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the world's best football team had to cancel the fee for club world cup $29.00 to. join the special called. december. of ok now erupts in new zealand as tourists visit the crater at least one person is dead more than 20 missing. i'm sammy's a than this is al jazeera live from the hall so coming up fear and despair among muslims in india's parliament debates a contentious bill critics say discriminates against them so than simply to ensure paramilitary force the r.s.x. under pressure of rights group says it's a threat to democracy. and accusations of israeli torture we speak to
a family in the occupied west bank about their ordeal. now a volcano off the coast of new zealand has a ruptured as tourists were visiting at least one person has died up to 50 people including tourists from a cruise ship were on white highland when the volcano sent a plume of smoke and ash thousands of metres into the air rescuers say it's currently too dangerous to go to the site you zealand's deputy police commissioner says 23 people made it off the island but many remain unaccounted for some of these people have been transported to shore however there's a number still remaining on the oil who are currently unaccounted for. i can confirm there's one fatality and based on information we have is likely to be more
now speaking at an emergency briefing new zealand's prime minister just under a durned confirmed to a group tour groups rather world on the island at the time of the eruption we know already that there were a number of tourists on or around the island at the time both new zealanders and visit is from overseas i know there will be a huge amount of consume and saudis for those who have loved ones on or around the island at the time and i can assure them police are doing in everything they can i speak now to shannon red soles and all clinch is a reporter with news new zealand good to have you with us let's start with the people of all the missing been accounted for by now i know some more than huff of the people but it's said to have been on the island at the time messing and you heard that deputy police commissioner say 23 people have been rescued off the
island which could leave up to 27 people that could still baby and now makes it it's too dangerous for search and rescue and place to heed to the elements and quite a few more. help they are doing so when they say it's too dangerous does that mean this eruption is still very much active right now. i think the biggest concern is the ash that is around and it really has all of the powered vision and terms of trying to get to the on the edge of local. volcanic and it writes if it's has it actually the chance of it being not that eruption is really low so that's not what they're concerned about at this stage but of course this would have been spewing hot fox don't think lava but lodge projectiles and so just why sink because of course wouldn't want to why they cost of those again not to lie the stench rescue is still no doubt very much still the priority above any form going towards
warnings early warnings will wear any given that an eruption was imminent. so no the eruption had been very suddenly and in fact it was next to no warning that had been a slight increase and the level of activity on the island in the previous weeks how a vulcan ologists have said that these folk these all kinds which have lava quite close to the service a surface one on them does and so this can happen just very quickly it hasn't happened in a long time a significant. eruption as this one however the odds for some us on and embrace die as this if they were up to 50 people be at the time many of them having come all of a sion of the ses that cruise ship which is important and total and so it can be obvious not to be dangerous but not to digress as nothing like this happened before or i thank you so much for giving us shannon the rights to let. gulf leaders are meeting in saudi arabia for the 40th session of the gulf cooperation council the 6 nation regional bloc
a struggle for unity since 2017 when saudi arabia the u.a.e. behind in egypt severed ties with qatar and imposed a blockade. reports on whether the summit i'd offer a new beginning. for the 1st time in years there are signs that a diplomatic dispute that has paralyzed the gulf region may be easing that's according to statements made by the qatari foreign minister ahmed abdullah fani during a conference in rome on friday we have moved from a stalemate to some progress where there are some talks. that took place between us and. specifically and saudi and we hope these talks will need. to our progress where we can see an end. to 4 of the core of the crisis and. this is the last time gulf leaders put on
a show of unity that was in riyadh in may 2017 a few weeks later saudi arabia u.a.e. behala and egypt cut diplomatic ties with qatar accusing it of funding extremism and building closer ties with iran qatar has repeatedly denied the charges and rejected a list of 13 demands by the blockade in countries which include closing a turkish military base downgrading ties with iran and shutting down the aisle to 0 media network. the us has called on its gulf allies to and their feud fearing the rift might undermine its 1st to contain what it sees as iran's growing influence in the region the signs are they are but at the same time despite these 2 are momentous steps that have been taken over the past weeks we know that a no one. diplomatic initiatives have so far over the past 2 and a half years taken place where our robust u.s.
