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it's the most ubiquitous going out there most police departments use it almost over . we were teaching these kids about racism about police brutality taking pride in being. a part of the. terror attack in new zealand mass shootings at two mosques in christchurch killed forty nine people and injured forty eight others many of the survivors are in critical condition. the monument. and i'm thinking oh my god oh my book is going to happen to me now it was believe it will and if the front. doors just. three suspects are now in custody one of them is an australian national
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who allegedly lifestream the attack on facebook. companies have been slammed for failing to detect a racist manifesto from one of the alleged attackers where he reportedly claimed to been planning the atrocity for years. and in other news the us threatens to revoke visas from members of the international criminal court as washington continues to pressure the body to stop investigating alleged war crimes committed by u.s. forces in afghanistan. plus a whistleblower linked to the exposure of alleged massive corruption in football fears for his life after a court rules that he will be extradited over data theft charges his lawyers are warning it's all part of an attempt to destroy at. your company this evening this is r t international. mass shootings at two mosques
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in christchurch new zealand which left forty nine people dead and forty eight injured have now been officially classed as acts of terrorism is a recap of what occurred. just trying to cover the bad calls themselves. one by one. and some people back to work believe me i mean the. people some of them would be screaming bloody. murder oh my god.
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this is from u.c.l.a. and darkest days. the first reports of the shooting came at one forty pm local time in the north mosque minutes later another mosque just five kilometers away was reported to also be under fire a video of the aftermath of one of those attacks has appeared on social media must warn you you may find this footage coming up now disturbing was. was. was. before people were initially arrested in connection with the attack one of them a male in his late twenty's has been charged with murder and will appear in court tomorrow two others remain in custody authorities later said that the fourth person held was likely not related to the attack. has details. so far police have made four arrests but almost nothing is being disclosed about these four
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people we didn't hear any names from them the only thing that we know so far is that one man in his late twenty's has been charged with murder and will appear in court on saturday now two other suspects are definitely being held in connection with this shooting and i'll tell you what the police haven't even explained what the number of the shooters was and if everything danger has been caught so far still quite a few questions have been left unanswered at this point we are not really looking for any identified because we never of their own other people involved that's why we've got a. prison cell. across canterbury and right across new zealand we don't have nine or identified people that we're looking for but it would be wrong
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to assume that there is no want to. something else we learned from police boss mike bush and it's actually very astonishing that the agencies and the relevant authorities both from their preparations before hand so as you said earlier police aren't identifying the suspect yet but media are already naming a name through an alleged live stream then there was this life stream and we cannot confirm that but it looks like the attacker was live streaming everything he was doing on facebook and everything is absolutely disturbing about this shooting spree but the lifestream it's just surreal if you look at it you don't believe it's something that can happen in real life it's like a video game the authorities asked the media and the public not to show it not to share it but obviously in the first few hours after the shooting it was all over social media we're just going to show you
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a few screen shots from it again if you look at it just. you cannot watch it without crying or anything without getting shocked it appears like the camera was attached to a man's face or somewhere below so you can actually see the gun and the people falling from all the gun shots it looks like the man was shot to kill as many people as possible running around the rooms of the mosque people were trying to escape but they couldn't quite a few ugly things could have been found in the posts we could actually make a conclusion that the supposed terrorist was preparing for this for two years and one post there were actually photos of gun parts with names of christians who fought muslims in wars centuries ago the names were written on these parts so he was clearly going after muslim believers and a few hours before the shooting happened a manifesto by the supposed terrorists allegedly appeared online and this long
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manifesto law and the motives were racist they were anti immigrant sentiment was clearly there and it was also because of revenge for earlier terrorist attacks in europe now a little earlier the prime minister of new zealand spoke and in a quite emotional way she tried to elaborate why she believes her country became the target for these extremists we new zealand. we were not a target because we are a safe. height. we were not chosen for the sake of violence because we can darn racism because we are an enclave for extremism. we would chosen for the very fact that we are none of these things and any case we are waiting for more updates from the thora these from the police but new zealand will never be the same new
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zealand before this killing spree and after are to be different. as you mentioned earlier the alleged shooter posted a seventy four page racist manifesto encouraging attacks on nonwhites that he claims the been planning the attack for years the the us was his first choice he also identified himself as being a fascists the shooter also slide streamed the attack on facebook and twitter for around twenty minutes to social media giants are now under scrutiny for their failure to highlight the extremist material soon facebook twitter you tube and other providers have taken action to remove the video and other propaganda related to the attack the government has been clear that all companies need to act more quickly to remove terrorist content there should be no safe spaces for terrorists to promote and share their extreme views and breaded lies others the issue is not whether or not there's technology available to police social media the
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bigger issue is are we as a global community ready and ready to allow social media to be policed that's really the big question about here it needs to be a public private partnership government and social media corporations absolutely need to collaborate on cyber crime such as this we know factually speaking their terrorism regardless of its vaine terrorism uses social media to recruit to plan attacks we know this to be true in that be the case one of those elements can operate without the other the private sector of corporations social media companies and government need to work together to provide a safer global community more details and live updates on this incident had told website r.t. dot com. washington
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is certain to revoke or deny visas to members of the international criminal court if they attempt to investigate or prosecutor alleged war crimes committed by u.s. forces in afghanistan since two thousand and three. we are determined to protect the american and allied military and civilian personnel from living in fear of unjust prosecution for actions taken to defend our great nation these visa restrictions will not be the end of our efforts we are prepared to take additional steps including economic sanctions if the i.c.c. does not change its course the international criminal court has been investigating the crimes of the taliban in afghanistan and they published a report in twenty sixteen now the report described many atrocities committed by the taliban and the afghan forces in the country however a section of the report they published in two thousand and sixteen did refer to war crimes by u.s. forces it referred to torture cruel treatment outrages upon the personal dignity
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and rape and essentially according to the report the i.c.c. published in two thousand and sixteen they said that these crimes had taken place in detention programs in the early years of the us the us military presence in afghanistan is reasonable basis to believe these alleged crimes were committed in furtherance of a policy old policies aimed to eliciting information through the use of interrogation techniques involving cruel violent methods which would support u.s. objectives in the conflict in afghanistan now the united states has never been a member of the international criminal court however in the year two thousand bill clinton did sign the declaration of the statue of rome that essentially created the i.c.c. however the united states never fully joined the i.c.c. now national security adviser john bolton at one point threatened sanctions against the i.c.c. if they continued probing into american war crimes and activities in afghanistan we will not cooperate with the i.c.c. we will provide no assistance to the i.c.c.
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and lee certainly will not join the i.c.c. we will let the i.c.c. die on its own after all for all intents and purposes the i.c.c. . she is already dead thuggish attempt to penalize investigators resuming attacks against the court sends a dangerous signal that the united states is host to human rights and the rule of law so at this point there's a clear disagreement the international criminal court seems to be pursuing the end investigating the activities of u.s. forces in afghanistan and u.s. leaders are not happy about it. former pentagon security analyst michael maloof believes that the u.s. never cooperates with any agreements that could limited sanctions. but to keep in mind too john bolton doesn't like any international agreements now he's made this very very clear. and from the i.n.f. treaty with what russia has also canceled the president on barnabas the person
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agreement there is anything that limits u.s. capabilities in any way shape or form john bolton. seem to be opposed to it george bush and. dick cheney and others who were involved in the iraq war of two thousand and three were basically. accused and and held a full knowledge war crimes in the fact that the united states was not a signatory to the i.c.c. it. refused to cooperate whatsoever and in a perfect world it would seem that based on the old nuremberg tribunals and what have you been following world war two that you would need a court that would take action of the country itself failed to do so and that seems to be. backpedalling correction now. students from over one hundred countries have taken to the streets for climate
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change protests rallying against the lack of government action on global warming and a coordinated so called school strikes were inspired by sixteen year old swedish activists crested timberg you joined the protest in stockholm she began holding such demos in front of sweden's parliament last year since then the protests to spread worldwide protests are expected to be one of the biggest international rallies today. whistleblowing football his links of embarrass some of europe's top clubs claims that there's an attempt to silence him that's after really pinto lost an appeal against text. to his native political where he's wanted for obtaining stolen data sports correspondent. thirty one year old from portugal might not be as well known as we can league school founder julian assange but make no mistake about it he is football's biggest whistleblower he is believed to have founded the football league's website exposing the dark side of the beautiful game.
