Weekly Rights Podcast 32

Aug 1, 20110 comments

In this week’s Weekly Rights Podcast: the final trial session for the three American hikers, Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal, and Sara Shourd has taken place; the Campaign published a report entitled, Raising Their Voices: Iranian Civil Society Reactions to the Military Option; the Campaign interviewed the head of the Defenders of Human Rights Center, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Shirin Ebadi; the father of imprisoned student activist Zia Nabavi expresses concern for his situation; the Supreme Court of Qom Province issued an official verdict in the case of Christian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani; pressure remains on women in Iran’s film industry; Amnesty International received a video of a public hanging in which three men convicted of rape were hanged; and the Iranian government announced that a clash between the Revolutionary Guard and rebels near the Iraq border ended with 2 Revolutionary Guard deaths and 21 dead rebels. Listen here: http://www.iranhumanrights.org/2011/08/podcast_32/