was used to people drove a. group. that's what we used. in the u.k. to fails to get his sacking overturned at an employment tribunal but after he was fired for refusing to use different pronouns for transgender people we spoke to the doctor in question. chris you can see it is. society you human dignity. a knife and kills 4 people the police headquarters in paris number of others were left injured before the attacker was shot. as you have democrats probably to protect the whistleblower whose claims have triggered an impeachment inquiry we look at how they previously sought to prosecute those revealed uncomfortable truths.
this is alt international thanks for joining us. going to start in the united kingdom where a christian doctor who was sacked after refusing to use female pronouns when discussing a transgender woman has lost his legal fight against his former employer he says that they discriminated against his religious beliefs but an employment tribunal has ruled that his stance was quote incompatible with human dignity and more details added stashed. well you're probably familiar with pronouns such as he she and them and respecting them is especially important for the transgender community gender nonconforming and binary people however fail to get it right could now cost you your job at least that's the case for one dr he himself was sacked he faced dismissal because he failed to use these pronouns due to his own personal religious beliefs and in
a controversial court statement it read to his christian values are in direct contradiction with the fundamental rights of others and lack of belief in transgenderism and conscientious objection to transgenderism in our judgment incompatible with human dignity and conflict with the fundamental rights of others in so far as those beliefs form part of his why different youth he is why different also does not satisfy the requirement of being worthy of respect in a democratic society so what's the case well dr david margaret as a christian man who worked for the n.h.s. for 26 years now he was subsequently sacked after a conversation with his boss who asked him how would you respond if a 6 foot tall man came into your office and asked to be called mrs or she well dr makary refused and said he would simply not be able to conform to those requests and he was subsequently sacked from his position now the department for work and pensions argues that dr david margaret spheres are in direct breach of the equality
act of 2010 on top of all of that the firm that hired the man is also being sued for religious beliefs but the fact remains that the tribunals did rule of course that his believes could cause offense and in fact many people in the trans community and trans activists say that all of this has psychological ram of ramifications is tantamount to abuse not to mention of course that medical health care professionals should be treating people and not judging people in their opinion well anyway dr david ross perth is now saying he will appeal the decision. earlier i spoke to the ben at the center of the story dr david mack earth you outlined the precedent he says this ruling now sets i was taken off the shop floor and i was i so interrogated all the judges that i had heard. about were believed by my manager of people of the people of the shop floor of the national health service the very bit about their beliefs this is really really the precedents that have
been set for my case and that's that's why we're really quite shocked at the core prescriptive very quickly the 1st one is that you're not allowed not to leave the transgender movement macit and the 2nd one is component each of the oppressed and that believe that what made us male and female and then 6 out of pronouns of it's not allowable ball is that core christian beliefs or christianity is not compatible with modern society or human dignity these are very big questions each one of them is huge it's a huge blow. and i would never refuse to treat any patient that whatever they are they come from the question here is whether i can be forced to do something and so something which goes deep that gets my. 4 police officers have been killed and several others wounded after a man wielding a knife attacked a police headquarters in paris the motives behind that attack is still unclear on
the show the dubin ski splits. a deadly night for rampage unfolded just behind me about 100 meters away in the hague at the paris police day lunchtime it's been confirmed now that 4 people died in that attack we understand that the attack was carried out by one of their own one of their colleagues who also injured several other individuals let's get the latest details now responsible. for people dead their staff members of the police headquarters 3 men and one woman an investigation has been opened and is being headed by the police we will seek to establish the motives of the perpetrator who was neutralized by a police officer at the scene the presumed attacker is age 45 and his home is currently being searched additional searches will take place within the next hours while those investigations now underway christopher customer the interior minister
president of france as well as the prime minister felipe have all come here to find out exactly what happened there are also being many tributes paid to those officers who lost their lives. paris's morning it's on the south to noon after this appalling attack on the police headquarters the toll is heavy several policemen have lost their lives in my name and that of presents my 1st thoughts go to the families of the victims and their relatives the motive for this attack is not yet clear but one police union describe this as being a moment of madness and it is of course just 24 hours since we saw those huge police protests here in france across the country with police officers talking about the stresses that they face in their work the psychological stress is the sheer amount of work they're having to do and also the violence they face as they trying to carry out their jobs we spoke to some officers at that march on wednesday
