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TP: No Corbyn apology

last tuesday evening (26th november), 10.45-10.52pm and 11.30-11.36pm, on bbc news tv

the papers (with journalists • mo husssein and • rachel shabi) leads with …

“It’s Jeremy Corbyn’s BBC interview with Andrew Neil this evening that is dominating the headlines at the moment. Let’s start with The Telegraph: Jeremy Corbyn refuses to say sorry to Jews.”

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Today: Is Labour anti-semitic?

this morning (thursday 11th), 6.01-6.02am, 6.35-6.39am, 7.09-7.15am, 7.30-7.43am, 8.01-8.03am, 8.10-8.25am, and 8.55-9.00am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb) leads with …

“Labour’s deputy leader Tom Watson has described as chilling allegations that senior party figures tried to interfere in anti-semitism cases.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter jessica parker

• bbc reporter norman smith

lord levy

sam matthews, chief investigator, disputes team, 2017-2018

• journalist dawn foster

tom watson mp

• journalist rachel shabi, author of not the enemy, israel’s jews from arab lands

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Newsnight: Labour freedom of speech

yesterday evening (tuesday 4th), 10.31-10.47pm, on bbc 2 tv
newsnight (presented by emily maitlis) leads with …

“But a move to include a statement upholding ’freedom of expression on Israel or the rights of the Palestinians’ has angered many members, who called the caveat ’insulting and unnecessary’.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter nick watt
joan ryan mp
tom watson mp
carwyn jones am
jenny manson, co-chair of jewish voice for labour
and including discussion with …
gavin shuker mp
• lord alf dubs
• journalist rachel shabi
(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-45414656)
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BH: Michael Foster

yesterday morning (sunday 11th), 9.43-9.46am, on bbc radio 4
broadcasting house (presented by paddy oconnell) includes anti-israeli campaigner rachel shabi condemning the mail on sunday for claiming that the labour party’s suspension of michael foster was evidence of anti-semitism

(Rachel Shabi) “To suggest that this is a purge of somebody who is Jewish I think is incredibly dangerous and damaging and unfair and the worst way to frame this subject.”
(Jacob Rees-Mogg) “The way to do it is not to expel the Jewish member who brought it to your attention … that would seem to be a moronic thing to do!”

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Newshour: anti-semitism 9/2/2015

this afternoon (monday 9th), 2.50-2.58pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by razia iqbal) concludes with …

“The MPs now say those social medai users spreading racial hatred should be banned from sites such as Twitter and Facebook. But just how difficult is it to police racial hatred?
We’ve brought together Rachel Shabi, author of “Not the Enemy, Israel’s Jews from Arab Lands“, and …”

al-jazeera opinion journalist, iraqi-jewish rachel shabi
• jonathan sacerdoti, director of communications of campaign against antisemitism (more…)

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