for forthcoming uk programmes of jewish or israeli interest

this afternoon (sunday 18th), 1.22-1.29pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

Burden of Proof is the name of a new exhibition at the Photographers Gallery here in London, and it charts the changing history of the form, from photographs of a crime scene in the 19th century, to to the graphic reconstruction of a recent bomb attack on Gaza.”

(0:19:13) “This is the bombing of the Tamul neighbourhood, the deadliest attack of the 1st of August 2014.”
“This is the Gaza Book of Destruction,** we’ve got video, and this is a graphic reconstruction of what would have been there.”
“What it shows is how forensic architecture used digital technology to reconstruct a bombing. What they’ve done is they’ve taken footage of the bombing and they’ve frozen literally a few seconds in time around that bombing and have picked it apart with satellite imagery with architectural software to try and reconstruct what happened.”
“And this is being done, I see, in collaboration with Amnesty International. What’s the goal of this reconstruction?”
“To try and prove that certain strengths of bomb were used in this attack that were originally denied.”

(** which actually deals with 2009)
(if you missed it, available from 0:15:40 -0:22:40 at or at

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