Iranian student association Daftar Tahkim Vahdat and alumni association Advar Tahkim Vahdat have joined with Shirin Ebadi, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and head of the Defenders of Human Rights Center, along with numerous other groups, in a new campaign to call for the release of imprisoned students in Iran.
The campaign, “Speak Up for Imprisoned Students,” is aimed at spreading the voices of imprisoned Iranian students and students banned from continuing their education throughout the world.
Shirin Ebadi, the 2003 Nobel Peace Laureate and Director of the Defenders of Human Rights Center, has called on Iranians to hold public rallies on the occasion of International Women’s Day, 8 March, demanding reform of constitutiona... Read Post
Iranian authorities have shut down the office of a human rights group led by Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi, the AP reports. The police raid targeted the Center for Protecting Human Rights as it was preparing to hold a celebr... Read Post
In an interview with the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and head of the Defenders of Human Rights Center, Shirin Ebadi, criticized the Iranian government's refusal to issue permits for pe... Read Post