Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – April 13, 2005

Today, April 13th is the anniversary of the day recognized officially as the start of the Lebanese civil war in 1975. After this long and bloody conflict, spotted several times with the illegal Israeli occupation and US assaults and bombings, relative calm came over Lebanon when Lebanese forces were able to defeat the Israeli forces … Continued


Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – April 6, 2005

Join Malihe and Khalil for this week’s program, during which we will first hear Professor Beshara Doumani discussing the recent attacks on academic freedom in U.S. public universities with professor Rashid Khalidi of Columbia university, which has been the site of an anti Palestinian rights witch-hunt. Later in the program, we will have an interview … Continued


Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – March 30, 2005

This week, Johayna Marlow and John Young of the Middle East Radio Project Collective bring you a special program to mark the 57th anniversary of the Deir Yassin massacre in Palestine (April 9th 1948), one of the most significant dates in Palestinian history. Join us for an extraordinary commemoration in which we present a remarkable … Continued


Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – March 16, 2005

Join co-hosts Sureya and Steve as they focus on workers in the Middle East. We will interview Amjad Al-Jawhary from the Federation of Workers Councils and Unions in Iraq and the Union of the Unemployed (UUI) www.uuiraq.org Al-Jawhary will discuss the economic conditions of the Iraqi workers and the effect of the US economic policies … Continued


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Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – March 9, 2005

Join co-hosts Malihe and khalil in a regionally diverse commemoration of March 8th, International Women’s Day. First, we’ll visit North Africa in an interview with Marnia Lazreg, Algerian-born Professor of Sociology at Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and the author of The Eloquence of Silence: Algerian Women … Continued


Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – February 16, 2005

This week, John Young and Johayna Marlow of the Middle East Radio Project are joined in the studio by Dr. Jess Ghannam for an exclusive, in-depth interview. Based in San Francisco, Jess Ghannam is a psychoanalyst, human rights activist, and documentary filmmaker. He has been working on describing the psychological effects of torture, occupation, and … Continued


Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – February 9, 2005

Join co-hosts Malihe and khalil for a special program featuring the very last video interview that the late Edward Said ever gave. This documentary has never been aired or screened in California before. You will hear a conversation with DD Guttenplan, the producer of this documentary, titled Edward Said: the Last Interview as well as … Continued