Today's Woman discusses women's rights in Iran with Alliance for Iranian Women's Mandonna Zandakarimi on her efforts to lobby U.S. officials concerning policy towards Iran.
News & Views: Iranian police have closed down 24 Internet cafes and other coffee shops in as many hours, detaining 23 people, as part of a broad crackdown on immoral behavior in the Islamic state. Russia has begun fuel deliveries to an atomic power station in Iran. A statement on the Russian Foreign Ministry's official Web site Monday said the Iranian side has provided additional written guarantees that the fuel can only be used at and for the Bushehr plant, and that the spent fuel will be returned to Russia for utilization and storage. An An interview with Angelika Beer, EU Parliament Member from Germany. She recently traveled with other EU parliamentarians to Iran to report on human rights and Iran’s nuclear program. From inside Iran we interview family members of students arrested last week during the wave of protests. Some families have gone to parliament to get assurances on the conditions of the detained students. We also talk to a human rights activist in Vancouver to discuss the situation of Azerbaijani prisoners in Iran.
Roundtable hosts contributor Alireza Nourizadeh to discuss a review of the last two weeks of significant Iran news.
Late Edition hosts VOA congressional/political correspondent Siamak Deghanpour to discuss the latest on the 2008 presidential race.
NewsTalk hosts historian Dr. Mehram Maleki, contributor Elahe Hicks and human rights activist Lily Mazaheri discuss human rights in Iran.