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by a two thirds majority even if that happens it will only just begin to fulfill the demands of hundreds of thousands of algerians who've spoken out in protest victoria gay to be. sudan has freed a newspaper editor who spent weeks in jail for criticizing the president also ghani opposed decision to declare a state of emergency during ongoing demonstrations rights groups say more than fifty people have been killed since protests began in december over the price of bread they escalated into calls for the president to step down sparking a government crackdown on dissent and media freedom. during my detention which felt like a long time i was not able to know why i was detained this is because i did not face any questioning my only way to understand why i was detained is to guessing which can't lead you to the facts until this moment i was detained without a clear reason i was relieved about knowing what i have committed. whether is next
still ahead on al-jazeera suffering from the legacy of war we'll have more on the war widows. plus the internet trolls targeting public figures in the crane ahead of sunday's election. hello again and welcome back we're crossing it states we're watching a system that's now going to be pushing through the eastern part and states we're going to be seeing some severe weather down here towards the south but to the north we could even be seeing some snow in some of those northern locations but notice the big temperature contrast here on saturday washington at twenty four just to the west in kansas city at seven and right along the front that is where we're going to be seeing severe weather caused by that const trusting temperature as we go towards sunday the frontal system continues to make its way towards the east and the south
and up towards the north though it is going to be that cold air that does bring some snow across parts of quebec as well as into ontario well across the caribbean we are picking up more showers this time of year and we're talking about here across parts of his been eula over here towards jamaica venice been looking quite nice for the last few days we expect to see some partly cloudy conditions there at about twenty seven and up towards parts of the hammers at about twenty six degrees there and then down across parts of south america well not looking too bad as we start the week over here towards rio de janeiro twenty seven degrees for the weekend over here to assistance in at thirty three but down here towards one is that is it is going to be a rainy day on saturday things get a little bit better by the time we get to sunday at twenty eight in the sense you're in range for you at thirty three. rewarding to continue. to bring your people back to life. we don't do you.
use documentary. continue. to. do street revisiting. we're going back to a poor south african neighborhood where music and tradition come together in an annual competition. the only reward. hello again i'm mr. mind of the news this hour venezuela has been hit by another electricity blackout this week the power outage on friday nights left the capital caracas in the dark as well as several other major cities many regions barely
recovering from earlier blackouts. u.s. president donald trump is threatening to close the border with mexico or large parts of it he says that will happen next week if mexico doesn't stop people from crossing into the u.s. illegally. hundreds of thousands of algerians have been taking part in anti-government protests across the country friday saw the largest demonstration in six weeks many are calling for the resignation of president. and an overhaul of the entire political system. while dimitris as a political analyst based in venezuela and he joins us now live from caracas dimitris i'm wondering three blackouts in one week how is everyone coping over the . actually it's really hard just a few minutes ago before i went to live and just throw it out it was another blackout and when the blackouts happened. to communicate even to. the water
supplies etc i recently stopped the country is absolutely collapsing and the people are devastated this what i can say from what i thought how are people feeling about the political fallout from this and is it pushing people towards one side or the other i think. the answer is growing from the population for all the political class those billboards read them are rude all the actually they want to see results we want to see my prism of the fall out of this one of the possible they blame him for the old days in the country and the voters not support the model they are suffering as we'll see but how you cope with that is the government of my ludo so everybody is absolutely hurting the situation why don't you think he's in there obviously missouri then terrible situation because he has no means how to solve the problem from the duras or for blaming the us and the
opposition is anyone buying that. no one is blind they have given like four or five different explicate explanations about childbirth are just and cetera but the a single now are these arguments to the vacuum because it is every day in one month i think it was like twenty days of bank holiday or no or today because of a outrages the economy is collapsing very few people can buy the argument but with usa and the ideas behind all this misery and images you are on the ground in caracas this is the third blackout in one week can you talk us through us a little more about the the widespread nature of this and how is everyone coping on a practical level. if. you have a situation but people there are buying. power the. room the bar where the
houses or small shops but most of the people they don't have access to reach once sure when you have our electricity we're trying to do everything but again a. lot of work or even things in the. record or going to the supermarket and. waiting for follow because when the blackout happens or are going in our homes and the waiting like that. you can look learn anything relating day by day hour by hour by hour. which account was close to or was it similar to a situation of war to meet his country last a political analyst joining us live from caracas there via foreign in the middle of that may has blackout thank you very much for being with us to me trast. well had everything gone to plan the u.k.
