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E is for Shirin Ebadi – first Iranian to win a Nobel Peace Prize #AtoZ Challenge

Shirin-Ebadi, in Amsterdam, 2011 image by Persian-Dutch Network . Shirin Ebadi was born on 21st June, 1947 in Iran. As well as being an Iranian lawyer, a judge and human rights activist, she was also the founder of the Defenders of Human Rights Centre in Iran. Ebadi was the first Iranian to be awarded a Nobel Peace Prize …

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