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the headlines in r.t. international made mass protests against france's controversial security bill the u.n. claims it's incompatible with international human rights and called on paris to reconsider however the government doesn't back down saying it can only be rewritten also to russia starts free mass vaccinations against covert 19 in the capital we look at who gets the job 1st. we need to understand this is not going to be a silver bullet just because. the head of the international red cross warns the new vaccines won't solve all the problems with the virus but they also say there's been an unprecedented surge of volunteers willing to join the fight against the pandemic with reporter matt is well plus. we will sort you out.
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but we'll just have to wait to be here. because i know it's it's really it's really hard. captures the heartbreaking moment when children of one of the soldiers find out he has to leave the country he served that is britain tells fiji born veterans who fought for the union jack in iraq and afghanistan to get. a good afternoon just gone 4 o'clock in moscow you were asking international now in a rare move the french president has criticised his police force and acknowledged that officers are sometimes guilty of racism and also violence comes after his government was forced to rewrite a hugely controversial security bill that sparked mass rallies with protestors claiming it puts the rights of police above of the population. yes live you know as
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an associate the there is violence in society there is racism in society in france today this is a franked therefore as our police reflect society some members of the police force display violent behavior that we must go after and punish like well the bill wouldn't stop the public from filming the police in certain situations and u.n. experts have also slammed the movie they said that such footage she's actually helps control police brutality. now reports. it's one of the most contentious laws that france has proposed and. president and now it seems it's about to become even more controversial the global security law has been pulled apart by a group of independent u.n. experts who have branded it incompatible with international human rights legislation and while they welcome the fact the parliamentarians say that they will be right article 24 which would criminalize the publication of images of the police
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if there is intent to harm the experts say that doesn't go far enough. simply rewriting article $24.00 will not solve its flaws and the provision is certainly not the only one that infringes on fundamental human rights images of police abuse captured by the public play a vital role in oversight of public institutions which is fundamental to the rule of law approval over the law over a week ago spoke to huge fieri tens of thousands took to the streets in cities across the country journalists groups n.g.o.s and the who raised concerns about article 24 in the same week shocking video is a new acts of police violence during sure focus on the draft bill.
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but these are un special rapporteur whose job it is to report to the human rights council say that their concern goes deeper than just article $24.00 true surveillance has been problematic here in france at the start of the curve 19 pandemic trains are being used by security forces to keep an eye on the public but they knew since she was shot down by france's highest administrative court state it was deemed that there was no proper legal basis 'd for their deployment. among many other provisions in the bill that could limit human rights article $22.00 permitting use of drone surveillance in the name of security and counterterrorism would permit widespread surveillance in particular of demonstrators article $22.00 was supposed to change that and give the french authorities the right to use drones to monitor citizens and while perhaps it has flown under the radar as they spilled
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out over publishing police images it morphs into missed by those u.n. experts this has serious implications for the right to privacy freedom of peaceful assembly and freedom of expression in the country as well as in any other country that might be inspired by this legislation he's following u.n. experts have now called to the whole global security bill to be revised comprehensive really piling even more pressure on the present law court and his ruling party as the own go towards the bill continues here in france. ati paris. in other news today moscow has started to carry out mass vaccinations with the. daily infections across the country have been on the rise since september and now exceed 28000 a day. spoke with me here in. behind me is one of 70 most
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clinics where specialized fully equipped vaccination centers opened on saturday they will work from 8 am to 8 pm every day expecting to vaccinate hundreds of people daily earlier we heard from russia's president vladimir putin that the country had already produced 2000000 doses of the drug and ease ready for mass vaccination and to be honest russia needs it just as well as the entire world because corona virus cases grow and call that 19 related deaths can continue to remain on a very high level well the vaccination is on a voluntary basis but not everybody can get an injection here is deputy mayor about who will be the 1st to get sputnik be futile which it would have in the it's not simple shooting these groups have priority 1st tries to vaccination workers such as doctors and teachers could do with a large number of people who also nursing staff administrator has cleaners and other burkas in social institutions as they're also traced these candidates also
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required to be in a good health condition of course aged 18 to 60 earlier mayor is sad that half of moscow residents already mune to corona virus $20000.00 of them got a sputnik the injection as clinical trials volunteers phase 3 of it still goes on but early interim results showed that the vaccine is over 95 percent effective 42 days after the 1st shot and it would be fair to mention that us based foreign giants pfizer and why they're not just recently also announced a similar efficacy of their of vaccines but russia is certainly the 1st to start mass vaccination variant we know that you took part of the final stage of the vaccine trials can you tell us about your experience yes sure yes i am one of thousands of volunteers taking part in phase 3 of the clinical trials of sputnik the. it is what is known as double blind placebo trials when only 25
