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Posts tagged ‘Martha Kearney’

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…)


W@1: Holocaust photographs

yesterday afternoon (friday 27th), 1.31-1.38pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by edward stourton) includes …

“Today is Holocaust Memorial Day, and to mark it, Martha Kearney has been talking to a photographer who set out to create a record of holocaust survivors and their stories.”

including interviews with …
• photographer harry borden
• survivor bernd koschland, 86 (more…)

W@1: Elor Azaria

this afternoon (wednesday 4th), 1.05-1.06pm, and 1.22-1.25pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by martha kearney) includes …

“An Israeli Soldier who shot dead a wounded Palestinian militant in the occupied West Bank has been convicted of manslaughter. Sergeant Elor Azaria killed Abdul al-Sharif in Hebron last March. after the Palestinian had been involved in stabbing another soldier”

including reports from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell (more…)

NUS anti-semitism 28/9/2016

yesterday afternoon (wednesday 28th), 1.21-1.28pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by martha kearney) includes …

“Leading figures in student politics are accusing the NUS President of anti-semitic rhetoric in a letter given exclusively to this programme. In it, three vice-presidents of the NUS, and 41 other student leaders, say ‘Jewish students have not felt safe participating in our national movement because of the actions and rhetoric of leaders of the NUS‘.”

including interviews with …
richard brooks, nus vice-president of union development
michael segalov, journalist and former nus executive member (more…)

W@1: Shimon Peres

yesterday afternoon (wednesday 28th), 1.33-1.38pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by martha kearney) includes …

Shimon Peres dies aged 93. Yossi Klein Halevi is an author and senior fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem”


Ken Livingstone suspended

this afternoon (thursday 28th), 1.00-1.02pm and 1.08-1.18pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by martha kearney) leads with …

“The row over anti-semitism in the labour Party has escalated. Labour politicains have called for Ken Livingstone to be suspended from the party. … Sadiq Khan has called for Ken Livingstone to be suspended from the Labour Party for what he described as deeply offensive comments.
Mr Livingstone said that Hitler supported Zionism before the Holocaust. He made the comments while defending the Labour MP Naz Shah, who he insists could not be accused of anti-semitism.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter carole walker
ken livingstone
wes streeting
jon lansman
neil coyle mp (more…)

UK Nazi persecution files

yesterday morning (thursday 31st), 11.30am-1200, on bbc radio 4
the nazi persecution files (presented by martha kearney) (in the uk confidential series)

“Documents telling the stories of Britons persecuted by Nazi Germany have been declassified.
In 1964, the UK and West Germany signed an agreement that enabled British victims of Nazi oppression to seek compensation. The total fund was limited to just £1,000,000, and the criteria were strict – only those who had spent time in “concentration camps or similar institutions”, and who could prove it, would be awarded cash sums.


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