Newstalk focuses on a recent Human Rights Watch report on Iranian students being denied admission to universities based on their political beliefs. National Endowment for Democracy and student activist Ali Afshari, Ali Niko Nesbati student activist and independent political activist and researcher Dr.Mehran Barati join the discussion.
News & Views reports on Israel's increasing concern about Iran's nuclear program and Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's remarks in Tel Aviv suggesting the international community should not commit the same mistakes as 60 years ago in dealing with Iranian President Ahmadinejad. Dr. Jalil Roshandel, Director of Security Studies at East Carolina University will discuss Israel's concerns, Iran's nuclear program and possible sanctions by the international community. Violence in the Gaza Strip, clashes in Indonesia and the latest from Iraq will also be reported.
Roundtable speaks to author of "Persian Dreams", Maryam Tabibzadeh, about women's rights in Iran and how families have coped with human rights abuses post-Revolution.
Late Edition leads with international efforts to halt illegal small arms trading. Behnam Nateghi will review Sacha Cohen's, aka "Ali G", latest comedy: "Borat: "Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan"