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"Palestine Debrief" is a podcast that discusses all things related to Palestine: the stories, people, issues and events. A discussion with experts, politicians, artists and activists to provide a distinctive approach about Palestine as it intersects with the political landscape here in Canada and beyond. This podcast is a production of Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East (CJPME, www.cjpme.org). 

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"Palestine Debrief" is a podcast that discusses all things related to Palestine: the stories, people, issues and events. A discussion with experts, politicians, artists and activists to provide a distinctive approach about Palestine as it intersects with the political landscape here in Canada and beyond. This podcast is a production of Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East (CJPME, www.cjpme.org). 

    ICJ Advisory Opinion on Israel: with Michael Lynk

    ICJ Advisory Opinion on Israel: with Michael Lynk

    On July 19th 2024 the ICJ court released its decision regarding Israel’s illegal occupation of the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem. It concluded in its ruling that Israel’s continued presence in the occupied territory is illegal and must end as soon as possible. It included Israel’s prolonged occupation, it’s settlement expansion, continuous annexation of the territory, its apartheid policies, as well as providing full reparations, restitution and compensation including the return of all t...

    • 24 min
    McGill Student Encampment: with SPHR McGill

    McGill Student Encampment: with SPHR McGill

    On April 2nd, pro-Palestinian student groups in Montreal started an encampment on the McGill campus, demanding that the university divest its finances from companies complicit in Israel's genocide in Gaza, like weapons companies BAE Systems and Lockheed Martin. Early this morning, on the 10th of July, it was dismantled. McGill hired a private security firm to shut down the encampment, after the university failed to have it disbanded by the police and following 2 injunctions which were re...

    • 27 min
    Israel Bombs Hospitals: with Dr. Yipeng Ge

    Israel Bombs Hospitals: with Dr. Yipeng Ge

    Our guest for this episode is Dr. Yipeng Ge - follow him on Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn. Within the first 36 hours of Israel’s attack on Gaza after Oct. 7, Indonesian Hospital in Beit Lahia, Nasser Hospital in Khan Younis, Al Quds Hospital in Gaza City, amongst other, have been attacked. And it didn’t stop there. For the past 8 months Israel has intentionally and aggressively targetting, attacking and bombing hospitals - to an extent that they are not hiding it anymore, and in many cases ...

    • 46 min
    Defaming Palestinian Activism w/Michael Bueckert

    Defaming Palestinian Activism w/Michael Bueckert

    On October 16, 2023, the Canadian government appointed Deborah Lyons, former Ambassador of Canada to Israel (2016-2020), as the new Envoy on Preserving Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Antisemitism. The Special Envoy Lyon's office is a joint unit of both Canadian Heritage and Global Affairs Canada, bringing her role into the realm of international relations (whereas the Special Representative on Combating Islamophobia is singularly located in Canadian Heritage). Additionally, her mandate c...

    • 27 min
    Canada's Policies Towards Israel After Oct. 7: with Dimitri Lascaris

    Canada's Policies Towards Israel After Oct. 7: with Dimitri Lascaris

    A December article in Al Jazeera describes Canada’s foreign policy towards Israel and Palestine as “schizophrenic.” It’s like Canada supports Israel, wants to support Israel, but is also worried about supporting it too much because it will affect their false image of Canada as a “peace loving, refugee welcoming nation.” We talk about Canada’s policies towards Israel since the beginning of genocide with a person with a long list of credentials that include Activist, Journalist, Lawyer and...

    • 34 min
    Exposing Anti-Palestine Media Biases: with Zahraa Al Akhrass

    Exposing Anti-Palestine Media Biases: with Zahraa Al Akhrass

    Last month The Breach published an article written by a whistle blower exposing CBC's extensive systemic anti-Palestinian biases in their reporting since October 7. In this episode journalist Zahraa Al Akhrass who was fired from Global in November 2023 after posting pro-Palestinian content on her social media, shares her experiences with similar biases working at Global. Details about Zahraa's firing can be found on her social medias here and here. She also wrote an article titled "Figh...

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

Carli Lepp ,

Excellent.

Informative, well spoken - I am learning a lot, thank you for this podcast.

YoungFunds ,

Transparent Conversations

I was drawn to this podcast because of the must needed objective conversations around Palestine. As a first generation Canadian of Palestinian immigrants that arrived in 1965, these conversations on various platforms are long overdue. Dania was so accurate in her episode. Excellent job!

sdarras1 ,

Awesome Podcast!

It’s one of my favourite podcasts. Very informative, and interesting conversation.

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