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A Christian Palestinian Promotes Non-Violent Resistance

Mubarak Awad grew up in the Occupied Territories; he later became a U.S. citizen, but returned to Palestine to advocate for civil disobedience as the best way to resist Israeli rule and discrimination. He joins Fresh Air to give his perspective on the intifada and Palestinian organizations like PLO, whose violent actions Awat sees as acts of resistance, not terrorism.

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Other segments from the episode on July 25, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 25, 1990: Interview with Edward Villella; Review of two albums featuring Joseph Szigetti; Interview with Mubarak Awad; Commentary on spelling reforms in France.

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