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percent 75 percent of the participants get real drug and 25 percent of them get placebo and neither doctor is no participant supposed to know who is getting ward but i was too impatient and i made a blood test. first of all i have to tell you that i got the 1st shot in mid september and the 2nd 121 days later and couple of days after the 2nd chart i got a blood test that showed me that my body started producing antibodies g. and neither blood tests i made just a couple of weeks ago showed that their number is growing and of course i'm very happy with that there were some side effects after the 1st shot and the 2nd shot but they faded away and it's nothing compared to the benefits i now have you know protected from coronavirus of course. despite the risks of working with patients this being one shortage of volunteers coming forward to help the
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international red cross and red crescent say that they have been overwhelmed by offers from around the globe this year in response to unprecedented humanitarian need the r.c.c. has witnessed unprecedented humanity sin kindness with hundreds of thousands of people joining the red cross red crescent family for the 1st time all the while contending with the terrible impacts of qubit 19 on the road. well the response from those wanting to help has been high across the globe with european countries in particular recording tens of thousands of sign ups we asked people what spurred them to come forward. i started a long tearing with the red cross in the beginning of october this year after i cope with the isolation facility the reason why i started volunteering with the red cross there is because i had actually stayed at the facility when i have coded in august and the red cross that's so much for me and i really want to do something for them and give back to the red cross and the society i really recommend doing it
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to get to know a lot of different people from different backgrounds and being able to do something good for the society in this situation when the pandemic started to i began to actually participate in their russian retros going to could be 19 i decided to go into it was my time to start trying to bring in there. in these difficult periods. because that part i understand there. how much help and how much support to is needed to every person especially on their for their elderly and lonely people my colleague karen spoke more about this with the secretary general of the international federation of red cross and red crescent societies. we have seen a many many people young volunteers elderly people in tears coming poured want to
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support this is primarily motivated by our principle of humanity and our principle of universality because the seeds are truly a global crisis and without global study got it deep we cannot contain this pandemic so that's what we've got it is the main reason part of the shores of wanted what do you think the main difficulties these low entail has come across almost every ts have either their family members and friends or colleagues also affected by time and the so wide there are contending with their own personal suffering and sometimes personal loss they're also somewhat debated to express that global solidarity come part of what to do to help others but also sure initially there was a short it's a personal protective equipment there was not enough information information that was needed to ensure that they can go forward and volunteer in a safe environment. but we have surely learned practices to protect her
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peepee materials have been now available more easily but they have few other elements you know that it's also in many part of the work that is the stigma around i don't depend that doesn't help we have also seen betty increased. increased number of mental health issues increases in domestic violence issues so when the woman ts want to help to deal with the pandemic they are also seeing that at the same time they also have to support people on the mental health issues domestic violence issues stigma issues and what are your thoughts on the coverage vaccines being rolled out next week i do think they're going to feel that in the tide of infections. i think they could actually i'm definitely going to be helpful but we need to also understand that this is not going to be a silver bullet just because of accident and now being rolled out. stop the vita's that's not going to happen unfortunately i did it is still
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a massive need for production and distribution that looks ticklish to do some challenge would be would be massive. ultra wide band ability a vaccine but the put the countries or. the countries who don't have the finance it means to put approaches that are actually right now so are having that it could do with distribution of factories all around the world would be critical and we have somewhere to go to these that point. that conspiracy theories have gone to town over strange metal objects known as monoliths that have appeared in various and often remote parts of the planet recently assessed a tailor has been trying to get to the bottom of what's been happening. if you're an 80 and thinking of popping down to us for a visit don't. drive very. very bright. that more or less might have met its biblical end but the monoliths mysteries continued to seize the imagination of om tech conspiracists wild white 10
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feet tall 3 sided metal structures a pairing as quickly as they vanish into the night fast in the utah desert then poof gone well ok ok don't quite. know yet it's a while down here at the moment if the bible belters don't get you the tree huggers well but then something eerily similar rocked up 9000 clung to the way in a small village in romania then poof gone now and ready to go poof before finally crossing back across the atlantic to california just to remind us a most unholy and. the 1st why did they come from is it a prank is that all who put them out why is this happening no one knows except drabs of people on twitter.
