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Freedom Flotilla III attacked by Israeli naval forces

Credits: REUTERS [audio https://ia601509.us.archive.org/11/items/INTWEhabLotayef/INTW%20Ehab%20Lotayef.mp3] Click here to download The International Freedom Flotilla Coalition has been protesting since its creation in 2010 against the Israeli siege in Gaza. On June 29th, a boat from Freedom Flotilla III was attacked by Israeli naval forces in international waters, 100 miles away from the coasts of Gaza. The crew of the “Marianne” boat […]

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En profondeur Palestine

Génocide à Gaza ? Entrevue avec Frank Barat du Tribunal Russell sur la Paléstine

[audio http://montreal.mediacoop.ca/sites/mediacoop.ca/files2/mc/audio/ckut_news/russell_tribunal_with_frank_barat.mp3] Click here to download audio En entrevue avec Frank Barat, fondateur du Palestine Legal Action Network ainsi que coordonnateur du Tribunal Russell sur la Paléstine, nous avons fait la réflexion sur le Tribunal des crimes de Guerre et crimes contre l’humanité à la suite des actions israëliennes en Gaza cet été. Nous parlons entre autre […]

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Palestine

CKUT’s Palestine Solidarity Sessions Available for Download and Re-broadcast!

CKUT Palestine Solidarity Sessions – Available for download and re-broadcast!   In the wake of this summer’s Gaza massacre, CKUT produced a series of in-depth interviews with Palestinians and their allies. We interviewed academics, journalists, artists, actors, record labels, graphic designers and asked them one important question: “What can ordinary people do to prevent future […]

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Palestine

Palestine Solidarity Sessions: Hind Awwad

[audio http://www.mediacoop.ca/sites/mediacoop.ca/files2/mc/audio/ckut_news/hind_awwad_final.mp3] Click here to download audio Hind Awwad is the former coordinator of the Boycott National Committee (BNC) in Palestine, and is currently working with the Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid (CAIA) in Toronto. CKUT spoke with her for the Palestine Solidarity Sessions about how people can get involved in the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) […]

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Palestine

Palestine Solidarity Sessions – Omar Barghouti and the Academic Boycott of Israel

[audio http://www.mediacoop.ca/sites/mediacoop.ca/files2/mc/audio/ckut_news/omar_barghouti_final.mp3] Click here to download audio Omar Barghouti is the founder of PACBI, the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel, and a long time Palestinian activist based in Jerusalem. He spoke with the Palestine Solidarity Sessions at CKUT about the importance of the academic boycott of Israeli apartheid in the wake […]

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Palestine

Palestine Solidarity Sessions: Interview with Doug Smith of Tadamon!

[audio http://montreal.mediacoop.ca/sites/mediacoop.ca/files2/mc/audio/under_the_olive_tree/doug_smith_-_tadamon_cure_18min10.mp3] Click here to download audio Doug Smith is a Montreal- based Palestine solidarity activist and a member of Tadamon!. Tadamon is a Montreal-based collective which works in solidarity with struggles for self-determination, equality and justice in the ‘Middle East’ and in diaspora communities in Montreal and beyond. In this interview Doug will be talking […]

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Palestine

Palestine Solidarity Sessions: Interview with Grace Batchoun of CJPME (Part 2)

[audio http://montreal.mediacoop.ca/sites/mediacoop.ca/files2/mc/audio/under_the_olive_tree/grace_batchoun_-_focus_on_cjpme_19min.mp3] Click here to download audio Grace Batchoun is the VP Public Relations of CJPME (Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East). CJPME is a non-profit and secular organisation. One of its main missions is to enable Canadians of all backgrounds to promote and work for justice and peace in Palestine. In this […]

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Palestine

Palestine Solidarity Sessions: Interview with Nora Taji of CPFQ

[audio http://montreal.mediacoop.ca/sites/mediacoop.ca/files2/mc/audio/under_the_olive_tree/nora_taji_-_focus_on_cpfq_16min40.mp3] Click here to download audio Noja Taji is a committee member of the CPFQ (the Canadian Palestinian Foundation of Quebec). CPFQ is a Montreal-based cultural, social and charitable non-profit organization. In this interview, Nora talks about CPFQ and how it was founded in the 80s as a way to help the Palestinian community in […]

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Palestine

Palestine Solidarity Sessions: Interview with Edmond Omran of MAP

[audio http://montreal.mediacoop.ca/sites/mediacoop.ca/files2/mc/audio/under_the_olive_tree/edmond_omran_-_medical_aid_for_palestine_9min09.mp3] Click here to download audio Edmond Omran is the president of Medical Aid for Palestine (MAP). MAP’s mission is to improve the health condition of Palestinians while respecting their autonomy and self-determination. MAP also works to develop cooperation and understanding between Canadians and Palestinians through the exchange of information and resources. In this interview, […]

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Palestine

Despite Heavy Rain, Montrealers took to the Streets to Call for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction against Israeli apartheid

Montrealers took to the streets again yesterday on Wednesday August 13th despite heavy rain to continue showing their support for Palestinian rights.  Colourful umbrellas dotted the crowd of protesters who marched down St-Denis street calling on people to join the boycotts, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israeli Apartheid. Protesters stopped at various stores that […]

