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to the place that something gulag of our times. egypt's ousted leader mohamed morsi forces the corps to adjourn on the first day office trial in charges of inciting violence while angry crowds rally in his support. given by organizations here is the u.k. government for the bulls to revelations of must the valence thing their actions are raiding fundamental human rights in the country activists from across the globe appealed to the u.k. prime minister in an open letter saying national security shouldn't be used to justify wrongdoing. and to ryan's biggest anti-american rally in years thousands demonstrate against president rouhani as outreach to washington we find out why rains are so outraged.
this is r.t. coming to you live from moscow with me wearing a joshing welcome to the program 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 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 purpose of that 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 all the noise 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 in an unknown location today was the first time that we've seen him which was the first time is now is have seen him i learned today speaking to the different noise there are grounds to charge him and the people there on grounds all the entitlement to kill protesters and looking at the evidence is not entirely political although obviously is being carried out in court to politicized way what was the atmosphere like inside the courtroom when he was equally as charged as soon as we saw the members of the missing brotherhood and the political aides also mohamed morsi of course ahmed mostly in the south the whole place erupted into contrasting chunks the missing brotherhood 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 who is the lowest 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 as a lawyer so it was extremely charged it was very tense at the missing brotherhood kept repeating and mohamed morsi care beating he was alleged to disobey president that this was a fake trial that this was a political trial and that really the just missing needed to prevail in this court case needed to end as you say most he keeps insisting that this is a fake trial which is the reason that he says he will be defending himself. having said that though this some twenty five lawyers that opposite payton 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 this is widely being seen as a political trial of course tensions here running high we'll keep you updated. and you can follow her spawns on twitter for all the latest updates from the
egyptian capital so paul is the year's got all the details from that court hearing . the in the. now the egyptian the twenty love an egyptian revolution saul long time army backed leader hosni mubarak step down followed by year of political turmoil in june two thousand and twelve mohamed morsi became the country's first democratically elected president however as a sport his push for an islamist back constitution sparked deadly unrest in december that same year violence erupted again this summer and morsy protests prompted the military to oust the islamist leader followed by a vicious crackdown on muslim brotherhood supporters in which more than a sow's and people were killed but it allows journalists while iskandar believes the trial against the muslim brotherhood's leaders as part of a broader political clampdown on islam mr ideology in egypt. well this is seems
a bit like deja vu 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 morsi 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 the muslim brotherhood ideology and the way he ran the country but the intent of trying him is not really a state of law or a democratic transition or or even 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 killed 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 new rosina freedom in britain they've written an open letter to the u.k. prime minister blasting the government's response to surveillance leaks r.t. sarah first has more on the your 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 newspaper has come under a huge amount of pressure you cast your 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. and iraq permissible limits to freedom of expression and person freedoms according to national security and there will prescribed in international law our concern is that the u.k. government has simply gone way beyond what those normal prescribed limits are 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 and t.c.h. key questioned in an open evidence session that's going to be broadcast by
a public satellite link 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. cia contractor turned whistleblower edward snowden has released a man a fast so calling on the world to uphold laws and values which limits surveillance and protect human rights he also slammed the u.s. and u.k. spy agencies as the worst a fan hers the tax appeared in a german magazine it was sans to the editors from moscow via an encrypted channel are just peed all over has more on the leakers 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. 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 senior 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. average snowden insists calls to reform intelligence gathering agencies prove he was justified in leaking classified data meanwhile the white house has rejected any idea of clemency saying he violated the law and should come back to the u.s. and say some justice lawmakers supported the decision but also had some sharp comments regarding awareness of amnesty operations i think there's going to be some best actor awards coming out of the white house this year and best supporting actor awards coming out of the european union. mike rogers the hat of the house intelligence committee he claims snowden put the lives of u.s. soldiers in afghanistan at risk however the leaker supporters say his revelations
have hardly done any damage and are leading to necessarily formes former am i five agent an english on is urging to decriminalize whistle blowing who is actually breaking the law here because all the grounds that the fine agency say they are legally allowed to spy on the appear to be very. bad but we thing in the last decade is the technological scale of the spying it's industrial scale that by and the new technology has allowed that to happen and the lose which is supposed to be democratic and we see how we are spied on just not keeping up the twentieth century north and now we're dealing with twenty first century tech. diplomat struggles to get a response from the u.s. over its alleged spying on your opinion leaders and citizens and arab he delegation returned from washington was what is called feeble explanations are due sophie
shevardnadze spoke to the hat of the european commission. to be honest we didn't expect one hundred percent answers when we went to washington the whole nature of investigating the stored knowledge ations of massive failings of spying meant that we were very realistic we didn't expect to get you know the definitive answers about what was going on if you have a breakdown of trust between us on this set of allegations and we've said this to our parks and we know this is this is an issue. between the e.u. and us if you have this bridge of trust if you don't repair it there are commercial implications. and coming your way here on r t when cash is king u.k. aristocrats are left on the breadline. cruise group on the. road but.
