February 2015 archive

VOP 2015-02-20: Charlotte Kates on Lina Khattab and Palestinian Prisoners

This week Voice of Palestine interviews Charlotte Kates, the coordinator of Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network. We talk with her about the work of Samidoun and the conditions of Palestinian political prisoners, including Lina Khattab, a young 18 year old Palestinian media student at Bir Zeit University and folkloric dancer with El Funoun, recently sentenced by an Israeli military court to six months imprisonment.

VOP 2015-02-10: Josh Ruebner on “Skip the (Netanyahu) Speech” to Congress

This week Voice of Palestine interviews Josh Ruebner, Policy Director of the U.S. Campaign to End The Israeli Occupation. We talk with him about their new campaign Skip The Speech targeting Israeli PM Netanyahu’s speech to Congress in early March. We’ll also talk about his article in “The Hill” about Capitol Hill’s one-sided hearing on Palestine and the ICC, and the new paperback edition of his book “Shattered Hopes”.