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Posted on 17 February 2018 | 7:28 pm
Firebrand Cleric Says No Room for Referendum
RadioFardaFirebrand Cleric Says No Room for Referendum In A 'Religious Democracy'RadioFarda... issues an order to the president to amend the Constitution.” Simultaneous with Rouhani's suggestion, 14 political and civil activists and a number of lawyers and filmmakers also called for a UN-supervised referendum to change the current Islamic ...
Posted on 17 February 2018 | 1:43 am
Iranian women must remain united to advance
Al-MonitorIranian women must remain united to advance rights - Al-MonitorAl-MonitorThe recent anti-compulsory hijab protests in Iran have forged both unity and division among women activists.and more »
Posted on 15 February 2018 | 3:03 pm
Iranian intellectuals call for referendum
The GuardianIranian intellectuals call for referendum amid political unrestThe GuardianSignatories to the letter include the Nobel peace prize-winning lawyer Shirin Ebadi; Narges Mohammadi, a human rights activist currently imprisoned in Tehran; Nasrin Sotoudeh, a rights lawyer; and the film-makers Mohsen Makhmalbaf and Jafar Panahi ...Tehran's Homegrown Critics Double Down On Rohani's Referendum ChallengeRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyCalls in Iran for UN-Sponsored ReferendumAsharq Al-awsat EnglishGrowing Demand For Referendum On Iran's Ruling SystemRadioFardaCenter for Human Rights in Iran -Al-Arabiyaall 148 news articles »
Posted on 13 February 2018 | 9:00 pm
Flavour of The Week - In Iran - The Citizen
Flavour of The Week - In IranThe Citizen (press release)As to the present protests one forecast from Iranian lawyer and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi is that they are "the beginning of a big movement" that could spread spread more widely. Will Khamenei and the inheritors of Ayatollah Khomeini's ...
Posted on 12 February 2018 | 10:45 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