NewsTalk discusses the latest news on human rights violations in Iran, teachers' strike. Panelist include Radio Farda's Elahe Hicks, Hani Taghavi, Independent Teachers Assn. (Tehran) and Parviz Dastmalchi, a Kurdish human rights activists who escaped an assassination attempt on his life by the Islamic Republic.
News & Views reports on Iranian President Ahmadinejad's request for a visa to address the Security Council and the latest round of U.N. sanctions. Iran officially inaugurates a new natural gas pipeline to Armenia. "Inside Iran" interview with Mr. Zarafshan, recently released as a political prisoner in Iran after five years. A discussion on the Persian New Year, "Nourouz", with Nasser Ovassi, a well known Iranian painter.
Roundtable hosts Al-Jazeera-English/fmr. BBC correspondent Rageh Omaar, to discuss a documentary on Iran he produced and hosted. The documentary explores culture, politics, women's rights, perceptions and misperceptions of modern day Iran.
Late Edition observes the fourth anniversary of the war in Iraq.