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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 insider violence angry crowds rallying in his support. civil rights organizations the year is out the u.k. government responds to revelations of must the violence saying their actions a 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 should be used to justify wrongdoing. and to ron's biggest anti-american rally in years thousands demonstrate against president were pawnees outreach to washington we find out why radians are so outraged.
this is actually coming to live from moscow i'm marina josh welcome the trial of egypt's ousted president mohamed morsi has been adjourned until january next year the former leader has been charged with inside in 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 r.t. 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 purposive is for the lowest have a look at these enormous case files this is said to be as big as five to six thousand pages long and all the lawyers concerned both those opposing mostly in his aides and those against him in the trial haven't had an opportunity to look at those 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 a new location today was the first time that we've seen him it was the first time his lawyers have seen him i learned today speaking to the different noise there are grounds to charge him and the people there on grounds of incitement to kill protesters and looking at the evidence it's not entirely political all the obvious means being carried out in quite a 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 of mohamed morsi and of course ahmed mostly in the south the whole place erupted into contrasting chants the missing brotherhood themselves in hamad most he said they do not want to 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 is extremely wrong because in their one point a fight broke out between journalists and see who is the lawyer of mohamed morsy
accused of genocide being paid by the state one journalist got up on to the side of the side and basically almost threw his shoes at a lawyer so it was extremely charged it was very tense at the missing brother had kept repeating and mohamed morsi care repeating that he was a loser this about president that this was a fake trial that this was a political trial and the really the just missing needed to prevail in this case needed to and 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 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 this is widely being seen as a political trial of course tensions here running high we'll keep you updated. and you can fall upon twitter for all the latest updates from the egyptian capital and she's got all the details from that court hearing. the end.
of the twenty eleven gyptian revolution so a long time army backed leader hosni mubarak step down fall by a year of political turmoil in june two thousand and twelve mohamed morsi became the country's first democratically elected president however his push for an islamist back caza to sion 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 thousand people were killed over the allison journalist while iskandar believes the trial against the muslim brotherhood's leaders is part of a broader political clampdown on islamist ideology in ages. 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 is muslim brotherhood ideology and the way he ran the country but the intent of trying him is not really to state of law or a democratic transition or or you 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 rabbi actually killed protesters they are not being tried along with morsi and so therefore this is seems very very highly politicized and the man 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 and
they are free and open letter to the u.k. prime minister blasting the government's response just surveillance leaks are you sarah first as more on the air peel. 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. 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 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 to see the heads of m i five m i six and. 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 cia contractor turned whistleblower edward snowden has released a manifesto 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 a worst offenders the text appeared in a german magazine and it was sent to the editors from moscow via an encrypted chip on the leaker a 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 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 snowden should should come to should be allowed to come to germany is one that says one seemed former german politician saying 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. well adam would 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 us and face justice lawmakers support of the decision but also had some sharp comments regarding awareness of n.s.a. 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 had of the house intelligence committee claim snowden pulled the lives of u.s. soldiers in afghanistan at risk however the leaker supporters say his revelations have hardly done and damage and are leading to necessary reforms former m i five
agent an english on is urging to decriminalize whistleblowing. who is actually breaking the law here because all the grounds that my agency save allowed to my own actually through appear to be very dubious that we're seeing in the last decade is the technological scale of the spying industrial scale that by and the new technology has allowed this to happen and to lose which is supposed to be democratically. how we are spied on just not keeping up the twentieth century north and now we're getting the twenty first century tech. mad struggle to get a response from the u.s. over its alleged spying on european leaders and citizens and i am a p.d.l. a geisha returned from washington with what are called feeble explanations are just sophie shevardnadze spoke to the head of the european mission. to be honest we didn't expect one hundred percent answers when we went to washington the whole
nature of investigating. allegations of massive failure 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 the e.u. and us on this set of allegations and we've said this to our counterparts and we know this is that this is an issue. between the e.u. and us if you have this great of trust and 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 a last on the breadline. birth place of employment because we're right with that i mean. i'm not i don't have been in skills that i can so. our team needs the blue bloods who are now feeling the economic pinch of that story and more
