No One Is Illegal Radio — 2007 Archive; 2008 Re-broadcasts

No One Is Illegal Radio broadcasts live on the first Thursday of every month, from 5-6pm (EST), as part of “Off the Hour”, produced in collaboration with the commnunity news collective at CKUT. We’re at 90.3 FM in Montreal, and on the web. Our show is also uploaded every month, with bonus audio and extended interviews; updates at

Starting in January 2008, No One Is Illegal Radio will also be part of the Rabble Podcast Network:

–> If you are interested in re-broadcasting our programs or interviews, please get in touch at … Community and alternative stations across North America re-broadcast excerpts of No One Is Illegal Radio monthly. <–

–> No One Is Illegal Radio’s 2007 shows are archived HERE

In 2007, No One Is Illegal Radio heard from indigenous activists and organizers from the Mohawk communities of Akwesasne, Tyendinaga & Kahnawake, from the Grand River Territory of Six Nations, the Ardoch Algonquin nation,
the Anishnabe Ojibway nation, the Ts’mkiyen nation, the Kwakwaka’wakw nation, the Tohono O’odham nation, as well as from Aotearoa. We spoke with activists in Oslo, Seoul and Whanganui, as well as from allies in Houston, San Diego, New Bedford, Jersey City, New York, Vancouver, Toronto and Ottawa. We also covered local anti-border, migrant justice organizing in Montreal.

Topics covered on our 2007 shows include:

* the struggle at Six Nations * hunger strike at Guantanamo North * the Buffalo Federal Detention Facility * indigenous resistance at the US-Canadian border * migrant resistance to the “War on Terror” * the People’s Commission into Immigration “Security” Measures * the land reclamation at the Culberston Tract * ICE raids of migrant workers in Massachusetts * Justice for Anas Bennis, killed by the Montreal police * Mayday immigrant justice protests in the USA * the San Franciso 8 * the Secret Trial Five * Canada’s emerging Prison Industrial Complex * anti-colonial grassroots resistance to the Olympics in Vancouver/Whistler * anti-detention protests at the Houston Detention Center * June 29 Indigenous Day of Action * anti-Canada Day actions on July 1 * Afghan refugees refuse forcible removal from Norway * the Algonquins of Sharbot Lake resist uranium mining * Community Assembly against the Security and Prosperity Partnership (SPP) * Benamar Benatta: Canada’s first 9/11 rendition to torture * Shawn Brant on the struggle at Tyendinaga * a tribute to Patricia Perez of the Migrant Workers Support Center * the legacy of Bhagat Singh * grandmother arrested by the CBSA for accompanying refugees * arrests and raids of indigenous Maori activists and allies in Aotearoa * the Gathering of the Indigenous People of the Americas in Vicam * the No Borders Camp at Calexico/Mexicali * indigenous resistance to the US-Mexico Border Wall * crackdown on migrant workers in South Korea * “Hurray for Herouxville!” *

–> No One Is Illegal Radio’s 2007 shows are archived HERE

No One Is Illegal-Montreal is part of a worldwide movement of resistance, fighting for justice and dignity, and the right to self-determination for migrants, refugees and indigenous people. Our campaign is in public confrontation with the Canadian state, denouncing and taking action to combat racial profiling, police brutality, detentions and deportations, exploitation and wage-slave conditions, as well as opposing the displacement and genocide of indigenous peoples on Turtle Island.

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Dec 11th – Dec 20th: Off the Hour/En profondeur (CKUT 90.3fm /

Tuesday []

-Deportation Stopped at Vancouver International Airport

-Commando Bouffe Sound Collage

-Report from Vigil for Mohamed Anas Bennis

-Tasers as used by the Police (Redeye from CO-OP)


Wednesday with The Avalanche []

-Holiday Special

-Review of O’Noir (restaurant that employs people living with blindness:

-Avatil Choir


Thursday Prison Radio []

-Free the Cuban 5 (live report)

-Mumia Abu Jamal (on the CIA, Obama, and False History)

-Street Youth on Prison

-Gord Hill, Native Youth Movement


Friday []

-Critical Mass Sound Track

-Participatory Economics and You with Michael Albert


Lundi En profondeur []

-Jen Cleman from Stella on the Day Opposed to Violence Against Sex Workers

-Benoit Perron Secret Police in Quebec (1949-1980)

-Contre de Taser March in Montreal


Tuesday []

-Blocking Bulldozers in New Orleans (an experiment in DJing the News)

-Community Convergence on Racism and Reasonable Accommodation

-Street Radio


Wednesday with The Avalanche []

PART ONE of a NEW DOCUMENTARY. Stay tuned to CKUT Radio as we break open a new chapter on the naming of genocide. We’ll be joined by academics, authors, and survivors to reflect on the following three topics: PART ONE Genocide: What’s in a Name?, PART TWO Untold Stories: The North American Holocaust and Genocide in Palestine, and PART THREE Taking on Genocide: The Will to Act.


Thursday Labour Radio []

-Marc Clement, former solider, on working for the Canadian Army

-David Thompson on discrimination in the workplace for those living with HIV/AIDS


Friday []

-Radio Sanctuary on life in Point Saint Charles (Montreal) and Gaza (Palestine)


Dec 4th – Dec 10th: This week on Off the Hour/En profondeur

Over the last week, Off the Hour/En profondeur, CKUT’s Community News Program has aired:

Lundi En profondeur []
-Venezuela Referendum
-More on the Commando Bouffe
-the extradition of John Graham

Tuesday []
-Live update from the Commando Bouffe
-A Women’s View of the Emergency in Pakistan
-Public Service Journalism in Post-Communist Countries
-Homeless Radio: The State of Emergency

Wednesday with The Avalanche
-Media Democracy and Community Radio

Thursday No One is Illegal Radio
-Indigenous resistance to the US-Mexico Border Wall
-Crackdown on migrant workers in South Korea
-“Hurray for Herouxville!”

Friday []
-A SPECIAL gendered view of violence. In commemoration of the Montreal Massacre and in the lead up to the International Day Opposed to Violence Against Sex Workers, this edition features a discussion about violence as it affects the lives of women, trans gendered people and sex workers.  Includes perspectives from INCITE women of colour against violence, Prostitution Alternatives Counseling and Education, and Montreal’s own Stella.


Off the Hour (Nov. 27th – Dec. 3rd, 2007)

Over the last week, Off the Hour, CKUT’s Community News Program has aired:

Lundi – En Profondeur []
-A Preview of the Commando-bouffe Action with the Comité des sans-emploi and OCAP
-More on the Unreasonable Debate around Reasonable Accommodation

Tuesday []
-Conflict in Somalia Part 1, with Omar Omar, Somali-Canadian Diaspora Alliance
-World AIDS Day Preview

Wednesday with The Avalanche
-CRTC and Community Radio

Thursday Haiti Action Montreal Radio []
-Sex scandal involving Sri Lankan Peace Keepers
-Haitians in the Dominican Republic

Friday []
-Conflict in Somalia Part 2, with Omar Omar, Somali-Canadian Diaspora Alliance
-A view of AIDS from a front line worker in Montreal
-Report back from picket outside of the Not-so Reasonable Accommodation Hearings in Montreal

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