This week …

News Highlights:

  • Human rights group in Gaza reports on the Israeli siege and the assaults against Gazan fishermen, both violations of the announced ceasefire.
  • Israeli police claim to have launched an investigation into a settler rampage against a Palestinian village, but make no arrests and collect no testimony, despite documentation by news and human rights organizations.
  • Palestinians mark the 26th anniversary of the massacre at the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps in Beirut, Lebanon.
  • Desmond Tutu says there is a possibility that the Israeli shelling of a Beit Hanoun neighbourhood in Gaza in 2006 is a “war crime”.


A live interview with Carel Moiseiwitsch, a local artist and activist, who just opened a new exhibit at the InterUrban Gallery. Carel talked about the exhibit, which will run through till October 12 (for more info, She also detailed two upcoming events, the first a public meeting on Sept. 26/08 at which the defendants (of which she is one) in the CanWest lawsuit over the Vancouver Sun parody that highlighted its pro-Israel bias, will talk about the case ( The second event is a September 27th meeting about Palestinian political prisoners.

Focus on Zionism:

Highlights of a September 12th, 2008 PressTV report about comments by former Israeli education minister Shulamit Aloni condemning the racism and atrocities of the Israeli regime against the Palestinians.

Here is an audio file of this show: