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Radio Berlin International #26 – Nadija Samour

Interview with Palestinian lawyer in Berlin


18/10/2023


We meet Nadija Samour, a criminal defence lawyer who has been busy with a flood of cases against Palestinians and their supporters in Berlin.

The interview was recorded over the summer.

The organisations Nadija mentions are:

Radio Berlin International #25 (2023-07-09)

Nakba Day


11/07/2023

 

 

Magda and Qassem, Palestinian Berliners.

For more information on the campaigns they mentioned, see: Palestine Speaks

Radio Berlin International #23 (2023-04-16)

Archiving Agitation / Palestinian Prisoners


19/04/2023

In this episode, we hear from:

This week’s playlist is:

  • Electrelane – This Deed
  • Scott Walker – The Old Man’s Back Again
  • Samidoun Network – صولي
  • فرقة الفجر الفلسطينية – عنيد انا
  • System of a Down – BYOB

This episode is presented by Ali Khan. The producer is Tom Wills.

Please tell us what you think of the show by emailing radio@theleftberlin.com. Don’t forget to include your name and where you’re listening from, and we’ll read out as many messages as possible on the air.

Radio Berlin International #22 (2023-03-05)

Tunisian Anti-fascist Rally / Scottish Independence / International Women’s Day Demonstrations


08/03/2023

In this episode, we hear from:

  • Nesrine, a Tunisian activist studying in Berlin and member of the group FACQ Berlin (Front for Anti-Colonial / Anti-Capitalist / Anti-Cistem Queers)
  • Gavin Taylor, a Scottish journalist with Independence Live, a citizen journalist organisation providing live streaming coverage of various events in and connected to Scotland
  • Alicja Flisak from CoLiberation, a Polish-speaking queer feminist collective working around abortion, queer and women’s liberation and migration

This week’s playlist is:

  • Randy Newman – It’s a Jungle out There
  • Sam Cooke – A Change Is Gonna Come
  • Gang Śródmieście – Discopolka
  • Karolina Czarnecka – Módl się za nami
  • Miriam Makeba – Africa
  • Black Magui – La3bed faddet

This episode is presented and produced by Srijon Sinha. The studio engineer is Tom Wills.

Please tell us what you think of the show by emailing radio@theleftberlin.com. Don’t forget to include your name and where you’re listening from, and we’ll read out as many messages as possible on the air.

Radio Berlin International #21 – Nakba Demo Ban / Anti-War Protests / Earthquake in Turkey

Meet the people of Berlin fighting for a better world


24/02/2023

In this episode, we hear from:

  • Isoof from the Jewish Bund Berlin, an activist who was hauled into
    court in Berlin this week on charges of taking part in a banned
    pro-Palestinian protest. He mentions www.nakba-ban.org, www.palaestinaspricht.de and jewishbund.de
  • Christine Buchholz, a leading member of Die Linke, on the upcoming
    protests against the war in Ukraine.
  • Selo Uğuzeş, an artist, activist, and former political prisoner from
    Turkey on the earthquake and why government corruption and racism is behind the suffering. He recommends donating to: ahbap.org and www.whitehelmets.org

This week’s playlist is:

Daniel Kahn, Psoy Korolenko, Oy Division – Oy, Ir Narishe Tsienistn
Edwin Starr – War
Ara Dinkjian – Dialogue
Ramzan Güngör – Çiftetelli

This episode is presented by Tom Wills and produced by Phil Butland and
Srijon Sinha.

Please tell us what you think of the show by emailing radio@theleftberlin.com.

You can hear previous episodes of Radio Berlin International here.