Interview with Medea Benjamin 3/12/2014. We discuss the details of her beating at the hands of the Egyptian authorities and her abandonment by U.S. officials in Egypt.
We also talk about the Code Pink picket of the AIPAC convention in Washington and that group’s recent defeats.
We conclude with Stanley Heller’s invite for people to come see Medea Benjamin as she receives the Gandhi Peace Award in New Haven on April 16.
The 2014 Gandhi Peace Award will be presented to activist Medea Benjamin on Wednesday, April 16, by Promoting Enduring Peace, to honor her for her unyielding advocacy for social justice of more than 30 years. She has been Described as “one of America’s most committed — and most effective — fighters for human rights” by New York Newsday, and “one of the high profile leaders of the peace movement” by the Los Angeles Times.
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