This week …

News Highlights:

  • April 25th – Amnesty International calls on Israel to take action against settlers who have been poisoning Palestinians’ livestock.
  • Israeli Housing Ministry continuing to work on the E-1 settlement expansion plan between Maaleh Adumim and Jerusalem.
  • Palestinian Health Ministry reports that a pregnant Palestinian woman was held up at Israeli checkpoint and the delay causes miscarriage; since Sept 2000, 39 Palestinian children have been born at checkpoints.
  • British lecturers vote to endorse academic boycott against Israel, and suspend all links with Haifa and Bar-Ilan universities.


A live interview with Cindy and Craig Corrie, the parents of Rachel Corrie, the American peace activist killed by an Israeli bulldozer two years ago in Rafah. The Corries talked about recent solidarity activities in Rachel’s memory, including a new play in London. They also discussed their lawsuit against the Caterpillar corporation and the resolution that was recently defeated calling on the company to investigate what Israel does with its Caterpillar bulldozers. The discussion also covered the global divestment campaign against companies that are maintaining and assisting the Israeli occupation.

Focus on Zionism:

Excerpts of a report in the April 24th Observer about how Israeli soldiers lied and tampered with evidence in the inquiry into the killing of British film-maker James Miller.