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news today. these are the images the world has been seeing from the streets of canada. today. welcome back this is our team now tens of thousands of iranians have gathered outside the former u.s. embassy in tehran venting their anger at president rouhani as initiative to mend relations with washington the rarely comes despite a statement from supreme leader ayatollah voicing his support for the diplomatic efforts aimed at ending the long running international standoff over iran's nuclear ambitions a song rouhani has faced criticism from hardline opponents will say iran should not
be seeking and compromise with what they see as a hostile power iran wants to have the crushing economic sanctions against it lifted and has signaled its willingness to make concessions honest carver szell nuclear program parties paul scott investigates why these diplomatic overtures are being so fiercely resisted. russian rouhani as recent speech at the u.n. general assembly was said by many to represent a thory in relations between tehran and washington a sign that the iranian leadership is keen to initiate warmer times 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 mouse was 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 i'm to us propaganda contestants are invited to submit photographs posters
caricature poems hymns and blogs all relating to the slogan down with the usa over three thousand dollars are up for grabs for the win up 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 stop 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 the 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 us 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 empty american slogans and bomb is 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 altie. the sanctions against iran have been forced by the european union the united states and many other powers the u.n.
security council has passed several resolutions adding to the measures which include bans on heavy arms supplies and nuclear technology that use restriction range from gold trade to oil imports the united states is god as far as an almost total of bargain on energy products financial institutions and aircraft parts all this has crippled iran's economy and cause the nationals currency to plummet a former advisor to iran's nuclear negotiating teams as iranian simply don't trust america. there's a group in iran that is deeply suspicious of the united states based on is history of longstanding animosity toward iran is the widespread perception in iran that the u.s. is engaged in a double speak toward iran on the one hand parking but engagement and respecting iran's rights and on the other hand adopting a very inflexible and hard line negotiation
a strategy that demands much concession from iran without expressing willingness to you know show. in the next ability on the issue of sanctions relief we have seen a statement by the top u.s. negotiator wendy sherman that the u.s. has not offered any tangible sanctions relief to iran. negotiation round in geneva and that should be very disheartening to many opinions who are looking for. concrete kinds of all signs of good faith to r.t. iran by the united states. the dire economic situation has forced seron to seek external help china has reportedly agreed to fund a twenty two billion euros in development projects using oil assets previously barred by international sanctions regime in tehran deal in the yuan not the dollar so the sanctions did not affect china's business with its third largest crude oil
supplier political analyst side mohammad marandi says america has failed to achieve anything where the sanctions. this is one of many signs that the u.s. imposed sanctions is not working and it's beginning. to fall apart not that the united states wants this to happen the united states wants to make ordinary iranians suffer as much as possible they want to devastate the iranian economy and they've already succeeded in killing people because for example iran has had great difficulty importing medicines so the americans are definitely upset with this but as time goes on we are seeing increasingly countries moving away from the united states companies ignoring the united states and even individuals who are investing in iran without taking the sanctions regime into consideration razan
how activists are fighting back against america's global online surveillance operations and indeed these are claiming to be part of the international network anonymous has brought down the websites of scores of a string the incompetence in revenge for the country's support for the counties and the say so get the full story on our website r.t. dot com. also they are u.s. efforts to revive the israeli palestinian peace process hit another roadblock as still of even ounces plans to build more settler homes in the west bank all the details of that are in line. britain's ever stick rats may live in luxurious homes but all that splendor comes with some crushing maiden's bills in some cases they're having to take menial jobs to make ends meet are just as are so he met one bread line in our old. when one speaks of the british aristocracy be traditional
