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tv   NEWSHOUR  Al Jazeera  April 16, 2021 9:00pm-10:00pm +03

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we can we know how to get the plate and others and all the fires are still going i believe if you tell the story is what can make a difference. al-jazeera . this is the news hour live from doha coming up in the next 60 minutes russia hits back the u.s. working up for talent trees sanctions and expelling american diplomats. u.s. president joe biden calls for action to fight the epidemic of gun violence following another mass shooting in indianapolis. a rights group says facilities on the us mexico border been pushed to the limit because so many migrant children are sharing up. a change of the gods time in 62 years cuba will not be led
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by a castro and the how much in sports vancouver's hockey team is out of action again he cannot to play has been delayed indefinitely after more than 20 players tested positive for corona virus. russia appears to be following through on the promise of action against the us off to washington an ounce to a set of sanctions and other measures against the kremlin president joe biden announced on thursday for what he says is russia's election meddling and cyber attacks well in the past few hours foreign minister sergei lavrov said he would aust 10 u.s. diplomats to leave the country and he says russia is looking at painful measures aimed at u.s. businesses. about it smith who is in moscow for us but it we're getting more
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information now on who is going to be banned from russia as part of these measures talk us through what you're hearing. well these are what the survey lavrov the foreign ministers have described as tit for tat measures so as well as those 10 u.s. diplomats will have to leave russia russia sanctioned 8 government u.s. washington administration officials this is because also the beginning of march. the refer there were other sanctions from the u.s. sanctioning 8 significant figures in the russian administrations as a list of 8 names a couple of them would be very well known to an international audience susan rice who's currently the u.s. president's domestic policy adviser but she was barack obama's national security advisor and also sanctioned is john bolton former u.s. ambassador to the united nations of course and most recently until a fall out he was donald trump's national security adviser so those names cropping
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up because of sanctions on russian officials they're basically a list of people who have similar jobs to the ones who were sanctioned by the u.s. in march now russia are also says. he can go further if this escalates he could order the u.s. to reduce the number of diplomats it has working in russia to the same number that russia has working on you on in the united states that's about 100 or a 150 or so diplomats it hasn't gone that far yet because while they have now taken what they don't recall is they call this tit for tat measures there seems to be a hope that they can draw a line under all of this the foreign ministry here saying they don't want to see any further retaliation necessary and survey lavrov says they look they look kindly if you like or positively on joe biden's offer of
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a summit with vladimir putin some some months from now so i think the russians certainly hoping that this is the end of this series of tit for tat measure many thanks for that bernard smith or for us in moscow. police are still unsure of the motive of the gunman who killed 8 people and then himself at a facility run by logistics john fed ex it is the latest in a series of u.s. mass shootings the 3rd in the city of indianapolis just this year survivors who were working at the time have described the traumatic and chaotic scene. the mayor of indianapolis talked about the shock and trauma felt by the community that we are left with this morning is grief grief for the families of those killed and grief for the employees who have lost their coworkers and
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grief for the many americans struggling to understand how tragedies like this continue to occur again and again well u.s. president biden is now calling for more action to tackle the problem of gun violence michaela is live outside the white house and we've had a statement from president joe biden in the last half hour or so what exactly does it say. indeed yes well the flag in the white house behind me here is flying at half staff as it is government buildings throughout the country on the instructions of president biden and the president himself pointed out in the statement that this is just 2 weeks after a similar action was taken with flags flying half montserrat the country after yet another mass shooting attack the president has expressed his condolences for the families of the 8 killed in indianapolis but he has also made
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a very strong call on congress to take meaningful action he says now is the time to act it's time for proper reasonable gun legislation to be introduced the president suggests as he has in the past among other things the creation of universal background checks a ban on what he calls within the soft wall and limited capacity magazines so president biden calling on congress to take action this is something he says has to be done now in the light of this wave of attacks that have occurred in recent months and he thanks for that mike hanna there for us live outside the white house well in chicago a fatal police shooting of a 13 year old boy has sparked nationwide outrage disturbing body cam video of the incident has only just been released weeks after the incident it appears to show adam to later tend to offices hands raised before being shown by an officer caster
