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WH: Labour anti-semitism

this evening (sunday 28th), 9.37-9.39pm, on bbc radio 4 

westminster hour (presented by carolyn quinn) includes …

“We’ve got the Equality and Human Rights Commission report on the handling of anti-semitism by Labour, it’s reaching party officials this week, for those who are named to have a look at. Is that a significant moment, given what happened with Rebecca Long-Bailey and her sacking?”

including discussion with …

• journalist torcuil crichton 

thangam debbonnaire mp

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HMD: Radio 4

this afternoon (monday 27th), 1.01-1.02pm and 1.07-1.24pm, 5.01-5.02pm, 5.05-5.10pm, 5.49-5.57pm, and 6.00-6.10pm, on bbc radio 4  

world at one (presented by sarah montague), pm (presented by carolyn quinn), and six o’clock news, include …

“With every year that passes, there are fewer people left alive who can tell us first-hand what happened in the Nazi death camps.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter adam easton 

• bbc reporter kevin connolly 

• survivor anita lasker-wallfisch

• survivor bat-sheva dagan, b. 1925, lodz

• survivor elza baker

• survivor marian turski (moshe turbowicz), b. 1926, lodz

• novelist rachel seiffert 

• bbc reporter daniela ralph 

prince william 

boris johnson 

(see also videos at https://www.itv.com/news/2020-01-27/survivors-join-world-leaders-to-commemorate-liberation-of-auschwitz-at-camp-gates-75-years-on/)

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PM/6ocn: Auschwitz 75

this afternoon (thursday 23rd), 5.04-5.05pm, 5.15-5.22pm, 6.00-6.01pm, and 6.16-6.21pm, on bbc radio 4 (partly repeated 9.36pm on newshour on bbc world service radio)

pm (presented by carolyn quinn) and six o’clock news include…

Dozens of world leaders have been attending the ceremony in Jerusalem to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland. The event was held at Yad Vashem, Israel’s memorial to the milions of victims of the Holocaust, most of whom were Jewish.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter jonny dymond 

benjamin netanyahu

mike pence 

prince charles 

• german president frank-walter steinmeier 

• former chief rabbi yisrael meir lau, chairman of yad vashem  

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

• survivor giselle cycowicz

(see also https://www.dw.com/en/german-president-steinmeier-meets-with-holocaust-survivors-in-jerusalem/a-52113954)

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WH: His dark materials

yesterday evening (sunday 21st), 10.04-10.05pm and 10.32-10.36pm, on bbc radio 4 

westminster hour (presented by carolyn quinn) includes …

Jeremy Corbyn has written to Labour members announcing the launch of what he calls education materials to help supporters confront bigotry, including anti-semitism. Tomorrow Mr Corbyn will address the shadow cabinet and Parliamentary Labour Party where he’s expected to face difficult questions about allegations that senior members of his team interfered with investigations into accusations of anti-semitism made against party members.”

including contributions from  …

carolyn harris mp

• bbc reporter caroline wheeler 

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Today/PM: Eurovision

today (saturday 18th), 8.09-8.10am, 8.20-8.22am,  8.48-8.53am, and 5.23-5.27pm, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) and pm (presented by carolyn quinn) include …

“The final of the 64th Eurovision song contest takes place in Tel Aviv this evening, following Israel’s victory in last year’s competition. The event has become highly political after dozens of artists called for a boycott because of Israel’s treatment of the occupied Palestinian territories.”

“But if Israel likes Eurovision-the-competition, its relationship with Europe-the-continent is more ambiguous.”

including contributions from  …

• bbc reporter david sillito 

• bbc reporter paddy oconnell 

• bbc reporter james landale 

• pollster dahlia scheindlin 

ilan issacson, head of security at eshkol

nour odeh, media consultant, spokesperson for the palestinian authority

alistair burt mp

(more…)

WH: Labour antisemitism

yesterday evening (sunday 10th), 11.39-11.46pm, on bbc radio 4
westminster hour (presented by carolyn quinn, with panellists • journalist seb payne, • dan carden mp, • baroness ruth deech, and • sam gyimah mp) includes …

“Back home, we’ve got this issue of Labour MPs giving the leadership a week to produce a report on the scale of anti-semitism in the party. That week is up tomorrow: will something happen at the PLP?”

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PM: Labour backs down

yesterday afternoon (friday 8th), 5.01-5.02pm, 5.05-5.13pm, and 5.32-5.42pm, on bbc radio 4 (partly repeated 6.06-6.09pm on six o’clock news)
pm (presented by carolyn quinn) leads with …

A vote of no confidence in Labour MP Luciana Berger has been withdrawn.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter chris mason
tom watson mp
• bbc merseyside reporter claire hamilton
joe anderson, mayor of liverpool
louise ellman mp
(more…)

PM: Adrian Goldberg in Raciborz

yesterday evening (friday 28th), 5.43-5.57pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by carolyn quinn) includes …

Today, Adrian travels to his father’s home town, Ratibor (now Raciborz), which is now in Poland due to border changes.

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter adrian goldberg
jonathan ornstein, executive director of the jewish community centre in krakow
• raciborz jewish cemetery guide malgosia ploszaj
• bbc reporter adrian goldberg
(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/stories-46635052)
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PM: German passport?

yesterday evening (wednesday 26th), 5.34-5.46pm, and this evening (thursday 27th), 5.36-5.51pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by carolyn quinn) includes …

Adrian Goldberg is a Radio 5 Live presenter who’s deciding whether to get a German passport in order to remain an EU citizen. Adrian’s father Rudy escaped Nazi Germany as a 13-year-old when his parents, worried about the increasing persecution of Germany’s Jews, found him a place on the kindertransport. Rudy became one of the 10,000 youngsters relocated to families in the UK on the eve of the Second World War …
Today, Adrian tries to understand more about his father’s journey to this country. and what he would make of Adrian’s dilemma.”
Today, Adrian heads to Berlin. Have the Jews simply been replaced by the Muslims as a persecuted minority?”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter adrian goldberg
• historian anthony grenville, chair of the research centre for german and austrian exile studies, university of london, and former consultant editor of the association of jewish refugees journal
ralph stanton (rolf steinberg), kindertransport child, aged 14
ruth jacobs (ruth heber), kindertransport child, innsbruck, aged 10
• dr sina arnold, berlin institute for empirical integration and migration research
beatrix von storch, deputy leader, AfD
nina peretz
dekel peretz
(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/stories-46635052)
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PM/Twt: Israeli airstrikes

yesterday evening (wednesday 26th), 5.03-5.04pm, and 10.03-10.05pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by carolyn quinn) and the world tonight (presented by sean ley) include …

“Russia says that two passenger planes were directly threatened last night by Israeli airstrikes on Syria. The defence ministry in Moscow said that the endangered flights had been landing in Damascus and Beirut.”

including reports from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
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