civilians freeze from a b. c steal plant in mary, a pole had to safety and the ukrainian control city of operation after enduring weeks of rush and bombardments. ah. so i'm fully back to you, boy, you're watching al jazeera life from doha. also coming up. oh, using and is back on the map for international tourists, for country opens its borders to 60 nations for the 1st time since the coby 9. 100 pandemic kids 2 years ago and the eat, our feature holiday begins muslims around the world, celebrates as the holy month of ramadan. and, but for many in afghanistan, the festivities are overshadowed by violence, poverty, and an economic after nearly 2 months under siege, a group of civilians has left
a steel works in the ukrainian city of mary paul present ruddy muse lensky says about a 100 civilians have been freed, the un and red cross are coordinating the safe passage operation with ukrainian and russian forces. alexia brian has the details, crawling out of the rubble of muddy polls as of style steel plant, and finally on their way to safety. these people have been sheltering and bunkers and tunnels underneath the complex, as it came under continuous bombardment by russian forces. i mean, we've been waiting here for 2 months. they tell how they were running out of food the the will say, other children always wanted to eat. you know, adults can't wait. program with the man. filming this video, released by ukraine's as off battalion says they're trying to get people out while the russians aren't shooting. the evacuation was part of what the united nations called a safe passage operation during
a temporary cease fire agreed by russia and ukraine. meshes managed to day, finally, we managed to stop you back, you ation of the people from as of style. after many weeks of negotiations and many different meetings, people calls countries, proposals. finally, there was not a single day that we didn't try to find a solution to ensure the safe rescue of those people up to a 1000 civilians and 2000 ukrainian fighters. i believe to have ended up inside the plant surrounded by russian forces in the last ukrainian held territory in the port city. people who were evacuated, spoke of the terror they experienced and of having to live in darkness for more than 60 days. because when the shower started landing out of a stall, i thought my heart would stop and i would not survive it. a ukrainian commander still in the bunker says there is not enough water. and the air smell falls of decomposing bodies. you're medusa sure,
look what's up with all that. so i hope the evacuations will continue for what hope our government and a 3rd party, the un mission, the red cross will all try to evacuate all civilians, not only from the plans, but from mario colon general. i also hoped to evacuate all the injured and killed some who have accurate all soldiers who are here now. some of those evacuated went to the russian health village of busy men, others headed to ukrainian territory. the city of separation matter, your pl authority, say a 100000 people remained and what's left of the city with hundreds more below ground at the steel works. a factory that's become a symbol of ukrainian resistance. alex here brian al jazeera and al jazeera hold. abdul hamid is ins, apparition way vacuum east from mario paul are headed. why we're still waiting for the iraqis of the as of few plans that are being brought it here at some point maybe today by you and the international red cross. however,
we are in this parking lot where the others are going to arrive. but a group of evacuees have arrived this morning on their own. actually we spoke to many of them they come from or you know, they come from. so they basically organize themselves to try to get out of those areas as quick as possible. you can still see here on the card i have written clearly marked the children on board. they have here little white cloth to also make the point a diesel civilians trying to evacuate for the was coming out of the as of celsius factory. we know a group of them has made it out about a $120.00. those are the ones coordinated by d a u n n d national red cross, but at the moment they still didn't make it out of them. are you area is also very complicated. for them specially that you know, all the men of fighting age, they're not going to be allowed to leave that as a. busy factory, some of that we,
we, we preview, we think is information that i called confirming that some of the civilians who are in the chapter. and there are families of either workers from the company or maybe even some families of some of the soldiers. so they're going to have to leave behind their loved ones, and they're going to have to try to go somewhere. probably get a good dress because they have been 2 months on the ground to explosions. have been heard in russia's belgrade region near the border with ukraine. no casualties have been reported. it follows a fire or a military site there on sunday. similar fires and explosions at rush military bases have raised suspicions of sabotage or attacks by ukrainian forces. poland president andre duda has met the speaker of the us house of representatives in war . sell, nasty fellows. his visit comes after her trip to ukraine's capital quay way. she pledged america's backing until victory over russia. alan fisher reports
immediately. okay. second in line to the u. s presidency. nancy pelosi is the highest ranking u. s. official to visit ukraine. the speaker of the house lead a congressional delegation to keep and spend 3 hours with the ukranian president vladimir zalinski. he will not be bullied by bullies. if they making threats, you cannot back down. that's my view of it that you were there for the fight. and you cannot, you cannot sold to a bully were in the us delegation, discussed the big 3 issues for the ukrainians, security, humanitarian support and financial aid. we need this bills for ukraine's fight for freedom. president joe biden has already announced a new $33000000000.00 a package. senate leader chuck schumer says they're going after russian president vladimir putin's friends and allies in the legislation of the 33000000000. i will be adding provisions that allow us to go after the oligarchs take their money and
