BBC does know how to translate ‘Yahud’ – when it is said in the UK

Thank you to all the readers who took the trouble to contact us to point out that – in contrast to its misrepresentation of the meaning of the word ‘Yahud’ in Lyse Doucet’s recent programme ‘Children of the Gaza War’ – the BBC managed only relatively recently to provide its audiences with a correct translation of that Arabic word.

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Relatedly, it would appear that complaints on that issue are being answered with one of the BBC complaints department’s template responses.

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Of course that reply does not address the underlying issue which prompted the complaints. 



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