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it can spark mass action or serve the interests of the powerful he created this longing for a photo opportunity that can obscure the truth this is a legitimate news story that's just clicks and that talking points look pretty i don't see it can forge narratives right through the listening post gives you the full picture. of. the turkish court ruling that paves the way to convert to stumbles iconic closer fear back in 4 months. long term for now this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up the u.n. security council votes on whether to reauthorize aid from turkey to syria the situation remains diantha millions of displaced syrians. i mean that's just who i
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am and when i say states you something wrong i say something speaking up against misconduct rita police will swallow his call for more protection against retaliation. that is not just our investigation delves into facebook's had big of racist hate speech online. turkey's top administrative court has ruled that the $930.00 s. conversion of the highest sophia in istanbul from a mosque to a museum was unlawful and that decision paves the way for the world heritage thought world heritage sites restoration as a mosque you know esko had cautioned turkey against provoking the higher sophia status as a museum the u.s. and greece had also expressed concerns about any change to the site status sort of call solo is live for us live for us from istanbul so soon i'm just explain for our
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viewers why this is been so controversial. well this has always been a very popular topic in turkish politics cambaia i have to remind that in 1934 after turkish republic was a style this by a cabinet decision the status of sophia has been altered from from most museums and when. the ultimate. ultimate. ultimate sultan who come kurdistan both from the buys and time back in 1453. he establishments and the moment and places like iowa sophia have been part of that involvement there restoration their expenses were all paid to that and goldman so. now the state college still repealing the 934 cabinet
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decision means that this building behind me i also feel cannot be used for any other purpose than. as stated by the concord. madman's through which he established an endorsement so this is an important step for turks because they have been waiting for this for the status of for sophia to be all back to to be able to pray here so as soon as the top out in the street to court and now as this there were dozens of people who were already waiting here since the morning hours since 11 am local time they went in front of the museum and they said god is great in arabic and they are saying that this is a very emotional moment for that because they have been waiting for years and this is what are your sophia deserves to be a mosque to serve for the muslim people all around the world but one thing as you said as critical as the sophia being
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a world heritage by mesko. potential architectural changes or restorations in the building is courts go by. last week when we were working on a story about about this and this court decision we spoke to the picture president's deputy director of turkey is religious affairs which is the top religious body under the presidency and we were told by them that there will be no architectural changes the structure will be preserved as a tos there will be no changes and many people say that because there are. inside with whom one figures and in islam you cannot pray in a place where you have put them on figures and they said that they were afraid those mosaics would because by sam and or any other things by the top religious by the maid made sure that there will be no changes no harm in the architecture and its will be preserved as it is but the only thing that is going to change that it
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is status not a museum but a most which is open to all ways it says and all worshippers without a fee without paying any paying for any ticket like blue mosque and or any other places or like presidential spokesperson a rhyme cullen said a couple of days ago like the not heard them cathedral in paris. we will of course be monitoring for any response from greece given it was a buzzing team cathedral for more than a 1000 years and unesco's response as well for now thanks so much for that cynical seal the result of a u.n. security council vote on a deliveries into northwest syria is expected in a few hours the current mandate expires on friday russia has pushed in them across the border humanitarian supplies aid agencies are warning of dire consequences for millions of displaced syrians if an agreement is not reached record gupta reports. do you speak should shelters in italy provence bear witness to the staggering human
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cost of syria's war and its 10 pm. children who weren't born when the fighting began live with their families in one of the many counts for those displaced not once but many times the adults are mostly out of work. nearly 3000000 syrians in the last rebel controlled on cleave in the northwest depend on aid to survive they are anxious about russia's efforts of the un security council to limit vital cross border liveries. the russian efforts to close the crossing is very very harmful for us this is not of any benefit so us it will prevent humanitarian aid we are living by that and we fight over it without its nothing will work we will die of hunger. supplies of united nations humanitarian aid from turkey to northwest syria is already restricted to 2 crossings russia wants to cut
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access to just one relief supplies from iraq in jordan have stopped since january because of russian and chinese opposition. what can we syrians expect from russia russia has done nothing but destroy and displace us if it were not for the russian regime the war of russia and iran against us we would not be displaced in this carol. doing it in seas have been supplying lifesaving food and medicines to displaced syrians for the past 6 years and they want to keep the crossings open your energy is in general it's about 30 percent. so if. all the courts order an action in next time. this year it works then we'll go to the course and we know actually from. our experience with very dream in general they will not. abroad by any kind of or with an order this year you have.