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has reported. the video you're about to see is incredibly disturbing it's 2 30 am and an officer wearing a body camera arrives at a black and latino neighborhood of chicago a police or valence system had detected gunshots nearby and the investigating officer runs after a person down an alleyway. talking but. that person was 13 year old adam toledo chicago police had at 1st called this an armed confrontation with the police claiming the boy had been holding a gun the video released 17 days later appears to tell a different story as to lead allays crumpled his empty hands still raised in the hands of position fall next to his body with an earth stay with us they waste their
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way. on a snack c.p.r. i'm not. at him during his last 2nd of life did not have a gun in his hand. the officer screamed at him show me your hands adam complied turned around his hands were empty when he was shot in the chest at the hands of the officer. it had taken intense public pressure to convince chicago police to release the video toledo's mother had spoken to her son in early april. but not. good students. are up in the air i don't know what next. the civilian office of police accountability is investigating and the officer identified as eric stillman and obviously shaken immediately after the shooting is now on administrative duties the chicago police department was
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cited by the u.s. justice department in 2017 for civil rights violations aimed at minorities and a white officer who shot a black man 16 times in 2014 was convicted of murder we live in a city that is traumatized by a long history of police violence and misconduct. so while we don't have enough information to be the judge and jury of this particular situation it is certainly understandable why so many of our residents are feeling an all too familiar surge of outrage and pain chicago's mayor and the toledo family have issued a joint call for calm in the city acknowledging the painful footage will listen to an emotional response from all who view it the last moments of a 13 year old who according to his mother had dreamed of becoming a police officer himself now dead at the hands of one. castro al-jazeera. plenty more coming up on the news hour including opponents
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but if he didn't form a national unity government aimed at restoring democracy. a dire situation unfolding and most aid agencies want of severe ferry shortages. and of sports a disastrous day for red bull and the 2nd formula one race the season said it will be here with that story later. it's the end of an era and cuba after 6 decades cubans will finally have a leader who is not a castro or raul castro the brother of the late for the castro is stepping down the leadership of the old powerful communist party is passing to a younger generation and little else is unlikely to change america at a time and reports. from his seuss navarro and his wife haven't missed an episode
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of the series conquering a dream a special state t.v. production about the cuban communist party. it's part of the lead up to the end of the castro era window castro renounce is his last and most powerful position for a moment by the secretary general of the only party that has ruled cuba for nearly 6 decades that means that throughout the battles entire life a castro has been in charge. if you see it would be hard to watch raul leave but will have to accept that. unlike his older brother fidel castro has been a family man more gregarious he and his wife spin joined fidel castro to overthrow cuba's former dictatorship he always took a back seat to his brother but for half a century he controlled the military he was vice president and number 2 in the
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communist party and when fidel castro fell ill in 2006 it was finally even old castro's turn to run the country he quickly lifted knows some practices such as the prohibition for cubans to buy or sell property or a car or even stay at hotels and resorts for foreigners he introduced timid economic reforms to allow ordinary citizens to run small businesses. he oversaw the renewal of diplomatic ties with the united states and a historic visit by president barack obama in 2016 but what he did not change was his coming. new to the communist party is total control. they didn't elect me as president to restore capitalism in cuba or to surrender the revolution i was elected to defend maintain and continue perfecting socialism not to destroy it for more than half a century the same so-called historic generation with cloth with their own and
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fidel castro in the insurrection has held the most important positions in the party . but 5 years ago at the age of 85 gallon castro announced that he and the rest would step down this april at the next communist party congress ordering. juge of the lore of life in the 7th congress will be the last one held by this is storage generation but he is handing over the baton during an acute economic crisis brought on by the pandemic and more severe u.s. economic sanctions and while these billboards appeal to cubans to resist my. interests now more open dissent than ever. he's hinted he'll retire and return to eastern cuba where he was born and where fidel castro is buried to spend the rest of his days in the countryside but many don't believe that he's going to be like the guy you know and the spirit or guy but in the end he is going to be.
