the rest of the world needs and on the way in just a few minutes here in our policing the police in russia officers here in national
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day and major revamps on our way i will look out why the man or women in uniform can do to regain the trust of those they vowed to protect. religious intolerance in israel and the palestinian autonomy as found a carbon target christianity extremist muslims and jews are turning increasingly violent towards christians and their holy sites are just falsely or needs those being persecuted for their faith in the holy land saying that david ortiz lives dangerously a christian pastor among religious jews in the west bank city of i will he's received death threats for trying to convert jews and muslims to his faith my first time going into a muslim village. i got beat up we were giving our bibles someone hated ortiz enough to drop off a package at his house thinking it had a candy inside his fifteen year old son opened it the pipe bomb nearly killed him
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in a blew him through the kitchen. made a hole in the chest most of the thrusts were in this way but the backfire the steroid the refrigerant everything back it took three years for israeli police to catch the perpetrator a religious jew ject my towel who lived in a nearby israeli settlement he'd already killed two arabs and he says he's very proud. yes. he they got a favor but trying to cut off. across the west bank the story for palestinian christians is as bleak and the threat comes from both extremists jews and muslims bethlehem the believed birthplace of christ once boasted a population of eighty five percent christian today less than ten percent live here this woman is afraid to show her face she used to go to mantra square and teach about jesus but all that ended after her house was nearly burned down i didn't feel like i belong to this case anymore i feel like i'm staying to give an
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opportunity she says she wouldn't think twice about leaving the explosion of muslims. you know you feel you feel controlling everywhere every thing my granddaughter have to memorize. but tusker abu sada ignores the threats he's one of a growing number of muslims who converted to christianity in recent years when i was a fighter with arafat i hated christians just as much as i hated jews i was going on around your i'm looking for their homes and try and go into their homes or sorting out their cars because i believe christians are spies. for christianity can sit alongside islam and judaism here these two palestinian brothers have no problem reconciling the christian faith with living in a jewish state they volunteered to join the country's army saying they feel as
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israeli as the jewish and arab counterparts. give everything i have to this because in the end this is my country but it's not without its problems. each time i go home in uniform someone will call it me traitor and things like that it doesn't influence me. but in recent months attacks against christians and christian sites have increased at the big. of november this hundred year old church was burned by right wing is rabies who broke some of the windows and threw molotov cocktails inside it's no wonder that christians here are feeling under fire. on the t.v. to be someone. else take a look at some other stories from around the world in towns of thousands of university students are marching in london to protest against government plans to triple fees and cut education budgets violence erupted as demonstrators smashed windows of a half waters of the majority of conservative party and you're looking at live
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pictures there from london and the students also accuse the liberal democrat coalition partners of backtracking on a pre-election promise not to increase university tuition fees which could now reach nine thousand pounds a year and will also bring you more from our london correspondent laura emmett in asked our for a live update so stay with us for that if you can. a series of bombings targeting christians in iraq a capital have killed at least five and left dozens of others injured about fourteen roadside bombs were detonated in predominantly christian areas of baghdad and comes after more than forty christians were killed when al qaida militants took over ten days ago in the capital. another tug boat has begun towing to shore a packed cruise ship which became stranded off mexico's pacific coast the vessel was on a seven day trip to the mexican riviera when a fire began in the engine room cutting off the power emergency food supplies are being delivered to the four and
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a half thousand people on board the carnival splendor may reach port by thursday and all the holiday makers will get their money back. michel's have confirmed that more than seventy people are being treated for color in haiti's capital in their fears the epidemic will spread more quickly due to problems with water supply after last month's hurricane thomas disease has already left almost six hundred people dead outside port au prince millions more are now considered at risk. wednesday marks russia's police officers professional holiday but looming layoffs and reforms are leaving little room for celebration a string of high profile scandals have seen a public trust in the force plummet prompting the government into action while many agree that an overhaul is overdue not everyone is convinced it will work artie's darvish cover reports. their pictures which an asian and left the image of russia's law enforcers in tatters it's now over a year since this drunken shooting spree by police officer denise eve sickles
