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KBOO commemorates 60 years of Palestinian dispossession with 18 hour broadcast

Wednesday, MAY 14th 9 pm to Thursday May 15th 3 pm 90.7 FM in Portland Join us for this historic international radio reflection of the Palestinian Nakba or catastrophe. Content will be hosted by the International Middle East Media Center in Bethlehem (Palestine), in collaboration with CKUT 90.3fm in Montreal (Quebec, Canada), CHRY 105.5fm in Toronto (Ontario, Canada), and KBOO 90.7fm in Portland (Oregon, USA). Including contributions from Pacifica Radio and Democracy Now!
Tune-in and remember!
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Thursday, May 15th, 2008, commemorates 60 years of the Palestinian Nakba. In 1948 eighty-five percent of the Palestinians living in the areas that became the state of Israel became refugees. More than 500 Palestinian villages were depopulated and later destroyed to prevent the return of the refugees. Today there are a total of 7 million Palestinian refugees, dispersed throughout the world - the largest and longest running refugee problem yet unresolved.

60-years later, Israel continues to occupy and colonize Palestinian land through the construction of Jewish only settlements and the Wall in the West Bank. The Gaza Strip has been turned into one large prison. Israel violates international law and commits ongoing war crimes and crimes against humanity. And Palestinians abroad are the world's oldest refugee population, making-up more than one fourth of all refugees.

On Thursday, May 15th, we will broadcast throughout the day on these and many other topics.

The following Radio Stations have confirmed carrying the Nakba-60 Broadcast


1) CKDU Halifax, Nova Scotia
2) CFUV 101.9fm Victoria, BC
3) CHRY 105.5fm Toronto, Ontario
4) CKUT 90.3fm Montreal, Quebec
5) CFRC Kingston, Ontario
6) CILU 102.7FM Thunderbay, ON


1) KBOO Portland, Oregon
2) WPFW Washington, DC
3) WRNC in Ashland, WI

United Kingdom

1) Radio Resonance, London

Click here for complete schedule

Download MP3 Promo for participating radio stations

Poster for promotion (PDF)

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