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'The recent crackdown shows that the Iranian authorities continue to view religious minorities as a security threat,' says Dr. Shirin Ebadi, Chair of CSHR and Nobel Laureate. 'The arrest of hundreds of Gonabadi Sufis and intimidation of community members is a violation of their religious freedom and right to ...
Iranian law is deliberating vague about the hijab to leave room for harsh sentencing against those who refuse to cover themselves according to Islamic tradition, Iranian Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI). "The criminal codes mention the hijab in general ...

Nevertheless, prominent lawyers including Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi and Nasrin Sotoudeh immediately noted that Iran's criminal code does not allow the authorities to arrest people solely on the grounds of preventive measures. However, Sadeghi said on March 2 that lawsuits against nearly 50 students ...
A letter signed by 15 prominent Iranians published a day after Rouhani's speech called for a referendum on whether Iran should become a secular parliamentary democracy. The letter was signed by Iranians living inside the country and abroad, including Nobel Prize laureate Shirin Ebadi. "The sum of the ...
Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi recently visited Bangladesh with two other laureates -- Mairead Maguire and Tawokkol Karman -- to see the plight of the Rohingyas first-hand. Bangla Tribune's Udisa Islam got in touch with her with the help of the NGO Naripokkho for an interview, where she spoke about her ...
DHAKA : Nobel Laureates Mairead Maguire, Shirin Ebadi and Tawakkol Karman met with more than 100 women refugees in camps in the coastal Cox's Bazar region of Bangladesh this week, as well as travelling to the "no man's land" where thousands of Rohingya have been stranded between Myanmar ...

Iranian Nobel Peace laureate Shirin Ebadi has urged the womenfolk to get educated to change the patriarchal culture. "This is basically because men don't want women to be literate and educated because once they become educated they'll try and weaken this patriarchal culture," she said. The Nobel ...
Nobel trio Tawakkol Karman, Mairead Maguire and Shirin Ebadi accuse Aung San Suu Kyi of genocide and call on her to resign. THREE of Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi's fellow Nobel Peace Prize laureates say she is guilty of genocide and have called on her to resign or face prosecution. AP.
Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi has expressed doubt that a commission created by President Hassan Rouhani would shed light on the recent death in state custody of Iranian-Canadian academic and environmentalist Kavous Seyed-Emami. "I hope the commission will be successful," Ebadi told the ...
Nobel laureates Mairead Maguire of Northern Ireland, Shirin Ebadi of Iran and Tawakkol Karman of Yemen reached the camp around 3:30pm and talked to Rohingya refugees who fled persecution and violence in Myanmar. They spoke to five Rohingya women who were victims of rape and others in a ...
The Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi, Abdolfattah Soltani, Mahnaz Parakand and Hadi Esmaeilzadeh were the group's lawyers. At the trial, they produced a document proving that the intelligence Ministry had informed the judiciary that the accused were not Spies. Shirin Ebadi and Mahnaz Parakand have now ...
Simultaneous with Rouhani's suggestion, 14 political and civil activists and a number of lawyers and filmmakers also called for a UN-supervised referendum to change the current Islamic regime to a "parliamentary secular democracy." Noble peace award laureate Shirin Ebadi, promminent lawyers Nasrin ...
Alinejad says she took inspiration for her current efforts from exiled Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shirin Ebadi when both of them still lived in Iran. Back then, Ebadi would appear at international conferences without a headscarf, provoking fury and criticism back in Iran. Ebadi always responded that there was ...
women's rights activists like Nobel peace laureate Shirin Ebadi, human rights activist Narges Mohammadi, and lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh helped pave the way for this watershed moment. In opposing Iran's patriarchal and discriminatory system -- in which married women are forbidden from getting a divorce ...
A proposed bill aimed at designating public spaces in Iran for protests will lead to "more limits" on the people's right to voice their demands, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shirin Ebadi told the Center for human rights in Iran (CHRI). "No one would attack rallies without a green light from the state," the Iranian ...
It is for the same reason that the winner of Nobel Peace Prize, Shirin Ebadi, the former judge and the prominent human rights advocate, told Al Arabiya English in a phone interview that the 1979 revolution was a "revolution of men against women." Women at the time launched large-scale protests to fight ...
But Shirin Ebadi, the 2003 winner of a Nobel Peace Prize, says Iranians' anger and dissatisfaction is still present and powerful. "People showed to their government and proved to the world that they are unhappy with the status-quo and want a referendum," Shirin Ebadi told Kurdistan 24. "The fire is still smoldering under the ...

