On May 14, 1948, Mariam Fathalla was forced to leave her ancient Palestinian town of al-Zeeb at the age of eighteen. In the year that followed, more than half of all Palestinians were expelled or killed in a series of events now known as al-Nakba (the Catastrophe). For today’s episode, guest host Gil Halsted presents […]
We bring you another two-part show today! First, we talk to research scientist and human rights attorney Robin Bronen about climate displacement and the human costs of environmental disaster. In the second segment, Palestinian journalist and refugee Amena ElAshkar discusses her work raising awareness about human injustices in Palestine with the North America Nakba Tour. […]
In March 2018, a series of protests called the Great March of Return took place at the Gaza Strip near the Gaza–Israel border. As we approach the anniversary of the march, we examine this momentous event with one of its founders, Ahmed Abu Artema, along with Jehad Abusalim. “Who can refuse justice? Who can refuse […]
On today’s episode, we take a look at the water crisis in Gaza and its effects on the inhabitants there, particularly the children. The discussion also highlights people-to-people grassroots efforts happening here in the U.S. to respond to the disaster, along with local ecumenical projects for peace in the Middle East. Zeiad Abbas Shamrouch is […]
Kate Gould, Legislative Director, Middle East Policy of the Friends Committee on National Legislation, talks about the humanitarian effects on the U.S. policies in the Middle East, especially in Yemen and Palestine.
What is going on in Israel-Palestine? This week, mass Palestinian protests at the fences around Gaza have been met with violence from the Israel military. Thursday host Allen Ruff speaks with expert Stephen Zunes as they go beyond the mainstream headlines about the Middle East. Mr. Zunes is senior policy analyst at Foreign Policy in […]