Today’s Woman will host Professor Kazemi Mousavi from the University of Maryland to discuss traditional and modern Islam and women. There’s also a phoner with Narges Mohammadi, Deputy Director of the Iran Human Rights Defenders.
News and Views continues its reporting on the Gaza crisis with reactions from Washington, the United Nations, the Palestinians, and the rest of the world. NaV updates on reports that authorities stormed the private office of Iran’s Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Shirin Ebadi, and updates on reports that Blogger Derakhshan is confirmed to be in the custody of the Revolutionary Courts for some comments he made about Imams. There’s also coverage of the economic welfare bill which provides full subsidies to the needy in the form of cash goes to the Majles.
Dr. Kaveh Farrokh, Professor of Archeology will join Roundtable to discuss the mismanagement of the archaeological projects in Iran, most notably, the repair that was taking place at the tomb of Cyrus The Great, where lack of knowledge by the crew has led to the destruction of parts of the historical site. This show will also include two phoners from Iran with the director of the restoration project, and with an archaeological repair expert.
Late Edition updates on the Gaza crisis, and reports on status of Guantanamo Bay prison. There’s also a report on current and future trends in cell phone technology, the new “green” New Year’s sign in New York City, how the Beatle’s John Lennon is “re-animated,” and a preview of two new Broadway plays.
Newstalk hosts Dr Rob Sobhani in DC and Nasser Mohammedi in London to discuss news of the day.