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6ocn: LGBTQ oppression

yesterday evening (monday 19th), 6.14-6.16pm (repeated 12.20am on midnight news), on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news (presented by charles carroll) includes …

Gay activists in the West Bank have been threatened online after the Palestinian police announced a ban on their cxampaigns and meetings, and called for help to arrest them. The prohibition of the main local LGBTQ group was announced despite the Palestinian Authority having signed up to various international human rights treaties.”

including contributions from  …

• bbc reporter yolande knell

• activist mohammed abu ramilla

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Sunday: kitniyot

last sunday morning (sunday 24th), 7.11-7.17am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) leads with …

“For 1000 years, Ashkenazi Jews have been forbidden to eat foods classed as ‘Kitniyot’ (e.g. rice, corn, beans, legumes) during Passover. But now authorities in the US have lifted this ban which means that Ashkenazi Jews can eat a variety of foodstuffs from Sushi to Popcorn.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter charles carroll
• rabbi jonathan wittenberg
• restarateur jonathan robinson
claire hilton (more…)

Sunday: interfaith dialogue

this morning (sunday 6th), 7.37-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) includes …

“Next month marks the 50th anniversary of Nostra Aetate … This week Cardinal Vincent Nichols took the Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth, to meet the pope for the first time. Reporter Charles Carroll was with them.”

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