Akbar Ganji: Islam and Democracy

Conversations with History: Akbar Ganji

Akbar Ganji, Journalist and Human Rights Activist.


Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Iranian journalist and human rights activist Akbar Ganji for a discussion of the dynamics of change in Iran. Topics covered include the Iranian Revolution in comparative context, the problem of establishing democracy in Islamic societies, power in Iran, and U.S. Iranian Relations.
Ganji also talks about his work as an investigative journalist in Iran and his political imprisonment.

KEYWORDS: Iran, Revolution, Democracy, Political Activism, Dissent, Political Prisoners. 

Akbar Ganji
Publication date: 
August 9, 2006
Publication type: 
Conversations with History