Shirin Ebadi: The Struggle for Human Rights in Iran

Conversations with History: Shirin Ebadi

Shirin Ebadi; Nobel Peace Laureate

Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi for a discussion of her remarkable odyssey as a human rights lawyer in Iran under the rule of the mullahs. She discusses the effects of revolutionary change in Iran, on her career as a lawyer, her role as a mother, and her work as an advocate and crusader for the rights of children, women, and victims of political oppression and religious intolerance. The interview was conducted in English and Farsi. The interpreter is Banafsheh Keynoush.

Key Words: Nobel Laureates, Human Rights, Iran
Shirin Ebadi
Publication date: 
May 9, 2006
Publication type: 
Conversations with History