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and asked whether those who have the power to stop it appreciate the true cost of failing to act on al-jazeera. a campaign of fear opposition activists in burundi accusing curity forces of intimidation ahead of next year's election. this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up colombian protesters defy a curfew to about you guys to the quality as reports of the of a number of killings. like those tunnels worry about their future as the politicians are crushed a separatist movement back in power. song afraid of the people in the pacific guarding the budget go forward in the heart of
independence. opposition leaders in burundi are accusing the governing party of fear and intimidation they say there have been attacks ahead of next year's elections the u.n. is warning of further violence but the government has told al jazeera the vote will be free and fair catherine saw reports from brandy's commercial capital bujumbura protected by when you can to cross memories of what happened 4 years ago remain true for this man he tells us his young son was shot by police while on his way to buy bread. riots started in 2015 and pays n.p.r. includes a run for and won a fair tom but he's opponents say it was unconstitutional street protests a failed coup vigilante like attacks and assassinations threatened to tear the
country apart another election is due next and the believed father says people are still being intimidated by security forces and men. the ruling party youth wing called him born in a. numb way i'm talking to you is putting at risk if the police know what i'm talking on my knee but find out until i can be arrested or was killed. people here have not forgotten buddha's history of war at this ceremony they celebrate men and women who fought in another conflict in the 1990 s. the fighting stopped after an armed opposition group brought president to power he promised civil liberties ethnic cohesion and improving people's livelihoods at the height of the people could not use this word because of him and 5 president and other revolutionaries craighead from bringing peace and keeping the country relatively stable but now some people accuse him of abusing that they were right
here for almost 2 years ago. was saying. all those things on the. i just have one word they just need to. repent. spreading false and on the brink they're not here to see what we're in that is not and what evolution and what progress the people have made. some opposition leaders say bru indians have no freedom to express themselves many have been forced into exile and independent media organizations remain shut many people in the administration. just trampling on the constitution and nothing. they are trying to do to secure our space only so in the end its allies.
and i does have some priests i've got these father who lost his son so brutally hopes politics will not drive the country to the edge again kathleen saw al jazeera . protesters in colombia defying a curfew imposed by the president offered die of confrontation with police concerned about tax increases and changes to the pension system the government says it's investigating the deaths of 3 people on thursday alan saunders he has more from bogota. it's been another day of undress and demonstrations of people telling you to protest against the unpopular government press event the band do a spontaneous demonstration in various parts parts of town throughout the day the main event was happening just a couple of blocks from here in central florida believe or people have gathered
there thousands of people gathered there peacefully when all of a sudden the police decided to move in using tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse the crowds clashing patients continued until the evening people are out and i think on pots and pans to continue their approach however the mayor announced a total curfew in the city starting and 9 pm also the president of colombia. spoke saying that starting a national conversation next week to try to deal with this arrest while leaders are one of the leaders of the opposition was called for a major massive rally he said next monday people are telling us that they feel energized and that they're angry for what they considered
a very violent response some parts of the police and say that they want to continue protesting in the coming weeks just as other people have been doing in other countries across south america for now more than a month. there's been looting and demonstrations in cities across chile the country is now into its 5th week of demonstrations that have often turned violent 23 people have been killed the defense minister has dismissed concerns over the use of excessive force saying soldiers have been professional and disciplined and this international says lethal weapons are being used on at least 4 televisions demonstrations 1st began on for a hike in metroid for this but expanded later against economic and social inequality. but libya's parliament is discussing legislation that could lead to new elections 2 weeks after president evo morales was forced to leave the conference has resigned after a contested vote led to widespread protests prosecutors are now launching an investigation against him mariana sanchez reports from. was the
