for forthcoming uk programmes of jewish or israeli interest

Young Palestinians

this morning (sunday 4th), 9.06-9.32am, on bbc world service radio (repeated from last wednesday)
the palestinian territories (presented by nida ibrahim) (4th of 4 episodes of a young world, in the the compass series, the other three being about uganda, sierra leone, and the philippines)

“The Palestinian territories have the youngest population in the Middle East with a median age under 21. How do these young people express themselves culturally?
Nida Ibrahim, the BBC’s Ramallah producer, finds the challenges of conservatism and poverty mean that artists and performers find they have to struggle to be recognised – with many only able to find an audience via new media.”

including interviews with …
• hip-hop artist and film-maker muhammad mughrabi, of shuafat
• musician bashar murad
syrian zawafta, 28, of ashtar theatre, arrested and put in isolation for facebook incitement
(if you missed it, available at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p053t5j5)

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