send it right to ukraine. this is the kind of stuff we're talking about. yas mansions, at the moment you can seize assets and fries them, your legislation would make it easier to susan cell, fondling the money back to your cream. it's a tactic used against organized crime in the us. there will be processes and protections in place to further unwarranted seizures. now one of the things that humor and his team are talking about are having an expedited review process. are there any appeals could be made quickly, the senate could stop moves on the new package. this week, the house is on a break, but could push through any legislation quickly with the support from both parties. joe biden could have a bill to sign within 2 weeks. i would for sure, i'll just either washington. the u. n. says the war in ukraine has forced more than 5 and
a half 1000000 people to flee to neighboring countries. most of them have taken refuge in poland and other 6 and a half 1000000 people have a thought to have been displaced with in ukraine itself. now, russia's foreign minister says, love rob has caused controversy by suggesting deceased nasty liter. adel adolph, hitler had jewish woods that's prompted israel to summon russia's ambassador for talks. glover, i've also said the ukrainian president, jewish heritage doesn't contradict moscow's claim the country is run by nazis. he added that some of the worse anti semites are jews, claims that hitler was part of why spot jewish is a theory widely dismissed by historians. as look at other world news now, and new zealand has opened its borders to tories for the 1st time in nearly 2 years . chavez, from about 60 countries, can now visit without having to isolate or quarantine. but they'll need to be vaccinated against corona virus and test themselves after they arrive using and impose some of the strictest long term measures in the world. after the pandemic
started in 2020, rebecca ingram is the chief executive of tourism industry out era. she says it's great news for the industry, but it'll probably take at least 2 years to fully recover. we are hopeful that our high vaccination status and the health response that we have head over the last 2 years will provide us with additional resilience. as new covariance naturally emerge. undoubtedly our health response and museum and save lives, but it also had a significant impact on the tourism industry via tourism. a new zealand was our number one export in 2019 and employed about 225000 new zealanders. and that's now down $65000.00. so they are $65000.00 museum does. who were employed, enters them in 2019 and are now not aside. this is a fantastic opportunity for us to rebuild and also provide opportunity for you zealanders to live work and enjoy our country flight many countries on the world we
are experiencing in the fashion at the moment, m members of tourism industry on to who i represent. i very much focused on offering those people who choose ellen for a holiday, a once in a lifetime experience. and we can't wait to welcome people back and to give people the sort of new zealand welcome that we asked so famous for the united nations secretary general has called for returned to civilian role in burkina faso, guinea. and molly, all 3 countries recently experienced military schools, antonio terrace is in west africa, visiting synagogue this year. and nigeria, he also wants debt relief and greater investment to help african economies recover from the pandemic. gutierrez, he said to meet families affected by violence and instability in the sa hail reaching nicholas hark reports from the car inside this bakery and downtown the car is a long queue of people trying to get
a loaf of bread. more q is here to at the pumps in this gas station for the visiting un secretary general antonio terrorist. this may be the beginning of the consequences of the russia, ukraine prices, more shortages of fuel. rising prices of commodities and he's warning traders not to hoard these basic commodities because this would have drastic effects on people here. 41000000 people are need of urgent humanitarian assistance. this i have many of them suffering from acute malnutrition. really please, you know, i have said several times that we need to reform with the global financial system, which is model bankruptcy. it was designed by the rich for the rich puts in this emergency situation, we should use all the mechanisms available to benefits developing countries, especially in africa. and general terrorist is meeting president who's also the chair of the african union, and they'll be discussing the said back in democracy in the region, there's been
a number of who is whether it be in molly for kina more recently. and then guinea, they're the military leaders have just to know that they want to stay in power for another 39 months. he'll be visiting news air, and gera next, but not molly home to the biggest and most expensive un operation. tensions are rising there between you and human rights investigators and the 1000000 authorities over allegations of torture, extra digital killing from molly enforces as well as russian finders linked to the wagner's. and the reason for his visit is also to remind authorities here and also the millions of people that are suffering both from humanitarian crisis and displacement of the need for the you and presence in the region. increasingly there will be more oper since here still ahead on al jazeera and into the city protest.
