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Summary of Today's BroadcastRFE/RL Persian ServiceSunday, October 27, 2002 - Khatami's Visit to Spain - Swiss FM to visit Iran - Afghanistan unblocks water flow to Iran - Pro-Khatami party defends jailed pollster - Khatami shuns Friday prayers conference Spanish Press Focus on Khatami's Protocol Demands * After the arrival of President Khatami to Madrid, the Spanish press continues to focus on his refusal to attend state functions alongside female officials or if alcohol is served. (Ahmad Ra'fat, Rome) Swiss Foreign Minister to Visit Iran * US-Iran relations may be on the agenda of talks during the upcoming visit to Iran by Swiss foreign minister Joseph Deiss, according to Geneva University's International Relations Institute professor Mohammad-Reza Jalili. He tells RFE/RL that the Swiss FM might discuss the assassination in Geneva more than a decade ago of Kazem Rajavi, brother of Massud Rajavi, head of the Iraq-based People's Mojahedin organization (MKO), about which Switzerland has asked Iran for more information and has not received any response. (Shahram Mirian, Cologne) Afghanistan Unblocks Water Flow to Iran * Water from Afghanistan reached Iran through the dried bed of the Hirmand (Helmand) River 16 days after the Afghan government ended the five-year blockage. But foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah tells RFE/RL that due to the current drought in Afghanistan, the water in the river is below the level specified in the 1972 agreement between the two countries. He says Afghanistan is allowing the water flow temporarily as a humanitarian gesture in response to Iran's support for the Afghan reconstruction. (Shahran Tabari, London) Pro-Khatami Party Defends Jailed Pollster * In an open letter, the Participation Front (Jebhe-ye Moshahrekat), the pro-reform party headed by President Khatami's brother Mohammad-Reza, which controls the largest reformist bloc in the Majles, defended the jailed head of the national institute for public opinion survey, Behruz Geranpayeh. It called the judiciary a tool of the conservative faction. The judiciary closed the government-owned public opinion survey institute and accused its head of spying for foreign powers after one of its surveys showed the majority of Iranians to be in favor of the resumption of relations with the US. The Participation Front predicted that to cover what it regards as the falsehood of charges against Geranpayeh, the judiciary would hold his trial behind closed doors. (Mehdi Khalaji) Death Penalty for Father Accused of Killing his 7-Year Old Daughter * For the first time in post-revolutionary Iran, a father received the death sentence for the honor killing of his seven year old daughter, whom he thought had been raped. Citing a father's Islamic right to his children, Iran's courts have refused to punish perpetrators of honor killings. The Zanan-e Iran (Women in Iran) website has criticized the government for not having produced a bill to abolish honor killings. Hamedan MP Jasem Shadidzadeh told Zanan-e Iran that honor killing is a cultural phenomenon that cannot be remedied by death penalty. (Golnaz Esfandiari) Anti-Bribe Campaign * The protection organization (Sazeman Harasat) has hung signs in government offices warning workers against taking bribes. Also, the high administrative council (Shora-ye Ali-ye Edari) is working on several plans to fight bribe taking, including a bill to increase punishment for bribe takers. Tehran consultant Reza Amiri tells RFE/RL that bribery has become so rooted in the culture that a few signs will not make it go away. (Mahmonir Rahimi) Khatami Avoids Friday Prayer Leaders Conference * President Mohammad Khatami refused to attend the national conference of Friday prayer leaders after a majority of Friday prayer leaders attacked his bills to expand presidential powers and reform the election laws. Legislative affairs vice president Mohammad-Ali Abtahi complained in a letter to the secretariat of Friday prayer leaders that the attacks were coordinated by its weekly bulletin. (Mehdi Khalaji) Study Finds One-Third of Urban Population in Slums * The housing ministry's development and renovation organization said in a study that one third of all urban dwellers in Iran live in shantytowns. Tehran economic commentator Fariburz Raisdana tells RFE/RL that 94 percent of the 25 million population increase between 1985-1995 lives in the cities. (Shireen Famili) Civil Society and Human Rights: Violent Laws * Washington-based human rights advocate Mehrangiz Kar discusses violent laws enacted by the regime since the revolution. Civil Employees Hiring Freeze * A freeze on civil servant employment went into effect, according to Bijan Azadi, head of the planning and management organization. (Fereydoun Khavand, Paris) RFE/RL's Roundtable: Negative Reaction to Khatami's Visit to Spain * Former deputy foreign minister Ahmad Salamatian, cleric Ahmad Qabel and political science professor Sadeq Zibakalam discuss the negative public opinion reaction to President Khatami's protocol demands during his official visit to Spain, which appears to have placed conforming to Islamic rules against alcohol consumption and gender-based segregation above Iran's national interests. (Mehdi Khalaji) ARTS AND IDEAS Daily Internet Report * Artcyclopedia helps users locate 80,000 works of art in 2500 museums around the world. Also, Newkatibeh, an Internet site dedicated to Persian crossword puzzles. (Behnam Nateghi, New York) Daily medical advice (Dr. Mansur Moslehi, Los Angeles) Daily Book Review * RFE/RL's Tehran-based book critic Kamran Fani reviews "Iran under Shah Abbas" by Keykavus Jahangiri. Daily Science Report * A new study conducted by Michigan State University shows that hyenas live in matriarchal societies. (Fatemeh Aman, Washington) Song: Labkhand (Smile) * RFE/RL's Frankfurt-based music critic plays Labkhand, performed by 1970s' popular singer Mahasti. Shadi (Joy) * Los Angeles DJ Afshin Gorgin spins the latest Persian pop tunes. Mediterranean Magazine (Ahmad Ra'fat, Rome) WORLD * 118 die in police raid on the Moscow theater, where 700 were held hostage by Chechen rebels. (Mani Kasravi, Moscow) * Putin will continue his Chechen policy after the hostage taking at Moscow's culture theater, rites the Washington Post. (Fariba Mavedat, London) * Three Israelis die in a suicide attack in the West Bank town of Ariel. (Jamshid Chalangi, Cairo) * The Persian Gulf Arab countries to increase oil production to replace Iraqi oil in case of the possible US attack on Iraq. (Farideh Rahbar, Cairo) * An American non-governmental delegation meets with Syrian officials. (Jamshid Chalangi, Cairo) * Moderate Albanian party wins city council elections in Bosnia. (Ahmad Ra'fat, Rome) * Bahrain parliamentary election. (Farideh Rahbar, Cairo) * Thomas Freidman writes that Bahrain parliamentary elections is a hopeful sign of democratization in the Arab world. (Fariba Mavedat, London)

بحث و گفتگو درباره ديدار محمد خاتمي، رئيس جمهوري اسلامي، از اسپانيا همچنان موضوع روز مطبوعات اسپانيا است. عليرغم انتقاد بسياري از مطبوعات اين كشور از احکام اسلامى جداسازى زن و مرد و حذف ميهمانى هاى رسمى به دليل صرف مشروبات الکلى كه مقامات جمهورى اسلامى رعايت آنها را خواستار شده اند، برخي از مطبوعات اين كشور از تصميم دولت اسپانيا در رعايت اين موارد، حمايت كردند.

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