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Dear Sir / Madam
Syrian government ‘to let aid into besieged Madaya’ – BBC News, 7 January 2016
As evidenced by the copy below , at 50 seconds in the original version of the above BBC report a young man is shown passionately addressing cameras as Jim Muir’s narration states:
“Back in October when the last food got in things were already bad enough.”
However the scenes of the young man date from at least July 2014, when the You Tube video below was uploaded. Further, the title of this video claims that the scenes were shot in Yarmouk refugee camp, not Madaya.
I note that some scenes, including those of the young man, have been removed from the version of the report which is now available on the BBC website.
Please can you explain how the scenes of the young man came to accompany narration describing the situation in Madaya in October 2015 and why the subsequent re-editing of the report has not been acknowledged on the BBC website.
The BBC’s response is here.