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Shirin Ebadi: An Iranian pioneer marches on for women's equalityupdated: Fri Apr 13 2012 15:10:00

"If you can't eliminate injustice, at least tell everyone about it."

Ebadi: Vote for those who respect human rightsupdated: Fri Apr 22 2011 23:08:00

For years, Nobel Peace laureate Shirin Ebadi has been speaking out against human rights violations in her country of Iran, where her defense of political prisoners and support for human rights and democracy have earned her the ire of the ruling regime.

Iran's attacks on human rights lawyersupdated: Tue Dec 21 2010 10:31:00

Starting this week, several of Iran's most prominent women's rights activists, including Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shirin Ebadi, will stage a sit-in in front of the U.N. Human Rights Council offices in Geneva, Switzerland, to protest Iran's imprisonment of their colleague Nasrin Sotoudeh.

Nobel laureate leads protestupdated: Tue Dec 21 2010 10:31:00

An Iranian Nobel Peace laureate leads a demonstration in Geneva protesting the continued imprisonment of an activist.

Nobel Peace laureate calls for release of jailed activistupdated: Tue Dec 21 2010 09:54:00

An Iranian Nobel laureate led a small demonstration in front of the United Nations office in Geneva on Monday, protesting the continued imprisonment of human rights activist and fellow lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh.

Iran sentences Baha'i aide to Nobel laureate to 2 years in jailupdated: Sat Oct 02 2010 14:02:00

A Baha'i assistant of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shirin Ebadi has been sentenced to two years in prison in Iran, the semi-official Mashregh news website said Saturday.

As Iran election anniversary nears, Ebadi associate arrestedupdated: Fri Jun 11 2010 18:57:00

A spokeswoman for a group headed by Nobel Peace laureate Shirin Ebadi has been arrested by Iranian authorities less than 48 hours before the country marks the first anniversary of its election fallout, according to a human rights group.

Iran's Nobel winner: Crackdown strengthens protestsupdated: Mon Jan 04 2010 15:57:00

The Iranian government's efforts to suppress anti-government demonstrations will only increase the opposition's will, Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi told CNN Monday.

Intriguing people for December 29, 2009updated: Tue Dec 29 2009 11:23:00

Mark Kirk The Illinois congressman, now the front-runner in the Republican primary election for U.S. Senate, is facing an attack ad that questions his sexual orientation. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that opponent Andy Martin, already controversial for previous remarks about Barack Obama, has run for offices in Illinois, Florida and Connecticut but has never won. He taped a commercial questioning whether Kirk is gay -- and radio stations have told the Sun-Times that federal communications rules don't permit them to edit the ads. Spokesman Erik Elk said that Kirk, a U.S. Naval Intelligence officer, was unavailable for comment because he is on active duty over the holidays. Elk issued this statement: "The ad is not true and is degrading to the political process. The people of Illinois deserve better." Kirk, whose candidacy was endorsed by his ex-wife, faces five opponents in the Republican primary on February 2.

Iranian dissenters reportedly arrestedupdated: Tue Dec 29 2009 11:07:00

The latest violent protests to hit Iran has prompted hundreds of arrests, including some prominent figures, and left at least eight dead, although the Iranian government denied its security forces have killed anyone.

Iran detains Nobel laureate's sisterupdated: Mon Dec 28 2009 21:23:00

Iranian intelligence officials have detained the sister of Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi, the Iranian lawyer and human rights activist said.

Iran denies confiscating activist's Nobel Peace Prizeupdated: Fri Nov 27 2009 10:02:00

Iran is denying Norway's claim that the Islamic republic confiscated the Nobel Peace Prize of human rights activist Shirin Ebadi, and indicated the issue involved tax evasion.

Norway says Iran confiscated Nobel Peace Prize from Iranian activistupdated: Thu Nov 26 2009 16:42:00

Iranian authorities confiscated the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize given to human rights activist Shirin Ebadi, Norway said Thursday.

Commentary: Why Obama deserves the prizeupdated: Mon Oct 12 2009 10:49:00

President Obama woke up today with the once-in-a-lifetime news that he won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize. The joy and pride of this early morning news must have matched, if not surpassed, that other piece of news he received the evening of November 4, 2008, when he won the presidency of the United States.

Lawyer: Iran has no evidence against Baha'i prisonersupdated: Sun Aug 16 2009 03:54:00

Iran should release seven Baha'i prisoners accused of espionage because it does not have any evidence against them, their lawyer Shirin Ebadi told CNN on Saturday.

Trial of Baha'i prisoners set for Tuesdayupdated: Sat Aug 15 2009 23:03:00

The trial of seven Baha'i prisoners accused of espionage in Iran will begin on Tuesday, despite that one of their lawyers is now behind bars and the other is outside the country, state-run media reported Saturday.

Worldwide Iran protestsupdated: Sun Jul 26 2009 02:42:00

CNN's Paula Newton and Frederik Pleitgen report on protests in dozens of cities in support of the Iranian opposition party.

