March 2005 archive

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News Highlights: Mar 29th – Btselem, the Israeli human rights group, issues report about Gaza entitled “One Big Prison”; report details violations of rights resulting from Israeli restrictions on movement of people and goods. Conflict escalating between Israeli officers and settlers; one officer said he is more afraid of Jewish settlers than Palestinians. March 29th …

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This show includes an instudio panel discussion about the latest US re-affirmation regarding the large Israeli settlements in the West Bank. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Mar29_2005_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB)

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This show includes a short interview with independent American journalist, Dahr Jamail, who was in Vancouver last weekend addressing the Stopwar.ca rally marking the second anniversary of the war on Iraq. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Mar22_2005_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB)

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News Highlights: Israeli troops target village of Budrus after villagers successfully force changes in route of apartheid wall; March 20th – soldiers even remove women and children in the middle of night during a raid and photograph them. Israel withdraws from Tulkarem and will “avoid” entering the town; surrounding villages remain under Israeli control. March …

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This show includes highlights of the March 12th conference held at McMaster University, entitled Palestine Lives. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Mar15_2005_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB)

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News Highlights: 5000 Palestinians demonstrate in Ramallah to protest UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s visit and UN lack of action on the apartheid wall, despite the ruling of the International Court of Justice. Protestors noted that a recent UN report regarded the wall as a matter of compensation and humanitarian aid and that Annan refused to …

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This show includes an interview with UBC Professor of Geography Derek Gregory about his visit to Ramallah and his analysis on the “war on terror” and Arab cities under occupation. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Mar08_2005_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB)

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News Highlights: Israeli undercover police beat four Palestinian boys from Beit Surik who were participating in protest against the apartheid wall. Jordanian foreign minister meets with Israeli officials, including Ariel Sharon, and establishes joint economic committee; Egypt and Jordan have just sent new ambassadors. Israeli attorney Talia Sasson to release report on Israeli outposts, saying …

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This show includes the launch of a new monthly feature, entitled Not in My Name, that will highlight Jewish and Israeli groups that oppose the occupation. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Mar01_2005_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB)

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News Highlights: Britain put pressure on Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to attend the conference in London on March 1st, Palestinian officials were concerned about the content of the meeting. Israel refused to attend the conference, but had already vetoed wording in the final declaration. The Guardian newspaper reported that Tony Blair had assured Ariel Sharon …

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