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tv   NEWSHOUR  Al Jazeera  August 1, 2019 2:00am-3:01am +03

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how i welcome to another look at the international forecast weather set there across much of the middle east but there are some bits and pieces of town rolling through justice mashal us up towards the caucasus hopefully a little drive into the far south of pakistan shall was still in place here some showers there into northern parts of pakistan over the next couple of days they just drift again as the monsoon rains of course central areas of little at 10 resettled in sunny $47.00 celsius in baghdad and also in kuwait city a pleasant 30 celsius in beirut a lovely sea breeze blowing in from the mediterranean front to try to across much of the regen place but this and clavicle southern parts of saudi arabia yemen pushing across into a month in the cloud in amman could thicken up enough to produce a shallow road so as we go on through friday settle in saudi here in doha once again temperatures at around $45.00 degrees celsius just edging up
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a notch over the next couple of days largely settle in sunny to across southern parts of africa but then visits change afoot we've got thickening cloud just pushing its way into the mozambique channel by the time we come to friday we can see one of 2 spots of rain just pushing into that eastern side of maysan big drifting a little further north which could even see a little bit damp weather gradually pushing into southern parts of tanzania. a conflict that is now considered to be the world's worst humanitarian crisis how many did not know how to die this horrible stock responses all are really for sale and investigation into how billions of euros are made from supplying arms to saudi arabia a leader of the coalition fighting a war in yemen the static case is interesting to watch because the amounts of money involved yemen war profiteers on al-jazeera.
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book about a crime out of the top stories the us our schools across the van have been closed indefinitely after more student protests that march from darfur to demonstrate against the deaths of 6 people who took part in a march monday. a 2nd death caused by boehner has been confirmed in one of the democratic republic of congo's biggest cities it's just 2 weeks since the 1st case was found in goma but officials say they're unrelated the d.l.c. is facing the 2nd worst of the outbreak in history which is claimed the lives of 1700 people. on the ideological divide among democrats in the us has been delayed bad during the 2nd round of presidential debates the party's nominee publicly
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funded health care was a key issue for some heated exchanges between the party's progressive and moderate candidates. northern ireland is the latest stop for britain's prime minister on his nationwide tour they discussed the brags that process the so-called backstops avoiding a hard border with the republic of ireland is a major issue for boris johnson so is preserving the good friday peace accord. i expect rex it may come up a little bit i don't rule that out and i think the crucial thing to stress is that i obviously attach huge importance to the letter the spirit of the of the belfast good friday agreement and it will be interesting on that monitor from that in barber in belfast who boris johnson stated aim in coming here to northern ireland was to get the various political parties into agreeing a deal on restoring devolved government here at stormont those issues that have separated the parties are still very it's not clear exactly how he can get any kind
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of a deal on the table there things like irish language rights access to abortion and equal marriage some of the parties here at stormont accuse the democratic unionist parties relationship with the u.k. government and of course the d.p.p. prop up the u.k. government in the westminster parliament there saying that has poisoned the waters for the talks here inevitably breaks it dominated a lot of the talks. do you agree with boris johnson that the northern irish so called. to go for any deal to happen but they're saying that they don't think there will be a no do you sit many of the other parties are very worried about that prospect shouldn't the main nationalist party say that beyond the economic impact could even reopen the question of the public voting on a united oil and we have told them that any notion that he might crash this part of
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ireland out of the european union and cause the level of chap pretty and damage that past which entails and that people will simply take us on the chair not that he would expect that people would make a go along with us is deeply deeply misguided and that that would be a very dangerous course of action will there is a deadline for the parties here to reach agreement by october the 21st in theory if that doesn't happen there could be direct rule for longer but it's another development which some people say would severely damage the good friday agreement the peace process here in northern oil and so it's just another reason why this process is so complicated iran is warning it will further scale back its commitments to the nuclear deal unless europe does more to protect the agreement foreign minister john howard zarif wants a remaining signatories to shield iran from u.s. sanctions and allow it to sell oil iran is already drawing back some commitments by
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breaking limits and rich uranium agreed in the 2015 accord has more now from tehran . the foreign minister following the weekly cabinet meeting that was held in the capital this morning said that the e.u. signatories of the nuclear agreement are their actions are not proportionate to their expectations meaning that what they've been expecting from iran to do under this nuclear agreement iran has done but the european signatories have not upheld their on the deal and the iran officials believe that that is because the united states withdrew from this agreement last year and imposed a series of sanctions on iran the banking and oil sector which has also affected the european countries that were supposed to invest in iran's economy that was one of the main points of this agreement that iran will freeze its nuclear activities to a certain extent and return it will get relief from a series of sanctions and investments will return to the country but none of that