protests in bolivia are not only confined to the streets it also reached the house of deputies the agreed to pass a bill that paves the way for new elections but it came after a heated debate that so legislators pointing fingers and hurling insults at each other was. but some lawmakers they know elections can happen before the deaths of 32 believe ians are investigated and hundreds of detained protesters are freed deputy henrico data is with exiled president is party he said they will go to elections without him its leader not paul is a leader our president evo morales is our natural leader for 50 percent of bolivians farmers indigenous people workers youngsters now he needs to send a message to pacify the country. but the message and legibly from it will morales is the opposite prosecutors opened an investigation for sedition and terrorism
after audio of this call emerged. apparently in it when ellis can be heard telling an ally to continue blockades and preventing food from entering the capital. despite this the presidency minister hid his houstonian a said deals with mass party members and other marvellous supporters from coca farmers to miners were reached days ago the name of the field where all of them we have already signed agreements on all the demands they are making and we agreed to those demands. one of those demands was for the interim government to withdraw a decree that gives the military and police the green light to shoot with impunity as part of the talks the government wants all the world lifted around the country as they have cost of food and fuel shortages. the political uncertainty is the dominant topic for many residents in the past and a little in the hope new elections will bring change most of what is good and well
we will be happy because there will be new candidates we want to new constitution no more corrupt officials a total change. but others say the interim government went too far in the crackdown on the protests and the damage is done. there would have been dialogue of people hadn't been killed with people that disappeared detained but above all we cannot have talks having brothers deed while the interim government hopes new elections will bring calm many are doubtful this will be enough without 1st making sure those responsible for the deaths of protesters are brought to justice and innocent as i just believe. iraq's parliament is preparing to discuss a new electoral reform bill politicians are hoping this will charm protests that have been raging for weeks. security forces opened fire on demonstrators on friday at least 4 people are reported dead but the government denies that at least 330
people have been killed since the protests began in october there's anger corruption high unemployment and poor public services has more from baghdad there was a lot of skepticism here into hers were about whether this electoral reform bill will actually be discussed for the 2nd time today is scheduled to have its 2nd reading as of now we're told parliament is going to meet at 1 pm but there's been many times over the course of the last few weeks when parliament was supposed to meet and they couldn't make quorum or they didn't meet and certain issues they were supposed to take up they did not end up doing so so while it is scheduled to happen the folks that we're speaking with out here are skeptical that it will and they add that even if it is voted on and that's not scheduled to be voted on today but even if it were to be voted on today even if it were to be a law they don't believe that they have heard enough details yet about what this electoral reform law will actually entails this is supposed to be
a law that would make among other things the electoral commission more representative of the population at large in it up but again that's a big and what you have here are these huge on precedent to demonstrations across various cities in it all in which people are demanding not just electoral reform they're demanding an end to corruption they are demanding a complete overhaul of the political system and so because of that they don't believe that parliament has done enough to actually show that they are listening to the people look today right now it's just a little after 10 in the morning already there are hundreds of people out here it's going to get more fit and more full as the day progresses and people say they're going to continue to come out day after day until they feel the government is actually listening to their demands. the u.n. envoy for yemen has told the security council that in the past 2 weeks the number of airstrikes by the saudi u.a.e. color coalition has dropped dramatically not in griffith says the reduction in
attacks could lead to an end to the conflict a diplomatic editor judged by his reports from u.n. headquarters in new york the u.n. has long described yemen as the country with the worst humanitarian situation on earth at the regular security council meeting the 1st positive news for months. in the last 2 weeks the range of that war has dramatically reduced there were reportedly almost 80 percent fewer air strikes nationwide than in the 2 weeks prior and i realize these are short periods but nonetheless it is striking and in recent weeks there have been entire 48 hour periods without air strikes at all the 1st time since the conflict began we call this the escalation a reduction in the tempo of the war and perhaps we hope
a move towards an overall cease fire in yemen. the current president of the u.n. security council had this reaction there was lots of interest in deescalation in yemen and then the council once again we offend it's very strong support for marching if he says efforts to pave the way for the yemeni parties as i said to come together in this inclusive process it's believe the developments follow back channel talks involving the u.k. and amman the plan now is to get the 2 sides the yemeni government together for fresh talks the last time that happened was almost a year ago in stockholm when they came up with an agreement on the port of the data it's an agreement that still hasn't been fully implemented jamesburg al-jazeera at the united nations. still ahead on al-jazeera it's almost boxing day guinea purcel as the president goes up against a number of challenges including projects prime ministers you've become rival. and