to get them to explain those precious to us the best usually 3 today the police have no money yes salaries keep killing status and our pension are being attacked officers are tired with the yellow vast mean that there is a lot of work sacrificing their family life and we are expressing a deep depression in our profession. i'm here to defend our working conditions the threat to our special pensions status the lack of resources across the board. we are the police officers from france not just riot police but also misses all the unions we've all gathered to express our discontent with the administration the silence about the wave of police suicides this year we are short of staff short of money we cannot do our job and here to tell the administration that that stress police officers are also coming in is due to the volume of work that they've been doing paris of course france of course has been at the high alert for terror since
2015 and since then officers support some 23000000 additional hours and much of that has not been paid for them the motive for this attack is not. clear what we do know is that the assailant was 45 years old he was neutralized at the scene before being alive was able to attack and killed 4 of his colleagues and injure several others jollity not see paris. democrats in the united states so it's vital a whistleblower is protected after his revelations triggered an impeachment inquiry going strong from an anonymous cia officer alleges the president pressured his ukrainian counterpart to investigate an issue surrounding joe biden one of transportation rivals in next year's race for the white house to improve service dismissed claims of improper conduct unbranded the informant a spy either got
a totally wrong made it up or the person giving the information to the worst of lho was dishonest and this country has to find out who that person was because that person is a spy in my opinion so president traveling doesn't realize. how dangerous his statements are when he says he wants to expose he's the whistle blower is and those who may have given whistleblower that information. democrats came to protect this particular whistleblower they've been less so about others who feel uncomfortable truths in the past in the movement takes a closer look. we are now told that in this dark age of tyranny one heroic individual has spoken up like a voice crying out in the wilderness we don't know his name or his occupation but we know that he is good i think the whistleblower did the right thing i think he followed the law every step of the way the inspector general of the intelligence community found this whistleblower complaint both credible and urgent i want to say
thank you also to the whistleblower for having the courage of the bravery to come forward on behalf of the nation now not only must this gallant hero be held in the highest level of reverence but he must also be protected from any attack on him would be an attack on the american way of life from everything we know and we don't know much this is a experienced person who saw things that bothered him that's what the whole whistle ball blower statue is for and it is to protect their identity and i understand he's going to testify and we'll let the process unfold now do you remember how hillary clinton apparently wanted to kill julian assad with a drone well let's not get lost in details but let's go over some recent whistleblowers in u.s. history.
i never tortured anybody. but i get into prison while the tortures of the lawyers and people who were and the people who deceived and the man who destroyed the proof of the tapes will never sees justice i've never gained anything through what i've said publicly that i've lost everything. we got special ops forces the dead man can't leaks up this guy's a traitor a treasonous illegally shoot the son of a. don't
think mr snowden was a patriot he is a law breaker he violated american law he violated his duties that he assumed when he took the job that he had let's look at snowden here you know some might try to should say that oh he's a great human rights crusader he is not at all like the great human rights crusaders in the past might argue that this case is different because this whistleblower didn't run to the press but simply followed standard procedure but the record seems to show that a lot of cases have whistleblowers who do follow this procedure so why jail time for some of them but turns out the law does not actually protect them from retaliation they can be fired or prosecuted so are all future whistleblowers doomed well not quite secure backers carefully protecting whistleblowers who see wrongdoing of any kind in our government is essential so if you're a whistleblower in america take a step back look over what you have and ask yourself could this information benefit
anyone powerful in america if not your official complaint will probably be ignored and if you don't shut up after that the consequences could be severe the current whistle blowers case is very different from others. the others were blowing the whistle on the system so these were real real abuses what crimes and abuses of our 4th amendment. now this new whistleblower we need to put in quotes what was she reporting of course there are double standards there are standards for those who want to put pursue their political aims using this particular whistleblower in quotes and there are other rules for people who really oppose the system and its abuses one of the whistleblowers just mentioned there in caleb support he said would snowden he's reacted on twitter to calls to protect those who spilled the beans noting the case of ex n.s.a.
on the list daniel hale has been prosecuted for lifting the lid on u.s. drone warfare programs meanwhile an article in new york times suggests that the u.s. house intelligence committee chief might have colluded with the whistleblower according to the report the anonymous cia agent spoke to adam schiff stuff before filing his complaint is out on trump reacted to that just before you and president needed to walked out here that the whistleblower met with a staff member of adam schiff prior i love that question to be filed it shows that schiff is a fraud i think it's a scandal that he knew before i go a step further i think he probably helped write it. and this is not the only control to see the u.s. house intelligence committee chief has got himself important isn't easily put trying to explain. if there was an award for the star inches tator of president trump certainly this man would make it to the list of nominees no need to remind why all right just watch this for a bit president was essentially trying to coerce
a foreign leader to help us presidential campaign there seems to be no floor below which this president can drop serious a level of misconduct about his fundamental betrayal and obviously with that in mind it's a piece of cake to guess what this guy's most cherished dream is impeachment for the maggot man it may be that we undertaken a piece nonetheless that compels us to travel down the road towards impeachment well if you try and properly imagine yourself and mr schiff's shoes you would probably say oh yeah what he's up to is totally legit because mr trump is on a mission to dig as much dirt as possible on his most dangerous democrat political opponent and for the president all means are good even if it's done through a phone conversation with ukraine's president who mr trump asked to once again hit the trail of joe biden and so adam schiff was like it is illegal improper
a violation of oath a violation of his duty to defend our elections our constitution for the president to merely ask for foreign interference in our election well it's time to remind you of a different phone conversation from 27 thing between now not donald trump this time adam schiff and supposedly the speaker of the ukrainian parliament the nature of the compromise well there were pictures of naked. ok so you have recordings of both so check. where they're discussing the compromising material on mr trump absolutely on that meeting told flynn so all those compromising materials will never leave. will can so lol russian saying so. well obviously we would. welcome a chance to get copies of those recordings opes i forgot to mention something
really important that was a prank although with scenes mr chef was so hungry for the tram compromise that he totally fell for it schiff was pretty serious he wrote all of what we said on the paper remembered all the detail surely when you're looking for something to get crump out of there you're good to cross any lines nothing improper or probe worthy by the way speaking of dealing with the russians in some shape or form as we know anyone who gets themselves involved in that could be compromise or a spider on for the rest of their lives mr schiff once spoke to us r t r t made in russia get it one of those members of congress a leading the effort is adam schiff from california he joined me earlier he read thank you should someone put him under a federal probe for him that he or his assistants were probably talking to a few russians while the interview was being arranged oh that was long before
donald trump showed up in the white house politics should be fine then shift is certainly a very tribes also accused him of being shifty and shifty i think is a much more apt description of a state he wants to bring down donald trump he tried to do it with russia gate i mean the ship was really one of the key figures in russia and so now here he is suddenly you know from russia gate is moved on to ukraine get a chance to lead which i think is reasonably based that the origin of true russia is to be found in ukraine and he was asking israel in investigating this and in this case ukraine gate is even lindsey are there and. think that. will go down that ship. and speaking of the trump he's been given the green light to impose 7 and
a half 1000000000 dollars worth of tariffs on goods exported from the european union the ruling by the world trade organization is the largest in its history and is part of a 15 year battle over illegal subsidies made to european plane maker us as an italian journalist sees a chance to express their opposition to the move by handing the u.s. secretary of state a large wedge of parmesan cheese encounter happened during a photo op between mike pompei and italy's prime minister in rome on wednesday. was ambassador there as i was a as the as he was and we have asked the journalist who handed the cheese to pompei about what was behind her gesture usa market is very important from italian export because it's something a 12 percent of our all export so. i was stored
there if they taste a little be they all very gentle they would never eat any other cheese i just wanted to tell them look that's what you could lose if you put duties on our products. the new tariffs could come into force as soon as october 18th and will include a 10 percent levy on european aircraft and 25 percent of popular food items like scotch whiskey and french cheese brussels as warned that it is ready to retaliate if the u.s. decides to impose w.t.r. authorize counter measures it will be pushing the e.u. into a situation where we will have no other option than to do the same the u.s. trade office says it expects to enter talks with the you in a bid to resolve the dispute european affairs expert will rasmussen believes ordinary people will suffer the most not the corporations. it's a very complicated world out there right now i mean with this could be we won't
know really the immediate impact him especially when you look at aircraft aircraft or long. you know long lead time in item so i mean many of our airline buy from both boeing and airbus and that. this could have ramifications down the line on their bottom line as well so it could be not in the bill in the near term but the long term you could see prices increase will you get the price then from other apollo being the terror of. the company not the kind of paper that the average person that they hear that the bottom line and i think you're this could disrupt the white cane in the just that addition to what's going on in asia and therefore he put additional pressure on. global trade in the global economy within the next year. international relations are the focus of russia's annual vala dying conference thursday's the events final day in the black sea resort of sochi the
