Voice of America [VOA] television recorded a 22-minute program on Weekly Blitz editor Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury during his recent visit to United States. The program will be broadcast on Friday [Bangladesh time] and subsequently repeated for the entire week.
wanted to send you the link to VOA website, so that you can watch the
show on the internet if our readers would like to. If you
go to the following link: http://www.voanews.com/ontheline/ and
click on the bar at the far right of the screen, your Real
player should come up and you should be able to watch the show.
There may be news at the top of the hour, so just fast forward
through that and the show will come on right after it. The
program will start its web broadcast Thursday night and be available all week. Here's an alternate link for that also: http://www.voanews.com/english/webcasts.cfm The show will also start it's television broadcast Thursday night. It goes out worldwide on our satellite system.
Friday -- AF/IOR/EU/AS Friday -- 340 -- The State Department satellite Friday -- AF/IOR/EU/AS Saturday -- AF/IOR/EU/AS
Full names of satellites:
AF= Intelsat 907 AOR/East Hemi IOR=New Skies 703 IOR 57E EU= Eutelsat Hot Bird 3 AS= Asia Sat 2 VOA's full TV schedule is listed at the following address: http://ibb7-2.ibb.gov/tvschedule/ Our
valued readers will need to determine which satellite they want by
looking at the footprint. Just click on view satellite map to get
the global reach. The show will also go out on News Now
English radio at 400 UTC and 1400 UTC Saturday, and 400 UTC and
1500 UTC Sunday. http://www.voanews.com/english/About/upload/EnglishWorldwide_May2006.pdf
Weekly Blitz shall be delighted to hear the opinion of our readers after they have watched or listened to the program.
may be mentioned here that, Wall Street Journal’s celebrated columnist
Bret Stephens also took an interview of Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury,
which is available at the Wall Street Journal website at opinion
section. This is another video interview.
newspaper Jewish Voice and Opinion has published a detailed article on
Choudhury in their August issue. Moreover, Jewish Exponent [Philadelphia]
is also going to publish an exclusive interview of Salah Uddin Shoaib
Choudhury. Jewish Exponent reporter Bryan Schwartzman took this
interview. New York based Mirror will also publish Choudhury’s interview.
During the recent trip, Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury was interviewed by a number of radio shows in United States including ABC Radio in New York.
Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury went to United States on July 29 on a 7-day tour. He visited Washington, Baltimore, New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia and delivered speeches.
Choudhury received key of the Englewood
town from its Mayor Michael J. Wildes and a plaque from Mayor of
Teaneck town from Mayor Elie Y. Katz. He also received a key of Cherry Hill, New Jersey from Veterans Association [WWII] councilor Edgar Wolf Jr.
Mayor of Englewood and Teaneck
described Choudhury as the most courageous voice in the Muslim world.
They assured all possible cooperation in continuing his efforts in
promoting inter-faith understanding and confronting religious hatred.
Association [WWII] councilor Edgar Wolf Junior said, today’s world
needs more voice like Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury for ensuring global