we look at what's stopping the u.s. president from going ahead with his plan to battle the tronic cigarettes. however going to released west blitz in the weather across europe at the moment to try weather over towards the east but i was towards the west loss of cloud and the rain are rolling in piling in from the atlantic a series of weather fronts bringing some really quite nasty weather and as we go on through the next few days this will take us well into next week pitch and not a pretty picture fabulous no over the alps wet and windy weather there across that western side of the mediterranean parting down through those western areas a france that's pretty wet pretty windy too across the british isles over the next
couple of days but mild 1112 maybe 13 degrees over the next day oh it's a dry spell of weather there for some as we go through sunday with the next systems waiting in the wings to be brilliant as we go on into the latter part of sunday and on into monday more right streaming through a lot of rain party in across central parts of the mediterranean we could see flooding rains streaming back. and the balkans for the race right for a time athens gets up to around 18 degrees celsius not as warm as it has been recently but while the dry for the time being such across northeastern parts of africa but i have a towards the west the northwest the northern areas of morocco algeria and tunisia very wet the next couple of days. sponsored by countdown and one. for me out to c.n.n. london for power fantastic t.v. special guest. in conversation when societies defiance and when women are designed the only thing that benefits from this paycheck itself and from states
uninterrupted is a good girls are those who work. for him. just like to think that there's nationalism is not as ugly as someone else's studio. on al-jazeera. you're watching al-jazeera here bonder about top stories the un. security forces are playing to fear and intimidation ahead of next year's presidential election it says being pressured to support the governing party of president clinton's.
iraq's parliament is preparing to discuss a new electoral reform bill politicians are hoping this will calm the corruption and unemployment at least $330.00 people have been killed since the. demonstrations in chile have now entered their 5th week the protests began over a hike in metro fears but expanded to include economic and social inequality. candidates in guinea-bissau presidential election have held their final rallies ahead of sunday's vote incumbent president. is running against a live in challenges including 2 of his former prime ministers al-jazeera is nicolas reports from the capital. while this presidential campaign feels and sounds like a carnival. neighboring countries fear it could end in disaster. some of the candidates like domingo's see more speeded up have west african soldiers protecting them and not the country's armed forces but. all for
a conflict that you may not be the know when it comes women who have a gun in the. process you have to say. just weeks before the vote president joseph many of us who is running for reelection asked the military to force his prime minister out of office after he refused to step down fast has overstayed his time in office delaying elections but he has the backing of the armed forces. period cool additional west african troops have been deployed as part of a stabilizing force days before the vote. the un security council is urging the armed forces not to intervene in politics you to be sales military have been behind dozens of coup attempts and political assassinations with several of its commanders under un sanction. these are soldiers that are voting early because they will be
deployed during the election to ensure they say that it is a free and fair vote and so the military are keeping a close watch on the ballots. $6500.00 soldiers will be positioned at polling stations across the country. outspoken former military commander. worries the ballot will be rigged the political outsider he's been gaining popularity among young voters. is the expression of it against the system but is why these people that are voiceless right behind me is the leader for this nation but all 12 candidates are making this similar claim promising change in political stability this is a young electorate tired of all the political rhetoric and looking for a new beginning for the country nicholas hawke al-jazeera the south. people of the pacific island of bug unveiled have begun voting in a referendum on whether to become independent from popular new guinea crowds
marched through the streets celebrating the start of the long awaited vote if they choose independence bogan bill could become the world's newest country with a referendum is the culmination of a long peace process which ended a decade long civil war that killed thousands of people nicholas reports from port moresby. even though you can feel the rugby his lack of religion jackie joseph is running a training session with teenagers and at the same time educating them on issues like violence against women she's returned to her homeland to work after fleeing the country with her parents joining the island's devastating civil war i think it's been quite a journey growing up as a child and being able to to be where i am today the conflict centered around pan guna a huge copa and gold mine many locals felt their resources were being exploited.
