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Posts tagged ‘Dareen Tatour’

Twt: Miri Regev

yesterday evening (tuesday 4th), 10.36-10.41pm, on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) includes …

“Israel’s culture Miri Regev is taking on the Israeli arts world, accusing some of pursuing anti-Israel narratives in state-funded works, or even of glorifying terrorism.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman
• actress esti zakheim
• writer einat weitzman
oren hazan mp
(more…)

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Newshour: Dareen Tatour

this afternoon (tuesday 31st), 2.36-2.49pm (repeated 9.36pm), on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james menendez) includes …

“To a case now which has become a cause celebre for free speech advocates in Israel and beyond: Dareen Tatour is an Arab-Israeli poet living near Nazareth. In October 2015, she was arrested and subsequently charged with inciting violence and supporting a terrorist organisation. It was because of several of her social media posts, including one which she read a poem called ’Resist my people, resist’, accompanied by footage of Palestinian protesters throwing stones at Israeli police … she has been sentenced to 5 months in prison.”

including interviews by tim franks with …
• israeli arab poet dareen tatour
• former ambassador and foreign minister danny ayalon
(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-45018754)
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