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Today: Iceland circumcision

this morning (monday 19th), 8.22-8.29am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) includes …

“Should circumcision be banned, not just of girls but of boys too? There’s a bill before the Icelandic parliament.”

including interview with …
• imam ahmed siddiq
silja gunnarsdottir mp


Today: Gurlitt exhibition

this morning (tuesday 13th), 8.22-8.29am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) includes …

“In Bern, an exhibition is attracting huge crowds, but the works on show are all from the Gurlitt collection, pieces acquired by Hildebrand Gurlitt, an art dealer for the Nazis

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter imogen foulkes
nina zimmer, director of the museum of fine arts, bern
• curator nikola doll

Today: Polish holocaust law

BBC bias: A Member of the European Parliament for the right-wing (alleged racist) Law and Justice Party is introduced by the BBC solely as a “professor of history at the Polish Academy of Sciences“.

this morning (friday 2nd), 8.34-8.39am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by nick robinson and john humphrys) includes …

Israel’s prime minister has warned Poles not to try to change history

including interview with …
wojciech roszkowski, mep for the law and justice party
konstanty gebert columnist, gazeta wyborcza

Today: Ahed Tamimi 8/1/2018

this morning (monday 8th), 6.45-6.51am, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 2.20pm and 9.20pm on newshour on bbc world service radio)
today (presented by john humphrys) includes …

Confrontations between young Palestinians and Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank are an almost daily occurence, but since last month one case has been the subject of an intense public debate: Ahed Tamimi, who is 16, was filmed slapping and kicking two soldiers outside her home. She has now been charged with 5 counts of assault,”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• tamimi lawyer gaby lasky, former secretary general of peace now
anat berko, likud mk
• father bassem al-tamimi
• lt col maurice hirsch, former idf chief prosecutor
(see also last wednesday, from 2:32:15 to 2:39:30 at

Today: Palestinian anger

this morning (friday 8th)6.11-6.14am, 7.26-7.31am, 7.45-7.49am, and 8.47-8.52am, on bbc radio 4
today (including report from westminster) (presented by sarah smith and john humphrys) includes …

“The United States has warned the Palestinians not to break off talks that had been planned with Vice-President Mike Pence after President Trump recognised Jerusalem as Israel’a capital.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• bbc reporter tom bateman
• bbc parliamentary reporter sean curran
• bbc middle east editor jeremy bowen
mark lyell grant, former uk ambassador to the un (more…)

Today: Israel’s capital

this morning (wednesday 6th), 6.40-6.42am, 7.34-7.41am, 8.02-8.04am, and 8.10-8.20am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by mishal husain and john humphrys) includes …

President Trump is to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, breaking international consensus on the city’s status.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• mayor nir barkat
• bbc reporter barbara plett usher
• bbc reporter jon sopel
• palestinian ambassador manuel hassassian (more…)

PM: Priti Patel

yesterday afternoon and this morning (monday 6th and tuesday 7th), 5.09-5.16pm, and 7.12-7.14am, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by eddie mair) and today (presented by john humphrys) include …

“The prime minister has said she has spoken to the International Development Secretary Priti Patel “about the ministerial code and about the implications of the ministerial code”, after it emerged that she had held undisclosed meetings in Israel.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter james landale
• sir malcolm rifkind, former foreign secretary, and chairman of the intelligence and security committee until 2015 (more…)

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