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this is why you should care only. spied spawning under will spite us congressman allow america's national security agency to continue its worldwide surveillance despite the visible divisions in washington. on who expose the agents his wrongdoing is still stranded at a moscow airport as he lines the paperwork to leave his transit zone while he's assigned requests just to being processed. also the south has no political motive in x. tie could hold a call ski's conviction full salt and vessel and intoxication the european court of human rights and dismisses a second complaint by that month who was once russia's richest plans. how could our brave young men and women to fight against al-qaeda in some countries and with
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al-qaeda in other countries u.s. senators hate the idea of all being seaward rebels calling it finding with terrorists as the say we're national council plans to talk weapons shipments during his visit to new york. this is coming to you live. very well welcome to. the show must go on that's the message from american lawmakers who allowed the national security agency to continue spying both at home and abroad a motion to sixty's was blocked in the house of representatives by a narrow margin of only twelve votes if approved it would have been the n.s.a. from listening to every phone call made by a us phone the boat has exposed a major split within both republicans and democrats and my colleague bill don't
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discuss this division and ways to protect public privacy with pete ashdown and he's the only one of the few internet services which denied n.s.a. surveillance request i think that the all the solution for keeping us safe from spying on people on the internet is people using encryption and then having service providers that are willing to stand up and stand against broad surveillance and wholesale monitoring now what about this amendment is it more about party politics and trying to embarrass obama than generally really trying to protect people's interests. well i. hope that something good is coming out of washington but you know i'm certainly there's there's a lot of that going on and i want to put it past the republican party for trying to do that but you know there are many in congress who are calling edward snowden a traitor and a criminal when in fact i think it's the people in the n.s.a. who are the criminals who are not following the constitution and have perjured
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themselves in front of congress these are these are people we cannot trust and it's time that we saw that them or shut them down the whole self surveillance the doing of americans is part of my america i would like to see it stopped the man who unveiled these speaking program was facing a spanish charges if he steps on american soil the history of obama's war on whistleblowers it is little doubt that in this case edward snowden could end up at best heading down the path of his family as well she's going to church account reports. by relentlessly going after whistleblowers here we picked some of the most notable ones the us government is sending a message this is what's going to happen to you if you speak out even if you think you're doing it for the public good even if the public things you did the right thing in edward snowden's case fifty five percent of americans consider him a whistleblower not a traitor and yet even as many americans are thinking to snowden for greater awareness about the government's blatant snooping on millions of absolutely innocent people snowden still had to flee the country so was not to share the fate
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of his fellow whistleblowers had he state he would have been in jail facing life in prison or maybe even the death penalty the example of bradley manning is right there the twenty five year old u.s. army private bradley manning has been in custody for three years now and is facing more than one hundred fifty years in jail many leaked documents and videos that exposed war crimes committed by the u.s. the military judge has recently ruled that manning still has to face the most serious charge the charge of aiding the enemy despite many claims that he's sole intent was to make the public more aware of the cost of war the human cost another whistleblower former cia analyst john king also thought he was doing the right thing when he spoke about the cia's torture practices and became the first government official who confirmed waterboarding at one time to get out who was the head of the cia's counterterrorism operations in pakistan father of five kid out who is now in jail serving his two and a half years sentence former n.s.a.
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employees william binney and thomas drake were very close to jail time after they separately blew the whistle on the government's massive surveillance program which they saw as ineffective an illegal needless to say their careers were destroyed edward snowden's revelations of only confirmed would be drake had been saying for years but possibly unlike binney and drake snowden has also made public indisputable proof of the existence of the programs i had the chance to interview three of these men john kiriakou william binney and thomas drake they talked to me about what it's like being targeted by the u.s. government take a listen to your in its soul his control. what people will do when they're fearful is they were be will begin to censor themselves so much of what's happening now particular my case gets sent extraordinarily chilling message that anybody who i was a senior executive the government had a very high position and. it sends that extraordinarily chilling message that if
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you speak out if you speak up we're going to hammer you and we're going to hammer you hard because look what we did to mr drake i never believed i would be going to prison under a president obama never. that's been i think my biggest disappointment the classified documents that ellsberg leaked four decades ago revealed that the us government had lied about the vietnam war and those revelations contributed to the erosion of public support for the war daniel ellsberg was the first whistleblower who was charged under the espionage act the government went after him with all he had wiretapped him without a court warrant broke into his therapist's office trying to find something to discredit him with the judge dismissed all charges against ellsberg due to the gross government misconduct and illegal evidence gathering today daniel ellsberg stands in support of all these whistleblowers arguing had he been charged today he