diplomatic pressure in the background there have been signs of possible deescalation in recent weeks saudi arabia the u.a.e. and bahrain took part in a golf football tournament held in doha reversing an earlier decision to boycott the band many are now waiting to see if the same effort and corporation will be in place too and the crisis that began in june 2017. 1000 years parliament is set to debate a controversial citizenship amendment bill non muslim minorities allegedly persecuted in neighboring countries would be given citizenship under the proposed law however the more excludes muslims critics say it's the ruling hindu nationalist parties latest attempt at sidelining that. it's going live to 4 in new delhi so i'm child 1st of all where is pollen heading on this.
parliament is going to tip the bill is going to be dampened in the parliament today and he does expect it to be passed either today or tomorrow because after the bill is tabled a debate would ensue there is no doubt that it will pass because the ruling in the nationalist party does have a number in the no house so they will make sure that they can post a bit through now we are in the national capital and behind me there's a protest that's been organized many of these people actually belong to the minority community and they feel that they're being targeted for the moment although it looks like the conversation is about illegal migrants and how those who are hindus and missions and sikhs in jayne's would be accepted and muslims would not be but they feel that he would create us prices of statelessness and muslims indian muslims would also be targeted once the citizenship bill is aas now we were in our family our team and we spoke to many people who were wrongfully declared as
illegal migrants who would be wrongfully detained for years sami we met people who'd been detained for over 4 years they add all the documents in place and they said that for generations you know their families have been living in india and are in fact indians let's have a look at that point. monica john is relieved to be back home but remains haunted by the full reaction 4 months she spent in a detention center for us tribunals which has the job of identifying illegal migrants center there he says but monica insist she is an indian citizen and produces several documents to prove it she says she was born in india and a father and grandfather to get him a little i distinctly remember those they seem to detention camps how can i ever forget it was like i was inside a grave that's a space i had just that much. her neighbor are sure that b.b. says her husband died when she was in the detention center who breaks down as she recalls not being allowed to attend his funeral.
involves other people convicted of serious crimes are eligible for parole people sent to these detention centers are not i'm going to live a longer me they are. spend 3 years in a detention center because he says his name had been respected in a government document i don't want to do is hardly going to bring paul hill just a tiny gap between the beds so when we carried a bucket of water to go to the toilet and spilled even a drop of the convicts would be to us. the horrors this tribunals have declared over 100000 people as illegal foreigners and sent to nearly a 1000 to languish in detention centers until they are deported but activists say no country can be expected to accept them because a large majority if not all are indian citizens of. nearly 2000000 people in assam a missing from
a recently released list of indian citizens their fate will be decided by the tribunals judgements which are often criticised nearly everyone in these villages now has a well kept by all of documents to prove that they in fact are indian citizens but many here accuse the foreigners tribunals the 1st authority to determine their status of ordering wrongful detentions india's government is preparing to pass a citizenship amendment bill which would grant citizenship to hindu migrants but not muslims activists say the government intends to target the minority community they want to go toward india no man's land everybody can come everywhere we're going to go we are innocent and we are trying to become. transformed from these 4 course. to the hard lesson well they haven't yet. wife of the atlantic john and ashley there are terrified as are many other muslims they think that while bengalis who are hindu be saved by the hindu majority indian government muslims will be
systematically made to state less. also to haue to come on al-jazeera. we are as we do in most active shooter investigations work with the presumption that this was an act of terrorism. saudi military training programs in the us under increasing scrutiny after the attack at the naval base. i'm groping for steelworker in georgia where the power is through the river systems here in danger of going past. hello that fine dry weather across southeastern portion of europe is beginning to get sways and this is why this way that coming through it's ashy times
