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Twt: Auschwitz 75

yesterday evening (thursday 23rd), 10.05-10.06pm, and 10.42-10.45pm, on bbc radio 4

the world tonight (presented by julian worricker) concludes with …

“We end the programme with some sounds from Jerusalem, where world leaders have gathered to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp.”

including contributions from …

benjamin netanyahu

prince charles 

• german president frank-walter steinmeier 

emmanuel macron 

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


Nh: Auschwitz 75

this afternoon (thursday 23rd), 2.36-2.49pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james menendez) includes …

Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter orla guerin 

• belsen survivor rena quint, author and subject of a daughter of many mothers

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

• historian jan grabowski


Today: Mateusz Morawiecki

this morning (thursday 23rd), 6.13-6.16am, 7.04-7.06am, 7.36-7.40am, and 8.06-8.07am, on bbc radio 4 (partly repeated 9.41pm on newshour on bbc world service radio)

today (presented by justin webb and mishal husain) includes…

World leaders are gathering in Jerusalem to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp in Poland, where more than a million people, mostly Jews, were murdered by the Nazis. The Russian and French presidents are attending, as well as the Prince of Wales, making his first visit to the Holy Land. But the ceremony has been overshadowed by the decision of Poland’s president not to attend.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman

• bbc reporter jonny dymond

• polish prime minister mateusz morawiecki

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MN/Today: French anti-semitism

this morning (thursday 21st), 12.13-12.14am and 6.47-6.52am, on bbc radio 4
midnight news and today (presented by martha kearney) include …

President Macron of France has announced a series of measures to tackle anti-semitism. He said attacks against Jewish people had risen to a level not seen since the Second World War.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter lucy williamson
nonna mayer of sciences po
jason herbert, spokesman for gilets jaunes
jean-yves camus

Newshour: French anti-semitism

this afternoon (wednesday 20th), 2.20-2.24pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by  razia iqbal) includes …

“Contrasting images in the last two days: the sight of large Nazi swastikas daubed on about 80 headstones in a French Jewish cemetery, and thousands who gathered to protest anti-semitism in Paris on Tuesday.”

including interview with …
shimon samuels, of the simon wiesenthal centre, paris
(see also

6ocn/B100d/Newshour/Twt: French anti-semitism

this evening (tuesday 19th), 6.21-6.23pm on bbc radio 4, 7.35-7.39pm on bbc news tv, 9.06-9.15pm on bbc world service radio, and 10.18-10.23pm on bbc radio 4
six o’clock news, beyond 100 days (presented by katty kay and matthew price), newshour (presented by julian marshall), and the world tonight (presented by julian worricker) include …

“We go to France, where rallies have been taking place across the country in protest at a rise in anti-semitic attacks, the most recent last night in the city of Strasbourg, where more than 90 Jewish graves were daubed with swastikas. The French President Emmanuel Macron has been to the city to inspect the damage.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter lucy williamson
• journalist pierre haski
jean-yves camus
dominique moisi of the institut montaigne
simone rodan-benzaquen, director of the american jewish committee

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