May 26, 2009

Codepink delegations allowed into Gaza

Medea Benjamin
Today we made another dent in the armour that is imprisoning the people of Gaza. After being denied entry, members of three delegations to Gaza were finally allowed in.
May 25, 2009

En route to the border at Rafah

Sandra Ruch
We are going to Rafah border early this morning and we were expecting that we have security clearance. Now the news is that the European convoy has not been given clearance.
May 22, 2009

On the road to Gaza: Day three

Sandra Ruch
It is Friday 6:45 pm and we have had a very full day –- a day of adventures and blessings. I want to say that I can feel the support of all you. You are making the difference for us.
May 23, 2009

On the road to Gaza: Day four

Sandra Ruch
It is Saturday, May 23, and at 10 am we will leave for the Rafah border and as Ann Wright says: knock on the doors at Rafah and tell them we are here.
May 22, 2009

Censorship on Shaw TV

Key parts of a January 2009 speech by Professor Norman Finkelstein were bleeped out before the talk could be broadcast.
May 15, 2009

Ten touchy minutes on Gaza

British playwright Caryl Churchill's 10-minute play on Gaza is in Toronto this weekend. The playwright may have a political position, but what a play does best is raise moral questions to ponder.
May 14, 2009

Pope's 'pilgrimage' mired in politics

Jonathan Cook
In private at least, some Palestinian Christian leaders admit that there are pressures on the Pope other than his own personal history that may make him wary of antagonizing Israel.


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