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'd the. survivors families dignitaries they pay their respects to the thousands of muslim boys and men killed in the 1995 chevrons the genocide. but again i'm come on santa maria here in doha with the world news from al-jazeera iran's president says he won't re-impose a lockdown despite a rise in covert 1000 infections because the economy can't handle it also a setback for press freedom the largest broadcaster in the philippines is taken off
air permanently despite many americans concerns of a theme park reopening could florida's disney world still be the most magical place on earth. so we begin with the memorial to victims of an atrocity that happened 25 years ago but is still so fresh in the memory of those who lived through it it is the anniversary of the strip and its genocide where more than 8000 muslim boys and men were murdered by bosnian serb troops this saturday a ceremony is taking place in eastern bosnia and herzegovina survivors families and dignitaries have remembered those who died in what was not only the worst crime of the $995.00 holes in the end war but also the only mass murder to be ruled a genocide on european soil since the end of world war 2. well during the ceremony the remains of some victims who have only recently been identified we're finally
laid to rest this topic which reports from sherborne it's this may not happen for everyone who was killed at this moment in the identification center there are 1009 and identified victims there are yet to be a date identified old old there was a large scale in a sample gathering now the experts say that the problem the probable cause why. they are still to be identified is that there's just no next of kin you know there's no close enough relative that could guarantee a d.n.a. match now that tells you that whole families have been wiped out of existence here in eastern bosnia in threatening and that tells you that the massacre of evidence indeed was a genocide and that was confirmed by basically every court that ever touched the case including the highest court in the world the i.c.j. which confirmed that the massacre amounted to the crime of genocide both by the
acts of physical violence but also by the intent now imagine surviving all of that the victims find genocide denial as a slap in the face and not just that the genocide watch organization has classified has found that all genocides always happen in phases in stages. there can be 8 or 10 different stages the pending on the methodology but not to go into the details the point is that the last phase of the genocide is genocide denial and that is a an indicator that. it could happen again so denying genocide for their health is not just a slap in the face and recognizing genocide is that just honoring their suffering but also they consider it they perceive it as a sort of a shield for potential future suffering. mamadou the coverage it's a it's
a survivor he was just 17 when the war started and spent more than a month in hiding when serbian troops to send it on his town the search soldiers surrounded the service majority i will see 95 percent of people were unarmed in civilian clothing and those people can't shoot and some of them were killed on the spot and some of them were taken down to the asphalt road and then transported to the execution fields. for my part. i've went through one of these difficult situations you know trying to escape the younger she has survived if you want to just you know the 1st day and then and then just to try to stay below the radar and observed to certain troops and their movements in trying to escape escape from them on a day to day basis it was extremely difficult physically because you know the
countryside is very healing so it's very very you know it's very difficult to to to to navigate through that land and you could get lost in the you know time and but also psychologically was very difficult to cope with the whole death and destruction. you know there was going on there were a lot of people who were wounded a lot of people were crying for for help and nobody could help them you know there were some people who were just beginning to for someone to finish them off and so they can start suffering so they're kind of. psychological pressure was extreme and it was one of the tactics to do with those used by this is soldiers to initially. influence so much fear into those who create fuse to surrender so they would rather you know surrender to continue on with this trouble on to other news that iran's
latest as the country can't afford to go back into lockdown despite a sharp rise in new corona virus infections the number of cases in iran has now topped a quarter of a 1000000. tatty castable caught we cannot hold tell economic activities any longer that there is no country in the world capable of doing so the only way to break through this tough time is to observe the social distancing recommendations a lockdown is the easiest measure that can be taken against the virus but the economic repercussions of the lock down and resulting resentment among the public we have to ban gathering and this includes weightings funerals and conferences any similar groupings are not necessary we also have to urge all people to adjust their way of life during this period of time as the number of infected cases has risen over the past weeks. more on this story with us had begun to run. the economy just can't guilt it going into this pandemic inflation is around 41 percent the country has seen an increase in unemployment the country has lost value against the u.s.