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has happened and iran has decided. since may the year a new president announced that every 60 days iran will continue to scale back its commitment and the foreign minister today stress that that is indeed the plan they are going ahead with and the next phase which will be the 3rd phase of their scaling back their commitment will happen in early september the steps that they've taken so far are reversible immediately this is what the reigning president stressed and that is the feeling here that once the europeans really decide to stand up against the united states and their sanctions then the iranians are more than happy to go back to the terms of the $250.00 nuclear deal israel's security cabinet has approved permits for the construction of 700 palestinian homes in the occupied west bank announcement comes ahead of a planned visit to israel this week by senior 1000 buys a jar he's expected to push both sides to join talks of tom david in the lead up to israeli elections in september how the force and the latest from western. well just
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days after carrying out an extremely controversial series of demolitions of palestinian homes in occupied east jerusalem the israeli government is now sanctioning the construction of some $700.00 palestinian homes in the part of the occupied west bank which it controls known as area c. at the same time notably talking about the approvals of some $6000.00 units in illegal israeli settlements as well all of this coming at the same time as a tour of the region by president donald trump's son in law jarred and his chief envoy to the region jason green blatt they'll be visiting both jordan israel qatar saudi arabia and the united arab emirates at a time when the israeli press is reporting that the u.s. intends to host a summit at camp david the presidential retreat for arab leaders to brief them on the details or at least the broad outlines of the trump peace plan now according to the reporting president trump intends to talk about in hard seeing palestinian
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autonomy but stopping well short of palestinian statehood and that is a message that his ambassador to israel david friedman has also been putting out an interview on c.n.n. he said that autonomy would only be enhanced or increased up to the point that it does not affect israeli security so stopping well short of a palestinian state the palestinians of course will be entirely opposed to that in fact there has been reaction from the p.a. foreign ministry saying that this is all it intended to achieve 3 things to increase netanyahu is chance's prime minister netanyahu has chances in the israeli elections coming up in september also to consolidate normalization between israel and other arab states before the resolution of the israeli palestinian conflict and thirdly to try to achieve peace with the exclusion of the palestinians something which of course the palestinians will resolutely oppose. turkey's defense minister says his country will set up a so-called safe zone in northern syria with or without the u.s.
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and nato allies will resume talks soon in an effort to reach an agreement but as in the hotter reports from gaza divisions between them run deep. more soldiers arrived at already heavily fortified positions the show of force coinciding with turkey repeatedly warning it might carry out a possible cross border operation its military wants a safe zone inside the y.p. g. controlled area in northeast syria it considers the syrian kurdish armed group a threat to its national security but it is also an ally of the united states which has warned turkey against taking any unilateral military action we know that there are officially $2500.00 u.s. soldiers and nearly $220.00 u.s. military facilities in the region so in case of a military operation there is a risk to metalized not all military school come face to face there has been a marked increase in u.s. army patrols close to the border with turkey in what seems to be
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a message to its nato ally they have deep disagreements this fight months of discussions over the creation of the zone turkey does not just want to wipe e.g. to disarm and withdraw from the border area it wants control of the zone that's at least 30 kilometers deep and would stretch from the syrian town of gerard loss to the iraq border that would include why peachey controlled cities and towns like cold bonnie tell commission. as well as members. turkey says the u.s. needs to end its support to the y. p.g. which it considers an offshoot of the outlawed kurdistan workers' party or the p.k. case it is also not satisfied with the buffer zone solutions proposed by the united states those proposals reportedly involve a zone with a depth of 10 kilometer is that excludes the main population centers along the border. right b.g. supporters have held protests against a possible turkish takeover saying they'll only accept an internationally enforced
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zone in turkey and the syrian opposition say areas under y p g control are historically hours and a proposed zone means millions of refugees can return to syria in turkey and dependent. or russia so i. say guides me it is hard to make a prediction about. steps. cooperation with russia has allowed turkey to clear the white beauty from at least 2000 square kilometers along its border since 2016 but russia doesn't seem to want turkey to increase its influence in syria it says any safe still needs the consent of the authorities in damascus for now it is under u.s. control but if u.s. policy shifts how long that will remain the case is unclear jennifer there are. a roadside bomb attack in western afghanistan has killed at least $35.00 passengers on a bus many of those are women and children the blast happened between kandahar and
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herat in far province a provincial government spokesman is blaming taliban fighters for plant in the device to target afghan and foreign security forces the south korean government has held an emergency meeting after north korea launched 2 ballistic missiles the 2nd weapons test in less than a week was launched in the town of one sun military commanders in the south said the missiles flew around 250 kilometers before crashing into the sea from a bride has more now from the south korean capital seoul. this latest missile firing is being viewed with deep concern here in south korea it's the 2nd double launching of short range ballistic missiles in less than a week and the 3rd missile launch to take place since may in direct contravention of the landmark military agreement signed between north and south korea last september during the period of improving relations that was meant to have put an
