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exactly 75 years since one of the chapters of humanity came into the deliberation by soviet forces of the. 27th of january is now international remembrance day for the millions of jews killed during the 2nd world war. veteran. politics by swamping social media with a barrage of. property owners in the california city of oakland will have to shell to form a prison or face fines under the state's most aggressive so. joining
us this is international. 75 years ago the red army liberated auschwitz death camp in poland almost 1100000 people lost their lives at the nazi site in the most appalling tragedy of the holocaust is liberation one of the most shameful chapters in history. in fact there were 3 death camps at the site auschwitz one started it system of murder and torture back in may 940 prisoners life began the registration building where he or she received personal numbers and from then on became referred to by that number then there was assignment to the barracks which would be home as well as block 11 a prison inside the prison used for torture camp and
a gas chamber from a tortilla an execution war dubbed the death wall it's now the place where memorial wreaths are placed on monday camp survivors visited the site to commemorate victims it's estimated nearly $200.00 former prisoners from around the world will also take part in a memorial service auntie's peter all of visited the camp. many of those who passed through the camps infamous gate with its mocking arbeit macht frei work sets you free message survived only a few months the reichsbahn railway network was the arteries of the nazi war machine it was also the mode of transportation used for what reich leadership with cold matter of factness called the final solution to the jewish question the extermination of european jews and there were those who were the 1st the people
were loaded on to trains often and heated freight carriages sometimes people were transported in possible 3rd class passenger carriages they were advised to take all of their valuables with them and some food and warm clothes regardless of the time of year in other words people were led to believe that they were being taken for resettlement inmates had their heads shaved on a rifle that was then packed up and shipped to german companies for use as a raw material gold teeth were also removed in barbaric fashion any possessions taken away suitcases shoes i losses pots pans those not. killed immediately put to work in a par and conditions for some that fell to fertilizing fields with the ash from bodies of those already murdered in cremated but we thought that there was an attempt to destroy the whole race from babies to old people and to do it modern technology auschwitz amazes historians of visitors with this technology hope today see was just for the purpose of killing people with gas as the end of the war
reproached the soviet military closed in on territory which had spent years under the jackbooted nazi occupation right officials in charge of the camps tried to cover up their crimes those inmates that could work were sent towards germany on what became known as death marches buildings were blown up and bodies burned sending huge plumes of smoke skyward it was these attempts to cover up what had been happening here that prompted soviet generals to investigate what had been going on. with the book why do we say that liberating and saving the prisoners was truly a heroic deed because a marshal cohen a commander of the 1st ukrainian front received intelligence on this horrific camp and how did they get this information because there was smoke the nazis were burning everything including bodies to raise all traces of their crimes so kind of adjusted the plan of the offensive and auschwitz liberated 2 days earlier than they
originally planned on entering the camp liberating troops found 7000 prisoners in dire need of medical attention however the hundreds of thousands of items of clothing and almost one ton of human hair betrayed the true extent of the crimes committed here you are putting would have gotten the red army arrived and as soon as our journalists the soldiers saw the people from the camps they immediately realized they needed help so they started providing medical care there was a hospital with experience of treating mounir and starving patients from the besieged city of leningrad on. helped save the lives of 7000 prisoners in 2005 the date of deliberation 27th of january was declared international holocaust remembrance day by the united nations acknowledging both the crimes of nazi germany and the actions of soviet troops in liberating the camp peter all over r.t.
from birkenau poland the personal numbers of holocaust prisoners were usually sewn onto their uniforms but as the number of executions grew it became hard to identify bodies after clothes were removed corpses were sometimes marked with indelible ink and metal stamps and it's was the only cam to tattoo prisoners numbers on to their arms or the 400000 serial numbers were created doesn't even include those never actually stamp but still sent direct to the gas chambers uniforms and badges primarily triangles to identify why the prisoner was there ranging from their political views to criminal past even homosexuality jews had a double triangle resembling the star of david 75 years on and the memories of those who survived is still painfully fresh.
the a feeling you will see at the ball is a boy nazi soldiers entered it was in the winter it is at the moment that the mom and i were in the village at that moment the nazis all just started drinking and beat trying to the point that they began to pull the children from the 2nd floor ditty my heel with us and shoot them like targets. wishing it that it. would break and if we jumped from the windows into the snow drift and flat footed they shot at us at the local saved us. this is their left over we were sitting on the tram. that when a nazi soldier took a step forward someone shot him in the back of. the transmedia he surrounded they pushed us out and placed us against a wall. a boy was said to me. i ran to the street to the last couple there was a woman with a child. she took my hand i didn't know she was jarman tested it to stop the
soldier she told him that i was her child and he had a scar and i had my own proposed deal. with a flat so we were only wearing like dresses that they attached us to a convoy of prisoners it was a very moving without food and water with sick to name people where yes when some people fall they shot them immediately. when we could not walk we had to carry each other. then we were supported on the left to the sick lame and old. mom was just thrown to the right breast the but that at that and i could ignore it she shouted you girls hold each other's hands all your life never part these were her last her . for.
her because it just got destroyed by once he was such in front of the street with my sister he found just a wall and we wrote on the wall. we are home. to it. when the red army entered. about 7000 mostly ill and dying prisoners according to various estimates between 230 and 350 soviet soldiers lost their lives in combat while liberating the camp day ended the sights industrial scale mass murder
bringing home the lessons of that appalling 20 would never be forgotten rank or service gained exclusive access to the central archives of russia's federal security service shedding new light on atrocities committed in the camp. in just 4 years the nazis systematically murdered at least over a 1000000 people in auschwitz most of them jews and that's the official number those responsible didn't bother to keep records of the industrial scale of the slaughter i suppose there were around 3000000 people killed in auschwitz 2 and a half 1000000 of them through gas chambers i myself never knew the total number and i have nothing to help me arrive at an estimate i can only remember the figures involved in the larger reactions however witness accounts in the russian federal security service archives show that those figures could be much higher by as much as millions as historian bloody mary mccarthy points out the nazis did everything to conceal the extent of their atrocities was the muscle who does that in places of
mass destruction were carefully hidden trees were planted voters were seized taking footage of mass executions was prohibitive so based on the prisoner accounts the number could be up to 6000000. the newly declassified documents also paints a gruesome picture of the atrocities in the camp the contents of this file will send shivers down anyone spine professor of going to college a car kloberg took pride in his work into a geisha and files show that his research included female serialisation experiments on children and prisoners contaminated with infectious diseases the patients were deliberately killed so autopsies could be carried out. to you and he thought he was doing it in the name of medicine in the name of healing people all these experiments were conducted mainly in accordance with the s.s. program to annihilate the peoples of occupied countries this is a large number died at the hands of the guards and supervisors who were picked from
among the prisoners by the s.s. alfred's ship a former member of the polish on the ground was in charge of a whole block in auschwitz supervisors like him eager for money. and an increase in daily rations would execute fellow prisoners and claim they tried to escape their reward to more expert day and some extra food. i didn't report to anyone when punishing the prisoners i did myself have bid them with a piece of rubber hose i kept a just for that in the winter people who had to be terminated or forced to work naked until great co-ops and died between 2 and 300 people died this way 3 female s.s. guards in this file were sentenced to death by the soviet union after their atrocities were exposed if you. these sadists arrange so-called races prisoners carrying a heavy load were made to run 700 to 800 meters all while being beaten they dug out
a pit about 60 meters long and 2 meters deep women would starve to death and their bodies were burnt in the same pits. after the liberation of auschwitz soviet counter-intelligence work meticulously to document and expose these crimes against humanity so they would never be repeated ramana cos we have already moscow. parting teamed up with digital artist denise simeonoff and 9 schoolchildren to create an animated tribute to the victims of auschwitz and to r.t. dot com to find out more here's a preview of that 3 day virtual reality project. 'd 'd
and the u.s. state department alleges russian trolls all creating instability in the latin america through the source of the troubles the diesel's its troubles could be closer to home in fact last story of all after this break. i am. join me every thursday on the alex salmond show and i'll be speaking to guests of the world of politics. i'm showbusiness i'll see you then.