unrest and subsequent fighting between the bogan field revolutionary army and p. and g. forces led to a full blown war an estimated 20000 people were killed and it's quite hard to draw for it because. we have crippled our nation i'm in a province where we're. here for the wrong reason. to him as part of the peace agreement bogan billions were promised the opportunity to vote for independence all for greater autonomy from p. and g. 20 years later they getting that chance we are preparing for the referendum and that's why we are holding our polls will stay open for a fortnight to ensure those in remote villages have a say with the results expected in december there's been a massive investments in terms of awareness raising. the expectations of the voters
be managed. the standing of the process because here it comes at a time when china is increasing its presence in the south pacific one next door in indonesia west pup was independence movement has led to deadly protests. we have many similar situations around papa new guinea where lin known as having mountain lies by corporate giants coming in and people can see oppression in some. while many are expecting an overwhelming void for independence what that will look like in terms of building an economy and breaking away from any isn't entirely clear yet another step beforehand it will take place here in paintings powerman where the government will need to approve any outcome reaching mineral wealth and you see this may not be a region poppen a guinea we want to easily lose
a gauge al-jazeera post moves be many of sri lanka's minority tamils as they worried about their future the new president got a bar rajapaksa led the military operations that crossed the tamil separatist movement in the last decade tens of thousands of tamils were killed or disappeared during the 26 year old civil war bernard smith family members of some of the victims. the former capital assure lanka's tamil separatists is sometimes called the land of the missing. their relatives fear it's a name that will never be shaken off now gotta buy rajapaksa is in power and the moment their. son and daughter in law were taken away by the army the day after the war ended 10 years ago and they were they ever got a buyer has said that our children or at least they have not come to us and where are they i'm asking about my children who i handed over to them they did not just go missing 20000 people mostly tamils estimated missing since the civil war no one
has ever been held accountable for the disappearances new president got a buyer rajapaksa his defense secretary towards the end of the war with his brother mahinda as president then they defeated the tamil tiger fighters who wanted to create an independent tamil state and the un estimates 40000 sure lankans were killed in the last few months of fighting because the government disputes and the un says both sides committed war crimes. my daughter went missing there was heavy shelling and we separated and i have never seen again i tried to stay strong for my other children but when they're not in the house i create thinking about my daughter i wanted to come back i know they have her just give it to me the government has set up an office for missing persons which is investigating 15000 cases but none has been resolved got
a buyer rajapaksa says the priorities for people in the north and east are development education and jobs on the family still looking for their loved ones the new president says when they go to war people go missing burnitz met al-jazeera colombo. u.s. president donald trump has met executives from the cigarette industry and public health advocates he's considering a federal ban on flavored a cigarettes in september trump said he wanted to ban every flavor except to back out but during the beating he raised concerns of a regulated the cigarettes flooding the market if such a ban comes into place gabrielle elizondo has more. a man in a cowboy hat relaxing in the countryside with a cigarette dangling from his lips that so smoking was portrayed back in the 1960 s. in a commercial for barbara's cigarettes highlighting the taste of a cigarette comic add ins with the words come to where the flavor is more than 50
years later smoking has changed a lot to back users can now smoke through electronic devices it's called beeping and according to the world health organization 41000000 people do it at vapor worldwide in maryland a store that sells all things babying that means business was good with record sales thanks to more than 100 customers a day but that all changed quickly and now we can be as low as 30 to about 60 on the i haven't seen more than 62 people in one day since september 11th that's the day president donald trump announced he was considering banning some forms of a ping in response to several high profile deaths attributed to it at issue is the flavored electronic babying liquid that makes up the different flavors that makes it so popular this is what trump is considering banning here at this baby shop they sell hundreds of different kinds of flavors of the liquid there's blueberry banana