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Palestine

Conférence de Presse (8 Août): Solidarité Québec-Gaza

[audio http://www.radio4all.net/files/nasswas@hotmail.com/4917-1-Quebec_Gaza_Press_Conference.mp3] Click here to download audio Une conférence de presse a eu lieu le Vendredi 8 août afin de réclamer une plus grande solidarité entre le Québec et Gaza.  Plusieurs organisations Québécoises ont  invité le public Québécois à venir en masse pour démontrer leur soutien au peuple Palestinien durant une grande manifestation qui s’est déroulé […]

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Palestine Solidarity Sessions: Theatre for Gaza

[audio https://archive.org/download/TeesriMTSpaceTheatreMixdownMixdown1/Teesri%20MT%20Space%20Theatre%20Mixdown%20Mixdown%201.mp3] Click here to download audio Interview with Rahul Varma, playwright, artistic director, Teesri Duniya Theatre and Majdi Bou-Matar, artistic director, MT Space Tiffany Lam of the CKUT news collective spoke recently with Rahul Varma and Majdi Bou-Matar on what playwrights, theatre companies, and artists of conscience can do to stand in solidarity with Palestine.  The two […]

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CKUT Audio Palestine

Palestine Solidarity Sessions: An Interview with Ian Ilavsky from Constellation Records

[audio https://ia902309.us.archive.org/19/items/IanIlavskyInterviewFinal1026minsMixdown1/Ian%20Ilavsky%20Interview%20Final%20%2810%2C26mins%29%20Mixdown%201.mp3] Click here to download audio  Ian Ilavsky is the co-founder and co-owner of Montreal independent record label Constellation Records. Ian Ilavsky signed the Artists Against Israeli Apartheid statement in 2010 in support of BDS-Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions campaign and Constellation Records has recently released a statement on their website condemning the recent Israeli war crimes in Gaza.  […]

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Palestine Solidarity Sessions: An interview with Kevin Lo from Imaging Apartheid

Click here to download audio Kevin Lo is a Montreal based artist and community organizer. He is the founder of Loki Design, which is an independent graphic design studio based here in Montreal and he teaches design at Concordia University. He is also a committee member of the Imaging Apartheid  initiative, which is a poster project […]

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Palestine

Ten Thousand Montrealers march in the Biggest Palestine Solidarity Demonstration Yet

(Special report from CKUT’s show Under The Olive Tree) Up to ten thousand people marched through the Montreal downtown on Sunday August 10th to show their solidarity with Palestinians and to demand an end to the Canadian government’s complicity with Israeli policies of occupation and apartheid. Today’s protest marks the largest of over ten Palestinian solidarity […]

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Palestine

Palestine Solidarity Sessions: Interview with Grace Batchoun of CJPME

[audio http://montreal.mediacoop.ca/sites/mediacoop.ca/files2/mc/audio/under_the_olive_tree/grace_batchoun_-_speak_up_for_palestine_20min03.mp3] Click here to download audio Grace Batchoun is the VP Public Relations of CJPME (Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East). CJPME is a non-profit and secular organisation. One of its main missions is to enable Canadians of all backgrounds to promote and work for justice and peace in Palestine. Recently CJPME […]

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Canada Palestine

Die-in at Mulcair’s Office to Denounce NDP’s Position on Israel

On Tuesday August 5th, a Die-In was staged outside the Montreal office of NDP leader, Thomas Mulcair, to oppose the NDP’s refusal to take a strong stance against Israeli violati…ons of international law and to oppose the Conservative Government’s unwavering support for Israel. Protesters covered in red paint and holding signs bearing the names of […]

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Palestine

Palestine Solidarity Sessions: Interview with Hala Marley-Yassin of PAJU

[audio http://www.mediacoop.ca/sites/mediacoop.ca/files2/mc/audio/ckut_news/hala_marley_-_focus_on_paju_8min36.mp3] Click here to download audio Hala Marley-Yassin is a board member of PAJU – Palestinian and Jewish Unity. PAJU was founded in the year 2000 by Bruce Katz, a Jewish anti-Zionist activist, and the late Rezek Faraj, a Palestinian-Canadian activist. In 2002, PAJU began a long-running weekly picket of the Israeli consulate in Montreal […]

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Canada Palestine

Gaza-Solidarity Protesters Condemn Canadian Political Complicity

Interview with Dan Freeman-Maloy Like every week since Israel began bombing Gaza on July 8th, hundreds of Montrealers met again this Wednesday July 30th, in front of the Mont-Royal metro station to denounce war crimes committed by Israel in Gaza. This week’s protest was particularly focused on highlighting the complicity of Canadian political parties with […]

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Palestine

Palestine Solidarity Sessions: Hanna Kawas on debunking the media

[audio http://www.mediacoop.ca/sites/mediacoop.ca/files2/mc/audio/ckut_news/hanna_kawas_final.mp3] Click here to download audio Hanna Kawas is a Palestinian-Canadian originally from occupied Bethlehem. He is currently the chairperson of the Canada Palestine Association of Vancouver. Hanna is also a long-time media activist and the producer of “The Voice of Palestine“, which used to air on Coop Radio in Vancouver, and is now hosted on […]