Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – April 26, 2006

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On this week’s program, we will bring you a special program commemorating April 24, the anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. UC Berkeley History Professor Beshara Doumani will talk to Dr. Stephan Astourian, Executive Director of the Armenian Studies Program and Adjunct Assistant Professor of History at UC Berkeley.

Later in the program, we will hear Naira Der Kiureghian reading the poetry of noted American-Armenian poet, Diana Der-Hovanessian.

Also, on tonight’s program, Shahram Aghamir will talk to activists Miguel Gavilan Molina and Rayan ElAmine about the call for "No Work, No School, No Sales, No Buying" on the upcoming May Day and a host of marches and rallies for immigrant rights planned for Monday, May 1st.