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Can Sakineh Ashtiani be saved? (Part 2)

Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, charged with adultery and involvement in her husband's murder in 2006, was always under threat of death by stoning. French foreign minister Bernard Kouchner has said publicly he will do "whatever it takes" to save her. The Muslim holy month of Ramadan is in its final hours, the green light for Iran to execute those it judges as its criminals.

  • Rouzbeh PARSI, Research Fellow, EUISS
  • Ramin PARHAM, Iranian writer
  • Meir JAVEDANFAR, Analyst, Meepas

Programme prepared by Yi Song and Perrine Desplats.

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2017-07-20 Poland

Polish democracy under threat: EU warns Warsaw over judicial independence

Alarm bells across Europe as the balance of power changes in Poland. The lower house of parliament approved a bill allowing the dismissal of Supreme Court justices, this after...

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2017-07-19 Americas

'Let it fail': Trump's hands-off approach to governing

Six months into his presidency, there's no denying Donald Trump has brought a very different way of governing to the White House. Like his reality TV shows, it's a drama that...

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2017-07-18 Asia-pacific

Tightening the screws: The two faces of Xi Jinping's China

He's already China's most powerful president in decades, so why does Xi Jinping seem to be tightening his grip even further? The strict measures include the treatment of Nobel...

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2017-07-17 Americas

Downward spiral: How to break Venezuela's impasse?

In Venezuela, the downward spiral seems unstoppable. On Sunday, the opposition organised a plebiscite, drawing a mass turnout and a resounding "no" to constitutional change....

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2017-07-13 Donald Trump

Trump in Paris: America's new place in the world

It's a two-day Parisian getaway that includes dinner and a show. After getting down to business at the Elysée Palace, Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron are off to dinner at a...

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