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i had three operations on my leg and a fourth one yesterday by skype from the hospital to participate with my people in today's protest we want to wake up the sleeping palestinians from gaza to the west bank despite my injury i came to throw stones and burns ha and cut the wires of the border fans a photo journalist in egypt could face the death penalty for taking pictures during the military crackdown five years ago a judge is expected to deliver his verdict on the thirty year old. on saturday than a korean reports mahmood that was aid better known as show kind could be sentenced to death for simply doing his job and he gyptian judge is due to give his ruling in the case. show can was arrested along with two other ninety diction journalists who were later released while he was taking pictures during the post-coup unrest in egypt where in twenty thirteen. he was among hundreds of people detained when egyptian security forces ordered by general of the the high sisi now
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the president to end the six week sit in almost one thousand people died in the violence that followed human rights watch has said the egyptian military's crackdown is probably a crime against humanity according to court documents show khan is being charged with weapons possession illegal assembly murder and attempted murder rights groups have called for his immediate release. the egyptian embassy in paris refused to accept a petition with more than seventy thousand signatures in support of. amnesty international says his health is deteriorating mauled him on the idea behind the shock and he demanded all charges against him are dropped we demand that the egyptian government stops the suppression of human rights defenders who are being silenced simply because they criticize egyptian authorities he's been diagnosed with malnutrition
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any mia and depression he's written a letter from his prison cell outlining the abuses he's faced and how journalism in egypt has become a crime there are thirteen journalists facing life imprisonment or the death sentence on saturday show khan will learn his fate diana kerim al-jazeera. still ahead on al-jazeera we take a look at mexico's main presidential candidate so what's at stake for both the rich and the working or security stepped up as pilgrims make their way to one of three in the religious holiest sites in kashmir. however we got more big downpours seem to central and eastern parts of here but the moment bickley lots of storms just around the balkans pushing right up towards
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australia pushing a little further east was just beneath this particular weather system you can see here further north there's a cold front just around the baltic states cold spilling out of scandinavia then in temperatures really struggling now stockholm eighteen degrees celsius ahead of that there was some more rain to come from moscow big downpours twenty five celsius getting into the twenty's too down towards the southeast of course with some very very wet weather lively storms very gusty winds as well and some large hail along with the thunder central and western parts to that somewhat dryer and brighter side across germany tried to sell just twenty five for london on saturday thirty one in paris and rising as we go through next week those temperatures do actually up sunday in london twenty seven celsius and yes it does look good for wimbledon as we go into next week the wetter weather will be just around the breast peninsula maybe into the southwest approaches of england but south of that has fine and it's dry is far to dry to across north africa more hot sunshine coming in here temperatures in
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chino touching thirty nine degrees celsius by the end of the weekend. we will maintain the finest fighting force the world has ever known united states army was so reliant on the private sector i would call it a dependency we have a mismatch between the way we. work to be and the reality of the twenty first century enough to get in a body deal for eleven out tool for how many of the persons that you're sending out you should be child soldiers not. child soldiers reloaded on al-jazeera.
