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Excerpt from Beyond ‘No War’: A Panel Discussion on Demilitarization and Transformative Social Movements

Click here to download audio. On Friday November 13th, Demilitarize McGill hosted the panel discussion “Beyond ‘No War’: Celebrating Resistance to Canadian Nationalism,” in the McConnell Engineering Building. The organization exists to “oppose research, recruitment and other activity for military purposes… by ending military collaboration at McGill.” Beyond No War was moderated by the artist-activist Kama La Mackerel, and […]

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Radio Documentary: Community Radio in the Middle East and North Africa

CKUT’s Anna Marchese spoke with several members of the community radio movement in the Middle East and North Africa on various issues from state barriers, to the granting of FM licenses, to journalistic freedom and the future of community radio. She interviewed Francisco Diasio, the Secretary General of AMARC (World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters) […]

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Free Palestine, end of the Colonial violence

[audio https://ia801502.us.archive.org/22/items/SAturday8AugustMixageFinal/SAturday,%208%20August_mixage%20final.mp3] Click to download audio.  Saturday 8 August, the Canadian Palestinian Foundation of Quebec (CPFQ) and the Palestinian and Jewish unity organization (Paju) organized a demonstration. Its aim : denounce the crimes committed by extremist Israeli settlers against Palestinian population and the impunity which they have enjoyed. Nicolas Sayegh, secretary of the CPFQ, and Bruce Katz, […]

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Palestine

Commemoration of the Nakba and Criminalization of the BDS campaign

[audio https://ia600308.us.archive.org/10/items/ITWBruceKatzNakbaAndCriminalizationBDS/ITW%20Bruce%20Katz%20-%20Nakba%20and%20Criminalization%20BDS.mp3] Click here to download audio. Today marks the 67th anniversary of the Palestinian “Nakba“, or “catastrophe”, when the state of Israel was created in 1948. At the time, an estimated 750 thousand Palestinians were displaced from their homes and villages. Tonight, people are invited to gather at 8pm at Mont Royal metro for a […]

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Palestine

Gideon Levy’s Interview by CKUT

Credits: ianmasters [audio https://ia601407.us.archive.org/30/items/GideonLevyInterviewFinal/Gideon%20Levy%20Interview%20final.mp3] Click here to download Israeli author and human rights journalist Gideon Levy is currently touring across Canada, speaking to audiences about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict in light of the recent Israeli Elections. After his talk in Montreal, titled “Israeli Election: What’s next for Israel-Palestine?” CKUT’s Celia Robinovitch caught up with him to bring us […]

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Round table about the situation of palestinian women

[audio https://ia601500.us.archive.org/28/items/PalestinianWomenPart1_201503/Palestinian%20women%20part%201.mp3] Click here to download audio “Table ronde sur la situation des femmes palestiniennes” Participants were: Rana Alrabi: (Animatrice de la discussion) Rana Alrabi was born in the United Arab Emirates to Palestinian and Lebanese parents, and emigrated a few years later with her family to Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Inspired by an interest to communicate and […]

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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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Min Fami book launch

Listen at        The voices of Arab feminists have come together in an anthology packed with insights on the themes of home & homeland, exile, feminism, borders, gender and sexual identity, solidarity, language, creative resistance, and colonization. Leila Lemghalef from the CKUT News Collective attended an intimate book launch recently held in Montreal. We’re about […]

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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 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 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 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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Off the Hour Live @ the PSF in Ottawa – Anti-Colonial Hour

  [audio https://archive.org/download/OTHAug22Final/OTH%20Aug%2022%20final.mp3] Click here to download audio Off the Hour was broadcasted live from the People’s Radio, a pirate radio at the People’s Social Forum in Ottawa on August 22! Featured on the show: –Dr Lynn Gehl, Algonquin, on respectful relations between indigenous and settlers -grand-mère Francine Prayer, assemblée pour l’eau -Robin of the Indigenous People’s Solidarity Movement of Ottawa and […]

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Palestinian Activist Yafa Jarrar at the People’s Social Forum

[audio http://www.mediacoop.ca/sites/mediacoop.ca/files2/mc/audio/ckut_news/yafa_interview_final.mp3] Click here to download audio Yafa Jarrar is a Palestinian activist and organizer based in Ottawa. CKUT sat down with her during the People’s Social Forum to talk about the Palestine solidarity assembly happening at the forum, the links between Indigenous struggle in Turtle Island and Palestine, and recent developments in the case of […]

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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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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 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 […]