Thursday, January 15, 2009

Video: Noam Chomsky on Gaza

Talk by Noam Chomsky on the Gaza Crisis, January 13, 2009

Center for International Studies (CIS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Noam Chomsky addressed the crisis in Gaza at a talk held at MIT, followed by a question-and-answer session with the audience. This event was co-sponsored by the MIT Center for International Studies and its Program on Human Rights and Justice.

The event was introduced by John Tirman, Executive Director with MIT CIS.

:: View the Video Stream of the event

:: Download Audio recorded by Chuck U. Rosina

Related Article at MIT's Tech newspaper: Chomsky Condemns U.S. and Israel For Civilian Deaths in Gaza Strip By Elijah Jordan Turner, January 14, 2009

"At a talk last night about the current situation in Gaza, Professor of Linguistics Noam A. Chomsky came down hard on Israel for its frequent violence against Palestinian civilians and chastised the United States for enabling the Jewish state to carry out these actions with impunity. He also used the opportunity to touch upon broader issues in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The talk, which took place at Sloan’s Wong Auditorium, was part of the Center of International Studies’ Starr Forum lecture series."

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