remains? thousands have already fled to turkey. hello, i'm monita rajpal. you're watching "world one," live from london. it is 5:00 a.m. in new york, 2:00 p.m. in islamabad. also ahead, is nato trying to kill moammar gadhafi? after one senior source tells cnn it could legally go for him, the official line remains we don't target individuals. and anger in pakistan as video emerges of a u.n. -- of an unarmed man being shot by paramilitary troops. but first they fled because they saw a government crackdown coming. thousands of syrians have poured across the border into turkey and now, it seems, their fears are being confirmed. syrian state tv reported just a few hours ago a military operation to, as they describe it, restore security to the town of jisr al shugur has begun.
the government said armed groups killed 120 of its officers there. an exodus took place as military units advanced towards the town. at least 2,500 refugees have crossed the border into turkey so far. syria's tight media laws prevent foreign journalists from reporting in the country. cnn's ivan watson is just across the border in turkey. he joins us now on the phone. what are you seeing. >> reporter: this say military offensive that has frightened so many civilians and sent them fleeing from that rebellious bordertown of jisr al shugur. and we're hearing from refugees on the ground that columns of syrian tanks are advancing towards jisr al shugur, firing their cannons as they move through villages approaching that town. we saw images live on television from the border of desperate refugees gathered near the turkish border trying to wave to
the cameras for attention. we've been hearing reports as well from some of the refugees on the ground, from the activists, that some of the wheat fields and the surrounding villages are being torched. we can't confirm that, of course, right now because we can't trofl across the border to that area. the number of refugees continues to swell, according to the anatolian agency, more than 2,700 people have fled to turkey. the turks are preparing to establish a second refugee camp and they currently have more than 100 wounded syrians right now being treated with gunshot wounds, burns, shrapnel wounds in local turkish hospitals, monita. >> ivan, let's take a moment. i want to show our viewers disturbing video out of seer se -- syria that we received. take a look at this.
ivan, tell us, what exactly are we seeing and where did we get this video, do you know? >> this is a cell phone video recorded by an activist who smuggled himself across the border last night. i interviewed, i spoke with him, fellow by the last name of ali hassan. he filmed this near the border of jabil al zawiya. you can see demonstrators marching up the highway and suddenly the gunfire was unleashed. he says many people were killed and wounded in this attack. he says the security forces,
syrian security forces, wearing uniforms were about 50 meters away from where they opened fire on the people here. there are terrifying scenes we've seen replayed in other parts of syria over the course of this 2 1/2 month anti-government protests that have erupted. despite that, this man went back across the border. he said they plan to hold anti-government protests again today, friday is always the day of these protests. and he said -- he denied all of these accusations from the syrian government that the demonstrators are armed. he said i challenge anybody to prove that we had guns or weapons or even a knife. and they say that despite the presence of the syrian military on the ground firing cannons into villages around jisr al shugur, they're still going to hold an anti-government protest today. he says they are fighting for democracy and freedom in syria.
>> okay. ivan watson there across the syrian border in turkey. thank you so much. human rights groups say more than 1,000 people have been killed, many of them children, since the uprising began three months ago. just yesterday, the body of a teenager was returned to his parents, some people who saw the body say he seemed to have been tortured. for more, let's go to geneva and speak to the office of the high commissioner for human rights. give us an idea of what kind of accounts you've been receiving from within syria. >> well, we've over the past three months really since this began in march we've been receiving accounts from human rights activists. obviously there are networks well established over many years from ngos and from others in neighboring countries. we haven't been able to get into syria itself, like most other people. but very disturbing reports and
really building up to a patent of a government that's extremely ruthlessly and very violently clamping down on its population all across the country. >> they've been talking about diplomat pressure on al assad. they've been talking about a u.n. resolution condemning violence on syrians itself. will that help your mission to help you get within syria, to help the syrian people? do you think it would hinder it because of the pressure being applied on the government? >> i think when these kind of goings on are happening and people are dying pretty well every day and quite often in large numbers, it's important there is pressure. that's the only thing that perhaps will mitigate the violence or bring it to a halt. so yes, i think we welcome pressure. we made some very strong statements ourselves yesterday, the high commissioner for human
