February 2007 archive

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This show includes a live interview with Ron Saba, editor of the Montreal Planet magazine, about Canadian government support for Israeli occupation, specifically the tax-deductible status for groups like the Jewish National Fund that openly discriminate against Palestinians. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Feb27_2007_8kbps.mp3 (8 …

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News Highlights: Israel troops finally withdraw from the centre of Nablus, after a 3-day military invasion that left shops and homes destroyed; Palestinians bury Anan Tibi, 42, who was shot dead for breaking the Israeli army curfew. Universities and schools in Nablus were closed due to the Israeli aggression and one school was turned into …

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This show includes an in-studio interview with Jon Elmer, a Canadian freelance photojournalist, who recently returned from Gaza. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Feb20_2007_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB) VOP_Feb20_2007_16kbps.mp3 (16 kbps encoding, ~7.0MB)

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News Highlights: Palestinian media reports that the three-way summit between Condoleeza Rice, Ehud Olmert and Mahmoud Abbas sidestepped all the crucial issues. The Guardian quotes Olmert as saying that Israel and the U.S. have already agreed to not recognize the new Palestinian coalition government. Palestinian PM criticizes the negative U.S. attitude and says the priority …

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This show includes a tribute to Jewish-American folk singer David Rovics, with samples of his songs and writings. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Feb13_2007_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB) VOP_Feb13_2007_16kbps.mp3 (16 kbps encoding, ~7.0MB)

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News Highlights: Palestinian PM says his government will resign shortly, to pave the way for forming a new Palestinian coalition government. Israeli and Palestinian leaders disagree over the agenda of the Feb. 19th, 2007 summit with U.S. Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice; Israel refuses to discuss the major issues impacting any final status agreement. Israeli …

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This show includes a live interview with Randy Janzen from Nelson, B.C. who recently returned from a trip to the occupied Palestinian territories. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Feb06_2007_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB) VOP_Feb06_2007_16kbps.mp3 (16 kbps encoding, ~7.0MB)

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News Highlights: Palestinian PM Ismail Haniyeh says he is hopeful the unity talks in Saudi Arabia will produce permanent results. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and other Palestinian officials tell Israel to stop excavations near the Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem which could damage archaeological ruins; excavations may also endanger regional diplomatic efforts. British Foreign Secretary …

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