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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


Nh: Coronavirus tracking

this afternoon (sunday 29th), 1.47-1.48pm (repeated 9.47pm), on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“And Israel has ordered its domestic security agency to track the mobile phone data of suspected coronavirus cases.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter krassi twigg 

• bbc reporter joel greenberg 


The Gatekeepers: Newsnight debate

tomorrow evening (saturday 11th), 11.20-11.50pm, on bbc 2
the gatekeepers: newsnight debate chaired by evan davis, with …
• colonel miri eisin, israeli government spokesperson 2006-7
• anti-israeli historian avi shlaim
• haaretz journalist ari shavit
• bbc journalist lyse doucet
• former palestinian minister of justice ahmad khalidi

A panel of studio guests debate the issues raised by Storyville: The Gatekeepers.”


The Gatekeepers

tomorrow evening (saturday 11th), 9.45-11.20pm, on bbc 2
the gatekeepers produced by dror moreh (in the storyville series)

For the first time ever, six former heads of Israel’s domestic secret service agency, the Shin Bet, share their insights and reflect publicly on their actions and decisions.


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