would have left the european union by now instead the country remains deadlocked as british m.p.'s rejected at the government's breaks a deal for a third time the prime minister had promised to resign if it was passed the withdrawal agreement failed to win enough crucial support for in short by fifty eight votes to resume a now has until april twelfth to come up with a new plan or face the prospect of crashing out without a deal baka reports. the our eyes to the right two hundred eighty six the nose to the left three hundred forty four. the breaks it breaks through the pritish prime minister had staked her political career on has been defeated the country remains in confusion the speaker i think it should be a matter of profound regret to every member of this house that once again we have been unable to support leaving the european. the implications of the house's decision. britain has only two weeks to find an alternative way
forward otherwise it will crash out of the e.u. without a deal without a plan. gerry called the opposition labor leader said the defeat paved the way for a general election but the house has been clear this deal now has to change the has to be an alternative found and if the prime minister can't accept that then she must go not at an indeterminate date in the future but now so that we can decide the future of this country through a general election treason may have promised to resign if a deal was passed but the gamble failed to win support from northern ireland's democratic unionist party the man's government remember this brics it breaks it and this we are very clear we will be leaving the e.u. on the twenty ninth of march two thousand and nineteen is eleven pm what. the regional deadline date is hugely symbolic for the prime minister and for seventeen
million people who voted for breaks it. to leave the european union all those. breaks it is they've gathered outside parliament on the day in which the u.k. was meant to be leaving the e.u. where is that money do you think the division inside parliament was echoed on the streets around it the countries that olds with itself. these are hard line breaks or tears this is what they think of the e.u. . so how can britain move forward from here but it may have missed the opportunity for an orderly exit on may the twenty second but to resume a could still give her deal another go possibly even next week. peace are hunting for a majority for an alternative to teresa mayes plan they fail to rally around a single idea so they'll try again on monday a second referendum a general election another breaks of extension anything seems possible but british
politics remains power lowest the. westminster. brazilian judge has blocks the president's plans for celebrations on sunday commemorating the one nine hundred sixty four military coup. has frequently praised the twenty a military dictatorship that ruled until democracy was restored in one thousand nine hundred five the judge ruled the plans were incompatible with the constitution and lack approval from congress more than four hundred people were killed or disappeared under military rule and no prosecutions ever took place on the government has agreed to free all political prisoners within the next six weeks it's also promising to drop charges against people facing arrest warrants opposition groups say more than six hundred forty people have been jailed since protests against president daniel ortega began almost a year ago the government says the numbers are far smaller. protestors have renewed
calls for haiti's president to step down opposition groups have demonstrated in the capital port au prince accusing seven more years of corruption and economic mismanagement dozens died and previous protests haiti has been struggling with high inflation and fuel shortages. a newspaper affiliated to her last is reporting that a deal has been reached with israel to reduce tension in the gaza strip and comes as palestinians prepare some not the one year anniversary of weeks of protests along the border fence with israel our forces reports. for twelve months now gaza's border with israel has been the scene of mass protests and major bloodshed gaza's health ministry says more than two hundred sixty people have been killed by israeli sniper fire nearly seven thousand shot and injured but on the eve of the anniversary protest the organizing committee which is calling for a million man march issued instructions to the demonstrators stay back from israeli
guns follow commands of organizers on the ground make new aggressive actions don't burn tires a clear sign that a deal was in the works that they looked into the occupation have to meet this test to implement the positive responses we heard from the egyptian delegation we the palestinian factions have our people struggling to achieve our fair and legitimate demands. the great march of return protests began on the thirtieth of march last year initially called by civil society groups in gaza as a call to action against the israeli blockade a un investigation found that while some protesters used violence the vast majority were unarmed and peaceful stating israel had had no justification for using live bullets for months and through repeated military escalations egyptian mediators have been trying to broker a truce on friday night or how my civilian aged newspaper reported that an agreement had been reached according to the report in the hours salah newspaper among the concessions that hamas has won an increase from fifteen to forty million
dollars a month in qatari funding an extension of the fishing zone from nine nautical miles to twelve nautical miles and increase in israeli electricity flowing into gaza and israeli approval of a major new desalination project. in return israel has been seeking an end to rocket fire such as that which destroyed a family home north of tel aviv on monday injuring seven and sparking a new round of escalation israel which has sent extra troops and tanks to the border also wants an end to in century balloon launches and a guarantee of karma at the fence as prime minister has been trying to balance projecting military strength with seeking deescalation before the general election on the ninth of april. all israelis had no there for a comprehensive campaign is required we will enter it strongly and safely and after we have exhausted all other options hamas is also on the domestic political pressure earlier this month protestors went to the streets instead of the border over price rises and tax hikes hamas security put the demonstrations down with
