Today’s Woman hosts Abdol-Karim Lahiji, president of the Paris-based ?International Federation of Human Rights League, to discuss the legal aspects of the closure of Human Rights Defender Center in Iran. Furthermore, Bahman Saghaie, a Voice of America employee, will appear on the show to speak in regards to female Iranian writers in exile and the future of Persian literature.
News and Views continuing its coverage on reports that Iranian authorities on Sunday closed the office of the country's main human rights organization, headed by Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi.
NaV also updates on Russia’s reported delivery of surface to air missiles to Iran, and voting in Iraq’s parliament regarding whether non-US foreign troops should remain in that country.
Amir Khadir, member of Canada’s in Montreal, Canada, will discuss his rise to head a political party, as well as Canadian/Iranian relations.
Dr. Jamsid Assadi, Professor of Economics at Dijon School of Management in Paris, will join Roundtable to discuss the economic isolation in Iran. The Iranian government has authorized the country's banks to issue foreign debt instrument, and Dr. Assadi will analyze the consequences of that.
Late Edition reports on the history of corruption in US politics. There’s also a live medical report, a sports report on the lives of soccer’s first family the Beckhams, an artist who makes works from plastic tape, and a preview of the new film The Yes Man.
Newstalk discusses human rights in Iran and around the world.