Category Archive: Media

Sep 29 2010

Interview in Italian paper on Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani

See an interview in Italian paper here.

Sep 21 2010

UN stoning call

An open letter signed by 40 writers, academics and campaigners calling for the boycott of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his government at the United Nations General Assembly was published in the Guardian today, 21 September 2010.

Sep 15 2010

Harsh judgments on the pope

See an open letter signed by myself and others published in today’s Guardian on the pope’s visit.

Sep 12 2010

Women in the frontline of the fight for rights

See a Guardian article, entitled Women in the frontline of the fight for rights, dated 12 September 2010 which quotes me.

Sep 10 2010

Ayatollah BBC

Below is another email from the BBC Sunday Morning Live Executive Producer dated 10 September which still refuses to respond to my criticism or request. Since the programme clearly doesn’t want to address this issue in an unbiased manner, I won’t be replying. What for? Instead I will take my complaint to a higher public …

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Sep 09 2010

BBC Sunday Morning Live: A woman’s life is at stake

A BBC Sunday Morning Live Executive Producer has responded to my complaint. Below you will see his email and my reply. 8 September 2010 Dear Maryam Namazie Thank you for your email to Sunday Morning Live this afternoon, which I am pleased to respond to. I understand two of my colleagues have also apologised to …

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Sep 08 2010

Open letter to BBC Sunday Morning Live on its unfair and biased reporting

Maryam Namazie 8 September 2010 BBC Sunday Morning Live invited me to join its debate on whether ‘it is right to condemn Iran for stoning’ on 5 September 2010 via webcam. During the debate, the programme allowed only two interventions via webcam (that of Suhaib Hassan of the Islamic Sharia Council and Mohammad Morandi of …

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Sep 06 2010

The BBC defends mullahs, silences critics

See post on Butterfiles and Wheels entitled The BBC defends mullahs, silences critics.

Sep 05 2010

BBC’s misinformed and unbalanced debate on Stoning in Iran

I was meant to speak on BBC Sunday Live’s debate today on whether it was right to condemn the regime for Sakineh’s stoning. In the live debate, they managed to interview Suhaib Hassan from the Islamic Sharia Council defending stoning and someone from Tehran saying she faces execution for murdering her husband but somehow there …

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