Weekly Rights Podcast 27

Jun 2, 20110 comments

In this week’s Weekly Rights Podcast: Rudi Bakhtiar of the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran testifies at the United States Foreign Relations subcommittee hearing; the mothers of imprisoned American hikers Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal speak out; the Campaign joins a group calling for an investigation into prisoner rights violations; clashes continue in Iran’s Ahwaz region; opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi is allowed to look for new residence; a political prisoner in Karoon Prison testifies to inhumane conditions; Hengameh Shahidi spends a second birthday behind bars; Jafar Panahi’s film makes its way to Cannes; and 12 Protestant Christians are acquitted of their charges. Click here to listen: http://www.iranhumanrights.org/2011/06/podcast-27/