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Tonight’s program

On this week’s program, we’ll be speaking with three Leading analysts of Egypt, Professor Asef Bayat and Linda Herrera of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Professor Samer Shahate of George Town University about their contribution to the brand new book, the Journey to Tahrir : Revolution, protest and Social Change in Egypt, 1999-2011

 

We will be also hearing track from the CD Kelmti Horra ( My Word Is Free) by Tunisia’s rising singing star, Emel Mathlouthi ( take a look on our previous post )

 

 

Tunisian Emel Matholouthi performing friday in Berkeley

This Friday, May 11 Tunisian singer/songwriter Emel Mathlouthi will be performing at the Berkeley City College Auditorium.

Tunisian 30 years old woman got a very good hit in singing during the unisian uprising. Devoted to the cause of the people, she brought a huge emotion to the activists, and gained a respect as an artist

 

 

Free event
when : 7:30pm

Last week’s Radio show

The Voices of the Middle East and North Africa show aired on Wednesday, April 25th 2012. Produced by Malihe Razazan.

Guests
Hossam El-Hamalawy – Egyptian journalist
Caveh zahedi – movie director “The sheik and I”

Interview with Hamid Naficy

Hamid Naficy, a leading authority on Iranian cinema is Professor of Radio-Television-Film at Northwestern University. He is the author of An Accented Cinema: Exilic and Diasporic Filmmaking, The Making of Exile Cultures: Iranian Television in Los Angeles, and (in Persian) Film-e Mostanad, a two-volume history of nonfiction cinema around the world. Naficy helped to launch ongoing annual Iranian film festivals in Los Angeles and Houston.

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Weekly Cartoon: John Yoo Paves New Path UC Berkeley?

For more of Khalil Bendib’s cartoons, visit The Pen is Funnier than the Sword.

Iranian Election Protest in San Francisco – 6/16/09

Watch this video of the Iranian election protest in San Francisco, California on June 16, 2009. Thousands including supervisor Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi gathered in San Francisco’s Union Square to protest the false election results in Iran.

Iran Election Protest in Berkeley, CA – 6/14/09

Watch this video of the Iranian election protest in Berkeley, California on Sunday June 14, 2009.

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