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Newshour: Darfur refugees

this evening (sunday 5th), 9.53-9.59pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james menendez) concludes with …

“A group of about 4000 asylum-seekers is living in Israel. Many of these escaped from Sudan during the civil war in the Darfur region which killed hundreds of thousands of civilians. I’ve been talking to • Monin Haroon, who’s now studying in Jerusalem after spending three years in detention.”


5f: Red Sea Mossad

this afternoon (friday 8th), 12.21-12.29pm (repeated 6.21pm), on bbc world service radio
the fifth floor (presented by david amano) includes …

Sand, sea and spies: In the 1980s, the Red Sea resort of Arous in Sudan was a popular holiday destination. It was also home to a clandestine operation run by Israel’s secret services to rescue Ethiopian Jews from refugee camps in Sudan.“

including interview with …
• bbc reporter raffi berg (more…)

Newshour: Mossad holiday resort

this afternoon (saturday 21st), 1.36-1.49pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated 9.51pm)
newshour (presented by julian marshall) includes …

The entire Red Sea resort of Arous was a lie, a front for an audacious and top-secret operation by the Israeli intelligence agency Mossad to evacuate Ethiopean Jews stranded in refugee camps in Sudan.“

including interview with …
gad shimron
(see also

Newsday: refugees in Israel

yesterday morning (wednesday 21st), 5.11-5.17am, 5.33-5.42am, 6.07-6.16am, 6.33-6.42am, 7.07-7.17am, 7.33-7.42am, and 8.07-8.16am, on bbc world service radio
newsday (presented by julian keane and lawrence pollard) leads with …

Israel’s Plan To Expel Eritreans and Sudanese:
Nomia Iqbal covers the raging debate about the government’s plans to deport thousand of East African asylum seekers to a third country in Africa.”

including interviews with …
owen alterman, senior international affairs correspondent of i24
taj haroun of darfur
yonatan jakubowicz, director of public relations, the israel immigration policy centre
• rabbi susan silverman of sanctuary
ilanit chernick of the jerusalem post
• volunteer sophia hogan

PM: unwanted African migrants

this afternoon (wednesday 3rd), 5.38-5.45pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by eddie mair) includes …

“BBC Africa has gathered evidence that Israel is sending unwanted African migrants to third countries under secretive deals which may be in breach of international law”

including interviews with …
• bbc reporter cathy harcombe
• human rights lawyer anat ben-dor
• foreign ministry spokesman emmanuel nahshon
(see also (more…)

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