Human & Civil Rights

Articles

Migration to Germany

https://media.blubrry.com/thegreenbluesshow/p/dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/314577/FastForward/Docs/Refugees.mp3

Once it was clear the number of refugees arriving in Germany would top one million, reactions varied dramatically. Months later, a divided society is still debating its role as a refuge for the second time since the end of the cold war.




Oh Little Star of Bethlehem

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Palestinians are glad the 1994/95 Oslo accords granted them nominal control over Bethlehem and her cultural treasures, and it isn’t just the dwindling Christian minority in this town of 25,000 that’s smiling.



Dovid Ben-Meir

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Back in 2012, on a visit to the occupied Palestinian territories, I set out to speak with someone who refers to these gorgeous lands as “Judea” and “Samaria.” That is to say, with a Jewish settler.


Silent Annexation

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As the world holds its breath, waiting for Israel to demolish the little village of Susya, in the occupied West Bank, here’s a report to listen to from back in 2012. Today, Susya’s destruction could come at any moment.



Israel & the Law

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Palestine has filed action against Israel at the International Criminal Court — a move Washington and its ally have denounced. Do Israel’s occupation, its settlement enterprise and assault on Gaza violate international law?



New Jewish National Fund

https://media.blubrry.com/thegreenbluesshow/p/dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/314577/GPM%20III/Audio%20stories/NewJNF.MP3

On the occasion of Winnipeg’s annual “Negev Gala,” organized by the Canadian chapter of the Jewish National Fund, a couple of dozen local activists (quite a few of them Jewish) gathered in humorous protest.