[IMC-Audio] Radio Tadamon! Canada and the Palestinian Authority.
christoff at resist.ca
Tue Jul 24 17:06:24 PDT 2007
Radio Tadamon! Canada and the Palestinian Authority.
Listen to an interview with Khaled Mouammar, of the Canadian Arab Federation
(CAF) on the recent decision of the Conservative government of Canada to
re-institute limited funding toward the Palestinian Authority (PA). On Monday,
July 23rd, Canada's Forgein Minister Peter MacKay announced that the Canadian
government would pledge a limited $8 million to the fragile P.A.
The political reverse in Canadian funding arrives 18 months after Canada became
the 1st western government to cut all financial and diplomatic ties with the
P.A., launching a western boycott days after the Palestinian political movement
Hamas won a Parliamentary majority in legislative elections in January 2006.
Canada has reinstituted limited aid funding to the Palestinian Authority, in
political showing of support for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, shortly
after Abbas expelled all democratically elected Hamas members of the
Palestinian government, admits ongoing power struggles throughout the
In this feature interview for Radio Tadamon! Khaled Mouammar provides
perspective on the recent reversal of Canadian foreign policy toward the
Palestinian Authority and Canada's post-Israel foreign policy throughout the
Middle East region.
* For more information on the current situation in the Palestinian occupied
territories visit the Electronic Intifada:
* For more information on Tadamon! visit: http://tadamon.resist.ca
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