beatings and arrests at the core of those protests the same feelings of despair and frustration that for a year now and despite all the risks have brought thousands to the border week after week kerry force at al-jazeera gaza. conflicts in the mindanao region of the southern philippines have tamed hundreds of thousands of lives in the past half century multiple groups operate in the area many wives left behind suffer from the stigma of being widows of fighters. going travel to a small village and to hear their story. more than four decades of continuous conflict has made mindanao region of war widows. they came from many areas of the hinterlands in basle and province but the share one theory in common grief. and they see that grief is made worse by the fact they're widows of fighters
a stigma they carry river they go. i'm going to say one by one they tell us their stories of how they've had no time to mourn. my boys joined up just like their father because they were unable to finish school their most part in my nine year old boy came up to me and said mama i don't want to carry a gun and join my brothers. i feel all alone in raising my thirteen children none of them were able to finish school we were raised with cannons bombs we are the splayed every year we pray we hide is the same thing for our children. many were widowed at a young age and were unable to finish their education and live in extreme poverty with their children. more than one hundred thousand people have been killed in the decades long rebellion in mindanao but there are no official records as to how many
have been we've built there are many things there and forgotten about the war exact the actual date on their husband's death that is because they say it marks a period of deeper suffering for their families they already had little before their husbands died and now they have even less. four decades ago the jew munson dokken lost her husband in the war he was a member of the more national liberation front out of reach she says her children picked up the guns their father left behind to fight the philippine military and now she is on her own looking after her grandchildren who are now orphans there has to be a place for them it's all fully all fully. but this. the most. concede the. most.
leaders to. organize to make to feel that they have been new farm in many of the rebel fighters who died are honored by their communities as heroes and martyrs but three generations of women see for them the legacy of war is not of glory but pain. duggan al-jazeera province southern philippines. a slovakian lawyer here campaigns for gay and transgender rights could become the country's first female president there's a couple tova on the sus round of the presidential runoff so backwards as will go to the polls on saturday in the second round. hello i'm. with the headlines on al-jazeera that israel has been hit by another electricity back out this week that how outage on friday night has left the capital
caracas in the dark as well as several other major cities many regions are barely recovering from earlier blackouts. u.s. president donald trump is threatening to close the border with mexico or large parts of it he says it will happen next week if mexico doesn't stop people from crossing into the u.s. illegally and we have the weakest of those that are laws number one congress has to act and number two mexico and make so much money from the united states and so many other things so many other assets they have to grab it and they have to stop it we have right now two big caravans coming up from guatemala massive care of it walking right through mexico so much that they can stop them but they chose not to now they're going to stop them and if they don't stop them with closing the border they will close it it will look close for a long time i'm not playing games mexico has to stop it no will you.
believe essentially just i'm not going to start an argument over this i'm going to be very cautious due to a series of circumstances along them because we want to lead a very good relationship with the government of the united states. the mother reports and a possible russian interference in the twenty sixteen u.s. election is set to be released to the public in mid april attorney general william ball has already summarized its findings and unless it to congress the report found no conspiracy between the campaign and russia but reached no judgement on obstruction of justice accusations against the president and hundreds of thousands of algerians have been taking part in antigovernment protests across the country friday saw the largest demonstrations in six weeks many are calling for the resignation of president bush to flee and an overhaul of the entire political system well those are the headlines join me for more news here one
o one east do stay with us. on counting the cost we look at what's holding indonesia back from becoming a two trillion dollar economy as the world's biggest democracy gets ready to vote will ask who's financing politics in india and mexico's government is axing social programs for the country's poorest we'll tell you why counting the cost but i'll just zero. they are young vulnerable girls from rural villages desperately poor they sowed a vision of money and adventure all they have to do is sign up to become maids in singapore but for many the reality is badaracco. one i wanted to investigates why girls who are too young to work continue to be trafficked to asia's most prosperous nation.
in may two thousand and seventeen a young domestic worker from minbar had a terrifying fall from the night floor of this block of flats in singapore. her employer whom we will call john can still remember that day. a bounce that touches another soul she told told us how low us some thoughts on to us sunlight a soul. what you call biscuit household she not touch a book i seen. one book i think about how to how to tell why c.i.c. our. home chilled out scene of. the girl who john knows says tintin who was severely injured and is lucky to be alive. fool with broken by
a covered walkway two stories down. john says he was initially very angry about what she'd done but then he found out something shocking from the myanmar embassy tintin was just fifteen years old or. you know it ins. and connie and. i see. no harm in this is what's in this whole sorry it's. what he fossum. and his wife tintin through a singapore an employment agency asset recruitment according to this information sheet prepared by the company she was twenty three years old asset recruitment the client of repeated requests for comment. on them.
