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egypt's ousted leader mohamed morsi forces the court to adjourn on the first day of his trial on charges of inciting violence while angry crowds rally in his support. human rights organizations a year it's out the u.k. government's response to revelations of mouth of a little thing there actions a rating fundamental human rights in the country activists from across the globe appeal to the u.k. prime minister in an open letter saying national security shouldn't be used to justify wrongdoing. and to ron's biggest anti-american rally in the years souses rally against president rouhani is outreach to washington we find out why radians are so outraged.
this is our day coming to you live from the russian capital i'm marina joshie welcome to the program now the trial of egypt's ousted president mohamed morsi has been adjourned until january next year the former leader has been charged with insider the killing of protesters in december last year hundreds of his supporters have been rallying outside the courthouse in cairo amid a heavy police presence are supposedly or was there for us. the atmosphere here in front of the police academy as you can hear is very very charged the proceedings adjourned a short time ago they will start again on january the eighth which to me is bell to tell you inside the court what actually happened there well as we've heard it has been adjourned until the eighth of january in about three months time and then purposive is for the lowest have a look at these enormous case files this is said to be his biggest find to six
thousand pages long and old i'm always concerned both do supposing most in his aides and those against him in the trial haven't had an opportunity to look at these files yet so they need that time in addition most he hasn't actually had any access to his know if he's been kept since he was ousted incommunicado not on the location today was the first time that we've seen him which was the first time his lawyers have seen him what's important to know about this case what i learned today speaking of the different noise is that on the grounds to charge him and the people there today on grounds of incitement to kill protesters and looking at the evidence it looks like they were definitely grounds for this case so it's not entirely political although obviously has been carried out in quite a politicized way it was a scuffle between journalists and some of the the mostly supporters what was the atmosphere like inside the courtroom when he was equally is charged as soon as we saw the members of the missing brotherhood and the political aides all of mohamed morsi of course ahmed mostly in the south the whole place erupted into contrasting chunks missing by the head themselves mohamad mostly said they did not really
recognize this court they say that illegitimate and that the most he remains the president of egypt meanwhile those who are standing against him the legal teams against him were saying execution execution he must return to jail he was extremely raucous in their one point a fight broke out between journalists and said no is the noise of mohamed morsi accused jealous of being paid by the state one journalist got up on to the side of the side to basically almost to his shoes it's annoying it was extremely charged it was very tense at the missing brotherhood kept repeating and mohamed morsi care beating he was. this is just a bit president this was a fake trial this was a political trial and that's really the biggest mystery needed to prevail in this court case needed to and as you say morsi keeps insisting that this is a fake trial which is the reason that he says he will be defending himself having said that there are this some twenty five lawyers that operatives to pay to for the defense but only ten of them have actually been given access to take clients of course morsi is standing accused of inciting murder alongside. muslim brotherhood
supporters now there are nationwide protests that have been called full throughout the country there is concern that as the day progresses it could descend into violence. and you can follow bella true on twitter for all the latest updates from the egyptian capital she's got more details from the court hearing and the ongoing protests. the in the. the twenty lebanon gyptian revolution saw a long time army backed leader hosni mubarak step down followed by a year of political turmoil in june twenty twelve mohamed morsi became the country's first democratically elected president however his push for an islamist backed constitution sparks deadly unrest in december that year violence erupted again this summer and morsy protesters prompted the military to oust the islamist
leader followed by a vicious crackdown a muslim brotherhood supporters in which more than a thousand people were killed political analyst and journalist while iskandar believes the trial against a muslim brotherhood leader is part of a broader political clampdown on islamist ideology in egypt. all this is seems a bit like a vote for egypt another president another trial in less than three years and what we're seeing is a rerun of a politicized trial of course there are things that president. he has done just like hosni mubarak has but i don't think that he's on trial. for the for the exact crimes that he's done or the reason he's being put on trial is because of is muslim brotherhood ideology and the way he ran the country but with the intent of trying him is not really to a state of law or a democratic transition or or you know or any of this stuff the same time we're
seeing a lot of his. ministers that were part of it the interior ministers that served under him who have actually still protesters they are not being tried along with morsi and so therefore this is seems very very highly politicized in the hands of the people who want to see a lot of the muslim brotherhood behind bars. seventy human rights organizations from around the globe are sounding the alarm over the erosion of freedom in britain they have written an open letter to the u.k. prime minister blasting the government's response to surveillance leaks are further has more on the appeal. well some very strong words for the prime minister there from those human rights organizations and they're fighting back against what they call the eroding a fundamental rights in the now let's take a look over some of the main points that that letter raises and their concerns center around the use of terrorism legislation against david miranda when he was detained at heathrow airport they also talk about the sustained pressure against
media organizations reporting the edward snowden leaks the guardian newspapers come . to mind back they had government officials actually enter their building and destroy the hard drives now i think a very interesting point that the lesson makes is over the potential violation of freedom of expression now this is the argument we hear the u.k. government use a lot when they're condemning the leaks being published that it's damaging national security in the u.k. now in the letter it says that the protection of national security can be a legitimate reason for limiting the freedom of expression but and this is the really important point that governments must demonstrate that the expression actually harms the national security not simply enough for them to say that it will now coming up this week we're going see the heads of m i five m i six in d.c.
each key questioned in an open evidence session that's going to be broadcast by a public satellite leg so this debate certainly not going away however much you can imagine u.k. government will be wishing it will right now and of course we'll be bringing you all those developments as they happen. well us out more on this open letter to prime minister cameron was one of its authors thomas hughes from the article nineteen organization to fanning freedom of information and mr hughes thank you so much for joining us here on ars and to discuss this well as we can see this letter to minister david cameron is a global initiative why in your opinion have so many activists from around the world decided to join in. well i think many of the press freedom and freedom of expression organization internationally felt the same degree of concern that the u.k. a traditional. defender of freedom of expression should be eroding press freedoms like this. so what kind of reaction i mean what kind of response do you expect to
get from odd prime minister. well i'm not sure what the reaction will be from the u.k. government certainly we regardless of the reaction we will continue to pursue this we will continue to do our global that pussy around this issue and we will also continue from an article nineteen perspective to give input to the high court case obviously surrounding david miranda at the moment and also do a submission to the parliamentary committee that will be reviewing the guardian in the context of terrorism legislation. you know some officials say the leaking of classified data indeed jeopardizes national security to what extent do you agree or disagree with that. course national security is a very serious issue and there are permissible limits to freedom of expression and person freedoms according to national security and they are well prescribed in international law our concern is that the u.k.
government has simply gone way beyond what those normal prescribed limits are. and therefore the oversight and accountability of those actions is very much a question. well you know the chief of the u.k. spy asian. these will be testify expected i should say to testify in public this week what do you expect to hear from them what would you like them to say. probably more of the same i would have thought this very open ended argument that the mass surveillance that's taken place is crucial to national security without any kind of substance or significant evidence to support that and that the guardian . media besides what the guardian has somehow violated and undermines national security. intelligence officials in washington are all blaming the agencies for you know ordering these operations so is this is where the pot is
calling the kettle black i mean who is responsible in your opinion for this. responsibility lies with the government of oversee responsible for overseeing the actions of the security agencies and that's undeniable the way they react. possibly trying to cover a trial. possibly you know the internal discussions that are ongoing between the u.k. authorities and the security agencies are known to us but that's actually part of the point that's part of the interest that has been this overreach there is a lack of accountability transparency we need more public public wants us to these questions we need to know more about what's been going on. thomas used from the article ninety nine ization defending freedom of information thank you so much for talking to us here on our teaser. while cia contractor turned whistleblower edward snowden has released a manifesto calling on the world to uphold laws of values which limits surveillance
and protect human rights he also slammed the u.s. and the u.k. spy agencies as the worst of fandor attacks appeared in a german magazine it was sounds to the editors from moscow via encrypted chalte are all over has more on the leaker statement. the spy can't be allowed to dictate our politics that's according to whistleblower edward snowden writing in the major german news weekly beagle he's put forward what he calls his manifesto for truth and which he condemns the security agencies around the world that have set out to smear not only him but also those journalists that have published his articles in various publications around the world he also saying that we need to stop this kind of spying culture that is taken over it's all part of a major major set of articles about edward snowden in this in the german paper it
comes on the back of their support for edward snowden here in germany and in a massive increase we've seen a group of over fifty senior public figures calling for him actually to be to be granted asylum here in germany now the article it does say that something that perhaps the current german government wouldn't support because suggesting that some of the skeletons in their own cause it could come out if there was any big investigation into just exactly what had gone on in terms of the n.s.a. spying program however amongst those fifty that say it snowed and should should come to should be allowed to come to germany is one that says one seemly former german politician say edward snowden has done a great service to the western world and now it's up to us to help him so huge support for snowden and he's laying out his ideas right here in the german press.
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speak your language anything about the war not a new. one news program says documentaries and spanish more matches to you breaking news a little eternity of angola's keep these stories. here. i'll teach spanish to find out more visit actuality. tens of sounds of iranians have gathered outside the former u.s. embassy in tehran venting their anger at president rouhani as initiative to man relations with washington the rally comes despite a statement from superman. your ayatollah harmony voicing his support for the
diplomatic efforts aimed at ending the long running international standoff over iran's nuclear ambitions and some rouhani has faced criticism from hardline opponents who say iran should not be seeking any compromise with what they see as hostile power iran wants to have the crushing economic sanctions against it lifted and has signaled its willingness to make concessions on its kind of virtual nuclear program artie's postcard investigates why these diplomatic overtures being so fiercely resisted. there's argile movie islamic republic of iran is ready to engage immediately in time bound intake to talks to build mutual confidence and the removal of mutual uncertainties hyson rouhani as recent speech at the u.n. general assembly was said by many to represent a thorin in relations between tehran and washington a sign that the iranian leadership is king to initiate warmer ties with the global
community but not everyone is king for this to happen. hard line conservative protesters threw eggs at the president upon his return to tehran a malveaux is uncomfortable with the idea of increased diplomacy with washington have launched the first ever down with the usa contest the idea is to find the most creative and to us propaganda contestants are invited to submit photographs posters caricature poems him and blogs all relating to the slogan down with the usa over three thousand dollars up for grabs for the winner there will be a prize for the best idea to mark death of america which will renew the concept of death to america because of the arrogance of america the message is clear for as long as the us policies are hostile to us we will continue to use the slogan. well the slogan first came to prominence during the one nine hundred seventy nine iranian revolution when the u.s. backed government was overthrown and since then it's been widely used by critics of
washington those critics now favor holly's willingness to reengage with the u.s. could undermine the revolution they also see no reason to start diplomacy with a country that for years has portrayed iran as the enemy and subject of the country to harsh economic sanctions over its nuclear program states like these and their terrorist allies constitute an axis of evil this administration has systematically imposed the toughest sanctions on iraq on iran ever the united states is not going to lift the sanctions until it is clear that a very verifiable accountable transparent process is in place despite efforts by the u.s. government to suggest the sanctions aren't affecting the general population food clothes and even basic medicines have rocketed in price in recent days on the leadership's attempt to engage with washington has led to the american slogans and
banners appearing all over tehran in recent weeks with rouhani demanding many be taken down and with talks over iran's nuclear program looming large later this week it's not just the international community president rouhani has to convince postcards r.t. . asian hacktivist are fighting back against america's global online surveillance operations and indonesian group claiming to be part of the international network anonymous has brought down the websites of scores of australian companies in revenge for the country's support for the i say get a full story on our website r.t. dot com. also there of the u.s. efforts to revive the israeli palestinian peace process hit another roadblock bestseller even alex's plans to build more settler homes in the west bank all the details on that are on line. britain's eristic are there is to grads may live in the luxurious homes but all that splendor it comes with some
crushing maiden's bills in some cases they are having to take menial jobs to make ends meet or he's testart psyllium at one breadline or. what one speaks of the british aristocracy be traditional landed gentry or noble little what would imagine lavish lifestyles the grand estates as it would have been centuries ago but the reality today is not quite up to par as it would have been in the past. i'm on what we call her the job seekers allowance so i have to support the smart couple on a single man's allowance so each of us gets five pounds a day my wife and i this isn't what one would expect to hear from an earl heir apparent to the market side of aylesbury the estate has been in the family for a thousand years but he's now in a fierce legal battle with the state's trustees with no access to his money i have no money to heat the house there is the whole water with us so when my wife and i
want to wash we go down to the public the financial times reports high court cases of beneficiaries challenging trusts doubled from two thousand and ten to two thousand and twelve coinciding with the financial crisis cost of looking after a large house is staggering on a yearly basis this stately home in norfolk was built in the late nineteenth century and while much of the state remains intact parts of it have been left to wreck and ruin and restoring it to its full glory could cost up to three million pounds add to that gas electricity water maintenance the list goes on around sixty percent of british historic homes are now open to the public use for various purposes such as weddings conferences and tours and this one in particular used to be used as a wedding venue and the reason for such diversification is to be able to generate some income for properties that are very expensive to keep them going the reality is that the cost of maintaining these houses is so great now their stocks it tend
