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Voices from Libya

Monday, March 07, 2011

Sarah Abdurrahman, producer for WNYC's On the Media, discusses her work as a Libyan American, trying to get information out of her homeland and connect the Arab diaspora in the wake of the pro-Democracy protests. She's been contributing to the @Feb17voices Twitter feed.

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Comments [4]

Amy from Manhattan

Brian, I have to correct you on Mossadegh. He wasn't a dictator; he headed a democratic government until the US backed his overthrow & installed the Shah.

Mar. 07 2011 11:41 AM
mike from Bklyh

Why is it so much more difficult to get information
out of Libya as compared to other countries
with uprisings in the region ?

Mar. 07 2011 11:28 AM
Raul Rothblatt from Prospect Heights, Brooklyn 11238

There's a new crowdsourcing map on the Libyan crisis:

http://libyacrisismap.net/

They could use volunteers to keep track of the situation.

Mar. 07 2011 11:28 AM
Freddy Jenkins

that "Who Rules America" article the caller just cited is written by the white-supremacist, anti-semite author of the Turner Diaries

Mar. 07 2011 11:23 AM

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