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Sadly the job security of lawyers has been ruined, so they are less willing to defend political defendants. ↗
The Iranian government intends to use the nuclear program for peaceful purposes, but must convince international public opinion of that. ↗
They denied that Ebadi's activities were directly related to the goals of the prize as originally stated by Alfred Nobel. The Iranian foreign ministry subsequently denied the confiscation and also criticised Norway for interfering in Iran's affairs. It is not religion that binds women but the selective dictates of those who wish them cloistered.
She was the first ever Iranian to receive the prize. In 2009 Ebadi's award was allegedly confiscated by Iranian authorities though this was later denied by the Iranian government. In 2004 Shirin Ebadi was listed by Forbes magazine as one of the "100 most powerful women in the world".