February 2013 archive

Voice of Palestine (February 21st, 2013)

This week we talk with Kevin Neish who is currently visiting Gaza for several weeks. Kevin, a long time human rights activist from Victoria and a Mavi Marmara survivor, will tell us about what he has seen and experienced in Gaza so far and the objectives for his trip there. Our closing piece of music …

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Voice of Palestine (February 15th, 2013)

This week, we talk with Dr. Bill Dienst, the co-editor of Freedom Sailors, a new book about the Free Gaza movement and its 2008 sailing that first broke the Israeli siege on the civilian Palestinian population. Bill will talk about the book and his upcoming speaking tour in British Columbia, as well as the medical …

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Voice of Palestine (February 9th, 2013)

This week, we talk with Sean Clinton from Ireland about the campaign calling for a boycott of Israeli diamonds. Sean will update us on why and how the campaign was formed, the limitations of the Kimberly Process in banning all “blood diamonds” and Canadian and western complicity in maintaining the Israeli diamond trade. For more …

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Voice of Palestine (February 2nd, 2013)

This week Voice of Palestine features a wide-ranging interview with Dana Olwan, Asst. Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at Syracuse University. Dana talks about the role of Palestinian women, the connection of the Palestinian grassroots movement with Idle No More and the indigenous struggle, as well as what is happening on the Palestinian scene …

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