Weekly Rights Podcast 31

Jul 26, 20110 comments

In this week’s Weekly Rights Podcast: seven political prisoners from Evin Prison’s Ward 350 were allowed a short furlough to observe a religious holiday; the sister of Fatemeh Rahnama spoke with the Campaign about Rahnama’s conditions in prison; judiciary officials have maintained their silence about group executions carried out in prisons throughout Iran; Iranian member of parliament Nayereh Akhavan makes public statements supporting public executions; photojournalist Maryam Majd was released on bail until her court date after spending nearly a month in prison; the Right to Education Council released a statement denouncing the arrest of students and bans on continuing or beginning higher education; a member of parliament in the UK, Roger Gale, called upon the United States to protect Iranian citizens in Camp Ashraf, Iraq. Listen Here: http://www.iranhumanrights.org/2011/07/podcast-31/