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 This Week In Palestine 
 
 Weekly Program
 Host John Roberts, conversants Aida Touma-Sliman and Salim Barameh
 Truth & Justice Radio (WZBC)  
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As we know, 20% the citizens of the state of Israel are Palestinians. As citizens, one of the few rights Palestinians have in this apartheid state is political representation in the Knesset, the Israeli Parliament. Palestinian members of the Knesset are a distinct minority, and are often criticized by other Palestinians of collaborating with the Israeli system that so severely discriminates against them. This morning we feature one those Palestinian members of the Knesset in an interview with the Palestinian journalist, Salim Barameh in his Podcast he calls Dardashe, where she speaks to the role she plays as a Palestinian citizen in the Israeli Knesset.

Aida Touma-Sliman, is a prominent Palestinian feminist activist, founder of the Women Against Violence Association and former newspaper editor. Touma-Sliman is not only the first and only woman in Israel to head a daily newspaper, but also the first woman elected to the High Follow-Up Committee for Arab Citizens of Israel. She also, as a Palestinian citizen of Israel, is an elected member of the Israeli Parliament, the Knesset. Born and raised in Nazareth, she now resides in Akka.

We begin with a question from Salim Barameh to Aida concerning her years spent in Nazareth.
This Week In Palestine (a weekly part of Truth and Justice Radio) is an award-winning three-quarter-hour segment of news from Palestine and discussion of issues relevant to the Palestinians' struggle for freedom from Israel's brutal military occupation and colonization of their homeland. It speaks from the point of view of Palestinians and those who care about them. It's a regular part of Truth and Justice Radio, aired Sundays 6-10am ET on WZBC 90.3FM, Newton, MA, streaming live and archived for two weeks at wzbc.org; TJR's website, truthandjusticeradio.org, has a link to This Week In Palestine archives back thru 1-6-2008; editions are also accessible by navigating through our playlists. (At this important time, TJR airs occasional Palestine coverage IN ADDITION to that provided by This Week In Palestine.) We hope you'll write to us at tjradio@fastmail.com if you rebroadcast our work, or have questions or comments.

 This Week in Palestine 2-7-2021 Download Program Podcast
Aida Touma-Sliman, prominent Palestinian member of the Knesset
00:56:33 English 2021-02-07
 Palestine and Cambridge MA
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