Voices of the Middle East and North Africa, for November 10, 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. Mustapha Barghouti, the Secretary General of the Palestinian National Initiative, a coalition for democratic change in the West Bank and Gaza. UC Berkeley Professor Beshara Doumani will talk to Dr. Barghouti about the current political situation in Palestine in light of Yasser Arafats grave health condition. Later in the program, as part of our continuing series on the history of the Berbers in North Africa, we will talk with a prominent leader of the Amazighe or Berber Movement in Morocco, Mr. Ahmed Lachgar Aguilal. We will discuss recent developments in his native country and the progress made in the struggle to gain equal rights for the Berber culture and language in North Africa. Also on the program, an interview with Erica Marcus, one of the producers of Alive in Limbo, a documentary film that follows the lives of four Palestinian refugees in Shatila refugee camp in Lebanon as well as a Lebanese youth. To contact the Middle Eastern and North African Perspectives (MENAP), you can call 510-848-6767 ext. 632, or visit our web site at www.menap.org.