June 2008 archive

Downloads

This show includes a live interview from Australia with Harmeet Sooden, an activist with the International Solidarity Movement who was recently deported from Israel. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_June24_2008_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB) VOP_June24_2008_16kbps.mp3 (16 kbps encoding, ~7.0MB)

This week …

News Highlights: The first violation of the Gaza ceasefire occurs when Israeli troops wound a 68-year-old Palestinian farmer in northern Gaza on June 23rd, 2008. Gaza truce remains shaky, as Israeli troops kill 2 Palestinians in the West Bank and Palestinian resistance fighters in Gaza respond by sending rockets into Israel. International donors to the …

Continue reading

Downloads

This show includes a live interview with Omar Shaban, the new VP for the West for the Canadian Arab Federation (www.caf.ca). Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_June17_2008_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB) VOP_June17_2008_16kbps.mp3 (16 kbps encoding, ~7.0MB)

This week …

News Highlights: Israel announces it will build more settlement housing units in occupied East Jerusalem and the West Bank; this brings to nearly 8000 the number of new settlement units approved for construction since the Annapolis talks last November. Israel and Hamas agree to a six-month truce, to start on June 19, brokered by Egypt; …

Continue reading

Downloads

This show includes a live interview from Palestine with Wael Elasady, from the Popular Committee in Bilin. Wael spoke about the third annual Bilin conference that just ended, and the Israeli military’s violent attack on the June 6th peaceful demo at the conclusion of the conference that resulted in the injury of an Italian judge. …

Continue reading

This week …

News Highlights: 63-year-old Palestinian American man dies of a heart attack at Israeli checkpoint after suffering repeated abuse from the Israeli soldiers stationed there. Palestinians in Gaza face daily hardships due to the Israeli siege, including lining up to fill a few containers with fresh water to serious environmental damage due to the use of …

Continue reading

Downloads

This show includes a live interview with Jewish American folk singer David Rovics, who was coming to BC for several performances on June 5th and 6th. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_June03_2008_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB) VOP_June03_2008_16kbps.mp3 (16 kbps encoding, ~7.0MB)

This week …

News Highlights: 12 Palestinians wounded and five taken prisoner by the Israeli army during a non-violent protest at the separation barrier in Bilin village. Palestinian NGOs welcome the decision of the British University and College Union to take steps to hold Israel accountable for its violations of international law and to send a delegation to …

Continue reading