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Film, Video 2023 National Book Festival: Escaping Genocide & Human Trafficking with Tahir Hamut Izgil & Saket Soni

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Title

  • 2023 National Book Festival: Escaping Genocide & Human Trafficking with Tahir Hamut Izgil & Saket Soni

Summary

  • These first-person accounts help us face worldwide human rights violations happening today. Uyghur poet Tahir Hamut Izgil's "Waiting to Be Arrested at Night," recounts his escape from genocide in China, while labor organizer Saket Soni's "The Great Escape" details the story of Indian immigrants forced to work in America. Moderated by The Washington Post's Jason Rezaian and joined by translator Joshua L. Freeman.

Event Date

  • August 12, 2023

Running Time

  • 1 hours 33 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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National Book Festival: Escaping Genocide & Human Trafficking with Tahir Hamut Izgil & Saket Soni. 2023. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-10977/.

APA citation style:

(2023) National Book Festival: Escaping Genocide & Human Trafficking with Tahir Hamut Izgil & Saket Soni. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-10977/.

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National Book Festival: Escaping Genocide & Human Trafficking with Tahir Hamut Izgil & Saket Soni. 2023. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/webcast-10977/>.