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. 20 summit in bro him have agreed to keep global warming. at 1.5 degrees celsius bonds. they were not able to make a firm commitment on how to achieve. net 0 carbon emissions by 2050. the tension now turn into the top 26 climate. some at the head of the world. meteorological organisation is warning the planet is heading into uncharted territory. the snake, a few trimmed in climate will continue for the coming of the case anyhow. so we will see more climate related tendencies. and the, the bad news is that you have reached such a high concentration of carbon dioxide that the melting of laziness and snow and ice and sea level rise will continue for much longer time for, for the coming hundreds of years. a now the news, japan's governing party is held on to its parliamentary majority prime minister for mucous sheet as liberal democratic party. last 15 seats. but it's still a big victory for the leader who took office less than
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a month ago. yelman's information minister says host, the rebels have killed a number of civilians in the city of married. he says 29 people were injured or died and that is strange. comes off to saudi state media report of the saudi led coalition of killed at least $218.00 ho these in muddy. in the past 3 days, the u. n. is urged sedans, generals to reverse the takeover of power says the day after hundreds of thousands of people rally to denounce military rule. and for the 1st time in 18 months fully vaccinated australians have been allowed to return home without having to quarantine. strict to border restrictions in place since the start of the pandemic, of if many australians stranded overseas and white house press secretary gen saki has tested positive for cove at 19. she is the highest ranking official at the white house to publicly disclose contracting the liars sac. he says she's not had close contact with president joe biden since wednesday. and those are the headlines
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to this hour on al jazeera. the listing post is next. well as experiencing unprecedented extreme weather, reco temperature's being set. glass is an icy for deteriorating false. whenever the quote running down world lead is amazing clause go in the u. k. in a bit to thrash out a deal to slash emissions to port to late follow the un climate summit on al jazeera arden. god mentioned. i'm going to want to not chat. let's still okay to shadow. com is that will play by them on jesus with . hello richard ginsberg and you're at the listening post where we don't cover the news. we cover the way the news is covered. here are the media stories we're examining this week. his name is carr, he's as big as they come in the indian film industry. we look at the drug bust that
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tells a story of the conflict between the authorities there and hollywood, facebook and the continuing fall out from that whistleblower. a consortium of news outlets is now on the company's case here at se alarm fall the hotline in the mediterranean, that refugees are using to get their stories out. and just scroll, you scroll, we all scroll. what's it going to take to get us off our phone? on paper, it looked like a routine drug bust, a group of 20 somethings, partying on a cruise ship off the coast of moon, by charged with possession and trafficking. it was anything but routine among those arrested was audience con, the son of one of india's and the world's biggest movie stars. shuttle con, the circumstances suggest this case was never just about the son or the narcotics allegedly involved. the authorities appear to be going after his father,
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who was muslim and belongs to a film industry bollywood who secular and liberal output conflicts with the ruling b, j. p. parties, hindu nationalist, ideology, known as hindus, fuck aware of the film industry sway on the masses. some say that the government has taken a 2 track approach on one hand prime minister neurons ramadi, makes nice with some of bollywood biggest stars on the other. his government's anti drug squads target the film industry, sending a message. our starting point this week is one by a drug bust, a legend on a cruise ship off the coast of moon, by among the 8 young people taken into custody. audion con, the son of one of india's and the world's biggest movie star shutter company. who happens to be a most accurate seni up the one kid. but duncan, on me, is putting drugs. it gets me out in your body, but it is
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a salacious story. custom made for indian news channels that are selves addicted to volume, volleyball, geico, nom, exposure, and the celebrity driven stories. it provides the driver. the details are merck, and there's a larger pattern and playing the indian authorities are targeting bodies. and what the film industry has come to represent the 1st and thompson the gave almost make it seem like, you know, a trailer in which one new episode is and forwarding every single day. one finds that there is no transparency in the way. the cases being that the, that the why one is wondering whether there is more to it than meets the eyes. many commentators of argued that it's shallow con, who's the target of this case. but i would say that it's actually the him, the film industry or volume that has been targeted over the last several years by
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b, j. p. politicians and their allied him the nationalist group. so what i think the i in con, case represents, is a much broader assault on popular culture. in india, the drug bus would not have made news if the accused did not have a famous shot. a con is a muslim megastar, who calls himself an indian patriot. in 2010, he made a move on the demonize ation of muslims delivering a line that stuck with audiences in india and to be young. my name is and i'm not a con is married to a hinder and is one of the faces an industry that celebrates and export stories of secularism and the liberalism and implicit rejection of the ruling b. j. p. parties, hindu nationalist ideology. charles han represents an older ideal of india as a secular, multi ethnic and pluralist nation. he's a muslim who grew up in delhi,
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in really modest economic circumstances. he goes to bombay to make his mark in the entertainment industry and succeeds wildly. and i think the very existence of a successful, popular, well respected muslim man challenges or threatens the hindu national ideologies that have been prevailing over the last several years, which are trying to portray muslims as the ultimate other outsider or villain. i don't want to believe that that is why he's being targeted, but it is a rising sentiment of his lama phobia in the country and it is possible shuttle con, what he says travels all over the world. it is hard all over the world is given the option of controlling that as you me, anybody would want to. i don't know why people are focusing only on this, but the in this government. since i was born in this country, i have seen every single government has intimidated anybody. you would give them