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you're watching out zero time to recap our top stories sporadic fighting has moderate temporary ceasefire in the syrian government's campaign to retake rebel controlled areas of the southern city of daraa the u.n. says the russian backed offensive has displaced one hundred sixty thousand people in the last five days rebels now say they're in negotiations with russian officers to reach a peace deal. it's now been a week since twelve young footballers and their coach went missing in a cave in northern thailand more than a thousand divers soldiers and border guards have joined the search for a new opening to the underground cave complex was discovered on friday raising hopes the boys may still be found alive a ceasefire deal that hopes to end south sudan's civil war is coming to force president salva kiir a rebel leader react much are signed the agreement in sudan's capital khartoum on wednesday several previous cease fire agreements being violated. more than one
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hundred thousand rough more than one hundred refugees rather 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 a spanish rescue ship says it was told by talley and officials to let the libyan coast guard respond to a distress call from the boat witnesses described the vessel as old and overloaded . but. there were one hundred twenty people on board on our way the front 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. at first i was surprised with this boat because i was told it was eight meters and could hold twenty people when i tried to leave they beat me. i was forced to get on
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board families with children were in a 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 in front of him. hundreds of people were arrested in the u.s. capitol during a protest against the president's policy of separating families the government says it's trying to reunite children with their parents all demonstrations against immigration policies are expected across the country. reports from washington d.c. . 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 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
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and family the tension policies images of children locked away crying out for their parents after being forcibly separated from them have shocked many 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 we. began to take on the president from continues to call for strengthening of the us mexico border to the construction of
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a wall 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 from zero tolerance policy insist that more demonstrations like the ones planned for saturday will continue until these families are reunited. washington. canada has hit back at the us over steel and alum in the i'm tired of spying posing twelve billion dollars worth of tire of sawn american goods canada's plan will take effect from next week includes charges on u.s. imports like yogurt coffee and toilet paper. canada has no choice but to retaliate with a measured perfectly reciprocal dollar for dollar response and that is what we are doing i cannot emphasize enough there were bread with which we take these
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counter measures we are acting very much in store oh not in anger but the us terrorists leave canada no choice but to defend our industries our workers and our communities and i can assure you that we will maintain the firm resolve to do so. mexicans go to the polls on sunday for an election that could off hand the political status quo big business is pushing its favorite candidate but the country's working class are expected to be the kingmakers they're hoping for an end to violence poverty and corruption our latin america editor lucien newman explains . michael steele to the side you'll have 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
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a friend of big business and the free markets the end to sis of the populace left wing candidate who's leading in the polls mr the little side you believe he would be disastrous for mexico that we have a sample of venezuela is a leader as well there was wasn't to the kids. what happens after sixty years he went out of money then you know been as well ugh. i mean our very top story so we don't have an image. of it i thought it 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. 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 live in visa elections what we believe what we love what we've built is at stake in
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this election the country's future is at play. because one of the conservative opposition party couldn't agree more he too wants mexicans but the choice is between stability and the kind of uncertainty that spooks investors but the concerns of the business sector. among the millions of poor. 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 privileged. irresistible people like fruit vendor israel who says the two other candidates represent options that have failed the working class. or before we need jobs education sports health for farmers not just for those who have benefited from . the need help so the country can grow.
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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 to veer off its present course. mexico. eighteen people have been killed in a head on collision between a boss and a truck in china's hunan province more were injured after one of the vehicles reportedly crossed the central divider on a rain slick highway on friday the world health organization says about two hundred sixty thousand chinese die each year in traffic accidents thousands of people are setting off on a pilgrimage to one of hindu religions holiest sites in indian administered kashmir security is being boosted after an attack on a group last year i'm ok with now it is a journey many long to make to a holy cave high in the himalayas this is just the start of the common and yet your
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pilgrimage to worship the hindu god shiva. the trek from base camp will take pilgrims more than three and a half thousand metres above sea level in indian administers kashmir the heavy rains and sludgy conditions had prevented people from making their ascent at several start points but the poor weather hasn't dampened the spirits of those about to set out. security this year is tighter than ever with forty thousand troops deployed to protect the route i've been giving to the pilgrimage for the last twenty one years and it's the first time i've seen such measures taken by the government so many forces of the road after every one hundred meters we see someone guarding us. the extra security measures are being taken because pilgrims happing targeted because last year eight people were killed and many more injured in an attack on a police bunker and a checkpoint nearly all the victims were women the indian authorities blamed