a very big storm system which sunday on into monday is working its way across much of the u.k. pushing on into mainland europe some very heavy amounts of rain we could see some flooding and also some pretty strong winds at times throughout sunday around 100 kilometers an hour even by monday we could have some areas tools east across the u.k. having winds at about 70 kilometers an hour now the rain is very widespread monday through all these areas aleck countries germany as well down into france and again across into the northeast of spain and there's also some more rain working its way gradually into the southeast generally a very cloudy picture and on cheese say it is still a very cloudy picture particularly reach for the eastern half of europe meanwhile down into southeast across into greece pushing into turkey we have got more rain in the forecast and guess what about system that cleared away from the u.k. there is another just waiting in the wings on choose to again this really could cause some flooding because one system after the so quickly light that meanwhile monday across northern shores of africa want to show like you also across into
back you're watching out 0 time to recap headlines now of all carry that has erupted in new zealand killing at least one person up to 50 people including tourists were on white hyland during the eruption police say the number of dead will likely rise controversial citizenship amendment bill is going to be tabled in india's parliament on monday the bill is good towards granting citizenship to those fleeing religious persecution from neighboring countries but excludes muslims foreign ministers from the gulf cooperation council arriving in riyadh ahead of the summit on tuesday they're expected to discuss relations between qatar and other arab nations blockading it. the head of an f.b.i. inquiry into a shooting at a u.s. naval base says they're working on the presumption the attacks was an act of terrorism saudi air force officer mohammad saeed shot dead 3 students on the floor
of the base on friday saudi crown prince mohammed and some of his cold the u.s. president to express his condolences under schapelle has more more information from the f.b.i. about mohammed saeed. the junior officer in the royal saudi air force who shot 11 people on friday killing 3 sailors our main goal right now is to confirm whether he acted alone or was he a part of a larger network we currently assess there was one gunman who perpetrated this attack and no arrests have been made in this case the opened fire in a classroom using a gun that he'd legally purchased around 2 hours beforehand he allegedly tweeted his disdain for u.s. troops returning to saudi arabia calling america a nation of evil our hearts break for the families who lost their precious loved
ones in this atrocity another atrocity the president trump has helped the saudis with damage control conveying the kingdom's condolences others want the military training program to be paused for us to be bringing in these foreign nationals you have to take precautions to protect the country. he was one of more than 850 saudi nationals in the u.s. benefiting from this program which its defenders say is vital to u.s. national security thousands of students from more than 150 countries take part in it sadly i think this is one of those instances where someone slipped through the cracks but we have to be 100 percent sure but we never will be 100 percent sure get their flight school maybe go fly a jet that is pretty cool but for families of 23 year old joshua caleb watson in alabama 21 year old cameron scott walters in georgia and 19 year old mohammed sama hate them in florida it's
a tragedy too hard to bear the navy says they ran towards danger and saved lives without them the incident could have been far worse and or chapell al-jazeera. it's rose being accused of torturing a palestinian prison. that was being questioned about an attack in the occupied west bank which left one israeli dead now samir his family fears for his life that abraham went to meet him no one had to be doesn't know exactly what happened to her husband after israel arrested him in september but 2 days after his arrest he was taken to hospital with kidney failure and 11 broken. his lawyers say israel security agency the shin bet cvo the torture time that she battled that samaras said he didn't feel well during interrogation so they transferred him to hospital but didn't give more details. nudo was only allowed to see him once block to machines now she has more questions than answers i will agree and not to have. my
daughter googled his name she thinks we're hiding information from her she asked me what does that mean that my dad is in a critical condition i told her these are all rumors and that he is strong oh. samaras relatives and loved ones say they only have prayers to offer this really military court rejected requests for an interview to. the shin bet says he's behind an attack that killed 17 year old israeli woman danish nerved in august this is ready supreme court has outlawed torture in 1999 but it allowed the use of physical pressure in some cases during interrogation the aim was to get information they say could prevent future attacks but critics say that some of those measures amount to torture under this exceptional circumstances what's known as the necessity defense or the ticking bomb scenario if an interrogator uses certain methods he cannot be