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since independence in india. politics and body would have had a very strange relationship. politicians have used our film start our during elections to get votes in return while you start pick fevers from politicians dirty game, you know, and everybody is part of it. shattered con is far from the only bollywood figure caught up in an anti drugs crackdown, conducted by the narcotics control board, the ncb. he's just the most famous name on a list that over the last few years has grown to include multiple actors, writers and directors. not all of them most. in fact, most of those arrested are hindered the 1st big drug related, keith happened last year when an actor called everybody was arrested and he spent time in prison. and then there were people also called in for questioning by the n, c, b for a drug related matter,
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the indifferent but actually is the countries because soft power in terms of dissemination of ideas and thoughts and messages. it to me feels like an attempt to gain more power. there were other actors like shut down a pool, sada lee con, and this is, will start the pick up on the call and also called in for questioning. 8, top entities from body would, are very much part of a massive drug. got 10. that's the bottom night while he would was being vilified, left to right and centered as though it was some hot beg off, all kinds of kinds and a place which was hiding all kinds of criminals. when the orange remedies b, j. p. first came to power in 2014, the party was more focused on the news landscape than the film industry. india has
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more than 424 hour television news channels. the vast majority of them are now securely in the government's camp. some for ideological reasons, others for commercial ones or just to avoid anger in the authorities in new delhi, in 2019 when running for reelection. mowdy sent out this selfie with a group of actors, like many prime ministers before him. he was trying to cozy up to film celebrities, and there are huge followings of potential voters. but the b j piece pro hindu conservative policies are not an easy sell in bowling with its secular liberal reputation. those policies are far more popular with indian news chunks, which once again, have the government's back. the dock and rocking underbelly of the bollywood elite is falling apart. and i can tell you it stinks. if you take out the
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media out of it, several media doesn't highlight this. then nobody cares. if both it young boys and girls were caught minus audio con. nobody would have kid not media sensationalized it. if an i why shot that bollywood kitchen? nickel up a set of mess. we'll put a stop so much dictates indian television. news media is our embarrassment on humanity. the biggest destructive force today is indian television news media. this scream and shout and destroy lives. if they had made it so big that i'm sure that even judges must be thinking in their mind. if i take this decision, what will happen if i take that decision? what is going to happen? let's call out clean up and by god, the bollywood dog. what do you say? why do you look at how the media has over the past few years been completely compromised. i see adults because media and cinema, i 2 very strong, medium funeral one is bringing you to you. others catering to your fun to see you.
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sometimes when it comes to public figures, what doesn't get said is as revealing as what indian actors have among the biggest social media followings on the planet numbers that routinely run into the 10s of millions. but if shut a con, went online searching for messages of support from within his own industry, he would find very few people willing to back, at least publicly, that silence tells its own story about the hazards of free speech in render modi's india. many indians criticize volume celebrities for not being as politically outspoken as their hollywood counterparts after the election of donald trump. many people were comparing how local hollywood stars were in there, criticism of trump as compared to how bollywood stars could never be as outspoken. but i think there's real consequences for being outspoken in india,
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celebrities could get told incessantly, their movies can be boycotted, and finally they or their families could be in physical danger. even if political powers or government agencies don't come for you, there's also targeted online attacks twitter attack instagram attacks that lead to lots of well not everybody wants to be that price. majority of them are not speaking what that is harbinger of. what find out? it just feels like another neil in the coffin. free speech. hardly a week goes by. it seems without facebook turning up in your news feeds for all the wrong reasons. this time a consortium of news outlets has been publishing stories about the company. nick moore had been following these stories. nick beyond what we looked at just a few weeks ago that whistleblower story wise. facebook back in the news that
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whistleblower form of facebook employee. frances, how going initially took history to the wall street journal. wish you need thousands of internal documents to the paper. how going is now made those documents available to a consortium of more than a dozen news outlets including the new york times and washington post in the us and european outlets like lamond in france and torch. as i turn in germany and what kind of stories are we seeing as a result? well, much more detail, pretty damning detail that facebook is well aware of its problems with misinformation and hate speech in the us, but even more so outside of the us in non english speaking countries and it's doing very little to prevent it going back to india in 2001, 900, just before the general election. the documents show that facebook employees set up a dummy account to test user experience that that account was quickly flooded with no competing could be flooded with pro moody propaganda and anti muslim hate speech . as you know, richard india is seeing an alarming rise in islamic phobic attacks in ethiopia.
