Newstalk examines the arrest of more than 32 women activists yesterday protesting outside a courthouse in Tehran and women's rights in Iran with Roya Toloui, Human Rights Activist; Elahe Hicks, Radio Farda & former Human Rights Watch Researcher (NY); Shokooh Mirzadegi, Writer and Activist.
News & Views reports on the arrest of more than 32 female activists yesterday in Tehran. Nazzy Beglari interview Hadi Ghaemi, Iran researcher at Human Rights Watch. "Inside Iran" interview with a husband of one of those arrested. Latest on Iraq violence and a recap of significant congressional comment from the Sunday shows. Washington report features the latest on Iran's nuke program and today's comments from the head of the IAEA Mohammed el-Baradei suggesting that dialogue is the only solution to resolving the issue between Iran and the internatinal community.
Roundtable hosts Dr. Mehrdad Mashayekhi, a sociologist from Georgetown, who'll discuss Iranian society under Islamic rule, increasing authoritarianism under Ahmadinejad and the threatening of human rights.
Late Edition features an original package on a lecture by fmr. Secretary of State James Baker.