rights talked about how syria is bludgeoning its own population and i think it's incredibly important the focus remains on what's going on and what's happening now in jisr al shugur is very ominous. it's been bulling up for several days. as you've reported, many people are fleeing. and we're very alarmed about what may be just around the corner. >> when we show the video we've been showing there, cnn cannot independently verify the authenticity of the video and, of course, the origins. as a human rights organization, the u.n. high commissioner for human rights, what goes through your mind, especially when you know you can't be in there to help. >> all we can do is we have a strong moral voice. the high commissioner is the top human rights official in the world effectively. so her opinion does carry some weight. and i think states notice it and ultimately when you're talking about the security council, international bodies and
individual states, you know, they are the big players at the end of the day. they're the ones who can really make a difference. we obviously do what we can and we try and monitor what's going on and report it. >> okay. rupert colville. thank you so much. nato is on the defensive over its tactics in libya. the alliance denies it's trying to kill moammar gadhafi despite a nato official earlier telling cnn the libyan leader is a legitimate target. in a statement to cnn, nato spelled out its position saying we are targeting critical military capabilities that could be used to attack civilians but we're simply not targeting individuals. in a march -- in march, a united nations resolution gave nato the right to use, quote, all necessary measures to protect libyan civilians. nato has always insisted it is not directly targeting moammar gadhafi but cnn's francis townsend spoke to a senior nato
military officer who appeared to cast doubt on that. >> i asked a second time, are you saying you're targeting gadhafi? he said i'm saying that i think under the u.n. resolution he's a legitimate target. >> the international community continues to pile the pressure on colonel gadhafi as nato ministers met in brussels this week, representatives of more than 20 countries were in the united arab emirates discussing what libya might look like without it's long-time leader. cnn's international correspondent nic robertson is in abu dhabi. it stems from the fact that resolution 1973 is ambiguous as it becomes. they are saying their mission is to protect civilians by any means necessary. whether or not gadhafi is a target or not, that's up to interpretation, isn't it? >> reporter: well, the interpretation that the person -- the senior nato military official touted, his
interpretation was that gadhafi is the head of the military, therefore, is he in command and control of the military, plays a command and control function in determining what the military does and command and control facilities are legitimate targets of nato. we've seen them on gadhafi's compound. nato target facilities there are described as command and control. this does seem to be a variance with what the nato spokeswoman is saying, now that nato doesn't target individuals, they've also said, however, they won't go out of their way to miss gadhafi if he happens to be in their sights. but i think the tone of what the international community, at least at a diplomat levic level were hearing yesterday, the third libya contact meeting here, there say general acceptance that gadhafi is on the way out, he must go. and if the military pressure of nato makes that happen, that is
a good thing. beyond that, it's sort of quietly said on the margens if a nato bombs happens to land on moammar gadhafi, no one is going to shed a tear. there seems to be a fine line that's being walked here between targeting gadhafi and a rocket that might land in his compound, might land on him. but certainly the intent of the international community now seems very, very clear that moammar gadhafi must go. if he isn't beginning to step down, they know that it may well happen through a nato bomb. monita. >> nic robertson at cnn abu dhabi. thank you so much. you're watching "world one" live from london. still to come, a killing that shocked pakistan. the death of a young man caught on tape leaving the troopers who shot him in the dark. your favore but it's time for your medicine, okay? you ready? one, two, three.
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syria's military are moving in as part of a government crackdown on the northern town of jisr al shugur. state-run media say the operation is to restore security and arrest militants. many people have fled from the town before the army could enter. more than 2,500 people have crossed the border into turkey. nato denies it has tried to kill colonel gadhafi as its military operations to protect libyan civilians continue. in a statement to cnn, the alliance insists it is targeting command and control centers but not individuals. earlier a nato official had told cnn killing moammar gadhafi would be justified under u.n. resolution 1973. just a short time ago, scientists confirmed that bean sprouts from germany were the cause of the deadly e. coli outbreak that has killed at least 27 people. the german office for risk assessment told a news conference that the number of infections was now falling. a shocking video of pakistani troops killing a
young, unarmed man has outraged people in karachi after it was aired repeatedly on television. five paramilitary troopers have been arrested. the president has ordered a probe into the incident and human rights activists have condemned the killing. phil black joins us from islamabad with more details on this case. phil? >> reporter: yes. the reaction to the death of this young man here in pakistan has been very strong. it has caused a great deal of outrage here. that is partly because the death was caught on videotape and broadcast across pakistan's tv networks. we'll show you some of the video leading up to the point that the 17-year-old was shot at close rank by pakistani paramilitary forces. take a look.