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employees repeatedly warned that facebook was failing to curve the spread of posts, inciting, communal violence in that country. if you happy and assets on the brink of civil war. and despite all of that, the consortium has also revealed that facebook dedicates 84 percent of its efforts to combat misinformation, to the us market. that just leaves 16 percent to the rest of the world. and the u. s. market only makes up 10 percent of facebook's business. how was facebook responded to these stories because they had to know that they were coming. they did the actually tweeted before the newspapers released their investigations and they said that many of these dr. and so being mischaracterized and that it's all part of a gotcha campaign that's on the back of news that france is. how good is getting a lot of backing from some heavy hitters, including peer on the other founder of e bay, is a well learn an outspoken critic of the expanding powers of big tech. so yes,
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they are elements of a gotcha campaign. but that does not mean that the consortium hasn't exposed some bad practices, more bad practices at facebook. ok, thanks me. cast your mind back to 2015. the height of europe's refugee in flux, when more than a 1000000 migrants tried to reach the continent by c, the global news media were positioned around the mediterranean filing stories from various borders, sometimes from boats. when the numbers dropped, most of the journalists moved on. the story then faded from view, even though tens of thousands attempted that same trip in 2020, and more than a 1000 of them died try one n g o that refuses to let this story go, is alarm thought the organization was set up back in 2014, as an emergency hotline, staffed by volunteers to aid refugees in distress, not by sending boats, but by reporting on the situation at sea, by pressuring the relevant authorities to come to the rescue. but some of the
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governments that alarm phone is dealing with overseas, the border control forces that can be part of the problem. the listening posts joanna, who's now on alarm phone and it's efforts to shine a light on what is still happening on europe's borders. ah, i'm a friend. this is a long phone. yes. how hold on? you're not see. you're in trouble. can you hear me? ok, good. sympathetic, fully. yeah. on the other line. move coming. one who weighs picks up the phone? 247. you're you're right. okay. i need to come come down, come up. okay. okay. i'm going to need your position can, can you get me your gps position? an emergency hotline that doesn't just offer a lifeline, but the documents are most like both. the reality is what happens at the world.
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destiny is the your engine stuff. okay. and then there's water coming. me people being left was left to drown in mediterranean because of the indifference of the european authorities by being a hotline and an extra actor in the mediterranean flight. you're doing something that's practically useful to people. one of the funds to be on time is precisely so have a vision of the world where black lives matter, where everybody counts where what's happening in the middest right is not invisible . it's very difficult indeed. 24 from from the thing is not only the parent and geography that makes it hard. but increasingly, sol states themselves for trying to obstruct such investigations. and that's why is the role of and the also allow for and others. it's crucial really have a crucial role to play, to tell the story of refugees and help establish patterns help. some is what is
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going on. very often, the only way the only ice over the me to run and the gmc what really goes on it. see if something, some european governments want to stay at the influx in 2015 of more than a 1000000 migrants mark the height of europe's refugee crisis. it affected politics and fan populace. movements across the european union. tougher often left humane border policies where the result their supporters argue that those policy, the work sent a message. the number of attempted crossings is dropped by about 90 percent of the last 5 years. still around 90000 people tried it. in 2020 greece, which has borne the brunt of the migrant crisis, has taken a particularly uncompromising stones on refugee prime minister curiosity. the talking and his right wing new democracy party came to power in 2019. and
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jose media and human rights organizations have since accused the greek coast guard checking migraine, pushing their boats and denise back up to speed. that practice is called pushback. and under international law, it's illegal. when we read that fact with the greek minister of migration, he taught the question and tried to turn our attention on to neighbor and turkey instead known as we be clear, it is the 30 course guard that needs to prevent people leaving 30 soil, reaching the greek territorial waters and let's also be clear with something else. turkey, he's a safe country and people fling that he's not fleeing awards on. and therefore it cannot be an excuse to allow people to go into and see where to being use. but even by people with no experience, etc, and this people sometimes with the support of the 30 cause god and up crossing
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illegally and some of them. unfortunately, she loss of life in the origin. the minister of migration avoided the issue of pushback and his government involvement in it, which is where alarm phone comes in. what can you see? you can see the show. you really, really need to let you write that. the information volunteers like jacob burkes and connect over the phone as possible to news outlet that no longer devote the resources to the refugee stories. i wonder how many are on the bike? okay. 23. how many women? 12. are there any children? some major media players have from reliant, at least partly on alarm fun for their own reporting. outlets like the new york times in germany, is there speak over the past month. we have published a series of very well documented reports concerning flashbacks and violence and
