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live from moscow watching r t with me kevin now in this hour and these are our top stories the russian woman accused of espionage has won the right to stay in the u.k. it was alleged catches her to the vet tried to pass classified information while having an affair with a british m.p. she worked for. egypt's first parliamentary poll in decades of trying to record number of voters as it enters its second day in the wake of violent protests against the military however thousands continue to boycott the election. moscow's which is on a new radar the guard its western most border strike forces are also on the cards
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if nato doesn't guarantee its missile shield in europe isn't a against russia. next on this channel the story of the david and goliath battle between environmental campaigners in peru struggling to preserve their homeland against mining giant the first part of a real life political thriller four year next.
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this is sacred mount killer. the waters from kalish nourish the home i've got to know. this if they destroy it kill it that won't be water. will die without water our ancestors want us about this.
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i'm father marco antonio i don't know as i got out. seeing i was born and kamarck up to twenty thought toba a one thousand nine hundred two number your birth date me there i lived most of my life in the universities and i was taught to learn from cement schoolrooms about our brother the nature you know up in there with a lot of his her mental you know i couldn't go there and at least for. you a little bitty racial scene. when i was first again as a priest and literacy and the privilege of living in park on. one of peru's poorest communities over the top of your city. if you've never.
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been. in university they don't teach you that the earth has eyes but the farmers know the earth has eyes you know and through its eyes the earth sees and cries if you take care of it it's happy and if you destroy it your earth cries we set out to convert the poor of us with them and we ended up being converted the farmers have worshiped the mountains for centuries the mountains provide water and water is life. but newcomers have arrived from a different world for them mountains are gone and gold this money. we. really believe you know discovered circulation some number of years ago.
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it's true it's a good deposit we've always been a low cost producer and want to give the maximum upside to our investors in a rising gold market every ten dollar movement in the in the price of gold. increases to. increases our cash flow by about fifty million dollars increases our earnings by about thirty million. the miners have already destroyed several mountains their next project is mt keeley's but the farmers to stop them.
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think that if. that's what. the farmers flock the only road to the mine to keep the company from exploring mt keenly. yannick south america's largest gold mine is paralyzed. new member of the farmer's trade unions and university students asked me to mediate
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interviews where you'll be able to the government finally had to accept me as a mediator but the company always refused to let me mediate with the media. if you provoke them. if you act like a hot shot yelling silly things. then instead of reaching the solution there will be a bloodbath. and you've got some of them will die but more poor people will die and they'll remember their dead forever but who will remember the poor so i'm asking you it's better to fight than to be contaminated no no no no no no no please forget that slogan friend if i agree with you but it seems like you're saying kill me. we want to live or if anyone here wants to die there's a cemetery
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a burke i'll help you dig the hole and give the mass we want to live right this is a struggle for life. yes to live no to gold. for the first time people living in the nearby city of cairo america joined the farmers to defend mount killings was freedom for those under arrest was. here they are these are the ones who will always fight. the. now we have no more fear was was was was.
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was. in general i just came out of a meeting with the city's councillors. you i saw the protest in the main square and the police harassment going up and i didn't participate in the protest part of the people in meeting is that. i came to get a fax from the minister and saw all the police beating people and throwing tear gas . the noise couldn't see i'm going to address the crowd of the and tell them to
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remain calm. the search is going out thanks general please restrain your officers now you know i'm going inside to see what i can do to get with him most of them yeah thanks general good bye they're going to stop outside now i'm going outside. of the arab. they threw me in i already spoke to the minister. the weights listen to me listen to me i know i saw the police on from here like you know the general is giving the order to stop but you need to stop to don't slow any more stones listen to me they provoked us if you're not going to listen to me the negotiate yourselves with. the way listen to me you know kind of they started this with you i saw you don't need to explain i just told the minister to stop the police you know because there is some of the people down the alley that he's going to order them to stop but you need to stop
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throwing stones at him you know who threw those stones at the police station. i mean. i don't look at it as the. father what's happening in my it's evil with good fight injustice with justice and not more injustice with these the violence is not force with more violence but with peace. e.c.s. the lower those who don't understand this a looking for trouble can both i lead as bjoerling. units my beg of you i ask you in god's name strive for peace. defend our rights you see in this we're not organized and united yanacocha is going to eat us
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one by one be patient you're not going to win this struggle in a day and you're fighting against the world's largest mining company. this same plaza was the setting for one of kamarck us most famous battles the conquest of south america began here five hundred years ago. a small band of spanish invaders request a meeting with the income ruler to while. the spaniards promised they'd come in peace but it's a trial. and they kidnap the nka and hold him for ransom. followers still one room with gold and two with silver for his release. but the spaniards execute out a while back and claim his empire of the spanish through. today
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the market is once again the stage for a battle over gold. being a.
