The Struggle for Human Rights in Iran, with Shirin Ebadi (Conversations with History) - UCTV - University of California Television
The Struggle for Human Rights in Iran, with Shirin Ebadi (Conversations with History)
Premiere Date: 7/17/2006; 54 minutes


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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. (#11794)

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