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HL QSD: peace process

last friday morning (14th october), 6.30-8.00am, on bbc parliament tv
house of lords, 13/10/2016 includes …

Question for short debate: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they plan to take to ensure the revival of the Middle East Peace Process with fresh negotiations between Israel and Palestine.
speeches by lord or baroness …
dykes (ld)
trimble (c)
desai (lab)
waverley (xb)
leigh (c)
mitchell (lab)
sacks (xb)
suri (c)
deech (xb)
tonge (ind ld)
stone (lab)
hylton (xb)
shinkwin (c)
turnberg (lab)
grade (c)
ludford (ld)
front bench reply by …
collins (lab)
anelay (c)


Sunday: BDS and students

last sunday morning (18th september), 7.22-7.29am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) includes …

Jewish students fight the movement for sanctions against Israel

including contributions from …
joel salmon, parliamentary officer of the board of deputies
ben jamal, director-elect of psc (palestinian solidarity campaign) (more…)

Today: BBC and anti-Zionism

this morning (saturday 30th), 7.00-7.03am, 7.18-7.7.21am, and 8.48-8.53am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) includes …

Jeremy Corbyn has announced an inquiry into anti-semitism in the Labour Party.”
“Can you be anti-Israeli without being anti-semitic? … I asked Jeremy Bowen what the generally accepted difference was, between anti-semitism and anti-Zionism?

with contributions from …
• bbc reporter ben wright
jon ashworth mp
• bbc reporter john bateman
• bbc reporter jeremy bowen (more…)

House of Lords 25/2/2016

thursday 25th february, 10.54-11.00pm, on bbc parliament tv
lords questions: boycott of israeli goods

speeches by lord or baroness …

bridges (c)
palmer (ld)
hamilton (c)
wright (xb)
corston (l)
eaton (c)
Baroness Tonge “What advice they have given to local authorities and other public bodies concerning boycotts of goods and services from the Israeli settlements in the West Bank?”


The Moral Maze: boycotts

this evening (wednesday 17th), 8.00-8.45pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated saturday 20th, 10.15-11.00pm)
the moral maze: banning the boycott (chaired by michael buerk, with melanie phillips, matthew taylor, claire fox and jill kirby) (more…)

Newshour: BDS bill

yesterday evening (monday 15th), 9.54-9.59pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by rebecca kesby) ends with …

“The British Government has plans to ban local authorities and publicly-funded bodies from independently disinvesting or boycotting companies they consider unethical … Let’s hear from • Liverpool councillor Richard Kemp, and • Douglas Murray of the right-wing think tank, the Henry Jackson Society.”


Newshour: Labelling

today (wednesday 11th), 1.36-1.41pm, and 9.18-9.23pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by razia iqbal and tim franks) includes …

“The European Union has approved new guidelines for labelling products from Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories, so they can’t say they’re made in Israel … The EU says the move is a technical one, but there’s been strong opposition inside Israel. The prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has described the guidelines as ‘discriminatory, and emboldening those who seek to eliminate Israel‘.”

including contribution from …
david walzer, israel’s ambassador to the european union and nato
• bbc reporter kevin connolly


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