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Sunday/W@1: Bethlehem Christmas

today (monday 24th), 7.20-7.24am, and 1.06-1.07pm, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by emily buchanan) and world at one (presented by jonny dymond) include …

“St Nicholas’s saint’s-day is still widely celebrated and nowhere more so than amongst the Palestinian Christian town of Beit Jala, next to Bethlehem.”
Thousands of pilgrims have joined Palestinians in Bethlehem for the start of Christmas Eve celebrations. A parade was held in Manger Square with carols in Arabic played through speakers.”

including reports from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell

Newshour: Palestinians in Chile

yesterday afternoon (sunday 11th), 1.40-1.46pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated 9.33pm)
newshour (presented by james menendez) includes …

Katie Watson reports from Chile and from Beit Jala in the West Bank on the Palestinian diaspora in Chile”

including contributions from …
nadia garib, president of palestinian federation of chile
• plo adviser xavier abu eid (more…)

Newshour: ‘Right to Movement’

yesterday evening (tuesday 24th), 9.51-9.56pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes a propaganda piece about at international running group that opposes the life-saving road blocks and security barrier

“Jogging with Palestine’s marathon runners: Lyse Doucet went to meet George Zeidan, the co-founder of the ‘Right to Movement‘.”


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