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killed two and wounded seven others but the case remains one of the most alarming in a series of high profile police scandals it also came as a blow to people like former officer alexander who won the title hero of the soviet union for his work but he would recall watching log regretfully there are many years ago there i'm a former policeman myself but even i try to avoid police officers they have guns and they can shoot but it was also last here that a young officer tried to blow the whistle on police corruption with an internet video and sparked a political storm i have many acquaintances in the police who care about the truth he called for a national inquiry and accused police chiefs of ordering officers to jail innocent people the bill planted a wave of similar revelations as other officers came forward the interior ministry itself admits more than one hundred thousand offenses involving police officers
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were registered in two thousand and nine alone fourteen years ago you know in the one nine hundred seventy s. policemen were motivated by reasons that would be totally on appreciated today we work to solve crimes for the excitement of the job and for justice to prevail. in response to the scandals prison to meet the needs of ordered a multi-billion dollar reform of the interior ministry last december the new measures set out to make clear the rights of the police and those they detain one of the main talking points however became the new name for the force leaving behind the old militia and going back to the internationally more accepted police many said crossed remain the biggest concern and are worried about the costs of the name change. the law should me. i don't understand why we need to spend so much money but will they be changing the lettering on the car. it's no use changing the name first they need to take
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a look at all those villas in the most region she which police officers houses there that's what they need to start confiscations. the proposals will be implemented next year in what will be a crucial stage in the force's history and history which has seen better days as this museum in moscow testifies the museum tells hundreds of stories of bravery courage and heroism this is the list of those who died in the line of duty however the organizers of this exhibition say there are many more out there whose stories remain unknown with the image of the law enforcement in russia remains a tanishq one the question now is whether the reforms will be within just a facelift and help put both the police and the police on the same side of the barricades. r.t. moscow. well you're across the story online right now at r.t. dot com and let's also look at some other stories we're updating for you on our web
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site an apparent missile launch off the coast of california leaves the u.s. government clueless and. started cartoons of finding new generations of balance by a russian animator is making new versions of these gentleman reality tales paint a bleak picture saying the funding is running dry war details at r.t. dot com. nearly two years after leaving the white house george w. bush is again getting his critics fired up and the star by lifting the lid on the turbulent eight years of his presidency in his memoirs called decision points bush reveals his thoughts on the most controversial moments of his time in charge he claims that not flying any weapons of mass destruction in iraq came as a shock to him but that he still believes the u.s. was right to invade. so the harsh interrogation of terror suspects bush as he personally approved the u.s. of waterboarding because he believed it helped prevent attacks and save lives but
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former congressman tom andrews says methods like that can never be justified. first of all it is illegal you can get an attorney to say anything you want but the fact of the matter is it is illegal secondly it violates international law it violates the geneva convention and thirdly it puts american soldiers at risk so that when they find themselves god forbid in an enemy's hands then you feel they're faced with the prospect of having the same treatment given to them that george bush was authorizing given to those who the united states brought into custody it was a tragic mistake and the fact that the president can't recognize that mistake is not surprising but but again unfortunate you know it's rather extraordinary for president bush was on national television here in the united states and he said that his lowest moment the lowest of the low as he described it was when a rap artist kenya west accused him of not caring about black people during the
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katrina debacle in the failure of the federal government to respond to the horror came disaster when in fact you have a war against iraq a violation of international law an invasion that killed thousands of american soldiers over one hundred thousand iraqis all to go after weapons of mass destruction that did not exist and make it worse you had american soldiers seven hundred of whom were lost their lives in iraq because in this war of choice this administration did not think it important enough to provide them with the protective armor that if they had it they would be alive today former congressman tom andrews there i'll bring that up in here in our right now it's time for the business news with karina. hungry for the feel we've got. the biggest issues get the cuban voice face to face with the news makers.
