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Posts tagged ‘Justin Webb’

Today: Trump peace?

this morning (monday 22nd), 8.05-8.06am, and 8.50-8.55am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) includes …

Donald Trump says he can bring peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Tonight he goes to Israel.”

including contributions from …
• bbc middle east editor jeremy bowen
• bbc reporter tom bateman
rafi hochman, former mayor of eilat
mark zell, israeli-american republican
majid bamya, advisor to the minister of foreign affairs (more…)

Today: Netanyahu in UK

this morning (monday 6th), 8.36-8.44am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb and nick robinson) includes …

“The Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is due to visit the UK today for a meeting with Theresa May.
He comes at a time when the relationship between Israel and its main ally the US is shifting.”

yoni framowitz, tefillin-maker in settlement beit et
yael ben-shahar, resident of beit et
hanan ashrawi
• general mike herzog
• bbc middle east editor jeremy bowen (more…)

Today: Richard Rampton QC

this morning (friday 27th), 8.44-8.51am, on bbc radio 4 (repeated sunday afternoon and evening, 2.17pm and 9.36pm, on <b>newshour</b> on bbc world service radio)
today (presented by justin webb and nick robinson) includes …

“Today the film Denial opens across the country, it’s a dramatized version of the libel trial 17 years ago when David Irving sued the American academic Deborah Lipstadt.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter sanchia berg
• actor timothy spall
richard rampton qc, who represented deborah lipstadt (more…)

Today: Robi Damelin

thia morning (tuesday 27th), 6.51-6.56am, on bbc radio 4
today includes (an item chosen by guest editor, actress carey mulligan) …

“In March 2002 Robi Damelin’s son, David, was shot by a Palestinian sniper while serving in the Israeli army.
Rather than feel hatred towards the people who killed her son Robi wanted to reach out to other grieving parents, both Israeli and Palestinian.”

(more…)

Today: Security Council

this morning (saturday 24th), 6.01-6.04, 6.12-6.15, and 7.10-7.15am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) leads with …

The United States has allowed the UN Security Council to adopt a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements, breaking with long standing American practice by withholding its veto, in an apparent rebuke of Israeli policy.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher
• bbc reporter yolande knell
saeb erekat
danny danon
• former us assistant secretary of state for public affairs p j crowley (more…)

Today: Cable Street 80

yesterday morning (tuesday 4th), 7.23-7.28am, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 9.51pm on newshour on bbc world service radio)
today (presented by justin webb) includes …

Eighty years ago today, fascist leader Oswald Mosley and his Blackshirt followers planned a march in London’s East End, but were forced to abandon after Jewish residents joined forces with local communists to block the route at Cable Street. Reporter Zoe Conway has been to meet some of those still alive who took part in that day’s struggle.”

including contributions from …
• professor clive bloom, author of violent london, 2,000 years of riots rebels and revolts
beattie orwell, 99
max levitas, 101 (more…)

Today: Shami Chakrabarti

shami chakrabarti appearing to be a spokesman for jeremy corbyn
this morning (friday 1st), 8.34-8.40am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by john humphries and justin webb) includes …

“Stoke-on-Trent North Labour MP Ruth Smeeth has called on leader Jeremy Corbyn to “resign immediately” for his “catastrophic failure of leadership” in not tackling a comment made to her during the unveiling of a report into anti-Semitism in the party last week. Shami Chakrabarti chairs Labour’s inquiry in to anti-Semitism.”

(more…)

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