Frasi di Shirin Ebadi
Data di nascita: 21. Giugno 1947
Altri nomi:Shrin Ebadi
Shirin ʿEbādi, , è un avvocato e pacifista iraniana.
Il 10 dicembre 2003 le fu conferito il Premio Nobel per la pace, fu la prima iraniana e la prima donna musulmana a ottenere questo riconoscimento.
Frasi Shirin Ebadi
„Under the Iranian code, the worth of a woman’s life equals half of a man’s, a point that often leads to grotesque legal judgments that effectively punish the victims. In this instance, the judge ruled that the ‘blood money’ for the two men was worth more than the life of the murdered nine-year-old girl, and he demanded that her family come up with thousands of dollars to finance their executions.“
— Shirin Ebadi, Iran Awakening
„It is not important whether what he is chanting is true or not, whether you believe in it or not. Your decision to chant along with him is no measure of your commitment to justice or freedom or whatever lofty principle is at hand. Sometimes, radical slogans are a trap. They are shouted by infiltrators so that a group of students protesting a press crackdown can be depicted as seeking to overthrow the regime. Sometimes they are not traps at all but the frustrated stand of a brave person. But how are you to know? Your objective is to avoid being a pawn, to avoid getting dragged into trouble because you are curious, or believe you are seeing history being made." They“
— Shirin Ebadi, Iran Awakening: A memoir of revolution and hope
„was a female Palestinian suicide bomber clutching a rifle in one hand and her little son in the other. This, it seemed, was the state’s only vision of gender equality. Ahmadinejad instituted separate elevators for men and women in government buildings, and he fired swaths of municipal workers who were not religious or devoted enough to his ideology. Tehran“
— Shirin Ebadi, Until We Are Free: My Fight for Human Rights in Iran