This week …

News Highlights:

  • British Foreign Office criticizes Israel after border policemen shot dead a 10-year-old Palestinian girl in Yamoun.
  • Director of CARE Int’l in the West Bank says the route of the wall matches that of water resources, with many aquifers now located on the “Israeli side”.
  • Extremist settler leader, Baruch Marzel, campaigning for the upcoming Israeli elections, calls for the assassination of Israeli peace activist, Uri Avnery.
  • March 18th – Amnesty Int’l. calls on Israel to cease settlement expansion and construction of the separation wall, and calls for candidates in the March 28th elections to talk about human and social rights.


A live interview from Palestine with Tom, a Vancouver activist volunteering with the International Solidarity Movement. Tom spoke about his experiences in various towns and cities in the West Bank, in particular the situation for Palestinians in Tel Rumeida in occupied Hebron/AlKhalil. Tom detailed how settler teenagers are allowed to openly and freely terrorize the Palestinian civilian population, in particular schoolchildren, and how he himself had been attacked by settler youth. He also told us about the solidarity action done on March 16th to commemorate the memory of Rachel Corrie.

Focus on Zionism:

Highlights of a March 13th, 2006 press release in the Morning Star, detailing comments by South African trade unionist Willy Madisha, saying that S. Africa’s apartheid policies had been a “Sunday picnic” compared to Israel’s brutal treatment of Palestinians.

Here is an audio file of this show: