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Shows featuring Ervand Abrahamian

  • "The Era of Tolerance Is Over"–Iran Warns over Opposition Protests Iran_protestweb
    Iran’s police chief has warned anti-government protesters to stay off the streets and threatened, "The era of tolerance is over. Anyone attending such rallies will be crushed." Hundreds of prominent activists have been arrested since Sunday’s mass street protests, and between eight to thirty-seven people...
    December 31, 2009 | Story
  • Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on the Threat of US Attack and International Criticism of Iran’s Human Rights Record Ahmedinejadweb
    In part one of an interview with Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad talks about the threat of a US attack on Iran and responds to international criticism of Iran’s human rights record. We also get reaction from CUNY Professor Ervand Abrahamian, an Iran expert and author of several books on Iran. [includes rush transcript]
    September 25, 2008 | Story
  • The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran and the United States Parsiweb
    In a speech at Columbia University, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad defended Iran’s right to nuclear power but denied Iran was seeking to build nuclear weapons. Ahmadinejad’s appearance sparked widespread protests at Columbia. We speak with Trita Parsi, author of "Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran, and the United States," and Baruch Professor...
    September 25, 2007 | Story
  • Web Special MP3: Cindy Sheehan on Her Arrest At the State of the Union Sheehan2
    In this web-only special, Cindy Sheehan talks to Democracy Now! about why she was arrested last night at the State of the Union. Sheehan, whose son Casey died in Iraq, was arrested and removed from the House gallery after taking her seat and unveiling a T-shirt with an anti-war message. The shirt read: "2,245 dead. How Many More?" [includes rush transcript]
    February 01, 2006 | Story
  • CAMBODIA
    At least 14,000 people were imprisoned in Tuol Slen (Tool Sleng) prison, also called the S-21, which was one of the most prominent of many interrogation houses throughout Cambodia during the Khmer Rouge’s four-year reign of terror. Virtually, every one of them was killed and, it turns out, photographed by a teenage Khmer photographer.
    July 31, 1997 | Story