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Voices of the Middle East and North Africa, for October 4, 2006 - 7:00pm

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Voices of the Middle East and North Africa - October 4, 2006

On tonight's program, Khalil Bendib speaks with Haifa University History Professor Ilan Pappe about his stunning new book, The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine, which demystifies the history of the Nakbah, the 1948 catastrophe that befell Palestinians, when over half of the population was forcibly expelled from its lands. In this new volume, slated to come out in October, Dr. Pappe meticulously documents how the ethnic cleaning of Palestine was anything but an inadvertent by-product of war; rather, it was methodically planned and executed, and then historically distorted by the Zionist movement for the past 58 years.

During the program, we will also hear selections from the first album of a new Syrian band Hewar (Dialogue in English) and its young and talented clarinetist, Kinan Azmeh. Hewar's performances have been described as where improvisatorial dialogues are happening on Arabic Jazzy melodies.

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