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Antiwar Radio: Mel Frykberg

Mel Frykberg, journalist with Inter Press Service, discusses her article, “War Clouds Back Over Gaza;” the escalation of violence with rockets fired into Israel, the assassination of Hamas commanders and the fruitless back-and-forth on “who started it;” Gaza farmers and fishermen shot at while working in “buffer zones;” how Israel’s constant changes to Gaza’s banned goods list confounds NGOs bringing aid; and how a united Palestinian front could force the United Nations or European Union to finally recognize a Palestinian state.

April 18 – Today on Antiwar Radio

Listen Live from 9:00 AM PT – 12:00 AM PT
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Guests: Mel Frykberg, Noam Sheizaf, Nick Mottern

Today on Antiwar radio with Scott Horton:

Mel Frykberg will be on to discuss violence in Gaza. Read his latest piece here.

Bio: Mel Frykberg is a journalist with IPS News. He lives and works in Gaza

Noam Sheizaf will be on to discuss the Fogel family murders in Israel and the subsequent collective punishment of Palestinian settlers by the IDF.

Background

  • Read Noam’s piece here
  • Read the latest here

Bio: Noam Sheizaf is an independent journalist and editor. He has worked for the Tel Aviv local paper, Ha-ir; for Ynet.co; and as deputy editor for Maariv daily news. His work is published in Haaretz, Yedioth Ahronoth, The Nation, and other publications. He currently publishes the Promise Land blog at 927Mag.com. Noam lives in Tell Aviv and served for 4.5 years in the IDF.

Nick Mottern will be on to discuss a little known bill that has passed, allowing for military drones in US skies. Read his piece here.

Bio: Nick Mottern is the Director of Consumers for Peace (http://www.consumersforpeace.org/), peace activist, and writer. He is frequently published at TruthOut, War is a Crime, Op-Ed News, as well as others.

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