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from point a to flash from. this is where. the 77 percent. this week g.w. . this is the time to use a shop coming up a death sentence for a dictator. and later suspended the. court has sentenced him to death for it what does this mean in a country ruled by the military almost it's existence. in india police of the receiving end of criticism images like these. forced to pick up student protests against a citizenship. with
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a difference. taking a long. matchmaking. i'm british welcome to the. it's good to have you with us pakistan's former army chief . has been sentenced to death in a treason case it's the 1st time such a sentence has been handed down to a farm on the chief in pakistan the case from its took 2007 when musharraf as president imposed a state of emergency suspended the constitution and placed several judges under house arrest. in a bloodless coup in 1909. of sharif. in the united arab emirates where he's receiving medical treatment. and for more i'm
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joined by family farms from dede sherman going to see you why is this sentence so significant well it is significant symbolically because you see that the military is so powerful in pakistan the military dictators broke the constitution they suspended the constitution they would through government elected civilian governments so and the judiciary always supported the military actions of the coups and the suspensions the 1st time you see that the judiciary actually stood up against the military and say it is wrong and we have the death sentence to the former military dictator but his mission of so hugely significant and also symbolically significant so the judiciary might have stood up to the army but then given the power that the army exercises in pakistan what are the chances this sentence are likely to be counted out well the chances are already low in my opinion 1st it's a split decision and also musharraf has the right to appeal against the. superior
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court the supreme court for example so i know it is likely that the supreme court will have a different decision but we're not sure about it but there is a legal of course from a shot off and he needs to follow that his supporters will not come out to the streets and you know protest against the wording this is not going to happen so all he needs to do is now to follow the legal procedure the army would try its best to make sure that the money that musharraf is not because that will give out a very bad message to the public and it will show that the military speak it but not show its weakness british right and that's very believe it for the time being comments i'm speaking to us about this sentence handed down to pervez musharraf thank you so much. and you can find out more background on this story on our website dot com. police in india are facing criticism for the heavy hand of the
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sponsor to students protesting a new citizenship law that citizenship amendment act provides a pathway to indian citizenship for religious minorities from neighboring countries with the exception of muslims students at dennys john the university of richmond police are among many across the country that have joined in protests against the law on images like these have sparked outrage in india and wielding police snatch a shooting. there excessive force only stopped when confronted with incredible bravery part of what eyewitnesses say was a day of violence against you. culminated in officers firing tear gas on paul testers inside the jamia millia islamia university in delhi before raiding the campus. so we were waiting on the police
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t.v. when the police came we did that at least now we. have it but it came out to new york was that the police started beating us and abusing us the aftermath in the library speaks to the chaos scores were injured police sent out a public relations officer to clean up the mess. when we started pushing the protesters back from the road stones were pelted from both sides so tear gas was used at that time the rowdy elements went inside the university and the police chased them in there because a lot of stone pelting was going on we were doing a thorough investigation. to sit down protest opposition leaders blame the government for the heavy handed response. that had me summit on the government has attacked students by entering universities so we will fight for the constitution of india. we have said it time and again we will fight against the government. letting. hostility to the citizen law keeps gathering steam
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across india and west bengal firebrand leader mamata banerjee led protests critics say the act which grants a route to citizenship for non muslim migrants threatens india's secular foundation but perhaps it will be decided about rest spreading among student bodies that will give no render a moody's government most cause for concern. and the variance of these protests has prompted india's prime minister narendra modi to respond on twitter he called the outcry unfortunate and deeply distressed distressing here short people that know india has anything to worry regarding this act he also added that this is the time to maintain peace unity and brotherhood and joining me now is south asia director of human rights watch menard she done really don't reap prime minister more the has appealed for calm in the midst of these violent protests do you think the extent of
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the opposition has caught the government by surprise. i do hope that that is the case that the prime minister now recognizes that there is public opinion against this and that he does the right thing. in diverse in these policies in a democracy it's very important for. for an elected leader he protests. are making this about politics but do you think that these protests that we're seeing across the country represent the large majority view on the citizenship amendment. it is hard to test that the question the question really is that there has been. a very significant number of voices students who are out on the streets. the government has made