march in sri lanka ends as opposition. parties keep up their demands for leadership change and who is defending the environmental defenders in the philippines. how indigenous people are appealing to more protection to see them faster. ah. after a lot of rain recently in vietnam around the coast, you can still see plenty of cloud in this part of southeast asia, the seasonal rains are popping up. so for thailand right up to again, the coast of viet nam, it looks fairly wet and that's going all way down to columbus, singapore. throughout sumatra, eastern java looks dryer than of late and barley, but it's still fairly wet and bornea and the sudden and the far northern philippine islands look particularly wet and middle. you look a lot dryer. in australia,
the proper sequence of events is taking place there. that is a dying front, not much on it, not watch outside of it, but this is a proper one. come again, not through the bite. now. little attempt to head of it. twenty's low twenty's for adelaide, melbourne, and cambra behind it. it's about $23.00 in the week end of it in purse, but once it goes through a drop for several degrees, adelaide and melbourne. that is 16 in cloudy, briefly. wet weather about how we get to wednesday in rather nice contrast, i think new z as well. it looks pretty spot on for this time of the year. a little bit. walden averaging christ church at 20. a few showers in the west side or the south side of ireland. but for the next 3 days, you're sitting in the middle of a very pleasant, happy weather. ah. from the al jazeera london broke her sentence, 2 people in thoughtful conversation art cannot be erased by the
super bowl with no host and no limitations. what matter do you know, was to be radically, how can the thing that's radical for say, part one of the highway and denise the pool? it's not about wanting to sell. you know, a lot of the message in the studio b unscripted on al jazeera. ah ah ah, welcome back, a recap of our top stories on the al jazeera this hour about 100 civilians have been freed from a deceived, still works and now you hold after hiding under ground for nearly 2 months. the un and red cross a board meeting. the operation with ukrainian and russian forces to explosions have
been heard in russia's belgrade region near the border with ukraine. no casualties have been reported. it follows a fire at a military sites there on sunday. and new zealand has opened its borders to tourists for the 1st time in nearly 2 years. dramas from about 60 countries can now visit without the need to isolate or florentine, but they must be vaccinated against corona, lives. muslims around the world is celebrating the 1st day of eat off, fetch or mocking the end of the holy month of ramadan. thousands of palestinians of attended prayers at the al axa moss compound tension has been high in recent weeks following incursions by fall right. alternation is jewish groups. stephanie decker reports from the entrance to the alexa moss compounding occupied east jerusalem. the main need prayer is about to take place were outside the entrance of the lock, some all the way home pound and lions gate. and as you can see, thousands and thousands of thousands of people have been arriving here throughout
the morning, starting from around 1 o'clock in the morning. now making our way inside the compound to carry out their prayers and they done my problem and we always prayed to god for peace and lift the suffering of our youth. and we had a lot of people killed many martyrs. sadness is killing a hot spots. it's thanks to god who gave us aid to celebrates with happiness and to also pray for peace with a small misses jamini. so he'd prayers have finished and have paul sto without incident. you can now see the large crowd making their way out of the, along the most compound. they'll be heading home, spending the next 3 days celebrating ead with their families that have been tensioned here over the last couple of weeks, particularly when it comes to the access of the far right. ultra nationalist, jewish groups accessing deluxe most compound and calling for the right to prayer, sometimes even actively attempting prayers on the site. this is forbidden,
under the status quo, which is agreed upon between israel and jordan, which is the custodian of the site and seen qsi provocative to palestinians. interesting on the political level. jordan and israel will be meeting after he'd to discuss this exact point. you've also had him ask leader yes, in war add to that same deluxe is a red line and this can no longer continue, but away from politics. it's a day that's paused very peacefully, tundra foul, who's making their way here to attend 8 prayers. as we said earlier, now we'll be heading home to celebrate with their families. indonesia has the world's largest muslim population in thousands of attended prayers outside your contest. main mosque. millions also travel to their home town to celebrate. that's after the government lifted, abandon, people traveling home for eat. oh, any assembled turkey? many worshippers took wanting the eat are for to prayer in the historic high. yes. with fear mask. the crowns were so large,
