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Archive for February, 2019

Twt: UNHRC Gaza report

this evening (thursday 28th), 10.03-10.04pm, and 10.20-10.30pm, on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

Israel has rejected UN reports that the country had committed crimes agaisnt humanity when its soldiers fired on Palestinian protesters in the Gaza strip last year.”

including interviews with …
sara hossain, member of the 3-person unhrc tribunal
aviva raz-shechter, israeli ambassador to un

B100d/Twt: Netanyahyu to be charged

this evening (thursday 28th), 7.36-7.40pm on bbc news tv, and 10.02-10.04pm and 10.17-10.20pm on bbc radio 4
beyond 100 days (presented by katty kay and christian fraser) and the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy) include …

“The Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has angrily denied any wrong-doing after prosecutors say they will bring corruption charges against him.”

including reports from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman

PM/6ocn: Netanyahyu to be charged

this afternoon (thursday 28th), 5.03-5.04pm, 5.44-5.48pm, and 6.08-6.09pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by evan davis) and six o’clock news include …

“The Israeli attorney-general has told lawyers representing the prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu that he is to be charged in a corruption case. He has denied wrongdoing, saying he’s the victim of a witch-hunt.”

including report from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman

W@1: UNHRC Gaza report

BBC bias: BBC presenter Sarah Montague and reporter Imogen Foulkes attribute a report simply to the “UN” without mentioning that it is from the much-criticised “United Nations Human Rights Council”.

this afternoon (thursday 28th), 1.05-1.06pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by sarah montague) includes …

“A UN investigation into the deaths of nearly 200 Palestinian protesters on the border with the Gaza Strip last year has concluded that war crimes may have been committed. 35 children were among the dead.”

including report from …
• bbc reporter imogen foulkes
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W@1: Ellman against Corbyn

this afternoon (thursday 28th), 1.04-1.05pm, and 1.12-1.23pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by sarah montague) includes …

“The Labour MP Louise Ellman says she still gets anti-semitic abuse, despite the leadership claiming over years they were dealing with it. She’s not leaving the party, but says she cannot ask people to vote for Jeremy Corbyn as prime minister, and she says one of his problems is that he has anti-semitic thoughts without recognising them as such.”

including interviews with …
louise ellman mp
andy mcdonald mp

Tftd: Janner-Klausner 28/2/2019

this morning (thursday 28th), 7.45-7.48am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by rabbi laura janner-klausner

Judaism lays out clear and universal parameters for apologising: true apologies have to be sincere, express contrition, and detail what we did wrong, Then, vitally, we need to change our actions.”


Today: Williamson “deliberately inflammatory”

this morning (thursday 28th), 7.40-7.41am, 7.52-7.57am, and 8.06-8.07am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by nick robinson and john humphrys) includes …

“I’ve been very very concerned that his comments have almost been deliberately inflammatory, and causing offence not just to parliamentary colleagues but also to people in the Jewish community who understandably have a real concern about anti-semitism in the Labour Party.”

including interview with …
tom watson mp

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