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Twt/Nh: Coronavirus Gaza

yesterday evening (friday 13th), 10.23-10.28pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 1.20pm and 9.25pm saturday on newshour on bbc world service radio) 

the world tonight (presented by matthew bannister) includes …

“Among them is the Gaza strip, where more than two million people live in tightly packed conditions, and where the World Health Organisation believes that urgent global intervention would be necessary if cases of COVID-19 are recorded … There have been no confirmed cases of coronavirus so far in Gaza.”

including interview with … 

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

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Twt: Coronavirus

yesterday evening (friday 6th), 10.16-10.21pm, on bbc radio 4 

the world tonight (presented by sean ley) includes …

“Some of the strictest quarantine measures anywhere in the world are in place in Israel, where 21 cases gave been reported. So far, it’s closed its borders to more than ten countries, and ordered travellers recently arrived from places like France Germany and Spain to self-isolate for fourteen days.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter anna foster

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Nh/Twt: Exit polls

yesterday evening (monday 2nd), 9.44-9.49pm on bbc world service radio, and 10.04-10.05pm on bbc radio 4

newshour (presented by paul henley) and the world tonight (presented by razia iqbal) includes …

Exit polls from Israel’s three main broadcasters suggest Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud is the largest party, with up to 37 seats.“

including reports from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

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Twt: Milliband on Gaza

BBC bias: In an interview entirely about loss of civilian life in Idlib, the BBC, without challenge, allows David Milliband to make an impassioned comparison with Gaza (and repeats his comparison in the headlines)

yesterday evening (wednesday 5th), 10.01pm, and 10.24-10.29pm, on bbc radio 4 

the world tonight (presented by sean ley) includes …

I want to say to your listeners, we already have one Gaza in the Middle East, in Gaza itself, with about two million people crammed in, there’s a new Gaza being created in the west of Syria, with three and a half million people, with terrorist groups in control, and with civilian life and livelihood at daily risk from bombardment and other fighting.“

including interview with …

david milliband 

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6ocn/Nh/Twt: Trump plan

yesterday evening (tuesday 28th), 6.08-6.13pm, 10.01-10.02pm, and 10.07-10.24pm, on bbc radio 4, and 9.06-9.25pm and 9.51-9.59pm on bbc world service radio

six o’clock news, newshour (presented by tim franks), and the world tonight (presented by sean ley) lead with …

President Trump releases his long delayed Israeli-Palestinian peace plan and promises ‘a new dawn’ for the region. Palestinians reject the proposal as hopelessly biased.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter aleem maqbool 

• benjamin netanyahu 

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

• mustafa barghouti 

• bbc reporter gary odonoghue 

jason greenblatt 

• ambassador husam zomlot 

logan bayroff of j-street

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher

• bbc reporter anna foster 

• bbc reporter sebastian usher 

diana buttu, former spokesperson for the plo

• bbc reporter jeremy bowen 

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Twt: Auschwitz 75

yesterday evening (thursday 23rd), 10.05-10.06pm, and 10.42-10.45pm, on bbc radio 4

the world tonight (presented by julian worricker) concludes with …

“We end the programme with some sounds from Jerusalem, where world leaders have gathered to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp.”

including contributions from …

benjamin netanyahu

prince charles 

• german president frank-walter steinmeier 

emmanuel macron 

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

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Twt: ICC to investigate

yesterday evening (friday 20th), 10.06-10.07pm (partly repeated 12.20am on midnight news), on bbc radio 4 

the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor said she will launch a full investigation into alleged war crimes in the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories at the earliest opportunity… charges might be filed against Israelis and Palestinians.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter alan johnston

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