August 2012 archive

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This week includes a live interview with Huweida Arraf from Ramallah, Palestine about the verdict that had just been handed down in the Rachel Corrie lawsuit. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Aug28_2012_32kbps.mp3 (32 kbps encoding, ~14MB)

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News Highlights: International Solidarity Movement ISM issues a statement criticizing the Israeli judge’s verdict in the Rachel Corrie lawsuit brought by her family. The weekly anti-wall protest in Kufr Qaddoum on August 24th, 2012 commemorates the memory of Rachel Corrie killed by an Israeli military bulldozer while protecting Palestinian families from home demolition. Israeli settlers …

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This week includes a special cultural tribute to the legendary Egyptian team of Ahmad Fouad Nigm and Sheik Imam, who produced some of the most revolutionary and bold music throughout the Arab world. The end of the news section concluded with a statement from the VOP collective about the exit from Coop Radio after 25 …

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News Highlights: One of a group of Israeli teens who participated in brutally lynching a Palestinian man said “let him die, he’s an Arab”, according to Israeli media. Israeli settlers set fire to a Palestinian home near Nablus, and other settlers firebomb a Palestinian car near Bethlehem, seriously injuring five people including two young children …

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This week includes a cultural tribute to the late Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish, who passed away 4 years ago this month. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Aug14_2012_32kbps.mp3 (32 kbps encoding, ~14MB)

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News Highlights: One Palestinian protester is critically wounded and many more suffer tear gas inhalation in 5 anti-wall protests across the occupied West Bank, as Israeli troops use rubber coated steel bullets and fire tear gas canisters directly at people’s heads. Israeli human rights group Btselem calls on Israeli military police to reopen the investigation …

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This week includes a live interview with two members of the Three Little Birds singing group that recently came under attack from the Zionist lobby for performing their song “Apartheid” on CTV Ottawa. Download an audio file of today’s entire show to listen at home on your computer: VOP_Aug07_2012_32kbps.mp3 (32 kbps encoding, ~14MB)

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News Highlights: Israeli PM Netanyahu claims he will release 50 Palestinian political prisoners detained prior to Oslo if the Palestinian Authority scraps its UN bid for recognition. 4 Palestinian detainees are still on hunger strike as their health continues to deteriorate, according to several human rights groups, who also note that the hunger strikers are …

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