to be a very sad rich but cash pool something that holds very true for this girl even finding a job that didn't quite work out for him because through great unemployment because of the great recession. i'm not i don't have many skills that i can so i come across drive so i've had a few part time jobs as a driver. delivery driver van driver lorry driver i don't know what my peers think they must think. i shudder to think what they must think of what's going on. yes and it seems a total can only mean so much when cash is still king does or so your r.t. . the same other stories from around the world and new report has concluded that medics were involved in the torture of inmates in several u.s. military prisons in the study drawn up by an independent power american legal
military and health care experts highlights the role of doctors and nurses in interrogation and force feeding the cases to place in afghanistan guantanamo bay and the cia's secret facilities and started after the nine eleven attacks the cia and pentagon have rejected the findings. thousands have throng the streets of the romanian capital bucharest against a canadian company's plans to mine for gold in the country locals say work at the side could destroy four mountain tops and wipe out an ancient village you're also concerned about health issues as the gold is planned to be extracted with the use of cyanide protesters also rallied against gas exploration which is proposed by american oil giant chevron. accord in pakistan has granted bail to stronger president pervez musharraf who was under house arrest gen was being tried
for the deaths of over one hundred people in an army operation to oust militants from islamabad red mosque back in two thousand and seven bale terms include a two thousand dollars bond payment at a travel ban the seventy year old returned to pakistan from self-imposed exile to take part in the presidential election earlier this year but was detained after several charges were filed against him. a crowd of up to eight thousand have rallied in moscow in the so-called russian march organized by the country's nationalist at least thirty people were arrested for wearing masks and shouting nazi slogans and anger has been fuelled by the recent killing of a russian man by a migrant worker from a zero bridge on incident sparked violence across moscow and a clamp down on illegal immigrants. while next on our team it's a partridge with a week sporting action. well
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leave. hello and welcome to the r.t.e. sports show hall for an hour of the week's best sports with me partridge and here's some of what's to come. start of the road as fifo bosses visit russia's first competed world cup stadium in cars and we talked to the man in charge of delivering the showpiece football tournament in twenty eighteen. while leagues apart as n.h.l. star goaltender sam young vologda faces charges of domestic violence i cannot even go to help spartak moscow boost their fortunes in the k h l.
and seal of approval as russia marks one hundred days to go before their first winter games new olympic boss of thomas bach praised the sochi during his first visit to the city. but let's start with football as russian champions tesco moscow were handed a partial stadium ban by you way for following allegations of racist chanting during a champions league match a section of the hume chirino will be closed when the army men host by in munich on november the twenty seven's the decision came after manchester city midfielder ja touré complained he was racially abused by some of the crowd to during city's two one win it says last month the ivory coast star also suggested black players should boycott the twenty eighteen world cup in russia but former liverpool and england star john barnes says fines and sanctions alone won't eradicate racism. so the way to get rid of it is through education through explaining to people why it's wrong
to feel the way they do to have the perspective of somebody else that whatever the battle all they're doing is saying what he said we're going to find you so is that going to get rid of racism that's going to get a very sense of what he'll do is maybe they'll put this kid c.s.k. moscow out i don't know maybe they called a stadium but it's a have a lot of racist that's not the way to get rid of it. oh meanwhile spot at moscow were given a too much domestic stadium by an off to crowd trouble model last wednesday's one zero victory out second in the last thirty two of the cup riot police used water cannon before detaining thirty found the third place red and whites will host league a design eight behind closed doors next sunday. while square feet first secretary general jerome valcke appraised russia's progress ahead of staging the world cup in twenty eighteen the top official visited kids on seven hundred kilometers east of moscow to meet the local organizers and assess the cause an arena the first completed of twelve new stadiums which will host the flagship event
and valka also congratulated russia on reaching next summer's world cup in brazil after winning group f. ahead of christie on our now those portugal. by the way we see from the day yesterday that russia twenty five because it's important the russian would play brazil before plea as it was to the twenty eight team from russia as i said before there are some other projects ongoing projects in russia days. in this project that we have seen the first stadiums. and all those issues from an eventful week in russian football i raised with the man in charge of producing the twenty eighteen world cup as russia prepares to host the first such showpiece in eastern europe and while the organizers hope will leave i love sting legacy. twenty eight hundred fifty five zero thought ladies and gentlemen will be organized in. december the second two thousand and ten foot pole.