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controlled in every scene like like all. almost 5 years after fidel castro died the last remaining castro brother is stepping down whether he remains in the communist party in a lesser capacity or as an elder statesman it's unlikely to mean the end of 89 year old or old castro's influence at least in the immediate future. you see in human al-jazeera. well we can speak to our correspondent. who is live for us in good to see you how will raul castro's departure affect the politics and the running. it's very very important for historic reasons as you saw in the report raul castro and formally his more important more famous older brother fidel castro have ruled cuba for over 60 years that's an extraordinary amount of time in this
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country right now with 11000000 people the vast majority of people have only known the strongest the that the dominant political force the leader of the state the head of state to be a caster and that's very symbolic and like them or hate them fidel castro before him and also raul castro have an enormous amount of political capital on the island for example this week marks 60 years since the bay of pigs. fiasco when. a 2000 cuban americans. invaded cuba to try and topple the revolutionary government the. invasion was botched but planned organized and financed by the united states and it was the only time in latin american history the only time when a latin american army has beaten back a u.s. backed invasion and doing things like that. does get you respect
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from the population even a population that's highly critical of many the policies miguel diaz canel the current president and the man who's likely to become the 1st sector of the communist party does not have that political capital and will be taking over real leadership of the cumulative system at a time where things are dicey economically indeed many suffering from coronavirus and you're all out in the streets speaking to ordinary cubans how have they been reacting to this changing of the guard. to be honest most people are reacting with with a shrug. this this transition of power the passing of the baton as it was put in the report has been going on for a number of years back in 2018. took over the presidency so he's formally the head of state although everyone knows that raul is is still the power behind the throne and most analysts suspect that after this formal retirement if it doesn't happen
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royals word will still have an awful lot of. power and he's likely to be involved in decision making in some form or or other broadly going forward the cuban revolution has the cuban state if you prefer has a big problem which is that broadly the older generations the generations that lived through the huge changes in 1000 in the 1000 sixty's were given access to education fairly good quality health care by world standards access to culture literacy that was eliminated in 3 years of really supportive of the revolution the younger generation people my age and younger. there's a lot less support and it's easy to see why ever since the soviet union collapsed cuba has been in crisis a 30 year long economic and social crisis where a lot of those early achievements are frankly taken for granted so a big problem going forward for the new leadership of the cuban revolution that's gradually asserting itself is how to connect with the younger generation because the older generation are fading away and dying out at
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a gas in their 1st live in havana many thanks let's turn to joan suarez who's executive director of the center for free. now on skype from miami good to speak how significant a moment is this. it is a significant moment because what we're probably going to see is someone other than castro formally head of the of the regime in cuba will be the 1st time in 62 years however this is due to the fact that they got a lot of bad press when they did that succession back in 2006 from fidel to raul castro describing this as a monarchy so if castro were to turn over power formally to his son now they handle castro who by the way is an intelligence officer who oversaw the negotiation between the united states and cuba for normalizing relations during the obama administration and also led the organization of the meeting between raul and
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lattimer putin that same year having him formally assume power would open up the regime to try just that it was a monarchy similar to what's happened also in north korea with the different generations of leadership passing down from father to son so i believe that roe cash wants to avoid that so we'll have someone. like a disc an owl or someone else to assume the head of the communist party which is a maximum of already the in the regime but you will still have the castro dynasty not only raul castro himself but also a son of the admiral castro. castro son in law a general. sky yes who oversees the economy through the military conglomerate of gaius a 60 percent of the cuban economy is directly under the control of a cuban family member so all those factors indicate to me that the castro dynasty will remain in control of the destiny of cuba at least over the short term however
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with ro castro leaving power it does open the opportunity for victims of the regime like of brothers to the rescue shootdown victims to pursue raul castro in international courts under the basis of universal jurisdiction the same. the way that it was done with a goose to pinochet back in 1998 if i recall correctly in london when a spanish court shot his extradition for the crimes against humanity committed done what is it do you think that ordinary bends wants we had that report said that younger perhaps than pharaoh the same as the all day generation. but. will that translate to anything really happening on the ground well cubans have wanted change for a long time and disagree with the presentation given before have the cubans that invaded in 1961 were not from miami they were cubans who had left the island months
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prior as the regime that had promised a democratic transition from the teesta instead delivered in consolidated a communist dictatorship so thousands of cubans left the island and then risked life and limb to try to overthrow fidel and raul castro back in 1961 they failed the regime consolidated itself it did so with the aid of 40000 soviet troops on the ground in cuba. and they were able to maintain power as many communist dictatorships have done for generations through the brutality and that regime has not changed you still have 1st generation leadership in controlling key sectors of the government and they have a willingness to murder most recently opposition activists said dean yes in harold's a better were murdered july 22nd of 2012 this was a figure been nominated for the nobel peace prize had won the sacra prize and was an alternative to the castro regime and it was actually judicially executed so you have a regime with the willingness to commit crimes against humanity to maintain power
