Shirin Ebadi

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Shirin Ebadi


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in Hamadan, Iran
June 21, 1947

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Shirin Ebadi (Persian: شیرین عبادی - Širin Ebâdi; born 21 June 1947) is an Iranian lawyer, human rights activist and founder of Children's Rights Support Association in Iran. On October 10, 2003, Ebadi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her significant and pioneering efforts for democracy and human rights, especially women's, children's, and refugee rights. She was the first ever Iranian to have received the prize.Ebadi was born in Hamadan, Iran. Her father, Mohammad Ali Ebadi, was the city's chief notary public and professor of commercial law. The family moved to Tehran in 1948.
Ebadi was admitted to the law department University of Tehran in 1965 and upon graduation in 1969 passed the qualification exams to become a judge. After a six-m
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Britain must do more to bring Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe back from Iran

L ast week in Iran, while most global attention focused on Donald Trump���s threat to shred the nuclear deal, new charges were brought against the British-Iranian charity worker, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe . Arrested last year while on holiday with her one-year-old, Nazanin faces 16 additional years behind bars. She is currently...
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“When the gravity of death first touched me, I'd found preoccupation with the minutiae of daily life meaningless. If we ultimately die, and turn to dust in the ground, should it ever truly upset us if the floor hasn't been swept quite recently enough.”
Shirin Ebadi, Iran Awakening: A Memoir of Revolution and Hope

“It is not important whether what he is chanting is true or not, whether you believe in it or not. Your decision to chant along with him is no measure of your commitment to justice or freedom or whatever lofty principle is at hand. Sometimes, radical slogans are a trap. They are shouted by infiltrators so that a group of students protesting a press crackdown can be depicted as seeking to overthrow the regime. Sometimes they are not traps at all but the frustrated stand of a brave person. But how are you to know? Your objective is to avoid being a pawn, to avoid getting dragged into trouble because you are curious, or believe you are seeing history being made." They”
Shirin Ebadi, Iran Awakening: A memoir of revolution and hope

“was a female Palestinian suicide bomber clutching a rifle in one hand and her little son in the other. This, it seemed, was the state’s only vision of gender equality. Ahmadinejad instituted separate elevators for men and women in government buildings, and he fired swaths of municipal workers who were not religious or devoted enough to his ideology. Tehran”
Shirin Ebadi, Until We Are Free: My Fight for Human Rights in Iran

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