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heading off line and into the streets the anonymous activist group called on u.s. citizens to organize protests against supporters of city that's the new web data gathering now on route for the senate. spain's economic pulse flatlines on staggering new unemployment figures more public dissent is stamped down by the strong and the well practiced. and ukraine's ex prime minister has a new tax evasion trial postponed till late may. fails to attend the hearing after claiming she was beaten by prison guards. it is good to have you with us today here on c m rule re suchet live in moscow
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outrage of internet users at the new u.s. cyber security act called cissp. may spill out onto the streets and the hacker group anonymous is responding to the bill by launching what it's calling operation defense phase two. we are calling upon the citizens of the united states to physically protest over the coming two months a number of protests will be held decrying companies that support but the bill did post through the house of representatives on friday it's now won its way to the senate president obama has threatened to veto the measure citing privacy concerns if made law the act will permit u.s. based internet companies to legally share private user information with the american government journalist david seaman explains what he believes of the day just behind it. they're going after people before they've even committed anything that's illegal. in the case the adage that
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a moment where they added that now they can do this to protect children to protect minors this could be something is very good as you know somebody who is seventeen years old if you have a cousin and he or she is seventeen. that's enough for the government to read through all of your e-mails potentially all of your facebook messages every website you visit and do all of these things a without telling you and b. without obtaining a warrant or getting any kind of court involvement full before hand they can just go on this fishing expedition and see everything you've ever done online and then take it from there it's just profoundly scary i don't have a problem with spying on bad guys i have a problem on spying on people who done nothing wrong and doing it in the name of protecting children and protecting us from cyber security threats that i'm not convinced are even real there are already a lot of mechanisms for the government to see what bad actors are up to online this is just a gross invasion of the everyday person's privacy and for awhile i don't understand what the tradeoff is here i don't understand what we gain as individuals in
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exchange for giving the government this free pass look through all of our activities. samuel from the online magazines spiked believes that is a blatant violation of the first amendment of the us constitution. can anyone actually name a significant act of cyber terrorism that has happened in the west ever know because it never has done it's an imagined threat and it's an imagined threat which now threatens our freedom online i don't think this is about internet security i think it's about national security generally i think this act is more likely to be used to control and monitor efforts to organize terrorist attacks offline now the danger with that is that in the in america specifically we've recently had arrests of individuals for encouraging al-qaeda sympathies now that used to not be possible in the. american legal system because of the first amendment because of these recent cases there's a radical reinterpretation under way of the first amendment and more broadly free
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speech is position in american society so i don't think we should be concerned about those that small minority you know try and shut down master card for another half an hour we should be concerned about the americans the american government will drive to control not just our freedom online but our freedom to publish ideas more widely more that r.t. we are always good to get your view on our stories website r.t. dot com we're asking how far you think this legislation will go but here are the numbers for this hour from our two dogs at this point forty percent of you think that will become law but only after the presidential election that will under a third believe it will spread its influence beyond the u.s. the rest are equally divided between thinking that obama will veto after the senate vote or that they turned down version or take effect you still have time to cast your vote do so at r.t. dot com. so you can make an informed of voter we've compiled an extensive
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background on since before you how it differs from previous cybersecurity act who supported and why you can learn all that online also there tim kirby's rather unique. take on the issue. good luck. doesn't sound anything. to teach creation why it should care about humans. this is why you should care only dot com you know we are coming to you live from moscow spain is now in a crisis of enormous magnitude unemployment at an astounding twenty five percent that's the one above the unemployment stats from nigeria the government's admission however. an acknowledgement of reality one felt by millions of spaniards taking to
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the streets in protest but as greece reports with so many out of work tolerance for dissent is that a new. the spanish police forcibly arresting a student his main crime filming what he interpreted to be police brutality. by oh f. i mean the police as usual stopped a family of immigrants and began to beat in one thousand year old woman i took my cell phone and started to film it is an action that he paid for them and i found them what they mean and i was threatened with death beaten and locked up in a cell i was out of touch for thirty nine hours i was told only sent to prison for three years. cases of offices allegedly abusing their powers are on the ranis for a long time such scenes have remained relatively unknown but now the spate of mass demonstrations gripping spain bring officers actions to the forefront this crowd is not bring in it's head of the of the house that represents the problems facing the
