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Posts tagged ‘Hebron’

Twt: UNESCO and Hebron

last friday evening (7th july), 10.30-10.39pm, on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by razia iqbal) includes …

“Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has condemned UNESCO’s decision as delusional

including interviews with …
• dual-narrative tour guide eliyahu maclean
• palestinian ambassador manuel hassassian (more…)


Newshour: UNESCO and Hebron

last friday evening (7th july), 9.36-9.40pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

Hebron declared a UNESCO world heritage site

including report from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman (more…)

Newshour: UNESCO v Hebron

this evening (sunday 2nd), 9.20-9.24pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“A UNESCO committee is beginning to consider a Palestinian request to classify the Old City of Hebron in the occupied West Bank as an Endangered World Heritage Site.”

including interview with …
• tour guide eliyahu maclean (more…)

Newshour: Azaria sentenced

this evening (tuesday 21st), 9.07-9.14pm, and 9.43-9.46pm, on bbc world service radio (partly repeated from 5.02pm and 5.17pm on pm on bbc radio 4)
newshour (presented by tim franks) leads with …

Israeli soldier sentenced for Palestinian death:
An Israeli soldier who killed a wounded Palestinian attacker, in a high-profile case that split opinion across the country, has been jailed for 18 months, but the father of the man says the sentence is not long enough.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter jonny dymond
oren hazan, likud mp
nadav weisman, military prosecutor
yusri al-sharif, victim’s father
• defence lawyer eyal beserglick (more…)

PM: Hanan Al Hroub

bbc radio 4 reports as news a teaching award from march 2016 (see, and without mentioning that the teacher married a terrorist who had killed 6 civilians on their way to synagogue

last friday evening (19th july), 5.41-5.46pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by eddie mair) includes …

Hanan Al Hroub has won what’s been described as the Nobel Prize for teaching. Our Middle East correspondent Yolande Knell has met the Palestinian who beat the rest of the world.
… It was a victory that gave Palestinians hope at a miserable time

see also… (more…)

Newshour: Quartet report

last friday afternoon (1st july), 9.36-9.40pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by owen bennett jones) includes …

“A long-awaited report by Middle East peace mediators says Israel should stop building settlements, and the Palestinians should stop inciting violence.”

including contribution from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell (more…)

Boston calling: Writers against Israel

tomorrow evening (saturday 7th), 6.30pm, on bbc world service radio
boston calling includes …

Renowned writers to document life in the West Bank:
Israeli-born writer Ayelet Waldman tried to put Israel out of her mind for 20 years. Now she and her husband, the novelist Michael Chabon, are bringing writers to the region to write about the West Bank occupation.”


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