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end to testings like this one south korea's defense minister has said that if the north continues with threats and provocations like this then it would have to be considered an enemy so there has been some very strong words used by south korea contrasting with all of the period of reconciliation that we've had over the past year and a half or so north korea said when it launched missiles last week that that should be considered to be a solemn warning to south korea being very careful not to direct any of its anger all wrath at the americans and that u.s. president donald trump in particular but this does seem to be a reminder from them about the size of their nuclear and missile arsenal that yes this is only a short range missile but it is a reminder that they are serious about getting the u.s. back to the negotiating table and eventually getting some relief from the crippling
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sanctions that donald trump is accusing china of waiting until the 2020 u.s. presidential election to strike a trade deal he's threatening to be a lot tougher with beijing if he's reelected trade talks between the world's 2 biggest economies have resumed after stalling in many of the tariffs now firefighters are battling a blaze of an exxon mobil plant near houston in the u.s. state of texas these are live pictures coming from there the city of baytown confirmed on twitter the fire is a unit containing polypropylene material. people living in the vicinity of being told to shelter inside the $50000000000.00 plan to build a rival to the panama canal appears to have sunk it 6 years since the president of nicaragua and the chinese billionaire announced work was starting the project should be well on the way to completion by now but as our correspondent john holeman has been finding out construction workers and nowhere to be seen gloomy
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doubt. it was meant to be the culmination of a century of nicaraguan dreams the country's very own great canal linking the pacific and atlantic oceans when doing it by chinese billionaire handed a generous concession by the government in 2013 everyone is talking about it we found not a stone's been laid and this point there was a big ceremony in or great the building of the can now but as you can see 6 years later there's nothing here but a dusty road. why has the canal failed to materialize the short story the billionaire lost most of his billions before work could get started but the ripples still being felt particularly in the form of a law passed especially for the project says any properties needed can be exported predated that law is still on the books. there are still other arrests that thousands of campus senos could have their land expropriated and occupied by
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private interests that's why the citizens demand that the law be struck down. it's a permanent worry for custer lenore and her family when the canal was 1st planned workers showed up to measure out their house when they protested things turned nasty. be almost broke our heads the national guard had is lying down on the motorway and if we lifted our heads they stomped on them they swore at us hit us with sticks they broke my brother's ribs. just a full state of wider state repression in the country when police ransacked and then occupied her office monica lopez fled to costa rica custer lenore's family still fears they'll be targeted again and they will yet while this government is in power we are not safe everyone the big rub them putting in jail is that risk and the government still budgeting for the canal authority that set up despite the lack
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of progress we went from office to office looking for the man who heads it money well coronel but couldn't find him or interview requests to the government also went unanswered. to all intents and purposes it seems this is now a ghost project but while it exists at least on paper it's still hanging over those who never wanted it in the 1st place john home and i'll just see it because i work the international space station is getting a visit from a russian cargo carrier the unmanned mission blasted off from the baikonur cosmodrome in kazakhstan it's carrying around 3 tons of food fuel and supplies eagerly awaited by the 6 nationals in orbit. time for a quick check of the top stories here this hour schools across abound have been closed indefinitely after more student protests. demonstrate against the deaths of
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6 people who took part in a march. second death caused by the boat a virus has been confirmed in one of the democratic republic of congo's biggest cities it's just 2 weeks since the 1st case was found in goma but officials say they're unrelated the d.l.c. is facing its 2nd worst a bona outbreak in history which has claimed the lives of 1700 people at least 15 ethiopian migrants have died after the boat broke down while trying to reach yemen from djibouti the u.n. says more than 90 people were stranded for a week on the boat in the gulf of aden with no food or water british prime minister boris johnson has visited northern ireland to discuss brags that with political leaders discussions were expected on the so-called contentious point designed to avoid a hard border with. finally we have told him. that he might crash.
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and that people. that he would expect that people would make. and that that would be a very dangerous course of. the audiological divide among democrats in the u.s. has been laid bedroom the 2nd round of presidential debates the party's nominee publicly funded health care was a key issue with some heated exchanges between the parties progressive and centrist candidates another 10 candidates start their debate in just a few hours time. donald trump is accusing china of waiting until the 2020 u.s. presidential election to strike a trade deal is threatening to be a lot tougher with beijing if he's re-elected trade talks between the world's 2 biggest economies have resumed after stalling in may over tariffs. and firefighters are battling a blaze an exxon mobile plant in houston in the u.s. state of texas these are live pictures the city of baytown confirmed on twitter the fire is a unit containing polypropylene material people living near the facility are being
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told to stay inside with the headlines the news continues on al-jazeera after inside story stage and thanks for watching. it's been controversial in india for years the use of the so-called triple tulloch by a man to divorce his wife is now outlawed a new law replaces the centuries old islamic practice but will it protect muslim women and is it politically motivated this is inside story.