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that's why they hang on to power regardless the desires of the cuban people. as executive director of the center a frank many thanks for that thank you. thousands of children making the perilous journey to the us are being held in mexican shelters some without basic necessities the charity save the children says a number of them are traveling on their own in some shelters about 15 percent of people showing symptoms of coping 19 u.s. government figures show more the settee 4000 unaccompanied children why dent a fight at the border with mexico between january and march of this year well we can speak to fast i'm under aka who is the humanitarian coordinator of the charity save the children she joins us now on skype from mexico city many thanks for speaking to us foster an al-jazeera paint is the picture of what you are seeing at the shelters hi hi everyone yeah so this situation is quite
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difficult because we have seen that amount of the people remain i mean remaining in this is spaces in a period of 2 months we have seen an increase about 41511 percent that's up children and 283 percent of adults in 22 shelters that we were again in the north border so. the children are sad they're worried they don't have like the support from the pirates and they feel 1 they don't they don't know because larry t. or what to expect too because they have tried to cross to the u.s. border and they have been returned by a title 42 and they have. a lot of children have have to stay like for. 2 years in this shelters so all these has cause a lot of a lot of different situations and a lot of psycho social aspects to them so these are on the company to children they
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are not with their parents why are they why the numbers of these children coming to the border going up like this. yes so we have like the 2 situation we have the children that are. down accompany children they are trying to cross to the u.s. and we have seen like these that make that but the parents are taking to the children to their border so they can cross and these also have increase like family separation once again and now because they have like at more potential to cross if there are. none of come in children but we have all we're wallach working also with families with families that that have children and that they have been staying in these shelters for 2 years 2 years and a hall and they are sleeping in the shelter trying to starting to shelter and they don't have like the best. yet the best dynamic and the best way of develop them
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themselves i mean this is no easy thing for parents to make their children go out into the world alone let alone make these sort of dangerous journeys how desperate is the situation back in the home country to make them undertake. decisions like this. so the main the main is that the people who are running from different situations such as songs are. by a landscape mapping and others so they don't have like the possibility to who do have a life in their countries of origin mostly we have seen a lot of children from what them along with us a lot and we have not jet seen an increase of mexican children but there are also so that families are the best rate in their countries of origin and they're trying to look for a better way off leaving for their families for their children so they are making
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this trip so they they start in the south part of mexico and they then they just cross old a country and try to get to the north part to have a possibility and to have an opportunity to cross to the u.s. but that is difficult also are we having mexico a lot of people that is being returned by the title 42 so that these making a lot of increasing the amount of people remaining in the shelters in the north border and also these are difficult situation for the children because they don't have access to education they don't have access to health they don't have access to to also to play to be children so they are staying at least in the shelters for quite a long time and. also are not on the other side we are seeing a lot of children in the streets situation so there are sleeping in there in the streets there am remaining in the streets and these also east at. a resort
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adolescence of the families because they are become embittered scenes of multiple crimes such as human trafficking smuggling explanation and kidnapping and extortion as well as for recruitment by criminal organizations many thanks for speaking to us . from the charity save the children. still ahead on al jazeera china's economy is back from the comeback raising hopes it might power global growth for years to come. and sports a perfect moment in a wide summer will be here with that story. hello there things are looking relatively quiet and calm across much of the middle east
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we will see some isolated showers across central parts of saudi arabia they may affect riyadh but temperatures here where we expect them for this time of year edging up into the early thirty's $32.00 in riyadh $35.00 in doha there is the wind kicking in and that's going to bring some dusty skies as well with some hazy sunshine for parts of qatar and the u.a.e. also saudi arabia but it's as we head up north to the levant that things are really heating up temperatures in jerusalem edging up as we get into sunday to record levels near record levels 34 degrees there in jerusalem and for iraq it's a similar story for look at baghdad by the time we get to monday will be peaking up into the early forty's so plenty of warm weather around here and it's a similar story in the north of africa things are heating up there are awesome storms expected across the ethiopian rift valley affecting parts of somalia as well but much of the rain is in that central band of africa getting particularly heavy
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on sunday in the western areas of democratic republic of congo for much of the sunshine will have to head further south. the climate has changed every year for millions of years decades of talk blood little action it's all about just create confusion to create smoke and mirrors the shocking truth about how the climate debate has been systematically subverted the oil industry was a main bankroller or opposition aquatic the campaign against the climate do you think that's a bad thing. it was sure she could sing absolutely. it's a wondrous diverse ecosystem but human activity is the escalating climate change and posing an x. the stench of threat in the lead up to us to al-jazeera run special coverage
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documentary discussions and report exploring the consequences of all actions and inactions and showcasing ways in which some are seeking to turn the tide a season of programming exploring the climate crisis ahead of its day on al-jazeera . you're watching out to sara mind top stories this hour russia's foreign minister sergei lavrov says he'll also tend the u.s. diplomats to leave the country it's in response to diplomatic expulsions and sanctions against russia announced by the u.s. on day. thousands of children trying to reach the u.s.
