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Israeli Consul discusses recent peace talks

12/05/07 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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Ofer Bavly is the Consul General of Israel. He's one of nine Israeli Consuls stationed in the U.S.; his office is in Miami. Today on WMNF he discussed the Annapolis conference, the reported expansion of Israeli settlements in the West Bank, Palestinian attacks on Israel, the fence/wall, whether the Palestinians are being subjected to "collective punishment," the degree of Israeli controls over Gaza, whether Israel is abiding by the Geneva Convention, the ways to connect the West Bank and Gaza...

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Eckerd speaker - cousin of Rachel Corrie - on activism, personal loss listen

10/03/07 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Earlier this week, WMNF reporter Dawn Morgan reported on peace activist Rachel Corrie, who was killed in March 2003.

Rachel Corrie was a peace activist with the International Solidarity Movement who was trying to stop the illegal demolition of the home of a Palestinian family in the Gaza Strip when a member of the Israeli Defense Forces driving a Caterpillar bulldozer ran her over twice, killing her.

Rachel Corrie's cousin, Dr. Beth Corrie, spoke last night to more than 100 students and...

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Anti-war activist speaks at Eckerd College listen

10/01/07 Dawn Morgan
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Dr. Elizabeth Corrie is an anti-war activist and teacher in Atlanta. She's also Rachel Corrie's cousin.

Dr. Corrie believes the politics of foreign policy have prevented a proper investigation.

And Dr. Corrie knows a little bit about empowerment. She's currently the interim director of the Youth Theologian Initiative.

Dr. Corrie will speak on Tuesday, Oct. 2nd during Eckerd College's Justice and Awareness week.

Since her cousin's death, Beth Corrie has seen Rachel's parents co...

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