The Electronic Intifada Weekly Podcast - 21 June 2012

This week on The Electronic Intifada podcast, Palestinian footballer Mahmoud Sarsak ends his epic three-month hunger strike after Israel agrees to free him next month, but other Palestinian prisoners remain on months-long hunger strikes, we’ll have up-to-date reports; also, Palestinians in Lebanon rise up in protest at military murder of a young refugee in Nahr el-Bared refugee camp, we’ll speak to our correspondent Moe Ali Nayel in Beirut; amid growing poverty, a new payment card provides dignity and essential nutrition to thousands of Gaza families hit hardest by the ongoing Israeli blockade; Israel uses the ongoing investigation of last year’s murder of Juliano Mer-Khamis as a pretext to arrest and harass his colleagues at the Freedom Theatre in Jenin; and news from the global boycott, divestment and sanctions movement.


Nora Barrows-Friedman

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Nora Barrows-Friedman is a staff writer and associate editor at The Electronic Intifada, and is the author of In Our Power: US Students Organize for Justice in Palestine (Just World Books, 2014).