articles tagged "turkey"

More Protests and Another Crackdown in Turkey

Wednesday, 19 March 2014 | buzz
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Photojournalist (and Wisconsin’s own) Jenna Pope helps us try to make sense of the chaos in Turkey. more »

Salamat Reports U.S. May Be On ‘Thin Ice’ In the Middle East

Sunday, 3 November 2013 | Salamat
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This week your host Sabi Atteyih reports on the suspension of Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef‘s TV show. Youssef, who is also a cardiac surgeon, presents in the vein of comedian and show host Jon Stewart. Viewers were outraged when he mocked a pro-military group. Other Arab-American news includes a Dearborn, Michigan ceremony honoring entrepreneurs, Egypt’s closing of Gaza border tunnels, the United States walking on thin ice in the Middle East, and the plight of Middle Eastern domestic workers. News bits feature the Michigan Arab Orchestra, a mosque shoe thief caught on camera, and a controversial Lebanese film “Out Loud”. Thievery Corporation from “Arabic Chillout”.     Photo by Dylan Verheijden more »

Syrian Unrest Stirs Deep Emotions

Sunday, 8 September 2013 | Salamat
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This week your host Sabi Atteyih celebrates Syrian poet Nizar Qabbani’s theme of love for country and reports on Syrian issues, UN Security Council actions, international law violations, and the Americans For Democracy in Egypt demonstrations in Michigan. Also, news from Tunisia, Turkey, Lebanon, and the Syrian village of Ma’loula. With music from Iraqi American oud musician Rahim AlHaj.     Photo by Kunal Palkar more »

An Update on Turkey

Thursday, 22 August 2013 | A Public Affair
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On Thursday August 22nd, host Allen Ruff discussed recent mass protests and demonstrations in Turkey with UW grad student and Turkish national, Taylan Acar who just returned from Istanbul where he witnessed these events over the last months. more »

Contemporary Turkey at a Crossroads

Monday, 5 August 2013 | A Public Affair
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Turkey jails more journalists than any other country in the world – yet still it draws them. On Monday August 5th, Jenna Pope and Barbara Wright joined our host John Quinlan on A Public Affair to discuss contemporary and historical Turkey, its recent volatile political history, and its status as a place of progress. more »

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