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i. watch is continue across the world in solidarity with students in the u.s. demanding tougher gun will. take it this is educate a live from davos up up coming. only one rebel group is left in eastern huta with pro-government forces edging closer to taking control. calls to treat them better rallies across australia in support of asylum seekers plus. it's two hundred fifty years since the founding of the modern circus we've got here in the city of birmingham ticcing would say. hello it was a call to action led by students from a high school in florida after
a shooting that killed seventeen of their classmates and teachers and this weekend hundreds of thousands are answered with rallies across the united states and beyond demanding tougher gun control laws more than eight hundred marches have been taking place in thirty seven countries in solidarity with demonstrators in the u.s. in hong kong hundreds joined the call to try to prevent gun violence in the u.k. there was a minute's silence and a lie in outside the new u.s. embassy in london and in france families gathered near the eiffel tower in paris to urge u.s. politicians to protect children not guns. but the epicenter of the movement was in washington close to two hundred thousand people descended on america's capital for what was called the march of our lives tonight survivors of last month's school shooting in florida led the way and they got the reports from washington. on the streets of washington d.c. the crowd swelled and voices rose in unison the of the of unison
the of the of the march for our lives protest was led by the students of marjorie stoneman douglas high school in florida with seventeen lives were lost and the gonzales survived the shooting in face the crowd in tearful silence for six minutes the time it took the gunman to take so many lives you know i could comprehend the devastating aftermath or how far this would reach or where this would go for those who still can't comprehend because they refused to i'll tell you where i went right into the ground six feet deep. protesters came from across the country to show their support many here have been touched by the plague of gun violence and have long campaigned for change i just think it would be great if they enacted soon gun regulation that kept weapons of war off of our streets i have a young son who is about to be in can their gardening so making sure that the
places that he goes actually safe and secure. among the speakers eleven year old niamey wilder his pledge to take political action at such a young age resonated with many my friends and i might still be eleven and we might still be in elementary school but we know we know life isn't equal for everyone and we know what is right and not. be. we also know that we stand in the shadow of the capitol and we know that we have seven short years until we do have the right to i the students of marjorie's. stoneman douglas high school may have started this protest alone but their voices are far from solitary here in washington d.c. hundreds of thousands joined their calls for gun reform and around the world eight hundred other events made this a truly global affair the refrain of never again from this new generation has never been loud my name's cardioids only i'm marching from my best friend meadow paula
back in parklane florida the students of marjorie stoneman douglas simply read out the names of classmates and teachers that were killed last month this was as much a remembrance for those lost as it was a call to action and a gallacher al-jazeera washington or john hendren reports from another big demonstration that took place in chicago. march there's a good reason it's happening here more than any other major city in the united states is affected by gun violence six hundred fifty people were murdered. in this city thirty five hundred. that is a drop from the year before gun violence here is a major problem even though. that is because the gun laws in the surrounding states are not. many people here pictures of.
everybody. who has been shot and i can tell you. just two weeks ago because of a threat shooter that thankfully did not. in any kind of shooting incident but it illustrates the fear that these children. that it is high school age children who are leading this drive in the past they have already. people when it comes to major change in the sixty's it is the children who are leading this change and they hope to push. legislatures to change the nation's gun laws.
and. they are being sent into exile the forced transfer to the rebel held province of idlib in the northwest of syria as the second deal of its kind in eastern huta. one of three rebel factions that controlled the rebel enclave agreed to surrender what was left of its stronghold in the southern pocket up to seven thousand people fighters their family members and opposition activists who don't want to live under the government's rule or are afraid to are leaving. we will leave but one day we will return they have managed to silence the revolution but will never die we will return to liberate our land and the revolution will return to repeatedly asked the international community for help but they didn't do anything very difficult time for us but we will return thousands more were bussed out of another rebel pocket in eastern huta the town of harassed which surrendered on wednesday they are syria's
newly displaced but. they used every kind of weapon against us in an eastern water in general families who were hiding in underground shelters were killed in the bombardment the civil defense was not able to retrieve their bodies from under the rubble down there saying. it was a very bad situation the children were hungry because of the siege and scared because of the bombing they didn't have milk we pleaded with aid agencies but no one helped us they were sent to the rebel controlled northwestern province of idlib which is already crowded according to the united nations one million displaced persons who left other opposition held areas after they were recaptured by government forces live there it's also not a safe place airstrikes are have increased in the past week killing dozens of people many of them children. unicef partners report that seventeen children were killed yesterday when heavy violence near
a unicef supported school for students to flee to an underground shelter in a nearby building which then came under attack. around one million children live amid escalating violence and. it has been attacked from the air for years and a few months ago government forces have their allies launched a limited ground offensive for the first time in years if the pro-government alliance launches an all out offensive to recapture adlib many warn it could be an even worse humanitarian catastrophe it is a deescalation zone according to an agreement between russia and turkey to reduce the violence across the country but so was eastern huta violence continued in both areas despite the agreement the syrian government has now consolidating its control over eastern huta the third rebel faction jaish al islam will soon hand over the main town of duma the pro-government alliance is declaring victory but it came after years of siege five weeks of relentless bombardment and almost two thousand
civilian deaths jennifer the beirut car bombs exploded near the center of syria's rebel held city of killing at least fifteen people and of the civil defense agency says it happened near a main hospital province in syria's largest remaining rebel stronghold. of been marches in australia calling for better treatment of asylum seekers australia resettles thousands of refugees a year but the united nations has criticised its hardline policies designed to deter those fleeing their own countries from looking for a new life in australia andrew thomas was at the march in sydney. for a protest rally is happening in towns and cities right across australia on sunday but the one thousand people so far in sydney and in melbourne likely to be the biggest people here say that the refugees who've been sent by australia to mass on the proper new guinea and the route many of whom have now been there for almost
five years have suffered enough and should be brought to australia they also think . australia's refugee policies are hinged with racism earlier this week peter dutton the immigration minister suggested that once south african farmers were being kicked off their farms could perhaps be given refugee status here in australia this for a man who has spent his career it seems to people here keeping other refugees in other places out this is what from the refugee action coalition said to me earlier i think the role of the demonstrations we're seeing around the nation today is precisely to say peter dutton is not legitimate he's not legitimate in saying that you know white south africans who haven't asked us for help a more deserving of australian asylum than the countless numbers of people fleeing war zones who have there are thousands of people here and thousands more in melbourne and in other places across australia but in the great scheme of things these are still relatively small protests australia's media rarely reports more
than a tiny bit on these sorts of events and in terms of politics both the governing liberal party and the opposition labor party broadly agree on the tough policies and that's why not much looks likely to change let's take a look at the numbers on this story australia took in more than twenty four thousand refugees last year that includes a special one off intake from syria and iraq refugees made up about ten percent of its population growth in twenty seventeen with more than two hundred twenty five thousand permanent arrivals rights groups are still urging australia to step up in twenty sixteen it ranked twenty fifth in the world for recognizing and resettling refugees ian rintoul is a spokesman for the refugee action coalition he says there's been a change in public opinion on australia's refugee intake. well as if people are being absolutely flabbergasted at what's happened in the sky here with his comments
