May 2013 archive

Voice of Palestine (May 30th, 2013)

Ron Saba on JNF Tax Fraud
This week our cohost Hanna Kawas talks with activist Ron Saba from Montreal about the Jewish National Fund, its role in maintaining the racist structures in Israel, and the tax privileges it is granted in Canada. They also discuss upcoming pickets against the JNF Gala Dinners all across the country (See more info on the Vancouver picket and the JNF Dinners).

Voice of Palestine (May 25th, 2013)

Amir Maasoumi on Syria Peace and Reconciliation Mission
This week we’ll be talking with Montreal activist and intellectual Amir Maasoumi, who was part of the recent Syria Peace and Reconciliation Mission, headed by Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire of Northern Ireland. He will tell us about his trip to Syria and Lebanon and the work of the delegation.

Voice of Palestine (May 17th, 2013)

David Heap and Ehab Lotayef on Gaza’s Ark
This week we talk with the two spokespersons for Gaza’s Ark here in Canada, David Heap and Ehab Lotayef, who update us on the project and what people here can do to help. We reached David in Italy where he is promoting the Ark project and then spoke with Ehab in Montreal.

Voice of Palestine (May 10th, 2013)

This week we present a cultural and spoken word tribute to mark the 65th anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba, produced by our sister show PoetsWest based in Seattle. The show includes a short radio play and readings of Mahmoud Darwish’s poetry by Ed Mast, original poetry by Hanna Eady and music by Reem Kelani. We …

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Voice of Palestine (May 2nd, 2013)

This week we talk with Rabab Abdulhadi, Senior Scholar of the Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas Initiative, at the College of Ethnic Studies, San Francisco State University. Rabab is a veteran Palestinian activist and will be one of the guest speakers at the upcoming Palestinian Shatat Conference this weekend in Vancouver. Our final piece …

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