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
2:00 PM Pacific Time: Wednesdays
The richly diverse and fascinating world of culture and politics of the Middle East and North Africa, exploring the complex web of class, gender, ethnic, religious and regional differences which separate and distinguish the ways of life and political and ideological perspectives of people in that part of the world.
Co-hosted by Malihe and Mira.
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
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
Join Malihe and Khalil for this week’s program, during which we will first hear the second part of our interview with Algerian-born Marnia Lazreg, Professor of Sociology at Hunter College and at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She is the author of the ground breaking book The Eloquence of Silence: … Continued
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
Join co-hosts Malihe and khalil in a regionally diverse commemoration of March 8th, International Womens Day. First, well 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
Middle East Radio Project will continue with the second and the final part of the Armenian Genocide programs on the Voices From the Middle East and North Africa program. In the first part, aired January 19th, the history, reasons behind the events and the participants in this horrific event of 1915 was introduced. In the … Continued
Tonight we’ll be presenting Shocking and Awful. Tune in and listen to exerpts from a 4 part DVD series that gives us an idea of what is really happening on the ground of Iraq.
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
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