about you know white south african there's also been a massive community outpouring more almost a hundred thousand people have actually signed a petition because the government attempted to deport the tamil family that's been here all for years equates for years and in spite of their being court appeals for them they tried to deport them there is a growing community concern in the us or we want to make it very clear to the government and to the labor party who will win the next federal election has started that there is on the net in a style your very very determined to end offshore detention and to bring people from near and that it still is drought or it's situational eight it's all about the churches the unions the lawyers the medical profession there's nobody in a study that supports the hogzilla as if that's been taken by the collison and i think the other point is that the situation in medicine gets worse they've got no they've got no solutions the us deal isn't going to offer them a solution and as that crisis keeps growing the problems for the government keeps
getting bigger and thousands of people have protested in tel aviv against israel's planned mass deportation of eritrean and sudanese migrants the israeli government has ordered more than forty thousand undocumented migrants to leave in exchange for money and a plane ticket the supreme court has suspended deportation is demanding more information on the plan before it can go ahead. a still ahead on al-jazeera. a fight for justice for people who disappeared during argentina's military dictatorship some say don't even testify against their parents plus. always extremely disappointed in shock. australia's cricket chief vows to investigate a confession of cheating from one of his test players. from a fresh coast to breeze. to watching the sunset on the australian outback. hello
there is still very stormy across the mediterranean of the moment there's plenty of cloud on our satellite picture working its way down across spain and portugal and across into the mediterranean once more another circulation here will be ensuring we're seeing yet more heavy downpours during the day particularly over the southern parts of italy and across into the southern parts of greece as well and for some of us here they could be torrential heavy downpours accompanied by some large hail and maybe even the older tornado as well this whole system then pushes its way towards the north there as we head through monday still bringing some heavy downpours with it but also dragging the temperatures up a little bit so for bucharest we should get to five degrees that's a little bit better than two towards the west actually a little bit brighter for us on monday a little bit more in the way of sunshine here the rain breaking up as it makes its way across parts of france that generally speaking not too bad temperature wise across the northwest at the moment we're looking at a top temperature of around twelve for cooler for us where our top temperature will
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again you're watching i just did a mind of our top stories this hour protesters are rallying worldwide in solidarity with demonstrators demanding tougher gun control laws in the u.s. more than eight hundred marches in thirty seven countries. syria's government is close to taking control of eastern. two rebel groups have surrendered in recent days and fighters in duma are in talks with russia to negotiate the deal. thousands of people have been marching in australia calling for better treatment of asylum seekers australia resettles nineteen thousand refugees a year but the united nations has criticised this hardline policies. by u.s.
forces say an ass strike near the southern libyan city of body has killed two people it referred to as terrorists the strike was reportedly carry out in coordination with the internationally recognized government of national accord in tripoli the u.s. says no civilians were killed. in what has more from tripoli. it's been confirmed by both the us african command and libya's national accord government that this airstrike that was carried out by the us air force and targeted a house near the city in the south of libya according to the two eyewitnesses in our body they say that they heard the blast at around noon time libya local time and when they rushed that they found two libyan men were killed but according to the u.s. air force did the air strike killed two tourists we understand that over the past two years. air force has been carrying out
hundreds of air strikes that targeted locations and operatives affiliated with both eisel and al qaida and according to the libyan national accord government these airstrikes are included nation between libya's government of national accord and the united states air force egyptians head to the polls on monday for the presidential election incumbent to his sisi is up against in grad party chairman. of the vote comes seven years after the revolution that ended hosni mubarak's thirty year presidency kamar santamaria looks at egypt's political ups and downs. remember this it's hard to forget really and a team to a revolution its heart and cairo's tahrir square which brought down a president so firmly entrenched in egyptian life called him the pharaoh but equally a revolution can be something which goes full circle and it's hard to argue that's
not happened in egypt seven years later the play is largely the same just with a different cast. after president hosni mubarak stepped down in two thousand and eleven the army took power but for months the protests continued egyptians were not happy with the slow pace of reform they eventually got a national unity government by the end of that year followed by a presidential election in june of two thousand and twelve which was won by this man the muslim brotherhoods mohamed morsy think about how big a deal this was the leader of a party with islamic principles which had been banned in the mubarak years was now the democratically elected president of egypt but perhaps not surprisingly this didn't sit well with the old guard nor did it help that morsi dismissed the defense minister the chief of staff and trying to limit the influence of both military and judiciary by early two thousand and thirteen the protesters were back this time against morsi and in july the president was overthrown by the egyptian army and it
is at this point that we are starting to see the beginnings of that full circle which we talked about the muslim brotherhood it was declared a terrorist group political parties based on religion were banned though again that only really affected the muslim brotherhood and when a presidential election was held again in may of twenty fourteen egyptians elected a former army chief bill fattah el-sisi as their leader with nearly ninety seven percent of the vote though it does have to be said there was a low turnout and a massive crackdown on campaigning and the media meanwhile morsi was sentenced to twenty years in prison over the arrest and torture of protesters when he was in office as well as being condemned to death a ripper a count of muslim brotherhood prisoners that sentence was overturned in november of twenty sixteen in a retrial ordered but morsy does remain in jail to this day and all the while sisi has strengthened his grip on power and journalists have been arrested including our own let's not forget while potential political opponents have been i have a banned from running or arrested themselves sisi will run for
a second term in this presidential election and right now there is very little to suggest he won't win. our sierra leone's high court has upheld a request to postpone choose day's presidential runoff where amid claims of electoral fraud the ruling all people's congress followed an injunction demanding allegations of irregularities be investigated for the vote goes ahead the court says it will hear the electoral commission's response on monday. at least seven people have been killed in a shootout with police in the brazilian city of rio de janeiro's security forces say they were searching for suspects involved in a police killing when their patrol came under attack the families of the victims disputes that account of brazil's military took command of the city last month in an attempt to curb rising violence arjan times have marched in memory of victims of the so-called dirty war of the one nine hundred seventy s.
tens of thousands of people were tortured or disappeared during the military dictatorship laws giving amnesty to those who committed abuses were scrapped more than a decade ago but as traceable reports protesters are still seeking answers about what us where are the asks these people outside a quote when a site is the question is directed at the former military officers on trial for human rights abuses committed during the dictatorship in the one nine hundred seventy s. and eighty's when a. pow we know was an intelligence military chief during the dictatorship who is under house arrest william e. he told me he would do it again and i was in shock. would you kill again would you rate again. it took years to accept her father's crimes that's why she's campaigning to change the laws so that she and others can testify against their parents in court if it was i was embarrassed to say who was my father that he
committed genocide i approached human rights groups because i believe we should be able to testify against our parents. if we had any type of information that could shed some light on what happened during those dark days arjen time legislation prohibits sons and daughters from testifying against their parents in court and that's why a group of people whose parents were members of the military during the dictatorship are hoping to change the penal called only in cases where human rights abuses have been committed they believe that their testimony can help shed light on what happened to thousands of people that were killed at the time. and it's not just finding their remains that victims want it is also finding the be reese who are now adults born to mothers who disappeared. son who had lost both his legs amputated in a train accident he was
a political activist in argentina in one nine hundred seventy eight he was kidnapped with his wife and daughter. was able to find her granddaughter twenty two years later but many grandmothers are still trying to find missing children. we thankful for anyone who can provide us information that can help us find our grandchildren even if it's my son who did something wrong he deserves a trial but stealing his daughter i don't understand how these months is can continue to stay silent. there is a pact of silence among members of the military involved in abuses that's why information is precious for those trying to find their loved ones. changing the penal code would allow a new testimonies to be given which may not only lead to your arrest provide the answers they been looking for decades. i'll just point out.
of the governing body for cricket in australia is investigating ball tampering during a match against south africa in cape town australia's cameron bancroft was caught on camera placing a small object down his trousers after working on the ball when empires question him he pulled out a sunglasses cloth from his pocket but he later admitted it was a piece of tape that he was using to rub dirt on the board the international cricket council has charged him with ball tampering and he faces suspension. or was extremely disappointed in shocked to hear the news and read the news this morning after the events in cape town yesterday and. from a cricket australia perspective we regard this is an extremely serious issue we certainly don't have all the evidence at hand and we need we need someone to go over there and to talk to the rowing people involved to understand what happened in
the detail and then we'll make appropriate decisions as to next steps i don't know people want to know more and they want to know what decisions are being made but there is an element of responsibility to understand the facts and it's not as simple as just jumping to conclusions other tampering plot was conceived by captain steve smith and senior players but bancroft was caught in the act. i guess once i was you know i saw it on the screen and having done that all. kind of for law and. that also resulted in me shoving it down a mile or two out the leadership knew about it. we spoke about it at lunch and. i'm not proud of of what's happened. you know it's not within the spirit of the game my integrity the team's integrity leadership groups integrity has come into question and rightfully so. it's not on.
