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on the other stories this week. to bring home russian speaking children. to the liberation. of the trade of threats between the us north korea international. joining us here on international this sunday to breaking news for you at this hour police are hunting a shooter who injured three in the city of malmo overnight on saturday a to have life threatening injuries officers have locked down the area and the incident took place in a rented premises some seventy people are reported to have been inside the building the victims up between twenty and twenty five years old according to authorities
a room ready but we'll. try to get oh. it was intentional they cracked open that he was going to see intentional tears right behind me is the side of the incident that happened today hundreds of counter protesters were coming down the street and went to make a left up this alley here you can see two cars still parked here they haven't been removed those two cars were there as the protesters were walking and stopped to let them through at the same time a third car came down the alley and plowed through the protesters hitting the two cars that are still here behind me at that point he then reversed back up the alley again through the protesters many witnesses say that people were thrown in the air due to the force of the impact he then fled the scene but has since been arrested and been identified as twenty year old james fields of ohio one woman was killed in the incident thirty two year old whose identity has yet to have been released one
thousand others were injured throughout the day there have been many clashes seen in charlottesville between the white nationalists and the anti-gay protesters the counter protesters here in the city. thank you very. much. the governor of virginia also spoke about the attack after it happened about how this is not representative of his city the hatred and rhetoric that has gone on. it's intensified over the last couple months is dividing this great nation the protests actually started on friday night and continued in on saturday saturday a state of emergency was declared for the city and actually all of the assemblies were declared unlawful and police were trying to break them up here in the city
there was a very heavy police presence with many in riot gear and the virginia national guard was also here as well. protests in general they were started in reaction to the idea that confederate monuments here in the city would be taken down white nationalist came here to protest that happening. saturday's clashes in charlottesville have become one of the bloodiest incidents to date over the removal of a confederate monument a pepper spray batons and makeshift weapons were used and brawls between far right demonstrators on count to protest as more than thirty people were injured and school was arrested but in a separate incident a police helicopter that was monitoring the rally crashed just outside the town killing two offices the u.s. president meantime has voiced his concern over the standoff in virginia. we condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred bigotry
and violence on many shots on many sites it's been going on for a long time in our country not donald trump not barack obama. it's been going on for a long long time if the k.k.k. our team were going down there to start a fight shame on them if they were if that was done in the guise of a charity that charity should be revoked and severely disciplined same for the anti for if there are people behind and who are are funding it through through charities which i suspect they may be and in provoking violence around the country even in this in the minutes that have passed between the time i was asked to come on the show i walked about a mile through places in new york where there are already protests they do not look very spontaneous to me they have printed flags printed placards you know i think people on both sides are spoiling for a fight here and we ought to think very carefully about what actually happened find
out who may be guilty of what offenses best to get them and punish them accordingly before we leap to a conclusion as to what may have happened. amidst the violence in virginia some continue to blame deep divisions in american society and politics. it's about you and i do we stand divided people but i've got to get out of that i try to i respect people who planted. the democrats. one of the reasons i won the election is very very divided nation. this is a tea international forty eight russian speaking children are stuck at an orphanage in iraq after the liberation of mosul from islamic state they were reportedly
smuggled into the country by their parents who joined eisold in iraq the parents have now either been killed all fled iraqi forces leaving their children back. and artie's launched a campaign to find the relatives of the children and bring the kids home. mosul was the night men charged the house that orphaned generations not just iraqis take this baghdad shelter that we filmed here leave the children of i still victims together with the children of i sell fighters. to them and. someone. else could just. put. these harrowing words touched
people's hearts broke watching this story will make a humble but on a slipping will gladly provide for those children should the remain displaced it's nice country here in australia and the children would be loved. and mixed with the messages of support that we received the claims from alleged relatives take little and leave his aunt in russia recognised him the family desperately wants him back telling us how his parents had apparently joined i still only to die and disappear this is their last photo together notice islamic states black flag in the corner please let me give you do it.
