Video Testimonies

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Below are a few video testimonies from academics, activists, and more who support MECA's work.

Noam Chomsky is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, logician, historian, political critic, and activist. In addition to his work in linguistics, he has written on war, politics, and mass media, and is the author of over 100 books.

Diana Buttu is a lawyer who previously served as a legal advisor to the Palestinian negotiating team and was part of the team that assisted in the successful litigation of the Wall before the International Court of Justice.  She frequently comments on Palestine for international news media outlets such as CNN and BBC; is a political analyst for Al Jazeera International and is a regular contributor to The Middle East magazine.  She maintains a law practice in Palestine, focusing on international human rights law. 

Named one of UTNE Reader’s “50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Our World,” Dave Zirin is the sports editor for The Nation magazine. Zirin is a frequent guest on MSNBC, ESPN and Democracy Now! He also hosts his own weekly Sirius XM show, Edge of Sports Radio. His books include What's My Name Fool? (Haymarket Books), A People's History of Sports in the United States (the New Press), Bad Sports: How Owners Are Ruining the Games We Love (Scribner) and co-author of The John Carlos Story. You can find all his work at www.edgeofsports.com.

MK Hanin Zoabi, Al-Tajammu’ Party leader in 1948 Palestine and Palestinian Member of the Knesset

Areej Ja'fari, women and refugee rights activist from Dheisheh Refugee Camp

Areej Ja'fari, Palestinian Women's Voices Speaks About the Work of Middle East Children'a Alliance from Middle East Children's Alliance on Vimeo.