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hello welcome to the program i'm adrian finnegan a muslim man in india can no longer divorce his wife by simply uttering taluk the arabic word for divorce 3 times if a husband tries to do that he can now be jailed for up to 3 years the so-called triple tulloch method of instant divorce has been criminalized by india's parliament the upper house passed the bill on tuesday 2 years after the supreme court declared the practice unconstitutional but it's sharply divided lawmakers and campaigners those in favor say the new measure protects muslim women opponents those say it's unusual to criminalize divorce and that the punishment is too harsh others argue that marriage problems should be reviewed by community leaders and not by the government or the ruling bharatiya janata party b j p managed to pass the law after it had been blocked by the opposition for more than
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a year india's prime minister narendra modi celebrated what he called a victory on twitter he said an archaic and mediæval practice has finally been combined to the dustbin of history parliament abolishes tripple telecom corrects a historical wrong done to muslim women this is a victory of gender justice and will further equality in society india rejoices today he says but opponents of the bill accuse his hindu nationalist b j p of targeting muslims. as of the day in a way see a member of parliament for the opposition all india. had muslimeen party said this law is against muslim women a marginalizes them even more well or forces a woman to stay in a marriage with an imprisoned man who'd verbal e. and emotionally abused her it puts the burden of proof on muslim women and forces her into impoverishment so what is the instant triple tahlequah practice as we've
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mentioned allows muslim men to divorce their wives just by saying the word it can happen anytime and by any means including telephone text message or by social media post the measure isn't used universally among muslims around the world different islamic schools of thought prefer the divorce process to be carried out over a period of 3 months allowing time for reflection and reconciliation more than 20 countries including neighboring pakistan and bangladesh have banned the practice the custom was prevalent among muslims in india which doesn't have a standard civil code. so let's bring in our guests for today's discussion from new delhi we're joined by desh rather nigam who is a lawyer associated with the legal wing of the russian tria swam setback sang a hindu nationalist organization joining us from london gareth price from chatham house research and current affairs institute and via skype from new delhi come on through he has founder of the all india muslim personal law border non-government
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organization which supports the protection of muslim personal law in india and if we can start with you i right in thinking that you are very much in favor of this bill if so why when it's a discriminatory bill is needed unfairly criminalizes muslim men all those from other faiths who leave their wives commit only a civil offense. so that you tell you let us be very very clear this bill is for busy the rights of mary he muslims and men and also gender equality and gender justice it has nothing to do with religion now criminalization is on account of instant triples the luck not to belittle an instant to put a lock which is a card at one in one sitting by the of electronic means whatsapp s.m.s. is email striking letters or spoken words that is what busy has been criminalized now women used to live in constant fear and they were treated as slaves and
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property that they can be thrown out any time not this instant to put a lock has no basis in islamic law also it is illegal and void under islamic laws so in this bag don't knock off these instant i would says what taking place in women's women were being thrown out no you have to make a distinction with abandonment not abandonment in other legion does not lead to divorce legal status of a person does not change but here despite the fact it is an islamist this practice this inhuman practice was going on in our society and therefore this initiative was not a started by hindu men it was a started by misleading muslims themselves they signed a petition 1000000 muslim men and women in india and most of them of women signed this petition and this process was initiated in the supreme court and the supreme court held the supreme court of india held that it is unconstitutional and illegal and despite the supreme court ordered this practices were continuing and women were
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being you know thrown out of the houses and therefore there was a lot of quiet to criminalize it and to make it as a deterrent you also have such kind of laws and in other islamic countries which is which is penal nature and people are sent to jail if they do not follow the lead down procedure so opposition by certain sections of people is on account of that would bend. they are playing and kind of creating a fear mongering you know fear among the muslims in india that there are legion is being affected their society is being affected but end of the day this is about being their fundamental rights uploading their fundamental rights and other rights that the busy constitution of india gives them come out for ok in new delhi you're opposed to the bill of people like you and he women has as has been claimed many times in the debate leading up to the passing of this bill. subtle thank you very
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much across a highly sensitive matter 3 the new government of dave sad to say something about that and prostitution so i have to do one thing if you're only one who says that it is illegal in islam i think you need to go away for the teaching of islam and muslims but it is not a good again yes it has not been seen as the most fervent belief and of things. and honesty to busy divorce but it does not leave and it's not understanding this is well a part separate biggest part of them and it is being used that i had only in this anti by the one of us well up are so you must understand if this is not in understanding of all this is not and not illegal in their stance yes it does not be if they were and if you believe but then most of the bible it is seen it is not me it's one of the backing in fact but is not always said if their own if the husband in their time not to get together and the other thing but what was certainly going to set in fact that but in fact anti and i think that that's point will be it will
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shine and if you see that's a medium of events and men have stepped in they're going to perdition is absolutely the home the genesis of the whole case is that and it's a very unique kind of situation in my country where and on there's been so important jeffs right here by the senate leaving a lot of. judgment on it in all women today on people who are deep unfortunately that they did to him and not get that way it is fatal for this kind of things you plus the judgment that part of the public that management of the debt and says that having a boat that he did is this not on the guest just back and up be. it by the ear of the gentleman nasca and he sat there and we have also come to know what you know what except trying to leave new indeed a better sort of you have also come across that it was stupid and what's will be some pretty bizarre media saying so look we want to. b. and by b.
