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Person of the Week (Shirin Ebadi) #739569

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 10, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi††, who has spoken out for human rights in Iran, profiled; details given about her life in Iran as a lawyer, judge & humanitarian activist, especially for women. [Norwegian Peace Prize Committee chairman Ole Danbolt MJOES†, Human Rights Watch Carol BOGERT†, Sam ZIA-ZARIFI†- praise Ebadi.] [Johns Hopkins University professor Azar HAFISI†- outlines the reaction in Iran to her win.] Ebadi's views on Islam {in translation} quoted. [In Paris, EBADI {in English} - speaks of human rights & democracy in Iran.]

Jennings, Peter

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