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Posted on 6 March 2018 | 1:47 pm
Two Tibetan women honored by Harvard for
PhayulTwo Tibetan women honored by Harvard for outstanding contribution in social workPhayulFellow honourees include Nobel peace prize winner Shirin Ebadi among others. Losang Rabgey has been recognized by the National Geographic Society for her work promoting gender equality and bridging cultural divides for numerous projects inside Tibet in ...
Posted on 6 March 2018 | 6:19 am
Distinguished Lectures Applications for
University of Arkansas NewswireDistinguished Lectures Applications for 2018-2019 Now Available ...University of Arkansas NewswireApplications now available for the 2018-19 Distinguished Lectures Committee chair/vice chair and member positions. All students who meet co-curricular requirements are eligible to apply. Applications are available on the Office of Student Activities ...and more »
Posted on 4 March 2018 | 10:05 pm
Women peace laureates condemn inaction on
Hindustan TimesWomen peace laureates condemn inaction on Rohingya 'genocide'The Manila TimesDHAKA : Nobel Laureates Mairead Maguire, Shirin Ebadi and Tawakkol Karman met with more than 100 women refugees in camps in the coastal Cox's Bazar region of Bangladesh this week, as well as travelling to the “no man's land” where thousands of Rohingya ...Myanmar army takes position along border againDhaka TribuneOf hopes, half-measures, and the hell that awaits RohingyasThe Daily StarTell truth or resign: Nobel laureates tell Suu KyiYahoo India Newsall 78 news articles »
Posted on 3 March 2018 | 8:02 am
Shirin Ebadi seeks awareness among women
Dhaka TribuneShirin Ebadi seeks awareness among women against patriarchal cultureDhaka TribuneIranian Nobel Peace laureate Shirin Ebadi has urged the womenfolk to get educated to change the patriarchal culture. “This is basically because men don't want women to be literate and educated because once they become educated they'll try and weaken ...
Posted on 2 March 2018 | 8:40 am
It’s Actually OK if there is No Better
I mean look, if Shirin Ebadi, the fastest Iranian woman to ever about face after her Nobel, thinks it’s a good deal… well then, I guess I’m in! Bebin Joon-Joony, if Jafar Panahi can take time out of his busy day pacing his apartment to put down his ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:34 am
Prominent Iranian Activists, Intellectuals
Prominent Tehran-based filmmaker Jafar Panahi, who has been pressured by the Iranian establishment over his work, and exiled Iranian Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi have also joined the campaign. The son of Mehdi Karrubi, an Iranian opposition figure ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 12:44 am
Nearly 200 retired officers pen letter to
A number of Iran’s most well-known human rights activists have joined the video campaign, including Nasrin Sotoudeh, a lawyer who was imprisoned for activism; Shirin Ebadi, a lawyer and winner of the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize; and Ghoncheh Ghavami ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 11:49 pm
We Created a Social Media Campaign for
It is rare to see such a diverse group of Iranians come together and support one cause. Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi, prominent human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, former Foreign Minister Ebrahim Yazdi, women's rights activist Ghoncheh Ghavami ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 5:15 pm
Iranian dissidents video their support for
They've been joined now by many other voices, some in exile and others even still in jail. The lengthy roster of testimonies includes Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi, acclaimed filmmaker Jafar Panahi, women's rights activist Ghoncheh Ghavami, and Zia Nabavi ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 4:12 pm