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Rights & Wrongs: Iran, Angola, Indigenous Rights and Syria

Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007

Editor's Note: Rights & Wrongs is a weekly column covering the world's major human rights-related happenings. It is written by regular WPR contributor Juliette Terzieff.

DETAINED IRANIAN-AMERICAN LOOKS TO HEAD HOME -- A spokesman for Iran's judiciary confirmed detained Iranian-American consultant Kian Tajbakhsh likely will soon be free to return home after months in Iran's Evin prison. The statement from Ali Reza Jamshidi came during a state-organized visit for journalists to view conditions at the much-maligned facility, where brief interaction with a reportedly well-looking Tajbakhsh was allowed. ...

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