tv NEWS LIVE - 30 Al Jazeera December 27, 2019 10:00pm-10:33pm +03
hundreds of thousands of people flee syria's last rebel stronghold as pro-government forces pound the region with bombs and as strikes. go on maryam namazie and london you're with al-jazeera also coming up on the program a passenger plane crashes into a house in kazakhstan killing at least 12 people. the. libyans protest against wall of relief after a while his forces target an oil refinery on the border with tunisia. and chaos in montenegro's parliament as protest a new rule which could affect the property rights of that with adults church.
hello welcome to the program top story nearly a quarter of a 1000000 people have fled their homes in syria's last rebel stronghold in the past 2 weeks as caping a relentless of bombs and asked strikes syrian government forces in that russian allies have sworn to retake it live and the united nations is warning of devastating consequences for civilians parts of the province of being on a daily aerial bombardment of thousands of families reportedly too frightened to move authorities in tukey meanwhile of close the border to syrians fleeing the violence in hama dough is in the tucker city of and says many refugees on now heavily dependent on charities to survive. most of these people have. fled their homes heading to cities such as set our kids on the couplet all of the
province others have gone to government held areas of aleppo province but the vast majority of them and from the areas where the syrian armed forces have been. putting most of the hogs. and the strategic city that sits on the m 5 which assad's forces are really keen to take from the rebels they have most of them come to woods the turkish border and the voters are not allowing any of the city and for years to hold all the on the comps are also fooled so they are mostly in the open something up make shift comes you know depending on turkish charities giving them warm food but they do not have proper sanitation or water or any other amenities wherever they have set up but come child as a spokesman for save the children she explains how the situation is affecting young
syrians. i mean the house of the population of it is made up of children so this is a big chunk of the population when they have to flee and the current circumstances when so it's on it's very cold it's been raining for days on end they are at the days of diseases of you know by not to mention obviously as guides and being wounded or killed according to the you and $65.00 children have been killed so far in december and this is a high number compared to the rest of the year so children are older is the 1st victim of the slump slips and you know on a daily basis we use the youth of children being displaced and telling us how it's difficult to be probably from home from diapers and from those schools or in the worst case scenario so that sometimes members of the same time of the being cases very dire situation and what we hear from civilians that is it is that they see
completely abandoned and now coming to you know it's the end of the year people have will use as flag. on what is a 0 on eve and keep it in its appeal abandoned by the international community. now a passenger plane has crashed on takeoff and kazakhstan killing at least 12 people the back edge at came down a lot. through a wall before hitting a house rescuers worked in freezing conditions to reach the 98 on board and pulled out dozens of survivors alexy o'brien has more. emergency crews calmed the wreckage of the airliner torn in half the main body of the becket barely recognizable its ria resting in a field the flight had just taken off from the airport bound for the capital no
soul tom survivors say passengers screamed as the plane started shaking then tilted before smashing into a concrete faints and slamming into a 2 story house raisky has worked in subzero temperatures to save dozens of injured including 8 children. in the plane began shaking severely it was a nightmare inside i put my phone in my pocket and taught my safety belt the plane leaned forward it was clear that we would crash into the ground see what you know we found 2 sets of skid marks from the back of the plane on the runway meaning it touched it twice and mostly those passengers at the front of the craft with the ones who died fought recorders have been found and have been brought in for inspection nobody will be left without state support we will provide the needed help to the families of the victims and the injured president kasim caiaphas formed a government commission and says anyone responsible for the crash will be in his words severely punished he's also declared
a day of national mourning on saturday because the plane itself is so rugged and well built that they are in very high demand and it's very difficult to get a good for 100 to die. their life seems to go on because if they will mind turned very long to launch the government's order the airline to ground its fleet of dutch built jets which are more than 20 years old. flights have been suspended until crèche investigators can work out how this happened brian al jazeera. local officials are told al-jazeera that the libyan warlord khalifa haftar has carried out an as strike on an oil refinery near the border with tunisia the strike took place in the city of zawiya and is the 4th on the compound in 24 hours that comes after libya's internationally recognized government requested military support from turkey and its battle against have to us forces meanwhile protesters
