March 2013 archive

Voice of Palestine (March 31st, 2013)

This week we talk with Rev. Robert Assali, Chair of the Canadian Friends of Sabeel, about their recent statement calling on the new Canadian Office of Religious Freedom to investigate Israeli abuses at Holy Week. We also discuss the Kairos Bethlehem call – “Here We Stand, Stand with us!” We closed the show with excerpts …

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Voice of Palestine (March 23rd, 2013)

This week we talk with Professor Rashid Khalidi, from Columbia University about his new book “Brokers of Deceit: How the U.S. has Undermined Peace in the Middle East”, as well as the recent visit of US President Obama to the region. Our closing piece of music is “Beirut” by the Palestinian troupe Al Ashekeen and …

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Voice of Palestine (March 16th, 2013)

Interview with Mahmoud Abdelal /10th Anniversary of Rachel Corrie’s Murder This week we talk with Mahmoud Abdelal about the upcoming Palestinian Return Conference in Vancouver in May. Mahmoud, based in Montreal, is part of the organizing committee for the conference. Our closing piece of music was dedicated to Rachel Corrie on the 10th anniversary of …

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Voice of Palestine (March 8th, 2013)

This week we have a frank interview with Palestinian diplomat and author, Afif Safieh, who is officially the ambassador for the Palestinian Diplomatic Corps. We will discuss with Afif his new book, The Peace Process: from Breakthrough to Breakdown, as well as the current situation in Palestine. Our closing piece of music is by the …

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Voice of Palestine (March 2nd, 2013)

Dr. As’ad Abu Khalil: The Case Against “Israel” as part of Vancouver’s Israeli Apartheid Week

SPHR-UBC marked Israeli Apartheid Week with a series of events, one of which was a keynote address by Dr. As’ad Abu Khalil, a Lebanese American Professor of Political Science at California State University and the creator of the Angry Arab News Agency blog.