Today’s Woman will discuss the American Film Institutes top ten films list. The next segment will discuss women's rights movements in Iran and around the world. The last segment will discuss the role of women in the worker rights, student rights, and women rights movements in Iran.
Today is World Victims of Torture day. News and Views hosts Amnesty International’s Drewery Dyke to discuss the significance, especially as it pertains to Iran. Following is guest Manouchehr Mohammadi, For his involvement in the massive student uprisings of 1999, he was sentenced to death by the Iranian regime, and spent seven years in Iran's notorious Evin prison. NaV advances its coverage of the possible US interests section in Iran with reports that quote the country's parliament speaker as calling reports of U.S. plans to set up diplomatic presence in Iran a "deceitful rumor." IRNA on Thursday cites Ali Larijani as saying if the Americans were "honest" in their intentions, they would have accepted a 2006 request by President Ahmadinejad for direct flights between the two countries.NaV has a sit down interview with Ambassador David Satterfield, Senior Advisor to US Secretary of State & Coordinator for Iraq, and he addresses issues concerning Iran and Iraq.
Roundtable hosts oil economist Dr Jamshid Asadi, to discuss how Iran spends its oil wealth vs how the Gulf States do.
devotes the full
hour to the documentary Come Walk in My Shoes, an award-winning documentary that
follows the Honorable
John Lewis on an emotional pilgrimage to the churches, parks and
young people played a pivotal role in the struggle for equality and
rights. Siamak Deghanpour interviews the director live on set.
Newstalk features it PNN journalist’s news roundup. Topics include new EU sanctions on Iran, the prospects of a US interests section in Iran, and a look and the upcoming Olympics.