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Newshour: Dareen Tatour

this afternoon (tuesday 31st), 2.36-2.49pm (repeated 9.36pm), on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james menendez) includes …

“To a case now which has become a cause celebre for free speech advocates in Israel and beyond: Dareen Tatour is an Arab-Israeli poet living near Nazareth. In October 2015, she was arrested and subsequently charged with inciting violence and supporting a terrorist organisation. It was because of several of her social media posts, including one which she read a poem called ’Resist my people, resist’, accompanied by footage of Palestinian protesters throwing stones at Israeli police … she has been sentenced to 5 months in prison.”

including interviews by tim franks with …
• israeli arab poet dareen tatour
• former ambassador and foreign minister danny ayalon
(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-45018754)
(more…)

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Newshour/Twt: Syrian plane destroyed

today (tuesday 24th), 2.16-2.19pm, and 9.36-9.45pm, on bbc world service radio, and 10.33-10.36pm, on bbc radio 4
newshour (presented by julian marshall and tim franks) and the world tonight (presented by chris mason) include …

“Israel says it has shot down a Syrian warplane which it intercepted flying over the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman
• analyst julian barnes-dacey
• analyst kamal alam
(more…)

Newshour: Polish deception

yesterday evening (thursday 5rh), 9.51-9.56pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

“The holocaust remembrance centre in Jerusalem has issued a highy unusual rebuke to the Israeli Prime Minister. Yad Vashem criticised Benjamin Netanyahu for a joint statement he issued with his Polish counterpart which in the words of the historians from Yad Vashem ‘contains grave errors and deceptions, with the possibility of real harm to the historical memory of the holocaust’.”

including interview with …
• bbc reporter tom bateman
(see also https://www.timesofisrael.com/yad-vashem-slams-highly-problematic-israeli-polish-holocaust-statement/)
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Newshour: Michael Sfard

this evening (monday 2nd), 9.51-9.59pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) concludes with …

“Over the last 14 years, Michael Sfard has garnered a reputation as Israel’s most prominent human rights lawyer. What has changed now, he says, quietly but profoundly, is the nature of the occupation.”

including interview with …
• human rights lawyer michael sfard, author of the wall and the gate
(more…)

Newshour: Cleaning stolpersteine

this evening (monday 2nd), 9.45-9.49pm, on bbc world service radio, and online in video at https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-europe-44660049/this-man-is-cleaning-all-388-holocaust-plaques-in-his-city
newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

“In recent years, many towns in central Europe have started placing stolpersteine, small memorials on their streets in memory of Jews and other victims of Nazi atrocities. In the Austrian city of Salszburg, there are 388 of them. Over the years, many have been damgaged by wear and tear or the weather, but now a 79-year-old pensioner, Gerhard Geier, has started to renovate them.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter bethany bell
gerhard geier
• historian gert kerschbaumer
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Newshour: Gonen Segev

this evening (monday 18th), 9.51-9.56pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

”A former Israeli government minister, Gonen Segev, has been accused of spying for Iran”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter james coomarasamy
• journalist raoul wootliff
(more…)

Newshour: Argentinians threatened

this evening (wednesday 6th), 9.51-9.55pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

“Why have Argentina called off a friendly match against the Israeli national football team?

including report from …
• israeli reporter emmanuelle elbaz-phelps
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