OFF THE HOUR / AUGUST 12, 5-6PM / MONTREAL ANARCHIST BOOKFAIR / PALESTINE SOLIDARITY SESSIONS / HUMAN RIGHTS IN UKRAINE

Featured on today’s program:

-We’ll hear a special piece recorded at this year’s Montreal Anarchist Bookfair last May. The piece responds to one simple but revolutionary question - “what made you an anarchist?

-We go to Palestine, for follow up coverage on the Israeli massacre in Gaza. A ceasefire between Hamas and Israel continues to hold, but now many in the international community are turning to BDS – Boycotts, Divestments, and Sanctions , to hold Israel accountable for war crimes. We’ll hear from Vancouver-based independent journalist Macdonald Stainsby on resource extraction and its links to the current conflict.

-We bring you an update on the current human rights situation in Ukraine with Galyna Paliychuk, a young a Ukrainian lawyer and activist.

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