Voices from Kolkota to Casablanca
Voices of Struggle, Voices for Change
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THURSDAY, January 14th 2010, 2:30-3:00 PM
Iran at the Crossroads: The Uprising Continues and the
A Look from Within
The protests and civil unrest which began around the disputed Iranian elections in June of 2009, have not just dissipated but have become increasingly more violent with more direct slogans against the government. Today’s program focuses on the how this movement has evolved since its inception, and who/what group, if any, is leading it. We will also touch on the differences and/or similarities of the opposition movement prior to the revolution of 1979 and the current uprisings.
Produced by Farah Davari and hosted by Afshin Matin, for SWANA (South and West Asia and North Africa Collective)
Friday, January 15, 8 PM: The Opposite of Silence”, a program featuring a blend of art, music, video and speeches at The Glendale Armenian Youth Center, located at 211 West Chestnut St. Glendale CA 91204 (Behind St. Mary’s church) focuses on the plight of Turkey’s 30 million Kurds and their decade’s long struggle for liberation against Turkish oppression.
Sunday, January 17, 2-4pm Demonstration for Gaza at the Westwood Federal Building -
LA Jews for Peace organized demonstration to remember the end of the Gaza bombardment one year ago. There will be a Zionist counter demonstration across Wilshire so your attendance is important.