Radio Free Palestine 2019 (part 1)

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Wed, 05/15/2019 - 8:00am to 12:00pm

On May 15, 2019, GRC affiliates and Pacifica stations (like KBOO in Portland and WPFW in DC) will host in partnership with radio stations and producers across 5 continents Radio Free Palestine (RFP), a live radio marathon. KBOO will be airing RFP from 8am to 9pm PST. 


8 - 9 am PST produced by Mint Press and "Break it Down" Press TV - 

9 - 10 am PST produced by WPFW (Washington, DC) -
-Recording of the 2019 Hisham Sharabi Memorial Lecture – “Popular Resistance: Reclaiming the Narrative and Recreating the Self” by journalist and author Dr. Ramzy Baroud hosted by The Jerusalem Fund in Washington, DC
10 - 11 am PST produced by WPFW (Washington, DC) -
-Interview with Janeen Rashmawi Arab American Anti-Discrimination Committee (Washington, DC) and in Gaza, Issam Younis from Al Mezan Center for Human Rights 
-Poetry readings by Zeina Azzam 
-Interview with Sahar Francis, a lawyer from Ademeer a prisoner support and human rights association in Ramallah
-Interview with Fayrouz Sharqawi, advocacy coordinator at Grassroots Jerusalem
11 am - 12 pm PST produced by WPFW (Washington, DC) -
-Live panel hosted by Shay Wah Nana programmers with Phyllis Bennis from Institute for Policy Studies, Omar Baddar from the Arab American Institute, and Brad Parker from the Defense for Children Palestine
-Live interview by phone from outside of the Israeli Embassy in Washington, DC, with Reverend Graylan Hagler from Plymouth United Church of Christ