bolivia's washington backed interim government cuts diplomatic ties with cuba with the nation blaming the white house and it comes as the u.s. blames russian trolls for damaging stability in latin america complicated explains . the u.s. is ringing the russian alarm bells once again this time for latin america state department analysts from the russian link twitter accounts to sow confusion in south american nations that oppose the moscow backed government in venezuela in bolivia immediately after president evo morales resigned on november 10th the number of tweets associated with those type of accounts spiked to more than 1000 today up from fewer than 5 now amid their unproven claims about a russian descent from asian operation they seem to have overlooked the work of a certain louis sarek who calls himself a cyber rambo it turns out i'm a saga rambo now the anti morale us activist was tweeting out as many as 69 posts
in a single 2nd in his one account and tweeted out more than 13000 messages claiming that the ouster of evo morales was not a coup well the actual nature of events tells a different story than what saurez was tweeting let's review. i. think this is. coming up now they tried together here in the to recover political power again and when they can't win they're like since they invent that it was for all it now will realize that it was not fraud but the coup de ton.
this he doesn't know why my resigning to me so that my who does not continue to post acute my socialism rob this it's my duty as an indigenous president and the president of old believe the seeds of peace. but saurez voice was amplified throughout the internet claiming that the ouster of an elected leader by the military was somehow a triumph for democracy and did sorry as go into hiding not at all soros actually boasted about his efforts to sway social media opinion and how they were so effective with an algorithm that was just 25 lines of code. how is this is to bolivian with one click produces more trees than all the leftists efforts to
support a dictator it's important to note that saurez isn't just a person who's highly interested in bolivian politics oblivion himself he's also a veteran of the us military now he denies that he's currently on active duty or in any way connected with cyber command or intelligence agencies and we'll just have to take his word for it i see the hand of the u.s. in this age see the hand of the cia in this and the national endowment for democracy this is an overwhelming amount of social media activity in support of the coup and this was being done by a u.s. military veteran society really was a clue ordinated effort to overthrow the democratically elected government of a well morales we have to look at social media as you know just another public platform and in this case it has been it will be used as support today to us in countries like libya and they're going to continue to use both the mainstream
press and social media to carry out these types of regime change efforts. but twitter has strict policies against this kind of manipulation when we detect suspicious levels of activity accounts may be locked and prone to provide additional information but somehow one guy could have just spammed evo morales out of office so with all this talk of russian bots and kremlin conspiracies perhaps people should look for these cyber manipulators who operate a little closer to washington d.c. they look mop and r.t. new york. and california city is banning property onus from conducting criminal background checks on potential tenants oakland city council's move designed to tackle the homelessness crisis in a separate final reading next month the target is to help former criminals reintegrate into society and not end up on the streets. this ordinance is about
making sure returning community members have equal opportunities they deserve to successfully reintegrate into a community and this begins with a roof over your head. now under the ordinance landlords scum be fined up to a $1000.00 for breaking the room till now background checks were routine that made it almost impossible though for people with criminal records to rent accommodation the move is aimed at getting people off the streets and helping former inmates to stay out of jail now oakland has one of the highest homelessness rates in california california itself the state with the most homeless people the number of homeless in oakland has surged 47 percent in just the last 3 years it's overtaken the likes of nearby san francisco and berkeley and there are now more than $4000.00 people without a roof over their heads roughly one percent of the city's population and of that number only one in 5 even have access to temporary shelter we discuss this issue with t.v. and radio host karen turk and prison legal news editor paul right. i think this is
very irresponsible on behalf of the government behalf of city officials there's a rate of re offenders that's as high as 40 percent per people who've been in prison and the bottom line is that owners need to be informed they need to protect their property owners that's what this city is about this is not really a correlation between people's criminal history and also there's there are levels of of re offense at all so many public safety issues one things that we know is that not having a job and not having a place to live increases research it was a race that in fact endangers public safety if the landlord can find a legitimate reason to deny someone a property to rent to them they're still able to do that they just can't use a blanket issue like a felony conviction or the background checked itself as the basis to deny housing civil liberties should not trump people's safety if we have freedom in america but you know what we can't just bend into p.c. culture that we're so worried about offending everybody that we're putting our own
safety at risk as americans and it's something we have to take a good hard look at you know there are plenty of people that have a lot of missions on their record i happen to be one of them and i'll take responsibility for that and although not here right now you know if there's a reason that we need to keep these histories hidden there is probably something to hide it's one thing to say that you know property owners have a right to rent to whom they wish to and another one of the if they're going to be renting they have to comply with laws to prohibit discrimination and i think there's a difference between. between having laws that allow for bonafide are legitimate concerns worsens those that are just the basis for the landlords of bigotry or prejudices this is totally irresponsible to call this bigotry this is not bigotry it's not the same thing discriminating against someone because of a choice that they made to commit a crime is entirely different than excluding somebody based on race how can we meet back in paris that. and this is not going to solve this crisis and i think that's
why i'm so upset about this this is really backwards california as an example since also we're talking about tens of thousands of people were convicted of possessing marijuana are you going to use that as the basis to exclude people from housing today when that same activity is legal these people who are homeless are going to have a hard time renting no matter while a lot of them are not working they are not employed they do not have the income to substantiate these rentals and it's irresponsible to the owners they are paying taxes and supporting this city it's just completely the world god may have. had to some use in brief for you now starting with the plane that this crashed in afghanistan's goes the province a regional spokesperson says the aircraft reported technical problems before bursting into flames so far there's no confirmed information regarding casualties local media reports claim of 80 people may have been on board it's also not clear
whether it was a military or passenger flight afghan officials say that the plane belonged to a foreign company. and in china the number of deaths from the corona virus has risen to one now 2800 others have been infected health officials warn the forest may spread further assume some sometimes don't show for days the outbreak which began more than a month ago has moved right across the globe affected countries now include france canada and the u.s. . bring us right to staying with r.t. don't forget if you head to our website dot com plenty more stories to check out the. during the great depression which i'm old enough to remember there was most of my family were unemployed. and it wasn't it was bed you know much worse objectively
than today but there was an expectation of the things we're going to get better. there was a real sense of hopefulness there isn't today today's america was shaped by the 10 principles of concentration of wealth and power. reduced democracy attack solo debt engineer elections manufacture consent and other principles according to no i'm jones to one set of rules for the rich opposite. that's what happens when you put her into the hands of a narrow sector of will switch will is dedicated to increasing power for chills just as you'd expect one of the most influential intellectuals of our time speaks about the modern civilization of america.
a 1000000 people perished in hitler's genocide against jews communists and the. community coming up in the show a supremum war crime under the un charter the former director of britain's special forces questions british government and the media narrative was used to justify 2800 british bombing of syria after revelations from wiki leaks and a top o.p.c. w inspector giving evidence to the un and is the u.s.s.r. as role in the defeat of the nazis being whitewashed from nato nation culture we investigate the re framing of history with columbia university's professor joseph was told a similar coming up in today's going on the ground 1st to a country that major nation media appears to have lost interest in since britain and the usa failed to overthrow its government syria just as we approach the 2 year anniversary of a british warplane attack reported here by the state mandated b.b.c. with afterburners glowing and loaded with storm shadow cruise missiles for already
have tornadoes take to the skies as britain's contribution to raids launched overnight in response to syria's alleged use of chemical weapons the word alleged there taking a lot of the weight in b.b.c. reporters breathless coverage because this week the un security council again focuses on the alleged chemical attack after last week's china convened meeting to investigate wiki leaks and other revelations of alleged chemical weapons dirty tricks at the international o.p.c. w organization mandated with the task of verifying outlawed chemical weapons. use even campus and deforming speke to the o p c w who participated in to do much if it's a mission please look at the screen. inspection team mate having said for about 12 as i heard about this meeting i was invited by the. counselor of the chinese mission to the. un
fortunately to see unforeseen circumstances around my. status i was able to travel anderson claimed at the un security council that the whole basis of the fact finding mission or f.m. report that catalyze u.k.'s strikes was flawed the findings in the final death of them report were contradictory were a complete turnaround with what the team had understood collectively. during to the duma defilements. and by the time. release of the interim report in july 2018 the standing was that we had serious misgivings that a chemical.
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