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HMD: Radio Norfolk

yesterday afternoon (monday 27th), 5.47-5.56pm. on bbc radio norfolk 

matthew gudgin includes …

Holocaust Memorial Day

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter kevin connolly 

• bbc reporter anthony isaacs 

• dr fiona howard 

• rabbi roderick young  

(more…)

HMD: World Service

this afternoon (monday 27th), 2.06-2.19pm, on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by razia iqbal) leads with …

Auschwitz survivors have gathered alongside world leaders at the camp in southern Poland, where ceremonies are taking place to remember the more than a million prisoners who were murdered there.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter kevin connolly

• survivor henri kichka, b. 1926, brussels, author of une adolescence perdue dans la nuit des camps 

• daughter irene kichka 

michael schudrich, chief rabbi of poland

(more…)

HMD: Radio 4

this afternoon (monday 27th), 1.01-1.02pm and 1.07-1.24pm, 5.01-5.02pm, 5.05-5.10pm, 5.49-5.57pm, and 6.00-6.10pm, on bbc radio 4  

world at one (presented by sarah montague), pm (presented by carolyn quinn), and six o’clock news, include …

“With every year that passes, there are fewer people left alive who can tell us first-hand what happened in the Nazi death camps.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter adam easton 

• bbc reporter kevin connolly 

• survivor anita lasker-wallfisch

• survivor bat-sheva dagan, b. 1925, lodz

• survivor elza baker

• survivor marian turski (moshe turbowicz), b. 1926, lodz

• novelist rachel seiffert 

• bbc reporter daniela ralph 

prince william 

boris johnson 

(see also videos at https://www.itv.com/news/2020-01-27/survivors-join-world-leaders-to-commemorate-liberation-of-auschwitz-at-camp-gates-75-years-on/)

(more…)

Today: Holocaust Memorial Day

this morning (monday 27th), 6.10-6.12am, 6.43-6.48am, 7.14-7.19am, 7.44am, 8.01-8.03am, 8.01-8.03am, 8.00-8.02am, and 8.21-8.28am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by martha kearney and justin webb) includes…

Ceremonies have begun at Auschwitz to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camp. More than a million people, most of them Jews, were murdered at the camp during the German occupation of Poland.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter kevin connolly 

ronald lauder, chairman, auschwitz-birkenau memorial foundation, president, world jewish congress, and us ambassador to austria

• survivor jeanette spiegel 

• survivor henri kichka, b. 1926, brussels, author of une adolescence perdue dans la nuit des camps 

• daughter irene kichka

(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-51204090)

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MN: Brussels verdict

this morning (friday 8th), 12.10-12.13am, on bbc radio 4
midnight news includes …

“A French-born jihadist, Mehdi Nemmouche, who spent a year fighting in Syria for the Islamic State group has been found guilty of the terrorist murder of four people in a machine-gun attack on a Jewish museum in Brussels five years ago.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter kevin connolly
• museum director philippe blondin
(more…)

BH: Brussels aftermath

this morning (sunday 26th), 9.37-9,44am, on bbc radio 4
broadcasting house (presented by jane garvey) includes …

Kevin Connolly looks at the impact of the attack in 2014 on the Jewish Museum in Brusssels.”

including interviews with …
philippe blondin, museum director and hidden child
henri gutman, jewish secular (laic) community centre director
philippe markiovitch (more…)

FOOC: Shimon Peres

yesterday morning (saturday 1st), 11.31-11.37am, on bbc radio 4
from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) leads with …

Kevin Connolly in Jerusalem recollects his last meeting with Shimon Peres, and assesses the late president’s legacy.”

(more…)

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