Voices of the Middle East and North Africa, for September 15, 2004 - 7:00pm
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Join co-hosts Malihe and Khalil for this weeks
program, during which, we will first hear a
conversation with Dr Ali Dinar, Outreach Coordinator
of African Studies Center at the University of
Pennsylvania and Dr. Mohamed Elgadi, a Sudanese
activist and the founder of Group Against Torture in
Sudan (GATS). We will speak with them about the
ongoing humanitarian catastrophe in Darfur region of
Sudan as well as the socio-political conditions
leading to this tragedy. You can visit
http://www.darfurinfo.org for more information about
Later in the program, Mathew Shenodah will talk to Naomi Shahib Nye, the Renowned Palestinian-American poet. Naomi Shihab Nye together with poets Deema Shehabi, Fady Joudah and cellist Matthew Owens will be participating in a benefit for medical relief for Palestinian children, sponsored by the Middle East Childrens Alliance. For more information about this event, visit www.mecaforpeace.org.
The Middle Eastern and North African Perspectives (MENAP) produces the Voices of the Middle East and North Africa very other Wednesday at 7 PM. To contact us, you can call 510-848-6767 ext. 632, or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. MENAPs web site, menap.org, is currently under construction.