Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – August 11, 2004

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Johayna Marlow and John Young feature an in-depth interview from besieged Gaza with Dr Mona El-Farra from the Al-Awda hospital near Beit Hannoun, and with our very own Bay Area Professor, Dr Jess Ghannam of the Gaza Community Mental Health Program. These two prominent doctors spoke with us about the current medical conditions in Gaza, and the effects of the prolonged Israeli brutality upon the mental health of Palestinians, especially upon the children who are exposed to an unprecedented level of trauma.

We also present a powerful selection of Palestinian resistance poetry, along with moving music from the soundtrack to “until when