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HC: Detained children

yesterday morning (sunday 11th), 7.45-9.15am, on bbc parliament tv
westminster hall debates 7/2/2018 includes …

Palestinian Children and Israeli Military Detention

speeches by …
Sarah Champion (Lab)
John Howell (C)
Richard Burden (Lab)
Ross Thomson (C)
Kate Hollern (Lab)
Joanna Cherry (SNP)
Andrew Percy (C)
Joan Ryan (Lab)
Matthew Offord (C)
Paul Blomfield (Lab)
Louise Ellman (Lab)
Marsha de Cordova (Lab)
Partrick Grady (SNP)
Fabian Hamilton (Lab)
Alistair Burt (C)
interventions by …
Jim Cunningham (Lab)
Paula Sherriff (Lab)
Desmond Swayne (C)
Imran Hussain (Lab)
Matthew Offord (C)
Andy Slaughter (Lab)
Gill Furniss (Lab)
Martin Whitfield (Lab)
Seema Malhotra (Lab)
Rupa Huq (Lab)
Afzal Khan (Lab)
Stella Creasy (Lab)

(transcript at
(if you missed it, available from 2:01:00 to 3:31:00 at

Children of the Gaza War

tomorrow evening (wednesday 8th), 9.00-10.00pm, on bbc 2 (repeated 11.20pm on thursday 9th)
children of the gaza war

Lyse Doucet follows the lives of children on both sides of the conflict in the midst of the war and through the months that followed, revealing how children born so close are growing further apart with each war.


From our own correspondent: Gaza

last saturday morning (16th august), 11.30am-12.00, on bbc radio 4
from our own correspondent includes …

Kevin Connolly reports on the six-year-olds in Gaza who’ve already lived through three wars.”


Palestinian (but not Israeli) broken hearts and haunted minds

this afternoon (friday 15th), 2.41-2.48pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710)
newshour repeats
the same report for an international audience, this time with the following added introduction about broken hearts and haunted minds written by julian marshall

(0:35:50) “But what about the damage you can’t see, the broken hearts and haunted minds? As the guns fell silent, Kevin Connolly travelled through Gaza asking when if ever traumatised people start to heal.”


Palestinian (but not Israeli) trauma

this afternoon (thursday 14th), 5.00-6.00pm, on bbc radio 4
pm includes kevin connolly reporting on the “sad truth of being a reporter” – of having to report on the emotional scars and private agonies caused by years of conflict on the children of gaza, but not on the children of southern israel

(0:35:12) “But there’s plenty of the kind of damage you can’t see too, it sometimes feels like everyone here is nursing emotional scars that don’t show, or helping someone they love to nurse theirs. … quiet private agonies …”
(0:39:43) “It’s a sad truth of being a reporter, that we know that when the rocket attacks on Israel and the missile strikes on Gaza eventually come to an end, this will fade from the headlines for a time, but for the bereaved and for the shell-shocked who find their traumas replaying unbidden in their dreams at night, it might not ever fade.”


The Walter Benjamin broadcasts

tomorrow evening (saturday 24th), 8.00-9.00pm, on bbc radio 4
the benjamin broadcasts (in the archive on 4 series) (more…)

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