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violations of human rights. i believe very little of this, or maybe none of this would be possible to document to the jews if it weren't for organizations including alarm phone, their role is to collect all evidence and testimonies from, from my parents. our role as media gatekeepers is to collaborate with them, establish the veracity of what they say, and then publish good documentation of necessity. when you 3 people on the move with people that have coffee, documented coffee, you write that tragedy of some if the bare minimum that you can take, why do we kind of document all this information so that when this race a system is over? no one can say we didn't know what kind of work these activists are doing, has landed them in trouble with the law. this past june,
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the greek police launched a criminal investigation into alarm found and several other n g o s. organizations like jazz or an a gym boat reports the charges, espionage revealing state secrets, joining criminal organizations and facilitating the illegal entry of migrants into europe. the prosecution is not holding back, it tapped the 8 workers phones, put them under surveillance, and it even went as far as recruiting undercover migrants, putting them back on boats bound for greece, who in an effort to prove the and g o z involvement in crimes, etc. to date, not a single person has been called in for questioning. and the evidence just doesn't seem to stack up. we ask notice, meet iraqi in this case against the angie o's is more about silencing those exposing government wrongdoing than it is about fighting crime. the government doesn't press charges, it is the judicial and the police that investigate crimes will not against them
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endures the villains. here are the smugglers and in one corporate them with the smugglers. i haven't named specifically, amy endures, but there was a number of testimonies from asylum seekers got themselves identified. the names of organizations that either helped them to fly to turkey or would help them in the journey from the 36 course to group. this is deemed as a crime, and it is the police and the court that will decide i find it very, very, very hard to believe that this will ever end up in a given sentence based at least on what i have seen in the police file. but i don't think the greek government or authorities pappas is a conviction down the road. it is to say that people who are getting our way this, people need to learn the lesson to learn their place. and also to
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preemptively discredit their reporting. because any future reporting is based on alarm phone data would be much easier for the government to dismiss as propaganda by angels were already under criminal investigation. when you are on the field and reporting these kind of my lessons abuses, there's always going to be pressure abuses. we never want to be under scrutiny. there is no doubt that allegations of smuggling must be investigated thoroughly. but one must make a distinction between those who profit for misery, and those are there to help states have a duty to protect human rights defenders and not prosecute them. i'm going to call the green coast guard. hopefully they can. they've gotta come according to alarms on the real crime aren't the ones the greek authorities are investigating. it's the ones, the state is committing frankie. i will try to buy and keep,
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keep everybody come, keep come. ok. despite the greek government attempt to intimidate and learn phone is still there at the receiving end of phone calls, maybe the start of a refugee's new life, or the last school day ever made. so that no one journalist and politicians included can ever say we did not know. okay, my friend, i'll call you in 10 minutes. okay, thank you, sweetheart. bye. and finally, for all the scholars out there and there are billions of you constantly scrolling on your phone, whether you're walking down the street, taking a bath or trying to fall asleep, hears a viral video by mac, fly, and car lito, a couple of french internet personalities a reminder of just how dependent people have become on their false mclaren. carly, those videos are so popular in france that earlier this year, president emmanuel macro challenge the pair to produce something about cove and safety guidelines. it got more than $15000000.00 views. there are just scroll video
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was at $1500000.00 views, scroller included and counting was the next time here at the listening post. she did, i don't really, i just got a on the bar code, develop a quarter to muster a with was quite bad. i've just gotten my credit card. don't be, don't just call it a business card
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decades of talk. but little action is all about distract, create confusion to crate, smoke and mirrors. the shocking truth about how the climate debate has been systematically subverted. the oil industry was a main bank roller or opposition to climate action. the campaign against the climate. do you think that's a bad thing? more to to and it was for years it was absolutely on august eve, ah gee, 20 late is agreed to take stronger action to tackle climate change, but it failed to set specific targets. and so the state is now set for cop 26 with governments want. this is their last chance to avoid a climate catastrophe. ah, hello,
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