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Stop the harassment of Ms. Shirin Ebadi

Paris - Geneva, December 30, 2008. The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), denounces the continued harassment faced by Ms. Shirin Ebadi, lawyer, Nobel Peace Prize winner and human rights lawyer. On December 29, 2008, at 5.30 pm., five finance inspectors raided Ms. Shirin Ebadi's law firm in Teheran. Following a five-hour search through her (...) - Iran / Human Rights Defenders

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