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UNESCO withdrawals

last thursday evening (12th october), 9.24-9.29pm, on bbc world service radio, and yesterday morning (friday 13th), 1.07-1.19am on bbc world service radio, and 8.33-8.39am on bbc radio 4
newshour (presented by tim franks), business matters (presented by fergus nicoll), and today (presented by nick robinson) include …

The US has announced it’s pulling out of the UN’s cultural organisation Unesco in December 2018, because of what it calls ‘continuing anti-Israel bias‘.”
Israel has said it will join the US in pulling out of the UN’s cultural organisation Unesco, after US officials cited ‘anti-Israel bias’.”

including interviews with …
• former us ambassador to unesco, crystal nix-hines
• us unesco ambassador chris hegadorn
irina bokova, retiring unesco director-general
• professor david bosco
• professor nancy koehn
• dr david moser

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Twt: UNESCO and Hebron

last friday evening (7th july), 10.30-10.39pm, on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by razia iqbal) includes …

“Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has condemned UNESCO’s decision as delusional

including interviews with …
• dual-narrative tour guide eliyahu maclean
• palestinian ambassador manuel hassassian (more…)

Newshour: UNESCO and Hebron

last friday evening (7th july), 9.36-9.40pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

Hebron declared a UNESCO world heritage site

including report from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman (more…)

Newshour: UNESCO v Hebron

this evening (sunday 2nd), 9.20-9.24pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“A UNESCO committee is beginning to consider a Palestinian request to classify the Old City of Hebron in the occupied West Bank as an Endangered World Heritage Site.”

including interview with …
• tour guide eliyahu maclean (more…)

HL QSD: peace process

last friday morning (14th october), 6.30-8.00am, on bbc parliament tv
house of lords, 13/10/2016 includes …

Question for short debate: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they plan to take to ensure the revival of the Middle East Peace Process with fresh negotiations between Israel and Palestine.
speeches by lord or baroness …
dykes (ld)
trimble (c)
desai (lab)
waverley (xb)
leigh (c)
mitchell (lab)
sacks (xb)
suri (c)
deech (xb)
tonge (ind ld)
stone (lab)
hylton (xb)
shinkwin (c)
turnberg (lab)
grade (c)
ludford (ld)
front bench reply by …
collins (lab)
anelay (c)

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Newshour: UNESCO bias

yesterday afternoon (tuesday 18th), 2.56-2.59pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by razia iqbal) concludes with …

“The United Nations cultural agency, UNESCO, has approved a controversial resolution that makes no reference to Jewish ties to a key holy site in Jerusalem.”

including interview with …
hannah weisfeld of yachad (more…)

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