“The new Iran regime is worse when it comes to human rights and freedom of speech than the Ahmadinejad regime.” Says Shirin Ebadi, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate winner 

TOT Hatef mokhtar and shirin Ebadi 2

TOT Hatef mokhtar and shirin Ebadi 2
Clockwise: Shirin Ebadi and Hatef Mokhtar. Ⓒ 2013 The Oslo Times

 

 

Mr Hatef Mokhtar (Editor in Chief, The Oslo Times) meets with Shirin Ebadi, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate winner in Oslo, Norway.

 

During an  International Conference: (Women, Power and Politics – The Road to Sustainable Democracy)  the 14th November 2013, in Oslo, Norway.

 

This conference is celebrating the Centenary of Women’s Suffrage. The conference is focusing on the importance of women’s political rights in relation to matters of international peace, security and sustainable development. The conference aims to look back in time as well as ahead to the future on how to involve new generations of women.

 

According to FOKUS there are over 300 delegates from different countries, which included representatives of civil society, FOKUS, NORAD, United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, governments, embassies and students.

 

During this meeting they spent a long time discussing about human rights issues in Iran. And also about freedom of speech and both of them where concern about human rights in Iran. During this meeting she strongly criticize the human rights record in Iran.

 

The full interview will be available for international readers of The Oslo Times in couple of days.

 

Reported by Emil Thompson.

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