This week …

News Highlights:

  • Palestinian landowners in Silwan fear settlers are preparing to grab more of their land in occupied East Jerusalem.
  • Leading Israeli human rights groups are challenging the new Israeli military orders that allows Israel to deport or imprison anyone in the occupied West Bank without the correct military permit.
  • Israeli forces spray sewage water at a non-violent protest in Nabi Saleh against the apartheid wall.


A live interview from Montreal with Egyptian Canadian poet and activist Ehab Lotayef about the launch of his new book of poetry. Ehab, who has published many poems over the year and whose niece singer Maryam Tollar has set them to music, detailed his new book “To Love a Palestinian Woman”, which can be ordered through his website ( Ehab then went on to talk about the Palestinian solidarity movement in Canada and the future of the Free Gaza March, where he had been a member of the Coordinating Committee.

Focus on Zionism:

Excerpts of an April 12th, 2010 commentary by Miftah about the new Israeli military orders that will effectively criminalize thousands of Palestinians living in the occupied West Bank.

Here is an audio file of this show: