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Posts tagged ‘UNHCR’

Newshour: Gaza deaths

this afternoon (friday 27th), 2.36-2.44pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by razia iqbal) includes …

”The UN top official on human rights has called on Israel to stop using what he called excessive force against Palestinians in Gaza.”

including contributions from …
rupert colville, unhcr spokesman
• bbc reporter tom bateman
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Newshour: migrants to stay

today (monday 2nd), 2.36-2.41pm, and 9.20-9.24pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james menendez and tim franks) includes …

Israel and the UNHCR have reached an agreement under which some 16,000 African asylum seekers in Israel are expected to be sent to Western countries.”

including interviews with …
• campaigner julie fisher
tal steiner, head of legal department, hotline for refugees and migrants
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Newshour: William Schabas

this evening (tuesday 3rd), 9.42-9.48pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107) newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

“The Israeli government has called on the UN Human Rights Council to scrap its inquiry into last year’s Gaza/Israel conflict.
The prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, made the demand after the chairman of the commission of inquiry handed in his resignation on Monday.”

including interviews with …
william schabas (more…)

Newshour: Navi Pillay

last tuesday (23rd december), 2.39-2.48pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107) (repeated 9.35pm)
newshour (presented by dan damon) includes james coomarasamy interviewing former un high commissioner for human rights navi pillay (2008-2014), with a helpful audio clip from lyse doucet

Navi Pillay interview

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