Friday, March 18, 2016

UK: BBC apologises after radio host tells listeners ‘Israel hasn’t really worked out'

The Jewish Chronicle reports:

The BBC has apologised after one of its radio presenters said on-air that Israel “hasn't really worked out” as a country.
BBC Radio London host Chris Rogers was hosting a phone-in on Tuesday about the refugee crisis when a caller asked: “Why can’t they put a load of them (refugees) in Africa?”

The presenter replied: “Is just dumping families from all over the world, with lots of different cultures and reasons for fleeing - is just dumping them in a new state, if we do Israel all over again, is that really the answer?  I mean, Israel arguably hasn't really worked out, has it?”
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