Skip to main content

tv   NEWS LIVE - 30  Al Jazeera  June 30, 2018 2:00pm-2:33pm +03

2:00 pm
to be able to bring up quickly to that location. chief of the national police here in thailand is already up there orchestrating that part of the search and rescue operation what they're looking to do drilling equipment and scanning they want to try to get down into the bottom of that that tunnel that chimney to see if it reaches into the cave complex if it does they can drop equipment they can drop supplies and then hopefully climbers so that's the two focuses today again still no definitive proof definitive evidence any clues of where these boys in the coach might be but at least on these two fronts because the weather is holding out that they're able to push forward well still ahead here on al-jazeera we look at who's taking care of the children as uganda shuts down hundreds of false images i. also mexicans prepared to give to the polls in a vote of the working class are expected to be the king to make cuts to stay with us here on all just.
2:01 pm
how and more hot sunshine across the middle east no surprises hey we've got a few showers just. menaced on his back a style that essentially is clear blue skies or very hot sunshine coming through thirty seven celsius there in baquba getting up to forty two in baghdad added to kill a city while the more pleasant twenty seven therefore by returning slim similar value here as well as we go on for sas day and indeed into sunday so central areas we'll see a few more tips just edging up a few more degrees forty three celsius for kuwait city thirty three for karate the hot sunshine of course that drains its way down across the arabian place a little more clout there into amounted to the u.a.e. a little on the humid side here i suspect as we go on through saturday. tending to just ease back a little bit as we go on through sunday by. started to put in
2:02 pm
a little bit of an easterly fate i think even here in kata let's just feel a little more humid as we make our way to the early part of next week for south africa paris january fine and dry as is the case because much of southern africa western cape could see a little bit of wet weather saeco through sas day easing through the selling papers recall one through sunday we need the rain in cape town that's on its way through a top temperature here of sixteen degrees. then time had come for the p.l.o. to seek a new and peaceful solution. pursuing a path of diplomacy but what wise to turn their green looks drawn from lebanon into one of the most. massacres of modern times women children killed we couldn't believe our son on a plane the term moonstone strung from constant. history of a revolution on al-jazeera.
2:03 pm
but like you're watching out is there i'm so whole drama to remind of our top story is that more than one hundred refugees and migrants are missing feared drowned after their boat capsized off libya's west coast the bodies of three young children have been recovered at least sixteen people survived. the free syrian army says a temporary ceasefire is in effect in southern syria the truce comes as the u.n. refugee agency says the number of displaced people there has tripled to one hundred sixty thousand in the past five days that follows intense fighting. also
2:04 pm
a cease fire deal to end south sudan's for a half year civil war has come into force presence of a care and rebel leader right michel signed the agreement on wednesday it calls for the forming of a transitional government within four months. now uganda has begun shutting down hundreds of all finishes that don't meet legal standards the government suspects that some are being used for profit they believe that others are helping to traffic children out of the country paul chatterjee and reports on a home in the northern city of cooley that's trying to help the children nine year old appeals parents died from aids four years ago her grandmother took care of her until she passed away the little girl who has hiv was living at a now shuttered orphanage in the northern ugandan city of gulu r.p.o. is now cared for by her legal guardian jeffrey who has four kids of his own a lot of pressure i'm trying. to make sure my family and child i think
2:05 pm
they're all mapped out are looking. valerie was the manager of one shelter that shut its doors the orphanage was home to children who lost their parents to aids and war and the government of uganda has not. been the children's home children. that. some of them. even their siblings many in uganda worry the closure of some six hundred orphanages will put children out on the streets without the basic skills for survival unicef says there are two and a half million orphans in uganda and hundred fifty three million worldwide the charity hope and home says children living in orphanages are forty times more likely to have a criminal record and five hundred times more likely to commit suicide researchers say children who grew up in orphanages suffer physically intellectually and emotionally the quality of life of orphans in uganda is what's worrying the commissioner for youth and children's affairs he's overseeing the closure of
2:06 pm
orphanages that don't meet the government's criteria we have also learnt that many of these often it is being used as a route across got children out of the country i'm suspecting parents just leave their children to be taken on by anybody under the guise of helping them and in the end. one of the licensed homes in gulu st jude it's home to more than ninety orphans often a. place for children to grow up in but. for the children it was some of the children. who have studied. while living with family is the ideal situation for orphans license shelters can help st jude says some of the children who've grown up in their home have turned out to be productive and successful people with university educations and fulfilling careers
2:07 pm
. on al-jazeera. lawyers representing class are in the u.a.e. have made their final arguments before the international court of justice at the hague qatar accuses its gulf neighbor of violating human rights as a result of the blockade imposed by the u.a.e. and three other countries last year doha says companies and individuals have been denied access to education medicine and justice barker sums up to hearing from the hague three days of hearings have now come to an end here at the hague at the un's highest court cattle had appealed to the court to consider its case a case of discrimination against the state and its people the u.a.e. is accused of violating its obligations under the international convention for the elimination of all forms of racial discrimination carse are says that its people were denied access to healthcare education legal services access to to their properties and their assets and the policy of expelling qatari from the u.a.e.