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would have most probably gone to jail in washington i'm going to shake up washington has still been calling for the extradition of edward snowden who's been stranded at moscow appled for more than a month ever since arriving from hong kong has applied for asylum in russia and is waiting for paperwork allowing him to finally leave his current state of limbo and his legacy funds brings us the latest from outside the airport. there are so many journalists here with their eyes and their camera lenses trained very heavily on any of the doors on the first floor that he may exit out of that being said you never know this is definitely a sort of catch me if you can situation if you will now his adviser here in russia anatoly cucina did say the paperwork that he needs that would allow him to officially exits the airport and enter russia is is still not here without it's a formal notice essential of that federal migration services is considering his bid
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and it is officially in process what that gives edward snowden is close to three months to move about freely in the country until he gets that document in his hands he cannot leave after that three months that's when the final decision from federal migration services will come through if it is a favorable decision on edward snowden's behalf he plans to settle here if not he also plans to appeal that decision that shows just how serious he is everyone expected to snowden would use russia as as a transit point to another country but just a little while after he landed here from hong kong when he didn't appear on a flight to cuba people looked at that very suspiciously wondering what was up this is a cat and mouse game with the media at this point we don't know if he will if he if he does get that documentation if it will be made obvious to us and if you will then come out and maybe give us a couple of comments or even a press conference he could also sneak out a side door and hop on that train into downtown moscow so you can bet today tomorrow and over the weekend and even next week the journalists here are waiting
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with bated breath to see if edward snowden does emerge from this airport with documents in hand. and it turns out that america's subelements agency whose time things were exposed by its former contractor is not as almighty as it seems find out why the n.s.a. which has greenlighted to spy on the whole world come track what's happening in its own backyard all that at all say dot com. and the violence protecting civilians and defending human rights these are they came they say were national coalition plans to discuss chairing its unofficial forum with the un security council in new york on friday but i made all the declared noble cause as the opposition group which has no official status reportedly hopes to open up weapons supplies during a meeting with the us secretary of state sen rand paul condemns the idea of the rebels saying this would mean signing with terrorists. as we continue to aid in
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armed despotic regimes in egypt we are also about to send weapons to islamic rebels in syria this is problematic on multiple levels the assad regime is no friend of freedom or the united states but this does not mean that the enemy of our enemy is our friend there are currently seventeen different rebel groups in syria including the largest group al nusra al nusra fighters or radical anti-american geodes and they're affiliated with al-qaeda but your politicians in washington are eager to send weapons they promised oh these weapons won't get into the hands of the enemy i don't believe it does anyone believe that how could we ask our brave young men and women to fight against al qaeda in some countries and with al
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qaeda in other countries. degree's findings is being dictated to again with its creditors demanding it will form before releasing money promised to the struggling country and this is would move greece's talented students to leave for greener pastures that's coming up. terror bombings and gunfire bring the number of killed in the round this month alone to shocking seven hundred fifty nine people as into full sounds international alone moved to al qaida ranks out breaks out five hundred over its own from the country's prisons. in a few moments. the european court of human rights has rules the conviction of russia's foreign oil tycoon mikhail khodorkovsky will look politically motivated well of course who was once russia's richest man and seen as president putin's advice re and west is currently serving a jail term for money laundering and investment. has more now on the case. the
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european court off human rights has dismissed claims that the prosecution of. his business partner blood on a bridge of was politically motivated now the court found no violation of these rights to a fair trial but still the court of knowledge that there have been some other violations all their rights in particular the court said that russia unfairly tourist's him huge tax or an unfair use and he and his business partner to a far away colonies now following of the court in strasbourg or russia to pay higher compensation thousand euros now this is a very small sum income person to watch the ucas shareholders were asking is the compensation now roughly one hundred billion dollars and this present compensation sounds like a symbolic gesture really but still this is the second application to the european
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board off human rights and the previous. one also found no via no political motives behind prosecution now he was arrested back in two thousand and three on charges of fraud see and convicted two years later while still serving his sons and he was trance again and convicted al some basil moans and money laundering back in two thousand tanned and held what are called ski it is to be released next year and into word two thousand and fourteen. and of course will bond after a very short break with little stories for you including threats on wheels the u.k. government to launch is a move that's come pay telling illegal immigrants to get in touch or get arrested and it's later the drive to encourage them to leave the country voluntarily that's up next. my last set of questions about the president of this country lied to me and putin
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and i know that you personally called him a dictator why do you find so disagreeable about him we're going to follow you him till the moment one whit when he will give up and leave his place we're going to follow you we're going to be kissed his nights nights and nights and nights mirror . it with oh different rules and especially from the. tree was good to consent. to use the degree to. choose the stories to deploy the. troops being sent off to.