have gathered on the streets of zawiya after 2 people died in as strike in the city . they have to fight has struck a busy shopping center during rush hour that injured 20 people will planes also hit a pharmacy as well as residential and market areas and a funeral for one of those killed has taken place over 140000 libyans have fled their homes since have to launched his campaign to capture tripoli in april which is where the internationally recognized government is based. is in tripoli and he explains why the as strikes may be have to as response to turkey's plans to deploy troops to libya. this collision of the airstrikes by half to the fighter jets recently has been targeting get civilian areas residential areas killing innocent civilians including women and children this could be read in terms of the actions have to camp anger. action to the
news about to push government planning to send troops to live to libya upon official request from the government of national called which is direct ignited by the united nations recently have to his forces have targeted by air strikes. an area near to the oil refinery of. your city stan about 40 kilometers to the west from tripoli is until you have to and it has in its cost to be the pilot that was detained or was captured by the pro-government forces 3 months ago while he was targeting their locations in. so after those forces are accused of committing war crimes by the government ministry of defense which is that said that have to. strike starting civilian areas could mount to world
crimes but want to bring you up to speed with developments in algeria thousands of people have gathered in the capital now for a 2nd week of protests against the country's newly elected president demonstrators described president. appointment as in the just met objecting his offer of dialogue calling for the overthrow of the entire political system and for members of a surprise and specific as in a circle to stand trial anti-government demonstrations 1st broke out in february. well lebanon has been without a government for 2 months now political deadlock that isn't rare it does happen but now it comes at a very critical time the economy is in near collapse and the lebanese are relying on selves to survive the worst crisis now for decades saying holder sent us this report from beirut. at least 7 people a day are depending on the generosity of one woman to eat it to the bottle expects
that number to rise as lebanon's economy continues to collapse her bakery is offering free bread to the poor don't leave your family hungry is what this sign reads this is one of many initiatives by lebanese who are trying to help each other as if the young girl asked me if she could buy half a sandwich for the 500 lebanese pounds she had that struck me i realized how people are desperate and hungry my daughters told me why don't you help people and that is what i'm doing now poverty is on the rise and so is unemployment lebannon has been without a government for weeks politicians are bargaining over power instead of implementing much needed reforms to unlock billions of dollars in foreign aid. the dire economic situation is the result of bad economic policies of previous governments their policies failed there's been a lot of corruption in the stolen money from the states economic crisis isn't it's been building up there are no more cases of lebanese becoming homeless because like
. they no longer can afford rent she brought her family to this square in central beirut where opponents of the political class have been converging for more than 2 months and their attempt to get rid of the political elite. i used to have a house but now my whole family 8 girls and 4 boys including my son in law live here but regardless of this bad situation i feel good because of the care and love i got from people before the uprising i never had this much supports this spontaneous and leaderless protest movement was triggered by government attempts to impose more taxes they now call it a revolution lebanese from across the sectarian divide came together to call for change but this newfound unity is not complete these concrete slabs are a symbol of the deep divide not just among the nation's polity. but society as well security forces set up these barricades after supporters of the sectarian parties
attacked anti-establishment protesters the barriers make it harder to access the square but they do little to bridge differences indications are this is only the start of what is likely to be a prolonged crisis 7 for their own butte. a cargo ship has crashed into a harbor. strivers watched as the liberian flag ship drifted off course while traveling along the bosphorus strait thankfully no one was hurt but many people did stop to watch the spectacle authorities close the waterway to deal with the incident it was al jazeera live from london paris and much more ahead warning the victims of india's protest families accused security forces of shooting dead those who stood up against and all they say discriminates against muslims. and protesters blinded during demonstrations in colombia say the police are to blame and need to be disbanded but
the government wants to strengthen them. however got much cooler air pushing into eastern parts of europe over the next couple days further west it will stay on the mild side more clouds and rain that means pushing into those western policy into the united kingdom in all areas of france as well so there will be some wet sand windy weather just coming through here but you getting up to around 8910 celsius for london and for paris is that cold air minus one the top temperature in moscow on saturday afternoon and bear in mind temperatures have got about phrasing every day since the fall thought december temperature this army issued about minus 4 months 5 degrees f. so that is still actually on the mild side that cold wet pushing in from the north that will pulling some snow into parts of ukraine maybe into the czech republic
over the generic house down across turkish mountains once again doesn't play out and rains and wet weather there into that eastern side of the med in this look i'm pretty cold for athens even here will struggle to get to around 8 degrees celsius as a monastery for moscow but we're still up around $910.00 celsius that in london with all that cloud around bush for the south is dry and right across the peninsula temperatures here getting up to around 12 degrees celsius drive right to across northwestern parts of africa chris nolan areas of libya northern parts of egypt as more rain to come. teach it strong man is ruling within a family and faced on the sidelines from his allies is deafening us was perfectly happy to trade off the march for sea for security while western leaders turning a blind eye when even the citizens have told him to his repression executions
torture censorship is not acceptable and you won't hear such strong words from let's say berlin or paris or london in cairo a on al-jazeera. welcome back to with al-jazeera live from london a quick look at the headlines nearly 250000 people have fled the syrian province of it as a bombardment from the government and russian forces continues 12 people have been killed after a plane crash shortly after takeoff in the cousin of a lofty and local officials have told al jazeera that libyan wardle forces carried out an ass strike on an oil refinery west of tripoli the 4th in just 24 hours but
also following some developing news from iraq a military base housing american forces has been attacked by rockets this is the k. one base it lies 15 kilometers northwest of the oil rich city of kirkuk one member of the iraqi police force and a u.s. contractor have been injured and of course we'll bring you more details on that when we get them but in all the stories from iraq the president has been blamed for causing a political standoff after he refused to approve the nomination of a. as the prime minister groups backed by iran say president barham salih is serving the interests of washington and some bring the country into chaos it comes as anti-government protesters gathered in the capital baghdad reiterating demands for an independent prime minister more than 450 people have been killed since the protests broke out almost 3 months ago and we want an obvious prime minister independent no one citizenship we want to journey an iraqi official who can feel
our pain who can relate to us someone who doesn't have any loyalty to others and now we go to protests in india where thousands of people have been out across the country as public anger over a controversial citizenship law shows no sign of abating in the capital new delhi protesters more symbolic handcuffs and chanted slogans calling prime minister narendra modi's government a dictatorship these 25 people have died in and 1500 arrested since the legislation was passed 2 weeks ago the work was citizenship to persecuted minorities from neighboring countries but that excludes muslims critics say this goes against india's secular roots they demanded a girl my. brothers and sisters who are locked up be immediately released along with these break laws like the citizenship would be but evidential register of citizens need to be immediately removed. or confrontations between the police and the protesters in a state of utter pradesh have been particularly violent with 18 of the 25 deaths
across india reported in that one state alone demonstrators say police attacked people in their own homes al-jazeera elizabeth purana spoke to families in mourning for some of the victims. the sort of the early bird was a mother overcome with grief and her family in mourning as neighbors come to the hussein's home to pay their condolences. he says his 20 year old son sulaiman was shot dead by police following friday's. prayer's last week. when he was coming back from paris the police started beating people everyone but he couldn't because he had a high fever and the police caught him and shot him. his son was studying to join india's civil service he is one of 18 indians killed in the state of altered. in 2 weeks of protests against the new citizenship law which
critics say discriminates against muslims by the police commanders and maintain officers acted in self defense and to prevent communal violence or it can be as out a mob there came a point where there was fear of clashes between heroes any muslims on levy nor how we have to stop that from happening if we had not been there then things would have deterred you heard it. but those who are too afraid to speak out say police attacked people in their own homes. as a result muhammad to larger then tells us police broke into the heart of his brother who was paralyzed and beat the entire family with battens. the police barged in they broke the door and dragged him out of the house they beat him up now he's detained the police have detained around 6000 people in both
a position connection with the citizenship law protests the volley charge $1000.00 of them. the people. inside. the police because of police atrocities. just the noise sending messages of reassurance to distressed people but rights groups say they're too late. members of a fact finding team who travel to say the police are carrying out a reign of terror on muslim communities there's a lot of people are staying up all night in the muslim communities in order to try and guard the walls because this afraid for every fight of either a police raid or a communal attack that those. activists point out that while protests against the citizenship you'll have happened nationwide was the protesters have been killed only in states such as. governed by the j.p.