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right age is that message. isn't going anywhere if anything is increasing as it was so true the accusations of police brutality despite popular anger levelled at austerity it's only recently there's been an apparent hardening in the response by police especially since the new conservative government took charge late last year in favor of protesters felt the strong arm of the lord valencia what started as peaceful demonstration was met with batons tear gas and rubber bullets i sure never said we cannot allow young men to be had in the face while handcuffed because the only thing that slaps in the face here is democracy. but even anger within parliament fools on deaf ears at the top of my daughter but through the majority of meetings in february we're not legal it means that there is no reason to institute proceedings against any policeman good. but this is no isolated event over in
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barcelona after last month's general strike there yet more clashes with police the rest are made very few became public knowledge has been in office here in spain there is an obsession to conceal the crime statistic no one knows it except the governments and we always act according to police good advice based on this we know whether to be permissive or not the last one on the receiving end of public outcry more and more people are labeling the police as protectors of unpopular policy with officers increasingly accused of breaking the very laws they're supposed to uphold . groups r.t. madrid spain. and in the united states there's also a strong concern over how far and with how much immunity police can push their sweeping powers one recent human rights group reports blame law enforcement officers for tasering five hundred people to death over the last decade tim
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cavanagh the managing director of reason dot com says for americans the first reaction to police is not trust it's fear. there are questions about our situations that in the past might have been resolved by you know let's hang back and wait till this person comes down let's. pick him up at the next block after he runs out of breath or something like that become situations where officers clearly move in and just try and take possession of a person in a way that they wouldn't have in the past we have a lot of video of that that is the big question i mean we why do we have to have this kind of force against people who are not all of the one of the people is a guy in san bernardino county named alan kept part this gentle guy that you know the whole community knew him as you know almost like a forrest gump figure he was tasered to death he was tasered nineteen times by.
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you know there were probes in his flesh to prove it there's a civil case going on the officers were all excused all he is accused of apparently and the police reports are so opaque that it's been very hard to figure it out but apparently all he did was honk at a sheriff who may or may not have cut him off in traffic having violent offenders afraid of them is fine i don't know that all of the population should necessarily be afraid of the police they're watching out so you know coming up in just a few minutes in the program here the u.s. secret service tightening the noose you good behavior rules are imposed on its agents find out what course to suffer and crack down on bad behavior. we have russian household where every one of over one hundred siblings believes the key to family happiness is simply of love. a new trial of an extra cranium prime minister has been put off until late may two
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to her absence yulia timoshenko cues to financial irregularities when she led a gas company of the one nine hundred ninety s. refused to attend the hearing citing health concerns with this report is to select a chef scheme not only believes that this case against her is completely politicized and orchestrated by the government she even reportedly went on a hunger strike to support the claim but also in the latest twist she claims that she was physically abused by wardens in the prison where she spends her prison time now that happened when she was to be transported to a clinic to have her reported spinal hemorrhage treated she believe she claims that the wards covered her and blanket and landed several punches in her hand this week a photos of her bruises were made public on the internet certainly made a lot of noise here in ukraine and internationally now on the other hand there was a video published as well showing tymoshenko walking free in her cell as if denying the claims that she has severe back problems that has been reported by her
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defending lawyers and also basically giving the idea that she may be simulating this disease of hers now certainly this case has been drawing thousands of people into the streets both for and against the former prime minister this time it's no exception where thousands literally besieging the court building in hiding in the city of haifa and the prison where she is being kept and this also more controversy with some in the crowd claiming that friday's terrorist attack in the city of the put off school was orchestrated by the government to draw the attention from the tymoshenko case certainly it's a very wild roller coaster ride i'd like to remind all of you is that she is now spending seven years in prison for the abuse of power and this new cases all about her economic activity in the ninety's and some believe that she may be also found guilty and have her already big sentence extended by twelve years at least. reporting right there well i still to come of the program in the midst of a global depression. we've been soul is strictly to spend spend spend to
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spend so we stop spending because the depression thing and you know we're following yet another european financial collapse this time in romania the rest of the asks if it's time to admit the problem may be more widespread than we thought. europe has frozen the three hundred and twenty million dollars worth of assets belonging to former tycoons on the run from russia north or it is among those who have had their assets seized is fallen all agog of boris berezovsky currently living in asylum in london now a brussels correspondent with more on the operation. overseas property and back accounts of several individuals charged in the high profile criminal cases of russia have been seized this is at the request of the russian prosecutor's office some three hundred twenty million dollars worth of assets were confiscated in france switzerland monaco and ukraine and one of those individuals charging these