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it labor ported its 1st corner virus infections the state aid agencies have warned of the catastrophic consequences of an operating in overcrowded camps in a province where more than 80 hospitals have been damaged in attacks since december . the dari health crisis is coupled with a crippling financial crisis which has left the syrian pound nearly worthless and cause prices in shops to so aid agencies warn that access to border crossings is critical to avoid starvation and disease for millions of syrians crank up the al-jazeera. as our journalists have now finished being questioned by police in malaysia over their documentary on migrant workers the base focuses on people being a locked up during the covert 90 restrictions that were imposed al-jazeera says it has serious concerns about developments that have occurred in malaysia since the forecast of its what i want east investigative documentary that it's myth has the
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details. the broadcasting of this video of handcuffed and documented migrants being loaded into police vans in kuala lumpur seems to have hit a raw nerve with malaysia's government several officials have accused al-jazeera of trying to tarnish malaysia in which one i want to east investigates why so many foreigners of being locked up in malaysia's lockdown. on friday the police called in the one or one east production team for questioning police say they're investigating the documentary for sedition defamation and violation of the communications of multimedia law the police are expected to file their report to the attorney general. we do not want to judge them but the attorney general's department after reviewing the documentary has determined that there were elements under the sedition act penal code and communications and multimedia. the documentary investigation why the coronavirus pandemic
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in march it's becoming creasing. difficult for independent journalists to operate. in the. piece is basically for me especially as. independent press. to press. al-jazeera is calling on the malaysian government to withdraw its criminal investigation. bonus miss out. on the team's lawyer says the now waiting to have what her official charges at the moment. release. no conditions now what will happen is that after this process a statement to process. what we call the statements which call. would be handed over busy to the attorney general. for putting suctions where the investigation is
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complete for the direction that maybe even by. what we call the public prosecutor's office if if the public prosecutor said fight that there is no case then the best to end here but if the public prosecutor is satisfied that there is some commission of interface then they may have to the site whether to charge. to further investigate the matter for put it. the netherlands is taking the russian government to the european court of human rights for its vegetable than the shooting down of a malaysia airlines jet all 298 people on board were killed when flight m.h. 17 was shot down over ukraine 6 years ago many of the passengers were done much the kremlin last year rejects the results of a dutch investigation which said the missile was supplied by russia. still ahead on al-jazeera a reduced sentence for south korea's former president clinton
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a now spent 22 years in prison for corruption. how i once again welcome to look at the international forecasts where they have more right in the forecast for japan we are going to see some wetter weather just pushing up towards q shoot towards hunchy not as bad as it has been recently this area of low pressure will slide across the sea of japan making its way a little of. we have of course got to clear up operation under way a little drier than it has been recently but showers never too far away this is the same actually in south korea i think it's going to be the korean peninsula will see some bits and pieces of that heavier rain as we go through saturday on into sunday pushing a little further east was trailing weather system that's
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a slow moving front the my you front that will continue to drive its way back into central and eastern parts of china not just a little further north and they go korea saying some of that western weather as we go on through sunday through a bit of a rest by there into much a paddock you should still seeing some lively showers sunshine and showers across southeast asia as per usual heaviest once law is to be around borneo some heavy rain also for a time pushing into southern parts of the philippines then we got the showers pushing up towards the bingo war heavy rain. not the western side of india into pakistan i went to from the bug with us. in india identity politics on the rise what we're seeing is the construction of partitions in the hearts and minds of millions of people across the country and as a dockside in good fun is we do see the grit from his office the majesty of the him to fix into something more like the team i didn't see of the british today i meet
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with victims of violence and discover what life is like for minorities in the country join me on my journey in search of india's soul on al-jazeera. her ordeal. you're watching are just there are a minder of our top stories this hour turkey's president to want has dark side to create that will convert the desk oh world heritage heritage site into a mosque early on friday the country's top administrative court ruled that the us sophia is 90 thirty's conversion to a museum was our goal for the u.s. and greece and russian orthodox church have also expressed concerns about any
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changes to the site status. belgians are journalists have been questioned by police in malaysia about the documentary on migrant workers being blocked off during the covert 90 lock down the country's police chief says those being questioned have been treated as witnesses not suspects observed denies allegations that the program is inaccurate misleading and unfair and this urging media freedom. millions of internally displaced syrians are bracing for a crucial un security council vote on cross border a deliverance the current mandate expires on friday russia has pushed in the mature manner tarion supplies but aid agencies say vital links to provide relief to syrians must remain open. but now to our top story on the ice a fear that's going to sit in your little who is live for us is stumble cinema and president has already signed a decree turning this into