charged he's exempt from criminal prosecution says he lawyer says he's been disabled since israeli security agents tortured him in 2005. he says he was forced to sit in a position where his spine was bent backwards for 3 days. every time i felt unconscious they would wake me up check on me then handcuffed me again and then my spine the handcuffs were made of iron and interrogators close them so charge of my hands that i feel like they were pressing on my nerve the marks are still there to. you i was released from jail after serving 26 months for helping wanted palestinians he filed a case listing his torture claims but withdrew it after he was later arrested without charge israeli committee against torture says out of 1200 cases brought against the shin bet for torture not one has led to an indictment need
a bit of emergency aid or the occupied west bank or rights group says it has evidence so dan's powerful paramilitary rapid support forces may be a growing threat to the country's fragile peace global witness says the leader of the r.s.s. is running a para military industrial complex $101.00 down the gallo also known as her majesty is said to be linked to 3 companies at the heart of our funding one is a grenade a gold trading company in 2017 the r.s.s. seize control of a dollar for gold mine global witness says 2 other companies are controlled by the maybe's family they used to funnel money to and from the are seth the report also says they are a surfboard a 1000 vehicles from dealers in the united arab emirates and the rights group says the r.s.s. has an account under its own name in a subsidiary of an emirates bank the rapid support force is supposed to be
controlled by sudan's military but according to global witness its funding is almost totally independent. i have a morgan joins us now from khartoum so that being labeled a threat to peace and democracy why what are they doing. well for starters protesters who have been leading sudan's revolution and since last year have been saying that they are also concerned about the role that the deputy head of the sovereign council he made to who is the head of the hours have is playing to end a transitional period there's thing that they're concerned he's trying to whitewash his image but global witness is think that they're concerned about the economy about his source of income and that he's using natural resources from the country to fund his militias which are according to the head of the sovereign council of them for top 100 who is the commander in chief says that the ourself and the sudanese military are one and that they have the same budget but that report says
that no what is happening is that the aristide has its own source of income from gold mines in the western region of darfur as well as the southern region of south kordofan so there are concerns that with the rapid support force as forces that have fought rebel groups in darfur and that have been accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity and atrocities that this transitional period would be very shaky if things don't go their way their commander him if he wanted to go we're also getting reports of a sudanese troop withdrawal for the troop withdrawal in yemen including the r.s.s. what we know about that. what one of the source of income of the rapaport forces them leasing out their troops to fight in the saudi let's call it in yemen so we heard yesterday from the sudanese prime minister abdullah him doak that at least 10000 have been withdrawn but that is not the 1st time we're hearing such a statement we heard the same from the head of the ira staff just a few weeks back saying that there will be no replacement for the 10000 which have
already been withdrawn and that they're trying to seek a political solution but that is something that people here in the country are not happy about they're saying that the worry in yemen has nothing to do with sudan and that sudan should be focusing on its internal issues in trying to focus to solve its political situation and to reach political stability and improve the economy rather than leasing out soldiers there boys and girls to go fight in a war that they have nothing to do with or leave it there thanks so much to morgan i mean miles there is headed to the un's highest court in the netherlands to defend the country against genocide charges the case filed by gambia on behalf of the organization of islamic cooperation comes up on tuesday it accuses me of committing genocide against muslims or $700.00 thousands fled to neighboring bangladesh in 2017 the bosnian government agreed to shut down an outdoor refugee camp
deemed inhuman by the european union and rights groups police have already started moving some of the 800 people living in the camp to indoor facilities severe winter conditions had made the camp unbearable for refugees many are refusing to resettle they say they plan to cross into neighboring croatia. the world anti doping agency is said to release its decision on monday on whether russian athletes should be banned from the 2020 tokyo olympics the international body has been has accused russian administrators of manipulating doping records a government sponsored doping scheme was revealed 5 years ago russian athletes were barred from competing in recent games and decision against russia on monday could also strip them of hosting rights for future sports events hundreds of protesters have marched in spain's capital madrid demanding more action against climate change the crowds blocked one of the city's main shopping streets while
