Shirin Ebadi: Iran’s Democratic Movement ’Well Alive’

April 25, 2011

Shirin Ebadi: Iran’s Democratic Movement ’Well Alive’
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Human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shirin Ebadi discusses the impact of the Arab Spring on the democratic movement in Iran with Isobel Coleman, Director of the Council on Foreign Relations’ Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative.

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