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Newshour: Swiss secret deal

last friday evening (22nd january), 9.43-9.49pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour includes …

“There’s growing controversy in Switzerland over an alleged secret deal over 50 years ago to free some Palestinian militants in exchange for an end to attacks on Swiss territory and the highjacking that was going on.
Switzerland also offered diplomatic support to the PLO as part of the deal.
Now all this followed the bombing of a Swiss airliner with a significant loss of life and as I say the highjacking of another, and the information has been revealed in a new book by a journalist, Marcel Gyr, who wrote that ‘part of the deal-making was organised by a very well-known and longstanding Swiss member of parliament’ … Jean Ziegler.”

including interview with …
jean ziegler
(see also http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4756533,00.html)
(if you missrd it, available from 0:37:40 to 0:43:00 at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03fj85b#playt=37m40s)

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