September 2011 archive

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News Highlights: Israeli officials approve 1100 new settler housing units in the occupied West Bank, a move condemned by Palestinian and international leaders. Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails start a hunger strike to protest the use of longterm solitary confinement and abuse of prisoners and their visitors by authorities. Israeli forces arrest a Palestinian …

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This show includes a live interview with Rev. Brian McIntosh from the Holy Land Awareness and Action Task Group in Toronto, about the launch of their Boycott Divestment and Sanctions campaign against Israel. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Sept27_2011_32kbps.mp3 (32 kbps encoding, ~14MB)

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This show marked two painful anniversaries in the Palestinian calendar, 41 years since Black September in Jordan and the 29th anniversary of the Sabra and Shatila massacres in Beirut, Lebanon. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Sept20_2011_32kbps.mp3 (32 kbps encoding, ~14MB)

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News Highlights: Palestinian and international activists set up a watchdog group to monitor the increasing settler violence against Palestinians and their property in the occupied West Bank Israeli military forces force Palestinian vehicles to wait for hours at 3 major checkpoints in the West Bank Mahmoud Abbas will push ahead with seeking full UN membership …

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This show includes a discussion with Palestinian Canadian activist Khaled Mouammar from Toronto about the upcoming “statehood” moves at the United Nations and why they have provoked so much debate amongst Palestinians. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Sept13_2011_32kbps.mp3 (32 kbps encoding, ~14MB)

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News Highlights: Israeli officials authorize a plan to uproot and “resettle” 30,000 Palestinian Bedouin in the Negev. Israeli soldiers demolish Palestinian water infrastructure in the occupied northern West Bank. Palestinians mark the 18th anniversary of the signing of the failed Oslo accords, and note how the accords worsened the situation on the ground for Palestinians. …

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This show marked the 24th anniversary of Voice of Palestine being on the air at Vancouver Coop Radio and the feature brought together most of the original programming team to talk about what the anniversary meant and compare the political environment then and now. Note: This recording is missing the News portion of the program …

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News Highlights: Settlers torch a mosque in the occupied West Bank as EU representatives criticize the provocation and also express concern over the impact of the separation wall on the village of Al Walaja. Egyptian authorities put up a 2 metre high wall around the Israeli embassy in Cairo, as Egyptians continue to protest the …

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