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Lea Tsemel

BBC bias: The BBC presents a completely one-sided view of an Israeli terrorism trial. This may have been acceptable on an Israeli channel, where viewers could be expected to be already familiar with ‘the other side’ of this specific case (and of terrorism trials generally). But not in the UK, where most viewers would have no knowledge other than presented in this programme.

monday 10th february, 10.00-11.30pm, on bbc 4 tv  

advocate: a lawyer without borders (in the storyville series) (with english subtitles)

“Jewish lawyer Lea Tsemel is a controversial figure in Israel. For the last 50 years, she has fearlessly defended Palestinians prosecuted in Israeli courts for resisting the occupation both violently and non-violently. Taking on tough cases, including charges of terrorism, the odds are stacked sharply against her. To many Israelis, Lea defends the indefensible, but for Palestinians she is more than a lawyer, she is an advocate.

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Nh: Arab-Israeli voters

this afternoon (sunday 1st), 1.51-1.59pm (repeated 9.46pm), on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by paul henley) includes …

“Going into this election, the Arab-Israeli parties are claiming to be making significant ground.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

elias elias, mayor of jish

• singer ayub farah, haifa

• journalist anshel pfeffer 

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Corbyn and terrorists

this evening (thursday 5th), 7.38-7.40pm, on itv 1

the leader interviews: jeremy corbyn (presented by julie etchington) includes …

“But there are those who would look at people you’ve shared a platform with before, Hamas, Hezbollah, inviting members of Sinn Fein into the House of Commons after IRA attacks, and they just wonder whose side you’re on sometimes?

including interview with …

jeremy corbyn

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W@1: Corbyn’s history

this afternoon (sunday 24th), 1.36-1.43pm, on bbc radio 4 

world at one (presented by mark mardell) includes …

Corbyn is perhaps driven by his anti-colonialism, whether the colonial powers are in South America, Vietnam, the Middle East, or Ireland. He’s never changed, but he’s now haunted by that history. Many Labour campaigners who knock on doors will tell you time and time again white working-class men in particular will raise his support for Hamas, and with great disgust the IRA. The former Labour MP Ian Austin agreed [sic] with him in the Commons: ‘The Leader of the Opposition the Shadow Chancellor, these are people who spent their entire time in politics working with, defending, all sorts of extremists and in some cases terrorists and anti-semites’.”

including contributions from …

• actress maureen lipman

ian austin mp 

• journalist john crace 

stephen pound mp 

laura parker of momentum

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6ocn/Nh: Halle terrorism

this evening (thursday 10th), 6.18-6.20pm on bbc radio 4, and 9.51-9.59pm on bbc world service radio 

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

Jews fear rising anti-Semitism.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter jenny hill

• synagogue member igor matviyets 

• synagogue attendeee christina feist 

• rabbi walter rothschild 

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B100d: Halle terrorism

yesterday evening (wednesday 9th), 7.42-7.44pm, on bbc news tv

beyond 100 days (presented by christian fraser and michelle fleury) includes …

At least two people have been killed in a shooting outside a synagogue in the German city of Halle. The attack took palace on Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar.” 

including film of the shooting, and report from  …

• bbc reporter jenny hill

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Today: Halle terrorism

this morning (thursday 10th), 6.34-6.37am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by nick robinson) includes…

An armed attack on a German synagogue would cause shock on any day. Yesterday was not though just any day, it was Judaism’s holiest day, Yom Kippur. The result is heightened fear and heightened anxiety for Jews living everywhere.”

including contribution from …

• bbc reporter frank gardner

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