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technology innovation all the latest developments from around russia we've got the future covered. this is us he will come back the death toll in iraq this month alone has reportedly reached a staggering seven hundred fifty nine people after a new wave of violence claimed dozens of lives across the country this comes as into paul issued an alert after al qaeda freed some five hundred of its members in attacks on iraqi prisons and in a statement the organization said most of those who escaped they see near our senior members and pose an international threat let's not discount the story was john rees a political access from the stop the war coalition mystery's welcome to r.c. it's great to see you here so it's really
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a staggering death toll we're talking about here doesn't mean that iraq is not capable to provide security. well i think what we're seeing is that the long term effects of the war and the occupation in order to occupy iraq the western forces british and american adopted a policy of divide and rule they made a sectarian conflict where there wasn't one before they created al qaeda in iraq where there was no al qaida before so i think that the country is a product of the most enormous strains as a result of that war and occupation and those strains are being reinforced by the conflict in syria where all sides really are attempting to gain leverage on that conflict through iraq as well as in syria itself. but does iran curry have enough resources to contain the violence there. well we restore
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hope open with all hope that it does so but the truth of the matter is it's a terrifically weak government it's practically divided down the middle between people who are sympathetic to iran's position in the region and those that are feel dependent on washington the government only last year. made a contract with russia as you probably know to become the second largest supplier after the united states to iraq turkey. constantly impinging on iraqi airspace in order to pursue kurds in the iraqi kurdish region so it's a state that's been left in a catastrophic lead weak position by the occupation which the current developments in the in the middle east are a weakening still more yes and now we're reporting about five hundred prisoners on the loose right now should iraq brace itself a little bloodshed. well i think this is almost this is almost inevitable
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what the one thing that the that could begin to stabilize the situation is for the great powers to stop behaving in the way that they did over the iraq war over the way in which they continued to behave in the military intervention in libya which there are even now a proxy war in syria that these are the tensions that produced this in the first place there are tensions which are accessed by eating it now if iraqis are to have the possibility of a stable government then the business of demonizing iran the business of trying to intervene in the internal affairs of syria these things should stop and this would at least begin to ameliorate the situation in iraq as well. thank you very much joel recent political actors from the stop the war coalition thank you very much indeed again. the next installment of greece's bailout was a whooping too and to have billion euros is being held by its international
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creditors and to a last piece of legislation passes through the greek parliament that involves transferring and possibly sacking thousands of public sector workers it's not the first time athens has agreed to make cuts despite unemployment increasing dramatically the global financial crisis hit greece five years ago when less than one in ten people that didn't have a job but that number has skyrocketed and now more than a quarter of the population a work the latest figures from the finance ministry shows almost as many as twenty three percent have fallen below the recognised poverty line and people are being forced to look elsewhere for patooties the universe to salonica estimates ten percent of all students who have earned science degrees there have already fled the country one hundred twenty thousand people are she's a group is going off reports now on greece's a braintree. forties has a master's degree in engineering management he got in the u.s. and hoped it would help him find
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a job in greece but for months now this logistics mastermind hasn't been able to find a use for his skills he says business is are simply afraid of hiring new staff because there is all these unstability they don't know what will happen in the two or three months later so there is zero investment going on in the market highly educated people are unable to find work are becoming as common pleas here as strategies in a greek salad officially two out of three grads in greece are now unemployed it's not only about graduates most of all can find a decent job even of a master's degree and also decided to stay in science often in front of us while leading to an academic deadlock that so far even the brightest minds haven't been able to crack because of the latest star city measures by greece's creditors the so-called troika around seven hundred fifty scholars all ph d. holders elected to serve as faculty members of the national academy can't be officially appointed to their ports stuck in unpaid limbo they're also unable to
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use existing research facilities even if they are willing to do so for free but that just finished their ph d.'s and want to give things to education and to thirty veltman of the country cannot have a just held hostage just waiting for their plan when they don't have money they are looking for other jobs to survive according to a recent study by the university of bristol or nicky over one hundred twenty thousand professionals including scientists have left greece since two thousand and ten and as the troika continues pressing athens with the new austerity measures in exchange for financial aid the potentially catastrophic brain drain the country is experiencing is either being unnoticed or deliberately ignored you go to school of athens greece. in the u.k. plastered with ads threatening illegal immigrants with arrest soon to appear on the streets of london it's part of
