Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – August 8, 2007

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In tonight’s program, we will bring you an update on the suppression of dissent and the worsening human rights violations in Iran with Elise Auerbach of Amnesty International and Paris-based Hajar Smouni of Reporters without Borders.

Later in the program, Palestinian labor activist Monadel Herzellah and the co-founder of Break the Silence Mural and Arts Project in Palestine Susan Green will talk about "MexicoPalestine; unspoken borders," an evening of Arts and activism at SOMARTS in San Francisco.

Also in the program, Nadine Gammache will speak with members of the Bay Area-based members of North African Groves band, the DUNES, about their upcoming concert at the La Pena Community and cultural center in Berkeley.