Wednesday 26 August 2009

Resonance on plight of Maziar Bahari in Iran

London based radio station Resonance 104.4FM, is tonight broadcasting a programme at 8-9pm highlighting the plight of journalist and film maker Maziar Bahari who has been held in a Tehran prison since June 21.
Bahari is one of around 40 journalists in prison in Iran since the contested presidential elections. He is a correspondent for Newsweek magazine and has worked on several films for the BBC's Panorama.
Joining Neil Denny and Fari Bradley to discuss Maziar's current plight, and his life and career as a journalist, are the film-maker Simon Ardizzone, who collaborated as editor on a number of Maziar's films, writer Malu Halasa,co-editor with Maziar of the book Transit Tehran, and Padraig Reidy, news editor of Index on Censorship.

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