Iran’s Nuclear Deal and the Day After
For more than a week, diplomats from Iran and six world powers have gathered in Vienna’s Coburg Palace to finalize a historic deal on Iran’s nuclear program. The officials from Iran and the US have told reporters “we are making good progress on almost all of the issues..But there are a few issues which … remain to be resolved” as a result, the self imposed deadline of June 30th is now extend to Friday July 10th.
This week, we spend the hour with Kamran Matin, Assistant Professor in International Relations at Sussex University about the sticking points of the negotiations, the impact of sanctions on Iran’s economy and polity, and what we may expect in the country if the issue of Iran’s nuclear program is resolved peacefully.
July 9th is the 10th anniversary of Palestinian civil society’s call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions; and the 11th anniversary of the International Court of Justice ruling against the Wall.
On Thursday, July 9th Palestinian physician, activist, and politician, Mustafa Barghouti who serves as General Secretary of the Palestine National Initiative Will be speaking about the BDS movement, ICJ’s ruling against the apartheid wall, his trip to Gaza, the settlement expansion and future strategies. After returning from Gaza in September 2014 following Israel’s brutal 51-day assault, Dr. Barghouti said, “This inhumanity can’t continue. There’s only one way out – to establish boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel in order to dismantle this occupation and this apartheid.”
This event will take place on Thursday, July 9th from 7-10 pm at the First Congregational Church, located at 2345 Channing way in Berkeley. The Event is a Benefit for Middle East Children’s Alliance projects for Palestinian children