Please join us for a special interview with one of the most prominent leaders of the Palestinian struggle – Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi. He is the President of the Union of Palestinian Medical Relief Committees, Secretary General of the Palestinian National Initiative, and an active participant in the building of a democratic Palestinian civil society. We … 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.
This week, join co-hosts Malihe and Khalil with a segment on the history of Iranian women’s struggles and resistance on the occasion of the International Women’s Day. This segment will feature interviews with scholars and activists in Iran and in exile. This weeks show will also feature the second installment of a series on the … Continued
International Women’s Day Special Women of the Middle East The background and history of the struggles and triumphs of women from Turkey, Kurdistan, Iraq, Palestine, Afghanistan, Jordan and Iran. Giving voice to those who have been exploited, raped, murdered daily by capitalism, religion, patriarchy, and imperialism. Produced and hosted by the women of The Middle … Continued
Johayna Marlow conducts a special interview-report with Anne Gwynne from Nablus on the plight of Palestinian women suffering under the illegal Israeli occupation. For questions or comments about this show, visit Middle East Radio Project or contact [email protected] To communicate with the Middle East Radio Project Collective on women’s issues in the Middle East, please … Continued
Tonight we’ll talk with North African ethnologist Helene Hagan and Berber musician Moh Alileche in the first installment of a series on the history of the Berbers of North Africa. Also, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Iranian Revolution and the recent Islamic parliamentary elections in Iran, we’ll host a discussion with … Continued
Fund Drive Special. Middle Eastern inspired music of Viviana Guzman, Middel East Radio Project’s Palestinian poetry CD, and more. Visit Middle East Radio Project website
History Professor Beshara Dumani of U.C. Berkeley will be in conversation with Professor Ilan Pappe, an Israeli historian teaching at Haifa University, about his new book A History of Modern Palestine: One Land, Two People. It begins with the Ottomans in the early 1800s and traces a path through the arrival of the early Zionists … Continued
An interview with Oren Yiftachel, the professor of geography at the University of Ben-Gurion in Israel. He talks about the issue of identity and political ramification of building the apartheid wall. He also touches on the self perception of Israeli people and the issue of one state solution. This is the second time Professor Oren … Continued
Guest Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner, an Afghan novel written in English, a story of the friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father’s servant, against the backdrop of Afghanistan’s devastating recent history. Also, Palestinian Hip-Hop artist Will Youmans of Iron Sheik.