0:08 — Negar Mortazavi is a journalist, political commentator, and host of the Iran Podcast. She joins us from Washington D.C.
0:20 — Zeiad Abbas Shamrouch, is Executive Director at Middle East Children’s Alliance. He is a Palestinian refugee from Dheisheh Refugee Camp in the West Bank. He is also a filmmaker, journalist and educator.
0:33 — Tahir Hamut Izgil is one of the foremost poets writing in Uyghur. He fled China and now lives near Washington, DC. His latest book is a memoir entitled Waiting to Be Arrested at Night: A Uyghur Poet’s Memoir of China’s Genocide. His translator, Joshua L. Freeman, is a specialist in Uyghur history and literature at Academia Sinica in Taiwan.