Conversation with Palestinian Socialist Feminist Journalist, Budour Hassan

Below is the link to my conversation with Budour Hassan, Palestinian socialist feminist  journalist.  Hassan  is  a legal researcher for the Jerusalem Center for Legal Aid and Human Rights.   She is from Nazareth and spoke to me  from Jerusalem.   She talks about the latest Israeli assault on Palestinians, the role of women in the  Palestinian resistance,  the feminist movement against gender violence, solidarity with women prisoners, Abolitionist Feminism, and the needed regional and global socialist feminist solidarity.

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Bryan Stevenson, Nasrin Sotoudeh & Seeking Justice

Bryan Stevenson and Nasrin Sotoudeh are both human rights attorneys who have dedicated their lives to “helping the poor, the incarcerated and the condemned.” They both received the 2020 Alternative Nobel Prize, also known as the Right Livelihood Award.

Two fascinating documentaries about them, Nasrin (2020) and True Justice (2020) can give international viewers important insights into how they challenged hate and promoted justice.

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Conversation with Producers of Nasrin, documentary about Imprisoned Iranian Feminist Human Rights Attorney

On December 6, Internationalism From Below and Center for Empowering Refugees and Immigrants and Alliance of MENA Socialists sponsored a screening of the magnificent documentary, Nasrin. I had the honor of hosting a conversation with the film producers, Marcia Ross and Jeff Kaufman, after the screening. Below, please see the link to that thirty-minute fascinating conversation about why and how they made this film and its call to social justice activists around the world. FREE NASRIN!

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