This week …

News Highlights:

  • Israeli police continue to raid AlAqsa mosque, resulting in new clashes with 30 Palestinians injured, including 5 journalists.
  • Palestinians in alKhalil/Hebron, along with international and Israeli activists, challenge Israeli settlement expansion.
  • Amnesty International says in a new report that Israeli restrictions prevent Palestinians from receiving enough water, and that Israeli per capita water consumption in 4 times that of Palestinians.
  • Activists in San Francisco disrupt Ehud Olmert’s speech and make a symbolic “citizens arrest”.


A commemoration of the life and legacy of Palestinian Canadian Rezek Faraj, who passed away from cancer on October 24th, 2009. Rezek, who grew up in Dheisheh refugee camp near Bethlehem, was a tireless defender of his people’s rights and aspirations. We presented several tributes to him as well as highlights of an interview he did in July 2007 with Voice of Palestine, and concluded with his own words from an interview in Montreal Planet in September 2005.

Focus on Zionism:

Highlights of an October 27th, 2009 report from the Christian Peacemaker Team about how Israeli settlers harass Palestinian children on their way to school in the occupied West Bank.

Here is an audio file of this show: