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HMD: Ken Livingstone

last friday (26th january), on press tv
has the holocaust been exploited to oppress others? (presented by roshan mohammed shah, with studio guest ken livingstone) (in the the big conversation series)

(Livingstone, 0:12:18) “We aren’t seeing the image about what happens to so many Palestinians because literally it’s considered too controversial. Anyone doing a film about it has got to be denounced as anti-semitic.”

(if you missed it, available at

Today: Livingstone inquiry?

this morning (thursday 6th), 6.54-6.58am, and 8.19-8.22am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by nick robinson) includes …

Ken Livingstone is facing another inquiry by Labour amid mounting anger in the party about his comments on Adolf Hitler and Zionism.”

including interviews with …
rhea wolfson, of momentum and the labour national executive committee
angela rayner mp (more…)

W@1: Labour and anti-semitism

this afternoon (wednesday 5th), 1.24-1.28pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by martha kearney) includes …

“It’s a row about anti-semitism which has inflamed the fault-lines running through the Labour Party.”

including contributions from …
tom watson mp, deputy labour leader
keir starmer mp
adrian cohen, chairman of labour friends of israel (more…)

Today: Ken Livingstone suspended

this morning (wednesday 5th), 7.32-7.33am, and 7.34-7.41am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by john humphrys) includes …

“The former Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone, has been suspended from representing the Labour party, after the National Constitutional Committee found him guilty of making controversial comments about Hitler and Zionism.”

including interview with …
lord levy (more…)

Twt: Ken Livingstone

this evening (tuesday 4th), 10.02-10.03pm, and 10.17-10.22pm, on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) includes …

“The former London mayor, Ken Livingstone, has been barred from standing for office for Labour for another year because of his claim that Adolph Hitler supported Zionism. His critics had wanted him expelled from the party.
The Jewish Labour Movement has called it a slap on the wrist for Mr Livingstone, and a slap in the face for Jewish Labour supporters.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter mark lobel
ken livingstone
wes streeting mp (more…)

Today: Ken Livingstone

this morning (tuesday 4th), 8.46-8.50am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by sarah montague and mishal husain) includes …

Ken Livingstone will find out today whether he’s going to be thrown out of his party, accused of damaging Labour with repeated comments about Hitler and Nazi Germany.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter ross hawkins
ken livingstone
jeremy newmark, of the jewish labour movement
(if you missed it, available from 2:46:30 to 2:50:20 at

JF: Labour anti-semitism

the bbc publishes ken livingstone‘s accusations against the parliamentary committee as a featured clip, permanently available, but committee chairman john mann‘s reply only for 28 days, in the middle of a 3-hour programme with no easy way of finding it

last sunday morning (16th october), 6.00-9.00am, on bbc radio london
inspirit (phone-in programme, presented by jumoke fashola) includes …

Anti-Semitism in the UK.”

including interviews with …
ken livingstone (
* john mann, anti-semitism parliamnentary committee chairman ( (more…)

PM: Jon Lansman

last monday afternoon (20th june) 5.40-5.55pm, on bbc radio 4
jon lansman (in the at lunch with … series) (part of the pm programme) (presented by becky milligan)

“I think there is a problem with anti-semitism in society, and the Labour Party is not immune from it. …
John Mann unfortunately is one of that small band of MPs who since Jeremy was elected, in fact even before he was elected, has been doing its best to undermine him publicly.”


Sunday Politics: Labour anti-semitism

yesterday morning (sunday 1st), 11.05-11.20am, on bbc 1
sunday politics summarises the week’s news on …

Anti-semitism in Labour

and includes new contributions from …
ben bradshaw mp
nick watt of the guardian
janet daley of the telegraph
janan ganesh of the financial times (more…)

BH: anti-semitism experienced

this morning (sunday 1st), 9.06-9.15am, on bbc radio 4
broadcasting house (presented by paddy o’connell) leads with …

“Missing from much of the coverage has been a first-hand account of the prejudice against British Jews. We’ve got two accounts this morning.”

including interviews with …
• rabbi arnold saunders of the higher crumpsall and higher broughton synagogue
stephen ryde (more…)

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