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and just like the simpsons foretold the trump presidency an ebola outbreak and faulty voting machines but of a small topic in the white house the moment but that's a conspiracy for another day was space odyssey is stanley cook brick in the know we excavated out of the running for the lever he bring. in space odyssey the monoliths were left by aliens to guide us from one stage of evolution to the next. but this time let me be the guy. if the monolith was you when you're testing the waters postpone your flight 2020 is not the year to take a risk trust me just stay away. months left
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in office storm transform china continues washington comes down on cultural programs. we'll have the details after the break. and. join me every thursday on the alex so i'm unsure when i'll be speaking to get a feel of the world of politics sports business i'm show business i'll see you then .
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i'm back with r.t. now u.k. army veterans who risked their lives serving in iraq and afghanistan have lost a legal battle to stay in britain the high court rejected appeals from 8 fiji born soldiers insisting they were in the country illegally g.t.d. bureaucratic errors. captured the heartbreaking moment the decision was revealed to
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the children of one of the soldiers. the judge said that he wasn't concerned with any misadministration on the part of the government and only eat galatea and that he didn't see how the government had behaved in an illegal manner but. to a minute she's the wife of one of the soldiers at swat say she brought me to start on trant see the moment when she breaks the news of that ruling to the daughters of some of those soldiers to hit home exactly how devastating that news has been to these young girls. so you know that we were going to be going to court to ask the judge if our case could be heard at the high court ok so we were all there on tuesday in at your dad's house and sadly the judge has said that our case cannot be heard in court. ok. and i'm sorry about that. we you know we've tried our best to. do
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ask the judge to look at chilled cases sympathetically and also for the men right and. that doesn't mean that it's the end. we'll sort you out. but we'll just have to wait to be here. because i know it's relieved it's really hot name so terri and lilly etc to calcutta are the 3 daughters of tate to see who's facing the potential of 850000 pound medical bill because he hasn't got legal status in the u.k. grayson kelly is a 20 under seats his daughter despite what is clearly a major setback the goals remain committed to their cause i hate that it takes away his decision is now i can't realize that what he's doing is actually affecting our niece the government maintain that they've acted properly and that they continue to
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work with veterans in order to understand how best to apply. the home office and the ministry of defense work closely with our foreign and commonwealth recruits to make sure they are aware of how they and their families can attain settlements in the u.k. and of a cost involved a seat i had wanted us to come and see as she broke the news to those girls to hit home the impact that this is going to have on those men really she stated that the judge at the high court didn't take into account the impact that it would have on the families and that she said that rather than focusing on the legalities there's a moral imperative particularly on the government to allow those meant to remain east alley and stoke on trent. now the trumpet ministration is ramping up measures against china hit has close 5 cultural exchange programs in the united states accusing them of being a propaganda tool and secretary of state might pompei
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o has also announced new visa restrictions for chinese citizens today i announce to be restrictions on united front work department officials who have engaged in malign activities to co-opt and coerce those who oppose beijing's policies we call on the p.r.c. to end its use of coercion to suppress freedom of expression well pompei allege that a beijing control group called united front was working internationally to quote bully those who raise human rights issues in china it comes after the u.s. limited visa status for chinese communist party members and their families in the united states to just one month and u.s. director of national intelligence is also branded china as america's greatest threat john rachleff claim that beijing plans to dominate the u.s. and the world technologically economically and also militarily china's foreign ministry believes he has different motives for his attack. u.s. patches of integrated military and civilian development dates back to before world