2:08 pm
there also to the separation of families or cats are on wednesday was the first country to set forth its opening arguments this is what they had to say regarding the allegations against the u.a.e. as a result two of the u.e.s. discriminatory measures and campaign of hatred against companies my people have been and continue to be torn apart from their closest neighbors family members friends and crucial supplies and livelihoods on which they had a light well on thursday the united arab emirates had a chance to respond categorically denying all of the allegations levied against it by cattle it said that he had a problem not with the cattery people but only with the cattery government and denied that there had ever been a policy to expel catteries from the united arab emirates well starting that session was the us ambassador to the netherlands. let me be clear there
2:09 pm
has been no mass expulsion of catteries from the u.a.e. and the u.a.e. certainly has no policy to separate qatari mixed families. on the contrary as we will show the court using officials. and records we always images are going to stick up to the government are said carefully major to have their least possible impact on ordinary people on friday both countries had a chance to speak in the morning cattle and then several hours later the united arab emirates qatar is hoping that the un's highest court will grant something called provisional measures allowing the court to respond quickly to what qatar says is the imminent threat that its people are under across the region well the court will now deliberate on what to do next and report back at
2:10 pm
a later date let's have the americans know where mexicans go to the polls on sunday for an election that could up and the political status quo big business is pushing its favorite candidates but the country's working class are expected to be the kingmakers are latin america lucien newman explains. my cost of a side you'll have yet to rent a car parts factory that exports to the united states to a mexico's number one industry and like dozens of other prominent industrialists and businessmen he's part of a coalition that publicly supports the presidential candidate for mexico's governing party. the sampling you need a former finance minister is a friend of big business and the free markets. to says of the populous left wing candidate who's leading in the polls mr their little sad year believes he would be disastrous for mexico we had a sample of venezuela this is eleven for what wasn't for the kids. what happens
2:11 pm
after sixty years he went out of money then you know in israel and he's having a very tough start so we don't want that to happen next. year and this is the opposite of what i thought is a long time opponent of so-called savage. capitalism and accuses prominent mexican billionaires of belonging to what he calls a power mafia. there was a study i made is appealing to mexicans to vote for continuity and not for a return to what he describes as the disastrous populism of the past and may well lead in these elections what we believe what we love what we've built is at stake in this election the country's future is at play. because one of the conservative opposition party plan couldn't agree more he too wants mexicans but the choice is between stability and the kind of uncertainty that spooks investors but the
2:12 pm
concerns of the business sector don't seem to be striking a chord among millions of poor mexicans who struggle to make a living for many here the prospect of electing a president who promises to make the have nots rather than the privilege his main priority seems irresistible people like troop vendor israel who says the two other candidates represent options that have failed to the working class. or before we need jobs education sports health for farmers not just for those who have benefited from welcome the need help so the country can grow. it remains optimistic he says it's illegal to tell his employees who to vote for but that he has explained what he believes would be the consequences if mexico were to veer off its present course. mexico where
2:13 pm
hundreds of people have gathered in the u.s. state of maryland to remember the victims of a shooting at a newspaper office the thirty eight year old suspect has appeared in court facing five counts of murder police say he had a vendetta against the paper and its journalists. despite what happened in their news room the staff of the capitol gazette ballot thursday's attack would not stop the presses rolling and so it was that less than twenty four hours later the paper's headline read five shot dead at the capitol with photos of the victims printed on the front page when i heard one day wonders as the first victim of the sure you know you know i jumped off the sofa i couldn't believe it clutching a fifteen year old copy of the paper this man remembers one of the reporters who was killed a mother of four who visited his home to write about his tomato sauce. i'm thinking about her daughter you know her daughter was in my family room you know playing you