dollar but also the economy is under u.s. sanctions so what president rouhani is essentially saying is that the economy cannot deal with it but also he acknowledged that the government does fear that there will be opposition from the public and it was only in november last year that we saw widespread protests against the government fuel price increase but the government trying that made face masks mandatory in enclosed spaces they've been running campaigns on state t.v. telling people that the crown of ours is no joke but they do face a challenge according to the health ministry adherence to social distancing and some of those regulations started off 80 percent at the start of the pandemic now is down to 10 percent but here is that iran support centers that have close contact sports are not now closed so he pulls up close and reception holds that host wedding ceremonies and mourning ceremonies of have been told not to host those and that's seen as a key factor in the spread of the virus now president rouhani did go on to say that iran has dealt with the virus better than some european countries something that he said in the past saying that despite all the sanctions iran is still doing well but
he encouraged the public to observe social distancing to abide by the rules and to face this challenge together to buy as announced a $400000000.00 package to help its economy recovery from lock down. to the $1300000000.00 already promised the government says it's backing all sectors but it outlines specific plans for construction and tourism the same time you've got to buy base to airline emirates saying it will cut up to $9000.00 jobs which is 15 percent of its workforce. at least 5 people have been killed during a hostage taking at a church in south africa more than 40 suspects were arrested for attacking worshipers at the international pentecost holy church in the west of johannesburg police say the attack was over the leadership of the church. 3 factions are fighting for control after the death of its leader and 2016 orphans from a 1000000 now in so what oh go 40 people have been
a risk to you and they seem to have been a shooting and then a hostage situation at the small church just behind us just south of johannesburg it seems that there was a factional battle or least 3 factions of those church we are there members with a least 3000000 members across southern africa so it back till really was about leadership of the church since we the previous leader passed away in about 2016 at the time of his death it seems that he had left behind in a state of at least $26000000.00 so i wonder standing at this point is much of the tensions around leadership of the church is related to income of the church membership of the church and it's resulted in a hostage situation that saw at least 200 people who look on the premises kicked in the church while these factions battled it out at least 5 people were killed and in
fact all of them were killed in a vehicle just outside of the church and it seems that they were burnt burnt to death it's not quite certain given what the police have said so far but their bodies were found in those burnt yoko we also know there is one other person who's been killed and all of the people the reverse that they're also members of the police the national defense was as well as the metropolitan police which really is quite bizarre given me extent of the violent scene at this church during the course of the day the sort of things congress has refused to renew the operating license of the country's biggest broadcaster rights groups are calling a dark day for press freedom alan darkness details from manila. the resolution to deny a.b.c.'s franchise application is here by adopted it is seen as a crushing blow to press freedom 70 out of 84 lawmakers voted against the renewal of the broadcast license of the country's biggest media network e.b.'s
c.b.s. . it looks highly political highly highly political but that being said i respect their decisions and i respect what they have done. i will accept that it's painful. the ruling a spark to public outrage and criticism of congress where most members are allied with the president through 3 go to terror to join. the decision comes as the government is already grappling with its response to the coronavirus pandemic which has led to millions of filipinos losing their jobs maybe a c.b.s. closure threatens the livelihoods of another $11000.00. iraq war we're moving the channel from there also means depriving many people of information in remote areas where it's often the only one available the government spokesperson denies the
president was involved in influencing congress. but president of the go to tear down has repeatedly tried to a.b.s.e b.n. in the past saying that the network did not air his political campaigns during the 2016 presidential elections and instead to brenne most of the ads of his political opponent choice and next year if you're expecting. him sort of. euro. rights groups say do terror to has often treated journalists with contempt and the closure of the network is the grave assault on media freedom under the current administration it isn't the 1st time that the media network was forced off the air in 1972 it was also shut down by then president for didn't mark us when he declared martial law and a.b.s. c b n only reopened in 1986 after the dictatorship was thought polled by
a people power revolution this is a b.s. review. they say the network is being punished because of the tear it is grievances and the decision will further damage on the already troubled nation jamila dog and al-jazeera manila . in the news they had voters in hong kong get to choose which democratic candidates could run in september's legislative council elections. corruption and unprecedented a leading republican blasts donald trump's decision to commute the prison sentence the former advisor for just.
