[IMC-Boston-Radio] Radio Tadamon! - Echoes of War from Beirut to Montreal.
christoff at resist.ca
Sun Sep 17 11:17:46 PDT 2006
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Date: Sun, 17 Sep 2006 11:02:02 -0700 (PDT)
From: Tadamon! Montreal <tadamon at resist.ca>
Radio Tadamon! - Echoes of War from Beirut to Montreal.
This edition of Radio Tadamon! features sounds from Beirut recorded during the
height of the Israeli assault on Lebanon & voices from the streets of Montreal
recorded during multiple solidarity demonstrations with the Lebanese people.
Featuring multiple voices & interviews from Beirut which provide a picture of
the first days of the Israeli 2006 attack, the present-day impacts of the war
on the people of Lebanon, voices of international solidarity from the streets
of Montreal & interviews providing important historical context / political
background to the 2006 Israeli assault on Lebanon.
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----> Radio Tadamon! Features the Following Segments:
* Voices from Sanayeh Gardens of Beirut:
Interviews recorded at Sanayeh Gardens in central Beirut with internally
displaced Lebanese refugees from the southern suburbs of Beirut. These
interviews during the first week of the Israeli attack on Lebanon with refugees
fleeing from the neighborhoods of Haret Hreik & Ouzai in south Beirut.
On the ground in Sanayeh Gardens these interviews depict the conditions &
political perspectives of internal Lebanese refugees, which at the height of
the 2006 Israeli attack on Lebanon numbered an estimated 1 million people, 1/4
of the Lebanese population.
* Street Interviews from the Quebec Demonstration with Lebanon:
On August 6th, tens-of-thousands of people took the streets of Montreal in
solidarity with Lebanon. The demonstration was the largest to take place in
Canada during the war on Lebanon & was organized by Lebanese community groups
in Montreal, Quebec labour unions & social justice groups in the city. Radio
Tadamon! recorded numerous interviews with participants in the demonstration in
* Audio from Beirut Solidarity Sit-in with Gaza:
Interviews recorded during an "open sit-in" which took place at Martyrs Square
in downtown Beirut on July 12th, the same day that Hezbollah captured from the
border region in south Lebanon. The interviews provide political perspectives
of Lebanese social activists concerning the Israeli siege of the Gaza Strip &
the first day of the attack on Lebanon.
* Sounds from Montreal Action Against Colin Powell:
Featuring audio from a Montreal demonstration against former U.S. Secretary of
State Colin Powell who spoke at a Montreal event organized by the Jewish
National Fund [JNF]. The interviews document voices from the streets who
demonstrated against U.S. support for the Israeli attack on Lebanon & the
political role of the Jewish National Fund in fundraising for development in
Israel on occupied Palestinian land.
* Report from Southern Lebanon on Unexploded Bombs:
A report produced by New York City based independent journalist Ana Nogueira
from southern Lebanon in the aftermath of the war. The report was produced for
the radio program Democracy Now! & focuses on the affects of the thousands of
cluster bombs dropped by Israel on at least 170 villages in southern Lebanon
during its month-long war against Hezbollah.
This edition of Radio Tadamon! was produced by: Mohammed Shublaq, Hicham
Safieddine, Ana Nogueira & Stefan Christoff.
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