February 2008 archive

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News Highlights: Palestinian NGOs report that 51 Palestinians have been killed to date in February, including 7 children and 2 women. Palestinian Centre for Human Rights condemns the siege on Gaza, and says ambulances have been forced to stop working due to fuel shortages. Palestinians attending the funeral of Imam Majed Bargouthi near Ramallah say …

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This show includes a conversation with Eva Bartlett from Ontario, who just returned from 8 months in Palestine volunteering with the International Solidarity Movement ISM. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Feb26_2008_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB) VOP_Feb26_2008_16kbps.mp3 (16 kbps encoding, ~7.0MB)

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This show includes an in-depth conversation with Jamila Ghaddar from United for Students Rights at McMaster University in Hamilton. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Feb19_2008_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB) VOP_Feb19_2008_16kbps.mp3 (16 kbps encoding, ~7.0MB)

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News Highlights: Ambulance service in the Gaza Strip grinds to a complete halt from a lack of fuel due to the Israeli siege. A 10-year-old Palestinian boy is killed when the Israeli army opened fire at Palestinian homes in Dier al Balah in central Gaza. Israeli forces kidnap a Palestinian woman engineering student in Nablus, …

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This show includes a conversation with Samir Joubran of the Trio Joubran about his musical history and an upcoming North American tour, which will include Vancouver. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Feb12_2008_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB) VOP_Feb12_2008_16kbps.mp3 (16 kbps encoding, ~7.0MB)

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News Highlights: Israeli government preparing for wide-scale attack against the Gaza Strip as vice-premier Haim Ramon recommends more assassinations against Hamas leaders. 2 more Palestinian patients die in Gaza due to the Israeli siege; since June 2007, 103 Palestinian patients have died due to lack of medication and no access to specialized facilities and treatments. …

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This show includes an in studio conversation with Tom, a volunteer with the International Solidarity Movement – Vancouver, who recently returned from a trip to Palestine. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Feb05_2008_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB) VOP_Feb05_2008_16kbps.mp3 (16 kbps encoding, ~7.0MB)

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News Highlights: Israeli airstrike kills 7 in Gaza and a Palestinian suicide bomber kills one person in Dimona, the town where Israel’s nuclear reactor is located. Palestinian worker dies of a heart attack at an Israeli army checkpoint near Ramallah. Israeli army kills one Lebanese civilian and kidnaps another on Feb. 4th. Egypt re-opens the …

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