a landed gentry or nobleman one would imagine lavish lifestyles and grab estates as it would have been centuries ago but the reality of today is not quite up to par as it would have been in the past. i'm on what we call here the job seekers allowance so i have to support this markup all on a single man 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 marquise 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 hortons house so when my wife and i want to wash we go down for public both i'm over 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 the 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 estate 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 and 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 their stock received tend to be a very sad rich but cash pull something that holds very true for this girl even finding a job that didn't quite work out for him because through the great unemployment because he wrote recession. i'm not i don't have many skills that i can so
i come across drives 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 you. and it seems a title can only mean so much when cash is still king just. take a look at some other stories from around the world a new report has reported that magic were involved in the torture of inmates in several u.s. military prisons the study drawn up by an independent panel of american legal military and health care experts highlights the role of doctors and nurses in interrogation and force feeding the cases took 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. found those have throng the streets of their remaining capital bucharest against canadian companies plans to mine for gold in the country locals say work at the side could destroy four mountain tops and why about an ancient village they are also concerned about health issues as a gold is planned to be extracted with the use of cyanide broadcasters also rallied against gas exploration which is proposed by american oil giant chevron. according pakistan has granted bail to former president pervez musharraf who was under house arrest next gen is being tried for the deaths of over one hundred people in an army operation to oust militants from islamabad's red mosque back in two thousand and seven the bail terms include a two thousand dollar bond payment and 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. violence has marred a key local election in costs of a where smic serbs were encouraged to vote for the first time police fired tear gas to disperse a group of masked man who raided a polling station in the malta apnic city of. its national observers flatus clashes broke out members of a local serbian minority had called for a boycott of the poll to avoid legitimizing costs of those independents from serbia . well a crowd of up to eight thousand have rallied in moscow in a so-called russian march organized by of the country's nationalists at least thirty people were arrested for wearing masks and shouting nazi slogans and migrant
anger has been fueled by the recent killing of a russian man by migrant worker from central asia the incident sparked violence across moscow to clamp down on illegal immigrants. up next sophie shevardnadze talks to the head of the e.u. delegation to washington which failed to get any satisfactory answers to spying allegations. remember way back when we first talked about the first downloadable guns that could be printed out on a three d. printer at home while technology moves pretty quickly because british police have already busted in the legal armory pretty out firearm parts and special three d. printers this technology may make gun control literally impossible in the same with
the banning of burning books has become futile and the past they used to be able to just burn books or forbid them from being printed but in the age of the internet all you need is a scanner and an internet connection and the information that's found in a book cannot be destroyed because it is out there on the magical ether of the internet so basically the near future any person with even half a brain and some patients could start making guns in their basement which means the gun control laws will basically become pointless because they'll never be able to catch all the people doing it nor will be able to take the guns not even obama or the hardest of hardcore liberals this technology could be the best thing to happen to the second amendment ever but i shust my opinion.
well i will come to sophia and komi sophie shevardnadze now as international diplomatic crisis over n.s.a. surveillance is gaining in scale the u.s. is scrambling to justify its actions and while we're waiting to learn what exactly obama wanted to hear in angola merkel's conversations the question remains will the west message to roll back the mass surveillance or will it submit to the reality of this one particular big brother presence. when i was spying on friends and trust has been undermined. the relation.