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are being held in mexican shelters some without basic necessities the charity save the children says a number of them a traveling on their own in some shelters about 15 percent of people are showing symptoms of cave in 19. police in the u.s. city of indianapolis a is still premature to stablish a motive behind thursday's match to say the government killed 8 people injured several others at a fed ex facility the attacker who killed himself has not been officially identified. in minnesota a former police officer who killed a black motorist has been charged with 2nd degree manslaughter on terrorize was shot after he was stopped for a minor traffic violation al-jazeera spoke to a witness who says police did not give him immediate medical care shepparton reports from brooklyn center minnesota. brooklyn center police have only released a few seconds of body count footage from just one of the officers involved in the
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shooting of 20 year old dante write the criminal complaint against officer kim says she fired one round into the left side of the victim the victim then stated that he shot me and the vehicle sped away for a short distance before crashing into another vehicle and coming to a stop the victim was pronounced dead at the scene often medical intervention was unsuccessful. carolyn hanson lives opposite the crime scene she rushed out of the house when she heard what was happening and she was quoted in media accounts discussing the oft amount for example in this article in the minneapolis star tribune carolyn hansen said she saw offices pulling out of a car and perform c.p.r. a passenger who got out of the vehicle was covered in blood she said the person that you saw. hanson told al-jazeera that she was misquoted she alleges that the official account does not report that a significant amount of time passed between the car coming to arrest and dante wright being given any medical care. for minutes. got
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her out of you. right away if. you recognize. in a why is it your number one priority. and. why are you doing it hansen began filming minutes after she arrived you can see rights white car between the police vehicles no one is attempting to help right she says only a minute and a half off the she began filming right being given c.p.r. having been pulled from his car hanson also says office a post did not immediately attend to right off to having shot him only to back up arrived was anything done that 1st person they're dragging part. if he was. then that's what he would done the lawyer for rights family says this is another argument for more transparency from the police this proves we need to see
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all the body cam video from all the offices to see if the police officer has rendered a to mediately for dante right that could a possibly saved his life we also brooklyn sent a police to speak to us but they've yet to respond on main question why does it appear it took so long for them to give dante right any medical assistance she had her times the al-jazeera brooklyn santa. why is he so and supports attorney ben crump is representing down tehran's family and not a press conference on say hey encourage people to keep protesting and push for an overhaul to the system the only question that we have before us today is we're dante right name join that list of black people in america who have been and
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justly care about a police who did not have the police held accountable so we're making progress and i want to encourage those protesters those young people those activists that you are making a difference in minneapolis minnesota right here and now is ground 0 for that change. a speak to turf a sound as he's a reporter at pro publica which seeks to produce investigative journalism which is in the public interest and joins us on skype from new york many thanks for speaking to us on the program george freud's death spock's this massive movement against police brutality in the u.s. black lives massa essentially went mainstream from your investigations do you get the sense that public interest and appetite is still the same since then is there still that saying desire for change to policing there's definitely still the same
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desire the energy is different now you don't have the protests all over the country that you did last summer. but summer is right around the corner or just see a series of shootings and killings of young people by the police that could motivate people to get back out into the streets even if they go back out on the streets how much impact does that actually have these protests on politicians on the police to actually reform. you know that's kind of up in the air and i think it has different impact in different communities you saw some swift action and that's what leads to what happened in brooklyn center where the least chief resigned. obvious or resigned they released the footage fairly quickly as it relates to that
