Today’s Woman will discuss the life and accomplishments of our guest Ms. Edalat Omarsaleh, human rights activist from Iraq, focusing on her activism for improving the condition of Kurdish women in Iraq.
News and Views will report thatG-8 foreign ministers on Friday agreed on the need for both "dialogue and pressure" to persuade Iran to abandon its uranium enrichment program. European Union this week froze the assets of Iran's largest bank over Teheran's refusal to back off uranium enrichment. A federal judge in Florida has thrown out the conviction and sentence for an Iranian woman accused in a scheme to illegally obtain night vision goggles for Iran. We will put this decision in the context of other recent rulings in US courts (including the SCOTUS). 2nd hour Guest: Lucy Morillion, Reporters Without Borders Washington Director, joins us will join NaV live on set to talk about the recent shuttering of the Iranian publication Tehran Today, and the broader issues of press suppression in Iran.
Late Edition will report on concessions by North Korea on its nuke program. Other stories include computer titan Bill Gates going into retirement, a discussion of prostate cancer, and reviews of new films from this week.
Roundtable hosts sports analyst Ali Sarshar to discuss Iran’s soccer teams and preparations for the 2010 World Cup.