• Books: Bury the Chains by Adam Hochschild, Endless War: Hidden Functions of the "war on terror" by David Keen, Capital Vol. 1, Tin Drum by Günter Grass, What is Islam? by Shahab Ahmed, Desiring Arabs by Joseph Massad, Spies, Soldiers and Statesmen by Hazem Kandil, La Condition Humaine by André Malraux, Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, Imagined Community by Benedict Anderson, Culture and Imperialism by Edward Said, The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon, The Richness of Life by Stephen Jay Gould, Children of the Alley by Naguib Mahfouz, The Mass Psychology of Fascism by Wilhelm Reich, Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, 1984 by George Orwell, Noli me Tangere by José Rizal, Age of Extremes by Eric Hobsbawm, ذهنية التحريم لصادق جلال العظم, Karl Marx by Francis Wheen, وليمة لأعشاب البحر لحيدر حيدر, Candide by Voltaire, النزعات المادية في الفلسفة العربية الإسلامية لحسين مروة, Listen Little Man by Wilhelm Reich ..
  • Films: Alexanderplatz by Rainer Fassbinder, Clockwork Orange, Apocalypse Now, The Battle of Algiers, films by P. P. Passolini, Persepolis, Midnight Express, 1984, Papillion, Gangs of New York, Sophie Scholl, Life of Brian, Ivan the Terrble, Battleship Potemkine ...

Friday, April 21, 2006

The International Organization to Confront Terrorism: Shuhud

Middle East Panorama radio show on Resonance FM 104.4
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Every Friday 14.00 - 15.00 London time (GMT)


Interview with Munthir al-Kawther, lecturer of philosophy, TV presenter, human rights activist and chairman of Shuhud - the International Organisation to Confront Extremism, and Ibtisam al-Yusuf, an Iraqi political writer and activist living in London.
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Friday, April 14, 2006

The Case for Action against Iran : Abbas Edalat & Sajjad Khan

Middle East Panorama radio show on Resonance FM 104.4
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Every Friday 14.00 - 15.00 London time (GMT)

'The Case for Action against Iran'. In this public forum, the invited speakers will address some of the key issues that are related to the current U.S.-Iran dispute, as well as the possible implications for the international non-proliferation regime and stability in the region. Speakers for the event are: Dr Frank Barnaby, Nuclear Issues Consultant to the Oxford Research Group, Professor Abbas Edalat, Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, Imperial College London, and founding member of the Campaign Against Sanctions and Military Intervention in Iran, Sajjad Khan, Editor of New Civilisation Magazine and Ms Carol Naughton, coordinator of the WMD Awareness Programme. >> Listen to Abbass Edalat>> Listen to Sajjad Khan

Friday, April 07, 2006

'Dunia' by Jocelyne Saab - Iraqi Democrats against Occupation

Middle East Panorama radio show on Resonance FM 104.4
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Every Friday 14.00 - 15.00 London time (GMT)

  • Film Review: 'Dunia, Kiss me not on the Eyes' (2005) by the Lebanese film-maker Jocelyne Saab. 'Kiss me not on the Eyes' opened the Arab Cinema Weekend (17 and 18 March 2006) in London, UK. The event was hosted by The British Academy of Film and Television Arts and organised by Zenith Foundation.
  • A speech by Hani Lazim from the Iraqi Democrats Against Occupation. Hani spoke at Hammersmith and Fulham Town Hall, London, 16 March 2006.>> Listen to Hani Lazim

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