Mustafa Barghouti on Daily Show

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Exclusive - Anna Baltzer & Mustafa Barghouti Extended Interview Pt. 1
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And here's the second part:

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Exclusive - Anna Baltzer & Mustafa Barghouti Extended Interview Pt. 2
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Due to the sheer insanity of the pro-Israel community in America, this pro-peace, pro-nonviolence interview has generated tons of protests. The guest alongside Dr. Barghouti, Anna Baltzer, writes:

Anna Baltzer: Daily Show needs letters of support for having Barghouti & me on

Dear friends,

Last night Dr. Barghouti and I were on “The Daily Show” with Jon Stewart talking about Palestine.

The show was overwhelmed with angry emails and phone calls prior to the appearance, and up until the last minute it seemed like they might cancel. During the taping the show had it's only heckler in 11 years. The entire staff was very nervous and may come to regret the monumental decision (and not make it again) as they will surely be inundated now that the show has aired. That is why it is CRUCIAL that the show receive letters of support from anyone who appreciated the interview.


Once again, kudos for Jon Stewart for having these people on.

Update: Angry Arab writes that Anna Baltzer had large chunks of the interview edited out:

The show was overwhelmed with angry emails and phone calls prior to the appearance, and up until the last minute it seemed like they might cancel. During the taping the show had it's only heckler in 11 years.The entire staff were very nervous and may come to regret the monumental decision (and not make it again) as they will surely be inundated now that the show has aired..Many of you who watched the show on TV noticed that everything of real substance that I said was edited out. The major issues cut out were (1) the US role in aiding Israel, (2) the lack of adequate coverage in mainstream US media, and (3) the Palestinian-led movement for Boycott / Divestment / Sanctions (BDS) to nonviolently pressure Israel to comply with international law."


Stewart has done a lot in the past to get a sane view of the conflict on the air, in his modest way (after all he is on Comedy Central and never claims to be a serious news journalist.) It's a shame if one of the most daring shows on mainstream US television is really this terrified of talking about the US-Israel relationship and BDS.