Womanwill discuss with our guest Dr. Mehrangiz Kar, human rights
activist, the Iranian laws regarding the punishment of mother's and
who have killed their child. The last segment will discuss a new
family law in Iran that could legalize polygamy.
News and Viewswill continue it’s coverage of tomorrow’s meeting in Geneva where the US will join talks with Iran's top nuclear negotiator, Saeed Jalili, and EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana. Other packages include a “scene setter” for the meeting, a backgrounder on William Burns, considered “probably and arguably the most respected and effective U.S. diplomat. Period.” and a round up of all of the US’ options on Iran. We’ll have an update on trade-union leader Mansour Osanloo. A year ago he was abducted and he is still in prison, sentenced to five years on a charge of "undermining the security of the Islamic Republic." “Yet the free-union movement that he inspired has spread like wildfire.” GUESTS: Dr. Mansour Kashfi, Oil and Gas expert, to discuss the status of Total’s and Gazprom’s investments in Iran’s energy sector.
Roundtablediscusses Iranian traditional music in the US with musician Homai Band.
Late Editioncovers the US presidential candidate’s campaigning abroad.There will be a medical report, and a live interview with writer Mirza Agha Asgar. We’ll also commemorate the passing of actor Khosro Shakibai.
Newstalk features a round up of the week in US foreign policy. Topics include tomorrow’s meetings in Geneva, the possibility of a US interests section in Tehran, and possible expanded US sanctions on Iran.