Shirin Ebadi - an Iranian lawyer, a former judge and human rights activist and founder of Defenders of Human Rights Center in Iran. On 10 October 2003, Ebadi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her significant and pioneering efforts for democracy and human rights, especially women's, children's, and refugee rights.
The submissions, supported by Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR), appeal for urgent intervention to protect the basic, inherent human rights of the Wangan & Jagalingou Peoples. (Image credit: Murrawah Johnson via Flickr)
Appeal: Mrs Clooney will advise Armenia as they challenge the European Court of Human Right's ruling that the freedom of speech of Doğu Perinçek, who was found guilty by a Swiss court in 2008, was violated
3 000% increase in prisoners serving life sentences since 1995 The country's "dark" and "draconian" parole regulations are violating eligible prisoners' rights by keeping them behind bars for too long, Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) told Parliament on Tuesday. http://www.thesouthafrican.com/3-000-increase-in-prisoners-serving-life-sentences-since-1995/
London UK elects Muslim Mayor - The Extremist-Linked Sadiq Khan, a lawyer for human rights (in practice, Muslim rights). Sharia Law Courts already operate throughout the UK. UK PM David Cameron said he was “concerned about [Sadiq Khan] as mayor of London who has appeared again and again and again” on stage with extremists, like Suliman Gani, who support IS (Islamic State). http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/apr/20/mps-shout-racist-at-cameron-after-comments-on-sadiq-khan-in-pmqs