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a mosque. yes exactly he was pretty quick about signing that presidential decree but we did was expected as a couple of weeks ago he stated that he would like to see i assume the open open for prayers especially the 1st prayer shall be done on july 15th which is the anniversary of the failed coup attempt that took place back in 2016 came and tonight in couple of hours like in 4 hours president our don is planning to make and nationwide speech especially on i assume fear and the importance of why is so fear its status being altered from mysie him to a mosque again there is there are dozens of people in front of by a sufi a museum which is right behind us right now and as soon as the as soon as the court decision was announced for repelling the status as
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a mosque again people were here they have been chanting they have been celebrating since then and we spoke to them they are very impatient to be able to pray inside iowa sophia after 85 years and currently this is the time for a plan which is the call to the prayer and we are caught in between 2 to pray to prayer calls between no was and i also fear and the crowd behind us is getting louder and louder and everybody is ex waiting for our dance speech. thank you for that update in. live from the highest of syria. libya's un recognized government to set to resume or oil exports for the 1st time in almost 6 months the national oil company was forced to stop shipments to foreign customers because of the blockade imposed by warlords her hostiles feiss that cost the tripoli based government billions of dollars in lost revenue the state company
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is warning that exports will be limited until major damage to infrastructure is repair it. livia's internationally recognized government is gathering evidence of alleged war crimes committed by warlord holy father our mass graves have been discovered and one of his former strongholds armada go ahead reports now from tire who are where many of the atrocities are said to have taken place these tiny concrete cells are part of a secret prison in the libyan city of daraa hohner officials from the internationally recognized the government say it was used by forces loyal to warlords really for have to do told short of their opponents that includes a pro-government fighters who were taken captive during the battle for tripoli and civilians who opposed military rule into hona government investigators say this car belongs to a female prisoner who was brought here by force there is evidence of summary
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executions. that whole families were tortured and murdered here they were burned or beaten to death in some cases mutilated and tortured by machines many secret prisons have been discovered since the government forces recaptured dot horner last month this city was a stronghold of have to his forces since april last year government officials into horner think some of the victims kept here was transferred to other notorious prisons run by have to his forces in eastern libya and others were killed and buried in the mass graves recently discovered in the city. more than $200.00 corpses including those of women and children have been found in several mass graves since the beginning of june. these as 5 of his brothers were kidnapped by the kani brigade approved local militia in november
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last year they wouldn't. feel worse if they were punished only because they were accused of communicating with the government with the 26 children who ask me every day with their fathers are we just need to know whether they're dead or alive according to the international criminal court chief prosecutor the mass graves may constitute evidence of war crimes or crimes against humanity and as a search for the missing persons continues hundreds of people still remain unaccounted for. that are torn or more protests have been held in serbia over the government's handling of the crowd of us and direct demonstrators defied a 10 person limit on gatherings the restrictions were nonstop 2 nights of fighting between police and protesters are locked on missions president aleksander hooches has accused some protesters of trying to inflict serious damage all this is
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happening is the leaders of course of an serbia are holding their 1st talks and 18 months in a bid these tensions between the 2 sides it's being done by video link him to sit to be followed by further talks in brussels on sunday because of a declared independence from serbia in 2008 but serbia does not recognize it as a country. russia's foreign minister has warned the risk of nuclear war has risen significantly because the un us rather has withdrawn from several arms control pacts so at lavrov says while sco is not optimistic washington will sign up again for the strategic arms reduction treaty which expires next year. the nucular risks have significantly increased recently and the situation in the sphere of international strategic stability is obviously on the downward path the reasons are also obvious to everyone the us wants to return themselves to global domination and a proud of the victory in what they call rivalry of superpower states they refuse
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the term strategic stability and call it strategic rivalry and in this rivalry they want to win at any cost south korea's former president park geun hye has had her 32 year prison sentence for corruption reduced by 10 years south korea's 1st female president was impeached 3 years ago following widespread protests and convicted of bribery embezzle meant an abuse of power. infection control measures have led to lengthy delays at polling stations in singapore prompting officials to extend voting hours and the general election prime minister lee hsien loong party is expected to hold on to power the election comes just weeks after singapore emerged from a 2 month lock down the pandemic and the economy a major concerns for voters. as protesters continue to demand police reform across the united states in the wake of george ford's killing ethics experts argue police whistle blows a greater protection and the city of denver an internal affairs investigation says
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she's paying the price for speaking up against police misconduct charges there is what is your pastor has a story. a survey once video from march of last year shows a police officer punching an inmate in a wheelchair the man allegedly spit on the officer in the end the day your response should be a strike when you're dealing with. this hand it was late i heard who's elderly that was just released from the hospital and was in a wheelchair brittany erie art was a special agent with the u.s. state department for nearly a decade now she works for the city of denver where she investigates police misconduct. strike. you have to say. how do you know. i do my head and say i'm not sure what area it's office the public integrity division recommended the denver sheriff's
