Today’s Woman features an interview with Ladan Broumand, founder of the human rights oriented Broumand Foundation. She will talk about how “Women’s Rights are Human Rights.” The program will also discuss youth capital punishment in Iran with lawyer Nasrine Sotodeh, on the phone from Iran.
News and Views will lead its broadcast with coverage of the Iraq Neighbor’s conference in Kuwait. Foremost in these discussions is the extent of Iranian interference in Iraq. We are efforting an interview with David Satterfield, the State Department's coordinator for Iraq, regarding the meetings. Also from the region we will report that the United Arab Emirates promised to set "a good example" for the Middle East on developing civilian nuclear energy as it signed a cooperation agreement on Monday with the US. Additional coverage includes reports that Japan will freeze assets belonging to 12 organizations and 13 people that are tied to Iran's nuclear development, the government's top spokesman said. Today’s live guest is Dr. Hamid Arabzadeh, an environmental scientist from the University of California, Irvine. Today is Earth Day and he will talk about issues pertaining to the environment.
Roundtable will have an interview with Dean Mohammad Governor general of Kabul, Afghanistan. The will be a discussion of Afghanistan, a look inside and outside. He will be in the Washington studio.
Late Edition will feature coverage of Earth Day, as well as a backgrounder of the candidates campaigning in Pennsylvania for today’s Primary.
Newstalk hosts Nasser Mohammadi, live from London, and Shokouh Mirzadegi, on the phone from Denver, Colorado. Topics include corruption in Iran and infighting and resignations among cabinet ministers, the latest on Iran’s nuclear activities, and comments of US Secretary of Defense Gates who said Iran is “hell bent” on getting nuclear weapons