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something experts say makes nato's mission to protect civilians more possible that ever. just after midnight here in the russian capital you're watching our t.v. our top story now hundreds of protesters are back on wall street a day after police violently disperser rally on brooklyn bridge more than seven hundred people were arrested and what was a dramatic showdown the movement dubbed occupy wall street consists of thousands angry at what they call corporate domination and. explains the action of police is likely to bring more anger to the streets of new york and beyond. right about now most of the protesters that were arrested from what we're being told more than seven hundred of them have been released or in the process of being released from prison from where they were being held i spoke with one of the protesters who said
he wasn't sure if he could come on camera because he has to speak with his lawyer first all of these folks are being charged with disorderly conduct but as we could tell that from the video and the images that were taken on saturday this was quite a clash a clash between thousands of americans that began their demonstration at a park by a wall street and then walked onto the brooklyn bridge we can't deny the fact that the media in the u.s. is covering it they are but how they're covering it is a different story for example i just want to show you the front page of the new york times from this sunday ok mind you one new york times reporter journalist was arrested in this protest that took place now here the biggest picture is of one protester in syria and right down here is a little picture of all the new york city protesters that were arrested on the brooklyn bridge so you could see the comparison why they decided to make that decision i have no clue but many critics do believe that the mainstream media are
either trying to take credibility away from all these demonstrators or not give them ample coverage maybe make it a very short story and in the meantime though these protesters that are part of what's called occupy wall street say they are determined to continue to continue demonstrating a continued camping out by wall street that's where they have been for the past two weeks now this incident that we saw erupt in new york on saturday was the most recent one but it's not the first one just last weekend we saw cops and demonstrators clashed out by wall street several women were maced in the face by a police officer others were arrested there was a confrontation. in physical confrontation between police officers and the demonstrators but this occupy wall street group isn't limited to new york city there are demonstrations now taking place in los angeles taking place in boston
taking place in other cities throughout the country radio host and author steven lemmon says the ever expanding protests shows awareness is growing among americans that the country is run by people never elected who everyone controls the power of money and supreme power they had controls everything controlled war and peace almost tears rose again j.p. morgan chase bank of america and they were only dealing with this as they start the people on the streets across america to understand lives and they have to demand that the power of money return to a congress is article one section eight since all of the congress has the power to coin money does it say g.b. morgan this is a big of america all you congress if they call it is returned to congress they will have to produce that both big beast and the power of money will go back to the
people who were blogs james corvet editor of independent news website corbett report dot com says the police brutality may provoke an escalation of violence. there could be that possibility of escalation at this moment i would say that the momentum and the probably the p.r. win is on the protester side because no one likes to see the police going in and breaking up a peaceful protest movements like that into specially now that we're getting reports that the protesters were actually lured onto the bridge and then trapped it's quite obvious by this point that the monetary system itself needs reform but i think if we leave that in the hands of the regulators and the people who have been in charge of this is they're really just going to try to consolidate more power for themselves so we see that for example playing out in the euro zone by the european central bank arguing for more power rather than less power because because they need more power to him to further consolidate the hero zone into a coherent whole that's the argument that they're trying to use and i think what these protest movements indicate is it is an acknowledgment on the people's part to
and that that that can't be allowed to continue because if it is then just more and more of these types of things will continue to happen if the power coalesce is into fewer and fewer hands of the discontent being seen in the us a decade something's going very wrong in the way the country is ruled that's the view of prominent author and professor noam chomsky his full interview is coming up later this hour. on the streets you can see. your sparring. so well so right so. much like. two thirds of the public thinks the entire congress would be thrown out of the system and work. in the public knows. the popularity of the favorable rating for congress and single. president on the same runs across all of them and. it's a very widespread sense that everything is going wrong that tells you that the system is just not functioning.
