Off the hour / Feb. 19, 5-6 pm / Muslim women Zine / Israel BDS update / Anti-prostitution laws

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An interview with Sex Professionals of Canada about anti-prostitution laws and recent police raves that have been targeting the sex work industry.

An interview with Sarah Mostafa-Kamel who coordinated the launch by Muslim women of a Zine about feminism, identity and islamophobia. On February 9th, several of them presented at a panel that aims to inspire young Muslim women and challenge the dominant discourse that sees them as passive victims.

An update on the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement against Israel. Recently, Scarlett Johansson decided to leave Oxfam for SodaStream, who’s main production site is in an illegal West Bank settlement. Neil Young has also set a date for a concert in Israel, and Palestine solidariy groups have called out for him to cancel. CKUT spoke with Aidan MacDonald from the Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid and with Thomas Woodley from Canadians for Justice and peace in the Middle East.

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