Iranian woman searches for mother kidnapped from refugee camp in Iraq and My Haley, widow of Roots' author releases new book

02/25/14 Robert Lorei
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Tags: Iraqi refugee camp, My Haley, The Treason of Mary Louvestre, Alex Haley


Today on Radioactivity Rob Lorei speaks to a woman named Shahabeh Barooti who lives in a Northern Iraqi refugee camp called Camp Liberty. She is in search for her mother that she says has been kidnapped from another refugee camp in Iraq.

Later, Rob speaks with My Haley, wife of the late Alex Haley the author of Roots and the Autobiography of Malcolm X. Haley had a big role in the development of Roots and she is releasing her new book The Treason of Mary Louvestre.

My Haley will be here in Tampa Bay speaking at “Decades of Day Work IV” at freeFall Theatre on February 27. Tickets can be purchased by calling (727) 498-5205. She will also be at a book signing at Inkwood Books on Wednesday, February 26 , 7PM-9PM.

Listen to the entire show above.

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It's so heartbreaking not to know about the well being of your mother. Thank you for this interview. I hope Shahabeh reunites with her mother very soon. with the help of Pres. Obama this will happen faster.

this interview shows that violation of human rights in iraq is unprecedented i feel very sorry for shahbe and i hope successes for her

I deeply regret about the story of shahabeh i hope the Iranian regime will soon be changed

Heads up Shahabe, You & your mother stand on the right side of history. You will celebrate a democratic free Iran very soon. Thanks for you interview.