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fighters from the group lashkar e tayyiba for the attack kashmir has been at the heart of decades of hostility between india and pakistan both of which claim the region. c.c.t.v. drones and bullet proof police convoys will be used this year to try to prevent any attack on the pilgrims. certainly the. group. which had been put in place the pilgrimage to want to pin do ism's holiest sites lasts for several weeks it will be seen as a big test for a security force hoping it will pass up peacefully emma heywood algis there are now every day in australia thirty people are rescued from drowning but that job is about to get easier this summer drones will be used to help rescue stranded swimmers and to spot sharks that might be getting
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a little too close for comfort under thomas reports from. a drone flies over the australian surf as well as the rough waters films in the center of the shot to swimmers who've been swept out and are in serious trouble but rather than just film them the drone drops help a self inflating float to which the swimmers cling on and used to get gradually swept by the waves back into shore. it was one of these drones which in january carried out the rescue of two sixteen year old boys mark phillips was at the controls lucky i got on video yes we didn't actually put it on our end because we're obviously busy but we did it with from the video footage from the fly so we know from takeoff to them receiving a part with sixty seventy seconds a demonstration shows how it works the drone hope is above the person in trouble that is operate the times when to drop its load swimmers hold on until help arrives
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and traditional way in some cases drones are equipped with the loudspeakers too connected to lifeguard radios they act in a preventative capacity where being able to get above people and say i stock there's a repair or you are about to get into trouble or you're about to be washed off its head back in with had that capability so we're having intervened probably close to one hundred times where we'll stop people getting into that situation before they've even got the last australian summer beaches down the east coast were patrolled by seventeen lifesaving drones by this november more than fifty rescue drugs will be operating the water today it was a home of them again but in a rough way that with waves rising can reach places that jet skis can't and far in frightening like going from shore to drop in just twenty five seconds. other drones look for sharks computers have been taught to recognise different species
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we've tried it with images this computer system and it can actually come back and actually give us accurate answers on the basis of the data we fit the computer can then alerts people to get them out of the water it is an excellent example of where . i've been used in not replacement things but as is a system in getting the work done in a better way the shark spotting and life flow dropping drones have finished their trial periods they'll be patrolling australian beaches for real this summer and those behind them hope to sell their technology worldwide andrew thomas al-jazeera . brisbane. and let's take you through some of the headlines here now to syria now sporadic fighting has moderate temporary ceasefire in the syrian government's campaign to retake rebel controlled areas of the southern city of daraa the u.n.
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says the russian backed offensive has displaced one hundred sixty thousand people in the last five days rebels now say they're in negotiations with the russian officers to reach a peace deal. the area is meant to be part of a deescalation zone negotiated by the united states and russia turkey's foreign minister says the two countries have a responsibility to end the fighting. where they are russia the united states and russia have reached an agreement regarding the area in syria they reach an agreement for deescalation zones and according to the deal opposition forces would be deployed on one side while syrian regime forces would be on the other but the syrian regime forces launched an attack on the other side so who made this agreement with the united states and russia they both have responsibility and this needs to stop meanwhile has been lost secretary general says the group will help return some of the syrian refugees in lebanon to their country house and says he'll work with both the syrian and lebanese governments to coordinate voluntary returns
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more than one million syrians have fled to neighboring lebanon to escape the violence it's now been a week since twelve young footballers and their coach went missing in a cave in the wars in thailand more than a thousand divers soldiers and border guards have joined the search for a new opening to the underground cave complex was discovered on friday raising hopes the boys may still be found alive a ceasefire deal that hopes to end south sudan's civil war has come into force president salva kiir and rebel leader react machar signed the agreement in sudan's capital khartoum on wednesday the united nations envoy to yemen says both the warring parties in a day there have agreed to allow the u.n. to have a role in managing the city's red seaport follows more than two weeks of fighting since the saudi coalition launched a military operation to take the city from hoofy rebels. those are your headlines the news continues after inside story. on counting the cost the european
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union is trying to change we'll look at the reasons why the economic cost of violence in mexico plus the timber companies are accused of in danger the world's second largest rainforest. counting the cost. another humanitarian chief questions myanmar's ability and willingness to take back the he who fled the military crackdown are they destined to remain stranded in overcrowded camps and bonded they this is inside story. and i welcome to the program on the parana the one hundred a probably the most
