intifada=shaking off - oppression/silence
Voices from Kolkata to Casablanca
Voices of struggle, Voices for change
brought to you by SWANA (South and West Asia and North Africa) Collective
Thursday, January 15, 2009, 3-4pm
KPFK/Pacifica Radio 90.7 FM, Los Angeles
streaming at kpfk.org and available on audio archive for 90 days
RI CONTINUES SPECIAL COVERAGE ON THE GAZA MASACRES
The Israeli Bombardment of Gaza and the implications to its neighbors:
A focus on Egypt, Jordan, Yemen, Saudi Arabia and other nations
Hosted and produced by Nile El Wardani, SWANA Collective
With Special Guests:
Young Egyptian Activist Asmaa Mahfouz is part of a large youth movement in Egypt that is protesting against the Egyptian government and the bombardment of Gaza.
Dr. Richard Falk is the UN’s special rapporteur on the Palestinian territories and professor emeritus of international law at Princeton University.
Egyptian Prof. Dr. Naiem Sherbiny is a former economist with the World Bank and presently a political commentator on the Middle East. He serves as the Sr. Rep. in the US for the Egyptian Ibn Kaldoon Center for Democracy Studies.
Lisa Adler is a Jewish American Activist who chained herself with other American Jews to the steps of the Israeli Embassy blocking the entrance on Wilshire Blvd. here in Los Angeles - to protest Israel’s ongoing bombardment of Gaza.
Our final guest maybe the Israeli Army. The IDF has been dropping pamphlets from planes over Gaza warning civilians to flee for their lives. We will ask them “To where?”