it's certainly not on and it won't happen again i can promise you that under my leadership. aviation fans are hailing what they call a historic day for air travel the first nonstop flight between australia and the u.k. has landed at london's heathrow airport a call to say allies plane is the first to complete a fourteen and a half thousand kilometer journey from perth without a break it took just over seventeen hours. a new generation of performers are striving to keep the circus relevant it's two hundred fifty years since the modern circus was founded which is being celebrated in cities in the u.k. but it's miss forced to adapt to falling audiences because of increasing costs and animal welfare concerns reports. these are tomorrow's circus stars the students are developing dead devil acts and pushing their bodies to the extreme
. it's fascinating to watch something that looks so effortless that you know you can't made it just. every day which we do we do it every day or with you anyway three years later still like you came across. the board and circus was born in britain in seventeen sixty eight when a showman called philip astley set up a tent in london and filled it with x. this is a nineteenth century circus rolling into town an explosion of noise and color in a black and white world they would evolve into massive moneymaking spectacles. today the circus like ballet theatre all the opera is seen as an art form in its own right people who see an extraordinary feat and that's always been repeated of circus this year the physicality of the things that seem to be almost impossible
in some people just in this room that they're able to do those things but i think it's also a change there's been a massive shift in the audiences it's from entertainment from performance and from our tastes have certainly changed over the years. along with health and safety standards. an increasing number of countries have banned the use of animals over welfare concerns the u.k. will follow suit in two years' time. this is one traditional circus's of a volved in two big budgets movie light. production values. now in theaters as well as temps. really very very new experiences like you know like the way you. write. about the human the.
two hundred fifty years on the surface still captivates audiences a place where fear and fun collide the park al-jazeera birmingham. this is al-jazeera these are the top stories protesters are rallying worldwide in solidarity with demonstrators calling for tougher gun laws in the u.s. have been more than eight hundred marches in thirty seven countries including hong kong and the u.k. syria's government is close to taking control of eastern huta to rebel groups have surrendered in recent days and fighters in duma are in talks with russia to negotiate a deal. thousands of people are protesting in tel aviv against israel's planned deportation of eritrean and sudanese migrants the israeli government has ordered more than forty thousand undocumented migrants to leave in exchange for money in
a plane ticket. thousands of people have been marching in australia calling for better treatment of asylum seekers australia resettles almost nineteen thousand of them a year but the un has criticised its hardline policies. australian cricket's governing body is investigating ball tampering in a test match against south africa in cape town australia cameron bancroft was caught on camera placing a small object down his trousers after working on the ball he later admitted it was a piece of tape that he was using to rub dirt on the ball the international cricket council has charged him with ball tampering and he faces suspension the leadership knew about it. we spoke about it at lunch and. i'm not proud of of what's happened. you know it's not within the spirit of the game integrity the team's integrity leadership groups integrity has come into question and rightfully
so. it's not on. it's certainly not on and it won't happen again i can promise you that under my leadership at least seven people have been killed in a shootout with police in rio de janeiro security forces say they were searching tat with police in rio de janeiro security forces say they were searching for suspects involved in a police killing when their patrol was attacked those military took command of the city last month in an attempt to curb rising violence those are the headlines talk to is next to this is really an attack on itself is a lot of the some of the standing of what free speech is supposed to be about the context of hugely important setting the stage for a serious debate up front at this time on al-jazeera.