June 2005 archive

This week …

News Highlights: Palestinian parliamentarian Hussam Khader has been illegally detained for over 2 years by Israel, as his hearings have been repeatedly postponed; there is now an international campaign to have him unconditionally released. Israeli soldier that murdered British student Tom Hurndall found guilty of manslaughter. Tom’s younger brother was detained at Israeli airport as …

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This show includes a live interview with Dr. Annie Higgins, from Chicago, about her recent trips to Palestinian refugee camps in the West Bank, as well as in Lebanon and Syria. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_June28_2005_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB)

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This show includes a live interview with Professor Michael Neumann from Trent University in Ontario, about his upcoming book, The Case Against Israel, and his analysis on current developments in Palestine and the Middle East. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_June21_2005_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB)

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News Highlights: Summit between Israeli PM Ariel Sharon and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas ends in bitter disappointment, yields few results and Abbas does not even attend closing press conference. Palestinian political prisoners went on one-day hunger strike to highlight their plight during the summit; they are calling for a timetable for the release of all …

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This show includes a special Eyewitness Palestine, with two reports from U.K. activists that were part of a trip to Palestine in April, 2005, organized by the British group www.waronwant.org. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_June14_2005_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB)

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News Highlights: Palestinians groups warn that the “ceasefire” is near collapse, if Israel continues its military operations; dozens of Palestinians have been killed since the Sharm al Sheikh summit in February. June 13th – Israeli soldiers barred medical personnel from entering Azzoun Atma village near Qalqila; a two-day total closure of the West Bank and …

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This show includes an in studio panel discussion on current developments in Palestine, including the Palestinian election delays, the increasingly shaky “truce” and Ariel Sharon’s Gaza “pullout” plan. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_June07_2005_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB)

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News Highlights: Two Palestinians killed in West Bank during an arrest raid by Israeli soldiers. June 6th – Israeli security forces use stun grenades on Palestinians at Haram Al-Sharif in Jerusalem; 40,000 Israelis had come to East Jerusalem to celebrate its illegal capture and annexation. Palestinian Authority postpones July 17th parliamentary elections, and no new …

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