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and football leagues has indeed shaken the footballing world from an official probe into the cristiano ronaldo rape claims doing an investigation into the financial dealings of the powerhouse of modern european football champions league quarter finalist manchester city all that and many more emerged thanks to football leagues it was like to see a bigger public. about this is the. premier now. in the business will have all the people.
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in the forward and trying to do. is in fact at least for european states seeking information from pinto to aid their investigations into different cases related to football but they might not get that information because this week been to last the legal battle against extradition from hungary to portugal that is despite being represented in court by julian assange just form a lawyer a few. risks it in light of the european community and more about the very sophisticated structured character of the criminality which corrodes the football world. pintos league. team argues that if he returns to portugal its authorities will destroy all the data he possesses on top of that pinto fears for his life back home after a reported death threats to his family some believe that many in portugal the country that sees football as religion would want to extract their revenge on the whistleblower why because not only did he take
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a swipe at the untouchable portugal's idol cristiana ronaldo but he also targeted the country's superclubs benfica and sporting leagues coming from being to alleged massive corruption and shady transfer dealings perpetrated by these two all things happening around him to have a striking similarity to the case of julian assange with one major difference while the australian whistleblower want to go into any court soon as he is still holed up inside london's ecuadorian embassy pinto is expected to be extradited to portugal on monday to face trial on accusations of data theft after that the fate of him and the information he carries which could prove essential to multiple scandalous investigations will be completely unknown. reporting from moscow. six millions of been killed after three suicide bomb attacks targeted crowds fleeing islamic states last stronghold in syria that's according to u.s.
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bank forces the attackers near the east village of bugaboos wearing women's clothing although it's thought that they may have been men it's considered to be the first assault on civilians since this operation on the iceland clave began u.s. backed opposition forces say around thirteen hundred isis fighters and their families surrendered thursday near the syrian town of booze the s.d.f. also claims at least one hundred twelve militants were killed after a massive military offensive was launched a few days ago with the help of u.s. support. meanwhile as concerns increase about bringing isolates stream is to trial in a country of origin on german father. has shared his view on the issue both of his sons left the country to join eisel here's his story. this is fabian my eldest son he should be in a prison of the free syrian army now. and this is my new realm my youngest son's.
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but you. know they both embraced islam they said it was their decision and it was the right faith. in opposition. so they were thankful and said we had been the best parents they asked us to trust that just was their faith and their way which they had to follow. the court. three weeks ago i received a call saying that my older son fabian ended up as a prisoner of the free syrian army that no one was asking for money it was simply information that three days before fabian had been taken prisoner together with twenty other people.
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being certain of that and there are between seventy or eighty german young women children men who are currently being held prisoner in syria from a legal point of view i think the german government has an obligation to bring these children back for two reasons one is that they are german citizens and the other states is partly responsible for letting so many young people go to syria. an exchange of fire has escalated tensions between israel and palestinian islam missin the gaza strip and israeli warplanes bombed around one hundred amassed linked targets in response to two rocket center to tell of if it was the first such attack on central israel since the two thousand and fourteen war. there were no casualties on the israeli side while four palestinians were wounded a mouse has denied that it was behind the rocket attacks and media reports claim
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the israeli authorities now believe the rockets were launched accidentally we spoke to journalists on both sides of the border. in a lot of statements issued by different political political leaders yuri knees ryle . particularly can look into some of the. most prominent leaders one many guns he's a serious contender for the upcoming elections among other things he says that it is time that israel and women need to hamas leaders but also other political leaders saying that they expect out of prime minister binyamin netanyahu with a very serious response given what happened last night last night was one of the scariest and most frightening nights for the civilians in the gaza strip as the israeli military carried on airstrikes in the entire gaza strip that's a ministry of health has reported that four civilians have suffered burns and
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injuries as a result of the airstrikes that happened last night all the palestinian factions have denied any involvement with the escalation that happened last night the night before last night hamas said that it's looking into the shooting well we need to take measures against those responsible for it i suppose these religious cation minister enough dolly bennett to get his reaction. we cannot accept this. rocket fire on our homes here in tel aviv and down in the negev we left the gaza strip about thirteen years ago now and. the moment we left they've been shooting rockets at us so we will not give up any more land it just doesn't make sense when we had learned over to the arabs they turned it into a radical islamic terrorist state and now it's time to fight back to the state and
