October 2008 archive

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This show includes a live interview with two staff members of the Palestinian NGO Al Haq, Dylan Smith and John Reynolds, who were currently touring eastern Canada. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Oct28_2008_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB) VOP_Oct28_2008_16kbps.mp3 (16 kbps encoding, ~7.0MB)

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News Highlights: Israeli settlers and soldiers harass Palestinian farmers from Kfar Qadum, as they try to harvest their olives; the village has come under almost daily attack, despite the presence of international peace activists. Egypt offers new draft to achieve Palestinian national unity, with a meeting in Cairo in November. Syria calls on the U.N. …

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This show includes a conversation with Mohammed Boudjenane, the executive director of the Canadian Arab Federation, about the new report just released on the torture of Arab Canadians abroad and the complicity of Canadian government departments in that torture. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Oct21_2008_8kbps.mp3 …

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News Highlights: As olive harvest continues, Israeli military and settlers attack Palestinian farmers in village of Kafr Qadum. British environmentalist jailed by Israeli forces after being seized on the sidelines of settler rally in Beit Sahour near Bethlehem. UNRWA director calls for immediate end to Israeli blockade on Gaza. Egypt hands over draft plan for …

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This show includes a special cultural presentation about the Palestinian olive harvest that was recorded in October 2007 by Poets West in Seattle and played on a sister station in Everett, Washington. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Oct14_2008_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB) VOP_Oct14_2008_16kbps.mp3 (16 kbps …

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News Highlights: Palestinian teen shot dead by Israeli troops near Ramallah, and several others injured. A majority of Palestinians believe the Oslo accords harmed Palestinian national interests, according to a new poll. Palestinian olive harvest begins, under increasingly difficult conditions as settler attacks and the wall push farmers off their land. Palestinian Israeli legislators criticize …

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This show includes a live interview with Ali Mustafa, from York University, about an incident of racial profiling at a recent event on campus. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Oct07_2008_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB) VOP_Oct07_2008_16kbps.mp3 (16 kbps encoding, ~7.0MB)

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News Highlights: Palestinians begin annual olive harvest under difficult conditions, including violent attacks by Israeli soldiers and settlers. International Solidarity Movement re-establishes its presence in Gaza, and will be based in Rafah to assist Palestinian fishermen and farmers. In the past 8 years, Israeli forces have killed 5526 Palestinians including 1010 children under 18 and …

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