2:14 pm
know with building blocks well you know a discussion about how to get tomato sauce who would have thought of something like this because that is a community paper a forum for everything from local politics to school sports they're the only ones that are going to care about your kids' sports games and you know you and i just dog it's those things the what it would make a community right represented in this paper and representative those jealous police say the lone suspect is from the community jared rameses is now jailed without bail and facing five counts of murder the thirty eight year old had lost a defamation lawsuit against the paper after it published a story about him stocking a former classmate police say afterwards ram a swan at revenge in may of thirteen we did have a situation where online frightening comments were made it was discussed at the capitol because it did not wish to pursue criminal charges. there was
2:15 pm
a fear that doing so would exacerbate an already flammable situation police say ramesses attacked the newspaper armed with a shotgun and smoke grenades a search of his home revealed more evidence of the planned attack u.s. president donald trump has previously called the news media the country's worst enemy but offered his condolences journalists like all americans should be free from the fear of being violently attacked while doing their job. the communities memorial for the slain newspaper workers rose by the hour perhaps a one m. while that the loudest of all is one with very few words this nearly blank opinion page published in the capital does that with a simple sentence today we are speechless. how did your castro al-jazeera and our listener like. us carmaker general motors is warning that trade tariffs on imported
2:16 pm
vehicles could lead to the isolation of american businesses from the global market g.m. has told the u.s. commerce department that terrorists could force the company to downsize putting thousands of jobs at risk that contrasts with the trumpet ministrations argument that tariffs on imported vehicles would protect u.s. industry the company which makes some of the vehicles for the u.s. market in mexico in canada also warned that tariffs could hike prices and reduce sales rallies are planned across the u.s. on saturday to protect protest against the president zero tolerance policies on immigration earlier this month donald trump signed an executive order and in the separation of buy grandchildren from their parents but instead little to dampen the outrage as manuel repeller reports now from washington d.c. . yeah dozens of signs and posters are being prepared for something big a protest bringing together more than one hundred different groups all opposed to u.s. president donald trump's zero tolerance policy on migrants it's
2:17 pm
a national day of action that's not only here in washington d.c. but also across the country the message is simple and our demands are simple we want to see families reunited once again and we want an end to family separation and family the tension policies images of children locked away crying out for their parents after being forcibly separated from them have shocked many the u.s. government admits more than twenty three hundred children have been taken from their parents since may a federal court has ordered them to be reunited. a majority of them are fleeing violence in countries like honduras and el salvador or extreme poverty in the case of guatemala the outcry from those opposing the treatment of child migrants has led to calls for protests across the united states. in washington on thursday nearly six hundred people were arrested during a demonstration inside the united states senate among those led away by police from capitol hill was hollywood actor and activist susan sarandon and leave.
2:18 pm
it to the. president from continues to call for a strengthening of the us mexico border to the construction of a what's something immigration experts say does nothing to address the root cause of migration extreme violence and poverty in central america the practice of separating migrant families has halted but the organizers behind the protests against president francis zero tolerance policy insist that more demonstrations like the ones planned for saturday will continue until these families are reunited . washington. you're watching all just their arms the whole robin these are all top news stories more than one hundred refugees and migrants are missing said drowned after their boat capsized off libya's west coast the bodies of three young children have been recovered only sixteen people survived and in love.
2:19 pm
there were one hundred twenty people on board on our way the front part broke a wooden piece pierced it and then the boat started sinking and the water started to rise everyone died women children elderly people mean all of them died. i was forced to get on board families with children were in miserable conditions it was full of about one hundred twenty to one hundred fifty people it was very crowded and the conductor could not even see and. to them the free syrian army says a temporary ceasefire is in effect in southern syria the truce comes as the un refugee agency says the number of displaced people there are tripled to one hundred sixty thousand in the past five days it follows intense fighting and that are in a ten day offensive by government and russian forces. also a cease fire deal to end south sudan's four a half year civil war has come into force president salva kiir and rebel leader
2:20 pm
rife with shar signed the agreement on wednesday it calls for the forming of a transitional government within four months at least two soldiers and a civilian have been killed in an attack on a military base in central mali the compound houses the headquarters of the g five task force made up from soldiers from mali. chad and mauritania also tire rescue teams have held evacuation and medical drills as the search for a young football team went into its seventh day there's been no contact with the twelve boys and their coach says they went missing in a cave that later flooded a new opening to the underground complex was discovered on friday raising hopes that the boys may still be found alive and hundreds of people have gathered at the in the u.s. state of maryland to remember the victims of the shooting at a newspaper office for journalists and the sales assistant who were killed the thirty eight year old suspect has appeared in court on five counts of murder police say had a vendetta against the paper and its journalists those were the headlines here on
2:21 pm
al-jazeera back with more news in thirty minutes next it's p.l.o. history of a revolution to stay with us. an estimated one hundred thousand lives cruelly ended over a century ago. a distant past not to the descendants of the sawtooth. a tale of colonialism and racial supremacy unravels in the quest for justice and recognition of the sacrifices of tribal people to maybe. skulls of my people a witness documentary on al jazeera. also one of our biggest strengths is that we talk to normal everyday people we get them to tell their stories and doing that really reveals the truth people are still gathered outside these gates waiting for any information most of them don't know whether their loved ones are alive or dead or miami really is a place where two worlds meet we can get to washington d.c.
2:22 pm
two hours we can get it on join us in the rest central by report about the same time but more importantly is where those two cultures north and south america meet have to teach you to very important place for al-jazeera to be. one hundred forty eight the state of israel was proclaimed. palestine was lost. sixteen years later in one thousand nine hundred sixty four the palestine liberation organization or the p.l.o. was founded. made up of different factions the p.l.o. has been at the heart of the struggle to regain palestine ever since. following the expulsion from jordan p.l.o. leader yasser arafat decided to pursue the path of diplomacy. there were hopeful
2:23 pm
signs of the early seventy's but the optimism was all to come crashing down. to the people for. the last say. but only. good through last night not only the idea. of those. little following a day in november nineteenth seventy four yes an artifact received
2:24 pm
a standing ovation at the general assembly you know. he had spoken over a peaceful solution for christ in the months. for the guerrilla leader standing among statesmen it was a crown which. journey to the un had begun several years earlier. following their expulsion from jordan some palestinian factions concluded their fiery rhetoric and revolutionary zeal had harmed rather than help their cause are you saying the same time that there will be an increase in terrorism. no i am saying there will be an increase in people who hear this but i call in the evolution of a struggle inside at this time and i refuse the word terrorism because we are not terrorists a lot of people in palestine if you are following them they are doing demonstrations every day in nablus in ramallah they are accusing there is not only conquered but
2:25 pm
why do you call this that of as if at the same time you hijack international ecker of ten hold hostages innocent women and children how do you expect the rest of the world to sympathize and respect the palestinian cause first of all be if he has declared lately that with this type of actions this is number one and number two during all of these actions which we have done previously we did not do harm to anybody however the f.l.p. operative when he heard that did not agree with how much had descended and was expelled from the group but this did not prevent him from organizing further operations in one nine hundred seventy five he sent a group headed by the venezuelan revolutionary carlos to vienna to storm a meeting of opec and take several with ministers hostage dead was angry that carlos had not followed the meticulous plans he had drawn. what the let me.
2:26 pm
say that. what dia may not have realized about carlos is narcissism which manifested itself in the opec operation carlos acted against what he is orders and when they met afterwards what the slap him. i think when carlos negotiated and released the oil ministers it gave the impression that he could be bride which was a main reason for the failure of the operation from that moment what d. a broke his connection with carlos. a year later a group of her dad's followers hijacked an air france airliner to intending uganda the israelis mounted a spectacular rescue operation killing all the hijackers and freeing the hostages despite these acts of violence the political track was moving. following the one nine hundred seventy expulsion from jordan the democratic front for the liberation of palestine the d.f.l. be believed a more realistic political program was required. in one thousand seventy two it had
2:27 pm
floated the idea of accepting a two state solution by the summer of one nine hundred seventy four the p.l.o. had unanimously adopted the d.f.l. peace ten point plan. for the first time the palestinian spoke about establishing an independent national authority the word israel was never explicitly mentioned in the plan but after years of armed struggle the palestinians were now implicitly recognizing the state of israel and under god managed out of the work that i'm not on the killers who may but many in this living it was opposed by the process. of command and called the defeatists as genda but arafat and i were yet west mark. as a bulldozer or minesweeper to clear the way for it. when i wanted. my family it took almost a year of discussions and on the eve of the b. and c.
