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6ocn: Haifa segregation

this evening (tuesday 13th), 6.27-6.29pm (repeated 12.27am on midnight news), on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news (presented by corrie corfield) concludes with …

Israeli women’s rights groups are urging the mayor of Haifa to cancel a planned concert for a men-only audience by two popular ultra-Orthodox Jewish singers.” 

including report from …

• bbc reporter yolande knell

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Today: Today’s elections

this morning (tuesday 9th), 6.09-6.10am, 6.36-6.40am, 6.52-6.57am, 7.19-7.23am, 7.48-7.57am, 8.04-8.05am, 8.34-8.42am, and 8.51-8.54am, on bbc radio 4

today (presented by martha kearney) includes …

“This is the most closely-fought Israeli election in years. We’re broadcasting from Jerusalem this morning, the country’s seat of government.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman

• journalist liat collins, jerusalem post

• journalist amira hass, haaretz

• activist asad safirakil

avi gabbay, leader, labour party

livan saman, haifa student

• bbc reporter martha kearney

maya gewurtz, pharmacist, maale adumim

mohammed, abu dakhouq clan, khan al amar

halimi zakhaiqa, school principal, khan al amar

• hebron resident shani horowitz

• hebron activist issa amro

• hebron student sundes adsa

• analyst neri zilber

• professor efraim inbar

• journalist daoud kuttab

• bbc reporter lyse doucet

(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-47852261)

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Raving in Palestine

BBC bias: BBC News presents a completely one-sided programme on “Palestinian identity freedom and resistance”, with multiple references to apartheid and human rights.

saturday 9th february, 4.30-4.55am (repeated 9.30pm), on bbc news tv
raving in palestine (filmed produce and directed by sebastien rabas) (in the our world series)

including contributions from …
odai masri of oddz
sama’ abdulhadi of sama’
laith al bandak of nrd
bruno cruz, and walaa sbait, of ministry of dub-key
al nather, shab jdeed, and makimakkuk, of blinm
sana jammelieh of sana jam

“This film follows Palestinian DJs producers and musicians as they redefine Palestinian identity freedom and resistance through music.”
“Our World spent the New Year party season in Ramallah, Bethlehem and Haifa documenting the personal views of young Palestinians on the Israeli occupation, and how it impacts their music.
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Extreme Railways

last monday morning (27th november), 9.00-10.00pm, on channel 5 tv
middle east (presented by chris tarrant) (4th episode, 4th season, in the extreme railways series)

Chris Tarrant follows the route up through Jordan before crossing into Israel. Along the way, he visits the ancient city of Petra, as well as Haifa and Tel Aviv, which feels more like Los Angeles to him than the Middle East, while in Jerusalem he’s staggered both by the 3,000-year-old city’s history and the scale of the tourist tat.”

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Britain’s Palestine Patrols

last thursday morning (26th november), 8.50-9.00am, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
britain’s palestine patrols (presented by mike lanchin) (in the witness series) …

“In the 1940s the Royal Navy intercepted dozens of Jewish refugee ships trying to reach British-controlled Palestine. It was part of British government policy to limit Jewish immigration to Palestine.
Witness hears from Lieutenant-Commander Alan Tyler, 91, then a Jewish officer onboard HMS Chevron, patrolling the Mediterranean sea.”

(see also http://reminiscences.uk/2015/09/10/alan-tyler/) (more…)

Business Daily: cancer in Haifa

this morning (wednesday 20th), 8.41-8.49am (repeated this evening, 5.15-5.23pm), on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
business daily concludes with (3rd of 4 daily reports about the economies of gaza the west bank and israel) …

“Also we hear from Marie Keyworth in Haifa in northern Israel on how the local heavy industry – which is set to be expanded – is accused of causing air pollution and cancer among the residents of this coastal town.”

including interviews with …
• patient itzik moshe, and wife mazal moshe
andre sweden, of a health and environmental coalition
ofer dressler, director of the haifa district municipal association for environmental protection
david leffler, director-general of the ministry of environmental protection
david castell, president of the haifa chamber of commerce
• town planner and city councillor einat rotem (more…)

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