title for this is event is the dawn of the east and the will political order if an auctioneer is in such a force it has become a tradition that on the last day of the gathering of valdai discussion club mosco based international think tank russia's president vladimir putin joins the conversation stopped at the base near the east asia and the middle east 3 days of intensive discussions with high ranking politicians and alice from 37 countries are behind on how to avoid conflicts and violence how to maintain peace and boost development these big strategic regions how to called unite international efforts to achieve common goals and get better results well apart from putting the leaders as it by john has lost on the philippines and jordan are also here to exchange they have views and positions and before sitting all together they all. had tete
a tetes with leyden reporting to discuss bilateral as well as global issues but he event the final plenary session happened later in the evening and all the highest participants took part these are one all of the major key points of what was discussed maybe the grandmother. we propose to put aside all pent up preconceptions mutual pretensions and in fact try to create from scratch the organization for security and cooperation in the persian gulf to which aside from gulf states actors like china russia the us you india and others could join as observers. for decades u.s. presidents ignored north korea perceived it as an outlaw donald trump has managed to make a historic step to tide over that line of misunderstanding and estrangement he met with kim jong un and started the negotiation process. but says she wouldn't go to
the time has come to talk about the global concert of development models interests cultures and traditions where the sounding of each instrument is vital irreplaceable and valuable and so that music would be played without falsity for it to sound with harmony it is important to take into consideration options of every participant of international life. the iraqi government has put an indefinite curfew on the company in baghdad amid reports of more than a dozen deaths and hundreds of injuries as a wave of violent protests has swept the country.
well demonstrations began on tuesday over unemployment and corruption with clashes erupting and the army stepped in to defend the heavily fortified green zone places where bullets and live fire against protesters who said that they're angry at the way the country is being run. all that day i did come to your senses adel go away we didn't elect you the iraqi people don't have real elections anymore you have changed the turnout from 19 to 45.5 percent there were no elections according to the laws of all the countries in the world if the turnout is less than 19 percent the elections didn't take place no matter if they are true iraqis and honest people they will immediately hold an emergency session to make the prime minister the leader of the army and the interior affairs minister resign the blood was spilled for iraq true iraqis took up the streets for iraq for our land we are iraqis and we
love our countering if they are traitors that will be our neighbors we the iraqis won't sell our homeland. the government also restricted internet access in a bid to control the unrest this is coincided with a visit by a high ranking iraqi officials to the united states the movie seen by some as a sign of loyalty to washington last raf who's an assistant professor at nottingham university center of conflict security and terrorism physics question will escalate if the government fails to deliver change. this is the latest in a series of just starting 2015 after we lections in 2014 with whom to deliver big government so what we have is a widespread discontent against the corruption and millions in the government to provide energy livelihoods and other essentials for the people of iraq will be the government is going to unilaterally step down at this stage at
least it doesn't look like it will but what he will have to do is to provide some. believable assurance that they going to make a change and it's very hard to imagine anything that the current government can do that will pacify the protesters them so i think ultimately it may well come down to at least a new election or perhaps a stepping down. violence sadness and fantasy these are just some of the things you might expect to see when you visit an art gallery renowned take britain museum as deemed a warning necessary for a new exhibition of 19th century drawings by william blake.
never ever ever we need to see the visions of people's minds not how we'd like the world to be a loser they say they feel offended in this very very easily offend the world we live in you know we're not interested in going to gallery of everything's blond and going in the congo and you're william by your species expects music and. i think you've got to actions have religious grandson to get that something. and i suppose i would have issues if there is another sexual violence against women or anything like that that being when in fact i don't think it will be. the bad press some politics painted by our artists are considered by you to be
well welcome to worlds apart according to karl marx history repeats itself 1st as tragedy 2nd this far is but in the case of american politics it's fast turning into a sitcom and i wish not only the characters but even the situations remain invariably locked up another gave this time ukraine gave taking over washington is there still a chance of ever moving your hard on the world's. problems well to discuss that i'm now joined by the meat that is so slow of deputy director of the center for comprehensive european and international studies at the higher school of economics in moscow miter it's good to talk to you thank you very much for your time kalu most of you now we are recording this conversation on the sidelines of the discussion forum which was set up as a serious academic platform to deal with the issues of global importance in the year after year those issues take a back seat.