El-Housseini abu-Deif died at a hospital in Cairo after a week-long coma from being shot in the head during clashes.
Protesters numbering in the hundreds of thousands took to the streets in Egypt after President Morsi granted himself near-absolute power last month. This week, VOMENA talks with Egyptian journalist Ahmad Shokrabout the quickly-evolving political landscape in Egypt, and who the key players are. Also, journalists and activists mourned the death of photojournalist El-Husseini abu-Deif, who died yesterday after being shot in the head during clashes last week. Adel Iskandar, adjunct professor of communications at Georgetown University and author of the forthcoming book, “Egypt in Flux: Essays on an Unfinished Revolution,” weighs in on the current state of independent media in Egypt and Al Jazeera’s new role in the country’s politics.
This week, Voices of the Middle East and North Africa speaks with a Jerusalem-based AL-JAZEERA International Correspondent about the ongoing expansion of the Jewish colonies in the occupied East Jerusalem.
We will also speak with two University of California, Berkeley students involved in the movement to get UC to divest from U.S. companies which profit from Israeli war crimes. Economics PHD candidate Emiliano Huett-Vaugn, who co-authored a Divestment Bill, which passed last week by the Student Senate.
The richly diverse and fascinating world of culture and politics of the Middle East and North Africa, co-hosted by Khalil and Malihe. The post Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – April 22, 2015 appeared first on KPFA.
Host Khalil Bendib interviews Professor Mansour Farhang. The post Mansour Farhang, Professor of International Relations at Bennington College discusses the U.S. Iran Nuclear deal. appeared first on KPFA.
On this week’s show, Youth Radio looks at Refuel, a new "Bible-zine" for teenage boys that repackages the New Testament as a glossy magazine, as well as a story about young men becoming more responsible fathers through a program called "Fathers at Work", and a poem by a young LA man now separated from his... […]
It’s Independence Day tomorrow: does that include the media??? Sut Jhally, founder and executive director of the Media Education Foundation will join us. He’s in the Bay Area for the Declarations of Media Independence Summit at USF. With host Kris Welch, nine to ten a.m. The post Saturday Morning Talkies – July 3, 2004 appeared […]
Attorney General John Ashcroft refuses to release memos detailing U.S. torture policy …at a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting, Democrats say they may try to hold Ashcroft in contempt of Congress The United Nations Security Council votes unanimously to adopt a U.S. – British resolution that nominally ends the occupation of Iraq on June 30th… Police... […]
7:00 amRachel West, co-coordinator of In Defense of Prostitute Women’s Safety Project. 7:15 amTariq Ali, author of Bush in Babylon: The Recolonization of Iraq, speaking on April 23rd 2004 in St. Louis. 8:00 amJohn W. Dean, author of Worse Than Watergate: The Secret Presidency of George W. Bush. Morning Show Segue Music: Time: 1st hour... […]
Youth Radio reporter Sanovia Jackson interviews her teacher about same-sex marriage, Ursula Mehl talks about growing up and leaving her childhood dentist behind, and a young G.I. in Maine tells his story about being wounded in Iraq and what it’s like readjusting to life at home. The post Youth Radio – April 10, 2004 appeared […]
Family of Slain Soldier Calls Bush WMD Jokes "Disgraceful" Navy Public Affairs Officer Who Worked in Iraq Condemns President Bush & The U.S. Invasion Life on the Outside: The Prison Odyssey of Elaine Bartlett The post Democracy Now! (6 am) – March 26, 2004 appeared first on KPFA.