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war one the u.s. ground the 2nd is ations against china a typical double standards it's 2 purposes to create excuses to justify high tech blockage against china and this will eventually damage the interests of china the us and the whole world thanks again i would think china national association of international studies says that the trumpet ministrations attacks on beijing and misguided recent it due to rationing china u.s. relations is very much caused by the poisoning by president trump and his followers in the us administration if you listen to what president trump and his government have been saying how much can you really give credit as to what they say how much children there is it whatever they are at 30 i think there is not a lot of calls for a lot of misrepresentation of distortion because they are afraid of the larger china but the rise of china is a megatrend that you cannot stop child who will be large and then the united states
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but a larger china doesn't make china and enemy of the united states why should we minimize exchanges of ideas people goods services between china and the united states the 2 largest economies in the worlds and the minimization of this hurts the americans as much as the heart the chinese people president either will be a better presidents then president trump i hope he and his government will realize that china and the united states are not enemies against each other. the former director of israel's mossad intelligence agency has given his thoughts on the recent assassination of iran's top nuclear scientist in an exclusive interview with artie's going underground he refused to confirm or deny the killing but did shed some light on the possible reasons for such an attack just remind you. and leading expert friends nuclear program is ambushed in fact in short last friday
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iran says an explosive device was detonated along the route of his motorcade the at the capitol and then a remote controlled weapon was fired no one has claimed responsibility so far the turan was quick to point the finger at his trial his prime minister had described the scientist as a threat full interview with the former israeli intelligence chief. today here's a taste of what. we rarely saw. so he was a legitimate target. there was a. right to be used. because. mine.
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'd 'd is yours. and so was israel behind the assassination of the iranian scientist. now the cave of pandemic has set another record in the united states more than 100000 were taken to hospital with the virus on thursday alone and there is rising
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public anger to would hire lawmakers they're breaking the damn rooms they set for others. i need to do a much better job of showing folds how to follow the rules i failed. doesn't matter whether something is technically allowed or not i need to hold myself to a higher standard and i will do better. and i regret the thredbo even though it's violated no would consider that bad example which i.
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well i think won't work so well here in the united states for those officials we're going to have to persuade them actually to participate in mass wearing and not going to large group gatherings persuasion over the long term will work much better i think than on the show. actually we need to get a hold close to shoot. the leaders medical leaders teachers leaders business people all together saying the same thing and then move but surely i think our citizens will comply. just come up top pos 4 in the afternoon here in moscow you watching on t.v. that's how the news is looking so fast that i don't think they will want to have a website for stories and you can find that.
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change it if you want to. see. the world is driven by dreamers shaped by. the day or thinks. we dare to ask. imagine picking up a future textbook on the early years of the 21st century what are the chapters called gun violence school shootings. first it was my job it
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was my field it was my savings i have nothing i have nothing to lose now. don't authorize alou for resources i look for jobs i look for everything i can to make this happens. in oil of doing this. the road to the american dream paved with did refuse it's this very idealized image of our america needs americans look hostile the deaths that happen every single day this is a modern history of the usa america on our t.v. . a grandmother doing a life for murder was released from prison yesterday after 17 years when i judge said she did not do it susan mellon.

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