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Archive for July, 2014

Newshour: Gaza 31/7/2014

today (thursday 31st), 2.07-2.19pm, and 9.06-9.19pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710)
newshour (presented by rebecca kesby and james coomarasamy) leads with …

Gaza assault will continue: Israeli PM “Gaza tunnels must go”.”

and …

US blames Israel over Gaza bombing: Can US be an honest broker?”

and includes interviews with …
• bbc reporter bethany bell from jerusalem
danny danon
fawaz gerges, professor of international relations at the lse
josh earnest, white house spokesman
• bbc reporter martin patience
• professor rashid khalidi, author of “The iron cage: the story of the palestinian struggle for statehood”
daniel kurtzer former us amabassador to israel (more…)

Vanessa Feltz: my teenage diary

tomorrow morning (friday 1st), 11.30am-12.00, on bbc radio 4
my teenage diary with vanessa feltz

“Comedian Rufus Hound is joined by broadcaster Vanessa Feltz, who revisits her teenage years in North London.
She spent her holidays packing knickers for her father’s lingerie firm, and a lot of the rest of the time daydreaming about being married to her teenage boyfriend.”

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The Honourable Woman: 5 of 8

this evening (thursday 31st), 9.00-10.00pm, on bbc 2
the honourable woman (5th of 8 weekly episodes)

5. Two Hearts: As their captivity continues, we discover the secret that will bond Atika and Nessa forever.
Meanwhile, an academic in Tel Aviv working at a university funded by the Steins uncovers corruption that could have far-reaching consequences.”

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Newshour: Gaza 30/7/2014

yesterday (wednesday 30th), 2.07-2.19pm, and 9.06-9.18pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710)
newshour (presented by rebecca kesby and james coomarasamy) leads with …

Gaza: Another UN school hit: 15 killed in attack on UN school in Gaza.”

and …

More Palestinian casualties in Gaza: UN condemns Israeli strikes.”

and includes interviews with …
• bbc reporter chris morris from jabaliya girls school
robert turner, director of unrwa
chris gunness of unrwa
• lt col peter lerner
• bbc reporter jon donnison from jerusalem
farhan haq, associate spokesperson for the un secretary-general
michael oren, former israeli ambassador to the us (more…)

Today: Philip Hammond

this morning (wednesday 30th), 8.38-8.42am, on bbc radio 4
today includes sarah montague interviewing foreign secretary philip hammond(more…)

Newshour: Gaza 29/7/2014

yesterday (tuesday 29th), 1.06-1.19pm, and 9.06-9.18pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710)
newshour (presented by rebecca kesby and james coomarasamy) leads with …

Gaza attacks intensify: Israel strikes Gaza power plant.”

and …

Smoke hangs over Gaza: Israel attacks Gaza’s power plant.”

and includes interviews with …
• bbc reporter chris morris from gaza
• bbc reporter jon donnison from the west bank
jibril rajoub of fatah
• bbc reporter martin patience from gaza
fathi el-sheikh khalil of the gaza energy authority
• dr mads gilbert, pro-gaza activist (more…)

PM: “Disproportionate”

this afternoon (tuesday 29th) 5.00-6.00pm, on bbc radio 4
pm includes david turns of cranfield university explaining ro eddie mair the meaning of “disproportionate” in international law

(0:15:30) “There is a general misperception that if any civilians at all are killed, then that is automatically disproportionate. But what such people generally fail to say is what something is disproportionate to, and you’ve got to consider, the law requires consideration, of the legitimate military objectives of the other side as well.”

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