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cases. is of course controversial with high profile all the guards and it's reported that about thirty million euros worth of his assets were taken in france so this is in connection with a couple of embezzlement cases leveled against him by russia his relationship with russia is to say the least but it does go beyond these high profile financial criminal cases in the past you have said that he is on a mission to bring down the putin and i quote by force and he has been seen as having a close relationship with some chechen militants in particular. who is wanted by russia on the terrorism but looking at this from a broader perspective this whole operation between russia and the e.u. it is a step forward it is a significant mark of progress in terms of the two two sides implementing judicial request on working together on legal issues and that's of course despite some political and diplomatic disagreements. there reporting from brussels here in
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moscow other u.s. secret service has pledged to run a tight ship. have new rules for its patrons the crack down on raunchy behavior comes in the wake of accusations that american personnel were involved with hiring prostitutes during foreign trips. has more on the new restrictions and also details on a some rather spicy scandals that happened earlier right here in the heart of moscow. the new conduct rules include a list a ban on heavy drinking and agents have to stop drinking ten hours before they next go to work there is also a prohibition on visiting disreputable establishment or from bringing foreigners back to hotel rooms and chaperones will accompany agents on trips to keep them in line this all comes after twelve agents were suspended after reportedly bringing
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prostitutes back to their rooms in colombia ahead of a visit by president barack obama he called the agents in question knuckleheads and the congressional investigation into that incident has also been expanded to include another incident in two thousand and eleven in el salvador of a similar nature all of this suggests that official comments that what happened in colombia was an aberration may indeed not be the case and it appears that here in moscow the scandal may have spread here as well on this central street it's famous for its entertainment venues bars and clubs and one club in particular may have become connected to this scandal the american newspaper the wall street journal has quoted informed sources are saying that in june two thousand american secret service agents reportedly visited the hungry dark night club a very raucous place noted for its wild parties that was ahead of a visit by then president bill clinton it became famous for its raucous nature of
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the hungry duck especially it's ladies' night including a mass strip tease by nine hundred twenty women hungry duck closed in two thousand and nine after years of problems would be off for a tease but all of these stories are going to do little to calm the swirling storm of controversy around the u.s. secret service. reporting there well you can check out more of what the infamous hungry duck venue had to offer. before it was shot down those details on our website is what else you can find at r.t. dot com right now visitors to the netherlands will soon have to shun their tastes for so-called space cakes as the country begins cracking down on drug tourism next week also. more than a ton of waste from the international space station has burned up on reentry into earth's atmosphere with only a few small chunks making it all the way down but mission control says they plunged
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into the into the pacific in an area known as the space ship symmetry. and i just a few minutes here on out here will get to the world of day but for now they consider themselves descendants of an ancient tribe which has been in existence in the promised land for thousands of years for some of their journey back has taken years but at the end of their pilgrimage they were faced with a government oppression in the very place they thought of as home is policy or follows their struggle for recognition. deep in israel's negative desired other women serve an ancient people trying to build a modern homeland but these mostly black americans are not jews nor do they profess to be instead they call themselves african he is relights descendants of ancient
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israel we sing about the river jordan we didn't sing about mali or song timbuktu we sing about jericho jerusalem in canaan flint. and the songs were passed down through the generations born and brought up in the united states they believe that when the ancient jerusalem temple was destroyed by the romans their ancestors fled to east africa from where they were taken to america as slaves in one thousand nine hundred sixty six as chicago steel worker ben-ami been used well had a vision that it was time to return home everyone is called according to their portion and our portion was you know to establish the kingdom of your and the kingdom of your represents a new idea you know upon the planet and so ben-ami set forth with some four hundred people who much like moses in the bible spent two and a half years wondering in liberia before reaching the promised land when benami arrived here in one thousand nine hundred eighty nine just under half of those who'd left america with him had managed to finish the journey this was to become
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their home here in the negev desert but successive israeli governments made their lives difficult because ironically while the country is founded on the so-called law of return these were tourney's are not seen as jewish although many feel the issue runs deeper than that we need the worst who has a problem with color just a matter of color. and so these people of color are often dismissed by mainstream israeli society for years their children could not attend the local schools they had no health care they were marked for deportation but despite the obstacles and the ongoing struggle for recognition they take pride in a tradition is we understand now is the worst they can claim their polygamous strict feagles make sure everyone follows an exercise program and are big supporters of preventative health care we are an integral part of the state of israel this was the vehicle that was used to bring us back to the promised land and it's here in the desert wasteland that the community has multiplied more than sixty
