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6ocn/Twt: Police investigate Labour

yesterday evening (friday 2nd), 6.01-6.04pm, and 10.01-10.03pm, on bbc radio 4 (partly repeated 12.01-12.03am on midnight news)
six o’clock news and the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy) lead with …

“Britain’s most senior police officer has revealed that a criminal inquiry is underway into claims that members of the Labour Party have committed anti-semitic hate crimes.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter john pienaar
• metropolitan police commissioner cressida dick
margaret hodge mp
tom watson mp
• bbc reporter ben wright
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Blair on anti-semitism

yesterday afternoon (friday 2nd), 1.45-2.00pm, on bbc radio 4
tony blair (interviewed by nick robinson) (in the political thinking series) includes …

This anti-semitism thing has been bad because it’s been in the end something I just can’t imagine having happened in the Labour Party that I joined, all the way through to this moment, I can’t imagine that we’ve had 3 to 4 months debating over something where we have profoundly insulted the Jewish community in our country.”

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W@1: Police investigate Labour

this afternoon (friday 2nd), 1.01-1.03pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by mark mardell) leads with …

“Detectives have begun a criminal inquiry into claims that members of the Labour Party have committed anti-semitic hate crimes.”

including report from …
• bbc reporter ben wright
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Today: Police investigate Labour

this morning (friday 2nd), 8.23-8.26am, 8.32-8.33am, 8.40-8.41am, and 9.00-9.01am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) leads with …

“In the past half-hour, Scotland Yard has announced that a criminal investigation has begun into allegations of anti-semitic hate crimes within the Labour Party. In a statement, the Metropolitan Police said it had received an internal Labour Party dossier in September, which the complainant alleged included evidence of hate crimes.”

including contributions from …
• metropolitan police commissioner cressida dick
tom watson mp
(more…)

PM: US & UK anti-semitism

this afternoon (tuesday 30th), 5.38-5.49pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by carolyn quinn) includes …

“This is not primarily about guns, it’s about hate speech. And sadly, of course, Donald Trump is a politician who’s encouraged that kind of language at every turn, and I’m afraid this happens far too often in the United States, and I’m afraid it’s now happening in Europe too.”
“I’m afraid that’s what’s happened in the Labour Party, that’s absolutely clear that that’s happened, and that is very very shocking …”
”And the reason why I say that is because it constantly singles out one country, Israel, and it ignores all the things that are going on in countries where there aren’t democracies, where people are treated far worse, where there is genuine apartheid.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter jane obrien
lord winston
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Labour conference: Israel

last tuesday afternoon (25th september), 2.48-3.02pm, 3.39-3.42pm, 3.55-3.58pm, 4.09-4.12pm, 4.27-4.31pm, 4.49-4.42pm, 4.55-4.59pm, and 5.05-5.08pm, on bbc parliament tv
labour party conference: live afternoon session 25/9/2018 includes …

Contemporary composite 9: Palestine (demanding an independent international investigation into the “use of force against Palestinian demonstrators”, a freeze on UK arms sales to Israel and an end to the “blockade and closure” of Gaza)

including speeches by …
colin monehen, harlow momentum
zahid ali, wolverhampton
sarah jane potter, stevenage, councillor
mansoor ayub, wycombe
hilary wise, centre for palestine studies, soas
ali ahmed, cardiff
claire lees, liverpool momentum, ken livingstone supporter
steve lapsley, derby, jewish labour movement
jess finn, north-east herts
(conference procedure made a balanced debate impossible: the chair, before calling each speaker, did not even know which of four ‘composites’ – including brexit, paestine, and windrush – they intended to speak on, let alone on which side)
(as the jewish news commented: “No speaker referred to Hamas, terrorism or made any demands of the Palestinian leadership during the debate.”)
(if you missed it, available from 0:33:23 to 0:47:00, from 1:23:58 to 1:26:40. from 1:40:24 to 1:43:10. from 1:53:45 to 1:57:10. from 2:11:50 to 2:15:50. from 2:34:03 to 2:37:15. from 2:39:44 to 2:43:45. and from 2:49:40 to 2:53:05. at https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0blm0dr/labour-party-conference-2018-25092018-live-afternoon-session)

Tac: Corbyn and anti-semitism

yesterday evening (wednesday 26th), 11.30-11.33pm, on bbc 2 tv
today at conference (presented by jo coburn) includes …

Jeremy Corbyn admitted it had been a tough summer for Labour, and confronted issues he’d been criticised for, including anti-semitism Russia and the Middle East.”

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