November 2008 archive

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This show includes a live interview with Diana Ralph, the coordinator for Independent Jewish Voices, about their picket against a gala organized by the Jewish National Fund. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Nov25_2008_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB) VOP_Nov25_2008_16kbps.mp3 (16 kbps encoding, ~7.0MB)

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News Highlights: Palestinians in Gaza are facing a deteriorating situation as the Israeli closure leads to a lack of medicine, food and fuel; doctors struggle to save people with cancer, kidney disease and other serious illnesses due to lack of available treatments. Foreign Press Association petitions the Israeli government to stop its ban on journalists …

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News: Israel maintains blockade of Gaza, despite warning from international aid agencies, including the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. Power outages widen in Gaza and hospital and water treatment facilities are impacted. Foreign Press Association says Israel is banning foreign journalists from entering Gaza and condemns the move as an unprecedented violation of press …

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This show includes highlights of a November 18th, 2008 press release from Dr. Mustafa Bargouthi, condemning the humiliation carried out by the Israeli army at a Nablus checkpoint, where they arrested and publicly stripped a young Palestinian man in front of crowds. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on …

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This show includes a conversation in the studio with Palestinian filmmaker Sobhi AlZobaidi, about his work and the showing of several of his films at the Pacific Cinematheque in Vancouver. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Nov11_2008_8kbps.mp3 (8 kbps encoding, ~3.5MB) VOP_Nov11_2008_16kbps.mp3 (16 kbps encoding, ~7.0MB)

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News Highlights: Gazans plunged into darkness, due to Israel’s suspension of fuel shipments. Journalists are also affected by the Israeli closure and the Foreign Press Association protests against the restrictions. Israeli police evict Palestinian family from their east Jerusalem home of 52 years, despite ongoing appeal in Israeli court. UN Agency says food distribution will …

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This show includes a special Eyewitness Palestine that highlighted two reports, one from the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights entitled “Blood on Their Hands” and the other a report by a volunteer with the World Council of Churches about the situation in Yanoun. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home …

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News Highlights: As world attention is focused on the U.S. election, Israeli land and air strikes in Gaza kill at least 6 Palestinians. International volunteers join local Palestinians to defend a home under attack by Israeli settlers in Hebron/AlKhalil. Israeli military intelligence chief warns extremist settlers may become more violent as Israeli government votes to …

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