Part I: A pre-recorded lecture by Dr. Laila Al-Marayati on struggles that American-Muslims face in the US nowadays.
Part II: A live interview with Dr. Lisa Hajjar about CIA practices of secret detentions and interrogations.
Thursday December 8th, 2005
KBOO 90.7 fm
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Lisa Hajjar is an associate professor in the Law and Society Program at the University of California-Santa Barbara. She is the author of Courting Conflict: The Israeli Military Court System in the West Bank and Gaza (University of California Press, 2005). Dr. Hajjar is a member of the editorial committee of Middle East Report, a publication of the Middle East Research and Information Project.
Dr Laila Al-Marayati is the spokesperson and past president of the Muslim Women’s League, a Los-Angeles based organization dedicated to disseminating accurate information about Islam and women and to strengthening the role of Muslim women in society, Al-Marayati is an obstetrician –gynecologist and director of Women’s health at Northeast Valley Health Corporation.
She has served as presidential appointee to the Commission on International Religious Freedom from 1999 to 2001. As an American of Palestinian- descent, Al-Marayati frequently speaks about the right of the Palestinians. She is a member of the Board of Directors of KinderUSA, addressing the health and educational needs of Palestinian children living in the West Bank and Gaza.