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Title Dateline: Burma's Big Lie/Robot Wars/Islam's Deadly Divide
Published Australia : SBS ONE, 2011
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Summary BURMA'S BIG LIEWhen Evan Williams reported for Dateline on the Burmese elections last year, there were low expectations of the poll delivering a credible government to the people of Burma.Now, Evan returns to the story to see the reality, uncovering new evidence that votes were rigged in an elaborate system of election fraud.In an exclusive interview, opposition campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi describes the elections as a 'laughing stock' and tells Dateline that the whole process has been 'unfree and unfair'.But what's next for Aung San Suu Kyi and Burmese democracy? ROBOT WARSIt's estimated that the work of one US soldier in every 50 is now being done by a robot.The figure is one of the startling statistics to come out of Aaron Lewis's report on the increasing use of robots in warfare.He visits companies in the United States that are producing robots to disarm roadside bombs, fly unmanned aircraft and even creating armed robotic soldiers which can withstand repeated attacks.But while lives may be saved on the US side, it's raising ethical questions about the inability of robots to distinguish and respond in delicate situations. And, with some of the machines being operated using video game controllers, is the line being blurred between fantasy and reality?ISLAM'S DEADLY DIVIDEFollowers of a religious community in Indonesia are coming under increasingly violent attack from hardline Muslims.Ahmadiyah members controversially believe an Indian who lived in the late 19th century was the Messiah that Jesus and Muhammad promised would come.But since the government banned them from spreading their faith in 2008, they've increasingly been seen as a deviant sect of Islam and the attacks have intensified.Video journalist David O'Shea reports on a violent mob attack on a house in Java, which left three people dead, as police stood by doing virtually nothing.He also sits in on a parliamentary hearing, which is supposed to be seeking a solution, but instead many of the politicians mock the Ahmadiyah faith; and he speaks to cleric Abu Bakar Ba'ashir, who's facing another terrorism trial and is forthright on his views against Ahmadiyah.The increasing division is causing particular concern for human rights groups, who ask which other religious minorities could be next
Event Broadcast 2011-04-24 at 20:30:00
Notes Classification: NC
Subject Ahmadiyya members.
Elections -- Corrupt practices.
Islamic fundamentalism -- Political aspects.
Robotics -- Military applications.
Technological innovations -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Violence -- Religious aspects.
Indonesia -- Jakarta.
United States.
Form Streaming video
Author Aung;San Suu;Kyi;, contributor
Bashir, Abu Bakar, contributor
Davis, Mark, host
Dyer, Joe, contributor
Harsono, Andreas, contributor
Hayat, Bahrul, contributor
Isnur, Muhammad, contributor
Kilcullen, David, contributor
Lewis, Aaron, reporter
Nyen, Cho Cho Kyaw, contributor
OShea, David, reporter
Quinn, Bob, contributor
Reid, Steve, contributor
Sova, Robert, contributor
Wahid, Yenny, contributor
Wai, U Thu, contributor
Williams, Evan, reporter