thousands have marched through the northern british city of manchester and another protest at a sturdy cuts to public services at the rally in opposition to the governing coalition that organized by trade you has coincided with a really conservative party's conference in the city lore and that was there. the conservative casa conference has started ten mansion and the moment politicians and delegates started to arrive this happens in the open eyes estimated thirty thousand people are turning out all this march through the streets of mansions to protest what the coalition government doing in the way of talks and you've literally got full force of people hey you've got the older generation saying hands off pensions you've got to sort of middle age generation who say that their job see because as money to public service is last you go it's
a very very young who are worried that some things like no serene's that is just provisions for education will be cause and of course manchester have the might the student population you've got a lot of students turned out much like in all the marches that we've seen across the country turned out to protest against the rising cost of education by state to some of the people who are here to us and just why they thought it was important to turn out today and here's what they told me i think it's important that we send a message to build movement to covering all school in particular to the people on the road to poll woodies course could still be so this is about. to put we should let the government knows it would join the people opposed to what we do the procedure which will show you just a paycheck to show about it to join the keep the child schools that what it meant to detroit to move you up to bring this government down and bring in a government that doesn't offer working people now looks in abandoned state you can see here around me are calling for a strike on the thirtieth of may ban but they calling for
a general strike the public sector workers to down to leave wasn't sure the government just exactly what it would be like if public sector workers didn't in fact show up for work in the morning see that's what they're planning to do a lot of the biggest teams in the country in unison yes they have all turned out here today to say we will down tools on the thirtieth of november unless you promise that you're going to make these deep cuts in public sector for. take that you'll put a date it will say. well the discontent in the u.k. is only now gathering pace but protests in debt ridden greece have been going on for months you can only state who will serve for athens for the bipolar rescue being delayed and the country quickly running out of. last strive for statehood the future of palestine a squadron entry with a shadow of an imminent u.s. veto hanging over its head after you want a security council. well this week's headlines in russia have been
dominated by the planned reshuffle in the who didn't vet of tandem as well as the sudden departure of the finance minister it prompted an unexpected interview from the president as he clarified his decision not to run for office again he got that aggression over reports the pre-election period in russia may hold even more surprises. this week's headlines have been all that if putin putin meant that if the news of the drops was brought up polemic switch russia hasn't seen for quite some time well some criticized others applauded the tandems deal and the kings of photoshop rolled out some of their best work yet with the general mood being that the deal had been done long ago but it was an exciting for just a few days until the first rich shuffles in the corridors of power began. if you think your views on russia's economic agenda differ from mine as president you can
resign. my opinions do differ from yours but only take such a decision after i've talked to the prime minister of most of you can talk to whoever you want including the prime minister but as long as i'm the president i make these decisions for them the surprise route between the president and putin's longtime ally aleksey could read left many questioning is there a split in the tandem the solution the situation with mr cooder it is a matter of discipline in government service we are a presidential republic not a parliamentary one it implements the president's policies if you don't agree you should step down meanwhile many read it not as a sign of a split but of a new maturity in russia's democracy. these are all most were mostly wishful thinking all the bottles are born else these people probably remember the times of the whole gorbachev when there was a rift inside the board of bureau which ultimately was one of the reasons for the
collapse of the u.s.s.r. and i remember before coming to power in interview where he basically said that russia will not survive another conflict it's so from the very beginning i do believe that there was a serious rift the big news of putin yet again running for president brought up so many questions that nutriment verdict had to meet top t.v. hats to cross the t.'s and dot the ice. of course it's nice to know that people trust me as president and that my approval rating is quite high under current circumstances but i also know that prime minister putin undoubtedly remains the most popular politician in our country at this point and his rating is even higher so the election campaign has just started let's ask ourselves a simple question what if our people reject us with medvedev and putin what will happen to these decisions by the convention these decisions are merely the party's
recommendation to vote for those people that's all the choices made by the people and these are not mere words you type saluki true any politician and any political force may lose an election but many questions are still in the air like why would a politician like me trinidad of whose approval rating is still so high in russia not seek reelection and what will the face of the new cabinet of ministers look like under him should he become pm immediately after the united russia congress many rejoiced in the fact that the country's top political quis is finally over and they can go about their usual business but this week has shown that when it comes to the chess game across from politics there are many more moves to be made before the final make up of the new govern. is no if you do that children r t. well if you want to see the interview president medvedev gave to the russian media in full all we have to do is log on right now to our website that's r.t.
