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6ocn: Polish effigy

this evening (monday 22nd), 6.24-6.26pm, on bbc radio 4

six o’clock news includes …

“The World Jewish Congress has condemned an Easter ritual in a town in Poland, during which an effigy of Judas Iscariot depicted as an Orthodox Jew was hanged beaten and burnt.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter danny eberhart


Newshour: Jobbik

this evening (thursday 9th), 9.19-9.26pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by rebecca kesby) includes …

Tim Franks reports on the rise of the ultra-nationalist party Jobbik

including interviews with …
márton gyöngyösi, deputy parliamentary leader of jobbik

(0:17:36) “It’s a very unusual event, when the World Jewish Congress holds its Annual Conference outside of Israel where it should belong but it comes to Hungary. I mean, I cannot see it in anything else than sheer provocation.”

rabbi ferenc raj, from the jewish community centre in budapest (more…)

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