Today's woman will discuss urban art, with a focus on graffiti art. The last segment will discuss ways to improve marital relationships.
News and Views will advance its reporting on the Symour Hersh Article re Iran. We have reaction from Sen McCain and Lieberman and are efforting reaction from the State Dept. Reza Moini, Reporters Without Border's Iran expert, will be live on the phone from Paris. The subject will be the status of press freedoms in Iran. An Iranian court sentenced to death an Iranian businessman, Ali Ashtari, on charges of spying for Israel after a two-day trial, media said. From inside Iran we will have an interview regarding an explosion that tore through a factory just outside Tehran but caused no casualties despite earlier reports to the contrary, the Fars news agency reported on Monday.
Robert Hunter, Senior Adviser to the Rand Corporation will be the guest on Roundtable. The discussion will center around us foreign policy vis a vis Iran with a special focus on the US presidential candidates positions on Iran.
Edition will report on the Israel/Hamas prisoner swap. Other
stories include a UK convert
celebrating Nelson Mandela, a documentary about Chad's former dictator,
segment featuring the medical headlines of the last wee.
Ahmad Batebi will be Newstalk's guest. Batebi is an Iranian student who gained notoriety for his appearance on the cover of The Economist magazine holding up a bloodied shirt belonging to a fellow student who had been beaten by the Basij paramilitaries. Following its publishing, Batebi was arrested, tried in closed-door proceedings, found guilty of "creating unrest," and sentenced to death. On leave from Evin prison to get married, he escaped from Iran into Iraq, and then Turkey. He is "currently on the run, avoiding the authorities in Iran".