Human rights

Torture: What Can We Do?

More Talk Radio
program date: 
Sun, 07/06/2008

Host Cecil Prescod spoke with Reed professor Darius Rejali, (DAR-ee-us Ray-JAHL-ee) author of "Torture and Democracy"; Princeton Theological Seminary professor George Hunsinger, (HUN-sing-er) author of "Torture is a Moral Issue: Christians, Jews, Muslims and People of Conscience Speak"; and Kevin Finney of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon.


78:57 minutes (36.14 MB)

Exploration of the Japanese American Internment experience

APA Compass
program date: 
Thu, 07/03/2008

This month, APA Compass looks at the Japanese American internment experience including an audio postcard from the Oregon State University commencement where former Japanese American internees were given honorary degrees, a discussion with members of the Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center about their experiences at camp and another edition of the Angry APA Minute.

53:24 minutes (15.28 MB)

Radio Beyond Borders on 07/24/08

Air date: 
Thu, 07/24/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am

"Meet your Neighbor", Lul Abdulle, who is with the Somali Women's Association and Program Coordinator for Southeast Uplift.

One Land Many Voices on 07/25/08

Air date: 
Fri, 07/25/2008 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Host Will Seaman speaks with the Reverend Richard Toll of Sabeel, an international peace movement initiated by Palestinian Christians in the Holy Land who seek a just peace based on two states-Palestine and Israel-as defined by international law and existing United Nations resolutions. Sabeel promotes theological, moral, and legal principles for peace as outlined in the Jerusalem Sabeel Document. Reverend Toll is co-chair of Friends of Sabeel-North America (FOSNA), which works in the U.S. and Canada to support the vision of Sabeel, cultivating the support of American churches through co-sponsored regional educational conferences, alternative pilgrimage, witness trips, and international gatherings in the Holy Land.

Alternative Radio on 07/23/08

Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Wed, 07/23/2008 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Naomi Klein on "The Shock Doctrine"
Naomi Klein of Canada is an award-winning journalist, author and
filmmaker. Her articles appear in major newspapers and magazines all
over the world. Her documentary film on the economic crisis in
Argentina is "The Take." "No Logo," her book on globalization and
marketing was an international bestseller. Her latest book is "The
Shock Doctrine."

Catastrophes from Katrina to Iraq from Afghanistan to the Asian
Tsunami clear the way for corporations to move in and operate in
newly privatized zones, pushing local government overboard. Kind of
like shock and awe economics. Privatize, privatize, privatize is
intoned like a mantra by the economic high priests of neoliberalism.

Child Detainees at Guantanamo

Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 07/17/2008

The release this week of video footage showing a 16 year old detainee at Guantanamo Bay highlights a Bush Administration policy that's at odds with international law: imprisoning youth caught up in armed conflict. Attorneys for Omar Khadr say teenagers shouldn't be detained and prosecuted for war crimes. Yet the Bush Administration maintains its stance, even filing a motion with a federal appeals court today insisting that the U-S military can detain juveniles on the battlefield. Since 2003, the U-S has detained some 2,400 children in Iraq alone, including children as young as 10 years old. The detention rate rose drastically since last year – to an average of 100 new children arrested per month.

3:25 minutes (1.57 MB)

Radiozine on 07/17/08

Air date: 
Thu, 07/17/2008 - 9:30am - 10:00am

Per Fagereng interviews Peter Erlinder, Professor of Constitutional and Criminal Law at William Mitchell College of Law. He is former president of the National Lawyers Guild. They discuss a recent article Erlinder wrote on Rwanda.
Erlinder is on the Alliance for Progressive Action Board and a Defense Attorney at the UN International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda since 2003.

Bread and Roses on 07/18/08

Bread and Roses
Air date: 
Fri, 07/18/2008 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
How many gun deaths is one too many?

A conversation with Mary Tomkins, NE Portland Crime Prevention Coordinator and Board Member of Ceasefire Oregon. Examine the extent and nature of the problem of gun violence in Oregon and learn about opportunities to do something about it.

CLW: Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3

Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 07/14/2008

Coming up on this week’s edition of Civil Liberties Watch, reporter Linda Olson-Osterlund brings us the story of last weeks court Victory for Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3.

4:27 minutes (10.19 MB)

World Bank Dam Bursts in India

Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 07/13/2008

A World Bank Financed dam built in India was supposed to provide water to millions.
Instead, floods cost these millions their homes--and many of them have not been resettled.
KBOO's Beth Crawford has the story:

1:38 minutes (1.5 MB)
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