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and much more quickly than we used to see the this footage released meeting privately years ago but now there's a new administration as many people in the protest movements who believe that if they could keep the sustained energy that you saw last summer that the body image ministration respond in some way differently than the trump and i'm sure you read an article called stale com perris how n.y.p.d. officers continue to use tech holes which are explicitly prohibited by that department tell us a bit more about that reporting yeah we went through the series of complaints they have a complaint mechanism in new york city where people in large complaints against police officers who were able to get along are traunch of that data and looking at the data we want to see how often someone wants to chill coltan plan any kind of following the bread crumbs from the complaint we found a series of videos and talked to warriors and in a few complainants about the experience and what we learned was that there wasn't
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a lot of serious accidents as there would come the officers who were accused of executing a chokehold so the incentive to not act is a chill cold was very low you know n.y.p.d. . i was reading a survey by usa today and. from odds 11 months off the floyd stats and it said that support for the black lives mass movement has fallen while america's trust in knowing foresman has actually risen does that sort of data surprise you and why do you think that is. no to surprise me i think it's just really data that shows when they don't see the images of police abuse if you don't see the images of protests in the streets or police abuse that the consciousness will default consciousness in america as it pertains to what we seen in police it uses to believe the police and i think that serve just about
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a year after the protest movements kind of reflects that the country just kind of fell back into its default mode of believing the police the bulk of the country many thanks for your thoughts to office and as a reporter at pro publica an investigative journalism publication. thank you graham japanese prime minister yoshihiko is in washington to meet u.s. president joe biden sycophants met vice president come to harris at the white house is of us foreign leaders at biden's hosting since taking office the 2 are expected to discuss china's growing economic and military power in the in the pacific region has warned the u.s. and japan about what it described as negative news on collision against china let's go to mike hanna is live outside the white house mike how significant is it that
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the japanese prime minister is actually the fast foreign leader to visit the biden white house. well it shows a policy tool to in the set ministration towards asia the biden administration very clearly intent on focusing in on that particular region and of course in its relationship with japan it is at the same time taking on china it must also be remembered that both the secretary of defense and the secretary of state their 1st to overseas trips was to tokyo so it's just an indication of exactly how importantly the biden administration views japan particularly with regard to china so china is on the agenda that's going to be top of the agenda as the 2 leaders continue their discussions behind me here but other issues will also be discussed north korea for example and trade such as superconductors is the shortage of them and joe biden and the japanese prime minister will be discussing ways in which to
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ameliorate that particular shortage coronavirus is another issue that's likely to be on the agenda to see how the 2 nations can work together in terms of dealing with the ongoing pandemic but all in all this is a very significant visit to the white house president biden's 1st in the place meeting with a foreign head of state signifying a new new turn in u.s. international policy many thanks for that mike hanna live for us outside the white house politicians oppose to me on mars minute she didn't have formed and national unity government it includes ousted members of parliament young leaders of and to keep protests and ethnic minorities me on my has been gripped by political turmoil and bloodshed since the military deposed elected leaders and occur in february security forces have killed more than 700 people since then.
