This week …

News Highlights:

  • Palestinians from the village of Bilin will mark 7 years of resistance to the separation wall, and will dedicate the anniversary to the Palestinian political prisoner Khader Adnan currently on hunger strike; Israeli courts just rejected an appeal for his release.
  • Israeli settlers say they have reached a deal with the Israeli government to “relocate” the illegal outpost of Migron that will take up to 18 months, going against a previous High Court ruling.
  • The internet group Anonymous marks the one year anniversary of the Bahraini uprising by shutting down the website of Combined Systems Inc., the US company that manufactures the teargas used against many protest rallies, including in Bahrain and Palestine.


A live interview with Dr. Peter Larson, a board member of the National Council on Canada Arab Relations, on his recent trip to Israel/Palestine and his upcoming presentation in Vancouver – The Palestinians of ’48, The Struggle for Democracy. Dr. Larson explained about NCCAR and the work it does challenging Canadian policy on the Middle East, and detailed the experiences he had on his two trips to the region, especially his most recent trip that investigated the discrimination Palestinian Israelis face. He concluded by emphasizing the importance of educating as many people as possible about the injustices faced by the Palestinians.

Focus on Zionism:

Highlights of a February 14th, 2012 press release from Palestine House in Toronto, about the recent decision by the Canadian government to cut funding for settlement and language instruction programs administered by Palestine House.

Here is an audio file of this show: