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Posts tagged ‘terrorism’

Newshour/PM: Temple Mount deaths

BBC bias: the BBC fails to mention that the gunmen emerged from the Temple Mount with their weapons
this afternoon (friday 14th), 2.25-2.29pm, on bbc world service radio, and 5.14-5.17pm, on bbc radio 4
newshour (presented by julian marshall) and pm (presented by eddie mair) include …

Two Israeli police officers have died after three Arab gunmen opened fire on them in Jerusalem’s Old City. Police chased the attackers into one of Jerusalem’s holiest sites, known to Jews as Temple Mount and Moslems as Haram al Sharif. All three attackers were killed.”

including contributions from …
gilad erdan, minister of public security
• bbc reporter tom bateman
adnan al-husayni, “palestinian governor of jerusalem(more…)

Sunday: Sacks on security

this morning (sunday 25th), 7.22-7.31am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) includes …

“Rabbi Lord Sacks is participating in the Thatcher Conference on Security on 27 June in London.
He talks to Edward about what values he thinks the West should stand for and why he calls the idea of global fragmentation ‘cultural climate change’.”

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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.”

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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…)

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