... statement published on January 11, 2018, signed by prominent human rights defenders including Shirin Ebadi and Parastou Forouhar. Continued the statement: "We believe the government should be accountable to the people's demands without resorting to intimidation, discrimination and suppression.
According to Shirin Ebadi, recipient of the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize: "Mr. Shahroudi is directly responsible for the appointment of judges and prosecutors that have been responsible for persecutions and systematic violations of fundamental human rights. He must be held accountable." The coalition includes ...
The coalition quoted Shirin Ebadi, the Iranian human-rights lawyer and 2003 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, as saying "Shahrudi is directly responsible for the appointment of judges and prosecutors who have been responsible for persecutions and systematic violations of fundamental human rights. He must ...
Iran's most famous human rights lawyer and Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi has called on protesters 'to ignore what the government says to you now.' Tags: Iran, Ebadi, Nobel Peace Prize, human rights, protests, unrest, Rouhani. Iran's most famous human rights lawyer and Nobel peace laureate Shirin Ebadi ...
Of all the places one might encounter Shirin Ebadi, Tallahassee should not be one. I was to meet her in the state capital of what is officially known as America's sunshine state, but is more widely regarded as America's weirdest state. Ebadi was in Florida for PeaceJam, which connects Nobel Peace Prize ...
Signatories to the letter include the Nobel Peace Prize-winning lawyer Shirin Ebadi; Narges Mohammadi, a human rights activist currently imprisoned in Tehran; Nasrin Sotoudeh, a rights lawyer; and the film-makers Mohsen Makhmalbaf and Jafar Panahi. Rouhani did not elaborate on what he was ...
Karen Vafadari and his wife Afarin Niasari were sentenced to 27 and 16 years in prison respectively for "acts against national security," DHRC founder and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shirin Ebadi confirmed in an interview with Radio Farda January 29. Niasari was the manager of a Tehran art gallery and ...
The Bar Council of England and Wales and the Bar human rights Committee of England and Wales express profound concern for lawyers and other human rights defenders in Iran who continue to be persecuted for undertaking their professional obligations to their clients, enabling them to exercise the ...
Defenders of human rights Center is an entity founded by the first Iranian and Muslim woman Nobel Peace Prize winner, Shirin Ebadi.
Two Nobel Peace Prize winners, Shirin Ebadi from Iran and Tawakkol Karma from Yemen, have soundly denounced the Honduran ...
Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi explained the importance on salad's method of preparation at the 70th annual Borah Symposium ...
HYDE PARK - Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi, who became Iran's first female judge at 23 years old, spoke of wanting to continue ...
In her youth, Shirin Ebadi usually supported the child who was beaten up during a fight. It is only fitting that she became a Nobel Peace Prize ...
Iranian lawyer, human rights activist, and former judge Shirin Ebadi speaks on her vision to prevent war and promote equal rights in our world ...
Nobel prizes of Iran's Shirin Ebadi , Pakistan's Abdus Salam (now deceased) and Malala Yousfzai, and China's Liu Xiaobo (he died of cancer ...
Nobel Peace Prize recipient Shirin Ebadi will headline this year's Borah Symposium, a program devoted to understanding the causes of war ...
Shirin Ebadi, Iran's first female judge at age 23, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2003. And the 1997 Nobel peace Prize was awarded to the ...
Nobel peace laureates Mohamed ElBaradei, Jody Williams,Dalai Lama, Frederik Willem De Klerk, Mairead Corrigan and Shirin Ebadi.
Shirin Ebadi: peace does not mean the absence of war. Peace has its own conditions. Under those conditions, people should be able to live ...
FAYETTEVILLE, AR - Shirin Ebadi, the first Iranian and first Muslim woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize, will speak as part of this year's ...
Dr Shirin Ebadi may be a Nobel laureate, an author, a human rights lawyer and a one-time Iranian judge but she is categorical about what she ...
She spoke at a press conference with Shirin Ebadi of Iran, a fellow Nobel laureate who won the peace prize in 2003. As part of the Nobel ...
Lord Darzi joins current Aurora Prize Selection Committee members including Nobel laureates Oscar Arias, Shirin Ebadi and Leymah Gbowee ...
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Shirin Ebadi, the first Iranian and first Muslim woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize, will speak as part of this year's ...
Iranian Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi has said: "It is not the state's business to tell women whether to cover their heads or not." On the ...
In 2009, Iranian human rights lawyer and Nobel peace laureate Shirin Ebadi and other human rights activists campaigned against sales of ...
The visit by the diplomats also prompted Nobel Peace Prize laureate and lawyer Shirin Ebadi to send a letter to the UN special rapporteur for ...
Signed by anti-apartheid leader Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Yemeni activist Tawakkul Karman, Iranian lawyer Shirin Ebadi and former East ...
Signed by anti-apartheid leader Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Yemeni activist Tawakkul Karman, Iranian lawyer Shirin Ebadi and former East ...
... Betty Williams, Mairead Corrigan, Shirin Ebadi, Oscar Arias, Leymah Gbowee, Jose Ramos-Horta, Tawakkol Karman and Sir Joseph Rotblat.
The First Muslimah Nobel Peace Prize Laureate: This formidable Iranian woman is living proof that once you set your mind to something, you ...
human rights lawyer Shirin Ebadi won the Nobel Peace Prize before being ... Of all the places one might encounter Shirin Ebadi, Tallahassee ...
In her 2006 autobiography, Iran Awakening, 2003 Nobel peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi describes a campus protest from 1965, when she was a ...


 

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