police detailing any protesters who come to british house here in the capital new delhi to stop people from speaking out against police action in the golden state and civil rights groups are demanding the immediate release of what they call innocent protesters arrested by police and they want supreme court judges to order the see an investigation into allegations of police brutality a little bit more on an al-jazeera. well protests of part streets around china's embassy in the indonesian capital jakarta demanding an end to the mast attention. around a 1000 people wave some calling on indonesia to expel china's ambassador. the muslims are estimated to be detained in camps which the chinese government has said a vocational training center has. the u.s. coast guard is searching for a helicopter which has gone missing off hawaii with 7 people on board search began after the aircraft did not arrive at its destination on thursday no signals have
been heard from the across like a to since then the aircraft have been touring the. coast of kauai island when it hit a weather system bringing scattered showers and gusts of wind. and more than a dozen m.p.'s have been arrested in montenegro after they violently protested a law on religious freedom this controversial law went through in the early hours of friday and it requires religious institutions to prove that they hold the rights to their property before 1918 but opponents say it will unfairly target the serbian orthodox church and the mother reports. opposition members being carried out of politics in montenegro deputies from a pro serb party came to blows with their rivals just before a lot of religious communities was passed lawmakers through what appeared to be a tear gas canister or a firecracker plainclothes police wearing gas masks intervened detaining 17
politicians from the democratic front to come with an us you took with us we expect that our colleagues will soon be released from custody we will also have a consultation about what to do next how to articulate this at the section with what we've seen in the parliament last night. that dissatisfaction has prompted protests by priests from the serbian orthodox church the big church in montenegro and ordinary citizens there worried the state could confiscate church assets under the new law religious communities need to prove property ownership from before $918.00 when montenegro joined the precursor of the now defunct yugoslavia opponents say the law is aimed at pro circuit institutions montenegro only separated from serbia in 2006 it's a step to you know get out of the. lords are going to stab in chechen serbian people we stepped in and come to montenegro we've been here long ago and we're here
to stay. we're now asking that the government postpone some parts of this law which absolutely do not bring peace in montenegro but then happiness among people until after christmas the ruling democratic party of socialists denies any plans to seize churches like this one already of the dozens of serbian orthodox monasteries and other properties in the country. given guarantees and assurances that this law doesn't have any hidden agenda it's a low any civilised and democratic society needs it doesn't endanger anyone it is facility governed by the montenegrin metropolitan it not as a question the status of any priest the serbian orthodox church in montenegro has called for calm but it says it will complain to international organizations about what it's calling a brutal threat to the freedom of religion which the barber al-jazeera wore on that developing story from iraq now an attack on
a military base which is near the oil rich province of cook that houses u.s. forces they are stationed there and of course this comes as the country has seen weeks of antigovernment protests which have led to the resignation of the prime minister abdullah abdullah mattie simona fulton is following the story from baghdad and there are reports of katyusha rockets being fired in this attack on the k one base any update on. those who have been injured from this. well we're getting reports that there were 2 casualties as part of this latest attack one of whom is a member of the iraqi police and one of whom is the u.s. contractor in this particular base in kirkuk houses both u.s. forces as well as iraqi forces that it is used to conduct operations in the area against this is an area that is surrounded by many mountains and it has been used
by aczel to stage an insurgency so this base is particularly important for those operations and this particular attack is just one in a series of several such incidents over the past month or so in fact there have been a statement issued by the u.s. on the semper 7 basically listing the attacks and also unusually attribute in responsibility for some of these attacks a particular one such attack. took a type as ball which is an iranian backed armed group now there was another attack on december 9th on the military base near baghdad airport which also co houses u.s. forces which resulted in the injuries of 6 iraqi soldiers and following that particular attack secretary of state issued a very strong statement basically warning iran to not attack u.s. forces as well as its allies here in iraq or quote those actions would be answered with a decisive u.s.