>> reporter: that video continues and it is disturbing. it shows him repeatedly falling to the ground, bleeding heavily, screaming for someone to take him to the hospital. earlier on the tape before he was shot, he can be heard pleading, again saying he is not armed. he's helpless, please don't fire. you can also hear members of the security forces shoot him. strong reaction, monita. >> phil black there in
islamabad. thank you for that. we do apologize for the distorted sounded there. still ahead, the power of palin. her talking tours are always a big production but nothing compared to what's about to hit the big screen. and in the nba finals, the heat come against road block on their path to the title. highlights just ahead in a sports update.
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housing, education and food. welcome to the mom and dad hotel. she lives half of her life -- let's go here this way, shall we, as she lives half her life in front of a camera, surrounded by a cast of thousands, sarah palin is about to get more exposure. a movie based on her life is about to hit theaters. it still doesn't answer the question of whether she'll run for president. speaking of sarah palin, the state of alaska is today releasing over 24,000 pages of e-mails related to her term as governor. they were requested by cnn and other news agencies under freedom of information laws. palin says she's not worried about any of those e-mails going public. there was another thrilling finish in basketball's nba finals on thursday. alex toms is here with the highlights and some of the road blocks they're calling it for
the heat? >> i was going to talk about the bathroom issue. >> i don't want to know what kind of injuries they're talking about on the toilet. >> could be tricky ones. basically if the miami heat want to be crowned nba champions they'll have to battle against the record books as well as the dallas mavericks. the heat trailed 3-2 in the best of seven series. and only seven of 26 finals have been won by the team that lost game five. that's exactly what happened to lebron james and company in dallas on thursday. james himself played far better than he had on tuesday night. this huge first quarter collision didn't help the heat's cause. dwyane wade hurting a hip though he did eventually return to action and score 23 points. later in the first with dallas up by two, here's mario chalmers with the buzzer-beating three to
put the heat ahead by one point going into the second quarter. part of chalmers 15 points on the night. this game end and flowed. dallas back up by one. lebron gets the layup to edge miami back in front. king james had to fire up the heat again in the third quarter, a tough fadeaway over dirk nowitzki. lebron had a triple-double on the night. the mavericks kept pulling away. up by three later in the third until j.j. barea nails this shot. he was 4 for 5 from three-point range. dwyane wade nails a three-pointer to increase their advantage to four points. dallas tied the game at 100 each, though, taking the lead when dirk nowitzki makes a great baseline move for the slam. the german star top storing with 29 points. his mavericks team sealing the win when this three-point is
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this is "world one," live from london. i'm monita rajpal. our top stories this hour, a security crackdown is under way in the north syrian town of jisr al shugur. state-run military says the operation is to restore order and arrest militants. many people have pled from the town before the army could enter. more than 2,500 have crossed the border into turkey. nato denies it is trying to kill colonel gadhafi as military pragues to protect libyan civilians continues. in a statement to cnn, at license insists it is targeting command and control centers, not individuals. earlier, a nato official told cnn that killing moammar gadhafi would be justified under u.n. resolution 1973. a short time ago, scientists confirmed that bean sprouts from germany were the cause of the deadly e. coli outbreak that has killed at least 27 people. the german office for risk assessment told a news conference that the number of
infections was now falling. we want to get more now on the crisis in syria and that crackdown that got under way just a few hours ago. foreign journalists are not allowed into syria. arwa damen is following developments from the lebanese capital beirut. she joins us now live. arwa, we understand, according to the state-run television, this military crackdown in the town of jisr al shugur is to, what they're describing, to restore order. >> reporter: that's right, monita. that is the line that the government seems to be putting forward through the state-run syrian television channel saying they entered jisr al shugur at the request of residents, residents were the ones saying thr were being held hostage by these so-called gangs. the government from this uprising has been maintaining this line, saying it is only targeting armed gangs, terrorists that are intent on bringing down the regime. what we have been seeing
interesting airing on state television as well is recordings of audio conversations that the government is alleging or syr n syrians are saying took place between these so-called armed gangs. you hear the individuals speaking, coaching one another as to how people in jisr al shugur should behave when the military approaches and especially what they should be saying to the media. most certainly seems through state-run television, the government is trying to build up its own case for this impending and now under way military offensive. we have been trying to reach residents in jisr al shugur that we have been talking to throughout the week. we've been unable to do so. their phones do appear to have been shut off. in the past we have been seeing this type of activity where the government would shut off phone lines before it entered an area to commence its military crackdown.
