Today’s Woman will feature a live report from PNN correspondent Gita Arian covering the Republican National Convention in Minneapolis. The following segment will discuss the status of the Family Protection bill with various phoners from inside Iran. The last segment will include a report on the medical uses of viagra for women.
News and Views reports that Iran has sentenced four woman's rights activists to six months in jail, including one who was awarded a $75,000 human rights prize in Sweden this year,
Iran has revoked media accreditation of a senior journalist of a Dubai based channel after the Iranian Ministry of Culture and Guidance declared him persona non grata. Al Arabiya News Channel has confirmed that Tehran bureau chief, Hassan Fahs has had his media accreditation withdrawn without any prior notice by the Iranian government.
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has urged Iran not to impose the death penalty on juvenile offenders, following reports that two minors were recently put to death, in violation of the country’s obligations under international law.
Roundtable hosts economist Dr. Hassan Mansour, to discuss the hardship of economy in Iran.
Late Edition continues its coverage of the Republican convention. There’s also a report on the Venice Film festival, coverage of the student movement in Iran, a story about a controversial mosque in Spain, and a profile of an American documentary filmmaker.
Newstalk features political analyst Alireza Nourizadeh from London and Moshen Sazegara, in the DC studio. Topics include the presidential election in Iran, the crisis between Iran and Egypt, and the latest on economic news in Iran.