dot com. the greek government has reportedly approved mass layoffs in the latest move to please its creditors athens is planning to put thirty thousand civil servants on reserve in other words the words they'll be suspended on reduced pay i want to say the country's government approved a new property tax the move receive adequate response from greeks who are already burdened by a string of the measures despite all that the decision on another portion of the e.u. rescue package is still being delayed international inspectors are now assessing whether greece deserves a cash injection the last chance for the country to avoid a default but as artists are first reports the public remains convinced that the relentless assertive policy is only making things worse. greece has been the poster child of the euro thing. with germany very thing to expand the belle out the country look that's to get that much needed cash injection with the help come with
some conditions and here in greece the people say that the price they're being made to pay simply too high earning that. is deadline day for the first to be hit with the greek government's new special tax it's one of the measures they put in place to try to secure the next tranche of money the country needs to avoid bankruptcy the extra tax which is about another three percent from people. supposed to help plug some of the massive deficit in the budget more than a year's salary cuts and rises in living costs the people here already at breaking point the last two years almost everybody has. heard of the grocery bill is a. bunch of. people's desperation has become increasingly evident on the streets of greece the violence is repeatedly breaking out between riot police protesters. even more clashes is parliament again feted in yet another austerity
measure in the fall of any property tax many people in greece now question just who it is the thing control unfortunately. very euro zone are the bankers. from european central bank bankers. shareholders. are the. taxpayers in the euro zone despite germany having dated positively to expand the size and power of the european bad fund already critics are questioning whether that will be enough insights now turn to the many challenges the year is still faces. who will move from. other european countries then the german banks.
are being you know. not just for being with past measures failing to have the facts in this political leaders continue to struggle to convince the public the future of the euro is a still hangs in the balance but these protests over strict austerity measures set to continue many people hate the greece is a country now at risk of having not only a financial but it democratic deficit as well surface r.t. outside the parliament building in athens. or out of the british demand. for severe weather to hold a referendum on the future of membership to be european. hundred thousand people signed a petition to get five out more on that story on our website r.t.e. dot com. egypt's ruling military council has given it to the demands of
protesters and political parties and agree to make changes to the election law there were fears current the current rules could enable supporters of ousted president mubarak to come back to power in november is problem and three elections the decision comes after friday's massive protests thousands drawn to her square attempt to quote reclaim the revolution demanding a transfer of power to civilian rule as well as an emergency law artie's that he said now i went to cairo to see what else is driving people back onto the streets. we knew that change would come to egypt a new chapter of freedom and democracy don't judge a book by its cover when reading post mubarak egypt it's between the lines where you'll find the new chapter hasn't been published and it did were slightly revised we still have the supreme council of the all implored those. who have
been. in any sense getting this country towards democracy barak may be gone but his policies are not that hosni mubarak's case is ongoing at this tribe you know new figures from human rights watch claims more civilians have been forced to face military trials six months some twelve thousand during the entire thirty year rule of mubarak average civilians are giving five to you know seven years in prison a lot of torture has occurred since the staff has come into power. actor doesn't clown around when it comes to the supreme council or scuff he has taken part in protests since day one and still has scars. from being detained. i said very long they told me they had to stick and hung me from it for that so i shot for the stuff and beat it with the pats on the head least only because i'm
well known now most of that's leave the country for thirty years according to law if i have to seek asylum but all stay and fight for freedom like mubarak skaf gets the supported needs to rule egypt from abroad. that we get from the us that one point five billion a year easier to seize from from the usa. most of it entirely goes to the to the supreme court to the to the army you know the scout and while the west coast history books make change for the better the arab spring is a massive opportunity to spread peace prosperity democracy egypt sions are left reading the writing on the wall but in many areas it's the same as before from in some areas it's getting more worse and he's now a r t cairo. the live in
a city of sirte is plunging deeper into a humanitarian crisis the battle for want to get out the remaining strongholds shows no signs of abating on saturday revolutionary forces claim they've completely surrounded the colonel's hometown and his loyalist forces were being a slowly forced out meanwhile thousands are fleeing the besieged town driven from their homes by fierce fighting and a lot of fighting supplies aid agencies say those injured and trapped or in desperate need of medical help with people dying in the main hospital because of oxygen and fuel shortages as the war activists brian becker says nato has declared mission to protect civilians is now more questionable that ever. clearly they're not protecting civilians when they're bombing cities that are considered to be pro khadafi when they're killing people not because they've done something wrong but because their own political beliefs are contrary to what nato wants in terms of the kind of government they want for libya so i think that they need to be brought to