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fold since it first came to the negative they say their intention is to be an example of peace and light to other nations and worship god not religion policy or r t dimona all right before we get to the latest from syria let's start the r.t. world with malaysia where police have used tear gas and water cannons to disperse tens of thousands of protesters from the streets of the malaysian capital demonstrators led by an opposition backed reform group believe the current electoral system is handing advantage to the ruling coalition and they're demanding it should be changed at least twenty were arrested in one of the country's largest rallies over the past decade. un observers have arrived in the syrian city of following reports of the situation in the region of the visit comes after the government highlighted a surge in murders and kidnappings reportedly carried out by armed groups in the country meanwhile lebanon has seized a cache of weapons aboard a syria bound
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a ship on its territory the cargo was apparently being smuggled for syrian rebel forces it contained artillery shells rockets rocket launchers and rifles. romania's a government has collapsed following a vote of no confidence just two months after taking office tough austerity policies led to the second government fall in three months the country's president has nominated the left wing opposition leader as the new prime minister though subject to parliamentary approval in recent months thousands of protesters across romania following two years of harsh cuts. and with yet another european government falling due to austerity measures and some are questioning if the global implications are even more serious than we all first thought our new york resident laurie half an ist has been trying to work it all out .
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are we living through the second great depression and just don't know it this week let's talk about that do you think it's the second great depression we're in where this hard question i hope is not maybe some places away easily agrees hopefully not very easily either but i wouldn't say that these only is a great depression do you think it's worse in some places and better in others. it's the worst thing since the great depression probably the second great depression it'll be known in the future as the second worst of the depression yes why are we calling met that now i don't know did they call the great depression the great depression well was happening exactly yeah they don't want to use the word the big deal word depression because a by the phrase that once depression happened to hold their money and we've been taught sold strictly to spend spend spend spend so we stop spending because of depression then things get worse so they don't want that to happen so they'll wait
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for the history books to call this officially depression yes if we admit that we're doing things wrong which we should do everybody else you know everything else will take two so they want to be getting out of it as soon as we admit it. we just need to admit there's a problem it's always the first. whether or not we're living through the second great depression the bottom line is probably no one's going to have the nerve to call it bad until it's over. this is are to live from moscow have you ever forgotten to call a distant cousin you talk to only once a year just the wish them a happy birthday well imagine the plight of one extended russian family that are pushed into me i have more than one hundred birthdays to remember with quite a few even falling on the same day. did it and they'd that i knew if you miss. trying hard to prove he knows all of his one hundred and eleven
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siblings and cousins my heart out of which only fourteen brothers and sisters are his and add to that all of the onsen uncles and that's one family a bit difficult to keep track of. putting names to face is not a problem the most difficult thing really is remembering everyone's birthdays every other day we sometimes even have three or four per day and ray says their parents had only thirteen children but each of his siblings and it up with many kids of their own so the reality of having children for the chaparral family is taken to a completely different level. than having one child that doesn't really count having two that's guessing the three now that counts as having a child this is the largest family in the clan has fifteen children. when i was asked as a child what i wanted to be when i grow up i always said
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a mother now our little when he grows up he'll be a father so the tradition continues and here is the happy grandfather of the one hundred and twelve as well as the great grandfather of another ten great grandsons college says his secret is loving everyone. but grass so much there are people who are happy now buying a car or building a country house that's fine by me but my joy is internal i look at all of them they are my riches that neither my ass nor rust can eat away and no sleep can steal from me and since his memory is far from being as good as that of his grandson if him but he keeps all his records in order that. oh you're back with here's everyone starting from my first grandson in one hundred eighty two those written in boulder boys tallackson girls well i'm not ashamed of how i live my life i worked in
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a mine and it wasn't easy but know what but i knew i had to raise them all and i still want to help them and do something good so they remember me forever. and while his grand kids fight for attention to be granddaddy's favorite of the day it's turned out pretty much impossible to get them all into one shot. bertha that is or they say once children grow up and leave home the empty nest syndrome often hits their parents hard so it seems the only guarantee to never feel alone is having more children carry a pushover party came out of a region. all right in just a few moments here on out here we talk to a u.n. special reporter and discuss how to deal with cultural differences in a multinational society that's after a roundup with the headlines with me role research.
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