This week …

News Highlights:

  • 10 more Palestinian detainees are transferred to hospital, as the hunger strike against administrative detention and other severe restrictions continues and grows, with over 2000 Palestinian prisoners now involved in the strike.
  • The Int’l Committee of the Red Cross warns that 6 of the hunger-strikers are in “imminent danger of dying”.
  • Israeli officials issue an eviction notice to a home in the Sheik Jarrah neighbourhood in occupied East Jerusalem, as settlers take over another Palestinian property in nearby Beit Hanina.


The feature was the speech given by Ilan Pappe, the noted Israeli historian, to a Vancouver audience on May 5, 2012. The full presentation, entitled The False Paradigm of Peace, can be listened to in a special high quality download as part of our May 8, 2012 show downloads.

Focus on Zionism:

Highlights of a May 8, 2012 alert from the Israeli Committee against Home Demolitions about imminent displacement of Palestinian Bedouin communities in the Jerusalem periphery.

Here is an audio file of this show: