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News in Review - November 2016 Imprisoned in Iran: Homa Hoodfar’s Fight for Freedom

She is a highly regarded anthropologist and academic and an expert on the role of the veil in Muslim societies. Yet at 65 years of age Homa Hoodfar, a Canadian–Iranian scholar, was arrested while researching in Iran. She was thrown into the notorious Evin Prison and cut off from her friends, family and any kind of legal assistance for 112 ...
  • 2016
  • 00:18:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/23/2016

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News in Review - September 2009 Iran’s Summer of Discontent

In early August 2009, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was sworn in as President of Iran, after weeks of sometimes bloody unrest. Ahmadinejad was elected in June, but his opponents said the vote had been rigged and took to the streets in protest. At least 30 people were killed and hundreds were arrested. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the ...
  • 2009
  • 00:13:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2009

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