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Archive for July, 2015

Today: Ali Saad Dawabsha

this morning (friday 31st), 8.36-8.39am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by mishal husain) includes …

“An 18-month-old Palestinian child has been burnt to death in his home after an arson attack in the West Bank.”

including interview with …
• israeli government spokesman mark regev (more…)

Newshour: force-feeding

yesterday evening (thursday 30th), 9.35-9.40pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by rebecca kesby) includes …

“Israel allows force-feeding in jail”

including contributions from …
• israeli deputy prime minister and interior minister silvan shalom
• doctor leonid edelman, chair of the israeli medical association (more…)

Newshour: Menendez v. Shalom

this afternoon (thursday 30th), 2.41-2.48pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by james menendez) includes …

“Is there ever likely to be peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians? The prevailing view is, not anytime soon.”
(0:41:00) “It is inhumane, isn’t it, to force-feed prisoners on hunger-strike?”
(0:42:11) “Israel’s perfectly able to defend itself against a nuclear-armed Iran, isn’t it?

including interview with …
• israeli deputy prime minister and interior minister silvan shalom (more…)

Newshour: Pollard release

this evening (tuesday 28th), 9.41-9.48pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by rebecca kesby) includes …

Jonathan Pollard to be paroled in November”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter gary odonoghue
• lawyer eliot lauer (more…)

Newshour: Susiya

yesterday afternoon (sunday 26th), 1.35-1.39pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by julian marshall) includes …

“The fate of Susiya, a Palestinian village in the West Bank, has recently become the focus of an international campaign …”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• susiya resident nasser nuwaja
• us state department spokesman john kirby
ari briggs of the right-wing advocacy group regavim (more…)

Sunday: interfaith relations

yesterday morning (sunday 26th), 7.30-7.37am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) includes …

Ed Kessler from the Woolf Institute and Dr Muhammad Abdul Bari from the East London Mosque discuss the effectiveness of efforts made to break down barriers and build greater understanding between faiths.”

(more…)

Silence

last saturday evening (25th july), 8.44-8.48pm, on bbc radio 4
shhh (about silence, presented by lucy powell) (in the archive on 4 series) includes …

“The silence of the dead is different in places like Auschwitz. Here is former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, with former Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks …”

(more…)

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