they have been maintaining the fact this is say peaceful uprising. they absolutely say there is no one being held hostage in jisr al shugur nor has that been the case in any other part of the country. at the same time, activists are still, despite this military crackdown, despite all of the risks calling for mass demonstrations across the entire country on this day, monita. >> arwa dameen in beirut. thank you. in libya, their city is a key battleground, the scene of intense fighting between rebels and government forces. behind misrata's front lines they've become the smallest victims of libya's civil war, children caught in the cross fire, cnn's sara sidner has this report. >> reporter: 5-year-old milak is cranky. she just woke up from an afternoon nap. "i used to be able to play and run around" she says. for milak life will never be the
same again. at the height of the seize of misrata, a rocket almost certainly fired by pro-gadhafi forces blasted through her mother's bedroom wall. it left this massive hole, milak, her 3-year-old brother and 1-year-old sister were asleep inside. "my mom's room which we were sleeping in was damaged and it had toys" she says. the toys are still there. her brother and sister are gone forever. "i lifted them up one after the other. i kept prague god give me patience and then i found malaak but the other two looked dead." the 1-year-old and 3-year-old were dead, wrapped in white sheets on the hospital floor as doctors tried to save malaak, her arm broken.
the most damage was to her right leg. >> it was totally amputated. it was skin and muscles keeping it attached to the body. >> reporter: this doctor made the decision to am pie tate but he couldn't go through with it himself. >> reporter: this was so disturbing to you that you couldn't actually do the procedure. >> i couldn't do it. i couldn't do it for a kid. i did it for young guys and rebels on the front line but i couldn't do it to malaak. >> reporter: he asked two other doctors to perform the amputation. they all knew even when malaak heals, the hospital doesn't have a prosthesis that would fit a child. they are now trying to get her to a country where she can be fitted for one. for now, this once very active little girl who loved to play, climb, slide and giggle is bound to a wheelchair after being bedridden in the hospital for weeks. though she's grown to love the staff there, she is sick and
tired of living here. "i think the hospital is bad. i really want to leave" she says frustrated. for the month that malaak has been in the hospital, she's been asking again and again to come to the beach. she's finally getting her wish but her parents and doctors and nurses have another dream for her and they are hoping she'll be able to travel to a country that can give her the absolute best treatment possible so that malaak can run and play like she used to. >> brave little girl. we want to get more now from cnn's sara sidner joini ining u. where are you right now? >> we wanted to give you an idea about how bad the shelling was here in misrata just a few weeks ago. this is the main vegetable market. if you look inside, you can see some of the damage. there's a tank that's been blown apart inside. there are two, in fact. this entire vegetable market has blasted all over it, huge holes.
obviously there were fires. this is what some of the neighborhoods also got bombarded with, shelling from gadhafi fors as they tried to come in and take over the city and of course the fighting of the rebels trying to push them back. if you listen you can hear the booms that are still going on in the outskirts of misrata on three fronts, about 25 to 35 kilometers from here. the damage here is just absolutely unbelievable. when you start taking a look at how bad things were and certainly in the neighborhoods, imagine the children listening to this over and over and over again for more than three months, monita. >> and amidst all the rubble and damage and the bombing campaign that still continues, the rebels, the opposition, i should say, have had a victory of sorts as the contact group met in abu dhabi. more and more countries are recognizing the ntc as libya's representative of its people. >> reporter: yes. there has certainly been a great
deal of happiness after what happened in abu dhabi. the libyans really wanted, the rebels really wanted to get funds. they were low on funds saying we cannot function without more money and they got some of that. about $580 million pledged in cash from italy, 180 from kuwait and more than 26 million the u.s., in additional money that the national transitional council will get. it's been clear that money is not to be used for weapons. it's to be used for things like day-to-day business and paying government salaries. it's certainly money they can use. also there have been victories on the fronts here. we heard from the main commander telling us they've been able to push that front just a little bit further towards tripoli. monita. >> i'm curious to know, sara, the libyan people, do they trust the ntc? >> reporter: it depends where
you are. certainly in the places where the opposition has taken control of the city, a lot of people are supporting the national transitional council. they're supporting the opposition that's trying to create this interim government. you will see flags and the flags that are flying in most of these cities is the flag that was here before moammar gadhafi came to power, before 2 years ago. they're flying that flag all over town. there are hats and all sorts of things. you'll see them literally everywhere being sold on the street. there does certainly seem to be quite a bit of support by the libyan people. >> sara sidner in misrata. thank you so much. you're watching "world one" live from london. wildfires rage on in arizona as crews continue to fight the blaze. details coming up in our weather update. plus, happy birthday your royal highness, prince phillip, husband of queen elizabeth, marks a milestone with very little fuss.
