Weekly Rights Podcast 34

Aug 22, 20110 comments

In this week’s Weekly Rights Podcast: the final verdict on the three imprisoned American hikers, Sarah Shourd, Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal has not been announced; National Press Club president Mark Hamrick condemns journalist Kouhyar Goudarzi’s disappearance and his mother’s arrest; Reza Khandan, husband of Nasrin Sotoudeh, talks about his and his family’s mistreatment when visiting his wife in prison; imprisoned journalist Issa Saharkhiz is sentenced to an additional two years in prison; university professor, lawyer and former MP Ghassem Sholeh Sadi’s physical condition worsens in prison; and Shirin Ebadi has written a new book, The Golden Cage, about three brothers in pre-revolutionary Iran. Listen Here: http://www.iranhumanrights.org/2011/08/podcast-34/