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a difference in lux on this issue initially it was all about trying to control immigration which of course is a is also a problematic because it is immigration trying to control immigration based on religion but the bigger concern really is how this and then when bill is tied to a national citizenship process now when happens in a citizenship issue process is that if a non muslim cannot produce the paperwork they were automatically to get down to citizenship while a muslim would not be able to now in a country where we know for a fact that people who work is extremely hard to produce this this leads to concerns that a significant chunk of india's population may be denied citizenship and that really is the basis for the protest now the government needs to run very early and see it
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is policies and to understand that people are objecting to this kind of violation of the constitution but what about the form of objection that have been a lot of biden's police officer i've also been injured in these protests what would you say to that. but of course we would call upon all to just just don't go only in huge and peaceful protest and not engage in violence but there are the issues involved here the culture of street violence and fortunately has been building up for some time last year led in fact by digital supporters this is been the time when you know when we to be supporters have gone and vandalized movie theaters are our authors readings are you know targeted production of movies are our. allies spend they have actually attacked muslims on the street claiming that they were illegally trading in b. if are attacked people who use of luck you have now this kind of street violence in
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egypt little antiviolence we have been saying for the longest day is something that needs to be contained this culture has come in because because the bridge appears to you still act against the supporters vendetta against and this kind of violence now the same thing is happening here there are numerous protesters also saying that they did not commit the violence it was done by b.g.p. supporters secretly to make them look bad now is how to tell in any any of these circumstances what exactly has happened but certainly what should happen is is is a is a coming of situation a fair investigation and for the for the b.g.p. leadership and particularly the prime minister who is after all the primacy of all of india due to come out not in agent politics and rick nice that there is no shame in a democracy when leaders listen to people's voices and it was close right next younger that's very relieved for the time being thank you so much for speaking to us if.
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for some it's a life long quest the search for a soulmate but if you learn how to there's always speed dating in japan how about some math making events have another different patterns the singles looking for love in our next report after 5 to remain and not. in a nondescript banquet room in the world's largest metropolis a group of japanese men and women search for the spark that could change their lives it's a speed dating event with a twist the singles have come with their parents to support them in their hunt 1st suitable partner. really bad she had boyfriends when she was a student but those relationships didn't work so i told myself maybe now it's up to me to give her a hand what it took. i came here today after being pushed by my mother because it's true that so far i've had trouble meeting the right person. to be the
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open. participants to live questionnaires and exchange small talk with mum and dad there to give them a gentle push towards pairing up. with us them when you can but that. may be outdated but i think parents know their children best what the character strengths are and their weaknesses mcgeorge a bunch of other so i start at these events thinking that there might be less divorce if parents look for their child soulmate or. it's a nerve wracking event for both generations but they overcome their inhibitions in the hope that's somewhere in the room they'll find a perfect match. going to bed and then i say if it doesn't work it's their fault that's it the today you can always catch the show online on our website they have a dot com for special believe it all with pictures of the continuing protest
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against india citizenship thank you for watching prince you next time for. and. language courses. video and audio. w. media sector. was the speech of his life perhaps his past. his most difficult chancellor and much cooler addresses the people of east
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germany shortly after the fall of the all. comers 40 term. journalist peter lindbergh was at the scene. 30 years later looks back on the. president. starts december 19th. w. boeing's 737 max is now officially in an extended holding top production of the best seller jets will be suspended boeing says regulators continue dropping off the plane left have little choice profits will take a nosedive and not only have the aircraft maker cut some of the airlines are affected too. also coming up more strikes over more calls new pension plans in france how will congress solve the crisis which threatens to spoil christmas for many french. this is business asia. asian and global business
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news on the. welcome we start in the u.s. where aircraft make a boeing well whole production of the 737 engine that's the 1st such production poles in more than 2 decades. it's boeing says the continued grounding off the plane by regulators said to range far into next year left it no choice the phrase by one of the largest u.s. exporters will impact suppliers adeline's and financiers across the globe as well as the u.s. economy on the whole aircraft in the 737 family account for 70 percent of boeing civil aviation business and the max is just the latest version of it the 1st 737 feel more than 50 years ago they were meant to lead the company into a bright future boeing has only delivered.

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