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right here, all the fires burning are in orange. 150,000 hectares burned, the second largest in arizona's wildfire history and 2,500 firefighters working to contain this. they had to call in firefighters out of california to get a grip of this fire. this image coming out of nasa and it's showing you how wide the fire is and how large it is and how that smoke plume is being pushed over towards the east into areas, including new mexico as well as into the midwest. we're talking parts of kansas and spreading up for areas, including iowa yesterday. we told you about canada and this is all from the old smoke plume. we talked about fires across the u.s. let's talk about rain moving through parts of the uk and areas of france. an area of low pressure spinning. we'll be dealing with spring-like conditions for western europe. the temperatures were quite hot in the east.
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welcome back. this is "world one," live from london. we are coming up almost 6:00 a.m. in new york, noon in berlin and almost 7:00 p.m. in tokyo. our top stories right now. the campaign is on as nominations close friday for the international monetary fund's top job. the two candidates aren't wasting any time crossing continents. this time, the same turf. mexico's central bank governor, agustin carstens is there. christine lagarde has been there this week already. from there she moved on to try
and drum up support in china. imf members have contrasting resumes to weigh up. let's begin with christine lagarde. she's the french finance minister and made her name as a top international lawyer. it says she's less well known and -- it is less well known she was once a synchronized swimmer. she was the first woman to serve as a finance minister in a g8 country and is widely regarded a front-runner for the imf job. and her competitor, agustin carstens was previously deputy managing director of the imf. he says he'll bring a fresh pair of eyes to the job, something members outside europe have been calling for for years. lagarde is under pressure at home, though, the french opposition says she has overstepped her authority in 2007, then as finance minister she intervened in a dispute between a state-owned bank and a
businessman. three judges will decide today to launch a formal probe or dismiss the case. we have a senior foreign analyst for france tv 3 and he joins us now from paris. always good to see you. >> good morning, monita. >> how big a deal is this potential case against christine lagar lagarde? >> right now, monita, the latest news has been coming to me just before we talked together is that the court of the french justice republic, the republic has decided to postpone its decision to investigate into this judiciary problem where christine lagarde might be involved concerning famous french businessman bernard tapi. we are in uncertain ty as far a the future. she's the favorite to succeed
dominique strauss-kahn at the international monetary fund. we have this possible judiciary problem expecting her in the coming future. today, the judges of the court of justice of the french republic was supposed to take a decision, to decide to investigate or not into this judiciary problem, concerning this french businessman. today we would have known better what would be the chances for her to go on competing. now we are told, as i told you, the court of justice of the republic decided to postpone its decision. so it's foot going to help clarifying the decision in the future for christine lagarde. it might become a problem if they are not taking a decision before the end of june, as you said, a decision has to be taken concerning the successor to dominique strauss-kahn. >> but the fact of the matter is, that there is a case, a
potential case, investigating her, that's bad press that the imf doesn't need and imf members don't want. the fact that it's out there is damaging enough, isn't it? >> yes. because once more we have this dsk case which has been really bad for france which has been tarnishing our image. now if the french decide to make christine lagarde move forward for the top contender to succeed dominique strauss-kahn as the head of the imf and all of a sudden we hear in the next coming days maybe or next week, that she -- the decision is to investigate, we might have another problem. people will come up and say what's going on with the french, it's enough. at that time probably we'll have other candidates showing up and probably taking the succession to christine lagarde. >> all right.
christian malard, thank you very much. just a reminder, nominations close today for the imf's top job. a security crackdown is under way in syria, targeting the northern town of jisr al shugur. state-run media say the operations to restore order and arrest militants, many people have fled from the town before the army could enter. more than 2,700 people crossed the bored near turkey. that's accord to reports from within turkey. scientists confirmed that bean sprouts from germany were the cause of the deadly e. coli outbreak that's killed at least 27 people. the german office for risk assessment told a news conference that the number of infections was now falling. stay with us here on cnn for the very latest on these developing stories. for now that's it from the team here on "world one." thank you for watching cnn.
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