justice i think though unless there's a very strong international movement for human rights in this instance i think it's unlikely they will be brought to court but the goal of the nato powers is to carry out regime change so that the khadafy government is gone once and forever and that there will be a new government that will not necessarily be more democratic or more humane but will be an ally or i would say in fact a proxy a client perhaps a puppet of western powers in this country that has the largest oil reserves in all about africa the ninth largest oil reserves in the world or syria is another country still suffering internal conflict but this week western countries did drop calls for immediate sanctions on the syrian regime it follows criticism from russia which says negotiations are the only way forward. we cannot support the projects that is being pushed through by western countries but it is among other things to
do with the libyan experience foreign minister sergei lavrov criticized proposed sanctions say they lacked strategic perspective on the recap of how things unfolded in the united nations can be found on our website r t v dot com. violence flared up again this week around cos of those northern border as nato troops attempted to dismantle a serbian roadblock several serbs were wounded amid claims the alliance led forces were using live rounds local serbs have barricaded the road to disputed checkpoints that albanian sees earlier with the help of k. four troops artie's xers have ski has the story from. in some parts of the world this work he wrote would probably be part of an extreme safari impossible it is now a quite. ever says july's border dispute many lives have been dependent on this godforsaken grable road through the mountains now this is the only way that belgrade can use to deliver food and petrol to the tens of thousands of serbs
living in northern kosovo the course of the serbs have been very caging the road since july in response to the cost of the police checkpoints which enforced the trade embargo between belgrade and of itself on tuesday the situation turned critical again clashes between the barricading serbs and the k. four troops led to multiple injuries on both sides k. four blamed for starting the violence but injured alexandre a father of two saw it differently. we were standing by the barricade when the soldiers started shouting and shooting at us i didn't know what they were shooting with so i got scared and started running away and i was hit on the shoulder and it turned out to be a perforating wound of my lung nato forces also claimed they used only rubber bullets and tear gas against the protesting mob this was quickly rejected by doctors. fuelling speculation as to who started.
seven men and have a condition gunshot wounds fractures and bruises all those wounds were caused by regular bullets which we extracted from their bodies nato troops weekly set up at the limits to their weapons and journalists and issued should do for anyone. they have totally and all police stepped out of the un mandate and there really really now just like during one nine hundred ninety nine during the bombing when there were the air force for the albanian separatists are now acting as their infantry belgrade has reacted with indignation and halted negotiations with calls. until the dispute is resolved meanwhile good for refuses to comment on their actions and bulldozed to the border barricades the border is open now to syria trucks blocking your breach just meters away from the destroyed suggest this battle is far from over betters like this one are scattered all across northern of course
civil war and they pretty much reflect the mood of the local serbs it seems they would never give in and accept the fact that they're living in a self-proclaimed state and in this book melting board nobody knows where this standoff go. or become yet another frozen territorial dispute let's see ourselves see reporting from kosovo. alexei is bringing constant updates on this developing story from possible you can head to our twitter feed to get the latest from him on this or dispute one of his tweets he says there are reports in the west possible that albanians have killed a serb and wounded his son making it the first ethnic like this in seven years. at the u.n. security council started considering the palestinians bid for statehood on friday it was officially submitted by the palestinian leader mahmoud abbas last week a total of nine out of fifteen votes in the security council are needed to push the
application through the u.s. already said it will use its veto power to block the process but even if washington blocks the bit the palestinians could still get an elevated legal status of the u.n. general assembly where they have a majority of support policy a leader of the for the buses told r.t. he's concerned the u.s. will pressure u.n. security council members to vote against the bit while the full interview is coming up at four am g.m.t. here on our team. we knew in advance and we were officially notified that washington will use its veto during the voting you know it's clear that the u.s. . as the dominant world power wants to extend its support to israel but what concerns us most is that the u.s. wants to force all the countries that took part in the general assembly big and small alike in particular the members of the un security council to vote against palestinian membership in the un this is the key concern for us all the member
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welcome back you're watching our tia live from moscow and these are the headlines the arab spring echoes in america u.s. police use force to disperse and wall street protesters are acing more than seven hundred people taking part in a rally that's quickly gaining momentum across the country. and across the atlantic in the u.k. unions angry at budget cuts bring thousands out to rally demanding david cameron's coalition government resign. also in this week's top stories president medvedev explains his decision not to run for a second term citing buddy who does greater popularity at home and his comments calm in a surprise interview that stirred up debate about the country's political future. and a dark humanitarian situation in the besieged libyan town.
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