tv [untitled] July 22, 2012 2:30pm-3:00pm EDT
hello this sunday's news in the week's top stories from r.t. moscow rebels converge in syria's two largest cities which were previously spared from clashes heavy street battles forced people to flee their homes while of the u.n. security council russia and china again veto a western backed syrian resolution aimed at further tightening the screws on the regime alone. pulsar riots rallies and rage in spain as the public takes a stand against cuts with thursday's million strong demos hitting a new milestone in the fight against the stereotype. and israel rounds are ran over the ball carrier suicide bombing which killed seven killing five israeli tourists but some analysts accuse tel of using it to gain international support. next tonight a quarter of an hour the company of one of the fire brands of british politics m.p.
george galloway a fall of the side of the main parties he founded his own respect party and secured a seats in a by election when it's been described as the most sensational victory in pretty political history. today i'm in the parliamentary office of george galloway m.p. who around three months ago one surprise election victory in his constituency of bradford west george galloway thanks very much for talking to us today now your election your victory was a surprise to many possibly not to you what does it take to break a monopoly of these three ruling parties to win an election in british politics and everest of a challenge because first of all the big parties command almost all of the media attention and the media is the medium through which most people get their political ideas and news and secondly because you usually lack of
critical credibility factor people are doubtful that they would be doing other than throwing their vote away by voting for a candidate who may be closer to their cup of tea but are unlikely to win it and therefore the voters in a way taking a self-denying ordinance and the choosing of the m.p. but if you have this critical mass of. derision i mean i don't think that's too strong a war the derision felt in the country against the three mainstream parties often see if backside could have three cheeks these three parties are those three. the three mainstream parties are such that you couldn't slip a cigarette paper between them they all accept that austerity is the medicine some
quibble about the dosage and the the timetable of the taking of the medicine but they all accept that the mass of the people must pay the price for the crimes and the mistakes of rich and powerful people secondly all of them support britain's role in going around the world invading other people's countries occupying them and dick spending billions in some cases hundreds of billions of hard earned money that the people have sweated for. on weapons and war. and so if you can come along and say we don't believe the ordinary people should pay the price for this crisis and we don't believe britain should be occupying other people's countries first in the ranks of those pushing for a new invasion a new occupation as mr hague is doing over syria for example at the moment we just reject that we we are paradigm is completely different and it's like in the
wonderful film dead poets society when the teacher invites the children to stand on the desk and see how different everything looks once you get people standing up on those desks they can see that actually the world looks very different from that and do you think that there's a why did disconnect between politics and the electorate the people the people hold the mainstream politicians in contempt they know that the mainstream politicians hundreds. many hundreds of them almost all of them. are looting the people's pockets in parliamentary expenses which was a huge scandal. we have actually a systemic failure in britain the media is on trial the bankers are on trial the politicians have been put on trial and found guilty long ago so. who is untouched by the expenses scandal didn't claim any expenses at all. and who
have has a track record of attacking the mogul billionaire mogul ownership of the media and is seen as an anti political voice in the sense of being anti the political system. bingo we won we won the jackpot and you said in the past that muslims like you because you protect them from is a lot of faith. we recently had the director of m i five say that al qaeda is using arab spring nations to recruit terrorists and potentially target britain is there a point to islamophobia therefore to people have other people justified in their fear of islam if you know like any for it is irrational exaggerated and paranoid but that's not to say the extremism does not exist of course it exists and exists in britain and it gets more and more. oxygen. as
a result of the policies that the british government follows you can't make endless war against muslims and muslim countries abroad and expect to have no resonance here at home but actually we are the antidote to islamist extremism because we say to the young muslims you are right to be angry but be angry with others who are not muslims in democratic politics so that you can affect change rather than blowing yourself and other people up in these kind of terrible acts of self immolation that we saw on seven seven five years ago here almost to the day. so. the truth is al qaeda exists it was invented by the countries no most concerned about it it was invented on the principle bankrupt moral principle that my enemy's enemy is my friend the soviet union was the enemy of the west so they gave
weapons and money and credibility to an islamist fanatic formation and they didn't read the novel frankenstein to the end if they had they would have known that when you make a monster it ultimately breaks free of your control so they have no one to blame but themselves for this phenomena. of islamist extremism it comes out of a swamp of hatred saun by western countries and their policies towards the muslim countries therefore the best way to solve this problem is to drain the swamp of hatred and bitterness by doing the reverse of what we did to fill it and there is a rise in islamist political parties there isn't that particularly in arab spring nations in the middle east and north africa what challenges do you think that poses for syria at the moment well a very large number of people in syria whether a majority or no i don't know are terrified of the prospects of victory for
