Shows featuring Nawal El Saadawi

Egyptian human rights activist and feminist

  • The Egyptian Revolution: A Democracy Now! Special on Mubarak’s Resignation

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    As news of Hosni Mubarak’s resignation breaks, Democracy Now! broadcasts live reaction from Tahrir Square and beyond with Senior Producer Sharif Abdel Kouddous and Correspondent Anjali Kamat. "People are holding their hands up in victory," reports Kouddous. "This will be a day that no one will ever forget."...
    February 11, 2011 | Blog Post
  • “Our Hope Increases Day After Day”: Longtime Egyptian Human Rights Activist Nawal El Saadawi N-saadawi
    Renowned feminist and human rights activist Nawal El Saadawi responds to Mubarak’s decision to stay in power and criticizes the U.S. role in Egypt over the past 30 years. El Saadawi is a former political prisoner who was exiled from Egypt for years. [includes rush transcript]
    February 11, 2011 | Story
  • AUDIO: Nawal El Saadawi Before Mubarak’s Speech "We Will Bring Him Back To Be on Trial"

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    Renowned feminist and human rights activist Nawal El Saadawi was a political prisoner and exiled from Egypt for years. Now she has returned to Cairo and is participating in the protests in Tahrir Square. Amy Goodman reached El Saadawi on the telephone hours before Mubarak’s second address to the people of Egypt since protests...
    February 10, 2011 | Blog Post
  • "We Became One in the Street": Leading Egyptian Feminist Nawal El Saadawi Says Egyptians are More United than Ever

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    Renowned feminist and human rights activist Nawal El Saadawi was a political prisoner and exiled from Egypt for years. Now she has returned to Cairo and is participating in the protests in Tahrir Square. [includes rush transcript]
    February 07, 2011 | Blog Post
  • Leading Egyptian Feminist, Nawal El Saadawi: "Women and Girls are Beside Boys in the Streets" Nawal2
    Renowned feminist and human rights activist Nawal El Saadawi was a political prisoner and exiled from Egypt for years. Now she has returned to Cairo, and she joins us to discuss the role of women during the last seven days of unprecedented protests. "Women and girls are beside boys in the streets," El Saadawi says....
    January 31, 2011 | Story
  • Congressional Redistricting
    A Federal Court this week outlawed a mostly Hispanic district in
    New York City, saying the district was unconstitutional because
    race and ethnicity were the dominant factors used to draw it. The
    ruling by a three judge panel in Brooklyn comes in the wake of a
    landmark 1994 Supreme Court decision that said minority districts
    amounted to a form of "political apartheid" and violated the rights...
    February 28, 1997 | Story