True Talk spoke to Josh Ruebner , National Advocacy Director of the US Campaign to the End the Israeli Occupation about the Nakba. He also spoke about the role his organization plays in changing hearts and minds of Americans about Palestine. They do amazing work! We played a Palestinian song and a very touching poem by Remi [...]
A Witness to Drone Wars in Pakistan.
True Talk live radio show spoke to Sushila Cherian who was a Code Pink delegation member to Pakistan. She was part of an American group that wanted to protest against the Drone warfare going on in Pakistan since 2004. We were surprised to hear about the white powder and the effects of this unknown [...]
Maher Arar on Syria and How $$$ can get you off a Terrorism list!
True Talk live radio show spoke to Maher Arar , a Syrian Canadian. On Sept. 26, 2002, while in transit in New York’s JFK airport when returning home from a vacation, Arar was detained by US officials and interrogated about alleged links to al-Qaeda. Twelve days later, he was chained, shackled and flown to Syria, [...]
We hate you? How Christian Right and Zionists spread lies about Islam?
True Talk spoke to Yousef Munayyer, Executive Director of The Jerusalem Fund and its educational program, The Palestine Center. He explained why Arabs and Muslims are angry with US Foreign policies. Then we spoke to Nathan Lean author of the book The Islamophobia Industry: How the Right Manufactures Fear of Muslims. A must [...]
Listen to what Americans had to say about the film and Palestine too!
True Talk live radio show in Tampa Florida spoke about the Film and the Arab and Muslim reaction to it. Many Americans called to express their sorrow and anger at the film as well as US foreign policy in the Arab world! We had in the studio Lianet, a young American student who spent [...]
الفيلم ورد الفعل وحلول بسيطة
علمت منذ ليلة ١٠ سبتمبر أنّ مشاكلاً ستحدث في مصر عندما يفيق بعض الناس على خبر وجود فيلم مسيء لسيدنا محمد وأن ّ رجل قبطي قد ساهم في عمله! وخفت على حدوث فتنة واعتداءات ضد الأقباط في مصر على الرغم أنّ لا دخل لهم بالفيلم. وكنت أعلم أنّ ردة فعلنا هي التي ستصبح مادة الإعلام [...]
Boos Jerusalem God and DNC!
True Talk live radio show spoke to Ali Abu Naimah about the DNC Political platform where they re-inserted a clause related to Jerusalem being the capital of Israel. Ali is co founder of EI. Author of One Country : A Bold Proposal to End the Israeli-Palestinian Impasse On twitter @AliAbunimah here is a link to the controversial vote [...]
الجهاد, دبي , الشيشة والأمريكان
أتطلّع دوماً لأوّل يوم دراسيّ في الجامعة التي أدّرس بها في مدينة تامبا في ولاية فلوريدا الأمريكيّة. تضم هذه الجامعة حوالي الأربعين ألف طالب وطالبة وبها كلية متخصصة للطلاب الأكثر تفوقاً حيث أدرّس. دائماً ما أبدأ مع طلابي المتفوقين بسؤالهم عن أول ما يخطر ببالهم عند سماعهم كلمة (عرب). كما أطلب منهم أن يكونوا [...]
Forget Baghdad….Jews of Baghdad couldn’t!
Just finished watching a very interesting documentary called “Forget Baghdad”. Released in 2002, the film talks about the Jews of Iraq and how they lived as Arabs in Baghdad and then left to Israel and lived as “Mizrahim” . Three Interesting men talk about their lovely memories of living with Arabs and how they were part [...]
Saying “Pizza” and “Beach” can land you in prison for 32 years if you are Muslim
True Talk spoke Friday to Laila Yaghi who is campaigning on behalf of her 24 years old son Ziyad . Convicted of “conspiracy” to harm unnamed people in foreign countries Ziyad Yaghi was sentenced to 32 years in prison. Not accused of any acts of violence, he is currently imprisoned in the Special Housing Unit (SHU) [...]