November 2013 archive

VOP 2013-11-25: Eva Bartlett on Gaza in Crisis

This week we interview human rights activist Eva Bartlett, who has lived for extended periods in Gaza. Eva will talk about the deteriorating situation in Gaza as well as update us on her upcoming speaking tour in BC and the Pacific Northwest, including a Nov. 29 event for the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinians in Vancouver.

Voice of Palestine (November 18th, 2013)

Tyler Levitan: Canadian Boycott Coalition’s Campaign on Sodastream

This week we are interviewing Tyler Levitan from Independent Jewish Voices about the Canadian Boycott Coalition and their new campaign against Sodastream.
Sodastream is manufactured in illegal Israeli settlements and is now being carried in many Canadian stores. (For more boycott product info, check this link.)

Voice of Palestine (November 11th, 2013)

Alan Hart on 9th Anniversary of Yasser Arafat’s Death

This week Voice of Palestine interviews Alan Hart, British author and journalist. Alan talks with us about the 9th anniversary of the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat and the new evidence pointing to his murder, as well as the dysfunctional state of the Palestinian Authority and challenges facing the Palestinian diaspora.

Voice of Palestine (November 4th, 2013)

Prof. Abdelhamid Siyam on Bahrain and the U.S. Role in the Region

This week, Voice of Palestine talks with Dr. Abdelhamid Siyam, a professor at the Centre for Middle Eastern Studies in Rutgers University. Prof. Siyam, who also worked for the United Nations for 25 years, joins us again to talk about U.S. policies in the region, the movement for democracy in Bahrain and the role of the Arab Gulf regimes in trying to suppress such movements.