WBEZ | imprisoned http://www.wbez.org/tags/imprisoned Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en How imprisonment affects those left behind http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-06-07/how-imprisonment-affects-those-left-behind-87515 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-June/2011-06-07/Letter Flick Wim Mulder.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>In this story produced by <a href="http://www.curiehs.org/curie_youth_radio/" target="_blank">Curie Youth Radio</a>, Gloria Diaz contemplates responding to her brother, who's been serving time at 26th and California in Chicago for being an accomplice to an attempted murder. She had been too angry to write back, but in 2005, she shared some of the letters and her responses.</p></p> Tue, 07 Jun 2011 14:43:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-06-07/how-imprisonment-affects-those-left-behind-87515 Baha'i prisoners and violation of students' rights in Iran http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/bahai-prisoners-and-violation-students-rights-iran <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/omid-memarian-300x174.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmedinajad maintains that Iran is a free country and doesn&rsquo;t hold political prisoners. <a target="_blank" href="http://omidmemarian.com/">Omid Memarian</a> strongly disagrees. The Iranian journalist was an Amnesty International prisoner of conscience six years ago. He advocates on behalf of seven Baha'i leaders in Iran imprisoned and given long sentences for practicing their faith. Omid is also publishing a report on student rights violations in Iran.</p><p><br /><em>Omid Memarian will speak tonight at the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.evanstonbahai.org/2010/11/human-rights-day/">Human Rights in Iran: Free the Bahá'í </a>event at 7:00 pm in the Alice Miller Chapel at Northwestern University.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </em><br /><br />&nbsp;</p></p> Thu, 09 Dec 2010 17:08:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/bahai-prisoners-and-violation-students-rights-iran