Roja Bandari

Graduate Student in Engineering, UCLA

Guest

Graduate student in Engineering at UCLA and a woman’s rights activist with the One Million Signatures campaign; Iranian born and reared, she came to the US in 2000

Roja Bandari on KCRW

All during this week of massive protests in Iran, there has been support from expatriates and other sympathizers here in the US.  Americans of Iranian heritage are concentrated in…

Persian-Americans React to Rising Tensions in Iran

All during this week of massive protests in Iran, there has been support from expatriates and other sympathizers here in the US.  Americans of Iranian heritage are concentrated in…

from To the Point

Another day, another mass protest on the streets of Tehran, this time with many people wearing black to signify mourning for those killed since last Friday's elections.

Iranian Ex-Pats React to the Turmoil in Iran

Another day, another mass protest on the streets of Tehran, this time with many people wearing black to signify mourning for those killed since last Friday's elections.

from Which Way, L.A.?

More from KCRW

Although the extent of our lawless detention program in Guantanamo Bay is something many Americans know little about, it affects us all.

from Scheer Intelligence

A gripping documentary documents the surprising role drug cartels and illegal traffickers are playing in the looming extinction of a rare whale.

from Scheer Intelligence

Impeachment by Democrats in the House may lead to trial in the Senate, with Chief Justice John Roberts presiding.  Can he prevent the Republican majority from rushing to judgement?

from To the Point

Officials began testifying in public on live TV with millions of Americans watching.

from Left, Right & Center

Two of the most urgent crises facing Americans---mental health and homelessness---are inextricably linked. The failure to see this has only made things worse.

from Scheer Intelligence

Thousands of political junkies and many presidential hopefuls gathered in Long Beach over the weekend for the California Democratic Party Convention.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Personal medical records behind public health regulations are now stamped "confidential." If they aren’t opened up, the Trump EPA says it will ignore them.

from To the Point

Fire season now lasts all year long in Southern California, and residents of Topanga Canyon have set an example for how to get ready. Volunteers are on the alert to help their neighbors, save their homes and protect their animals, or to evacuate.

from To the Point

Presidential campaigns aren’t just on TV anymore, they’re on countless digital platforms.

from To the Point