This week …

News Highlights:

  • Israeli settler groups are given approval to take over more Palestinian homes in occupied East Jerusalem.
  • Cairo police attack demonstrators in and around Tahrir Square, killing at least 33.
  • Israeli authorities extend the detention of a female Palestinian journalist from al Quds TV, even though no charges have yet been brought against her.

Feature:

An interview with author Michael Riordon, who is in BC on a speaking tour about his new book “Our Way to Fight”. Michael explained how he became interested in the struggle for Palestinian human rights and detailed the voices of grassroots activists that are highlighted in his book. He also emphasized how he wanted to bring forth those voices that are otherwise silenced and marginalized.

Focus on Zionism:

Excerpts of a report by the Alternative Info Centre showing new research that details how thousands of Palestinian agricultural holdings cannot be accessed due to Israeli land confiscation, the separation wall and settlements.