intifada=shaking off - oppression/silence
Voices from Kolkata to Casablanca
Voices of struggle, Voices for change
Thursday, October 2, 2008 3-4pm PDT
KPFK/Pacifica Radio 90.7 FM, Los Angeles
streaming at kpfk.org and available on audio archive for 90 days
Role of Progressive Kurds in the US and US-Iranian
This week's Radio Intifada will focus on the role of progressive Kurds in the US and US-Iranian relations, with a discussion of political prisoners as well as Ahmadinejad's recent visit to the US.
We will discuss the on-going hunger strike by Kurdish Political Prisoners in Iran as well as the 8 prisoners who are condemned to death for political activities; the struggles of Kurdish women and what Kurdish women political prisoners face in Iranian jails.
Mr Ardy Rashidi President of Kurdish American Education Society, UN Association of Southern California
Dr. Kamal Artin, human rights activist and member of Kurdish National Congress of North America (KNCNA)
Mrs. Soraya Falah, KNC board member and Women's Rights Activist,
Produced and hosted by Nyma Ardalan, SWANA Collective
Saturday, October 11h, 2008, 9pm - 2am @ MAL'S BAR: 2331 S Hill Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Celebrate and elevate the people of Afghanistan, Iraq, Palestine, Native and Indigenous peoples and our communities through our love for art, music and dance! What: INSPIRATION is the highly celebrated, beautifully created dance, music and arts event with a grassroots conscious mindset that has been consistent for 4 years in Los Angeles. Join as as communities come together to dance, create and celebrate peace, justice and healing by organizing an "INSPIRATION says NO to war, YES to life!" event.