Weekly Rights Podcast 22

Feb 15, 20110 comments

Listen to the podcast here: http://www.iranhumanrights.org/2011/02/weekly-rights-podcast-22/

In this week’s ‘Weekly Rights Podcast’: the Campaign calls on the Iranian government to grant a permit for rallies in support of protestors in Egypt and Tunisia; the trial for three American hikers began and their lawyer Massoud Shafiee tells the Campaign he has not been allowed to see his clients; ten more prisoners were secretly executed in Vakilabad Prison in Mashad, five of whom were Afghan nationals; Shirin Ebadi questioned the case review process for Iranian-Dutch national Zahra Bahrami who was executed last week; Kurdish prisoner Zanyar Moradi has been sentenced to public hanging for moharebeh; and Egyptian activist Wael Ghonim spoke with the Campaign and thanked Iranians for setting an example for Egyptians.