2:28 pm
session in june of one thousand nine hundred seventy four we came to a consensus with factor that b f p and the process. and the ten point program that was adopted just weeks prior to his speech at the un artifacts received the mandate he'd long been seeking from arab leaders the arab league summit in rabat to strip jordan over its traditional role in palestinian affairs and named the p.l.o. as the sole legitimate representative of the palestinian people. for the palestinians it was a dream come true their decision making would no longer be bound by the yoke of an object that although arab states would continue to try and exert influence on palestinian matters the jordanians felt there about some of the decision pointed the finger of blame back. but as. i wonder what would have happened if his majesty had expressed his displeasure by withdrawing from that about summit while leaving his prime minister there jordan was being harassed
2:29 pm
jordan was made out to be the root of the problem not israel. soon after artifacts triumph at the u.n. in november nine hundred seventy four consensus among the different palestinian factions over the two state solution proposal began to falter. after its expulsion from jordan the p.l.o. had moved a tad quarters to the lebanese capital beirut. in april nine hundred seventy five civil war broke out in a. lebanese politics divided into two camps christiane led dried and a muslim dominated left led by the socialist druze politician come out to. four years lebanon's muslims had clamored for a fairer distribution of political power. the palestinians felt a natural affinity for their calls desperate not to repeat the mistakes committed in jordan the p.l.o. leader sought to keep his forces out of the lebanese. i know that arafat tried to
2:30 pm
keep the palestinians out of the wall at the beginning but that was never going to be possible impossible especially with they. especially with the common nationalisms you know the german. version of nationalism on the palestinian version of nationalism. but by nine hundred seventy six the palestinians no longer felt able to stay on the sidelines in the. palestinian fighters linked up with the leftist forces and gradually advanced into the christine heart of. syria found the idea of a p.l.o. backed regime in lebanon a recipe for disaster it feared such areas would provoke israel into military action that would drag syria into war. for their part israel and the united states also took a dim view of the rise of the lebanese left and its palestinian arabs in one of the more bizarre alignments of interest in the oven on syria decided to throw its weight behind the christians with
2:31 pm
a green light from washington and tacit israeli consent syria sent its army into lebanon in june of one nine hundred seventy six to stem the palestinian leftist advance. got a polygamy story out of the. and that's what it of syria was asked to intervene to curb the expansion of the palestinian and lebanese leftists. the lebanese left had become troublesome to arab regimes. the leader of the left come out jumblatt was viewed as a threat to lebanese and arab stability. another factor was the mutual dislike between arafat and syrian president assad. syria's military intervention was stepped up following an assault on a damascus hotel by the n.t. out of abu nidal palestinian group. the perpetrators were quickly apprehended and hanged in public. faced with the syrian onslaught i felt appealed to the arab world for assistance accusing syria of attempting to liquidate the palestinian resistance the syrian assault force the palestinians onto the defensive. they were no longer
2:32 pm
able to mount an effective resupply of their besieged refugee camps and the christians. the camps principle among which was tell a saturday were overrun and the residents expelled or massacred. two arab summits were quickly convened they established what became known as the out of deterrent forces made up principally of the same syrian forces that had entered lebanon with only token representation from several other arab states syria had prevailed the fellow at the it had. been president assad's view was that syria and its ability to achieve strategic parity with israel had to be supported by two strong wings a lebanese wing and a palestinian wing that is if syria was to have influence on the political scene it had to become the sole legitimate representative of syria lebanon and the
2:33 pm
palestinians. while lebanon was in the throes of conflict on another front there were moves towards peace. in one thousand nine hundred eighty seven egyptian president anwar sadat a longstanding ally of artifacts made a groundbreaking visit to israel to sue for peace in exchange for land arafat was stunned but out of fact had been making his own peace moves his representative in london side hamami had been promoting the palestinian vision of a two state solution at the artifacts behest. of us then the. other factor in the palestinian leadership were convinced that the most important thing was achieving palestinian aspirations not the method employed to achieve them and if the method to achieve them was a civilized and peaceful one then that would be better than a violent one. out of five and the p.l.o. leadership firmly believe this.

18 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on