August 2005 archive

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This show includes an interview with local journalist, Greg Felton, about anti-Arab bias in the media and the increasing anti-Arab racism in Canada in general. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Aug30_2005_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB)

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News Highlights: Ariel Sharon says Israel will always hold on to the larger settlement blocs in the West Bank, and the issue of removing any smaller, isolated ones will only be dealt with in the final stage of negotiations. Palestinian militants renew commitment to a ceasefire, until the end of this year; however, they say …

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News Highlights: As the last Jewish settlement in Gaza is cleared, Ariel Sharon says he will continue expanding West Bank settlements, in specific Ma’ale Adumim, linking it to “Greater Jerusalem”, and annexing the Ariel settlement to Israel. Mahmoud Abbas promises that the Gaza airport will soon reopen, despite the lack of agreement by Israel. Aug. …

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This week includes an interview with Noah, a Vancouver peace activist, who spent 7 weeks in Palestine, volunteering with the International Solidarity Movement. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Aug23_2005_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB)

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This show includes a cultural feature marking the fall of the Tel Zaatar Palestinian refugee camp in Beirut in August 1976. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Aug16_2005_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB)

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News Highlights: Israeli troops seal off Gaza on Aug. 14th for redeployment; Israeli Chief of Staff estimates that there are 5000 Israeli extremists from outside Gaza who have entered recently. U.N. World Food Program stockpiles food supplies for the poorest Palestinians in Gaza for two months due to expected Israeli curfews and closures. Aug. 14th …

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This show includes an interview with Professor Jim Graff from Toronto about the upcoming conference in Toronto in later October on the divestment campaign against Israel (details at www.sabeel.ca). Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Aug09_2005_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB)

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News Highlights: Palestinian foreign minister says Israel’s redeployment from Gaza will not mark the end of occupation, as Israel will still control all air, water and land crossings. Israeli army tanks fire on Khan Younis, hitting a Palestinian cemetery and causing damage to the gravesites. Palestinian Authority wants to open Gaza to unlimited foreign investment …

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News Highlights: Peaceful protest against the destruction of Palestinian land for an Israeli-only road in the West Bank was attacked by Israeli soldiers; 5 people, including one child injured and an Austrian peace activist arrested. Palestinian Authority announces parliamentary elections will be held in late January 2006. Egypt and Israel reach a deal on having …

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