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PM/6ocn: Auschwitz 75

this afternoon (thursday 23rd), 5.04-5.05pm, 5.15-5.22pm, 6.00-6.01pm, and 6.16-6.21pm, on bbc radio 4 (partly repeated 9.36pm on newshour on bbc world service radio)

pm (presented by carolyn quinn) and six o’clock news include…

Dozens of world leaders have been attending the ceremony in Jerusalem to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland. The event was held at Yad Vashem, Israel’s memorial to the milions of victims of the Holocaust, most of whom were Jewish.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter jonny dymond 

benjamin netanyahu

mike pence 

prince charles 

• german president frank-walter steinmeier 

• former chief rabbi yisrael meir lau, chairman of yad vashem  

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

• survivor giselle cycowicz

(see also https://www.dw.com/en/german-president-steinmeier-meets-with-holocaust-survivors-in-jerusalem/a-52113954)

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Nh/6ocn: Gaza truce?

this afternoon (thursday 14th), 2.36-2.45pm on bbc world service radio, and 6.22-6.24pm on bbc radio 4 

newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) and six o’clock news include …

“Two days after Israeli forces killed a senior commander of the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in the Gaza strip, triggering a new round of deadly air attacks on both sides, a truce that was brokered was due to come into effect earlier today, but there have been more reports of rocket attacks.”

including reports from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher 

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6ocn/Nh: Annexation promise

this evening (tuesday 10th), 6.11-6.13pm on bbc radio 4, and 9.36-9.45pm on bbc world service radio 

six o’clock news and newshour (presented by tim franks) include …

“The Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that if he’s re-elected next Tuesday, he will apply his country’s sovereignty over the Jordan valley in the occupied West Bank.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman

• ambassador hussam zomlot 

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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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6ocn: Watson on Labour

this evening (thursday 11th), 6.17-6.20pm, on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news includes …

“The party said that inaccurate claims had been made by disgruntled ex-employees. But in a sign of the deep divisions in the party, deputy leader Tom Watson condemned the official response, calling it ‘a smear’.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter norman smith

tom watson mp

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PM/6ocn: Labour whistle-blowers

this evening (wednesday 10th), 5.02-5.03pm, 5.16-5.28pm, and 6.09-6.14pm, on bbc radio 4

pm (presented by evan davis) and six o’clock news (presented by jane steel)  include …

Eight former Labour officials, including seven from the complaints and disputes department, discuss anti-semitism in the Party. Four of them are speaking out despite having signed non-disclosure agreements with the Labour Party.”

including contributions from …

joshua garfield 

sam matthews, head of disputes until 2018

dan hogan, investigation officer until 2018

louise withers-green, disputes officer until 2018

andrew gwynne mp

lord falconer

• lord iain mcnicol, former general secretary 

• bbc reporter chris mason 

• bbc reporter laura kuenssberg 

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6ocn: Williamson re-suspended

this evening (friday 28th), 6.18-6.20pm, on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news includes …

Chris Williamson has again been suspended as a Labour MP, pending a decision by the party’s National Executive Committee.”

including report from … 

• bbc reporter chris mason

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