carrying a model rail skeleton that comes as madrid hosts the annual united nations climate summit. ga is planning dozens of new hydroelectric power stations to boost the country's energy capacity but affected communities are fighting back fearing projects will damage the environment problem for us they're walking now villages in eastern staged a sit in against plans to build a new hydroelectric power station on the potter river and it was but we have water and they want to take it away this woman says the company building the project says the village will get its share with me. but local lawyer tells me climate change is already affecting supply and martin to. the nature we have now want to exist anymore over the past some of the water level was low and without enough moisture
trees on the left bank started to dry out this is not my opinion there are studies on this issue. other affected communities are also taking action in april residents from nearby plant. with police over another plant more than 50 people were injured . and on the other side of the country instability campaigners opposed several large projects one of which would force more than 2000 people to move. higher power has less of a carbon footprint than fossil fueled power stations but studies show that even small hydro power plants disrupt the flow of rivers and damage ecosystems reservoir hydro power can have an even greater impact several new ones under construction this is the reservoir and hydroelectric power station it's one of the biggest in the country it was built in the 19 eighties and it's one of a number of soviet era plants that explain why today more than 80 percent of this
country's electricity is generated by hydro power now the government wants many more new plants both big and small to meet growing energy demands. the government has been criticized for lacking a robust energy strategy to justify all that construction i asked the economy minister if 119 projects which who made the figures that you are talking about mainly consist of the small full unmentioned hydro power plant where there are almost 0 environmental impact showing you say that almost 0 environmentally had any plant which is bigger than it's acquired to be studied very carefully and environmental and social impact assessment. green campaigners say that didn't happen for this 187 megawatt plant heavy water from 3 rivers was
diverted one study found its construction destroyed 93 hectors of natural habitat and damaged local fish populations the plant has been suspended tunnels which were built to divert water collapsed after. began operating in 2017 we are also experiencing the problems in the big or even small hydro power plant despite the legislation it's a requirement to do the proper assessments before starting constructions on one hand companies way letting them on another hand governmental decision makers are calling and just granting these permissions to the project the company which operates the plant was not available for comment but government and investors say that is an exception and that the impact drove it right. directly because there are communities like still need convincing grabbing for
a steel worker al-jazeera in the republican future. now the man behind some of the most famous children's television characters on the u.s. show sesame street has died puppets here carol so many more big bird and oscar the grouch to life on the show he died aged 85 after having voiced and celebrated the character for the last 50 years. let's take you through some of the headlines here on al-jazeera now of all came off the coast of new zealand has erupted as tourist groups were visiting at least one person died rescue teams fear that number could rise the prime minister just an address the nation a short while ago we know already that there were a number of tourists on or around the island at the time both new zealanders and
visitors from the ses i know there will be a huge amount of consume and anxiety for those who have loved ones on or around the island at the time and i can assure them clay said doing everything they can. india's parliament debating a controversial citizen's citizenship amendment bill rather the minorities allegedly persecuted in neighboring countries would be given citizenship under the proposed law however the law excludes muslims critics say it's the ruling hindu nationalist parties latest attempt at sidelining them foreign ministers from the gulf cooperation council are arriving in riyadh ahead of a summit on tuesday they're expected to discuss relations between qatar and other arab nations blockading it the 6 nation regional bloc has struggled since 2017 and saudi arabia the u.a.e.
behind in egypt severed ties with qatar and imposed a blockade ahead of the f.b.i. inquiry into a shooting at a u.s. naval base in florida says they're working on the presumption the attack was an act of terrorism a saudi national who was there to receive training shot dead 3 students on friday defense secretary mark asper says he's ordered a review of vetting procedures for foreign military personnel coming to the u.s. the world anti doping agency is set to release its decision on monday on whether russian athletes should be banned from the 2020 tokyo olympics the international body has accused russian administrators of manipulating doping breck orts russian athletes were barred from competing in recent games. those the headlines the news continues off the inside story. capturing a moment in time. snapshots of all the lives. of the
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