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friendless people in the world almost ten years after those words were uttered by a u.n. spokeswoman the situation facing what could barely be more da hundreds of thousands of sheltering in camps in bangladesh having fled what rights groups have described as atrocities by myanmar's military. peter moore of the international committee of the red cross has visited nine months racan state where the violent crackdown happened now mother government is going to start repair treating the head to the villages they abandoned but more told al-jazeera that he doesn't think how that's possible at least in the short term for the i.c.r.c. this is still and is at the present moment first and foremost an emergency operation a lot of people have been affected from all the communities and we need also to have even stronger support in facilities from all the authorities in myanmar to be able to operate and to expand our operations the reconsolidation of the
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communities the are bringing back of minimal safety and security for people there is a tall order in the. work of many of the actors of many of the communities as well so we are probably looking at the long term and medium term perspective i don't think that we have yet conditions conducive to large scale return we'll need security arrangements which are embraced by the communities and this is again a political power of this key stakeholders in the me and mar. we certainly appreciate the support that we have for our humanitarian work and we certainly would appreciate if others would join us in a few because again we do believe that this is still an emergency operation where
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a lot of food medical assistance basic assistance is needed for the population stows who are there into those who eventually will come home. well let's bring in our guests now engineer that we have to turn ken president. in the u.k. is the means revenge organization matthew smith is and calling them poor he's the co-founder and chief executive officer of forty five rights that's a nonprofit human rights organization based in southeast asia and joining us from barcelona as robert templer founder and director of the higher education alliance for refugees a very warm welcome to all of you mr turn ken i'm going to start with you despite the reservations from the red cross there is more and more talk the talk about the repair tradition of some seven hundred thousand revenge it continues but how many of them want to return to myanmar and do they have a choice. as far as i know
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i've been i have been to the top three times to bangladesh since august two thousand and seventeen you know the big theme of the review is you know they told me before the i returned they want to see justice and because the our daughter has been raped the our father for brother has been slaughtered in front of them and their should run been bombed alive that is what they told me you know what we have to point out here is they want to return of called the holy land. before they are it on the air want to see this situation need to be aware more than five hundred thousand rolling or if people in our street right now they want to see the situation need to recall the night in them and citizenship and access to health care at first to a degree. and it says to the a business you know as to the restriction are there and on top of that where they were written this is the question because the. village has been bulldogs and you
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know. what do you want to return prison camp this is very clear response from there if you do these big teams when i met them all of those points and greater detail but i want to put your last question to matthew smith in kuala lumpur watch what these refugees these people from myanmar be going back to given that their houses villages have been burnt to the ground and bull this have already been settled and some of the land that's right elizabeth the situation in northern rakhine state right now hasn't really changed the memoir authorities haven't really made the fundamental changes that are needed in order to ensure a safe and dignified return and to ken is absolutely right the villages have been burned. there's tremendous uncertainty about protection for anybody in northern
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rakhine state right now who is muslim and particularly for those who are ranger. so this is this is a big concern and you know at this point. the there's there's nothing really on the immediate horizon that would suggest any sort of refugee return is tenable mr temple or do we know what the actual terms of the agreements between the un and the government of myanmar between the government's bond that they have and myanma. very very transparent. may very well request you. will retain. effective security. protection.
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so the little. man with. very dangerous situation well i want to look more now at how we've got here at how the un is describing the world's fastest growing refugee crisis the u.n. calls it a began with an offensive by myanmar's army in august last year the military said it was responding to attacks by a group but the u.n. says it became a campaign of ethnic cleansing seven hundred thousand one hundred fled their homes most of them now in camps in neighboring bonn that there are doctors without borders believes six thousand seven hundred others were killed in the first month of violence and this international says what happened was systematic organized and ruthless and says culpability reaches the military's top ranks the reports of rapes
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looting and that is the revenge of a muslim minority in myanmar and the long being denied citizenship and basic human rights by the government which for god's them as illegal immigrants mr pun can let me come to you now with the latest report by amnesty international that we've mentioned they have named thirteen top military personnel who they think should be tried at the international criminal court for war crimes including rape murder forced starvation how likely do you think that is that they will go to the international criminal court. yeah we have to see of course yes that is right. especially if the main online senior dinner me online and other top they've been involved of course this is not a suddenly happen is quite systematic and you know what we have to see here is.
