from the Occupation..
9/10/2004, Aljazeera aired video of an Israeli military jeep crushing a Palestinian
teenager under its wheels in the West Bank city of Ram Allah, driving over the
boy twice, then speeding away.
Audio: Panel discussion with Ali Abunimah and Norman Finkelstein in Chicago
Electronic Intifada 1/31/2005
EI co-founder Ali Abunimah and Norman Finkelstein, professor of Political Science at DePaul University in Chicago discuss and debate the latest developments in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. What is the significance of the election of Mahmoud Abbas and of Israel's plan to "disengage" from Gaza? What are the latest developments on the ground in the occupied territories? Has the two-state solution failed and should we be seeking a single state as a way to fulfil the rights and aspirations of Israelis and Palestinians? The discussion, moderated by Martha Reese, was recorded at a forum held at Oak Park River Forest High School on 30 January 2005, an event organized by the Committee for a Just Peace in Israel and Palestine. Download the file (26.5 MB, Quicktime streaming audio, 2 hrs, 20 mins).
Democracy Now!: EI discusses Palestinian election results (with audio link)
Electronic Intifada 1/10/2005
Listen to Segment --AMY GOODMAN: Good to have you us with. Your response to the presidential election.ALI ABUNIMAH: Well, the reports that I have been hear, and I was talking to people in Palestine all day, and Gaza and the West Bank, is that there were significant irregularities in many, many areas. The impression, I think, many Palestinians have is that the media, the US government, the herd of international monitors who went over there to certify the victory decided in advance that the election had to be treated as good news, and they're not interested in what actually is happening to Palestinians both in the context of the election and the much bigger context of the continued Israeli assault.
Audio - Iraq on Fire: Widespread Violence Continues in Sunni Cities
Democracy Now! 11/18/2004
Audio, video, and transcript -- Widespread violence continues across Iraq, particularly in Sunni areas of the county. In the town of Baji, north of Baghdad, as many as 18 Iraqis died when a suicide bomber rammed his vehicle into a U.S. military convoy and troops opened fire. US forces sealed off Baji's oil refinery, which is the largest in Iraq. In Ramadi, ten Iraqis were killed in clashes between US troops and the Iraqi resistance. Roadside bombs also killed at least three Iraqis in Kirkuk and Baghdad.
Book and Audio: Christian Zionism: Road Map to Armageddon
Christ Church Vicarage, Virginia Water, UK 10/1/2004
Stephen Sizer. The author claims that Christian Zionism has become the most powerful and destructive force at work in America today. Influential in shaping Western foreign policy on the Middle East they are not only inciting hatred between Jews and Muslims but are also the greatest road-block to lasting peace in the Middle East. Read the book and listen to Audio tapes by Sizer at his website.
Text and Audio: Weekly Review - Five Minutes from Palestine
International Middle East Media Center 9/9/2004
Disengagement yes, road map no -- Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon explicitly asked his ministers to avoid talks on the road map, affirming that Israel is only interested in the disengagement plan. In response, Palestinian Minister Saeb Erikat pointed to the fact that Israel had never officially accepted the road map plan, reminding that the Israeli cabinet conditioned its acceptance to the American brokered plan with 14 conditions “each of which dynamites the basis of the road map. Click here for audio.
Audio interview: ISM's Radhika Sainath, editor of "Peace Under Fire"
Electronic Intifada/CKUT Radio Montreal 7/29/2004
Download the file (7.8 MB, MP3 format, 17 mins). -- "Peace Under Fire" is a recently published collection of written accounts, drawn from the web-logs and diaries of International Solidarity Movement (ISM) activists, news articles, press releases and reflections of ISM members engaged in confronting the Israeli occupation on the ground in Palestine....Listen to an interview with Radhika Sainath ISM organizer and an editor of the recently published book. Interviewer: Stefan Christoff.
Audio: A tussle for power
July 19: Yasser Arafat has made moves to quell internal unrest over his leadership, but many believe the main beneficiary from the Palestinian infighting is Ariel Sharon, reports Chris McGreal from Ramallah. (2min 3s)
Audio: "The Israeli defence minister... has convened a meeting"
The BBC's Simon Wilson: "The Israeli defence minister... has convened a meeting"
Audio: Report on Rafah
The Guardian 12/24/2003
Audio report: Conal Urquhart in Tel Aviv -- At least eight Palestinians killed in Rafah
Audio: "Many now need permits just to enter areas they have called home for generations"
The BBC's David Chazan - "Many now need permits just to enter areas they have called home for generations"
Audio: Professor Hisham Ahmed on the 'Geneva Agreement'
Mid-East Realities 11/3/2003
Audio interview with professor Hisham Ahmed: In Palestine the 'Geneva Agreement' is a scandal and its Palestinian signers would be more likely to be stoned than cheered.
Audio: King Abdullah of Jordan on the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict
Washington Post 9/17/2003
King Abdullah, discussing the Palestinian-Israeli conflict with Washington Post edtiors, said that the U.S. and Israel must do more to bolster Palestinian institutions and that nothing would be gained from Israel expelling Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.
Audio: Interview with the Secretary-General of Neturei Karta in Jerusalem
CKUT (Monteral, Qu Canada) 8/11/2003
This is a taped telephone interview by Radio Station CKUT, Montreal, Quebec Canada with the Secretary-General of Neturei Karta, a Jewish group opposed to Zionism, in Jerusalem.
Audio: "Abbas will remain acting as prime minister until a new prime minister is chosen"
Palestinian Foreign Minister Nabil Sha'ath - "Abbas will remain acting as prime minister until a new prime minister is chosen"
Audio: "The Israeli army fired 5 rockets into Gaza this afternoon"
The Guardian 8/21/2003
Assassination ends Middle East truce - August 21: Israel's killing of a senior Hamas leader marks the death of the seven-week ceasefire, and many people will blame the Israeli prime minister, Ariel Sharon, reports Chris McGreal from Israel. (2min 09s)
Audio Slide Show: Suicide bombers kill two Israelis
New York Times 8/13/2003
Ian Fisher in Jerusalem