the syrian rebels because there's a substantial christian population in syria for example which has the most on a position of any christian group anywhere in the middle east. putting israel by the way. are. minority islamic sects which are substantial and minority in the state as a whole there are different ethnic groups could just people for example are terrified of the victory of a jihadist extremist islamic victory so that's undoubtedly one of the reasons why the syrian government is still holding on in the teeth of what is a thorough going and massive international conspiracy against them not because they're a dictatorship because the west likes dictatorships in the arab world saudi arabia is the grimmest dictatorship of them all and is the best friend of the west not
because it's one family rule because of course all these arab dictatorships are one family rule in saudi arabia the families even given its name to the country even kim jong il didn't do that so it's not because of dislike of dictatorship no it's because the syrian regime refuses to follow western orders and has always refused to follow western orders that's why they want to bring them down they're all mixed signals they want the thermostat he seems to suggest that he will step down that he won't what do you think will happen and as far as i know he has no intention of stepping down there are people who fly kites in the western media russia's about to change its position china is about to change its position ourselves about to go on a plane this is i think largely dissent formation but undoubtedly the syrian regime has a massive problem it has democratic deficit in its country it is a dictatorship the era of dictatorship must be coming to an end in the arab world
and should come to an end should have long ago come to an end but there are many dictatorships in the arab world who are not being targeted by this international conspiracy indeed are a vital. important part of the conspiracy mrs clinton declared the friends of democratic syria but within three days even she had realized the resume billeted of that moniker because its core included saudi arabia and qatar where there is no democracy of any kind whatsoever you mention these ethnic groups that are just fling for position in syria do you predict a full scale slide into civil war and if so do you think that person will be gunning to get involved well i think there already is a civil war in syria the massacres that are taking place are almost entirely demarcated by sectarian division. the.
if you like the dichotomy that exists in the country it's not just between those who are with the regime or against the regime though that exists between different ethnic and confessional groups and that's a powder keg if ever you want to find one that's why i said to i said last night to a british foreign office minister what are you doing in syria have you any idea of the virtual nuclear explosion in critical area that you are helping to bring about did you learn nothing from afghanistan did you learn nothing from flying osama bin laden to afghanistan to fight the red army. this is even more dangerous because it has course front to your with with israel it's on the shores of the mediterranean so close to europe itself and
it is part of if you wanted to draw out that way an arc involving iran iraq with its big shia majority. the syrian. government and the people who support and of course the. national resistance movement in lebanon hezbollah that's a very powerful arc with a lot of firepower and one of the characteristics of she is a which the foreign office minister that i talked to last night appeared oblivious to was the shiites are quite ready to fight to the death and what role do you think iran should play in bringing peace to syria well iran is a critical component in the region as a whole it's critical in iraq it could end in an afternoon the all remaining traces of western occupation of iraq in an afternoon if they give the want to do so and of course you cannot talk about the future of the region without
bringing it on into it and russia and coffee alone are both correct in saying that iran is indispensable in any solution to this the only possible solution is the question on which is supported by everybody in the world except the people whose plan it ostensibly is the united nations is supporting it as the rope supports the hanging man the arab league that appointed coffee other than the first place is busily supplying weapons to the rebels to undo it but any sensible person in the world wants the plan to succeed and the plan is to buy dialogue and transition and dictatorship in syria without having to spill an ocean of blood in order to do it and destabilize the region and therefore the world i thank you very much thank you.
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news the week's top stories rebels converge in syria's two largest cities which have previously spared from clashes heavy street battles forced people to flee their. one of the un security council russia and china again veto a western backed syria resolution aimed at further tightening the screws on the regime alone. also reporting riots rallies and rage in spain as the public takes a stand against cuts thursday's million strong demos hitting a new milestone in the fight against austerity. israel rounds on iran over the whole gary a suicide bombing which killed seven including five israeli tourists but some analysts accuse tell of even using it to gain international support. your chartier sunday evening presenting now for your world sport.