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the secret consul must run for international criminal court that is one point and unfortunately we have not seen that my strong of wise from security council members you know even you know u.k. is quite they are not strongly telling about it and you know of course russia and china they are there but we have not seen quite seriously about it you know the thing is we have to look at you know it's been already more than eight months now and it's not only. because sheen kyra and chan other ethnic minorities been you know facing this seriously whereas violation other parts of burma you know this impunity going on this is time right this is right time international community must support i see zero farland security calls musser far to the hague to burma is
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military and by his government including who are complicit in the genocide against that's what i can see mr smith just today we've heard from the chinese government china's top diplomat saying that they think that myanma is ready to take back the refugees how likely is it that china will support any u.n. security council action that would refer the government of myanmar to the international criminal court given that they are a key supporter of the government of. yeah that's a great it's an important question elizabeth and right now the u.n. security council member states should really be doing everything in their power and that includes in their bilateral relationships with china to century just get china to step aside and let justice run its course i mean no one's really asking anything of any action from china with regard to the situation really the the ask is for
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china to just step aside and let you have the u.n. security council refer the situation to the international criminal court for too long the diplomatic community has sort of rested on this notion that it's simply impossible because of china and i think if we have to get to the point where u.n. member states regard that as completely unacceptable and they use the political leverage that they use you know to ink other deals with with the government of china they need to use that type of leverage towards justice and human rights and we do think it is possible and it's as mr tune can said it's absolutely essential right now and mr template is it possible to sort of circumvent china and even myanmar on this because the international criminal court right now is looking at whether it can try myanmar for the crime deportation even though it's not a member state i mean can the i.c.c. get around that and do they have the will to do its. well to
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clear the room almost. there is a strong interest in the r.c.c. . africa missing of its case. and they would like to. write. it in this case it's very clear whether they. think. this because it does pressure russia likely. to the security council. well we've heard from. the de facto leader aung san suu kyi who's faced global criticism for not standing up more for the revenge of his supporters say that she has little control of on the actions and recent social media posts by cinci suggest that she blames meddling
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from a border for worsening divisions she said hate to gnash of from outside the country have driven the two communities for the pot so if we take what she's saying about this which is consistent with what she said since the military crackdown began mr temple it may come back to you you know how likely is it that the perpetrators all of these crimes will be held to account when this is the sort of narrative coming from the country's leader. well barry are right and i think the only ones that should tell who is also the situation where it's clearly driven by. many people who are. making trouble every military but certainly.
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very much in the wrong. oh there's a predator predator. pretty much. and i want to talk more about the repatriation because as we've said you know there is countries and organizations are continuing to talk about it mr tone can i believe there's something like a hundred and twenty thousand. living in the. camps what are the conditions like in those camps and what the revenger who in bangladesh now if they have a repatriated what they be living in the same source of cabs and facing the same conditions. for me as i am receiving information from the ground every day this is quite clear there will be the same situation these rohingya are when they are effect treated back that's why i mentioned earlier nobody want to return to it if you do camps at all sort of know what you want to return to prison camps at all you
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know these are people one hundred and twenty thousand in the sea to a it's been a kind of temporary but still there is no talk of origin a return to the ability as you know they are not proper getting proper and you know education and other health access at all that's why many rohingya flat many just you know by board the flight from these refugee camps you know this is barmy it's government and military says democratically destroying our community that's why we call it a general site you know we need to see also you know like kofi annan recombination commission already. calling for to close these i.d.p. camps are still we have not seen any positive and implementation on that so. politic and willingness from burma top military to annul de government from also so good there is no such a hope for the rohingya i can see there is no policy towards throwing
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a has changed nothing has changed instead situation is getting was so that's why we are calling here as their own india we know we need international protection too when during a repatriated back to burma without international proof protection this ruling it will face must atrocity against attorneys and i'm going to drive that isn't of them seventeen i mean it's not and i know that. mr snow said the international protection even be focusing on those one hundred twenty thousand that are living and camps for the un start would then. absolutely you know there have been avoidable deprivations in those internment camps and they are internment camps there are more than twenty internment camps in five different townships in rakhine state and there are as you mentioned elizabeth more than one hundred twenty thousand men women and children who are confined to