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an organization that has opposed the takeover by myanmar's military on february 1st have announced the formation of a national unity government a body that will work to remove military control and restore democracy it will operate inside and out of the country the leaders have been named including elected members of parliament ousted by the coup and who protest leaders and members of ethnic minorities they feel they have a better chance of being recognized as the real leaders of the country and not those heading the junk so no you give me a very good chance he has no good need to be of cause don't be some change the. venue to mind the to go moment. the announcement won't change much for the protesters nor is it expected to change the posture of violent crackdown by myanmar's security forces but some say
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it's aimed at building legitimacy for those opposing the junk i think that it's entirely possible that this will play an important role someone to talk to for the international community as someone that can speak to international forums and can represent the protesters and the people of myanmar as they continue their tug of war against military that seems determined to shoot people down in the streets he went on to say that the new government could serve as a connection to the leadership being held by the giant including deposed civilian leader on song suchi and what's new in this national unity government a broad ethnic representation of the many different groups within me and mark some have ethnic minority forces that control their semiautonomous areas and the leaders of the new body say they intend to team up with them to form a federal army scott heiler al-jazeera. the un's welfare program says almost a 1000000 people are facing severe hunger in northern mozambique nearly 700000 have
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been displaced by fighting between government forces and armed groups linked to i so around 2600 people have died since the conflict started 4 years ago. this report from a camp dug out a province. zubayr to our marshes 3 months ago armed men dragged him into the forest saying they were going to chop off his head when he tried to escape they shot him. there are any. one of. the kept shooting at me and i kept running i hid in the bush for 3 days and 3 nights i was weak and i lost a lot of blood somebody found me and carried me to a place where boats were rescuing other people from my village that is how i survived. an armed group calling itself al-shabaab with links to eisele is behind this attack
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in fact they've been wreaking havoc in the region since 2017 their attacks have left at least 2600 people dead and uprooted nearly 700000 people. is one of them he now lives in a camp for internally displaced people is one of several in mozambique daugaard a province thousands of people now have no source of income and rely on humanitarian aid many of them they have seen directly their relatives being here. either by shooting or by ticket potations. many of them they don't know where there are thieves are and they don't know if they are alive and there is no way for them to know because they don't have a communication voice is now that you can call bicycled are you are still alive which is they don't know. another thing is sort of the living conditions like you can see here it's very very small houses where sometimes you have to turn people
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leaving. a few kilometers down the road there is another even bigger camp this one will sit up only a few months ago. the last census carried out by the government in december last year counted nearly $50000.00 people living in the camps since then attacks in towns and villages have grown in size and frequency humanitarian workers say many more people are now living here as well as an other camp in the problem with. the most recent attack was in parma in march weeks later families are still arriving at reception centers desperately looking for food and shelter some of them could end up joining thousands of others already living in camps not sure if it will ever be safe enough for them to go back home. al-jazeera out of province mozambique. china has released record growth figures that rebounds from the pandemic its economy grew by 18.3 percent for the 1st quarter of this year compared to the same
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period last year as a dramatic turnaround from 2021 tough coronavirus measures brought the chinese economy to a virtual standstill between e.u. reports from shanghai. and shanghai's commercial center buses of domestic tourists rub shoulders with office workers and delivery people the city has bounced back from the pandemic something reflected in the latest economic think it china grew by 18.3 percent in the 1st quarter of 2021 the biggest jump since brick. begad in the early 1990 s. there was talk of the us what i'd say we expect the economy this year to maintain its current trend of steady strengthening and steady improvement but many say the figure is skewed it comes from a low base of minus 7 percent this time last year a period of lockdowns employers during the beginning of the current a virus outbreak that created a historic contraction still the chinese government says the recovery has been
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robust led by a strong industrial sector and a jump in demand for exports as carpet spread around the world beijing poured money into infrastructure projects but resisted heavy handed stimulus measures to avoid worsening debt china's response code 19 economically was percentile of between 10 and 30 percent of what was done by the us europe etc so there wasn't this helicopter money but retail spending and domestic consumption continue to lag behind and some analysts say china's economic recovery has been an even and many living in poorer areas are still struggling to get by right now and job security is bad ever looking at people outside of big cities consumption instead of declining so basically the economic recovery we see right now are concentrated in big cities if you're looking at smaller cities or areas their economic recovery or . china's g.d.p.
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grew by 2.3 percent in 2020 the only major economy to do so during the pandemic analysts attribute china's relatively fast economic turnaround to its ability to control its coronavirus outbreaks early and intensive restrictions so normal life in many cities resumed around the middle of last year but china's borders remain closed and uncertainty over when they'll open up again is undermining consumer confidence the chinese government expects more modest levels of growth later this year and has set an overall target of more than 6 percent to 2021 katrina you al-jazeera shanghai. still ahead on al-jazeera and sports more problems for the. comics hockey team as kevin 19 seats some of the lights.
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in the room. the rule for the.
