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The London interview

Title
The London interview
Genre
News report; Interview; Special
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1980
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Duration
00:49:40
Description
This edition is with Director of the London Islamic Cultural Centre and London Central Mosque, Dr Zaki Badawi. He talks about the violence between Arab communities being played out in London, following the siege of the Iranian embassy; implications for US embassy hostages in Tehran; divisions within the Muslim world; his role including helping integrate immigrants. Starts with reading of list of recent violent incidents. Also includes archive report as the SAS rescues hostages from the Iranian embassy siege in London- male reporter and speaker not identified. Female interviewer presumed to be Tricia Ingrams. Short break in recording.
Contributors
Tricia Ingrams?; Zaki Badawi
Keywords
USA; Iran; London; Education; Religion; Terrorism; Interethnic relations; UK; Political protests; Embassies and consulates; Tehran; PLO; Ethnic conflicts; Immigrants; Terrorists; International relations; Demonstrations; Employment; Women; Homicide; Children (age group); Career development; Children (family); Finance; Television programmes; Conflict resolution; Peacemaking; Hostages; Islam; Special forces; Working life; Multiethnic societies; Muammar al-Gaddafi; Libya; Sieges; Students; Arabs; Bombs; Political leaders; Political violence; Occupations; Muslims; Palestinian Arabs; Communities; Mosques; Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine; Acculturation; Intergroup relations; Integration; Tolerance; Death of a Princess; Islamic culture; Embassy buidlings; Arab culture

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