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those camps they're denied freedom of movement many of them are denied access to livelihoods their health needs maternal mortality is a very serious issue in those camps so there does need to be unfettered humanitarian access to those areas but more importantly you know it's really not sensible to be talking about returning refugees to rakhine state while the meum our government is confining more than one hundred twenty thousand to internment camps so those camps do need to be deconstructed as the anon commission recommended and those individuals and families living in those camps have a right to return and to rebuild their homes and they deserve reparations on top of that but unfortunately right now there are no indicators from the meum are stories that that's going to happen any time soon and mr temple you know one aspect of the story that is often overlooked is how all of this is impacting the many people of color and beyond the bases themselves who are already one of the most impoverished
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people in the world i think nearly a set of them live an extreme policy so what impact has some at least seven hundred thousand coming across the border had on people in that part of. what is the devastation. it causes the. tree. it's a very poor. place it's very severely barred expand it. it's. and it's great a little loose. since they would dramatically for. somebody who are especially russians i must dismiss i think bangladesh is spending something like a million dollars a day to sustain its own relief and security efforts where is this money coming from well right now there are huge shortfalls among the international aid
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organizations in terms of the the amount of resources that they need to provide even basic aid to the refugee population and you know bangladesh has done. a really great service to the ranger community to you know except the refugee population i was on the border when tens of thousands of people were pouring across and i could see the border guards going out of their way to ensure that refugees could make their way to a secure and safe place and i think that need to be acknowledged however there are other things happening on the ground in the camps and aid groups are having a difficult time doing their work due to some arbitrary restrictions that are being imposed by various authorities so i think the bangladesh authorities need to stay vigilant to ensure that the aid organizations that are operating there can work closely with religious communities to to provide. gentlemen we don't have very long
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left in the program and the last question to all of you the u.n. secretary general antonio tears is going to be in the region and beyond that they should in a couple of days to assess the severity of the crisis and what needs to be done what do you think needs to happen to to support the refugees living in bonn the days to support the bond that they she's themselves and to ensure that if a petri ation does happen it is not forced and does not send the russian back into harms way missed its own can let me start with you. yes great to see he's busy it into the. hams in next week that is very good first thing what i want to say we would like to see you know the u.n. a.c.r. . u.n.h.c.r. myanmar government and u.n. d.p. agreement there is that is. there is no transparency on that agreement we
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asked the rohingya as the big teams has a refugee is they did not consult with any representative of this community this is very very disturbing and i do not think this is totally you know. it is totally not. it's really not i don't see this is this would walk because you know rohingya they want to be consulted with the u.n. a c.r. sale and for want. they need to see mr template what about you. seriously.
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and mr smith. i agree with mr temple i agree with mr tin can in addition to that i would just add that it's absolutely essential that the secretary general send a very clear message to perpetrators and me and more that this type of behavior is completely unacceptable in the perpetrators will be held accountable this message of accountability is absolutely essential but beyond that there needs to be action and so we would also like to see the secretary general apply pressure to the u.n. security council to refer the situation to the criminal international criminal court and missed a turn can just last the you know so much of this has been caused by the fact that the revenge of don't have legal rights as citizens in myanmar has anything been done has any action being taken by the government there to give them more legal status or protection. though we didn't see.
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anything from the government side at all because you meant by barbara means government right yes you know burmese government this been a systematic prosecution going on since maintenance is due to you know after nine hundred seventy eight we have to you know of many operations against rohingya so. what i can see here is we need to see the solution from not inside burma at all because as a whole burma you know us deep you go by us d.p. party you know the government of military security flaws police for first nobody want to see rule he has the cities and unfortunately even though we have glorious pacifist abolishment. they don't recall the nice us so the solution will come from international level so we need international community protection and you know also when you have secretary general because it we need to see you know a very near future i don't think this or if we do will be trying to burma at all so
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as a counter act of this went by his government and military destroy you know a community we need to counteract to rebuild to empire our our community and refuted chems or is that when we can move forward you know because we need protection all right major garrett and i'm afraid it will run out it's time to building others need to be done thank you very much for your time there is john ken and geneva matthew smith and kuala lumpur and robert templer in boston and thank you too for watching you can see the program again any time by visiting our website al-jazeera dot com and to further discussion and to go to our facebook page that facebook dot com forward slash a.j. inside story you can also join the conversation on twitter i had a list at a.j. and five story from the end of the front and the whole team here i for now. when the news is restricted and send said the press is not free it is external
