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60th Human Rights Day

Iran Clamps Down on Human Rights Advocates

Medea Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Medea Benjamin

Shirin Ebadi received worldwide recognition and hero status when she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2005. The Iranian government has tried repeatedly to silence her, but to no avail.

Beatings, Protests, Arrests Mark 60th Annual Human Rights Day

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Today marks the 60th anniversary of the UN Declaration of Human Rights. The Financial Times reports that the UN human rights commissioner, Navi Pill...