Today’s Woman will discuss the Society Protection Plan and the crackdown on youth in Iran with phoner guest Mr. Mohammad Saifzadeh, lawyer from inside Iran. The following segment will include an interview with human rights activists Mr. Kianoush Sanjari, joining us in the studio, and Ms. Nazanin Afshinjam, joining us via telephone from Vancouver. The dissuasion will focus on human rights violation in Iran, particularly executions. The last segment will discuss recent student protests in Iran.
News and Views reports that a six-year probe by the IAEA has not ruled out the possibility that Iran may be running clandestine nuclear programs, the chief U.N nuclear inspector said Monday, urging the country to end its secretive ways. Europe also urged Iran to fully cooperate with a U.N probe that is trying to assess its past and current nuclear activities.
NaV also covers U.S. Ambassador Ryan Crocker’s accusation of Iran of trying to interfere with a new security pact between Iraq and the United States, and said Americans need to view Iraq with "a sense of strategic patience" because the stakes in the region are so high.
Addtionally the broadcast covers reports that the US has deployed a sophisticated long-range radar system in Israel capable of providing crucial early warnings in case of missile attacks, potentially from Iran.
Late Edition offers the latest on the US financial situation. There’s also a live medical discussion, a sports segment, a review of the Broadway premier of the play Equus, and fashion from around the world.
Roundtable hosts economist Fereydoon Khavand who will be live from Paris to discuss the global financial crisis.
Newstalk features a discussion with Elahe Hicks and Ahmad Batebi about human rights in Iran and around the world.