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at the end he says the just man and the last 2 lines and he said they'd is proper for us to definitely lament and aren't who. are not is not on the basis of the me as all the events of argument because i've been at the same it is in fact on the ship you often occupants of newport and it is unique it has come and often to do so up to 6 months not this year is so deadly that let's not. stop it making the appeal and mark on time that he spent a lot of effort but if i just meant it in fact and. there was a new kind of judgement in the name and i'm not the. one of the unit that come out little i have to because i'm going to i'm going to interrupt you to come i will come to the detail a little bit later in the program i notice that you didn't answer my question that people like you anti women. no absolutely not normal student can be undocumented and he will not be a muslim if you give him any because it's ump used is one of the one of the 1st
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religion in the word which gives the equal right to do but. if you meant what and it gives it definitely later in to provide given that i have been given that it also gives that i don't remember what all about them maybe if she feels that she is not being treated properly just garbage and if the man says then of course the correct procedure would be that it should be given in the t.p. the months that be there and then it or not but if there is an option that was an option b. just r.b.c. then it wouldn't absolutely break the same that the bill that was also given by q does being but it is in the other letters well maybe you don't and you can find out in our website also that we have discussed it is and of the law it is the guide but to be discredited that is that is in fact m.p.'s not know mr gandhi and the un we don't get concerned of argument that it is that all of them got out of the system
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but that only by gareth price in london why was the government so determined to push this bill through and in the government would make the case that. in the past certain anomalies in the personal law have benefited what i would describe as the minority community i muslims and i think there. is a long term trend towards some kind of uniform civil code i think the ability for. muslim men in and get a divorce their wives by saying the last 3 times which is as he pointed out is isn't. allowed in many other actually islamic majority countries is something i think it's quite hard to defend so i think it's become a sort of this is the. the touchstone of a reordering. the personal codes so it's not in itself anti muslim it's just the
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government doing what it said it was going to do when it came to power it sits in the government manifesto i mean i would point out there are many things that are illegal within india that don't necessarily have that has not necessarily made a difference so for instance diaries have been illegal in india since 1961 but they're still quite prevalent and marriages in there so i think this is this is something where the government the government doesn't have a majority in the upper house but where enough lawmakers of other parties were able to. support this particular measure ok rotten is not the case that what's actually required in the india as gas was saying there was a uniform civil code that treats all citizens regardless of their religion their race their gender equally. yes yes
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there's no doubt and we have laws among hindus and which have been in character and therefore nobody can say that but this year it is again i reiterate that this is not a question of abandonment it is a question of the change of the legal status of of life from being a vice to a dive ost person and that is all again on the basis of something which is illegal unconstitutional in human. the law has not you know busy considered to put a lock as illegal it is the instant to put a lock just a lock it but that which is done at one sitting which keeps the riemann very fearful on tenterhooks and they're treated like slaves and property so this is different from being an abandonment where the legal status does not change of the vice and therefore the people who are trying to you know speak against this law are the ones who do not want you know the hedgie many of certain sections of men among
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the muslims to go of it and they're trying to create fear among the minorities and consolidate the muslims as a horde bank which is which is where the entire politics is coming and let me tell you that a few things very important out here that i have seen men who are opposing it initially but when it happens in their family they start supporting this bill so that kind of situation is also there this is grover men it is about their rights it is about gender equality and justice and cannot be seen from the narrow you know vision off religion come on through keep. people like you opponents of the bill just want to create fear among the minorities how do you answer that. now this is again something obvious but your conception of a defense is a question to both you said again something he says in fact one of the muslims we get in was no sir but i did just that in 5 percent of the population of you and
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they're absolutely not part of the world scene the whole scenario of what the guests muslims i don't think you can buy a 2nd one if i view that the at the war battle that went on since i've been chased on will think now if mr nigam has used the wanted to get political think what but politics and even to get them out of and we are absolutely not and you know what is happening right now in the county that people have been here for 2 minutes but. at least and you're not alone and you've been dinged for around the not the other and what is how this and what is so who is doing that what it is and not just that i am not a political party and simply a man out of the but who is using me as upon was there and being treated as a bad man and i want to save you just still does not negate their particular order babbage's happened in the election not so and just and i did not still going on so certainly i believe john john was there b.
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ut what exactly that will do is absolutely absurd because absolutely we have nobody yet we are not in the majority in the country if you have installed a new video your stance you have but some. of it is in the works but at the end you have absolutely not that not and that may have been present 15 percent population of the country it is having i believe 2324 and member of parliament this engagement this excludes i meant that if you should have been at least 63 of the population is that what i am going to go through that be i did not and and i think the next letter the system has got that but who is using it as a political point we are not doing it again not given we are not of ip who is the body mr newcome is that might be i just said the fact to be happy is that i did it on purpose not. that's the only difficulty you got there one floor but me and fabulous didn't go to. the video as it is 2nd class exam and they want to show it that look we have taught them and that's that and that's what he's done in fact
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that they will be doing it why would i be doing it i just listen to them why would i be doing it i'm not going to get it the only thing is that the supreme court has only said and it was there may not make it only sad that the most the fundamental takes up the sound they're going to be cheap i'm going to date and i've been doing. this may believe ok and this whole debacle you know well let's let's put that to death for a time do you want to try to come back on that. yeah the fact remains i think this is not personally against a fight ok i'm talking about certain people and sections of a polish busy political parties who are opposing this bill now look at how they had been in the upper house of indian parliament they all privately want this bill to be passed but publicly oppose it in the parliament they abstain from voting and some of them walked out which brought down the mark of majority below a certain level and therefore this bill was very easily passed so they have to face
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is bundle public and one in private in private when it happens among in that one family they start supporting this this bill but otherwise in public they start opposing i think everybody should be clear about the fundamental right of right to life or dignity to of women which isn't shined in our constitution it has nothing to do with religion that right does not to talk about hindus and muslims it is a neutral religiously neutral fundamental right and that is what has been given through and the supreme court judgement was not acting as a deterrent and therefore and the cases number of cases where increasing and going on i'm only talking about reported cases that are huge number of under porter cases which are there despite the supreme court judgement and therefore this law was absolutely necessary to mensa paid the women about gender justice and equality and to make a law to act as a decadent. the supreme court ruling had little impact on the ground will list law
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change anything it's just going to lead to an increase in men leaving their wives without getting divorced to open it to me i think have a place that in practice is a sin as missing crucial. there are laws against diary as a saying a they only applied. in india is is it going to be used to target members of the specific muslim community is it just going to add to the backlog of cases in india's already overstretched legal system. time will time will tell but like i say that the passing of laws of itself doesn't necessarily change the brain reality and that i mean in the goddess of religion and large parts of north india there's a huge number of challenges to. the status of women in society and both communities in some of the some of the states and north india female you know the female percentage of the labor force is less than afghanistan so there's
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a whole series of gender challenges which which need to be faced up to again if there's a outside observer what's your view is there a hidden agenda behind this bill i think the ruling party would say as as as you just because from the r.s.s. said that this is this is not good for women's rights it's not good for the status of women. the fact that it's applies in the muslim communities is current's to dental but i think the fact that it is quite difficult to defend means there actually passed in the upper has i think if this is the signal of something. you know if in step one and then there been various other actions taken it'll be much harder for the government to push it through their hands say so let's see if it's this kind of symbolic or whether it's the 1st step of ironing out various anomalies in muslim personal or to shorten a ok past the upper house has it though this bill been properly scrutinized by
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lawmakers why would the government send it to a select committee for instance for revision c c little yes yes i have an answer this is not a new bill this bill has been debated in the last session of the parliament and certain you know changes were so just took by opposition those cigar then changes have been incorporated busy in the bill and this is the new bill that has come up and that was introduced and passed so the concern of the opposition's what already taken care of there were suggested by the opposition and those provisions have been included in the new bill and it was totally scrutinised and debated in parliament and it was not necessary to be sent that is no mandatory requirement to be sent to parliamentary committee also a committee and this is if it had been a new bill which would not have been debated had one could have understood the demand of sending it to a select committee the suggestions made by the oppositions have already been incorporated there are safeguards to prevent the misuse of this this particular law
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and therefore the you know demand for sending it to a select committee is all most has no basis come out why so many people like you and community leaders in india against this bill when many other muslim majority states even pakistan a bangladesh next door have regulated triple to. i don't want to. discuss that point i think not only that it should but i just want respond to what new comes out and frankly there is a man in fact that again it must be a fact what he's saying is absolutely not you know generally he really was talking civil offense means that person has to go in 40 years give that is a must that the book would have been better in a way to luckless and you could have got it not you could not mean it wasn't going to be and yet it was any possibility what will get the list there is access
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divorces very people that it will be argument because people can do the live from say yes now what they have done it but recently going to the state they have slightly made a change that now it will not be the out state and it's going to be deployed relational kay and in a slump legislation is the longest and as you noted that relations that concern us that these disputes not going to sound sometimes it happens in the family except are so deep our son come always be planned to be automatically in the box behind other parts of it can contribute to that and he was or mr track time as it was of an image to be a guest comment time as you point out is is tied you've got a minute come on to answer the question you didn't want to answer which is why a 70 people in india against the regulating a triple tulloch when when was the majority countries like pakistan and bangladesh have done so. you know as soon as we are concerned we have holiday related you know that said but if you can to get the hat made out look at the bottom of it is
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a complex and it only an islamic. civil conflict and in that context the ever way it will be just made in automatically it will get worse will not by putting it in and but examples of the absent laws either in economy except maybe that is all that and they do that it is full well the fact is have. vision and then sure they should discuss it so there is a possibility of easy not to mention this particular thing in fact if you need an honest other people find an article ok what the what's not it would have not been any clearer unfortunately you need to educate the people around the words a lot more money in the market and many thanks for the a minute is up there gentlemen i'm afraid we must leave our discussion thank you very much indeed to you all for being with us right on the growth price and come out for and thank you as always for watching don't forget you can see the program again at any time just by visiting our website at al-jazeera dot com for further
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a small wet spot in the in the desert and this was this a very important place that i've been telling us about for the last 5 days to clean it out. and untoward is set up against all odds an aging population is possibly on its knowledge the rainmakers of the outback on a josie are. driven by outrage and spanning generations the row hinge of demonstrators gathered on the very day a widely criticised repatriation agreement between the governments of bangladesh and me and more was to begin the anger was all too apparent and the fear was palpable if you don't like we're so afraid that if they send one of us back to myanmar today tomorrow they'll send back 10 and the day after tomorrow they'll send back 2030 or if we were given citizenship in myanmar then there would be no need to take us back there we would go back on our own we must remember the rancho among the most persecuted minority used in the world. combining also until knology.
