Marking the 60th Year of Al Nakba

Southern California events marking the Palestinian Catastrophe (Al Nakba)

Radio Intifada, Thurs. Mar 20, Women’s Struggles in Palestine and Lebanon

Posted by nakba60la on March 20, 2008

intifada=shaking off – oppression/silence

Voices from Kolkata to Casablanca
Voices of struggle, Voices for change

Thursday, March 20, 2008 3-4pm PDT

KPFK/Pacifica Radio 90.7 fm, Los Angeles
streaming at and available on audio archive for 90 days

Palestine and Lebanon: Women Struggling on Two Fronts
In honor of International Women’s Day (March 8th) and Women’s History Month, Radio Intifada is dedicating our March programs to the struggles of women in the SWANA region. This week we will focus on Palestine and Lebanon and explore how women struggle on two fronts – for their own rights/freedom and for democracy and self determination of their nations.


Maha Nassar – Ramallah, Chair, Union of Palestinian Women’s Committees, veteran of Intifada I

Rania Elias –  Director, Yabous Productions, a Palestinian organization based in Jerusalem working mainly in performing arts. And a member of the PACBI “BOYCOTT CAMPAIGN”

Suheir Ismael Farraj – Palestinian filmmaker and director of TAM – Women Media and Development Assn, located in Bethlehem, working in all of Palestine

Zeina Zattari – Senior Program Officer for the Middle East and North Africa at the Global Fund for Women and a member of the National Council of Arab Americans.

Produced by Sherna Gluck and co-hosted with Rana Sharif

dedicated to the memory of Elias Ibrahim

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