The Arabic Hour

Coverage of a forum entitled: "For Gaza..." - Part 2

Publish Date: Feb 14, 2009

Part 2 of our coverage of the forum entitled “For Gaza” that took place recently in Cambridge, MA on Jan 31st, 2009. It featured leading intellectuals on the subject, such as Nancy Murray, Sarah Roy, Leila Farsakh, And highly anticipated guest thinker Howard Zinn. Sponsors were: The American Friends Service Committee, Arrowsmith Press, and The William Joiner Center for the Study of War and Social Consequences. The event took place against the backdrop of the recent Israeli War on Gaza which had killed 1,330 Palestinians, and left 5,300 wounded. The Forum’s speakers focused on the ongoing conflict, its causes, the Gaza crisis, and the region’s uncertain future.