Shirin Ebadi

Throw books not bombs at Islamic State jihadists: Nobel winner tells US

The US-led coalition of countries involved in airstrikes against Islamic State will never bomb the jihadist group out of existence, a Nobel peace prize winner warned on Friday.

Dec 13, 2014, 03:43 AM IST

Nobel laureates urge Indian govt to act against sexual violence

Visiting Nobel laureates Shirin Ebadi and Jody Williams have urged the government to intensify efforts to put an end to sexual violence against women and lend support to a global campaign.

Sep 30, 2014, 14:26 PM IST

Nobel winner urges EU, US to ban Iran from TV satellites

Nobel Peace laureate Shirin Ebadi on Monday called on the European Union and United States to ban Iran from using U.S. and European satellites to broadcast what she described as the Islamic Republic`s propaganda.

Nov 05, 2013, 13:51 PM IST

`Don`t let nukes overshadow Iranian human rights`

Iran`s nuclear ambitions should not prevent world leaders from pressing the Persian nation to respect human rights and open its government to democracy.

Apr 25, 2012, 14:10 PM IST

Iranian Nobel laureate says opposition growing

Iranian Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi has said that opposition to the Iranian govt is growing.

Nov 09, 2010, 09:31 AM IST

Nobel winner Ebadi urges focus on Iran rights, not nukes

Shirin Ebadi said over 40 journalists are locked up in Iranian jails.

Jun 11, 2010, 09:07 AM IST

Iran`s Ebadi pleads for international help over crackdown

Iranian Nobel peace prize winner and
activist Shirin Ebadi on Friday launched an impassioned plea for
international help, warning that a tragedy was looming in Iran
if a government crackdown continued.

Feb 12, 2010, 20:10 PM IST

Iranian Nobel winner calls for protests

Iranian Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi has urged people to take to the streets this week to mark the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution in an interview with the Sunday Telegraph.

Feb 07, 2010, 12:29 PM IST

Iran freezes Ebadi`s bank accounts: Colleague

Iran has confiscated human right activist Shirin Ebadi`s Nobel Peace Prize medal and frozen her bank accounts to pressure the critic of the Islamic regime, her colleagues said on Friday.

Nov 27, 2009, 16:27 PM IST

Iranian Nobel laureate calls for fresh election under UN

Iranian Nobel Peace Prize winner
Shirin Ebadi on Tuesday called for a fresh election under UN
surveillance to end violence in her country and urged UN
Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to visit Tehran.

Aug 11, 2009, 12:51 PM IST