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Today: Annexation today?

BBC bias: BBC presenter Nick Robinson lies that the occupation of the West Bank is illegal, and lies that most of the world regards it as illegal.

this morning (wednesday 1st), 7.21-7.26am, 8.37-8.42am, and 8.46-8.49am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by nick robinson) includes …

“Today is the day when Israel could begin to annex large parts of what most of the world regards as the illegally occupied West Bank, dashing hopes of a so-called two-state solution in which an independent Palestine lives alongside Israel in peace.“

including contributions from …

• ambassador hussam zomlot

• bbc reporter jeremy bowen 

sharren haskel mk 


Today: Annexation soon?

this morning (tuesday 30th), 6.13-6.18am, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 2.36pm and 9.20pm on newshour on bbc world service radio)  

today (presented by martha kearney) includes …

“The long-time formula for peace in the middle east is based on the idea of creating an independent Palestinian state alongside Israel. It’s known as the two-state solution. So what’s going to happen if, as he’s promised, Israel’s prime minister begins to annex large parts of the occupied West Bank this week?

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter yolande knell 

mark zell of republicans overseas israel

alia sha’aa, teqoa

gochav shahar, waitress, Tel Aviv

diana buttu, former palestinian negotiator


Today: Classic anti-semitism

this morning (monday 29th), 8.14-8.17am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by nick robinson) includes interview with …

keir starmer mp 

“I took the view that what Rebecca Long-Bailey had re-tweeted was anti-semitic because it was a classic of its kind, suggesting that all the problems of the world can be traced back to the Jews or to Israel, classic and causal.”


Today: Long-Bailey sacked

this morning (friday 26th), 6.08-6.10am, 6.33-6.36am, 6.48-6.53am, 7.11-7.18am, and 7.52-7.58am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb and mishal husain) includes …

“Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer sacks Rebecca Long-Bailey over her sharing an article with an anti-semitic conspiracy theory.

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter ian watson 

marie van der zyl, president of the board of deputies

jon lansmann of momentum 

margaret beckett mp


Today: MPs against annexation

this morning (wednesday 24th), 6.13-6.16am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by mishal husain) includes …

“More than 200 British MPs and peers are among those joining a call against Israel’s plans to annex parts of the West Bank, captured in 1967, and formally turning it into Israeli territory.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman 


Today: Tracking coronavirus 2

this morning (tuesday 12th), 8.45-8.49am, on bbc radio 4 (repeated tomorrow 2.20pm and 9.20pm on newshour on bbc world service radio) 

today (presented by martha kearney and mishal husain) includes …

  “It is nearly two months since the Israeli government approved emergency measures to deal with coronavirus, which included using the security agencies to track suspected cases through mobile phone data. New cases are now down to double digits, with an overall death toll of just over 250. The continuing involvement of the domestic intelligence service is proving controversial.”

including contributions from … 

• bbc reporter tom bateman

• pizza-maker aaron pavoncello 

arik barbing (“harris”), founder of the shin bet cyber division 

pershid kushovsky, under lockdown through phone tracking


Today: Steven Frank

this morning (tuesday 5th), 8.22-8.28am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb) includes…

VE Day marked the end of quite unbelievable suffering, and for many it was not the end of their ordeal. Steven Frank had been sent to the concentration camp at Theresienstadt in Czechoslovakia. His father had been taken to another camp and killed.”

including interview with …

• theresienstadt survivor steven frank 

(see also


Today: Belsen 75

this morning (wednesday 15th), 8.08-8.10am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by martha kearney) includes…

“Today marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation by British troops of the Nazi concentration mamp at Bergen-Belsen in Germany. More than 50,000 people are thought to have died there over the course of the Second World War, the majority of them Jews and Soviet prisoners.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter kevin connolly 


Today: Coronavirus passover

last thursday morning (9th april), 6.46-6.50am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by nick robinson) includes …

Families gather round a table for a meal with rituals dating back thousands of years. That is how Pesach, passover, usually begins for Jews all over the world. But last night it couldn’t begin in that way: family and friends could only be there virtually.”

including interview with …

• rabbi laura janner-klausner 


Today: Churches de-mined

this morning (wednesday 8th), 8.49-8.53am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by mishal husain) includes …

Churches on the banks of the River Jordan in the West Bank, abandoned for more than fifty years because of the 1967 Arab-Israeli War, will now be available to visit, thanks to de-mining work that has been completed there by the Halo Trust.”

including interview with …

james cowan, chief executive, halo trust

(see also


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