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right. from pundits to. the. phone welcome to our business program good to have you with us i will go straight top top story russia is interested in attracting south korean investors speaking in so ahead of the g twenty summits intermediated said south korea's one of the top priority partners for russia in the region which is president added that trade should diversify away from role materials among the first deals of the trip
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conglomerate russia's federal grid company will build a transformer production plant worth several million dollars in russia's primo screeching grain and his son says it may build an assembly plant nearby in a metal sector precious metal and south korean posco a metal works a nice russian. gas from west to supply no less than ten billion cubic meters of natural gas per year to south korea starting from twenty seventeen at present the company supplies one and a half million tons of liquefied natural gas to the country in addition gazprom was considering building a new gas pipeline between the two countries head of the company aleksei miller expects the south korean market to grow by at least fifteen percent by the time gas deliveries begin. not. in our korean partners are interested in increasing the gas supply into the korean market and today we breed with the coal gas company on the fact that we move to the next stage of negotiations commercial negotiations will
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start this december and today we've agreed a new amounts of gas supply which will starting twenty seventeen. and staying with gas problem the bulgarian government has approved the setting up of a joint venture with russian gas giants for the construction of the bulgarian route of south stream last week the garron energy holding and gazprom announced the start of a tender to select a company which will carry out a preliminary investment study the actual agreement will be signed during prime minister put an visit to sophia on saturday. gas prices should be independent of the oil market says the e.u. energy commissioner as gas becomes a more important source of energy the union wants to minimize price fluctuations and then she commission also spoke of europe's trust for russia as an actual partner. the russians have already invested more than four billion euro in the north stream pipeline and seeking profits and if gas can flow in then
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there's no profit so it's in the russian's code interest to ensure that this gas connection gets up and running and this interdependency is mutual russians are selling gas to us and they can purchase trucks machinery chemicals and engineering expertise from europe. and time to check the markets now both the bourses are still in the red here in moscow all the main players are down the r.t.s. with energy stocks the major drug bank is the biggest loser on my six down one point seven percent and bucking the trend it's preferred stock is up again for the second day more than twenty percent on my six. a pretty much a similar story in europe markets all over a day after some hit two years high it with a fresh round of earnings in some shares in london the footsie is point is almost one half a percent below were led by a two percent fall in rolls royce and one point six fall for the same story reported first half results and stocks in the us are lower as europe continues to
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grapple with government debt problems investors and you see as it's kept in check ahead of a key meeting by world leaders telecommunications are leading the way in the declines with. various dropping point nine percent each cisco systems is also we calling twenty seven percent ahead of its earnings report. reintroducing compulsory fire insurance across russia will take much longer than the government wants according to one of the country's leading insurers in september president dmitry medvedev called for mandatory fire insurance for every home after devastating wildfires but the general director of. negotiations along. but there you see what we see now are only talks on how to implement mandatory fire insurance in the country if we talk about insuring apartments it mostly means insuring liability but if you talk about countryside houses in this deals more with property insurance the street hasn't made its decision yet i think talks will go on
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for at least two years and the implementation of this law will only happen in twenty thirteen or even twenty food chain in the coming two years it won't affect the recovery of the insurance sector. google will salaries to stop staff skipping to facebook or twenty three thousand employees will get a ten percent more at the start of next year it's also part of more of a move to trim bonuses and increase base salaries internet industry has been waging a war for talent in the job market. russet and cuz that bond markets are attracting investors after the us federal reserve's latest wave of money printing some of those hundreds of billions of dollars into stock markets and emerging economies the bonds of local energy companies are winners put oil prices on the trend energy exporters expect to boost earnings that will make local monitors more attractive gas from plans to place euro bonds next week for around one million u.s. dollars. and that's all for this hour i'll be back with more and less than what our
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trying. to. download the official location to on the phone the i pod touch from the top story. life on the go. video on demand on t.v.'s minefield
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comes an r.s.s. feeds now in the palm of your. question on the. wealthy british style holds a spot on the front. of the. markets why not. find out what's really happening to the global economy in these kinds of reports on our. door with our team and here's a look at the top stories the u.n. has slammed the human rights record over the last the racial profiling prisoner abuse ma'am existence of the death penalty were among the key concerns from russia and south korea have agreed to deals to work more closely together and are calling
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for an. nuclear agreement but instead what this comes as president in vienna joins other leaders and so for a summit of the g. twenty nations. and russian police officers mark their professional sweeping reforms and huge layoffs hangover down but many wonder if the measures will be enough to restore public trust in the force after a string of high profile scandals. now ahead of tomorrow's g. twenty talks our team has been talking to the russian president's top economic state are you recall which says the world's twenty biggest countries are likely to head off a trade war between china and the u.s. and hopes the summit will lead to more global cooperation. well the time has come for in the g twenty summit would you think which issues will dominate the agenda. for.

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