Weekly Rights Podcast 10: Sep 10-Sep 16, 2010

Sep 18, 20100 comments

Click here to listen to the podcast: http://www.iranhumanrights.org/2010/09/podcast_1/

In this week’s “Weekly Rights Podcast”: American hiker Sarah Shourd is released from prison after bail was paid through an Iranian account in Oman; Shiva Nazar Ahari is reportedly released from prison but still awaits a verdict on charges of enmity against God; Abdollah Momeni writes a letter addressed to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, chronicling the torture and abuse he endures in prison; Nasrin Sotoudeh has been detained and the Campaign calls for her immediate release; Hossein Karroubi, son of former presidential candidate Mehdi Karroubi, describes the attack on his father’s home carried out by pro-government forces; and as Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrives this week for the United Nations General Assembly the Campaign has released a Reporters’ Guide for Interviewing Iranian Officials after reviewing dozens of interviews with Ahmadinejad and highlighting trends and methods for properly interviewing him.