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Shirin Ebadi

Dr. Shirin Ebadi was one of Iran’s first female judges and served as the first female chief magistrate of one of the country’s highest courts until the 1979 Islamic Revolution stripped her of her judgeship. In the 1990s Ebadi returned to the law as a defender of women’s and children’s rights, founding a human rights center that spearheaded legal reform and public debate around the Islamic Republic’s discriminatory laws. She has defended many of the country’s most prominent prisoners of conscience and spent nearly a month in prison in 1999 for her activities. For many years she was at the center of... Read More

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Iran Awakening
Written by Shirin Ebadi and Azadeh Moaveni
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | April 2007
$16.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7528-4 (0-8129-7528-6)

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

The moving, inspiring memoir of one of the great women of our times, Shirin Ebadi, winner of the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize and advocate for the oppressed, whose spirit has remained strong in the face of political persecution and despite the challenges she has faced raising... Read more






Until We Are Free
Written by Shirin Ebadi
Random House | Hardcover | March 2016
$27.00/35.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-9887-0 (0-8129-9887-1)

The first Muslim woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, Shirin Ebadi has inspired millions around the globe through her work as a human rights lawyer defending women and children against a brutal regime in Iran. Now Ebadi tells her story of courage and defiance in the face of a government... Read more





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