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Media & the Current Political Landscape in Libya & Egypt

Flickr: Khalid Albaih

This week’s Voices of the Middle East and North Africa, we will be speaking with University of New England political science professor Ali Ahmida about the current political situation in Libya three months after the fall of the autocratic leader of the country, Muammar Gaddafi.

Later in the program, we will bring you the first part of a conversation with  prominent Egyptian activist and blogger, Hossam el-Hamalawy about the changing media landscape in post-Mubarak Egypt.

We will also hear the commentary, God’s Pirates by Amir, the co-authour of the graphic novel, Zahra’s Paradise about the strange incident between  Iranian fishermen and American sailors.

Guests:
Ali Ahmida
Hossam el-Hamalawy

Upcoming Event: Palo Alto Players present- Aftermath: A Documentary Play About Displaced Iraqis. Playing at Lucie Stern Theatre from Jan 13-22. Click here for ticket information.

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