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Today: Long-Bailey sacked

this morning (friday 26th), 6.08-6.10am, 6.33-6.36am, 6.48-6.53am, 7.11-7.18am, and 7.52-7.58am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb and mishal husain) includes …

“Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer sacks Rebecca Long-Bailey over her sharing an article with an anti-semitic conspiracy theory.

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter ian watson 

marie van der zyl, president of the board of deputies

jon lansmann of momentum 

margaret beckett mp

(more…)

Today: MPs against annexation

this morning (wednesday 24th), 6.13-6.16am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by mishal husain) includes …

“More than 200 British MPs and peers are among those joining a call against Israel’s plans to annex parts of the West Bank, captured in 1967, and formally turning it into Israeli territory.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

(more…)

Today: Tracking coronavirus 2

this morning (tuesday 12th), 8.45-8.49am, on bbc radio 4 (repeated tomorrow 2.20pm and 9.20pm on newshour on bbc world service radio) 

today (presented by martha kearney and mishal husain) includes …

  “It is nearly two months since the Israeli government approved emergency measures to deal with coronavirus, which included using the security agencies to track suspected cases through mobile phone data. New cases are now down to double digits, with an overall death toll of just over 250. The continuing involvement of the domestic intelligence service is proving controversial.”

including contributions from … 

• bbc reporter tom bateman

• pizza-maker aaron pavoncello 

arik barbing (“harris”), founder of the shin bet cyber division 

pershid kushovsky, under lockdown through phone tracking

(more…)

Today: Churches de-mined

this morning (wednesday 8th), 8.49-8.53am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by mishal husain) includes …

Churches on the banks of the River Jordan in the West Bank, abandoned for more than fifty years because of the 1967 Arab-Israeli War, will now be available to visit, thanks to de-mining work that has been completed there by the Halo Trust.”

including interview with …

james cowan, chief executive, halo trust

(see also https://www.timesofisrael.com/just-in-time-for-easter-qasr-al-yahud-site-declared-mine-free-after-53-years/)

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Today: Today’s election

this morning (monday 2nd), 6.05-6.06am and 6.47-6.52am, on bbc radio 4

today (presented by mishal husain) includes …

Polls in Israel have opened in the country’s third election in a year.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman

• christian evangelist ray armstrong

• bbc reporter jeremy bowen 

israel medad of shiloh

ofer alter, general manager of lipski plastics 

(more…)

Today: Justus Rosenberg

this morning (saturday 15th), 7.23-7.28am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by mishal husain) includes …

“He’d been part of a network helping prominent Jews escape Nazi-occupied Europe. He is himself Jewish, and had several narrow escapes. Today, he is one of the last surviving members of the French Resistance, and has published his memoir”

including interview with …

• survivor justus rosenberg, author of the art of resistance 

(more…)

Today: Anti-semitism rise

this morning (thursday 6th), 7.05-7.06am and 8.05-8.06am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by martha kearney and mishal husain) includes …

“A charity which has been monitoring anti-semitism since 1984 says it received a record number of complaints last year. The Community Security Trust, which uses data from police forces and community organisations, says it logged 1,805 incidents, a 7% rise on 2018.”

including contributions from …

mark gardner, community security trust

• bbc reporter martin bashir 

(more…)

MN/Today: Trump plan

this morning (wednesday 29th), 12.01-12.08am and 8.49-8.55am, on bbc radio 4

midnight news and today (presented by mishal husain) include …

President Trump has set out what he has called ‘the most detailed peace plan ever’ for the Middle East, saying it’s a ‘win-win for both Israelis and Palestinians’.“

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter aleem maqbool

• bbc reporter jeremy bowen

• bbc reporter jon sopel 

(more…)

Today: Imran Khan holocaust comparison

this morning (thursday 23rd), 8.12-8.20am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by mishal husain) includes…

You compared the Indian government to the Nazis, you said will the world stand by and watch like they watched Hitler at Munich, Did you mean to make that comparison?

Absolutely … RSS got its inspiration in 1925, when it was formed, by the Nazi Party. They admired the Nazi Party, they admired the racial purity of the Nazis and then the ethnic cleansing of Muslims from India, the way the Nazis dealt with the Jews. All you have to do is read the writings of the founding fathers of RSS”

including interview with …

• pakistani prime minister imran khan 

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FOHC: Bullying

this afternoon (sunday 19th), 1.37-1.43pm, on bbc radio 4 

from our home correspondent (presented by mishal husain) includes …

“With the approach of Holocaust Memorial Day, which this year marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau, Adam Shaw reflects on the striking contemporary relevance of his own father’s refugee status and escape from Nazi persecution in places as varied as a country estate in Northumberland and a “Lord of the Flies”-like “school” in Scotland. In a letter addressed to his father’s grandchildren, he reveals how this child refugee managed to survive largely alone and ponders whether this story is as remote from our experience as we might first imagine.“

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