Today’s Womanfocuses on Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton's scheduled address at the Democratic National Convention. The following segment will discuss the proposed Family Protection bill in Iran with phoner guest from Iran Mr. Amir Ahmadian, husband of imprisoned student activist Bahareh Hedayat. The next segment will include an update on women political prisoners in Iran with phoner guest Mahdiyeh Golru, Iranian student activist. The last segment will discuss ways to protect yourself in the case of an emergency.
News & Views: Iran's top nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili on Monday spoke by phone with EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana on the standoff over Tehran's nuclear program."
The lawyer for an Iranian novelist says his client has been sentenced to five years in prison for supporting anti-government demonstrations. Yusef Azizi is a member of Iran's ethnic Arab minority and has written novels as well as non-fiction books. We will have an interview from inside Iran to provide background.
An Iranian swimmer at the Beijing Olympics who withdrew from a race that included an Israeli did so because he was ill, authorities said Monday. Iran could have faced sanctions from the International Olympic Committee if Alirezaei deliberately pulled out so he did not have to compete against Israel's Tom Beeri.
GUESTS:Amirreza Moradi from Tehran. Mr. Moradi is the founder and chairman of Iranian Positive Life (Moaseseye zedegiyemosbat e Iranian ) HIV /AIDS advocacy, information and peer education/ PLHIV empowerment and support group. Mr. Moradi participated in International AIDS conference in Mexico.
Roundtablehosts Ms. Marjan Hezareh. She is Science Director, for the Aids Research Alliance in Los Angeles. She will discuss the recent AIDS Conference in Mexico City.
Late Editioncontinues its reporting on the situation in Georgia and Russia. There will be the latest from the Olympics, a story about the life of Issac Hayes, and a review of a new “Star Wars” animated feature.
Newstalkfeatures a discussion with activist Elahae Hicks to discuss human rights in Iran and around the world.