This week …

News Highlights:

  • Israeli forces injured 16 Palestinians during popular demonstrations across the occupied West Bank; in Bilin, people commemorated the 2 year anniversary of the killing of Bassem Abu Rahmeh.
  • Palestinian Christians are denied access to their holy places in Jerusalem during Easter.
  • An Israeli settler is killed and 4 others injured by Palestinian police after 30 settlers snuck into Nablus.


The special feature was an interview with two members of the local Canadian Boat to Gaza committee, Irene MacInnes and Jase Tanner. Irene talked about the importance of the Canadian Boat being part of Freedom Flotilla 2 which is set to sail the end of May to once again try and break the siege on Gaza. She also gave details of the upcoming Vancouver event on May 7. Jase detailed his previous films about Gaza and how he would be making a new film about this upcoming flotilla.

Focus on Zionism:

Highlights of an April 23rd, 2011 Xinhua story about how Palestinian officials and Israeli peace groups were protesting an Israeli “ad” showing a Subaru car with a settler running over 2 Palestinian kids.

Here is an audio file of this show: