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 This Week In Palestine 
 
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 Host John Roberts, speakers Nadia Ben Youssef and Tamar Ghabin
 Truth & Justice Radio (WZBC)  
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We begin today by reading an article in Mondoweiss by Nada Elia, a Palestinian scholar, writer, and grass roots organizer. The resistance of Native Americans at Standing Rock resonates with her, as it does with many others. Standing up to the colonizers unites the oppressed!

Moving on: On Saturday, October 29th, a forum was held in Cambridge to address and help organize against the pushback by pro-Israeli groups to counter the world wide Palestinian Boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign (BDS). For example, initiatives to punish businesses participating in BDS have been introduced into numerous state legislatures, some becoming law despite their blatant unconstitutionality. Two of the forum's keynote speakers, Nadia Ben Youssef of the Palestinian legal organization, Adalah, and Tamar Ghabin of the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights, addressed the gathering, and we feature their presentations today.

The forum was organized by the Alliance for Water Justice In Palestine, Mass Peace Action, and Jewish voice for Peace.
This Week In Palestine (a weekly part of Truth and Justice Radio) is an award-winning three-quarter-hour segment of news from Palestine and discussion of issues relevant to the Palestinians' struggle for freedom from Israel's brutal military occupation and colonization of their homeland. It speaks from the point of view of Palestinians and those who care about them. It's a regular part of Truth and Justice Radio, aired Sundays 6-10am ET on WZBC 90.3FM, Newton, MA, streaming live and archived for two weeks at wzbc.org; TJR's website, truthandjusticeradio.org, has a link to This Week In Palestine archives back thru 1-6-2008; editions are also accessible at radio4all.net or by navigating through our playlists. (At this important time, TJR has been airing Palestine coverage IN ADDITION to that provided by This Week In Palestine.) We hope you'll write to us at tjradio@fastmail.com if you rebroadcast our work, or have questions or comments.

 This Week In Palestine 11-6-2016 Download Program Podcast
Standing Rock solidarity; Forum on pro-Israel attempts to foil the BDS campaign
00:51:43 English 2016-11-06
 Cambridge MA
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