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W@1: Gaza lull

this afternoon (monday 6th), 1.05-1.06pm, and 1.26-1.30pm (partly repeated 6.18pm on six o’clock news and 12.18am on midnight news), on bbc radio 4 

world at one (presented by edward stourton) includes …

A ceasefire seems to be holding between Israel and militants in Gaza after the fiercest clashes between the two sides in years. Several days of fighting killed four Israeli civilians and at least 25 Palestinians.”

including contributions from  …

• bbc reporter yolande knell 

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

yehuda landau, ashdod resident

mahmoud al-wahedi, gaza resident

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W@1: Liverpool Labour anti-semitism

this afternoon (tuesday 19th), 1.34-1.39pm, on bbc radio 4

world at one (presented by sarah montague) includes …

Labour has seen another resignation over anti-semitism. The Merseyside Police and Crime Commissioner, Jane Kennedy, who’s a former Labour MP, says the party has ‘failed to deal with the problem’.”

including interview with …

jane kennedy

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W@1: Falconer waits

this afternoon (monday 11th), 1.26-1.34pm, on bbc radio 4

world at one (presented by sarah montague) includes …

“The former Labour Lord Chancellor, Lord Falconer, says anti-semitism is an existential crisis for the Labour Party. He’s been asked to review the problems with anti-semitism within the party, but just as he was about to take up the role last week, the Equaltiies and Human Rights Commission, the EHRC, announced that it believed Labour may have unlawfully discriminated against people because of their ethnicity and religious beliefs, and it’s considering a full investigation. Lord Falconer told me their investigation should take precedence, and not operate in parallel to his, he could then take up a longer-term role after they finish.”

including interview with  …

lord falconer

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W@1/6ocn: EHRC warns Labour

yesterday afternoon (thursday 7th), 1.03-1.05pm and 6.11-6.12pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by sarah montague) and six o’clock news (repeated at 12.17am on midnight news) include …

The Labour Party has been warned it could face a formal investigation by the equalities watchdog into claims of anti-semitism. The Equalities and Human Rights Commission has said it’s considering using enforcement powers against Labour, and has asked the party to respond.”

including report from …
• bbc reporter jonathan blake
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W@1: Esterson on anti-semitism

yesterday afternoon (wednesday 6th), 1.24-1.28pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by sarah montague) includes …

Anti-semitism: do you recognise that the party has a problem?”

including interview with …
bill esterson mp
nadhim zahawi mp
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W@1: Andrew Murray accused

this afternoon (tuesday 5th), 1.01-1.02pm, and 1.07-1.14pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by sarah montague) includes …

“It’s no secret that he was a senior member of the Communist Party, and was a fervent believer in that route to socialism as he saw it … if he still holds them I think he should be in the Communist Party rather than in the Labour Party.

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter norman smith
margaret hodge mp
• lord ray collins, former general secretary of the labour party
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W@1: Congress anti-semitism

this afternoon (monday 4th), 1.25-1.30pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated tuesday 5th, 9.12-9.18pm, on newshour on bbc world service radio)
world at one (presented by sarah montague) includes …

“Labour isn’t the only left-of-centre political party having to weather accusations of anti-semitism at the moment. In the United States, Democrats are having to counter claims that the leftward shift of their party is leading to anti-semitic attitudes among some of their new members of Congress.

including contributions from …
• journalist jonathan weisman, new york times
deborah lipstadt
• arab-israeli yousef munayyer, executive director, us campaign for palestinian rights
halie soifer, jewish democratic council of america
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