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6ocn: Tlaib unbanned

this evening (friday 16th), 6.11-6.12pm (repeated 12.12am on midnight news), on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news (presented by neal sleat) includes …

“The US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has said she won’t visit the occupied West Bank despite Israel reversing its decision to ban her. The Democratic congresswoman, who’s of Palestinian descent, said she could not agree to what she called ‘Israel’s oppressive conditions’.” 

including reports from …

• bbc reporter yolande knell

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B100d: Omar & Tlaib banned

this evening (thursday 15th), 7.00-7.08pm, on bbc news tv 

beyond 100 days (presented by katty kay and david eades) leads with …

Donald Trump urges Israel to bar two American congresswomen, and Israel does what the President wants.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

• bbc reporter chris buckler 

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Nh/Twt: Omar & Tlaib banned

this evening (thursday 15th), 9.06-9.15pm on bbc world service radio, and 10.03-10.04pm and 10.07-10.16pm on bbc radio 4 

newshour (presented by julian marshall) and the world tonight (presented by paul henley) both lead with …

Israel will deny entry to two US Congresswomen, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, who are prominent critics of the Israeli government.”

“They were apparently happy with plans for the visit until President Trump told them they shouldn’t be.”

including contributions from …

hanan ashrawi 

yaakov katz, editor, jerusalem post

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

journalist barak ravid

• republican congressman mo brooks 

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W@1: Congress anti-semitism

this afternoon (monday 4th), 1.25-1.30pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated tuesday 5th, 9.12-9.18pm, on newshour on bbc world service radio)
world at one (presented by sarah montague) includes …

“Labour isn’t the only left-of-centre political party having to weather accusations of anti-semitism at the moment. In the United States, Democrats are having to counter claims that the leftward shift of their party is leading to anti-semitic attitudes among some of their new members of Congress.

including contributions from …
• journalist jonathan weisman, new york times
deborah lipstadt
• arab-israeli yousef munayyer, executive director, us campaign for palestinian rights
halie soifer, jewish democratic council of america
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C4N: Rashida Tlaib

monday 13th august, on channel 4 tv
channel 4 news (presented by krishnan guru-murthy) includes …

Rashida Tlaib, the daughter of Palestinian immigrants, is now the [unopposed] Democratic party candidate for Michigan’s 13th district.”
“What is the significance of you being a Palestinian-American, or being the first Muslim woman in Congress? … As a Palestinian, what’s your position on Israel, and on US aid to Israel?”

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