thousands had to pray outside. i have gannon sand poverty, acute hunger and unemployment are making it difficult for many muslims to celebrate . eat, fair, high ratify. sorry, it's not a holiday for afghans waiting by the roadside hoping to be given a job. 40 years of war, economic decline, severe poverty, and the worst drought in decades has force many afghans on to the streets, not knowing where their next meal will be. oh, wrong them has been without work for months. the bricklayers resorted to begging out of desperation, while his children tried to sell plastic bags or what i got them by good guy gardener. i used to in good money, but now there's no work. the change of government made the situation a lot worse. when we go door to door, asking to help with kicked out, but sometimes i'm just looking for a piece of bread while i from trouble clinically. the taliban takeover of
afghanistan last august, 1st nearly 3 quarters of a 1000000 people from their homes. you ins, refugee agency says the country is facing the world's worst humanitarian crisis. enemy. go, mike, but i you to his line to the pockets of the occupiers, the u. s. and politicians for more than 20 years. and now the age they're giving like a sack of flour or 5 kilo's of oil, can't cure the pain of our country. we want them to assist by providing job opportunities and economic relations. afghans are drowning in the oceans to get to europe and dying in the snowy mountains of turkey, just to find work. the united nations estimates that more than half the population of $24000000.00 afghans are facing acute food shortages. that's a 30 percent increase from last year and one step away from famine. you know, when you meet people like i have one, i'm out across the country that have tell that tell me that they have never had to
come to the viet before for food assistance their lives. have just been devastated with the loss of jobs. ah, you know, unable to feed their children, i've never seen a situation deteriorate as quickly. and as up the scale that i witnessed over the last it to 9 months last month, you and launched the largest 8 appeal ever for a country of more than $5000000000.00. and un appealed last week to the united states. and it's freeze on afghan for an asset. aid agencies say if they don't receive international support, soon, in afghanistan's hunger crisis, we'll go from bad to worse. and then they'll have to choose between who gets one loaf of bread or 2 sorta hydrates. al jazeera, the united nations is holding a virtual conference for press freedom day to highlight the dangerous journalists face world wide. i've got his son is a particular challenge. a reporter in women's rights activists era has been
explaining the problems facing female journalist since the taliban takeover last year. solemn. madame no, be her storm. i'm maria may be manager in charge of san tv, and also the head of women. hope caravan organisation, salmon, little grandmother, company immortal. under the previous government, the taliban unfortunately behaved harshly with active members of society. and even after the arrival of americans and under the new government this to the same, they were harsh and cruel, but journalists, they arrested them in more parts of the country, or beheaded them and committed other crimes like that. on the 15th of august, when the previous government fell, every one was scared of i was scared to. i can't forget that day. so it was the 1st time in my whole life. that experience something like this, almost nanny. i'm a holy pine. i thought all my hopes plans and dreams for the future. we're going to
vanish like dust in the wind morning. i thought i'd be like the women under the last taliban regime. i will turn into a girl who will have to wear a broker and be unable to leave my house. but after some time i wanted to come back on screen, i was in despair. our biggest fear was that the taliban would have the same conservative view that they had in far away rural areas. so i talked to some of my friends and we decided that we need to protest and plead for justice. on that day, i thought to myself, how can i show the taliban, or the new government that to these women are not like those under the previous regime. when he could forcibly put bircher on women's heads to these women are developed and educated. they are girls who are very talented in the field of journalism, and they should participate in the progress of a society, right? so we can see a wealth of loved and improved of grandson in the future for it i want to son about that. in shall anchor 6 day protest. march has ended in the capital on
international labor day. demonstrators want from the central city of candy de colombo, on sunday, calling on the president to resign. and now fernandez reports so many shall anchors of traditional workers d, o. mediate this year was all about getting rid of the roger pox the government. thousands of people joined a 60 march from candy to colombo, organized by the mean opposition. some agenda by the vega. it, i've been isn't it? but on, you know, that we can't watch this any longer. honestly. why do people have to suffer such hardship? there's no food, no getting. the mother is in one queue. the father isn't the mother, and the church are in more queues. i never expected this. the demand and the posters are familiar. go to go home, they read. give us stolen money back enough of fooling the people now leave looking glass crowds from across sri lanka, join marchers who converged on a road leading to an independence monument. many
