Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – April 21, 2004

We will be starting a series to investigate nationalism, the right of nations to self determination and the creation of nation states through the struggle of the Kurdish people. The Kurdish left is going through the discussions of nationalism, nation building and the true meaning of liberation from the left perspective. Class rule, tribal structure … Continued


Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – April 7, 2004

Deir Yassin was an Arab village on the outskirts of west Jerusalem not very far from the highway that connects Jerusalem with the Mediterranean seacoast of Palestine. On Friday, April 9th 1948 Deir Yassin was the scene of an unprovoked and premeditated massacre that has since come to symbolize the inhumanity and savagery of political … Continued


Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – March 24, 2004

Join Co-hosts Malihe and Khalil on this week’s program where Dr Faisal Tabaili of Middle Eastern and North African Perspectives (MENAP) will be in conversationwith Beshara Doumani, professor of history at UC Berkeley, on the political and social transformations of the Palestinian people and their struggles under the Occupation, the current socio-political situation in Palestine, … Continued


Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – March 17, 2004

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

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – March 10, 2004

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 week’s show will also feature the second installment of a series on the … Continued


Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – March 8, 2004

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


Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – March 3, 2004

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


Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – February 25, 2004

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