The US General formerly in charge of Iraq accused of signing off on torture; well also feature an update on the violent situation Palestinians are facing as illegal West Bank settlers become more vicious and frequent; well meet a young Palestinian who sings about the theft of his country; also, a wide-ranging interview with Dora … Continued
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UN forces prevent pro democracy activists from protesting in Haiti and open up on Haitian activist with tear gas and rubber bullets. Well have special reports form Father Gerard Jean Juste in Port Au Prince and Anthony Fenton in Vancouver British Columbia. Also, Guatemala courts cut ten years off the sentences of soldiers convicted in … Continued
Well go live to Port au Prince to update the situation around the attempted assassination of leading Haitian pro-democracy activist and liberation theologist Father Jean Juste, also a report on the renewal of military to the brutal Indonesian Military, well also take a look at the 8.7 earthquake that hit Sumatra, well also update the … Continued
Bullets fly as US backed assassins attempt to kill Haitian pro-democracy leader Father Jean Juste, a heart stopping report on the ground. Also Palestinian Noted Poet talks about her work bringing young Jews and Palestinians together, and Flashpoints en Español on the re-instatement of US aid to Guatemalan Death Squads.
An extended interview with former CIA officer Phillip Agee on the US program to destabilize Hugo Chavez in Venezuela, also remembering Archbishop Oscar Romero, 25 years after his assassination by US supported killers; well also take a look at El Salvador with its economy on the verge of collapse. Well feature our weekly environmental segment; … Continued
Today on Flashpoints: Poetry In a time of War, the work of the great German Poet Rainer Maria Rilke with Special guests Joanna Macy and Anita Barrows. Nora Barrows Friedman reports back from Palestine.
We pay special attention to the Southern Hemisphere as Washington DC neo-conservatives gear up to invade the region with Unfair Trade Agreements and military intervention.
Hindu protests flare up in Gujarat and other parts of India in response to the state departments barring the visit of Nurandra Modie, Chief Minister of Gujarat and the architect many believe of the 2002 massacre. Greg palest exposes the battle between BIG OIL and the Neo-Cons, and what it means for the future of … Continued
An update on attempts to jail the popular mayor of Mexico City, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the leading contender for the Mexican presidency. Also the price Mexico pays for the war against Iraq, a small victory fighting to call attention to the slaughter in the Indian Province of Gujarat, and Flashpoints en Español also hones … Continued
Nuclear Whistle Blower Mordechai Vanunu is indicted today for granting interviews to KPFAs Flashpoints show and other international media: Well feature a follow-up interview with Vanunu in which he again uses Flashpoints as a platform to defy Israels restrictions on his speech; also Nora Barrows Friedman documents the accelerated building of the Apartheid Wall on … Continued