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Today: Labour anti-semitism peerage

this morning (saturday 19th), 7.53-7.57am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by nick robinson) includes …

Martha Osamor wrote a letter defending each and every one of the high-profile cases of people suggested for suspension or exclusion from the Labour Party for anti-semitism, including Ken Livingstone. So why nominate her for the House of Lords?”

including interview with …
john mcdonnell mp
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Today: Gaza casualties

this morning (wednesday 16th), 7.12-7.15am and 8.43-8.45am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by martha kearney and nick robinson) includes …

“The Arab League will hold emergency talks today, with some members calling for Israel to be taken to the International Criminal Court, for the massacre of 59 Palestinians at the border with Gaza on a single day.”

including contributions from …
mahmoud afifi, spokesman for the arab league secretary-general
jan egeland, un senior advisor for syria

Today: 60 Gazans dead

this morning (tuesday 15th), 6.07-6.08am, 6.10-6.13am, 6.48-6.54am, 7.09-7.13am, 8.10-8.21am, and 8.38-8.42am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by martha kearney and nick robinson) includes …

”Palestinian officials say nearly 60 people died in Gaza yesterday, when Israeli forces opened fire as America opened its new embassy in Jerusalem. The White House has blamed the Palestinian group Hamas, describing what happened as a gruesome propaganda arttempt.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman
• dr bilal yaseen an orgainser of the marh
• lt col jonathan conricus, idf spokesman
raj shah, white house deputy press secretary
• palestinian ambassador manuel hassassian
• bbc reporter jeremy bowen
• ambassador mark regev
hussein ibish, american task force on palestine (more…)

Today: Israeli airstrikes

this morning (thursday 10th), 6.01-6.02am, 6.10-6.13am, 6.47-6.51am, 7.09-7.14am, and 8.36-8.40am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by nick robinson and john humphrys) includes …

Israel has carried out a wave of airstrikes on Syria, aimed at what it says were Iranian targets, because it said Iranian forces inside Syria had been attacking its positions in the Golan Heights.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• historian simon sebag-montefiore
• maj gen yaakov amidror, former head of israeli national security council
• bbc reporter tom bateman
• iranian professor mohammad marandi

Today: McCluskey & anti-semitism


this morning (thursday 26th), 7.55-7.57am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb and nick robinson) includes …

Len McCluskey has described some Labour MPs who’ve complained about anti-semitism as ‘Corbyn-haters who are smearing Jeremy Corbyn’.”

including interview with …
keir starmer mp

Today: anti-semitism debate

this morning (wednesday 18th), 6.41-6.46am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by nick robinson and john humphrys) includes …

We will not be bullied, the declaration of a couple of Labour MPs in Parliament yesterday as they spoke about the nature and the amount of anti-Semitic abuse they’d experienced in recent months, in a highly-charged Commons debate on the subject.”

including parliamentary report from …
• bbc reporter eleanor garnier

Today: Theresienstadt music

this morning (monday 16th), 8.49-8.54am, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 2.20pm and 9.20pm on newshour on bbc world service radio)
today (presented by martha kearney and nick robinson) includes …

”We hear the music composed in Nazi concentration camps performed for the first time, in Jerusalem.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman
• teresienstadt survivor aviva bar-on, born moravia, 1932
• musicologist francesco lotoro

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