July 2008 archive

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This show includes a rebroadcast of a presentation given on March 12th, 2005 at the Palestine Lives Conference in McMaster University, Hamilton, about Canadian foreign policy. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_July29_2008_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB) VOP_July29_2008_16kbps.mp3 (16 kbps encoding, ~7.0MB)

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News Highlights: 10-year-old Palestinian boy shot dead near Nilin, as protests continue against the apartheid wall that will take 2500 dunums of village land; Israeli authorities are deporting 23-year-old Canadian human rights volunteer who was assisting the Nilin villagers. Palestinian officials say upcoming talks in Washington are the last chance for peace negotiations to succeed. …

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News Highlights: Israeli soldier that was filmed shooting a bound and blindfolded Palestinian was released from police detention, because he said his commander told him 3 times to “shoot him”. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas warns he will withdraw PA security forces from cities in the occupied West Bank unless the Israeli military halts their raids. …

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This show includes a live interview with Gordon Murray of the Palestine Media Collective, who was one of the authors of the Vancouver Sun parody and a long-time supporter of the Palestinian people. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_July22_2008_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB) VOP_July22_2008_16kbps.mp3 (16 …

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This show includes a feature tribute to long-time activist and supporter of Palestinian rights, Mordecai Briemberg, who just turned 70. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_July15_2008_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB) VOP_July15_2008_16kbps.mp3 (16 kbps encoding, ~7.0MB)

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News Highlights: Palestinian toddler dies in Gaza Strip after being barred from transfer to a more specialized hospital elsewhere; the 19-month-old baby is the 204th Palestinian patient to die because of the ongoing Israeli closure. Israeli military forces continue their campaign against institutions in Nablus. Palestinian officials say they may suspend negotiations with Israel due …

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This show includes a live interview from Palestine with Victor MacDiarmind of Kingston, Ontario, who is currently a human rights volunteer with the International Solidarity Movement in the occupied West Bank. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_July08_2008_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB) VOP_July08_2008_16kbps.mp3 (16 kbps encoding, …

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News Highlights: Israeli army invades Nablus, and shuts down several charitable institutions and confiscates their properties. Israeli forces also raid a popular shopping mall in Nablus, but local shoppers defy the two year closure. July 5th – Israeli army invades the village of Nilin near Ramallah, ordering a complete curfew and closing off all roads. …

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This show includes a special Eyewitness Palestine, with two on-the-ground stories from the occupied West Bank. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_July01_2008_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB) VOP_July01_2008_16kbps.mp3 (16 kbps encoding, ~7.0MB)

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News Highlights: Red Cross official says that the Israeli siege on Gaza is having a devastating impact on all aspects of daily life and commerce. Palestinian prize-winning journalist Mohammed Omer is strip-searched and assaulted by Israeli security officials as a border crossing. A proposed amendment to an Israeli law will deny Palestinians the right to …

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