Weekly Rights Podcast 38

Oct 20, 20110 comments

In this week’s Weekly Rights Podcast: Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran presents his findings on human rights abuses at the UN General Assembly; Campaign spokesperson Hadi Ghaemi urges other UN member states to support Shaheed’s mandate; the UN Human Rights Committee reviews Iran’s obligations to the ICCPR, criticizing Iran’s human rights violations; 21 Iranian filmmakers and actors outside of Iran call for international boycott of official television and film organizations; Riaz Sobhani, an Iranian Baha’i, is imprisoned on charges of aiding the Baha’i university, and the mothers of two young people killed after the June 2009 presidential election call on the UN to help uncover their children’s murderers. Listen Here: http://www.iranhumanrights.org/2011/10/weekly-rights-podcast-38/