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HARDtalk: Yasser Abu Jamei

this morning (wednesday 26th), 4.30-4.55am (repeated 12.30am), on bbc news tv (and repeated 4.06am 3.06pm and 8.06pm on bbc world service radio)

dr yasser abu jamei – mental health in gaza (interviewed by stephen sackur) (in the hardtalk series)

“HARDtalk’s Stephen Sackur speaks to Dr Yasser Abu Jamei, director of Gaza’s biggest mental health program. The past few days have seen rising tension in Gaza – Islamist militants fired rockets into Israel; the Israelis responded with air strikes aimed at the Islamic Jihad group. Hardly unusual and certainly not the stuff of international headlines but that in itself is telling. In Gaza conflict is the norm, so too an economic blockade that has long choked the economy.

What happens to a people living with trauma and collective despair?”

(see also #12 at https://www.idf.il/en/minisites/military-advocate-generals-corps/releases-idf-military-advocate-general/mag-corps-press-release-update-6/)

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MN/Today: Trump plan

this morning (wednesday 29th), 12.01-12.08am and 8.49-8.55am, on bbc radio 4

midnight news and today (presented by mishal husain) include …

President Trump has set out what he has called ‘the most detailed peace plan ever’ for the Middle East, saying it’s a ‘win-win for both Israelis and Palestinians’.“

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter aleem maqbool

• bbc reporter jeremy bowen

• bbc reporter jon sopel 

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Corbyn and terrorists

this evening (thursday 5th), 7.38-7.40pm, on itv 1

the leader interviews: jeremy corbyn (presented by julie etchington) includes …

“But there are those who would look at people you’ve shared a platform with before, Hamas, Hezbollah, inviting members of Sinn Fein into the House of Commons after IRA attacks, and they just wonder whose side you’re on sometimes?

including interview with …

jeremy corbyn

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W@1: Corbyn’s history

this afternoon (sunday 24th), 1.36-1.43pm, on bbc radio 4 

world at one (presented by mark mardell) includes …

Corbyn is perhaps driven by his anti-colonialism, whether the colonial powers are in South America, Vietnam, the Middle East, or Ireland. He’s never changed, but he’s now haunted by that history. Many Labour campaigners who knock on doors will tell you time and time again white working-class men in particular will raise his support for Hamas, and with great disgust the IRA. The former Labour MP Ian Austin agreed [sic] with him in the Commons: ‘The Leader of the Opposition the Shadow Chancellor, these are people who spent their entire time in politics working with, defending, all sorts of extremists and in some cases terrorists and anti-semites’.”

including contributions from …

• actress maureen lipman

ian austin mp 

• journalist john crace 

stephen pound mp 

laura parker of momentum

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Nh: Family killed

yesterday evening (friday 15th), 9.20-9.25pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“Israeli Defence Forces have said they will investigate the killing of eight civilians in Gaza on Thursday in an airstrike targeting a member of the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher

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Nh/6ocn: Gaza truce?

this afternoon (thursday 14th), 2.36-2.45pm on bbc world service radio, and 6.22-6.24pm on bbc radio 4 

newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) and six o’clock news include …

“Two days after Israeli forces killed a senior commander of the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in the Gaza strip, triggering a new round of deadly air attacks on both sides, a truce that was brokered was due to come into effect earlier today, but there have been more reports of rocket attacks.”

including reports from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher 

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6ocn: Gaza suicide bombs

this evening (wednesday 28th), 6.22-6.24pm, on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news includes …

“The militant Palestinian group Hamas has carried out a wave of arrests of radical Islamists known as Salafists who it suspects of being behind two suicide bombings in Gaza.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter wyre davies

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Today: Gaza film

this morning (thursday 8th), 6.44-6.49am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by mishal husain) includes …

Gaza is by any standards a pretty bleak place to live. Now a documentary called Gaza which had its premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, is about to be released in this country. It’s been called a portrait of Palestinian life in which a series of people talk about how they live amid restrictions and lack of any opportunity.“

including interview with  …

• co-director garry keane 

• production manager fadi hassan hanona 

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HARDtalk: Ghazi Hamad

this morning (wednesday 22nd), 4.30-4.55am (repeated 12.30am), on bbc news tv (and repeated 9.06pm on bbc world service radio

ghazi hamad – hamas spokesman (interviewed by stephen sackur) (in the hardtalk series)

“Could change be afoot? Hamas’s internal grip on Gaza is threatened by rising economic discontent. The Trump administration will soon unveil a peace plan built on economic incentives for the Palestinian people. The movement’s rhetoric is unbending, but do the Palestinian people long for new ideas?”

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One Day in Gaza

this evening (monday 13th), 9.00-10.00pm, on bbc 2 tv  

one day in gaza (produced directed and narrated by olly lambert

“Film marking a year since one of the deadliest days of violence in the Gaza Strip for a generation. One Day in Gaza examines, moment by moment, what happened on that fateful day.”

including interviews with … 

adele raemer, resident of kibbutz nirim

• col kobi heller, commander, gaza southern brigade

lieutenant “k”, field intelligence officer

• idf spokesman lt-col jonathan conricus 

jamie mcgoldrick, un humanitarian coordinator

michael oren mk

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