she was the cutest the concerns get to. choose the opinions that invigorating to. choose the stories that impact your life choose the access to your office. welcome back here with r.t. tens of thousands of iranians have gathered outside the former u.s. embassy in tehran to venting their anger at president rouhani is initiative to mend relations with washington the rally comes despite a statement from supreme leader ayatollah khomeini voicing his support for the diplomatic efforts aimed at and day the long running international standoff over iran's nuclear ambitions a summer heidi has faced criticism from hardline opponents to say ron should not be seeking any compromise with what they see as a hostile power to iran wants to have
a crushing economic sanctions against it lifted and has signaled its willingness to make concessions on its controversial nuclear program parties both scott investigates why these diplomatic overtures are being so fiercely resisted. person rouhani his 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 times with the global community but not everyone is king for this to happen. the 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 are 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 us backed government which i destroyed and since then it's been widely used by critics of washington those critics now favor hollies willingness to reengage with the us could undermine the revolution they also see no reason to start to play misty with a country that for years has portrayed iran as the enemy and subject to the country to harsh economic sanctions over its nuclear program states like the east 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 the american slogans and ban 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 r.t. . now the sanctions against iraq have been forced by the european union the united states and many other powers the un security council has passed several resolutions adding to the measures which include bans on heavy arms supplies and nuclear
technology that ye use restriction range from gold trade to oil imports the united states has got as far as an almost whole a bargain on allergy products financial institutions and aircraft parts all this has crippled iran's economy and cause a national currency to plummet a former advisor to iran's nuclear negotiating team says iranians simply don't trust america there's a group in iran that is deeply suspicious of the united states based on is his long standing animosity toward iran is there 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. any 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 last negotiation round in geneva and that should be very disheartening to many opinions for looking for. concrete timetables signs of good faith to r.t. iran by the united states. the dire good amik situation has forced iran to seek external help china has reportedly agreed to find twenty two billion euros in development projects using oil assets for a measly barred by international sanctions regime and to iran deal in the yuan not the dollar so the sanctions do not affect child as business with its third largest crude oil supplier political analyst side mohammad marandi says america has failed
to achieve anything with 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 in 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 in nor in the united states and even individuals who are investing in iran without taking the sanctions regime into consideration. asian hacktivist are fighting back against america's global online surveillance operations and indonesian claiming to be part of
a international network anonymous has brought down the websites of scores of australian companies in revenge for the country support for the n.s.a. the full story on our website r t v dot com also there. u.s. efforts to revive the israeli palestinian peace process hit another roadblock as tel aviv announces plans to build more a settler homes in the west bank all the details on that are online r t v dot com. britain's aristocrats may live in luxurious homes but all that splendor it comes with crushing maiden's bills in some cases they're having to take menial jobs to make ends meet are just as are cilia met one bread line. when one speaks of the british aristocracy be traditional landed gentry or noble with what would imagine a lavish lifestyles a grand estate 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. what we call the job seeker's allowance so i have to support this couple almost single mums 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 this state's trustees with no access to his money i have no money to heat the house there is the water in the house so when my wife and i want to wash we good on the public both of them 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 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 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 growing the reality is that the cost of maintaining these houses is so great their stock received tend to be a very asset 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 there is great unemployment because of the recession and. 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 with the drive a. 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 can hear. and it seems a title can only mean so much when cash is still king. now let's take a look at some other stories from around the world and the report has ordered that medics were involved in the torture of inmates instead 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 when tom abate and the cia's secret facilities and started after the nine eleven attacks the cia and pentagon have rejected the findings. sounds have
throng the streets of romanian capital bucharest against a canadian company's plans to mine for gold in the country locals say work at the site could destroy four mountain tops and wipe out an aged village and they are 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. a court in pakistan has granted bail to former president pervez musharraf who is under house arrest the ex general is being tried for the deaths of over one hundred people in an in an army operation to oust militants from islam a bug's red mosque back in two thousand and seven a bail terms include a two thousand dollars 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. well the trial of the toppled president
mohamed morsi is fueling unrest in egypt and you get more on that another news from my colleague kevin own about half an hour so stay with us we can. leave also we leave maybe. by the sea persian security play your party years ago. where shoes that no one is asking with the guests that you deserve answers from it's all politics only on our team.
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