Jeff Halper, of Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions & Wafa Shami, of the American Friends Service Committee coming to Portland to talk about FAIR TRADE Olive Oil from Palestine, join hosts Hala Gores and William Seaman for a special membership drive broadcast.
Program hosts Hala Gores and William Seaman talk with Joel Kovel, author of Overcoming Zionism: Creating a Single Democratic State in Israel/Palestine, and Deborah Rohan, author of The Olive Grove: A Palestinian Story.
In this program, hosts Hala Gores and William Seaman discuss the siege in Gaza, and other topics, with Palestinian-Canadian lawyer and former negotiator Diana Buttu. Further along in the program they discuss the issue of emigration of Christian Arabs from the Middle East with Professor of Sociology at Bethlehem University, Dr. Bernard Sabella.
Guests Melinda Borne of United Palestinian Appeal and Peter Miller of Americans United for Palestinian Human Rights join hosts Hala Gores and William Seaman to talk about what folks in the United States are doing to respond to the humanitarian crisis in Gaza today, and what has to happen to change US policy in the Middle East to bring a just peace to the Palestine/Israel conflict.
Special guest Ayman Mohyeldin, Gaza correspondent for Al Jazeera English language news, talks about the aftermath Israel's war.
In an exclusive live interview by telephone directly from Gaza, hosts William Seaman and Hala Gores talk with Ayman Mohyeldin about the three weeks of Israeli military attacks and the aftermath, as the people begin the long process of recovering bodies and rebuilding.
Hala Gores is joined in the studio with special guest, attorney Tom Nelson. Bill Corcoran also joins the conversation by telephone from Washington DC.
Mr. Corcoran is President of American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA) and just returned from a visit to Gaza where he had an opportunity to assess the devastation of Israel's assault on the people of Gaza. ANERA was incorporated in 1968 to help ease the suffering of Palestinian refugees after the Arab-Israeli War of 1967. It has become one of the largest American non-profits working solely in the Middle East for 40 years. In fiscal year 2008, ANERA delivered more than $50 million worth of donated medicine and medical supplies into Gaza, the West Bank and Lebanon.
Political Prisoners and Israeli War Crimes in Gaza - Guests Mr. Jaber Wishah, the Deputy Director of the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights in Gaza, and Yonatan Pollack, an organizer with Anarchists Against the Wall, join hosts William Seaman and Wael Elasady.
This week Hala Gores and William Seaman welcome New York University Professor of Middle Eastern Studies and History, Zachary Lockman, to the program for a discussion of Zionism. Zionism is broadly understood as the movement supporting the establishment of a homeland for the Jewish people. In 1975, the United Nations General Assembly passed resolution 3379 declaring that Zionism is a form of racism. Is Zionism inherently racist? What role has Zionism played, and what role does it continue to play, in the Palestine-Israel conflict? Join us this Friday for a discussion of Zionism on ONE LAND, MANY VOICES with our special guest, Professor Zachary
This week hosts Hala Gores and William Seaman talk with Electronic Intifada founder, Ali Abunimah, about the latest developments in the Middle East "Peace Process" under the new Obama Administration. And in the studio to discuss local activism will be Nael Saker and Wael Elasady, talking about the upcoming Palestinian Via Dolorosa photo exhibit opening at PSU on May 28th.