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we will the un says that an armed palestinian civilians were shot by israeli forces are you surprised that there is an aggressive. response coming from palestinians we have the right of self-defense and they do not accept any sort of preach from folks on the other side of the world when we're being shot rockets from a piece of territory that we handed over to the arabs what i can say is that we won't do that again no certainly no one's trying to preach i don't think everybody understands no matter what their grasp of the situation in the middle east is that the violence the cycle of violence continues and one begets more aggression. how is you know the what you're suggesting going to improve the situation we left gaza we want peace the moment they stop shooting missiles at my children's. home and kindergarten is the moment there will be peace we have no territorial
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demand over gaza and they just need to stop it if they stop it there will be peace that's very simple. the head of u.s. special operations in africa has admitted that washington its allies are not winning the war on terror in the region and one country beginning this paying the price is artie's down a quarter of reports. you've heard about the u.s. is adventures in afghanistan iraq libya syria but maybe you didn't know washington's also got involved in the west african country of burke enough and well it's not going so great i would tell you at this time we are not winning well he seems more optimistic than some of his allies what we fight against received every day is like a took a don't know with the terrorists won from us for years washington has been fighting that terrorist toxin in burkina faso and like afghanistan terrorist groups in the country are only becoming more active isilon al qaeda splinter groups conducted one
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hundred thirty seven attacks last year three years ago it was only twelve as a result tens of thousands of people have fled their homes and over a million require aid the un is calling it a humanitarian emergency and the government knows it has a problem so far the consequences are terrible schools and health clinics are closed people have fled it's become a no man's land washington solution has been military presence and money france has also brought armed forces into its former colony its air strikes regularly act on behalf of the government to deal with militant attacks you so much will do is just live in today we are militarily engaged in the whole region it was a bomb come force it's our responsibility to do it because these are friendly countries and because we are all targeted by terrorism which creates a common cause in which we are today deeply engaged there stay in the country hasn't exactly treated the french well though last year the embassy was attacked by
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militants. but human rights groups are saying the government's crackdown on terrorists is fueling the hate extrajudicial killings abuse of suspects in custody and arbitrary arrests to name a few the growing. and security in bourke in a fast so has led to terrible crimes by both armed islamists and state security forces but in a false has been taken over by militants the country itself has softened immensely the government has not been able to meet top its obligation in or in the interest of its own citizens instability in the country in general with many soldiers who are one supporting the many have taken arms many are in the bush may be accounted for many be joined al qaeda government clearly has already put their hands up to say they're not fit not able to contain al-qaeda has decided to
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increase its attacks against booking afonso simply because it wants to make a statement to the united states that it can take the fight to the so as the united states' involvement in the book in the fossil saga has increased so have the attacks. that the country plagued by repeated attacks for military assistance does not appear to be solving the problem the government is investigating allegations by human rights watch of abuses against civilians committed during ongoing counterterrorism operations. that wraps things up for this hour we're back in thirty minutes with the latest headlines. the brags that saga continues a deeply divided british house of commons can only seem to agree on one thing it
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doesn't want the u.k. to leave the e.u. without a deal the problem is there isn't a parliamentary majority on what to do next maybe this was to resumes play and all along breaks it down winners. this is a sticker from a water bottle found in the stomach of a fish the brand is part of the coca. a company which sells millions of bottles of soda every day the idea was that let's tell consumers there are the bad ones there the litter bugs are trying this way industry should be blamed for all this waste the company has long promised to reuse the plastic. ones in maine as soon as school sets their classes. on my end i need. a special projects funding me. on the line your best bet is the end of a footy team but fun now the mountains of waste only grow higher.
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readings and sell you take. after a controversial and highly criticized two thousand and eighteen mark zuckerberg burns of facebook are probably wishing the winkle boss twins were in charge right now because twenty nineteen has begun with a thought for the almost two billion active users. on the social media site this week not only saw facebook's three day ban on articles from the online alternative news site zero heads fall apart under scrutiny which later a facebook spokesperson told breitbart was nothing more than quote a mistake with our automation to detect spam as soon as we had done it by the issue we worked quickly to fix it but then on wednesday facebook and its monopoly of social media sites which includes instagram messenger and whatsapp found themselves victims of an epic outage that affected millions of users around the world and back .


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