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department terminate the officer for lying but that didn't happen instead city leaders rejected the findings and let the officer keep his job i was in disbelief and i think everybody else that was involved in the case was in disbelief because you know they have video evidence you can't refute that video evans yuri art says she complained to her boss but nothing happened then she went to the press i mean this is who i am and when i say something wrong i say something soon after she was put on administrative leave a spokeswoman for the denver department of public safety says airier is under investigation for sharing confidential information and the department stands by its police discipline process protesters across the country have called for a change to the good old boys culture of american policing in which a whistle blowing is discouraged and loyalty is demanded they say the recent killing of george floyd only makes obvious the harm in allowing officers with abusive track records to return to the streets it's
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a code of silence today the idea that. law enforcement officers shaking. concerns about the legality of the actions of their fellow officers. in the house and not let that be discussed outside of law and order. and frankly even within the law enforcement experts say for reform to be meaningful it must reach the top of law enforcement leadership not like in denver where area arts civilian office was created just a year and a half ago to take internal investigations out of police hands ultimately though police brass still heavily influences discipline decisions hell we actually have it completely civilianized review process and investigatory process we're never going to actually have any type of oversight or transparency in this process heriot says she fears she'll be fired and others in her office may be kalle into silence all
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the more reason she says to speak up hi joe castro al-jazeera. al-jazeera as investigative unit has uncovered hundreds of pages on facebook used by white supremacists to promote racist views with a violent song lyrics facebook is facing a boycott from right to advertisers who want the social media site to be tougher on racist content simon bozeman reports. in 2019 facebook made a public commitment to stop white supremacist content on its platform but al-jazeera is investigative unit has discovered that this content is still online and just a view clicks away. out
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to 0 as investigation uncovered more than $100.00 pages belonging to black metal music bands record labels and. promoters all affiliated to white supremacists and using facebook to spread their ideology one band mixed the muslim call to prayer with gunshots. facebook claims to find nearly 90 percent of the hate speech before it's reported but out is 0 discovered pages containing racist content that have existed for years . white supremacists have always used extreme music right up the hardcore punk or in
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this case black metal as a recruitment opportunity for them social media has completely changed the way in which people come into contact with far right use and far right materials in this case far right music facebook's algorithm tailors your search results to your interests if you land on pages that contain anti semitic imagery nazi symbols or black face then facebook will direct you to more pages with similar content. following the black lives matter protests in the united states some of the biggest brands in the world have begun boycotting the site urging it to crack down hard on hate speech in response to our investigation facebook told out a 0 unfortunately 0 tolerance doesn't mean 0 incidents and added we have removed 3 pages for breaking our rules and are reviewing the remaining 2 against
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our policies. facebook wants to be seen as a tech company promoting free expression but there are growing calls for it to place its content in a similar way to media organizations so i'm in bozeman al-jazeera. results there and these the top stories turkey's president. has signed a decree to declare the ice a figure as a mosque this stuff to turkey's top administrative court ruled that the 930 is conversion of the istanbul building from a mosque to a museum was unlawful the decision paves the way for the world heritage sites restoration as a mosque usgo had cautioned turkey against revoking the highest sophia status as a museum. al jazeera journalists have been questioned by police and malaysia about
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their documentary on migrant workers being locked up during the cove at 19 lock down the country's police chief says those being questioned of being treated as witnesses not suspects of syria denies allegations that the program is inaccurate misleading or unfair and is urging media freedom. millions of internally displaced syrians are bracing for a crucial un security council vote on cross border a delivery's the current mandate expires on friday russia has pushed the limit humanitarian supplies but aid agencies say vital links to provide relief to syrians must remain open. libya's un recognized government is set to resume oil exports for the 1st time in almost 6 months the national oil company was forced to stop shipments to foreign customers because of the blockade imposed by warlord holy father. that cost the tripoli based government billions of dollars in lost revenue . more protests have been held in serbia of the government's handling of the corona virus pandemic demonstrators defied
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a 10 person limit on gatherings the restrictions were announced after 2 nights of fighting between police and protesters over lockdown measures president alexander church has accused some protesters of trying to inflict serious damage a court has reduced the prison term given to former south korean president park going hey who was convicted of corruption prosecutors wanted to keep her behind bars longer but the sentence was reduced from 32 to 22 years. and good may see an influx of international passenger arrivals with people traveling from 59 countries no longer needing to go into quarantine 2 weeks of compulsory self isolation has been scrapped for people from countries considered reduced risk including spain italy strayer and japan the u.s. is not on the list scotland says it will still quarantine past just from places with high number of infections including spain. when you see her on al-jazeera right after the stream. a global pandemic mass protests demanding change
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economic recession and geopolitical tensions not to mention the small matter of a looming election join me steve clemons in conversation with leading voices on the bottom line your weekly take on u.s. politics and society on al-jazeera. i have to be ok you are watching this stream june 27th tina grenfell talib fire killed 70000 people this week the public inquiry resumed after taking a break for coverage 19 your downs in the u.k. so what we want to do on today's program is find out how is the investigation going and will the people who were around when the tower the survivors the families the community will they see justice for granted.


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