then there's five year old. three year old. fatima their parents joined i sold two years ago and were killed in a drone strike in june tells us their grandfather he says a seven year old girls living next door to him recognized fatima and his dejah from our video and that he can't wait to see his beloved grandchildren again for the next dessert and is sure. there are two local. to me. they're lucky. they're old enough to speak to know their names but what about the many
orphaned children too we young to speak much less know their names because. in this business for the family. or in. cousins words. even if their relatives know them it is only from photographs and as an example one woman believes she recognized her grandson in our video by his eyes clearly someone could be took to the new. station national compassion. there are forty eight russian speaking children in iraq each orphanage is that we know of and we continue receiving messages from potential relatives but this is just the tip of the iceberg
. we'll continue to try and find more of these youngsters in the hope that more of them can be reunited with their families back here in russia. or i guess the. from dagestan russia. barely a day has passed this week without a fresh exchange of threats between the united states and north korea. they will be met. by your. very good it's a state. maybe it wasn't so. this rhetoric between the two leaders has people making some rather colorful comparisons . by the explains when donald trump threaten north korea with fire and fury everyone online apparently had the same thought game of thrones.
this could be one of the threats to the united states. they will be met with a five year period. like the world has never seen. now arguably the only other world leader whose tirade sound as much like a fantasy villains is kim jong un so we decided to go out and give americans on the street a little quiz will give them the quote and they tell us was it was it kim jong un or was it game of thrones the days are gone forever when our enemies could blackmail us game with their own game of thrones. game of thrones out.
donald trump game of thrones that's kim jong un ok all right. i tried you know as many people as i can you never know which one you'll need. than a troll i'll sit on the front donald donald trump game of thrones you're correct that is game of yes all right are millet. harry will be given the resources that it's brave warriors richly deserved. came. right. i will not allow the mistakes of the recent decades to define the course of our future. i'm just going to go with donald trump again that's correct and you're right you're right we can keep any cesspool of evils in the earth including them within our striking range of.
your enemies steals and murders your children. came to. be. it's game of thrones. the great. the confrontation between washington and has provoked some negative international reaction or russia says the risks of war are high beijing warned against playing with fire over north korea beijing adding that it would protect its regional neighbors in the u.s. strike germany also believes that escalation is the wrong answer to the problem exposed told. should both tone down their rhetoric. but this can't be is an ego fight and right now what it felt like was a fight between trump on one side and kim on the other and to see who could make
more outlandish statements and the fear is that if somebody flinches if somebody screws up there could be hundreds of thousands of dead people here this is a very real fight this is shockingly dangerous and the last thing we need to do is stand down it started bumping chests and talk about who's the bigger man with the president's rhetoric i think it's it's two two leaders exchanging bombastic terms it would be a disaster a total disaster an arms race right on the peninsula even china does not want that that's why we need to tone down this rhetoric corral and these folks and and try to get them to talk reasonably rather than being bombastic all the time and creating tensions this is aussie international thanks for joining us and notorious us security for colds to privatized the afghan war details off the break.
the war hard sell you on the idea that dropping bombs brings police to the chicken or forcing you to fight the battle. to stop spreading tell you that the because of the public are. locked eyes and are pulling out. all the hearts that we all already know what. one almost seems wrong. to seem. to. find themselves worlds apart. she still looks for common ground.
thanks for joining us for the weekly here and i see some say that war is a racket well the founder of the notorious private security firm blackwater has now suggested the u.s. should privatized its war effort in afghanistan erik prince believes the move would save lives and taxpayers' money they would be contracting people professionals former special special operations veterans that have experience in that theater to go do that work would be profiting from the war. well we're not there now but any vendor again that solves that solution that's that's capitalism that's that's what it's about over
a ten year period blackwater made around two billion dollars out of the u.s. government and most of that came off for a security contract but following the two thousand and three invasion of iraq. certainly gained notoriety over the conduct of its armed forces the company was rebranded and sold off to four of its employees carried out a massacre in baghdad in two thousand and seven here's a quick reminder of what happened back then. no wonder the characters are there are . they were dead bodies everywhere in the city. among the dead. lift.
the blackwater proposal to privatized the war in afghanistan as the legal battle over those killings in baghdad actually continues in u.s. courts daniel hawkins reports from iraq. the two thousand and seven news source square massacre in baghdad became one of the dog chapters of the iraq war seventeen iraqis lost their lives with nearly twenty more wounded in an incident where private security guards from blackwater now rebranded academy opened indiscriminate fire into crowds of civilians after bush official investigations both the rocky and
american found that most of the civilian deaths were unjustified it took nearly eight years old legal wrangling for justice to be served all the guards to open fire that day four were found guilty and sentenced to lengthy prison terms but now an american federal appeals court has overturned the first degree murder conviction of one of the guards and recommended three others for resentencing citing the punishments as cruel and unusual we tracked down some of the people who were in baghdad on the day of the killings whose lives were changed forever. i was working for the post office magadan on the sixteenth of september two thousand and seven i was delivering post to a police department in central baghdad and i saw blackwater contractors open fire randomly on civilians i was wounded as a result of the shooting and my hand this wound is the result of the actions of blackwater contractors it still hurts and i still haven't fully recovered.
on the sixteenth of september two thousand and seven we came under fire next in this square now we've heard that those responsible are going to be released i'm calling on every country in the world it's unfair i was wounded in both legs and several people were murdered we knew that justice and law are respected in the u.s. we are calling on all countries to interfere in this situation the scars are not only physical hussein lost. his brother in the gunfire he is in disbelief that real justice may once again the victims of the massacre. when i reached the square there was horror rule around cars were burning blood and bullets were everywhere i was looking for my brother among the wounded but he was already in hospital by the time i reached him he was already dead two days ago i heard they
want to release these criminals from blackwater i hope that the u.s. court will not release them because they are criminals they murdered fourteen people my brother was only twenty four he was working hard to support our elderly parents our family still suffers greatly with the humanity we are all human rights how can the u.s. court acquit these criminals and release them on what grounds in a case that sparked outrage across the arab world many of the victims now feel look closure for them may be a way as ever after that fateful day in a source square. iraq. a group in the u.k. calling itself the muslim council has been stirring controversy this week members attended an elegy beauty parade in london on tuesday they held up banners denouncing islamic using muslims of homophobia in particular they blamed the east
london mosque for promoting hatred towards homosexuality according to the group this mosque quote has a long history of hosting hate preachers in response the east london mosque accused the group of feeding hysteria but the x. muslim council refuses to apologize saying it doesn't need anyone's permission to march for the rights of the l g b t community where on this channel we heard contrasting views on the story. a to ghent people is always wrong with muslim or anyone else but criticizing bigoted intolerant ideas is entirely right and proper i hold the likes of i have a lot of respect for the human rights over the years he's deeply misguided that what he supports an organization that has made it mission to demonize islam and the religious belief of muslims in this country around the world many of us who are
marching or individuals from muslim heritage so i myself am a british pakistani who grew up as a gay individual this is my community i have no interest in galvanizing hate against muslims because i will be subjected to that same hate this group was targeting islam must homophobia it wasn't targeting muslim people or even islam in german or the council of muslims has never criticized or condemned muslim people it is only condemned and criticized is the most extremists who advocate hatred and violence against the people if these people have left islam and that's their right let's accept that they got a right to live there why are they constantly obsessed see. they need to get a life move on enjoy their life and their new freedom as they tell is asking us to leave the religion and then be silent about. kin across the world who are being
victimized by muslim states is a request they are rampant islam the for big organization they are responsible for promoting hatred against muslims now let's just say that is there a council the christians is there a council of a use a council of x. induce a council of x x where religion is legislating against people like gays we will try that and we will challenge it. i was trying to meaningful ways holding signs. and provoke to say that i will use discussion and dialogue i said joining us here on our international today you've been watching the weekly which returns in about often. with manufacture consent to public wealth. when the ruling class is protect themselves. with the famous.
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