Friday host Esty Dinur interviews Thomas Abowd, Professor of Anthropology at Tufts University, and author of Colonial Jerusalem: The Spatial Construction of Identity and Difference in a City of Myth, 1948–2012 from Syracuse University Press. She also speaks with Michael Omer-Man, Editor-in-Chief of +972 Magazine, a publication dedicated to covering Israeli and Palestinian affairs.
Israeli authorities denied the Human Rights Watch (HRW) Israel & Palestine Director Omar Shakir a work visa. According to HRW, Israel’s Interior Ministry accused it of “Palestinian propaganda” and not being a “real human rights group.” The well-known nongovernmental human rights organization has a history of being critical of Israel’s many human rights violations which it says are labeled […]
On today’s edition of “A Public Affair,” Karma talks with Ghadir Shafie, a Palestinian activist and citizen of the state of Israel, to discuss the Palestinian campaign of boycotts, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel. Palestinians appealed to people around the globe to pressure their respective states to impose embargoes and sanctions against Israel. They […]
Today Karma Chavez talks with Palestinian activist Haitham Salawdeh. Haitham is a relative of the infant killed by Israeli settlers who fire bombed their house in the West Bank last month.
Mideast expert Andrew Kydd discusses the prospects and implications of a deal to curtail Iran’s nuclear capability on the April 20,2015 Eight O’Clock Buzz.
What are current issues regarding the Israeli-Palestine conflict? What does the future of Palestine look like? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find our more!