Today's Woman: Actress, director & writer Niloofar Beyzaei discusses censorship and self censorship of art in Iran from a female perspective.
News & Views: Washington report we will advance our reporting of the Middle East peace process as we cover Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s trip to Paris this weekend to attend an international donors' conference aimed at helping the Palestinians build institutions in preparation for the establishment of a government. State Dept Spokesman David Foley will join us live on set today to discuss these stories, Iran’s nuclear program and possible further sanctions, and other news of the day. Mr. Shahid will report live from Paris and cover yesterday’s findings from EU parliamentarians on the human rights situation in Iran, and Iran’s nukes program, and he will comment on French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s statements in an interview that if "the Israelis consider their security is truly threatened" there’ll be a danger of the war erupting over Iran 's nuclear program.” From inside Iran we interview a student activist with knowledge of the arrests of 5 student activists detained during the protests of the past week. We also speak with a human rights activist in Canada regarding Azerbaijani prisoners in Iran.
Roundtable hosts actor Shaun Toub on the Iranian-American experience in Hollywood.
Late Edition reports on the international climate conference underway in Bali, Indonesia.
NewsTalk hosts its weekly journalist roundtable with Ahmad Rafat from Italy, Nazenin Ansari from London, VOA managing editor Ali Sajjadi and Mohammad Reza Chahid from Paris.