Off the Hour / May 19th, 5-6pm / Canadian Government seeks to criminalize Israel boycott

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Today on the program: Not Throw Away Women. We’ll bring you a new documentary from Making Contact Radio, exploring how some women, especially Black and Indigenous women, have been dehumanized to the point of indifference.

Then, the Harper government has recently announced they want to use articles of the Criminal Code pertaining to hate propaganda in order to criminalize the boycott campaign against the state of Israel. CKUT’s Antoine Cadaux talked to Tyler Levitan, president of Independent Jewish Voices, a group active in the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions campaign against Israel to get a reaction from targeted groups.

Finnaly, we go to occupied Palestine, to bring you the latest This Week in Palestine from the International Middle East Media Centre in Bethlehem.

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