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to challenge soviet era methodology. through making creating and performing. turning a generation of children. into the trailblazers of tomorrow. after school. part of the rebel education series. on al-jazeera. this is al jazeera. hello i'm daryn jordan this is the al-jazeera news hour live from doha coming up in the next 60 minutes. schools in saddam are ordered to close
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indefinitely after students protest against the killing of 5 demonstrators. a 2nd deponent definite congolese border city brings new fears about the spread of the disease. and barbara starr in london with the top stories from europe including the union and that backstop deep political divisions on show is boris johnson visits belfast for the 1st time as u.k. prime minister. and sport we're just under a day away from the 1st ashes test between england and australia and again the focus has been on the players behave here we'll hear from both captains later in the program. welcome to the program schools across the been closed indefinitely after more student protests this is the opposition that military joined are still trying to piece together
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a transitional government where the students are angry at the killing of at least 6 demonstrators and called a fun on monday june a rally over the price of bread and fuel but 2 weeks ago the opposition and the joint to sign the deal on power sharing but this still trying to work out the details but the military has been in charge since april when then president omar al bashir was overthrown in a coup more now from him a morgan in ethiopia. for the 3rd consecutive days student protests as took to the streets not just in the capital for some but various other cities condemning monday's violence in the city of in north georgia fun when fellow student protests as came out due to lack of bread and hikes in transportation by isis and were met by security forces who opened fire resulting in the deaths of at least 5 people 4 of them high school students protesters are demanding that there be justice and accountability for talks i was in between the plans of the military council and the opposition coalition known as the forces of freedom and change now those calls for
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justice and accountability were called swedes waited by the african union and went to sudan will say that those who are responsible for the killings and the violence on monday must be brought to trial the opposition coalition is it to me seemed absolutely plantation military council their technical committees are meeting to set the documents and to set the wording of the documents of the final deal that will be signed as per the opposition coalition either tomorrow or the day after but the senses are demanding that any talks to form a transition government halted and the sudanese communist party one of the largest opposition parties which is part of the opposition coalition has said that it will not participate in such talks making it look like the opposition coalition is not as united as the protesters who they represent want it to be and there are concerns that this will further hinder and delay the formation of a transitional government the start of a corruption trial for saddam's former president omar al bashir has been postponed for 2 weeks bashir was due to appear in court on wednesday he's charged with
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corruption possessing foreign currency and accepting bribes to share was overthrown arrested in a military coup in april after months of protests against his room. u.n. security council is to meet on thursday after north korea's 2nd missile tests in a week launched 2 missiles in the town of one certain military commanders in the south said the missiles flew around 250 kilometers before crashing into the sea bright has more now from seoul this latest missile firing is being viewed with deep concern here in south korea it's the 2nd double launching of short range ballistic missiles in less than a week and the 3rd missile launch to take place since may in direct contravention of the landmark military agreement signed between north and south korea last september during the period of improving relations that was meant to have put an end to testings like this one south korea's defense minister has said that
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if the north continues with threats and provocations like this then it would have to be considered an enemy so there has been some very strong words used by south korea contrasting with all of the period of reconciliation that we've had over the past year and a half or so north korea said when it launched missiles last week that that should be considered to be a solemn warning to south korea being very careful not to direct any of its anger all wrath at the americans and that u.s. president donald trump in particular but this does seem to be a reminder from them about the size of their nuclear and missile arsenal that yes this is only a short range missile but it is a reminder that they are serious about getting the u.s. back to the negotiating table and eventually getting some relief from the crippling sanctions program on where there's
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a research fellow at the nanyang technological university in singapore he says it's likely the test will continue as the impact of sanctions grooms. this is not the 1st time it's happened it's going to happen again and i think it's going to do you really look at the prospect of discussion clearly the regime in pyongyang is getting very frustrated and very impatient with the lack of progress and so here once again. like in the last few years we're never going to joint military exercises south korean military and u.s. military once again north korea is crying for attention the u.s. can't we all have to look at concerts to the with united nations security council but i think it is in time. it west. but sanctions are having a crippling effect because all of the terms of the sanctions mean a lot of the a lot of the. capital inflows into north korea which i've been blocked is due to
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the u.s. efforts in making a strong conditions on connection is that you shouldn't are not doing business with with your so i think you know if you're going to try to press that these cuts to opening again then that's quite critical to north korea's ability to continue to resume creating with a lot of its regional partners a roadside bomb attack in western afghanistan has killed at least $35.00 passengers on a bus many of those a woman and children the blast happened between kandahar and herat in fatah province a government spokesman is blaming taliban fighters for planting the device to target afghan and foreign security forces israel security cabinet has approved permits for the construction of 700 palestinian homes in the occupied west bank announcement comes ahead of a planned visit to israel this week by senior white house adviser jared push now he's expected to push both sides to join talks of camp david in the lead up to israeli elections in september ari force that has the latest from western sort of.
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well just days after carrying out an extremely controversial series of demolitions of palestinian homes in occupied east jerusalem the israeli government is now sanctioning the construction of some $700.00 palestinian homes in the part of the occupied west bank which it controls known as area c. at the same time notably talking about the approvals of some $6000.00 units in illegal israeli settlements as well all of this coming at the same time as a tour of the region by president donald trump's son in law jarred and his chief envoy to the region jason green blatt will be visiting both jordan israel qatar saudi arabia and the united arab emirates at a time when the israeli press is reporting that the u.s. intends to host a summit at camp david the presidential retreat for arab leaders to brief them on the details or at least the broad outlines of the trump peace plan now according to
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that reporting president trump intends to talk about in hard seeing palestinian autonomy but stopping well short of palestinian statehood and that is a message that his ambassador to israel david friedman has also been putting out an interview on c.n.n. he said that autonomy would only be enhanced or increased up to the point that it does not affect israeli security so stopping well short of a palestinian state the palestinians of course will be entirely opposed to that in fact there has been reaction from the p.a. foreign ministry saying that this is all it intended to achieve 3 things to increase netanyahu is chance's prime minister netanyahu has chances in the israeli elections coming up in september also to consolidate normalization between israel and other arab states before the resolution of the israeli palestinian conflict and thirdly to try to achieve peace with the exclusion of the palestinians something which of course the palestinians will resolutely opposed.
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now a 2nd debate between democrats who want to be u.s. president begins in just a few hours time the 1st time candidates squared off on tuesday laying bare logical divides health care was a key issue but some heated exchanges between the party's progressive and centrist candidates john hendren imports now from detroit. in what purports to be the party of civility the contenders came out swinging if you don't know the fact that it will cost you a 2nd ago i wrote the day a bell. on issue number one publicly funded health care top polling elizabeth warren sought to put rival john delaney's struggling campaign on life support. why do we got to be the party of taking something away where the democrats we are not about trying to take away health care from anyone that's what the republican right. wing republican talking points
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the revolutionaries of the democratic party warren and bernie sanders dominated the debate clock again and again warren went on the offensive you know i don't understand why anybody goes to all the trouble of running for president of the united states just to talk about what we really can't do and should fight for. this round of debates could dramatically narrow the field of candidates for some the race is all but over 5 candidates failed to qualify for this round of debates and of the 20 who remain less than half are expected to qualify for round 3 and for some who failed to breakthrough in detroit. airport are likely already drying up the debates locale in the motor city was a reminder of the democrats' failure in 2016 their supposedly solidly democratic blue wall crumbled in their former strongholds of pennsylvania wisconsin and detroit's parent state michigan where the candidates have to. they have to spend money here they have to wake up the populace and get them out to vote with another
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debate to go on wednesday we're front runner joe biden will stand directly between us 2 biggest critics comolli harrison cory booker night 2 was expected to be at least as combative john hendren al-jazeera detroit let's go to watch house correspondent kimberly hall kit in washington d.c. kimberly so tempers flared there at last night's debate and emerged as one of the key issues. yeah a major policy difference that really fires up the emotions not just of the candidates but of ordinary americans the front runners there in that debate bernie sanders senator and also senator elizabeth warren pushing an agenda of nationalizing or socializing health care in the united states and getting some pushback and sharp criticism from some of the other candidates that are trying to kind of raise their profiles but what this really exposed in the combative nature of all of this really went on for about 90 minutes in terms of a number of topics.

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