Election in Iran
June 12, 2005 Sunday 2PM CT
Iran's next presidential election will be held June 17th. The election could mean a return to a radical Islamist theocracy, this time with a relatively advanced nulear program, or another step towards democracy. Tune in this hour to Here on Earth with Jean Feraca and her guest for a preview and prognosis.
- Roya Hakakian, author of JOURNEY FROM THE LAND OF NO and co-founder of the Iranian Human Rights Documentation Center, an organization that compiles accounts of human rights violations in Iran since 1979.
- Ali Ferdowsi, chairman of the Political Science Department of Notre Dame de Namur University
Soundbites and Music Used in the Program
- Rachid Taha - "Zaama" - From the album Ole Ole - Mango Records
- Rachid Taha - "Ya Rayah" - From the album Diwan - Island Records
- Rachid Taha - "Bani Al Insane" - From the album Diwan - Island Records