Maryam Namazie has been confirmed as a guest co-host on “The Jinn and Tonic show” on November 19th, 2011. The Jinn and Tonic Show is a bi-weekly live Internet chat show discussing Islam, including calls from Muslims. It is the sister show of The Magic Sandwich Show and is akin to an Islamic oriented version of The Atheist Experience.
Maryam Namazie is a campaigner, commentator and broadcaster. She is the Spokesperson for Equal Rights Now – Organisation against Women’s Discrimination in Iran, the One Law for All Campaign against Sharia Law in Britain and the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain. She works closely with Iran Solidarity, which she founded, and the International Committee against Stoning on the Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani case and that of others.
The show will start on November 19th at 21:00GMT and will run for approximately two hours. If you wish to call into the show you will need to have Skype version 5 installed (instructions are given during the show on how to call in). The show will be broadcast at the following address.
Jinn (Arabic: جن ǧinn, singular جني ǧinnī; variant spelling djinn) or genies are supernatural creatures in Arab folklore and Islamic teachings that occupy a parallel world to that of mankind
Tonic (1) a medicine that invigorates or strengthens: a tonic of sulphur and molasses (2) anything invigorating physically, mentally, or morally: His cheerful greeting was a real tonic.