Global protests staged over post-election crackdown in Iranupdated: Sun Jul 26 2009 02:42:00

Protesters across six continents on Saturday demanded the release of hundreds of detainees in Iran who were arrested in the bloody aftermath of the Islamic republic's disputed presidential election.

Nobel laureates urge U.N. to help free Iran protestersupdated: Tue Jul 07 2009 09:06:00

The United Nations should "urge" Iran to release political prisoners rounded up during the recent unrest following last month's disputed presidential elections, a group of Nobel Peace Prize winners have declared.

Iranian appeals court to rule on case of jailed U.S. journalistupdated: Sun May 10 2009 09:10:00

The lawyer for imprisoned Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi said Sunday that the court will issue its verdict on her appeal next week.

Iranian court to hear journalist's appeal, father saysupdated: Sat May 09 2009 07:28:00

An Iranian court will hear the appeal Sunday of a U.S. journalist imprisoned in Iran, the woman's father told CNN on Saturday.

Imprisoned U.S. journalist ends hunger strikeupdated: Wed May 06 2009 05:30:00

A U.S. journalist imprisoned in Iran has stopped her hunger strike after more than two weeks, her father said Wednesday.

U.S. journalist on hunger strike treated at prison hospitalupdated: Tue May 05 2009 14:21:00

A U.S. journalist imprisoned for spying in Iran and in the midst of a hunger strike was admitted to the prison hospital to receive nourishment, her father said Tuesday.

Journalist jailed in Iran may seek pardonupdated: Thu Apr 30 2009 11:21:00

A U.S. journalist imprisoned for spying in Iran may appeal to the Islamic republic's Supreme Leader for a pardon, her father told CNN on Thursday.

Dad of U.S. hunger striker in Iran questionedupdated: Wed Apr 29 2009 13:28:00

The father of a U.S. journalist jailed for espionage in Iran said he was summoned to court Wednesday and questioned about his daughter's hunger strike.

Jailed U.S. journalist on hunger strike, father saysupdated: Sun Apr 26 2009 01:12:00

A U.S. journalist jailed in Iran for espionage is on a hunger strike, and plans to keep it up until she is freed, her father told CNN on Saturday.

Iranian Nobel laureate to defend U.S. journalistupdated: Wed Apr 22 2009 07:25:00

An Iranian human-rights activist and Nobel laureate has joined the legal team of an Iranian-American journalist convicted of spying and jailed in Iran.

Iranian media report Baha'i missionary arrestsupdated: Fri Jan 16 2009 16:42:00

Iranian authorities have reportedly arrested several women for doing missionary work for the Baha'is, the religious group whose persecution by the Islamic republic has been condemned by human rights activists and governments around the globe.

Secretary for Iranian rights groups 'arrested'updated: Wed Jan 14 2009 13:14:00

Iranian authorities arrested a woman Wednesday who worked as a secretary for two human rights groups funded by Nobel peace laureate Shirin Ebadi.

Nobel laureate's Tehran home attackedupdated: Thu Jan 01 2009 21:05:00

A group attacked the Tehran home and office of Nobel peace laureate Shirin Ebadi, trampling a sign in the front yard, spray-painting slogans on her building and accusing her of supporting Israel, she told CNN.

Iran keeps Nobel laureate's office shutupdated: Thu Jan 01 2009 20:42:00

The European Union on Monday strongly condemned Iran's closure of Nobel peace laureate Shirin Ebadi's offices in Tehran.

Fears Iranian raids will see Nobel winner jailedupdated: Wed Dec 31 2008 10:33:00

Iranian raids on the offices of dissident attorney Shirin Ebadi may have put her and her clients in "grave danger," Ebadi's fellow Nobel laureates say.

Iran raids, closes office, Nobel winner saysupdated: Sun Dec 21 2008 12:42:00

Nobel Peace Prize laureate and human rights campaigner Shirin Ebadi was briefly taken into custody Sunday as Iranian authorities raided and indefinitely shut down two of her offices in Tehran, she told CNN.

Nobel laureate: Iranian-Americans political prisonersupdated: Fri May 25 2007 11:21:00

An Iranian-American woman detained in Tehran is being held illegally and has been repeatedly denied access to an attorney, Iranian Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi told CNN on Friday.

Nobel winner warns on Iran attackupdated: Tue Feb 08 2005 09:00:00

Human rights would be "among the first casualties" if Iran were attacked or invaded, a Nobel laureate and Iranian human rights activist has said in an opinion article.

Iran Nobel winner's rights callupdated: Mon Jan 17 2005 07:21:00

Iranian Nobel peace prize winner Shirin Ebadi has called on the Iranian government to stop holding political prisoners in solitary confinement.

CNNMoney: Our new sanctions against expressionupdated: Tue Nov 02 2004 10:22:00

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