This week …

News Highlights:

  • 4 days of Israeli airstrikes kill at least 15 Palestinians, including a two year old toddler
  • Palestinian medical official in Gaza says Israeli forces have been using new and more lethal weapons against the population there
  • Israeli human rights groups criticize the decision of the Israeli Supreme Court upholding the route of the separation barrier that cuts off the village of al Walaja from its farming land
  • British media report on the involvement of British special operatives in the final assault against Libya’s Gaddafi

Feature:

A live interview with Aaron Lakoff from CKUT radio in Montreal about the recent decision of the National Campus and Community Radio Association in Canada to support the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions BDS Movement against Israel. The NCCRA represents 82 radio stations across Canada (of which Vancouver Coop Radio is one) and has a long history of giving voice to the voiceless in struggles around the world. Aaron explained his own history in supporting the Palestinian struggle and also detailed the process in bringing the resolution to the NCCRA general membership for final approval.

Focus on Zionism:

Excerpts of an August 22nd, 2011 report about the 3rd raid by the Israeli army on the Freedom Theatre in Jenin.