Today’s Womanwill discuss the status of the economy in Iran followed by a discussion with University of Maryland professor Ahmad Kazemi Moussavi who has recently translated a book, "Guide to Equality in the Family in the Maghreb".
News and Viewscovers Amnesty International’s report that repression of minorities is intensifying. Iran's government is failing in its duty to prevent discrimination and human rights abuses against its Kurdish citizens, particularly women, said in a new report published today. We interview live from London Amnesty International’s Drewery Dyke on his organization’s findings.
Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic was taken to a prison cell in The Hague on Wednesday to face trial at a U.N war crimes tribunal on charges of genocide during the 1992-95 Bosnia war. We will interview an expert in international criminal law, human rights lawyer Payam Akhavan.
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that the country will not retreat in the face of demands by world powers for Tehran to halt sensitive nuclear work. NaV will interview political analyst Hassan Daie for background on this reports.
Roundtablehosts sociologist Ms. Elahe Amani, to discuss prostitution in Iran.
Late Editioncovers Iraq’s participation in the upcoming Olympics. There is also a story of an Iranian American’s “Freedom Flight,” a report on the student movement in Iran, and coverage of France’s “first couple” and the world’s best dressed.
Newstalkfeatures political analyst Alireza Nourizadeh from London and Moshen Sazegara, in the DC studio. Topics include new ministers in Iran, Amnesty International’s report on Kurds in Iran, and Radovan Karadzic being taken to The Hague.