Today's Woman: The show will begin with coverage of current events, focusing on issues related to women, with our phoner guest from Iran human rights lawyer Nasrin Soutodeh. Next the show will discuss the parliamentary elections in Iran, highlighting Iranian reactions and questions. Our guest from Paris is Hossein Bastani, journalist and co-founder of the Iranian online publication "Rooz". Our phoner guests from Iran include political activists and former student leaders Parviz Safari and Abdollah Momenie, and journalist Baback Dad.
News & Views: Live coverage of President Bush's speech on the war on terrorism from Nashville, TN. An Iranian Baluch journalist and civil rights campaigner, Yaghub Mehrnehad, aged 28, has been sentenced to death for an unknown offence, after torture and an unfair trial conducted behind closed doors, according to Amnesty International. His execution is imminent. He is likely to be hanged in public. From inside Iran we conduct an interview with a member of a student organization which has met regarding the upcoming election, and the outlook for reform. We will follow up on our initial reports yesterday of a Los Angeles court jailing an American of Iranian origin for three years and five months Monday for trying to buy up to 100,000 submachine guns and sell them to Iran, prosecutors said.Seyed Mostafa Maghloubi, 50, was arrested in early 2007 by police acting on a tip-off and pleaded guilty last August to violating the US trade embargo against Iran.
Roundtable hosts Mr. Daniel Calingaert, Deputy Director of Programs, Freedom House. Topic: "Freedom House and Iran."
Late Edition reports on the upcoming elections in Iran for the Majiles.
Newstalk host contributor Nasser Mohammadi and former radio Israel broadcaster Menache Amir discuss latest news of the day; Iran's regional relations.