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Archive for December, 2017

Newshour: Palestinian history

today (thursday 28th), 2.07-2.16pm, and 9.42-9.46pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james menendez and julian marshall) leads with …

Jerusalem: Is The Two State Solution Dead?

including interviews with …
naftali bennett
• palestinian spokesman ziad khalil abuzayyad
“If you say your claim to East Jerusalem is not based on religion, what is it based on?”
It’s based on the fact that 650 years BC, Palestinians arrived to this country, and they have been here, while the Jewish people arrived actually 350 years BC.
(more…)

Newshour: Nisman charge

yesterday evening (wednesday 27th), 9.20-9.24pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james menendez) includes …

“Last night, an Argentine judge said that Alberto Nisman was murdered, and one of his aides has now been charged for being complicity in that killing.”

including interview with …
• argentine acacdemic celia szusterman
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Twt: Susan Pollack

this evening (tuesday 26th), 10.23-10.25pm, on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by paul moss) includes …

Susan Pollack spent six days crammed into a cattle truck taking more than four hundred thousand Jews rounded up in Hungary in the spring and summer of 1944. When the doors were opened, they found themselves at Auschwitz.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter alan little
• survivor susan pollack
(more…)

Newshour: chess discrimination

this evening (tuesday 26th), 9.51-9.55pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by paul henley) includes …

A double chess world champion boycotts the latest world championships – because it’s being held in Saudi Arabia.”

including interview with …
• chess grandmaster anna muzychuk
(more…)

OS: Guatemala and Jerusalem

yesterday afternoon (monday 25th), 4.11-4.15pm, on bbc world service radio
bbc os includes …

“We hear reaction to Guatemala recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.”

including contributions from …
• bbc mundo reporter arturo wallace
• bbc reporter alan johnston
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Newshour: Vatican and Jerusalem

last sunday (25th december), 2.07-2.13pm, and 9.13-9.19pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) leads with …

Pope Francis Calls for a Two State Solution in the Middle East
The pontiff used his traditional Christmas Day message once again to call for a fresh attempt to negotiate peace between Israelis and Palestinians.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter david willey
ulla gudmundson, former swedish ambassador to the vatican
(more…)

Esther Simpson

tomorrow evening (monday 25th), 7.30-8.00pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated from may 2017)
miss simpson’s children (presented by david edmonds) (more…)

HARDtalk: Ben Ferencz

tomorrow morning (monday 25th), 8.06-8.30am (repeated 11.06pm) (repeated from march 2017), on bbc world service radio
ben ferencz, prosecutor at the nuremberg nazi trials (presented by zeinab badawi) (in the hardtalk series)
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LW: Fritz Lustig, Heinz Wolff

this evening (sunday 24th), 8.31-8.37pm, and 8.49-8.53pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated from 4.00pm on friday)
last word (obituary programme, presented by matthew bannistser) includes …

“Professor Heinz Wolff, the bioengineer who was known to millions of TV viewers as the presenter of ‘The Great Egg Race’.”
Fritz Lustig who worked as a wartime secret listener, eavesdropping on the conversations of German prisoners of war.”

including contributions from …
• brunel colleague gabriella spinelli
• son laurence wolff
• granddaughter fiona wolff
• son robin lustig
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Sunday: Bethlehem at Christmas

this morning (sunday 24th), 7.25-7.30am, and 7.43-7.46am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) includes …

Yolande Knell soaks up the atmosphere in Bethlehem’s Manger Square as Christians worldwide prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus.”
“A Muslim, a Hindu and a Jewish family describe what they get up to on the 25th December.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• journalist angela epstein
sophie epstein, 13
(more…)

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