mango iced berries lemon just to name a few eric the owner says that the perception that this is dangerous is simply wrong when we read the headlines that people are dying from cigarette. invade that connotates that they're dying from this from vaporing nicotine liquids nicotine liquids that are regulated by the f.d.a. we know what's inside here but the black market courts are what has killed people made them sick so that to me is the biggest misconception but some health advocates in the us disagree and are encouraging tromp to ban being the american lung association knows that the only thing anyone should inhale into their wangs is clean air and tragically we've had misperceptions and misconceptions coming from the cigarette industry official advice in places like
the u.k. remains that babying is much safer than smoking regular cigarettes but the future of the cigarette industry in the u.s. is now in the hands of president trump gabriels rando al-jazeera gaithersburg maryland that arctic submission at london's tight modern gallery is highlighting new evidence of climate change danish icelandic artist all of the arsons show called in real life is all about the environment and sustainability jessica baldwin went to meeting. and to the natural world of artist only for ellison. the fog tunnel is called you're blind passenger visitors stumble through the 39 meters. hands outstretched eyes trying to register. a strobe light flashes on a fountain of water the liquid morphs to break. a walk through
kaleidoscope of mirrors and colors the visitor becomes a participant in the art. misting rain makes an ever changing rainbow all perfect for the instagram world. underneath the fun in the whimsy of the show lies a serious message for decades elliot's that has been highlighting climate change and now the issue is more relevant and more urgent than ever icelandic glaciers photographed by the artist in 1999 are now juxtaposed with the same image taken this summer the same glaciers the same angle the same distance there's no denying the masses of ice and snow have receded significantly in just 20 years elissa is more conscious than most of climate change but even he was shocked once i saw the difference because i saw the places in the ninety's i mean easing the kind
of still amazing but when i see the 2. you realize there's something that was invisible that became visible something became explicit because you cannot somehow see 20 years besides making popular accessible art to raise awareness of the climate emergency ellie's some provides practical solutions he's invented a solar powered lamp used by more than a 1000000 people in developing countries the light comes from renewable energy that won't melt glaciers and harm the natural world. jessica baldwin london. i'm stan grant with the headlines on al-jazeera the u.n. says burundi's security forces the waging a campaign of fear and intimidation ahead of next year's presidential election it says the voters a being pressured to support the governing party of president. demonstrations
in chile have now entered their 5th wait 23 people have been killed so far the protests began a hike in metro but later expanded to include economic and social inequality. protesters in colombia defying a curfew imposed by the president after a day of confrontation with police concerned about tax increases and changes to the pension system the government says it's investigating the deaths of 3 people on thursday iraq's parliament is preparing to discuss a new electoral reform bill politicians are hoping this will calm protests of the corruption and unemployment at least $330.00 people have been killed since early october. from baghdad. there is a lot of skepticism here where about whether this electoral reform bill will actually be discussed for the 2nd time they've scheduled to have its 2nd reading as
of now we're told parliament is going to meet at 1 pm but there's been many times over the course of the last few weeks when parliament was supposed to meet and they couldn't make quorum or they didn't meet and certain issues they were supposed to take up they did not end up doing so so while it is scheduled to happen the folks that we're speaking with out here are skeptical that it will. people on the pacific all of the budget will have begun voting in a referendum on whether to become independent from pop when you get crowds march through the streets celebrating the start of the long awaited vote if they choose independence bogan bill could become the world's newest country well those are the headlines and news continues here on al-jazeera after the. $150000000.00 trees disappear every year into the clothing that we all wear from. the famous yellow dress thanks from blue jeans. to conserving the well.
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