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Ebadi receives Noble prize

The winner of 2003 Noble Peace Prize Shirin Ebadi ... The winner of 2003 Noble Peace Prize Shirin Ebadi received her prize from the Norway-based Noble Committee ... of the Nobel committee Ole Mjoes at a formal ceremony in Oslo`s City Hall, Ebadi, 56, had told a press ...

18/05/2010 - 14:23 - comment 0

Ebadi stresses freedom of expression

Iranian lawyer and Noble Peace Prize Laureate Shirin Ebadi said Sunday that the press penalties in the current national laws are so extensive that the journalists have been deprived of freedom of expression and exercising creativity.   She told IRNA that wide range of penalties in the national laws accounts ...

18/05/2010 - 13:53 - comment 0

Nobel Peace Prize winner calls to free Iranian political prisoners

Shirin Ebadi on Tuesday returned to Tehran, and urged authorities to freeing all the political pris Nobel Peace Prize winner and human rights activist Shirin Ebadi on Tuesday returned to Tehran, and urged ... prisoners will be freed," Ebadi, the first Muslim woman and first Iranian to win the prize, told ...

18/05/2010 - 14:27 - comment 0

Jailed Iranian journalist urged to end hunger strike

Shirin Ebadi, 2003 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, on Sunday urged jailed Iranian journalist Akbar Ganji to put an end to his hunger strike. Ganji was sen Shirin Ebadi, 2003 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, on Sunday urged jailed Iranian journalist Akbar Ganji ...

18/05/2010 - 13:19 - comment 0

Tehran University Students Welcome Release of Pro-Reform Lawyers

Rahami and Shirin Ebadi were set free on bond Saturday after nearly four weeks in detention on charges ... Assembled at the university's theater hall, students gave flowers to Rahami and Ebadi, who thanked them ... on the closed-door hearing Wednesday at Tehran's public court.  Ebadi and Rahami were joined at the ceremony ...

19/05/2010 - 11:10 - comment 0

Iran steps up crackdown on oppostion

Iranian Nobel winner Shirin Ebadi said Tuesday plice ... Iranian Nobel winner Shirin Ebadi said Tuesday plice agents have detained her sister as the regime ... Nooshin Ebadi was arrested at 9 pm (1630 GMT) on December 28 by four intelligence agents at her home ...

16/05/2010 - 17:17 - comment 1

Iranian hard-liners slam Nobel Prize committee

affairs by awarding the annual peace prize to an Iranian dissident.     Shirin Ebadi won the 2003 ... affairs of our country," Taraqi said.     On Saturday, Ebadi was the top story on the front ... award is by no means political motivated.    The vice president added that Ms. Ebadi has been ...

18/05/2010 - 14:27 - comment 0

Iranian female human rights activist wins 2003 Nobel Peace Prize

Iranian writer Shirin Ebadi, a female human rights and democracy activist, will be awarded the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize for her focus on human rights, i Iranian writer Shirin Ebadi, a female human rights and democracy activist, will be awarded the 2003 Nobel ...

18/05/2010 - 14:27 - comment 0

Iran Introduces Sex Education Classes

will cover any questions that pupils might raise on the topics, Rahim Ebadi, the deputy education minister, ... it will be transformed into a crisis," Ebadi said.  Sex education in the Islamic tradition is not a forbidden ...

18/05/2010 - 17:52 - comment 0

Khatami says Iran ''best for democracy in region'', promises to keep security of Nobel prize winner

Iranian President Mohammad Khatami gave assurances that lawyer and Nobel peace laureate Shirin Ebadi can work in security despite having received her Iranian President Mohammad Khatami gave assurances that lawyer and Nobel peace laureate Shirin Ebadi can ...

18/05/2010 - 14:23 - comment 0