intifada=shaking off - oppression/silence
Voices from Kolkata to Casablanca
Voices of struggle, Voices for change
Thursday, November 20, 2008 3-4pm PDT
KPFK/Pacifica Radio 90.7 FM, Los Angeles
streaming at kpfk.org and available on audio archive for 90 days
Asmaa Mahfouz, a young woman in
the April 6th team of young people who orchestrated the first ever nationwide strike in Egypt via FACE Book. As a political activist she is very familiar with the HR issues in Egypt.
Mr. Afifi and Ms. Mahfouz will be speaking about their personal experiences and HR activism.
A spokesperson from Human Rights Watch Middle East division will give a broader overview of HR issues in Egypt and the ME; the work of HRW in the region and the future implications of the Obama election for HR in the region.
Hosted and Produced by Nile ElWardandi, SWANA (South and West Asia and North Africa) Collective of KPFK.