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interference and influence and the zooms to exploit not explained. when journalists access to information is prevented he said at the time but i want us press. and just as never sees the light of day no i knew that i bought into it on the weekend the team of course it out it what the show will have. and the stories that matter go on told and the press is not seen. and neither are we. each year childhood ends for an estimated fifteen million girls globally will marry before the age of eighteen. young girls compelled to marry after fleeing the war in
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syria share their stories and talk to him just the. volcano kill way erupted explosively last thing boiling clouds of steam and ash and rock high into the atmosphere scientists say it's not unusual for eruptions to stop and start up again later as for kill away a it has been spilling lava continually for more than thirty years. native hawaiian spiritual beliefs say eruptions reflect the mood of the goddess. us as native hawaiians the family is always nice to us whether she thinks our home or not we accept this type of event. expelled from their base in jordan in lebanon left in a little. green valley and this rising in the ranks. but was this just another inevitable step down the road. this is
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a long story just for the conflict the cost on a side his leadership and life. chronicling the term moonstone strong arms to. history of the revolution just. reports are violations in a temporary cease fire in southern syria as thousands of stranded at the border. i'm sam is a dan this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up. seven days and still no sign of the missing teenage footballers traps in
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a flooded cave in thailand. a truce comes into effect in south sudan in another attempt to end the five year old civil war plus. we look at who's taking care of the children whose uganda shuts down hundreds of orphanages. sporadic fighting has milder temporary cease fire in the syrian government's campaign to retake rebel controlled areas of daraa the ceasefire came into effect at midnight on friday local time as fears grow over humanitarian catastrophe on the borders of israel and jordan rebels now say they're in negotiations with the russian officers to reach a peace deal with the syrian government the u.n. says the russian backed offensive has displaced one hundred sixty thousand people in southern syria over the last five days almost one hundred civilians have reportedly been killed and both israel and jordan are refusing to open their borders displaced people continue to amass omaha ne is on the syrian side of the
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border with jordan. more here at the border crossing that many syrian refugees have used in the past to cross from syria into jordan today thousands of civilians mainly women and children again others along this border hoping to be able to cross into jordan. ever calls his highness the king of jordan to give them permission to cross over. these families have nothing left for them to ask to cross that border to escape death they've been displaced from areas that have been hit by thousands of airstrikes in the past few days and they're now looking to cross to safety we've witnessed the tragic events the civilians have been through and their only demand now is to go in the direction of jordan the area is meant to be part of a deescalation zone negotiated by the united states and russia turkey's foreign minister says the two countries have a responsibility to end the fighting with the united states and russia have reached
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an agreement regarding the area in syria they reached an agreement for deescalation zones and according to the deal opposition forces would be deployed on one side while syrian regime forces would be on the other but the syrian regime forces launched an attack on the other side so who made this agreement the united states and russia they both have responsibility and this needs to stop. the regional media adviser in the middle east at the norwegian refugee council joins us now live from amman in jordan good to have you with us what sort of conditions are the thousands of people who are now stuck at the borders and fled southern syria fleeing the fighting what are they facing there at the border where we know that they are lacking the most basics water food. shelter even they are stranded there and they are facing some of the most dire conditions now it's summer
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it's getting quite there it's already thirty five degrees that will get hotter and in the next few days and they've been fleeing from extreme escalation of fighting in their areas they're tired they're exhausted and still can't why are aid agencies not able to get over the border to get supplies to them. well we we are appealing to the jordanian government to open the borders of these people so that they are fairest and foremost the most immediate priority is to give them safety to get them into safety they are unsafe by the border the fighting is approaching towards them and they need all sorts of assistance immediately and we know it is hard jordan has been extremely generous and supporting refugees over the last seven years it's been one of the most generous countries here but it's now needs all the support of the word understand if these if authorities won't let the the refugees and get over the border are you not able to get over the border to
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give them assistance it is extremely complex first of all the fighting is very close and secondly it will require some kind of organization some kind of agreement a deal in which in which we can operate there because there are no services over there we've seen in a separate. part of the border where there have been over fifty thousand stranded there over the last year or so which have been it has been really difficult to reach them the best the best that we can offer to these people are still holds them and the safety and security of a country like jordan and then we can step up our services and say this country wondering what our host countries demands are they saying that if they get a certain level of help from. or other countries that they will be willing to take in more refugees. well what i can say is that the norwegian refugee council
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together with many other aid agencies present here we are ready to step up our services that we are already offering in places like iraq camp where we are present we give services from basic supplies food aid to. education for children we can step up to those services very quickly once these refugees start coming again and of course we appeal to the international community not to abandon jordan jordan needs all the help possible right and i want this moment of crisis that is also going through a very tough economic moment with a lot of unemployment and people who are on the poverty line here so of course jordan needs all the all this other dieties together with the syrians who are now fleeing from this fighting that is has decimated their neighborhoods or it's good to get your thoughts on that thanks so much car schembri. secretary-general says
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the group will help return some of the syrian refugees in lebanon to their country has an aussie dollar says he will work with both the syrian and lebanese governments to coordinate voluntary returns more than one million syrians have fled to neighboring lebanon to escape the violence rights groups fear a return of refugees could be premature so. we will communicate directly with the syrian refugees and establish a mechanism to welcome their applications we will formalise and offer them to the syrian government authorities and in cooperation with the lebanese general security that is taking responsibility we will also work to return the biggest number of displaced syrians who want to go back safely it's now been a week since twelve young footballers and their coach went missing in a cave in northern thailand heavy rain flooded the cave leaving them trapped inside or than a thousand divers soldiers and border guards have joined the search for top british
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cave divers along with some u.s. military personnel joined the efforts and the opening of the underground cave complex was discovered on friday that's raising hopes the boys may still be found alive. has more from chiang rai. you can hear the hum of that big diesel generator behind me that orange structure that's good news and we heard that again saturday morning as we climbed up this hill to the mouth of the cave that means that the pumps are working pumping out the water in the mouth of the cave right here we know that thai lady seal divers are standing by the sea as that water gets down to a level that safe for them to go back in they continue with their exploration going further into the cave and from this side that's one front second prong today is exploring the whole vertical hole that chimney that was discovered on friday that is the other side of the search and rescue operation that they're focusing today on saturday now because there is a better visibility helicopters are going to be able to bring a quickly up to that location up in the hills we know that the chief of the
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national police here in thailand is already up there orchestrating that part of the search and rescue operation what they're looking to do they have drilling equipment scanning equipment they want to try to get down into the bottom of that of that tunnel of 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 to 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 a cease fire deal to end south sudan's four and a half years civil war has come into force president salva kiir and rebel leader react much assigned the agreements in sudan's capital khartoum on wednesday it calls for the opening of corridors for humanitarian aid to the release of political prisoners and the forming of a transitional government within four months at least fifty thousand people have been killed and about four million displaced since hostilities began in two thousand and thirteen zero seven morgan has covered the conflict in south sudan
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extensively she explains the fragility of the current ceasefire agreement. this is not the first ceasefire agreement to be signed since the conflict started in twenty states and this is agreement this is a my think remain to be signed and it's not clear yet whether it is going to hold a lot of agreements have been violated nearly every single agreement have been signed between the two parties and several other factions have been violated sometimes in less than twenty four hours after they resigned so it's not clear yet whether this would this cease fire would actually hold because what both sides said is that they do not want their forces to attack and less attacks and as their attacks are basically in defense and that's what they've been saying all along you will find a cease fire that is signed and then they will come out and say we have been attacked and we fought back in self-defense and the cease fire as well it's not clear if this one is going to hold but people do have cautious optimism that this one would be this could be a little bit different because it has been brokered by sudan not by the regional bloc i get and that it was signed by the two leaders it was signed by the president
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himself and the leader of the opposition and the representative of the south sudan's opposition alliance so so just because their top figures who have signed the cease fire they're hoping that it might be a bit stronger than the previous ceasefire. at least two soldiers and a civilian have been killed in an attack on a military base in central mali fighters drove a vehicle rigged with explosives into the base before opening fire on mali and troops two of the attackers were killed united nations condemn the attack on the g five anti terror task force headquarters. the united nations envoy to yemen says both warring parties in her data have agreed to allow the u.n. to have a role in managing the city's red seaport it follows more than two weeks of fighting since the saudi u.a.e. coalition launched a military operation to take the city from houthi rebels the offensive sparked fears of a humanitarian catastrophe most of the aid and food entering yemen comes through
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the port. in the capital sanaa thousands of people protested against the salvia morality live campaign the protesters are calling on the international community to do more to stop the conflict demonstrations are planned in south korea against the number of yemenis arriving there to seek asylum more than five hundred yemenis have flown to judge you island since december friday the government held an emergency meeting to deal with the crisis craig leeson travel to jeju to meet the refugees. a kitchen is the last place adnan imagined himself working. didn't choose this job but i'm in the immigration and they all know of this place picked me and it turned out that it was a restaurant so. a qualified health and safety officer he worked for a patrolling company in yemen but was forced to flee the war after he was.

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