on the human juice all on food is good so i. see it's a red so i. will. but tintin's is not an isolated case thirty. in two thousand and sixteen in an exclusive investigation one of one east reveals that teenage girls were being trafficked from me and mock to singapore domestic do you also think. this was despite laws in myanmar banning all female citizens from seeking such jobs overseas following reports of abuse. as well as laws in singapore stipulating that all foreign domestic workers have to be at least twenty three years old now we're discovering that the illegal trafficking of vulnerable young girls continues
. to. be. quite a twenty three. and it says. that's a conservative estimate. and reporting. to me and age old i don't. think. that this is what you're. looking. for any domestic worker who has been abused seeking help can be a daunting prospect many agents hefty recruitment fees of up to eight months salary and would rather insure ill treatment than risk being sent home and debt. also be
underage. trapped in households and do not know how to seek help so that's also net effect. of such cases. some cases end in tragedy. just four weeks off the arriving here domestic worker white wine allegedly jumped out of the window of her employer's eighteenth floor flat. at a funeral we meet her oldest sister choctaw who also came to singapore as a domestic worker. of volunteer from a migrant workers n.g.o.s helps to translate. and. this is from. a new person. but we don't get to speak further as churchill is led away by officials from the myanmar embassy yeah we'll not only .
to find out the truth about wine wine we travel to the mandalay region in central min ma. it's a world away from singapore. down a dirt track off the main road is in dorji village. this is where wine wine and her sister church all grew up and where their mother and family still live. their brother. has been unwell for months unable to work after a mine the wound became infected because he couldn't afford to get it treated. he and his wife have just had a baby. but he only wants to talk about his sister. but . the. and near.
warning i will leave it yet. you give me your whole why nothing of. what we. keep wasn't home when a recruitment agent from a neighboring village showed up one day and it was their mother who agreed to let wine wine go. away. and the girls and the. game was only delayed you know. as with suspected wine wine was under-age family records show she was only seventeen. the same agent has recruited at least sixty goals from this village to go to singapore one of them has recently returned and come to visit
white wines family. twenty years old unable to cope with being away from home she quit only a month off the leaving myanmar. her mother tells us another of her daughters is still working in singapore. mobile that he will then be allowed to love me even to model them if he don't run out quality without going up i remember you a little mom. and they're the rule yeah me your gabby you know a lot i don't know when any of or not going wrong i mean. c.b.s. . for the better part of the interview kinch will leave the talking to her mother but she does try to interrupt wants to know only one thousand in my leg a little teeny little madeleine the bank leave i want to hire now who now might let you know about all i know by now my big mama. for one winds grieving
family these are clearly difficult words to hear but the neighbor doesn't stop and she wants us to know that she believes the agent is the villages benefactor to lao whole a little to my legally of us a yeah me now as it will all me by yeah yeah me here will ya eighty g.b. divinyls now where. the level would i get. as with little mikey. day's drive south takes us to the region. we're hoping to see momo. we lost better on this rooftop in singapore as part of our two thousand and sixteen investigation. she was just seventeen when she went there as a domestic worker she told us months of sexual abuse by her employer
to appear want to be dolly and do it should not be out in. russia not to be not to be near me too if you want to but i don't want to know why don't you don't want to be a woman i know and she. she fled as soon as the eight months were up but had to remain at a shelter in singapore for another two years to assist police investigations. they finally allowed her to come home even though the case remains unresolved. the baronet the rules honey united grow up almost hate the who they would want to read them yet. she's now five months pregnant. her husband doesn't have a regular job. at all and he and people who are minister of he do not be in awe of
any union sky and that you know it had a car led to me and quietly. at a little ways high added. with so few opportunities it's no wonder girls from this village are still leaving for singapore. momo says despite what happened to her she doesn't try to stop them but out of the media who . called out what the mere thought of the mantle they made for. them you know we need. the me as a woman to be a good hiding. and. the wily. tintin is one domestic worker who didn't need help. she's the fifteen year old who accidentally fell from her employers apartment
building she is still recovering from her injuries. she shows us the possible she used to get a job in singapore almost all the information in it is false. at home she's known as ins in and she was born in two thousand and two not one thousand nine hundred ninety three she confirms what happened to her in singapore and me out there they have all of them their faith. that i had that i sing a lot i mean. i want to. go down the road i think we're going to end our input i think they are good you know that'll go away. she'd gone to work in singapore hoping to help support her impoverished family but because of the money she owed to her recruitment agents she came home with nothing now her mother has to take care of her instead.