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Posts tagged ‘terrorism’

Hugh Sykes on history

BBC bias: The BBC, in its characteristic pursuit of even-handedness, depicts Jews (like the Arabs) as rejecting the 1947 UN Partition Resolution.
this afternoon (thursday 8th), 5.45-5.52pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by eddie mair) includes …

“70 years ago, in 1947, the UN General Assembly passed the Partition Resolution, recommending the creation of independent Arab and Jewish states with economic union, and an international regime for a shared Jerusalem.
The two-state Resolution 181, 70 years ago, was rejected by Palestinians and by most Jewish organisations. Civil war broke out between Jews and Palestinians …”

including interview with …
• bookseller imad muna, 53 (more…)

Sunday: Manchester bombing

this morning (sunday 28th), 7.40-7.54am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by martin bashir) concludes with …

Martin Bashir talks to three faith leaders to have been involved in the response to the Manchester concert bomb attack attack:
• Bishop of Manchester the Right Rev David Walker
• Imam Irfan Chishti
• Rabbi Daniel Walker.
They discuss what needs to be done now to bring communities together, and how best to harness the generous spirit witnessed in Manchester this week.”

(more…)

PM: Michael Kadar

this evening (monday 24th), 5.48-5.51pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by carolyn quinn) includes …

A teenager has appeared in a court in Israel charged with carrying out a series of hoax bomb threats against Jewish schools and community centres in the United States. “

including report from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman (more…)

BBC: Reporting terrorism

BBC bias: The BBC presents Israel as its only example of state terrorism.
In a 58-minute programme on terrorism (in which there is no attempt to define or categorise it), Israel’s targeted kilings are presented, not as a response to terrorism, but as terrorism itself.
Palestinian attacks on Israel and Israeli “retaliation” are presented equally as terrorism.

 

yesterday evening (saturday 1st), 8.00-9.00pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated this afternoon, 12.00-1.00pm, in the the documentary series, on bbc world service radio)
reporting terror: 50 years behind the headlines (in the archive on 4 series) (presented by peter taylor)

Peter Taylor reflects on his 50 year career reporting terrorism.”

“(0:05:29) Terrorism can mean different things to different people. It isn’t black and white. States allegedly resort to it too, as Israel did to avenge the 1972 Munich Olympics Games massacre.

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Newshour: Israeli arrested

yesterday evening (thursday 24th), 9.45-9.49pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

“A 19-year-old man with joint US-Israeli citizenship has been arrested by the Israeli police on suspicion of making threats to Jewish organisations around the world.”

including interview with …
• police spokesman micky rosenfeld (more…)

BH: Brussels aftermath

this morning (sunday 26th), 9.37-9,44am, on bbc radio 4
broadcasting house (presented by jane garvey) includes …

Kevin Connolly looks at the impact of the attack in 2014 on the Jewish Museum in Brusssels.”

including interviews with …
philippe blondin, museum director and hidden child
henri gutman, jewish secular (laic) community centre director
philippe markiovitch (more…)

Newshour: 4 soldiers killed

today (sunday 8th), 1.25-1.29pm, and 9.33-9.37pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by lyse doucet) includes …

A truck has rammed into a group of soldiers in Jerusalem, killing four soldiers and injuring twelve others.”

including interviews with …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
yuval steinitz (more…)

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