March 2009 archive

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This show includes a live interview with Cindy and Craig Corrie, the parents of Rachel Corrie, who was killed six years ago by an Israeli military bulldozer. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Mar31_2009_32kbps.mp3 (32 kbps encoding, ~14MB)

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News Highlights: Israeli forces violently disperse a Land Day demonstration in Hebron/AlKhalil, and arrest a German citizen. Dr. Mustafa Bargouthi, a leading Palestinian politician, calls for an independent inquiry into Israeli atrocities in Gaza, after the Israeli military drops its investigation with no findings. British MP George Galloway, who was banned from entering Canada, spoke …

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This show includes another in our series of Eyewitness Palestine, Eyewitness Gaza, with two stories about the wanton conduct of the Israeli military, especially during the last aggression on Gaza earlier this year. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Mar24_2009_32kbps.mp3 (32 kbps encoding, ~14MB)

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News Highlights: Israeli troops shut down press conference with the parents of Tristan Anderson, the American peace activist shot by Israeli military during a non-violent protest. Clashes erupt in Umm al-Fahm after right-wing Israeli settlers parade through the mostly Palestinian town in the Galilee. Israeli High Court approves the seizure of more than 30 dunums …

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This show includes a tribute to American peace activist and student Rachel Corrie who was brutally killed by an Israeli military bulldozer six years ago and to all international volunteers who are sacrificing in many ways to support the Palestinian people. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your …

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News Highlights: American peace activist Tristan Anderson is critically injured in Ni’lin after being shot in the head with a new type of teargas canister by the Israeli military. Israeli forces demolish the sixth floor of a multi-storey building in East Jerusalem, and other floors of the building are also under threat. Extremist Israeli politician …

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This show includes an interview direct from Gaza City with Montreal engineer, activist and poet Ehab Lotayef, who just recently managed to enter into Gaza with the CodePink delegation. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Mar10_2009_32kbps.mp3 (32 kbps encoding, ~14MB)

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News Highlights: A Palestinian family who lost 29 members in Israeli attacks in January 2009, is suing PM Ehud Olmert and other Israeli officials for “criminal negligence”. Health system in Gaza was further devastated during the Israeli aggression earlier this year, with 15 hospitals and 41 clinics damaged. Israel plans to demolish six homes and …

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This show includes an interview from Gaza City with Dr. Eyad Sarraj, first played on our sister station CKUT in Montreal in late January, 2009. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Mar03_2009_32kbps.mp3 (32 kbps encoding, ~14MB)

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News Highlights: A high-ranking U.S. delegation is shocked to discover that items such as lentils and macaroni are included in the Israeli blockade on Gaza. The U.S. administration plans to spend most of its announced $900 million aid package on support for the appointed Palestinian Authority in Ramallah, not for reconstruction in Gaza; announcement came …

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