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world. is time for the sports here thank you very much money you know the vancouver canucks hockey team had been hit with a mall pandemic problems that would tend to play has been delayed yet again after more than 20 players test the polls that have led koren a virus and which has had reports saying not franken has the chance to turn to. chip. this was the last time the vancouver canucks played a game he was huge thank you. to find one loss against the winnipeg jets on march the 24th and since then the team has been hit by a widespread outbreak has caused it 19 at least 21 players 4 members of the
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coaching staff tested positive for the virus this is the biggest outbreak not just in the n.h.l. this season but in all of north american professional sports since the pandemic began you know the additional thing that's made this outbreak complicated is that it's widely presumed to be the p one variant which is obviously running you know rampant in terms of its community spread in the bank over community and we're talking about a majority of the players who are on the ice for sessions on ice sessions on tuesday march 30th and wednesday march 31st majority of players and coaches who are competing on the ice in unmasked athletic activity contracted the virus. the canucks have been due to return so action against the edmonton oilers on friday but the national hockey league decided to cool the game off that decision came after comments made by one of the few canucks players not to have tested positive
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of a very competitive guy when i really want to win and that's you know today it's nothing better but at the same time this is not a new opera it. has been. beat a dead horse for santa so many times but throughout the health and safety of our players 'd and our players families and their children obviously this game is important a lot of players go in you know your family comes 1st so you guys are dealing with . it scary i mean i i know a guy over there and it's him and his family have went through it so it's it's it's something can't take lightly the cannot say they need time to get their players back on the road and on the ice but sometimes what this team doesn't have if that's a play the 19 games left in this season and the richardson al-jazeera often adults bed full record extending 12th monte-carlo mostest title has ended in spanish and it was knocked out of the tournament a bye and. in the quarterfinals britons that dan evans followed up to his salt when
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overwhelmed number one about just have it with another victory young see that there has now won his quarter final against belgians go far in 3 sets they'll face to final sets of us in the semifinals so i'm proud of of how i come but today especially with what happened in the 1st you know your concentration was it wasn't gray and i'm really happy with can it through because you know when yes i would have been you know so worth it was it with a bad performance today. well defending champion 5 year for anemia has been knocked out of the event the italian was beaten in straight sets by a unseated casbah route you know legion will now face an adult conqueror andrea in the semi's. see this have topped both practice sessions ahead of the formula one a media goal in italy. so they broke.
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bread for had a disastrous day max 1st up and who looked set to become lewis hamilton's main challenge of the season had problems with his car and a 2nd practice their staff and steam made failed to finish morning practice after an incident with another driver damaged his car you know almost see this. clock the fossil simon both sessions ahead of hamilton. i like italy i mean food is good i enjoyed being here just had a driving part so far hasn't been the luckiest but. other drugs show of the issues i had to stop to stop the car. yeah we definitely didn't see the best out of red bull yet today we're going to see about them and q 3 tomorrow but no doubt they're going to be fast and we still don't think we have the fastest car and 6 some moto g.p. champion marc marc has made his return to the track for the 1st time in 9 months
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a spaniard who fractured his arm during last season's opening race that finished 6th in practice ahead of the portuguese call pretty well it is francesco bunya said the fastest time. well 100 meter champion christian coleman will miss the tokyo games a jew to a doping ban coleman had taken his appeal against a 2 year suspension so the court of arbitration for sport the court did reduce the penalty by 6 months but that the american will still miss the olympics 25 year old was banned for missing 3 drug test. that's a saying i did have given themselves another chance and they're losing the running semifinals for an el aggregate win over span aside ground either has moved united into the last 4 of the opening during his time as manager only going to soldier has led the team to 4 previous semifinals united have lost all of them. we relish
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the chance again to go to a final i think the scene the determination. to never play is that we want to go one for the disappointment of the defeats that we've had they give us the motivation to go one step further and hopefully finish and the season on a high and take a look at this shot by south korean goal for any young pulling off a hole in one. championship in hawaii helped move her to 7 under par at the halfway stage in the tournament but she'll still 9 shots behind over a leader you cost us all of the philippines. and that's it for me i'll have more for you later on but for now it's back to my lin thanks ana and that's it from a money inside for this news out my colleague maryam namazie will be back in a moment from london studio with more of the day's news stay here with us there.
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