how low we have got more rain in the forecast for japan over the next couple of days i'm hopeful it won't be quite says what a cute as we go on into the next day or 2 but the rain showers never really too far away we have my front that's still running out of central positron or a cool settle pole set if you're right over towards japan but some subtle differences on the position of the front less what's the weather there coming out of the yellow sea pushing of it was the korean peninsula not too bad there in terms of for. rain still coming down into q.c. and on into well western parts of japan western areas of conscientious some showers a little further north of this system yet that's going to make its way a little further a switch as we go on through monday so there will be more heavy downpours coming through and we are likely to see the flooding causing more problems here then fall of the front through all the way back into central parts of china where the policies of rain coming through but they are still there nevertheless want to see
showers to the north of that but dry to the south of that sunshine is showers extend across a good part of india china thailand seeing some levee down poles heavy showers too over the next couple of days into many parts of the philippines and also looking pretty wet from time to time for malaysia. a secret mass grave in arlington discovered at an institution run by catholic nuns . and missions to its core. people in power investigates a scandal but destroyed families cost thousands of lives and still raises profound questions about the ties between the catholic church and the irish state. arlin's mother and baby scandal. on a. ruth.
ruth. with al-jazeera these are the top stories survivors families and dignitaries have gathered in east in bosnia and herzegovina to remember this trip when it's a genocide and it's been 25 years since bosnian serb troops murdered more than 8000 muslim men and police iran's president hassan rouhani says the country can't afford to go back into lockdown despite a shop rise in new coronavirus infections the number of cases in iran is now past a quarter of a 1000000. and the largest port cost in the philippines will remain permanently off the air after m.p.'s refused to renew its license the a.b.s. c.b. and corporation was forced off air in may after its franchise expires. let's go
back to our top story the chevron it's a genocide those thousands of men and boys killed in bosnia were under what was supposed to be the protection of dutch un troops he says though most young people in the netherlands have no idea about what actually happened step of that from the hague. it's a monument to the victims of a genocide that's missing from dutch history books these photos of young bostonians now living in the netherlands at an exhibition in front of the dutch ministry of defense should give a face and a story to the thousands who were killed after dutch troops handed them over to serbian forces like the father of most of it she was 14 years old when she was separated from him at the compound guarded by dutch troops the stage but what is really painful to me is that until now they say they did not think we were in danger that's a blunt line and that hurts me maybe even more than the genocide back then but. don't create awareness has told her story in
a podcast made by 2 young journalists who themselves had no idea of this a brain needs or killings researchers say nearly 60 percent of young people between 16 and 29 have no idea of what happened and somebody needs to change that young bosnian women have started this campaign to ask corporate monument and to give the genocide a more prominent role in that history books for 25 years after the largest massacre since world war 2 so vital say they're still struggling to be heard for to do last year after a long legal battle the dutch supreme court found the state partially responsible for the death of hundreds of buses young men to prime minister margaret and the former members of the dutch battalion has this message i think that the best what they should do is to travel to srebrenica together and be respected the victims only then they will show that they don't look away anymore how powerful would that image be we don't want to continue to put the blame but we want to be seen and heard former dutch soldier elise bed burka bomb was 19 years old during the fall of
kabul a metre she says a collective visit to the graves of the victims could help members of the battalion to deal with their trauma they have faced accusations of cowardice for their role in the massacre she also urges to un and dutch government to admit that they send the dutch through. still an impossible mission it's also vague as you claim you have us if i was the prime minister i would be much more open about what happened just admit it a lot would change after this but in the netherlands it is so difficult to self reflect i know other soldiers are still struggling with this but i never had the feeling that i could have done more maybe no we sometimes wonder what we could have done but at that time we were totally overwhelmed it was total chaos the dallas. brody events in taipei needs our people in the netherlands and in boston yeah our for rafa connected only with that shared responsibility we can together prevent
that genocide ever happens again on the european continent just like we promised after the 2nd world war a shared history that needs to be remembered together to make the dark chapter of subway need to more bearable for everyone who suffer it step 5 al-jazeera the hake . opponents from outside and within the republican party are expressing outrage after he commuted basically white a prison sentence handed to a long time friend and former advisor. was convicted of lying to congress during the russian best occasion republican senator and one time presidential candidate mitt romney tweeted this unprecedented historic corruption an american president commutes the sentence of a person convicted by a jury of lying to shields that very presidents and supporters from alan fischer. he has been a friend a confidant and for a very long time his biggest political supporter. can thank donald trump through