thanks for joining us this is sports that we have got plenty ahead for you including this. picking up where they left off russian football champions and ease the victory over omkara in their opening clash of the new season. fighting fitz r t so it's gone for a talk with one of the greatest boxers all this generation but tell me klitschko a bit of his next heavyweight clash which takes place here in moscow in september. leap of faith russian. claims his first win of this year's cliff diving world championships in portugal. we start with football on the opening weekend of action in the russian premier league champions need getting off to a winning start with a one sided victory over a car on sunday new russian manager fabio capello an interested spectator but from ski stadium on the italian gulf to see some neat interplay in the build up to the
opening goal alex krycek off with a great finish. a similar free flowing move would see the home side awarded a penalty on the hour mark after service a mark was barged into from behind in the perm side's box claiming his brace from the sports lead to no winners unlucky every inch deserving title holders. britain has its first ever tour de france champion bradley wiggins doing what he needed to on the final day essentially not crushing to keep hold of the yellow jersey and win cycling's most prestigious event the belgian born briton blew away the field during sunday's time trial to all but rough victory on sunday he would reach the arc de triomphe finish line in the pellets on the sending a one hundred a nine year wait for the north girl british champion fellow sky team writer mark cavendish won the one hundred twenty kilometer stage while yet another cyclist from the squad chris froome secured second place over all. to motorsport were fernando
alonso has entered an exclusive club of racers to have won the german grand prix three times the spaniard joining the likes of jackie stewart on earth and sen after a masterful display of hawk and i'm the overall leader started from poland was under constant pressure but held his nerve every step of the way jenson button coming within less than a second of a long those ferrari at times but ended third or so we thought two time defending champion sebastian vettel suddenly just did you but was bumped down to fifty after passing put in a legally mcclaren man but just moving up to second with timmy reichen enough to prove the truth will be in spots it's a long two though who's the. first driver to win three races this season increasing his overall lead from mark webber who will sell finished if after a qualifying penalty to thirty three.
athletes are already starting to arrive at the olympic village in london with the games jew to get underway in less than a week or correspondent richard dunne poor fleet went along to the english capital to see how things are shaping up. seven years of planning almost coming to an end for london and let's make a week the city will hold the world's biggest sporting event preparations are being taken very seriously everywhere you go there is security checkpoints which make the village look more like an airport however once inside the athletes are in for real treats accommodation has been billed for the ten thousand competitors and officials and these buildings we put to good use once the games are under paralympics are finished the world will enjoy our olympics and you know i'm not going to in any way to deprecate what happened in beijing because it was a great olympic games in beijing but i think what we will do is get our own ingenious way without spending quite so much money on fireworks i think we will
have the best ever olympic games definitely to have everything we could possibly need on besides there's a massive dining hall which can see tens of thousands of people all in keeping with london's multiculturalism there is food on offer from almost every corner of the planets the main reason the athletes are here of course is to win medals and that is certainly being catered for there's a large team available as well as a medical center to cater for anything from a common cold to a muscle strain believe in conditions may not resemble a five star hotel which some of the athletes are more used to however they are very comfortable number less and the thousands of competitors will enjoy these fantastic surroundings when the games eventually get underway on the twenty seventh of july richard bumble for eternity london. while one of the darker chapters of the olympics has been commemorated in london the city's mayor boris johnson on feeling a plea commemorating the eleven members of the israeli team who were killed in the
one nine hundred seventy two munich massacre it's really a limpid committee members and relatives of the victims in attendance coming up to forty years after the tragic event on palestinian terrorists stormed into the ledge on the night of september fifth one thousand nine hundred seventy two taking members of the israeli team hostage eleven people were later killed following field rescue attempts by german police. rejected calls for a minute's silence during the opening ceremony on friday but darren teed security will be top notch for the three week competition. moving on we're arching still chunk is new trick earned him a top place finish at the third stop of the cliff diving world series over the weekend the twenty eight year old getting the better of top ranking rivals gary hunt on our london decay for his first victory of the season the ever innovative russian executing a buck armstrong with a blind entry to him by the slimmest of margins in the final century taking a victory by just one tenth of
a point over only their hunt for third this behind to take but still holds a ten point over his colombian rival while the two thousand and six world champion still changed it still a hefty one hundred fifty points behind hunt the spike picking up his first podium finish the sox. to boxing finally where our team managed to catch up with heavyweight grid for telly klitschko on a visit to mull school this week the w.b.c. champion of the world is set to defend his crime against manuel char in the russian capital on the if of september and that's what the forty one year old talked about first. he doesn't have big name but young. skills boxing skills and who knows maybe. he should do performance in this fight and it will be the big step up to build a new name
a new name i was. very proud to have the same title same belt what have many years ago that excludes mike tyson mohammed ali and give my best to defend the title and for a body i was strong as a lot. of very good fighters have good skills but. he have a chance to fight like a recreational twice and i think he's management. bloke came because they seemed like santa can lose he's career. he's title against a lot differently very interesting fight what is. a good question not for me not for who are good question for example if you will be if they're put in the want to fight the school anytime we already.
emotions produce mistakes. and that's why. they're through our you have to be very cool school had. who harp inside the ring no emotions. with emotions you can fight. or the world just or hey they really are the best of the world maybe wall championed by. and. we don't want to use the same talking skills in suppressing force a fight. we. have wide let's talk feast and. use those hey just forty last weekend. against charles
and actually it was a fight between two political losers who is a stronger one and show he's a strong lou. ferrigno he started to attack me but to be honest right now in most september eight we discuss with david haye to make a pride in moscow they'd hate make a decision to fight a sore klitschko. all your sport for the weather is next. resistance is not politics but a culture. is