Flashpoints

Flashpoints – March 30, 2005

The US General formerly in charge of Iraq accused of signing off on torture; we’ll also feature an update on the violent situation Palestinians are facing as illegal West Bank settlers become more vicious and frequent; we’ll meet a young Palestinian who sings about the theft of his country; also, a wide-ranging interview with Dora … Continued


Flashpoints

Flashpoints – March 29, 2005

UN forces prevent pro democracy activists from protesting in Haiti and open up on Haitian activist with tear gas and rubber bullets. We’ll 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


Flashpoints

Flashpoints – March 28, 2005

We’ll 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, we’ll also take a look at the 8.7 earthquake that hit Sumatra, we’ll also update the … Continued


Flashpoints

Flashpoints – March 25, 2005

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.


Flashpoints

Flashpoints – March 24, 2005

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; we’ll also take a look at El Salvador with it’s economy on the verge of collapse. We’ll feature our weekly environmental segment; … Continued


Flashpoints

Flashpoints – March 18, 2005

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


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Flashpoints – March 17, 2005

Nuclear Whistle Blower Mordechai Vanunu is indicted today for granting interviews to KPFA’s Flashpoints show and other international media: We’ll feature a follow-up interview with Vanunu in which he again uses Flashpoints as a platform to defy Israel’s restrictions on his speech; also Nora Barrows Friedman documents the accelerated building of the Apartheid Wall on … Continued