This week …

News Highlights:

  • Jailed Palestinian leader from Bilin, Abdullah Abu Rahmah, is finally released from Israeli prison after serving 16 months for organizing peaceful demos
  • Israel announced massive expansions to illegal settlements in the West Bank, a day after an Israeli family was killed in Itamar settlement
  • Thousands of Palestinians rally in both Gaza and the West Bank to call for national unity
  • Protests and uprisings continue across the Arab world, as Saudi forces go into Bahrain to suppress the pro-reform demonstrations there


A live interview with Palestinian American Huweida Arraf, the chair of Free Gaza and co-founder of the Int’l. Solidarity Movement ISM. Huweida was in Regina as part of a mini-tour of Canada to address several meetings on university campuses during Israeli Apartheid Week. Huweida explained she was also helping to raise money for the Canadian Boat to Gaza that will be part of the next Free Gaza flotilla to sail this coming May. There was discussion of the activities of ISM and the 8th commemoration of the death of American student Rachel Corrie, killed by an Israeli military bulldozer while trying to protect the home of a Palestinian family.

Focus on Zionism:

Excerpt of an online petition to support academic freedom and condemn the recent attacks on Queens Univ. Rector, who supported the inclusion of Israeli Apartheid Week on Canadian campuses.

Here is an audio file of this show: