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Posts tagged ‘Italy’

6ocn/Nh: Italian neo-Nazis

this evening (thursday 7th), 5.04-5.05pm on bbc radio 4 (repeated 10.10pm on the world tonight and 12.22am on midnight news), and 9.24-9.29pm on bbc world service radio

six o’clock news and newshour (presented by tim franks) include …

“An 89-year-old Italian senator who survived the holocaust has been given police protection after receiving hundreds of threats from far-right supporters. Last month, Liliana Segre, who’s Jewish, successfully proposed setting up a parliamentary commission on hatred racism and anti-semitism.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter danny eberhart

• former president of the italian chamber of deputies laura boldrini

(more…)

Today: Pino Lella

this morning (wednesday 30th), 8.18-8.25am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb and nick robinson) includes …

“A Hollywood film is to be made of little known war hero Pino Lella’s life.
91-year-old Lella was 17 when he risked his life to smuggle Jews out of Mussolini’s Italy, before spying on the Nazis while employed as a driver for a German general.”

including interview with …
mark sullivan, author of beneath a scarlet sky
• son michael lella (more…)

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