his freedom the veteran political consultant was due to begin a prison sentence on tuesday with the president's granting of clemency that has gone away in my case. an assistant u.s. attorney. filed a motion with the court which is. if the mother investigation had proof beyond a crowd strikes report that the russians hacked the d.n.c. and gave the information to wiki leaks that's a lie in a statement the white house said roger stone is a victim of the russia hopes that the left and its allies in the media perpetuated for years in an attempt to undermine the trump presidency there was never any collusion between the campaign or the trump administration with russia he continued mr stone will be put at serious medical risk in prison he's appealed this conviction and is seeking a new trial concludes roger stone is no a free man stone was caught up in robert miller's investigation into alleged
collusion between russia and the trump campaign in january last year he was charged with one count of obstruction 5 of making false statements and one of threatening a witness the charges included lying to congress during the russian investigation about his back channel links to wiki leaks during the 2016 elect. campaign prosecutor said he lied several times to protect donald trump after a trial in washington d.c. he was found guilty initially prosecutors recommended a 7 to 9 year sentence that was criticized by the president. he was sentenced to 40 months in jail fined $20000.00 and told to complete 250 hours of community service several times the president insisted this was a miscarriage of justice and he was considering a pardon for his old friend including this early on friday that i think right your son was very unfairly treated as were many before and in the meantime call me and all these guys are walking around in voting by the obama because we've got them
crying on my care they would have believe that one numerous republicans have over the last few days given a political cover to commute the sentence but others want him against it saying it could play badly in the months leading up to the next election adam schiff who led the impeachment process against donald trump said in a statement commuting the sentence of roger stone a crony who lied in obstructed investigation to protect himself is among the most offensive to the rule of law and principles of justice just this week stone tried to stop a sentence going ahead but at a hearing on justice department said it was a reasonable step something the president has no rule. al-jazeera washington. u.s. citizens living in china are being warned about an increased risk of being detained and barred from leaving the country the state department says people could face prolonged interrogations and extended to tension for state security reasons it
added american citizens could also be deported for sending private electronic messages that are critical of the chinese government tensions between the 2 countries have been high after the introduction of hong kong's new security law. meanwhile vs in hong kong the cost of their ballots to narrow the field of democratic candidates who will run in an upcoming election campaigning has begun people will have the weekend to vote. newly imposed national security law from beijing is overshadowing the main election in september from hong kong to vehicle paul and with more on the challenges facing the poll organizers. organizers say the face an uphill battle in trying to get these primary elections up and running one of the major obstacles the faces that many of the venue's that were meant to be ballot centers pulled out in the very last minute many of them are shops and offices and they say that their landlords put pressure on them saying they don't want their property used for political means organizers say they've had to become
creative to circumvent any last minute issues that may crop up for instance 3 district councils in this area hard this bus to use as a polling station we. fight so that everybody can come and take a load every member dream in the past and they can dream for the future now a number of pro-democracy candidates and pro-democracy fringe groups are not taking part in these primary elections they say these elections could undermine the actual elections which will be held and september they fear that this could even lead to their disqualification but advocates of these primaries like legislative councillors who are trying to win back their seats have been campaigning they say this is a very important process because this is the 1st widespread democratic action since the national security law came into effect that could be some sense of how some feelings of western nations amongst hong kong is because whatever you do they seem
to be able to get you on the new security laws and with this crime rate in place we can tell the hong kong government and for that matter at the bait. they do our best to stick to. those who are taking part in these primary elections are hoping this process will help consolidate support for the democratic camp so that they will be able to win a majority of the 70 up for grabs in september's legislative council elections but even if they do manage to attain that with this new national security law there is no guarantee that they will be able to push their mandate through effectively within government. opposition groups in mali have urged their supporters to stay out on the streets after one of their leaders was detained security forces arrested . following protests in the capital bamako a day earlier on friday police fired tear gas to disperse thousands.
