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Posts tagged ‘Rebecca Kesby’

Newshour: BDS bill

yesterday evening (monday 15th), 9.54-9.59pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by rebecca kesby) ends with …

“The British Government has plans to ban local authorities and publicly-funded bodies from independently disinvesting or boycotting companies they consider unethical … Let’s hear from • Liverpool councillor Richard Kemp, and • Douglas Murray of the right-wing think tank, the Henry Jackson Society.”

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Newshour: Samir Kuntar

last sunday (20th december), 1.15-1.19pm, and 9.10-9.19pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by rebecca kesby) includes …

Samir Kuntar died when missiles hit a residential building in Damascus…
Samir Kuntar had previously been jailed by the Israelis for a notorious attack on a police officer and his family back in 1979. We”ll be hearing from his widow,”

including interviews with …
• journalist (and author of if it smells like apartheid) rami khouri
• widow smadar haran kaiser (more…)

Newshour: tensions rise

last friday (16th october), 2.07-2.15pm,  9.07-9.17pm, and 9.45-9.49pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by rebecca kesby and julian marshall) leads with …

Tensions Rise Between Israel and Palestinians:
Israelis and Palestinians clash”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter lyse doucet
benjamin netanyahu
naftali bennet
hanan ashrawi
• police spokesman micky rosenfeld
mustafa barghouti
tzipi livni
• bbc middle east analyst amina jalal (more…)

Newshour: new security measures

yesterday afternoon (wednesday 14th), 2.07-2.14pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by rebecca kesby) leads with …

New security measures in Israel:
Following a wave of knife and gun attacks, the Israeli government allows police to seal off Palestinian areas”

including contributions from …
jasmine, a jerusalem israeli
mariam barghouti, a student in ramallah, specially interviewed by the bbc about what her jerusalem friends have told her:

If you so much as sneeze and a settler feels frightened, they can now shoot them, and soldiers will abide by that.

• bbc journalist jonny dymond
rateb rabi, start-up entrepreneur, of east jerusalem:

“While I was standing there, I’m afraid that someone might shoot me, and place a knife next to me, and say ‘Look, he’s a terrorist, or he is whatever’.”

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Newshour: force-feeding

yesterday evening (thursday 30th), 9.35-9.40pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by rebecca kesby) includes …

“Israel allows force-feeding in jail”

including contributions from …
• israeli deputy prime minister and interior minister silvan shalom
• doctor leonid edelman, chair of the israeli medical association (more…)

Newshour: Pollard release

this evening (tuesday 28th), 9.41-9.48pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by rebecca kesby) includes …

Jonathan Pollard to be paroled in November”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter gary odonoghue
• lawyer eliot lauer (more…)

Newshour: Israeli election results

yesterday (wednesday 18th), 2.13-2.18pm, 2.40-2.48pm, and 9.35-9.48pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by tim franks in jerusalem) includes …

Netanyahu wins Israeli election

including contributions from …
• israeli journalist rory katz
• deputy mayor of jerusalem and new kulanu mk rachel azaria
• white house spokesman jen psaki
• political columnist ari shavit (more…)

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