Forthcoming

April 13, 12:25- 1 pm (NY time; 9:25 Pacific time), BNimri Aziz adds more to the "Impossible Syrian Victory" story, in a radio interview on KZYX in California-- 90.7 and 91.5, Takes on the World.

March 3/2016, "An Other Syria: Returning to The Nation": lecture by BNimri Aziz at State University of New York, Puchase, NY. See March 8 blog for how to access our podcasts in Syria, and enter 'syria' on this page to access articles.

Feb 21, 2016 Schomburg Center and MalcolmX Museum, New York. Commemoration of Malcolm X. Join Dr. Barbara Nimri Aziz, theologian Dr. Obery Hendricks and activist Linda Sarsour talking about Malcolm's teachings in relation to present day struggles and ideals. See video here:

Dec 24, 2015 "Islam and Muslims in America Today and before Today" a Christmas Eve special on WBAI. Hosts B Nimri Aziz and Hassen Abdellah return to the air to discuss issues of importance to Muslims in the USA with special guests, listener calls, Muslim HipHop, and poems from our archives.

Recent posts include interviews with Rumi interpreter Shahram Shiva, London-based author Aamer Hussein, South African Muslim scholar, professor Farid Esack, and Iraqi journalist Nermeen Al-Mufti's brief account of Kirkuk City history. Your comments on our blogs are always welcome.

 

 

 

One Happy Man- A Nepal Case Study

May 10, 2016
Only occasionally, in contrast to anecdotes of the fashion conscious Nepali upper class occupied with tech trends, music and new eateries, I meet someone whose personal life is advancing with optimism and pride, also without reference to luxuries their Nepali relatives enjoy in Texas or Sydney. It was an hour-long ride through Kathmanduís slowly moving traffic on a sultry and dusty pre-monsoon morning. So I had ample time to talk with Purna Tamang.

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Voices of Iraq

Ilham AlMadfaii
Iraqi musician
sound Sample from Al-Madfaii's 1997 interview with BN Aziz, prepared by Manaslu Gurung 4:01

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Features

Rana Husseini
Journalist and author of the newly released "Murder in the Name of Honor: When a Woman's Life is Worth Less than Honor," interviewed by BN Aziz in Amman in Sept. 2009. Complete interview, broadcast Sept 15 is now available free on our podcast (radiotahrir.org) sound Sample 4:46

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Tahrir Diwan

a poem.. a song..
poem "Unyieldingly"
Lawrence Joseph reading

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poems
poem Allahu Ya Allah
Praises to the Prophet, by women of As-Siddiq Institute and Mosque

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Book review
Khaled Hosseini's
And The Mountains Echoed
reviewed by BN Aziz.

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Sally Sharif
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