response and not a we actually have to casualties in another such attack it remains to be seen how the u.s. will react thank you from baghdad samina fulton. now to colombia riot police are under increasing pressure that over a violent response to protesters taking part in an national strike one student has died dozens of people say they've been blinded after being hit in the. wrong p.s.e. reports. a university student dragged into an unmarked car. another protester brutally kicked in the face 3rd killed by a police project since the national strike started over a month ago colombia's riot police known as is mired has been under pressure for its violent response to the mostly peaceful demonstrations. a martial arts trainer alejandro radius marched in the 1st protest but had been playing pool for 2 hours when he was attacked by the police as he fled the bar flooded with tear gas he lost
his right eye after being hit by a rubber bullet. and they didn't care if we were confronting them or not they simply attacked us if it wasn't me it would have been another of my friends because they shot at us directly i felt a rubber ball hitting my right eyelid i saw it on the floor when i tried to pick it up i passed a law that the u.n. commission for human rights in colombia is investigating cases of excessive force in arbitrary detentions of protesters and journalists during the demonstrations at least 10 people have lost and i doing protests in. oh you to come out of your seem fine on the surface or lost sight in her left eye i mean better than the riot police never followed protocol that's why dylan died that's why i lost my sight and so on they always use brute force. a month after the killing of dylan cruz
hundreds of people gathered at the spot where us to leave the injured there demanding the dismantling of the years my human rights organization say that call. yes riot police is responsible for the best ever least $34.00 people in the last 20 years even if it's supposed to be a non-lethal force opposition congressman even superior who is supporting a bill in congress to replace the force says the issue goes beyond protocols. in colombia. the problem in colombia is that during 50 years of internal conflicts the police has always supposed the existence of an internal enemy that had to be confronted with violence we're living in a historic moment of change in colombian society with a peace deal and our institutions need to understand that security forces need to change as well. get out tori teasing colombe insists that the country's riot police rearly violate protocols and actually needs to be reinforced many victims of
their actions here beg to differ i listen but i'm. just a quick recap of the headlines now the united nations is saying more than 200000 civilians have been forced to flee their homes during the syrian government offensive on lip province russian backed syrian army forces are trying to retake the last rebel held area in the country and say they've taken more than 300 kilometers of territory in the past week meanwhile thousands of families reportedly too frightened to move fearing as strikes and shelling. 12 people have been killed after a plane crash shortly after takeoff in kazakhstan most of the 98 people on board survived when the jet plowed through a concrete fence and into a 2 story building 49 people are now in hospital in the city of some of them in a serious condition government says it has suspended all flights by back and is
investigating a possible breach of safety rules. that i live it was one of the survivors on all the plane described how he survived. our client began shaking severely it was a nightmare inside a book my phone in my pocket on top of my safety belt the plane leaned forward it was clear that we would crash into the ground. the band was strong and the lights went off some were alive someone not so much agreed that we should exit through the right hand side so we began exiting through it and on to the airplane's wing local officials have told al jazeera that libyan border cliff huffed us forces carried out an asse strikes on an oil refinery near the border with tunisia the 4th that in just 24 hours it comes as people protested against another strike by half this forces which killed 2 people warplanes targeted a busy shopping center in the nearby city of zawiya just west of tripoli capital's
been the target of an offensive by the warlords for most of the past year and a finds broken out in the montenegrin parliament off the tensions over a new low boil over or than a dozen and things were arrested after police were forced to intervene a little which went through in the early hours of friday could enable the state to claim ownership of hundreds of religious buildings opponents say it will unfairly target this be an orthodox church coming up next on al-jazeera it's up front with mattie has an looking at the climate crisis and the fight for environmental justice off to its.
this year millions hit the streets across the world to protest the climate crisis in this op from special ops 2 prominent activists from indigenous communities around the developing world whether we're winning or losing the battle against climate change. it's an issue often overlooked by politicians in the media but the united nations says climate change poses a potential threat to the very existence of indigenous peoples well indigenous mexican american activist martinez has been campaigning against climate change since he was 6 years old.