television the protesters want president. to resign for failing to tackle mollies security and economic problems. political instability to across democratic republic of congo at the moment the justice minister has offered his resignation the political ally of former president joseph kabila has not given any reason for his decision. with president. over proposed laws that would give politicians more control over criminal prosecutions. funny despite a rising number of corona virus infections in florida one of the state's most famous to tractions is reopening it stalls disney world has been closed for nearly 4 months strict new health measures will now be in place but that hasn't stopped thousands of people signing a petition calling for the park to hold off on reopening brendel.
walt disney world in orlando reopens on saturday with enhanced hygiene temperature checks and mandatory mask wearing to prevent the spread of culvert 19 florida's governor says disney world is safer than a party at home people are going to be it's a safe environment disney i have no doubt it's going to be a safe environment but a quarter of park workers have signed an online petition against reopening saying it endangers their health doctors say safety depends on public cooperation and self discipline but the bottom line is you can rely on disney to keep things clean and then you as a guest are going to have to make sure that you practice good hygiene and wear a mask several disney parks in asia have successfully reopened but unlike visitors there are some people in the u.s. stubbornly resist mask wearing there's no question the global lockdown hit disney hard disneyland in california it remains closed indefinitely disney cruise ships
are docked most movie theaters are closed in the premier of disney's big summer film move on is postponed till august also hurting the company's bottom line the pandemic has severely curtailed professional sport leaving disney's sports center television network e.s.p.n. starved for content the major league soccer season restarted earlier this week at the disney world sports complex but no spectators pro basketball will follow on july 30th all teams and officials will stay at disney hotels on site and will not venture outside some n.b.a. players are skeptical you tell me where you know 22 james well where's. the rules. when we have. everybody for the urge to restore sports in reopen fun parks is part of the deep desire to
return to a precocious world that may be lost forever is not going to come again and there's not going to be enormous in the past our lives going forward are going to be different for ever all we do know is that we cannot can we cannot we cannot return to the lifestyle we had balancing health risks and economic rewards in a world were all has changed robert oulds al-jazeera. past the hour here on al-jazeera these are the top stories survivors families and dignitaries have gathered in eastern bosnia and herzegovina to remember the srebrenica genocide it has been 25 years since both the insert troops murdered more than 8000 men and boys. of the news and iran's president hassan rouhani says the country cannot afford to go back into lockdown even though there's a shop rise in new corona virus infections the number of cases in iran is now past
a quarter of a 1000000. the idealisation a kid tat cashable car cannot hold o. economic activities any longer that there is no country in the world capable of doing so the only way to break through this tough time is to observe the social distancing recommendations a lock down is the easiest measure that can be taken against the virus but the economic repercussions of the lock down and resulting resentment among the public we have to ban gathering in the syncrude weightings few rules and conferences any similar groupings are not necessary we also have to urge oh people to adjust their way of life during this period of time as the number of infected cases has risen over the past weeks. to buy as announced a $400000000.00 package to help its economy recover from lockdown that's adding to the $1300000000.00 already promised the government says it is backing all sectors of the economy but it out on specific plans for both construction and tourism this is the same time as they did buy based airline emirates says it will cut up to
$9000.00 jobs 15 percent of its workforce the largest broadcaster in the philippines will remain permanently off air after m.p.'s refused to renew its license the a.b.s. c.b.s. corporation was forced off air back in may when its franchised expired and at least 5 people have been killed during a hostage taking in a church in south africa or than 40 suspects were arrested for attacking worshipers at the into international pentecost holiness church in the west of johannesburg police say the attack was over the leadership of the church there are 3 factions fighting for control after the death of the church's leader back in 2016 up to date with the headlines on al-jazeera up next people in power.
6 years ago in ireland a secret mass grave for babies was discovered near a home for unmarried pregnant women in an institution run by roman catholic nuns to find set off a scandal that has raised deeply disturbing questions about the fate of thousands of women and children and the relationship between the catholic church and the irish state in a special 2 part investigation correspondent lawrence lee has been in search of answers.