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common ordinary people. just defending our water that it was or that he did it when i. ask of the governor is that they leave us in peace. but they don't touch the water we need for our crops and animals. but at the government because this is our livelihood. was five i think. the blockade is in its second week and every day more people join us john. callahan market declares a general strike against the mine. as we started developing the american company newmont is the majority shareholder there will be an account tomorrow with a new mont is losing millions of dollars because of the blockade. and korea's government is under pressure to end the conflict. and. people
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within the organ in the government makes mistakes and the company has to admit its pot but we have to fight until they respect our rights. the social license is extremely important to us really and in some ways over the over the legal license to operate you ask them to stop and remove their machines but this is our conflict with the. you know in hindsight sure we do a lot of things different you know where we live in a i'm not sure how much differently you know it is this and these crazies are good you know because we have to admit we're not doing things as well as we thought we. were telling the government and yanacocha not to touch mt killer. on the finally an agreement is reached the government will revoke yannick coaches
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permission to explore mt kill each in exchange for an end to the blockade. of the gentleman and all thorazine. on behalf of the population i move that we end the blockade will be able the militia that will tell you. most of all i would be let's view the ceremony to end the blockade not as an end to the struggle but as a ceremony to thank god you are going to have both of you may he send us home safely especially the delegations from far away everything but what i. thought ok. now kili she is safe at least for the moment. father mad cow is revered as a national hero. but not everyone is in nam or with the farmers. and with
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the local media attacks marco and his activist organization graffiti day and his struggle of the bout began.
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there marco has troubles at home his reputation outside peru is growing. he attends the mine shareholder meeting in colorado. and thousand basters and the american press about the conflicts at yanacocha. then he's invited to canada and speaks in front of ontario's parliament i believe what just like in canada hundreds of farmers in peru and latin america are sent to jail for defending their right to a healthy life. then dealing peoples struggle to defend their land and water continues.
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in two thousand and six yanacocha shut down by another blockade marco is called in to mediate but this time a farmer is killed by police. you're not on your mind. they called my sister and my niece answered we got on we saw that in that. they knew she was an adolescent and they said tell your uncle to stop interfering with mining issues that we know that because we're going to put two bullets in his head it's obvious but they waited until my niece was confused and hung up the phone call that i'm going to you know for someone to look at yesterday and i said they wanted to hear my niece cry live from on this. level
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i don't understand their perverse logic to threaten my sister or my niece. do you have the nuts up with you or i'm your mind or me so when. i come up with one word. father marco isn't the only one receiving threats. here to vasco is a lawyer who helps marco and the farmers. get on line but now that we know. that i was alone in a hotel room man and the phone ran in the middle of the night to be a model or case of married life and. i saw it was a number from a public telephone income aka.
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is this music and i said yes. a man spoke harshly and insulted me for it so it's him down here. she said if i kept making trouble they would rape me even. kill me and cut my body into pieces. and threw them in the garbage for the dogs to eat. i hung up but he kept to call in. the union on the bridge. abutment he probably wanted to keep tellin me how i was going to die.
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moments with that we realized that we're following everyone from early in the morning hours and in the best of us in the. observance of the conductor they followed us to our homes just a lot of. families told us they were taking photos of the homes. under the sun for the if you're going to be and work places you can get off.
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this highway goes to the village of pub young. people are saying that. they've are you with a building a school the. other road goes to the non r.c.d. . we saw it there on the devil went to the mine because we couldn't find him on the road to the pub you know. it went in the direction of the mine or in our courts and i left him. goodbye.
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well i'm into the feces but give a little it was a difficult time. give a yes answer because you suddenly felt you had to be careful with everyone you know but he and even with the street who enters i think as if someone approached you with a cellphone or with a photo or a feeder camera look at the video not them and you felt hostile towards them. or suspected that they were following you was a speech advocates upis on the style of a huge. yes again i love that i left the office and i saw a motorcycle pass and turned around wondering who is that see he. was a kid of a tissue i. guess it sat and then it doesn't suddenly if your heart
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begins to pound when it's all so you say be calm swindle. don't give up i better get out of here it will be fine. if you. had to d.c.m. the other activists ecru feed it develop a counter espionage plan and begin to spy on the spied and who feed as members took these photos and videos of their pursuers.
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if you started singing i saw a man with a video camera so i moved over and he followed me you get the bus so i said what are you doing what are filming me. and doesn't say that's when i called lucho to help me to do it no. he went that way she said. why are you following my wife i said it was because the female let him into going is forced on me. even the man said nervously no i'm not filming anyone i don't even have
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a camera would we want to know about the scene but police car appeared anyways to say you know officer this man is following my wife and filming or i said. theme and . more news today violence is once again flared up. these are the images the world has been seeing from the streets of canada. giant corporations rule the day.
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