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a new push to get people to contact local authorities if they're not allowed to stay in the country and it's not the first gratian campaign to be launch of late so the fight against immigration begins beyond britain's shores and here are the series of suggestions from the public poking fun at government attempts to put off but tensional immigrants citizens from countries full to be a high risk will soon be made to pay a three thousand pound bomb to enter the country and they'll get by and when they leave and questions like the ows and the ones you can see here will be put to people hoping to take move to the country and claim british citizenship the new test has been criticised by one expert as being a type of bad pub quiz. reports. this is barking and dagenham one of six london boroughs where vans with massive billboards like the one behind me with a message go home or face arrest will be driving around london in the next week this is the latest attempt of the u.k. a home office to would deal with illegal immigration in the country they say they
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want to encourage a voluntary leaving of the country and i would also advertise a number that can be texted by immigrants to ask for help and how to leave the country of their own accord now the home office says that voluntary returns are the most cost effective way of dealing with illegal immigration with about twenty eight thousand departures last year and the immigration officer minister mark harper had said of the message essentially is that there is an alternative to being led away in handcuffs however this program has received a lot of criticism and we have spoken with the david coburn of the u.k. independence party we're awfully horrified i mean this is like the one who is like the nazis going around was so ghetto with trucks it's dreadful it's discriminatory is unpleasant it makes the country luke extremely unpleasant indeed and not something that i told british and something that i'm absolutely convinced the vast
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majority the british public would not put up with but it's not the fault of the immigrants is the fault of the government collecting them in the control of the great britain should be controlled by our parliament they should not be controlled by the european union we also spoke with the migrant rights network to see how this might impact communities and what kind of reaction it could get from illegal immigrants and the locals alike. minister has chosing very diverse areas of london to drive design around and what they will do is actually create suspicion of immigrant communities people who might look for in one way or another and we think the government should be trying to be promoting good community relationships rather than trying to to be stoking up fear within communities and all of this falling under an active push by the government to make britain more difficult and as has been reported a more hostile environment to unwanted immigrants reporting from london i'm tess
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are cilia. full time for some international news in brief and here is a vivid secure see footage of the train that had a little of the tracks in northern spain killing at least seventy eight people were full say it may have been going around the corner at more than twice the speed allowed the high speed passenger train deal wail several kilometers from the famous pilgrimage town santiago de compostela to investigations have been launched to find out how the accident happened. over a way workers have come out of to the streets over and manias campus told bucharest to demand better working conditions they gathered outside the transport ministry and marched to the government's headquarters the protesters are angry at plans to put some works some workers in a four day weekend sell the debt ridden national railway also me demand said by the international monetary. fund coming up next on a boy and walls of boston. boy
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oh boy there are a lot of conspiracy theories out there for a mysterious extra planets drip killian creatures living among us but there also may conspiracy theories that are very plausible and some that are well actually true one that i've heard for a long time is that they are specifically trying to fool the police with dimwits to abuse the american people which is silly right right according to a.b.c. news the discrimination lawsuit revealed that robert jordan was denied the chance to become a new london police officer because he was too smart his entrance exam score was a thirty three which is an i.q. of one hundred twenty five and it was just too high to allow him to defend the public good their police department only accepts candidates who have scores from
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twenty to twenty so. the logic is that people who are too smart get bored as policeman and they're more likely to quit after years of costly training. you know this is proof of a conspiracy theory well the lowest score of the accept is still around today average i.q. so that doesn't mean they're specifically trying to fill the police with subpar people but it does seem really weird to fear people with high i.q.'s entering the police force this case to have a confirms nor denies the conspiracy theory but is definitely food for thought and the kind of don't make sense to discriminate against anyone ever for having a high i.q. i don't know but that's just my opinion. alone
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welcome to worlds apart they claim to represent the family's cause you did in a way that makes men rather than women pay attention they claim you tease a way to reclaim the on a ship of female sexuality but they only parade the young in the statically attractive bodies if a man movement celebrated its fifth anniversary this year and while it has definitely managed to get through walls attention hasn't been able to achieve anything beyond public disturbance well to discuss that analogy by in a shift chant to one of the moments very active members in the thank you very much for your time now i'm sure you have been asked this question before but for those viewers who may be unfamiliar with your movement why breasts and why breasts why when they can't why we're using our six charlotta as a weapon because this this this this world this society this system by circle system left us only one function only sexual function they took everything from us
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they took political social for. from women and left us on the sexual one that's why i was sad our sexual will become our political would transform our naked but ditto political instrument will say that my body is not working for butts or arche anymore my budget is working for my own liberation for women's liberation well in my body is also very king for my own goals but unlike yourself i cannot claim that i have been reduced to a sexual function i got an education i have a well paying job sharing my house whore chores with my husband so i don't feel oppressed when you say oz who exactly you're speaking for you know we're not seeking to represent someone who who is as you or as you say objectively if it so who is not oppressed but i call you and all other women who are in this imposition is you don't deny the fact that there are millions of women who are.


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