a struggling to make ends meet since the price of food medicine, fuel and cooking guess increase between $30.00 and a 100 percent. shortages are common either because of supply issues or holding by some traders. inflation he 30 percent in april. the main opposition says the government has no choice but to resign. no pry of the matter is brought up or home that may be asking the president of o rehab provider, dignified very much that can be done upon to the tent reb, executive president. say it's abolish and you're going to polymer. critics about big america says, if the roger contra brothers, who hold the presidency and try minister shipping, take this option, people will get off the streets. and the challenge of improving the economy can be addressed. protested, will have surrounded the president's office for more than 20 days. say successive governments in independence have looted the country. but the accused,
the raj boxes of severely mismanaging the economy, resulting in depleted foreign deserves at a time of a global financial crisis. prompted by the pandemic houses of sher luncheons are continuing to speak out like these marchers who have been walking for more than 100 kilometers. they're demanding the roger box or brothers and the government resign and insist they won't be fooled by the government's attempts to avoid solving the crisis. men of fernandez, audra 0 colombo, competing raney's have been held in brazil both for and against president shay, annabelle, so narrow crowds gather in the 2 biggest to the south, palo and rio de janeiro activists going for a massive voter turn out in elections this year to force force now out, he supporters have also rallied calling his opponents a danger to a country. a territorial dispute that led to violence against indigenous activists in the southern philippines has highlighted the dangers faced by environmental
defenders. but he say the group was trespassing and ignored a warning shot as jemila allan doug and reports from book in non province. the activists want the next administration after upcoming elections to offer them greater protection. supposedly they are from them. a noble pull indian tribe considered one of the very 1st inhabitants in the southern region of him in the now, but that orlando anglo and his clan have lived on this road side for many years now . they hope to take back more than a 1000 hector's of land. now privately owned that once belonged to their ancestors . they were shot out by gunmen, despite having written government permission to reclaim their land. shall either del socorro was shot together with 3 other men or both. i made out of me. no good though. now the gunmen came from nowhere and started shooting at us. when i fell below, i thought, what sort of life to relieve or learn more of those, ellen?
oh, we've been around for 5 years. who pleaded the dirt as administration to help us. no one is here to protect us. people here don't see us as a human beings. to them. we are garbage ozy, them. a novice were also attacked 5 years ago when their leader will not allow was shot dead. his killing remains unresolved. the story of monopoly, a new one is a story that is repeated many times over. according to the international group, the global witness. the philippines is the deadliest country for land defenders across the asian continent. and men de now holds the highest number of recorded killings. when president rodrigo totality was sworn into office in 2016, he vowed to defend the plight of indigenous peoples and the environment. but at least a $160.00 environmental defenders were killed. between 20162020. a shocking
increase. say many, even for a country long accustomed to violence, the tribes people killed often spoke out against illegal logging, mining, and damn projects. climate change is also a threat. extreme weather also devastates vulnerable communities. and many filipinos hoped that after to tear to return in july, the next administration will shift its focus and protect indigenous peoples considered by some here to be the last line of defense against climate breakdown. jamila linda again, al jazeera book, had none, province, southern philippines, quantas, how it says it will begin the whilst long as non sant fries from sidney to london in 3 years time. airlines ordered 12 airbus a $350.00 jets for the ultra long hold service called project sunrise. passengers will be in the air for around 20 hours for the 17000 kilometer journey to rec.
tribes from australia to new york are also planned. ah. the headlines on al jazeera about a 100 civilians have been freed from i beseech, still works. in mary, a poll after leaving nearly 2 months under ground, many of evacuees are expected to go to the city of sap alisha. the u. n. n red cross are leading the operation with ukranian and russian forces. odd abdul hamid has more.